Show More


Academic News

Page:   1 2 3 4

'Deconstructing Donald and Hillary' the Focus of Tuesday Panel Discussion

September 28, 2016

A historic campaign between a reality TV star/businessman and the first woman nominated for president by a major U.S. political party has sparked a national... Read More

Post-Debate Analysis Includes Comments from Media Studies Prof. Jeff McCall '76

September 27, 2016

"I have much respect for Lester Holt, but this was not a good night for him," Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University, tells... Read More

LA Times Preview of Tonight's Presidential Debate Quotes Bret Baier '92

September 26, 2016

In tonight's presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, "Social media will likely let the moderators know quickly which side users think... 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

'Banned Books Week' is a Misnomer, Argues Prof. Jeff McCall '76

September 24, 2016

"An avid reader goes to a bookstore to find something to read," begins a newspaper column by Jeffrey M. McCall. "The reader narrows his choice to two books... 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

Tim Solso '69 to Speak at Montana State University

September 22, 2016

Theodore M. "Tim" Solso -- board director of General Motors, past chairman and chief executive officer of Cummins Inc. and 1969 graduate of DePauw University... Read More

Jim McKinney '02 to Join Kemper as Sr. VP & CFO

September 21, 2016

James J. McKinney, a 2002 graduate of DePauw University,  is joining Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR) in November as senior vice president and chief financial... Read More

Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay to Make Its Way to East College Thursday Afternoon at 5:35

September 21, 2016

"Having already crossed Indiana three times through 38 counties in Southern and Central Indiana, the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay will make its way... Read More

Prof. Derek Ford Authors Communist Study: Education for the Commons

September 21, 2016

Derek R. Ford, assistant professor of education studies, is the author of Communist Study: Education for the Commons, which is being published this week... Read More

Tony-Winning Hamilton Star Leslie Odom Jr. Wows DePauw Audience with Life Lessons and Music

September 20, 2016

The winner of this year's Tony Award for Best Actor says the road to success has plenty of bumps and requires patience, determination and a desire to blaze... Read More

Jon Gresley '68 Named HUD's Pacific Regional Administrator

September 20, 2016

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro has appointed Jon Gresley, a 1968 graduate of DePauw University, to serve as HUD's Regional... Read More

Trump-Clinton Debate Could Be Among Most-Watched Events in TV History: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

September 20, 2016

"The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump promises to be the most watched ever, with an audience that could exceed 100 million... Read More

Christine Hudson '11 Joins Well Done Marketing

September 20, 2016

Christine A. Hudson, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Well Done Marketing as digital strategist. The Indianapolis-based advertising agency... Read More

Holly McKiernan '80 Promoted to COO & Exec. VP at Lumina Foundation

September 19, 2016

Holiday "Holly" Hart McKiernan, a 1980 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to chief operating officer and executive vice president at Lumina... Read More

Four from DePauw Included in Not Like the Rest of Us: An Anthology of Contemporary Indiana Authors

September 18, 2016

A new book, Not Like the Rest of Us: An Anthology of Contemporary Indiana Authors, includes contributions from four members of the DePauw University community... Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Discusses Media Bias & Campaign Coverage on Chicago's WGN Radio

September 17, 2016

"Media bias is a multi-dimensional concept," Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University, said on Chicago's WGN radio this morning... Read More

DePauw Receives Nearly $25K 'Museums for America' Grant

September 17, 2016

DePauw University's Richard E. Peeler Art Center Galleries and Collections is among 206 museums nationwide and three in the state of Indiana selected to... Read More

School Principal Rosalie Pettigrew '96 Finds Innovative Way to Fund Senior Pictures

September 16, 2016

"An Indianapolis principal who didn’t want any of her students to feel left out started a GoFundMe page to raise money to cover the cost of senior pictures... Read More

DePauw Theatre Presents Tony-Winning Company, Sept. 29 - Oct. 2

September 16, 2016

DePauw Theatre and the University's School of Music present the six-time Tony Award-winning musical, Company. The production, the first of the 2016-17... Read More

Article on Declining Trust in Mass Media Cites Prof. Jeff McCall '76

September 15, 2016

"Americans' confidence in the mass media has plummeted to an all-time low in 2016, according to a recent Gallup poll," reports the Christian Science Monitor... Read More

Doors Open at 6:30 p.m. for Students, 6:45 for All Others, for Tuesday's Ubben Lecture by Leslie Odom Jr.

