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Megan Daw Named Assistant Cross Country and Track & Field Coach and Recruiting Coordinator  

August 9, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - Megan Daw, an assistant cross country and track and field coach at Defiance College (Ohio), has been named assistant men’s and women… Read More

Kyle Mackey Earns Track & Field All-Academic Honors

August 8, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw junior Kyle Mackey (Danville, Ind./Danville) is one of 226 men to named to the Division III All-Academic Team by the U.S. Track… Read More

Article on Romney Tax Flap Includes Comments from Prof. Bob Steele '69

August 8, 2012

"Sen. Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) citing of anonymous sources to rip Mitt Romney three months before the election has cast a bright light on how politicians… Read More

Work of Prof. Chris White Among The Best Ten-Minute Plays

August 8, 2012

A short play by Chris White, associate professor of English at DePauw University, is included in a newly-published anthology, The Best Ten-Minute Plays… Read More

Erica Hanrahan Named Head Softball Coach

August 8, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - Erica Hanrahan, an assistant softball coach at Boston College, has recently been named just the third head coach in the softball program… Read More

Sunku Kwon Named Assistant Athletic Trainer

August 8, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - Sunku Kwon, a sports medicine intern at Yale University, has been named assistant athletic trainer at DePauw University. Kwon will… Read More

Creative Talents of DePauw Students & Alumni On Display in Maya: Illusions

August 7, 2012

Have you ever had a recurring nightmare? What if you could no longer tell the difference between your dreams and reality? How would you react if your answer… Read More

Magazine Notes National Award Received by Tim Ubben '58

August 7, 2012

"During the last three decades, DePauw University alumnus Timothy H. Ubben, winner of the Ernest T. Stewart Award for Alumni Volunteer Involvement, has… Read More

Computer Science a "Promising Field" for Female Students, Prof. Gloria Townsend Says in Nationally Syndicated Article

August 6, 2012

An article that appeared in a number of newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune, asks, "It’s clear women aren’t pursuing technology… Read More

Principal Judith Steinberg '82 Takes Reins of Pennsylvania Elementary School

August 6, 2012

"I knew I’d be in education since I was in elementary school," says Judith Steinberg, who is the new principal at Gwynedd Square Elementary School in Lansdale… Read More

Prof. Gregory Ristow Named Artistic Director of Encore Vocal Arts

August 5, 2012

"Encore Vocal Arts, a small choral ensemble founded 40 years ago by Elise Marshall, has named Gregory Ristow as its new artistic director," reports the… Read More

Viewers Fed Up With "Dumbed-Down" TV Newscasts, Writes Prof. Jeff McCall '76

August 4, 2012

"A recent Gallup survey reports Americans are increasingly frustrated with the quality of television news," writes Jeff McCall, professor of communication… Read More

Jess McCuan '00 Joins Asheville Citizen-Times as Editor of New Section

August 3, 2012

Jessica M. "Jess" McCuan, a 2000 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the staff of North Carolina's Asheville Citizen-Times and is editor of the newspaper's… Read More

Smith and Gooch Finish Second Among Division III Golfers at Pure Silk Team Championship  

August 2, 2012

Powell, Ohio - DePauw juniors Paige Gooch (Fort Mitchell, Ky./Beechwood) and Kelsey Smith (Indianapolis/Hamilton Southeastern) combined to shoot a final-round… Read More

"Premium on Speed" is Harming News Gathering Process: Prof. Bob Steele '69

August 2, 2012

"The recent recession has hit newspapers hard, as has the accelerating shift to online publishing," reports the Christian Science Monitor. "That has left… Read More

Patty Aspinall '48, Whose Olympic Dreams Were Dashed by WWII, Featured in Newspaper  

August 2, 2012

"Patty Aspinall made it all the way to New York City," begins a feature in today's Indianapolis Star. "Just 13, the Indianapolis native took the 700-mile… Read More

Angie Hicks '95 Returns to Campus September 28 as 175th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Lecture

August 2, 2012

Link to Webcast Angie Hicks Bowman, founder of Angie's List and 1995 graduate of DePauw University, will return to her alma mater on Friday, September… Read More

Gooch and Smith Second Among Division III Teams at Pure Silk Championships with One Round Remaining

August 1, 2012

Powell, Ohio - DePauw juniors Paige Gooch (Fort Mitchell, Ky./Beechwood) and Kelsey Smith (Indianapolis/Hamilton Southeastern) combined to shoot a second-round… Read More

Susan Dinkel '95 Receives Emmy Award for 'Station Excellence'

August 1, 2012

Susan Dinkel, news director and 5 p.m. anchor for WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, Indiana, and 1995 graduate of DePauw University, was honored at the 48th Annual… Read More

