Show More


English News

Page:   1

Michigan County Names Eric Jenkins '10 Assistant Prosecutor

December 24, 2013

Eric R. Jenkins, a 2010 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed an assistant prosecutor in Van Buren County, Michigan. "Jenkins was brought on... Read More

"You Don't Need a Title to Make a Difference," Says Cindy Frey '84

December 16, 2013

"You don’t have to have a title or be in a certain position to participate" in your community, Cindy Frey tells Indiana's Columbus Republic. The president... Read More

Ingrid Hayes '91 is VP for Enrollment Management at Spelman College

December 8, 2013

Ingrid W. Hayes, a 1991 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed vice president for enrollment management at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia... Read More

Kevin Waltman '95 Authors Next

December 6, 2013

Kevin Waltman, a 1995 graduate of DePauw University, is the author of Next. The book by Waltman, who was a high school basketball player, tells the story... Read More

Martin Napasteck '74 Authors Mrs. Mark Twain: The Life of Olivia Langdon Clemens, 1845-1904

December 3, 2013

Martin J. Naparsteck, who earned a master's degree in English in 1974 from DePauw University, is the author of Mrs. Mark Twain: The Life of Olivia Langdon... Read More

Bret Baier '92 Prepares New Book, Special Heart, for June Release

November 30, 2013

"Like every good Washington reporter, Fox News Channel's Bret Baier wrote a book," notes U.S. News & World Report's Nikki Schwab. "But the Special Report... Read More

Newspaper Profiles Tyler James '11 and His New Book, The Monon Bell Rivalry

November 13, 2013

"It’s something I just fell in love with," says Tyler James of the college football rivalry between DePauw University and Wabash College.  The 24-year-old... Read More

What Makes for 'Fishing Buddies'?, Magazine Asks Prof. Greg Schwipps '95

November 1, 2013

What constitutes "fishing buddies"?  That's the question asked by New York magazine as it examines claims by U.S. Senator Mike Enzi that he and former... Read More

Tobias Wolff Headlines Writer Events This Fall

October 28, 2013

Fiction writer and memoirist Tobias Wolff is among a number of acclaimed writers taking part in public readings at DePauw University this semester. Wolff... Read More

Actors From the London Stage Perform Othello, Oct. 29

October 24, 2013

One of the oldest established touring Shakespeare theatre companies in the world, Actors From The London Stage, will perform Othello at DePauw University... Read More

Acclaimed Author Tobias Wolff Here for ArtsFest, November 8

October 20, 2013

Fiction writer and memoirist Tobias Wolff, known as a master storyteller, will visit the campus of DePauw University on Friday, November 8.  Wolff, whose... Read More

Amy Koester '09 Appointed to Newbery Medal Committee

October 19, 2013

Amy E. Koester, a children's librarian and 2009 graduate of DePauw University, has been named to the committee that awards the John Newbery Medal.  Established... Read More

David McMillin '06 & Fort Frances Release Breathing Room

October 16, 2013

A new EP by Fort Frances, a band whose members include 2006 DePauw University graduate David McMillin, is now available. Breathing Room is listed by iTunes... Read More

Kelly Writers Series Presents Poet Marianne Boruch, Oct. 30

October 16, 2013

Marianne Boruch, winner of the 2013 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, will present a reading at DePauw University on Wednesday, October 30. The free program... Read More

Fox News Anchor Bret Baier '92 Returns to His Alma Mater for Old Gold Ubben Lecture

October 12, 2013

Photo Gallery "I think that our business will change dramatically in coming years," Fox News Channel anchor Bret Baier told an audience at his alma mater... Read More

'Living Legend' John Jakes '53 Reflects

October 11, 2013

Learning that he was being honored as a Florida Living Legend was "a big surprise when it first came up," says John Jakes, the bestselling author and 1953... Read More

Tyler James '11 Authors The Monon Bell Rivalry: Classic Clashes of DePauw vs. Wabash

October 10, 2013

A new book celebrating one of college football's oldest and most storied rivalries, the Monon Bell, will be published at the end of the month.  Tyler James... Read More

