College News & Events

There is always a lot going on in the College of Science and Health.  Keep up with college-related news and events here.​

Psychology Doctoral Students Earn Prestigious Fellowship

Psychology Doctoral Students Earn Prestigious Fellowship

​Four DePaul doctoral students have earned highly competitive fellowships with the American Psychological Association. The Minority Fellowship Program, known as MFP, has a selection rate of only 7%.... read more

DePaul University College of Science and Health Launces 2024 Integration Bee

DePaul University College of Science and Health Launces 2024 Integration Bee

In a harmonious blend of intellect, competition, and camaraderie, DePaul University's College of Science and Health (CSH) recently hosted its inaugural Integration Bee. Spearheaded by the... read more

Research Excellence

Research Excellence

​​​​​​​​The 2024 CSH Excellence in Undergraduate Research award was granted to Sophie Young, a chemistry and biochemistry major who has conducted pioneering research on inflammatory caspases, enzymes... read more

Dr. Joanna Buscemi Recipient of 2024 Mid-Career Excellence in Research Award

Dr. Joanna Buscemi Recipient of 2024 Mid-Career Excellence in Research Award

​Each year, the College of Science and Health recognizes faculty who have made significant scientific contributions in their area of research. We are thrilled to announce the recipient of the 2024... read more

Dr. David Sher Receives 2024 DePaul Spirit of Inquiry Award

Dr. David Sher Receives 2024 DePaul Spirit of Inquiry Award

​​The College of Science and Health congratulates Dr. David Sher, Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences, on receiving the 2024 DePaul University Spirit of Inquiry Award. The award honors a... read more

Student Researchers Share Their Findings

Student Researchers Share Their Findings

College of Science and Health students find research and scholarly engagement a key part of their learning experience at DePaul - and many of them had the opportunity to demonstrate it this month at a... read more

From Climate Change to Public Health

From Climate Change to Public Health

​​​​​​​​​​​DePaul biology student Owen Laser has long had a passion for science. As one of the 2023 Dean's Undergraduate Fellows in the College of Science and Health, he was able to pursue this... read more

Innovative Research

Innovative Research

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Revelio Charm: CSH Advisors Breaking Down Barriers with Harry Potter-Inspired Student Success Strategies

Revelio Charm: CSH Advisors Breaking Down Barriers with Harry Potter-Inspired Student Success Strategies

By Kurtis ToddTwo dedicated student support professionals from DePaul's College of Science and Health (CSH) took center stage at the 2023 Illinois Academic Advising Association (ILACADA) Annual... read more

In Memoriam: Alfredo Gomez-Beloz - A Legacy of Selflessness and Compassion

In Memoriam: Alfredo Gomez-Beloz - A Legacy of Selflessness and Compassion

​It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Alfredo Gomez-Beloz, Senior Professional Lecturer in Environmental Science and Studies, on October 19, 2023. Alfredo's life was a... read more

Confronting the Burden of Hate

Confronting the Burden of Hate

​Carolyn Pham, doctoral student in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, works to understand and mitigate the forms of racial prejudice that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) face in their... read more

Healthcare to Zoology

Healthcare to Zoology

​This summer offered exciting research opportunities for recipients of the Dean's Undergraduate Fellowship. The 10-week internship program allows College of Science and Health students to conduct... read more

First-Hand Discovery

First-Hand Discovery

​The College of Science and Health congratulates the 2023 cohort of the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science biomedical research program! Six DePaul University undergraduate students... read more

Research Excellence

Research Excellence

​The 2023 CSH Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award was granted to Katherine Petralia, an Environmental Science and Studies student with a passion for ecology and a double major in Theatre. The... read more

An Urgent Case for Conservation

An Urgent Case for Conservation

Conservation efforts are more important than ever, as indicated in a new study conducted by Dr. Christie Klimas, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Studies. In partnership with Dr.... read more

Students Awarded $10,000 Space Grant Fellowship

Students Awarded $10,000 Space Grant Fellowship

​​​​​​​Four graduate students from across the College are 2023 recipients of a prestigious $10,000 fellowship from the Illinois Space Grant Consortium (ISGC). DePaul University has been a member of... read more

