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Madison Dudley '18 Wins Prestigious Award for Young Journalists

March 16, 2018

Madison Dudley, a DePauw University senior, is the recipient of an Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award. She was among 16 aspiring foreign correspondents… Read More

Indianapolis Star Previews Jenna Fischer's April 17 DePauw Visit

March 11, 2018

Actress and author Jenna Fischer, who will present an Ubben Lecture at DePauw University on April 17, is among "20 major (and minor) celebrities you’ll… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 to Address Heritage Preservation Society of Putnam County

March 8, 2018

Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication at DePauw and 1976 graduate of the University, will deliver the keynote address at the annual meeting of… Read More

Jesus Christ Superstar: "Greencastle Had It Before Broadway!"

March 7, 2018

"When Hamilton: An American Musical arrives in Indianapolis between September 2019 and April 2020, it will be at least four years after the Tony Award… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Chastises Media for "Saturating American Culture with Violent Content"

March 4, 2018

In the wake of recent episodes of violence across America, including last month's deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, "Citizens are protesting… Read More

Panel of Journalists to Examine Race in America on 50th Anniversary of Kerner Commission's Report

February 27, 2018

A distinguished panel of journalists will come to DePauw University on Tuesday, March 6, to discuss the 50th anniversary of a key study that was conducted… Read More

Prof. Miranda Spivack to Moderate National Press Club Event March 12

February 26, 2018

Miranda S. Spivack, Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism at DePauw University, will moderate a Monday, March 12 panel discussion… Read More

Cable Needs to Change or "Join the Dodo in the Annals of Extinction": Prof. Jeff McCall '76

February 24, 2018

"A business model that forces consumers to pay for products they don’t want is headed for disaster. It doesn’t take a Harvard M.B.A. to figure that out… Read More

Actress & Author Jenna Fischer of The Office Coming to DePauw for April 17 Ubben Lecture

February 20, 2018

Jenna Fischer, the two-time Screen Actors Guild Award-winner and Emmy-nominated actress, is coming to DePauw University. On April 17, Fischer will be a… Read More

Americans Need a Primer on What Free Expression Really Is, Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

February 20, 2018

"The creation of the First Amendment by our nation’s founders demonstrated a profound commitment to human dignity, reason and the search for truth," writes… Read More

"Unwise, Uncivil Messages" Posted on Social Media Sites Can Have Legal Consequences

February 18, 2018

In a recent Indiana lawsuit, a court awarded monetary damages to a person who argued that comments posted on Facebook amounted to defamation.  A story… Read More

Wilderness Writing: Paddling Florida’s Everglades

February 16, 2018

The 99-mile Wilderness Waterway in Florida’s Everglades National Park was the intended destination of a recent Winter Term trip for eight DePauw students… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall Questions Why The View Falls Under ABC's News Division

February 15, 2018

"ABC is facing mounting criticism after its panelists on The View mocked Vice President Mike Pence’s Christian faith," notes a Fox News story this afternoon… Read More

The Spring Spectacle of Shakespeare: Mentor Kevin Coleman

February 13, 2018

The seventh annual Spring Spectacle of Shakespeare at DePauw University is Saturday, May 5, in Moore Theatre of the Judson and Joyce Green Center for the… Read More

Prof. Miranda Spivack to Present at Harry Frank Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in America

February 13, 2018

Miranda S. Spivack, Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism at DePauw University, will be among the speakers at 13th annual Harry… Read More

Social Entrepreneur Megan Casey Glover '04 Among Indy's 'Forty Under 40'

February 10, 2018

Megan Glover, co-founder & CEO of 120WaterAudit and 2004 graduate of DePauw University, is among the Indianapolis Business Journal's "Forty Under 40" for… Read More

Days of Our Lives' Bill Hayes '47 to be Honored for Lifetime Achievement at Daytime Emmy Awards

February 1, 2018

Bill Hayes, an actor/singer and 1947 DePauw University graduate who has performed on television's Days of Our Lives for 48 years, will be honored with… 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

Hip Hop Artist Kid Quill '16 Launches 16-City Tour

January 25, 2018

Kid Quill, also known as 2016 DePauw University graduate Mitch Brown, "is hitting the road for his second nationwide tour," reports his hometown Shelbyville… Read More

Story on Missing Texts of FBI Agents Cites Prof. Jeff McCall '76

January 24, 2018

"President Donald Trump, Republican lawmakers and political watchdogs are furious that the FBI failed to preserve five months of text messages between… Read More

DePauw Theatre Invites You to Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Feb. 1 - 4

January 23, 2018

DePauw Theatre presents August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, which opens Thursday, February 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Moore Theatre of the Green Center… Read More

President Trump Can Sway Some Voters, But Courts May Be Another Matter: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

January 20, 2018

The recent attempt by President Trump to block the distribution of the controversial book by Michael Wolff, Fire and Fury, "was a disaster," Jeffrey M… Read More

Indy Star Story on Public's Right to Know Cites Prof. Andy Cullison '01

January 18, 2018

"Carmel Clay Schools officials have remained vague about why the district's superintendent spent three months on paid leave, offering only a short statement… Read More

David Forsell '89 is Finalist for International Environmental Award

January 15, 2018

David Forsell, president of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and 1989 graduate of DePauw University, is one of five finalists for the Arbor Day Foundation's… Read More

The Movie Industry "Has Lost its Way", Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

January 14, 2018

America's movie industry, which has historically provided "dramatic escapism and ... a unique experience," in the view of Jeffrey M. McCall, "has lost… Read More

Will Pfaffenberger '04 to Open Comedy Club in Hometown

January 13, 2018

"(Will) Pfaffenberger, who’s played a large role in the Indianapolis comedy scene since he graduated from DePauw University in 2004, wanted to create a… Read More

Prof. Kevin Howley Authors Drones: Media Discourse & the Public Imagination

January 11, 2018

Kevin Howley, professor of communication at DePauw University, is the author of Drones: Media Discourse & the Public Imagination.  The book has just been… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Discusses the Future of Breitbart News, Post-Bannon

January 10, 2018

With the departure of former presidential adviser Steve Bannon's from Breitbart News, "I think there's an opportunity for Breitbart perhaps to look for… Read More

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