If visiting campus is the best way to get to know DePauw, a close second just might be hearing directly from our student bloggers.

Student Bloggers

  • What I Learned About Life from Research

    Julia Roell'16

    For my past five semesters, I have worked with Dr. LaFontant at DePauw University to study how some cool little fish called zebrafish can regenerate the corneas of their eyes when they encounter an injury. During these two and half years of work, I learned about biology and how to conduct research. However, I learned so much more than just... Read more.

  • Outstanding International Student: Midori Kawaue

    Yuka Kitajima '17

    I decided to feature some outstanding international students on campus in my blog articles. This series begins with my close friend, Midori, from Japan. She is absolutely the most loving and caring person I have ever met in my life. About Midori Kawaue: A sophomore Rector Scholar from Japan, majors in History and French, always inspires... Read more.

  • 6 Tips for Making the Most of Your Time in the Practice Room

    Jessica Hopkins '19

    1.     Bring a metronome.  It’s as simple as that.  I know you don’t want to, but your professors will love you for it. 2.     Don’t try to do all of your practicing at once.  You’re only efficient when you’re focused, and it’s difficult to stay entirely focused on just one thing for a whole hour.  Instead, break up your practicing into chunks... Read more.

Latest Posts

  • My Halloween Checklist: Complete

    Yuka Kitajima ‘17

    Everyone's Halloween plans are wildly different but each one is uniquely fun. Check out how I spent my Halloween:

    Enjoy autumn with sisters of Alpha Chi Omega. We went to a local pumpkin patch and enjoyed hot apple cider, s’mores bars, hay ride. Smiles and hugs and laughter were everywhere. I found a perfect pumpkin that I was going to curve (but did not have a time for…). Come up with costume...

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  • 10 Thoughts I Had During Winter Term 2014

    Daniel Mosbarger '16

     For winter term my sophomore year 20 other DePauw students and I traveled across Europe for a Political Science class.  We were led by 2 DePauw professors and an international tour guide.  The following are thoughts I had throughout this amazing journey:

    “Here…We….Go” – After months of preparation, I found myself at the Indianapolis airport.  Some of the DePauw students I knew, some I didn’t, but...

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  • DePauw Connections are Real

    Julia Roell '16

    As you learn more about DePauw, you will most definitely hear about the “DePauw Connection” and the “deep, connected alumni base.” However, what is often not discussed is the meaning of this. What does it mean to make a DePauw connection and how can DePauw’s active alumni base help future students who attend DePauw?

    For me, DePauw connections are the means by which I have received my offers for my...

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  • 10 Things I Love About Fall Semester

    Brittany Buckner '18

    There is a huge difference between fall and spring semester for most of us.  Some like one over the other for multiple of reasons.  Some need to know this information to be able to choose which semester to study abroad.  For me, I love the fall semester here at DePauw, and I think I would enjoy it at any other school as well. Here are 10 reasons why:

    1. The DePauw Nature Park is absolutely stunning...

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  • DePauw Maintain Strong Alumni Relationship

    Yuka Kitajima ‘17

    September 18th, I had a morning meeting with one of our distinguished alumni, Mr. Steve Sear. Steve is a 1987 graduate of DePauw and has an exceptional career history. He currently holds a position of Senior Vice President at Delta Air Lines. He not only gave lectures to DePauw students, he also held office hours for students who wished to have an informational interview with him. He gave both life...

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