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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on July 26th in years past.

Journal Publishes Short Story by Linda Heuring '76

July 26, 2016

A short story written by Linda H. Heuring, a 1976 graduate of DePauw University, is published in the 2016 issue of Broad River Review, a journal which... Read More

Upcoming Ohio Concert to Feature Rachael Andrew Boezi '89

July 26, 2015

"The Dayton Philharmonic Concert Band and Summer Chorus will feature two notable vocalists at this year’s Troy Mayors’ Concert scheduled for 7 p.m. Sunday... Read More

Prof. Jennifer Adams to Lead Discussion in Maine

July 26, 2014

"Professor Jennifer Adams from DePauw University will lead a discussion on academic freedom on Monday, July 28, at 7 p.m. at the Good Life Center in Harborside... Read More

Prof. Doug Harms Tells Publication, "Computer Science is My Passion"

July 26, 2013

The current (July 20) edition of ComputerWorld Bulgaria features an interview with Douglas Harms, professor of computer science at DePauw University. ... Read More

Bradley Manning Case Raises Concerns About Right to Speak Out: Prof. Mark Tatge

July 26, 2013

The court martial of U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is accused of aiding the enemy by providing sensitive government material to WikiLeaks, could... Read More


July 26, 2012

Lucy Hang La ’15 wants to learn more about the American education system and thinks that Indiana is a good place to start. Last spring, she took it upon... Read More

Putnam County Museum Will Toast DePauw's 175th Anniversary at Annual Gala

July 26, 2012

The theme of the Putnam County Museum's annual celebration will be a "Toast to Both" -- paying tribute to the 175th anniversary of DePauw University and... Read More

DePauw's 'Career Coach' Has Tips for Writing Cover Letters

July 26, 2011

July 26, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — A nationally syndicated article offering advice on crafting a resume includes tips from Steve Langerud,  director of... Read More

Criminologist Scott Decker '72 Offers Observation on 'Flashrobs'

July 26, 2011

July 26, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — A story in London's Daily Mail on a phenomenon called "flashrobs" includes comments from Scott H. Decker, Foundation... Read More

Professor Anne Harris

July 26, 2011

Anne F. Harris, associate professor of art history and director of the Women's Studies Program, received a student-faculty summer stipend to write curriculum... Read More

David Forsell '89 Works to Positively Impact Environment, Society and Economy

July 26, 2011

July 26, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — David Forsell, president of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and 1989 graduate of DePauw University, writes, "as we endeavor... Read More

Prof. Sandy Williams to Speak at Upcoming Putnam County Museum Gala

July 26, 2011

July 26, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Sandy Williams, a noted guitarist and adjunct instructor in the DePauw University School of Music, will speak at the... Read More

Wall Street Journal Story on Leaked Afghanistan Documents Cites Prof. Bob Steele '69

July 26, 2010

July 26, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — In today's Wall Street Journal, a report by Jessica E Vascellaro notes, "Bob Steele, the director of the Prindle Institute... Read More

Anesthesiologist Craig Hutchinson '78 Wins City Golf Title

July 26, 2010

July 26, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  "Almost 40 years after coming close to being cut from his high school golf team in Streeter, Ill., Lafayette anesthesiologist... Read More

Meredith Siemens '05 Joins Staff at SC's Gibbes Museum of Art

July 26, 2010

July 26, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Meredith H. Siemens, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed rental events coordinator at the Gibbes... Read More

Shannon Forsell '88 Featured in Indianapolis Star

July 26, 2009

July 26, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Shannon Forsell, 42, began singing in public as a high school student, then majored in voice and communications at... Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 to Co-Chair New National Security Preparedness Group

July 26, 2009

July 26, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Key members of the original 9/11 Commission are banding together to rekindle the sense of urgency felt after the 2001... Read More

32 Years Later, Mike Wanchic '74 and John Mellencamp Still Making Music Together

July 26, 2008

July 26, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "When a Bruce Springsteen wannabe from Indiana released his debut album in 1976, one of the five session guitarists... Read More

DePauw Joins American Council of Learned Societies

July 26, 2008

July 26, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University is joining the distinguished list of Associate members of the American Council of Learned Societies... Read More

AP Story on Anniversary of Immigration Raid Cites Prof. Carl Weinberg

July 26, 2007

July 26, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "Hispanic immigrants continue to fill rosters of poultry plants throughout the South, taking high-turnover jobs once... Read More

SC "Community Tradition" Started by Willard Metcalf '48 Reaches Thousands

July 26, 2007

July 26, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "On those hot summer days in rural Kansas, swimming opportunities for Willard Metcalf were limited," begins a story... Read More

No "Pedestal of Morality and Ethics" in Middle East Fighting, Says Prof. Emeritus Nafhat Nasr

July 26, 2006

July 26, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "Lebanon has suffered decades of fighting. Hezbollah was formed when Israeli forces occupied the country in 1982, said... Read More

Don Delves '78 Publishes Stock Options & The New Rules of Corporate Accountability

July 26, 2006

July 26, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Stock Options & The New Rules of Corporate Accountability, by 1978 DePauw University graduate Donald P. Delves, has... Read More

HDNet to Televise 113th Monon Bell Classic

July 26, 2006

Also: Alumni Telecast Party Information; [Download Video: "See The Ballad of the Monon Bell" 9346kb]; [Download Audio: "Hear The Ballad of the Monon Bell... Read More

Historian David Witwer '85 Invited to Harvard Seminar

July 26, 2005

July 26, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - David S. Witwer, associate professor and chair of history at Lycoming College and 1985 graduate of DePauw University... Read More

DePauw's Support of Greencastle Fire Department Noted in National Magazine

July 26, 2004

July 26, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University's commitment to enhancing public safety and the efforts of the Greencastle Fire Department are noted... Read More

9/11 Vice Chair Lee Hamilton Says Time is of the Essence in Keeping Terrorists At Bay

July 26, 2004

July 26, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Lee Hamilton, vice chair of the 9/11 Commission and a 1952 graduate of DePauw University, told NBC's Meet the Press... Read More

Partnership Will Give DePauw Students Access to Inexpensive, Legal Music Downloads

July 26, 2004

July 26, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Beginning August 24, students at DePauw University will have access to legal music from MusicRebellion.comon a pay-per-download... Read More

Musical Trio 'Triptych' to Perform August 4

July 26, 2004

July 26, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw University School of Music will present a recital Wednesday, August 4, featuring staff accompanist and adjunct... Read More

DePauw Student's Unique Summer Job Featured in Newspaper

July 26, 2002

July 26, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - "Like many college students, DePauw University junior Mike Valentine has a summer job," writes Paul Shepherd in today's... Read More

Liz Welter '00 'Crafts' New Business, Draws Indianapolis Star Attention

July 26, 2001

July 26, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw's tradition of entrepreneurial alumni has another example: Liz Welter. The 2000 DePauw graduate recently opened... Read More

"Mac" Thorlton '61 Appointed Director of Alumni Relations

July 26, 1993

July 26, 1993, Greencastle, Ind. - J. McRae "Mac" Thorlton, former executive marketing director for AT&T Network Systems in Morristown, New Jersey, has... Read More