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Chicago's Metra Rail Commuters Are Glued to Tech, but Wi-Fi and Outlets Are Scarce


A new study from DePaul University finds Chicago's train stations lags in amenities that commuters demand, including a place to plug in your phone. Despite this, Metra rail ridership is up, and commuters' dependence on tech might be the cause.
14-Jul-2015 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DePaul Art Museum Selects MCA’s Julie Rodrigues Widholm as Director


DePaul University has named Julie Rodrigues Widholm, a nationally recognized curator of contemporary art, as director for the DePaul Art Museum in Chicago. Widholm brings 16 years of experience from her career with the Museum of Contemporary Art in...
1-Jul-2015 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: 1.3 Million Will Travel by Bus Over July Fourth Holiday


A long holiday weekend, budget fares and the convenience of a new GPS tracking system will draw more than 1.3 million passengers to intercity bus travel during the July Fourth holiday, according to the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development...
25-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Art Helps Nursing and Medical Students Strengthen Observation Skills


Gazing at art can help future doctors and nurses hone observation skills, avoid bias, finds new research from DePaul University's Craig Klugman.
31-Mar-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DePaul University 2015 Commencement Speakers Include Humanitarian Activist, Public Relations Innovator and World-Renowned Pianist


DePaul University 2015 commencement speakers include humanitarian activist, public relations innovator and world-renowned pianist. Leaders in fields spanning law, music, education, business and chemistry to address graduates at DePaul University’s...
31-Mar-2015 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bus Travel Between US Cities Increases in 2014


Research from the Chaddick Institute at DePaul University shows intercity bus departures grew 2.1 percent last year. Lead researcher Joseph Schwieterman says, "Once people switch to the bus, they often become frequent users, in part due to the...
12-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Art Exhibit Evokes Feelings of Social Justice Through WPA Images

During arguably one of the more difficult times in American history — the Great Depression — artists were commissioned to help inspire the nation. "Ink, Paper, Politics: WPA-era Printmaking from the Needles Collection," on display at the DePaul...
30-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DePaul University Offers New Path to Advance Nursing Careers


Registered nurses will have the opportunity to advance their careers with a new online degree program from DePaul University. The “RN to MS in Nursing” program, offers a path for RNs to earn a B.S. and M.S. from DePaul and a graduate certificate...
20-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Decade After Hurricane Katrina: Experts Discuss Climate Change, Race Relations and Social Enterprise


DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina from a variety of angles including climate change, race relations and social enterprise.
12-Aug-2015 3:50 PM EDT

Crisis in Greece: DePaul Experts Available to Discuss Political Marketing, International Economics and EU Politics


10-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

DePaul University Experts Available to Speak on Pope Francis' Encyclical on Environmental Issues


11-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Waterloo: A Defining Battle in Military History


French general and politician Napoléon Bonaparte won more battles than he lost. But under his command on June 18, 1815, the French army was defeated at Waterloo in a battle that changed the political landscape of Europe.
3-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Funeral Oration Text Reveals Earliest Account of St. Vincent de Paul’s Life


A new book by the Rev. Edward R. Udovic, C.M., offers a translation of the eulogy given by Henri de Maupas du Tour and takes a snapshot of 17th century France at the time of Vincent de Paul’s death
20-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Earth Day: Experts Discuss Why Companies Are Placing More Importance on Running a Sustainable Business and the Impact of Those Decisions on the Environment


15-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Building Sustainable Cities: DePaul University Experts Discuss Food Access, Car-Free Living, Green Suburbs and Social Justice


15-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

DePaul University Experts Discuss St. Patrick’s Day Folklore, History of Holiday, Irish Literature


11-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

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