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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on August 24th in years past.

Stu Smith '06 Joins Fullscreen as VP of Talent

August 24, 2018

Stu Smith, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Fullscreen as vice president of talent. He comes from Omaze, where he was senior vice president… Read More

DePauw Mourns the Passing of Prof. Preston Adams, Who Taught Botany for 39 Years

August 24, 2017

W. Preston Adams, professor emeritus of botany at DePauw University who taught several generations of students at the liberal arts college for 38 years… Read More

Ujjwal Nair '17 Receives NSF Cybersecurity Fellowship

August 24, 2017

Ujjwal Nair, a 2017 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of National Science Foundation Cybersecurity Fellowship. He will use the award to pursue… Read More

Eric DeFreeuw '09 to Emcee Young Woman/Junior Miss Program

August 24, 2016

Eric DeFreeuw, a news anchor for WISE-TV/NBC33 in Fort Wayne, Indiana and 2009 graduate of DePauw University, will "emcee the 52nd Distinguished Young… Read More

Laurie Rubin, at DePauw Nov. 19, Featured in Wall Street Journal

August 24, 2016

"I was born with some kind of visual sense," says mezzo soprano opera singer Laurie Rubin, "but my retinas didn’t develop."  Featured in the Wall Street… Read More

Mike Field '02 is Assistant Principal at Suburban Chicago Middle School

August 24, 2016

Michael C. Field, a 2002 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed assistant principal at Deer Path Middle School-West in Lake Forest, Illinois… Read More

Meredith Siemens '05 Among Charleston, SC's 'Forty Under 40'

August 24, 2015

Meredith H. Siemens, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, is among the "Forty Under 4)' featured in South Carolina's Charleston Regional Business Journal… Read More

Senior Hang La Authors Article on Preschool Education for Indiana Policy Review

August 24, 2014

An article by Hang La, a senior at DePauw University, is published in fall edition of Indiana Policy Review. A history major and a native of a native of… Read More

"Be Ambitious for Yourselves," DePauw's Class of 2017 is Encouraged as New Academic Year Begins

August 24, 2013

"The advice I want to give you, today, right now, is to stop -- stop for a moment and let go of yourself," DePauw President Brian W. Casey said today to… Read More

Prof. Dan Shannon Published in Cosmos and History

August 24, 2013

A paper by Daniel E. Shannon, professor of philosophy at DePauw University, is published in Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy… Read More

James B. Stewart '73 to Address Indiana Economic Club

August 24, 2012

James B. Stewart -- investigative journalist, New York Times columnist, bestselling author and 1973 graduate of DePauw University -- is among the luminaries… Read More

Tiger Men & Women Appear in Preseason Cross Country Poll

August 24, 2011

August 24, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — The first NCAA Division III regional poll of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association is out,… Read More

"There Can Only Be One Monon Bell," Columnist Argues

August 24, 2011

Also: [Download Video: "1993 Version - Ballad of the Monon Bell" - 10,522kb]; [Download Audio: "Ballad of the Monon Bell - Stereo" - 2514kb] August 24… Read More

Sidewalk Superplant

August 24, 2011

Purslane is absolutely packed with antioxidants – helpful agents that prevent molecular trouble-makers called free radicals from damaging living cells… Read More

Greencastle and DePauw Again Featured in This Old House Magazine

August 24, 2011

August 24, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — The September 2011 issue of This Old House magazine, which is arriving on newsstands, again features Greencastle and… Read More

Men's Basketball Team to Play in First-Ever Game at New Evansville Arena

August 24, 2011

August 24, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Evansville, Indiana is preparing to dedicate a new indoor arena in its downtown area, the Ford Center, and DePauw… Read More

Slate Cites DePauw Professor's 1946 Research on Quicksand

August 24, 2010

August 24, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — In past generations, children were fearful of quicksand, but it's not even on the radar of today's kids, according… Read More

Larry Spears '78 Appointed Servant Leadership Scholar at Gonzaga U

August 24, 2010

August 24, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Larry C. Spears, a world renowned scholar in the field of servant leadership and 1978 graduate of DePauw University… Read More

Early Praise for New Book by Matt Dellinger '97, Interstate 69

August 24, 2010

August 24, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Interstate 69: The Unfinished History of the Last Great American Highway, by Matt Dellinger, a 1997 graduate of DePauw… Read More

Prof. Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr. is Managing Editor of Humanimalia

August 24, 2009

August 24, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — The first issue of Humanimalia, a refereed and selective online journal, is now available. Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr… Read More

Tiger Football Team Featured on Tuesday's SCAC Media Day Coverage

August 24, 2009

August 24, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference is conducting its first-ever SCAC Football Media Days beginning today… Read More

Women's Tennis Team and Two Student-Athletes Recognized for Academics by ITA

August 24, 2009

August 24, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw's women's tennis team was one of 72 NCAA Division III programs recognized as an Intercollegiate Tennis Association… Read More

Kelly Writers Series Welcomes Honor Moore on September 30

August 24, 2009

August 24, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Honor Moore, whose recent recent memoir, The Bishop's Daughter, was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle… Read More

