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1987 Grads William & Sally Dillon Save Lives Through 'Start the Heart Foundation'

June 27, 2014

William C. Dillon, a Louisville, Kentucky-based cardiologist, and his wife, Sally -- both 1987 graduates of DePauw University -- want "people who go into... Read More

Jim Powers Jr. '78 Joins Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame's Board

June 27, 2014

Jim Powers Jr., a 1978 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected to the board of directors of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.  His four-year... Read More

TV Station Features Reparation, Now Being Filmed in Putnam County

June 26, 2014

"Hollywood is in central Indiana," reported Indianapolis Fox affiliate WXIN-TV tonight. "There is a full-length psychological thriller being filmed here... Read More

David McMillin '06 Places Fourth in Telluride Troubadour Competition

June 26, 2014

David McMillin, singer/songwriter and 2006 graduate of DePauw University, placed fourth in the Telluride Troubadour Competition. Held in conjunction with... Read More

Heidi Farid Sprowls '97 Crowned Ms. Ohio

June 26, 2014

Heidi Farid Sprowls, a dentist and 1997 graduate of DePauw University, has been crowned Ms. Ohio and moves on to the Ms. United States pageant in Washington... Read More

New Composition by Prof. Scott Perkins to Debut in Boston This Week

June 26, 2014

A new work for choir and organ composed by Scott Perkins, assistant professor of music at DePauw University, will be premiered tomorrow at the American... Read More

Research by Prof. Pascal Lafontant and Six Students in Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology

June 25, 2014

A new research paper authored by Pascal J. Lafontant, associate professor of biology at DePauw University, and six of his students is published in the... Read More

DePauw Student-Athletes Named to Inaugural NCAC Academic Honor Roll

June 25, 2014

A total of 69 DePauw student-athletes have earned recognition from the North Coast Athletic Conference as members of the league's inaugural Academic Honor... Read More

US Soldiers Deserve More Than Rhetoric, Opines Prof. Kevin Howley

June 25, 2014

"In the wake of recent scandals at the Veteran's Administration and the media firestorm surrounding the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from Taliban captivity... Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Thinks Transformers Series "Could Go a Few More Rounds"

June 25, 2014

"Transformers: Age of Extinction opens Friday, June 27, and will make a gazillion dollars, because, well, it's a 'Transformers' movie," writes Bill Goodykoontz... Read More

Adam Bodony '08 is Artistic Director of Bloomington Symphony Orchestra

June 24, 2014

The newly-appointed artistic director of the the Bloomington (Indiana) Symphony Orchestra is "a gifted young conductor named Adam Bodony," writes Peter... Read More

DePauw's National Champs Inspire US Senator

June 24, 2014

At a Greencastle event marking Jefferson-Jackson Day, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly "told the group that although he is a Notre Dame grad, it is often a DePauw... Read More

Sunday Event to Honor Rev. P.T. Wilson as He Leaves Greencastle

June 23, 2014

The Reverend P.T. Wilson, who has served for eight years as senior pastor of Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church and chaplain of DePauw University,... Read More

PBS Documentary on 'Freedom Summer' Includes Insights from Prof. John Dittmer

June 23, 2014

John Dittmer, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University and a nationally recognized authority on the civil rights movement, appears in "Freedom... Read More

Award-Winning Author Richard Peck '56 Dispenses Advice at NYC Workshop

June 23, 2014

"If I knew how to write the novel I’m writing now, I’d be home writing it," Richard Peck, award-winning author of books for young people, told a writers... Read More

Dos Passos Review Publishes Short Story by Linda Heuring '76

June 22, 2014

A short story written by Linda Heuring, a 1976 graduate of DePauw University, is published in the latest edition of Dos Passos Review.  Heuring's "Snow... Read More

CEO Scott Welch '82 Pays it Forward to Current Students

June 21, 2014

Scott Welch, CEO of Welch Packaging and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, "founded the company as Elkhart Container with four employees in 1985," reports... Read More

Franklin College Honors Prof. Sarah Mordan-McCombs '09

June 21, 2014

Sarah Mordan-McCombs, assistant professor of biology at Franklin College and 2003 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of Franklin's "Faculty... Read More

UCLA Coach Steve Alford Remembers Former Tigers Mentor Royce Waltman

June 20, 2014

"Asked about the late Royce Waltman during a Wednesday talk at Greencastle Christian Church, Steve Alford likely could have gone a number of places," writes... Read More

