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Prof. John Dittmer is Consultant to NEH-Supported Online Role-Playing History Project

July 30, 2015

"Public media provider WNET has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for Mission US: No Turning Back, the seventh interactive... Read More

Political Debates are Shows with Little Substance, Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Writes in USA Today

July 29, 2015

"Political debates have become nothing more than media events that do little to promote reasoned, in-depth discussion," writes Jeffrey M. McCall in USA... Read More

Schaenen Visiting Scholar Christopher Hager is Recipient of New Public Scholars Grant

July 29, 2015

An Inside Higher Ed story on Public Scholars, a new grant program administered by the National Endowment for the Humanities , notes, "Christopher Hager... Read More

Steven Hoar '94 is President of Evansville Bar Association

July 28, 2015

Steven S. Hoar, a civil litigator at Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn LLP and 1994 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected president of the Evansville... Read More

Prof. Clinton Gass, Who Taught Mathematics for 32 Years, Dies at Age 95

July 28, 2015

Clinton Burke Gass, professor emeritus of mathematics at DePauw University, where he taught for more than three decades, died last night (July 27) in Logan... Read More

Foundation President Kent Lanum '83 Among Publication's '20 People to Know'  

July 27, 2015

"As the president and CEO of the Paul Ogle Foundation Inc., Kent Lanum finds and funds projects that have the potential to transform the community," reports... Read More

Upcoming Ohio Concert to Feature Rachael Andrew Boezi '89

July 26, 2015

"The Dayton Philharmonic Concert Band and Summer Chorus will feature two notable vocalists at this year’s Troy Mayors’ Concert scheduled for 7 p.m. Sunday... Read More

Plastics Industry Publication Spotlights CEO Lisa Jennings '93

July 25, 2015

"I’m in the job I really want, and I strive every day to have a healthy work-family balance,"  says Lisa Jennings, president and CEO of Cincinnati-based... Read More

Peeler Galleries Receive Grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation

July 24, 2015

Also: See “Capturing Fame: Photographs and Prints by Andy Warhol,” Through July 26 A gift of $8,500 from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation... Read More

Attorney Doug Hallward-Driemeier '89 Featured in Washington Business Journal

July 23, 2015

Doug Hallward-Driemeier, the attorney whose arguments helped persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of same-sex marriage this summer, tells ... Read More

Newspaper Spotlights Katie Ukrop '91

July 22, 2015

"Mistakes and missteps are the best ways to learn lessons -- about your business and about yourself," says Katie Ukrop, director of Quirk Gallery in Richmond... Read More

Indiana Pacers to Honor Hoosiers, Which Starred Steve Hollar '89

July 21, 2015

"On Tuesday, the Indiana Pacers announced they will wear special Hoosiers-themed jerseys to honor the iconic film's 30-year anniversary," reports the ... Read More

Peeler Art Center Galleries Lead Efforts to Make Object-Based Teaching More Effective

July 21, 2015

The Great Lakes College Association (GLCA) has announced that a funding proposal submitted by Craig Hadley, director/curator of exhibitions and University... Read More

Kelly Writers Series Presents Playwright & Distinguished University Prof. Heather McDonald on Sept. 8

July 20, 2015

Heather McDonald, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright who is coming to DePauw University as 2015-16 Mary Rogers Field and Marion Field-McKenna Distinguished... Read More

Senior Pens Column on the Importance of College Visits

July 19, 2015

"When I began searching for colleges in 2010, I knew that I'd most likely end up at DePauw University, based on influence from my family and familiarity... Read More

Chuck Brooks '79 Appointed VP at Sutherland Global Services

July 18, 2015

Chuck Brooks, a 1979 graduate of DePauw University, is joining Sutherland Global Services as vice president for government relations and marketing.  Brooks... Read More

Attorney Mark Robertson '72 to Receive Samuel S. Smith Award

July 17, 2015

Mark A. Robertson, a partner at Robertson & Williams in Oklahoma City and 1972 graduate of DePauw University, will receive the American Bar Association... Read More

