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  • New Student Organization and Campaign Support Disabled Students

    Students in front of DePaul Center

    Members of the Driehaus College of Business community are spearheading efforts to expand DePaul resources for Disabled students and ensure that Disabled people have a say in how these resources are designed.

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  • "Lessons in Consulting" series Highlights Real-World Class Projects

    Jason Gimou

    Two students and one new graduate discuss their class projects that improved their project management and consulting skills while working with real-world clients.

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New Sports Business Major Supports Many Career Paths

New Sports Business Major Supports Many Career Paths

If you ask Andy Clark, director of the new Bachelor in Business sports business major at the Driehaus College of Business, he’ll tell... read more

Alumnus Host of Popular Wine Show Returns to Shoot Episode at DePaul

Alumnus Host of Popular Wine Show Returns to Shoot Episode at DePaul

Alumnus Vince Anter (CDM ’10) ventures to vineyards far and wide to share his love of wine and travel as the host of the popular... read more

“Portraits in Resilience” at the Driehaus College of Business, Part 4

“Portraits in Resilience” at the Driehaus College of Business, Part 4

As we prepare to end the DePaul business college’s first-ever fully remote academic year, we continue to reflect on the challenges that... read more

Read DePaul Business Exchange: Remembering Richard H. Driehaus; Reimagining the Classroom; Return to Campus

Read DePaul Business Exchange: Remembering Richard H. Driehaus; Reimagining the Classroom; Return to Campus

Check out the latest issue of Business Exchange, the Driehaus College of Business alumni and friends newsletter. The spring-summer... read more

DePaul Wins First Place in Campus 1871 Pitch Competition

DePaul Wins First Place in Campus 1871 Pitch Competition

A DePaul University team took home the winning prize at the Campus 1871 Pitch Competition hosted by Chicago’s digital startup hub, 1871,... read more

"Portraits in Resilience" From the Driehaus College of Business, Part 3

"Portraits in Resilience" From the Driehaus College of Business, Part 3

Our college’s stories of perseverance and lessons learned through the pandemic continue in this third and penultimate installment of our... read more

“Portraits in Resilience” From the Driehaus College of Business, Part 2

“Portraits in Resilience” From the Driehaus College of Business, Part 2

It’s been just over a year that the first pandemic lockdown catapulted us into one of the most challenging years of our lives. Last month... read more

Coleman Entrepreneurship Center Partners with Sunshine Enterprises for Virtual Hackathon Challenge

Coleman Entrepreneurship Center Partners with Sunshine Enterprises for Virtual Hackathon Challenge

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center (CEC) recently teamed up with community partner Sunshine Enterprises to deliver the bi-annual Hackathon... read more

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

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 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

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

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

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

Scene at Driehaus: Fall 2019

Scene at Driehaus: Fall 2019

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 to... 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

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

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 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

Short Term Study Abroad for Graduate Students Q&A

Short Term Study Abroad for Graduate Students Q&A

Sustainability in Scandinavia, innovation in India and Geschäft in Germany. These are just a few of the business concepts DePaul students... read more

Visiting Professor Talks about the Psychology of Business

Visiting Professor Talks about the Psychology of Business

Visiting Professor Neal Outland explores the psychology of teamwork in a range of settings, from the workplace to outer space. Outland,... read more

Master’s in Marketing Event Builds Community

Master’s in Marketing Event Builds Community

Kate Stevenson (LAS ’07, MBA ’16), a senior consultant at Clerestory Consulting, returned to... read more

DePaul Student Gains National Attention for Leadership and Service

DePaul Student Gains National Attention for Leadership and Service

During her first year of high school, undergraduate business student Bushra Amiwala began volunteering at A Just Harvest, a community... read more

Alumnus Gift Supports Accounting Student Professional Development

Alumnus Gift Supports Accounting Student Professional Development

When Kent Klaus (BUS ’82) looks back at his undergraduate years at DePaul University’s Driehaus of College Business, one thing stands out:... read more

MBA Alumnus Spearheads Chicago River Project

MBA Alumnus Spearheads Chicago River Project

Standing on the bank of the Chicago River behind the Whole Foods on Kingsbury Street in Chicago’s... read more

Alumnus and FBI Veteran Philip Andrew Shares Real-Life Negotiation Lessons

Alumnus and FBI Veteran Philip Andrew Shares Real-Life Negotiation Lessons

Retired Special Agent Philip Andrew (JD ’95) draws on his experience as an FBI crisis negotiator and trainer to co-teach a course in... read more

Purpose-Driven Startups Compete for Prizes

Purpose-Driven Startups Compete for Prizes

Four Chicago startups with ties to DePaul pitched their purpose-driven businesses in the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center’s second... read more

Business Students Develop Sponsorship Proposals for Special Olympics

Business Students Develop Sponsorship Proposals for Special Olympics

Geena Fennell’s first encounter with Special Olympics was in seventh grade, when she volunteered for the summer games in Michigan. She... read more

A Double Demon Success Story

A Double Demon Success Story

When Double Demon Michael Fernandez (BUS ’07, MBA’17) first applied for college, there was no question in his mind about where he would go.... read more

A Q&A with CEO Emilia DiMenco (BUS ’80, MBA ’83)

A Q&A with CEO Emilia DiMenco (BUS ’80, MBA ’83)

Emilia DiMenco (BUS ’80, MBA ’83) President and CEO, Women’s Business Development Center, Chicago This academic year... read more

