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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on August 2nd in years past.

Prof. Arthur Evans Publishes Vintage Visions: Essays on Early Science Fiction

August 2, 2014

Arthur B. Evans, professor of modern languages (French) at DePauw University, is the editor of Vintage Visions: Essays on Early Science Fiction. The book... 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

Smith and Gooch Finish Second Among Division III Golfers at Pure Silk Team Championship  

August 2, 2012

Powell, Ohio - DePauw juniors Paige Gooch (Fort Mitchell, Ky./Beechwood) and Kelsey Smith (Indianapolis/Hamilton Southeastern) combined to shoot a final-round... Read More

"Premium on Speed" is Harming News Gathering Process: Prof. Bob Steele '69

August 2, 2012

"The recent recession has hit newspapers hard, as has the accelerating shift to online publishing," reports the Christian Science Monitor. "That has left... Read More

Patty Aspinall '48, Whose Olympic Dreams Were Dashed by WWII, Featured in Newspaper  

August 2, 2012

"Patty Aspinall made it all the way to New York City," begins a feature in today's Indianapolis Star. "Just 13, the Indianapolis native took the 700-mile... Read More

Angie Hicks '95 Returns to Campus September 28 as 175th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Lecture

August 2, 2012

Link to Webcast Angie Hicks Bowman, founder of Angie's List and 1995 graduate of DePauw University, will return to her alma mater on Friday, September... Read More

Prof. Kent Menzel Takes 1st at USA Cycling Masters Track Nationals

August 2, 2011

August 2, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Kent E. Menzel, professor of communication at DePauw University, is the national champion in the 50-54 age bracket... Read More

Beaty and Gaughan Represent DePauw at Collegiate Golf Championships

August 2, 2011

August 2, 2011, Dahlonega, Ga. — DePauw's Taylor Beaty (far left) and Kelly Gaughan (near left) are competing at the Hooters Women's Collegiate Team Championship... Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 to be Awarded Literary Peace Prize

August 2, 2011

August 2, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "Author Barbara Kingsolver, a leader in the literature of social change, will be the first recipient of the Richard... Read More

Fulbright Award Sends Shay Laws '08 to Lithuania

August 2, 2011

August 2, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Shaylyn "Shay" P. Laws, a 2008 graduate of DePauw University, will spend the upcoming academic year in Lithuania teaching... Read More

Junior is Top Finisher at Local Run/Walk for Charity

August 2, 2010

August 2, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "A record number of entrants took to the scenic trails of the DePauw Nature Park to help one of the county's lesser... Read More

Orthopedic Surgeon Jeff Pierson '82 Featured in Indianapolis Star

August 2, 2010

August 2, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Jeff Pierson, orthopedic surgeon and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, is featured in the Indianapolis Star's "Ask... Read More

Indiana War Memorial Honors Medal of Honor Recipient Gen. David Shoup '26

August 2, 2009

August 2, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — The memory of General David Shoup -- a Medal of Honor recipient, former U.S. Marine Corps Commandant and 1926 graduate... Read More

James Nathaniel Holland '88 to Perform at Gala in Costa Rica Next Month

August 2, 2009

August 2, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — James Nathaniel Holland, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, will be the featured invited artist at the Opera de... Read More

Make Plans to Attend 'Coming Together 2008,' September 5-7

August 2, 2008

Also: Coming Together 2008 Schedule August 2, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - All alumni of DePauw University are invited to return to campus September 5-7... Read More

Newest Venture of Bill Rasmussen '54 an "Extension" of His Brainchild, ESPN

August 2, 2008

August 2, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "This is really an extension of what ESPN was," says the man who co-founded the popular network, 1954 DePauw University... Read More

Journalistic "Intensity" of James B. Stewart '73 Cited in Washington Post

August 2, 2007

August 2, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "The [Wall Street] Journal of the mid-1980s was a demonstration of the proposition that good journalism and good business... Read More

Jeremy Bettis '03 to Take On Indiana U Freshmen in Hoops Exhibition

August 2, 2007

August 2, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Jeremy Bettis, a 2003 graduate of DePauw University, will be among a group of "pretty familiar area players" from Indiana's... Read More

David Hellmich '81 Publishes Ethical Leadership in the Community College

August 2, 2007

August 2, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - David M. Hellmich, a 1981 graduate of DePauw University, is editor of Ethical Leadership in the Community College:... Read More

Indiana Governor Appoints Michael Smith '70 to State Commission for Higher Education

August 2, 2006

August 2, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has appointed Michael L. Smith, a 1970 graduate of DePauw University, to a four-year... Read More

Article by Dennis Trinkle '91 on DePauw's 361° Receives National EDUCAUSE Award

August 2, 2006

August 2, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Dennis A. Trinkle, chief information officer at Valparaiso University and 1991 graduate of DePauw University, is the... Read More

Indianapolis Monthly's 'Best of the College Towns' Features DePauw & Greencastle

August 2, 2006

August 2, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw's 2,400 students coexist with Greencastle's 10,000 citizens in a community that combines contemporary art and... Read More

Attorney Danica Mathes '98 Joins Lathrop & Gage

August 2, 2005

August 2, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Danica Rodemich Mathes, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the St. Louis law firm of Lathrop & Gage L... Read More

New York Newspaper Writes of President Bottoms' Efforts to Improve Diversity at DePauw

August 2, 2005

August 2, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw University President Robert Bottoms said that, when he became president 19 years ago, there was only one minority... Read More

Bestselling Author Naomi Wolf to Discuss Implications of "Hooking Up" in September 21 Ubben Lecture

August 2, 2005

August 2, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Naomi Wolf, whose landmark international bestseller The Beauty Myth was called one of the most important books of the... Read More

New Exhibit Features Works of Best-Selling Author John Jakes '53

August 2, 2004

August 2, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "The Coastal Discovery Museum has partnered with the Island Writers' Network to produce an exhibit called, 'Write On... Read More

Prof. David Herrold's Article Published in British Journal

August 2, 2001

August 2, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - David W. Herrold, professor of art at DePauw University, has an article published in the Sept./Oct. issue of Ceramic... Read More

DePauw Appoints First Dean of Students, Lawrence A. Riggs

August 2, 1948

August 2, 1948, Greencastle, Ind. - Lawrence A. Riggs, dean of students at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, has been named DePauw University's first... Read More