Historical Society of the United Methodist Church to Honor Prof. John Baughman '48

July 17, 2015

John J. Baughman, professor emeritus of history at DePauw and 1948 graduate of the University, will be presented with the 2015 Ministry of Memory Award... Read More

Work by Pulliam Prof. Meg Kissinger '79 Included in The Best American Newspaper Narratives

July 16, 2015

A story by Meg Kissinger, investigative reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and 1979 graduate of DePauw University, is included in The Best American... Read More

Fox News Chief Political Anchor Bret Baier '92 Signs New Contract

July 15, 2015

Bret Baier, Fox News Channel's chief political anchor and 1992 graduate of DePauw University, "has signed a new multiyear deal to keep him on past the... Read More

Biggest Questions "Up for Grabs" Heading Into 2016 Elections: Lee Hamilton '52

July 15, 2015

As the 2016 election cycle kicks into gear, "the country is not in a sunny mood, Lee Hamilton, a longtime Democratic congressman and 1952 graduate of DePauw... Read More

Common Spaces and Commonplaces

July 14, 2015

This summer, members of the DePauw community have filled the Percy Lavon Julian Science & Mathematics Center atrium to share lunch – and research. Forty-five... Read More

Lisa Wallace '06 Promoted to Sr. Communications Manager at Visit Indy

July 14, 2015

Lisa Wallace, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to senior communications manager, conventions & meetings at Visit Indy.  The organization... Read More

Provocative Art of Guerrilla Girls On Display at Peeler Center, Sept. 3 - Dec. 11

July 13, 2015

Also: New Media Artist & Physicist Combine for 'Mediation,' at Peeler Center Aug. 26 - Oct. 14 DePauw University's Richard E. Peeler Art Center will present... Read More

Lilly Center Featured in Athletic Business Magazine

July 12, 2015

"The Lilly Center at DePauw University was expanded and renovated as the first of a three-phase process to address the university’s top priorities related... Read More

Wall Street Journal Appoints Jason Anders '93 Business Editor

July 11, 2015

Jason M. Anders, a 1997 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed business editor of the Wall Street Journal. A 17-year veteran of the newspaper... Read More

Ed Garnes '99 Featured in Young Black Entrepreneur

July 10, 2015

"I get a charge out of supporting my own," Ed Garnes Jr., a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, tells Young Black Entrepreneur.  The founder of From Afros... Read More

Article on "Summer Rush to Replace TV Actors" Cites Prof. Jeff McCall '76  

July 10, 2015

A Los Angeles Times article, which examines "a frenzy of tinkering" in some fall TV shows, includes comments from a DePauw University professor. The newspaper's... Read More

Joe Rogowski '00 is Director of Physiology and Research for National Basketball Players Association

July 9, 2015

Joe Rogowski, a 2000 graduate of DePauw University, has been named director of physiology and research for the National Basketball Players Association... Read More

Incoming First-Year Students Volunteer to Enhance Greencastle Community Center

July 9, 2015

"In (an) effort to reboot the mostly dormant Family Youth and Community Development Program (FYCDP), DePauw University students donated time at the Dr... Read More

Mayor Names Caroline Ruhl '74 to Search Committee

July 8, 2015

Caroline I. Ruhl, president of Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors and 1974 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed by Davenport, Iowa Mayor Bill Gluba to a... Read More

Attorney Craig Queen '87 Joins Ginzkey Law Office

July 7, 2015

Craig D. Queen, a 1987 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Ginzkey Law Office in Bloomington, Illinois. Queen will handle personal injury litigation... Read More

Barron's Profile of Nation's Top Financial Advisors Cites David Singer '91

July 6, 2015

"Joe Evelo likes to hire recent college graduates. He appreciates their high energy and trainability -- but he’s also found the youngsters nudge him into... Read More

New Media Artist & Physicist Combine for 'Mediation,' at Peeler Center Aug. 26 - Oct. 14

