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Gang Member Convicted In '09 Slaying Of DePaul Honor Student

Posted 11.16.2011 | Chicago

A jury convicted a Logan Square man Friday in the slaying of a DePaul honor student who was shot to death during a Halloween party in 2009. Jurors ...

DePaul Makes ACT, SAT Score Submission Optional

Posted 11.02.2011 | Chicago

After five years of deliberation, DePaul University has decided to make submission of ACT or SAT scores optional, starting with the 2012 admission cyc...

Man Arrested After Reporting Stolen Weed To Police

Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man was arrested early Thursday after calling police to report that three men had entered his apartment, located just west of DePaul Univers...

DePaul Students Vote Against Banning Israeli-Connected Hummus

Quad Cities Online | Posted 07.22.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- DePaul University officials say a referendum that sought to have the hummus brand currently served on campus removed has failed....

DePaul Students Vote On Banning Hummus Brand For Ties To Israel

Posted 07.17.2011 | Chicago

It's been more than ten years since students at DePaul University in Chicago have had a referendum on their student government ballot. This week, they...

Zafen: Redefining "Interest" in the Changing World of Microfinance

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Microfinance has taken a beating lately for shifting far afield from its humanitarian origins. It's become a good idea gone bad. But all is not lost.

'Dead Man Walking' Nun Donates Papers To DePaul | Manya Brachear | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

DePaul University today unveiled the personal archives of Sister Helen Prejean, the outspoken New Orleans nun and author who became one of the nation'...

The 12 Worst Colleges For Free Speech

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

U.S. News can tell you which colleges and universities are ranked the "best," but what about your right to express yourself on campus?

Top Ten Private Initiatives in Haiti Supplement Big Players in 2010-11

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Haiti needs hope -- and so many private initiatives doing so much could do even more -- with your support. There is so much hope for Haiti. Let's fund it.

DePaul University Accused Of Denying Tenure To Minority Professors

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In 2007, Chicago's DePaul University attracted national attention when it denied tenure to the controversial Israeli-Palestine scholar Norman Finkelst...

Law Profs Say Yes To Legalizing Pot

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

More than 75 law professors have signed an open letter to California voters in support of Proposition 19, a ballot motion that would make growth and r...

DePaul Teams Up With Featherproof Books For New Publishing Course

Chicagoist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Depending on who's offering their opinion, the Kindle and iPad are either killing the publishing industry or reviving it. But if the curriculum at DeP...

Zafèn Haitian Microfinance Effort Engages Haitians to Forge a New Future

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Haitians like Jean-Patrick Lucien are one reason Zafèn, a new online microfinance program targeting small- and medium-sized businesses in Haiti, has ...

DePaul Professors Criticize Tenure Process

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The late Leona Helmsley doesn't get quoted that much in faculty deliberations, but she was featured prominently in a memo circulated this spring at De...

DePaul Unveils $250 Million Campaign: Will Fund Scholarships, Faculty, Facilities

Chicago Tribune | Tara Malone, Tribune Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Angelica Griffin had never heard of DePaul University when an online quiz suggested the Chicago institution as the best choice for her. At $26,700 ...

Zafen: New Interest-Free Microloan Initiative Launched for Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Haiti provides fertile ground for economic experiments. Its people are ready and willing, and when the right program hits, everyone will benefit. Zafe...

Michael Steele In Chicago: Republican Party Has 'Mistreated' African American Voters

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Why should an African-American vote Republican? "You really don't have a reason to, to be honest -- we haven't done a very good job of really givin...

Oliver Purnell Leaves Clemson To Coach DePaul

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Vowing to make DePaul "Chicago's team" again, Clemson's Oliver Purnell simply couldn't resist the urge to restore a storied program an...

Columbia, DePaul Adopt Common Application

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Columbia University, DePaul University and the University of North Carolina-Asheville are among the 25 new colleges using the Common Application. The...

DePaul Basketball Edges Marquette With Last-Second Jumper; First Big East Win In Two Seasons

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

March 6, 2008. The economy was booming. Hillary Clinton had just won primaries in Texas and Ohio. And DePaul won its last regular-season game in the ...

Jerry Wainwright FIRED: DePaul Basketball Coach Let Go After Poor Start

AP | RICK GANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Jerry Wainwright was fired Monday as the basketball coach at DePaul, which has lost 22 straight regular-season games in the Big East Confe...

Francisco Valencia: Two Charged In Killing Of DePaul Student

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two reputed gang members have been charged in the slaying of a DePaul University senior at a Logan Square Halloween party over the weekend, authoritie...

DePaul Journalism School Adds Twitter 101

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DePaul University will offer a journalism class this fall focused on Twitter....

DePaul Pitches Major Lincoln Park Expansion Plan

Chi-Town Daily News | SAMANTHA LISS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DePaul University wants to add a 140-room hotel, dorms and 44,000 square feet of retail space to its Lincoln Park campus, on the corner of Fullerton a...

DePaul Students Plan Vigil After Swastikas Found Across Campus

Chi-Town Daily News | PETER SACHS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Three student groups at DePaul University will hold a vigil tonight in response to the appearance of swastika graffiti on campus last week....