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  • Revised MBA, New Graduate and Undergraduate Programs Added for Fall

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    The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business has revised its MBA program to focus on analytics and experiential learning, and to allow students to graduate within 18 months. More new degrees, a major and minors also debut.

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  • Online MBA in Hospitality Leadership Provides Convenience and Cost Savings

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    Students who enroll in the online MBA in Hospitality Leaderships will receive a 25% discount, an automatic scholarship from the School of Hospitality Leadership and course waivers based on work experience.

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 defensive gameplay, resulting in only one touchdown, to its lackluster halftime show... read more

Sales Class Challenges Students to Provide Creative Solutions for Nonprofits

Sales Class Challenges Students to Provide Creative Solutions for Nonprofits

Danny Loomans (BS ’17) is used to consulting with a wide range of clients. As a business advisory consultant at Ernst & Young, Loomans... read more

Housing Bubble Trouble Ahead? We Asked a DePaul Real Estate Scholar

Housing Bubble Trouble Ahead? We Asked a DePaul Real Estate Scholar

It’s been a decade since a massive U.S. housing bubble triggered the 2008 financial crisis. Could another housing bubble be brewing?... read more

Professor Works with KPMG to Study Audit Profession Innovation

Professor Works with KPMG to Study Audit Profession Innovation

DePaul University Assistant Professor of Accountancy Tawei David Wang is helping bridge theory and practice in the auditing field through... read more

Business Faculty and Staff Honored at DePaul's 121st Convocation

Business Faculty and Staff Honored at DePaul's 121st Convocation

DePaul University faculty and staff celebrated the beginning of the 121st academic year... read more

Nicholas J. Thomas Named School of Hospitality Leadership Director

Nicholas J. Thomas Named School of Hospitality Leadership Director

Nick Thomas has been promoted to director of the School of Hospitality Leadership. Nicholas J. Thomas, interim associate director... read more

New Women in Entrepreneurship Institute Launches at DePaul

New Women in Entrepreneurship Institute Launches at DePaul

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center at DePaul University is launching the Women in Entrepreneurship Institute, the nation’s first... 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

DePaul Students Test Cubs Customer Service

DePaul Students Test Cubs Customer Service

How customer friendly are the “Friendly Confines” of Wrigley Field? Ten DePaul University students got a chance to explore this question... read more

Professor Gives Tips on Negotiating Job Offers

Professor Gives Tips on Negotiating Job Offers

As they head into the business world this spring, one of the most important negotiations college graduates need to master is the job offer.... read more

Students Gain Research Skills through DBA Program

Students Gain Research Skills through DBA Program

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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

Scholar Studies Weight-Based Bullying at Work

Scholar Studies Weight-Based Bullying at Work

Fat shaming by bullies doesn’t just happen in the school yard – it’s a growing problem in the workplace, too. How this form of... read more

Misty Johanson Named Business Dean

Misty Johanson Named Business Dean

DePaul University Provost Marten denBoer named Misty Johanson, PhD, dean of the Driehaus College of Business March 1. Johanson, a... read more

Consumer Behavior Professor Evaluates Super Bowl LII Commercials

Consumer Behavior Professor Evaluates Super Bowl LII Commercials

With more than 100 million eyes on football’s biggest stage, advertisers shelled out $5 million dollars for 30-second spots... read more

Holiday Office Party Etiquette Q&A

Holiday Office Party Etiquette Q&A

‘Tis the season for companies to celebrate the holidays with a​n end-of-year office party. DePaul University School of Hospitality... read more

Faculty Research: Study Finds Technology May Fulfill Social Needs

Faculty Research: Study Finds Technology May Fulfill Social Needs

Science fiction is full of stories about robots that become so lifelike that people can’t tell they’re not human. As our digital products... read more

Mark Frigo Named Ezerski Chair

Mark Frigo Named Ezerski Chair

Since joining DePaul University more than 30 years ago, Accountancy Professor Mark L. Frigo has taught thousands of students how to create... read more

Honor Society Recognizes Top DePaul Business Students

Honor Society Recognizes Top DePaul Business Students

DePaul University’s top business students gathered this fall to be inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society... read more

Professor-Author Bruce Newman Looks at State of Political Marketing

Professor-Author Bruce Newman Looks at State of Political Marketing

DePaul University Marketing Professor Bruce Newman is one of the world's leading experts on political marketing. He has published... read more

Alumni Examine Innovation Trends in Human Resources

Alumni Examine Innovation Trends in Human Resources

As companies look to find new ways to innovate their products and services, it is important to innovate human resources practices as... read more

Sales Leadership Expo Connects Students to Industry

Sales Leadership Expo Connects Students to Industry

​​DePaul University’s Center for Sales Leadership attracted the largest student turnout to date for its... read more

Can Black Monday Happen Again?

