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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on July 6th in years past.

Trombone prof Beckel's patriotic composition featured in internet broadcast

July 6, 2020

A patriotic composition by James Beckel, professor of trombone in the DePauw School of Music, was recently featured on Wind & Rhythm, an international… Read More

Professor emeritus Baughman dies

July 6, 2020

John J. Baughman, 95, a 1948 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of DePauw who returned to the university to teach European history for 37 years, died June 26 in Greencastle… Read More

Women's Soccer - Corona Resigns as DePauw Head Coach; Accepts Director of Coaching Position in Colorado

July 6, 2019

Kristina Corona, DePauw women's soccer head coach, has resigned to accept a position as the 15U-19U Girls South Director of Coaching for the Colorado… Read More

Underwater Archaeology Summer Experience of Caleb O'Brien '20 Noted in Newspaper  

July 6, 2019

The underwater archaeology summer experience of Caleb O'Brien, who will be a senior at DePauw University this fall, is noted in his hometown newspaper… Read More

Statewide TV Audience Learns of DePauw's Sanger Leadership Initiative & Campus Energy Master Plan

July 6, 2018

"DePauw University bills itself as a place where people come to change the world," Inside Indiana Business host Gerry Dick said as he introduced a segment… Read More

Prof. Mona Bhan Writes of Kashmir's Struggle for Self-Determination in Outlook India

July 6, 2018

"Under the pretext of combating Islamic terrorism, India has conveniently ignored the complexities of history; it has also shunned its legal and moral… Read More

Danitra Arredondo '04 Named Principal of Houston Elementary School

July 6, 2017

Danitra Arredondo, a 2004 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed principal of Petersen Elementary School in the Houston, Texas Independent School… Read More

Women's Lacrosse - Sargent Resigns as Women's Lacrosse Coach

July 6, 2016

Julie Sargent, DePauw head women's lacrosse coach for the last three seasons, is resigning to take a position at the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis Read More

Baseball - Martin Resigns to Return to Alma Mater

July 6, 2016

DePauw head baseball coach Jake Martin is resigning to return to his alma mater, Wabash College, as its head baseball coach Read More

Short Story by Michael Sears '11 Awarded Henfield Prize

July 6, 2016

Michael A. Sears, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University and the recipient of a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Virginia in May 2016, is… Read More

Barron's Profile of Nation's Top Financial Advisors Cites David Singer '91

July 6, 2015

"Joe Evelo likes to hire recent college graduates. He appreciates their high energy and trainability -- but he’s also found the youngsters nudge him into… Read More

New Media Artist & Physicist Combine for 'Mediation,' at Peeler Center Aug. 26 - Oct. 14

July 6, 2015

Also: See “Capturing Fame: Photographs and Prints by Andy Warhol,” Through July 26 “Mediation,” an exhibition of work by new media artist Claudia Esslinger… Read More

'Private College Week' Begins July 21

July 6, 2014

From Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 25, DePauw University and Indiana’s 30 other private, non-profit colleges and universities invite students,… Read More

Cable TV's Pricing Model is Unfair to Consumers, Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

July 6, 2013

"When you go to a restaurant for a burger and fries, you only pay for the items you order. You don’t pay for the entire menu," notes Jeff McCall. His … Read More

Presidential Race is "Very Close," According to Pollster Scott Rasmussen '86

July 6, 2012

When analyzing presidential polls, "The exact wrong thing, which a lot of people do, is they pick the result they like best and rationalize as to why it… Read More

Troubled Water?

July 6, 2012

The Big Walnut Creek watershed is only a speck on a map of Indiana, but its 424-square-mile footprint probably doesn’t seem so small to the handful of… Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 Examines Climate Change in Upcoming Novel, Flight Behavior

July 6, 2012

"When I begin a novel, it's intimidating to swim out into the current of the river of all human experience and find something new," Barbara Kingsolver… Read More

Senior Receives Congress' Highest Award for Youth

July 6, 2011

July 6, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Bryan A. Sable, who will be a senior at DePauw University this fall, has been presented the Congressional Award Gold… Read More

Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra Presents 'Vehemently Vivaldi' Tonight

July 6, 2011

July 6, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "The instruments we hear in most concerts today have evolved significantly from those used at the time Vivaldi and Bach… Read More

