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Grant Jenkins '00 Invents Intelligent Waste Disposal System, the PowerBin

December 8, 2014

"Carmel entrepreneur Grant Jenkins sees a lot of potential in trash," begins an Indianapolis Business Journal story on the 2000 DePauw University graduate... Read More

Ed Schultz '87 Joins Greenberg Traurig LLP

December 4, 2014

Edward T. Schultz, a 1987 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the Los Angeles office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP as a shareholder... Read More

David Reid '82 Joins Chamber of Commerce Board

November 10, 2014

David E. Reid, controller/treasurer for INTAT Precision, Inc. and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed to the board of directors of Rush... Read More

Retired Prof. Bob Steele '69 Discusses the State of Journalism with Editor & Publisher

October 22, 2014

"(We should) recognize that citizens, in general, have increasing distrust at many institutions in our society; therefore, newspapers, as well as other... Read More

Attorney Janice Pascuzzi '11 Joins Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman

October 15, 2014

Janice K. Pascuzzi, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, the largest health care focused law firm in... Read More

Drew Madsen '78 is President & COO of Norwegian Cruise Line

October 13, 2014

Drew Madsen, a 1978 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Norwegian Cruise Line. "Madsen brings a... Read More

Edward Jones & Managing Partner Jim Weddle '75 Lauded for Commitment to Community

October 11, 2014

"I’d like to thank Jim Weddle and the associates of Edward Jones for ensuring that helping people is always a major part of their business," said Scott... Read More

Ron Stiver '96 Promoted to President, System Clinical Services, at IU Health

September 30, 2014

Indiana University Health has appointed Ron Stiver, a 1996 graduate of DePauw University, to the newly created position of president, system clinical services... Read More

Morning Edition Report on NFL's Woes Includes Analysis from Prof. Bert Barreto  

September 29, 2014

"Humberto Barreto is an economist at DePauw University who has written about the NFL," noted NPR's Morning Edition today.  The national radio program included... Read More

Fr. William Murphy '93 to Step Down from Presidency of Cleveland School

September 23, 2014

"St. Ignatius High School President William J. Murphy will leave the school at the end of the school year to pursue further religious study as a Jesuit... Read More

Newspaper Features Housecleaning Playbook Author Sid Showalter '64

September 18, 2014

"A native of Columbus, Ind., and a 1964 graduate of DePauw University, (Sid) Showalter -- a lifelong bachelor -- decided to undertake housecleaning duties... Read More

Joseph Amy '72 is Executive VP & Chief Credit Officer of Jacksonville Bancorp

September 6, 2014

Joseph W. Amy, a 1972 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed executive vice president and chief credit officer of Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc... Read More

Prof. Bill Clyde '78 is Candidate for US House of Representatives

September 3, 2014

"A Madison man who is a college professor is running as the Green Party candidate for the 2nd District seat in the U.S. Congress," notes the Day of New... Read More

Richard Williams '65 Named Chair of Adamis Pharmaceuticals Board

August 27, 2014

Richard C. Williams, founder and president of Conner-Thoele Limited and 1965 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed to the board of directors... Read More

Mark Emkes '75 Joins CCA Board of Directors

August 16, 2014

Mark Emkes, a 1975 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed an independent member of the board of directors of CCA (Corrections Corporation of... Read More

Founding of ESPN by Bill Rasmussen '54 Highlighted in Sports Illustrated's 60th Anniversary Issue

August 9, 2014

The 60th anniversary issue of Sports Illustrated, on newsstands now, highlights some of the most memorable moments in athletics over the past six decades... Read More

Mark Farmer '05 Selected as Member of Leadership Louisville Class of 2015

August 3, 2014

Mark J. Farmer, a partner in the law firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs and 2005 graduate of DePauw University, has been selected as a member of the Leadership... Read More

Northrop Grumman Promotes Diane Daegele '83 to VP of Business Management

July 31, 2014

Diane Daegele, a 1983 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed vice president of business management for the unmanned systems division of Northrop... Read More

CEO John Kite '87 is Growing His Real Estate Company

July 30, 2014

"We went from being a company that owned 70 properties and 10 million square feet, to a company that owns 133 properties and 21 million square feet," John... Read More

