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"Americans Want Government to Work Better for Less," Lee Hamilton '52 Opines

December 24, 2012

"We are locked in a seemingly permanent debate over the proper size and scope of government," observes Lee Hamilton in a newspaper op-ed. The former congressman... Read More

Prof. John Dittmer to Address Local MLK Celebration

December 20, 2012

John Dittmer, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University, will present a talk at the Putnam County Public Library's celebration of the life and... Read More

Public's View of Congress' Competence is Troubling to Lee Hamilton '52

December 16, 2012

"As we move deeper into December, the question is: Can members of the House and Senate do something to make the public feel more positive about Congress'... Read More

"Good Constituent Service is Crucial," Writes Former Congressman Lee Hamilton '52

November 29, 2012

"The rigors of the campaign are still fresh, but for newly elected House members and senators, the hard part is just beginning," writes Lee Hamilton in... Read More

Graduates of the Last Decade Name First GOLD Scholar

November 26, 2012

DePauw's young alumni gave Benjamin J. Roess '14 something new to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. With support from the Graduates of the Last Decade... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 Writes of Vital Issue Congress Won't Confront

November 17, 2012

"With the elections over, Congress faces a full plate of tough issues when it reconvenes," writes Lee Hamilton. "There will be a lot of talk about fiscal... Read More

Citizens Must Demand Better Civic Dialogue: Former Congressman Lee Hamilton '52

November 4, 2012

"The election of 2012 has called attention to how difficult it is for Americans to talk reasonably with one another about public policy challenges," writes... Read More

Presidential Race Too Close to Call, Pollster Scott Rasmussen '86 Tells Audience

October 21, 2012

With a little more than two weeks remaining before voters go to the polls, the campaigns of presidential contenders Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are working... Read More

"Listless" Congress Only Hurts Itself & the Nation, Opines Lee Hamilton '52

October 19, 2012

"There is a widespread sense, both in Washington and around the country, that Congress has just ended one of the most listless and unproductive sessions... Read More

Michael McKechnie '66 Appointed Executive Director of Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation

October 16, 2012

Michael McKechnie, a 1966 graduate of DePauw University, has been named executive director of the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation. AIISF is... Read More

Journalist Phil Sayre '71 to be Honored Posthumously

October 5, 2012

Bruce Phillip "Phil" Sayre, a longtime New York Times editor and 1971 graduate of DePauw University, will be honored posthumously by his high school alma... Read More

Jeff Roth '08 Inducted Into HS Athletic Hall of Fame

September 25, 2012

Jeff Roth, a 2008 graduate of DePauw University, has been inducted into the the Summit Country Day School Athletic Hall of Fame. Roth and three others... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 to Speak at Indiana State U, September 20

September 9, 2012

Lee H. Hamilton, the 1952 DePauw University graduate who served for more than three decades in the U.S. House of Representatives and later co-chaired the... Read More

Differences are Important, But "Unity is Indispensable" as Nation's Problems are Addressed: Lee Hamilton '52  

September 4, 2012

"It has been apparent almost since the beginning that our nation's welfare rides on how well political leaders balance the needs of the country against... Read More

Presidential Candidates Dodging Important Issues, Opines Lee Hamilton '52

August 15, 2012

According to Lee Hamilton, former congressman and 1952 graduate of DePauw University, "what is good for a presidential campaign is not always good for... Read More

Pollster Scott Rasmussen '86 to Host Nationally Syndicated TV Show

August 9, 2012

Scott Rasmussen, pollster and 1986 graduate of DePauw University, will launch a new, nationally syndicated television show next month. What America Thinks... Read More

Hugh Finson '69 Appointed Illinois Circuit Court Judge

July 25, 2012

William H. "Hugh" Finson, an attorney and 1969 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve as resident circuit... Read More

Congress Stymied by "Partisan Polarization": Lee Hamilton '52

July 22, 2012

"Congress, unlike the country at large, is noxiously partisan," declares Lee Hamilton in a newspaper op-ed. The veteran statesman and 1952 graduate of... Read More

Bob Vedder '66 Inducted Into Florida Press Association Hall of Fame

July 19, 2012

"Bob Vedder, retired publisher of the Venice Gondolier Sun, received another in a string of honors from his peers in the news business: He was inducted... Read More

Hugh Finson '69 is Candidate for Illinois Circuit Court Seat

July 9, 2012

William H. "Hugh" Finson, an attorney and 1969 graduate of DePauw University, is among 8 applicants for a seat on the Illinois Circuit Court.  The seat... Read More

Candidates Should Discuss Reform, Argues Lee Hamilton '52

July 8, 2012

"As the presidential candidates go at it over the next several months, we’ll be hearing a lot about what the federal government ought to be doing," begins... Read More

Presidential Race is "Very Close," According to Pollster Scott Rasmussen '86

July 6, 2012

When analyzing presidential polls, "The exact wrong thing, which a lot of people do, is they pick the result they like best and rationalize as to why it... Read More

Article on Guatemalan Femicide Includes Analysis from Prof. Glen Kuecker

July 3, 2012

"One generally overlooked feature of the Guatemalan government and military's 36-year (1960-96) genocidal counterinsurgency campaign against the country... Read More

Natalie Erickson '08 Joins SYM Financial Advisors

July 2, 2012

Natalie L. Erickson, a 2008 graduate of DePauw University, has joined SYM Financial Advisors in Midland, Michigan, as a client service representative.... Read More

