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TOMS CEO Jim Alling '83 Says DePauw Gave Him & Class of '17 "Critical Thinking Skills and Lifelong Friendships"

May 21, 2017

"You are more ready than you think," Jim Alling, the CEO of TOMS, told the 561 graduates of his alma mater, DePauw University, this morning. "You have… Read More

Environmentalist Jesse Kharbanda, Musical Innovator Todd Rundgren, & TOMS CEO Jim Alling '83 Receive Honorary Doctorates from DePauw

May 21, 2017

"Class of 2017, may you direct your civic energies to helping to empower the economically struggling in our world to have a safe and dignified life," Jesse… Read More

DePauw's Class of 2017, 561 Strong and "A Force to be Reckoned With," Graduates Under Sunny Skies

May 21, 2017

"DePauw’s Class of 2017 is a force to be reckoned with," said Sarah Fears to her classmates at DePauw University's 178th Commencement. "The world outside… Read More

Rain Chances for Commencement Diminish; 'Stars' Moved to Hoover Hall

May 20, 2017

Links: Commencement Page; Webcast; DVD Order Form; Weather Heavy rain is falling in Greencastle with thunder in the skies 24 hours before DePauw University… Read More

Town & Country Notes Kappa Alpha Theta's Founding at DePauw

May 20, 2017

"On January 27, 1870, Kappa Alpha Theta became the first Greek-letter fraternity for women," notes Town & Country. "Theta, which was founded at Indiana… Read More

Robert "Bobby" Andrews is DePauw's New VP for Enrollment Management

May 19, 2017

Robert “Bobby” Andrews, currently vice president for enrollment management at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, will become vice president for enrollment… Read More

Rain Chance Down to 40% for Sunday Morning's Commencement

May 19, 2017

Links: Commencement Page; Webcast; DVD Order Form; Weather The chance for rain during Sunday morning's commencement exercises, which was 90% at mid-week… Read More

Gesenia Viviescas '17 Will Have Fulbright Teaching Experience in Taiwan

May 17, 2017

DePauw University senior Gesenia Viviescas has been awarded an English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and will spend… Read More

An Eye Toward the Skies as Commencement Weekend Approaches

May 17, 2017

Links: Commencement Page; Webcast; DVD Order Form; Weather The weather forecast for DePauw University's 178th Commencement Sunday morning suggests it… Read More

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma to Open DePauw's 2017–18 Green Guest Artist Series

May 16, 2017

The DePauw University School of Music is proud to announce that the 2017–18 season opening concert of the Green Guest Artist Series on September 30 will… Read More

Students' Efforts to Beautify Greencastle Noted in Local Paper

May 14, 2017

"As volunteers of the Greencastle Sustainability Commission, three DePauw University freshmen undertake a project to plant native Indiana flowers in front… Read More

Faculty Excellence Celebrated with Presentation of Tucker, Minar, and Oxnam Awards

May 12, 2017

Sheryl Tremblay, professor of communication and theatre at DePauw University, is the 2017 recipient of the Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Tucker Jr. Distinguished… Read More

Senior Midori Kawaue Receives Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award

May 11, 2017

DePauw University senior Midori Kawaue is the recipient of a 2017 Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award. The award, presented by the Gilder Lehrman Institute… Read More

DePauw Sr. VP Brad Kelsheimer to Join Lumina Foundation as CFO

May 10, 2017

Brad Kelsheimer, DePauw University’s senior vice president for finance and administration since July 2009, has been appointed chief financial officer of… Read More

John Feld '84 Developing TV Show for Dale Earnhardt Jr. & His Wife

May 10, 2017

"We've seen how Dale Jr. races a car, so we're confident that with Amy's help he will easily navigate the typical trials and tribulations of a home renovation… Read More

Sara Scully '13 Will Teach English in Taiwan as Fulbright Winner

May 10, 2017

Sara Scully, a 2013 graduate of DePauw University, will spend the upcoming academic year teaching in Taiwan after being awarded an English Teaching Assistantship… Read More

Jeff Bird '81 Named President of IU Health's East Central Region

May 9, 2017

Jeff Bird, a 1981 graduate of DePauw University, "has been named the new president of the East Central Region for IU Health, which includes IU Health Ball… Read More

Park Tudor's Sven Dubie is 2017 Battey National Educator of the Year

May 9, 2017

Sven Dubie, who teaches U.S. History and Western Civilization at Park Tudor School in Indianapolis, is the recipient of the 2017 Battey National Educator… Read More

