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Pulitzer Prize Winner Joins DePaul Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence

Pulitzer Prize Winner Joins DePaul Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence

Foundational. That is the word Ben Welsh uses to describe his four years at DePaul University. Now the 2004 graduate and current... read more

Introducing the MA in Professional Communication

Introducing the MA in Professional Communication

​ Matt Ragas, an associate professor in DePaul's College of Communication, directs the newly approved master's in... read more

A Talk with a Journalism Legend

A Talk with a Journalism Legend

For more than 40 years, Chicagoans have relied on Carol Marin to give them the news—straight and unbiased. In December, still at the top of... read more

University Announces 2021 Commencement Speakers

University Announces 2021 Commencement Speakers

To help the Class of 2021 celebrate their graduation and kickstart the next phase of their lives, Emmy-winning WGN reporter Lourdes Duarte... read more

Statement Condemning Harassment in Our DePaul Community

Statement Condemning Harassment in Our DePaul Community

In the recent events surrounding a St. Patrick Day’s party where DePaul students were photographed not wearing masks or adhering to Covid-19... read more

The Power of the Student Press

The Power of the Student Press

Student publications used to be by students for students. They still are, but with upheavals in media, student journalists are starting to... read more

PRAD Senior Manon Paul Helps Teens Build Confidence

PRAD Senior Manon Paul Helps Teens Build Confidence

Growing up in Juneau, Alaska, senior Manon Paul was an entrepreneur as a child. “At the age of eight, I sold hats and pillows I had sewn at... read more

Zeta Phi Eta: DePaul's New Student Organization Focusing on Communication Students

Zeta Phi Eta: DePaul's New Student Organization Focusing on Communication Students

DePaul's new chapter of Zeta Phi Eta (ZPE), a professional fraternity with a focus on communication arts and sciences,... read more

The DePaulia Keeps Print Edition Alive Amid COVID-19

The DePaulia Keeps Print Edition Alive Amid COVID-19

​​​This fall, “The DePaulia" student newspaper staff will continue to produce a print edition for readers, while... read more

Lollapalooza Class Gives Students Virtual Backstage Pass

Lollapalooza Class Gives Students Virtual Backstage Pass

Most summers, Lollapalooza brings swarms of music fans through DePaul’s Loop Campus on their way to the festival in Grant Park. The... read more

Richie Requena Receives 2020 Hortencia Zavala Scholarship from NAHJ Chicago

Richie Requena Receives 2020 Hortencia Zavala Scholarship from NAHJ Chicago

The Chicago chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) selected DePaul journalism student Richie Requena... read more

Communication Students Lift Their Voices in TEDx-Style Talks

Communication Students Lift Their Voices in TEDx-Style Talks

Watching a TEDx talk might make you wonder what you might speak about if given chance to take the stage. At DePaul, there’s a class for... read more

Faculty Win Gold Telly Award for Recruitment Videos

Faculty Win Gold Telly Award for Recruitment Videos

Three DePaul faculty members won a 2020 Gold Telly Award for a series of short recruitment films featuring undergraduate students in the... read more

DePaul PRAD Students Take First Place in PRSSA's Bateman Competition

DePaul PRAD Students Take First Place in PRSSA's Bateman Competition

College of Communication students recently claimed first place in the 2020 Bateman Competition, PRSSA’s premier national case study... read more

An Eye-Opening Experience

An Eye-Opening Experience

​​​​Nikki Roberts doesn't remember a time when she wasn't writing. The senior journalism major who is minoring in creative... read more

DePaul PRAD Students Advance to the Final Round of PRSSA's Bateman Competition

DePaul PRAD Students Advance to the Final Round of PRSSA's Bateman Competition

For the first time in DePaul's history, a team of College of Communication students are advancing to the final round of the... read more

Meet Lily Voyles: World Traveler and Advocate For Students with Disabilites

Meet Lily Voyles: World Traveler and Advocate For Students with Disabilites

Lily Voyles, a senior communication major with intercultural communication and hospitality minors, doesn't let anything stand in her... read more

Welcome Back for Spring Quarter 2020

Welcome Back for Spring Quarter 2020

​Dear College of Communication Students, As you are aware, DePaul remains a remote campus for the foreseeable future. Please know that... read more