September 15, 2016

More on Leslie Odom Jr.'s Visit DePauw University students with ID can enter Kresge Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday, September 20, for the Ubben... Read More

Prof. Bruce Stinebrickner to Examine 'The 2016 Presidential Selection Process'

September 15, 2016

"The world is watching intently as the United States closes in on Election Day, Nov. 8," notes the Banner-Graphic in an article previewing an upcoming... Read More

Gift by 1995 Graduates Justin & Darrianne Howard Christian Supports Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives at DePauw

September 14, 2016

Justin P. and Darrianne Howard Christian, both 1995 graduates of DePauw University, have committed more than $500,000 in funds to support improvements... Read More

Prof. Deborah Geis Publishes Beat Drama: Playwrights and Performances of the 'Howl' Generation

September 14, 2016

Beat Drama: Playwrights and Performances of the 'Howl' Generation, edited by Deborah R. Geis, Raymond W. Pence Professor of English at DePauw University... Read More

Los Angeles Times Features Rams Offensive Coordinator Rob Boras '92

September 13, 2016

Rob Boras, a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, "is the first-year offensive coordinator for a Rams franchise that has returned to Los Angeles after more... Read More

Prof. Bill Riley '05 Authors The Milan Miracle: The Town that 'Hoosiers' Left Behind

September 12, 2016

Bill Riley, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, is the author of The Milan Miracle: The Town that Hoosiers Left Behind. The new book is published by... Read More

Liza Galliher '12 Joins ExactHire

September 11, 2016

Elizabeth "Liza" Galliher, a 2012 graduate of DePauw University, has joined ExactHire as a business development specialist.  The Indianapolis-based company... Read More

A Love 65 Million Years in the Making

September 10, 2016

Depending on who you ask, geology major Alexander Ruger '17 is a "rising paleontologist" or simply a "dinosaur freak." Alex spent summer 2016 at the Black... Read More

Newspaper Recalls 1873 Graduate George Bovard, the University of Southern California's Fourth President

September 10, 2016

"The Bovard-Wilson-Hayes House in San Gabriel has been a part of San Gabriel longer than the city itself," begins an article in the Mid Valley News of... Read More

Wisconsin Public Radio Gets Prof. Jeff McCall's ('76) Take on Problems with Presidential Polling

September 9, 2016

"We've got 10 to 15 different national polls coming out every week or so, and most of these media organizations are not doing these polls so much to help... Read More

DePauw is Nation's #2 Small College Contributor to Teach For America Corps

September 8, 2016

DePauw University is second among America's small colleges for graduates participating in Teach For America this year.  The organization announced today... Read More

Reparation's Premiere Screening Extended by a Week, By Popular Demand

September 7, 2016

"I really feel like it was a community effort," Steve Timm, professor of communication and theatre at DePauw University, told the audience at Sunday's... 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

World-Renowned Conservationist Carl Jones to Speak at DePauw on October 13

September 5, 2016

World-renowned conservationist Carl Jones, who is credited with bringing back at least nine species from the brink of extinction and is the recipient of... Read More

"Pandering Environments" of Comedy Shows Don't Advance the Political Process, Says Prof. Jeff McCall '76

September 4, 2016

"In today’s pop-culture-obsessed world, anybody who wants to become commander-in-chief must demonstrate the ability to also be comedian-in-chief," observes... Read More

Gray Areas in Gray Matter

September 2, 2016

One of two new major offerings at DePauw this year, neuroscience is intensely interdisciplinary. It borrows from fields such as psychology, biochemistry... Read More

Tulsa Newspaper Features Reparation and Director Kyle Ham '94

September 2, 2016

"Kyle Ham has come a long way since his first directing gig -- the senior class musical for the 1990 Holland Hall graduate -- to reach next weekend’s Tulsa... Read More

DePauw Class of 2015 Hits the Ground Running

September 2, 2016

Nearly 90 percent of students from the Class of 2015 responded to the First-Destination Survey upon graduation that indicated of those graduates, 92 percent... Read More

Leslie Odom Jr. Among "20 Most Interesting People Headed to Indiana This Fall"

September 2, 2016

An Indianapolis Star feature headlined "20 most interesting people headed to Indiana this fall" includes Leslie Odom Jr., who will visit DePauw University... Read More

Reparation, Filmed in Putnam County & Featuring DePauw Contributors, Has National Premiere in Greencastle Next Week

September 1, 2016

"Reparation, a multi-award-winning independent film shot in Putnam County during the summer of 2014, will launch its national release with a premiere Sunday... Read More

