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Research by Prof. Salil Benegal Finds Link Between Views on Climate Change & Race

June 19, 2018

"People who doubt the truth of climate change are more likely to hold racist views, a large-scale study of American attitudes has revealed," begins a … Read More

"We Need Politics," Lee Hamilton '52 Asserts

June 12, 2018

Looking at the list of challenges facing the United States, Lee H. Hamilton asks that "if we’re not to throw up our hands and give in, how do we make progress… Read More

Kathleen Fairfax '84 Named Vice Provost for International Affairs at Colorado State U

June 8, 2018

Kathleen Fairfax, a 1984 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed vice provost for international affairs at Colorado State University. She is… Read More

Andrew Tangel '03 Now Aviation Industry Reporter for Wall Street Journal

June 1, 2018

Andrew Tangel, a 2003 graduate of DePauw University, is now the Wall Street Journal's aviation industry reporter.  He had been covering manufacturing and… Read More

Brock Turner '17 Wins National 'Mark of Excellence' Award from Society of Professional Journalists

May 31, 2018

Brock E.W. Turner, a 2017 graduate of DePauw University and now a reporter with Indiana Public Media, is the winner of a Mark of Excellence Award from… Read More

Latest Book by Bret Baier '92 is "Highly Readable, Perceptive and Deeply Researched": Washington Times

May 30, 2018

Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire is a "highly readable, perceptive and deeply researched study by Bret Baier, chief… Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 Says "Once-Over-Lightly Journalism" Poses Risks to Democracy

May 28, 2018

Lee H. Hamilton, veteran statesman and 1952 graduate of DePauw University, writes that "if you value representative democracy, you have to be deeply concerned… Read More

Newspaper Cites Sunday's Commencement Address by Vernon Jordan '57

May 26, 2018

"Commencement season brings words of wisdom that serve not only new graduates, but all of us," notes the editorial page of today's Fort Wayne Journal Gazette… Read More

Washington Post Taps Cybersecurity Expert Chuck Brooks '79 for 'The Network:\'

May 21, 2018

Chuck Brooks, a 1979 graduate of DePauw University, has been selected by the Washington Post to be a part of "The Network:\," composed of "some of the… Read More

"It is Only When We Come Together and See Each Other That We Can Move Forward," Vernon Jordan '57 Tells His Alma Mater's Class of 2018

May 20, 2018

Key Links: Order a Commencement DVD; Photo Gallery "My generation is exiting the stage. Your generation is taking it," civil rights legend and presidential… Read More

Dave O'Guinn '92 is Vice Provost for Student Affairs & Dean of Students at IU

May 15, 2018

M. Davis "Dave" O'Guinn, a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed vice provost for student affairs and dean of students at Indiana University… Read More

As He Prepares His Commencement Remarks, Vernon Jordan '57 Talks with Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

May 15, 2018

An editorial in this morning's Fort Wayne Journal Gazette focuses on Vernon E. Jordan Jr., the civil rights legend and 1957 graduate, who survived a 1980… Read More

New Book by Bret Baier '92, Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire, is Published

May 15, 2018

Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire by Bret Baier, Fox News Channel anchor and 1992 graduate of DePauw University, arrives… Read More

Jon Rogers '03 Among South Bend's 'Forty Under 40'

May 14, 2018

Jon R. Rogers, a 2003 DePauw University graduate who is staff attorney for the office of the Chapter 13 U.S. Trustee for the Northern District of Indiana… Read More

Prof. Salil Benegal Co-Authors Washington Post Op-Ed

May 4, 2018

"Public opinion on climate change has been divided by party for many years; (Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott) Pruitt’s efforts could accelerate… Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 Featured in New Documentary on Groundbreaking Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson

May 3, 2018

Maynard, a documentary that features 1957 DePauw University graduate Vernon Jordan and a number of other prominent voices in the civil rights movement… Read More

