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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on February 28th in years past.

Duo Damiana to Premiere Composition by Prof. Scott Perkins at Thursday Concert

February 28, 2015

Duo Damiana, an innovative chamber ensemble from Eugene, Oregon, will premiere Three Recitations, a virtuosic work by DePauw University School of Music... Read More

DePauw Falls to Wittenberg in NCAC Semifinal Tilt

February 28, 2014

After a quarterfinal win over Wabash on Tuesday night, the DePauw men’s basketball team traveled to Wooster, Ohio to take on Wittenberg in the semifinals... Read More

Tigers Battle Maroons Before Falling, 5-4

February 28, 2014

The 13th-ranked DePauw women battled eighth-ranked Chicago in the quarterfinal round of the 2014 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Women's... Read More

Toby McClamroch '77 Named Managing Partner of Bingham Greenebaum Doll

February 28, 2014

W. Tobin "Toby" McClamroch, a 1977 graduate of DePauw University, has been named sole managing partner of Bingham Greenebaum Doll. In that role, McClamroch... Read More

Dan Hasler '80 to Lead Purdue Research Foundation

February 28, 2013

Dan Hasler, a 1980 graduate of DePauw University, has been named president and chief entrepreneurial officer of the Purdue Research Foundation.  Hasler... Read More

"Employable People are Well-Rounded," Steve Langerud Tells Newspaper

February 28, 2013

When considering a career, Steve Langerud says, "It is short-sighted to prep for that one special thing you want to do." The director of professional opportunities... Read More

Economic Perceptions, Not Numbers, Key in Presidential Contest: Scott Rasmussen '86

February 28, 2012

When it comes to how economic conditions affect the 2012 presidential race, "The trend is likely to be more important than the actual number," notes pollster... Read More

LA Times Piece on Oscars' Ratings Slip Quotes Prof. Jeff McCall '76

February 28, 2011

February 28, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Television ratings for Sunday's Academy Awards slipped 10% from last year's levels, notes a Los Angeles Times report... Read More

#10 DePauw Women Open NCAA Play on Friday at Hope

February 28, 2011

February 28, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. —  The 25-3 DePauw women's basketball team opens NCAA Division III Championship play on Friday evening at 26-2 Hope... Read More

Tigers to Open NCAA Women's Hoops Tourney vs. "Familiar Foe" Friday

February 28, 2011

February 28, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — In the 2011 NCAA Division III women's basketball tournament, "Hope (26-2) opens against a familiar foe, DePauw (Ind... Read More

DePauw Mentioned in Story Recalling Jim Thorpe's 1915 Stint as an IU Assistant Coach

February 28, 2011

February 28, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — An article recalling Indiana University's 1915 hiring of legendary athlete Jim Thorpe to serve as an assistant football... Read More

NCAA Women's Basketball Championship Selections Announced Online at 3 p.m. Today

February 28, 2011

February 28, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — The announcement of the 64-team NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship field and bracket will be made... Read More

Dances and Music of Morocco

February 28, 2011

“My Winter Term trip to Morocco was truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” says Megan “Meg” A. Benedict ’13. “I learned so much from being there. Now... Read More

Wikipedia Founder & Author of The Shallows to Debate What Technology is Doing to Our Lives, March 30

February 28, 2011

February 28, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Technology is everywhere.  Devices have changed the way we communicate, work, find and process information, and... Read More

Tigers Take Another SCAC Women's Basketball Title; Again Headed to NCAA Tournament

February 28, 2010

February 28, 2010, Jackson, Miss. — DePauw University's women's basketball team took an early lead and never looked back, defeating Centre College this... Read More

DePauw Wins Ninth SCAC Women's Basketball Title; Headed to NCAA Postseason for Seventh Straight Year

February 28, 2010

BOX SCORE February 28, 2010, Jackson, Miss. —  DePauw picked up its 21st straight win and its ninth Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball... Read More

