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Prof. Miranda Spivack Writes of Governments' Increasing "Failures to Disclose Public Information"

February 19, 2017

In many "places across the country, the rights to republish local laws in a user-friendly, searchable format, don’t belong to the people or the governments… Read More

"I Know My Lane," Says All-Star Game Coach Brad Stevens '99

February 19, 2017

"I don't know how much coaching you actually do," says Brad Stevens, the 1999 DePauw University graduate who will be head coach of the Eastern Conference… Read More

Weekly Standard Editor Stephen F. Hayes '93 to Keynote DC Conference

February 18, 2017

Stephen F. Hayes, editor-in-chief of The Weekly Standard and 1993 graduate of DePauw University, will be the keynote speaker at the American Foundry Society… Read More

Chuck Brooks '79 Again Receives Cybersecurity Excellence Award

February 17, 2017

Charles "Chuck" Brooks, vice president for government relations and marketing at Sutherland Government Services and a 1979 graduate of DePauw University… Read More

DePauw's Prindle Institute Receives $30,000 NEH Grant to Study the Value of Ethics in Business

February 16, 2017

DePauw University's Prindle Institute for Ethics -- where students and faculty engage in critical and constructive reflection about right and wrong, justice… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Analyzes "Blurring Lines" Between Celebrities & Politicians

February 16, 2017

"President Trump, who became famous for his role on The Apprentice, has been called the 'reality TV President,'" begins an article in the Chronicle of… Read More

Prof. Lili Wright Contributes Essay to Good Housekeeping

February 15, 2017

"I have been going to the same spot in Maine for 50 years, but until recently I'd never seen the island in winter," begins an essay by Lili Wright, professor… Read More

Winthrop U Director of Basketball Operations Mike Howland '02 is Featured

February 15, 2017

"Mike Howland was an All-American point guard at DePauw (University) in the early 2000s and his current job as Winthrop men’s basketball’s director of… Read More

The Body in Motion

February 14, 2017

DePauw student researchers are working with kinesiology professors Pat Babington and Brian Wright using motion analysis software and underwater video cameras… Read More

Haley Altman '02 & Brian Garrison '00 Among Indy's 'Forty Under 40'

February 13, 2017

Two DePauw University graduates -- Haley Altman '02, founder and CEO of Doxley Inc., and Brian Garrison '00, partner atFaegre Baker Daniels LLP -- are… Read More

Graham Wilkerson '12 Discusses His Business, Genesis Sports Performance, on Statewide TV Show

February 12, 2017

"A dream of former DePauw University football player Graham Wilkerson has turned into the reality of Genesis Sports Performance," reported Bill Benner… Read More

Greencastle Commission on Sustainability Honors Anthony Baratta '10 & Madeline Piscetta '17

February 11, 2017

Anthony Baratta, director of sustainability at DePauw and 2010 graduate of the University, has been recognized as "Citizen of the Year" by the Greencastle… Read More

Brad Stevens '99 to Coach East Team in Feb. 19's NBA All-Star Game

February 10, 2017

"When the East All-Stars take the floor in this year's NBA All-Star Game, (the head coach will) be a 40-year-old native of Zionsville, Indiana who started… Read More

Katie Imborek '02 to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award from University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine

February 9, 2017

Katherine "Katie" L. Imborek, M.D., clinical assistant professor of family medicine at the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine and 2002 graduate… Read More

"Clear Sourcing" Lacking in NY Times Trump Story, Says Prof. Jeff McCall '76

February 8, 2017

Writing in The Hill of an unflattering New York Times story on the Trump White House at night, Joe Concha asks, "So was the story presented in a responsible… Read More

Alison Clark Zajdel '01 Stepping Down as Leader of Cope Environmental Center

February 7, 2017

"After overseeing the construction of a new home for Cope Environmental Center, its executive director hopes to spend more time at her own home," reports… Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 Enters Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame

February 6, 2017

"That is a job to live up to the name Kentucky writer," Barbara Kingsolver said Thursday as she was inducted into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame. The… Read More

Prof. Sara Lennox '65 is Editor of Remapping Black Germany

February 5, 2017

Sara Lennox, professor emerita of German studies at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst and 1965 graduate of DePauw University, is the editor of… Read More

Mindy Colbert '04 Takes On Key Roles in Indiana GOP

February 3, 2017

"Newly elected Indiana Republican Party State Chairman Kyle Hupfer Thursday announced the three individuals who will comprise the Party's senior staff… Read More

