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Senior Honored by Greencastle Commission on Sustainability

November 13, 2015

DePauw University senior Sara C. Lejsner is the recipient of the Greencastle Commission on Sustainability's "Young Leader of the Year Award." A biology... Read More

Fascinating Life of Rev. Albert Fay Hill '50 Recalled in Denver Post

October 19, 2015

The colorful and fascinating life of Albert Fay Hill, "a Presbyterian minister whose back story includes a battle with the New York mob that inspired a... Read More

The Giving Trees

October 10, 2015

A student perspective by Hannah N. Bradley '16. On a chilly and overcast day, I trudge up and down the fields behind Blackstock Stadium in search of a... Read More

Rockne Brubaker '78 Brings Talents to Mississippi Hospital

October 9, 2015

"For Dr. Rockne Brubaker, the intimacy of community medicine in Greenwood provides a welcome change after a career in large urban hospitals," begins a... Read More

Barrington 220 Educational Foundation to Honor "Alumni Legend" Wallace J. Nichols '89

September 28, 2015

Wallace J. Nichols, marine biologist and 1989 graduate of DePauw University, will be honored as an "Alumni Legend" by the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation... Read More

Why Do Leaves Change Color in the Fall?

September 23, 2015

When tree leaves turn bright colors in the fall, it might seem like magic. But it turns out that the brilliant autumn display is more sleight of hand,... Read More

NIH Awards $287,000 to Research Project Led by Prof. Pascal Lafontant

September 18, 2015

Pascal J. Lafontant, associate professor of biology at DePauw University, is the recipient of a National Institutes of Health (NIH), Academic Research... Read More

Prof. Jay Hosler to Describe His Creative Process in Juniata College Talk

September 15, 2015

"Acclaimed graphic novelist and Juniata College biology professor Jay Hosler will draw the curtain back on his creative process in a talk, 'Stories That... Read More

Stephen Perkins '74 is New President of Indianapolis Medical Society

August 27, 2015

Stephen W. Perkins, M.D., F.A.C.S., a plastic surgeon and 1974 graduate of DePauw University, will be installed as 142nd president of the Indianapolis... Read More

Prof. Steven Burr '73 Takes on Teaching Responsibilities at Utah State-Moab

August 23, 2015

Steven W. Burr, professor of recreation resources management at Utah State University and 1973 graduate of DePauw University, will be teaching undergraduate... Read More

Prof. Jay Hosler '89 Receives Kudos for His Fifth Graphic Novel, Last of the Sandwalkers

August 20, 2015

"It is a story of the joy of exploration, and it is on several 'must-read' lists this summer," reports Pennsylvania's Altoona Times. "Released in April... Read More

Why Does Bouncing Bet Blush?

August 14, 2015

There are more than two dozen student-faculty research projects taking place on campus this summer. Biology Professor Dana A. Dudle is working with five... Read More

Ben Kopecky '14 Recalls Valuable Lessons Learned as a Student Athlete

August 2, 2015

Ben Kopecky, a 2014 graduate of DePauw University where he was a standout on the Tiger men's tennis team, is featured in the Post-Bulletin of Rochester... Read More

Josh Yoder '11 is a Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellow in Education Leadership

July 29, 2015

Joshua M. Yoder, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, has been named a 2015 Woodrow Wilson M.B.A. Fellow in Education Leadership.  The program, designed... Read More

Cynthia Vernon '76 is COO of Monterey Bay Aquarium

July 1, 2015

Cynthia L. Vernon, a 1976 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief operating officer of California's Monterey Bay Aquarium. "With the aquarium... Read More

New Spectrometer Giving Students Professional-Level Experience

April 30, 2015

A new Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer obtained by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry means that science students at DePauw have... Read More

Prof. Kathleen Jagger '75 Named VP & Dean at Thomas More College

April 24, 2015

Kathleen S. Jagger, a 1975 graduate of DePauw University and former faculty member at her alma mater, has been appointed vice president of academic affairs... Read More

Prof. Jay Hosler '89 Publishes Last of the Sandwalkers

April 22, 2015

Jay Hosler, professor of biology at Juniata College and 1989 graduate of DePauw University, has published his fifth graphic novel, Last of the Sandwalkers... Read More

Robert Angeli '86 to Head Connecticut Public School District

April 12, 2015

Robert J. Angeli, associate school superintendent of the Meriden, Connecticut Public School System and 1986 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed... Read More

Richard Houck '54 Receives Good Samaritan Service Award

April 10, 2015

Richard J. Houck, a member of DePauw University's Class of 1954, is the recipient of the Samaritan Counseling Centers' Good Samaritan Service Award. The... Read More

DePauw and Five Other Colleges Share in Teagle Foundation Grant

March 20, 2015

DePauw University is one of six colleges to be awarded $335,000 from the Teagle Foundation to design and teach hybrid courses, an approach to online learning... Read More

Marine Biologist & Author Wallace J. Nichols '89 to Speak at Southern Illinois U

March 14, 2015

Wallace J. Nichols, marine biologist and author of the best-selling book, Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under... Read More

Author Barbara Kingsolver '77 on First Tour of South Africa

February 19, 2015

Barbara Kingsolver, award-winning and bestselling author, "is revered (that's not overstating it -- ask her readers) for her ethical stand as much as her... Read More

Meg Soultz '10 Joins Carmel, Ind. Police Department

February 10, 2015

Megan D. Soultz, a 2010 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed an officer of the Carmel, Indiana police department.  She has spent the last... Read More

Wallace J. Nichols '89 to Address Virtual Conference on Emotional Intelligence  

February 8, 2015

Wallace J. Nichols, marine biologist and 1989 graduate of DePauw University, will be among the keynote speakers at Vitality, the 4th annual virtual emotional... Read More

Story on 'Cli-Fi' Cites Book by "Beloved Novelist" Barbara Kingsolver '77

February 4, 2015

"The conversation about climate change is unfolding on an international scale," reports Minnesota Public Radio. "A new genre of hyphenated fiction has... Read More