New Clues for an Extinct Megamouth Shark

New Clues for an Extinct Megamouth Shark

​In the first study of its kind, graduate student Alexandra Krak and Biological Sciences Professor Kenshu Shimada have used an innovative method to reconstruct the dentition of an extinct megamouth... read more

Community Psychology and Healthcare

Community Psychology and Healthcare

​​Taylor Swenski, doctoral student in Community Psychology, is interested in the connection between mental and physical health and the community structures that can help support both people of color... read more

Pursuing Equity in Healthcare

Pursuing Equity in Healthcare

Like every student in DePaul's Masters of Entry in Nursing (MENP) program, Gilliane Nwafor (Nursing, 2022) did not have a background in nursing or clinical healthcare. The MENP program prepares... read more

'Illinois Researchers to Know' Features DePaul Faculty in Ecology, Environmental Science and Cybersecurity

'Illinois Researchers to Know' Features DePaul Faculty in Ecology, Environmental Science and Cybersecurity

​This article is from Newsline. To view the original article, please click here.Three DePaul faculty whose research is driving innovation have been named Researchers to Know by the Illinois... read more

Breaking the Pattern

Breaking the Pattern

​Mathematics and the many patterns it contains are essential to the way our world and technology works, from the 0's and 1's of computer coding to the algebra that supports scientific... read more

How Heat Travels

How Heat Travels

(Pexels.com) Improving carbon-free electricity generation is increasingly vital in the ongoing fight against climate change. In solar energy devices called photovoltaics, sunlight is converted... read more

From Basic Science to Advanced Science - DePaul CSH alum Joelle Mbatchou, Ph.D., is making an impact

From Basic Science to Advanced Science - DePaul CSH alum Joelle Mbatchou, Ph.D., is making an impact

Empowered by genuine inquisitiveness and fortified with the sound research methods gained in a College of Science and Health's Biological Science Department research laboratory, Joelle... read more

Dr. Megan Greeson recipient of 2022 Mid-Career Excellence in Research Award

Dr. Megan Greeson recipient of 2022 Mid-Career Excellence in Research Award

​Dr. Megan Greeson joined DePaul in 2013 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2019. She is a community psychologist and the current director for... read more

Psychologist authors op-ed on the Chicago homeless

Psychologist authors op-ed on the Chicago homeless

​​​​Dr. Molly Brown, Assistant Professor of Clinical-Community Psychology in the College of Science and Health, has written an op-ed for the Chicago Tribune that explores the “point-in-time"... read more

Alumnus named in top 1000 inspiring Black scientists of America

Alumnus named in top 1000 inspiring Black scientists of America

​​​​​Dr. Derek Griffith, Professor of Medicine, Health, & Society and Founder & Director of the Center for Research on Men's Health, Vanderbilt University, conducts research that examines... read more

Psychologist becomes resident blogger for Psychology Today magazine

Psychologist becomes resident blogger for Psychology Today magazine

 ​​​​​​​​​Dn. Joseph R. Ferrari, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology in the College of Science and Health and Saint Vincent de Paul Professor, has recently become a resident blogger for Psychology... read more

Health Sciences faculty co-leads Global Conversation on the impact of COVID-19 on Africa and the African Diaspora

Health Sciences faculty co-leads Global Conversation on the impact of COVID-19 on Africa and the African Diaspora

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Recent graduate publishes in prestigious journal

Recent graduate publishes in prestigious journal

​​​​​​​​Kiana Mittelstaedt is a former Undergraduate Summer Research Program (USRP) student who worked with Dr. T. Kyle Petersen in the summer of 2018. After graduating from DePaul in 2018 with a... read more

Early Opportunities Program offers new options for DePaul undergraduates

Early Opportunities Program offers new options for DePaul undergraduates

Back in Winter 2015, DePaul University and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFU) instituted the Early Opportunity Program (EOP) for Pathways Honors students.  In the Early... read more

Chemist receives Undergraduate New Investigator award

Chemist receives Undergraduate New Investigator award

​Dr. Paul Vadola, an Assistant Professor of Chemistry in the College of Science and Health, is a recent recipient of a highly competitive Undergraduate New Investigator (UNI) award from the Petroleum... read more