Spud Dick '10 a 'Rising Star' at Cassidy Turley

July 29, 2014

Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider, has named Gerry "Spud" Dick a "Rising Star." One of 24 individuals given the designation... Read More

Angie Hicks '95 to Keynote 'Innovation Summit' in November

July 25, 2014

Angie Hicks, founder and chief marketing officer of Angie's List and 1995 graduate of DePauw University, will be the keynote speaker at "Forbes Reinventing... Read More

Jim Powers '78 Named CEO of Crowe Horwath

July 16, 2014

James "Jim" Powers, a 1978 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief executive officer of Crowe Horwath LLP, one of the largest public accounting... Read More

Wells Fargo Bank Promotes Gavin Graham '11

July 13, 2014

Gavin G. Graham, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed a small business specialist by Wells Fargo Bank in Anchorage, Alaska. "Graham... Read More

Scott Storrer '89 is North American President of Strand Life Sciences

July 8, 2014

Scott A. Storrer, a 1989 graduate of DePauw University, is joining Strand Life Sciences as president of North America. In his new role, Storrer -- the... Read More

Sidney Showalter '64 Authors The Single Man's Housecleaning Playbook

July 3, 2014

Sidney H. Showalter II, a 1964 graduate of DePauw University, has published The Single Man's Housecleaning Playbook. The new book "is a quick and simple... Read More

Kurt Faires '81, Former Winter Term Intern of Howard Baker, Remembers the US Senator

June 30, 2014

Kurt Faires, an attorney with Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. and 1981 graduate of DePauw University, recalls his family's long friendship with former... Read More

Prof. Jeff Gropp Points Out Money Issues That Divide Couples

June 18, 2014

A U.S. News & World Report article examining "Why Couples Fight About Money" includes comments from Jeff Gropp, associate professor of economics and management... Read More

Mary Smith '03 Promoted to Director at SmithBucklin

June 6, 2014

Mary Smith, a 2003 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to director, event services at SmithBucklin. Smith joined the firm, the world's largest... Read More

Cassie Pruzin '09 Profiled in Hometown Paper

June 4, 2014

"(Cassie) Pruzin, who was a 2005 Indiana All-Star and an NCAA Division III All-American at DePauw, is a senior financial analyst for HD Supply Waterworks... Read More

Article Cites Economic Research Co-Authored by Prof. Nathaniel Throckmorton

June 3, 2014

"Uncertainty about the direction of the U.S. economy has been associated in recent years with weaker growth, at least in part because the Federal Reserve... Read More

Bethany Abercrombie '03 Recognized for Teaching Excellence

May 27, 2014

Bethany Abercrombie, a calculus teacher at South Oldham High School in Crestwood, Kentucky, and 2003 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of... Read More

Chris Lombardo '88 Appointed Judge of Illinois 19th Judicial Circuit Court

May 26, 2014

David C. "Chris" Lombardo, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed associate judge of the Illinois 19th Judicial Circuit Court.  The appointment... Read More

Rick Van Bokkelen '68 Honored by HS Alma Mater

May 12, 2014

William R. "Rick" Van Bokkelen, a 1968 graduate of DePauw University, has been awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Mooresville (Indiana) High... Read More

Entrepreneurial "Leap" of Management Fellow Angie Hicks '95 Paid Big Dividends

May 11, 2014

"It was 1995, and Angie Hicks was about to graduate with an economics degree from a liberal arts college," begins a profile of the DePauw University graduate... Read More

Tucker, Minar and Oxnam Awards Recognize Faculty Excellence  

May 9, 2014

Two members of the DePauw University faculty -- Wade N. Hazel, professor of biology, and Nachimuthu Manickam, professor of mathematics and chair of the... Read More

Marshall Reavis '84 Elected to Chair Board of Trustees

May 9, 2014

Marshall W. Reavis, founder and chief executive officer of SVM LP and 1984 graduate of DePauw University, was today elected to serve as chair of his alma... Read More

Star Story Cites "Interesting" Commencement Speakers

April 29, 2014

Commencement speeches are "sometimes delivered by someone interesting," writes Will Higgins in the Indianapolis Star. "This year at Butler it's Brad Stevens... 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