Dustin Hertel '07 Joins ESCO Communications

February 3, 2017

Dustin Hertel, a 2007 graduate of DePauw University, has joined ESCO Communications as senior account executive for the healthcare market of the central… Read More

Trump-Press Feud Benefits No One: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

February 2, 2017

In a column for The Hill, Jeffrey M. McCall examines "the indecorous feud that the Trump administration and the press both seem determined to sustain."… Read More

Angie Torain '94 Appointed Associate AD at University of Notre Dame

January 31, 2017

Angelina (Andrews) Torain, a 1994 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed associate athletics director at the University of Notre Dame. In her… Read More

Peak Aspirations

January 31, 2017

It’s still dark when Brad Clement crawls out of his tent. The snow crunches beneath his feet as a cold wind chills his face. He fills a pot with snow and… Read More

Anne Ballentine '86 Named VP at Rogers Behavioral Health

January 31, 2017

Anne Ballentine, a 1986 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed vice president - communications at Rogers Behavioral Health. Based in Wisconsin… Read More

Program for Children of Illegal Immigrants "Should be Defended at All Costs": Prof. Rebecca Alexander

January 31, 2017

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, "offers temporary reprieve and should be defended at all costs, but no one who fought for it has ever… Read More

Surgeon Rockne Brubaker '78 Aligns with Lourdes and Mercy Medical Associates

January 31, 2017

Rockne Brubaker, a 1978 graduate of DePauw University, "has joined Lourdes and Mercy Medical Associates in the newly formed practice Mercy Ear, Nose and… Read More

Old National Bank Appoints Dan Doan '75 Regional President

January 30, 2017

Dan L. Doan, a 1975 graduate of DePauw University, has been named the Fort Wayne Region President for Old National Bank. Doan will retain his responsibilities… Read More

'Nature Loves Courage' at Peeler Art Center, Feb. 7 - May 11

January 30, 2017

"Nature Loves Courage," an exhibition coming to DePauw University's Richard E. Peeler Art Center, brings together ten emerging New York City artists who… Read More

Attorney Rob Doyle '82 Named Head Football Coach at Bishop Chatard HS

January 27, 2017

Rob Doyle, a partner in the Indianapolis law firm Due Doyle Fanning & Alderfer LLP and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, was today named varsity head… Read More

'From Munich to Brown County: The Life and Artwork of T.C. Steele' at Peeler, Feb. 1 - June 11

January 27, 2017

Indiana artist Theodore Clement Steele (1847-1926) is perhaps the most widely celebrated Hoosier Impressionist painter of the early 20th century. In honor… Read More

Research on Midcareer Professors by Tamara Beauboeuf to be Presented Today at National Conference

January 26, 2017

Preliminary research by Tamara Beauboeuf, professor of women’s, gender and sexuality studies at DePauw University, and two colleagues -- Karla Erickson… Read More

More Praise for Prof. Lili Wright's Dancing with the Tiger

January 26, 2017

In her debut novel, Dancing with the Tiger, "Lili Wright demonstrates her range as a storyteller, and she should have no problem publishing subsequent… Read More

Prof. Barry Nelson '79 to be Added to HS Wall of Fame

January 25, 2017

Barry L. Nelson, Walter P. Murphy professor and chair of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern University and… Read More

New Book by Bret Baier '92 Debuts at #2 on New York Times Best Seller List

January 25, 2017

In the New York Times' "The Story Behind This Week’s Best Sellers," Gregory Cowles writes, "The Fox News anchor Bret Baier, whose previous best seller… Read More

Report Notes 195th Anniversary of the Birth of DePauw's Sixth President, Alexander Martin

January 24, 2017

Educator and Methodist pastor Alexander Martin, the sixth president of DePauw University, was born on this day in 1822 in Scotland, notes West Virginia… Read More

NFL Running Back's Pursuit of Medical Degree Has Ties to Robert Schrier '57

January 24, 2017

"With the grind of the NFL season complete, Detroit Lions running back Zach Zenner is ready to jump right back into training," reports the Detroit News… Read More

Short Story by Linda Heuring '76 Receives Rash Award for Fiction

January 24, 2017

"Red Light, Green Light," a short story written by Linda Heuring, a 1976 graduate of DePauw University, is the winner of the 2016 Rash Award for Fiction… Read More

