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This Day in DePauw History

This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on June 29th in years past.

"Fake News is Not Going Away," Writes Prof. Jeff McCall '76 in The Hill

June 29, 2019

"News consumers need to stop feeling all helpless in dealing with fake news," writes Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University… Read More

Protecting Forests and Toes

June 29, 2018

Two future physicians are using minuscule droplets of water, a superconducting magnet that functions like a "humongous Thermos," spectroscopic instruments… Read More

Sarah Pearson '18 to Teach in Brazil with Fulbright Award

June 29, 2018

Sarah Pearson, a May 2018 graduate of DePauw University, will teach English in Brazil during the upcoming academic year as the recipient of an English… Read More

Attorney Molly Lee '11 Joins Lewis Wagner

June 29, 2017

Molly E. Lee, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the litigation group of Lewis Wagner in Indianapolis as an associate. "Lee concentrates… Read More

King Rat, Shot at DePauw and Featuring Many from University, to be Premiered at Indy Film Fest

June 29, 2017

King Rat -- a feature film that was written and directed by Henry Johnston '14, produced by Alex Thompson '12, and was filmed on and around the DePauw… Read More

California Newspaper Carries Quotes from Tavis Smiley's Commencement Address at DePauw

June 29, 2016

Woody Woodburn, a columnist for California's Ventura County Star, offers his readers "a 'Kitchen Sink Column' of notes, quotes and other stuff."  It includes… Read More

Jon Dill '87 a Finalist for 'CFO of the Year'

June 29, 2015

Jonathan "Jon" C. Dill, chief financial officer, executive vice president and partner at Ampac Packaging LLC and 1987 graduate of DePauw University, "has… Read More

Incoming Freshman is Indy Star's 'Sportswoman of the Year'

June 29, 2014

"Bishop Chatard High School's Hannah Gardner has many impressive academic and athletic attributes. Her ability to lead is foremost," notes the Indianapolis… Read More

Rev. Courtney Randall '97 Named Pastor of Massachusetts Church

June 29, 2014

"New Hope United Methodist Church announces the appointment of an additional pastor to increase their ministry capacity and outreach in the region," reports… Read More

Indiana Private College Week Begins July 22

June 29, 2013

From Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, DePauw University and Indiana’s 30 other private, non-profit colleges and universities are opening their… Read More

Music With Friends  

June 29, 2012

Wednesday nights in Greencastle have been a little less quiet for the past few summers. From June to August, the sounds of pianos, cellos and guitars can… Read More

Shift of Ann Curry Off NBC's Today Analyzed by Prof. Jeff McCall '76

June 29, 2012

"NBC hasn't had much to crow about in recent years, but Today has been a stable ratings-maker and moneymaker," Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication… Read More

Junior is Interning with US Senator Dan Coats

June 29, 2011

June 29, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Chris Wright, who will be a junior at DePauw University this fall, is spending the summer as an intern in the Washington… Read More

David Terry '11 and Alex Warfield '13 Land Roles in Camp Rock: The Musical

June 29, 2011

June 29, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — David Terry, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, and Alex Warfield, who will be a junior this fall, have been cast… Read More

Mark Hamilton '88 Joins NIBCO as VP of Sales & Marketing

June 29, 2011

June 29, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Mark B. Hamilton, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed vice president, sales and marketing, at NIBCO… Read More

More Praise for "New Noir Voice," Author & Prof. Nic Pizzolatto

June 29, 2010

June 29, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "In Nic Pizzolatto, we have a new noir voice who can write tough-guy talk with the best of them, but isn't afraid to… Read More

Grant Will Fund Campus-Community Project, 'Shakespeare in the Schools'

June 29, 2010

June 29, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw University is among four of Indiana's independent colleges and universities which have been selected as the 2010… Read More

Sarah Wallace '76 Contributes Op-Ed on Financial Reform to Wall Street Journal

June 29, 2010

June 29, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "The comprehensive financial reform agreed upon by the House and Senate on Friday, along with all the new regulations… Read More

Senior's Work for AIDS Awareness Campaign Noted in Louisiana Newspaper

June 29, 2010

June 29, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "Sixty-nine percent of new HIV/AIDS cases among American teens every year are African-Americans, a number organizers… Read More

Incoming Softball Player Excited to Join "Strong Team"

June 29, 2009

June 29, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Taylor Horowitz, a spring graduate of New Jersey's Millburn High School, has been named the Millburn-Short Hills Patch… Read More

