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Mark Rolfing '71 & Wife Debi to Receive PGA Distinguished Service Award

August 12, 2017

Mark Rolfing, an analyst for NBC/Golf Channel and 1971 graduate of DePauw University, and his wife, Debi, have been named co-recipients of the PGA Distinguished… 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

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

Attorney & HS Head Football Coach Rob Doyle '82 is Profiled

July 27, 2017

"Veteran Indianapolis attorney Rob Doyle sees no end of 70-hour workweeks, but now less of that time will be at his law office and more will be on the… Read More

Kyle Monroe '08 Appointed VP at The Alliance

July 12, 2017

Kyle Monroe, a 2008 graduate of DePauw University, has joined The Alliance® as vice president of network development and provider relations. The Alliance… 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

Adam Dill '99 Appointed Judge of the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois

June 27, 2017

Adam Dill, a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed associate judge of the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois. He replaces the retiring… Read More

Christine Kim '17 to Teach English in Thailand with Fulbright Award

June 22, 2017

Christine H. Kim, a May 2017 graduate of DePauw University, will spend the upcoming academic year teaching English in Thailand after being awarded an English… Read More

Walker Cup Recipient Sarah Fears '17 Featured in Her Hometown Newspaper

June 19, 2017

Sarah Fears, a May 2017 graduate of DePauw University, "attributes her commitment to community service to her parents, Eve and Robert Fears," writes Sue… Read More

Malala Yousafzai, Youngest-Ever Nobel Peace Prize Recipient, Coming to DePauw for Sept. 4 Ubben Lecture

June 11, 2017

Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani schoolgirl whose bravery and activism for female education made her the youngest-ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize… Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 Receives the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession's Award for Global Leadership

June 9, 2017

"I am of the belief that in order to change a nation you must of course change hearts and minds, but you must also change the laws," notes Vernon E. Jordan… 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

"Run Towards Justice," Vernon Jordan '57 Tells Syracuse University Graduates

May 14, 2017

"Whatever you do, run towards justice," civil rights legend Vernon Jordan told graduates at Syracuse University's commencement today. "Run into the fire… Read More

New Book, Campaign Crossroads, References Visits by Presidential Candidates to DePauw

May 13, 2017

A new book, Campaign Crossroads: Presidential Politics in Indiana from Lincoln to Obama, "looks back over the varied, sometimes important, sometimes irrelevant… Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 Addresses Syracuse Graduates Sunday

May 9, 2017

"In the 60 years since Vernon Jordan Jr. graduated college, he’s helped the first black students gain admission to the University of Georgia, led voter… Read More

Four Greencastle Mayors to Come Together for Friday Program at DePauw

April 30, 2017

On Friday, May 5, the four individuals who have served as mayors of Greencastle since 1988 will come together at DePauw University to reflect on their… Read More

Sarah Fears '17 Presented with DePauw's Walker Cup

April 24, 2017

The work of a DePauw University senior to better the campus and community "is attributable to her personal motto, 'lead with a servant heart'," noted President… Read More

Chuck Brooks '79 Named Chair of Association's New & Emerging Technologies Committee

April 20, 2017

Chuck Brooks, a 1979 DePauw University graduate who is vice president for government relations and marketing for Sutherland Global Services, has been named… Read More

Attorney Tom Nolasco '95 Joins Dickinson Wright PLLC

April 19, 2017

Thomas Nolasco, a 1995 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Dickinson Wright PLLC in Phoenix, Arizona. Dickinson Wright is a general practice business… Read More

Courtney Knies '10 Named Community Coordinator at Current Blend

April 13, 2017

Courtney Knies, a 2010 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Current Blend, a co-work space in Huntingburg, Indiana, as community coordinator. "Her… 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

U of Chicago Political Scientist Charles Lipson to Present 'A New Theory of International Relations', April 4

March 26, 2017

Charles Lipson, Peter B. Ritzma Professor of Political Science the University of Chicago, will come to DePauw University on Tuesday, April 4, to deliver… 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