July 6, 2015

Also: See “Capturing Fame: Photographs and Prints by Andy Warhol,” Through July 26 “Mediation,” an exhibition of work by new media artist Claudia Esslinger... Read More

Mary Thoits '48, "The Peter Pan of Long Beach," Turns 92

July 5, 2015

"Mary Thoits may be 92 in calendar years, but she’s really the Peter Pan of Long Beach," reports that California city's Press-Telegram. "As the dynamic... Read More

Peter Curts '06 Appointed Pastor of Indiana Church

July 4, 2015

Peter H. Curts, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, is the new pastor at Indiana's Yorktown United Methodist Church. "Curts previously served at the... Read More

New Nonprofit COO Tiffany O'Donnell '91 Offers 'Five Step Program for Re-Invention"

July 3, 2015

"Habits don't make you better. They reinforce where you are. So what happens when your job becomes a habit?," asks Tiffany O'Donnell.  The 1991 DePauw... Read More

Anchor Change Gives NBC an Opportunity to Create "Real Impact," Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

July 2, 2015

Calling NBC's decisions to make Lester Holt the anchor of the Nightly News and send Brian Williams "to Siberia (MSNBC)" the right moves, Jeffrey M. McCall... Read More

Prof. Anne Harris Appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs

July 1, 2015

DePauw University President Brian W. Casey today announced that he has appointed Anne F. Harris, Johnson Family University Professor and Professor of Art... Read More

Scott Storrer '89 Promoted to CEO at Strand Life Sciences

July 1, 2015

Scott A. Storrer, a 1989 graduate of DePauw University, has today been appointed chief executive officer of Strand Life Sciences, a global genomic profiling... Read More

Cynthia Vernon '76 is COO of Monterey Bay Aquarium

July 1, 2015

Cynthia L. Vernon, a 1976 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief operating officer of California's Monterey Bay Aquarium. "With the aquarium... Read More

Study Overseen by Vernon Jordan '57 Finds CIA's Diversity Efforts Lacking

June 30, 2015

"The CIA has consistently failed to promote minorities into its leadership ranks and progress in building diversity at the top of the spy agency has largely... Read More

HS Baseball Coach Bob Kyle '78 Leads Team to First-Ever State Championship

June 30, 2015

"You don't realize it, then you'll be driving down the road and you'll think about what you've done and realize you're state champs," says Bob Kyle, the... Read More

Roger Boswell '73 Honored by American Board of Emergency Medicine

June 30, 2015

Roger W. Boswell, M.D., a 1973 graduate of DePauw University, "has received the Longevity Award from the American Board of Emergency Medicine, marking... Read More

Jon Dill '87 a Finalist for 'CFO of the Year'

June 29, 2015

Jonathan "Jon" C. Dill, chief financial officer, executive vice president and partner at Ampac Packaging LLC and 1987 graduate of DePauw University, "has... Read More

Column on 40th Anniversary of Jaws Quotes Prof. Jeff McCall '76

June 28, 2015

"Jeff McCall, professor of media studies at DePauw University in Indiana, believes Jaws succeeded in ’75 because it appealed to a wide cross-section of... Read More

Danielle McGrath '07 Named Indiana Governor's Deputy Chief of Staff

June 27, 2015

Indiana Governor Mike Pence has named Danielle McGrath, a 2007 graduate of DePauw University, deputy chief of staff in the Office of the Governor.  "In... Read More

US Supreme Court Rules that Same-Sex Marriage is Legal in Case Argued by Doug Hallward-Driemeier '89

June 26, 2015

"In a landmark opinion, the Supreme Court ruled Friday that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights... Read More

Medical Student Shannon Fayson '11 Leads M.D. Camp at Ohio State

June 26, 2015

Shannon D. Fayson, a second-year medical student at Ohio State University and 2011 graduate of DePauw University, is director of OSU's M.D. Camp. The ... Read More

