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Newspaper Previews Nov. 28 Visit by US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

November 15, 2018

The November 28 DePauw University visit by U.S. poet laureate Tracy K. Smith is previewed in today's Terre Haute Tribune-Star.  First announced in March… Read More

Journalism Prof. Deborah Douglas Takes Second Place Award for Column Writing

November 9, 2018

Deborah Douglas, Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism at DePauw University, tied for second place in the Chicago Journalists… Read More

Pulliam Prof. Deborah Douglas Wins Award, Elected Treasurer of Journalism and Women Symposium

November 4, 2018

Deborah Douglas, Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism at DePauw University, has received the Skin Cancer Foundation Media Award… Read More

Author Barbara Kingsolver '77 Seeks "Truth and Beauty"

October 27, 2018

A USA Today article offering "Best bets for your weekend reading" recommends Unsheltered, the new novel by 1977 DePauw University graduate Barbara Kingsolver… Read More

Seniors Molly Brennan & Madeleine Harms to Receive Indiana Outstanding College Student of Spanish Award

October 26, 2018

Two DePauw University seniors -- Molly Brennan and Madeleine Harms --  have been selected as recipients of the 2018 Indiana Outstanding College Student… Read More

Literary Journal Panorama Taps Prof. Samuel Autman as Nonfiction Editor

October 21, 2018

Samuel Autman, associate professor of English and Richard W. Peck Professor of English at DePauw University, will serve as a nonfiction editor of Panorama:… Read More

Wall Street Journal's 'Influencers' Spotlight Finds Barbara Kingsolver '77

October 18, 2018

According to Barbara Kingsolver, "It’s a fascinating life, being a novelist." She tells the Wall Street Journal, "It’s a kind of controlled schizophrenia… Read More

Carol Smith '85 Elected to EDUCAUSE Board

September 28, 2018

Carol L. Smith, chief information officer at DePauw and a 1985 graduate of the University, has been elected to the board of directors of EDUCAUSE, the… Read More

The DePauw Receives Two Awards in Statewide 'Better Newspaper Contest'

September 24, 2018

The DePauw, the completely independent and student staffed and managed newspaper on the DePauw University campus, picked up two third place awards from… Read More

Ellen Lindseth '86 Authors A Girl Divided

September 17, 2018

Ellen Lindseth, a member of DePauw University's Class of 1986, is the author of A Girl Divided.  Released by Lake Union Publishing, a synopsis of the book… Read More

Independent Bookstores Will Offer Special Edition of Barbara Kingsolver's ('77) Unsheltered

September 2, 2018

"HarperCollins is releasing an exclusive edition of Barbara Kingsolver’s new novel, Unsheltered, for independent bookstores only," notes the American Booksellers… Read More

Kelly Writers Series Presents Alexander Chee on Sept. 19

September 1, 2018

"Two-thirds of the way through Alexander Chee's How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, I abandoned my sharpened reviewer's pencil in favor of luxuriating… Read More

Carrie Jo Howe '82 Authors Island Life Sentence

August 29, 2018

Carrie Jo Howe, a 1982 graduate of DePauw University, is the author of Island Life Sentence. The book is described as "a fictional account of an American… Read More

Troy Cummings '96 Authors Can I Be Your Dog?

August 27, 2018

Author and illustrator Troy Cummings, a 1996 graduate of DePauw University, has published Can I Be Your Dog?. The book is issued by Random House. A review… Read More

Cherie Dolehanty '91 Now Directing University College Program at IU East

August 26, 2018

Cherie Dolehanty, a 1991 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to director of University College at Indiana University East. Dolehanty has worked… Read More

Stu Smith '06 Joins Fullscreen as VP of Talent

August 24, 2018

Stu Smith, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Fullscreen as vice president of talent. He comes from Omaze, where he was senior vice president… Read More

Journalism Fellowships of Two DePauw Seniors Result in Major Investigative Report

August 18, 2018

DePauw University seniors Brooks Hepp and Tilly Marlatt are among 38 journalism students from 19 universities whose work this summer has resulted in a… Read More

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver '77 Among 'The Most Anticipated Books of Fall'

August 17, 2018

Unsheltered, the upcoming novel by 1977 DePauw University graduate Barbara Kingsolver, is listed among "The Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2018" by Publishers… Read More

Lessons Learned

August 14, 2018

A horse named Zipper taught Hannah Hearon ’19, she says, to be resilient, brave and graceful. Now she’s using her experiences with her American Quarter… Read More

Education Prof. Sarrah Grubb '00 Joins IU Kokomo Faculty

August 14, 2018

Sarrah J. Grubb, a 2000 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the faculty of Indiana University Kokomo as assistant professor of education. She comes… Read More

Prof. Samuel Autman Publishes Essay in Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel

August 13, 2018

An essay by Samuel Autman, associate professor of English and Richard W. Peck Professor of English at DePauw University, is published in the latest issue… Read More

Attorney James Bell '96 Recalls Becoming a US Citizen and the Response of His DePauw Swim Teammates

August 2, 2018

James J. Bell, 2018 president of the Indianapolis Bar Association and 1996 graduate of DePauw University, grew up in Northern Ireland and immigrated to… Read More

