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Prof. Doug Harms Named ICC Faculty Fellow

June 21, 2012

Douglas E. Harms, Herrick E. H. Greenleaf Professor of Computer Science at DePauw University, has been named an Indiana Campus Compact Faculty Fellow for… Read More

Media Fellow Headed to London to Assist NBC with Olympics Coverage

June 21, 2012

"Carter McKay, 21, isn’t an Olympic athlete, but during the course of the 2012 summer games next month, she will be competing in her own decathlon of interview… Read More

Prof. George Thornton '62 Hopes to Become Oldest Man to Swim the English Channel

June 21, 2012

"George Thornton's whole life has led to this moment," reports KMGH, the ABC affiliate in Denver. "Actually, make that a moment sometime between July 10… Read More

Eric Schurr '80 Joins Bit9 as Chief Marketing Officer

June 21, 2012

Eric L. Schurr, a 1980 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief marketing officer at Bit9. "Schurr brings more than 20 years of experience… Read More

Two Professors Contribute to Camp for Young Musicians

June 20, 2012

Two DePauw University School of Music professors -- Eric Edberg and Orcenith Smith -- are spending this week mentoring young Indianapolis musicians. The… Read More

Matt Ense Named DePauw Women's Swimming and Diving Coach

June 20, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - Matt Ense, assistant swimming and diving coach at Denison University, has been named DePauw's head women's swimming and diving coach… Read More

Prof. Katya Kramer-Lapin Performs for Greencastle Summer Music Festival

June 19, 2012

Katya Kramer-Lapin (piano), part-time accompanist and part-time assistant professor of music at DePauw University, and her husband, Matvey Lapin (violin)… Read More

The Team That Bretscher Built

June 19, 2012

Mary M. Bretscher began building a successful women’s swimming and diving  program from the ground up 37 years ago. Bretscher, who retires from coaching… Read More

Case Nafziger '12 is Semifinalist in National Vocal Competition

June 19, 2012

Case M. Nafziger, a May 2012 graduate of DePauw University, is among 18 competitors who will take part in the semifinals of the inaugural National Association… Read More

Sights and Sighs

June 18, 2012

Assistant Professor of Psychology Michael E. Roberts was reading a review article about eye tracking and its application in everything from marketing to… Read More

Voters to Choose Between "Two Very Different Approaches to Wielding Power": Lee Hamilton '52

June 18, 2012

"Political campaigns are not just about who will govern, but also about the candidates' vision and how they plan to achieve it," writes Lee Hamilton, veteran… Read More

New Novel by Barbara Kingsolver '77 Set for November Release

June 17, 2012

"The book is about catastrophe and disaster and the psychological triggers that lead us to look at evidence and accept or deny what we’ve seen," Barbara… Read More

Star Columnist Writes of NYC Vernon Jordan '57/Dan Quayle '69 Event

June 16, 2012

"DePauw University alums former Vice President Dan Quayle and civil rights activist Vernon Jordan Jr. were on hand to celebrate their alma mater’s 175th… Read More

Sara Mummey '04 is Executive Director of Lafayette Symphony Orchestra

June 16, 2012

"Like her first year as operations manager and assistant director with the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, Sara Mummey’s first two months as executive director… Read More

Newspaper Welcomes Rising Senior as Pulliam Intern

June 15, 2012

Nana Aduba-Amoah, who will be a senior at DePauw University this fall, has "always had a passion for writing," notes the Journal Review of Crawfordsville… Read More

Carl Frank '10 Named a Resident Artist for Florentine Opera Company

June 14, 2012

Carl Frank, a baritone and 2010 graduate of DePauw University, has been named a resident artist for the Florentine Opera Company's 2012-13 Studio Program… Read More

Archaeological Dig Aims to Unearth Artifacts from Minshall Laboratory

June 14, 2012

"Without an Indiana Jones fur fedora anywhere in sight, sunbonnets, caps and floppy hats had to suffice this week as an archaeological dig commenced on… Read More

Laura Demaree Shinall '83 Promoted to VP at Syndicate Sales

June 14, 2012

Laura Demaree Shinall, a 1983 graduate of DePauw University, "has been promoted to vice president of Syndicate Sales," reports Indiana's Kokomo Tribune… Read More

Prof. Eugene Gloria Publishes My Favorite Warlord

June 13, 2012

My Favorite Warlord, the third book of poems by Eugene Gloria, associate professor of English at DePauw University, has been published by Penguin. "The… Read More

DePauw Finishes 42nd in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings

June 12, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. — Bolstered by the women's golf  team's second-place finish at the NCAA Championships and the women's tennis squads tie for ninth, DePauw… Read More

