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Prof. Andy Cullison '01 Discusses Ethics of Yik Yak, Where Users Post Anonymously

February 1, 2015

An article in the February 2014 issue of Atlanta magazine, which profiles the co-founders of the Yik Yak app, notes, "Andrew Cullison has studied social... Read More

Brian Lord '98 Among Nashville's '40 Under 40'

January 31, 2015

Brian Lord, senior vice president and director of sales at Premiere Speakers Bureau and 1998 graduate of DePauw University, is among Nashville, Tennessee's... Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Examines America's "Oversized Obsession" with Sports

January 30, 2015

"Let’s remember a key fact as we prepare snacks and grab the remote to watch the Super Bowl," begins an opinion column authored by Jeffrey M. McCall, professor... Read More

College Roommates Dan Quayle '69 & Mark Rolfing '71 Reminisce, Laugh on TV's Golf Channel

January 29, 2015

Dan Quayle '69 and Mark Rolfing '71 -- who were college roommates at DePauw University and teammates on the Tiger men's golf team -- shared memories and... Read More

Chicago Magazine Piece by Prof. Tom Chiarella is Praised

January 29, 2015

"A lot of food writers -- some I know personally, others by byline -- have written pretty interesting, thoughtful, and long things in the past month or... Read More

Longtime Fort Wayne TV News Anchor Melissa Long '80 to Retire

January 29, 2015

Melissa Long, a 1980 DePauw University graduate who has been a television news anchor in Fort Wayne, Indiana, for more than three decades, will retire... Read More

Art Exhibition Opening in Indy to Include Talk by Prof. Jeff McCall '76

January 29, 2015

Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University, will speak at the opening reception at the Raymond James Stutz Art Gallery in Indianapolis... Read More

Basketball Standout Credits Guidance of Scott Herrmann '87

January 28, 2015

An article in the News Tribune of Tacoma, Washington, on Pacific Lutheran University point guard Brandon Lester notes, "The guard credits his old-school... Read More

Emily Knuth '99 Honored as Greencastle 'Citizen of the Year'

January 27, 2015

Emily Knuth, a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, and Suzanne Masten have been named 2014 Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Citizens of the Year... Read More

David Taylor '89 Joins Ruoff Home Mortgage

January 24, 2015

David E. Taylor, a 1989 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Ruoff Home Mortgage as senior loan officer in the firm's Greencastle branch. "Taylor's... Read More

Talking with Humberto Barreto

January 23, 2015

Humberto Barreto, the Elizabeth P. Allen Distinguished University Professor and professor of economics and management at DePauw University, traveled to... Read More

Chris Biggs '59, Who Taught English at DePauw for 30 Years, Dies at Age 77

January 23, 2015

Christena "Chris" Doyle Trusler Biggs, a 1959 graduate of DePauw University who was a longtime instructor of English at her alma mater, passed away on... Read More

TV's Changing Distribution Model May Leave Local Stations Scrambling: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

January 23, 2015

The switch of CBS television affiliates in Indianapolis could have a ripple effect and will be watched closely by broadcasters around the nation, according... Read More

DePauw and IU McKinney Partner on New 'Law Scholar' Program

January 22, 2015

DePauw University and Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law announce the creation of the “DePauw University Law Scholar” program. The first... Read More

2012 Grads and Orr Fellows Van Hoang & Molly Sender Featured in Magazine Article

January 22, 2015

"College graduation is a time for young adults to not only decide what career path to pursue, but where to begin establishing roots," begins an article... Read More

Lee Banks '85 Elected President & COO of Parker Hannifin

January 21, 2015

Lee C. Banks, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected president and chief operating officer of Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the... Read More

Cynthia Dungey '93 Works to "Leave a Legacy of Humanity in Human Services"

January 21, 2015

"The director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services grew up poor and hopes to use her experience to help others transition out of poverty,"... Read More

Wisconsin Baseball Team Names Parker Schwartz '15 Announcer & Media Relations Director

January 20, 2015

The Green Bay Bullfrogs, a baseball team that plays in the Northwoods League, has named Parker Schwartz, a DePauw University senior, to serve as play-by-play... Read More

"Injustice Affects Everyone," MLK Day Speaker Tells DePauw Audience

January 20, 2015

"Indiana State University professor Brian McGowan encouraged a full Peeler Auditorium on DePauw's campus, Monday, to recognize, the same hardships that... Read More

Insurance Executive Lori Rafkin '85 on Industry 'Hot 100' List

January 20, 2015

Lori Rafkin, senior vice president of customer and broker engagement at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance and 1985 graduate of DePauw University,... Read More

"Selma is Now," Vernon Jordan '57 Tells MLK Breakfast in Minneapolis

January 19, 2015

"In his keynote remarks during an MLK Day breakfast at the Minneapolis Convention Center, nationally known civil rights activist Vernon Jordan praised... Read More

Rev. Otis Moss III to Discuss 'Blue Note Gospel' and '#blacklivesmatter' at DePauw

January 19, 2015

Rev. Otis Moss III, author and pastor of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ, will come to DePauw University to present the Mendenhall Lecture on... Read More

Dawn Hoffman '81 Joins John R. Wood Properties

January 18, 2015

Dawn M. Hoffman, a licensed real estate agent and 1981 graduate of DePauw University, has joined John R. Wood Properties, the oldest real estate company... Read More

Darryl Neher '88 Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Bloomington, Ind.