Mark Hiemenz '97 Joins UTSA Women's Soccer Coaching Staff

July 19, 2018

Mark J. Hiemenz, a 1997 graduate of DePauw University, has been named assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the women's soccer program at the… Read More

Matt Demmings '91 Appointed Chief Deputy of Putnam County Sheriff's Department

July 18, 2018

Matt Demmings, a 1991 graduate of DePauw University, has been apppointed chief deputy of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department.  He had worked for the… Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 to Keynote Literacy Fundraiser in NC

July 15, 2018

Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author and 1977 graduate of DePauw University, will keynote the Literacy Council of Buncombe County’s 11th annual Authors… Read More

Prof. Chris White's Life List Among 'The Best Books of 2018 So Far'

July 11, 2018

The Life List of Adrian Mandrick, the debut novel by Chris White, professor of English at DePauw University, is listed among "The Best Books of 2018 So… Read More

Kelly Writers Series Presents Novelist and Prof. Chris White, Sept. 5

July 2, 2018

Chris White, author of  The Life List of Adrian Mandrick and professor of English at DePauw University, will present a reading and discussion of her debut… Read More

Nathan Collins '04 is Editor at Ohio's CityScene Media Group

June 19, 2018

Nathan Collins, a 2004 graduate of DePauw University, has joined CityScene Media Group as editor. (photo by Gwendolyn Zaczepinski) Collins comes to the… Read More

Unsheltered, by Barbara Kingsolver '77, Listed Among the Fall's Most Anticipated New Books

June 11, 2018

"Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming may be the glittering jewel in the fall books season, but plenty of other big-name baubles are headed for bookstores… Read More

1968 DePauw Graduates Steve and Karen Sanger Commit $20 Million to Their Alma Mater, "A Leadership Laboratory"

June 7, 2018

A $20 million gift to DePauw University from 1968 graduates Steve and Karen (Ogren) Sanger will create the new Sanger Leadership Initiative and bring new… Read More

Amy Sorrells '94 Publishes Before I Saw You

June 6, 2018

Amy K. Sorrells, a 1994 graduate of DePauw University, is the author of Before I Saw You. The novel, published by Tyndale, arrives in bookstores this week… Read More

New York Times Reviews Prof. Chris White's The Life List of Adrian Mandrick

June 3, 2018

Chris White brings "a birder’s eye for detail" to her debut novel, The Life List of Adrian Mandrick, notes today's New York Times. Helene Stapinski, the… 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

Award-Winning Journalist Deborah Douglas Coming to DePauw as Pulliam Visiting Professor

May 25, 2018

Award-winning journalist Deborah Douglas, who has been teaching at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism for a decade, is coming to DePauw… Read More

Richard Peck, Award-Winning Author of Books for Young Readers, Dies at 84

May 24, 2018

Richard Peck, award-winning author of books for young readers and 1956 graduate of DePauw University, died yesterday in New York City after a battle with… Read More

As Fulbright Scholar, Prof. Miranda Spivack to Bring Expertise on Journalism to Macedonia

May 22, 2018

Miranda S. Spivack, Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism at DePauw University, has received an award from the the Fulbright… Read More

Rick Nice '64 Elected to Plastics Pioneers Association

May 20, 2018

Rick Nice, a 1964 graduate of DePauw University, is one of five new members elected to join the Plastics Pioneers Association. Celebrating its 70th anniversary… 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

Journalism Prof. Miranda Spivack is Again a Guest on Radio's Kojo Nnamdi Show

May 9, 2018

"Recently released documents reveal that Koch Foundation donations to George Mason University may have offered the private group sway over the hiring of… Read More

Greisy Genao '18 Will Use Fulbright Award to Conduct Research on Cinema in the Dominican Republic

May 4, 2018

DePauw University senior Greisy Genao is the recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student scholarship and will spend the 2018-19 academic year conducting research… Read More

Assistant Curator Alexandra Chamberlain '13 Juries Evansville Art Exhibit

May 3, 2018

An Evansville Courier & Press article offering "8 fun things to do in Evansville this weekend" includes Working Together, (which) is an Arts Council juried… Read More

Fulbright Recipient Kirstyn Walker '16 Featured in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

May 2, 2018

"When Kirstyn Walker started teaching English at James E. Groppi High School nearly two years ago, she said it was the classroom environment that stood… Read More

SPJ's 'Best in Indiana' Competition Honors Three from DePauw

May 1, 2018

Three members of the DePauw University community -- two alumi and one student journalist -- received honors in the Society of Professional Journalists… Read More

Indiana Newspaper Features Novelist & Prof. Chris White

April 30, 2018

"Certain parts of this novel have been in my consciousness or on certain pieces of paper for probably like 18 years," Chris White tells Indiana's Bloomington… Read More

New Novel Puts Prof. Chris White on List of "Excellent Hoosier Authors": Indianapolis Monthly

April 26, 2018

"Add the name Chris White to your long list of excellent Hoosier authors," begins an Indianapolis Monthly feature. "The Indiana resident just published… Read More

