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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 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

IU Prof. & Beatles Expert Glenn Gass to Explore the Music of 1966 During April 11 Visit

April 1, 2016

Was 1966 the greatest year in the history of rock and roll? Glenn Gass, Provost Professor of Music at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music and creator... Read More

Sydney Cason '16 & Maritza Mestre '14 Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

March 31, 2016

Sydney E. Cason, a DePauw senior, and Maritza J. Mestre, a 2014 graduate of the University, have both been awarded awards from the National Science Foundation's... Read More

East College Will Be Along the Route of the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay

March 24, 2016

The Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay -- a 3,200 mile journey through each of the state's 92 counties -- will go through Putnam County and the DePauw University... Read More

Newspaper Spotlights McDermond Center's April 9 Entrepreneurship Showcase

March 22, 2016

"The young entrepreneur behind Greencastle's successful Myers' Market venture will be one of the guest speakers when the DePauw University McDermond Center... Read More

Upcoming Ubben Lecturer Arne Duncan Aims to Improve Opportunities for Chicago Youth

March 18, 2016

"Arne Duncan, who stepped down as U.S. Education Secretary three months ago, announced Thursday that he is turning his attention to tackling the entangled... Read More

Greencastle Mayor Bill Dory Discusses Relationship with DePauw in Radio Interview

March 17, 2016

"The former DePauw School of Music Dean Mark McCoy is now the new president of the university," Joe Hren of Bloomington, Indiana NPR affiliate WFIU notes... Read More

DePauw's 20th President, Mark McCoy, Visits TV's Inside Indiana Business

March 11, 2016

DePauw University's next president, D. Mark McCoy, tells the statewide television program Inside Indiana Business that his appointment -- announced on... Read More

DePauw's Next President, Mark McCoy, is a Guest on TV's Inside Indiana Business This Weekend

March 10, 2016

DePauw University's twentieth president, D. Mark McCoy, paid a visit to the statewide television program Inside Indiana Business this afternoon to discuss... Read More

Alpha Kappa Alpha Celebrates 25 Years at DePauw

March 10, 2016

The Pi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the first black Greek-letter organization at DePauw, is celebrating their silver anniversary... Read More

Keynote Speaker Selected for April 6 DePauw Dialogue

March 10, 2016

Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington has been selected as keynote speaker for the second DePauw Dialogue, to be held Wednesday, April 6. A leading social activist... Read More

President-Elect Mark McCoy Promises to Build Upon the "Good Work" of DePauw, Which "Changes the World"

March 8, 2016

"DePauw changes the world, and our good work must continue," D. Mark McCoy said this morning to DePauw University students, faculty, staff and friends... Read More

Mark McCoy Named DePauw University's 20th President

March 7, 2016

DePauw University’s Board of Trustees today unanimously selected D. Mark McCoy, dean of the DePauw School of Music since August 2011, as president of DePauw... Read More

Hometown Newspaper Notes Record-Setting Performance by Junior Luke Lattner

March 6, 2016

"Five days after Fenwick (High School) legend Johnny Lattner died, DePauw University guard Luke Lattner paid tribute to his grandfather with a record-breaking... Read More

Tavis Smiley to Deliver Address to Class of 2016 at DePauw's 177th Commencement

March 4, 2016

Tavis Smiley -- whose nightly interviews with the world's top leaders, thinkers and artists make him an important voice in the American conversation --... Read More

Former US Education Secretary Arne Duncan Coming to DePauw for April 21 Ubben Lecture

February 29, 2016

Link to Live Webcast Arne Duncan -- the second longest-serving member of the Obama administration and described by Valerie Strauss of the Washington Post... Read More

DePauw Opera Stages American Classic Little Women, March 3–6

February 29, 2016

For the penultimate event in the communitywide 2015–16 interdisciplinary festival, “Little Women: The Transformation of Art,” the DePauw University School... Read More

DePauw Again on List of Colleges Producing the Most Fulbright Winners

February 23, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education's annual list of the "Institutions Producing the Most Fulbright Students" is again out, and DePauw University makes another... Read More

DePauw Alumni Tennis Association Honors President Emeritus Robert Bottoms

February 13, 2016

Robert G. Bottoms, DePauw University's eighteenth president, was presented with the President's Cup for Tennis at a dinner this evening. Dr. Bottoms led... Read More

Federal Election Commission Rules in Case Involving DePauw Intern

February 11, 2016

"An Indiana college student convinced an often-deadlocked Federal Election Commission on Thursday that allowing DePauw University to pay her a stipend... Read More

$10 Million Gift for Technology Initiative Brings DePauw to 85% of $300 Million Campaign Goal

February 5, 2016

President Brian W. Casey announced today that the University’s Board of Trustees, at its meeting last weekend, accepted a $10 million gift from an unnamed... Read More

2016 Commencement DVD, Showing Every Graduate and Loaded with Extras, Available for Pre-Order

January 29, 2016

Pre-Order Your DVD Here DePauw University's 177th commencement will be a day to remember for members of the Class of 2016 and their families and friends... Read More

Sophomore Student Athlete Cited in Chicago Tribune Article

January 28, 2016

"These days, you're more likely to spot a three-sport letterman jacket in a vintage store than on a varsity high school athlete," begins a Chicago Tribune... Read More

Juried Student Art Exhibition Opens Feb. 4 at Peeler Center

January 25, 2016

DePauw University’s annual juried student art exhibition opens Thursday, February 4,and continues through Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The campus-wide exhibition... Read More

DePauw Theatre Presents Seminar, Jan. 31 - Feb. 3

January 22, 2016

Seminar, a dark comedy by Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck, will be presented by DePauw Theatre.  Directed by M. Susan Anthony, Mary Alice Braden... Read More

Pre-Law Students Make Winter Term Visit to Putnamville Correctional Facility

January 20, 2016

"Putnamville Correctional Facility hosted a recent student tour for pre-law students from DePauw University and their Winter Term instructor, Darrell Eddie... Read More

DePauw Awarded Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant

January 14, 2016

DePauw University is the recipient of a 2016 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant. Awarded by the Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical... Read More

Presidential Search Committee to Begin Interviewing Candidates This Month

January 11, 2016

The process of identifying DePauw University's 20th president is progressing as expected, Kathy Patterson Vrabeck '85, chair of the presidential search... Read More

"Community Asset," Greencastle's Ashley Square Cinema, Under New Management

January 9, 2016

"It's a real community asset, and we feel it's been underutilized," says Mark Thiemann of Greencastle’s movie theater, Ashley Square Cinema.  DePauw University... Read More

DePauw Chamber Singers Perform Sunday in Send-Off for Winter Term Tour of France

January 6, 2016

The DePauw University Chamber Singers will perform at Music on the Square in Greencastle Sunday afternoon on the eve of their 2016 Winter Term tour of... Read More