DePauw Roots of Celtics Coach Brad Stevens '99 Explored in Indy Star Article

May 6, 2017

"He learned how not to be from me," says DePauw University head men's basketball coach Bill Fenlon of his former player Brad Stevens, now the head coach… Read More

Poet & DePauw Senior Inès Giramata Featured in Rwandan Newspaper

May 3, 2017

"Inès Giramata is a young and talented Rwandan poet," begins a feature in Rwanda's leading daily English language newspaper. "The Development Economics… Read More

Jeff Harmening '89 is the New CEO of General Mills

May 3, 2017

Jeffrey Harmening, a 1989 graduate of DePauw University, was today elected chief executive officer of General Mills Inc. (NYSE: GIS) by the company's board… Read More

Fulbright Recipient Olivia Flores '14 Hopes to "Empower Others" by Teaching in Colombia

May 2, 2017

Olivia Flores, a ninth grade English teacher at UCSN Soccer Academy High School in Chicago and 2014 graduate of DePauw University, will spend the upcoming… Read More

Senior Amber Calderon Wins Independent Book Publishers Association Award for Illustrations

May 1, 2017

DePauw University senior Amber Calderon has been honored by the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) with a Benjamin Franklin Award for her illustrations… Read More

DePauw Seniors Prepare for Final Concert, 'New Beginnings, Next Steps!'

May 1, 2017

Celebrating the graduation of the seniors, DePauw University Orchestra, Chamber Singers and University Chorus will present “New Beginnings, Next Steps… Read More

Senior Swimming Standout Angela Newlon Featured in Hometown Newspaper

April 29, 2017

"When she’s on dry land, those who know her best describe Angela Newlon as 'extremely friendly and outgoing'," begins an article in the News-Democrat of… Read More

Prof. Joseph Heithaus to Appear at This Weekend's 'Poetpalooza'

April 28, 2017

"Writers from around the region will converge on Madison this weekend for a celebration of all things poetry," reports the Madison Courier. Those appearing… Read More

Rob Lowe Postpones DePauw Visit

April 26, 2017

The Ubben Lecture by actor, producer and author Rob Lowe, which was scheduled to take place Monday, May 1, at DePauw University, has been postponed. "We… Read More

DePauw Gets a Mention on Jeopardy!

April 25, 2017

Viewers of the television game show Jeopardy! got a dose of Tiger pride in tonight's edition of the program.  In the category of "Similarly Named Schools… Read More

Sarah Fears '17 Presented with DePauw's Walker Cup

April 24, 2017

The work of a DePauw University senior to better the campus and community "is attributable to her personal motto, 'lead with a servant heart'," noted President… Read More

Upcoming Ubben Lecturer Rob Lowe on This Week's CBS Sunday Morning

April 22, 2017

Eight days before he comes to DePauw University for an Ubben Lecture, Rob Lowe will be featured on CBS Sunday Morning. [UPDATE 4/26: This event has been… Read More

Sophomore Rebecca Kerns Awarded Etruscan Foundation Fieldwork Fellowship

April 21, 2017

DePauw University sophomore Rebecca Kerns is the recipient of an Etruscan Foundation Fieldwork Fellowship for 2017.  The $2,000 award -- designed to support… Read More

Departure of O'Reilly "Is By No Means Fatal" to Fox News, Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Tells Washington Post

April 20, 2017

"With Bill O’Reilly’s ouster from Fox News Channel, the hard part may be over for the scandal-scarred network. Now the harder part begins," reports the… Read More

Adrian Ables '16 Signs with Pro Soccer's Indy Eleven

April 19, 2017

Adrian Ables, a 2016 graduate of DePauw University, has been signed by Indy Eleven, the Indianapolis franchise in the North American Soccer League.  A… Read More

Sarah Salazar '17 to Teach in Colombia with Fulbright Award

April 19, 2017

Sarah Salazar, a DePauw University senior, will spend the upcoming academic year teaching English in Colombia after being awarded an English Teaching Assistantship… Read More

Indiana Broadcasters Association Awards Scholarship to Sophomore Tilly Marlatt

April 18, 2017

DePauw University sophomore Tilly Marlatt is one of six Indiana college students to be awarded scholarships from the Indiana Broadcasters Association.… Read More

Angie Hicks '95 to Receive 2017 Trailblazer Award

April 18, 2017

Angie Hicks, co-founder and chief marketing officer of Angie's List and 1995 graduate of DePauw University, will be presented with TechPoint's "Trailblazer… Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 Contributes Essay to Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming, and Our Future

