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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on March 8th in years past.

Baseball - Another Sweep and DePauw Evens Record at 4-4

March 8, 2020

DePauw evened its record at 4-4 after completing a weekend sweep of Manchester after winning both games today by scores of 5-3 and 8-5 Read More

Softball - #8 Tigers Top Emerson to Move to 6-3; Pacific Lutheran Game Canceled

March 8, 2020

Emerson took a 2-0 lead in the first, but DePauw scored 11 unanswered runs and topped the Lions, 11-5, in the Tigers' final game of the National Fastpitch… Read More

Women's Tennis - Tigers Blanked by Division I Redbirds: Number-One Doubles Picks up Win

March 8, 2019

DePauw dropped to 3-5 on the season following a 7-0 loss at Division I Illinois State Read More

DePauw to Begin Test-Optional Admission Policy

March 8, 2019

Beginning this fall, the submission of test scores from the SAT or ACT will be optional at DePauw University, which joins a growing number of selective… Read More

Brian Ahlborn '84 Named President & CEO of Fusion Coolant Systems

March 8, 2019

Brian H. Ahlborn, a 1984 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Fusion Coolant Systems. A Canton, Michigan-based… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 to Address Heritage Preservation Society of Putnam County

March 8, 2018

Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of communication at DePauw and 1976 graduate of the University, will deliver the keynote address at the annual meeting of… Read More

Media Should Respond to President with "Professionalism and Tough, Accurate Reporting": Prof. Jeff McCall '76

March 8, 2017

"The Trump administration will provide an extreme test of the press’ relationship with government, but it is time for the media to engage the contest with… Read More

Pharez Whitted '82 to Headline Saturday's DePauw Jazz Festival

March 8, 2016

Jazz lovers are invited to a day loaded with music from that genre this Saturday, March 12, as the DePauw University School of Music presents its first… Read More

President-Elect Mark McCoy Promises to Build Upon the "Good Work" of DePauw, Which "Changes the World"

March 8, 2016

"DePauw changes the world, and our good work must continue," D. Mark McCoy said this morning to DePauw University students, faculty, staff and friends… Read More

News of DePauw's Presidential Selection Appears in a Variety of Media Outlets

March 8, 2016

"DePauw University has selected its twentieth president from within its own walls," began an Inside Indiana Business report by Andy Ober which aired on… Read More

Men's Golf - Spring Season Preview: Men’s Golf

March 8, 2016

The men’s golf team enters the spring season looking to improve upon last year’s fifth place finish at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships… Read More

Women's Golf - Spring Season Preview: Women’s Golf

March 8, 2016

The women’s golf team begins the spring portion of their schedule Saturday when they host their only meet of the season, the Katman Klassic, at the Twin… Read More

TV Anchor Kristen Nicole '04 Joining Chicago's WFLD

March 8, 2016

Kristen Nichole Pflum, a 2004 DePauw University who is known professionally as Kristen Nicole, is the new weekend anchor for WFLD/Fox 32's Good Day Chicago… Read More

Men's Tennis - #26 Tigers Win Doubles; Drop Match to #10 Maroons

March 8, 2015

DePauw took a 2-1 lead over 10th-ranked Chicago after doubles, but the 26th-ranked Tigers were swept in singles and the visiting Maroons left with a 7-2… Read More

Softball - #23 DePauw Splits Games at Emory; Moves to 6-2 on Season

March 8, 2015

DePauw, ranked 23rd in Division III, opened with an 8-1 loss to Emory before rallying for a 6-3 victory over Randolph Read More

Baseball - Manchester Takes Two From Tigers in Season Opener

March 8, 2015

The DePauw baseball team opened its 2015 season Sunday afternoon, dropping both games in a double header to Manchester at Grand Park in Westfield, Ind… Read More

"Cello Goddess" Maya Beiser Blends Rock & Classical at March 14 DePauw Concert

March 8, 2015

Described as a “cello goddess,” by the New Yorker, with “the kind of magnetic panache usually reserved for rock stars,” according to New York magazine… Read More

Women's Tennis - #17 Tigers Take Down Maroons

March 8, 2015

Just nine days after losing to Chicago in the opening round of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Championship, 17th-ranked DePauw came back to top… Read More

Dennis Trinkle '91 Appointed CEO of College Mentors for Kids

March 8, 2015

Dennis A. Trinkle, a 1991 graduate of DePauw University, is the new chief executive officer of College Mentors for Kids.  The Indianapolis-based nonprofit… Read More

Women's Basketball - DePauw Advances to NCAA Round of 16 with 76-68 Win over Transylvania

