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Abby Emmert '14 to Teach English in Republic of Turkey with Fulbright Award

April 21, 2014

DePauw University senior Abigail E. Emmert has been awarded an English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition and will... Read More

Prof. Michele Villinski Named Director of the McDermond Center; Commission Launched to Strengthen Management Fellows Program

April 14, 2014

DePauw University’s vice president for academic affairs Larry Stimpert announced today that Michele T. Villinski, DePauw’s Hiram L. Jome Professor of Economics... Read More

Sam Leist '14 to Teach in Turkey with Fulbright Award

April 13, 2014

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

Art of Graduating Seniors On Display, April 18 - May 17

April 10, 2014

An exhibition featuring the work of DePauw's graduating studio art majors opens at the University's Richard E. Peeler Art Center on Friday, April 18, at... Read More

Sunday Band Concert Prepares DePauw Students for Ninth CD Recording

April 9, 2014

The DePauw University Band -- joined by faculty soloists Eric Edberg (cello) and Carla Edwards (organ) -- presents its final concert of the 2013-14 academic... Read More

Geosciences Duo Snag Fellowships

April 9, 2014

Stick around DePauw’s geosciences department long enough, and you’re bound to hear a professor quip that the best geoscientist is the one who’s seen the... Read More

Ashley Conard '14 Will Conduct Computational Biology Research in Belgium with Fulbright Award  

April 2, 2014

DePauw University senior Ashley M. Conard is the recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student scholarship and will conduct research and study in Belgium during... Read More

Three Lund Scholarships Awarded at Annual Banquet

April 1, 2014

Three DePauw University students are being rewarded for their scholarship and involvement in the campus and community involvement by being named Albert... Read More

School of Music Concerto Competition Winners Perform with DePauw Orchestra Sunday

April 1, 2014

The eight winners of the 2014 DePauw Concerto Competition will perform in concert with the DePauw University Orchestra this Sunday, April 6, at 3 p.m.... Read More

DePauw Theatre Season Closes with Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors

March 31, 2014

DePauw Theatre presents a Wild West version of one of William Shakespeare’s early plays, The Comedy of Errors. The production opens Thursday, April 10... Read More

Kal Penn to Address Class of 2014 at May's 175th Annual Commencement

March 31, 2014

Kal Penn -- known for his starring roles in TV’s House and 24 and in the Harold and Kumar film franchise and the former associate director of the White... Read More

Noted Physicist and Bestselling Author Michio Kaku Coming for May 5 Ubben Lecture  

March 28, 2014

Michio Kaku, an internationally-renowned theoretical physicist whose new book, The Future of the Mind, is #2 on this week's New York Times list of bestsellers... Read More


March 20, 2014

The largest entrepreneurial event ever hosted by DePauw, UPushStart, the DePauw Startup Institute is scheduled on April 4-5 in the Memorial Student Union... Read More

National Article on President's Between Two Ferns Appearance Quotes DePauw Senior

March 18, 2014

"Was President Obama's appearance on the Funny or Die web series Between Two Ferns a brilliant way to reach college-age viewers or was it beneath the office?... Read More

Paper by Prof. Zhixin Wu and Two Seniors Published in Journal of Financial Service Professionals

March 16, 2014

Zhixin Wu, associate professor of mathematics at DePauw University, and DePauw seniors Huong Dao and Linh Phuong Nguyen are co-authors of a paper published... Read More

National Organization Commends DePauw's Sustainability Efforts

March 16, 2014

DePauw University is the recipient of a STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System) "Silver" rating in recognition of the college's sustainability... Read More

'Elite Eight' Basketball Loss Draws Media Coverage

March 15, 2014

"Alex Gasaway led the  Tigers with 20 points," noted Rich Nye on WTHR's late newscast tonight as he voiced over highlights of DePauw's 88-71 loss to Wisconsin-Whitewater... Read More

