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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on January 31st in years past.

Brian Lord '98 Among Nashville's '40 Under 40'

January 31, 2015

Brian Lord, senior vice president and director of sales at Premiere Speakers Bureau and 1998 graduate of DePauw University, is among Nashville, Tennessee's... Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Offers Thoughts on Super Bowl Commercials

January 31, 2014

"Every big Wall Street bank is a host sponsor of this year’s Super Bowl but experts question if it’s worth the exposure," writes Sital S. Patel of MarketWatch... Read More

DePauw Earns Another Tree Campus USA Designation from Arbor Day Foundation

January 31, 2014

DePauw University is again being honored by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree Campus USA® for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Tree... Read More

Yong Choe '99 Appointed VP at Rite Aid Corporation

January 31, 2013

Yong Choe, a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) as vice president of federal affairs and public policy. Rite... Read More

Documentary by Pete Ohs '05 to be Screened at NYC Film Festival

January 31, 2013

I Send You This Place, a feature-length documentary film made by Peter Ohs, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, and his wife, Andrea Sisson, will be... Read More

Fifth-ranked Tigers Pull Away in Second Half for 17th Straight Win  

January 31, 2012

BOX SCORE Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw scored 10 straight points during a five-minute stretch of the second half to push a three-point lead to 13 and gradually... Read More

Super Bowl Party Fills Supper Bowls

January 31, 2012

Super Bowl XLVI has no shortage of drama. Will New England’s Tom Brady win a Super Bowl on archrival Peyton Manning’s home turf, or will Manning’s younger... Read More

Bud Walters '63 on Cover of Radio Ink

January 31, 2012

"Cromwell Group President Bud Walters is perhaps the definitive successful small-market operator," begins an article in the January 23 issue of Radio Ink... Read More

School of Music Offers New Sunday Radio Program, Music for Life

January 31, 2012

The DePauw University School of Music is reaching out to the greater community with an innovative new radio show, Music for Life, which debuts this Sunday... Read More

University Closed Tuesday; Winter Storm Warning in Effect

January 31, 2011

Also: Greencastle Forecast [UPDATE 9:43 p.m. Monday 1/31: Due to the deteriorating weather conditions, the University is declaring a severe weather emergency... Read More

Becky Brothers '87 is Greencastle's 'Citizen of the Year'; Amber Bowers '00 to Lead Chamber

January 31, 2011

January 31, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — In recognizing South Putnam High School guidance counselor Becky Brothers as the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce's... Read More

Cummins CEO Tim Solso '69 Selected to Address DePauw's Class of 2011

January 31, 2011

Also: Pre-Order Commencement DVD January 31, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Theodore M. "Tim" Solso, chairman and chief executive officer of Cummins Inc. and... Read More

Jacksonville Jaguars Name Rob Boras '92 Tight Ends Coach

January 31, 2010

January 31, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Rob Boras, a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed tight ends coach by the Jacksonville Jaguars... Read More

Senior's Essay on DePauw's Campus Ministry is Published

January 31, 2010

January 31, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw University senior Melissa G. Zimmerman contributes a column to the current edition of the Hoosier United Methodist's... Read More

Reich Wins at Rose-Hulman

January 31, 2009

January 31, 2009, Terre Haute, Ind. —  Lauren Reich was DePauw's lone competitor at Rose-Hulman's Engineer Invitational today and she won the 3,000-meter... Read More

18th-ranked DePauw Loses One-Point Decision to Chicago

January 31, 2009

January 31, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  The 18th-ranked Tigers finished the dual meet portion of their schedule with a narrow 148.5-147.5 loss to visiting... Read More

15th-ranked Tigers Drop Final Dual Decision to Maroons

January 31, 2009

January 31, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw, ranked 15th in Division III, wrapped up the dual meet portion of its schedule with a 151-137 loss to 23rd... Read More

Drew Powell '98 is Lead Guest Star on TNT's Leverage Tuesday

January 31, 2009

January 31, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Drew Powell, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, will portray "Jack Hurley" as the lead guest star in Tuesday night's... Read More