Tigers Fall to Centre in SCAC Men's Title Game

February 28, 2010

BOX SCORE February 28, 2010, Jackson, Miss. —  DePauw's bid for its third Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball title came to an end... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52: End Filibuster, Improve Dialogue

February 28, 2010

February 28, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "Former Rep. Lee Hamilton (D-Ind.) said he wants an end to the filibuster," writes columnist Walter Alarkon. "Hamilton... Read More

Moore Named SCAC Player of the Year; Callen Selected to Third Team

February 28, 2009

February 28, 2009, Conway, Ark. —  In voting by the conference's head coaches, DePauw senior guard Mike Moore was tabbed the Southern Collegiate Athletic... Read More

DePauw Sweeps Doubleheader with Anderson

February 28, 2009

BOX SCORES: Game 1 | Game 2 February 28, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw improved to 3-1 on the season following a doubleheader sweep of visiting Anderson... Read More

Three Tigers Named to All-SCAC Team; Pruzin Repeats First Team Honor

February 28, 2009

February 28, 2009, Conway, Ark. — Three DePauw players earned women's basketball all-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference honors in voting by the conference's... Read More

Tigers Fall to Trinity in SCAC Semifinals; Possible NCAA At-Large Bid Announced Monday

February 28, 2009

BOX SCORE February 28, 2009, Conway,Ark. —  Trinity shot 56 percent from the field including 68 percent in the second half, hit 25-of-27 free throws and... Read More

DePauw Advances in ITA Consolation Bracket with Win at Gustavus Adolphus

February 28, 2009

February 28, 2009, St. Peter, Minn. —  The 12th-ranked Tigers improved to 3-2 on the season and advanced in the consolation bracket of the Intercollegiate... Read More

Tiger Women Advance in SCAC Basketball Tournament

February 28, 2009

Listen to the Tournament on WGRE February 28, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "It was a game of blocks on Garrison Court on Friday," writes David McCollum of... Read More

April 17 Celebration Will Mark 100th Anniversary of SPJ's Founding at DePauw

February 28, 2009

Also: Information on Jane Pauley's Ubben Lecture February 28, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — The Society of Professional Journalists -- the nation's most... Read More

Football Coach Dick Tomey '60 to Stay at San Diego State

February 28, 2008

February 28, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "It's official: Dick Tomey will be the San Jose State football coach in 2008 and not the University of Hawaii athletic... Read More

DePauw Shoots for Second SCAC Title in Three Years

February 28, 2008

February 28, 2008, Conway, Ark. - The 19-6 Tigers aim for their second conference title in three years when they begin Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference... Read More

Seventh-Ranked Tigers Begin Defense of SCAC Title on Friday

February 28, 2008

February 28, 2008, Conway, Ark. - The seventh-ranked and 22-3 Tigers go after their third straight Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference title and fourth... Read More

Marvin's Sends Support to Family of Local Accident Victim

February 28, 2008

February 28, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - A popular DePauw campus hangout "is going above and beyond ... by offering a helping hand to a local family in crisis... Read More

Work of J. Nichols '89 to Study and Save Sea Turtles Noted in Santa Barbara Independent

February 28, 2008

February 28, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "It's inspiring to work with people who are passionate about what they do," Wallace J. Nichols, senior scientist... Read More

Fiction Writer Samrat Upadhyay Presents March 5 Reading

February 28, 2008

February 28, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Samrat Upadhyay, the first Nepali-born fiction writer writing in English to be published in the West, will present... Read More

Delta Zeta Situation Prompts Letters to New York Times

February 28, 2007

February 28, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "As a member of the DePauw University campus Greek system, I found what happened at the Delta Zeta house frustrating... Read More

Starbucks Needs to Embrace Roots as it Expands, Says US President Jim Alling '83

February 28, 2007

February 28, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "It's a good time to be introspective. . . . It's a good time to get back to your core when you're successful,"... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 Appointed to 'War Powers Commission'

