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From USA to UAE

November 21, 2016

Carrie M. Robinson ’17 was one of only a few American students who studied at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in the United Arab Emirates during… Read More

Prof. Rebecca Upton Authors What Would Jesus Haul?

November 16, 2016

Rebecca L. Upton, professor of sociology and anthropology at DePauw University, is the author of Negotiating Work, Family, and Identity Among Long-Haul… Read More

Author & Prof. Cathy Day '91 to Keynote Steel Pen Writers' Conference

October 21, 2016

Cathy Day, author and 1991 graduate of DePauw University, will present the keynote address at the Steel Pen Writers’ Conference. Presented by the  Indiana… Read More

Elizabeth Gering '17 is a 2016 Indiana Outstanding College Student of Spanish

October 17, 2016

DePauw University senior Elizabeth R. Gering is the recipient of a 2016 Indiana Outstanding College Student of Spanish Award. The honor is presented by… Read More

Newspaper Profiles Business Owner Natalie Malik '01

September 25, 2016

"Interior Design is my second career; I have a master’s degree in advertising from Boston University and an undergraduate degree from DePauw University… Read More

Two New Publications from Prof. David Newman

September 23, 2016

New editions of two books by David M. Newman, Lester M. Jones Professor of Sociology at DePauw University, have been published. The fifth edition of … Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 Examines Social Media's Challenge to Democracy

September 6, 2016

"The Internet and social media have upended our expectations of what it means to be well informed," states Lee H. Hamilton, the 1952 DePauw University… Read More

Maryclare Flores '14 to Teach in Mexico as DePauw's 10th Fulbright Winner of the Year

August 23, 2016

Maryclare Flores, a 2014 graduate of DePauw University, will spend the upcoming academic year teaching English in Mexico after being awarded an English… Read More

LA Times Story on Obama "Lifers" Includes Bess Evans '07

August 18, 2016

A Los Angeles Times article, which is headlined "10 years after joining Obama's team, these 'lifers' are getting ready to leave the White House," includes… Read More

Bess Evans '07 Named to Presidential Delegation Attending Olympics Closing Ceremony

August 15, 2016

President Barack Obama has appointed Elisabeth W. "Bess" Evans, associate director and senior policy adviser for the White House Office of Public Engagement… Read More

Kristen Nicole '04 Promoted to Weekday Morning News Anchor at Chicago's WFLD

August 8, 2016

"Kristen Nicole, who has been anchoring weekends on WFLD-Channel 32 since March, was promoted Monday to weekday morning news anchor at the Fox-owned station… Read More

Sophomore Terrance Mills Helps Determine Recipients of Chicago's Peace Grants

July 25, 2016

Terrance D. Mills Jr., who will be a sophomore at DePauw University this fall, is a member of Chicago's Youth Advisory Council, which has selected recipients… Read More

White House Aide Bess Evans '07 Honored by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

June 14, 2016

Elisabeth W. "Bess" Evans, associate director and senior policy adviser for the White House Office of Public Engagement & Domestic Policy Council and 2007… Read More

Prof. Barbara Steinson Receives Tucker Award as Faculty Excellence is Celebrated

May 13, 2016

Barbara J. Steinson, professor of history at DePauw who is retiring at the end of the current academic year after 38 years of service to the University… Read More

Prof. Tamara Beauboeuf-LaFontant Cited in The Nation

May 6, 2016

Writing in The Nation about untreated depression, Debbie Nathan observes, "One reason for the lack of treatment is that, even with Obamacare, many poor… Read More

Sydney Cason '16 & Maritza Mestre '14 Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

March 31, 2016

Sydney E. Cason, a DePauw senior, and Maritza J. Mestre, a 2014 graduate of the University, have both been awarded awards from the National Science Foundation's… Read More

TV Anchor Kristen Nicole '04 Joining Chicago's WFLD

March 8, 2016

Kristen Nichole Pflum, a 2004 DePauw University who is known professionally as Kristen Nicole, is the new weekend anchor for WFLD/Fox 32's Good Day Chicago… Read More

¡Hola Havana!

February 19, 2016

During DePauw’s first Winter Term trip to Cuba since the thaw in relations between that country and the United States, a group of DePauw students experienced… Read More

As Teach For America Turns 25, CEO Elisa Villanueva Beard '98 Talks with NPR

February 8, 2016

"An important milestone in American education has been reached this year. Teach for America turns 25," notes NPR.  The network marked the milestone by… Read More

Prof. Emeritus James Mannon Schedules Two Events to Sign His New Book, Close, But No Cigar

February 1, 2016

James M. Mannon, professor emeritus of sociology at DePauw University, has published a new autobiography, Close, But No Cigar.  Dr. Mannon, who taught… 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

Pre-Law Students Make Winter Term Visit to Putnamville Correctional Facility

January 20, 2016

"Putnamville Correctional Facility hosted a recent student tour for pre-law students from DePauw University and their Winter Term instructor, Darrell Eddie… Read More

Gail Courtney '81 is Exec. Director of First Tee of Orange County

January 20, 2016

Gail Courtney, a 1981 graduate of DePauw University, has been named executive director of The First Tee of Orange County. A nonprofit youth development… Read More