#DePaul in the NEWS

September 23, 2014
Washington Post

Noting that "the stakes of climate change and global warming are serious," political scientist David Lay Williams co-writes in the Washington Post that these risks "are not resonating with the American public." The essay looks at the challenges of democratic action when it comes to climate change.

September 23, 2014

"Poetry is alive and well," says Kathleen Rooney, a founding member of the Chicago poetry collective Poems While You Wait, a team of poets and their typewriters who make on-demand poetry in public places. Watch the cityofchicagotv segment on YouTube in which Rooney, who also teaches English at DePaul, declares that poetry is not like broccoli or kale.

September 20, 2014
Chicago Tribune

Chicago's new archbishop Blase Cupich often speaks out about society's role in caring for the poor and marginalized, says Michael Budde, chair of Catholic Studies at DePaul, in the Chicago Tribune. Cardinal Francis George will be remembered for his strong Chicago roots and for emphasizing clarity on the church's positions on social issues, says professor William Cavanaugh on WBEZ.

September 19, 2014
National Geographic

In criminal trials, evidence is sometimes banned from court for being unfairly prejudicial, reports National Geographic. However, legal scholar Susan Bandes finds that some emotions, including sadness, can actually enhance decision-making instead of obscuring it.

September 19, 2014
Washington Post

The college admissions process is like dating, says enrollment expert Jon Boeckenstedt, and universities are using both traditional approaches (mass mailings) and advances in technology (data mining) to find and woo prospective students, reports the Washington Post.

September 18, 2014

Geography professor Euan Hague's expertise on all things Scotland guides Chicagoans through his native land's referendum on independence. He gives WGN, WTTW and WBEZ a primer on how Scottish history and cultural division led to the vote.

September 17, 2014
American Banker

Community banks that want to compete against big banks can learn from the farm-to-table movement, writes financial expert Lamont Black. "Just as foodies want their restaurants to understand and showcase local culture, customers increasingly seem to want their bankers to cater to their individual needs and values," he pens in American Banker.

September 16, 2014

The Princeton Review ranks DePaul's entrepreneurship graduate and undergraduate programs among the top 25 in the nation, 20th and 15th respectively, reports Entrepreneur magazine. Professor Harold Welsch, founder of DePaul's entrepreneurship program, tells Crain's Chicago Business that the university's programs have evolved, adding a lean business model course and emphasizing curricula attuned to the not-for-profit sector.

September 15, 2014
Chicago Tribune

DePaul's new part-time cohort MBA program provides students an opportunity to learn how to consult for the social sector, which reflects the growing interest students have about social effect, says Kellstadt's James Parker.

September 13, 2014
L.A. Times

The spotlight is again on the captivating photos by Vivian Maier, but this time it's on the question of ownership to the copyright of her work.