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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on February 5th in years past.

$10 Million Gift for Technology Initiative Brings DePauw to 85% of $300 Million Campaign Goal

February 5, 2016

President Brian W. Casey announced today that the University’s Board of Trustees, at its meeting last weekend, accepted a $10 million dollar gift from... Read More

Coffers of TV Networks are Real Winners of Presidential Debates, Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

February 5, 2016

"Seven Republican and four Democrat presidential primary 'debates' were held in advance of the Iowa caucuses, and the clear winner is … big television... Read More

Steve Battreall '87 Named President & CEO of GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance

February 5, 2015

Steve Battreall, a 1987 graduate of DePauw University, has been named president and CEO of GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF), effective... Read More

Doug Elmore '86 Honored as Indiana HS Orchestra Teacher of the Year

February 5, 2014

Doug Elmore, orchestra teacher Floyd County Central High School and Highland Hills Middle School and 1986 graduate of DePauw University, is the Indiana... Read More

Coach Adam Cohen is Finalist for 2014 Inspire Award

February 5, 2014

Adam Cohen, head men's swimming coach at DePauw, part-time coordinator of the University's Center for Spiritual Life and part-time instructor in kinesiology... Read More

Former Congressman Lee Hamilton '52 Named Professor of Practice at IU's SPEA

February 5, 2013

Lee H. Hamilton, a 1952 DePauw University graduate who served 34 years in the U.S.  House of Representatives, has been appointed a Professor of Practice... Read More

David Zitlow '90 Appointed U.S. Chair of Burson-Marsteller's Healthcare Practice

February 5, 2013

David P. Zitlow, a 1990 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed U.S. chair of the healthcare practice of Burson-Marsteller, a leading global... Read More

Prof. Bert Barreto Discusses NFL's Business Model with BBC

February 5, 2012

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's comments that the league's business model "combines socialism with capitalism" are examined in a BBC report which includes... Read More

Glenn Davis '79 Elected Vice Chair of LCA's Academy of Antitrust Law

February 5, 2012

Glenn E. Davis, an attorney at Gallop, Johnson & Neuman L.C. and 1979 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected vice chair of the Academy of Antitrust... Read More

Vincennes Men Win Tiger Indoor Track and Field Invitational

February 5, 2011

February 5, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. —  Vincennes totaled 144 points and won the Tiger Indoor Track and Field Invitational on the James A. Hollensteiner... Read More

Indiana State Women Win Tiger Indoor Invitational

February 5, 2011

February 5, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. —  Indiana State totaled 192 points and won the Tiger Indoor Track and Field Invitational on the James A. Hollensteiner... Read More

DePauw Men Knock off #17 Centre

February 5, 2011

BOX SCORE February 5, 2011, Danville, Ky. —  DePauw shot 54 percent in the second half and overcame a four-point halftime deficit on the way to a 65-63... Read More

#15 Tigers Improve to 18-3 with Win at Centre

February 5, 2011

BOX SCORE February 5, 2011, Danville, Ky. —  The 15th-ranked Tigers held a 46-22 advantage on the boards leading to a 26-0 margin in second-chance points... Read More

DePauw Men Top Rose-Hulman Finish with Perfect Dual Meet Record

February 5, 2011

February 4, 2011, Terre Haute, Ind. —  The 19th-ranked Tigers finished the dual meet portion of the season with a 7-0 record after defeating Rose-Hulman... Read More

DePauw Finishes Dual Meet Portion of Season with Win at Rose-Hulman

February 5, 2011

February 4, 2011, Terre Haute, Ind. —  DePauw won 12 of the 15 events and took a 200-46 win at Rose-Hulman. With the win, the Tigers finished the season... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 Has Role in Indiana's Ronald Reagan Centennial Celebration

February 5, 2011

February 5, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "The state is planning a ceremony next week to mark the 100th anniversary of late President Ronald Reagan's birth... Read More

Seventh-ranked Tigers Top IUPUI

February 5, 2010

February 5, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  The seventh-ranked Tigers improved to 6-2 on the season following a 166-94 win over Division I IUPUI at the Erdmann... Read More

25th-ranked DePauw Women Sweep Past Division I Competition

February 5, 2010

February 5, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  The 25th-ranked Tigers improved to 6-2 on the season after defeating Butler (209-62) and IUPUI (204-70) at the Erdmann... Read More

Former Prof. Elizabeth Christman Dies at Age 96

February 5, 2010

February 5, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Elizabeth A. Christman, associate professor emeritus of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame and a member... Read More

