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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on September 20th in years past.

"Journalism and Democracy Rely on Many Voices," Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

September 20, 2019

The media attention drawn by one new member of Congress (Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) and the inattention received by another (Jim Baird) is noted by Jeffrey… Read More

Research by Tyler Bussian '15 Discovers "Zombie Cells" in Brains of Mice Prior to Cognitive Loss

September 20, 2018

Tyler Bussian, a 2015 graduate of DePauw University and currently a student at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, is the first author… Read More

Dana Ferguson '14 to Cover Minnesota State Government for Forum News Service

September 20, 2018

Dana Ferguson, a 2014 graduate of DePauw University, is joining the Forum News Service as Minnesota state government reporter, effective November 1. Ferguson… Read More

Elgin Symphony Orchestra's 'American Spectacular' to Feature Joe Shadday '09

September 20, 2018

Joe Shadday, tenor and 2009 graduate of DePauw University, will be a featured performer when the the Elgin (Illinois) Symphony Orchestra presents "American… Read More

Men's Tennis - Tigers Fall to Marian, 5-4

September 20, 2017

Visiting Marian took two of three doubles matches and split the six singles contests to take a 5-4 win over DePauw at the Blackstock Courts Read More

Men's Soccer - Late Goal Propels Tigers to Win

September 20, 2017

A low scoring affair broke open in the 78th minute as DePauw freshman Joe Scanlon connected on his first collegiate goal for DePauw to send them to a 1-0… Read More

Gotham Star Drew Powell '98 Visits Hometown TV Station

September 20, 2017

Drew Powell, the 1998 DePauw University graduate who portrays Butch Gilzean in Fox's hit series Gotham, is taking a break from Hollywood and visiting his… Read More

ESPN Founder & 1954 Graduate Bill Rasmussen Returns to DePauw for Ubben Lecture, Nov. 8, During Monon Bell Week

September 20, 2017

Bill Rasmussen has been called "the George Washington of ESPN" (by longtime anchor Chris Berman) and "a guy whose idea gave birth to, arguably, the most… Read More

Men's Tennis - Tigers Top Knights in Season's First Dual Match

September 20, 2016

After taking two out of three doubles matches at Marian, DePauw swept singles play for an 8-1 win over the Knights Read More

Tony-Winning Hamilton Star Leslie Odom Jr. Wows DePauw Audience with Life Lessons and Music

September 20, 2016

Photo Gallery The winner of this year's Tony Award for Best Actor says the road to success has plenty of bumps and requires patience, determination and… Read More

Jon Gresley '68 Named HUD's Pacific Regional Administrator

September 20, 2016

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro has appointed Jon Gresley, a 1968 graduate of DePauw University, to serve as HUD's Regional… Read More

Trump-Clinton Debate Could Be Among Most-Watched Events in TV History: Prof. Jeff McCall '76

September 20, 2016

"The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump promises to be the most watched ever, with an audience that could exceed 100 million… Read More

Christine Hudson '11 Joins Well Done Marketing

September 20, 2016

Christine A. Hudson, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Well Done Marketing as digital strategist. The Indianapolis-based advertising agency… Read More

Men's Golf - Tigers Open Play at Rhodes Classic

September 20, 2015

DePauw shot an opening-round 325 and is in 16th place at the midway point of the Rhodes Fall Collegiate Classic at Tunica National Read More

Women's Golf - DePauw Finishes Second at Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic

September 20, 2015

After shooting a second-round best 310, DePauw finished the two-day Dan Quayle Collegiate Golf Classic with a 629 and in second place Read More

Field Hockey - Bruce's four goals send Tigers to win

September 20, 2015

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Attorney Mitchell Ray '12 Joins Kirtley, Taylor, Sims, Chadd & Minnette

September 20, 2015

Mitchell A. Ray, a 2012 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the law firm of Kirtley, Taylor, Sims, Chadd & Minnette as associate attorney.  He is… Read More

Men's Soccer - Tigers Top Terriers in NCAC Opener

September 20, 2014

Jonathan Wheeler’s goal in the 70th minute lifted the DePauw men’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Hiram College, Saturday night in North Coast Athletic… Read More