Project 35 On View at DePauw's Peeler Art Center, August 22 - December 14

August 1, 2012

Project 35, an evolving exhibition of video works, will be on exhibit at DePauw University's Richard E. Peeler Art Center, August 22 through December 14… Read More

Stuart Buttrick '97 Gets Tennis Tips from Mats Wilander

August 1, 2012

Mats Wilander, formerly the world's #1 men's tennis player, offered a clinic in Carmel, Indiana, last week, and one of those on hand was a 1997 DePauw… Read More

Steve Langerud Offers Thoughts on Flexible Work Arrangements

August 1, 2012

"While employers increasingly are offering employees flexible work arrangements, many workers remain reluctant to use them, believing that doing so could… Read More

Gooch and Smith Lead Division III Golfers at Pure Silk Team Championship

July 31, 2012

Powell, Ohio - DePauw juniors Paige Gooch (Fort Mitchell, Ky./Beechwood) and Kelsey Smith (Indianapolis/Hamilton Southeastern) shot an opening round 81… Read More

Welcome, Class of 2016

July 31, 2012

Click here for Opening Day Convocation Webcast   DePauw University is proud to welcome the members of the class of 2016 and their families to campus… Read More

Two School of Music Faculty Members Perform in Wednesday Night Concert

July 31, 2012

Tomorrow night's Greencastle Summer Music Festival concert will feature "an evening of American songs," reports the Banner-Graphic. "Tenor Kerry Jennings… Read More

DePauw Women Earn ITA Academic Honors

July 30, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw women's  tennis squad was one of 87 NCAA Division III programs to earn Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team… Read More

Forbes Profiles "Superstar" Mary Meeker '81

July 30, 2012

Mary Meeker, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and 1981 graduate of DePauw University, "has played a key role in Kleiner’s bid to restore its… Read More

David Forsell '89 and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Work to Mitigate Effects of Drought

July 29, 2012

It's been an unusually hot and dry summer for much of Indiana and the Midwest, and "David Forsell, president of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Inc. said the… Read More

Resignation of CNN Chief Draws Reaction from Prof. Jeff McCall '76

July 28, 2012

An Atlanta Journal-Constitution article reporting the resignation of the worldwide president of CNN, Jim Walton, includes analysis from Jeff McCall, professor… Read More

Prof. Amy Hayes Lends Talents to Nebraska Repertory Theatre Production

July 28, 2012

"Amy Hayes had been on the Howell Theatre stage before, but not in 20 years," begins a story in Nebraska's Lincoln Journal Star. "Hayes, who earned a master… Read More

Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr. to Speak at 2013 Eaton Science Fiction Conference

July 27, 2012

"Award-winning author Ursula K. Le Guin, special effects creator Raymond F. Harryhausen and Spider-Man co-creator Stan Lee will be recognized with the… 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

Mark Hiemenz '97 Named Women's Soccer Coach at Hastings College

July 25, 2012

Mark J. Hiemenz, a 1997 graduate of DePauw University, has been named the new women's soccer coach at Hastings College in Nebraska. He comes to post, which… Read More

Hugh Finson '69 Appointed Illinois Circuit Court Judge

July 25, 2012

William H. "Hugh" Finson, an attorney and 1969 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve as resident circuit… Read More

Children's Book by Carolyn Mueller '09 Featured in St. Louis Post-Dispatch

July 25, 2012

"The part-time keeper in the children’s zoo is combining two loves: teaching about the animals, plus writing and drawing," notes the St. Louis Post-Dispatch… Read More

Senior Percussionist Josiah Rushing Featured in Wednesday Night Concert

July 24, 2012

Tomorrow night's concert presented as part of the Greencastle Summer Music Festival "is only the second in the festival's eight-year history to feature… Read More

Newspaper Story on Golf Notes Tim Mundy '80

July 23, 2012

"Tim Mundy excelled in basketball and to boot helped Terre Haute North to an IHSAA baseball state championship," notes a story in the Terre Haute Tribune-Star… Read More

Congress Stymied by "Partisan Polarization": Lee Hamilton '52

July 22, 2012

"Congress, unlike the country at large, is noxiously partisan," declares Lee Hamilton in a newspaper op-ed. The veteran statesman and 1952 graduate of… Read More

Child Psychologist Matt Hertenstein Offers Advice to Parents

July 21, 2012

"Although punching a pillow or stomping his feet may seem like a reasonable way for your child to blow off steam, a study published in the Personality… Read More

J. Nichols '89 to Keynote Colorado 'Green Summit'

July 20, 2012

"Marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols will be the keynote luncheon speaker at the 'Green Summit: Blending Business & The Environment,' a daylong conference… Read More