February 28, 2007

February 28, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Lee H. Hamilton, a retired member of Congress and 1952 graduate of DePauw University, is one of 12 members appointed... Read More

Educational Technology and its DePauw Roots Noted in Connecticut Newspaper

February 28, 2007

February 28, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Pen-based teaching and learning technology marketed by DyKnow "was created by a DePauw University professor who... Read More

Atlanta Gala Performance to be Previewed On Campus Sunday

February 28, 2007

Also: Unprecedented Program for Atlanta-Area Alumni February 28, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - On Sunday, March 4, DePauw University students, faculty members... Read More

Tigers move up in coaches' poll; remain fifth in D3hoops.com

February 28, 2006

February 28, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Fresh off their Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference title, the DePauw women's basketball team moved up one spot... Read More

Tigers improve to 3-2 with win over Marian

February 28, 2006

BOX SCORE February 28, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Pinch-hitter Gary Ehlebracht lifted an eighth-inning sacrifice fly to center that scored pinch-runner... Read More

3rd Man Brings Its Jazz to the Duck Thursday Night

February 28, 2006

February 28, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The contemporary jazz trio 3rd Man visits Greencastle this Thursday, March 2, as the latest entry in the DePauw... Read More

Art of Emeritus Prof. Gordon Walters On Display in March

February 28, 2006

February 28, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "Asbury Towers Retirement Community invites the public to attend an art show by local well-known artist Gordon Walters... Read More

Recipients of Distinguished and University Professor Awards Announced

February 28, 2006

February 28, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Six members of the DePauw University faculty are being honored for their sustained excellence in teaching, service... Read More

61-Foot Shot That Sent Men to NCAA Basketball Tourney is ESPN's 'Play of the Day'

February 28, 2006

February 28, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Austin Brown's buzzer-beater that gave DePauw the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball championship... Read More

Tigers open NCAA play at Wisconsin-Whitewater; ticket information posted

February 28, 2006

Division III Men's Basketball Bracket | GAME NOTES February 28, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw men's basketball team opens NCAA Division III Championship... Read More

Pre-Order Your 2006 Commencement DVD Today

February 28, 2006

Access the Online Order Form February 28, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University's annual commencement ceremony will again be made available to graduates... Read More

Bridgestone Americas CEO Mark Emkes '75 to Address Distinguished Speakers Series in His Hometown

February 28, 2005

February 28, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Mark Emkes -- chairman and CEO of Bridgestone Americas Holding, Inc., chairman and CEO of Bridgestone Firestone... Read More

Women's Basketball Team Earns NCAA Tournament Bid, Plays at Home Saturday

February 28, 2005

February 28, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University's women's basketball team is headed to the "big dance." The 23-5 Tigers have earned an at-large... Read More

Eric Sputh '92 Joins Boling Laser Center

February 28, 2005

February 28, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Eric B. Sputh, M.D., a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, "has joined Dr. Richard C. Boling II in his Elkhart and... Read More

Tim Rogers named DePauw's head football coach

February 28, 2005

February 28, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Tim Rogers, who was offensive coordinator and quarterback coach at Cornell University last season after serving... Read More

Tim Rogers Appointed Head Football Coach

February 28, 2005

February 28, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Tim Rogers, who was offensive coordinator and quarterback coach at Cornell University last season after serving... Read More

Prof. Kevin Howley Examines Global Implications of Community Radio in Online Journal

February 28, 2005

February 28, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "On one hand... radio enlarges our world, inviting listeners to participate in distant events and to hear music... Read More

Gift of Tim and Denise Manning Solso '69 Will Create Lab Building in DePauw Nature Park

February 28, 2005

February 28, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Construction is under way on an approximately 3800-square foot laboratory building, Manning Environmental Field... Read More

17th-ranked DePauw opens spring season with loss at 12th-ranked Washington

February 28, 2004

DePauw, ranked 17th in Division III, opened the spring portion of its season with an 8-1 loss at Washington (Mo.) University. DePauw, 1-1 for the year... Read More