Football - DePauw Outgains Wittenberg, but Turnovers Costly in NCAC Loss

September 20, 2014

DePauw outgained 18th-ranked Wittenberg, 427-350, but the visiting Tigers committed seven turnovers that led to 28 points as the hosts took a 34-17 win… Read More

Women's Soccer - Tigers Tie Terriers in NCAC Opener

September 20, 2014

The DePauw women’s soccer team opened up North Coast Athletic Conference play Saturday night against Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio. Each team score twice… Read More

Volleyball - #19 DePauw Extends Win Streak to 11 with Wins over Oberlin and Manchester

September 20, 2014

The 19th-ranked Tigers improved to 12-1 and extended their win streak to 11 after a pair of 3-0 wins over Oberlin and Manchester Read More

Women's Golf - DePauw in Fifth after First of Two Rounds of Small College Classic; Washington and Wittenberg Share Lead

September 20, 2014

DePauw shot an opening-round 328 and is five strokes off the lead of Wittenberg and Washington University at the midway point of the DePauw Small College… Read More

Field Hockey - 16th-Ranked Tigers Take Down Oberlin

September 20, 2014

The 16th-ranked DePauw field hockey team picked up a 9-0 victory over Oberlin, Saturday afternoon at Reavis Stadium Read More

Archaeological Institute of America Presents Lecture on 'Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome', Sept. 30

September 20, 2014

The Archaeological Institute of America's National Lecture Program will bring Gregory Aldrete, Frankenthal Professor of History and Humanistic Studies… Read More

DePauw Men Finish Sixth in Little State Portion of Indiana Intercollegiates

September 20, 2013

Bloomington, Ind. - Paced by Paul Watts' 21st-place showing, DePauw totaled 176 points and finished sixth in the Little State portion of the Indiana Intercollegiates… Read More

Newspaper Previews Saturday's DePauw-Wittenberg Football Matchup

September 20, 2013

"You don’t hire Bill Lynch (as head coach) and Jay Hood as your defensive coordinator, who was the coordinator at Miami and Miami State, and Scott Srnka… Read More

DePauw Set to Open NCAC Play with #17 Wittenberg

September 20, 2013

DePauw Game Notes | Live Video | Live Audio | Live Stats  Gameday Information | Parking Map Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw returns to the gridiron tomorrow… Read More

Senior Named GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumni Ambassador

September 20, 2013

DePauw University senior Chelsea D. Naylor is among students from 28 college campuses across the United States who have been named Alumni Ambassadors for… Read More

Tigers Drop 4-1 Decision to Division I Jaguars

September 20, 2012

BOX SCORE Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw held a 7-5 advantage in shots on goal over Division I IUPUI, but the visiting Jaguars reached the back of the net… Read More

DePauw Extends Win Streak to Six; Stays Perfect in NCAC Play

September 20, 2012

BOX SCORE Greencastle, Ind. - Margaret Ellis (far left) and Bridgette Shamleffer (near left) each scored hat tricks and led DePauw to a 9-0 North… Read More

Prof. Jeff Hansen's ('86) 'Sweet and Savory Science' Course Featured in Magazine

September 20, 2012

College classes with titles like "The Chemistry of Cooking ... have been popping up around the country, bolstered by the success of cooking shows like… Read More

Sunday's Orchestra Concert to Recognize DePauw's 175th Anniversary

September 20, 2012

Noting the 175th Anniversary of DePauw University, the DePauw Orchestra will open its season this Sunday, September 23, with a concert celebrating music… Read More

A History Rich and Bold

September 20, 2012

Associate Professor of English David Alvarez has a story you can share the next time you join a friend for coffee. The favorite beverage of early risers… Read More

PGA Tour VP Tim Benton '87 Announces New Event

September 20, 2012

Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Indiana, will host of the Hotel Fitness Championship, one of the four Web.com Tour Finals events. Tim Benton, vice… Read More

Seth Elder '08 Named Southeastern Office Director for Indiana Landmarks

September 20, 2012

Seth C. Elder, a 2008 graduate of DePauw University, has been hired by Indiana Landmarks to direct its southeast field office and Veraestau, a historic… Read More

