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Kelly Smith '98 Promoted to Partner at SmithAmundsen

May 28, 2016

Kelly J. Smith, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to partner at law firm of SmithAmundsen.  Based in Indianapolis, she is a patent... Read More

Douglas Hallward-Driemeier '89 & Tavis Smiley Awarded Honorary Doctorates from DePauw

May 22, 2016

Photo Galleries 1 & 2; Order Your Commencement DVD "DePauw has always had a very special place in my heart," said Douglas Hallward-Driemeier as he received... Read More

Attorney Laura Brown '11 Aligns with Krieg DeVault

May 21, 2016

Laura A. Brown, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Krieg DeVault as a government affairs associate and is based in the law firm's Indianapolis... Read More

Harvard University Honors Master's Candidate Rachel Hanebutt '15

May 20, 2016

Rachel A. Hanebutt, a 2015 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of a Harvard Graduate School of Education Intellectual Contribution/Faculty... Read More

"Strong Leadership Can Make Congress Work," Says Lee Hamilton '52

May 16, 2016

"In the country at large, people are fretting about control of our borders, stagnant wages, college expenses, the cost of health care, the opioid addiction... Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 Presents Honorary Doctorate to President Obama at Howard University

May 7, 2016

Vernon Jordan, a legendary figure in the civil rights movement and 1957 graduate of DePauw University, presented President Barack Obama with an honorary... Read More

Rams Offensive Coordinator Rob Boras '92 Among "Winners" of NFL Draft

May 4, 2016

Rob Boras, offensive coordinator for the National Football League's Los Angeles Rams and 1992 graduate of DePauw University, is among the "winners" of... Read More

Former Congressman Lee Hamilton '52 to Address IU's Baccalaureate

May 3, 2016

Lee H. Hamilton, veteran statesman and 1952 graduate of DePauw University, will speak at Indiana University's Baccalaureate, an interfaith celebration... Read More

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser '65 Announces Retirement

May 2, 2016

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David T. Prosser, a 1965 graduate of DePauw University, has announced he will be retiring effective July 31.  Prosser has... Read More

Sophomore Chelsea Conard Wins Boren Scholarship, Will Study in China

April 30, 2016

DePauw University sophomore Chelsea F. Conard will study in China having been awarded a David L. Boren Scholarship. Sponsored by the National Security... Read More

Sophomore to Appear on Fox's Kelly File Tonight

April 27, 2016

"Michael Froedge, a 2014 New Castle High School graduate, is slated to be on the national Fox News program, The Kelly File, from 9-10 p.m. tonight as part... Read More

Fulbright Award Will Send Shelby Guzzetta '14 to Teach in Poland

April 25, 2016

Shelby (Beasley) Guzzetta, a 2014 graduate of DePauw University, will spend the 2016-17 academic year teaching English in Poland as the recipient of an... Read More

"Public Education Has to be the Great Equalizer," Arne Duncan Says in Ubben Lecture at DePauw

April 21, 2016

"We have one common goal, that's academic excellence, and one common enemy, and that's academic failure," Arne Duncan, the former U.S. Secretary of Education... Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Discusses Media's Coverage of Trump Campaign on TV's O'Reilly Factor

April 21, 2016

"The campaign coverage has been fascinating to watch," Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University, said on tonight's edition of... Read More

David Barrett '94 Co-Authors Harnessing the Dynamics of Public Education: Preparing for a Return to Greatness

March 30, 2016

David C. Barrett, a 1994 graduate of DePauw University, is the co-author of Harnessing the Dynamics of Public Education: Preparing for a Return to Greatness... Read More

Prof. Clarissa Peterson Honored by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists

March 29, 2016

Clarissa L. Peterson, Frank L. Hall Professor of Political Science and director of Africana Studies at DePauw University, is the recipient of the 2016... Read More

Chuck Brooks '79 Receives Cybersecurity Excellence Award

March 25, 2016

Charles "Chuck" Brooks, vice president for government relations and marketing at Sutherland Government Services and a 1979 graduate of DePauw University... Read More

US Influence Crucial in "Increasingly Interconnected World," Write Lee Hamilton '52 & Richard Lugar

March 19, 2016

"As the co-chairs of the Indiana Advisory Committee for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, we believe that in an increasingly interconnected world,... Read More

Bob Bever '75 to be Inducted Into Business Hall of Fame

March 16, 2016

Bob Bever,  an attorney with Boston Bever Klinge Cross & Chidester and 1975 graduate of DePauw University, will be inducted into Junior Achievement of... Read More

Court of Appeals to Hold Public Session at DePauw, March 31

March 13, 2016

On Thursday, March 31, DePauw University students, faculty and staff, and those in Putnam County community will again have an opportunity to see firsthand... Read More

"It's Fun," Says Bret Baier '92 as He Prepares to Moderate His Third Presidential Debate of the Season

