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World Record Swim Attempt by George Thornton '62 Comes Up Short

August 8, 2013

George Thornton, a 1962 graduate of DePauw and member of the University's Athletic Hall of Fame, is today trying to become the oldest person ever to swim... Read More

Two Media Studies Professors Offer Thoughts on CBS-Time Warner Dispute

August 8, 2013

A Christian Science Monitor article exploring the dispute between CBS and Time Warner over the fees the network receives from cable and satellite subscribers... Read More

Ken Owen '82 to Emcee Ceremonies Celebrating 2013's 'Indy PR Legend'

August 7, 2013

When the Indianapolis Public Relations Society presents its 2013 "Indy PR Legend Award" to Gretchen Wolfram in two weeks, "Ken Owen, executive director... Read More

Sale of Washington Post to Amazon Founder Creates "Competing Loyalties": Prof. Bob Steele '69

August 7, 2013

" Inc., (AMZN) whose founder Jeff Bezos is purchasing the Washington Post (WPO), ranks among the biggest spenders among high-technology companies... Read More

DePauw to Name Football Field in Honor of Nick Mourouzis on Old Gold, October 12

August 7, 2013

The new field being installed at Blackstock Stadium will be named to honor Nick Mourouzis, an icon of DePauw University's storied athletics program and... Read More

RNC Threat to Two Networks is Publicity-Driven, Says Prof. Mark Tatge

August 6, 2013

"The head of the Republican National Committee (RNC) has threatened to ban CNN and NBC from 2016 GOP primary debate coverage if they do not drop two Hillary... Read More

Katie McNeely '02 Named VP at Fifth Third Bancorp

August 6, 2013

Katie McNeely, a 2002 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to vice president at Fifth Third Bancorp. McNeely, "is an enterprise risk programs... 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

Too Many Americans Misunderstand First Amendment's Role: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

August 5, 2013

"Free expression philosophers have long asserted that a society’s overall freedom hinges on the rights of citizens to speak and publish freely," begins... Read More

David Bausman '06 Joins Indiana Dept. of Agriculture

August 4, 2013

David C. Bausman, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed program manager for policy & regulatory affairs with the Indiana State Department... Read More

Pat Aikman '57 to Sign His New Book at Tuesday Event

August 4, 2013

J. Patrick Aikman has spent much of his life writing stories, but his new work, Memoirs of a Life, is his first attempt at publishing a book. On Tuesday... Read More

Visual Art, Design & Creative Writing Intersect in Peeler Exhibition, 'Darkfire and The Waiting Room'

August 3, 2013

Also: 'On the Shoulders of Ancestors: The Art of Willis 'Bing' Davis '59' Opens at Peeler Center Aug. 28 and Explore and Discuss Unique Exhibition, 'Living... Read More

Mike King '79 Joins Board of Indiana Bank

August 2, 2013

Michel J. "Mike" King, a dentist and 1979 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed a director of the Owen County State Bank in Spencer, Indiana... Read More

George Thornton '62 in England for World Record Swim Attempt

August 1, 2013

"George Thornton of Fort Collins will again try to become the oldest man to swim the English Channel," reports the Denver Post of the 1962 graduate of... Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Analyzes MSNBC's Ratings Dip

August 1, 2013

"MSNBC’s problems might be more than just a hiccup," Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University, tells Variety.  Dr. McCall is... Read More

Singer-Songwriter Peter Case at DePauw for Workshop and Performance in October

August 1, 2013

Singer-songwriter Peter Case -- "well respected among his peers and a perennial favorite among serious listeners," according to All Music Guide -- will... Read More

Thomas Charters '66 Elected to Ringling Museum Board

July 31, 2013

Thomas J. Charters, a 1966 graduate of DePauw University, have been named to board of directors of the The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Located... Read More

Men's Golf Program Recognized for Academic Excellence

July 31, 2013

Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw men's golf program was one of 28 on the NCAA Division III level recognized for academic performance as the Tigers were recipients... Read More

Prof. Nahyan Fancy Authors Science and Religion in Mamluk Egypt

July 31, 2013

Science and Religion in Mamluk Egypt: Ibn al-Nafis, Pulmonary Transit and Bodily Resurrection, by Nahyan Fancy, associate professor of history at DePauw... Read More

