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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on December 12th in years past.

Ryan Named NCAC Player of the Week

December 12, 2016

Senior Claire Ryan (Chicago, Ill.) posted a pair of career-high outings in two wins to be named the North Coast Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball… Read More

Bicentennial Bison, Decorated by DePauw Art Students, Unveiled at Community Celebration

December 12, 2016

A community-wide event yesterday at the Putnam County Courthouse to mark Indiana's bicentennial included the unveiling of a bison by DePauw University… Read More

Tigers claim first NCAC win

December 12, 2015

Four players scored in double figures as the DePauw men’s basketball team defeated Oberlin 75-66 for their first North Coast Athletic Conference win… Read More

Tigers Stay Perfect in NCAC Play with Win over Oberlin

December 12, 2015

DePauw never trailed in its North Coast Athletic Conference home opener with Oberlin and extended its win streak to four with a 63-45 victory Read More

DePauw and Greencastle Share Local DAR's 2015 Historic Preservation Award

December 12, 2015

DePauw University and the City of Greencastle share an award for their work in improving the community. They share the 2015 Historic Preservation Award… Read More

The Next Level

December 12, 2014

Celtics coach Brad Stevens with star guard Rajon Rondo. On a Wednesday afternoon in late August, Brad Stevens ’99 leads me through a warren of cubicles… Read More

Dogs of Doubtful Origin

December 12, 2013

Associate Professor of Art and Art History Lori A. Miles chose a nontraditional way to culminate her yearlong sabbatical – a collaborative art exhibition… Read More

Jenny Vance '00 Again Among '50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management'

December 12, 2013

Jenny Vance, president and co-founder of LeadJen and 2000 graduate of DePauw University, is again listed among  the "50 Most Influential People in Sales… Read More

12-12-12 "Just a Number" to Prof. Woody Dudley

December 12, 2012

"Today is 12-12-12, the last major numerical date using the Gregorian or Christian calendar for almost another century," reports ABC News. "The next time… Read More

Stellar Communities Grant Creates "Great Traction" for Greencastle & DePauw

December 12, 2012

"Seventy miles southwest of Delphi, the city of Greencastle offers a glimpse of how Stellar Communities works," reports Indiana's Lafayette Journal and… Read More

Clemson's Brad Brownell '91 Discusses Recruiting in Newspaper Article

December 12, 2011

December 12, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Brad Brownell has served as a college head men's basketball coach in the North and South, and "says that when it… Read More

Matt Dellinger '97 Nominated for 'Small Business Book Award'

December 12, 2010

December 12, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Interstate 69: The Unfinished History of the Last Great American Highway, authored by 1997 DePauw University graduate… Read More

Women's Hoops Team Crushes Robert Morris; Men Fall at Wabash

December 12, 2009

December 12, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Seventeen players scored for host DePauw University as it cruised past the Robert Morris Eagles 90-44 Friday,"… Read More

John and Rachel Jakes ('53 & '51) Benefit "A Vital Part of Our Lives"

December 12, 2009

December 12, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., has announced that novelist John Jakes and wife, Rachel, gave a $2 million estate… Read More

Mary Henley Rubio '61 is Finalist for Canada's Top Non-Ficton Award

December 12, 2008

December 12, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. — Mary Henley Rubio, author of Lucy Maud Montgomery: The Gift of Wings and 1961 graduate of DePauw University, is… Read More

DePauw Sweeps SCAC Men's Swimming Weekly Honors

December 12, 2008

December 12, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw juniors John Cook and Adam Wishart earned Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Swimmer and Diver of the… Read More

Stier Named SCAC Swimmer of the Week

December 12, 2008

December 12, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw senior Amanda Stier has been selected as the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Swimmer of… Read More

Tigers Play Final Road Game of 2008 at Augustana

December 12, 2008

December 12, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. — The 4-3 Tigers return to action tomorrow for the final road contest of the 2008 portion of the schedule when they… Read More

Ruth Nduta '08 Makes DePauw a Home Away from Home

December 12, 2008

When Ruth Nduta '08 first stepped on campus, she was one of 50 international students attending DePauw University. That number has more than doubled to… Read More

Agent Mark Roesler '78 Remembers His Client, Bettie Page

December 12, 2008

December 12, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. — Pinup model Bettie Page "captured the imagination of a generation of men and women with her free spirit and unabashed… Read More

West Virginia Troupe Stages John Jakes' ('53) Adaptation of A Christmas Carol

December 12, 2008

December 12, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. — "This particular version is the stage adaptation by John Jakes," notes a story in West Virginia's Charleston Daily… Read More

Company Led by Bill Donaldson '78 Puts NASCAR Simulators on Cruise Ship

December 12, 2007

December 12, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "Interactive Motorsports and Entertainment Corp., an Indianapolis-based designer and manufacturer of race car simulators… Read More