March 3, 2016

In Detroit, where he's preparing to moderate his third presidential debate of Campaign 2016, Bret Baier says, "It’s fun. I’m not a professional athlete... Read More

Bret Baier '92 to Keynote University of Mobile Leadership Banquet

March 2, 2016

Bret Baier, chief political anchor for Fox News Channel and 1992 graduate of DePauw University, will provide the keynote address at the 11th annual University... Read More

Former US Education Secretary Arne Duncan Coming to DePauw for April 21 Ubben Lecture

February 29, 2016

Link to Live Webcast Arne Duncan -- the second longest-serving member of the Obama administration and described by Valerie Strauss of the Washington Post... Read More

Former Congressman Lee Hamilton '52 Here Thursday

February 28, 2016

Lee H. Hamilton, the 1952 DePauw University graduate who has been called "Mr. Integrity" by Newsweek, will return to campus on Thursday, March 3.  The... Read More

Michael Engle '11 is Offensive Coordinator at West Virginia Wesleyan College

February 24, 2016

Michael Engle, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, has been named offensive coordinator at West Virginia Wesleyan College, an NCAA Division II football... Read More

Congress Falling Short on "Key Responsibility," Opines Lee Hamilton '52

February 22, 2016

Policy oversight, seen as a "key responsibility" of Congress by veteran statesman Lee Hamilton, "has fallen into disrepair." In a newspaper column, the... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 & Richard Lugar "Had a Hand in Saving the World"

February 14, 2016

"To East Coast elites, diplomats, and think-tank fellows, Richard Lugar and Lee Hamilton must seem like outliers," begins an Indianapolis Monthly feature... Read More

Prof. Bruce Stinebrickner Makes a DePauw Connection on the Campaign Trail in Iowa

February 8, 2016

In a column for Greencastle's Banner-Graphic, Bruce Stinebrickner, professor of political science at DePauw University, shares his observations after interacting... Read More

Dani Weatherford '97 Working to Change Perceptions of Greek Life

February 6, 2016

"In spite of many academic achievements and a dedication to philanthropy, sorority women still fight stereotypes. Dani Weatherford's on a mission to change... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 to Headline O’Bannon Institute for Community Service

February 5, 2016

"Lee H. Hamilton, one of the nation’s foremost experts on Congress and representative democracy, will headline Ivy Tech Bloomington’s 13th annual O’Bannon... Read More

Prof. Khalilah Brown-Dean to Look 'Beyond Ferguson' in Feb. 15 Lecture

February 2, 2016

Khalilah L. Brown-Dean, associate professor of political science at Quinnipiac University, will visit DePauw University to present a Walker Horizon Lecture... Read More

Income Inequality "A Defining Issue of Our Day": Veteran Statesman Lee Hamilton '52

January 31, 2016

"When the history of this year’s presidential campaign is written, one of its more remarkable features will be that candidates of both parties feel it... Read More

NFL's Rams Remove "Interim" from Title of Offensive Coordinator Rob Boras '92

January 26, 2016

"As expected, the (Los Angeles) Rams have lifted the interim from Rob Boras’ title as offensive coordinator and added Mike Groh as wide receivers coach... Read More

Prof. Brett O'Bannon to Speak as Part of World Affairs Council of West Michigan Series

January 24, 2016

Brett O'Bannon, Leonard E. and Mary B. Howell Professor of Political Science at DePauw and coordinator of the University's Conflict Studies Program, will... Read More

Jim Rechtin '93 Named President of HealthCare Partners' California Market

January 21, 2016

Jim Rechtin, a 1993 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed president of HealthCare Partners' California market effective, effective February... Read More

Todd Hambidge '04 Elected Partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis

January 13, 2016

Todd R. Hambidge, a 2004 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected a partner of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP.  He is based in the law firm's... Read More

Lawren Mills '01 & Matt Ehinger '06 Named Partner at Ice Miller

January 12, 2016

Two DePauw University graduates -- Matt Ehinger '06 and Lawren K. Mills '01 -- have been named partners of Ice Miller LLP, effective January 1, 2016. ... Read More

Bret Baier '92 Marks Seven Years of Anchoring a "Solid and Recurring Success"

January 5, 2016

"Fox News Channel’s chief political anchor Bret Baier took over for Brit Hume exactly seven years ago today as the anchor of Special Report," reports ... Read More

NBC/Golf Channel's Mark Rolfing '71 is Back to Work After Fighting Rare Cancer

January 5, 2016

Mark Rolfing is "one of the best at the tricky task of providing on-course commentary," notes Golf Digest.  The 1971 graduate of DePauw University "has... Read More

A Politician's Job is "Unusually Challenging Right Now," According to Lee Hamilton '52

January 3, 2016

"You know who I feel sorry for?," asks Lee Hamilton in a nationally-distributed newspaper column. "Today’s politicians. You’ll laugh at this, but hear... Read More