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  • Kellstadt Reimagines the DePaul MBA

    Andrew Winburn

    The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business has revised the DePaul MBA program, allowing existing students to take advantage of the new benefits. The program w​ill now focus more on data analytics and business innovation while reducing tuition costs. Learn how ​two students benefited from the program's changes in an Inside Kellstadt blog post.

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  • Princeton Review Ranks DePaul Among Nation’s Best for Entrepreneurship Study

    DePaul graduate and undergraduate program rankings

    DePaul’s graduate entrepreneurship program ranked No. 19 and the university's undergraduate entrepreneurship program placed No. 32 in The Princeton Review’s Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs 2021, which surveyed more than 300 institutions to identify the top 50 programs in each category this year.

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Alumnus Helps Students Learn the Power of Social Media Marketing

Alumnus Helps Students Learn the Power of Social Media Marketing

DePaul business alumnus Marshall Hamilton may have graduated seven years ago, but he’s still making an impact in the classroom. “Marshall... read more

School of Hospitality Leadership to Host 2021 Virtual Career Fair on Jan. 29

School of Hospitality Leadership to Host 2021 Virtual Career Fair on Jan. 29

The School of Hospitality Leadership at the Driehaus College of Business is hosting its annual career fair virtually this year on Friday,... read more

 DePaul Sales Program Celebrates 15th Anniversary

DePaul Sales Program Celebrates 15th Anniversary

​ Fifteen years ago, four business faculty members came together at a Chicago Thai restaurant to hatch a plan to teach sales classes to... read more

Business Class Gets Creative with Virtual Networking

Business Class Gets Creative with Virtual Networking

When classes went online in spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DePaul Business Instructor Demetrius Jordan (BA ’14, MBA... read more

DePaul Marketing Student Writes Self-Improvement Book

DePaul Marketing Student Writes Self-Improvement Book

Illinois native Amber Farooqui has always enjoyed working out. At just 18 years old, she even worked as a freelance fitness ​coach. But... read more

DePaul Professor Honored as a “Powerful Woman in Accounting”

DePaul Professor Honored as a “Powerful Woman in Accounting”

DePaul University Associate Professor of Accountancy Kelly Richmond Pope has made the national list of the “2020 Most Powerful Women in... read more

Princeton Review Ranks DePaul Among Nation’s Best for Entrepreneurship Study

Princeton Review Ranks DePaul Among Nation’s Best for Entrepreneurship Study

​​DePaul University has once again been recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the top universities in the nation for studying... read more

Q&A with Grace Lemmon, New Director of Doctorate in Business Administration Program

Q&A with Grace Lemmon, New Director of Doctorate in Business Administration Program

​Grace Lemmon, associate professor of management & entrepreneurship, has been named director of the Doctorate in Business Administration... read more

DePaul MBA in Entrepreneurship Ranked Among the World’s Best

DePaul MBA in Entrepreneurship Ranked Among the World’s Best

​ DePaul's graduate entrepreneurship program blends both theory and practice, placing it in the 2021 Best MBA Programs for... read more

Voter Registration Genius Project Seeks to Boost Student Voter Rates

Voter Registration Genius Project Seeks to Boost Student Voter Rates

A team of DePaul University faculty, staff and students have embarked on a new project to increase the number of DePaul students... read more

Students Explore Global Branding Through Insider’s Look at Chicago Cubs Marketing

Students Explore Global Branding Through Insider’s Look at Chicago Cubs Marketing

It was an unconventional summer for the Chicago Cubs and for a popular DePaul University business course that explores global branding... read more

Driehaus College of Business Welcomes New Faculty

Driehaus College of Business Welcomes New Faculty

​​ This fall, the Driehaus College of Business welcomed nine full-time faculty members who bring a range of expertise in marketing,... read more

Professor’s E-Learning Game Allows Students to Become Fraud Detectives

Professor’s E-Learning Game Allows Students to Become Fraud Detectives

Associate Professor of Accountancy Kelly Richmond Pope on the set of "When We Prey," which was filmed in January 2020 at Ashburn... read more

Rankings Highlight Diverse DePaul Business Graduates

Rankings Highlight Diverse DePaul Business Graduates

The Driehaus College of Business was recognized in 54 degree categories of Diverse Issues in Higher Education’s recently released “Top... read more

New Business Minor, Combined Degrees Prepare Undergrads for the Job Market

New Business Minor, Combined Degrees Prepare Undergrads for the Job Market

​​ The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the economy has created an uncertain career outlook for many college students. Here are three ways... read more

