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DePaul University Holds Inauguration for 12th President, A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D.

The board of trustees entrusted A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., with DePaul University’s mission statement and presidential Chain of Office during a formal ceremony Nov. 19. Several hundred religious leaders, city officials, and civic and community...
20-Nov-2017 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Study: Gaps Widen in the Intercity Bus and Rail System, Forcing More to Drive

For nearly a decade, the rollout of new express bus and train service made it easier for Americans to put down their car keys and hop on a bus or train for intercity travel. But declining gas prices and fewer public transportation options are...
23-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study: Problematic Social Media Use Linked to Brain Imbalance

The impulsive act of checking Facebook while driving, in a work meeting, or at other times that could lead to negative consequences has been linked to a deficiency in the balance between two systems in the brain, find researchers in a recent study...
15-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Health Equity Study Compares Segregation, Low Birth Weight in Chicago and Toronto

A new study reveals that low birth weight is strongly associated with racial and ethnic segregation in Chicago neighborhoods. In Toronto, however, communities with high proportions of racial and ethnic minorities did not have greater rates of low...
12-Jan-2017 4:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Study Finds Biking in Chicago Is Faster Than Public Transportation, Uber

It is often faster to ride a bicycle through Chicago than to take an Uber or public transportation, find researchers at DePaul University’s Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development. In a new study, “Policies for Pedaling,” researchers...
12-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Describe New Large Prehistoric Shark

Megalolamna paradoxodon is the name of a new extinct shark described by an international research team who based their discovery on fossilized teeth up to 4.5 centimeters (1.8 inches) tall found from the eastern and western United States (California...
3-Oct-2016 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study: Car Sharing Stalls Under Tax Burdens, Competition

Researchers at DePaul University found that car rental taxes originally aimed at tourists and business travelers are hurting the car-sharing sector.
22-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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

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March Madness: DePaul University Math Prof Talks Longshot Odds of Picking Perfect Bracket

As college basketball fans get set to fill out their brackets this March Madness, DePaul University mathematics professor Jeff Bergen offers some perspective on the odds of creating the perfect bracket. It’s more likely, said Bergen, to win...
1-Mar-2018 3:00 PM EST

Experts at DePaul University Available to Comment on Illinois Political Races

As Illinois voters prepare for state primary races March 20, DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary. Their expertise includes self-funded campaigns, the influence of national politics on local races,...
26-Feb-2018 9:20 AM EST


Comic Book Expert Calls ‘Black Panther’ a ‘Cultural Milestone’ for Genre

Part of the reason Marvel’s “Black Panther” has seen so much success is because it came along at the right time both culturally and politically, said Blair Davis, an associate professor of media and cinema studies in DePaul University’s...
19-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST


GOP Tax Plan: Pluses and Minuses Says International Taxation Expert

6-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST


Faculty Use Online Learning to Bridge Study-Abroad Gap

24-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT


Filmmaker Alireza Khatami Draws on Experience in Classroom

Award-winning filmmaker Alireza Khatami finds the roles of educator and student are sometimes blurred in his classroom at DePaul University. “I try to let students learn from mistakes I have made. I’m constantly trying to connect real-life...
18-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Environmental experts at DePaul University talk ecosystems, rhetoric after Hurricane Harvey

31-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT


@DePaulU History Professor Available to Comment on Jim Crow, White Supremacy & Monument Debate

16-Aug-2017 1:15 PM EDT

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