Award-Winning Author Richard Peck '56 Shares His Love of Storytelling

October 8, 2013

Richard Peck, the 1956 DePauw University graduate who began his career as a teacher and is now an award-winning author of books for young people, says... Read More

Fox News Anchor Bret Baier '92 Featured in USA Weekend

September 29, 2013

Bret Baier, Fox News anchor and 1992 graduate of DePauw University, is featured in USA Weekend, the magazine supplement to many Sunday newspapers in America... Read More

Ed Garnes '99 to Moderate Session at Atlanta Film Festival & Music Conference

September 26, 2013

Ed Garnes, a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, will moderate a panel discussion which is part of the FJK (FunkJazz Kafé) Documentary Film Festival and... Read More

Gretchen Cryer '57 Directing Musical Tribute to Laura Nyro

September 26, 2013

Gretchen Cryer, a 1957 graduate of DePauw University, is director of To Carry On... a Tribute to the Life and Music of Laura Nyro. The production, written... Read More

'Rising Star' Kristin Dovenmuehle '03 is Profiled

September 8, 2013

"I like to do things that people say I can’t do," says Kristin Dovenmuehle, director of applied behavior analysis at Damar Services Inc. Today's Indianapolis... Read More

Doug Frantz '71 Named Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at State Dept.

September 4, 2013

Doug Frantz, a 1971 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed assistant secretary for public affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Frantz is... Read More

Will Roess '79 is VP at Technical Assurance Inc.

August 31, 2013

William J. Roess, a 1979 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Technical Assurance Inc. in Willoughby, Ohio, as vice president - corporate development... Read More

Prof. & Poet Rodney Jones Presents September 25 Reading

August 30, 2013

Acclaimed American poet Rodney Jones, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the winner of the 1989 National Book Critics Circle Award, will present a reading... Read More

Ed Garnes '99 to Make Presentation at Nation's Largest Independent Book Festival

August 29, 2013

Edward M. Garnes Jr., a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, is among the presenters at this weekend's AJC Decatur Book Festival in Atlanta. On Saturday... Read More

From Prose to Script to Screen

August 28, 2013

‘Tell me a powerful story from your memoir’ is a line that led to a humbling and surreal experience for Assistant Professor of English Samuel Autman. He... Read More

John Jakes '53 is Executive Producer of New Miniseries Based on His Bestselling Trilogy  

August 25, 2013

The Discovery cable network is developing a new miniseries based on North and South, the bestselling book trilogy by 1953 DePauw University graduate John... Read More

DePauw Takes the Stage at IndyFringe

August 20, 2013

IndyFringe attracts actors, writers and directors from all over the country, and this year a record number are from DePauw, including students, faculty... Read More

Jud Fisher '91 Appointed to Indiana Hospital's Board

August 20, 2013

Michael "Jud" Fisher Jr., president and chief operating officer of the Ball Brothers Foundation and 1991 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed... Read More

Three from DePauw Join Flutist Akal Dev Sharonne for Wednesday Concert

August 19, 2013

"Poet Joe Heithaus, professor of English at DePauw, will read from his own poetry as well as the 12th-century mystic poet Rumi" at Wednesday's closing... Read More

Anne Keller '96 Returns to Her Family's Roots

August 16, 2013

"Anne E. Keller's family has been farming since her forebears arrived in Jackson County, near Seymour, Ind., more than 150 years ago, and she has never... Read More

Margaret Sutherlin '10 Joins Magazine as Editorial Assistant

August 15, 2013

Margaret A. Sutherlin, a 2010 graduate of DePauw University, has been named editorial assistant at Footwear News. A May 2013 recipient of a master's degree... Read More

Kendall Quisenberry '13 Prepares for Fulbright Experience in Malaysia

August 12, 2013

"Teaching English is something I'm good at and I'm passionate about, so I'm definitely ready for the experience," Kendall C. Quisenberry tells the Messenger-Inquirer... Read More