Professors Claude Cymerman & Eric Edberg Perform Wednesday Night Concert

June 12, 2012

"Pianist Claude Cymerman and cellist Eric Edberg, both professors at the DePauw University School of Music, will perform music by Henri Duparc and Cesar… Read More

Now Shipping, Still Available: 2012 Commencement DVD

June 11, 2012

Order Commencement DVD Replicated copies of the 2012 DePauw University commencement DVD arrived from the factory today and will begin shipping immediately… Read More

Brad Grabow '85 Joins Lake City Bank as VP

June 11, 2012

Bradford S. Grabow, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Lake City Bank in Indianapolis as vice president and commercial banking officer. "He… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Talks with LA Times About Online Cartoon's Transition to TV  

June 11, 2012

"The Web and TV are merging, but we aren't there yet," Jeff McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University, tells the Los Angeles Times.  Dr.… Read More

Pollster Scott Rasmussen '86 to Address West Liberty University Economics Club

June 11, 2012

"Columnist, author and political analyst Scott Rasmussen is expected to talk about the upcoming presidential election when he visits the West Liberty University… Read More

Article on Summer Perks for Workers Cites DePauw's 'Career Coach'

June 10, 2012

Permitting employees to work summer hours, "letting employees wear shorts and T-shirts, or ordering free sandwiches for everyone," are things companies… Read More

USAF Capt. Mike Phillipp '05 Featured in Newspaper Story

June 10, 2012

"Mike Phillipp seemed to have everything going for him: He had left high school early to go to DePauw University where he graduated with a degree in political… Read More

Alumni Gather to "Celebrate a DePauw Education" at 2012 Reunion Weekend

June 9, 2012

"We celebrate a DePauw education for having taught us to read, write, think critically and establish core values," Barbara E. Smith told fellow members… Read More

Elizabeth McDaniel '05 Named Director at Blue Crane Creative

June 9, 2012

Elizabeth A. McDaniel, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, has been named director of creative services for Blue Crane Creative, "a Cincinnati agency… Read More

Newspaper Profiles Head Baseball Coach Jake Martin

June 8, 2012

"In just his third year as the head baseball coach at DePauw, Jake Martin has his Tigers playing some of the best ball in school history," begins an article… Read More

Student-Athlete Profile: Elizabeth Young

June 8, 2012

Elizabeth J. Young ’13 has successfully mastered the art of time management while becoming an invaluable leader on the women’s tennis team. She is a studio… Read More

Student-Athlete Profile: Katie Aldrich

June 8, 2012

“Coming in to college, I always told myself I would take advantage of everything DePauw had to offer,” Katie E. Aldrich ‘12 says. So, she did. It’s hard… Read More

Student-Athlete Profile: Nathan Sprenkel

June 8, 2012

Senior goalkeeper Nathan Sprenkel could end up in professional soccer. Or, he could just as easily end up in sports psychology. It’s a choice that he’ll… Read More

Mary Meeker '81 Appointed to Board of Lending Club

June 8, 2012

Mary Meeker, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and 1981 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the board of directors of Lending Club, "the… Read More

Tigers Ranked 10th in Final Division III Women's Poll; Gebert Ranked in Singles

June 7, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - Following an 18-7 season, a North Coast Athletic Conference title and a trip to the third round of the NCAA Division III Championships… Read More

DePauw Men Ranked 28th in Final Division III Tennis Rankings; Miles Ranked in Singles

June 7, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - Following a 17-8 season and a third-place finish in their first season in the North Coast Athletic Conference, the DePauw men's tennis… Read More

Todd Brandon '92 Joins Board of Indiana Hospital

June 7, 2012

Todd Brandon, M.D., a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected to the board of Cameron Memorial Community Hospital in Angola, Indiana. A biological… Read More

Article with 'Steps to Entrepreneurial Thinking' Includes Tips from Steve Langerud

June 6, 2012

To develop your mind to think creatively, you must clear your mind," offers Steve Langerud, director of professional opportunities at DePauw University… Read More

Prof. Terri Bonebright to Serve as Dean of the Faculty

June 5, 2012

Terri L. Bonebright, professor of psychology, has accepted a three-year appointment as dean of the faculty at DePauw University.  Dr. Bonebright will take… Read More

Kira McManus '87 Aligns with FORTRUST

June 5, 2012

Kira McManus, a 1987 graduate of DePauw University, has rejoined FORTRUST as director of business development/channel sales. McManus "has over 23 years… Read More

