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Eugene Jarvis and his wife, Sasha Gerritson, have given DePaul University its largest donation in school history to benefit the College of Computing and Digital Media.

Largest donation in DePaul’s history to rename the College of Computing and Digital Media

Erik Uebelacker, Opinions Editor March 29, 2022

DePaul University received the largest donation in school history to benefit the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM). The donors, Eugene Jarvis and his wife Sasha Gerritson, have rich ties...

Students walk on the Quad, located on the Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul athletics partners with College of Computing and Digital Media to offer new filmmaking course

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 2, 2021

While everyone was sheltered inside their homes during the first surge of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, a DePaul student-athlete wanted to showcase how their team was still training amidst all the restrictions...

In this file photo, game design students work in a CDM lab.

DePaul ranks in Princeton Review’s Top 50 game design programs due to creativity, innovation

Alexandra Acain, Contributing Writer April 11, 2021

In March, DePaul’s game design program ranked 41st out of the Princeton Review’s top 50 ranked national undergraduate game design programs and 25th of all graduate programs.  “There are a lot...

In this file photo, game design students work in a CDM lab.

University launches new master’s in artificial science program

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor February 28, 2021

DePaul’s College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) has launched a new master’s program in artificial intelligence, according to a release from Newsline.  Bamshad Mobasher is a professor in CDM...

Person confirmed with COVID-19 was at DePaul-used facility Cinespace

Person confirmed with COVID-19 was at DePaul-used facility Cinespace

Brita Hunegs, Staff Writer March 11, 2020

DePaul is suspending its students' involvement with Cinespace Chicago Film Studios after someone working on the premises tested positive for COVID-19.  Officials announced on Monday that a production...

CDM and the Music Box celebrate Golden Age Horror

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer October 8, 2018

“I don’t think you can hype this movie up enough,” said DePaul directing, theory and cinema production professor Andrew Stasiulis as he kicked off a post-screening discussion of the classic monster...

Despite an overall enrollment decline, the number of CDM students has surged in recent years.
(Victoria Williamson | The DePaulia)

Women in film production at DePaul doubles

Brian Pearlman, Copy Editor April 2, 2018

In 2017, Film and Television was the most popular major for new DePaul freshmen, and 53 percent of the university’s total enrollment was female. Women accounted for about 28 percent of the College of...

The recording studios in the John T. Richardson Library are a part of the Universitys renovation efforts.  (Rachel Fernandez | The DePaulia)

DePaul has high hopes for new media space

Garret Neal, Contributing Writer January 22, 2018

When Janice Scurio graduated from DePaul 10 years ago, the third and fourth floors of the John T. Richardson Library looked exactly as they do now.  When she came back 18 months ago as the Information...

Alireza Khatami accepts his Orizzonti award at Venice Film Festival in September.  
(Photo courtesy of Vittorio Zunino Celotto)

CDM professor Alireza Khatami wins Venice screenwriting award

Matt Koske October 16, 2017

In the Computing and Digital Media program, students and professors seek creative ways to make a name for themselves. There’s no one correct way to break into the industry, but simply producing content...

Screenwriting professor Matt Quinn talks with DePaul alum Tom Dean. 
(Shelby Wheeler/The DePaulia)

CDM welcomes screenwriting industry professionals

Shelby Wheeler October 2, 2017

On Saturday, DePaul’s screenwriting students and other CDM majors came out to attend the Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference held in DePaul’s Loop campus. “There’s a lot of festival events, contests...

The CDM building (pictured above) houses DePaul’s undergrad and graduate game design programs. Both were ranked in Princeton Review’s Top 25 game design programs in their respective categories. (Josh Leff / The DePaulia)

DePaul game design programs rank near top

Jessica Villagomez April 5, 2015

DePaul University’s College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) was recently ranked in the Princeton Review’s top 25 for its Computer Game Development program. In the program, students specialize...

In this file photo, game design students work in a CDM lab.

DePaul’s School of Design created within CDM

Brenden Moore January 11, 2015

Design majors and professors alike will have a new home in the future, as the university approved the creation of a new School of Design within the College of Computing and Digital Media. The move...

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