Nicole Lorch '96 is COO of First Internet Bancorp

January 24, 2017

Nicole Lorch, a 1996 graduate of DePauw University, has been named chief operating officer of First Internet Bank and its parent companty, First Internet… Read More

Juried Student Art Exhibition On View, Feb. 2 - March 1

January 23, 2017

DePauw University’s annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Thursday, February 2, and runs through Wednesday, March 1. The campus-wide exhibition features… Read More

Inc. Calls Two Sentences from Brad Stevens '99 "The Best Advice You'll Hear Today"

January 22, 2017

"I'm not even thinking about any other team," Brad Stevens, head coach of the Boston Celtics and 1999 DePauw University graduate, tells Inc.. "We're trying… Read More

Prof. Lili Wright's Dancing with the Tiger is Finalist for Edgar Allan Poe Award

January 21, 2017

Dancing with the Tiger by Lili Wright, professor of English at DePauw University, has been selected by the Mystery Writers of America as a nominee for… Read More

Rock Shop

January 20, 2017

This Winter Term course is part of the National Science Foundation’s STEM Guitar Project. In building an electric guitar from the ground up, students are… Read More

Rafael Bahamonde '80 Appointed Interim Dean at IUPUI

January 20, 2017

Rafael E. Bahamonde, a 1980 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed interim dean of the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management at… Read More

Winter Term Course in 'Environmental Awareness' Gets Newspaper's Attention

January 19, 2017

"During Winter Term this month, DePauw University students have gone galloping off to the Galapagos Islands, cruised to Cuba, explored Ecuador and made… Read More

Article on National Hugging Day Cites Research of Prof. Matt Hertenstein

January 19, 2017

"National Hugging Day is Saturday," according to California's San Luis Obispo Tribune. "It’s an annual event that puts hugging in the spotlight and encourages… Read More

Prof. Miranda Spivack Contributes Story to NY Times on Indy's Technology Boom, Notes DePauw's Contributions

January 18, 2017

"Indianapolis, a city of about 850,000, has long been known as a manufacturing center where air-conditioners, cars and car parts are made," writes Miranda… Read More

Buffalo Bills Name Rob Boras '92 Tight Ends Coach

January 17, 2017

"The Buffalo Bills added another experienced coach to Sean McDermott's staff Tuesday," reports the Buffalo News this evening. "Rob Boras, who worked the… Read More

A Reassessment of Vice President Dan Quayle '69

January 17, 2017

"As America prepares to install Mike Pence as the sixth vice president from Indiana, it’s well past time to take another, and more positive, look at the… Read More

Variety Story on Rachel Maddow's MSNBC Show Cites Prof. Jeff McCall '76

January 17, 2017

As MSNBC's Rachel Maddow reworks her show to feature long form, in-depth interviews, "Republicans would do well to meet with her, argues Jeffrey McCall… Read More

Matt Davis '97 Takes Over as Chair of Conroe, Texas Chamber of Commerce

January 17, 2017

Matt Davis, chief executive officer of Conroe Regional Medical Center in Texas and 1997 graduate of DePauw University, is the incoming chair of the Conroe/Greater… Read More

NY Times Notes President Obama's Luncheon with Five Admired Novelists, Including Barbara Kingsolver '77

January 16, 2017

In a New York Times article headlined "Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years," it is noted that the president "had lunch last week with five… Read More

Gotham Star Drew Powell '98 Sits Down for an Interview with CNBC's Jon Fortt '98

January 16, 2017

"I'm not just a Drew Powell fan, I'm also a friend," notes CNBC's Jon Fortt.  "The two of us met as teenagers on the campus of DePauw University in Greencastle… Read More

Making Government Work "Is Up to Us," Writes Lee Hamilton '52

January 16, 2017

"There are a lot of dire predictions about our representative democracy out there," observes Lee H. Hamilton, the 1952 DePauw University graduate who served… Read More

Tim & Meg Shelly ('82 & '83) Restore Boyhood Home of Indiana Artist T.C. Steele

January 15, 2017

The boyhood home of Indiana artist T.C. Steele in Waveland, Indiana, is now restored, and will soon be hosting school field trips, reports the Crawfordsville… Read More

Jennifer Monty Rieker '00 Joins Ulmer & Berne LLP

January 14, 2017

Jennifer Monty Rieker, a 2000 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Ulmer & Berne LLP as counsel in the law firm's consumer & commercial litigation… Read More