Online MBA in Hospitality Leadership Provides Convenience and Cost Savings

Online MBA in Hospitality Leadership Provides Convenience and Cost Savings

The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business is accepting applications to the MBA in Hospitality Leadership program, which is now being... read more

DePaul Graduate Bushra Amiwala Delivers 2020 Student Commencement Speech

DePaul Graduate Bushra Amiwala Delivers 2020 Student Commencement Speech

DePaul University welcomed the Class of 2020 – including Driehaus College of Business graduates – to its network of more than 191,000... read more

DePaul Business Student Launches Face Mask Company During COVID-19

DePaul Business Student Launches Face Mask Company During COVID-19

Before she came to DePaul, Lauren Pingad knew she wanted to use entrepreneurship to help people. What she didn’t... read more

DePaul Launches New Online Degree for Human Resources Professionals

DePaul Launches New Online Degree for Human Resources Professionals

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, human resource professionals with master’s degrees are expected to be more competitive in... read more

Students and Alumni Virtually Pitch Their Startups for Cash Prizes

Students and Alumni Virtually Pitch Their Startups for Cash Prizes

The Fourth Annual Purpose Pitch Competition, hosted by the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center, took place virtually this year like... read more

DePaul Health Economics Expert  Examines COVID-19’s Impact on Health Care Industry

DePaul Health Economics Expert Examines COVID-19’s Impact on Health Care Industry

​ As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend the economy and drastically impact the lives of millions of Americans, the U.S. health care... read more

Two Business Professors Reach 50th Anniversaries on Faculty

Two Business Professors Reach 50th Anniversaries on Faculty

Two DePaul University business professors are celebrating golden anniversaries on DePaul’s faculty this academic year. Professors Helen... read more

Professor Examines Pandemic’s Impact on Presidential Political Marketing

Professor Examines Pandemic’s Impact on Presidential Political Marketing

DePaul University Marketing Professor Bruce Newman has been studying political marketing for decades and has authored numerous... read more

COVID-19’s Impact on Small Business: A Q&A with DePaul Entrepreneur Experts

COVID-19’s Impact on Small Business: A Q&A with DePaul Entrepreneur Experts

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grip the news, shake the economy and affect the way we’re living and working, there’s one sector in... read more

Revised MBA, New  Undergraduate and Graduate Programs Debut in Fall

Revised MBA, New Undergraduate and Graduate Programs Debut in Fall

Decision-making in all industries is increasingly data-driven, creating more career opportunities for business graduates with... read more

A Q&A with Driehaus College of Business Director of Online Learning

A Q&A with Driehaus College of Business Director of Online Learning

When the coronaviru​s outbreak began impacting people and organizations worldwide this year, universities and colleges were forced to... read more

Thomas Donley Named Interim Dean for Driehaus College of Business

Thomas Donley Named Interim Dean for Driehaus College of Business

DePaul University Interim Provost Salma Ghanem has named Thomas Donley interim dean for the Driehaus College of Business, effective July... read more

DePaul Business Professor-Psychologist Gives Advice for Dealing with Pandemic’s Economic Impact

DePaul Business Professor-Psychologist Gives Advice for Dealing with Pandemic’s Economic Impact

This past month, the spread of COVID-19 has rattled the U.S. economy and workers across the globe. Businesses are closing, millions of... read more

Driehaus College of Business Celebrates Women's History Month

Driehaus College of Business Celebrates Women's History Month

For more than 100 years, women have been studying in DePaul's business school. Since then, the Driehaus College of... read more

DePaul Receives 8-Figure Gift to Endow Leadership Development Center, Scholarships

DePaul Receives 8-Figure Gift to Endow Leadership Development Center, Scholarships

​​​ DePaul University has received a significant, eight-figure gift from the estate of the late William E. Hay, a DePaul MBA alumnus and... read more

Business Professor Celebrates 50 Years on DePaul Faculty

Business Professor Celebrates 50 Years on DePaul Faculty

Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship Helen LaVan is celebrating a special milestone this academic year – 50 years on DePaul... read more

A Q&A with Management Professor and New Author Alyssa Westring

A Q&A with Management Professor and New Author Alyssa Westring

Alyssa Westring, associate professor of management in the Driehaus College of Business and long-time researcher of work-life integration,... read more

