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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on April 21st in years past.

Abby Emmert '14 to Teach English in Republic of Turkey with Fulbright Award

April 21, 2014

DePauw University senior Abigail E. Emmert has been awarded an English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition and will... Read More

DePauw Drops Final Two Games at Case Western Reserve

April 21, 2013

Box Scores: Game 1 | Game 2 Cleveland, Ohio - DePauw wrapped up its four-game series at Case Western Reserve with a doubleheader loss as the Tigers dropped... Read More

DownBeat Features Jazz Trumpeter Pharez Whitted '82

April 21, 2013

"Music has the power to help mellow out some screwed-up philosophies," says trumpeter Pharez Whitted.  The 1982 DePauw University tells DownBeat, "I'd... Read More

Senior Leads Fundraising Effort for Children's Hospital

April 21, 2012

"DePauw senior Hannah Clingan will put on a Latin-inspired dance fitness event benefiting the Riley Hospital for Children on Tuesday, April 24," notes... Read More

Third-ranked DePauw Leads NCAC Championships

April 21, 2012

Meadville, Pa. - Third-ranked DePauw shot an opening-round 326 and leads the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships by four strokes over Allegheny... Read More

DePauw Men in Fifth after First Day of NCAC Championships

April 21, 2012

Meadville, Pa. - DePauw shot an opening-round 313 and is in sixth-place at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championship Event #1. Wittenberg leads... Read More

#30 Tigers Fall to #17 Bears

April 21, 2012

St. Louis, Mo. - The 30th-ranked Tigers dropped to 14-7 on the season following an 8-1 loss at #17 Washington University.The Bears improved to 13-5 with... Read More

#12 DePauw Women Top #11 Washington

April 21, 2012

St. Louis, Mo. - In a battle of nationally-ranked teams. 12th-ranked DePauw won four of the six singles matches and took a 5-4 win at 11th-ranked Washington... Read More

DePauw Drops NCAC Doubleheader at Allegheny

April 21, 2012

BOX SCORES: Game 1 | Game 2 Meadville, Pa. - DePauw dropped to 22-10 overall and 6-6 in the North Coast Athletic Conference after losing both ends of... Read More

#11 DePauw Drops Twinbill to Case Western Reserve  

April 21, 2012

BOX SCORES: Game 1 | Game 2 Greencastle, Ind. - Despite rallying to either tie or take the lead in both games, 11th-ranked DePauw dropped both ends of... Read More

Gift by Vera May Kierstead-Farber '36 Renovates Thompson Recital Hall

April 21, 2012

"At age 99, Vera May Kierstead-Farber, a longtime Greencastle resident and 1936 graduate of DePauw University, has taken to giving gifts on her birthday... Read More

DePauw Opens SCAC Baseball Play with Win over Majors

April 21, 2011

BOX SCORE | OFFICIAL SITE April 21, 2011, Millington, Tenn. — DePauw scored six times in the bottom of the eighth and defeated Millsaps, 7-2, in the opening... Read More

2011 Senior Showcase

April 21, 2011

Want to know the best time of day to exercise? Or what zebrafish can tell us about nicotine dependence? These answers – and more – were found at the Senior... Read More

Randall Curran '76 Joins RDA Holding's Board

April 21, 2011

April 21, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Randall E. Curran, chief executive officer of ITC^Deltacom Inc. and 1976 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected... Read More

DePauw Senior in Cast of Our Country's Good at Wabash

April 21, 2011

April 21, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Rebecca Janvrin, a DePauw University senior, is among those featured in the cast of Wabash College's production of... Read More

Alia Hazel '11 Named Program Director for Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coalition

April 21, 2011

April 21, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Alia Hazel, who is scheduled to graduate from DePauw University next month, is the new program director for the Vigo... Read More

DePauw Ranked 12th in National Softball Poll

April 21, 2010

April 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  After extending its win streak to 16 with a four-game sweep of Centre last weekend, DePauw dropped one spot to 12th... Read More