Prof. Bob Steele '69 Among Contributors to Book Exploring The New Ethics of Journalism

July 31, 2013

Robert M. Steele, Distinguished Professor of Journalism Ethics at DePauw University, authored the foreword for The New Ethics of Journalism: Principles... 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

Linda Grice '81 Joins Ohio's Citizens Bank

July 30, 2013

Linda Grice, a 1981 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Ohio's Citizens Bank as mortgage lender for the Norwalk area. "She has more than 23 years... Read More

Broadcast Executive Bud Walters '63 Remembers the Influence of Prof. Elizabeth Turnell  

July 30, 2013

A new radio station in Decatur, Illinois, GRIZ-FM, is named to honor the late Gerald “Griz” England, a broadcaster and community leader. A story in the... Read More

Andrew Kahn Receives ITA Academic Honor

July 29, 2013

Greencastle, Ind. – DePauw senior Andrew Kahn was recognized as an Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar-Athlete for the 2012-2013 academic year.... Read More

DePauw Earns ITA All-Academic Honors

July 29, 2013

Greencastle, Ind. – The DePauw women’s tennis team was one of 90 NCAA Division III programs to earn Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team... Read More

Gretchen Cryer '57 Talks with Forbes About Revival of Her Musical Collaboration with Nancy Ford '57

July 29, 2013

"A new series at New York’s City Center this summer is reviving off-Broadway musicals, including I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road... Read More

James K. Baker, Former Chair of Board of Trustees, Dies at Age 81

July 28, 2013

James K. Baker, a 1953 graduate of DePauw and a former member and chair of the University's Board of Trustees, died July 24 in Columbus, Indiana.  The... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 on Why Governing is So Difficult Today

July 28, 2013

"If you want to know why passing congressional legislation has gotten so difficult, here are two numbers to remember: 5 and 532. They illustrate a great... Read More

Magazine Notes DePauw Research on Communicating Through Touch

July 27, 2013

The August 12 issue of First For Women magazine cites DePauw University as the source for this statistic -- "78%: accuracy with which people communicate... Read More

Prof. Doug Harms Tells Publication, "Computer Science is My Passion"

July 26, 2013

The current (July 20) edition of ComputerWorld Bulgaria features an interview with Douglas Harms, professor of computer science at DePauw University. ... Read More

Bradley Manning Case Raises Concerns About Right to Speak Out: Prof. Mark Tatge

July 26, 2013

The court martial of U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is accused of aiding the enemy by providing sensitive government material to WikiLeaks, could... 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

Three-Time Presidential Candidate Ron Paul to Discuss NSA Surveillance and Personal Liberties in Sept. 10 Ubben Lecture

July 25, 2013

"Thomas Jefferson lives. He's Ron Paul," declared presidential biographer and author Doug Wead. On Tuesday, September 10, Dr. Paul -- a three-time presidential... Read More

Charlie Castino Named an All-America Scholar

July 24, 2013

Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw rising senior Charlie Castino (Noblesville, Ind./Noblesville) is one of over 300 collegiate golfers and just 51 in Division... Read More

John Chittum '06 Will Use Fulbright Award to Study Politics of Swedish Death Metal Music

July 24, 2013

John R. Chittum, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University and currently a doctoral student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music... Read More

At DePauw, NBA Coach Brad Stevens '99 Was "Challenged to Think and Learn and Grow"

July 24, 2013

"I knew that if I went to DePauw I'd be challenged to think and learn and grow," Brad Stevens, head coach of the Boston Celtics and 1999 graduate of the... Read More

Michael Appelgate '13 is Assistant Sports Editor of Holland Sentinel

July 24, 2013

Michael Appelgate, a 2013 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed assistant sports editor of Michigan's Holland Sentinel. "The 22-year-old from... Read More

Pete Ohs '05 Among Filmmaker's '25 New Faces of Independent Film'

July 24, 2013

The 16th edition of Filmmaker magazine's "25 New Faces of Independent Film" includes Pete Ohs, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, and his wife, Andrea... Read More