Can Black Monday Happen Again?

Assistant Professor of Finance Lamont BlackLast week marked the 30-year anniversary of Black Monday, a notorious day in... read more

Professor’s Film Examines Record-Breaking Fraud

Professor’s Film Examines Record-Breaking Fraud

The red carpet is ready to roll for the debut of DePaul University Associate Professor Kelly Richmond Pope’s new documentary, “All... read more

Faculty Research: CFO Survey Defines Best Risk Management Skills

Faculty Research: CFO Survey Defines Best Risk Management Skills

What skills do financial executives need to manage risk successfully in a rapidly changing business environment? To answer this... read more

Q&A with Project Management Professor Lori Cook

Q&A with Project Management Professor Lori Cook

Associate Professor Lori Cook has been living in Chicago and teaching management classes at DePaul University’s Driehaus School of Business... read more

Supply Chain Professor Gives Hurricane Relief Advice

Supply Chain Professor Gives Hurricane Relief Advice

In the wake of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the focus now turns to disaster relief and rebuilding affected areas. We asked Driehaus College... read more

Q&A with DePaul's New Management Chair

Q&A with DePaul's New Management Chair

From the cornfields in Indiana to the ice floes of Antarctica, Dan Heiser’s passion for education and travel has coalesced into a new... 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

Teaching Award Winner Shares Real-World Economic Lessons

Teaching Award Winner Shares Real-World Economic Lessons

As a school kid growing up in Killingworth, a rural town on the Connecticut seacoast, Brian Phelan remembers excelling at math. “But I... read more

Misty Johanson Named Interim Business Dean

Misty Johanson Named Interim Business Dean

DePaul University Provost Marten denBoer has named Misty Johanson, PhD, to serve as interim dean of the Driehaus College of Business... read more

Q&A with Award-winning Professor Jaclyn Jensen

Q&A with Award-winning Professor Jaclyn Jensen

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Influential Journal Publishes New PhD’s Research

Influential Journal Publishes New PhD’s Research

Christine Gimbar has only been teaching at DePaul University for a little over a year, but the assistant professor of accountancy is already... 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

DePaul Business College Dean to Step Down July 1

DePaul Business College Dean to Step Down July 1

After serving as dean of the Driehaus College of Business and Kellstadt Graduate School of Business for more than 10 years, Ray... read more

Innovative Professor Challenges Finance Assumptions

Innovative Professor Challenges Finance Assumptions

Hongjun Yan embraces unconventional thinking. It's a mindset that drove this scholar to become an innovative finance professor and to... read more

New Professor Joins MACC Program

New Professor Joins MACC Program

Tawei (David) Wang is the newest faculty member to join DePaul University's School of Accountancy and Management Information... read more

Advising Office Empowers Student Success

Advising Office Empowers Student Success

What graduate business degree is right for me? What courses should I take? What credits can I waive or transfer? How can I... read more

Professor Gundry Sparks Business Creativity

Professor Gundry Sparks Business Creativity

“Every one of us wakes up in the morning with creative ideas,” says Management Professor Lisa Gundry, director of DePaul's Center... read more

A Q&A with DePaul's New Economics Chair

A Q&A with DePaul's New Economics Chair

Anthony Krautmann has been teaching economics at DePaul for over thirty years. Now the sports economics and microeconomics expert has a new... read more

Prolific Researcher Shares Real Estate Lessons

Prolific Researcher Shares Real Estate Lessons

​DePaul Real Estate Chair James Shilling enjoys seeing how real estate research has practical applications in and out of the classroom.

Oft-Cited Economics Professor Illuminates Real-Life Issues

Oft-Cited Economics Professor Illuminates Real-Life Issues

​Whether the subject is urban economic development or education economics, Professor of Economics William Sander is fascinated by the... read more

Sandra Shelton Named KPMG Casson Professor

Sandra Shelton Named KPMG Casson Professor

DePaul University and its Driehaus College of Business joined KPMG Foundation representatives this spring to celebrate the foundation's... read more

Professor Garners Industry Teaching Awards

Professor Garners Industry Teaching Awards

Joel Whalen never imagined he'd be a university professor. That thought seems a bit surprising now, considering that the American... read more

International Students Share MEAL with DePaul

International Students Share MEAL with DePaul

Studying in a foreign country can be a culture shock for international students as they adapt to a new culture. What can be even more... read more

Business Culture Course Supports International Student Success

Business Culture Course Supports International Student Success

International enrollment at DePaul University has steadily increased over the last five years. Nearly 2,500 international students from 110... read more

Management Professor Teaches Human Side of Supply Chain Logistics

Management Professor Teaches Human Side of Supply Chain Logistics

​In August of 1999, Nezih Altay had everything he wanted. He was in Istanbul, about to marry the woman of his dreams. He was getting his PhD... read more