April 17, 2017

Barbara Kingsolver, award-winning author and 1977 graduate of DePauw University, is among the contributors to a new anthology, Letters to a Young Farmer:… Read More

A Month Before Being Honored at DePauw's Commencement, Todd Rundgren Surprises Crowd at Coachella

April 15, 2017

Todd Rundgren -- the musician, producer and technology innovator who will receive an honorary doctoral degree from DePauw University next month -- made… Read More

Senior Jackie Rueda Will Conduct Research in Brazil with Fulbright US Student Scholarship

April 13, 2017

DePauw University senior Jacqueline Rueda is the recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student scholarship and will conduct research in Brazil during the 2017-18… Read More

Scholarship and Service of Two DePauw Students Recognized

April 11, 2017

Two DePauw University students are being recognized for their scholarship and involvement in the campus and community with Albert L. Lund '48 Scholarships… Read More

News of Rob Lowe's Upcoming DePauw Visit Spreads from Coast-to-Coast

April 11, 2017

"Actor Rob Lowe will be speaking next month at the Indiana college from which both of his parents graduated," begins an Associated Press report which is… Read More

Rob Lowe Coming to DePauw for May 1 Ubben Lecture

April 10, 2017

Rob Lowe -- the actor, author and producer whose parents and grandfather are graduates of DePauw University -- will make a homecoming of sorts when he… Read More

Pulitzer-Winning Playwright Tony Kushner at DePauw on April 20

April 10, 2017

Tony Kushner, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, will come to DePauw University… Read More

Acclaimed Poet Marilyn Chin Coming to DePauw in 2018 as Distinguished University Professor of Creative Writing

April 8, 2017

Marilyn Chin, an award-winning Chinese American poet, writer and activist, is coming to DePauw University in the Spring of 2018 as Mary Rogers Field and… Read More

Senior Sarah Pistorius Takes Third in Vocal Competition

April 6, 2017

DePauw University senior Sarah Pistorius,  a mezzo-soprano and vocal performance major in the DePauw School of Music, is the third place winner of the… Read More

UES 2017 Draws Speakers, Students to Prindle

April 4, 2017

James Hamblin of The Atlantic and Anna Sale of WNYC’s Death, Sex & Money are among the nationally recognized speakers joining students from around the… Read More

DePauw Concerto Competition Winners to be Featured in Sunday Concert

April 3, 2017

The four winners of the 35th Annual DePauw Concerto Competition will be featured in concert with the DePauw University Symphony Orchestra this Sunday,… Read More

Return to DePauw as Kilgore Counselor Gives Dana Ferguson '14 "Hope for the Future of Journalism"

April 1, 2017

Dana Ferguson, a reporter for South Dakota's Sioux Falls Argus Leader and 2014 graduate of DePauw University, says she felt "hope for the future of journalism… Read More

Iowa State U Paper Notes Leslie Odom Jr.'s DePauw Visit

March 29, 2017

"Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. will give a lecture titled 'Hamilton and the Road to Success: In Words and Music' at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Stephens Auditorium… Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 is Syracuse University's Commencement Speaker

March 29, 2017

Vernon E. Jordan Jr. -- a business executive, attorney and legendary figure in the civil rights movement and 1957 graduate of DePauw University -- will… Read More

Award-Winning Journalist Dexter Filkins to Examine 'New Ways of Writing War', April 5

March 25, 2017

Dexter Filkins, called "the premier combat journalist of his generation" by the Washington Post, is coming to DePauw University on Wednesday, April 5.… Read More

"DePauw Makes a Doctor of Todd Rundgren": Indianapolis Star

March 21, 2017

"Todd Rundgren, the rocker who's unusual in that his most famous songs are not his most critically acclaimed, will receive an honorary doctoral degree… Read More

Rock Legend Todd Rundgren, Environmentalist Jesse Kharbanda, and CEO Jim Alling '83 to Receive Honorary Degrees at May's Commencement

March 20, 2017

Musician and producer Todd Rundgren, who has been called "rock's Renaissance man" by Entertainment Tonight, will be among three individuals to be presented… Read More

TOMS CEO Jim Alling '83 to Address DePauw's 178th Commencement

March 15, 2017

Jim Alling, the CEO of TOMS, whose experiences as a DePauw University undergraduate led to leadership roles at some of America's most admired companies… Read More

Nationally Distributed AP Story Notes DePauw Efforts to Teach Civility

March 13, 2017

An Associated Press story headlined "As incivility hits new depths, many are working to combat it" notes, "In state capitals, lawmakers attend workshops… Read More