Men and Women Both Defeat Trinity in Key SCAC Hoops Battles

January 31, 2009

January 31, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "DePauw (14-5, 7-2 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) snapped a 15-game winning streak by Trinity (16-2, 8-1)... Read More

VP Stefanie Niles Quoted in Indianapolis Star

January 31, 2009

January 31, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Indianapolis Metropolitan High School, a charter school, "has a guidance counselor to help former students navigate... Read More

Atlanta Paper Touts Brad Stevens '99 as Candidate for U of Georgia Hoops Coach

January 31, 2009

January 31, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "32-year-old is the hottest mid-major coach, having gone 48-5 in 1 1/2 seasons with the Bulldogs," notes the Atlanta... Read More

DePauw Travels to Southwestern for SCAC Contest; Follow the Action

January 31, 2008

January 31, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - The 14-4 Tigers return to action when they travel to Southwestern University for a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference... Read More

13th-ranked DePauw Travels to Southwestern; Follow the Action

January 31, 2008

January 31, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - The 15-3 Tigers, ranked 13th by D3hoops.com and 14th in the latest USA Today/ESPN Coaches' Poll, return to Southern... Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Discusses "Polarizing" Talk Radio Programs on TV's O'Reilly Factor

January 31, 2008

January 31, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - [Download Video: "Unproductive Talk" - 879kb] "This kind of discussion is really not productive," Jeffrey M. McCall... Read More

"Superdelegates" Should Not Endorse Candidates Early, Prof. Ken Bode Tells Nevada Newspaper

January 31, 2008

January 31, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - A story in today's Reno News & Review examining the role of "superdelegates" in the Democratic Party's presidential... Read More

Tiger Indoor Invitational Set for Friday; Heat Sheets Posted

January 31, 2008

January 31, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University hosts the 2008 Tiger Indoor Invitational on Friday, February 1 at the James A. Hollensteiner Track... Read More

Tiger Indoor Invitational Set for Friday; Heat Sheets Posted

January 31, 2008

January 31, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University hosts the 2008 Tiger Indoor Invitational on Friday, February 1, at the James A. Hollensteiner Track... Read More

José White String Quartet Performs February 6

January 31, 2008

January 31, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - On Wednesday, February 6, the José White String Quartet, a guest ensemble of the DePauw University School of Music... Read More

Prof. Sandy Williams Opens 'Jazz at the Duck' Season Thursday

January 31, 2007

January 31, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Sandy Williams, guitarist and instructor in the DePauw University School of Music, will open the spring season of... Read More

Assistant Basketball Coach Brad Stevens '99 Contributes to Butler's 20-2 Run

January 31, 2007

January 31, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "Except for Stevens, who played at DePauw, everyone on Butler's staff played at Butler," notes a story in today's... Read More

US House of Representatives Approves Resolution Honoring Percy Julian '20

January 31, 2007

Visit Special Percy Julian Web Page January 31, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The House of Representatives has passed a bill honoring the life of Percy Lavon... Read More

Tigers eighth in both national polls

January 31, 2007

January 31, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Following a pair of Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference wins last weekend, the 18-2 Tigers moved up to eighth... Read More

TV Show Featuring Brad Hauter '87 Now on Almost 350 Stations

January 31, 2007

January 31, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Junk'd, a television program that features 1987 DePauw University graduate Brad Hauter, "is now syndicated on nearly... Read More

Ed Lehman '82 Honored by Who's Who Legal

January 31, 2006

January 31, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Edward Lehman, managing partner of the China-based law firm Lehman, Lee & Xu and 1982 graduate of DePauw University... Read More

HS Senior with DePauw Plans Spotlighted in Newspaper

January 31, 2006

January 31, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Brittany Cook, a senior at Triton Junior/Senior High School in Bourbon, Indiana, has plans to study in Greencastle... Read More

Former Faculty Member Sally Gray is Greencastle's 'Citizen of the Year'

