Archived News

May 16, 2007

  • Gillian Steele, director of DePaul’s Career Center, was featured in a front-page business section story in the Chicago Sun-Times about DePaul students receiving multiple job offers and an increase in salaries in a healthy job market for graduates.
  • Management Professor Laura Hartman appeared live on CNBC May 4 to discuss ethical decision making in relation to several ethical lapses in the news, including an insider trading scandal involving an investment bank. Hartman also appeared on Canadian Global TV on May 10 discussing the Conrad Black trial.
  • An editorial written by Assistant History Professor James Wolfinger about the Employee Free Choice Act appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times May 12.
  • The Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times featured stories about the tenure decision of Assistant Political Science Professor Norman Finklestein May 11 and 14 respectively.
  • A $500,000 grant awarded to DePaul’s School of Computer Science, Telecommunications and Information Systems from the National Science Foundation was mentioned on May 11. The grant will fund the Mentoring Project, a college-wide program to support and retain students across the school’s 14 majors.
  • Psychology professor Joe Ferrari was quoted in a May 12 story by the Associated Press that looked at the issue of whether cars with many safety features tend to encourage more reckless driving.
  • Allison McCraken, assistant professor of American studies, was quoted in a May 11 Gary Post Tribune story about the roles of television mothers and fathers and how they have evolved over the years.
  • The Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times noted May 10 the retirement of Larry Combs from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO). Principal Clarinet with the CSO since 1978, Combs plans to continue to teach at DePaul’s School of Music.
  • Shayla Theil Stern, assistant communications professor, was quoted in the Chicago Tribune May 9 about suburbs that stream board meetings on the Internet.
  • Sociology Professor E.C. Hedberg was quoted in a May 7 Crain’s Chicago Business story about the reasons behind elaborate bachelor parties and getaways.
  • 19-year-old DePaul student Mark Corece, co-founder of the campus organization Act Out, was interviewed on National Public Radio May 2 about a roundtable discussion with political and social commentator Jasmyne Cannick.
  • Vice President for Information Services Vince Kellen was interviewed in a May 6 Chicago Tribune article about campus technology that appeared on the front page of the Education Today section. The article also included a full-color photo of students working on computers in the CTI Building's wireless lounge.

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