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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on August 29th in years past.

Attorney Craig Sweeney '08 Joins Bricker & Eckler

August 29, 2016

Craig E. Sweeney, a 2008 graduate of DePauw University, is joining Bricker & Eckler. A member of the Ohio law member of the firm's oil and gas group, he... Read More

Music on the Square Offers "Instrument Petting Zoo," Sept. 4 & 5

August 29, 2015

DePauw University’s Music on the Square (or M2 for short) will host two instrument petting zoos on successive days next week, during First Friday, Sept... Read More

Birmingham-Southern Spoils DePauw's Season and Stadium Opener

August 29, 2014

DePauw's women opened the season at brand new Reavis Stadium, but Birmingham-Southern spoiled the Tigers' historic debut with a 4-0 victory on a warm,... Read More

Tigers Open Season with 1-0 Win over John Carroll

August 29, 2014

Julian Gonzalez scored the game's lone goal at 69:45 and lifted the Tigers to a 1-0 season-opening win over John Carroll at the Ohio Northern Invitational... Read More

Sally Laukitis '71 Reappointed to Michigan Travel Commission

August 29, 2014

Governor Rick Snyder has reappointed Sally J. Laukitis, a 1971 graduate of DePauw University, to the Michigan Travel Commission. The commission, housed... Read More

Ed Garnes '99 to Make Presentation at Nation's Largest Independent Book Festival

August 29, 2013

Edward M. Garnes Jr., a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, is among the presenters at this weekend's AJC Decatur Book Festival in Atlanta. On Saturday... Read More

Kathy Locke '85 Opens Photography Studio

August 29, 2012

"After four years of using the third floor of the Madden Art Center as a studio, Kathy Locke opened a storefront on Merchant Street for her Child’s Play... Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Offers Thoughts on "Sedentary Spectatorship" to KC Star

August 29, 2011

August 29, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "One of our country’s most popular passions is also one of its unhealthiest, and we’re not talking about those enormous... Read More

Yo-Yo Ma's DePauw Concert is a Quick Sellout

August 29, 2011

Also: DePauw Discourse 2011 Schedule; Presenter Biographies August 29, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Tickets for Grammy Award-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma's concert... Read More

Clemson's Brad Brownell '91 Sees Parallels Between Success in Sports, Business

August 29, 2011

August 29, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — According to Brad Brownell, head men's basketball coach at Clemson University and 1991 graduate of DePauw University... Read More

Senior Writes of Summer Internship at Lake Tahoe Newspaper

August 29, 2010

August 29, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "'I need to be near mountains,' I told my professor. 'I don’t really care what I am doing, just get me to the mountains... Read More

Bill Rasmussen '54 Returns to Bristol, Where He Founded ESPN

August 29, 2009

August 29, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "No one knew anything about satellites" thirty-one years ago, when 1954 DePauw University graduate Bill Rasmussen... Read More

Scientific American Mind Features Prof. Matt Hertenstein's Research

August 29, 2009

August 29, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Pictures of grinning kids may reveal more than childhood happiness: a study from DePauw University shows that how... Read More

DePauw Opens Volleyball Season with Split at Capital

August 29, 2008

BOX SCORES: Heidelberg | Otterbein August 29, 2008, Columbus, Ohio - The Tiger volleyball team opened the 2008 season with a split of its two matches at... Read More

DePauw Posts 2-0 Win in Hauter's Debut

August 29, 2008

PHOTO GALLERY | BOX SCOREAugust 29, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Mike Harris and Brad Kean each scored second-half goals to lead DePauw to a 2-0 win over... Read More

Tigers Open Season with 2-0 Win over Eastern

August 29, 2008

BOX SCORE August 29, 2008, Wheaton, lll. - With one goal in each half, the Tigers opened the 2008 season with a 2-0 victory over Eastern (Pa.) University... Read More

DePauw to Host D-I Horizon League's Indoor Track & Field Championships

August 29, 2008

August 29, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw has been gracious in extending the use of its top facility," Butler University track coach Matt Roe tells... Read More

