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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Monon Bell Classic to Air Nationally on AXS TV for 12th Time

September 13, 2016

The Monon Bell Classic, one of college football's oldest and most storied rivalries between  DePauw University and Wabash College, will again be seen nationally... 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

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

Alsarah & the Nubatones Bring East African Retro-Pop to DePauw at Sept. 15 Concert

September 9, 2016

Sudanese-American singer-songwriter Alsarah will perform an eclectic mix of North and East African Retro-pop music alongside her group, the Nubatones,... 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

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

21CMposium to Include Opening Green Guest Artist Concert by Kronos Quartet, Sept. 10

September 3, 2016

The international 21CMposium that the DePauw University School of Music has been “busting chops” on for more than a year is about to unfold. This three-day... 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

VP Anthony Jones Quoted in Washington Post Article on College Admissions  

August 30, 2016

"Watching your kid sweat over college applications? Wondering which college is the best fit for your child and how to help them make that happen?," asks... 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

Football Tigers' Offense Looks to Top "Most Prolific Season in 128 Years": Indy Star

August 26, 2016

"The departures of offensive line anchors Kody Bontreger and Hunter Logan will challenge a Tigers offense that just posted its most prolific season in... Read More

Cellist Who Inspired Worldwide Movement Performs Bach Marathon Wednesday at Music on the Square

August 25, 2016

Cellist Dale Henderson, the founder of the international “Bach In the Subways” movement, in which musicians around the world celebrate the enlivening 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

Inside Indiana Business Notes DePauw Visit by Todd Rundgren, Artist-in-Residence at Notre Dame This Fall

August 25, 2016

Singer, songwriter, producer and technology pioneer Todd Rundgren "will serve as an artist-in-residence at the University of Notre Dame's Department of... 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

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

DePauw's Most Diverse Incoming Class Ever Arrives Saturday

August 19, 2016

The latest chapter in the 179-year history of DePauw University begins Saturday, when the liberal arts college welcomes the most diverse incoming class... 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

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

International Artistry Inspires the Green Center's 2016-17 Season; Tickets On Sale Now

August 15, 2016

The opening concert at DePauw University’s Green Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Aug. 26, by Ukrainian-born faculty pianist Tony Weinstein and... 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

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

Inauguration of President Mark McCoy to Highlight Old Gold Weekend, Oct. 27-29

August 11, 2016

Old Gold Weekend Schedule The formal installation of D. Mark McCoy as DePauw University's twentieth president and the dedication of Hoover Hall will be... 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

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

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

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

21CMposium, Sept. 9-11, Places DePauw School of Music at Center of National Conversation

July 27, 2016

Event Information & Registration For three days this fall, DePauw University will be a destination for world thought leaders and performers seeking answers... 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

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

Rhymes with Opera Co-Founder Robert Maril '02 on Cover of Opera News

July 24, 2016

Robert T. Maril, a 2002 graduate of DePauw University, is among the "Game Changers" pictured on the cover of the August 2016 edition of Opera News.  The... Read More

Three DePauw Seniors Awarded Gilman International Scholarships

July 23, 2016

Three rising seniors at DePauw University -- Taquesha Dean, Jazzika Jones and Kelli Peterson -- have been selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin... Read More

ESPN VP Jill Frederickson '92 Learned "How to be Strategic" at DePauw

July 19, 2016

The Indianapolis Star features Jill Frederickson, vice president of SportsCenter and news editorial operations at ESPN and 1992 graduate of DePauw University... Read More

Reparation Takes American Spectrum Award at Indy Film Fest

July 18, 2016

"Kyle Ham and Steve Timm's Reparation, starring Jon Huertas (of Castle) and Marc Menchaca (of Homeland), captured the American Spectrum Award this past... Read More

Prof. Lili Wright Promoting Her New Novel, Dancing with the Tiger

July 14, 2016

Today's edition of the San Francisco Examiner previews a Friday reading in that city by Lili Wright, professor of English at DePauw University. The arts... Read More

DePauw Team Returns from Inaugural Archaeological Excavation at Italian Site

July 13, 2016

Five DePauw University students and two faculty members are returning from Italy after completing the first season of archaeological excavation at the... Read More

