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This Day in DePauw History

This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on May 31st in years past.

Incoming Student Jenna Purichia is Indy's 'City Athlete of the Year'

May 31, 2018

Jenna Purichia, who is graduating from Cardinal Ritter High School this spring and will attend DePauw University in the fall, is the Indianapolis "City… Read More

Baseball - Hammel and Thompson Named to Pair of All-Region Teams

May 31, 2017

Following record-setting seasons, DePauw's Mike Hammel (Westfield, Ind./Cathedral) and Jack Thompson (Carmel, Ind./Carmel) have been named all-Mideast… Read More

Stevie Baker-Watson to Speak at NCAA's Career in Sports Forum

May 31, 2017

Stefanie "Stevie" Baker-Watson, Theodore Katula Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports at DePauw University, will be among the speakers at the NCAA's… Read More

Review Calls Book by Prof. Derek Ford "A Courageous Work by a Promising Young Writer"

May 31, 2017

"Education and the Production of Space is a courageous work by a promising young writer," notes a review of the book by Derek R. Ford, assistant professor… Read More

DePauw Hosts National Harp Finals & Free Day of Music Instruction, June 3-5

May 31, 2016

The DePauw University School of Music hosts the national finals of the American Harp Society Foundation’s Anne Adams Awards and Grandjany Memorial Award… Read More

Todd Sturgeon '88 Named Head Basketball Coach at Indiana's Floyd Central HS

May 31, 2014

Todd Sturgeon, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has been named head boy's basketball coach at Floyd Central High School in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. "Sturgeon… Read More

NFL Executive Joe Schoen '01 is Profiled

May 31, 2014

"I want to build a championship football team,“ says Joe Schoen, the 2001 graduate of DePauw University who was recently appointed director of player personnel… Read More

Prof. Eric Edberg Again Overseeing Greencastle's Summer Music Festival

May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "A 'mashup' of classical and folk music, performed by some of Indiana's finest musicians, will open the seventh season… Read More

Professor Michael Mackenzie

May 31, 2011

Associate Professor of Art Michael “Mac” P. Mackenzie led his students through the doors of a gallery in the Richard E. Peeler Art Center. As they began… Read More

Jay Moran '90 Authors Why Are We Bad at Picking Good Leaders?

May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Jay Moran, a 1990 graduate of DePauw University, is co-author of Why Are We Bad at Picking Good Leaders? A Better Way… Read More

Three Alumnae to Join Jane Pauley in Saturday Fundraiser

May 31, 2010

May 31, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Three DePauw University alumnae -- Jennifer Pope Baker '89, Molly (Wilkinson) Chavers '98 and Sue Anne (Starnes) Gilroy… Read More

DePauw Community Mourns the Passing of Prof. Stan Irwin

May 31, 2008

May 31, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Stanley R. Irwin, a professor of voice on the DePauw School of Music faculty for 33 years and known worldwide as an acclaimed… Read More

Newsday Praises New Film Written by Shibani Bathija '90

May 31, 2006

May 31, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The new motion picture Fanaa, which was written by 1990 DePauw University graduate Shibani Bathija, "is likely to be… Read More

DePauw Assistant Named Head Men's Basketball Coach at Lakeland College

May 31, 2006

May 31, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "Kyle Brumett, no stranger to success in NCAA Division III basketball, was named the new head men's basketball coach… Read More

Graham Wellman '05 an All-American for Fourth Time

May 31, 2005

May 31, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw University senior Graham Wellman saw his collegiate career come to an end with an All-American performance at… Read More

Prof. Claude Cymerman Performs on New CD, Nominated for French Award

May 31, 2004

May 31, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "With Claude Cymerman [professor of music at DePauw University] at the keyboard, Hu runs through a wide variety of items… Read More

Rob Neier '76 Receives 'Educator of the Year' Award

May 31, 2003

May 31, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Rob Neier, assistant superintendent of Mill Creek Schools in Hendricks County, Indiana, and the recipient of a master's… Read More

Boy's Basketball Camp Opens June 3

May 31, 2002

May 31, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - Want your child to sharpen his basketball skills in a great environment. The men's basketball staff at DePauw University… Read More