Full Slate of Home Athletic Competition Still Scheduled to Take Place

February 5, 2010

February 5, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  Athletic events on the DePauw campus tonight and tomorrow are still scheduled to take place as of 3 p.m. Friday... Read More

Snowstorm Blankets Campus

February 5, 2010

February 5, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — A snowstorm is blasting central Indiana this afternoon, and forecasters say accumulations could reach as much as... Read More

Men's Swimmers and Divers Sweep SCAC Weekly Honors

February 5, 2010

February 5, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  A pair of Tigers earned weekly honors from the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference for their performances in... Read More

Tiger Men Host Centre Tomorrow; Alumni Return to Campus

February 5, 2010

GAME NOTES | LIVE AUDIO | LIVE STATS February 5, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  The DePauw men's basketball team returns to Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference... Read More

Twenty-Second Ranked Women's Basketball Hosts Centre on Saturday

February 5, 2010

GAME NOTES | LIVE AUDIO | LIVE STATS February 5, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  The 22nd-ranked DePauw women's basketball team takes a 13-game win streak... Read More

Track Teams host Tiger Indoor Invitational Tomorrow; Heat Sheets Posted

February 5, 2010

February 5, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw welcomes nine other track and field teams to campus tomorrow for the ninth annual Tiger Indoor Invitational... Read More

DePauw Featured in Campus Technology Article on Meeting Students' Needs

February 5, 2010

February 5, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — An article in the February 2010 issue of Campus Technology, which examines how colleges and universities are gauging... Read More

FOX News' Bret Baier '92 and His Family Featured in People

February 5, 2009

February 5, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "The fact that a surgeon can operate on a walnut-sized heart boggles my mind," says Bret Baier, anchor of Special... Read More

DePauw Students Help Local Children Learn About Chinese New Year

February 5, 2009

February 5, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Kids of all ages and nationalities were at the Putnam County Library Wednesday afternoon learning about the Chinese... Read More

18th-Ranked Tigers Take 14-game Win Streak to Birmingham-Southern

February 5, 2009

February 5, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw aims for its 15th straight win when it travels to Birmingham-Southern tomorrow evening. Tipoff from the Bill... Read More

25th-Ranked Tigers Travel to Birmingham-Southern

February 5, 2009

February 5, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw, ranked 25th in Division III, travels to Birmingham-Southern College tomorrow evening. Tipoff from the Bill... Read More

DePauw Continues Climb in Rankings; Think Pink This Weekend

February 5, 2008

February 5, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - After sweeping road games at Southwestern and Trinity, the 17-3 Tigers moved up one spot in both national polls.The... Read More

Prof. Susan Olesik '77 Honored for Work with Disadvantaged Students

February 5, 2008

February 5, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "I deeply believe scientists need to become more involved," says Susan V. (Johanningsmeier) Olesik, professor of... Read More

Total Applications Top 4,000; International Applicants Up 243%

February 5, 2008

February 5, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Total applications for enrollment to DePauw University in the fall have eclipsed 4,000 and the number of applications... Read More

Stephen Ewing '65 Re-Elected Board Chair of AAA Michigan

February 5, 2008

February 5, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Stephen E. Ewing, retired vice-chair of DTE Energy and 1965 graduate of DePauw University, was today re-elected for... Read More

Star Parker -- Once a Welfare Mother, Now a Conservative Activist -- Here February 13

February 5, 2008

February 5, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Conservative activist and author Star Parker will visit the DePauw University campus next Wednesday, February 13... Read More

Cathy Day '91 Writes of How -- Like the Indianapolis Colts -- She "Made it Personal"

February 5, 2007

February 5, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - In an essay at the Web site of Sports Illustrated, Cathy Day describes how she took the motto of the Indianapolis... Read More

Sun-Times Features Onetime 'Chicagoan of the Year,' Percy Lavon Julian '20

February 5, 2007

Visit Special Percy Julian Web Page; NOVA 'Forgotten Genius' Airs Tuesday, February 6, at 8 p.m. EST February 5, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The business... Read More

Elisa Villanueva Beard '98 Promotes Equal Education Opportunity as Teach For America Sr. VP

February 5, 2007

February 5, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "The reason I wake up in the morning is because I want to make sure that our kids are getting the education they... Read More

Almost 4,000 Apply to DePauw as Admission Season Winds Down

February 5, 2007

February 5, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University has received almost four thousand applications for admission for the Fall of 2007, and the vice... Read More