Theory Meets Practice for Finance Professor

Theory Meets Practice for Finance Professor

The opportunity to blend theory and practice in the classroom is what led Vahap Uysal to the Driehaus College of Business at DePaul... read more

DePaul Business School Celebrates Diversity

DePaul Business School Celebrates Diversity

Corporate leaders, business professors and students gathered to celebrate the diversity of DePaul University's business school... read more

Former Executive Helps Students Explore Global Business

Former Executive Helps Students Explore Global Business

By all accounts, Luis Larrea's teaching schedule is rigorous. He teaches three classes each quarter. Each year, he co-leads four... read more

Business Ethics Chair Named

Business Ethics Chair Named

Daryl Koehn's appointment as the Wicklander Chair in Business Ethics this past July marks a DePaul University homecoming for the... read more

Professor Helps Chinese Students Acclimate

Professor Helps Chinese Students Acclimate

Associate Professor of Accountancy Ning Du takes a distinctive approach when teaching accounting to DePaul's international students,... read more

Charles Wurtzebach Named Real Estate Chair

Charles Wurtzebach Named Real Estate Chair

It was a trip to the library in the mid-1970s that led Charlie Wurtzebach (BUS '71) to his future career. Then a PhD candidate in... read more

John Ahern Named Interim Accountancy Director

John Ahern Named Interim Accountancy Director

John Ahern is the embodiment of DePaul University. Not only did he earn his bachelor's and master's degrees in accountancy from... read more

Chicago Executives Enhance Business Student Learning

Chicago Executives Enhance Business Student Learning

Thanks to DePaul University's vast network of business alumni, prime location in downtown Chicago and strong faculty professional... read more

DePaul Professor Ignites Passion for Studying Economics

DePaul Professor Ignites Passion for Studying Economics

Carley Dubinski looked expectantly at her audience. The DePaul undergraduate economics major had just finished presenting her research paper... read more

DePaul Hospitality Program Partners with Marriott

DePaul Hospitality Program Partners with Marriott

A new partnership with a prominent hotel brand is helping DePaul University undergraduate students gain real-world knowledge about the... read more

Love of Teaching Fuels Finance Professor

Love of Teaching Fuels Finance Professor

Thomas Berry's inspiration to become a professor grew out of being a student at DePaul University. While earning his MBA in finance, a... read more

Professor Balances Theory and Practice

Professor Balances Theory and Practice

Robert S. Rubin didn't know he would spend more than a decade at DePaul University's Driehaus College of Business when he first... 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

Professor Wins Award for Brand Community Study

Professor Wins Award for Brand Community Study

Not many professors can say they coined a phrase that revolutionized their field of study. DePaul University Marketing Professor Al... read more

Marketing Program Embraces Big Data Trends

Marketing Program Embraces Big Data Trends

For years, the goal of marketing has been for marketers to gain an understanding of their audience so they can provide products and services... read more

Professor Earns PhD Project Hall of Fame Award

Professor Earns PhD Project Hall of Fame Award

There were only eight of them, but to Sandra Shelton, their presence was immeasurable. It was the early 1990s, and Shelton was three years... read more

New Director and Degree for Hospitality School

New Director and Degree for Hospitality School

The Driehaus College of Business has built its reputation for excellence with faculty and programs that blend high quality academics and... read more

Award-Winning Professor Makes a Difference

Award-Winning Professor Makes a Difference

What motivates Molly Mercer to teach and conduct research at DePaul? "Making a difference in someone's life," the associate... read more

Ledger & Quill Professor Teaches Risk Strategy

Ledger & Quill Professor Teaches Risk Strategy

Walk into Professor Mark Frigo's office and it is not unusual to see photos from his martial arts school, books on the philosophy of... read more

Cultural Exchange Builds DePaul's Bridge to China

Cultural Exchange Builds DePaul's Bridge to China

Coco Shan is your typical 20-something student attending DePaul University. She loves watching "Gossip Girl" and the "Vampire... read more

DePaul Sales Program Closes the Deal on Success

DePaul Sales Program Closes the Deal on Success

Executive-in-Residence Daniel Strunk was one of four people recruited a decade ago by Marketing Chair Sue Fogel to create what has become... read more

Professor Brings New Meaning to Renaissance Man

Professor Brings New Meaning to Renaissance Man

What do advanced brain imaging techniques have to do with marketing? Jim Alvarez Mourey, a new assistant professor in the Department of... read more

New Fellow is Expert in Supply Chain Management

New Fellow is Expert in Supply Chain Management

The Wall Street Journal recently named supply chain management as one of the hottest career fields for business graduates. Professor Bin... read more