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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 police to check CTA riders' bags for explosives

     Chicago police to check CTA riders' bags for explosives
    With hundreds of thousands of riders streaming through 145 stations each day, the CTA's sprawling rail system presents a needle-in-a-haystack challenge when it comes to stopping a would-be terrorist from bringing explosives onto a train.
  • 11th Congressional District race overview

    Bill Foster Current job: Congressman Age: 59 Born in: Madison, Wis. Lives in: Naperville Personal: Married to Aesook Byon; two adult children from previous marriage Education: Bachelor's degree, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1975); doctorate...

    Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes

    Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes
    Haymarket Opera Company is the most notable success story among the newer Chicago groups specializing in historically informed performances of pre-classical music. Since its calling-card production of Handel's rarely performed "Aci, Galatea e Polifemo"...

    DePaul's new basketball arena on track for winter groundbreaking

    DePaul's new basketball arena on track for winter groundbreaking
    DePaul University officials are still targeting a winter groundbreaking for a planned $173 million McCormick Place arena and new home for Blue Demons basketball. Site clearing is underway and infrastructure work will follow for the arena and a...

    Get government out of student loans

    Get government out of student loans
    Yesenia Duarte's parents are Mexican immigrants. Her family works long hours in construction and at a factory to make ends meet. At an early age, Duarte set her sights on college. But come enrollment time, she faced a dilemma: either sign up for...