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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on January 19th in years past.

Article on National Hugging Day Cites Research of Prof. Matt Hertenstein

January 19, 2017

"National Hugging Day is Saturday," according to California's San Luis Obispo Tribune. "It’s an annual event that puts hugging in the spotlight and encourages… Read More

DePauw Hosts Fourth Annual Honor Band Program This Weekend

January 19, 2016

The DePauw University School of Music will host its fourth annual Honor Band program this weekend, January 23–24, at the Judson and Joyce Green Center… Read More

"Selma is Now," Vernon Jordan '57 Tells MLK Breakfast in Minneapolis

January 19, 2015

"In his keynote remarks during an MLK Day breakfast at the Minneapolis Convention Center, nationally known civil rights activist Vernon Jordan praised… Read More

Trees Earns NCAC Player of the Week Honors

January 19, 2015

Senior guard Savannah Trees (Libertyville, Ill./Libertyville) was named the North Coast Athletic Conference women’s basketball player of the week after… Read More

Rev. Otis Moss III to Discuss 'Blue Note Gospel' and '#blacklivesmatter' at DePauw

January 19, 2015

Rev. Otis Moss III, author and pastor of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ, will come to DePauw University to present the Mendenhall Lecture on… Read More

Musicians from 11 High Schools to Perform at Sunday's Third Annual Honor Band Concert

January 19, 2015

The DePauw University School of Music will host its third annual Honor Band program at the Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts the weekend… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Writes of "Cultural Responsibility of the Media Industry"

January 19, 2014

"The roots of violence in America are many and complex, but there is no doubt the primary dispenser of cultural violence into society is the media industry… Read More

Patrick Grady '70 to Discuss Latest Book at Arizona Historical Society

January 19, 2013

"Patrick Grady, a writer from Cave Creek, and author of Out of the Ruins, a history of frontier Phoenix from 1867 to 1881, will be the guest speaker" at… Read More

Strong Defensive Effort Lifts DePauw to NCAC Win

January 19, 2013

BOX SCORE Oberlin, Ohio - Barry Flynn (pictured) scored a game-high 23 and Mark Johnson added a career-best 11 in leading DePauw to a 61-43 North Coast… Read More

Tigers Improve to 4-1 with Win at Illinois Wesleyan

January 19, 2013

Bloomington, Ill. - DePauw improved to 4-1 on the season following a 138-83 win at Illinois Wesleyan. Picking up a pair of firsts were Caroline Bridges… Read More

Ninth-ranked Tigers Extend Dual Meet Streak to 22

January 19, 2013

Bloomington, Ill. - Ninth-ranked DePauw improved to 6-0 and extended its dual meet win streak to 22 following a 123-53 win at Illinois Wesleyan. First-place… Read More

Top-ranked DePauw Remains Unbeaten with Win at Oberlin

January 19, 2013

BOX SCORE Oberlin, Ohio - Savannah Trees (pictured) scored 17 and Alex Gasaway posted a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead number-one… Read More

DePauw Chamber Symphony Presents "Delightful Concert" in England

January 19, 2013

"Tourists and passers-by were treated to a free concert from touring American students," reports This is Oxfordshire. "The Chamber Symphony orchestra from… Read More

Pharez Whitted '82 a "Powerful Soloist with Decibels to Burn": Chicago Tribune

January 19, 2013

"Chicago trumpeter Pharez Whitted owns a richly deserved reputation as a powerhouse soloist with decibels to burn," opines the Chicago Tribune's Howard… Read More

2011 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee Coming for February 15 Ubben Lecture

January 19, 2012

Leymah Gbowee, a Liberian activist whose work on behalf of women's issues and peace earned her the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, will visit DePauw University… Read More

Prof. Jeff Kenney Speaks in Malaysia on 'The Challenges of Teaching Islam at an American University'

January 19, 2011

January 19, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Jeffrey T. Kenney, University Professor and professor of religious studies at DePauw University, expressed his support… Read More