March 8, 2014

For the eighth time in school history and second straight year, the DePauw women are headed back to the NCAA Division III round of 16 following a 76-68… Read More

Men's Tennis - DePauw Men Drop 7-2 Decision to 28th-ranked Chicago

March 8, 2014

DePauw won two of the three doubles matches against 28th-ranked Chicago, but the Tigers lost all six singles matches with three going three sets as the… Read More

Men's Lacrosse - Tigers Battle for 8-6 Victory over Hope

March 8, 2014

After grabbing their first win in program history over Elmhurst earlier this season, the DePauw men's lacrosse team was back in action hosting Hope College… Read More

Men's Track & Field - Tigers Finish Sixth at NCAC Indoor Championships

March 8, 2014

A pair of first-place finishes paced DePauw’s men who totaled 46 points and finished sixth at the North Coast Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field… Read More

Women's Track & Field - Tigers Break a Pair of School Records; Finish Sixth at NCAC Indoor Championships

March 8, 2014

Led by one individual championship and a pair of second-place finishes as well as a couple school records, DePauw’s women totaled 54 points and finished… Read More

J. Nichols '89 to Address TEDx SantaCruz

March 8, 2014

Wallace J. Nichols, marine biologist and 1989 graduate of DePauw University, will be among the presenters at today's TEDx SantaCruz in California.  The… Read More

DePauw Splits First Two Games at NFCA Leadoff Classic

March 8, 2013

Columbus, Ga. - DePauw is 3-3 on the season following a split of its opening two games at the National Fastpitch Coaches Association's Leadoff Classic… Read More

Eighth-ranked DePauw Women Move to 6-1

March 8, 2013

Greencastle, Ind. - Eighth-ranked DePauw improved to 6-1 following an 8-1 win over Oberlin at the Indoor Tennis and Track Center. Oberlin dropped to 5-3… Read More

Number-One DePauw Knocks Out Bears and Headed to Division III Quarterfinals

March 8, 2013

Tournament Site | Christopher Newport-Montclair St. Box | DePauw-Washington box Greencastle, Ind. - Number-one DePauw held 21st-ranked Washington-St.… Read More

Dr. Compton's Lecture

March 8, 2013

It’s no surprise that Jody Williams comes up often in political science instructor Deepa Prakash’s courses. With topics such as international security… Read More

Sue Ansel '82 Among USA's 'Top 25 Women in Commercial Real Estate'

March 8, 2013

Susan M. Ansel, president and CEO of Gables Residential and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, is listed among the 25 "Top Women in Real Estate" in the… Read More

#16 Tigers Improve to 7-2

March 8, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - The 16th-ranked Tigers improved to 7-2 following an 8-1 win over Ferris State. The Bulldogs dropped to 12-8. DePauw swept the doubles… Read More

Student Volunteers Make Special Olympics Women's State Basketball Tournament Possible

March 8, 2012

Thirty-one teams from across the state of Indiana will come to the campus of DePauw University this weekend for the Special Olympics Women's State Basketball… Read More

Field Hockey Team and Student-Athletes Earn Academic Honors

March 8, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw field hockey team and eight of its student-athletes have earned academic honors from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association… Read More

Spring Spectacle of Shakespeare

March 8, 2012

The second annual Spring Spectacle of Shakespeare at DePauw University is scheduled on Saturday, May 12 in Moore Theatre of the Judson and Joyce Green… Read More

Meghan Wolfgram '11 Creates Lure Coursing Organization

March 8, 2012

"On the morning of March 18, Meghan Wolfgram will rise early to fence off a 500- or 600-foot-long area near the pavilion at Wickham Park," begins a Florida… Read More

Acclaimed Fiction Writer Danielle Evans Here March 14

March 8, 2012

Danielle Evans, a "Washington-area author who has been praised by Salman Rushdie and the Paris Review as a literary prodigy," according to the Washington… Read More

Strong Pitching Lifts DePauw to Doubleheader Sweep

March 8, 2011

BOX SCORES: Game 1 | Game 2 March 8, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. —  Bolstered by a pair of strong pitching performances, DePauw picked up a doubleheader sweep… Read More

Lt. Governor Will Announce Details of 'Stellar Communities' Grant Thursday at Public Event

March 8, 2011

March 8, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — The campus and community are invited to join in a celebration of news that Greencastle has been named a "Stellar Community"… Read More

DePauw Band Presents Concert Sunday at 3 p.m.

