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This Day in DePauw History

This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on June 26th in years past.

Incoming Soccer Player Maya Caltry Selected for All-Area Team

June 26, 2019

Maya Caltry, a 2019 graduate of Charleston High School, has been named to the All-Area Girls Soccer Team by the Herald & Review of Decatur, Illinois. "Caltry… Read More

Sandy Roob '83 Wins Regional Emmy Award

June 26, 2018

Sandy Roob, a 1983 graduate of DePauw University, is the winner of an Emmy Award from the Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television… Read More

Prof. Kevin Howley's Drones "A Rich and Challenging Contribution to the Field"

June 26, 2018

"Howley’s book offers a rich and challenging contribution to the field," notes the European Journal of Communication in an examination of Drones: Media… Read More

Adilah Muhammad '01 Joins Maine Community Foundation Board

June 26, 2017

Adilah Muhammad, a 2001 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected to the board of directors of the Maine Community Foundation. The statewide organization… Read More

New Book by Bret Baier '92, Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission, Set for January Release

June 26, 2016

"Fox News host and chief political anchor Bret Baier is working on a book about the waning days of Dwight Eisenhower's presidency and the beginning of… Read More

US Supreme Court Rules that Same-Sex Marriage is Legal in Case Argued by Doug Hallward-Driemeier '89

June 26, 2015

"In a landmark opinion, the Supreme Court ruled Friday that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights… Read More

Medical Student Shannon Fayson '11 Leads M.D. Camp at Ohio State

June 26, 2015

Shannon D. Fayson, a second-year medical student at Ohio State University and 2011 graduate of DePauw University, is director of OSU's M.D. Camp. The … Read More

TV Station Features Reparation, Now Being Filmed in Putnam County

June 26, 2014

"Hollywood is in central Indiana," reported Indianapolis Fox affiliate WXIN-TV tonight. "There is a full-length psychological thriller being filmed here… Read More

David McMillin '06 Places Fourth in Telluride Troubadour Competition

June 26, 2014

David McMillin, singer/songwriter and 2006 graduate of DePauw University, placed fourth in the Telluride Troubadour Competition. Held in conjunction with… Read More

Heidi Farid Sprowls '97 Crowned Ms. Ohio

June 26, 2014

Heidi Farid Sprowls, a dentist and 1997 graduate of DePauw University, has been crowned Ms. Ohio and moves on to the Ms. United States pageant in Washington… Read More

New Composition by Prof. Scott Perkins to Debut in Boston This Week

June 26, 2014

A new work for choir and organ composed by Scott Perkins, assistant professor of music at DePauw University, will be premiered tomorrow at the American… Read More

Penny Sitler '82 Honored with 2013 Women in AV Award

June 26, 2013

Penny (Rutherford) Sitler, advertising manager for Draper Shade & Screen Co. and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of a 2013 Women in… Read More

Composer Seth Tsui '11 is Winner of Film Scoring Competition

June 26, 2013

Seth Tsui, a 2011 graduate of the DePauw University School of Music, is co-winner of the inaugural Film Scoring Competition for Emerging Composers. It… Read More

Research of Prof. Matt Hertenstein Cited in Oklahoma Newspaper

June 26, 2012

"What's a most surprising way to predict whether your marriage is likely to last?," asks today's edition of the Oklahoman. "Take a look at your spouse's… Read More

'Future Majority Project' Includes AJ Feeney-Ruiz '04

June 26, 2012

AJ Feeney-Ruiz, a 2004 graduate of DePauw University and candidate for the Indiana House of Representatives, "is one of 114 Hispanics involved in the Future… Read More

Butler Coach Brad Stevens '99 Adjusts to the "New Normal"

June 26, 2011

June 26, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "The world of Butler basketball is spinning out of control for Bulldogs coach Brad Stevens. And that is a good thing… Read More

Rising Junior Featured in Chicago-Area Production of Violet

June 26, 2011

June 26, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Anne Rivelli, who will be a junior at DePauw University this fall, has the featured role in BAMTheatre's production… Read More

Article on Shyness in the Workplace Quotes DePauw's Career Development Director

June 26, 2010

June 26, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "Can a shy person excel -- or even survive -- in today’s competitive workplace?," asks an article which quotes a DePauw… Read More

"Celebrated American Decorator" Mark Hampton '62 Honored Posthumously by HS Alma Mater

June 26, 2010

June 26, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Mark I. Hampton Jr., a 1962 graduate of DePauw University, has been posthumously inducted into the Plainfield (Indiana)… Read More

USA Today Ranks Tigers #25 in Preseason Football Poll

June 26, 2010

June 26, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw University's football team is ranked #25 in NCAA Division III in the USA Today Sports Weekly 2010 College Football… Read More

David Landsittel '62 Appointed Chair of COSO

June 26, 2009

June 26, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — David L. Landsittel, a 1962 graduate of DePauw University, has been named the new chairman of Committee of Sponsoring… Read More

Incoming Student-Athlete Receives Denver Post's 'Dick Connor A.C.E. Award'

June 26, 2009

June 26, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Jimmy Schweitzer, who recently graduated from Colorado's Loveland High School, is the 2009 recipient of the Denver Post… Read More