Christian Science Monitor Features Lee Hamilton '52, "Washington's Bipartisan Power Broker"

December 12, 2007

December 12, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Lee H. Hamilton -- former U.S. congressman, co-chair of the Iraq Study Group and 9/11 Commission, and 1952 graduate… Read More

Campus Climate Task Force Seeks Community Input

December 12, 2007

December 12, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "Residents of Greencastle are invited to share their insights, concerns and/or observations regarding the receptivity… Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 to Deliver Commencement Address at LBJ School of Public Affairs

December 12, 2007

December 12, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Vernon Jordan, "a civil rights leader, counselor to presidents and civic leader, will deliver the spring convocation… Read More

Prof. Sunil Sahu Discusses 'Holocaust Denial' Conference With Newspaper

December 12, 2006

December 12, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - A conference being held by Iran to examine whether the Holocaust really occurred -- a theory embraced by Iranian… Read More

Indiana Governor Praises His "Proven, Talented" New BMV Chief, Ron Stiver '96

December 12, 2006

December 12, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "He's just a great listener and a proven, talented business executive," says Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels of the… Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Among Atlanta Schools Alumni Featured in Archives & Museum

December 12, 2005

December 12, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "The Atlanta Public Schools Archives & Museum draws connections between the school system's many accomplished alumni… Read More

Decision of Some "Megachurches" to Forgo Christmas Day Services Discussed by Prof. Valarie Ziegler

December 12, 2005

December 12, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "The discussion in Valarie Ziegler's religious studies class last Monday turned to the topic of 'megachurches' --… Read More

Attorney Aaron Grant '02 Joins Ice Miller

December 12, 2005

December 12, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Aaron D. Grant, a 2002 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the law firm of Ice Miller in Indianapolis as an… Read More

Sports Illustrated Ranks 1965 Monon Bell Prank Among Five All-Time Best

December 12, 2005

[Download Video: "1965 Monon Memory" - 3120kb]; Order Your Monon Bell DVD Here December 12, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "Had Ashton Kutcher and MTV existed… Read More

Senior Jamarcus Shephard Helps USA Defeat Mexico in 2004 Aztec Bowl

December 12, 2004

December 12, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - A DePauw senior played a role as the United States defeated Mexico 23-3 Saturday night in the 2004 Aztec Bowl in… Read More

Research by Nobel Prize Winner Ferid Murad '58 Leads to New Supplement for Cardiovascular Health

December 12, 2004

December 12, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - A new, innovative nutritional supplement for cardiovascular health has been developed, "based on 28 years of research… Read More

Tigers win sixth straight with 83-70 victory over Wittenberg

December 12, 2003

Box score   Greencastle, Ind. - Amy Argetsinger scored 20 and equaled a career-high with 11 rebounds, while Sarah Zondor added 19 points to lead 24th-ranked… Read More

Assist by DePauw Delta Kappa Epsilon Alumni Gets IU Chapter New Home

December 12, 2003

December 12, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - The Indiana University chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon is getting new digs, thanks to the assistance of DePauw University… Read More

CNBC Highlights Successful Business Strategies of Tim Collins '78 in Japan

December 12, 2002

December 20, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - [DOWNLOAD VIDEO: "Tim & Tiger" 783KB] "Tim Collins doesn't know a putter from a driver, but that didn't stop him… Read More

Robert Tongren '69 Elected President of National Utility Watchdog Group

December 12, 2002

December 12, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - Robert S. Tongren, Ohio Consumers' Counsel and a 1969 graduate of DePauw University, has been unanimously elected… Read More

Two Student Journalists Honored with HSPA Awards

December 12, 2002

December 12, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - Two DePauw University students who write for The DePauw have been honored for excellence in journalism by the Hoosier… Read More

Two DePauw Authors Have Books in This Week's 'Top 10' List

December 12, 2001

December 12, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - The latest Washington Post listing of the best-selling books features two recent works by DePauw University alumni… Read More

Three DePauw Professors Awarded NEH Grants for Scholarly Projects

December 12, 1999

December 12, 1999, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University is one of only four institutions to have more than one faculty member selected by the National… Read More

Ad Age's Rance Crain '60 Writes of Bob Woodward's Ubben Lecture at DePauw

December 12, 1994

December 12, 1994, Greencastle, Ind. — Rance Crain, editor-in-chief of Advertising Age and a member of DePauw's Class of 1960, has a theory: "If the Washington… Read More

CNN Report on Minority Recruitment Includes DePauw

December 12, 1986

December 12, 1986, Greencastle, Ind. - "I think the biggest impediment to minority enrollment is convincing gifted minority students that it's finally… Read More

Faculty Grant Will Help Underwrite Archaeological Survey of Putnam County

December 12, 1966

December 12, 1966, Greencastle, Ind. - An archaeological survey of Putnam County is among the seven projects that will be funded by research grants DePauw… Read More