Democracy Depends on Strong, Independent Media Outlets: Lee Hamilton '52

June 19, 2014

"It's been a while since a news story so quickly provoked such a storm of public indignation that a cabinet secretary -- deservedly or not -- had no choice... Read More

Paige Gooch Earns North Coast Athletic Conference's Pam Smith Award

June 18, 2014

DePauw's Paige Gooch (Fort Mitchell, Ky./Beechwood), a May graduate and member of the women's golf team, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the... 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

Director Kyle Ham '94 Set to Helm Reparation

June 17, 2014

"We're hitting all corners of Putnam County," says filmmaker Kyle Ham, who will begin shooting a film, Reparation, in the Greencastle area this week. ... Read More

Reggie Fairchild '88 Joins Board of PharmRight Corporation

June 16, 2014

Reggie Fairchild, president of of Flashpoint Charleston, LLC, and 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected to the board of directors of PharmRight... Read More

National Story on 50th Anniversary of 'Freedom Summer' Quotes Prof. John Dittmer

June 15, 2014

Fifty years ago, "During what became known as 'Freedom Summer,' hundreds of volunteers- mostly Northern white college students and others ... descended... Read More

Newspaper Profiles Retiring Education Foundation Leader Jennifer Thomas '73

June 14, 2014

"Our mission is enhancing opportunities for kids in classrooms, and it has never changed from that," says Jennifer A. Thomas, executive director of the... Read More

Mary Lou Petitt '48 is the 'Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year'

June 13, 2014

Mary Lou Petitt, a 1948 graduate of DePauw University, has been named the Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year. Petitt "has led many social justice... Read More

Jesse Dame '04 Promoted to VP at Centier Bank

June 12, 2014

Centier Bank has promoted Jesse V. Dame, credit manager/supervisor in the commercial credit department, to vice president. A Bonner Scholar and Classical... Read More

Administrative Changes Bring New Vice Presidents to Two Divisions

June 11, 2014

Daniel L. Meyer, vice president for admission and financial aid at DePauw University since March 2010, has been appointed vice president for enrollment... Read More

Sargent Named Head Coach; Marousek Joins Staff

June 11, 2014

Julie Sargent, DePauw interim women's lacrosse head coach since September, has been named the program's head coach Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 to Receive Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Award

June 11, 2014

Vernon E. Jordan Jr., former president of the National Urban League and 1957 graduate of DePauw University, will be presented with the 2014 Hubert H. Humphrey... Read More

Gretchen Cryer '57 Directs The Bike Shop

June 10, 2014

Gretchen Cryer, a 1957 graduate of DePauw University, is directing the upcoming production of The Bike Shop for Theater for the New City, one of New York... Read More

Columnist Turns to Media Ethicist & Prof. Bob Steele '69

June 9, 2014

"The use of descriptors with story sources is a challenging issue in terms of both reporting and ethics," Bob Steele, Distinguished Professor of Journalism... Read More

Wednesday Concert to Mark 150th Birthday of Richard Strauss

June 9, 2014

"Pianist Claude Cymerman, emeritus professor of music at DePauw University, and cellist Eric Edberg, the Cassel Grubb Professor of Music at DPU, will perform... Read More

NY Times Cites Barbara Kingsolver '77 & DePauw in Article on 'Viral' Commencement Addresses

June 8, 2014

A New York Times look at commencement speeches that continue to draw attention over time includes video of Barbara Kingsolver's 1994 address at her alma... Read More

More Than 1,000 DePauw Alumni Return to Celebrate Reunion Weekend

June 7, 2014

"We all still have so much to give," Vernon O. "Bud" Hamilton Jr. told his fellow members of DePauw University's Class of 1964.  "How we do it isn’t so... Read More

Indianapolis Public Schools Celebrate Tina Ahlgren '05 as 'Teacher of the Year'

June 7, 2014

"Tina, we salute you," said Lewis Ferebee, superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools, as he named Tina Ahlgren the IPS "Teacher of the Year" yesterday... 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

New York Times Columnist David Brooks to Deliver Ubben Lecture for Old Gold Weekend, October 4

June 5, 2014

David Brooks, the New York Times columnist who is a keen observer of the American way of life and a penetrating analyst of present-day politics and foreign... Read More

Kay Shelton '89 is National President of the Lincoln Memorial Highway Association