DePauw Chamber Symphony Tours England

January 13, 2017

Members of the DePauw Chamber Symphony are spending Winter Term on a nine-day tour in England. The 30-member ensemble will travel to London, Oxford and… Read More

Michael Catalano '91 is VP & General Counsel of Southern Research

January 13, 2017

Michael A. Catalano, a 1991 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Southern Research as vice president and general counsel. Southern Research is a not-for-profit… Read More

Kevin Hollahan '87 Joins Cachet Financial Solutions as Sr. VP

January 12, 2017

Kevin J. Hollahan, a 1987 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed senior vice president of sales at Cachet Financial Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:… Read More

Lake City Bank Moves Marshall Weadick '10 to its Commercial East Team

January 12, 2017

Marshall C. Weadick, assistant vice president and commercial banking officer for Lake City Bank and 2010 graduate of DePauw University, has been transferred… Read More

Michele Bryant '86 is President of Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana

January 11, 2017

Michele S. Bryant, a partner with Wooden McLaughlin LLP in Evansville, Indiana, and 1986 graduate of DePauw University, is the new president of the Defense… Read More

Crawfordsville Gallery Features Art of Anne Parks '84

January 11, 2017

Anne Parks, a 1984 graduate of DePauw University, is this month's featured artist at the Athens Arts Gallery in Crawfordsville, Indiana. That city's … Read More

Anne Bingham '83 is New Chair of Cleveland School Board

January 10, 2017

Anne E. Bingham, a 1983 graduate of DePauw University, is the new chair of the Cleveland Municipal Board of Education. She was sworn in yesterday. "Bingham… Read More

Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission, by Bret Baier '92, Arrives in Bookstores

January 10, 2017

The second book by Fox News Channel chief political anchor Bret Baier, a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's… Read More

A Closer Look at Food

January 9, 2017

Cullen Hunter ’17 is the first DePauw student to ever study at the Gustolab International Institute for Food Studies. During her 5 weeks in Rome over the… Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 to be Inducted Into Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame

January 9, 2017

Barbara Kingsolver, award-winning and best-selling author and 1977 graduate of DePauw University, is among five acclaimed authors who will be inducted… Read More

Writing Collective Founded by Elise Lockwood '13 Helps Plays Get "From Page to Stage"

January 8, 2017

"With every theater production, there comes a time when the plot must leave the page before making its way onto the stage," begins an article in the Indianapolis… Read More

Murray State U Hosts Sunday Reading by Poet & Prof. Eugene Gloria

January 7, 2017

"Poet Eugene Gloria will visit Murray State University for the first time on Sunday to take part in the M.F.A. Residency Reading Series at 7:30 p.m. in… Read More

Josh Pitcock '98 is Chief of Staff to VP-Elect Mike Pence

January 6, 2017

Vice President-elect Mike Pence has named Josh Pitcock, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, to serve as his chief of staff. Pitcock will be among a… Read More

(Un)Building a House

January 6, 2017

It’s an hour into Winter Term, and students are already combing through a condemned house on the outskirts of Greencastle. With the heat turned off, it… Read More

Jay Gladden '88 Promoted to Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean at IUPUI

January 6, 2017

James "Jay" M. Gladden, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed associate vice chancellor for undergraduate education and dean of University… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Analyzes NFL's TV Ratings Slump

January 5, 2017

"The juggernaut that is the National Football League catapulted to the spotlight largely through the power of television," notes Jeffrey M. McCall, professor… Read More

Sydney Lewis '18 & Five Other DePauw Interns Helping Dr. William Dillon '87 Share a Life-Saving Lesson

January 4, 2017

"Six interns from DePauw University in Indiana are now in Kentuckiana to teach the move," reported Louisville's WHAS-TV in a segment on hands-only CPR… Read More

Forbes List of '30 Under 30' Includes Rhonesha Byng '11

January 4, 2017

Rhonesha A. Byng, founder and CEO of Her Agenda and 2011 graduate of DePauw University, is listed among the Forbes "30 Under 30" in the media category… Read More

Special Report with Bret Baier '92 Was Cable's #3 News Show in 2016

January 2, 2017

"Fox News Channel dominated the top cable news shows watched in 2016, according to a ranking by The Wrap," reports Forbes. "The five most popular cable… Read More

Prof. Derek Ford is Associate Editor of Issues in Teacher Education

January 1, 2017

Derek R. Ford, assistant professor of education studies at DePauw University, has been appointed associate editor of Issues in Teacher Education. Published… Read More