Prof. Eugene Gloria to Present Reading at Cleveland's Museum of Contemporary Art

August 12, 2013

Eugene Gloria, professor of English at DePauw University and winner of the 2013 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, will appear at Cleveland's Museum of Contemporary... Read More

Courtney Fischer '07 Now Reporting for Pittsburgh's WTAE

August 10, 2013

"For many in the TV news business, the jump from city to city is guided by the head, and not the heart," begins a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article. "Courtney... Read More

Digital Gaming Re-imagines the Middle Ages Includes Essay by Prof. Harry Brown

August 9, 2013

Harry J. Brown, associate professor of English at DePauw University, contributes an essay to Digital Gaming Re-imagines the Middle Ages. Edited by Daniel... Read More

Fox News Anchor Bret Baier '92 Returns to DePauw for Event on October 12, Old Gold

August 9, 2013

Bret Baier, the 1992 DePauw University graduate who anchors Fox News Channel’s Special Report with Bret Baier, the number one cable news program in its... Read More

Talking with Eugene Gloria

August 5, 2013

Professor of English Eugene Gloria picks over his poems for months or even years at a time. “Water,” which opens his 2012 collection, My Favorite Warlord... Read More

John Jakes '53 to Receive Literary Legends Award

July 31, 2013

John Jakes, bestselling author and 1953 graduate of DePauw University, will be honored as a Literary Legend at the Florida Heritage Book Festival & Writers... Read More

Mud Lotus

July 25, 2013

A Tibetan monk on a quest to find the reincarnation of his dead teacher is the basis of Mud Lotus, a short film shot recently in rural Greencastle, written... Read More

Rising Senior Leads Summer Writing Workshops for Local Kids

July 16, 2013

Jessica Maginity, who will be a senior at DePauw University this fall, is leading summer writing workshops for children at the Putnam County Museum and... Read More

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies Publishes Senior's Article

July 15, 2013

Patrick T. Schmitz, a rising senior at DePauw University, is co-author of an essay published on the website of the American Institute for Contemporary... Read More

Richard Peck '56 Creates "A World of Dazzling Hierarchy" in Latest Book for Young Readers

July 12, 2013

"Children love the idea of tiny, hidden worlds -- of pixie, fairy or animal societies that exist alongside our own," writes Meghan Cox Gurdon in the Wall... Read More

Interviewing Celebrities and Teaching DePauw Students Makes Prof. Tom Chiarella "Lucky"

July 11, 2013

"People tell me that all the time, that I’m lucky," writes Tom Chiarella, visiting professor of creative writing at DePauw University, in Indianapolis... Read More

Former English Prof. Nic Pizzolatto Creates New HBO Show, True Detective

July 8, 2013

"True Detective is going to be HBO’s next great drama," writes Dave Walker in the New Orleans Times-Picayune.  The new show -- which stars Woody Harrelson... Read More

Literary Journal Publishes Short Story by Linda Heuring '76

July 3, 2013

An award-winning short story by Linda Heuring, a 1976 graduate of DePauw University, is published in the Summer 2013 issue of  Clover, A Literary Rag.... Read More

Prof. Samuel Autman Reflects on Paula Deen and the Need for "Intercultural Dialogue"

July 2, 2013

Racially-charged language used by celebrity chef Paula Deen "struck a chord because diversity is in everybody's face right now, in the news media and in... Read More

Ellen Kobe '13 is Society of Professional Journalists' Communications Coordinator

June 27, 2013

Ellen C. Kobe, a May 2013 graduate of DePauw University, is communications coordinator for the Society of Professional Journalists. On May 6, 1909, a... Read More

Walter Lenckos '99 Honored as One of Northwest Indiana's Top Young Leaders

June 22, 2013

Walter J. Lenckos, superintendent of parks and recreation for Porter County, Indiana, is being celebrated among the top leaders in his region by inclusion... Read More

Sarah Anderson '13 Headed to Zambia as Peace Corps Volunteer

June 9, 2013

Sarah E. Anderson, a May 2013 graduate of DePauw University, "will leave June 11 for Zambia to begin training as a community outreach volunteer for the... Read More