Mitch Strobl '12 Joins Kalkomey Enterprises

July 20, 2012

Mitch Strobl, a May 2012 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Kalkomey Enterprises as specialist of business development and communications. Kalkomey… Read More

Bob Vedder '66 Inducted Into Florida Press Association Hall of Fame

July 19, 2012

"Bob Vedder, retired publisher of the Venice Gondolier Sun, received another in a string of honors from his peers in the news business: He was inducted… Read More

Jeffrey Hartzell '98 Practicing Orthopaedic Surgery in Arkansas

July 19, 2012

Jeffrey L. Hartzell, M.D., a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, is now practicing orthopaedic surgery at the newly-established Jonesboro (Arkansas) Orthopaedics… Read More

DePauw Offers Career Assistance to Alums as Well as Students, Reports TV Station

July 18, 2012

In a tough job market, "there's one trend that seems to be working, especially for alumni who haven't been back on campus for awhile," notes a report from… Read More

DePauw's Hakki Ogelman: An Astrophysicist's Life

July 18, 2012

By Peter Work ’61 and Joe Allen ‘59 Dr. Hakki B. Ogelman (1940-2011) was a world-renowned experimental astrophysicist, a Turkish national, and a DePauw… Read More

Washington Post's Doug Frantz '71 Honored by HS Alma Mater

July 18, 2012

Douglas Frantz, national security editor for the Washington Post and 1971 graduate of DePauw University, has received a Distinguished Alumni Award from… Read More

Baltimore Sun Story on Odd Questions in Job Interviews Calls Upon DePauw's 'Career Coach'

July 17, 2012

"You walk into a job interview prepared to be grilled about your skills and what you can bring to the position. Instead, the interviewer throws a curveball… Read More

Patron of Travelers

July 17, 2012

This spring, Brooklyn, N.Y., native Hermes R. Grullon ’13 was one of 20 undergraduates nationally to receive a Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign… Read More

Prize-Winning Polar Bear Researcher Steven Amstrup Here for September 30 Lecture

July 17, 2012

Steven C. Amstrup, chief scientist for Polar Bears International and recipient of the 2012 Indianapolis Prize, will visit the campus of DePauw University… Read More

Prof. Clarenda Phillips '92 Named Morehead State's Interim Associate VP for Academic Affairs

July 16, 2012

Clarenda M. Phillips, chair of the department of sociology, social work and criminology at Morehead State University and 1992 graduate of DePauw University… Read More

Newspaper Previews Indiana Private College Week

July 16, 2012

"In essence, our campus is always available to visitors and we encourage people to come to DePauw whenever it fits into their schedules," Ken Owen, the… Read More

Story on Declining Importance of Voice Mail in Offices Quotes Wendi Taylor Nations '85 and Steve Langerud

July 16, 2012

"It used to be that whenever Wendi Taylor Nations walked into her Chicago office, she'd glance immediately at the phone on her desk. Was the red light… Read More

Court Rulings Leave Room for "Content Free-for-All," According to Prof. Jeff McCall '76

July 15, 2012

In recent rulings which received scant media coverage, the U.S. Supreme Court "ruled on procedural grounds to give broadcasters a pass for airing the f-word… Read More

Drew Steinhoff '08 Among '30 Under 30' in St. Louis

July 14, 2012

William Andrew "Drew" Steinhoff, senior total rewards analyst at Express Scripts Inc. and 2008 graduate of DePauw University, is among the St. Louis Business… Read More

Miami Heat VP Eve Wright Taylor '96 Featured in Profiles in Diversity Journal

July 13, 2012

Eve Wright Taylor, vice president and associate general counsel for the National Basketball Association's Miami Heat, "has enjoyed a meteoric rise through… Read More

Prof. Orcenith Smith Lends Talents and New Composition to Indiana University-Southeast String Clinic

July 12, 2012

Orcenith Smith, professor of music at DePauw University and director of orchestras, will serve as a guest conductor and has composed a work for the final… Read More

Men's Basketball Team Schedules Exhibition Game with Division I Butler

July 12, 2012

"Butler recently put season tickets on sale for an 18-home schedule, including exhibitions against DePauw (Oct. 27) and UIndy," reports the Indianapolis… Read More

Taylor Wagner Selected to Preseason All-America Squad

July 11, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw senior Taylor Wagner (Carmel, Ind., Ind./Carmel) has been named to the Preseason All-America Second Team as a… Read More

