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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on August 14th in years past.

Education Prof. Sarrah Grubb '00 Joins IU Kokomo Faculty

August 14, 2018

Sarrah J. Grubb, a 2000 graduate of DePauw University, has joined the faculty of Indiana University Kokomo as assistant professor of education. She comes… Read More

Jason Kiely '94 is Directing Montana's HomeNow Program

August 14, 2017

"Jason Kiely has joined Montana & Idaho Community Development Corporation as director of HomeNow, the nonprofit organization’s new program that helps more… Read More

Ed Chew '99 Founds Wrought Iron Leather and Effects

August 14, 2016

"Ed Chew, a Putnam County native and DePauw University alumnus, has founded Wrought Iron Leather and Effects, a maker of handcrafted and custom-engineered… Read More

Why Does Bouncing Bet Blush?

August 14, 2015

There are more than two dozen student-faculty research projects taking place on campus this summer. Biology Professor Dana A. Dudle is working with five… Read More

Presidents Obama and Clinton Prepare to Join in Celebration of Vernon Jordan's ('57) 80th Birthday

August 14, 2015

On the eve of Vernon Jordan's 80th birthday, Bloomberg writes of the 1957 DePauw University graduate, "Even more than that of the nation's first African-American… Read More

Media Outlets Carry News of DePauw's Presidential Transition

August 14, 2015

"DePauw University President Brian Casey is leaving his role at the end of the school year to become the president of Colgate University," reports the… Read More

Courtney Knies '10 Helps Develop Community's 'ChalkTalk' Program

August 14, 2015

An article in Indiana's Dubois County Herald, headlined "ChalkTalk: New chalkboard draws big crowds in Indiana town of Ferdinand," notes that Courtney… Read More

Prof. Susan Olesik '77 Honored by American Chemical Society

August 14, 2014

Susan V. Olesik, Dow Professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at Ohio State University and 1977 graduate of DePauw University, is the… Read More

Coach Justin Tereshko Competing at 114th U.S. Amateur Golf Championships

August 14, 2014

An article on the 114th U.S. Amateur Championships, being played at the Atlanta Athletic Club’s Highlands Course, notes that Derek Bard is among the 32… Read More

Prof. Carl Huffman Publishes A History of Pythagoreanism

August 14, 2014

A History of Pythagoreanism, edited by Carl A. Huffman, research professor and professor emeritus of Classical Studies, has been published by Cambridge… Read More

Prof. David Newman Helps American Sociological Association Honor Radio's Ira Glass

August 14, 2013

David M. Newman, Lester M. Jones Professor of Sociology at DePauw University, was among a group of sociologists that honored Ira Glass and the producers… Read More

Library Journal Reviews Book by Prof. John Schlotterbeck

August 14, 2013

A Library Journal review of Daily Life in the Colonial South by John Schlotterbeck, professor of history at DePauw University, and Daily Life in the Colonial… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Sees "Crash" Coming to Cable TV Sports Industry

August 14, 2013

"Sports fees paid by cable, satellite and telco TV companies are on pace to increase 12% in 2013, to $17.2 billion, according to research firm SNL Kagan… Read More

Cartoonist Rob Harrell '91 Authors Monster on the Hill

August 14, 2013

Rob Harrell, a 1991 graduate of DePauw University, has published his first graphic novel, Monster on the Hill. Published by Top Shelf Productions, the… Read More

Prof. Eugene Gloria Presents September 20 Poetry Reading

August 14, 2012

Eugene Gloria, associate professor of English at DePauw University, will read from his new book of poems, My Favorite Warlord, at a Thursday, September… Read More

Cummins CEO Tim Solso '69 Weighs In on New Fuel Efficiency Standards

August 14, 2011

August 14, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. —  New fuel efficiency guidelines set by the Obama administration for heavy duty trucks and buses are drawing reaction… Read More

Prof. Bob Steele '69 to Receive Society of Professional Journalists' Highest Honor

August 14, 2010

August 14, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Bob Steele, Phyllis W. Nicholas Director of DePauw's Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics and the University's Distinguished… Read More

Barbara Kingsolver '77 to Appear at LA's 'Writers Bloc' Series

August 14, 2009

August 14, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Barbara Kingsolver's The Lacuna is due Nov. 3, and she'll make a rare Los Angeles-area appearance Nov. 16," reports… Read More

The Percussion Plus Project Opens School of Music's 125th Season with August 30 Concert

August 14, 2009

August 14, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — The 125th season of the DePauw University School of Music, one of America's oldest, will open with a Sunday, August… Read More

Prof. Kevin Howley Contributes to European Journal of Cultural Studies

August 14, 2008

August 14, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Kevin Howley, associate professor of communication at DePauw University, contributes a book review to the latest issue… Read More

Prof. Ghassan Nasr is Runner-Up for Saif Ghobash - Banipal Prize

August 14, 2008

August 14, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - A translation of The Journals of Sarab Affan by Ghassan N. Nasr, assistant professor of modern languages at DePauw… Read More

SmartMoney's James B. Stewart '73 Advises Investors After "Strange" Week

August 14, 2007

August 14, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "Last week was one of the strangest, if not the strangest, that I've ever witnessed as an investor, and at age 55… Read More

U of Virginia Assistant Football Coach Dave Borbely '81 Speaks Up

August 14, 2007

August 14, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Dave Borbeley, offensive line coach for the University of Virginia's football team, "studied history at DePauw before… Read More

John Porter '02 to Study Japan's Urban Slums With 2007-08 Fulbright Award

August 14, 2007

August 14, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - John P. Porter, a 2002 graduate of DePauw University, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student scholarship in modern… Read More

James B. Stewart '73 is 'Delta Chi of the Year'; Fraternity Also Honors J. Nichols '89 and DePauw Chapter

August 14, 2006

August 14, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - James B. Stewart -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, bestselling author and 1973 graduate of DePauw University --… Read More

Newspaper Spotlights Sophomore's Interest in Historic Preservation

August 14, 2005

August 14, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "Ryan Barton is a college student with a promising future," begins an article in Indiana's Rushville Republican on… Read More

Prof. Ted Rueter Appears on ABC's 20/20

August 14, 2005

August 14, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "I've had many people write to me say... they have boom cars blasting through their neighborhood every five minutes… Read More

TV Networks Need "Visionary Leadership and Risk-Taking" to Regain Audience, According to Prof. Jeff McCall '76

August 14, 2005

August 14, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - In the wake of the death of ABC's Peter Jennings and the departure of anchors Tom Brokaw and Dan Rather, "Turning… Read More

First-Time Novelist Says She Was Inspired by John Jakes '53

August 14, 2004

August 14, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "Kimberly Largent was a young woman when she picked up John Jakes' landmark Civil War novel, North and South, begins… Read More

Alfred Biggs Jr. '54 Named Interim Chief Medical Officer of The Cancer Institute

August 14, 2002

August 14, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - Alfred D. Biggs Jr., a 1954 graduate of DePauw University, has been named interim chief medical officer of The Cancer… Read More

Prof. Mitch Merback's Book Now in Paperback

August 14, 2001

August 14, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - The Thief, the Cross and the Wheel: Pain and the Spectacle of Punishment in Medieval and Renaissance Europe by Mitchell… Read More