Federal Government Needs "Robust, Continuing Scrutiny," Opines Lee Hamilton '52

June 28, 2012

"Americans get angry when they learn of government bureaucrats spending lavishly at a Las Vegas hotel or Secret Service agents consorting with prostitutes... Read More

Broadway's David Cryer '58 Returning to DePauw in November to Star in The Crucible

June 27, 2012

Broadway star and 1958 DePauw University graduate David Cryer will portray the fiery Deputy-Governor in a production of The Crucible at his alma mater... Read More

Voters to Choose Between "Two Very Different Approaches to Wielding Power": Lee Hamilton '52

June 18, 2012

"Political campaigns are not just about who will govern, but also about the candidates' vision and how they plan to achieve it," writes Lee Hamilton, veteran... Read More

Pollster Scott Rasmussen '86 to Address West Liberty University Economics Club

June 11, 2012

"Columnist, author and political analyst Scott Rasmussen is expected to talk about the upcoming presidential election when he visits the West Liberty University... Read More

Prof. Emeritus Jim Cooper Reviews A History of the World in 100 Objects

June 3, 2012

James L. Cooper, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University, contributes a book review to the latest edition of Choice: Current Reviews for Academic... Read More

Prof. John Dittmer Discusses The Good Doctors on NPR Affiliate

May 30, 2012

  John Dittmer, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University, is featured on this week's edition of Sound Medicine, a weekly talk radio show sponsored... Read More

Karl Odenwald '05 Named Head Baseball Coach at Missouri HS

May 25, 2012

Karl Odenwald, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, has been named head baseball coach at Missouri's Rolla High School. "Odenwald, age 29, will be entering... Read More

Prof. John Dittmer to Keynote Civil Rights Conference

May 14, 2012

John Dittmer, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University, will provide the keynote address this week at a three day conference sponsored by Louisville's... Read More

Kelly Conway '99 Named Chrysler Museum's Carolyn and Richard Barry Curator of Glass

May 8, 2012

Kelly A. Conway, a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, has been named as the first Carolyn and Richard Barry Curator of Glass at the Chrysler Museum of... Read More

Senior Honored by American College Personnel Association

April 2, 2012

DePauw University senior Luke P. Bretscher has been recognized with the "Outstanding Undergraduate Student" award by the American College Personnel Association's... Read More

Scott Rasmussen '86 to Keynote Las Vegas Event

March 31, 2012

Scott Rasmussen, founder and president of Rasmussen Reports and 1986 graduate of DePauw University, will provide the keynote address at the National Association... Read More

Prof. David Gellman Contributes to Bruce Springsteen, Cultural Studies, and the Runaway American Dream

March 28, 2012

David N. Gellman, professor of history at DePauw University, contributes an essay to Bruce Springsteen, Cultural Studies, and the Runaway American Dream... Read More

The Problems of Congress Extend to Main Street, Opines Lee Hamilton '52

March 13, 2012

When it comes to being a member of Congress, "judgment and criticism" come with the territory, and both are essential, argues Lee Hamilton.  But the Democrats... Read More

Brad Brownell '91 Preps Clemson for Regular Season Finale

March 4, 2012

"Brad Brownell earned a history degree from DePauw University. However, he must have taken a theater class or two, because he knows how to build drama... Read More

'Leap Year Baby' Prof. John Schlotterbeck Noted in Newspaper Story

February 29, 2012

A Terre Haute Tribune-Star story on "Leap Year babies" -- who were born on February 29 and celebrate every four years when that date appears on the calendar... Read More

Economic Perceptions, Not Numbers, Key in Presidential Contest: Scott Rasmussen '86

February 28, 2012

When it comes to how economic conditions affect the 2012 presidential race, "The trend is likely to be more important than the actual number," notes pollster... Read More

Presidential Candidates' Debates Offer Little for Voters, Opines Lee Hamilton '52

February 16, 2012

"Some prominent Republicans are worried that the nonstop series of GOP debates has done their party more harm than good by showcasing all the differences... Read More

Student-Created Museum Exhibit Celebrates 175 Years of DePauw History

February 8, 2012

"In many ways, it's a story about how DePauw and the community interact," DePauw University senior Sam Spahn says of a new exhibit at the Putnam County... Read More

Michael Pagano '92 is Candidate for Indiana Supreme Court Seat

February 6, 2012

"At age 41, Lake County Magistrate Michael Pagano is the youngest of 15 candidates seeking to replace retiring Chief Justice Randall Shepard on the Indiana... Read More

Katie Wahl '98 Joins Dysinger & Associates LLP

January 30, 2012

Katrina L. "Katie" Wahl, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Dysinger & Associates LLP in Tipp City, Ohio, and is focusing her practice on... Read More

2011 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee Coming for February 15 Ubben Lecture

January 19, 2012

Leymah Gbowee, a Liberian activist whose work on behalf of women's issues and peace earned her the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, will visit DePauw University... Read More

Prof. John Dittmer & Tamra Walker '98 to Join in Local MLK Celebration

January 9, 2012

John Dittmer, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University and a noted civil rights historian, will speak at a Putnam County Library event honoring... Read More

Book by Prof. Yung-chen Chiang One of China's 10 Best for 2011

January 3, 2012

Educating Hu Shi, 1891-1917, authored by Yung-chen Chiang, professor of history at DePauw University, has been selected by the Shenzhen Book Festival as... Read More