Today is 'Melissa Long '80 Day' in Fort Wayne

June 25, 2015

"It was very touching, and I loved it to pieces," Melissa Long said today after the mayor of Fort Wayne, Indiana, declared today "Melissa Long Day" in... Read More

Tyler Fischer '04 Joins Chamber Board

June 25, 2015

Tyler Fischer, a 2004 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the board of directors of the Clay County, Indiana Chamber of Commerce. "He has been in... Read More

Writing the Wilderness

June 24, 2015

Isle Royale is a remote island cluster in Lake Superior and the destination of a recent May Term trip for nine students led by Steven “Steve” R. Timm,... Read More

"Fighter for Equal Rights" Douglas Hallward-Driemeier '89 Profiled as SCOTUS Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Nears

June 24, 2015

"It was 1977 when he first felt the sting of injustice," begins an article in The Hill, the newspaper of Capitol Hill. "Douglas Hallward-Driemeier’s elementary... Read More

DePauw Students Have Access to a Global Education, Mandy Brookins Blinn Writes

June 23, 2015

"International investment has become the key to a thriving Indiana economy," notes Mandy Brookins Blinn, director of off-campus study at DePauw University... Read More

Tom Kominsky '03 Joins Student Transportation Inc. as Chief Growth Officer

June 22, 2015

Thomas M. Kominsky, a 2003 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief growth officer for Student Transportation Inc. (NASDAQ: STB).  He comes... Read More

Political Science Prof. Byron Daynes Dies at Age 77

June 21, 2015

Byron Wilford "Bill" Daynes, a professor of political science at DePauw University from 1971 to 1990, died June 7. He was 77 years old. Born October 26... Read More

Tim Solso '69 Led "Internal Revolution" at Cummins: Fortune

June 20, 2015

In a Fortune article headlined "Cummins: An engine maker bets on clean air—and wins," Clay Risen writes, "Under Theodore M. Solso, who was chairman and... Read More

Amanda Miller Luciano '03 on Transitioning from Journalist to Realtor

June 19, 2015

"Colorado Springs native Amanda Miller Luciano worked in journalism for nearly a decade before deciding last year to become a Realtor -- a career that... Read More

Dean Raj Bellani Discusses Ways Companies Can Attract Recent Graduates

June 18, 2015

A report listing "2015’s Best & Worst Cities to Find a Job" includes comments from Raj Bellani, dean of experiential learning and career planning at DePauw... Read More

Indiana's "Father of Bridges," History Prof. Jim Cooper, Cited in Story

June 18, 2015

James L. Cooper, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University, "is considered the Father of Bridges to the state," Robert Hostetler tells the Terre... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 Has a Message for Young Americans: Politics Needs You

June 17, 2015

Lee H. Hamilton, the 1952 DePauw University graduate who served 34 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, notices something different when he talks... Read More

Jim Silkworth '88 is VP of Human Resources at United Methodist Homes

June 16, 2015

James W. Silkworth, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University,  has been appointed vice president of human resources at United Methodist Homes. The nonprofit... Read More

Erin O'Brien '15 Competes for Title of Miss Indiana This Week

June 15, 2015

Erin O'Brien, a May 2015 graduate of DePauw University, is among "64 young women from all over Indiana (who) are set to gather in Zionsville to begin competition... Read More

Caroline Ruhl '74 to Enter Quad-Cities Business Hall of Fame

June 15, 2015

Caroline I. Ruhl, president of Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors and 1974 graduate of DePauw University, will be inducted Thursday into the Quad-Cities Business Hall... Read More

Business Reporter J.K. Wall '01 Offers Thoughts on SCOTUS & Obamacare

June 13, 2015

"While speaking Thursday to a group of Indianapolis alumni of my alma mater, DePauw University, I was asked what I think will happen in the King v. Burwell... Read More

Former English Prof. & True Detective Creator Nic Pizzolatto Profiled in Vanity Fair