March 8, 2011

March 8, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — The DePauw University Band performs its first concert of the spring term this Sunday, March 13, at 3 p.m. in the Green… Read More

Kelly Writers Series Welcomes Diana Joseph for Wednesday Reading

March 8, 2011

March 8, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. —Diana Joseph, 2010 winner of the Great Lakes Colleges Association's New Writers Award in Nonfiction, will visit the campus… Read More

Richard Peck '56 Among Authors Slated to Speak at BookExpo America

March 8, 2010

March 8, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Richard Peck, the award-winning author of books for young people and 1956 graduate of DePauw University, will be among… Read More

Dietrick Competes at Iowa State

March 8, 2010

March 5, 2010, Ames, Iowa —  Chris Dietrick competed at the NCAA Qualifier at Iowa State and finished 25th in the 800-meter run in 1:56.43. He earlier… Read More

Tigers Compete at Iowa State; Reich Runs NCAA Automatic Qualifying and School-Record 800

March 8, 2010

March 5, 2010, Ames, Iowa —  DePauw's Claire Hollis and Lauren Reich competed at the NCAA Qualifier hosted by Iowa State with Reich breaking her own school… Read More

Prof. Kevin Howley Notes "Changing Journalistic Attitudes" Toward 9/11 Questions

March 8, 2010

March 8, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "If the Tea Party movement is the spoiled stepchild of the American news media, then the 9/11 Truth movement is the… Read More

Sixth-ranked Tigers Cap Weekend Sweep with Two Sunday Wins

March 8, 2009

BOX SCORES: Eureka | Maryville March 8, 2009, Maryville, Tenn. — The sixth-ranked Tigers remained unbeaten and unscored upon this season as they blanked… Read More

Tigers Drop to 6-4 Following Loss to Titans

March 8, 2009

BOX SCORE March 8, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  Visiting and 16th-ranked Illinois Wesleyan pounded out 24 hits and scored in seven of the nine innings and… Read More

Softball Team Opens Season with Pair of Shutouts

March 8, 2009

March 8, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "DePauw All-America pitcher Megan Soultz tossed a complete-game, three-hit shutout" in the opening game of the softball… Read More

Community to Celebrate 100th Birthday of Rowena Bake '31

March 8, 2009

March 8, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Rowena (LaFuze) Bake, a 1931 graduate of DePauw University, will celebrate her 100th birthday tomorrow, and her family… Read More

Education "Pioneer" & 1898 Graduate William Wirt Recalled

March 8, 2009

March 8, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "The first superintendent of Gary schools wasn't a run-of-the-mill educator," begins a story in today's edition of Indiana's… Read More

Record-Breaking Effort by Women's Track Team Noted

March 8, 2009

March 8, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Former Paris Tigers sprinter Maggie Baber helped break a school record for the DePauw Tigers Saturday [February 28]… Read More

Prof. Bob Steele '69 Discusses Media's Economic Coverage with Dallas Morning News

March 8, 2009

March 8, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — When it comes to the economy, "You can't blame the media for reporting the facts, as grim as they may be, said Bob Steele… Read More

Tigers Advance to the NCAA Round of 16 with Second-Round Win

March 8, 2008

BOX SCORE March 8, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Sixth-ranked DePauw hit all eight free throws in the final 1:14 and advanced to the NCAA Division III round… Read More

Tigers Advance to 'Sweet 16' of NCAA Women's Hoops Tournament

March 8, 2008

March 8, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University's women's basketball team is headed to the sectionals of the NCAA Division III tournament for a third… Read More

Fifth-Ranked Tigers Improve to 8-1

March 8, 2008

March 8, 2008, Kalamazoo, Mich. - Fifth-ranked DePauw improved to 8-1 on the season following a 9-0 win over Kalamazoo. The Hornets dropped to 2-3.After… Read More

'Actors From the London Stage' Here Next Week to Perform and Teach

March 8, 2008

March 8, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Actors From the London Stage, an international touring company, will perform Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew at… Read More

Kathy Vrabeck '85 On Hand as EA Opens Asia Headquarters

March 8, 2008

March 8, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "I'm here to jump-start local development," said Kathy Vrabeck, president of EA Casual Entertainment and 1985 graduate… Read More

Video Directed by Pete Ohs '05 to Air on MTV2

March 8, 2008

March 8, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - MTV2's underground music video show, Subterranean, will feature a music video directed by Pete Ohs, a 2005 graduate… Read More

Robert Daniels '93 Named Equity Partner at Tabbert Hahn Earnest & Weddle

March 8, 2008

March 8, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Robert S. Daniels, a 1993 graduate of DePauw University, has been named an equity partner at the Indianapolis-based… Read More