DePauw Junior Helps Current HS Seniors Navigate College Choices

January 19, 2011

January 19, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw University junior Emily Reavis was among nine recent graduates of Hinsdale Central High School who returned… Read More

'Delicate Balance' of Reporters in Haiti Analyzed by Prof. Bob Steele '69

January 19, 2010

January 19, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "Confronted with the overwhelming need in Haiti, medical doctors who serve as network correspondents have been toggling… Read More

Alan Hill '81 is Keynote Speaker at School's MLK Youth Summit

January 19, 2010

January 19, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "Regardless of what you do, academics has to be number one," Alan Hill told middle and high school students yesterday… Read More

DePauw Students Reach Out to Local Youngsters Through 'No Excuses University'

January 19, 2010

January 19, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  A program presented by DePauw University and Greencastle's Ridpath Primary School -- known as No Excuses University… Read More

Prof. Peter Graham Contributes Essay to Notre Dame Magazine

January 19, 2010

January 19, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — An essay by Peter Graham, associate professor of English at DePauw University, is published in the current (Winter… Read More

Sophomore Expects Inauguration to be a "Chin-on-the-Floor Kind of Moment"

January 19, 2009

January 19, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Christine Walker, a sophomore political science major at DePauw University, will attend Tuesday's inauguration with… Read More

Dan Quayle '69 Tees it Up at 50th Bob Hope Classic

January 19, 2009

January 19, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Dan Quayle, the forty-fourth vice president of the United States and 1969 graduate of DePauw University, is among… Read More

Hometown Newspaper Writes of Junior's Life-Changing Internship Experience

January 19, 2009

January 19, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "It was the last thing he expected, but the first thing he was hoping for during his internship with the Fire Department… Read More

Science Mondays

January 19, 2009

During spring semester 2008, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Sharon M. Crary and Visiting Professor in Biology and award-winning cartoonist… Read More

Haggling Builds Relationships, Prof. Tom Chiarella Tells New York Times

January 19, 2008

January 19, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "Thomas C. Chiarella, a writer for Esquire magazine and a visiting professor of creative writing at DePauw University… Read More

Homebuilder Doug Smith '85 Discusses Fallout From "Mortgage Meltdown"

January 19, 2008

January 19, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "The last quarter was the most challenging environment since the downturn started in July 2005," Doug Smith, president… Read More

America Deserves Better TV Presidential Campaign Coverage: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

January 19, 2008

January 19, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "The public wants a different kind of TV election coverage," declares Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication… Read More

Students' Winter Term Experience at Sundance Film Festival Noted in KC Star

January 19, 2008

January 19, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - After a screening of the new film, In Bruges, at Sundance Film Festival, the Kansas City Star's Aaron Barnhart boarded… Read More

Ninth-ranked DePauw Finish Second at Washington Invitational

January 19, 2008

January 19, 2008, St. Louis, Mo. - The ninth-ranked Tigers totaled 744 points and finished second to Missouri Science & Technology's 864 at the Washington… Read More

14th-ranked Tigers Finish Second at Washington Invitational

January 19, 2008

January 19, 2008, St. Louis, Mo. - DePauw, ranked 14th in Division III, totaled 884 points and finished second to Washington University's 922 at the Washington… Read More

Christine Birkenstock '97 Takes Reins of Virginia Red Cross Chapter

January 19, 2008

January 19, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "I'm happy to be a part of the philanthropy scene in Washington," says 1997 DePauw University graduate Christine… Read More

Nick Mourouzis Produced "A Long List of Successful Coaches," States Newspaper

January 19, 2007

January 19, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "A long list of successful coaches ranging from Bears' tight end coach Rob Boras to national champion University… Read More

Tigers lead all the way in win over Trinity

January 19, 2007

BOX SCORE January 19, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw jumped out to a 14-2 lead in the first 6:20 and never trailed on the way to a 66-51 Southern Collegiate… Read More