DePaul Students Develop Businesses through Accelerator Program

DePaul Students Develop Businesses through Accelerator Program

Nineteen DePaul University students will spend the next four months developing businesses during a startup launch program hosted by the... read more

Business Students Learn How to Balance Grad School and Careers

Business Students Learn How to Balance Grad School and Careers

When Brittany Gelsomino enrolled in DePaul’s evening MBA program, she wasn’t sure how much work it would take to balance a full-time job... read more

Graduate Business Programs Offer Unique Experiences

Graduate Business Programs Offer Unique Experiences

After Jake Lorber graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics, he was convinced he was done with school. Following two years of... read more

Internships Lead to Job Offers for DePaul Business Students

Internships Lead to Job Offers for DePaul Business Students

When Dimitri Eliopoulos began attending DePaul University more than a decade ago to study finance, he knew he wanted to work with money and... read more

At Commencement, Grads Urged to Be Generous Leaders

At Commencement, Grads Urged to Be Generous Leaders

A willingness to give back without reward is a key characteristic of leaders who succeed, alumnus Rick Kash (LAS ’68), vice chairman of... read more

DePaul Hosts First Business Alumni Reunion in China

DePaul Hosts First Business Alumni Reunion in China

For DePaul alumna Quen Wang, attending DePaul Unive­rsity’s first-ever business alumni reunion in China felt like “coming home.” “I... read more

DePaul Weekend MBA Offered on Loop Campus

DePaul Weekend MBA Offered on Loop Campus

DePaul University’s Weekend MBA program is a great choice for working professionals whose travel schedules and other work/life... read more

Corporate Education Partnerships Benefit Employees and Employers

Corporate Education Partnerships Benefit Employees and Employers

Anthony J. Gattuso always wanted to earn an MBA. Like many working professionals, however, he hesitated to add another commitment to his... read more

Double Demon Scholarship Helps Alumni Update Skills

Double Demon Scholarship Helps Alumni Update Skills

The Double Demon Scholarship —which is open to DePaul alumni with undergraduate or graduate degrees from any of the university’s... read more

DePaul Students Extend Hospitality to Little City Residents

DePaul Students Extend Hospitality to Little City Residents

DePaul University School of Hospitality Leadership students have partnered with Little City to mentor residents of the nonprofit service... read more

DePaul Internship Launches Career for McDonald’s Executive

DePaul Internship Launches Career for McDonald’s Executive

The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business attracts international students from more than 30 counties to its MBA and specialized master’s... read more

DePaul Hospitality Center Forges Student-Industry Links

DePaul Hospitality Center Forges Student-Industry Links

The Student Experience Room in DePaul's new J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Center for Student Development and... read more

Faculty and Executives Discuss How to Diversify Finance Field

Faculty and Executives Discuss How to Diversify Finance Field

DePaul University business professors joined finance industry leaders in exploring ways to increase diversity and inclusion in the... read more

Certificate Programs Help Advance Management Careers

Certificate Programs Help Advance Management Careers

​Management Development Center features continuing education programs to help professionals advance their skills. ​

Full-Time MBA Helps Alumnus Make a Successful Career Transition

Full-Time MBA Helps Alumnus Make a Successful Career Transition

Making the decision to go back to school full time to pursue an advanced business degree is not one to be taken lightly. Neither is the... read more

Real Estate Entrepreneur Credits DePaul with His Success

Real Estate Entrepreneur Credits DePaul with His Success

Double Demon Michael Episcope (BUS '94, MS '08), the cofounder of Origin Investments, a real estate private equity firm with nearly... read more

Familiar Face Leads Coleman Entrepreneurship Center

Familiar Face Leads Coleman Entrepreneurship Center

Bruce Leech likes to joke that he started his own business after getting his MBA because the job market was tough back then. It was the... read more

Double Demon Scholarship Saves Tuition Dollars

Double Demon Scholarship Saves Tuition Dollars

Miriam Dybczak is back at DePaul University, her alma mater, pursuing a Master of Science in Management, thanks to a valuable benefit... read more

Alumna Makes Forbes "30 Under 30" List

Alumna Makes Forbes "30 Under 30" List

In less than a decade, Jordan Pierson (BUS '08) has gone from studying business at DePaul University to being chosen by Forbes... read more

Economics Degree Helps Alumnus Add Context to Data

Economics Degree Helps Alumnus Add Context to Data

Timothy Fox seemed destined for a career in predictive analytics. With an aptitude for higher-order math and a penchant for analyzing... read more

DePaul To Launch Business Doctorate

DePaul To Launch Business Doctorate

Seasoned professionals who want to take their business knowledge — and their careers — to the next level have a new option: the Doctorate in... read more

A Q&A with Award-winning Teacher Hui Lin

A Q&A with Award-winning Teacher Hui Lin

Of the top 10 private universities in the nation, DePaul University is the only one that makes teaching its No. 1 priority. So when a... read more

DePaul Alumnus Scores Finance Success Using Teamwork

DePaul Alumnus Scores Finance Success Using Teamwork

Malik Murray (BUS '96 MBA '04) personifies the DePaul MBA experience. Murray, a vice president at Ariel Investments, works with a... read more

DePaul Alumni Lectures Enhance MBA Lessons

DePaul Alumni Lectures Enhance MBA Lessons

A recent Wall Street Journal article informed the world of something DePaul University MBA candidate Ryan Lombard already knew. The... read more

New Graduate Business Scholarships Offered

New Graduate Business Scholarships Offered

DePaul University is launching new scholarships that will make earning a degree from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business even more... read more