A Letter from Acting Dean Alexandra Murphy: Responding to COVID-19

A Letter from Acting Dean Alexandra Murphy: Responding to COVID-19

​​​​​​​​​​​Dear College of Communication Students, By now, you have received several messages from the university regarding DePaul’s... read more

Captivated Audience

Captivated Audience

​​​ Since the 1970s, colored lapel ribbons have been used to raise awareness of everything from AIDS to epilepsy. Pink is now associated... read more

The Ethical Pursuit of Excellence

The Ethical Pursuit of Excellence

​ Everybody talks about the news, but nobody does anything about it. While news may not be quite as universal as the weather, it... read more

Media Engagement Lab Open House Welcomes New Student Researchers

Media Engagement Lab Open House Welcomes New Student Researchers

The Media Engagement Lab (ME Lab) recently hosted an open house to showcase some of the hands-on research opportunities... read more

Advertising Creative Minor Launches with Guest Lecture from DDB's Britt Nolan

Advertising Creative Minor Launches with Guest Lecture from DDB's Britt Nolan

The Public Relations and Advertising (PRAD) program is launching a new academic minor in Advertising Creative, an exciting new option... read more

PR Students Receive Honorable Mention in PRSSA Bateman Case Study Competition

PR Students Receive Honorable Mention in PRSSA Bateman Case Study Competition

A team of PR and Advertising students have received an honorable mention for their campaign in the 2019 PRSSA National Bateman Case... read more

PRAD Wins Again in Arthur W. Page and IPR Case Study Competition

PRAD Wins Again in Arthur W. Page and IPR Case Study Competition

A team of Public Relations and Advertising graduate students from DePaul won first prize in the 2019 Arthur W. Page Society and... read more

Messaging for Change: PRAD Students Explore International Advertising in Europe

Messaging for Change: PRAD Students Explore International Advertising in Europe

Just do it. Think different. Got milk? A simple phrase, a bold advertisement or a catchy jingle can be powerful enough for a brand to become... read more

Students Take on Campaign Promoting Diversity in Public Relations & Advertising

Students Take on Campaign Promoting Diversity in Public Relations & Advertising

The team behind the "Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable" campaign includes PR students Katrina Marcotte, Camille Basto,... read more

Taking Flight: PRAD Senior Realizes His Passion for Public Relations

Taking Flight: PRAD Senior Realizes His Passion for Public Relations

Andrew Willett originally thought he was meant for the stage. In high school, he worked with the Cleveland Play House, where he met a... read more

Meet Baylee Ritter: Communicating the Importance of Environmental Issues

Meet Baylee Ritter: Communicating the Importance of Environmental Issues

Coming from McDowell, a small town near Central Illinois, Baylee Ritter knew she wanted to attend college in a big city so she had a... read more

On the Move: Student Media Groups Get New Work Spaces

On the Move: Student Media Groups Get New Work Spaces

The DePaulia, 14 East Magazine and Radio DePaul Sports moved into new homes on the Loop Campus this spring. Located on the first and... read more

Career Outcomes 2017: Communication Grads Landed Relevant Jobs in Their Chosen Industries

Career Outcomes 2017: Communication Grads Landed Relevant Jobs in Their Chosen Industries

A degree from the College of Communication connects to student success at a high rate, as shown by the Career Outcomes report from the... read more

DePaul Journalism Receives $20,000 Gannett Foundation Grant for FOIA Programming

DePaul Journalism Receives $20,000 Gannett Foundation Grant for FOIA Programming

The College of Communication received a $20,000 grant from the Gannett Foundation to expand annual programming related to Freedom of... read more

New Sports Communication Program Launches in Fall 2018

New Sports Communication Program Launches in Fall 2018

Sports in the U.S. is a major force for economics, entertainment, education and culture. In fact, PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts the... read more

Students Visit Ketchum, a Global PR Firm

Students Visit Ketchum, a Global PR Firm

PRAD 384, an international public relations course taught by Professor Nur Uysal, visited the Ketchum office in Chicago for... read more

Michael Lynch Named to FleishmanHillard Diversity Fellowship Program

Michael Lynch Named to FleishmanHillard Diversity Fellowship Program

The global communications firm FleishmanHillard has selected Michael Lynch, outgoing Student Government Association President, to... read more