Doogan Selected as SCAC Woman of the Year

June 26, 2008

June 26, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Recent DePauw University graduate Katie Doogan has been named the 2008 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Woman… Read More

Katie Doogan '08 is SCAC 'Woman of the Year'

June 26, 2008

June 26, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Katherine "Katie" Doogan, who graduated from DePauw University last month, has been named the 2008 Southern Collegiate… Read More

Science Publishes Letter by Prof. Wade Hazel and Biology Students

June 26, 2008

June 26, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - A letter to the editor of Science, written by Wade Hazel, professor of biology at DePauw University and students in… Read More

Star Notes Retirement of Teacher Pam Cutcliff '72

June 26, 2008

June 26, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "It has been wonderful," Pam (Ventress) Cutcliff, a teacher at Riverside School in Fishers, Indiana, and 1972 graduate… Read More

Incoming Student Paired with Liz Bondi '07 in Kansas Doubles Tournament

June 26, 2008

June 26, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "Former Kapaun Mount Carmel standout Kelly Gebert" was among the participants in the Via Christi Pro Tennis Classic… Read More

Pete Ohs '05 Wins Two Regional Emmy Awards

June 26, 2007

June 26, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Pete Ohs, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, went home with two statues after last weekend's 43rd Annual Midwestern… Read More

Liz Bondi '07 Receives Honda Award in NYC

June 26, 2007

June 26, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Newspapers across the nation and in Canada today carry a story that reports DePauw's Liz Bondi received the Honda Award… Read More

Prague Post Profiles Jeffrey Martin '98 and His New Way of Conveying City's Beauty

June 26, 2007

June 26, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - “When a city is as heavily photographed as Prague, it’s hard to find a new way of seeing what has become a typical and… Read More

Edward Lehman '82 Will Help Craft New Patent Laws and Regulations for China

June 26, 2006

June 26, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Edward E. Lehman, managing partner of Lehman, Lee & Xu and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, has been selected by… Read More

Lilly Endowment Will Match Gifts to DePauw Through End of This Month

June 26, 2006

June 26, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The end of the University’s fiscal year is fast approaching on June 30, so there is limited time to provide support… Read More

New Faculty Member, Grammy Winner Jay White, to be Featured in Wednesday Evening Concert

June 26, 2006

June 26, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Grammy Award-winner Jay White, an internationally known countertenor and newly appointed DePauw University School of… Read More

Stanford McCoy '93 Tapped for Post in US Trade Representative's New Intellectual Property Office

June 26, 2006

June 26, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Stanford K. McCoy, a 1993 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief negotiator for intellectual property… Read More

Gail Troyka Martin '62 Named PBS Affiliate's Director of Major Gifts

June 26, 2006

June 26, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Gail Troyka Martin, a 1962 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed director of major gifts at WNIT public… Read More

"We Learned A Lot at DePauw," John Norberg '70 Writes in Newspaper Column

June 26, 2005

June 26, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "I recently attended my 35th reunion at DePauw University," writes John Norberg in his column in today's Journal and… Read More

Report: Karen Koning AbuZayd '63 to Lead UN Agency for Palestinian Refugees

June 26, 2005

June 26, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "Secretary-General Kofi Annan has appointed Karen [Koning] AbuZayd, the acting head of the UN agency for Palestinian… Read More

Radio Becoming Raunchier, Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Tells California Newspaper

June 26, 2003

June 26, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - In a special report published today in California's North County Times, entitled "Broadcast standards take a dive,"… Read More

DePauw Composer's Liberty for All To Be Heard Across America

June 26, 2002

June 26, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - If you're at an Independence Day event and hear patriotic music, there's a fair chance that it's the latest composition… Read More

Bob Franks' ('73) Campaign for Governor Goes Before NJ Voters

June 26, 2001

June 26, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - "The future of our party is at stake," Bob Franks told supporters this morning as the polls in New Jersey opened. Franks… Read More

Stephen Bowen '71 Named Academic VP at Bucknell University

June 26, 2001

June 26, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - Stephen H. Bowen, a 1971 graduate of DePauw University and currently vice provost for instruction and dean of distance… Read More

Terry Kaiser '78 Crowned 'Miss Indiana'

June 26, 1978

June 26, 1978, Greencastle, Ind. - Terry Jean Kaiser, who received her college diploma from DePauw University last month, has another reason to celebrate… Read More

Congressman Joe Barr '39 Gives a Washington Welcome to DePauw's New Football Coach

June 26, 1959

June 26, 1959, Greencastle, Ind. — Congressman Joseph W. Barr, a 1939 graduate of DePauw University, today introduced the Tigers' new football coach, Tommy… Read More

Former President, Bishop Bromley Oxnam, Featured in TIME

June 26, 1944

June 26, 1944, Greencastle, Ind. - Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam, the former president of DePauw University, "was popular with students (because he permitted… Read More

Indiana Asbury Opens to Women Students

June 26, 1867

June 26, 1867, Greencastle, Ind. - On this date, the DePauw University Board of Trustees decided to open Indiana Asbury to women, "with the simple statement… Read More