Article on Expected "Shocker" from Former US Sen. Evan Bayh Includes Photo from DePauw

July 12, 2016

"For the second time in six years Evan Bayh has shocked Indiana State Democrats with the expected announcement this week that he is seeking a return to... Read More

Senior Sean Steinman in Tie for 4th at Northern Kentucky Amateur Golf Championship

July 12, 2016

"Cincinnati golfers have a direct path to the Northern Kentucky Amateur Championship now that the Northern Kentucky Golf Association has merged with the... Read More

Reparation a "Must-See" at This Week's Indy Film Fest

July 11, 2016

Reparation is listed among '10 must-see movies and events' at Indy Film Fest in an Indianapolis Star article.  Danielle Grady writes, "This film, set and... Read More

"It's Fun," Says Veteran Broadcaster Paul Maguire of the Monon Bell Classic

July 5, 2016

A newspaper article on Paul Maguire's return visit to his hometown of Youngstown, Ohio, notes, "In addition to his charity work, the 77-year-old Maguire... Read More

Adrian Ables '16 Signs Pro Soccer Contract with NASL's Rayo OKC

June 30, 2016

Adrian Ables, a May 2016 graduate of DePauw University, has signed a contract with the North American Soccer League's Rayo OKC. A forward, Ables "began... Read More

California Newspaper Carries Quotes from Tavis Smiley's Commencement Address at DePauw

June 29, 2016

Woody Woodburn, a columnist for California's Ventura County Star, offers his readers "a 'Kitchen Sink Column' of notes, quotes and other stuff."  It includes... Read More

Dan Quayle '69 Discusses Role of VP with Boston Globe

June 27, 2016

With some political pundits suggesting U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren as a possible running mate for Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, "The... Read More

New Book by Bret Baier '92, Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission, Set for January Release

June 26, 2016

"Fox News host and chief political anchor Bret Baier is working on a book about the waning days of Dwight Eisenhower's presidency and the beginning of... Read More

Alan Hill '81 Returns to DePauw Administration as VP for Student Academic Life & Dean of Experiential Learning

June 20, 2016

D. Mark McCoy, president-elect of DePauw University, today announced the appointment of Alan P. Hill, a 1981 graduate of DePauw, to serve as vice president... Read More

Newspaper Reports on DePauw Vigil for Orlando Shooting Victims

June 17, 2016

"Nearly 100 people from all walks of life gathered on DePauw University's campus Thursday to memorialize the recent Orlando shooting and its victims,"... Read More

Commencement DVD is Now Shipping

June 15, 2016

Order Your DVD Here The DVD of May 22's 177th DePauw University Commencement is on its way to mailboxes.  The discs arrived from the replicator yesterday... Read More

Elizabeth Morales '17 in MTV.com Feature on Summer Fashion

June 10, 2016

Elizabeth Morales, who will begin her senior year at DePauw University in the fall, is among a group of college students featured in an MTV article on... Read More

Ethics Bowl 101

June 7, 2016

This past spring a team of five DePauw students traveled to Cleveland to compete in the National Bioethics Bowl. Though their tournament run ended just... Read More

Huffington Post Story on Commencement Speeches Spotlights DePauw Address by Tavis Smiley

June 3, 2016

Photo Gallery; Order Your Commencement DVD A Huffington Post article headlined "This Year’s Commencement Speakers Want Grads To Try A Little Peace, Love... Read More

Orders Still Being Taken for 2016 Commencement DVD, Now in Production

May 27, 2016

Order Your DVD Here Loaded with more than five hours of content, including video of every 2016 DePauw University graduate receiving their diploma, the... Read More

Tavis Smiley Calls Upon Class of 2016 to Continue DePauw's Legacy of Leadership

May 22, 2016

Photo Galleries 1 & 2; Order Your Commencement DVD "What say you about who we are going to be?," broadcaster, author and philanthropist Tavis Smiley asked... Read More

Members of DePauw's Class of 2016, 533 Strong, "Enter a Very Exclusive Club" at the 177th Commencement