Doogan earns honorable mention all-America

March 8, 2007

March 8, 2007, Houston, Texas - DePauw's Katie Doogan earned honorable mention all-America honors after finishing 11th in the 200-yard individual medley… Read More

Hiring of New Executive Producer at CBS "Curious" to Prof. Jeff McCall '76, A Guest on O'Reilly Radio Show

March 8, 2007

March 8, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - CBS' hiring of Rick Kaplan to serve as executive producer of its Evening News with Katie Couric is a "particularly curious"… Read More

Prof. Jennifer Adams Contributes Chapter to Residual Media

March 8, 2007

March 8, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Jennifer L. Adams, assistant professor of communication and theatre at DePauw University, contributes a chapter to the… Read More

ISO's Principal Bassist, Ju-Fang Liu, Performs Here March 12

March 8, 2007

March 8, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw University School of Music is pleased to announce a recital by Ju-Fang Liu, principal bassist of the Indianapolis… Read More

Indiana Secretary of State Launches Pilot Program at DePauw for College Seniors

March 8, 2006

March 8, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Indiana's Secretary of State launched a new program, "Living on Your Own: A Crash Course in Cash," on the DePauw University… Read More

Cobb seeded third at NCAA Championships

March 8, 2006

OFFICIAL SITE March 8, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw freshman Adrienne Cobb earned automatic qualification into the NCAA Division III Championships… Read More

DePauw swimmers headed to Division III Championships

March 8, 2006

OFFICIAL SITE March 8, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Four members of the DePauw women's swimming and diving team begin competition at the NCAA Division III… Read More

DePauw Jazz Ensemble at the Duck Thursday Night

March 8, 2006

March 8, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw University Jazz Ensemble will perform this Thursday, March 9, from 9 to 11 p.m. at Walden Inn’s Fluttering… Read More

United Methodist Bishop William Willimon Discusses Spiritual Life of Today's Students and DePauw's "Gift" in Mendenhall Lecture

March 8, 2005

March 8, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - [Download Audio: "The Role" - 84kb] "The University is not dedicated to the life of the mind. It's dedicated to the… Read More

Tigers sweep Tuesday matches

March 8, 2005

PHOTO GALLERIES: Wartburg | Taylor  March 8, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - The 21st-ranked DePauw men's tennis team improved to 5-3 with a sweep of its two… Read More

Author Richard Peck '56 to Receive Christopher Award

March 8, 2005

March 8, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts, by Richard Peck, a 1956 graduate of DePauw University, is among 20 films… Read More

Amanda Lotz '96 Named 'Coltrin Professor of the Year'

March 8, 2005

March 8, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Amanda D. Lotz, assistant professor of communication at Denison University and 1996 graduate of DePauw University, has… Read More

Performance Artist Guillermo Gómez-Peña's 'Borderabilia' on View at DePauw March 16-April 17

March 8, 2005

Also: "Yun-Fei Ji: The Empty City," February 2-April 17; "2005 DePauw Biennial: Contemporary Art in the Midwest," February 16-May 8 March 8, 2005, Greencastle… Read More

Joseph Flummerfelt '58 to Conduct Westminster Choir in 'Farewell Tour' at DePauw

March 8, 2004

March 8, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - The choir that has set the standard for choral excellence for more than 80 years, the world-renowned Westminster Choir… Read More

Two Big Wins Advance DePauw's B-ball Teams to NCAA 'Elite 8'

March 8, 2002

March 8, 2002, Westerville & Wilmington, Oh. - They played at the same time at two sites within the same state and came away with the same outcome: victory… Read More

Wall Street Journal Cites DePauw Campaign and Holton Gift

March 8, 2001

March 8, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - The recently completed and highly successful "Campaign for DePauw" and specifically the generous Holton gift were featured… Read More

Construction to Begin on DePauw's New $6.7 Million Performing Arts Center

March 8, 1973

March 8, 1973, Greencastle, Ind. - Contracts signed today by DePauw University and the Colvin Construction Company of Indianapolis clear the way for work… Read More

Mark Vittert '69 Dreams Big, and Succeeds

March 8, 1971

March 8, 1971, Greencastle, Ind. - Mark B. Vittert graduated from DePauw in 1969 with plans to make a big dream reality in a short period of time. Today's… Read More

Bowman Gym Dedicated, Temporary Director of Athletics Named

March 8, 1916

March 8, 1916, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University's new $125,000 gymnasium was dedicated today, reports the New York Times, "with elaborate ceremonies… Read More