DePauw Students Join Taiwanese Counterparts to Teach English

August 31, 2016

Six DePauw University students -- Bulmaro Espericueta '17, Daniela Moeller '17, YaTing Yang '17, Marisa Ellison '18, Shanae Nelson '18 and LaToya Logan... Read More

National Science Foundation Grant Will Help Transform STEM Education

August 31, 2016

The National Science Foundation has awarded an IUSE (Improving Undergraduate STEM Education) grant of $288,990 to DePauw University for support of a project... Read More

Donald Trump's Media Game Plan Needs to Change, Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Tells Delaware Radio Station

August 30, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been limiting his recent television appearances to Fox News Channel, but according to Jeff McCall, "He... Read More

Indiana's First State Forester, Charles Deam '89, is Recalled

August 30, 2016

"Charles C. Deam was born on Aug. 30, 1865. If you enjoy the forests of Indiana, you should be thankful to Charles Deam," states a Muncie Star Press article... Read More

Attorney Craig Sweeney '08 Joins Bricker & Eckler

August 29, 2016

Craig E. Sweeney, a 2008 graduate of DePauw University, is joining Bricker & Eckler. A member of the Ohio law member of the firm's oil and gas group, he... Read More

Article on Donald Trump's Media Strategy Quotes Prof. Jeff McCall '76

August 28, 2016

An article in The Hill on Donald Trump notes, "The Republican presidential nominee's fights with television personalities and reporters have been a consistent... Read More

Young People's Poet Laureate Jacqueline Woodson Coming to DePauw Sept. 29

August 28, 2016

Jacqueline Woodson -- the 2014 National Book Award Winner for her New York Times bestselling memoir Brown Girl Dreaming and recently named the Young People's... Read More

Veteran TV & Broadway Actors Bill ('47) and Susan Seaforth Hayes at DePauw for Three-Day Residency in Sept.

August 27, 2016

Bill Hayes -- the 1947 DePauw University graduate who scored a #1 Billboard hit in 1955 and has been a star of TV's Days of Our Lives since 1970 -- and... Read More

Alex Weilhammer '16 Awarded Arts Journalism Fellowship

August 25, 2016

Alex P. Weilhammer, a 2016 graduate of DePauw University, is one of three aspiring journalists to be awarded an Arts Council of Indianapolis Arts Journalism... Read More

Brad Stevens '99, Who "Has Wildly Overachieved," is Primed to Coach US Olympic Team: Columnist

August 25, 2016

"We’ve seen him play for Zionsville High and DePauw University. We saw him coach Butler, and now the Boston Celtics. Every step of the way -- every single... Read More

Eric DeFreeuw '09 to Emcee Young Woman/Junior Miss Program

August 24, 2016

Eric DeFreeuw, a news anchor for WISE-TV/NBC33 in Fort Wayne, Indiana and 2009 graduate of DePauw University, will "emcee the 52nd Distinguished Young... Read More

Mike Field '02 is Assistant Principal at Suburban Chicago Middle School

August 24, 2016

Michael C. Field, a 2002 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed assistant principal at Deer Path Middle School-West in Lake Forest, Illinois... 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

Star Recalls First Indiana State Fair Queen, Carol Parks Morrison '64

August 22, 2016

An Indianapolis Star feature on the Indiana State Fair Queen Contest includes a profile of the first queen -- Carol Parks Morrison, a 1964 graduate of... Read More

Japanese Modern Prints from DePauw's Permanent Art Collection On Display Aug. 24 - Dec. 9

August 22, 2016

Abstract Traditions: Japanese Modern Prints from the DePauw University Permanent Art Collection opens Wednesday, August 24, at the Richard E. Peeler Art... Read More

Arts Council CEO Dave Lawrence '90 Profiled in Indianapolis Star

August 21, 2016

"The Arts Council provides both roots and wings to the arts and cultural community," says Dave Lawrence,  president and CEO of the Arts Council of Indianapolis... Read More

587 New Students -- The Most Diverse Entering Class in DePauw History -- Begin a "Magical Time" in Their Lives

August 20, 2016

Photo Galleries: 1 & 2 "How will you change the world?," DePauw University's twentieth president, D. Mark McCoy, asked the 587 members of the Class of... Read More

Media Polls Do "Little to Serve the Public Interest," Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

August 20, 2016

"Every major broadcast and cable network, and many major newspapers, feel compelled to sponsor their own political polls," observes Jeffrey M. McCall,... Read More

Profs. Jeff McCall '76 & Amanda Lotz '96 Featured on NPR's Marketplace

August 19, 2016

"A lot of people that used to watch television are not there any more," Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University, tells Marketplace... Read More

