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This Day in DePauw History

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Prof. Kevin Howley Discusses Impact of Oscars Telecast with Washington Times

February 22, 2019

Box office receipts are up, but television ratings for the Academy Awards have been declining, notes the Washington Times in a preview of Sunday's annual… Read More

Brian Sullivan '08 Promoted to Exec. VP & COO of Merchants Capital

February 22, 2019

Brian J. Sullivan, a 2008 graduate of DePauw University, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer at Merchants Capital… Read More

Tigers Get First Win of Season

February 22, 2018

DePauw held on for a 5-4 win over Earlham on Thursday, their first of the spring season. 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

Prestigious Orr Fellowships are Awarded to Six DePauw Seniors

February 22, 2017

Six seniors at DePauw University are recipients of 2017 Governor Robert D. Orr Entrepreneurial Fellowships. They are among 50 students selected from more… Read More

Pop Culture is Turning Society Into a Reality Show, Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

February 22, 2017

"Pop culture has not only taken over America’s entertainment world, it is now running the nation’s broader sociopolitical sphere," writes Jeffrey M. McCall… Read More

Lattner Named NCAC Player of the Week For Second Time This Season

February 22, 2016

DePauw junior Luke Lattner (Hinsdale, Ill.) was named the North Coast Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week following his record breaking… Read More

Galle Earns First NCAC Player of the Week Honor

February 22, 2016

DePauw freshman Megan Galle (Columbus, Ind.) picked up her first North Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors following her performance for… Read More

NCAC Tourney Preview: Women’s Basketball

February 22, 2016

Looking for their 13th consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament, the Tigers will most likely need the automatic bid that comes from winning… Read More

Congress Falling Short on "Key Responsibility," Opines Lee Hamilton '52

February 22, 2016

Policy oversight, seen as a "key responsibility" of Congress by veteran statesman Lee Hamilton, "has fallen into disrepair." In a newspaper column, the… Read More

#24 DePauw Completes Weekend Sweep

February 22, 2015

The 24th-ranked Tigers improved to 3-4 on the season after defeating Rhodes on Saturday and Earlham today Read More

Attorney Erin Majka '99 Joins Chalgian & Tripp

February 22, 2015

Erin L. Majka, a 1999 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices, PLLC. She concentrates her practice in the areas of estate… Read More

13th-Ranked Tigers Move to 5-0 with Win over Battling Bishops

February 22, 2014

DePauw's 13th-ranked women opened North Coast Athletic Conference West Division play today and defeated Ohio Wesleyan, 9-0, to improve to 5-0 on the season Read More

Tigers Finish Sixth at DePauw Classic

February 22, 2014

Paced by Kyle Mackey's win in the pole vault, DePauw totaled 45 points and finished sixth among 15 schools at the DePauw Classic on the James A. Hollensteiner… Read More

Kauth Wins High Jump; Burke Breaks Own Hurdles Record

February 22, 2014

Led by Celia Kauth winning the high jump and Meghan Burke reestablishing her 60-meter hurdle school record, DePauw totaled 69 points and finished fifth… Read More

DePauw Comes Back from 15-Point Deficit, but Ohio Wesleyan Snaps Tigers' Win Streaks with 65-64 Win

February 22, 2014

For the second time this season, DePauw's top-ranked women found themselves down by 15 to Ohio Wesleyan, but this time the Tigers' comeback was thwarted… Read More

Tigers Fall in Season Opener

February 22, 2014

The DePauw men's lacrosse team opened its 2014 campaign Saturday afternoon as it hosted Rhodes at Blackstock Stadium, and a second-half comeback fell short… Read More

DePauw Men Sweep Saturday Opponents; Move to 5-1

February 22, 2014

DePauw hosted Principia and Ohio Wesleyan today and the Tigers improved to 4-1 with a pair of 9-0 wins Read More

Botts Beats Buzzer; Secures Tigers as No. 2 Seed in NCAC Tournament

February 22, 2014

After netting his career high Wednesday night against Wabash, sophomore guard, Adam Botts, drained a three-pointer with one second remaining to lift the… Read More

Prof. Jeff Gropp Offers Thoughts on Proposed Minimum Wage Hike in Newspaper Op-Ed

February 22, 2014

According to Jeff Gropp, associate professor of economics and management and chair of the department at DePauw University, "Minimum-wage laws fail to help… Read More

