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Newspaper Features Project Led by Teacher Brandon Chapman '02

November 14, 2013

The efforts of Brandon Chapman, a teacher at Kaltag City School in Alaska, to document the history of the city are noted in an article in the Fairbanks… Read More

Cynthia Callender Dungey '93 Named Director of Ohio Dept. of Job and Family Services

October 18, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich today appointed Cynthia Callender Dungey, a 1993 graduate of DePauw University, as the new director of Ohio's Department of Job… Read More

Prof. Mona Bhan Publishes Counterinsurgency, Democracy, and the Politics of Identity in India

September 14, 2013

Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology, is the author of Counterinsurgency, Democracy, and the Politics of Identity in India: From Warfare to Welfare?… Read More

'Rising Star' Kristin Dovenmuehle '03 is Profiled

September 8, 2013

"I like to do things that people say I can’t do," says Kristin Dovenmuehle, director of applied behavior analysis at Damar Services Inc. Today's Indianapolis… Read More

Prof. David Newman Helps American Sociological Association Honor Radio's Ira Glass

August 14, 2013

David M. Newman, Lester M. Jones Professor of Sociology at DePauw University, was among a group of sociologists that honored Ira Glass and the producers… Read More

Cristine Marchand '73 Named Interim Executive Director of National Nonprofit Organization

June 28, 2013

Cristine Marchand, a 1973 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed interim executive director of Family Voices, the national nonprofit organization… Read More

"Lean In to the Unfamiliar," Teach For America's Elisa Villanueva Beard '98 Advises DePauw's Class of 2013

May 19, 2013

Key Links: Mark Fadel '13 Addresses Classmates; Three Receive Honorary Degrees; Webcast; Order Your DVD "To reach your potential as leaders, you’ve got… Read More

DePauw's Sixth Fulbright Winner, Kartik Amarnath '13, to Conduct Research in Malaysia

May 13, 2013

DePauw University senior K. Kartik Amarnath has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student scholarship for his project, "Development and Disability: Spatial… Read More

Prof. Nancy Davis Receives Independent Publisher Book Award

May 8, 2013

Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare, co-authored by Nancy J. Davis, professor emerita of sociology at DePauw University, has… Read More

Brittni Crofts '13 Will Teach English in Vietnam with Fulbright Award

May 8, 2013

DePauw University senior Brittni E. Crofts is the recipient of an English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition and… Read More

White House Aide Bess Evans '07 to Discuss 'Six Years with President Obama' Monday

April 27, 2013

"A 2007 DePauw University graduate Monday afternoon will discuss her experiences working at the White House in an appearance titled 'Six Years with President… Read More

Improving the Planet is Up to Each of Us, World-Renowned Primatologist Jane Goodall Says in Ubben Lecture

April 17, 2013

Also: Photo Gallery "Every single one of us makes an impact on this planet every single day," Jane Goodall told an audience at DePauw University tonight… Read More

Profs. Françoise Coulont-Henderson and Mona Bhan Honored for Exemplary Teaching

April 11, 2013

Two DePauw University faculty members -- Françoise Coulont-Henderson, professor of modern languages, and Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology… Read More

Teach For America Co-CEO Elisa Villanueva Beard '98 to Address May Graduates; Three to Receive Honorary Degrees

April 1, 2013

Elisa Villanueva Beard, co-chief executive officer of Teach For America and 1998 graduate of DePauw University, will return to her alma mater to deliver… Read More

Julie Underwood '76 to Discuss 'The Privatization of Education' in Wisconsin Presentation

March 13, 2013

Julie K. Underwood, dean of the School of Education of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and 1976 graduate of DePauw University, will discuss "The Privatization… Read More

Elisa Villanueva Beard '98 Named Co-CEO of Teach For America

February 13, 2013

Elisa Villanueva Beard, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed co-CEO of Teach For America. TFA is a national teacher corps of recent… Read More