Tigers open spring season with split

February 28, 2004

The 22nd-ranked DePauw men's tennis team opened the spring portion of its season with a split of two home matches. The Tigers opened with a 7-0 win over... Read More

DePauw finishes third at Anderson

February 28, 2004

Complete Results   DePauw placed third at the Fred Wilt Memorial Invitational at Anderson University with 80 points. Anderson won the meet with 147 followed... Read More

Tigers place second at Anderson

February 28, 2004

Complete Results   DePauw totaled 111 points and finished just behind host Anderson which won the Fred Wilt Memorial Classic with 118.5. Manchester was... Read More

DePauw wins 14th straight to advance to SCAC final

February 28, 2004

Box score   Memphis, Tenn. - DePauw advanced to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tourament championship game as it won its 14th straight game... Read More

Argetsinger, Huffman earn top SCAC honors

February 28, 2004

Memphis, Tenn. - DePauw junior forward Amy Argetsinger and head coach Kris Huffman earned the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference's Player and Coach... Read More

Two Tigers earn SCAC honorable mention

February 28, 2004

DePauw senior Jon Owens and sophomore Alex Stewart were named All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference honorable mention in voting the conference's... Read More

DePauw opens softball season at Transylvania

February 28, 2004

Game one box score | Game two box score   The Tigers opened the 2004 season with a pair of losses at Transylvania. DePauw dropped game one by a 6-3... Read More

Baseball team sweeps doubleheader with 11th-ranked Anderson

February 28, 2004

Game one box score | Game two box score   DePauw improved to 2-1 on the season with a doubleheader sweep of Anderson at Walker Field. The Tigers won... Read More

Women's Basketball Team Moves to Final of SCAC Tournament With 14th Straight Win

February 28, 2004

February 28, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Sarah Zondor led the way with 21 points as DePauw University's women's basketball team defeated Sewanee (University... Read More

New Initiative Will Enhance Teaching and Learning at DePauw

February 28, 2004

February 28, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - An idea launched by some students and faculty members at DePauw University -- to ensure that all undergraduates... Read More

On to the Finals for DePauw Women; Men Lose in Semifinals of SCAC Basketball Tournament

February 28, 2003

February 26, 2003, Memphis, Tenn. - DePauw University's women's basketball team, ranked 19th in the nation, rolled to a 72-38 victory over Hendrix in the... Read More

DePauw Little Theatre Presents Blithe Spirit, March 7-9, 14 & 15

February 28, 2003

February 26, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - It is one thing to be haunted by the memory of past loves, but quite another to be haunted by the people themselves... Read More

"The Dream" is Alive But Not Yet Realized, Martin Luther King III Tells DePauw Audience

February 28, 2002

February 28, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - [DOWNLOAD AUDIO: "The Dream" 1701KB] "Quite often I'm asked the question, 'Have we achieved your father's dream?... Read More

Emeritus Professor James Mannon to Deliver 'Last Lecture' March 7

February 28, 2002

February 28, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - James M. Mannon, professor emeritus of sociology at DePauw University, will deliver the initial "Last Lecture,"... Read More

Cancer, Women and the Environment: Acclaimed Writer and Biologist to Spend Week as Visiting Scholar at DePauw

February 28, 2001

February 28, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert on the environmental links to cancer, will be on... Read More

Coach Nick Mourouzis Establishes First Student-Athlete Honor Society

February 28, 1997

February 28, 1997, Greencastle, Ind. - Many honorary organizations exist that recognize college students for outstanding academic or athletic achievements... Read More

Coach Bill Fenlon and Hoops Team Celebrate NCAA Bid on Live TV

February 28, 1993

February 28, 1993, Greencastle, Ind. - Bill Fenlon and his men's basketball team celebrated in front of a television audience as they learned from a live... Read More