Students Report for Hoy/Chicago Tribune in New Initiative

Students Report for Hoy/Chicago Tribune in New Initiative

  DePaul College of Communication Adjunct instructor Sandra Guy Kolina has established a partnership with the Hoy/Chicago Tribune... read more

The Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence Honors Pauley, Pistone

The Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence Honors Pauley, Pistone

Jane Pauley, host of “CBS Sunday Morning,” and Ann Pistone (CMN ’90), investigative producer with ABC7 Chicago, were honored at the... read more

Students Take Top Honors at Arthur W. Page Society Competition

Students Take Top Honors at Arthur W. Page Society Competition

DePaul University students claimed top prizes in the 2018 Arthur W. Page Society national corporate communication case study competition.... read more

Journalism Students Report from Field of College Football Playoff

Journalism Students Report from Field of College Football Playoff

On Tuesday Oct. 31, the College Football Playoff will release the first of seven weeks of standings for the 2017 season in a process that... read more

International Public Relations Class Visits Ketchum

International Public Relations Class Visits Ketchum

On Thursday, Oct. 26, Prof. Nur Uysal​ took her PRAD 384 International Public Relations class to Ketchum Chicago for an agency tour. Ketchum... read more

Journalism Senior Ivana Rihter a Lincoln Laureate

Journalism Senior Ivana Rihter a Lincoln Laureate

Journalism senior Ivana Rihter has been named this year's Lincoln Laureate representing DePaul University. According to the... read more

DePaul SPJ Named 2017 Chapter of the Year

DePaul SPJ Named 2017 Chapter of the Year

DePaul University was recently named the Society of Professional Journalists Region 5 Outstanding Campus Chapter of the Year for... read more

14 East Story on Social Justice National Pinnacle Awards Finalist

14 East Story on Social Justice National Pinnacle Awards Finalist

Emma Krupp's story, "Birth Justice is Social Justice", for 14 East magazine is a national finalist for Best Feature Story in... read more

PRAD Junior Speaks Before the United Nations

PRAD Junior Speaks Before the United Nations

Photos courtesy Baylee Ritter. Public Relations and Advertising major Baylee Ritter spoke at the United Nations... read more

Journalism Grad Student Awarded NAHJ Scholarship

Journalism Grad Student Awarded NAHJ Scholarship

  DePaul Journalism graduate student Emmanuel Camarillo is one of three Chicago area students awarded a $2,000 scholarship by the... read more

DePaulia Named ACP Pacemaker Finalist

DePaulia Named ACP Pacemaker Finalist

The DePaulia, our weekly student-produced newspaper, has been named a finalist in the Associated Collegiate Press's 2017... read more

Students Hit Home on Sustainability Projects for MLB, Fox Sports

Students Hit Home on Sustainability Projects for MLB, Fox Sports

Six executives from FOX Sports, 21st Century Fox and Major League Baseball sit side by side in the Daley building. Paper and pen in hand,... read more

Journalism Alum Named SPJ National Winner for TV News Report on Campus Controversy

Journalism Alum Named SPJ National Winner for TV News Report on Campus Controversy

College of Communication Journalism alumna Lorraine Taylor has been named a national winner for Television Breaking News Reporting in the... read more

DePaulia Investigation Wins Best Sports Story at Professional Journalism Awards

DePaulia Investigation Wins Best Sports Story at Professional Journalism Awards

DePaul Journalism students won first place for their investigative reporting at the Chicago Headline Club’s 40th annual Peter Lisagor... read more

Two PRAD Student Teams Win Honorable Mentions in Bateman Case Studies

Two PRAD Student Teams Win Honorable Mentions in Bateman Case Studies

Our Public Relations and Advertising faculty are cheering for two student teams who earned honorable mentions in the Bateman Case Study... read more

Journalism Students, Faculty Nominated Lisagor Finalists

Journalism Students, Faculty Nominated Lisagor Finalists

DePaul Journalism students have been nominated as finalists in the Chicago Headline Club’s Peter Lisagor Awards for the second consecutive... read more

