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Latest Work by Barbara Kingsolver '77 Among USA Today's 'Books We Loved in 2012'

December 27, 2012

USA Today lists the latest novel by Barbara Kingsolver, Flight Behavior, among "10 books we loved in 2012." "You, too, will fall in love with Dellarobia... Read More

Barbara Kingsolver's ('77) Flight Behavior "A Brilliant Melding of Science and Emotion"  

December 6, 2012

"Kingsolver’s newest novel highlights what she does best: a brilliant melding of science and emotion," notes the Daily News Journal of Murfreesboro, Tennessee... Read More

Katie Gentry '07 Joins Lafayette Surgical Clinic

December 3, 2012

Katie Gentry, a 2007 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Lafayette Surgical Clinic, a Unity Healthcare Partner in Lafayette, Indiana. Her practice... Read More

Magazine Lists Kenneth Krumins '86 Among Orlando's Top Doctors

November 30, 2012

"You must love what you do, and nothing is more rewarding than seeing my patients feeling great and getting back to their active lifestyle," says Kenneth... Read More

NY Times Praises "Marvelous Eighth Novel" by Barbara Kingsolver '77

November 20, 2012

"Climate change, for every good and topical reason, headlines Barbara Kingsolver’s marvelous eighth novel," begins a New York Times book review of Flight... Read More

Robert Haynes '83 Joins VR Laboratories as Sr. VP

November 16, 2012

Robert W. Haynes, a 1983 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed senior vice president, product introduction and licensing, at VR Laboratories... Read More

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver '77 "A Terrifically Entertaining Read": USA Today  

November 14, 2012

"With her flaming red hair, the unlikely but irresistible heroine of Barbara Kingsolver's wonderful new novel about climate change and endangered butterflies... Read More

Donna Heckler '85 Joins Board of Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis

November 7, 2012

Donna A. Heckler, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the board of directors of Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis (CSC). Heckler... Read More

Community Service Experience at DePauw Opened Doors for Marine Biologist J. Nichols '89

November 1, 2012

"In 1987, I was a nineteen-year-old biology student at DePauw University, a small liberal arts college in Greencastle, Indiana," Wallace J. Nichols writes... Read More

Early Praise for Latest Novel by Barbara Kingsolver '77, Flight Behavior

October 20, 2012

"Flight Behavior is a natural progression for prolific novelist, essayist and poet Barbara Kingsolver whose previous books include The Poisonwood Bible... Read More

Work of Biology Students & Prof. Henning Schneider is Published

October 6, 2012

The collaborative work of Henning Schneider, professor of biology, and his students is spotlighted in two recent publications. An article in the journal... Read More

Portland Buzzing Over November Visit by Barbara Kingsolver '77

September 6, 2012

"When the Portland Arts & Lectures organizers ask subscribers who they'd like to hear, Barbara Kingsolver is always near the top of the list," notes the... Read More

J. Nichols '89 to Keynote Colorado 'Green Summit'

July 20, 2012

"Marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols will be the keynote luncheon speaker at the 'Green Summit: Blending Business & The Environment,' a daylong conference... Read More

Mitch Strobl '12 Joins Kalkomey Enterprises

July 20, 2012

Mitch Strobl, a May 2012 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Kalkomey Enterprises as specialist of business development and communications. Kalkomey... Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 Examines Climate Change in Upcoming Novel, Flight Behavior

July 6, 2012

"When I begin a novel, it's intimidating to swim out into the current of the river of all human experience and find something new," Barbara Kingsolver... Read More

Josh Baugh '11 Spreads His Enthusiasm for Swimming

June 23, 2012

Josh Baugh, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, "is hoping to grow Frankfort's swimming community," notes the Times of Frankfort, Indiana. Baugh is serving... Read More

New Novel by Barbara Kingsolver '77 Set for November Release

June 17, 2012

"The book is about catastrophe and disaster and the psychological triggers that lead us to look at evidence and accept or deny what we’ve seen," Barbara... Read More

Todd Brandon '92 Joins Board of Indiana Hospital

June 7, 2012

Todd Brandon, M.D., a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected to the board of Cameron Memorial Community Hospital in Angola, Indiana. A biological... Read More

Josh Yoder '11 Named Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellow

May 18, 2012

Joshua M. Yoder, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, is a member of the 2012 class of Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows. Announced by Governor... Read More

Olin's Hidden Treasure

May 16, 2012

Students often pass by the F.W. Olin Biological Sciences Building without knowing about the tiny paradise it contains.  Camouflaged by tall transparent... Read More

J. Nichols '89 to be Honored for Environmental Efforts

May 14, 2012

Wallace J. Nichols -- marine biologist, environmentalist and 1989 graduate of DePauw University, will receive the 2012 "Wave Saver Award" from the Save... Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 to Keynote Kentucky's Books-in-Progress Conference

April 20, 2012

Bestselling and award-winning author Barbara Kingsolver, a 1977 graduate of DePauw University, will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural Books-in-Progress... Read More

Two Juniors Win National Science Award

April 17, 2012

Junior Tyler L. Perfitt’s road to a Goldwater Scholarship wasn’t a direct route. The prestigious award is difficult to come by, even more so if you don... Read More

Junior Tyler Perfitt is Second Goldwater Scholarship Winner

April 5, 2012

Tyler Perfitt, a junior at DePauw University, is the winner of a 2012 award from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program... Read More

Kathleen Jagger '75 Named Interim VP and Dean at Transylvania University

February 25, 2012

Kathleen S. Jagger, a 1975 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed interim vice president and dean of the college at Transylvania University... Read More

James Reynolds '81 Appointed President of Wilmington College

February 23, 2012

James M. Reynolds, who received a master's degree from DePauw University in 1981, has been named the eighteenth president of Wilmington College in Ohio... Read More

Island Hopping

February 17, 2012

Associate Professor of Biology Kevin S. Kinney has traveled to the Galapagos Islands more than most people. Since his first trip eight years ago, he’s... Read More

Comics that Teach by Prof. Jay Hosler '89 are Praised

February 4, 2012

Clan Apis, Jay Hosler's "collection of comic books illustrating the life of a honey bee (is) both a delightful read and a superb leaching tool," exclaims... Read More

Students Contribute to Recently Published Heart Regeneration Study

February 2, 2012

Six DePauw students who worked in Assistant Professor of Biology Pascal Lafontant’s heart regeneration lab contributed to a recently published study. Appearing... Read More