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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on August 22nd in years past.

McCormick Resigns as Women's Soccer Coach; Starnes Named Interim Head Coach

August 22, 2017

Megan McCormick, DePauw head women's soccer coach since 2014, has resigned to accept a coaching position outside of collegiate soccer that will be released… Read More

Star Recalls First Indiana State Fair Queen, Carol Parks Morrison '64

August 22, 2016

An Indianapolis Star feature on the Indiana State Fair Queen Contest includes a profile of the first queen -- Carol Parks Morrison, a 1964 graduate of… Read More

Orlando Cela '97 Named Music Director of Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra

August 22, 2016

Orlando Cela, a 1997 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed music director of the Arlington (Massachusets) Philharmonic Orchestra. "Known for… Read More

Japanese Modern Prints from DePauw's Permanent Art Collection On Display Aug. 24 - Dec. 9

August 22, 2016

Abstract Traditions: Japanese Modern Prints from the DePauw University Permanent Art Collection opens Wednesday, August 24, at the Richard E. Peeler Art… Read More

619 New Students Welcomed to DePauw, "A Place Where People Come to Change the World"

August 22, 2015

Photo Gallery "You never know what complex array of interests and loves and connections and passions you will encounter on this campus, with this faculty… Read More

Linda Heuring '76 Published in Broad River Review  

August 22, 2015

"Breaking Point," a short story written by Linda Heuring, a 1976 graduate of DePauw University, is published in the 2015 edition of Broad River Review… Read More

Itinerant Video Exhibition, 'Project 35: Volume 2', at Peeler Center Sept. 8 - Dec. 12

August 22, 2014

"Project 35: Volume 2", a program of single-channel videos selected by 35 international curators from six continents, will be on view at DePauw University's… Read More

DePauw Picked Fifth in NCAC Preseason Poll

August 22, 2014

In voting by the 10 head coaches in the North Coast Athletic Conference, DePauw was picked to finish fifth in the 2014 NCAC standings Read More

Campus Prepares for the Arrival of DePauw's Class of 2018

August 22, 2014

Link - Watch Saturday's Opening Convocation Live DePauw University will welcome one of the academically strongest -- if not the strongest -- incoming… Read More

Mandy Henk Publishes Ecology, Economy, Equity: The Path to a Carbon-Neutral Library

August 22, 2014

Mandy Henk, access services librarian with rank of associate professor at DePauw University, is the author of Ecology, Economy, Equity: The Path to a Carbon-Neutral… Read More

Prof. Bernard Batto Publishes In The Beginning: Essays on Creation Motifs in the Ancient Near East and the Bible

August 22, 2013

Bernard F. Batto, professor emeritus of religious studies at DePauw University, is the author of In The Beginning: Essays on Creation Motifs in the Ancient… Read More

Bill Rasmussen '54 to Address UT-Arlington's Maverick Speakers Series

August 22, 2013

Bill Rasmussen, founder of ESPN and 1954 graduate of DePauw University, will be among five distinguished individuals who will address the University of… Read More

Men’s Soccer Picked To Finish Second In NCAC Preseason Coaches Poll

August 22, 2012

Andy Morrison   Greencastle, Ind. – The DePauw men’s soccer squad is picked to finish second by a vote from the league’s head coaches in the… Read More

Steve Langerud Cited in Article on Employee Attitudes

August 22, 2012

An article asks, "if your company’s health isn’t so healthy, should you stay or run for the hills? The answer isn’t always crystal clear." The story, which… Read More

Drew Powell '98 Has Recurring Role on The Mentalist

August 22, 2012

Drew Powell joins the cast of the CBS series The Mentalist this fall in a recurring role as FBI agent Reede Smith. The first episode to include Powell… Read More

'Career Coach' Cited in Story on Hard-to-Fill Jobs

August 22, 2011

August 22, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — An article headlined "Jobs that are hard to fill -- even in 2011," which appears in several newspapers, includes several… Read More

DePauw's Icy Frost Bridge '17 Scholarship Cited in Magazine

August 22, 2011

August 22, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "Got talent?" asks a headline in the September issue of Indianapolis Woman.  The magazine notes, "Did you know having… Read More

Men's Basketball Team to Play Exhibition vs. Division I Evansville

August 22, 2010

August 22, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — An Evansville Courier & Press story on the University of Evansville's 2010-11 basketball schedule, released yesterday… Read More

"Adventure of a Lifetime" Begins Tomorrow for Whitney Guthrie '06

August 22, 2010

August 22, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Whitney Guthrie, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, "is leaving Monday for the adventure of a lifetime, working… Read More

Senior is Curator of Upcoming Putnam County Museum Exhibit

August 22, 2010

August 22, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — A new exhibit opening at the Putnam County Museum on September 1, "Indiana's Native Peoples: the First Inhabitants"… Read More

Filmmaker Chinonye Chukwu '07 Receives Princess Grace Award

August 22, 2009

August 22, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Chinonye O. Chukwu, a 2007 graduate of DePauw University who is an M.F.A. candidate at Temple University, is a recipient… Read More

"Glorious Path to Discovery" Begins for 747 New DePauw Students

August 22, 2009

[Download Audio: "President Casey's Complete Address" - 9514kb] August 22, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "You came to a small college, and you were wise to… Read More