May 22, 2016

Photo Galleries 1 & 2; Order Your Commencement DVD "We're about to enter a very exclusive club," Craig R. Carter told fellow members of DePauw University's... Read More

Junior Rebeca Bagdocimo Wins National Journalism Award from SPJ

May 19, 2016

Rebeca G. Bagdocimo, a junior at DePauw University, is the recipient of a National Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists... Read More

Weather Looks Ideal for Class of 2016's Big Day

May 19, 2016

Links: Weather; Webcast; Pre-Order Your DVD At 10:30 Thursday morning, 72 hours before the start of DePauw University's 177th Annual Commencement, the... Read More

Forecast for Sunday's 177th Commencement, Which Will be Webcast, Currently Sunny and Dry

May 17, 2016

Links: Weather; Webcast; Pre-Order Your DVD With five days until DePauw University's Class of 2016 marches across the platform on Holton Memorial Quadrangle... Read More

Zebulon Holsopple is 2016 Battey National Educator of the Year

May 15, 2016

Zebulon Holsopple, a science teacher at J.D. Clement Early College High School in Durham, North Carolina, is the recipient of the 2016 Battey National... Read More

$20 Million Gift Will "Support Future Students," Note Indy Star and Other Media Outlets

May 14, 2016

"A DePauw graduate who is now a trustee showed his appreciation for the Greencastle university in a unique way: a $20 million gift to support future students... Read More

$20 Million Gift from Don ('61) & Barbara Daseke Will Support The DePauw Trust and Other Initiatives

May 13, 2016

President Brian W. Casey announced today that DePauw University has received a $20 million gift from Don ’61 and Barbara Daseke for The DePauw Trust and... Read More

Fourteen DePauw Seniors to Teach For America in the Fall

May 13, 2016

Fourteen current DePauw University seniors have been selected as Teach For America (TFA) corps members, and will begin teaching in urban and rural public... Read More

DePauw Pays Tribute to its 19th President, Brian Casey

May 12, 2016

"I love, and I will always love DePauw," Brian W. Casey said tonight at the conclusion of a dinner in his honor.  "I loved being your president," he told... Read More

DePauw School of Music Called "A Leader in the Field of Entrepreneurship"

May 12, 2016

In a Violinist.com article offering advice on "How to Launch a Career in Music," Laurie Niles notes that "career development programs in general are growing... Read More

Sophomore to be Recognized as 'Challenger Champion'

May 12, 2016

DePauw University sophomore Lillian "Lilly" H. Burba and her younger sister, Erin, will be honored by the Challenger Learning Center of Paducah, Kentucky... Read More

DePauw's Sustainability Leadership Education Initiative Impacts 1,000 HS Students Statewide

May 9, 2016

As part of DePauw University's new Sustainability Leadership Education initiative, "Twenty students from DePauw's Environmental Fellows and Sustainability... Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 Presents Honorary Doctorate to President Obama at Howard University

May 7, 2016

Vernon Jordan, a legendary figure in the civil rights movement and 1957 graduate of DePauw University, presented President Barack Obama with an honorary... Read More

Todd Rundgren's 2009 DePauw Visit Noted in Indy Star

May 5, 2016

"Pop-rock star Todd Rundgren, who taught at Indiana University in 2010 and delivered a public lecture at DePauw University in 2009, is expected to perform... Read More

School of Music's Concert Season Culminates Sunday with 'Serenade to Music'

May 3, 2016

The DePauw University School of Music’s 2015-16 concert season will culminate Sunday afternoon in a joint choir and orchestra performance of composer Ralph... Read More

First-Year Student Featured in Teach For America Magazine

May 1, 2016

"The year has tested her both academically and socially," notes One Day, the magazine of Teach For America, in an article on Janeya Cunningham, who "is... Read More

Sophomore Chelsea Conard Wins Boren Scholarship, Will Study in China

April 30, 2016

DePauw University sophomore Chelsea F. Conard will study in China having been awarded a David L. Boren Scholarship. Sponsored by the National Security... Read More

Ayden Adler Appointed Dean of DePauw University School of Music

April 29, 2016

Ayden Adler, formerly senior vice president and dean of the New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy (NWS), has been appointed dean of the DePauw... Read More

