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Indiana's "Father of Bridges," History Prof. Jim Cooper, Cited in Story

June 18, 2015

James L. Cooper, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University, "is considered the Father of Bridges to the state," Robert Hostetler tells the Terre... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 Has a Message for Young Americans: Politics Needs You

June 17, 2015

Lee H. Hamilton, the 1952 DePauw University graduate who served 34 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, notices something different when he talks... Read More

Business Reporter J.K. Wall '01 Offers Thoughts on SCOTUS & Obamacare

June 13, 2015

"While speaking Thursday to a group of Indianapolis alumni of my alma mater, DePauw University, I was asked what I think will happen in the King v. Burwell... Read More

Research Project Involving Prof. Nahyan Fancy is Awarded Grant

May 28, 2015

A project on which Nahyan Fancy, associate professor of history at DePauw University, is a collaborator has been awarded a partnership grant from Canada's... Read More

"Money is Poisoning Our Political System," Opines Lee Hamilton '52

May 24, 2015

"I’ve seen a lot over my decades in politics, and not much alarms me," begins a newspaper column by Lee Hamilton. "But I have to be blunt: Money is poisoning... Read More

Nonprofit Honors Senior Jacob Weeks as its 'Person of the Year'

May 12, 2015

Mental Health America of Putnam County has presented Jacob R. Weeks, a DePauw University senior, with its annual "Person of the Year" award.  A psychology... Read More

DePauw's Long Tradition of Faculty Excellence Celebrated with Annual Awards

May 8, 2015

A pair of DePauw University faculty members -- Yung-chen Chiang, professor of history, and Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, professor of English -- are the 2015... Read More

Kandyce Anderson '15 Hopes to "Validate Every Student's Sense of Self" as Fulbright in New Zealand

May 7, 2015

DePauw University senior Kandyce D. Anderson has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student fellowship and will use the award to conduct research in New Zealand... Read More

Prof. Richard Smith '45 Authors Bishop McIlvaine, Slavery, Britain & the Civil War

April 19, 2015

Richard W. Smith, professor emeritus of history at Ohio Wesleyan University and 1945 graduate of DePauw University, is the author of Bishop McIlvaine,... Read More

Nonprofit Honors Sophomore as 'Big of the Year'

April 16, 2015

DePauw University sophomore Evan M. Atkinson has been honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana as one of the organization's four "Bigs... Read More

Tiger Assistant Brian Oilar '08 Named Head Men's Basketball Coach at Otterbein

April 7, 2015

Brian Oilar, a 2008 DePauw University graduate who has served as an assistant coach on the Tigers' men's basketball team since 2009, was today named the... Read More

Congress Seems Bent On "Lurching from Crisis to Crisis," Opines Veteran Statesman Lee Hamilton '52

March 31, 2015

"Great democracies do not veer from one doomsday moment to the next, nor do they fund government on a week-to-week basis," writes former congressman Lee... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 to be Inducted Into Capital One Academic All-America® Hall of Fame

March 17, 2015

Lee Hamilton, a basketball standout as an undergraduate at DePauw University who went on to serve 34 years with distinction in the U.S. House of Representatives... Read More

Dennis Trinkle '91 Appointed CEO of College Mentors for Kids

March 8, 2015

Dennis A. Trinkle, a 1991 graduate of DePauw University, is the new chief executive officer of College Mentors for Kids.  The Indianapolis-based nonprofit... Read More

Prof. Nahyan Fancy Receives Fellowship from Institute for Advanced Study

February 13, 2015

Nahyan Fancy, associate professor of history at DePauw University, has been offered membership in the Institute for Advanced Study for the Fall 2015 semester... Read More

Dawn Hoffman '81 Joins John R. Wood Properties

January 18, 2015

Dawn M. Hoffman, a licensed real estate agent and 1981 graduate of DePauw University, has joined John R. Wood Properties, the oldest real estate company... Read More

Virginia Names Dave Borbely '81 Offensive Line Coach

January 16, 2015

Dave Borbely, a 1981 graduate of DePauw University, has been named offensive line coach for the University of Virginia. "Borbely returns to UVa for his... Read More