Indiana Court of Appeals Here on March 7

February 22, 2014

The Indiana Court of Appeals will come to the campus of DePauw University on Friday, March 7, to hold oral arguments that are open to all.  The proceedings… Read More

DePauw Earns All-Academic Honors; Heather O'Brien Named to All-Academic Team

February 22, 2013

Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw women’s cross country program has been named a 2012 Division III All-Academic Cross Country team by the U.S. Track & Field… Read More

Tigers Earn All-Academic Status

February 22, 2013

Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw men’s cross country program has been named a 2012 Division III All-Academic Cross Country team by the U.S. Track & Field… Read More

Topher Jones '07 "A Talent on the Rise" on Electronic Dance Music Scene

February 22, 2013

"When Topher Jones meets fellow Electronic Dance Music artists, he rarely finds anyone else who was a four-sport athlete in high school," begins an Indianapolis… Read More

28th-ranked Tigers Drop 6-3 Decision to #17 Case

February 22, 2013

Greencastle, Ind. - The 28th-ranked Tigers dropped to 1-2 on the season following a 6-3 loss to 17th-ranked Case Western Reserve at the DePauw Indoor Tennis… Read More

Top-ranked DePauw's Second-Half Blitz is Difference in NCAC Semifinal Win

February 22, 2013

Box Score | Tournament Site Greencastle, Ind. - It may have taken number-one ranked DePauw a full half to adjust to not having leading scorer Alex Gasaway… Read More

Kenyon earns first trip to NCAC final since 2006  

February 22, 2013

Box Score | Tournament Site Greencastle, Ind. - Buttressed by a 16-0 run in the first half, Kenyon College (20-7) advanced to the North Coast Athletic… Read More

Prof. Valarie Ziegler Contributes Essay to Chronicle of Higher Education

February 22, 2013

"Adam and Eve are archetypal figures for secular and religious society alike, transplanted from their ancient setting to modern America, often with eyebrow-raising… Read More

Saks Internship Never Goes Out of Style

February 22, 2012

Seniors Julie C. Buchta, Kirsten A. Seeland and Katherine “Katie” C. Wickman spent Winter Term interning at Saks Fifth Avenue Corporate Office in Palm… Read More

Thursday Poetry Reading by Prof. Joe Heithaus Previewed in Newspaper

February 22, 2012

"Hard work really does pay off, at least in the case of DePauw University professor and poetry writer Joe Heithaus, who was recently awarded the honor… Read More

Alice Ripley '85 to Make Chicago Concert Debut in May

February 22, 2011

February 22, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "Alice Ripley, the star of Next to Normal and a Broadway actress with something of a cult following, will make her… Read More

Reich Wins Two Events at Purdue; NCAA Automatic Qualifier in Mile

February 22, 2010

February 22, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  Senior Lauren Reich competed at Purdue's Boilermaker Invitational and won both the mile run and the 800 meters… Read More

TV Station Covers Basketball Win by Philanthropic Tiger Women

February 22, 2010

February 22, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "The DePauw University women's basketball team played their final regular season home game yesterday and defeated… Read More

Charles Adams '64 Honored as Mattoon, IL's 'Citizen of the Year'

February 22, 2010

February 22, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "You really have no idea how surprised I am," said Charles A. Adams, a 1964 graduate of DePauw University, as he… Read More

Renowned Cellist Laszlo Varga is Guest Artist at School of Music, February 26-28

February 22, 2010

February 22, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Laszlo Varga, who has an international reputation as soloist, recording artist, and master teacher, will come to… Read More

Two More Awards for Jason Reitman, Coming to Campus in Three Weeks

February 22, 2010

Also: Information on Jason Reitman's March 15 Ubben Lecture February 22, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner were handed the… Read More

Prof. Kevin Howley Examines Rise of Tea Party Movement

February 22, 2010

February 22, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — As Democrats and Republicans debated the impact of the economic stimulus efforts on the nation, "All the while,… Read More

Indianapolis Star Story Notes DePauw-Based Journalism Hall of Fame

February 22, 2009

February 22, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "By 1903, according to a profile of Stewart at DePauw University's Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame, the paper was… Read More