June 5, 2014

"Have you ever seen the red, white and blue roads signs with the big blue L and wondered what they were? Kay Shelton knows, and well she should," reports... Read More

Commencement DVDs Arrive from Factory, Now Shipping

June 4, 2014

Order Commencement DVD The limited edition DVD of DePauw University's 175th commencement program is now shipping, seventeen days after the ceremonies... 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

Jack Burgeson Earns Capital One Academic All-America® Distinction

June 3, 2014

DePauw's Jack Burgeson, a May graduate and member of the men's swimming and diving team, has been selected to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America®... Read More

Paige Gooch Earns Second Capital One Academic All-America® Honor

June 3, 2014

DePauw's Paige Gooch, a May graduate and member of the women's golf team, has been selected to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America® Division III... Read More

Fox Anchor Bret Baier '92 Authors Special Heart

June 3, 2014

"It’s a powerful thing," says Fox News Channel anchor and 1992 DePauw University graduate Bret Baier, of the story told in his new book, Special Heart:... Read More

Prof. Kim Trimble '74 Wins Third Fulbright Award, Will Teach in Turkey

June 3, 2014

Kim Trimble, professor of teacher education at California State University - Dominguez Hills and 1974 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of... Read More

Kal Penn's DePauw Commencement Speech Noted in Times of India

June 2, 2014

A story in today's Times of India recaps commencement speeches at Harvard Law School last week by Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District... Read More

DePauw Mourns the Passing of Former Trustee Dave Stone '57

June 2, 2014

David M. Stone, a 1957 graduate of DePauw and former member of the University's Board of Trustees, died May 31 at his home in Vero Beach, Florida, following... Read More

Dana Haggenjos '03 Appointed Head Women's Basketball Coach at Franklin College

June 2, 2014

Dana (Ferguson) Haggenjos, assistant women's basketball coach at DePauw and 2003 graduate of the University, is the new head women's basketball coach at... Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 Contributes to Outdoors in the Southwest: An Adventure Anthology

June 1, 2014

Barbara Kingsolver, a 1977 graduate of DePauw University, is among the contributors to a new book of essays and interviews, Outdoors in the Southwest:... Read More

Todd Sturgeon '88 Named Head Basketball Coach at Indiana's Floyd Central HS

May 31, 2014

Todd Sturgeon, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has been named head boy's basketball coach at Floyd Central High School in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. "Sturgeon... Read More

NFL Executive Joe Schoen '01 is Profiled

May 31, 2014

"I want to build a championship football team,“ says Joe Schoen, the 2001 graduate of DePauw University who was recently appointed director of player personnel... Read More

Megan McCormick Named Women's Soccer Head Coach

May 30, 2014

Megan McCormick, assistant women's soccer coach at DePauw each of the last two seasons, has been named the program's head coach. McCormick replaces John... Read More

Tina Ahlgren '05 Receives Hubbard Life-Changing Teacher Award

May 30, 2014

Tina Ahlgren, a math teacher at Shortridge Magnet High School for Law and Public Policy and 2005 graduate of DePauw University, is one of four Indianapolis... Read More

Dorothy Pitner Healy '62 Receives 'Excellence in Care' Award

May 29, 2014

Dorothy Pitner Healy, a 1962 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of the Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter’s Excellence in Care Award... Read More

"Congress Can and Will Do Better," According to Lee Hamilton '52

May 29, 2014

"With all Congress’s imperfections -- its partisanship, brinksmanship, and exasperating inability to legislate -- it’s not hard to understand" the loss... Read More

Prof. Mona Bhan Interviewed in Southasian Magazine

May 28, 2014

Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology at DePauw University, discusses militarization and democracy in India in the wake of the Kargil War in an... 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

Choice Gives Book by Prof. Matt Hertenstein 'Recommended' Review

May 27, 2014

"Voltaire famously said that 'common sense is not so common,' but Hertenstein (developmental psychology, DePauw Univ.) might beg to disagree -- at least... Read More

Nancy Koenig Eisenmann '51 Honored as 'Veteran of the Month'

May 26, 2014

Nancy Koenig Eisenmann, a 1951 graduate of DePauw University, has been named "Veteran of the Month" for May by Connecticut State Sentator Kevin Witkos... 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

New Fall TV Shows Present More of the Same, Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

May 25, 2014

"The major broadcast television networks again are demonstrating a disconnect with the audiences they so desperately want to reach," observes Jeff McCall... Read More