Drew Powell '98 Joins Cast of TV's Necessary Roughness Next Week

July 11, 2012

Drew Powell, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, joins the cast of USA Network's Necessary Roughness for the show's Wednesday, July 18 episode, "What's… Read More

Kristina Uland '95 Named VP of Development at WFYI Public Media

July 10, 2012

Kristina D. Uland, a 1995 graduate of DePauw University, has been named vice president of development at WFYI Public Media -- Indiana's flagship PBS and… Read More

Paige Gooch Named an NGCA All-American Scholar  

July 9, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - Paige Gooch, a rising junior, has been selected to the National Golf Coaches Association Division III All-American Scholar Team for… Read More

Hugh Finson '69 is Candidate for Illinois Circuit Court Seat

July 9, 2012

William H. "Hugh" Finson, an attorney and 1969 graduate of DePauw University, is among 8 applicants for a seat on the Illinois Circuit Court.  The seat… Read More

Coach Pat Echeverria '01 Brings Monon Bell-Inspired Tradition to His Football Program

July 8, 2012

"Pat Echeverria wants you to ring his bell. Or at least listen to it," begins an article in Indiana's Greenfield Daily Reporter. "A former offensive lineman… Read More

Candidates Should Discuss Reform, Argues Lee Hamilton '52

July 8, 2012

"As the presidential candidates go at it over the next several months, we’ll be hearing a lot about what the federal government ought to be doing," begins… Read More

Newspaper Profiles Author and Prof. Cathy Day '91

July 7, 2012

The impact of social media on authors represents "a paradigm shift," Cathy Day, associate professor of creative writing at Ball State University and 1991… Read More

Presidential Race is "Very Close," According to Pollster Scott Rasmussen '86

July 6, 2012

When analyzing presidential polls, "The exact wrong thing, which a lot of people do, is they pick the result they like best and rationalize as to why it… Read More

Troubled Water?

July 6, 2012

The Big Walnut Creek watershed is only a speck on a map of Indiana, but its 424-square-mile footprint probably doesn’t seem so small to the handful of… Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 Examines Climate Change in Upcoming Novel, Flight Behavior

July 6, 2012

"When I begin a novel, it's intimidating to swim out into the current of the river of all human experience and find something new," Barbara Kingsolver… Read More

The Water's Edge

July 5, 2012

Professors Joseph “Joe” W. Heithaus and Cynthia O’Dell combined their artistic talents – poetry and photography – to offer a May Term course on the island… Read More

Lilly Scholarship Was Transformative for Michelle Sharp '08

July 5, 2012

At the annual meeting of the Jennings County Community Foundation, "Michelle (Sollman) Sharp spoke of how being named a Lilly Community Scholar afforded… Read More

DePauw and 30 Other Campuses Joining in Indiana Private College Week, July 23-27

July 5, 2012

From Monday, July 23, through Friday, July 27, DePauw University and Indiana's 30 other private, nonprofit colleges and universities will be opening their… Read More

Peter Richard '12 Wins Award as He Prepares to Teach English in South Korea

July 4, 2012

Peter Richard, a May 2012 graduate of DePauw University who is spending the summer as a lifeguard at Lions Park Pool in Clarendon Hills, Illinois, is the… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Remembers Andy Griffith in Christian Science Monitor

July 3, 2012

"Andy Griffith was successful on television because average viewers could connect with him," Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University… Read More

Article on Guatemalan Femicide Includes Analysis from Prof. Glen Kuecker

July 3, 2012

"One generally overlooked feature of the Guatemalan government and military's 36-year (1960-96) genocidal counterinsurgency campaign against the country… Read More

Deborah Daniels '73 and Two Others with DePauw Ties to be Honored as 'Local Champions'

July 3, 2012

Three individuals with ties to DePauw -- including Deborah J. Daniels, a partner in the law firm of Krieg DeVault LLP and 1973 graduate of the University… Read More

Two DePauw Students Among 5 "Dedicated, Adept" Interns at Salt Lake Tribune

July 3, 2012

DePauw University students Michael Appelgate and Dana Ferguson are spending the summer at the Salt Lake Tribune, and are among five "paid interns whose… Read More

Prof. Eugene Gloria Presents Readings in California This Week

July 2, 2012

Eugene Gloria, associate professor of English at DePauw University, will read from his new book of poems, My Favorite Warlord, in San Jose, California… Read More

Natalie Erickson '08 Joins SYM Financial Advisors

July 2, 2012

Natalie L. Erickson, a 2008 graduate of DePauw University, has joined SYM Financial Advisors in Midland, Michigan, as a client service representative.… Read More

Faculty-Student Dig Yields Artifacts from DePauw's Past

July 1, 2012

"With temperatures literally 100 degrees in the shade at noon Friday in Greencastle, members of the archaeological dig team unearthing the remnants of… Read More