Cinema Prices Hit Record High But It's All Relative, Says Prof. Gary Lemon

July 23, 2013

"The average cost of a movie ticket in the USA is the highest on record," reports USA Today's Scott Bowles. "The flip side: Adjusted for inflation, that... Read More

Amy Elaine Hayes '05 & Steven Linville '06 'Reunited' at Wednesday Concert  

July 23, 2013

Two alumni of the DePauw University School of Music -- Amy Elaine Hayes '05, soprano and founder of the Intimate Opera company in Indianapolis, and Steven... Read More

Justice Dept. Report "Should Alarm First Amendment Advocates," Writes Prof. Jeff McCall '76

July 22, 2013

According to Jeffrey M. McCall, "The Department of Justice’s new report on searching news media records should alarm First Amendment advocates." The professor... Read More

Prof. David Gellman Co-Authors American Odysseys: A History of Colonial North America

July 21, 2013

David N. Gellman, professor of history at DePauw University, is co-author of American Odysseys: A History of Colonial North America, which is being released... Read More

Prof. Kevin Howley Pens 'Notes on the Occasion of Philip Roth’s Retirement'

July 20, 2013

"Last October, a few months shy of his 80th birthday, Philip Roth, America’s most celebrated living novelist, quietly announced his retirement," writes... Read More

Migration of TV Viewers to Non-Traditional Outlets Analyzed by Prof. Jeff McCall '76  

July 19, 2013

"The era of Internet television is officially here," reports Scott Collins in this morning's Los Angeles Times.  "Netflix's House of Cards garnered nine... Read More

Kaitlin Klose '13 Awarded Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Internship

July 19, 2013

Kaitlin F. Klose, a May 2013 graduate of DePauw University, has been awarded a competitive summer internship by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences... Read More

Story Examining Controversy Over Rolling Stone Cover Quotes Prof. Mark Tatge

July 18, 2013

"Rolling Stone’s decision to feature Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its Aug. 1 cover has kicked up a social media and real world... Read More

Daniel Reck '03 Overseeing Daily Coverage of National Scout Jamboree

July 17, 2013

Daniel M. Reck, a 2003 graduate of DePauw University, is serving as managing editor for Jamboree Today, which covers the daily news of the National Scout... Read More

Nathan Sprenkel '12 Eyes Roster Spot on New Pro Soccer Team

July 17, 2013

Nathan Sprenkel, a 2012 graduate of DePauw University where he was a standout goalkeeper on the men's soccer team, is among those trying to earn a spot... 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

TV Station Profiles Tracy Stevens '99

July 15, 2013

As Brad Stevens joked when he accepted the Boston Celtics head coaching job earlier this month, "I am the only coach in the country who pays 100 percent... Read More

35 Years After Debut, Musical by 1957 Graduates Nancy Ford & Gretchen Cryer Returns to NY Stage

July 15, 2013

I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It On The Road, which was written by 1957 graduates Nancy Ford and Gretchen Cryer and made its Off-Broadway debut... Read More

TV Industry is Being 'Revolutionized,' as Prof. Amanda Lotz '96 Predicted

July 14, 2013

"It was 2007 when Amanda Lotz of the University of Michigan wrote a book entitled The Television Will be Revolutionized," notes Michigan Radio. The NPR... Read More

Column Turns to Tracy Stevens '99 for Advice

July 14, 2013

With Kate Middleton and Prince William expecting their first child to arrive imminently, the Indianapolis Star's Cathy Kightlinger "asked a handful of... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 on Americans' Waning Confidence in Government

July 13, 2013

Lee H. Hamilton, the 1952 DePauw University graduate who served 34 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, is alarmed by a Gallup poll last month which... 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

"It's About Love," J. Nichols '89 Says of His Efforts to Save Sea Turtles

July 10, 2013

Wallace J. Nichols, the 1989 DePauw University graduate who has spent his career researching and working to protect sea turtles, is asked what motivates... Read More

Prof. Emeritus Forst Fuller '38 Dies at Age 97

July 9, 2013

Forst D. Fuller, professor emeritus of zoology at DePauw and a 1938 graduate of the University, died July 6 in Greencastle.  Dr. Fuller, who served on... Read More

