#DePaul in the NEWS

December 08, 2016
Chicago Tribune

"It doesn't take much for a CEO to say, 'I am not going there,'" says public relations expert Ron Culp. Corporate leaders may be hesitant to openly talk policy after Donald Trump blasted Boeing's chief for remarks he made in a speech, Culp tells the Chicago Tribune. The episode "serves notice to others" to "be careful," Culp adds.

December 02, 2016
WBBM Newsradio

Sixteen girls who live in public housing collaborated with DePaul's film school to share stories about teenage pregnancy and other issues that impact their lives. Filmmaker and program director Liliane Calfee tells WBBM Newsradio, "The girls learned valuable technical skills from DePaul student-mentors, and had a chance to talk about issues they find important."

December 01, 2016
CBS Chicago

DePaul's president, the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., is among more than 70 leaders of Catholic colleges signing a statement in support of undocumented students, report the Washington Post and Christian Science Monitor. Holtschneider explains to CBS Chicago that many of these students were brought to the U.S. as children and should be protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. "Allow them to stay, allow them to continue to work to finish their education," he says.

December 01, 2016
WBBM Newsradio

President-elect Donald Trump is using his deal-making skills to keep manufacturing plants, like Carrier air conditioning and heating, in the U.S. But will that translate to jobs? "I actually do perceive a resurgence of American manufacturing," says Dan Heiser, a management and entrepreneur expert at DePaul. However, he does not see the same uptick in employment. WBBM Newsradio has more.

November 29, 2016

"We were seeing the same moon, and yet we just weren't looking at each other," says Theatre School alumnus and playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. He and "Moonlight" filmmaker Barry Jenkins grew up minutes from each other in Miami, but the two did not meet until working on the coming-of-age film. McCraney tells Vulture how his post-DePaul script "In the Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue" landed on the big screen.

November 28, 2016

"You cannot let the past imprison you," says law professor Alberto Coll. As a child, Coll watched as his father was arrested for opposing Cuban leader Fidel Castro. On WBEZ, Coll reflects on life after Castro. "I realized in the '90s that Castro was history. That he was in the past, and he would be passing on."

November 27, 2016
USA Today

When well-known people like Kanye West are hospitalized for exhaustion it may sound vague, but "this is a real disease," psychologist Leonard Jason tells USA Today. Characteristics of exhaustion include "cognitive confusion, such as impairment of memory and concentration, feeling sick after exercise, and 'unrefreshing' sleep," says Jason.

November 25, 2016
In Business

Acupuncture and other complementary alternative medicine could ease health care costs, but "more evidence is needed to convince insurers to expand coverage," says health care law expert Katherine Schostok. "There is definitely a push to do more studies to look at these alternative kinds of medicines, but right now it's pretty limited," notes Schostok for In Business.

November 21, 2016

"A Latino lawyer does need resilience and perseverance in this field," says Jennifer Rosato Perea, dean of DePaul's College of Law. She tells Hoy about the lack of diversity in the legal profession, her career path and what motivated her to become an attorney: "I realized that the laws and the institutions supporting the law needed change to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of children and families."

November 21, 2016
Life Matters

Cremation has a complicated history in the Catholic Church, and the Vatican clarifies its position on the issue, reports Life Matters. "Most Christians believe the body and soul to be 'one,'" explains historical theologian Scott Moringiello. "Being placed in a cemetery if one chooses to be cremated is to have your body there as a witness for all people," says Moringiello.