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DePaul University 2016 Commencement Speakers: Grammy Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter, and Business, Education, Technology and Humanitarian Thought Leaders


DePaul University 2016 commencement speakers: refugee advocate Edwin Silverman; NPR education correspondent Claudio Sanchez; theatre scholar Todd London; Grammy Award-winning singer Lila Downs; social justice advocate Marty Castro; software...
23-Mar-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fossil Discovery: Extraordinary ‘Big-Mouthed’ Fish From Cretaceous Period

An international team of scientists have discovered two new plankton-eating fossil fish species of the genus called Rhinconichthys from the oceans of the Cretaceous Period, about 92 million years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the planet.
8-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Bus Stations ‘Brimming’ with Traffic Over Christmas and New Year’s


Winter holiday bus travel is projected to increase 1-2 percent from last year, reaching 2.6 million passengers over a 12-day period for Christmas and New Year’s travel, according to data released by the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan...
16-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Acclaimed Chicago Journalists Carol Marin, Don Moseley to Co-Direct New Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence at DePaul University


Investigative political reporter Carol Marin and producer, Don Moseley, will join DePaul University as faculty in the College of Communication and co-directors of the new Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence.
23-Nov-2015 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Projects 1.5 Million Will Travel by Bus Over Thanksgiving Holiday


Study projects 1.5 million will travel by bus over Thanksgiving holiday
16-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Advance Directives Are About More Than Refusing Care


A new study finds that nearly a third of people who fill out advance health care directives —a document that lays out a patient’s wishes for end of life care — request medical interventions. The research from DePaul University explores the...
29-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: New Framework Helps Measure, Define Global Homelessness


Ahead of World Homeless Day Oct. 10, researchers have released a new framework to help unite those addressing homelessness worldwide. The Institute of Global Homelessness at DePaul University developed categories to help policymakers, practitioners...
29-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover New Lineage of Prehistoric, Plankton-Eating Sharks


An international team of scientists has discovered a new lineage of extinct plankton-feeding sharks, Pseudomegachasma, that lived in warm oceans during the age of the dinosaurs nearly 100 million years ago. The fossil sharks had tiny teeth very...
21-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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DIY Punk Is Red, White and Blue


The year was 1991 and the city was Los Angeles, and Daniel Makagon was broadcasting from KXLU, the student radio station at Loyola Marymount University. Sitting with him in the studio waiting for an interview were Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl and...
25-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT

‘Real Men Don’t Sing’: Allison McCracken on Crooning in American Culture


24-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Do Women Have What It Takes to Be Catholic Deacons? Data Says ‘Yes,’ Notes DePaul University Psychology Professor


16-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Odds of a Perfect NCAA Bracket Are Near Impossible: DePaul University Mathematician

25-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST

Political Marketing Expert: What Presidential Campaigns Reveal About Effective Marketing


16-Feb-2016 1:30 PM EST

Drones for Research: DePaul University Archaeologist Explains UAV Use at Fifa for Site Documentation, Monitoring


“Drones are proving to be powerful new tools to archaeologists for documenting excavation, mapping landscapes and identifying buried features,” according to Morag M. Kersel, a DePaul University archaeologist.
14-Feb-2016 8:05 PM EST

Experts at DePaul University Weigh in on Presidential Primaries


8-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

Valentine’s Day: DePaul University Experts Discuss ‘Broken Heart Syndrome,’ Consumer Behavior, Religious Symbolism and Cinema


4-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

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