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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on April 30th in years past.

Sophomore Chelsea Conard Wins Boren Scholarship, Will Study in China

April 30, 2016

DePauw University sophomore Chelsea F. Conard will study in China having been awarded a David L. Boren Scholarship. Sponsored by the National Security... Read More

Speer Earns All-NCAC Honorable Mention Accolades

April 30, 2015

For the second-straight season Eric Speer was named to the All-North Coast Athletic Conference honorable mention team after leading the Tigers to their... Read More

New Spectrometer Giving Students Professional-Level Experience

April 30, 2015

A new Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer obtained by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry means that science students at DePauw have... Read More

J.C. Pankratz '12 is 2015 National Playwrights Conference Finalist

April 30, 2015

Joan Catherine "J.C." Pankratz, a 2012 graduate of DePauw University, is among the 60 finalists of the 2015 National Playwrights Conference of the Eugene... Read More

Greg Lippert '77 Named CEO of Quaker Steak & Lube

April 30, 2014

Gregory R. Lippert, a 1977 graduate of DePauw University, is the new chief executive officer of casual-dining franchise Quaker Steak & Lube®, a casual-dining... Read More

Speer Named All-NCAC Honorable Mention

April 30, 2014

Freshmen long stick midfielder, Eric Speer (Carmel, Ind./Brebeuf Jesuit) was the lone Tiger selected to the 2014 All-North Coast Athletic Conference Teams... Read More

Information on Monday's Ubben Lecture by Futurist Michio Kaku, Which Will Be Webcast

April 30, 2014

More Information on Dr. Kaku's Ubben Lecture; Webcast Link Doors to Kresge Auditorium will open at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 5, for the Ubben Lecture by futurist... Read More

South Putnam's Tona Gardner is Winner of Battey National Educator of the Year Award

April 30, 2014

Tona Gardner -- a teacher, librarian, academic coach, drama director and yearbook sponsor at South Putnam High School in Greencastle -- is the 2014 recipient... Read More

TV's Obsession with Serial Killer Plots "Likely a Fleeting Interest," Says Prof. Jeff McCall '76

April 30, 2013

With television shows such as The Following, Bates Motel, Criminal Minds, Dexter and The Mentalist, featuring storylines dealing with serial killers, "It... Read More

Sophomore Sandra Bertin Awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship

April 30, 2013

DePauw University sophomore Sandra L. Bertin has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS). Bertin will use the award... Read More

Jack Leibovitz Named NCAC Field Athlete of the Week

April 30, 2012

Delaware, Ohio - After winning the North Coast Athletic Conference Decathlon, DePauw freshman Jack Leibovitz was named the conference's Field Athlete of... Read More

Nic Flores is 2012 Walker Cup Recipient

April 30, 2012

DePauw University senior Nicholas "Nic" Flores is the 2012 recipient of the Walker Cup, which is awarded to the senior who has contributed the most to... Read More

Line Between Public TV and Commercial Stations is Blurring: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

April 30, 2012

"Public broadcasting already does look increasingly like commercial television," according to Jeff McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University... Read More

Outreach of Boston TV Anchor Heather Unruh '89 is Noted

April 30, 2012

Heather Unruh, evening news anchor at Boston's WCVB-TV and 1989 graduate of DePauw University, will serve as co-emcee at the Natick Education Foundation's... Read More

Student Describes Teacher Duane Nickell '80 as an "Incredible Individual"

April 30, 2011

April 30, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "The first thing that comes to most people's minds when they hear physics is, 'Boring!' Then again, most people have... Read More

#18 DePauw Splits Softball Twinbill with Washington

April 30, 2011

BOX SCORES: Game 1| Game 2 April 30, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw's three homers in the first game accounted for all eight runs in an 8-2 win over... Read More

Tigers Split Baseball Doubleheader with Bears

April 30, 2011

BOX SCORES: Game 1 | Game 2 April 30, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Rob McPike's RBI single in the bottom of the 11th lifted DePauw to a 14-13 win over visiting... Read More