June 12, 2015

"When I first met Nic Pizzolatto, he was teaching creative writing at DePauw, a small liberal arts college in Indiana," begins a Vanity Fair profile. "He... Read More

Kristin Wallace '85 Leading Health Care Clinic for Needy and Uninsured

June 11, 2015

Kristin Wallace, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has been hired to serve as the first executive director of the Rock River Free Clinic. Located in... Read More

Paula Kaiser VanDam '92 Appointed to Michigan's Interagency Council on Homelessness

June 9, 2015

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has appointed Paula Kaiser VanDam, a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, to serve on the state's new Interagency Council... Read More

Sophomore Places 8th in Summer X Games Motorcycle Race

June 8, 2015

"Rachel Gutish of Terre Haute placed eighth in the nationally televised Women's Enduro X motorcycle race as part of the Summer X Games on Friday night... Read More

David Minton '80 is CEO of Missouri Bank

June 8, 2015

David P. Minton, a 1980 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief operating officer of Central Bank in Jefferson City, Missouri. "He comes... Read More

Robert Kiburz '98 Joins Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn as Partner

June 7, 2015

Robert A. Kiburz, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the law firm of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn as a partner in the corporate department... Read More

Sharon Rediger Lee '90 Joins Staff of Boston Homeless Shelter

June 6, 2015

Sharon Rediger Lee, a 1990 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed coordinator of donor relations and events at joined St. Francis House, a nonprofit... Read More

Susan Stuart '73 Honored by HS Alma Mater

June 5, 2015

Susan P. Stuart, a 1973 graduate of DePauw University, is among seven individuals to be honored by the Tri-Creek Education Foundation's Lowell High School... Read More

Ethics Beyond the Walls

June 4, 2015

Feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian was scheduled to speak at Utah State University in October 2014. Unknown to most outside of a few Internet circles... Read More

The Remarkable Life of John Bartlow Martin '37 is Subject of New Biography

June 4, 2015

The life of John Bartlow Martin -- a journalist, author, diplomat and 1937 graduate of DePauw University who was connected to some of the most prominent... Read More

Advertisers, Not "Curiosity Seekers," Hold Key to Future of 19 Kids and Counting: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

June 3, 2015

"As Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, the parents on the TLC reality show 19 Kids and Counting, prepare on Wednesday to address allegations that their oldest... Read More

Lauren Capozza '08 Joins Ohio Dental Practice

June 3, 2015

Lauren Capozza, a 2008 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the pediatric dentistry practice of Nannette R. Sherman in West Chester, Ohio.  Dr. Capozza... Read More

Prof. Arthur Evans Edits First Complete English Translation of Jules Verne's Debut Novel

June 2, 2015

Arthur B. Evans, professor emeritus of modern languages (French) at DePauw University, is the editor of the first complete English translation of Five... Read More

DePauw's Gallery Program Recognized for Upholding Best Practices in Museum Field

June 1, 2015

DePauw University's Richard E. Peeler Art Center galleries and collections have been recognized by the American Alliance of Museums as having an educational... Read More

"Vacuous Ethics" of Major Journalists are Nothing to Shrug Off: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

May 29, 2015

"The real damage done by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos’s vacuous ethics -- as shown by the revelation of his gifts to the Clinton Foundation -- won’t be... Read More

Research Project Involving Prof. Nahyan Fancy is Awarded Grant

May 28, 2015

A project on which Nahyan Fancy, associate professor of history at DePauw University, is a collaborator has been awarded a partnership grant from Canada's... Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Weighs In on 19 Kids and Counting Controversy

May 27, 2015

"Four advertisers pulled out of TLC's reality show 19 Kids and Counting, putting pressure on the U.S. cable network to decide the fate of the top-rated... Read More

A Good Fit

May 26, 2015

  Jon Fortt '98 made a smooth transition from print to broadcasting Currency traders have been in a tizzy for 24 hours since the Swiss National Bank... Read More

Prof. Jeff Kenney Discusses 'Religion in the Modern World' on Malaysian Radio Station