The Campaign for DePauw Surpasses its $300 Million Goal and Will Continue

March 12, 2017

“The love alumni, parents and friends of DePauw University have for this institution is apparent, intense and transformative,” said President D. Mark McCoy… Read More

Econ Prof. Gary Lemon Authors Savvy Investing

March 11, 2017

Gary D. Lemon, professor of economics and management at DePauw University, is the author of Savvy Investing: Strategy for Successful Investing. An announcement… Read More

Greencastle's York Chevrolet Buick GMC Provides DePauw With New Safe Ride Vehicle

March 9, 2017

The generosity of Greencastle's York Chevrolet Buick GMC will provide DePauw University with a new Safe Ride vehicle. York's donation of a 2016 Chevrolet… Read More

DePauw Among '100 Best Colleges for Sports Lovers'

March 9, 2017

An analysis by Money and Sports lllustrated puts DePauw University on "a list of great colleges for students who love sports -- but who also want a high-quality… Read More

Commencement DVD Available for Pre-Order

March 4, 2017

Pre-Order Your DVD Here Members of DePauw University's Class of 2017 and their families and friends can relive memories of a special day -- the 178th… Read More

Senior Madison McIntyre's Short Film Will Compete in Cleveland International Festival

March 3, 2017

A short film created by Madison McIntyre, a DePauw University senior, has been accepted to compete in the Cleveland International Film Festival. McIntyre's… Read More

Public is Invited to Indiana Court of Appeals Session at DePauw, March 9

March 3, 2017

For the twelth time in the last 13 years, the Indiana Court of Appeals will come to campus of DePauw University and will hold a session which the public… Read More

DePauw Hosts This Weekend's Indiana Latino/a/x Leadership Conference

March 1, 2017

High school and college students from across the state will gather at DePauw University this Saturday, March 4th, for the 18th annual Indiana Latino/a/x… Read More

Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Selects Prindle Institute as New Home

February 28, 2017

DePauw University's Prindle Institute for Ethics will be the new institutional home for the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE), the… Read More

The Legendary Ladysmith Black Mambazo to Perform at DePauw Sunday

February 27, 2017

On Sunday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m., the internationally beloved singing sensation Ladysmith Black Mambazo will fill DePauw University’s Kresge Auditorium… Read More

Sophomore Selected as 500 Festival Princess

February 25, 2017

DePauw University sophomore Quinci Miller is one of 33 college-aged women from across Indiana to be chosen as the 2017 500 Festival Princesses. The selection… Read More

Justin Christian '95 Inducted Into Central Indiana Business Hall of Fame

February 24, 2017

Justin P. Christian, chief executive officer and founder of BCforward and 1995 graduate of DePauw University, is among the 2017 inductees into the Central… Read More

'Music of the 21st Century' Brings Grammy Nominee Christopher Theofanidis to DePauw

February 23, 2017

The DePauw University School of Music welcomes Grammy Award-nominated composer Christopher Theofanidis to campus February 27 – March 3, for its annual… Read More

Annual List Again Places DePauw Among USA's Leading Colleges in Providing Fulbright Opportunities

February 21, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, DePauw University is among the nation's leading colleges in producing winners of Fulbright scholarships. The latest issue… Read More

DePauw to Host National Undergraduate Research Conference on Science, Technology, Medicine and Society

February 21, 2017

Students from across North America will come to DePauw University March 10-12 to take part in the first National Annual Undergraduate Research Conference… 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

Hometown Paper Spotlights Contributions of Sydney Kopp '20

February 12, 2017

"Hinsdale South graduate Sydney Kopp is a starting freshman guard on a DePauw women's basketball team that won 22 of its first 23 games this season," notes… 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

A Message from DePauw President D. Mark McCoy

January 30, 2017

Dear students, prospective students and families of DePauw,             I feel compelled to write to you today to express and to recommit to our values… 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

Students to Share Winter Term Ghost Ranch Experiences at Tuesday Event

January 28, 2017

"DePauw University students returning from a three-week Winter Term visit to the Ghost Ranch will share their experiences," reports the Banner-Graphic… Read More

DePauw School of Music Announces $10 Million in Scholarship Funds for Undergraduate Students Over the Next 5 Years

January 24, 2017

The DePauw University School of Music announced today that $10 million in scholarship funds will be invested in undergraduate music students over the next… 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

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

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

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

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

DePauw Chamber Symphony's Jan. 9 Concert Will Kick Off UK Tour

January 3, 2017

Prior to departing on a nine-day European tour to the United Kingdom, January 11–19, the DePauw Chamber Symphony will present a pre-tour concert in Greencastle… Read More