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Jules Verne Translation Edited by Prof. Art Evans Earns 'Recommended' Review

December 27, 2013

In his new edition of  Jules Verne's Travel Scholarships, Arthur B. Evans, professor of modern languages (French) at DePauw University, "offers a rediscovery... Read More

James Holmes '07 Joins Houlihan Lokey as VP

November 6, 2013

James M. Holmes, a 2007 graduate of DePauw Universty, has joined the international investment bank Houlihan Lokey as a vice president in the industrials... Read More

New LA Policy for Non-English-Speaking Students is Criticized by Prof. Bob Hershberger

October 22, 2013

"Plans to separate Los Angeles elementary school students who are not fluent in English from native speakers in all core classes is drawing fire, as educators... Read More

Senior Receives Greencastle Sustainability Award

October 10, 2013

A DePauw University senior is among those being honored with 2013 Greencastle Sustainability Awards. "Winner of the 2013 'One-to-Watch' Award is Allison... Read More

Senior Named GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumni Ambassador

September 20, 2013

DePauw University senior Chelsea D. Naylor is among students from 28 college campuses across the United States who have been named Alumni Ambassadors for... Read More

Kathy Vrabeck ’85 Makes $650,000 Gift to Support Need-Based Scholarship Initiative

September 10, 2013

President Brian W. Casey announced today that Kathy Patterson Vrabeck ’85 has committed a $650,000 gift to DePauw University to support a developing initiative... Read More

Peace Corps Service of Anthony Navarette '12 is Noted

September 6, 2013

Anthony Navarette, a 2012 graduate of DePauw University, "is currently serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia," notes an article on his recent... Read More

DePauw-Led CTEP Works to "Bridge the Digital Divide"

September 4, 2013

"The goal of our program is to bridge the digital divide between the university and Putnam County," says Megan Carter, DePauw University senior and managing... Read More

Rev. Christine Isham '88 Appointed Pastor of Iowa Church

September 3, 2013

Christine Isham, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed pastor and staff leader at Edwards Congregational United Church of Christ in... Read More

Prof. Art Evans Revives a "Lost Treasure" of Jules Verne, Travel Scholarships

August 12, 2013

Arthur B. Evans, professor of Modern Languages (French) at DePauw University, has published a new translation of Jules Verne's Travel Scholarships. The... Read More

Lori Spoon Rafkin '85 Joins Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance as Sr. VP

July 2, 2013

Lori Spoon Rafkin, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed senior vice president, customer & broker engagement, at Berkshire Hathaway... Read More

Senior Matt Reda "Has a Dream": St. Louis Post-Dispatch

June 11, 2013

"Matt Reda has a dream," begins an article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "And he also has a plan." The newspaper reports that Reda, a rising senior at... Read More

Alumni Celebrate 'The DePauw Experience' at 2013 Reunion Weekend

June 8, 2013

"I think we all want to belong to or be of something. You have that with DePauw," Philip Eskew Jr., M.D., told fellow members of the University's Class... Read More

Jim Alling '83 to Lead T-Mobile Brand Following Merger

May 1, 2013

"The merger of T-Mobile and MetroPCS is complete, and the combined company - T-Mobile U.S. - started trading on the New York Stock Exchange this morning... Read More

Fulbright Award Will Send Senior Dave Tykvart to Czech Republic

April 18, 2013

DePauw University senior David Tykvart will spend the 2013-14 academic year teaching English in the Czech Republic as a result of winning an English Teaching... Read More

Profs. Françoise Coulont-Henderson and Mona Bhan Honored for Exemplary Teaching

April 11, 2013

Two DePauw University faculty members -- Françoise Coulont-Henderson, professor of modern languages, and Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology... Read More

Rich Bonaccorsi '85 Named Harrison College's VP of International Operations

March 12, 2013

Richard J. Bonaccorsi, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Harrison College as vice president of international operations. "In this role,... Read More

Elisa Villanueva Beard '98 Named Co-CEO of Teach For America

February 13, 2013

Elisa Villanueva Beard, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed co-CEO of Teach For America. TFA is a national teacher corps of recent... Read More

Laura Kelley '08 & Chris Burton '09 in Indy Production of The Matchmaker

February 11, 2013

Two graduates of DePauw University -- Laura Kelley '08 and Chris Burton '09 -- have key roles in the upcoming Garfield Shakespeare Company production of... Read More

Jennett Hill '85 Named VP and General Counsel of Citizens Energy Group

January 1, 2013

Jennett M. Hill, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, will join Citizens Energy Group as vice president and general counsel. She comes to the post, effective... Read More