Paul Booth Jr. '04 & Family to be Honored at Midwest Black Family Reunion in Cincinnati  

August 18, 2016

"Paul Booth Jr. has inherited the even demeanor of a preacher beneath which burns intensity and conviction: calling out the media for focusing more on... Read More

Erin O'Brien '15 is Crowned Miss Onalaska

August 18, 2016

Erin O'Brien, multimedia journalist at WEAU/WLAX-TV 1 in La Crosse, Wisconsin and 2015 graduate of DePauw University, has been crowned Miss Onalaska 2016... Read More

Tony-Winning Hamilton Actor Leslie Odom Jr. Coming to DePauw for Sept. 20 Ubben Lecture

August 18, 2016

Leslie Odom Jr., whose portrayal of Aaron Burr in the smash hit Hamilton earned him the 2016 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor, is coming to DePauw University... 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

Kristin Sherman '88 Named CFO of VMS BioMarketing

August 17, 2016

Kristin Sherman, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief financial officer of VMS BioMarketing.  She comes to the post from Calibrium... Read More

Presidential Debates Should Not Let "High Profile" Moderators Shift Focus from Issues: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

August 17, 2016

"Television networks are bracing for a decision on who will moderate this year’s presidential debates beginning in September between Donald Trump and Hillary... Read More

Roland Wikstrom '89 is President & COO of Smart Choice MRI

August 16, 2016

Roland L. Wikstrom, a 1989 graduate of DePauw University, has been named president and chief operating officer of Smart Choice MRI.  He comes to the post... Read More

Works of Artist & Sculptor Rebecca Seeman On View at Peeler Art Center, Aug. 24 - Sept. 28

August 16, 2016

A solo exhibition of the works of Cincinnati-based artist and sculptor Rebecca Seeman, Light Play, will be on display at DePauw University's Richard E... Read More

Stephanie Deeter '99 is Counselor at Indiana Elementary School

August 15, 2016

Stephanie Deeter, a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, is now counselor at Creekside Elementary School in Franklin, Indiana. She was formerly the counselor... 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

Ed Chew '99 Founds Wrought Iron Leather and Effects

August 14, 2016

"Ed Chew, a Putnam County native and DePauw University alumnus, has founded Wrought Iron Leather and Effects, a maker of handcrafted and custom-engineered... Read More

Caroline Torie '13 Joins Staff of South Bend CBS-TV Affiliate

August 13, 2016

Caroline C. Torie, a 2013 graduate of DePauw University, has joined South Bend, Indiana CBS affiliate WSBT-TV as a multimedia journalist. She previously... Read More

National Tour of Where Do We Migrate To? Visits DePauw's Peeler Art Center, Sept. 8 - Dec. 9

August 11, 2016

The nationally touring exhibition Where Do We Migrate To? --  organized by the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture and curated by Niels Van Tomme... Read More

DePauw's Lost Lincoln

August 10, 2016

Written by Craig R. Hadley, director and curator for exhibitions and University collections, for DePauw Magazine, Summer 2016 The Lincoln Memorial in... Read More

Xeno Carpenter-New '16 Will Teach in Macedonia with Fulbright Award

August 10, 2016

Xeno W. Carpenter-New, a May 2016 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of an English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) from the Fulbright U.S. Student... 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

Columnist Pays Tribute to Charles Bates '39, Whose Name Lives On with Bates Island

August 8, 2016

"There's an enduring and endearing story to be told about Charles C. Bates, a native Rockton farm boy with an Antarctic island named after him," writes... Read More

National Book Review Talks with Author & Prof. Lili Wright

August 8, 2016

"I wrote a book I wanted to read: a mixture of travel writing, noir thriller, and love story, with short chapters, multiple points of view, graceful sentences... Read More

America Needs a Functional Congress, Opines Veteran Statesman Lee Hamilton '52

August 7, 2016

"We’ve had a functional Congress before," states Lee H. Hamilton. "That means we can produce one again."  In a newspaper column, the former congressman... Read More

Kelly Writers Series Presents Poet Ross Gay, Sept. 7

August 6, 2016

Ross Gay, winner of the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for Catalogue of Unabashed Gratitude, will present a reading at DePauw University on Wednesday... Read More

Sugar Johnson '97 Authors Food Clothes and Shelter

August 4, 2016

Sugar Johnson, a 1997 graduate of DePauw University known to his friends as Ugarhon Serrette, is the author of Food Clothes and Shelter. The new book... Read More