Catie Baker Named Capital One Academic All-America® for Third Straight Year

June 5, 2012

Greencastle, Ind.Catie Baker (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy), a May summa cum laude graduate and a member of the women's swimming and diving team, has… Read More

DePauw Chamber Players Perform at Gobin Church Tomorrow Night

June 5, 2012

The Greencastle Summer Music Festival continues tomorrow night, Wednesday June 6, with a performance by the DePauw Chamber Players. DePauw University School… Read More

Bill Hayes '47 Authors Trumpet: A Novel of the Regency Era

June 4, 2012

Bill Hayes, a singer/actor and 1947 graduate of DePauw University, has authored a historical novel with his wife, Susan Seaforth Hayes.  Trumpet: A Novel… Read More

Larry Rink '62 Meets with Russian Authorities to Discuss Kazan 2013 Summer Universiade

June 4, 2012

Lawrence D. Rink, M.D., chair of the medical committee of the Federation Internationale du Sport Universitaire (International University Sports Federation)… Read More

Former Prof. David Klooster Dies at Age 58

June 3, 2012

David J. Klooster, a professor of English at Hope College and a member of the DePauw University faculty from 1984 to 1989, died yesterday from a brain… Read More

Prof. Emeritus Jim Cooper Reviews A History of the World in 100 Objects

June 3, 2012

James L. Cooper, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University, contributes a book review to the latest edition of Choice: Current Reviews for Academic… Read More

DePauw to Help Local Residents View Astronomical Phenomenon

June 2, 2012

"Several Indiana state parks and state recreation areas will host viewing programs for the once-in-a-lifetime Venus transit on June 5," reports Greencastle's… Read More

Rajesh Bellani Appointed Dean of Experiential Learning and Career Planning

June 1, 2012

Rajesh Bellani has been appointed to the new position of dean of experiential learning and career planning at DePauw University. Bellani comes to DePauw… Read More

Familiar Faces and Timeless Places

June 1, 2012

Still thinking about returning to DePauw for Alumni Reunion Weekend? It’s nearly time to get off the fence and on the road. As in previous years, the… Read More

University Mourns Passing of Prof. Emeritus David Herrold

June 1, 2012

David Herrold, professor emeritus of art at DePauw University and a member of the faculty for 36 years, passed away Thursday, May 31, at his Greencastle… Read More

Newspaper Highlights Work and Activism of J. Nichols '89

June 1, 2012

"I don’t like to do the same old thing or follow what people tell me to do," Wallace J. Nichols tells California's Santa Cruz Weekly. "I’m not a rebel… Read More

CNBC Article Quotes DePauw's 'Career Coach'

May 31, 2012

"Alarm bells over the lack of high-tech workers in the U.S. have been ringing for years, turning the story into near-legend," begins a news story posted… Read More

Prof. John Dittmer Discusses The Good Doctors on NPR Affiliate

May 30, 2012

  John Dittmer, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University, is featured on this week's edition of Sound Medicine, a weekly talk radio show sponsored… Read More

Steve Langerud Offers Resume Tips to

May 29, 2012

"Anyone who has ever written their resume has probably heard more than their share of advice when it comes to including things such as GPA and the length… Read More

Three DePauw Faculty Members Perform in Greencastle Summer Music Festival Opener

May 29, 2012

The 2012 Greencastle Summer Music Festival opens tomorrow with a free "shuffle concert," reports the Banner-Graphic. The program, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday… Read More

Tennis Coach Scott Riggle Profiled on

May 29, 2012

A story on the NCAA's website -- headlined "Can't keep a good man down" -- details how Scott Riggle, head men's and women's tennis coach at DePauw University… Read More

Tim Clark '87 Endeavors to "Change Families and Transform Lives"

May 28, 2012

"(I) lead all aspects of an organization that is attempting to change families and transform lives in South Minneapolis," Timothy S. Clark, chief executive… Read More

Networks Have Hit "Desperation Time" as Media Universe Changes: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

May 27, 2012

"Desperation time has arrived for broadcast television networks as they struggle to maintain relevance in a crowded media marketplace," according to Jeff… Read More

2012 Commencement DVD Now at Factory, Will Ship in 2 Weeks

May 26, 2012

Order Commencement DVD Production of the 2012 DePauw University commencement DVD has been completed and, six days after the event took place, the disc… Read More

Karl Odenwald '05 Named Head Baseball Coach at Missouri HS

May 25, 2012

Karl Odenwald, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, has been named head baseball coach at Missouri's Rolla High School. "Odenwald, age 29, will be entering… Read More

Kelly Gebert Bows Out in NCAA Round of 16

May 24, 2012

Cary, N.C. - Kelly Gebert (Wichita, Kan) advanced to the NCAA Round of 16 with an opening-round win, but dropped the second-round match and bowed out of… Read More