Nationally Distributed AP Story Notes DePauw Efforts to Teach Civility

March 13, 2017

An Associated Press story headlined "As incivility hits new depths, many are working to combat it" notes, "In state capitals, lawmakers attend workshops… Read More

Public is Invited to Indiana Court of Appeals Session at DePauw, March 9

March 3, 2017

For the twelth time in the last 13 years, the Indiana Court of Appeals will come to campus of DePauw University and will hold a session which the public… Read More

Prof. Miranda Spivack Writes of Governments' Increasing "Failures to Disclose Public Information"

February 19, 2017

In many "places across the country, the rights to republish local laws in a user-friendly, searchable format, don’t belong to the people or the governments… Read More

Weekly Standard Editor Stephen F. Hayes '93 to Keynote DC Conference

February 18, 2017

Stephen F. Hayes, editor-in-chief of The Weekly Standard and 1993 graduate of DePauw University, will be the keynote speaker at the American Foundry Society… Read More

Chuck Brooks '79 Again Receives Cybersecurity Excellence Award

February 17, 2017

Charles "Chuck" Brooks, vice president for government relations and marketing at Sutherland Government Services and a 1979 graduate of DePauw University… 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 Doxley Inc., and Brian Garrison '00, partner atFaegre Baker Daniels LLP -- are… Read More

Mindy Colbert '04 Takes On Key Roles in Indiana GOP

February 3, 2017

"Newly elected Indiana Republican Party State Chairman Kyle Hupfer Thursday announced the three individuals who will comprise the Party's senior staff… Read More

Attorney Rob Doyle '82 Named Head Football Coach at Bishop Chatard HS

January 27, 2017

Rob Doyle, a partner in the Indianapolis law firm Due Doyle Fanning & Alderfer LLP and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, was today named varsity head… Read More

New Book by Bret Baier '92 Debuts at #2 on New York Times Best Seller List

January 25, 2017

In the New York Times' "The Story Behind This Week’s Best Sellers," Gregory Cowles writes, "The Fox News anchor Bret Baier, whose previous best seller… Read More

Buffalo Bills Name Rob Boras '92 Tight Ends Coach

January 17, 2017

"The Buffalo Bills added another experienced coach to Sean McDermott's staff Tuesday," reports the Buffalo News this evening. "Rob Boras, who worked the… Read More

A Reassessment of Vice President Dan Quayle '69

January 17, 2017

"As America prepares to install Mike Pence as the sixth vice president from Indiana, it’s well past time to take another, and more positive, look at the… Read More

NY Times Notes President Obama's Luncheon with Five Admired Novelists, Including Barbara Kingsolver '77

January 16, 2017

In a New York Times article headlined "Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years," it is noted that the president "had lunch last week with five… 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

Tim & Meg Shelly ('82 & '83) Restore Boyhood Home of Indiana Artist T.C. Steele

January 15, 2017

The boyhood home of Indiana artist T.C. Steele in Waveland, Indiana, is now restored, and will soon be hosting school field trips, reports the Crawfordsville… Read More

Jennifer Monty Rieker '00 Joins Ulmer & Berne LLP

January 14, 2017

Jennifer Monty Rieker, a 2000 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Ulmer & Berne LLP as counsel in the law firm's consumer & commercial litigation… Read More

Michele Bryant '86 is President of Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana

January 11, 2017

Michele S. Bryant, a partner with Wooden McLaughlin LLP in Evansville, Indiana, and 1986 graduate of DePauw University, is the new president of the Defense… 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

Josh Pitcock '98 is Chief of Staff to VP-Elect Mike Pence

January 6, 2017

Vice President-elect Mike Pence has named Josh Pitcock, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, to serve as his chief of staff. Pitcock will be among a… Read More

Special Report with Bret Baier '92 Was Cable's #3 News Show in 2016

January 2, 2017

"Fox News Channel dominated the top cable news shows watched in 2016, according to a ranking by The Wrap," reports Forbes. "The five most popular cable… Read More