Dan Hendricks '70 Named VP for Advancement at U of North Alabama

September 20, 2012

Daniel L. Hendricks, a 1970 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed vice president for university advancement at the University of North Alabama… Read More

United Methodist News Service Article Quotes Prof. Geoff Klinger '88

September 20, 2011

September 20, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "Once [a passage] is misquoted and accepted, there’s a snowball effect," Geoffrey D. Klinger, associate professor… Read More

Orchestra Presents 'Inspiring Landscapes' in Season-Opening Concert Sunday

September 20, 2011

September 20, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — You're invited to enjoy the season opening performance of the DePauw University Orchestra , this Sunday, September… Read More

Helms Named SCAC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week

September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw freshman defender Taylor Helms has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Defenisve Player… Read More

DePauw Finishes Third at Anderson Invitational

September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010, Anderson, Ind. —  DePauw shot a two-round 609 and finished third at the Anderson Invitational at the Anderson Country Club. Ryan Berra… Read More

Prof. Natalia Rachford to Provide Accompaniment at Saturday Concert

September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "Natalia Rachford, a pianist from DePauw University, will provide accompaniment" at a September 25 concert at Indiana's… Read More

Fourth-ranked Women's Golfers Finish Fourth at O'Brien Invitational

September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010, Notre Dame, Ind. —  Fourth-ranked DePauw shot a two-round 646 and finished fourth at the O'Brien National Invitational at The Warren… Read More

Women's Golfers Second Halfway Through O'Brien National Invitational

September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — At the second annual O'Brien National Invitational, which is being played at the Warren Golf Course at the University… Read More

NPR's Morning Edition Discusses Power of Touch with Prof. Matt Hertenstein

September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — An NPR report on the benefits of touch -- which aired this morning on the national public radio network -- included… Read More

Freshman Sam Leist Wins Award for Volunteer Service

September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Samuel R. Leist, a first-year student at DePauw University, is one of two recipients of the Bell Awards Youth Service… Read More

DePauw Wins Anderson Fall Invitational; Haller Takes Medalist Honors

September 20, 2009

September 20, 2009, Anderson, Ind. —  DePauw shot a two-round 587 and won the Anderson Fall Invitational by 18 strokes over Franklin. The Tigers shot a… Read More

Weather Forces Franklin Invitational Cancellation

September 20, 2009

September 20, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  Due to inclement weather, the 2009 Franklin Women's Tennis Invitational was canceled. The Tigers host the Intercollegiate… Read More

Late Goal Gives Tigers Win at Ohio Wesleyan

September 20, 2009

BOX SCORE September 20, 2009, Delaware, Ohio — Kelly Kohlndorfer's (pictured) goal off of Alexandra Ehr's assist with just 6:09 left in the game lifted… Read More

Prof. Kevin Howley Takes Issue with Media's "Weapons of Mass Distraction"

September 20, 2009

September 20, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Somewhere between faith and reason lies the power of the public imagination to shape society, for good or for… Read More

Ninth-ranked DePauw Finishes 11th at Ball State

September 20, 2009

September 20, 2009, Yorktown, Ind. —  Ninth-ranked DePauw shot a final round 312 and finished with a 636 and in 11th place at Ball State's Cardinal Classic… Read More

Greg Schwipps '95 and Susan Neville '73 to Present at 'Gathering of Writers and Readers'

September 20, 2009

September 20, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Greg Schwipps, associate professor of English at DePauw and 1995 graduate of the University, and Susan Neville… Read More

Fifth-ranked Tigers in Ninth Midway Through Illinois Wesleyan Classic

September 20, 2008

September 20, 2008, Normal, Ill. - Fifth-ranked DePauw shot an opening-round 330 and is in ninth place among 23 schools at the Illinois Wesleyan Fall Classic… Read More

Football Tigers Begin SCAC Play with 27-14 Triumph at Centre

September 20, 2008

September 20, 2008, Danville, Ky. - The combination of DePauw University quarterback Spud Dick and wide receiver Alex Koors was too much for Centre College… Read More