College of Communication Student Media Win 16 at SPJ Awards

College of Communication Student Media Win 16 at SPJ Awards

Congratulations to our online news magazine, 14 East, our print and online newspaper The DePaulia, and TV news show... read more

For the Third Consecutive Year, PRAD Students Take Top Honors at Page Case Study

For the Third Consecutive Year, PRAD Students Take Top Honors at Page Case Study

Four College of Communication Public Relations and Advertising (PRAD) students will be awarded the Jack Koten Page Principles Case... read more

Radio DePaul Wins Best Streaming College Radio Station from IBS

Radio DePaul Wins Best Streaming College Radio Station from IBS

Radio DePaul had a great weekend in New York City, as the student-produced university station was awarded four awards from the... read more

 Journalism Students Step Up like Pros

Journalism Students Step Up like Pros

“The rules are changing as we go,” says Jason Martin, associate professor and Journalism program director, talking about the study and... read more

Autumn '16 Quarter Student Journalism Earns Numerous Laurels

Autumn '16 Quarter Student Journalism Earns Numerous Laurels

College of Communication student media recently completed an award-winning 2016 fall quarter full of national and regional collegiate awards... read more

DePaulia Editor-in-Chief Honored by Lincoln Academy of Illinois

DePaulia Editor-in-Chief Honored by Lincoln Academy of Illinois

This week Governor Bruce Rauner announced the winners of the 2016 Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Awards, including DePaul's Jessica... read more

Meet Amber Colón, Aspiring Journalist

Meet Amber Colón, Aspiring Journalist

"We love Amber," said Maria Hinojosa, anchor and producer of National Public Radio's "Latino USA" and DePaul... read more

DePaulia Announced as ACP Online Pacemaker Finalist

DePaulia Announced as ACP Online Pacemaker Finalist

  The DePaulia, our student-produced newspaper and website, has been named a finalist in this year’s Online Pacemakers by the... read more

DePaul Students Receive Inaugural Catholic Press Association Awards

DePaul Students Receive Inaugural Catholic Press Association Awards

DePaul University students were recognized by the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada (CPA) for their work in... read more

SPJ Honors DePaulia Students

SPJ Honors DePaulia Students

The Society of Professional Journalists recently honored DePaul journalism students with awards and scholarships.Student staff for The... read more

Radio DePaul Alum to Produce for WBBM

Radio DePaul Alum to Produce for WBBM

​June 2016 graduate and Radio DePaul alum Eli Hershkovich has been hired as a producer at WBBM in Chicago. In addition to working behind the... read more

Student Journalists Take Over Dozen Honors at '15 SPJ Awards

Student Journalists Take Over Dozen Honors at '15 SPJ Awards

Our Journalism students were honored with over a dozen nods at the Society of Professional Journalists 2015 Mark of Excellent Awards for... read more

PRAD Students Awarded Arthur W. Page Society Grand Prize for Starbucks Study

PRAD Students Awarded Arthur W. Page Society Grand Prize for Starbucks Study

Three students in our Public Relations and Advertising program, have been announced as the Grand Prize winners for  the Arthur W. Page... read more

DePaulia Wins 17 at ICPA Awards

DePaulia Wins 17 at ICPA Awards

Our award-winning student-produced newspaper The DePaulia beat its own record from 2015 at this past weekend’s Illinois College Press... read more

MLK Jr. Inspires Award-Winning Student Speech

MLK Jr. Inspires Award-Winning Student Speech

Originally published in DePaul Magazine.Sophomore Yara Ismail, who is majoring in Public Relations and Advertising and minoring in... read more

DePaul PRSSA Chapter Wins First Star Chapter Award

DePaul PRSSA Chapter Wins First Star Chapter Award

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at DePaul was awarded the first Star Chapter Award at this year’s PRSSA 2015... read more

DePaulia Wins Best of Show, Other Categories at ACP/CMA Awards

DePaulia Wins Best of Show, Other Categories at ACP/CMA Awards

The DePaulia won 14 college media awards, including Best of Show, at the annual Associated Collegiate Press/College Media... read more

Radio DePaul Earns Five National Broadcasting Awards

Radio DePaul Earns Five National Broadcasting Awards

Radio DePaul, DePaul University’s student-run radio station, won five national awards between two separate college broadcasting and... read more