Sophomore to Appear on Fox's Kelly File Tonight

April 27, 2016

"Michael Froedge, a 2014 New Castle High School graduate, is slated to be on the national Fox News program, The Kelly File, from 9-10 p.m. tonight as part... Read More

Alex Thompson '12 & Henry Johnston '14 Screen King Rat, Which Was Filmed On Campus, Monday Evening

April 27, 2016

The DePauw University and Greencastle communities will have a special opportunity to see and discuss a feature film that was shot in the shadow of East... Read More

DePauw and Putnam County Students Collaborate on Annual Spring Spectacle of Shakespeare, May 7

April 26, 2016

DePauw Theatre’s 2015-16 season closes with the annual Spring Spectacle of Shakespeare on Saturday, May 7 in Moore Theatre, located in the Green Center... Read More

Senior Craig Carter is Awarded DePauw's 2016 Walker Cup

April 25, 2016

Craig R. Carter is the 2016 recipient of DePauw's Walker Cup, which is awarded to the senior who has contributed the most to the University community during... Read More

"Public Education Has to be the Great Equalizer," Arne Duncan Says in Ubben Lecture at DePauw

April 21, 2016

"We have one common goal, that's academic excellence, and one common enemy, and that's academic failure," Arne Duncan, the former U.S. Secretary of Education... Read More

Kid Quill (Mitch Brown '16) to Perform at Common Ground Musical Festival

April 18, 2016

Kid Quill, known to fellow DePauw University students as Mitch Brown, has been added to the lineup of the Common Ground Music Festival, which takes place... Read More

Sophomore Robert Sherman to Spend Summer Broadcasting Kenosha Kingfish Games

April 14, 2016

"The Kenosha Kingfish are pleased to announce the return of radio broadcaster, Robert Sherman, to the broadcast booth this upcoming summer," notes an announcement... Read More

DePauw Students to Join in Weekend American Red Cross Service Project

April 14, 2016

"With a goal of providing smoke detectors to Greencastle residents who need them, a small army of volunteers will take to city streets Sunday, April 17... Read More

Fulbright Award Will Send Senior Hattie Blair to South Korea

April 13, 2016

DePauw University senior Hattie E. Blair is the recipient of an English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition and... Read More

Sunday's 'WaterMusic' to Showcase Music, Art & Community Activism

April 12, 2016

On Sunday, April 17 at 7 p.m., the DePauw University Choirs and DePauw Percussion Ensemble will be joined by Professors Sarah Lee and Jeanette Pope, student... Read More

DePauw Student Media to Host Live 'Town Hall' with President-Elect Mark McCoy on Wednesday; Submit a Question

April 9, 2016

Archived Audio of Town Hall All members of the DePauw community, as well as friends of the University, are invited to participate in a Town Hall session... Read More

Works of Senior Studio Art Majors On Display at Peeler Center, April 15 - May 21

April 8, 2016

An exhibition honoring the work of DePauw University's graduating senior studio art majors opens at the Richard E. Peeler Art Center on Friday, April 15... Read More

Madeline Hawk '16 to Teach in South Korea with Fulbright Award

April 7, 2016

Madeline N. Hawk, a senior at DePauw University, is the recipient of an English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition... Read More

Two DePauw Juniors are Awarded Lund Scholarships

April 5, 2016

The scholarship of two DePauw University juniors and their involvement in the campus and community are being rewarded.  John Daseke and Andrew Quinn have... Read More

Concerto Competition Winners to Perform with DePauw Orchestra Sunday

April 4, 2016

Always an audience favorite and a longstanding tradition at the DePauw University School of Music, the annual Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert will... Read More

Three Student-Written Plays to be Presented, April 14-17

April 3, 2016

Three original plays written by DePauw University students will be presented by DePauw Theatre from April 14 through 17. They include The Parable of the... Read More

VP Anthony Jones to Lead DePauw's Admission Efforts; Cindy Babington Named Chief of Staff to President-Elect McCoy

April 1, 2016

DePauw University President-elect D. Mark McCoy today announced that Cindy Babington, currently vice president for admission and financial aid, has agreed... Read More