TV Station On Hand for Tiger 'Sweet 16' Basketball Victory Over Carthage

March 14, 2014

"Savannah Trees took over in the second half, and so did DePauw," noted WTHR's Rich Nye in a report on tonight's 73-54 victory over Carthage College at... Read More

2014 Grammy Nominee Mary Lambert (Same Love) at DePauw April 8

March 14, 2014

Mary Lambert, whose hit song Same Love was nominated for two 2014 Grammy Awards, including "Song of the Year," will bring her talents to DePauw University... Read More

Defending Champion Tigers Prepare for 11th Straight NCAA Basketball Tournament

March 6, 2014

"I guess we're chasing perfection," says DePauw University head women's basketball coach Kris Huffman said.  She is quoted in a Banner-Graphic article... Read More

Blake Mycoskie Postpones Visit to DePauw

March 1, 2014

Tomorrow's scheduled Ubben Lecture at DePauw University by Blake Mycoskie, the founder and "chief shoe giver" of TOMS, has been postponed.  With a Winter... Read More

Blake Mycoskie's Ubben Lecture Will Be Webcast; Info on Sunday's Event

February 26, 2014

Webcast Link; More on Sunday's Ubben Lecture Sunday night's Ubben Lecture at DePauw University by Blake Mycoskie, social entrepreneurship and founder... Read More

Freshman Entrepreneur is Leading Start-Up Candle Company

February 25, 2014

George Quall, a DePauw University freshman, is president and chief marketing officer of Soy by a Boy, "a hand-made all-natural soy candle company," which... Read More

Coach Bill Fenlon & Josh Burch '99 on the "Fire Inside" Brad Stevens '99

February 24, 2014

Brad Stevens, head coach of the NBA's Boston Celtics and 1999 graduate of DePauw University, was ejected from a game for the first time in his career Saturday... Read More

DePauw Opera Presents Updated Version of The Secret Gardener This Weekend

February 24, 2014

In 1775, an 18-year-old Mozart wrote La finta giardiniera, a comic opera on the eternal topic of the confusion of love. Loosely translated, the title means... Read More

DVD of May's 175th Commencement is Now Available for Pre-Order

February 20, 2014

Online Order Form For a thirteenth consecutive year, DePauw University is offering its graduates-to-be and their families the opportunity to own a DVD... Read More

Alex Gasaway Earns Academic All-America® Honor

February 18, 2014

Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw senior forward Alex Gasaway has been  selected to the Capital One Academic All-America® Division III Women's Basketball Third... Read More

Prof. Jonathan Nichols-Pethick Appointed Director of Pulliam Center, Media Fellows Program

February 18, 2014

DePauw University Vice President for Academic Affairs Larry Stimpert announced today that Jonathan Nichols-Pethick, associate professor of communication... Read More

58-Game Winning Streak of Women's Basketball Team Featured in Indianapolis Star

February 17, 2014

"We've got great depth, great team chemistry and great work ethic," Kris Huffman, Head women's basketball coach at DePauw University, tells the Indianapolis... Read More

Senior Working on NBC's Olympics Coverage Interviewed in Sochi

February 11, 2014

A WTHR story on Olympic freestyle skier Nick Goepper, who hails from Lawrenceburg, Indiana, notes, "Also in Sochi from Indiana is Brian Alkire, a DePauw... Read More

DePauw Receives $14.4 Million in New Gifts for Academic Programs and Athletics

February 10, 2014

President Brian W. Casey announced today that the University’s Board of Trustees, during its meeting over this past weekend, formally accepted $14.4 million... Read More

TV Station Features "The Most Impressive College Basketball Team in the State"

February 8, 2014

"The most impressive college basketball team in the state plays in Greencastle," asserted WTHR-TV's Rich Nye on the Indianapolis NBC affiliate's late newscast... Read More