Sam Miles Drops Opening NCAA Match

May 24, 2012

Cary, N.C. - DePauw sophomore Sam Miles (Carmel, Ind./Park Tudor) competed at the NCAA Division III Singles Championship and dropped his opening-round… Read More

DePauw Wins North Coast Athletic Conference All-Sports Trophy  

May 24, 2012

Greenastle, Ind. - With top-five finishes in 18 sports, DePauw earned the North Coast Athletic Conference All-Sports Championship in its inaugural season… Read More

Ryan Miller '97 Joins Availity as Sr. VP

May 24, 2012

Ryan A. Miller, a 1997 graduate of DePauw University, has joined health information network Availity as senior vice president of strategy and corporate… Read More

Rachel MacBeth Earns Capital One Academic All-America® Honors for Second Straight Year

May 24, 2012

May 22, 2012, Greencastle, Ind.Rachel MacBeth (Indianapolis, Ind./Perry Meridian), a summa cum laude graduate and an outfielder on the DePauw softball… Read More

Bob Wells '66 Receives Harrington-Howes Community Spirit Award

May 23, 2012

Robert F. Wells, a 1966 graduate of DePauw and a member of the University's Board of Trustees, has been presented with the Obie Harrington-Howes Community… Read More

Catie Baker Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

May 23, 2012

Greencastle, Ind.—  Catie Baker (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy) of the women's swimming and diving team who graduated on Sunday, has been selected as an NCAA… Read More

NFL's Baltimore Ravens Name David Blackburn '04 an Area Scout

May 23, 2012

David Blackburn, a 2004 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed area scout for the National Football League's Baltimore Ravens. "In his new position… Read More

CoSIDA to Honor DePauw Sports Information Director Bill Wagner

May 23, 2012

The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) will honor Bill Wagner, director of sports information at DePauw University, with its 25 Year… Read More

The Writing Program

May 22, 2012

As a first-year student, Sam K. Rumbach ’15 was part of a pilot program that helped him make the significant and often challenging transition from academic… Read More

DePauw Students Study Harder Than Most, Notes Washington Post Story on Academic Challenge

May 22, 2012

"Over the past half-century, the amount of time college students actually study -- read, write and otherwise prepare for class -- has dwindled from 24… Read More

TV Anchor/Reporter Nicole Pence '06 Moving to Indy NBC Affiliate

May 22, 2012

Nicole Pence, morning co-anchor for Lexington, Kentucky NBC affiliate WLEX and 2006 graduate of DePauw University, has accepted a job as an anchor/reporter… Read More

Doug Frantz '71 is Washington Post's National Security Editor

May 21, 2012

"Doug Frantz, a veteran investigative journalist who has done stints at the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, joined the … Read More

Indiana Humanities & CEO Keira Amstutz '91 Launch 'Spirit of Competition'

May 21, 2012

"I have a challenge for you: Think of one aspect of life that doesn't include competition," writes Keira Amstutz, president and CEO of Indiana Humanities… Read More

Four Tigers Earn All-America Honors

May 20, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - While leading DePauw to a second-place finish at the NCAA Division III Championships, four Tigers earned all-America honors from the… Read More

Honorary Doctorates Presented to Four Distinguished Individuals

May 20, 2012

Order Commencement DVD "Your tireless service for your alma mater continues to enrich this campus, with support for faculty, support for student financial… Read More

"We Are Ready," Nic Flores '12 Tells Classmates at DePauw's 173rd Commencement

May 20, 2012

 Order Commencement DVD "As we leave this place that has been our home for four years, I invite you to embrace the activist history of DePauw, shake off… Read More

Author & Journalist James B. Stewart '73 Urges DePauw's Class of 2012 to Seize "Defining Moments"

May 20, 2012

Order Commencement DVD As members of DePauw University's Class of 2012 end their undergraduate experiences and enter the world of work, public service… Read More

Prof. David Newman to Explore 'Identities and Inequalities' at NCORE 2012

May 20, 2012

David M. Newman, professor of sociology at DePauw University, will make a "special feature presentation" at the 25th Annual National Conference on Race… Read More

Forecast is Rain-Free as Commencement Approaches; Webcast and DVD Information

May 19, 2012

Key Links: Watch Webcast; Order Commencement DVD The forecast looks rain-free as the clock ticks toward DePauw University's 173rd annual commencement… Read More

Lauren Hannan '12 Named Girl's Soccer Coach at Indiana HS

May 19, 2012

The school board in Washington, Indiana, has approved the hiring of Lauren Hannan as girls soccer coach at Washington High School. "Hannan, who graduates… Read More