Jazz at the Duck Presents John Spicknall Trio Thursday

February 5, 2007

February 5, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Pianist John Spicknall brings his trio to DePauw Jazz at the Duck this Thursday, February 8, for a free performance... Read More

Indiana PBS Stations to Air DePauw Messages Before and After Percy Julian '20 Special

February 5, 2007

Visit Special Percy Julian Web Page; NOVA 'Forgotten Genius' Airs Tuesday, February 6, at 8 p.m. EST February 5, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Television... Read More

Fifth-ranked Tigers equal school and SCAC record with 20th straight win

February 5, 2006

BOX SCORE February 5, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Freshman Cassie Pruzin hit four free throws in the final 25 seconds and fifth-ranked DePauw held on for... Read More

DePauw wins third straight

February 5, 2006

BOX SCORE February 5, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw men's basketball team improved to 10-11 overall and 6-5 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic... Read More

Profs. Claude Cymerman and Eric Edberg Collaborate on Wednesday Recital

February 5, 2006

February 5, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Professors Eric Edberg (cello; pictured at left) and Claude Cymerman (piano; seen below) of the DePauw University... Read More

13th-ranked DePauw men top Rose-Hulman 174-69; SCAC Championships next

February 5, 2005

February 5, 2005, Terre Haute, Ind. - The 13th-ranked DePauw men's swimming and diving team finished the dual meet portion of their schedule with a 174-69... Read More

DePauw women defeat Rose-Hulman 164-64; SCAC Championships next

February 5, 2005

February 5, 2005, Terre Haute, Ind. - The DePauw women's swimming and diving team concluded the dual meet portion of the schedule with a 164-64 victory... Read More

Tiger Indoor Invitational men's results now available

February 5, 2005

February 5, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Official men's results of the 2005 Tiger Indoor Invitational are now available below. A downloadable PDF file is... Read More

Tiger Indoor Invitational women's results posted

February 5, 2005

February 5, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Official women's results of the 2005 Tiger Indoor Invitational are posted below. A downloadable PDF file is also... Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 to Deliver Commencement Address at Centre College

February 5, 2005

February 5, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Barbara Kingsolver, best-selling novelist and essayist and 1977 graduate of DePauw University, will present the address... Read More

Tigers picked second in SCAC East

February 5, 2004

With 19 of 24 lettermen returning from last year's 25-19 team that finished third at the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship, the DePauw... Read More

American Public Schools "Resegregating," Prof. John Dittmer Says

February 5, 2004

February 5, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "A pattern of resegregation of public schools has emerged across the United States, the result of court decisions... Read More

Teacher-Actor Stuart Mill '85 Profiled in Newspaper

February 5, 2004

February 5, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "Everyday in Room 11, I appear as Mr. Mill," Stuart Mill, a fifth grade teacher at Harcourt Elementary School in... Read More

Class of 2008 is Taking Shape

February 5, 2004

February 5, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - The February 1 deadline to apply for admission to DePauw University has come and gone, "but there's still lots of... Read More

Plans for New 'Rector Village' Announced

February 5, 2003

February 5, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Rector Hall, the 86-year-old dormitory on the DePauw University campus that was gutted by a fire last April 7, will... Read More

Distinguished and University Professor Award Recipients Named

February 5, 2003

February 5, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Six members of the DePauw University faculty are being honored for their sustained excellence in teaching, service... Read More

VP Madeleine Eagon Elected Trustee of the College Board

February 5, 2003

February 5, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Madeleine R. Eagon, vice president for admission and financial aid at DePauw University, has been elected to the... Read More

Nationally-Ranked Tigers Maintain SCAC Lead with Tuesday Win

February 5, 2002

February 5, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University's men's basketball team maintained its one game lead in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference... Read More

Unique 'Prism' Concert Set for Sunday Afternoon

February 5, 2002

February 5, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw University School of Music will present a "Prism Concert" on Sunday, February 10, 2002 at 3 p.m. in Kresge... Read More

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Historian David McCullough to Deliver Ubben Lecture March 18

February 5, 2002

February 5, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - David McCullough, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and two-time winner of the National Book Award, whose John Adams... Read More

Bernard Kilgore '29 to Lead Board of Trustees

February 5, 1965

February 5, 1965, Greencastle, Ind. — Bernard Kilgore, president of Dow Jones & Company and the Wall Street Journal and 1929 graduate of DePauw, was today... Read More

National League President Ford Frick '15 Receives Slocum Award

February 5, 1949

February 5, 1949, Greencastle, Ind. — Ford C. Frick, president of the National League and 1915 graduate of DePauw University, was tonight awarded the William... Read More