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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on July 30th in years past.

CEO John Kite '87 is Growing His Real Estate Company

July 30, 2014

"We went from being a company that owned 70 properties and 10 million square feet, to a company that owns 133 properties and 21 million square feet," John... 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

DePauw Women Earn ITA Academic Honors

July 30, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw women's  tennis squad was one of 87 NCAA Division III programs to earn Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team... Read More

Forbes Profiles "Superstar" Mary Meeker '81

July 30, 2012

Mary Meeker, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and 1981 graduate of DePauw University, "has played a key role in Kleiner’s bid to restore its... Read More

Chinonye Chukwu '07 Directs Her First Feature Film, AlaskaLand

July 30, 2011

July 30, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "AlaskaLand, the first feature film from Nigerian-American writer/director Chinonye Chukwu, was shot in Fairbanks, Alaska... Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Considers the "Greatest Generation," 65 Years After a Tragic Incident

July 30, 2010

July 30, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "When you hear these veterans talk, it's very impressive to see what the Greatest Generation went through and to learn... Read More

Prof. Jay White to Perform at World Conference for Music Educators in China

July 30, 2010

July 30, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Jay White, assistant professor of music at DePauw University and co-founder of the Bernardus Ensemble for Medieval Music... Read More

Junior Swimmer Competing at State Championships

July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Josh Baugh, who will be a junior at DePauw University this fall, "is one of 14 Sugar Creek Swim Club members who will... Read More

Prof. Harry Brown Teaches Youngsters Through an "Emerging Art Form," Video Games

July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "The Hightower Scholars wanted a teacher who could engage local students while preparing them for college during this... Read More

Lynn Morris '84 to Display Work at Charlevoix Waterfront Art Fair

July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Lynn Morris is one of dozens of artists who will display their work during the 51st Charlevoix Waterfront Art Fair... Read More

Alexander Pratt '99 Named Head Football Coach at HS Alma Mater

July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Alexander O. Pratt, a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed head football coach at West Side High School... Read More

David Forsell '89 and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Open New Headquarters, "A Catalyst for Change"

July 30, 2008

July 30, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "It is our hope that this building will be a catalyst for change," said David Forsell, president of Keep Indianapolis... Read More

Removing Plastic Trash from Oceans Won't Solve Pollution Problem: J. Nichols '89

July 30, 2008

July 30, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "Plastic does not biodegrade," writes Dan Haifley in California's Santa Cruz Sentinel. "It undergoes a solar-driven... Read More

Daniel Bretscher '06 Takes First in Illinois Triathlon

July 30, 2007

July 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Daniel Bretscher, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, "finished first with an overall time of 1 hour, 54.54 seconds"... Read More

Juliana Overmier '87 Wins Houston Flute Competition

July 30, 2007

July 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Juliana M. Overmier, an adjunct instructor of music at East Central University and 1987 graduate of DePauw University... Read More

Junior's Summer Mentoring Kids in Newspaper's Spotlight

July 30, 2007

July 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "The kids are really like brothers and sisters to me," says Derek King, who is spending the summer mentoring children... Read More

Nancy Hellyer '77 Appointed to Credit Union Board

July 30, 2007

July 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Nancy (O'Donnell) Hellyer, president and CEO of Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center and 1977 graduate of DePauw University... Read More

Prof. Kevin Howley Writes of Efforts to Create "More Responsible and Responsive Media System"

July 30, 2006

July 30, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "The summer heat isn't the only thing that has Americans looking for relief. Across the country, people are mobilizing... Read More

Tim Solso '69 Announces Cummins' Plans to Build Fuel Efficient, Light-Duty Diesel Engine

July 30, 2006

July 30, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "This agreement gives the driving public an even greater opportunity to experience the benefits of a new class of vehicles... Read More

Orthopaedic Surgeon Julko Fullop '96 Joins Hospital in Illinois Hometown

July 30, 2005

July 30, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "A former Mt. Carmel High School athlete has returned to bring his specialty to the citizens of Mt. Carmel", notes Illinois'... Read More

Illinois Democratic Delegate Writes of Senior's "Infectious Optimism and Passion for Politics and Public Service"

July 30, 2004

July 30, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "This summer, I have had the pleasure of reuniting with a young man named Mike Zabelin," writes Juan Thomas, a delegate... Read More

Despite Appearances, Is President Bush Planning an "August Surprise?," Prof. Ken Bode Asks

July 30, 2004

July 30, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - At this week's Democratic National Convention in Boston, "the ghost in the FleetCenter has been Dick Cheney," writes... Read More

DePauw Junior's GOP Internship Noted in Associated Press Story

July 30, 2004

July 30, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "A summer road trip to Boston has an Indiana college student dressed up as a seven-foot-tall flip-flop," begins an ... Read More

Griff Mills '88 Steps Down as Tusculum College's Basketball Coach After Two Winning Seasons

July 30, 2003

July 30, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Griff Mills, a 1988 DePauw University graduate, has announced his resignation as head coach of the Tusculum College... Read More

Uncommon Success of Charter Schools CEO Peter Ruppert '86 Noted

July 30, 2002

July 30, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - You're not at a plant making widgets -- you're hearing exciting stories from teachers and parents about kids." That's... Read More

Sophomore Emily Brown Named 'Young Female Referee of the Year'

July 30, 2002

July 30, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - Emily J. Brown, who will be a sophomore at DePauw University this fall, has been named Young Female Referee of the Year... Read More

Paper Writes of Incoming Freshman's Summer Medical Experience

July 30, 2002

July 30, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - "This is great hands-on experience," Jennifer Pasko tells the Indianapolis Star in a story published this morning. The... Read More

US, EU & Amnesty International Condemn Second Conviction of Former DePauw Prof. Saad Eddin Ibrahim

July 30, 2002

July 30, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - ``I am as determined to fight on as ever for freedom and democracy and pay whatever it takes,'' said former DePauw University... Read More

Newspaper Says DePauw Senior Has 'Name to Remember'

July 30, 2002

July 30, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - "Always do your best and never take anything lightly. Any place you go and everyone you meet will be an important experience... Read More

"It Was Wonderful," Author Barbara Kingsolver '77 Tells PBS of Her DePauw Experience

July 30, 1998

July 30, 1998, Greencastle, Ind. - "I did not study writing in college, but I'm a writer because I got to go to college," best-selling author Barbara Kingsolver... Read More