Mackey Places Second in Pole Vault at North Central with Second-Best Vault in School History

May 18, 2012

Naperville, Ill. - Sophomore Kyle Mackey was DePauw's lone competitor at North Central College's Gregory Invitational and placed second in the pole vault… Read More

Tigers Finish Season at 34-14 Following NCAA Loss to Illinois Wesleyan

May 18, 2012

BOX SCORE | OFFICIAL NCAA SITE | REGIONAL SITE Millington, Tenn. - For the first time this season, 22nd-ranked DePauw was held scoreless as Illinois Wesleyan… Read More

Josh Yoder '11 Named Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellow

May 18, 2012

Joshua M. Yoder, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, is a member of the 2012 class of Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows. Announced by Governor… Read More

Comedy is King in Fall TV Lineups, Notes Article Quoting Prof. Jeff McCall '76

May 18, 2012

Unveiling their fall lineups, television networks "have gone cuckoo for comedy in a way not seen in at least 15 years," writes Scott Collins in today's… Read More

Judge Michael Peyton '65 Receives Distinguished Hoosier Award

May 18, 2012

Michael D. Peyton, who is retiring as a judge of Indiana's Henry Superior Court, is the recipient of the Distinguished Hoosier Award. The honor "is one… Read More

Baker Earns Capital One Academic All-District Honors

May 17, 2012

Greencastle, Ind.Catie Baker (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy), a senior and member of the women's swimming and diving team, has been selected to the Capital… Read More

Libel "A Very High Bar to Prove," Prof. Bob Steele '69 Tells Newspaper

May 17, 2012

Laurie Fine, the wife of a former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach accused of child molestation, says she will sue ESPN for libel, claiming… Read More

Tigers Drop 10-2 Decision to Webster in NCAA Regional; Tigers Face Illinois Wesleyan Friday

May 17, 2012

BOX SCORE | OFFICIAL NCAA SITE | REGIONAL SITE Millington, Tenn. - Webster scored seven runs in its final two at bats and broke open a close game with… Read More

Donna Burroughs '76 Named Superintendent of Indiana School Corporation

May 17, 2012

"I’m excited about the opportunity for working with great teachers at Triton," says Donna Burroughs.  The 1976 DePauw University graduate has been appointed… Read More

DePauw Advances in NCAA Baseball Regional with Win over Emory

May 16, 2012

BOX SCORE | OFFICIAL NCAA SITE | REGIONAL SITE Millington, Tenn. - Elliott Ross (pictured) tossed a four-hit shutout as third-seed DePauw blanked fourth-seed… Read More

Olin's Hidden Treasure

May 16, 2012

Students often pass by the F.W. Olin Biological Sciences Building without knowing about the tiny paradise it contains.  Camouflaged by tall transparent… Read More

Sunday's Commencement Will be Webcast; Forecast is for Sun & Heat

May 16, 2012

Also: Watch Webcast; Order Commencement DVD With four days remaining until DePauw University's 173rd annual commencement, the forecast is looking ideal… Read More

Tim Ubben '58 to Receive Top CASE Award for Alumni Volunteer Involvement

May 15, 2012

Timothy H. Ubben, a 1958 graduate of DePauw University, is the 2012 recipient of the Ernest T. Stewart Award for Alumni Volunteer Involvement. Presented… Read More

DePauw-Bound Hoops Player to Participate in Hoosiers Reunion All-Star Classic

May 15, 2012

"The seventh annual Hoosiers Reunion All-Star Classic girls-boys doubleheader will be played on June 1 Knightstown’s Historic Hoosier Gym with both Indianapolis… Read More

Prof. Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr. to Examine 'Trends in Science Fiction Criticism'

May 15, 2012

Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr., professor of English at DePauw University, will be among the presenters at a daylong symposium on science fiction at the University… Read More

DePauw Claims Three of Six ITA Regional Awards

May 14, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw women's tennis program was well represented in the annual Intercollegiate Tennis Association awards programs, claiming three… Read More

Four Tigers Earn All-Region Softball Honors

May 14, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - Four members of DePauw's softball team have been selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Central Region Team including… Read More

DePauw Earns At-Large Spot in NCAA Division III Baseball Championship

May 14, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw's 33-12 baseball team has earned an at-large spot in the 56-team NCAA Division III Baseball Championship and opens play on Wednesday… Read More

Prof. John Dittmer to Keynote Civil Rights Conference

May 14, 2012

John Dittmer, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University, will provide the keynote address this week at a three day conference sponsored by Louisville's… Read More