DePauw Extends Home Streak to 39 with Win over Sewanee

February 22, 2009

BOX SCORE February 22, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw's Cassie Pruzin (pictured) scored all 17 points in the second half as the 18th-ranked Tigers pulled… Read More

Linda Grice '81 Joins Chamber of Commerce Board

February 22, 2009

February 22, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Linda (Hesson) Grice, a real estate lender with Croghan Colonial Bank and 1981 graduate of DePauw University, has… Read More

DePauw Wraps Perfect Home Season with Win over Sewanee

February 22, 2009

BOX SCORE February 22, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw improved to 19-6 overall and finished Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play with an 11-3… Read More

Baseball Doubleheader Canceled Due to Weather

February 22, 2009

February 22, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  The baseball doubleheader at Maryville (Tenn.) College has been canceled due to weather. The Tigers attempt to… Read More

Public Access TV is Important and Endangered, According to Prof. Jonathan Nichols-Pethick

February 22, 2009

February 22, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — In September of 2006, California's Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, signed into law a bill that promises to effectively… Read More

Tigers Improve to 19-5 with Win at Sewanee

February 22, 2008

BOX SCOREFebruary 22, 2008, Sewanee, Tenn. - Visiting DePauw scored the first nine points of the second half to extend a six-point lead to 15 and the lead… Read More

Sixth-Ranked Tigers Lose to Seven-Ranked Washington in ITA Opening Round

February 22, 2008

February 22, 2008, St. Peter, Minn. - The sixth-ranked Tigers dropped to 1-1 on the season following a 7-2 loss to seventh-ranked Washington-St. Louis… Read More

Seventh-ranked Tigers Wrap Up SCAC East's Top Seed with Win at Sewanee

February 22, 2008

BOX SCORE February 22, 2008, Sewanee, Tenn. - Cassie Pruzin and Jenna Fernandez each scored 18 and led seventh-ranked DePauw to a 76-61 Southern Collegiate… Read More

Democratic Presidential Contest Faces Two Potential "Hanging Chads," Writes Prof. Ken Bode

February 22, 2008

February 22, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "Florida is once again the hanging chad of American politics, except this time Michigan is dangling with it," begins… Read More

Women's Basketball and Men's Swimming Successes Spotlighted

February 22, 2008

February 22, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "The defending Division III national champion DePauw women's basketball team (20-3) is ranked eighth" in NCAA Division… Read More

DePauw Opera Presents The Abduction of Figaro, February 28 - March 2

February 22, 2008

February 22, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw Opera will present the operatic farce The Abduction of Figaro at 7:30 p.m. February 28 through March 1, with… Read More

Saturday baseball games postponed

February 22, 2007

February 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw's season-opening baseball doubleheader scheduled for Saturday against Anderson has been postponed due to… Read More

"Role Model" Percy Julian '20 Featured in Humanities and Dallas Morning News

February 22, 2007

February 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The research of Percy Julian "strikes me as the kind of science that an artist would do," Gregory Petsko, director… Read More

DePauw Talents to Contribute to Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society Concert

February 22, 2007

February 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "Nationally accomplished baroque violinist Allison Guest Edberg will headline the Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society's… Read More

Wendi Taylor Nations '85 Promoted at Porter Novelli

February 22, 2007

February 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Wendi Taylor Nations, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed managing director of Porter Novelli's… Read More

Softball games canceled

February 22, 2007

February 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw's season-opening softball doubleheader scheduled for Saturday against Indiana Tech has been canceled due… Read More

No change in women's national rankings

February 22, 2007

February 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Following wins over Sewanee and Oglethorpe in the final weekend of Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play… Read More

Tigers move back into national rankings

February 22, 2007

February 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - After sweeping Sewanee and Oglethorpe in the final weekend of Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play, the… Read More

Bondi named SCAC Player of the Week

February 22, 2007

February 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw senior Liz Bondi (Park Ridge, Ill./Maine South) has been selected the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference… Read More

Moore named SCAC Player of the Week

February 22, 2007

February 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw sophomore guard Mike Moore (Elkhart, Ind./Concord) was named Southern Collegiate Athletic Confernence Men's… Read More

Mary Lou Mastro '76 Elected to Board of National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems

February 22, 2007

February 22, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Mary Lou Mastro, president of Linden Oaks Hospital at Edward in Naperville, Illinois, and 1976 graduate of DePauw… Read More