DePaul Management Professor Named Fulbright Scholar

DePaul Management Professor Named Fulbright Scholar

Nezih Altay, a professor of management who teaches operations management at the Driehaus College of Business, has been named a Fulbright... read more

Student Creativity Gets the Spotlight at 10th Annual Innovation Expo

Student Creativity Gets the Spotlight at 10th Annual Innovation Expo

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center in the Driehaus College of Business hosted its 10th Annual Innovation Expo... read more

DePaul Marketing Professor Lists Top Three Best and Worst Super Bowl Ads

DePaul Marketing Professor Lists Top Three Best and Worst Super Bowl Ads

Each year, advertisers shell out millions of dollars for ad placement during football’s biggest event of the year – the Super Bowl. This... read more

Ethical Leadership and Civility Can Deter Retail Shrinkage, DePaul Research Finds

Ethical Leadership and Civility Can Deter Retail Shrinkage, DePaul Research Finds

​​​​​Intense competition leads employers – such as retailers – to set high expectations for employee performance outcomes. “For some... read more

Women in Entrepreneurship Institute Welcomes Second Business Accelerator Cohort

Women in Entrepreneurship Institute Welcomes Second Business Accelerator Cohort

The Women in Entrepreneurship Institute at DePaul welcomed seven women founders to its Business Accelerator Program on... read more

DePaul Students Discover the Power of Sports Business to Do Good

DePaul Students Discover the Power of Sports Business to Do Good

​​ ​The world of sports has the ability to better a community through programs and initiatives that put wins and losses aside for a... read more

Private Labels Benefit from Social Media Exposure with National Brands, DePaul Researcher Finds

Private Labels Benefit from Social Media Exposure with National Brands, DePaul Researcher Finds

Fashion marketing is at its height this time of year as retailers eagerly prepare for Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year.... read more

Business Professors Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions

Business Professors Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions

DePaul’s Driehaus College of Business appointed five faculty members to endowed professorships and fellowships this fall in... read more

DePaul Entrepreneurship Program Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

DePaul Entrepreneurship Program Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

​​ DePaul's Coleman Entrepreneurship Center hosts events and competitions, like University Pitch Madness, where  student... read more

Business Major and U.S. Marine Helps Veterans Navigate DePaul

Business Major and U.S. Marine Helps Veterans Navigate DePaul

Business major and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Matthew Sanchez serves as a veterans' liason for DePaul's Office of Student... read more

Scene at Driehaus: Fall 2019

Scene at Driehaus: Fall 2019

Introducing Our Newest Business Faculty Members, Part II

Introducing Our Newest Business Faculty Members, Part II

The Driehaus College of Business welcomed 14 new distinguished teachers and scholars to it full-time faculty this fall. Earlier this month... read more

Women Founders Sought for Business Accelerator

Women Founders Sought for Business Accelerator

Are you a woman business owner with at least $50,000 in revenue seeking to scale your business? The Women in Entrepreneurship Institute... read more

Research Examines Automation and Low-Wage Jobs

Research Examines Automation and Low-Wage Jobs

​​​ Associate Professor of Economics Brian Phelan's research, which was published by the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago,... read more

Introducing Our Newest Business Faculty Members

Introducing Our Newest Business Faculty Members

The Driehaus College of Business welcomes 14 new full-time faculty members to its classrooms this fall, including a new Coleman... read more

Two New Bachelor’s + Master’s Programs Save DePaul Students Tuition + Time

Two New Bachelor’s + Master’s Programs Save DePaul Students Tuition + Time

DePaul’s combined bachelor’s and master’s degree programs allow students to save both time and money. This fall the Kellstadt... read more

Global Business School Survey Ranks DePaul Highly

Global Business School Survey Ranks DePaul Highly

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DePaul Students Test Chicago Cubs Customer Service

DePaul Students Test Chicago Cubs Customer Service

A DePaul University business course gave students an opportunity to help the Chicago Cubs organization hit a home run... read more

DePaul’s Actuarial Summer Academy Introduces Diverse Talent to Actuarial Industry

DePaul’s Actuarial Summer Academy Introduces Diverse Talent to Actuarial Industry

​​ For most high school students, being an actuary may not appear to be their dream job, but DePaul’s Actuarial Summer Academy is hoping... read more

Driehaus Alumni Teach Kids to be Code Ninjas

Driehaus Alumni Teach Kids to be Code Ninjas

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ From right to left: Nawroz Pirani (BUS ’07) and Zeeshan Bhimji (BUS ’09) Nawroz Pirani (BUS ’07) and Zeeshan... read more