Kathi Harp '07 Wins Prestigious NIH Research Grant

April 30, 2011

April 30, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Kathi (Harland) Harp, a second year doctoral student at the University of Kentucky and 2007 graduate of DePauw University... Read More

New Book Celebrates Life and Work of "Style Icon" Mark Hampton '62

April 30, 2010

April 30, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — A new book, Mark Hampton: An American Decorator, "is the first definitive look at this giant of design, captured as... Read More

Tiffany Hodge '02 Named 2010 Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow

April 30, 2010

April 30, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  Tiffany Hodge, a 2002 graduate of DePauw University, has been named a 2010 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation... Read More

Donta A. Goodwin '11

April 30, 2010

Junior Donta A. Goodwin's journey to DePauw began as a high school student from Chicago's South Side. His role as an executive officer in the National... Read More

Tim Solso '69 to Address Columbus Area Multi-Ethnic Organization

April 30, 2010

April 30, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Theodore M. "Tim" Solso, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Cummins Inc. and 1969 graduate of DePauw... Read More

DePauw Medical Director Provides Campus Update on Flu Concerns and Prevention

April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw University continues to monitor the health concerns caused by the worldwide outbreak of North American A (H1N1)... Read More

Muriel Collison '99 Honored for Her Work with Kazakhstan Orphans

April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Muriel J. Collison, an attorney with Collison & O’Connor and 1999 graduate of DePauw University, is a recipient of... Read More

Prof. Dan Rizner to Again Perform in Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra

April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Dan Rizner, professor in the DePauw University School of Music, has been invited to perform in the violin section of... Read More

Thurgood, Co-Produced by Vernon Jordan '57, Opens on Broadway

April 30, 2008

April 30, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Vernon Jordan, a 1957 graduate of DePauw University, is one of the producers of Thurgood, which officially opens today... Read More

DePauw and Putnam County Prepare for 2008 Relay For Life

April 30, 2008

Also: Putnam County Relay For Life Web Site April 30, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - This weekend, DePauw University students, faculty and staff will join... Read More

After Teaching 50 Years at U of Oklahoma, Prof. Alex Kondonassis '52 to Retire

April 30, 2008

April 30, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "Alex J. Kondonassis didn't really want to retire, but decided it was time," begins a story in this morning's edition... Read More

Six From DePauw Selected for Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme

April 30, 2008

April 30, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Five current DePauw students and one 2007 graduate of the University have been accepted to participate in the Japan... Read More

Fourth-ranked DePauw earns sixth staight trip to NCAA Championships

April 30, 2007

April 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The fourth-ranked Tigers have earned a sixth consecutive appearance into the NCAA Division III Championships which... Read More

Top-ranked Tigers earn spot in Division III Championship field

April 30, 2007

April 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw, a national quarterfinalist in 2006, has earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Championship and earned... Read More

Eighth-ranked DePauw serves as one of eight NCAA hosts

April 30, 2007

April 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Eighth-ranked DePauw has been selected as one of eight hosts of first, second and third round play in the 2007 NCAA... Read More

DePauw softball doubleheader with Franklin canceled

April 30, 2007

April 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw's home softball doubleheader with Franklin College schedule for Wednesday, May 2, has been canceled. Franklin... Read More

NFL's Cleveland Browns Invite Senior Dustin Hertel to Rookie Camp

April 30, 2007

April 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw senior Dustin Hertel, who earned All-American honors for his play as a defensive end on the Tiger football team... Read More

Hertel invited to Cleveland Browns camp

April 30, 2007

April 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw all-American defensive end Dustin Hertel has been invited to the Cleveland Browns rookie camp this Friday through... Read More

Men's Tennis Team Wins First SCAC Championship

April 30, 2007

April 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "In Waco, second-seeded DePauw beat top-ranked Trinity 5-4 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament... Read More