Jud Fisher '91 Joins Indiana Trust & Investment Management Company's Board

May 22, 2013

Michael "Jud" Fisher Jr., president and chief operating officer of the Ball Brothers Foundation and 1991 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Indiana... Read More

"Star" Orr Fellows Ali Roach '03 and Mike Langellier '04 Featured

May 21, 2013

"When Ali Roach graduated from DePauw University in 2003, the honors student had a choice to make: accept a marketing position with an established company... Read More

Turning a New Page

May 15, 2013

DePauw University continues to build upon its strong journalism traditions – which include the founding of the nation's most broad-based journalism organization... Read More

Collection of Essays, Including Work by Prof. Samuel Autman, is Finalist for Benjamin Franklin Award

May 8, 2013

The Chalk Circle: Intercultural Prizewinning Essays, which includes a work by Samuel A. Autman, assistant professor of English at DePauw University, has... Read More

Student Journalists Honored with Seven Regional 'Mark of Excellence' Awards

April 29, 2013

DePauw University student journalists are the recipients of seven 2012 Society of Professional Journalists Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards. Presented... Read More

Philly Radio Station Spotlights David McMillin '06 & Fort Frances

April 23, 2013

"The Chicago indie rock band Fort Frances released its debut album, The Atlas, in early 2011. The band releases a new EP, Harbour, today," notes the website... Read More

The DePauw Journalists Collect 10 SPJ Indiana Awards, Alums Take Home Three

April 23, 2013

Seven student journalists working for Indiana's oldest college newspaper, The DePauw, are recipients of a total of ten "Best of the Best in Indiana" awards... Read More

Prof. Eugene Gloria Wins 2013 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Poetry

April 22, 2013

Eugene Gloria, associate professor of English at DePauw University, is the recipient of the 2013 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for poetry for My Favorite Warlord... Read More

Book by Sarah Gerkensmeyer '01 on Longlist for O'Connor Short Story Award

April 19, 2013

What You Are Now Enjoying, a collection of short stories by Sarah Gerkensmeyer, a 2001 graduate of DePauw University, is on the longlist for the 2013 Frank... Read More

April 24th Visitor George Saunders Among TIME's '100 Most Influential People in the World'

April 19, 2013

"Fiction writers don't often get credit for their influence on the world -- it is often invisible and unheralded. But among those on TIME magazine’s annual... Read More

The DePauw Named 'Newspaper of the Year'; Among 26 ICPA Awards

April 16, 2013

Student journalists working for Indiana's oldest college newspaper, The DePauw, won a total of 26 awards -- including twelve first place honors and recognition... Read More

Award-Winning Author Richard Peck '56 Living the "Impossible Dream"

April 16, 2013

"It was the dream of my life to be a writer, but I believed people when they said you couldn’t get your first book published," Richard Peck, the award-winning... Read More

Anne Keller '96 Joins Economic Development Organization

April 15, 2013

"One Southern Indiana, the chamber of commerce and economic development organization for Clark and Floyd counties, has hired Anne E. Keller as senior director... Read More

Kendall Quisenberry '13 to Teach in Malaysia with Fulbright Award

April 14, 2013

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

Prof. Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr. in California to Present Three Lectures

April 11, 2013

Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr., professor of English at DePauw University, will discuss "Does Science Fiction Music Have a Story of its Own?" in a lecture on... Read More

Sarah Gerkensmeyer '01 Authors What You Are Now Enjoying

April 7, 2013

What You Are Now Enjoying, a collection of short stories by Sarah Gerkensmeyer, a 2001 graduate of DePauw University, features "surreal elements, often... Read More

George Saunders, Here April 24, Wins 2013 PEN/Malamud Award

April 3, 2013

George Saunders, who will visit the campus of DePauw University on Wednesday, April 24, is the recipient of the 2013 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in... Read More

Singer-Songwriter David McMillin '06 Returns to Campus, April 9-11

April 3, 2013

Singer-songwriter David McMillin, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, will return to his alma mater as a guest of the Performing Arts Series, April 9... Read More