DePaul and Comer Youth Center Partner to Teach Teens about Entrepreneurship

DePaul and Comer Youth Center Partner to Teach Teens about Entrepreneurship

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Industry Speakers Bring Real-World Lessons to DePaul Real Estate Classes

Industry Speakers Bring Real-World Lessons to DePaul Real Estate Classes

​​ When he was studying real estate at DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, Nestor Eliadis (MBA ’10) remembers... read more

DePaul Alumni and Students Pitch Startups at Purpose Pitch Competition

DePaul Alumni and Students Pitch Startups at Purpose Pitch Competition

​​Six DePaul alumni and students pitched their... read more

Ask a Professor: DePaul Economist Discusses Key Brexit Issues

Ask a Professor: DePaul Economist Discusses Key Brexit Issues

For more than three decades DePaul University Professor Thomas Mondschean has taught students the fundamentals of economics and how they... read more

A Q&A with DePaul’s Keeley Chair in Investment Management

A Q&A with DePaul’s Keeley Chair in Investment Management

Since joining DePaul University’s finance faculty last July, distinguished scholar Pavel G. Savor, the Christopher L. Keeley Chair... read more

Accountancy Professor Examines Fraud Cases in New Podcast

Accountancy Professor Examines Fraud Cases in New Podcast

Forty-four percent of the U.S. population listened to a podcast in 2018, according to Nielsen. Capitalizing on the popularity of this... read more

DePaul Students Pitch Marketing Ideas for McDonald’s All American Games

DePaul Students Pitch Marketing Ideas for McDonald’s All American Games

As a Braham, Minn. high school senior in 2013, DePaul Blue Demons Women’s senior guard Rebekah Dahlman was one of 24 elite players from... read more

DePaul Professor Predicts Election Marketing Trends

DePaul Professor Predicts Election Marketing Trends

With President Trump’s reelection campaign underway and more than a dozen candidates vying to be the Democratic standard bearer, the race is... read more

Students Serve on Marketing Community Board

Students Serve on Marketing Community Board

The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business strengthened connections between its Master of Science in Marketing (MSM) students, graduates and... read more

DePaul Part-time MBA Moves Into Top 50 in U.S. News Rankings

DePaul Part-time MBA Moves Into Top 50 in U.S. News Rankings

DePaul University’s part-time MBA program placed among the 50 best programs in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best... read more

New DePaul Undergrad Digital Marketing Track Addresses Industry Demand

New DePaul Undergrad Digital Marketing Track Addresses Industry Demand

Digital marketing talent is in high demand by organizations nationally. In fact, it is the most recruited role by marketing... read more

A Q&A with the new Director of Women in Entrepreneurship Institute

A Q&A with the new Director of Women in Entrepreneurship Institute

Abigail Ingram (MA ’15, JD ’18), assistant director at the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center, has been named the director of the Women... read more

Management Faculty Member Named DePaul Presidential Fellow

Management Faculty Member Named DePaul Presidential Fellow

Alyssa Westring, associate professor of management & entrepreneurship at the Driehaus College of Business, has been appointed by DePaul... read more

DePaul Finance Faculty Member, a Former Taliban Fighter, Brings Real-World Experience To Classroom

DePaul Finance Faculty Member, a Former Taliban Fighter, Brings Real-World Experience To Classroom

As a finance faculty member in the Driehaus College of Business, Bill Conway brings his real-world experience in investment banking to the... read more

DePaul MBA Students Gain Skills for Job Interviews, Networking and More

DePaul MBA Students Gain Skills for Job Interviews, Networking and More

​ DePaul University MBA students learned about a different kind of ROI – how to turn their business education investment into career... read more

Professor Shares Hospitality Spirit in New Podcast

Professor Shares Hospitality Spirit in New Podcast

“People who work in the hospitality and tourism industry have a great spirit—a sense to serve,” says Nicholas Thomas, director of the... read more

DePaul Business Alumnus Richard H. Driehaus Named a 2019 Influential Leader

DePaul Business Alumnus Richard H. Driehaus Named a 2019 Influential Leader

DePaul University business alumnus Richard H. Driehaus (BUS ’65, MBA ’70, DHL ’02) has been named to the 2019 Class of Influential Leaders... read more

DePaul Marketing Professor Picks the Super Bowl Ad Stars and Duds

DePaul Marketing Professor Picks the Super Bowl Ad Stars and Duds

Many thought Super Bowl LIII was a dud—from its highly de