Tigers Open SCAC Play with Win at Centre

September 20, 2008

BOX SCORESeptember 20, 2008, Danville, Ky. - Centre scored on its first possession of the second half and took a 14-13 lead, but DePauw responded with… Read More

DePauw Falls in Invitational Title Match

September 20, 2008

BOX SCORES: North Central | Heidelberg September 20, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - After defeating North Central in three sets, the Tigers lost to Heidelberg… Read More

Cross Country Teams Make Strong Showing at Indiana Intercollegiates

September 20, 2008

September 20, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University's women's cross country team finished sixth overall, and second among the non-Division I schools… Read More

Call for Renewal of Fairness Doctrine a "Red Herring," Writes Prof. Jeff McCall '76

September 20, 2008

September 20, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "Imagine you are trying to convince someone of your point of view," writes Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication… Read More

DePauw Orchestra Presents Family Weekend Concert, September 28

September 20, 2008

September 20, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw Orchestra will present its first concert of the 2008-09 academic year on Sunday, September 28, as part… Read More

Ardington Named SCAC Runner of the Week

September 20, 2007

September 20, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw's Laura Ardington has been selected Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Cross Country Runner… Read More

Pruitt Named to D3football.com Team of the Week

September 20, 2007

September 20, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw senior cornerback has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week following last week's 38-7 Southern… Read More

Molly Wilkinson Chavers '98 Will Keynote Zionsville Dinner

September 20, 2007

September 20, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Molly Wilkinson Chavers will speak at the Zionsville Community High School Economics Club's kickoff dinner next… Read More

Prof. Carl Huffman to Lecture at Catholic University of America

September 20, 2007

September 20, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Carl A. Huffman, professor of classical studies at DePauw University, will present a lecture to the Catholic University… Read More

DePauw blanks Transylvania

September 20, 2006

BOX SCORE September 20, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Allison Baccich scored three goals including both of DePauw's first-half scores as the Tigers defeated… Read More

Rumen Ivanov '06 Gets Wall Street Journal Award

September 20, 2006

September 20, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Rumen M. Ivanov, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University from Plovdiv, Bulgaria, is the recipient of a 2006 Wall Street… Read More

Tigers even mark after win over Wabash

September 20, 2006

BOX SCORE September 20, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Nick Noel scored one goal and assisted on the other as DePauw improved to 3-3 with a 2-1 win over visiting… Read More

Prof. Eric Silverman Authors From Abraham to America: A History of Jewish Circumcision

September 20, 2006

September 20, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - From Abraham to America: A History of Jewish Circumcision by Eric Kline Silverman, Edward Myers Dolan Professor… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 to Participate in Southern Illinois University Panel on 'Publishing Secrets'

September 20, 2006

September 20, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University, will take part in "Publishing Secrets: A Panel… Read More

State Historical Marker to be Placed at Nation's First Greek-Letter Sorority; Dedication Set for October 7

September 20, 2006

September 20, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The Indiana Historical Bureau will note the foundation of America's first Greek-letter fraternity for women on… Read More

Enjoy Greg Spero Trio's Jazz Fusion Thursday Night

September 20, 2006

September 20, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Keyboardist and composer Greg Spero brings his electric trio to DePauw Jazz at the Duck this Thursday, September… Read More

Tigers improve to 10-4 with win at Franklin

September 20, 2005

STATS September 20, 2005, Franklin, Ind. - The DePauw volleyball team improved to 10-4 on the season following a 3-1 (22-30, 30-20, 30-26, 30-26) win… Read More

Tigers sweep SCAC weekly honors

September 20, 2005

September 20, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Two DePauw players earned Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors after a pair of conference… Read More

James B. Stewart '73 is Finalist for 'Business Book of the Year' Award

September 20, 2005

September 20, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and author James B. Stewart, a 1973 graduate of DePauw and chair… Read More

DePauw a "National Model of How Technology Can Transform the Educational Process"

September 20, 2005

September 20, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "The challenge for most colleges and universities lies in how money is spent on technology, not how much, according… Read More

DePauw finishes second at Anderson Invitational

September 20, 2004

The men's golf team shot a two-round 615 and placed second at the Anderson Fall Invitational. Franklin won with a 591. Manchester was third at 628 followed… Read More