Fortune Spotlights Angie Hicks '95 and Her Highly Successful 'List'

July 9, 2013

"When Angela Hicks first met venture capitalist Bill Oesterle in 1994, she was an introverted economics major at DePauw University," notes Fortune magazine... 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

Clemson Head Coach Brad Brownell '91 is Excited for His Friend, New NBA Coach Brad Stevens '99

July 8, 2013

"They are not each other’s best friends forever but as former backcourt players at DePauw University, Brad Stevens, the new coach of the Boston Celtics... Read More

App Developed by Three From DePauw Featured in Indianapolis Star

July 7, 2013

"In a tight spot where a 911 call would be overkill, but you sure could use a helping hand?," asks the Indianapolis Star's "Biz Buzz" column. Jeff Swiatek... Read More

Mazzio's CEO Greg Lippert is Profiled

July 7, 2013

Gregory R. Lippert, a 1977 graduate of DePauw University, "serves as president and CEO of Mazzio's, the Tulsa-based pizza company that boasts 159 eateries... Read More

Cable TV's Pricing Model is Unfair to Consumers, Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

July 6, 2013

"When you go to a restaurant for a burger and fries, you only pay for the items you order. You don’t pay for the entire menu," notes Jeff McCall. His ... Read More

Controversy Over Use of Firefighters' Photo Analyzed by Prof. Bob Steele '69

July 5, 2013

A photograph that first appeared on the Facebook page of the Granite Mountain Hotshots -- the Arizona firefighters who died in the line of duty Sunday... Read More

Essay by Prof. Anne Harris Published in Journal of Medieval Cultural Studies

July 5, 2013

An essay by Anne F. Harris, University Professor, associate professor of art and art history and director of the women's studies program at DePauw University... Read More

'Restore the Fourth' Protests Will Have Little Effect: Prof. Mark Tatge

July 4, 2013

A Christian Science Monitor story on today's "Restore the Fourth" protests begins, "For most Americans, the Fourth of July means barbecue and fireworks... Read More

Bri Dennison '13 Leading Service Project Involving 150+ High School Students

July 4, 2013

"My first impression is that Stockton is rich in culture and variety," says Brianna M. Dennison, a May 2013 DePauw University graduate. "It's awesome and... Read More

Brad Stevens '99 Named Head Coach of NBA's Boston Celtics

July 3, 2013

Brad Stevens, the 1999 DePauw University graduate who has spent the last six seasons as head men's basketball coach at Butler University, announced this... Read More

Article Offering Financial Tips to Incoming Freshmen Includes Advice from Prof. Mary Dixon

July 3, 2013

U.S. News and World Report turns to "a handful of academics and college financial advisers" who offer money management advice for incoming freshmen, among... 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

Lori Spoon Rafkin '85 Joins Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance as Sr. VP

July 2, 2013

Lori Spoon Rafkin, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed senior vice president, customer & broker engagement, at Berkshire Hathaway... Read More

Outside the Box

July 2, 2013

Procter & Gamble could fill most of a corner drug store with its products. Whether they’re under your arms (Old Spice, Secret), in your mouth (Crest, Scope)... 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

Paige Gooch Named an All-American Scholar

July 1, 2013

Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw rising senior Paige Gooch (Fort Mitchell, Ky./Beechwood) has been named a Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar... Read More

Installation of New AstroTurf Progressing at Blackstock Stadium

July 1, 2013

"Workers use strength and finesse to carefully install the new synthetic turf at DePauw University's Blackstock Stadium," notes a caption to a photo in... Read More

Incoming Student Named to Indy-Area 'Super Team'

June 30, 2013

Mike Hartnagel, a spring graduate of Indiana's Brownsburg High School who will begin his college studies at DePauw University this fall, has been named... Read More

Indiana Private College Week Begins July 22

June 29, 2013

From Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, DePauw University and Indiana’s 30 other private, non-profit colleges and universities are opening their... Read More

Cristine Marchand '73 Named Interim Executive Director of National Nonprofit Organization

June 28, 2013

Cristine Marchand, a 1973 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed interim executive director of Family Voices, the national nonprofit organization... Read More