NYC Teacher Maisha Cadet-Duval '06 Quoted in AP Story

August 29, 2008

August 29, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "At P.S. 57 this past week, physical education teacher Maisha Cadet-Duval had 28 fourth-graders counting their laps... Read More

Grant Will Bring 3D Simulation to DePauw Chemistry Classes

August 29, 2008

August 29, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - A proposal to bring 3D simulation to the chemistry department at DePauw University has been approved by Independent... Read More

Bond Shared by Former DePauw Coach Mike Steele, His Son, and ECU's Skip Holtz Featured in Charlotte Observer

August 29, 2007

August 29, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The Charlotte Observer features a story on "the friendship between Drew Steele, Skip Holtz and Mike Steele -- three... Read More

Jeff Mezger '77 Calls Martha Stewart-Designed Homes "Our Version of the iPhone"

August 29, 2007

August 29, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "It's our version of the iPhone. It illustrates the power of something different with a brand tied to it," says Jeffrey... Read More

Senior Safety Among Indianapolis Star's Football 'Standouts'

August 29, 2006

August 29, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Greg Sylvester, a DePauw University senior who plays safety on the Tigers' football team, is listed among "Indy's... Read More

Paper Co-Authored by Adam Ratner '05 Wins National Association for Business Economics Award

August 29, 2006

August 29, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - An article co-authored by Adam S. Ratner, of West Monroe Partners LLC and a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, is... Read More

Former US Senator Birch Bayh Joins Roster of 'DePauw Discourse 2005' Guests

August 29, 2005

Also: DePauw Discourse 2005 Details and Web Site August 29, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Birch Bayh, who served in the United States Senate from 1963-81... Read More

Jeff Tuholski '75 Named General Manager of Career Transitions LLC

August 29, 2005

August 29, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Jeff Tuholski, a 1975 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed general manager at Career Transitions LLC... Read More

Tigers win Tri-State Invitational; Amore named medalist

August 29, 2004

Angola, Ind. - DePauw senior Lindsay Amore fired an 80 to earn medalist honors and lead the Tigers to the Tri-State University Fall Invitational team title... Read More

"Deft Use of Description and Detail" in Alumna's Novel, Says Indianapolis Star

August 29, 2004

August 29, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "For years, the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus made its winter home in Peru, Indiana," writes Rich Gotshall in today's ... Read More

10th ranked Tigers open season with win over Albion

August 29, 2003

Game Stats   The 10th-ranked DePauw women's soccer team opened the 2003 season with a 3-1 win over Albion College at Wheaton (Ill.) College.   All... Read More

Football Opener September 6, Community Day, Will Honor "Coach Nick"

August 29, 2003

August 29, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University's football team opens its 2003 season on Saturday, September 6 -- its final campaign under Nick... Read More

Duplexes Named in Honor of Distinctive Individuals from DePauw's Past

August 29, 2003

August 29, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University is honoring its past by naming twelve of its student duplexes -- two-story units which have been... Read More

Success of DePauw's Posse Partnership Noted by Lumina Foundation

August 29, 2003

August 29, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - “'Our faculty really like having Posse students in their classes,' says Robert Bottoms, president of DePauw and a... Read More

Dedications, Awards and Tailgate Party Will Mark Old Gold Weekend, October 10-12

August 29, 2002

August 29, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - As summer winds to a close, DePauw alumni are urged to mark October 10-12 on their calendars for a return to campus... Read More

Renowned Artist Albert Chong's Work on Display at DePauw

August 29, 2001

August 29, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - Albert Chong's photographs are the subjects of international exhibitions and are displayed in public and private collections... Read More

Posse Retreats Create "Ripple Effects" at DePauw, Notes Christian Science Monitor

August 29, 2000

August 29, 2000, Greencastle, Ind. - "One major contribution the scholarship recipients make to campus each year is their 'PossePlus Retreat,'" notes a... Read More

"First Friend" Vernon Jordan '57 Discusses President Clinton and Mentions DePauw on Today

August 29, 1996

August 29, 1996, Greencastle, Ind. — "Just as surely as Hillary Clinton is the first lady, Vernon Jordan is the first friend," Bryant Gumbel said on NBC... Read More