Brad Stevens '99 to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Butler U

April 6, 2014

Brad Stevens, head basketball coach of the NBA's Boston Celtics and 1999 graduate of DePauw University, will receive an honorary doctorate at Butler University's... Read More

2014 'Cinderella' Team Once Recruited Brad Stevens '99

March 22, 2014

"Mercer University, an 8,300-student school in Macon, Ga., stole the basketball spotlight Friday when its 14th-seeded Bears upset third-seeded Duke in... Read More

Ben Purvis '09 is Head Soccer Coach at Indiana HS

March 19, 2014

Ben Purvis, a 2009 graduate of DePauw University, has been named head boy's soccer coach at Indiana's Shelbyville High School.  An alumnus of the high... Read More

Newspaper Profiles Gretchen Haehl '08, a National Champ at DePauw and Now a Stanford Graduate Student

March 19, 2014

"Gretchen Haehl was the first Shelby County girl to score more than 1,400 points in her career," begins a story in Indiana's Shelbyville News.  "Three... Read More

Angie Hicks '95 & Dennis Trinkle '91 Join Indy Chamber Board

March 4, 2014

Angie Hicks '95, co-founder and chief marketing officer of Angie's List, and Dennis A. Trinkle, provost and chief academic officer of Harrison College... Read More

Former Professors and Classmates Talk with Boston Globe About NBA Coach Brad Stevens '99

March 2, 2014

Friday's appearance by Brad Stevens, head coach of the NBA's Boston Celtics, at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, "the top gathering of analytic-minded... Read More

Ryan Sipe '05 Promoted to VP at Pacific Wine & Spirits of Hawaii

February 27, 2014

Ryan M. Sipe, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed vice president, general sales manager of Pacific Wine & Spirits (PWS) of Hawaii... Read More

Brad Stevens '99 to Speak at MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

February 27, 2014

"Celtics coach Brad Stevens, holder of an economics degree from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana," is among the speakers at the MIT Sloan Sports... 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

Prof. Jeff Gropp Offers Thoughts on Proposed Minimum Wage Hike in Newspaper Op-Ed

February 22, 2014

According to Jeff Gropp, associate professor of economics and management and chair of the department at DePauw University, "Minimum-wage laws fail to help... Read More

From Sea Turtles to Temples and Beyond

February 17, 2014

During a night patrol monitoring sea turtle activity in Costa Rica, Kristen B. Dickman ’15 was amazed to witness a sea turtle laying eggs. Even more incredible... Read More

Prof. Brian Dixon '01 & Mike Langellier '04 Among Indy's 'Forty Under 40'

February 4, 2014

Brian E. Dixon, an assistant professor at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing and 2001 graduate of DePauw University, and Mike Langellier... Read More

1st Source Bank Promotes Ryan Fenstermaker '05 to VP

January 30, 2014

Ryan J. Fenstermaker, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to vice president at 1st Source Bank in South Bend, Indiana. An item in the... Read More

Elizabeth Rydell '87 is Dental Director at Midwest Dental Support Center

January 22, 2014

Elizabeth Rydell, D.D.S., a 1987 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Midwest Dental Support Center in Mondovi, Wisconsin, as dental director. In... Read More

Andrew Brooks '79 Joins Conexus Indiana Board

January 21, 2014

Andrew F. Brooks, president of Brooks Construction Co. and 1979 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed to the board of directors of Conexus... Read More

George Mitru '61 Enters Mercer County Hall of Fame

January 18, 2014

George P. Mitru, a 1961 graduate of DePauw University, will be inducted tonight into the Mercer County, Pennsylvania Hall of Fame.  The ceremony is taking... Read More

New Book by Jonathan Bailor '05 on NY Times Bestseller List

January 16, 2014

The Calorie Myth: How to Eat More, Exercise Less, Lose Weight, and Live Better by Jonathan Bailor, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, debuts at #14... Read More

Greg Gordon '86 Appointed VP at Ameriana Bank

January 16, 2014

Gregory D. Gordon, a 1986 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Ameriana Bank in New Castle, Indiana, as vice president, commercial loan officer. ... Read More

Jonathan Bailor '05 Authors The Calorie Myth

January 5, 2014

Jonathan Bailor, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, is the author of The Calorie Myth: How to Eat More, Exercise Less, Lose Weight, and Live Better... Read More