Dozier Does It; Sophomore Earns All-America Honors

May 24, 2014

Just 10 days ago DePauw sophomore Marcus Dozier was fighting for a spot in the NCAA Championships and this afternoon he put together the best performance... Read More

Coach Brad Brownell '91 Signs Six-Year Extension with Clemson

May 24, 2014

Brad Brownell, head men's basketball coach at Clemson University and 1991 graduate of DePauw University, has signed a six-year contract extension with... Read More

J. Nichols '89 "Makes a Persuasive Case for Water's Healing Power" in Upcoming Book

May 24, 2014

"At the risk of sounding like Zoolander, water is having a moment right now," writes Amanda FitzSimons in the June 2014 issue of Elle. "In a book out next... Read More

2014 Commencement DVD Now at Factory, Will Ship Soon

May 23, 2014

Order Commencement DVD Those who have pre-ordered the DVD of DePauw University's 175th commencement exercises, which took place Sunday, will be receiving... Read More

Book Review Praises Prof. Nahyan Fancy's Science and Religion in Mamluk Egypt

May 23, 2014

"This book should be read by any historian of pre-modern science and medicine, not only by Islamicists," writes Leigh Chipman in a review of Science and... Read More

Miles and Kopecky Bow Out of NCAA Doubles Play

May 22, 2014

DePauw's doubles team of Ben Kopecky and Sam Miles opened play in the NCAA Division III Doubles Championship and dropped their opening-round match to Whitter's... Read More

Emhardt and MacPhail Drop NCAA First-Round Match

May 22, 2014

DePauw's doubles team of Caroline Emhardt and Maggie MacPhail won their opening set in the first round of the NCAA Division III Doubles Championship, but... Read More

New Technologies are Quickly Changing TV Viewing Habits: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

May 22, 2014

"There's a new buzzword in broadcast television: eventize," according to Houston's KTRH. "DVR, on-demand and online television is killing traditional ratings... Read More

Experiential Learning Trip to Northern Ireland Includes Study of Region and Basketball Outreach

May 21, 2014

A group of DePauw University students, accompanied by head men's basketball coach Bill Fenlon and Professor Tom Chiarella, are in Northern Ireland for... Read More

Jack Burgeson Named NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient

May 21, 2014

Jack Burgeson, a biochemistry major and philosophy minor on the men's swimming and diving team, has been awarded the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship... Read More

Alex Gasaway Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

May 21, 2014

Alex Gasaway, a communication major and film studies minor on the women's basketball team, has been awarded the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship... Read More

Ian Rolland '55 Named Commodore of Indiana's Lake Wawasee Flotilla

May 21, 2014

Ian M. Rolland, the former chairman and CEO of Lincoln National Corp. and 1955 graduate of DePauw University, will serve as commodore for the 53rd Annual... Read More

Commencement Speeches by Vernon Jordan '57 & Barbara Kingsolver '77 Among NPR's 'Best Ever'

May 20, 2014

Addresses by two graduates of DePauw University -- Vernon Jordan '57 and Barbara Kingsolver '77 -- are listed among NPR's "The Best Commencement Speeches... Read More

Jack Burgeson Garners Phil Eskew Award

May 20, 2014

Jack Burgeson, a biochemistry major and philosophy minor on the men's swimming and diving team, has been selected as DePauw's top senior male student-athlete... Read More

Paige Gooch Earns Amy Hasbrook Award

May 20, 2014

Paige Gooch, an economics major and mathematics minor on the women's golf team, has been selected as DePauw's top senior female student-athlete by the... Read More

Miami Dolphins Promote Joe Schoen '01 to Director of Player Personnel

May 20, 2014

Joe Schoen, a 2001 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to director of player personnel for the National Football League's Miami Dolphins.... Read More

Variety Shows a Tough Sell These Days, According to Media Studies Prof. Jeff McCall '76

May 19, 2014

Tonight's debut of The Maya Rudolph Show on NBC is "the latest attempt to revive the variety format that ruled television screens throughout the 1960s... Read More

Prof. Matt Hertenstein Analyzes Power of Touch for Magazine

May 19, 2014

"Lack of touch seriously impacts one's life, according to developmental psychologist and nonverbal communication expert Matthew J. Hertenstein, Ph.D.,... Read More

Actor Kal Penn Dispenses Life Advice and Humor in Address to DePauw's Class of 2014