DePauw's "Best and Brightest" Assisting Teach For America: Indianapolis Star

August 24, 2008

August 24, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "Teach For America snags the best and brightest university students -- 14 percent of DePauw's last graduating class… Read More

Ronald McDonald House Cites David Ziemba '03 for His Community Service

August 24, 2008

August 24, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - The Ronald McDonald House of Indiana, a home-away-from-home for families of children who are being treated in area… Read More

16 Incoming Students Enjoy "Experience of a Lifetime" in Inaugural DePauw-Ecuador Summer Program

August 24, 2007

August 24, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Discovering the culture of South America, mastering a foreign language, building a house for the poor, getting acquainted… Read More

Men's Basketball Team Schedules November Exhibition with Indiana State

August 24, 2007

August 24, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "The Sycamores will play nearby DePauw in its exhibition opener on Nov. 1 -- the Tigers were a one-time staple on… Read More

DePauw's Alpha Chi Omega Chapter Wins Sorority's Top National Award

August 24, 2007

August 24, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The Alpha Chi Omega chapter at DePauw University is the 2007 recipient of the sorority's National Council Trophy,… Read More

"It's Time to Give Back," Says Gerry Roth '80 of Plans to Revitalize Hometown Businesses

August 24, 2007

August 24, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "I want the community to know there's a commitment to bring this place back to what it was," says Gerry Roth, the… Read More

Truth a Casualty of Iraq War, Opines Prof. Ken Bode in Indianapolis Star

August 24, 2007

August 24, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "When the histories of this Iraq war are written, the idea that the generals can do no wrong will be relegated to… Read More

Juliana Overmier '87 Appointed Second Flutist of Tulsa Opera Orchestra

August 24, 2007

August 24, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Juliana M. Overmier, an adjunct instructor of music at East Central University and 1987 graduate of DePauw University… Read More

DePauw Noted in USA Today's Division III Football Preview

August 24, 2006

August 24, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University's football program is among those mentioned in USA Today's "Division III Outlook." Patrick Coleman… Read More

'List' of Entrepreneur Angie Hicks '95 Keeps Expanding

August 24, 2006

August 24, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "In college, Angie Hicks and her friends were frustrated with the service they got from companies and contractors… Read More

Ball Corp. CEO David Hoover '67 Receives International Bridge Builder's Award

August 24, 2006

August 24, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - R. David Hoover, chairman and CEO of Ball Corporation and 1967 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of… Read More

"End of the Trail" for New Jersey Performing Arts Center Led by Mark Fields '81

August 24, 2005

August 24, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "This is the end of the trail," says Mark Fields, executive director of the South Jersey Performing Arts Center (SJPAC)… Read More

DePauw Welcomes Mikhail Gorbachev to Campus for October 27 Ubben Lecture

August 24, 2005

August 24, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Mikhail Gorbachev, the former leader of the Soviet Union and the man credited with helping to end the Cold War, will… Read More

DePauw's ITAP Attains 100% Placement Rate As It Begins Fifth Year

August 24, 2005

August 24, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "So far, we've had a 100% placement record within six months after graduation," Dennis Trinkle says of the students… Read More

MTV.com Notes DePauw-MusicRebellion Online Music Partnership

August 24, 2004

August 24, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw University students can purchase discounted downloads from Music Rebellion," notes a story at MTV.com, which… Read More

Ryan Leonard '97 Named Wide Receivers Coach for AFL's Chicago Rush

August 24, 2004

August 24, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Ryan Leonard, a 1997 graduate of DePauw University, has been named wide receivers coach for the Arena Football League's… Read More

Noted Stock Analyst Mary Meeker '81 Still Bullish on the Internet, Reports CBS Marketwatch.com

August 24, 2004

August 24, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "Mary Meeker, Internet analyst for Morgan Stanley, is still recommending Internet stocks," begins a CBS Marketwatch… Read More

ABC's John McWethy '69 and Celebrated Conductor Joseph Flummerfelt '58 Returning to Campus as Visiting Professors

August 24, 2004

August 24, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Two prominent alumni of DePauw University will be returning to their alma mater this year as Distinguished Visiting… Read More

Tigers picked third in SCAC preseason poll

August 24, 2003

With one first-place vote and 80 total points, DePauw is picked to finish third in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference according to the preseason… Read More

Christmas Comes Early for ITAP Apprentices

August 24, 2001

August 24, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - It was a warm August day, but it almost seemed like Santa was making his rounds at the Julian Science and Math Center… Read More

TIME Names DePauw Runner-up for 'College of the Year'

August 24, 1997

August 24, 1997, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University was named an honorable mention runner-up to the first "College of the Year" named by TIME magazine… Read More

Kentucky Wesleyan President Paul Hartman Named DePauw's VP for Development & Alumni Relations

August 24, 1993

August 24, 1993, Greencastle, Ind. - Paul W. Hartman, president of Kentucky Wesleyan College, has been named vice president for development and alumni… Read More

TIME Writes of DePauw's New President, Clyde E. Wildman '13

August 24, 1936

August 24, 1936, Greencastle, Ind. - "Dr. Clyde Everett Wildman, Professor of Old Testament history and religion at Boston University's School of Theology… Read More