Incoming 'High-Achiever' Featured in Newspaper Story

April 30, 2007

April 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The "impressive" list of achievements of a student who plans to attend DePauw University in the fall is summarized... Read More

Mikella (Kaiser) Lowe '71 Appointed Superintendent of Indiana School System

April 30, 2007

April 30, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - “I never wanted to do anything else,” says Mikella Kaiser Lowe, the new superintendent of Anderson (Indiana) Community... Read More

DePauw wins 2005-06 SCAC President's Trophy

April 30, 2006

April 30, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - With outright or shared championships in 10 of 18 conference sports and second place finishes in six others, DePauw... Read More

Tigers earn share of first SCAC title

April 30, 2006

April 30, 2006, Sewanee, Tenn. - Sixth-ranked DePauw and second-ranked Trinity squared off with the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference title on the... Read More

12th-ranked Tigers fall in SCAC title match

April 30, 2006

April 30, 2006, Sewanee, Tenn. - The 12th-ranked Tigers finished second at the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference after dropping a 4-1 decision to... Read More

Tigers finish second at SCAC Championship

April 30, 2006

BOX SCORE April 30, 2006, Sewanee, Tenn. - DePauw battled back from a 5-0 deficit to send the game to extra innings, but Trinity captured the Southern... Read More

Women's Golf Team Captures Fifth Consecutive SCAC Championship

April 30, 2006

April 30, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "Ali Murtaugh (Lafayette Jeff/Valparaiso) played a key role in second-ranked (NCAA Division III) DePauw's fifth consecutive... Read More

Is American Public Ready for 9/11 Movie?, Baltimore Sun Asks Prof. Jeff McCall '76

April 30, 2006

April 30, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "Jeff McCall, a professor of communication at DePauw University in Indiana, noted that while the public will accept... Read More

2006 Putnam County Relay For Life Raises $215,000+ for Cancer Fight

April 30, 2006

Donate Online to 2006 Putnam County Relay For Life April 30, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The weekend was a washout as far as the weather was concerned,... Read More

Chicago Tribune's David Greising '82 Wins Award for Exemplary Journalism

April 30, 2006

April 30, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - David Greising, chief business correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, is a winner... Read More

Tigers compete at two different meets

April 30, 2005

April 30, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Several Tigers competed at two different meets. At the Rose-Hulman Twilight, Courtney Thomas finished second in... Read More

Tigers compete in three different meets; Wellman sets school record

April 30, 2005

April 30, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Graham Wellman notched a school record and earned automatic qualification into the NCAA Division III Championships... Read More

Sunny Skies Greet Estimated 2,000 Walkers at 2005 Putnam County Relay For Life

April 30, 2005

Make a Donation to 2005 Putnam County Relay for Life April 30, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "There's a lot more people out here this year -- we're really... Read More

U. of Arizona Sr. VP Saundra Lawson Taylor '63 Receives 'Phenomenal Woman Award'

April 30, 2005

April 30, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Saundra Lawson Taylor, senior vice president for campus life at the University of Arizona and 1963 graduate of DePauw... Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 Contributes to This Is My Best: Great Writers Share Their Favorite Work

April 30, 2005

April 30, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Barbara Kingsolver, best-selling author of The Poisonwood Bible and 1977 graduate of DePauw University, is among the... Read More

Media Ethics Expert Bob Steele '69 Weighs In on Nightline Debate

April 30, 2004

April 30, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - A nationally-distributed Associated Press story that examines the controversy over tonight's broadcast of Nightline... Read More

Indianapolis Star HS Basketball All-Star Coming to DePauw

April 30, 2004

April 30, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "Shelbyville's Gretchen Haehl is bound for DePauw," one of "three Indianapolis Star All-Star basketball players [who... Read More

John Kerry Has "Forfeited the High Ground" in Race for the White House, Prof. Ken Bode Writes

April 30, 2004

April 30, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "Take a moment's break on Saturday, a respite from the bad news pictures of the helicopter gunships and tanks firing... Read More

Paul Eppen '85 Appointed Sr. VP and Chief Marketing Officer at DeVry Inc.