January 17, 2015

Darryl R. Neher, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, is a candidate for mayor of Bloomington, Indiana.  The Thursday announcement by Neher, a Democrat... Read More

DePauw Students Engage in Experiential Learning Across the Globe During Winter Term

January 17, 2015

DePauw's Winter Term, "cited as a main reason many students attend the university, has seen many changes over the years," reports Greencastle's Banner-Graphic... Read More

Virginia Names Dave Borbely '81 Offensive Line Coach

January 16, 2015

Dave Borbely, a 1981 graduate of DePauw University, has been named offensive line coach for the University of Virginia. "Borbely returns to UVa for his... Read More

David Becker '75, Mentor to Many Entrepreneurs, to Receive 'Inspire Award'

January 15, 2015

David Becker, chairman and CEO of First Internet Bancorp and 1975 graduate of DePauw University, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2015... Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 to Keynote MLK Breakfast in Minneapolis

January 14, 2015

Vernon E. Jordan Jr., a legendary figure in the civil rights movement and 1957 graduate of DePauw University, will deliver the keynote address at the 25th... Read More

Angie Hicks '95 to Speak at 'Women in Business Retreat'

January 13, 2015

Angie Hicks, founder and chief marketing officer of Angie's List and 1995 graduate of DePauw University, will be among the keynote speakers at the Indianapolis... Read More

Art of DePauw Students On Display at Peeler, Jan. 29 - March 1

January 12, 2015

DePauw University’s annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Thursday, January 29, and runs through Sunday, March 1, 2015. The campus-wide, multi-media... Read More

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful President David Forsell '89 "Wants to Keep Making a Difference"

January 11, 2015

"My job provides me so much overlap with my personal values," says David Forsell, president of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful.  Profiled in the Indianapolis... Read More

Justin Jordan '03 On Crew of New Movie, Selma

January 10, 2015

"It's been amazing," says Justin Jordan, a 2003 graduate of DePauw University, who served as a graphics production assistant in the new movie, Selma. The... Read More

Six DePauw Seniors Selected for Orr Entrepreneurial Fellowships

January 9, 2015

Six DePauw University seniors have been selected for the 2015 class of the Governor Robert D. Orr Entrepreneurial Fellowship program. They are among about... Read More

Comprehensive Exhibition of Work by Lucy+Jorge Orta Comes to Peeler Art Center Feb. 6

January 8, 2015

DePauw University's Richard E. Peeler Art Center is proud to present the traveling exhibition, Lucy+Jorge Orta: Food-Water-Life.  Opening February 6 and... Read More

Former Prof. and Lifelong Educator Roy Swihart Retires

January 7, 2015

"Roy Swihart has been in education for more than 72 years -- one way or another," reports the Citrus County Chronicle of Crystal River, Florida.  " 'I... Read More

Michele Lorbieski Anderson '99 Appointed Member of Frost Brown Todd LLC

January 7, 2015

Michele Lorbieski Anderson, a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, has been named a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC and is practicing in the litigation department... Read More

Allison Dull '12 is Marketing Manager for Convention and Visitors Bureau

January 6, 2015

Allison Dull, a 2012 graduate of DePauw University, is the new marketing manager and festival assistant at the Greater St. Charles (Illinois) Convention... Read More

NBA Player Agent Austin Brown '07 Among "Sports World's Brightest Young Stars" in Forbes

January 6, 2015

Austin D. Brown, an agent with CAA (Creative Artists Agency) Sports and a 2007 graduate of DePauw University, is listed among Forbes magazine's "30 Under... Read More

Singer-Songwriter David McMillin '06 On Campus This Week for Talk & Performance

January 6, 2015

This Friday, January 9, Chicago based singer-songwriter and 2006 DePauw University graduate David McMillin will return to Greencastle for a concert at... Read More

Unique Art of Julie Dawson '58 Featured in Detroit Free Press

January 5, 2015

Julie Dawson, a watercolor artist and 1958 graduate of DePauw University, "has spent decades tracking and finding bells all over the world," notes an article... Read More

University Mourns the Passing of Prof. & Coach Ruth Lester

January 5, 2015

Ruth Louise Lester, professor emeritus of health, physical education and recreation at DePauw University and the Tigers' first women's tennis coach, died... Read More

Article Cites Work of Anthropology Prof. Mona Bhan

January 4, 2015

"Are the Brogpas of Kashmir in India really the last bastion of purebred Aryans?," asks a Daily Beast piece by Nina Strochlic. "Their claims have led to... Read More

Martin Luther King Day, January 19, Will Feature Lecture by Prof. Brian McGowan

January 4, 2015

On Monday, January 19, DePauw University will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a presentation from Brian McGowan, assistant professor... Read More

Lilly Executive Robert Brown '83 Elected to Franklin College Board

January 2, 2015

Robert B. Brown, a 1983 graduate of DePauw Universiy, has been elected to the board of trustees of Franklin College. "He is chief marketing officer for... Read More

Noted Theologian and Former DePauw Prof. Edward Farley Dies at Age 85

January 1, 2015

William Edward Farley, Drucilla Moore Buffington Professor of Theology, emeritus, at Vanderbilt Divinity School and a former member of the DePauw University... Read More