May 18, 2014

Also: Photo Gallery; Webcast Link; Order Commencement DVD "Choose to be present for each other, even after you leave here today," Kal Penn advised members... Read More

Two Distinguished Individuals Receive Honorary Doctorates from DePauw

May 18, 2014

"It is by knowledge, wisely used and with compassion, that the world may be made better and that you as individuals can build a life that is meaningful... Read More

506 Receive DePauw Degrees at University's 175th Commencement

May 18, 2014

Also: Webcast Link; Order Commencement DVD "Class of 2014, as we embark on new adventures, remember to appreciate the journey we all had together," Sandy... Read More

School of Music Receives NEA Award in Support of Dvorák Festival

May 18, 2014

The DePauw University School of Music has received its first National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant award. The $10,000 grant is earmarked for a weeklong... Read More

DePauw's Season Ends with Third-Place Regional Showing

May 17, 2014

DePauw's Michael Chiaro and Rose-Hulman's Daniel Sutherland locked up in a pitcher's duel in tonight's NCAA Division III Regional elimination game and... Read More

University Breaks Ground on Hoover Dining Hall  

May 17, 2014

Construction efforts at the site of Hoover Hall, the University’s new 48,600 square-foot dining hall, are officially under way following a commencement... Read More

Tigers Suffer First Regional Loss; Return to Diamond in Elimination Game Tonight

May 17, 2014

DePauw put together its best offensive output of the NCAA Regional, but the Tigers couldn't cool off the St. Thomas bats as the Tommies stayed undefeated... Read More

DePauw Among 100 Most Influential US Colleges on Twitter

May 17, 2014

DePauw University is among the 100 most influential U.S. universities on Twitter, according to a report in Times Higher Education (THE), a weekly magazine... Read More

DePauw Finishes Eighth at NCAA Championships

May 16, 2014

Eighth-ranked DePauw shot a final-round 324 and finished with a four-round 1,323 which was good for eighth place at the NCAA Division III Championships... Read More

Pashia's Walk-off Single Lifts DePauw to NCAA Regional Win; Tigers Still Unbeaten in Postseason

May 16, 2014

Brendon Pashia's bases loaded single in the bottom of the ninth lifted DePauw to a 6-5 win over St. Scholastica in game five of the NCAA Regional Read More

Weather Expected to Take Turn for the Better in Time for Sunday's 175th Commencement

May 16, 2014

Also: Commencement Information; Webcast Link; Order Commencement DVD; Weather Forecast The rainy, chilly weather that has dominated the Greencastle forecast... Read More

DePauw Heads to Final Round in Ninth at NCAA Championships

May 16, 2014

The third round of the NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships wrapped up this morning and DePauw is in ninth place with a 999 Read More

DePauw and St. Scholastica Now Scheduled for 3 p.m. CDT Start Today

May 16, 2014

Due to continued rain in the area, the start time for today's DePauw vs. St. Scholastica NCAA Regional game (game 5) has been pushed back to 3 p.m. CDT... Read More

Robert Britigan III '84 Joins Hinman Co.

May 16, 2014

Robert D. Britigan III, a 1984 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Hinman Co., a Kalamazoo-based property management and development company, as... Read More

Paige Gooch Earns Fourth Straight All-America Award; Three Tigers Named All-Region

May 15, 2014

DePauw senior Paige Gooch was named a first team all-America selection by the Women's Golf Coaches Association at the awards banquet held at the site of... Read More

Mother Nature Intervenes in NCAA Baseball Regional

May 15, 2014

Rain has forced the postponement of today's DePauw vs. St. Scholastica NCAA Regional game as well as the third game between Buena Vista and St. Thomas... Read More

Tigers in Eighth at Midway Point of NCAA Championships

May 15, 2014

Led by Kelsey Smith's second-round 80, DePauw shot a 329 on the second round of competition at the NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships on the... Read More

Dozier Finishes Second at North Central; Moves to 10th on NCAA Qualifying List

May 15, 2014

DePauw sophomore Marcus Dozier competed at the Gregory Invitational and likely secured a spot in the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships with... Read More

Six Tigers Earn All-NCAC Honors; Hartnagel Newcomer of the Year

May 15, 2014

The DePauw baseball team had six student-athletes named to the all- North Coast Athletic Conference teams as voted on by the conference coaches prior to... Read More