Twin Disc Appoints David Johnson '85 to Board

August 3, 2016

David W. Johnson, vice president and chief financial officer of Johnson Outdoors Inc. and 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed to the... Read More

Andrew Tangel '03 Now Covering Manufacturing for Wall Street Journal

August 2, 2016

Andrew Tangel, a 2003 graduate of DePauw University, is joining the Wall Street Journal's Chicago-based corporate reporting bureau as manufacturing reporter... Read More

Ryan Grable '05 is Director of Marketing at TeamViewer

August 2, 2016

Ryan E. Grable, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed director of marketing at TeamViewer®. The company bills itself as "the global... Read More

Booked to Play Musomania Festival, Rapper Kid Quill (Mitch Brown '16) is "Going to Take Off"

August 2, 2016

"Kid Quill, a rapper from Shelbyville who graduated from DePauw University this year, will bring Musomania to a close on Aug. 6," notes an Indianapolis... Read More

Scott Ullem '89 Joins Board of Berry Plastics Group

August 2, 2016

Scott B. Ullem, corporate vice president and chief financial officer of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), a 1989 DePauw University graduate... Read More

Amy Holthouse '91 Appointed Associate Director of Reunions at Earlham College

August 2, 2016

Amy Holthouse, a 1991 graduate of DePauw University, has been named appointed associate director of reunions at Earlham College, effective August 17. ... Read More

Diversity Creates "A Rich Experience" for Teacher Shavon Mathus '14

August 1, 2016

An article on Uncommon Schools, which operates 49 schools serving 16,000 students in three states -- New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts -- focuses... Read More

TV News Helps Perpetuate "Mean World Syndrome," Says Prof. Jeff McCall '76

August 1, 2016

"Anyone who thinks the world is a mean, dangerous place, may simply be watching too much television news and the solution could be as simple as reading... Read More

DePauw's Eighth Fulbright Recipient, Jacob Hebbe '16, to Teach in Malaysia

August 1, 2016

Jacob T. Hebbe, a May 2016 graduate of DePauw University, will spend the upcoming academic year teaching English in Malaysia after being awarded an English... Read More

NY Times: Novel by Prof. Lili Wright is "Salty-Sweet, Refreshing and More Powerful Than You Think"

July 31, 2016

"In her energetic debut novel, the sprawling literary thriller Dancing with the Tiger, Lili Wright straddles borders and genres," opines Tayari Jones in... Read More

Prof. Nicole Hallett '03 Joins Faculty of University at Buffalo School of Law

July 30, 2016

Nicole Hallett, a 2003 graduate of DePauw University,  is joining the faculty of the University at Buffalo School of Law (the State University of New York's... Read More

Reporter Nicole DeCriscio '16 Joins Indiana Newspaper

July 29, 2016

Nicole DeCriscio, a May 2016 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the Reporter-Times of Martinsville and Mooresville, Indiana as a reporter. In a... Read More

Scott Lockwood '16 Will Conduct Research in New Zealand with Fulbright Award

July 29, 2016

Scott P. Lockwood, a May 2016 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student scholarship and will conduct research in New... Read More

Junior Joel Kauth "Thrilled" with Experience as DePauw Student Athlete

July 28, 2016

Joel Kauth, a rising junior at DePauw University and a defensive end on the Tiger football team, "has been thrilled with his student athlete experience... Read More

Washington Post Publishes Essay on Miss Cleo & Stereotypes by Rajpreet Heir '12

July 28, 2016

"Miss Cleo showed me the fun you can have when you act as the very image that’s supposed to hold you back," writes Rajpreet Heir, a 2012 DePauw University... Read More

Elizabeth Eslami Appointed Boswell Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at DePauw

July 27, 2016

Elizabeth Eslami -- an Iranian American writer of novels, essays, and short stories and winner of 2013 Ohio State University Short Fiction Prize for Hibernate... Read More

In the Lab with Sharon Crary

July 26, 2016

Mary Ann Etling ’18 and Ethan W. Law ’18 are working with Sharon Crary, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at DePauw University, to develop... Read More

Idea of Haley Altman '02 Leads to Doxly Inc.

July 26, 2016

"For attorneys handling the paperwork for big-dollar deals, there are few things worse than getting to the 11th hour and discovering a missing signature... Read More

Journal Publishes Short Story by Linda Heuring '76

July 26, 2016

A short story written by Linda H. Heuring, a 1976 graduate of DePauw University, is published in the 2016 issue of Broad River Review, a journal which... Read More