Prof. Clarenda Phillips '92 Receives ACE Fellowship

July 6, 2010

July 6, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Clarenda M. Phillips, associate professor of sociology at Morehead State University and 1992 graduate of DePauw University… Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 Plans July 19 Appearance in Ireland

July 6, 2010

July 6, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "Barbara Kingsolver, who won this year’s Orange Prize for Fiction for her novel The Lacuna, is reading in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown… Read More

FOX's Bret Baier '92 Discusses "Job of a Lifetime" and DePauw in Atlanta Paper

July 6, 2009

July 6, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "When he attended DePauw University in Indiana, he became the first anchor at the new media center," notes an Atlanta… Read More

DePauw a 'Great College to Work For,' According to National Survey

July 6, 2009

July 6, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw University has been recognized as a "Great College to Work For" in the second annual survey survey by the Chronicle… Read More

Mike Wanchic '74 Co-Produces John Mellencamp's New Live Album

July 6, 2009

July 6, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Mike Wanchic, "part of John Mellencamp's band for over 30 years" and a member of DePauw University's Class of 1974, is… Read More

Mark Hamilton '88 Joins American Standard Brands

July 6, 2009

July 6, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Mark B. Hamilton, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has joined American Standard Brands as general manager for luxury… Read More

Retiring San Diego Library Director Anna Tatár '65 Featured in Newspaper

July 6, 2008

July 6, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "It really is a glorious manifestation of democracy -- it's one of the most important civic institutions," says Anna… Read More

Brian Hicks '00 Joins Wind Capital Group

July 6, 2008

July 6, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Brian T. Hicks, a 2000 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed director for project finance at Wind Capital… Read More

UIndy's Todd Sturgeon '88 Reunites with His DePauw Coach, Royce Waltman

July 6, 2007

July 6, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "University of Indianapolis head men's basketball coach Todd Sturgeon [pictured at left] announced today that Royce Waltman… Read More

J. Nichols '89 Pays Tribute to Fellow Marine Biologist

July 6, 2007

July 6, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "His work showed that the big old fish are very important: not to take and eat, but to leave in the ocean," says Wallace… Read More

DePauw's Strongest-Ever Directors' Cup Showing Gets More Attention

July 6, 2006

July 6, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw was 13th among Division III schools" across America, and was the top Indiana college or university, in this year's… Read More

"Map Master" Judson Green '74 in Chicago Sun-Times

July 6, 2006

July 6, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "We want to enable the driver to get there quicker, but safer, too," says Judson Green, president and CEO of NAVTEQ Corporation… Read More

There's "New Optimism" Over DePauw's Efforts to Further Increase Its Diversity: Chronicle of Higher Education

July 6, 2006

July 6, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - As the 2006-07 academic year approaches, "there is new optimism at DePauw," notes this week's (July 7) edition of the… Read More

Ryan Fenstermaker '05 Wins LaPorte July 4 5K Run

July 6, 2005

July 6, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "In the men's division of the LaPorte July 4 5K run, Ryan Fenstermaker, a recent graduate of DePauw, edged LaPorte junior… Read More

Editor & Publisher Quotes Prof. Jeff McCall '76

July 6, 2004

July 6, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - An Editor & Publisher article that examines a campaign controversy includes comments from a DePauw University professor… Read More

Prof. Eugene Gloria to Present at the Midwest Writers Workshop

July 6, 2004

July 6, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Eugene Gloria, assistant professor of English at DePauw University and 1999 winner of the National Poetry Series, will… Read More

Another DePauw-Bound Valedictorian Profiled in Star

July 6, 2004

July 6, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Riley Steinmetz, co-valedictorian of Lutheran High School, "plans to attend DePauw University this fall and study biology… Read More

Indianapolis Assistant Deputy Mayor Keira Amstutz '91 on Symphony's Impact

July 6, 2003

July 6, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - A story in today's edition of the Indianapolis Star, which reports the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will run a six-figure… Read More

Art of Judith Nevins Bush '71 Spotlighted in Southern Illinoisian

July 6, 2003

July 6, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - "Judith Nevins Bush of Murphysboro, an art graduate from DePauw University and Indiana University, has contributed a… Read More