Sara Mummey '04 Honored as Outstanding Young Professional

June 27, 2013

Sara Mummey, executive director of the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra and 2004 graduate of DePauw University, was honored today as a 2013 Tippy Connect Top... 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

Peter Lazaroff '07 Among the '30 Under 30' in St. Louis

June 27, 2013

Peter J. Lazaroff, a 2007 graduate of DePauw University, is among the St. Louis Business Journal's "30 Under 30."  Selected from 270 nominations, the program... Read More

Penny Sitler '82 Honored with 2013 Women in AV Award

June 26, 2013

Penny (Rutherford) Sitler, advertising manager for Draper Shade & Screen Co. and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of a 2013 Women in... Read More

Composer Seth Tsui '11 is Winner of Film Scoring Competition

June 26, 2013

Seth Tsui, a 2011 graduate of the DePauw University School of Music, is co-winner of the inaugural Film Scoring Competition for Emerging Composers. It... Read More

Jim Callane '64 Elected President of Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame

June 25, 2013

Jim Callane, a 1964 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected president of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.  Callane will begin serving his two-year... Read More

Nick Mourouzis Inducted Into Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame

June 24, 2013

Nick Mourouzis, who led the DePauw University football program from 1981 through 2003 and is the college's all-time winningest football coach, has been... Read More

Timothy Knauff Jr. '93 Installed as Senior Pastor of NW Indiana Church

June 24, 2013

Timothy L. Knauff Jr., a 1993 graduate of DePauw University, is senior pastor at Christ Lutheran Church in Valparaiso, Indiana. He was formally installed... Read More

Newspaper Columnist Cites Research of Psychology Prof. Matt Hertenstein

June 23, 2013

According to columnist Lonny Cain, "touch might be impacting you more than you realize. We do have 'powers' that come with touch, important powers," he... 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

DePauw Teammates, Friends and College Coach to Remember Dave Galle '87 & Raise Funds for Education

June 21, 2013

"Several of (Dave) Galle’s teammates and his coach from his days playing basketball at DePauw University were talking after his funeral and thought about... Read More

Details of National Champions' White House Visit Recounted

June 20, 2013

"While it has long been a tradition for the President to invite championship teams to the White House, bringing in Division III women's teams doesn't have... Read More

Beloved Icon of DePauw Who Led The College Twice, Bob Farber '35 Dies at Age 99

June 20, 2013

Robert H. Farber, a 1935 DePauw graduate who served as an administrator at the University for 42 years, working with five presidents and serving twice... Read More

Rev. Peter Curts '06 Named Teaching Pastor at Southern Indiana Church

June 19, 2013

Peter H. Curts, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed teaching pastor at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Floyd County, Indiana... Read More

Business Ethics Prof. Jeffery Smith Coming to DePauw as Schaenen Visiting Scholar

June 18, 2013

Jeffery Smith, associate professor of business ethics and founding director of the Banta Center for Business, Ethics and Society at the University of Redlands... Read More

Prof. Bob Dewey Among Presenters at Fiji Rugby Centenary Conference

June 17, 2013

Robert Dewey, assistant professor of history at DePauw University, will be among the presenters at the Fiji Rugby Centenary Conference, hosted by the University... Read More

Wednesday Concert Features Bass-Baritone Andrew Richardson '10

June 17, 2013

Andrew Richardson, a bass-baritone and 2010 graduate of DePauw University, will be featured in this week's concert presented as part of the Greencastle... Read More

"Dangerous Mindset" Leads to Surveillance of Reporters, Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

June 16, 2013

"Constitutional framers established a free press to make sure there would be watchdogs around to keep an eye on the government," begins an Indianapolis... Read More

Google's Internet Balloon Project Could Create "Enormous Benefits," Says Prof. Kevin Howley

June 15, 2013

"Google is launching Internet-beaming antennas into the stratosphere aboard giant, jellyfish-shaped balloons with the lofty goal of getting the entire... Read More

Profs. Orcenith Smith and Eric Edberg Lend Their Talents to Musical Summer Camp

June 15, 2013

Orcenith Smith, professor of music and director of orchestras at DePauw University, will serve as a conductor at Strings and Jazzy Things, June 17–21.... Read More