April 30, 2004

April 30, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Paul E. Eppen, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has joined DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV) as senior vice president and chief... Read More

National Organization, Citing 361°, Names DePauw a 'New Media Center'

April 30, 2003

April 30, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - The New Media Consortium (NMC) has notified DePauw University it has been named a New Media Center for its 361° initiatives... Read More

William Clyde '78 Appointed Dean of Robert Morris University School of Business

April 30, 2003

April 30, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - William C. Clyde, a 1978 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed Dean of the School of Business at Robert... Read More

Assistant US Attorney General Deborah Daniels '73 Writes Op-Ed in USA Today

April 30, 2003

April 30, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - "DNA evidence is the most powerful crime-fighting tool since fingerprinting," writes assistant U.S. attorney general... Read More

Class of 2002 Makes Record-Setting Gift

April 30, 2002

April 30, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University's Class of 2002 has yet to take final exams or receive diplomas but its lasting legacy on the Greencastle... Read More

DePauw Wins 5 SCAC Championships, Finishes Second in President's Cup Race

April 30, 2002

April 30, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - It's been another banner year for DePauw University athletics, with Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference championships... Read More

Acclaimed Touring Classical Theatre Company to Perform Free DePauw Show

April 30, 2001

April 30, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. — The Aquila Theatre Company, known internationally as one of the foremost producers of touring classical theatre, will... Read More

Writing for Hollywood and Collaborating: Playwright Offers Tips

April 30, 2001

April 30, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. — Playwright Bonnie Bedford will be on the DePauw University campus this week to present two talks. Bedford's appearance... Read More

General Colin Powell Gives Charge to Summit on Putnam County's Youth

April 30, 1998

April 30, 1998, Greencastle, Ind. - General Colin L. Powell has issued a charge to the Putnam County residents participating in the first-ever "Safe Place"... Read More

Sister Helen Prejean, Author of Dead Man Walking, Delivers Ubben Lecture at DePauw

April 30, 1997

[Download Video: "View Clip of Sister Prejean's Ubben Lecture" - 603kb] April 30, 1997, Greencastle, Ind. - On November 7, 1977, in a small town in Louisiana... Read More

Associated Press Notes Role of Sophomore in Bringing Ross Perot to DePauw

April 30, 1996

April 30, 1996, Greencastle, Ind. - "Ross Perot's standing-room only speech here Monday focused on what -- not who -- needs to be changed in American government... Read More

Former Presidential Candidate Paul Tsongas Discusses 'The Future of America'

April 30, 1993

[Download Video: "Video Clip of Paul Tsongas at DePauw" - 888kb] April 30, 1993, Greencastle, Ind. - With the burdens of Social Security and the federal... Read More

TV Station Notes Move of NBC Correspondent Ken Bode to DePauw

April 30, 1989

April 30, 1989, Greencastle, Ind. - "A TV political correspondent is stepping out of network news and back into the classroom," Bruce Kopp reported on... Read More

Kevin Armstrong '82 is Awarded DePauw's Walker Cup

April 30, 1982

April 30, 1982, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University senior Kevin Armstrong is the 1982 recipient of the Walker Cup, awarded annually to the senior who... Read More

Trustee Lloyd Cline '19 Dies at Age 62

April 30, 1961

April 30, 1961, Greencastle, Ind. — Lloyd M. Cline, a businessman and 1919 graduate of DePauw University and member of the college's Board of Trustees... Read More

Barbara Yuncker '43 is First Woman at NY Post's Copy Desk

April 30, 1945

April 30, 1945, Greencastle, Ind. — Barbara Yuncker, a 1943 graduate of DePauw University, has become the first woman ever employed on the copy desk of... Read More

New Program -- Rector Scholarships -- Announced

April 30, 1919

April 30, 1919, Greencastle, Ind. - At chapel exercises on this day, DePauw President George R. Grose announced that Mr. Edward Rector of Chicago "was... Read More