January 31, 2006

January 31, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Sally H. Gray, a retired Putnam County judge who taught economics at DePauw University from 1965 through 1979, is... Read More

As America Mourns the Passing of Coretta Scott King, Vernon Jordan '57 is Cited as One of the Remaining Civil Rights Leaders from the 1960s

January 31, 2006

January 31, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The Associated Press' coverage of the death of Coretta Scott King lists Vernon E. Jordan among the leaders of the... Read More

DePauw women ranked fifth in both national polls

January 31, 2006

January 31, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw women's basketball team, winners of 18 straight games, is ranked fifth in both the D3hoops.com Top 25... Read More

2006-07 Tuition and Fees to Increase by Less Than 5%

January 31, 2006

January 31, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Total fees to attend DePauw will increase by less than 5% for the third consecutive year, the University announced... Read More

DePauw Head Football Coach Bill Lynch Resigns, Heading to Indiana University

January 31, 2005

January 31, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Bill Lynch, who guided DePauw University's football team to an 8-2 season as head coach last season and was named... Read More

DePauw Head Football Coach Bill Lynch Resigns, Going to Indiana University

January 31, 2005

January 31, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Bill Lynch, who guided DePauw University's football team to an 8-2 record as head coach last season and was named... Read More

Educational Marketing Journal Cites DePauw.edu in Story, 'How to Get the Most from Your Web Site'

January 31, 2005

January 31, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "At DePauw University (Greencastle, Ind.) a monthly comparison of top page views helps the institution maintain its... Read More

DePauw tops Rose-Hulman to finish dual meet portion of the season

January 31, 2004

Results   Greencastle, Ind. - The Tigers won every event but one and improved to 7-4 with a 169-71 victory over visiting Rose-Hulman at the Erdmann... Read More

Tigers defeat Rose-Hulman to conclude dual meet portion of season

January 31, 2004

Results   Greencastle, Ind. - The Tigers won nine events and concluded the dual meet portion of their season with a 137-71 victory over visiting Rose-Hulman... Read More

Spike Lee to Deliver Ubben Lecture April 3

January 31, 2003

January 31, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - "Spike Lee is not only one of the best filmmakers in America, but one of the most crucially important," says noted... Read More

Joe Ringger is SCAC Player of the Week for Third Time

January 31, 2003

January 31, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw senior center Joe Ringger (Chesterton) is the Southern Collegiate Player of the Week for the third time this... Read More

DePauw, Denison Share $60K Grant From The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

January 31, 2002

January 31, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has made a $60,000 "planning grant" to be shared by DePauw University (Greencastle... Read More

Rob Apatoff '80 and Olympic 'Miracle' Goalie Ring Closing Bell on Wall Street

January 31, 2002

January 31, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - For Rob Apatoff, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Allstate and a 1980 graduate of DePauw University... Read More

DePauw 'Top Ten List' Created by Alums

January 31, 2002

January 31, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw family has a lot to be proud of. At a reception in Naples, Florida, DePauw alumni put together a list... Read More

Bertice Berry to Perform at DePauw, February 25

January 31, 2001

January 31, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - Bertice Berry, an award-winning lecturer, stand-up comedian, doctor of sociology and now host of USA Live, USA Network... Read More

DePauw Tops $300 Million Campaign Goal Ahead of Schedule

January 31, 2000

January 31, 2000, Greencastle, Ind. - Alumni and friends of DePauw University have surpassed the $300 million goal of The Campaign for DePauw: Leadership... Read More

Reader's Digest's Richard McLoughlin '50 is 1990 Publisher of the Year

January 31, 1991

January 31, 1991, Greencastle, Ind. - Richard F. McLoughlin, retired president and chief operating officer of the with Reader's Digest Association and... Read More

Jim Kleinschmidt '76 to Lead DePauw's Annual Fund

January 31, 1980

January 31, 1980, Greencastle, Ind. - James N. Kleinschmidt, a 1976 graduate of DePauw, has been named acting director of the University's Annual Fund... Read More