Senior Receives Wall Street Journal 'Student Achievement Award'

September 20, 2004

September 20, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Tyler D. Harrell, a DePauw University senior from Olney, Illinois, is the recipient of a 2004 Wall Street Journal… Read More

'69 Alum Jimmy Ibbotson's Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Releases New CD

September 20, 2004

September 20, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - In a review of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's new CD, the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes, "the guys who set out… Read More

Newspaper Notes Weekend Successes of Women's Field Hockey & Tennis Teams

September 20, 2004

September 20, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "At Greencastle, Becca Gaines had an unassisted goal in the first half Sunday as DePauw beat Rhodes 1-0 in Southern… Read More

Rev. James Forbes Jr. to Keynote Boswell Symposium, "A Fundamental Ambiguity: The Black Church and Politics"

September 20, 2004

September 20, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - You're invited to attend The Hampton and Esther Boswell Symposium, "A Fundamental Ambiguity: The Black Church and… Read More

DePauw wins two to improve to 7-6 on the season

September 20, 2003

BRESCIA BOXEUREKA BOX   The Tigers got back on track with a pair of 3-0 wins over Eureka and Brescia in matches played at Rose-Hulman. The wins lift… Read More

Tigers drop 4-3 decision to Chicago.

September 20, 2003

BOX SCORE   DePauw dropped to 5-2 on the season following a 4-3 loss to the University of Chicago at Boswell Field. The Maroons improved to 3-1 with… Read More

DePauw falls to Chicago 3-0

September 20, 2003

BOX SCORE   Visiting and 11th-ranked Chicago scored twice in the first half and once in the second on the way to a 3-0 win over 15th-ranked DePauw at… Read More

Tigers roll to 39-20 win over 15th ranked Hanover

September 20, 2003

GAME STATISTICS   DePauw totaled 506 yards of offense including 239 on the ground on the way to a 39-20 win at 15th-ranked Hanover. The victory lifts… Read More

DePauw places eighth overall and third among non-Division I schools at Indiana Intercollegiates

September 20, 2003

The DePauw women's cross country team placed eighth overall and third among the non-Division I schools at the Indiana Intercollegiates hosted by Indiana… Read More

Tigers finish seventh overall; third among non Division I schools at Indiana Intercollegiates

September 20, 2003

The DePauw men's cross country team finished seventh overall and third among the non-Division I schools at the annual Indiana Intercollegiates hosted by… Read More

DePauw Defeats 15th Ranked Hanover, 39-20

September 20, 2003

September 20, 2003, Hanover, Ind. - DePauw totaled 506 yards of offense, including 239 on the ground, on the way to a 39-20 win at 15th-ranked Hanover… Read More

Boswell Symposium Will Explore 'Impact of Black Studies' Sept. 29- Oct. 1

September 20, 2002

September 20, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - Noted African American historian John Henry Bracey Jr. will speak on, "Good Intentions: Unintended Consequences… Read More

Star Says Saturday's DePauw-Hanover Matchup Has Much Going for It

September 20, 2002

September 20, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - "Which two men currently coaching college football in Indiana have the most victories?," Jeff Rabjohns asks in… Read More

You Are Needed on October 6th -- Make A Difference Day in Putnam County

September 20, 2001

September 20, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - Mark October 6th on your calendar as a day that you and others in the community can make a difference. The Hartman… Read More

DePauw Students Invited to Interfaith Event at Islamic Society Headquarters

September 20, 2001

September 20, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw students, faculty, staff and friends of the University are invited to attend a service and interfaith/intercommunity… Read More

DePauw University Little Theatre Kicks Off 2000-01 Season with John Logan's Never the Sinner

September 20, 2000

September 20, 2000, Greencastle, Ind. - If you think the O.J. Simpson trial was big news, you haven't heard of Leopold and Loeb. Never the Sinner documents… Read More

DePauw Music Faculty Duo to Give Recital

September 20, 2000

September 20, 2000, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw School of Music faculty members Claude Cymerman and Mary Heller will present a duo piano recital on Monday… Read More