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DePaul University

DePaul University is a Roman Catholic school founded by the Vincentian religious order in 1898. It has a total enrollment of about 23,000, including about 15,000 undergraduates, 7,300 graduate students and 1,000 law students. Students come from all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. It is the nation's largest Catholic institution of higher education, and emphasizes teaching over research. DePaul's main campus is in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. Other sites are in Chicago's Loop, Naperville, Oak Forest, O'Hare International Airport and Rolling Meadows. It has nine schools and colleges, including the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences; College of Commerce; College of Communication; Col... Show more »
DePaul University is a Roman Catholic school founded by the Vincentian religious order in 1898. It has a total enrollment of about 23,000, including about 15,000 undergraduates, 7,300 graduate students and 1,000 law students. Students come from all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. It is the nation's largest Catholic institution of higher education, and emphasizes teaching over research. DePaul's main campus is in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. Other sites are in Chicago's Loop, Naperville, Oak Forest, O'Hare International Airport and Rolling Meadows. It has nine schools and colleges, including the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences; College of Commerce; College of Communication; College of Law; College of Computing and Digital Media; School for New Learning; School of Education; School of Music and the Theatre School. Its basketball and other athletic teams are known as the Blue Demons. « Show less

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  • 'How Long Will I Cry?' gives voice to cries in the wilderness

    "The only premise of the book was to just go out and listen." And the book, edited by Miles Harvey, who is quoted above, is remarkable. It's one of a kind, as far as I know -- "How Long Will I Cry?" -- the first publication of a newly formed nonprofit...
  • In sickness and in health

    In sickness and in health
    Most married couples have years or decades to test the "in sickness and in health" part of their wedding vows. Chicagoans Keith and Krystal McMiller had three months. At age 31 and with no family history of the disease, Krystal was diagnosed with breast...
  • The mind of DeRay Davis - unfiltered and never fake

    The mind of DeRay Davis - unfiltered and never fake
    The Game Show Network hopes to wring some laughs from the old standby: Men think like this; women think like that. "Mind of a Man" debuts January 8 and is hosted by stand-up comedian DeRay Davis, who told me he had to adapt his R-rated instincts for basic...
  • Wall Street moving in on American Dream

    Wall Street moving in on American Dream
    The new homeowners on your block could be from out of town — Wall Street. After amassing significant rental portfolios elsewhere, deep-pocketed institutional investors are descending on the Chicago area, buying up thousands of single-family homes...
  • Janice Deal talks about 'The Decline of Pigeons'

    Janice Deal talks about 'The Decline of Pigeons'
    Janice Deal, 49, is a late bloomer. She learned to knit months ago, tried sushi for the first time last year, taught herself how to play the harmonica when she was 47, fell in love with cats at 43 (she has three cats today), and had her first story...
  • Winter 2014 in Jazz Music: Two Marsalises, Gregory Porter and Jack DeJohnette

    Winter 2014 in Jazz Music: Two Marsalises, Gregory Porter and Jack DeJohnette
    The tempo of Chicago jazz never slows, as this winter's highlights show: Patricia Barber: An inimitable singer-pianist-songwriter, Barber returns to her weekly engagement at the Green Mill Jazz Club. Riding the critical success of her 2013 album "Smash"...
  • School's out again Tuesday for CPS, dozens of suburban districts

    School's out again Tuesday for CPS, dozens of suburban districts
    Chicago public schools, along with dozens of districts in the suburbs, will remain closed for the second straight day Tuesday because of the weather. Barbara Byrd Bennett, the head of CPS, cited the continued cold temperatures expected Tuesday. After...
  • Faith, hopes and charity

    Faith, hopes and charity
    Seven Sundays ago, we launched this quest for a new Plan of Chicago with a sense of urgency and a question mark as tall as Tribune Tower: Would readers and organizations concur that intertwined challenges confront Chicago with the fourth great crisis of...
  • Being careful doesn't spare teen slain in Southwest Side robbery

    Being careful doesn't spare teen slain in Southwest Side robbery
    Kevin Baker often met his cousin to safely negotiate together the last leg of their trek from separate schools to home on the Southwest Side, his family said Saturday. "They walk home together," said another of Baker's cousins, Arlene Allen, 28,...
  • TV weather forecaster Jerry Taft sells home

    TV weather forecaster Jerry Taft sells home
    WLS-Ch. 7 principal meteorologist Jerry Taft has sold his five-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot house in a Lemont gated community for $627,000. The veteran weather forecaster, who has been with Channel 7 since 1984, has been living in a house "just a couple...
  • On a mission: Chef Judson Todd Allen's transformation

    On a mission: Chef Judson Todd Allen's transformation
    Judson Todd Allen doesn't shy away from challenges. Never has. As a youngster growing up in Chatham, on Chicago's South Side, he entered a church baking competition that included his grandmother with her famous chocolate brownies. He auditioned four...
  • Football players vs. zombies

    Football players vs. zombies
    Ex-Chicago Bear Brandon Lloyd might be a free agent, but his fantasy football profile was updated with a very different kind of stat this week. ESPN and fantasy football blogs alike were abuzz Tuesday after word got around that Lloyd is set to appear in...