TV's Bret Baier '92 "At the Top of His Game"

April 2, 2013

"Bret Baier is at the top of his game: His Fox News show, Special Report with Bret Baier, has been the No. 1 news program on TV for 50 consecutive months... Read More

Take Two

March 26, 2013

Last fall, the ink still drying on his diploma, Alex Thompson ‘12 was on the verge of something big. A world-famous actress was bringing unusual attention... Read More

Wendi Taylor Nations '85 Joins Fleishman-Hillard as Sr. VP & Partner

March 26, 2013

Wendi Taylor Nations, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Fleishman-Hillard International Communications as senior vice president, partner... Read More

J.C. Pankratz '12 Takes Second in Prestigious Playwriting Competition

March 12, 2013

Joan Catherine “ J.C.” Pankratz, a 2012 graduate of DePauw University, finished second in the Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award competition for her... Read More

Music of Fort Frances, Featuring David McMillin '06, is Receiving Buzz

March 7, 2013

Fort Frances, a band featuring 2006 DePauw University graduate David McMillin, has been named a "new and notable artist" on the leading music website,... Read More

Ed Garnes '99 Contributes Essay to New Anthology, Where Did Our Love Go

March 7, 2013

Edward M. Garnes Jr., a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, contributes an essay to the newly-published anthology, Where Did Our Love Go: Love and Relationships... Read More

Jane Stacy '34 Honored on Her 100th Birthday

March 6, 2013

"Some just can’t resist the glamour of the stage," begins a story in the Doings of Western Springs, Illinois. "But it wasn’t the spotlight that attracted... Read More

David Singer '91 Among Barron's Top 1,000 Financial Advisors

February 26, 2013

David L. Singer, senior vice president in the private banking and investment group at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and 1991 graduate of DePauw University... Read More

Former Tiger Golfer, TV's Bret Baier '92, Competes in AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

February 18, 2013

"I can speak to millions and millions of people when the red light on the camera goes on. But when you have to physically perform and turn on a little... Read More

Award-Winning Poet & Essayist Danielle Cadena Deulen Here February 27

February 7, 2013

Poet and essayist Danielle Cadena Deulen, winner of the GLCA New Writers Award and the Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize, will visit DePauw University... Read More

Book Review by Prof. Meryl Altman Published in Academe

January 28, 2013

"Sara Ahmed’s valuable new book is something of a departure from her previous work in phenomenology and cultural criticism, which has focused particularly... Read More

Linda Heuring '76 Has Three Short Stories Published

January 25, 2013

Short stories by Linda Heuring, a 1976 graduate of DePauw University, appear in three recent publications. Her "Bordering on Sainthood" was published... Read More

Prof. Joseph Heithaus Discusses Inaugural Poem with Maine Newspaper

January 23, 2013

"The poem that was read aloud Monday at President Obama's second inauguration was deeply personal to the Maine poet who wrote it, scholars said, but its... Read More

CBS News Talks with Prof. Tom Chiarella About Latest Esquire Piece

January 14, 2013

"I went in with a little naïveté. I went in thinking, well, I don't know everything. I'm gonna let people tell me and then I'm going to vet what they say... Read More

"Literary Phenomenon" George Saunders Here April 24 as Guest of Kelly Writers Series

January 13, 2013

[UPDATE 2/20: This event, originally scheduled for March 13, has been rescheduled to April 24.] Hailed as "the writer for our time" in a New York Times... Read More

Prof. Tom Chiarella Discusses 'Fracking' on MSNBC

January 11, 2013

"When there's energy to be harvested, money to be made, people are going to go after it," Tom Chiarella told MSNBC's The Cycle today. A visiting professor... Read More

Dan Korb '79 Named Indiana Sportswriter of the Year

January 6, 2013

Dan Korb, an assistant sports editor with the Evansville Courier & Press and 1979 graduate of DePauw University, has been named Corky Lamm Indiana Sportswriter... Read More