Prof. Salil Benegal's Research on Climate Change Misinformation is in Media Spotlight

April 27, 2018

"Republicans who correct misinformation on climate change can be even more persuasive than scientists," report the NPR stations of Michigan Radio in an… Read More

Lee Hamilton '52 Writes of an "Indispensable Political Need"

April 22, 2018

"In a world riven by tension, there’s one skill that stands above all others: The ability to resolve conflict," writes veteran statesman Lee H. Hamilton… Read More

Ph.D. Candidate Maria Haag '13 Receives Mizzou 18 Award

April 19, 2018

Maria T. Haag, a 2013 graduate of DePauw University and now a Ph.D. candidate in animal sciences at the University of Missouri, is one of 18 graduate students… Read More

John Perkins '94 is CEO of US Radiology Specialists

April 5, 2018

John Perkins, a 1994 graduate of DePauw University, has been named chief executive officer of US Radiology Specialists, a newly-formed venture created… Read More

Indiana Court of Appeals Invites Campus & Public to April 9 Session

April 4, 2018

In what has become an annual tradition, the Indiana Court of Appeals will come to campus of DePauw University and will hold oral arguments in a case. … Read More

"Congress is in Deep Trouble," Veteran Statesman Lee Hamilton '52 Writes

March 24, 2018

"We’re at a watershed moment in American political history," according to Lee H. Hamilton, the 1952 DePauw University who served 34 years in the U.S. House… Read More

Prof. Emmitt Riley III Honored by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists

March 19, 2018

Emmitt Y. Riley III, assistant professor of Africana Studies at DePauw University, is the recipient of the Anna Julia Cooper Teacher of the Year Award… Read More

David Greising '82 Named CEO of Better Government Association

March 15, 2018

"Veteran Chicago journalist David Greising is joining the Better Government Association as CEO, effective March 19," Crain's Chicago Business reports of… Read More

NPR Affiliate Recaps Hamilton '52-Lugar DePauw Discussions on Civility in Modern Life

February 16, 2018

"'We’ve had our shot,' former Rep. Lee Hamilton told an estimated audience of 375 Thursday at DePauw University. 'Now it depends on you,'" reports Bloomington… Read More

'Restoring Civility' is the Task of Each and Every American Citizen, Lee Hamilton '52 & Richard Lugar Tell DePauw Audience

February 15, 2018

The representative democracy that the United States was founded upon is "the envy of the world," veteran statesman and 1952 DePauw University graduate… Read More

Brock Turner '17 Now Reporting for Indiana Public Media

February 7, 2018

Brock E.W. Turner, a 2017 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Indiana Public Media as a reporter focusing on rural issues. His work appears on NPR… Read More

Bret Baier '92 Among Celebrity Participants in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

February 5, 2018

A Golf article on the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, which begins today and continues through February 11, notes that Bret Baier is one of the celebrity participants… Read More

Weekly Standard Editor Stephen F. Hayes '93 Seeks to Present an "Intellectually Honest Conservative Take" on Current Affairs

January 27, 2018

In a Washington Post piece headlined "Why conservative magazines matter more than ever", T.A. Frank writes that in the Trump presidency "conservative magazines… Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 to Receive Anti-Defamation League's Lifetime Achievement Award

January 10, 2018

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will honor Vernon E. Jordan Jr., a noted attorney and civil rights legend who graduated from DePauw University in 1957… Read More

They "Had a Hand in Saving the World"; Lee Hamilton '52 & Richard Lugar to Discuss the Need for Civility in Feb. 15 DePauw Appearance

January 8, 2018

Two of Indiana’s most respected voices in the nation and around the world -- former U.S. Congressman and 1952 DePauw University graduate Lee H. Hamilton… Read More

Craig Stevenson '02 Promoted to Partner at DeWitt Ross & Stevens

January 3, 2018

Craig E. Stevenson, an attorney and 2002 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to partner in the law firm of DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., and… Read More

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