Prof. and 2007 Graduate Co-Author Article for India's Greater Kashmir

June 29, 2009

June 29, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — An article co-authored by Mona Bhan, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at DePauw and Nishita Trisal… Read More

In Tough Summer Job Market, Student Starts Own Business

June 29, 2009

June 29, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Andres Leal "couldn't be happier," according to the Tampa Tribune. "The DePauw University student returned to his Sunset… Read More

Ellie Ypma Joins Board of Putnam County Community Foundation

June 29, 2009

June 29, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Eleanor "Ellie" Ypma, who served as DePauw University's registrar for 33 years before her retirement in 2004, has been… Read More

Incoming Student Named All-Area HS Baseball Player of the Year

June 29, 2009

June 29, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Derek Mounsey, who recently graduated from Centerville Senior High School and will attend DePauw University in the fall… Read More

Prof. Tom Chiarella Discusses His Work for Esquire and Teaching at DePauw

June 29, 2008

June 29, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw, Tom Chiarella tells the Indianapolis Star, is "a great school. I'm really proud to be part of the English department… Read More

Art of Deborah Bushouse '04 On Display in Michigan

June 29, 2007

June 29, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "Deborah Bushouse, who now resides in Ann Arbor, completed her degree in studio art at DePauw University," notes Michigan's… Read More

DePauw Mourns the Passing of Prof. Emeritus John Ricketts

June 29, 2007

June 29, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - John A. Ricketts, professor emeritus of chemistry at DePauw, has passed away in Bloomington, Indiana. Ricketts, who… Read More

Doug Frantz '71 Named Wall Street Journal's Middle East & Africa Bureau Chief

June 29, 2007

June 29, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Doug Frantz, managing editor of the Los Angeles Times and 1971 graduate of DePauw University, is leaving the paper and… Read More

Prof. Jinyu Liu Awarded David Stevenson Fellowship

June 29, 2006

June 29, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Jinyu Liu, assistant professor of classical studies at DePauw University, has been awarded a 2006 David Stevenson Fellowship… Read More

David McMillin '06 to Perform at Milwaukee's Summerfest

June 29, 2006

June 29, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Singer-songwriter David McMillin, who graduated cum laude from DePauw University in May, will perform at Milwaukee's… Read More

Kenrad Nelson '54 Elected President of American Epidemiological Society

June 29, 2006

June 29, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Kenrad E. Nelson, professor of epidemiology, international health and medicine in the Bloomberg School of Public Health… Read More

CBS Sports Program to Feature DePauw's Liz Bondi

June 29, 2005

June 29, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - This weekend's CBS Sports presentation of Championships of the NCAA will include "the story of Division III Tennis player… Read More

Prof. Ted Rueter's Efforts to Create a Quieter America Noted in Utne Magazine

June 29, 2005

June 29, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "I call it the noise industrial complex," Ted Rueter, assistant professor of political science and director of Noise… Read More

It's Official: Karen Koning AbuZayd '63 to Lead UN Relief Agency for Palestinian Refugees

June 29, 2005

June 29, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Karen Koning AbuZayd, a 1963 graduate of DePauw University, will lead the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)… Read More

Tom Lynch '83, Twice an All-American Golfer at DePauw, Tells Newspaper of New Challenge He Faces

June 29, 2005

June 29, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "At DePauw University, he twice finished in the top 10 at the NCAA Division III Championship and was a two-time all-American… Read More

Prof. Orcenith Smith to Conduct Indianapolis Philharmonic in Concert of Patriotic Music Friday Night

June 29, 2005

June 29, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - The hometown of the "Hoosier Poet," James Whitcomb Riley, welcomes conductor Orcenith Smith, director of the DePauw… Read More

Golf Lover Scott Kroeger '98 Launches Unusual Online Dating Service

June 29, 2004

June 29, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Scott Kroeger, a 28-year-old software development manager and 1998 graduate of DePauw University, asked himself, "If… Read More

Bob Lackey '72 Appointed Sr. VP at Comdisco

June 29, 2001

July 2, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - Robert E. Lackey, a 1972 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed senior vice president and chief legal officer… Read More

Indianapolis Star Notes Prof. John Baughman's ('48) Travel Grant

June 29, 1960

June 29, 1960, Greencastle, Ind. - "A DePauw University associate professor, Dr. John Baughman, has been named the recipient of a $500 travel grant from… Read More

Thomas Bowman Elected University's Fourth President

June 29, 1858

June 29, 1858, Greencastle, Ind. — The Reverend Thomas Bowman was today elected the fourth president of Indiana Asbury by a vote of the University's Board… Read More