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Prof. Lydia Wilson Marshall is Editor of The Archaeology of Slavery: A Comparative Approach to Captivity and Coercion

December 18, 2014

Lydia Wilson Marshall, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at DePauw University, is editor of The Archaeology of Slavery: A Comparative Approach... Read More

Annie Burnside '92 Publishes From Role to Soul: 15 Shifts on the Awakening Journey

December 18, 2014

Annie Burnside, a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, is the author of From Role to Soul: 15 Shifts on the Awakening Journey.  Published by Wyatt-MacKenzie... Read More

Nonprofit Honors Volunteer Efforts of Kacy Wendling '12

December 1, 2014

Kacy L. Wendling, a 2012 graduate of DePauw University, has been honored as 2014 Champion of the Year by the Best Buddies Indiana program. "She was chosen... Read More

Ann Breitinger '09 Elected to Realize Bradenton Board

November 25, 2014

Ann K. Breitinger, an attorney with Blalock Walters and 2009 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the board of directors of Realize Bradenton. The... Read More

Prof. Mona Bhan Interviewed in Online Journal

October 23, 2014

Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology at DePauw University, engages in a lengthy interview with Kashmir Lit, an online journal of Kashmiri and... Read More

Doors Open at 6 p.m. Saturday for Ubben Lecture by David Brooks; Webcast Available

October 1, 2014

Also: Webcast Link; Event Information Doors to Kresge Auditorium will open at 6 p.m. Saturday for the free Ubben Lecture by New York Times columnist... Read More

Renee Madison '95 Appointed Senior Advisor to President for Diversity and Compliance

September 1, 2014

President Brian W. Casey announced today that Renee Madison, attorney and associate director of enforcement for the National Collegiate Athletics Association... Read More

Sara Dungan '01 Appointed Magistrate of Indiana County's Courts

August 5, 2014

Sara (Chamness) Dungan, a 2001 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed magistrate of Indiana's Morgan County Circuit and Superior Courts. "Dungan... Read More

The Exodusters of Putnam County

July 24, 2014

The Civil War brought an end to slavery in the United States, but not to the racism that sustained it for so long. African-Americans faced continued oppression... Read More

Award-Winning Conservationist Patricia Chapple Wright Here Sept. 28 to Discuss 'Saving Lemurs from Extinction'

July 24, 2014

American primatologist, anthropologist, and conservationist Patricia Chapple Wright -- the winner of the 2014 Indianapolis Prize -- will come to DePauw... Read More

Kartik Amarnath '13 Discusses Malaysian Homelessness With Newspaper

July 15, 2014

"Last week I met up with a 22-year-old research graduate from the U.S. by the name of Kartik Amarnath," writes Anthony SB Thanasayan in Free Malaysia Today... Read More

Article on 'The Last Aryans' Cites Prof. Mona Bhan

July 14, 2014

"The Brogpas (or Drogpas) living in Ladakh, India-administered Kashmir, claim to be the last of the Aryans," reports Al Jazeera. "Tourists -- domestic... Read More

Profs. Tom Hall and Glen Kuecker Published in Journal of Globalization Studies

July 7, 2014

Two DePauw University faculty members -- Thomas D. Hall, professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology; and Glen D. Kuecker, professor of history --... Read More

Kay Shelton '89 is National President of the Lincoln Memorial Highway Association

June 5, 2014

"Have you ever seen the red, white and blue roads signs with the big blue L and wondered what they were? Kay Shelton knows, and well she should," reports... Read More

Prof. Mona Bhan Interviewed in Southasian Magazine

May 28, 2014

Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology at DePauw University, discusses militarization and democracy in India in the wake of the Kargil War in an... Read More

Tucker, Minar and Oxnam Awards Recognize Faculty Excellence  

May 9, 2014

Two members of the DePauw University faculty -- Wade N. Hazel, professor of biology, and Nachimuthu Manickam, professor of mathematics and chair of the... Read More

Anna Butz '14 Awarded Fulbright to Teach English in Colombia

May 6, 2014

DePauw University senior Anna M. Butz is the recipient of an English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition and will... Read More

Murad Medal Awaits First Winner

April 22, 2014

This April, seniors Samantha M. Anderson, Trina M. Manalo and Maritza J. Mestre are being honored as finalists for the Ferid Murad Medal, awarded for the... Read More

Sam Holley-Kline '12 Authors Article for Berkeley Review of Education

March 21, 2014

An article by Sam Holley-Kline, a 2012 graduate of DePauw University, is published in the Berkeley Review of Education. The piece, "History Through First-Year... Read More

Indian Newspaper Discusses Writings of Anthropology Prof. Mona Bhan

February 19, 2014

Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology at DePauw University, and her book, Counterinsurgency, Democracy, and the Politics of Identity in India:... Read More