DePaul's annual FEST concert has earned its reputation as a favorite among students due in part to its surprisingly star-studded lineups. With past performers including Common, Nas, Portugal. The Man, Childish Gambino, OK Go, Ingrid Michaelson and more, it's no wonder FEST was a top vote-getter in our Best of DePaul Bracket Challenge! In honor of FEST,... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/zmu6YEvgSsg This workshop will introduce alumni to the core elements of effective storytelling, including scene, character, tension and narrative structure, as well as to the creative writing process. Join Dr. Morano, Professor and Chair of the English Department within DePaul's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, as she leads short writing exercises that will... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/tNG5lGC_6W0 Sponsored by the Federal Bar Association's Civil Rights Law Section, DePaul University College of Law and the National Police Accountability Project, this hour-long webinar describes the evolving response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the nation's jails and prisons. As public health experts have long recognized, jails and prisons are particularly susceptible to outbreaks of... Continue Reading →
This week, Shanara Sanders (BUS '01) shows us how poetry can be an agent of change or a method of self-reflection, and offers some writing exercises to help you get started with your own writing. We hope you enjoy this lesson—let us know using the hashtag #DPUAlumniExperts!
A very Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mothers in our DePaul family! Our students, some of whom are still in Chicago and others with their families around the globe, wanted to personally send their best wishes. From all of us at DePaul University, have a beautiful day!
If you're anything like us, every time you see P.J. Byrne (THE '97) pop up in Wolf of Wall Street or Big Little Lies, you nudge the person next to you and whisper, "Psst... did you know he went to DePaul?" That's why we created Streamin' Demons, a handy guide to help you stream all the shows and movies out there featuring the work of DePaul alumni. The final installment features The Handmaid's Tale, Guardians of the Galaxy, Gilmore Girls and more!
Join Dr. Michael Miller, associate professor of Economics and associate dean for Quality and Compliance in the Driehaus College of Business, for an hour-long webinar on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the U.S. economy. Dr. Miller will discuss the current state of the economy and provide historical perspectives on the various steps the government has taken to respond to this crisis.
Whether you want to expand your horizons through a deep exploration of a thought-provoking topic or need an escape to an imaginary world near or far, it's impossible to beat curling up with a good book. That's why we put together a readling list featuring books by alumni authors—add them to your own reading list and let us know what you think!
A global threat like COVID-19 touches everyone. It also presents an opportunity to come together as a community. #GivingTuesdayNow is a new day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, bringing people from around the world together to tap into the power of human connection and provide care and comfort for their communities.