Senior Honored for Her Volunteer Efforts as a Big Sister

February 7, 2014

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana has named DePauw University senior Meghan C. Gieseker one of its "Bigs of the Year."  Gieseker's volunteer... Read More

Celebrated Composer John Corigliano Coming for 'Music of the 21st Century'

February 6, 2014

For the twelfth annual "Music of the 21st Century" festival, February 1014, the DePauw University School of Music will host internationally renowned composer... Read More

DePauw Earns Another Tree Campus USA Designation from Arbor Day Foundation

January 31, 2014

DePauw University is again being honored by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree Campus USA® for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Tree... Read More

Student Musicians Receive Intercollegiate Distinction

January 29, 2014

Five DePauw University student musicians -- Daniel Hickey (clarinet), Robert Martens (oboe), William Nicholas (tuba), Eleanor Price (flute) and Carly Tebelman... Read More

Senior is in Sochi, Assisting NBC's Today with Winter Olympics Coverage

January 29, 2014

"I'm lucky. I feel like I saw a lot of shooting stars right in a row," says Brian Alkire. The DePauw University senior is in Sochi, Russia, where he'll... Read More

Legendary Artist & Activist Harry Belafonte Returns to DePauw for Feb. 12 Compton Lecture

January 28, 2014

Harry Belafonte, known worldwide as much for his social activism and pursuit of social justice as he is for his acting and musical talent, will come to... Read More

Students' Examination of Indiana Constitution Noted in AP Report

January 27, 2014

"A new trend emerging among Indiana lawmakers focuses on making their decisions more permanent," reports the Associated Press today.  "Two DePauw University... Read More

Deb Jones Appointed Director of Career Services

January 27, 2014

DePauw University announced today that Deb Jones, a veteran career services administrator well-versed in helping college students strengthen their professional... Read More

Hannah Douglas an "Important Cog" for #1-Ranked Women's Basketball Team  

January 24, 2014

"DePauw junior Hannah Douglas is emerging as an important cog for the No. 1-ranked team in the country," reports the Banner-Graphic in an article on the... Read More

Two Juniors Take First Place in Microsoft/Facebook Hackathon Challenge

January 22, 2014

DePauw University students Rajat Kumar and Tao Qian are part of a team that emerged as the first-place winner of the Microsoft/Facebook Hackathon challenge... Read More

DePauw Theatre Presents New Play, Achilles/Achilles' Son

January 17, 2014

Achilles/Achilles’ Son, a new play by Sean Graney, Nancy Schaenen '51 Visiting Scholar at the Prindle Institute for Ethics, will be staged by DePauw Theatre... Read More

DePauw Women "Perhaps the Best Story in All of College Basketball": TV Station

January 10, 2014

"It's hard to have any more success on the basketball court than the DePauw (women's basketball team) has had for quite some time now," reports Terre Haute's... Read More

Severe Weather Emergency Continues Until 6 a.m. Wednesday

January 7, 2014

The level 1 weather emergency for Putnam County has been extended until 6 a.m. Wednesday, January 8. As a result, DePauw University will remain closed... Read More

Campus Remains Under Weather Emergency

January 6, 2014

Classes at DePauw remain canceled through tomorrow, Tuesday, January 7, due to a dangerous winter storm, but the University is making preparations to return... Read More

Nationally-Distributed Story on Storm Notes Its Impact on DePauw

January 6, 2014

"A 'polar vortex' thrust the eastern two-thirds of the United States into historically frigid conditions," reports a United Press International story that's... Read More

Severe Weather Emergency Declared; Classes Canceled for Monday & Tuesday

January 5, 2014

Classes at DePauw University have been canceled for tomorrow Monday, January 6, and Tuesday, January 7, and a Severe Weather Emergency has been declared... Read More

DePauw Chamber Singers Touring Texas and Mexico

January 4, 2014

The DePauw University Chamber Singers will perform in Texas on Thursday, January 16, at Lone Star College-Montgomery.  The performance, in the college's... Read More