Ross Named SCAC Co-Pitcher of the Week

April 21, 2010

April 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw sophomore pitcher Elliott Ross has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Co-Pitcher... Read More

DePauw Band to Present 2 New Works in Sunday Afternoon Concert

April 21, 2010

April 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — The DePauw University Band will present its final concert of the semester this Sunday afternoon, April 25, at 3 p.m... Read More

Baseball Tigers Begin SCAC Tournament Play Tomorrow

April 21, 2010

April 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "Austin College (19-19) opens the SCAC Championship tournament as the third seed out of the West against the East Division's... Read More

Prof. Pauline Ota Receives Grant from Japan Foundation

April 21, 2010

April 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Pauline A. Ota, assistant professor of art history at DePauw University, has been awarded a summer research grant by... Read More

DePauw Improves to 18-3 with 5-4 Win over Vincennes

April 21, 2009

April 21, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — The 13th-ranked Tigers improved to 18-3 on the season following a 5-4 win over Vincennes. The Tigers trailed 2-1 after... Read More

NPR Affiliate Recaps Todd Rundgren's Day at DePauw

April 21, 2009

April 21, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "DePauw University's Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture series has hosted luminaries from Margaret Thatcher to Benazir... Read More

Meg Kissinger '79 is 2009 Pulitzer Prize Finalist

April 21, 2009

April 21, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Meg Kissinger, investigative health reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and 1979 graduate of DePauw University... Read More

Sarah Reese Wallace '76 Joins Park National Corporation Board

April 21, 2009

April 21, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Sarah Reese Wallace, chair and director of Newark, Ohio-based First Federal Savings and Loan Association and 1976 graduate... Read More

Tigers Fall at Vincennes

April 21, 2008

April 21, 2008, Vincennes, Ind. - The 19th-ranked Tigers dropped to 15-6 on the season following a 5-2 loss at Vincennes. The Trailblazers, ranked fourth... Read More

Golf Teams Both Finish Second in Weekend Tournaments

April 21, 2008

April 21, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "The Illinois Wesleyan women's golf team rallied from a seven shot first round deficit to claim a one shot victory... Read More

"Immeasurable" Community Contributions of Retiring Deedee Daniel '71 Cited

April 21, 2008

April 21, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "It's time to go play with my grandchildren, travel, and take care of 14 years of unfinished projects," 1971 DePauw... Read More

Two Ensembles Join DePauw Chamber Singers at Tuesday Concert

April 21, 2007

April 21, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - On Tuesday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m., the DePauw University Chamber Singers will be joined by the DePauw Sinfonia and... Read More

Tigers battle back from 6-1 deficit, but fall to Pirates in ninth

April 21, 2007

BOX SCORE April 21, 2007, Millington, Tenn. - DePauw battled back from a 6-1 deficit and tied the score in the ninth, but Southwestern plated the game-winning... Read More

Tigers sweep Sewanee; earn SCAC East's top seed

April 21, 2007

BOX SCORES: Game 1 | Game 2 April 21, 2007, Sewanee, Tenn. - DePauw blanked Sewanee in both ends of its Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader... Read More

Rose-Hulman Invitational men's results posted

April 21, 2007

April 21, 2007, Terre Haute, Ind. - Complete men's results from the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet are posted below. Licensed to Rose-Hulman Institute... Read More

Prof. Joe Heithaus Wins 'Discovery'/The Nation Poetry Contest

April 21, 2007

April 21, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Joe Heithaus, associate professor and chair of English at DePauw University, is a winner of the 2007 "Discovery"/The... Read More

DePauw competes at Rose-Hulman Twilight

April 21, 2006

April 21, 2006, Terre Haute, Ind. - DePauw competed at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet and finished first in seven events. Mandy Willingham won the 3... Read More

Tigers compete at Rose-Hulman Twilight

April 21, 2006

April 21, 2006, Terre Haute, Ind. - The Tigers competed at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet and took firsts in five events. Ryan McElwain won a pair of... Read More