Tigers top Trinity for 30th straight SCAC home win

January 19, 2007

BOX SCORE January 19, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw took a 10-2 lead in the opening four minutes and never trailed on the way to a 76-54 Southern Collegiate… Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 Testifies Before House Foreign Affairs Committee on Iraq War

January 19, 2007

January 19, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "Lee Hamilton, the Democratic co-chairman of the Iraq Study Group, told a House panel that Bush's plan to deploy… Read More

Scot Harper '78 Named President & CEO of Novartis Clinical Operations

January 19, 2007

January 19, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Scot L. Harper, a 1978 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed president and chief executive officer of… Read More

Starbucks President Jim Alling '83 Discusses Challenges of Chain's Expansion with TIME

January 19, 2007

January 19, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "As much as we want to meet people's desire to produce beverages quickly, we also realize that people want a smile… Read More

General Mills CEO Steve Sanger '68 and His "Fine" Alma Mater Noted in Minneapolis Star Tribune

January 19, 2007

January 19, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "General Mills CEO Steve Sanger graduated from DePauw University, a fine private school in Indiana," notes a story… Read More

Healthcare Supply Chain Expert Jeff McLaren '88 Joins Huron Consulting Group

January 19, 2006

January 19, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Jeffrey D. McLaren, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN), a leading… Read More

Religion and Boxing are Themes of 'Vincent Valdez: Stations,' at Peeler Art Center February 1-April 30

January 19, 2006

Also: Art of DePauw Faculty Members on Display, March 15-April 16 and 'Skirting the Line: Conceptual Drawing,' February 15-May 7 January 19, 2006, Greencastle… Read More

16th-ranked swimmers top Wabash

January 19, 2005

January 19, 2005, Crawfordsville, Ind. - The 16th-ranked men's swimming and diving team improved to 8-1 with a 144-97 win at seventh-ranked Wabash. The… Read More

Washington Times Article on Presidential Inauguration Coverage Quotes Prof. Ken Bode

January 19, 2005

January 19, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "If nothing else, inauguration coverage provides a good opportunity for 'background reporting,' said Ken Bode, a… Read More

Jeremy Jones '04 to Appear on TV's elimiDATE

January 19, 2005

January 19, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Jeremy Jones, a 2004 graduate of DePauw who is currently a fifth-year intern at the University, will appear as a… Read More

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's Jimmy Ibbotson '69 Contributes to Documentary

January 19, 2004

January 19, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - A 50-minute documentary that examines the history of volunteer firefighting in Aspen, Colorado, features a contribution… Read More

Prof. John Dittmer's Book Cited in Reno Gazette-Journal

January 19, 2004

January 19, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - In 1964, "65 homes and buildings in Mississippi were burned or bombed, including 35 churches, according to John Dittmer's… Read More

Brad Nadborne '81, Interim Head Basketball Coach at UW-L, Subject of Newspaper Article

January 19, 2003

January 19, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - "Brad Nadborne just can't help himself. It's his nature to gamble. To believe that a 10,000-to-1 long shot somehow… Read More

Baltimore Sun Article on Dr. King Quotes Prof. John Dittmer

January 19, 2003

January 19, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - "John Dittmer, a professor of history at DePauw University in Indiana, notes that most narratives of [Dr. Martin… Read More

DePauw Music Education Shines at State Conference

January 19, 2001

January 19, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw University music education program's strengths and accomplishments were prominently displayed recently… Read More

Indianapolis Recitals on the Calendar of Prof. Claude Cymerman

January 19, 2001

January 19, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - Claude Cymerman, professor of piano, has been invited to perform the "mighty" Ravel piano trio with two members of… Read More

A Day Before the Inauguration, VP-Elect Dan Quayle '69 Visits NBC's Today

January 19, 1989

January 19, 1989, Greencastle, Ind. — "Give us a chance. Give us an opportunity to serve the country," 1969 DePauw University graduate Dan Quayle told… Read More