Constitutionality of Broadcast Indecency Laws Still Unclear, Writes Prof. Jeff McCall '76

August 22, 2009

August 22, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Citizens who favor strict enforcement of broadcast indecency laws were elated last spring when the Supreme Court… Read More

New Restaurant Card Will Give Students More Dining Choices & Benefit Local Economy

August 22, 2009

August 22, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw University students can use a portion of their meal money in Greencastle restaurants with a simple swipe of… Read More

Prof. Joe Heithaus and Fellow 'Airpoets' to Launch New Book Wednesday

August 22, 2008

August 22, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Joseph Heithaus, associate professor and chair of English at DePauw University, is among five so-called "Airpoets"… Read More

Documentary Featuring Vernon Jordan '57 Premieres on HBO Monday

August 22, 2008

August 22, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "Vernon Jordan points out there is a definition of black America but none for white America" in The Black List, Vol… Read More

Inauguration of President Casey Can Be Viewed Worldwide Via Webcast

August 22, 2008

August 22, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Wherever they are in the world, members of the DePauw community will be able to see and hear the October 10 inauguration… Read More

2007-08 Academic Year is Under Way

August 22, 2007

August 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The 2007-08 academic year is officially under way. Under sunny skies and a temperature of 76 degrees, this morning… Read More

Experience '[dNASAb] : // techno_etic' at Peeler Center, August 24 - September 23

August 22, 2007

August 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "[dNASAb]: // techno_etic," an exhibition that visualizes the possible aesthetics of wireless data and the fetishization… Read More

Prof. Bridget Gourley and 3 Other Women Chemists Receive National Science Foundation Grant

August 22, 2006

August 22, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - A team of four women chemists, including Bridget L. Gourley, professor and chair of chemistry and biochemistry at… Read More

Riley Ray Chiorando '95 Offers Tips for "99-Cent Archaeologists" in Los Angeles Times Magazine

August 22, 2005

August 22, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "Visiting any of the 225 99 Cents Only Stores in California, Nevada, Arizona and Texas is a lesson in product cycles… Read More

DePauw Makes Strong Showing in The Best 361 Colleges: 2006 Edition

August 22, 2005

Also: DePauw in U.S. News' Top Tier for Sixth Year; DePauw Among America's 45 "Best Values" August 22, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "All students at DePauw… Read More

Prof. Randy Salman's Condition Blue Opens New Season of 'Jazz at the Duck' Thursday

August 22, 2005

August 22, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - The new academic year's series of DePauw "Jazz at the Duck" begins this Thursday night will feature Randy Salman,… Read More

Cambridge University Press Publishes Prof. Carl Huffman's Archytas of Tarentum

August 22, 2005

August 22, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Archytas of Tarentum: Pythagorean, Philosopher and Mathematician King by Carl A. Huffman, professor of classical studies… Read More

TV Station Reports on DePauw's Top Tier US News Ranking

August 22, 2004

August 22, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw lays claim to the top tier of American liberal arts colleges," notes a story on the Web site of Indianapolis… Read More

Prof. Kevin Howley's Victory at Sea? to Premiere Thursday, Newspapers Note

August 22, 2004

August 22, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "Frustrated by media coverage of George W. Bush's forced march to war and angered by staged events like the infamous… Read More

New Students Invited to Take 'First Year Plunge' Saturday

August 22, 2004

August 22, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - The 682 new students who arrived on the DePauw University campus yesterday are busy unpacking and settling into their… Read More

Tigers ranked 10th in preseason poll

August 22, 2003

Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw women's soccer team is ranked 10th in the preseason poll conducted by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America… Read More

Comic Kick Irrational by Brian Lord '98 Now in Three Publications

August 22, 2003

August 22, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Kick Irrational, a comic strip that is written and drawn and was created by Brian Lord, a 1998 graduate of DePauw… Read More

Presidential Candidate, CNN Military Analyst and 4-Star General Wesley Clark to Deliver Ubben Lecture September 23

August 22, 2003

August 22, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - "The smart money doesn't give the leading Democratic contenders much of a chance against W," writes Tom Junod in the… Read More

2004 US News & World Report Rankings Show DePauw in Top Tier, Improving in Key Areas

August 22, 2003

August 22, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - For the fourth consecutive year, DePauw University is in the top tier of America's national liberal arts colleges… Read More

Chicago Paper Names Barbara Drummond '71 'Volunteer of the Week'

August 22, 2002

August 22, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - Barbara (Winning) Drummond, a 1971 graduate of DePauw University and a member of the board of directors of the Les… Read More

Students: Learn More About An Experience You Can't Help But Dig

August 22, 2001

August 22, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw students interested in archaeology are invited to attend informational sessions on the Summer 2002 archaeological… Read More

New York Times Calls Prof. Maurice Manning's Poems "Terrific"

August 22, 2001

August 22, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - “How do you write a book of poetry?” an inmate at the Putnamville Correctional Center asked DePauw University assistant… Read More

DePauw First-Year Student Wins Music Award

August 22, 2001

August 22, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - Just a few days before arriving on the DePauw University campus to begin her college career as a Lilly Scholar, Jessica… Read More