Phil Eskew '63 Re-Elected Trustee of Indiana University

June 30, 2012

Philip N. Eskew Jr., a 1963 graduate of DePauw University, was today re-elected to the Indiana University Board of Trustees. Eskew, the retired director… Read More

Lockheed VP Lorraine Martin '84 Joins Board of Inroads

June 30, 2012

Lorraine Martin, a 1984 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed to the board of directors of Inroads, a non-profit organization that provides… Read More

Music With Friends  

June 29, 2012

Wednesday nights in Greencastle have been a little less quiet for the past few summers. From June to August, the sounds of pianos, cellos and guitars can… Read More

Shift of Ann Curry Off NBC's Today Analyzed by Prof. Jeff McCall '76

June 29, 2012

"NBC hasn't had much to crow about in recent years, but Today has been a stable ratings-maker and moneymaker," Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication… Read More

Sue Ansel '82 Promoted to President & CEO at Gables Residential

June 28, 2012

Susan M. Ansel, chief operating officer of Gables Residential and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to the company's president and… Read More

Student-Athlete Profile: Reid Garlock

June 28, 2012

You could say that men’s tennis team member Stephen “Reid” Garlock ’13 spent both this summer and last fall semester working in marketing and sales. The… Read More

Federal Government Needs "Robust, Continuing Scrutiny," Opines Lee Hamilton '52

June 28, 2012

"Americans get angry when they learn of government bureaucrats spending lavishly at a Las Vegas hotel or Secret Service agents consorting with prostitutes… Read More

Jim Alling '83 is Interim CEO of T-Mobile USA

June 27, 2012

Jim Alling, chief operations officer for T-Mobile USA and 1983 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed interim CEO of the company. He replaces… Read More

Softball Coach Bonnie Skrenta Resigns to Take Position at Division I Bucknell

June 27, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - Bonnie Skrenta, who led DePauw to five appearances in the NCAA Division III Softball postseason in the last six years, has resigned… Read More

Broadway's David Cryer '58 Returning to DePauw in November to Star in The Crucible

June 27, 2012

Broadway star and 1958 DePauw University graduate David Cryer will portray the fiery Deputy-Governor in a production of The Crucible at his alma mater… Read More

Research of Prof. Matt Hertenstein Cited in Oklahoma Newspaper

June 26, 2012

"What's a most surprising way to predict whether your marriage is likely to last?," asks today's edition of the Oklahoman. "Take a look at your spouse's… Read More

'Future Majority Project' Includes AJ Feeney-Ruiz '04

June 26, 2012

AJ Feeney-Ruiz, a 2004 graduate of DePauw University and candidate for the Indiana House of Representatives, "is one of 114 Hispanics involved in the Future… Read More

'Career Coach' Has Résumé Tips for NY Newspaper

June 25, 2012

An article in Metro New York offering "steadfast" rules for "words to never use on your résumé" notes, "Steve Langerud, director of professional opportunities… Read More

Elliott Ross '12 Featured in Article

June 25, 2012

"There aren’t many better ways to wrap up a baseball career than how Elliott Ross pitched in his last outing for DePauw University Tigers," begins a story… Read More

NY Times' 'Corner Office' Features Angie Hicks '95

June 24, 2012

"I started Angie’s List right out of college, so I was all of 22," Angie Hicks, co-founder and chief marketing officer of Angie’s List and 1995 graduate… Read More

Prof. Matt Hertenstein Cited in Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine

June 24, 2012

"Almost any daily routine can be an opportunity for your baby to listen and learn from your words and phrases, advises Matt Hertenstein, Ph.D., a researcher… Read More

"Wonkish, Formulaic, Tired and Yappy" CNN Needs a Makeover: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

June 23, 2012

"The rearranging of deck chairs is under way at CNN as the flailing and formerly prestigious news organization tries to reverse its ongoing ratings slide… Read More

NCAA Runner-Up Women's Golf Team Featured on CBS

June 23, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw women's golf team, runners up at the 2012 NCAA Division III Championships in May, is scheduled to be featured on CBS Sports… Read More

Josh Baugh '11 Spreads His Enthusiasm for Swimming

June 23, 2012

Josh Baugh, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, "is hoping to grow Frankfort's swimming community," notes the Times of Frankfort, Indiana. Baugh is serving… Read More

Marvin's Delivers to Founder of the Popular Campus Eatery

June 22, 2012

"In the 30-year tradition that is 'Marvin's delivers anywhere,' ubiquitous homemade banners and signs proclaiming the Greencastle eatery's propensity for… Read More