Prof. Marthe Chandler Receives 2006 Tucker Award

April 21, 2006

April 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Marthe A. Chandler, professor of philosophy at DePauw and chair of the University's philosophy department, is the 2006... Read More

DePauw Trustees Approve Creation of Greek Fact-Finding Commission

April 21, 2006

Read About the Greek Fact-Finding Commission; Contact the Greek Fact-Finding Commission April 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw is creating a Greek... Read More

Two Buildings Dedicated in DePauw Nature Park, a "Spectacular Addition" to the Campus

April 21, 2006

April 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - [Download Video: "Enhancing the DePauw Experience" - 373kb] "At this point, I've lost count of the number of classes... Read More

Five DePauw graduates named to SCAC 15th Anniversary Team

April 21, 2006

April 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Five DePauw alumni have been named to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference's 15th Anniversary Men's Track and... Read More

Smith named to SCAC 15th Anniversary Women's Track and Field Team

April 21, 2006

April 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Catherine Smith, a 2003 DePauw graduate, has been named to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference's 15th Anniversary... Read More

Phil Wendel '86 Reflects on His Good Friend, Chicago Bulls Coach Scott Skiles

April 21, 2006

April 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - A Chicago Tribune article on Chicago Bulls head coach Scott Skiles includes comments from a 1986 graduate of DePauw... Read More

Prof. Ken Bode Writes of Washington Leaks, FBI, and His Papers Housed at DePauw's Archives

April 21, 2006

April 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "When two FBI agents show up on your porch flashing their badges, it gets your attention. That's what happened to my... Read More

Ede Osemwota is Third DePauw Recipient of Fulbright Award; Will Conduct HIV Research in France

April 21, 2006

April 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Osamuede "Ede" Osemwota, a senior biochemistry and French major at DePauw University, will spend the next year in France... Read More

Tigers open SCAC Tournament with loss to Millsaps

April 21, 2005

BOX SCORE April 21, 2005, Conway, Ark. - DePauw opened the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball tournament with a 16-7 loss to Millsaps. The... Read More

Elizabeth Byrne Hogan '90 Appointed Circuit Court Judge

April 21, 2005

April 21, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Missouri Governor Matt Blunt has appointed Elizabeth Byrne Hogan, a 1990 graduate of DePauw University, to serve as... Read More

Karen Koning AbuZayd '63 Named Interim Commissioner-General of UN Agency

April 21, 2005

April 21, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Karen Koning AbuZayd, a 1963 graduate of DePauw University, has been named acting commissioner-general of the United... Read More

Prof. Srimati Basu's Dowry & Inheritance is Published

April 21, 2005

April 21, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Dowry & Inheritance, edited by Srimati Basu, associate professor of sociology and anthropology at DePauw University... Read More

Prof. Matt Hertenstein Published in Child Development

April 21, 2004

April 21, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Matthew J. Hertenstein, assistant professor of psychology at DePauw University, is co-author of an article in the March/April... Read More

HS Hoops Standout Chooses DePauw, Star Writes

April 21, 2004

April 21, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "Noblesville's Brian Oilar, a 6-7 post player, will play at DePauw University," notes today's Indianapolis Star. "Oilar... Read More

Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Inducts Robert Schrier '57

April 21, 2004

April 21, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Robert W. Schrier, M.D. '57, who played basketball at Indianapolis Howe High School and then was a hardwood standout... Read More

Prof. Keith Opdahl Publishes Emotion as Meaning

April 21, 2003

April 21, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Keith M. Opdahl, professor emeritus of English at DePauw University, is the author of Emotion as Meaning: The Literary... Read More

National Association of Broadcasters President Edward Fritts to Speak

April 21, 1999

April 21, 1999, Greencastle, Ind. - As part of DePauw University's 50th anniversary celebration of the founding of WGRE, the first 10-watt educational... Read More

Sophomore Ellen Myers is 'Miss DePauw'

April 21, 1961

April 21, 1961, Greencastle, Ind. — Ellen Myers, a DePauw University sophomore from Evansville, Indiana, has been crowned "Miss DePauw" for 1961 in a contest... Read More