Fulbright Winner Rachel Higson '18 Will Spend the 2018-19 Academic Year Teaching English in Taiwan

April 25, 2018

Rachel Higson, a member of DePauw University's senior class, will spend the upcoming academic year teaching English in Taiwan after being awarded an English… Read More

Further Praise for New Book by Prof. Chris White

April 14, 2018

The Life List of Adrian Mandrick, a novel by Chris White, professor of English at DePauw University, is listed among "The Best New Books of April 2018"… Read More

Dinty W. Moore Here April 18 & Back Next Spring as Distinguished University Professor of Creative Writing

April 10, 2018

Dinty W. Moore, an American essayist and writer of both fiction and non-fiction books and winner of the 2008 Grub Street National Book Prize for Non-Fiction… Read More

Matthew Sumpter '08 Publishes Poetry Collection, Public Land

April 10, 2018

Public Land, the first book of poems by 2008 DePauw University graduate Matthew Sumpter, has just been published by the University of Tampa Press. The… Read More

Eight DePauw Student Journalists Honored by the Society of Professional Journalists

April 9, 2018

Three DePauw University student journalists who work for The DePauw received first place awards, and another five received finalist citations, at the Society… Read More

Fulbright Award Winner Kirstyn Walker '16 to Teach in Greece

April 6, 2018

Kirstyn Walker, a 2016 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of an English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program… Read More

Prof. Wayne Glausser Authors Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity

April 3, 2018

Wayne E. Glausser, professor of English at DePauw University, is the author of Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and… Read More

Poet Abby Chew '02 Authors A Bear Approaches from the Sky

April 2, 2018

Abby Chew, a 2002 graduate of DePauw University, is the author of A Bear Approaches from the Sky. The poetry collection has just been published by the… Read More

Toni Morrison Society Director Carolyn Denard to Keynote April 24 Symposium at DePauw

April 1, 2018

Carolyn Denard, founder and director of the Toni Morrison Society, will come to DePauw University on Tuesday, April 24, to discuss "Harlem on My Mind:… Read More

Newspaper Recalls 1900 Graduate William Washington Williams, "The Man Who Discovered O. Henry"

March 25, 2018

"Two years after graduating from DePauw University, Terre Haute native William Wash (for Washington) Williams was still handling trivial assignments as… Read More

Bestselling & Award-Winning Author Angie Thomas to Discuss The Hate U Give on April 5

March 21, 2018

Angie Thomas, whose young adult novel, The Hate U Give: Finding Your Activism and Turning the Political into the Personal, debuted at number one on the… Read More

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

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

US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith to Visit Campus in November

March 9, 2018

A November Indiana visit by U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith will include an event at DePauw University. Indiana Humanities, in partnership with Brick… Read More

Prof. Chris White "Deftly Pulls Out All the Stops" in Debut Novel

March 6, 2018

"This engaging, unusual novel successfully combines the best elements of a psychological portrait, a travel adventure, and a suspenseful mystery," notes… Read More

Acclaimed Author Robin Black Coming to DePauw on March 14

March 5, 2018

Robin Black, author of the acclaimed If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This and the recent Crash Course: Essays From Where Writing and Life Collide, will… Read More

David Mikics to Examine Slow Reading in a Hurried Age on March 8

March 1, 2018

David Mikics, author of the book Slow Reading in a Hurried Age, will speak at DePauw University on Thursday, March 8. The free event will take place in… Read More

Indiana State Police Lt. Donna Elam '88 Promoted to Captain of Special Investigations

February 28, 2018

Donna M. Elam, an Indiana State Lieutenant, has been promoted to the rank of captain and will serve as assistant commander of the Indiana State Police… Read More

New Novel by Award-Winning Barbara Kingsolver '77 Set for October Release

February 22, 2018

"When I discovered I could make a living as a novelist that was a jackpot because the novelist has to know about everything," Barbara Kingsolver says.… Read More

Prof. Joseph Heithaus Writes 'In the Aftermath, There Really Are No Words', in Today's New York Times

February 16, 2018

A New York Times opinion piece by Joseph Heithaus, professor of English at DePauw University, begins, "It’s catastrophic. There really are no words." … 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

Prof. Amity Reading Authors Reading the Anglo-Saxon Self Through the Vercelli Book

February 8, 2018

Amity Reading, assistant professor of English at DePauw University, is the author of Reading the Anglo-Saxon Self Through the Vercelli Book, which has… 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

Roger Mattes '80 Elected District Governor of Rotary International

January 30, 2018

Roger Mattes Jr., an attorney at Mattes & Mattes in Scranton, Pennsylvania and 1980 graduate of DePauw University, "will become the next Rotary district… Read More

Walker Gilmer, "A Master English Professor," Dies at Age 82

January 22, 2018

F. Walker Gilmer, professor emeritus of English at DePauw University, died last night.  A member of the DePauw faculty from 1963 until his retirement in… Read More

Chicago Review of Books Praises Upcoming Novel by Prof. Chris White

January 21, 2018

The Life List of Adrian Mandrick, a novel by Chris White, professor of English at DePauw University, is among "The Most Anticipated Fiction Books of 2018"… Read More

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