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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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  • Chicago Arabic program sends debate team to Qatar

    Chicago Arabic program sends debate team to Qatar
    In a classroom on Chicago's South Side, four students made final preparations this week to compete in a debate halfway around the world in a language they have studied for only a handful of years. The students from Lindblom Math and Science Academy in...
  • Literary Saloon: Words that will never leave you

    Literary Saloon: Words that will never leave you
    Miles Harvey has written a book that will ever be on my Best Books I've Ever Read list, 2000's “The Island of Lost Maps.” Also on that list is Alex Kotlowitz's “There Are No Children Here,” published in 1991. -------------------...
  • About Tribune theater critic Chris Jones

    About Tribune theater critic Chris Jones
    Chris Jones is the chief theater critic and a Sunday culture columnist for the Chicago Tribune. His reviews of theater, performance, circus and comedy for the newspaper now  number in the thousands and his weekly, wide-ranging Sunday column explores all...
  • 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...
  • College student plans to run for Chicago mayor

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Rumors about who might challenge Rahm Emanuel in the 2015 mayoral election have started to circulate, with mentions of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and a handful of...
  • Jury awards former Chicago State University employee $2.5M

    Jury awards former Chicago State University employee $2.5M
    A Cook County jury has awarded a former Chicago State University employee $2.5 million in damages and back pay after deciding he was fired in retaliation for reporting alleged misconduct by the university president and other top officials, an amount...
  • John S. Gaughan December 26, 1932 - February 25, 2014

    John S. Gaughan December 26, 1932 - February 25, 2014
    John S. Gaughan, 81, of Newport Beach, California passed away on February 25, 2014, after a long illness. John was born December 26, 1932, to first generation Irish immigrants James and Margaret Gaughan. He attended St. Vincent’s school, DePaul...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...