Mike Smith '70 Elected to Vectren Corporation Board

February 22, 2006

February 22, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Michael L. Smith, a 1970 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected to the board of directors of Vectren Corporation… Read More

DePauw Junior is 500 Festival Princess

February 22, 2006

February 22, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University junior Mary Beth Robinson is one of the thirty-three 500 Festival Princesses selected for 2006… Read More

Hang On to Cash Until Markets Sort Themselves Out, Advises SmartMoney's James B. Stewart '73

February 22, 2006

February 22, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "Everyone I run into lately has been asking me for investing tips," writes James B. Stewart at SmartMoney.com. Stewart… Read More

Enjoy Concerts by DePauw Jazz Ensemble and Condition Blue This Week

February 22, 2006

February 22, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University’s jazz program will be on display this week in concerts by jazz quintet Condition Blue and the… Read More

DePauw season opener moved to Thursday

February 22, 2006

February 22, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Due to possible inclement weather this weekend, DePauw's season-opening game at Anderson has been moved from Saturday… Read More

DePauw women move up in both national polls

February 22, 2005

February 22, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Coming off of two Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference wins, the DePauw women's basketball team moved up in both… Read More

Tigers drop season opener at Indiana

February 22, 2005

BOX SCORE | PHOTO GALLERY February 22, 2005, Bloomington, Ind. - DePauw battled host Indiana through 5 1/3 scoreless innings, but the Hoosiers rallied… Read More

Computer Science Symposium to Highlight Works of DePauw Students & Faculty Members

February 22, 2005

February 22, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - A DePauw University student and two faculty members will make presentations this week at the 2005 ACM Special Interest… Read More

Zondor named SCAC Player of the Week

February 22, 2005

February 22, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw senior guard Sarah Zondor has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week for… Read More

Movie/Video Game Tie-ins Can be Tricky, Activision's Kathy Vrabeck '85 Tells New York Times

February 22, 2005

February 22, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - A New York Times article on the hit-and-miss prospects of video games based on Hollywood movies includes the perspective… Read More

Robert Schrier '57 to Edit New Clinical Review Journal

February 22, 2005

February 22, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Robert W. Schrier, M.D. -- professor of medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, division of renal… Read More

DePauw Junior Selected as 500 Festival Princess

February 22, 2005

February 22, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Melissa Trombley, a DePauw University junior, is one of the thirty-three young women from across Indiana selected… Read More

Tigers earn SCAC's number-one seed with 65-50 win at Sewanee

February 22, 2004

Box score   Sewanee, Tenn. - The 10th-ranked DePauw women's basketball team wrapped up the top seed in the SCAC Championship by defeating host Sewanee… Read More

DePauw finishes SCAC regular season with a 77-66 win at Sewanee; face Southwestern in SCAC tournament

February 22, 2004

Box score   Sewanee, Tenn. - DePauw never trailed on the way to a 77-66 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference victory over host Sewanee. The Tigers… Read More

Author, Cultural Critic to Discuss the 'Hip Hop Generation' Monday

February 22, 2002

February 22, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - Bakari Kitwana, who has been called one of black America's sharpest young cultural critics, will be on the DePauw… Read More

"Queen of Civil Disobedience" Urges DePauw Students to Be Compassionate and Connected

February 22, 2001

February 22, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - Known internationally for her work with women and poor families, Cheri Honkala delivered a powerful message on the… Read More

Rituals and Traditions Form Unusual Art Exhibition at DePauw

February 22, 2000

February 22, 2000, Greencastle, Ind. - In 1998, internationally recognized sculptor Denise Ward-Brown was in Ghana, West Africa, researching architectural… Read More

Scholar, Philosopher and Author Cornel West to Address 'Race Matters'

February 22, 1994

February 25, 1994, Greencastle, Ind. - Cornel West, a leading scholar of African-American studies and religion and a best-selling author, will give a convocation… Read More

President Kerstetter Named to Dickinson's Sports Hall of Fame

February 22, 1975

February 22, 1975, Greencastle, Ind. - William E. Kerstetter, president of DePauw University, was today inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame at his alma… Read More

UB Food Gets Notice in Adventures in Good Eating

February 22, 1958

February 22, 1958, Greencastle, Ind. - Excellence in food and service have established the DePauw Memorial Student Union as one of Central Indiana's most… Read More