DePaulia Students Report from D.C. on Pope's US Visit

DePaulia Students Report from D.C. on Pope's US Visit

In late September, two editors from our student-produced newspaper The DePaulia traveled to the nation's capitol to cover Pope Francis’... read more

The DePaulia Named 12 Category Finalist for Annual ACP-CMA Awards

The DePaulia Named 12 Category Finalist for Annual ACP-CMA Awards

The DePaulia has been named a Finalist in 12 categories in the national Pinnacle and Pacemaker awards.The award ceremonies will be held in... read more

PRAD Students Earn Grand Prize in Page Case Study Competition

PRAD Students Earn Grand Prize in Page Case Study Competition

Two teams of DePaul PRAD students earn top honors in annual competition

Communication Students Participate in Creative Bootcamp

Communication Students Participate in Creative Bootcamp

PRAD students take part in hands-on One Club program

PRAD Undergrad Speaks at Frank Karel Conference

PRAD Undergrad Speaks at Frank Karel Conference

"I found out about the opportunity through DePaul and I am so grateful for the experience."

DePaulia Makes Big Showing at 2015 ICPA Awards

DePaulia Makes Big Showing at 2015 ICPA Awards

The DePaulia writes the book — er, periodical on how good journalism is done

Radio DePaul Nominated for 15 IBS Awards

Radio DePaul Nominated for 15 IBS Awards

The College of Communication's own student-run radio station is up for 15 national college radio awards

GCA Hosts Children's Hospital Wish List Drive

GCA Hosts Children's Hospital Wish List Drive

Graduate Communication Association hosts Ronald McDonald House Wish List Drive

Student Journalism Work Finalists in 2014 Eppys

Student Journalism Work Finalists in 2014 Eppys

College of Communication student journalism work places in EPPY finals

FASPE Offers International Opportunity for Journalism Students

FASPE Offers International Opportunity for Journalism Students

​FASPE now accepting applications for an intensive two-week summer program on contemporary journalism ethics

Student Journalists Host Free Speech Wall Day at DePaul

Student Journalists Host Free Speech Wall Day at DePaul

DePaul SPJ/ONA students participate in national day for free speech

The DePaulia Launches New Website

The DePaulia Launches New Website

​Same great news, all new views

College of Communication Student Media Grab Big Noms at Pinnacle Awards

College of Communication Student Media Grab Big Noms at Pinnacle Awards

​​The DePaulia, Radio DePaul both nominated in College Media Association annual awards

SPJ/ONA DePaul Named Region 5 Chapter of Year

SPJ/ONA DePaul Named Region 5 Chapter of Year

​Previously ​earned award in '13, '11

SPJ/ONA to Present DePaul Free Speech Wall at SPJ Conference

SPJ/ONA to Present DePaul Free Speech Wall at SPJ Conference

Presenting at the Excellence in Journalism conference this year

PRSSA Chapter Selected to Present at National Conference in October

PRSSA Chapter Selected to Present at National Conference in October

On "How I Met My Mentor" at National Conference

Journalism Senior Wins AEJMC Competition

Journalism Senior Wins AEJMC Competition

​Student's story on Boston Marathon Runners places first in international competition

SPJ/ONA Honored with Outstanding Organizational Development Award

SPJ/ONA Honored with Outstanding Organizational Development Award

For innovative programming and social responsibility

PRAD Grad Student Wins KEPRRA Award

PRAD Grad Student Wins KEPRRA Award

Aaron Westbrook awarded prestigious Ketchum Excellence in Public Relations Research Award

Journalism Students Take Home 23 SPJ Awards

Journalism Students Take Home 23 SPJ Awards

Big regional accolades include seven first-place wins

DePaulia Student Newspaper Archives Available Online

DePaulia Student Newspaper Archives Available Online

​All the​ DePaul journalism history that's fit to digitize

PRAD Students Present Winning Cases for Arthur W. Page Society

PRAD Students Present Winning Cases for Arthur W. Page Society

Students from graduate Corporate Communication Class win in public relations competition

Two PRAD Students Receive 2014 LAGRANT Scholarships

Two PRAD Students Receive 2014 LAGRANT Scholarships

Public Relations and Advertising students Lily Kim and Luis Sanchez earn noted scholarships

Invasion of the Student Course Revisers!