May 25, 2015

Jeffrey Kenney, professor of religious studies at DePauw University, discussed "Religion in the Modern World" in a nearly half-hour interview with BFM... Read More

Tusha Mittal '06 Receives Foreign Press Association Scholarship

May 25, 2015

Tusha Mittal, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University and currently enrolled in the master's program at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism... Read More

Musician David McMillin '06 Argues, "It's Time to Stop Hating Spotify"

May 25, 2015

"If you trust the headlines about Spotify, you may believe all musicians are receiving rolls of pennies for our creative work," singer-songwriter David... Read More

NPR Spotlights DePauw Program that Benefits Community

May 25, 2015

A program that takes furniture and other items left behind by DePauw University students at the end of the academic year and redistributes those things... Read More

"Money is Poisoning Our Political System," Opines Lee Hamilton '52

May 24, 2015

"I’ve seen a lot over my decades in politics, and not much alarms me," begins a newspaper column by Lee Hamilton. "But I have to be blunt: Money is poisoning... Read More

Prof. Mac Mackenzie Selected to Participate in Special Seminar on Teaching European Art

May 23, 2015

Michael "Mac" P.  Mackenzie, associate professor of art and art history at DePauw University, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen... Read More

Lisa May '84 Appointed Executive VP of HR at RTI International

May 22, 2015

Lisa May, a 1984 graduate of DePauw University, is joining RTI International as executive vice president of human resources.  She'll begin her new role... Read More

'Capturing Fame: Photographs and Prints by Andy Warhol' at Peeler Center, June 2 - July 26

May 21, 2015

From 1970 to 1987, Andy Warhol took scores of Polaroid and black-and-white photographs, the vast majority of which have never been seen by the public.... Read More

Sue Anderson '91 Named Director of Business Development at Adams Kessler

May 20, 2015

Sue Anderson, a 1991 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed director of business development for Adams Kessler PLC, a common interest development... Read More

Youth Hoops Connection Will Bring Coach Brad Stevens '99 to Montana This Summer

May 19, 2015

Brad Stevens, head basketball coach of the Boston Celtics and 1999 graduate of DePauw University, will be the guest speaker at Carroll College's coaching... Read More

Erin Flynn '96 to Present at 2015 Women in Technology Summit

May 18, 2015

Erin N. Flynn, investment banker at Ackrell Capital and 1996 graduate of DePauw University, will be among the presenters at the 2015 Women in Technology... Read More

Ruth Simmons Urges DePauw's Class of 2015 to "Reclaim King's Dream"

May 17, 2015

Also: Ashton Johnson '15 Addresses Classmates; Three Honorary Degrees Conferred; Photo Gallery; Order Commencement DVD "When will we turn to a better... Read More

Article on Network TV's "Great Comedy Rollback" Includes Comments from Prof. Jeff McCall '76

May 16, 2015

"The TV networks unleashed their 2015-16 evening lineups in New York this week, leaving industry insiders buzzing about the Great Comedy Rollback," writes... Read More

Sarah Reese Wallace '76 to Receive Old Gold Goblet During DePauw's Alumni Reunion Weekend

May 16, 2015

Alumni Reunion Weekend Schedule Sarah Reese Wallace ’76, former chair of the DePauw University Board of Trustees and a prominent business, community and... Read More

Prof. Mark Toole '93 Receives Distinguished Teaching-Service Award

May 15, 2015

Mark A. Toole, assistant professor of religion at High Point University and 1993 graduate of DePauw University, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished... Read More

Leslie Hankins '02 & Matt Stone '06 Join Red e App

May 14, 2015

Two DePauw University graduates -- Leslie Hankins '02 and Matt Stone '06 -- have joined Louisville-based technology startup Red e App. Hankins is an account... Read More

Attorney Laura Sahm '09 Joins Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman

May 13, 2015

Laura Sahm, a 2009 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the Indianapolis office of Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, which bills itself as the... Read More