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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on May 31st in years past.

Silkroad's Global Musician Workshop, Hosted by DePauw, Will Include Three Public Performances

May 31, 2015

With a mission of fostering a community of globally minded musicians who learn from one another’s traditions and incorporate them into their own artistic... 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

Retired Congressman Lee Hamilton '52 Continues to Make "American Legislative Process Stronger, Smarter and Better"

May 31, 2013

"Much like the new moon on a cloudy night, political icons never really go away. Few still shine so brightly from behind the scenes as Lee Hamilton," begins... Read More

CNBC Article Quotes DePauw's 'Career Coach'

May 31, 2012

"Alarm bells over the lack of high-tech workers in the U.S. have been ringing for years, turning the story into near-legend," begins a news story posted... Read More

James B. Stewart '73 on TV's Colbert Report Tonight

May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — James B. Stewart, Pulitzer Prize-winning financial reporter and author and 1973 graduate of DePauw University, is scheduled... Read More

Prof. Eric Edberg Again Overseeing Greencastle's Summer Music Festival

May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "A 'mashup' of classical and folk music, performed by some of Indiana's finest musicians, will open the seventh season... Read More

Professor Michael Mackenzie

May 31, 2011

Associate Professor of Art Michael “Mac” P. Mackenzie led his students through the doors of a gallery in the Richard E. Peeler Art Center. As they began... Read More

Jay Moran '90 Authors Why Are We Bad at Picking Good Leaders?

May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Jay Moran, a 1990 graduate of DePauw University, is co-author of Why Are We Bad at Picking Good Leaders? A Better Way... Read More

Prof. Bob Steele '69 Sees "Competing Loyalties" for NFL Reporter/Trainer

May 31, 2010

May 31, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "To football fans, Jay Glazer is the shaved-headed, goateed NFL reporter for FOX Sports," begins a New York Times story... Read More

Three Alumnae to Join Jane Pauley in Saturday Fundraiser

May 31, 2010

May 31, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Three DePauw University alumnae -- Jennifer Pope Baker '89, Molly (Wilkinson) Chavers '98 and Sue Anne (Starnes) Gilroy... Read More

Indy Star Notes Prof. Tom Chiarella's National Magazine Award

May 31, 2009

May 31, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Tom Chiarella, a Greencastle resident and writer for Esquire magazine, was part of a team that earned a 2009 national... Read More

Daniel Bretscher '06 Wins Terre Haute Triathlon, Breaks Record

May 31, 2009

May 31, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Records are meant to be broken, and it came as no surprise that Greencastle native Daniel Bretscher broke the course... Read More

Roger Nelsen '64 Co-Authors When Less is More: Visualizing Basic Inequalities

May 31, 2009

May 31, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Roger B. Nelsen, professor of mathematics at Lewis & Clark College and 1964 graduate of DePauw University, is co-author... Read More

DePauw Community Mourns the Passing of Prof. Stan Irwin

May 31, 2008

May 31, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Stanley R. Irwin, a professor of voice on the DePauw School of Music faculty for 33 years and known worldwide as an acclaimed... Read More

NBC's "Family-Friendly Viewing" Crosses the Line, Declares Prof. Jeff McCall '76

May 31, 2008

May 31, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "If NBC thinks that this is the kind of show that families gather to watch, the cultural divide between the 'entertainment'... Read More

Robert Schrier '57 Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Health Care

May 31, 2008

May 31, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Robert W. Schrier, M.D., professor at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and 1957 graduate of DePauw... Read More

Bondi a finalist for the Honda Division III Athlete of the Year

May 31, 2007

May 31, 2007 Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw's Liz Bondi has been named one of 11 finalists for the Honda Division III Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year... Read More

DePauw Golfer Slated to Appear in "A Very Good Tournament"

May 31, 2007

May 31, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Take some veteran golfers, including four Northwest Indiana Golf Classic champions, "Throw in some young talent, such... Read More

Newsday Praises New Film Written by Shibani Bathija '90

May 31, 2006

May 31, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The new motion picture Fanaa, which was written by 1990 DePauw University graduate Shibani Bathija, "is likely to be... Read More

"Management Integrity is the Foundation of Financial Success," Declares James B. Stewart '73 in Wall Street Journal

May 31, 2006

May 31, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "The Enron story is a sobering reminder that management integrity is the foundation of financial success," writes James... Read More

DePauw Assistant Named Head Men's Basketball Coach at Lakeland College

May 31, 2006

May 31, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "Kyle Brumett, no stranger to success in NCAA Division III basketball, was named the new head men's basketball coach... Read More

DePauw's CTEP is an Example of Innovative Computer Recycling Initiative, Grinnell Student Writes

May 31, 2006

May 31, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - A Greencastle resident who is now a student at Grinnell College writes of his experience working with DePauw University's... Read More

Graham Wellman '05 an All-American for Fourth Time

May 31, 2005

May 31, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw University senior Graham Wellman saw his collegiate career come to an end with an All-American performance at... Read More

Cummins, Led by Tim Solso '69, Lauded by Diversity Inc.

May 31, 2005

May 31, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "We are gratified by this recognition, which shows our commitment to creating a welcoming workplace for employees of... Read More

Slate: Lee Hamilton '52 on Kerry's "Long Shortlist"

May 31, 2004

May 31, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - In selecting a running mate, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry "could go for a policy-wonk father... Read More

Prof. Claude Cymerman Performs on New CD, Nominated for French Award

May 31, 2004

May 31, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "With Claude Cymerman [professor of music at DePauw University] at the keyboard, Hu runs through a wide variety of items... Read More

Media Localism and Diversity at Stake in Monday Vote, Prof. Kevin Howley Writes

May 31, 2003

May 31, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - "The FCC's proposal to relax ownership limits on television, radio and newspapers... will lead to a new round of media... Read More

Rob Neier '76 Receives 'Educator of the Year' Award

May 31, 2003

May 31, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Rob Neier, assistant superintendent of Mill Creek Schools in Hendricks County, Indiana, and the recipient of a master's... Read More

Boy's Basketball Camp Opens June 3

May 31, 2002

May 31, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - Want your child to sharpen his basketball skills in a great environment. The men's basketball staff at DePauw University... Read More

All Systems 'Go' For Alumni Reunion Weekend 2001

May 31, 2001

May 31, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - More than 1,300 DePauw University alumni are expected to return to the Greencastle campus this weekend to reminisce,... Read More

Prof. John Anderson Tapped to Serve as Assistant Dean

May 31, 1973

May 31, 1973, Greencastle, Ind. — John R. Anderson, a member of the DePauw University faculty for more than a dozen years, has been appointed assistant... Read More