Invasion of the Student Course Revisers!

DePaul professors seek innovative ways to inspire students and enhance their educational experience

Journalism Students, NBC Investigate Chicago's Sorry Sidewalks

Journalism Students, NBC Investigate Chicago's Sorry Sidewalks

​City si​dewalks, crumbling sidewalks...

DePaulia Takes Top Honors in ICPA Awards

DePaulia Takes Top Honors in ICPA Awards

DePau​lia continues impressive run at ICPA with 16 wins, top honor

Listen Up! Radio DePaul Tunes in to Success

Listen Up! Radio DePaul Tunes in to Success

The award-winning Radio DePaul is broadcasting loud and clear

Good Day DePaul Student Feature Story Wins Top Honor at Television Awards

Good Day DePaul Student Feature Story Wins Top Honor at Television Awards

Good Day DePaul's Jessica Paris wins first place

DePaul SPJ Chapter Joins Online News Association

DePaul SPJ Chapter Joins Online News Association

SPJ DePau​l has reorganized as SPJ/ONA DePaul to better serve its student journalism members at DePaul University, the organization has announced.

PRSSA Wins Award for Best Regional Conference

PRSSA Wins Award for Best Regional Conference

​DePaul PRSSA Chapter wins fourth Tehan Award at PRSSA National Conference

DePaulia Wins 2nd Place Best of Show at ACP Convention

DePaulia Wins 2nd Place Best of Show at ACP Convention

DeP​aulia places in ACA Best in Show for second year in a row

Communication Student Crowned Miss Black North Shore

Communication Student Crowned Miss Black North Shore

Junior crowned Miss Black North Shore in this year's Miss Black Illinois USA pageant​

The DePaulia Archives Go Digital

The DePaulia Archives Go Digital

DePaulia archives reaching back to 1923 will be available digitally

SPJ DePaul Named National Campus Chapter of the Year

SPJ DePaul Named National Campus Chapter of the Year

​SPJ DePaul was named National Campus Chapter of the Year for the second time in three years

Kelly Wins SPJ Minnesota Scholarship

Kelly Wins SPJ Minnesota Scholarship

​SPJ DePaul President Brianna Kelly awarded $2,500 academic scholarship

DePaul SPJ Students Earn SRL Awards

DePaul SPJ Students Earn SRL Awards

SPJ DePaul won three awards Thursday night at the DePaul Student Leadership Institute’s Socially Responsible Leaders recognition... read more

adVentors Wins SRL Award

adVentors Wins SRL Award

adVentors named Student Organization of the Year

SPJ Volunteers with Concert for Carlos

SPJ Volunteers with Concert for Carlos

Memorial for former DePaul student and Chicago journalist Carlos Hernandez Gomez

ORG Student Wins LAGRANT Award

ORG Student Wins LAGRANT Award

Rebecca Daily-Wooley receives 2012 scholarship

Radio DePaul Featured on CBI's Weekly Showcase

Radio DePaul Featured on CBI's Weekly Showcase

Radio DePaul is featured on College Broadcasters, Inc.'s Weekly Showcase

DePaulia Earns 11 at ICPA Awards

DePaulia Earns 11 at ICPA Awards

Including second place for General Excellence for a Non-Daily Big-School Newspaper

Four Student Projects Selected SPJ Finalists

Four Student Projects Selected SPJ Finalists

DePaul students compete for SPJ Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards

Radio DePaul Named Best College Radio Station in the Nation by IBS

Radio DePaul Named Best College Radio Station in the Nation by IBS

Winner of nine IBS awards for 2011

Radio DePaul Wins Again

Radio DePaul Wins Again

Radio DePaul tunes in to another six awards with the IBS

SPJ DePaul Named Campus Chapter of the Year

SPJ DePaul Named Campus Chapter of the Year

SPJ DePaul named National Campus Chapter of the Year

PRSSA to Present Seminar in Orlando

PRSSA to Present Seminar in Orlando

​DePaul’s PRSSA Chapter​ to present seminar at the in Orlando, Florida

DePaulia Wins Six Prestigious Awards

DePaulia Wins Six Prestigious Awards

Student-produced newspaper earns high marks at ICPA Awards