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Prof. Emeritus James Cooper Contributes Book Review to Choice

October 14, 2017

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

Todd Ernst '90 Promoted to VP at Raytheon

October 6, 2017

Todd Ernst, a 1990 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to vice president, corporate development of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), effective… Read More

Attorney Derek Kaczmarek '97 Joins Dickinson Wright

September 13, 2017

Derek W. Kaczmarek, a 1997 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the law firm of Dickinson Wright in Phoenix, Arizona. Kaczmarek "represents taxpayers… Read More

Prof. Julia Bruggemann to Present Reading Before Hendricks Symphony Orchestra Performances

September 12, 2017

Julia Bruggemann, professor of history at DePauw University, will present a talk before the Hendricks Symphony Orchestra's September 22 and 24 performances… Read More

Youngest-Ever Nobel Peace Prize Recipient, Malala Yousafzai, Shares Message of Peace, Hope and Tolerance with 5,000 at DePauw

September 4, 2017

As citizens of the world, Malala Yousafzai says, "I think the most important thing we need to do right now is we need to meet."  The world's youngest-ever… Read More

Emily Kaufmann '15 Joins Indy's WISH-TV as News Producer

August 30, 2017

Emily Kaufmann, a 2015 graduate of DePauw University, has joined WISH-TV in Indianapolis as a news producer. She comes from WLNS in Lansing, Michigan,… Read More

Story on David Cameron's Upcoming South Dakota Visit Notes DePauw Ubben Lecture

August 27, 2017

"Tickets go on sale Monday for former British Prime Minister David Cameron's lecture in Rapid City," begins a story published in the Argus Leader of Sioux… Read More

Prof. Elissa Harbert Cited in NY Times Article on the Music of Hamilton

August 13, 2017

"Aligning the classical sounds of Bach with the stuffiness of the Old World is a typical gesture in historical musicals, notes the musicologist Elissa… Read More

"We Could Easily Blunder Into War" With North Korea, Lee Hamilton '52 Tells NPR Affiliate

August 11, 2017

"I think we’re in a very dangerous moment because of the threat from North Korea," Lee H. Hamilton, veteran statesman and 1952 graduate of DePauw University… Read More

Five DePauw Students Win Prestigious Gilman International Scholarships

August 8, 2017

Five DePauw University students will spend the Fall 2017 semester studying abroad after winning Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. Sponsored… Read More

Former President George H.W. Bush & His VP, Dan Quayle '69, Reunite

July 27, 2017

"Former President George H.W. Bush reunited Wednesday with Dan Quayle, his vice president from 1989 to 1993," reports the Washington Examiner. Quayle,… Read More

Prof. David Gellman Contributes Essay to Experiencing Empire: Power, People, and Revolution in Early America

July 20, 2017

David N. Gellman, professor of history at DePauw University, contributes an essay to Experiencing Empire: Power, People, and Revolution in Early America… Read More

Former VP Dan Quayle '69 Among Many Luminaries in The Words That Built America

July 4, 2017

Dan Quayle, the 44th Vice President of the United States and 1969 graduate of DePauw University, is among a host of political leaders and celebrities who… Read More

Bob Cathcart '82 is CEO of Clear Guide Medical

June 24, 2017

Bob Cathcart, a 1982 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief executive officer of Clear Guide Medical, Inc., a commercial-stage image-fusion… Read More

Politics, While Often Not Pretty, are Essential: Lee Hamilton '52

June 6, 2017

"I’ve had a number of conversations recently that convince me our country is divided into two political camps separated by a deep and uncomfortably wide… Read More

The Rugby World in the Professional Era Includes Chapter by Prof. Bob Dewey

May 18, 2017

Robert F. Dewey, associate professor of history at DePauw University, contributes a chapter to The Rugby World in the Professional Era. The book, published… Read More

Senior Midori Kawaue Receives Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award

May 11, 2017

DePauw University senior Midori Kawaue is the recipient of a 2017 Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award. The award, presented by the Gilder Lehrman Institute… Read More

Park Tudor's Sven Dubie is 2017 Battey National Educator of the Year

May 9, 2017

Sven Dubie, who teaches U.S. History and Western Civilization at Park Tudor School in Indianapolis, is the recipient of the 2017 Battey National Educator… Read More

Wes Wilson Honored by Society of American Archivists

May 3, 2017

Wesley W. Wilson, coordinator of archives and special collections at DePauw University, is the recipient of The Society of American Archivists' Sister… Read More

Harvard Prof. & Author Khalil Gibran Muhammad Coming for April 26 Horizon Lecture

April 20, 2017

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, professor of History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and the Suzanne Young… Read More

Prof. Glen Kuecker to Present at Lewis & Clark College's 55th Annual International Affairs Symposium

April 7, 2017

Glen David Kuecker, professor of history at DePauw University, will be among the presenters at "Population: Transforming the Global Landscape", Lewis … Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 is Syracuse University's Commencement Speaker

March 29, 2017

Vernon E. Jordan Jr. -- a business executive, attorney and legendary figure in the civil rights movement and 1957 graduate of DePauw University -- will… Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 Writes of Need for Pragmatism on Capitol Hill

March 20, 2017

Capitol Hill is in desperate need of pragmatism, according to Lee H. Hamilton. "At heart it’s a mindset, a preference for a practical, workable solution… Read More

DePauw to Host National Undergraduate Research Conference on Science, Technology, Medicine and Society

February 21, 2017

Students from across North America will come to DePauw University March 10-12 to take part in the first National Annual Undergraduate Research Conference… Read More

Winthrop U Director of Basketball Operations Mike Howland '02 is Featured

February 15, 2017

"Mike Howland was an All-American point guard at DePauw (University) in the early 2000s and his current job as Winthrop men’s basketball’s director of… Read More

Haley Altman '02 & Brian Garrison '00 Among Indy's 'Forty Under 40'

February 13, 2017

Two DePauw University graduates -- Haley Altman '02, founder and CEO of Doxly Inc., and Brian Garrison '00, partner atFaegre Baker Daniels LLP -- are among… Read More

Graham Wilkerson '12 Discusses His Business, Genesis Sports Performance, on Statewide TV Show

February 12, 2017

"A dream of former DePauw University football player Graham Wilkerson has turned into the reality of Genesis Sports Performance," reported Bill Benner… Read More

Peak Aspirations

January 31, 2017

It’s still dark when Brad Clement crawls out of his tent. The snow crunches beneath his feet as a cold wind chills his face. He fills a pot with snow and… Read More

Report Notes 195th Anniversary of the Birth of DePauw's Sixth President, Alexander Martin

January 24, 2017

Educator and Methodist pastor Alexander Martin, the sixth president of DePauw University, was born on this day in 1822 in Scotland, notes West Virginia… Read More

Making Government Work "Is Up to Us," Writes Lee Hamilton '52

January 16, 2017

"There are a lot of dire predictions about our representative democracy out there," observes Lee H. Hamilton, the 1952 DePauw University graduate who served… Read More

Michael Catalano '91 is VP & General Counsel of Southern Research

January 13, 2017

Michael A. Catalano, a 1991 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Southern Research as vice president and general counsel. Southern Research is a not-for-profit… Read More

Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission, by Bret Baier '92, Arrives in Bookstores

January 10, 2017

The second book by FOX News Channel chief political anchor Bret Baier, a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's… Read More

Jay Gladden '88 Promoted to Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean at IUPUI

January 6, 2017

James "Jay" M. Gladden, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed associate vice chancellor for undergraduate education and dean of University… Read More