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  • DePaul Summer Academy Introduces Diverse Talent to Actuarial Industry

    Summer Actuarial Academy

    Hosted by the Arditti Center for Risk Management, the Actuarial Summer Academy is designed to get high school students engaged in the rewarding field of actuarial science through experiential learning, case challenges and visits by industry professionals.

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  • Global Business School Survey Ranks DePaul Highly

    Eduniversal rankings

    Seven DePaul graduate business degrees have been recognized in the “Best Masters & MBAs in the World 2019” rankings released by Eduniversal, which surveyed more than 130 business schools and universities globally to rate the best programs.

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

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

By Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  08/21/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​ 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

DePaul Alumni and Students Pitch Startups at Purpose Pitch Competition

DePaul Alumni and Students Pitch Startups at Purpose Pitch Competition

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  05/23/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni, Students, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​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

Robin Florzak  /  04/22/2019  /  Posted in: Faculty, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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 the new Director of Women in Entrepreneurship Institute

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

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  02/22/2019  /  Posted in: Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

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

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

Robin Florzak | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  02/18/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

DePaul Business Student Launches Nonprofit for Gold Star Families

DePaul Business Student Launches Nonprofit for Gold Star Families

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  10/10/2018  /  Posted in: Students, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

When retired Marine and undergraduate business student Charlie Jones tried to write a letter to the son of a colleague who was killed while... read more

John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services Founded

John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services Founded

Robin Florzak  /  09/06/2018  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University finance students will benefit from innovative academic and co-curricular programming at the newly named John L. Keeley... read more

Nicholas J. Thomas Named School of Hospitality Leadership Director

Nicholas J. Thomas Named School of Hospitality Leadership Director

Robin Florzak | Photo by Kathy Hillegonds  /  07/02/2018  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, Faculty, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

New Women in Entrepreneurship Institute Launches at DePaul

New Women in Entrepreneurship Institute Launches at DePaul

Jaclyn Lansbery  /  07/02/2018  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, Faculty, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Scholar Studies Weight-Based Bullying at Work

Scholar Studies Weight-Based Bullying at Work

Robin Florzak | Photo by Kathy Hillegonds  /  03/05/2018  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Coleman Center Hosts Diversity Symposium

Coleman Center Hosts Diversity Symposium

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  02/16/2018  /  Posted in: Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

More than 350 people attended the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center’s symposium “Diverse... read more

Housing Institute Director Forecasts Chicago Real Estate in 2018

Housing Institute Director Forecasts Chicago Real Estate in 2018

Andrew Zamorski  /  01/24/2018  /  Posted in: Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Will the 2018 local real estate market be like January in Chicago—frigid? Or will it be like a Chicago summer—hot and steamy? We... read more

DePaul Students Develop Businesses through Accelerator Program

DePaul Students Develop Businesses through Accelerator Program

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  01/23/2018  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, Students, Alumni  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Faculty Research: Study Finds Technology May Fulfill Social Needs

Faculty Research: Study Finds Technology May Fulfill Social Needs

Robin Florzak  /  12/13/2017  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Branding Days Connect Students to Hospitality Employers

Branding Days Connect Students to Hospitality Employers

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  12/13/2017  /  Posted in: Students, Research and Centers, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Business students interested in entering the hospitality industry need to be proactive in determining their career paths, says Eileen... read more

Mark Frigo Named Ezerski Chair

Mark Frigo Named Ezerski Chair

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photo by Kathy  /  12/13/2017  /  Posted in: Faculty, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Professor-Author Bruce Newman Looks at State of Political Marketing

Professor-Author Bruce Newman Looks at State of Political Marketing

Andrew Zamorski  /  11/14/2017  /  Posted in: Faculty, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Can Black Monday Happen Again?

Can Black Monday Happen Again?

Andrew Zamorski | Photo by Kathy Hillegonds  /  10/24/2017  /  Posted in: Faculty, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Award Competition Sparks Student Innovations

Award Competition Sparks Student Innovations

Andrew Zamorski. Photos by Kathy Hillegonds.  /  03/06/2017  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Alyssa Nagy noticed a need in the marketplace when her grandmother, Clara, became sick with pneumonia and required nursing services at... read more

Hospitality School Receives $1.8 Million Grant From Marriott Foundation For Student Development Center

Hospitality School Receives $1.8 Million Grant From Marriott Foundation For Student Development Center

Jon Cecero, Newsline  /  06/27/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Research and Centers, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A new $1.8 million grant from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation will be used to help establish The J. Willard and Alice S.... read more

Entrepreneurship is at Home at DePaul

Entrepreneurship is at Home at DePaul

Ovetta Sampson  /  04/18/2016  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center (CEC) has fostered innovation at DePaul and among the Chicago business community since it began in 2003.... read more

Familiar Face Leads Coleman Entrepreneurship Center

Familiar Face Leads Coleman Entrepreneurship Center

Ovetta Sampson  /  04/18/2016  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, Alumni  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Management Professor Teaches Human Side of Supply Chain Logistics

Management Professor Teaches Human Side of Supply Chain Logistics

Ovetta Sampson  /  02/22/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Research and Centers, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Innovation Awardees Meet Real-World Challenges

Innovation Awardees Meet Real-World Challenges

Andrew Zamorski  /  02/22/2016  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The sixth annual DePaul University Student Innovation Awards were held Feb. 11 to reward students for proposing creative solutions to... read more

Finance Centers Celebrate 10 Years of Education, Partnerships and Research

Finance Centers Celebrate 10 Years of Education, Partnerships and Research

Ovetta Sampson  /  12/14/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Research and Centers, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In 2013, the Center for Financial Services (CFS) at DePaul University hosted Sheila Bair, fresh from her stint as chair of the Federal... read more

Business Ethics Chair Named

Business Ethics Chair Named

Robin Florzak  /  08/19/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Research and Centers, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Charles Wurtzebach Named Real Estate Chair

Charles Wurtzebach Named Real Estate Chair

Robin Florzak  /  07/20/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Research and Centers, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Launch DePaul Bolsters Student Businesses

Launch DePaul Bolsters Student Businesses

Ovetta Sampson  /  05/13/2015  /  Posted in: Students, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Peikang Hu spent more than three years in his hometown of Beijing learning English. Soon after arriving in the United States and... read more

Virtual Trading Room Offers Real-World Advantage

Virtual Trading Room Offers Real-World Advantage

Ovetta Sampson  /  03/09/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The statement from the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in January had barely been made public before DePaul University finance... read more

DePaul Alumni Lectures Enhance MBA Lessons

DePaul Alumni Lectures Enhance MBA Lessons

Ovetta Sampson  /  10/15/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni, Students, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Award-Winning Professor Makes a Difference

Award-Winning Professor Makes a Difference

Robin Florzak  /  09/09/2014  /  Posted in: Faculty, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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

Arditti Center Names Executive Director

Arditti Center Names Executive Director

Robin Florzak  /  09/08/2014  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Thomas Edwalds, an actuary with 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, has been named the executive director of the Arditti... read more

Business Partners Enrich Sales Program

Business Partners Enrich Sales Program

Jennifer Leopoldt  /  09/08/2014  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University's Sales Leadership Program crafts its curriculum to unite the interests of businesses and students, allowing both... read more

3D Printer To Turn Student Ideas Into Reality

3D Printer To Turn Student Ideas Into Reality

Ovetta Sampson  /  06/18/2014  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

French artist Henri Matisse once said, "Drawing is putting a line 'round an idea." Now DePaul students can go beyond just... read more