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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on February 21st in years past.

Burcher Announces Resignation

February 21, 2018

DePauw head field hockey coach Erika Burcher has announced her resignation as she has accepted a position as a wellness director at a YMCA in Indianapolis Read More

Prof. May Phang to Perform Piano Recital at Stephen F. Austin State University

February 21, 2018

Pianist and professor May Phang, a member of the DePauw University School of Music faculty, will perform a February 27 concert at Stephen F. Austin State… Read More

Martin and Wallace Nab Lone Win in 8-1 Loss to DII Indianapolis

February 21, 2017

Indianapolis, Ind. – Division II No. 31 ranked Indianapolis defeated the DePauw men’s tennis team 8-1 on Tuesday. Read More

DII Ranked Indianapolis defeats DePauw women 9-0

February 21, 2017

Indianapolis, Ind. – The DePauw women’s tennis team competed on Tuesday, falling to Division II No. 16 Indianapolis 9-0. Read More

DePauw Rally Falls Short in NCAC Tournament Loss

February 21, 2017

Granville, Ohio – DePauw had an uphill battle in the opening round of the North Coast Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament and saw their… Read More

Gaumer's 17 Leads DePauw to NCAC Quarterfinal Win over Wooster; Tigers Host Semifinals and Championship This Weekend

February 21, 2017

Senior guard Lex Gaumer poured in a career-high 17 including nine straight during a late second quarter stretch to lead top-seed DePauw to a 90-56 win… Read More

Annual List Again Places DePauw Among USA's Leading Colleges in Providing Fulbright Opportunities

February 21, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, DePauw University is among the nation's leading colleges in producing winners of Fulbright scholarships. The latest issue… Read More

DePauw to Host National Undergraduate Research Conference on Science, Technology, Medicine and Society

February 21, 2017

Students from across North America will come to DePauw University March 10-12 to take part in the first National Annual Undergraduate Research Conference… Read More

DePauw Falls to Bears in Matchup of Nationally-Ranked Squads

February 21, 2016

In a battle of nationally-ranked teams, 14th-ranked DePauw drop and 8-1 match at #13 Washington-St. Louis Read More

DePauw Wraps up Opening Weekend with Loss to Averett

February 21, 2016

Third-ranked DePauw wrapped up its season-opening weekend with a 6-1 loss to Averett and dropped to 1-6 on the season Read More

Artist & Educator "Bing" Davis '59 Featured in Newspaper

February 21, 2016

Artist and educator Willis H. “Bing” Davis, a 1959 graduate of DePauw University, "has used his prolific talents to pay tribute to his African-American… Read More

Tigers Finish Third at Classic

February 21, 2015

DePauw collected a pair of firsts and totaled 91 points on the way to a third-place finish at the DePauw Classic on the Hollensteiner Track Read More

DePauw Finishes Second at Classic

February 21, 2015

Paced by three firsts, the Tigers totaled 122 points and finished second at the DePauw Classic on the Hollensteiner Track Read More

17th-Ranked Bishops Use 14 Threes to Defeat Tigers

February 21, 2015

Ohio Wesleyan used 14 threes to defeat the DePauw men’s basketball team by a final score of 86-77, Saturday afternoon in the Neal Fieldhouse Read More

Tigers Close Out NCAC Play with Perfect 16-0 Mark after Topping Ohio Wesleyan

February 21, 2015

DePauw held off second-half charges from visiting Ohio Wesleyan and the Tigers topped the Battling Bishops, 74-69, at Neal Fieldhouse on Senior Day Read More

Saturday Sweep for #11 Tigers

February 21, 2015

The 11th-ranked Tigers moved to 2-1 on the season after a 6-3 win over Olivet Nazarene and a 9-0 victory against Rhodes Read More

Tigers Open 2015 Season With 13-8 Victory Over Rhodes

February 21, 2015

The DePauw men’s lacrosse team opened the 2015 regular season on a positive note, defeating Rhodes College 13-8, Saturday afternoon Read More

"Education is Much More Than Preparation for a Job," Opines Prof. Andy Cullison '01

February 21, 2015

"The American vision of higher education is in a state of decay," writes Andrew M. Cullison, director of the Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University… Read More

#13 DePauw Remains Perfect with 9-0 Win over Principia

February 21, 2014

The 13th-ranked Tigers remained perfect on the season at 4-0 following a 9-0 victory over visiting Principia at the DePauw Indoor Tennis and Track Center Read More

Final Home Indoor Meet of Season Set for Saturday

February 21, 2014

Student-athletes representing 18 schools will compete in tomorrow's DePauw Classic in the Tigers' final home indoor on the James A. Hollensteiner Track Read More

Final Home Indoor Meet of Season Set for Saturday

February 21, 2014

Student-athletes representing 18 schools will compete in tomorrow's DePauw Classic in the Tigers' final home indoor on the James A. Hollensteiner Track Read More

Final Home Indoor Meet of Season Set for Saturday

February 21, 2014

Greencastle, Ind. - Student-athletes representing 18 schools will compete in tomorrow's DePauw Classic in the Tigers' final home indoor on the James A… Read More

Slate of New Religious-Themed Movies Analyzed by Prof. Jeff McCall '76

February 21, 2014

"Get ready for a flood of religious movies coming out of Hollywood this year and next," reports Houston's KTRH radio in a story that quotes a DePauw University… Read More

Co-CEO Elisa Villanueva Beard '98 Calls Teach For America "A True Social Justice Movement"

February 21, 2013

"Ultimately, what we're trying to do is ensure every kid has the access and opportunity to access a great education, that every child has a choice in life… Read More

158 Student-Athletes Named to Inaugural Tiger Pride Honor Roll

February 21, 2013

Greencastle, Ind. - Stevie Baker-Watson, Theodore Katula Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports, announced today the inaugural Tiger Pride Honor… Read More

Second-Half Surge Sends Fourth-ranked Tigers to NCAC Quarterfinal Win

February 21, 2012

BOX SCORE Greencastle, Ind. - Fourth-ranked DePauw scored the final five points of the first half and the first 10 of the second and pulled away from… Read More

Another Late DePauw Rally Falls Short as Tigers' Season Comes to an End at #19 Wooster

February 21, 2012

BOX SCORE Wooster, Ohio - In what became the storyline for the DePauw men's basketball team over the last month, the Tigers battled back from an 11-point… Read More

Prof. Lennie Foy Performs Twice at UW-River Falls This Weekend

February 21, 2012

"On Friday, Feb. 24, guest artist internationally-known jazz trumpeter and music educator Leonard Foy from DePauw University School of Music, will perform… Read More

#4 DePauw Women Host Oberlin Tonight in NCAC Quarterfinal Game

February 21, 2012

TICKET INFORMATION | WGRE AUDIO | LIVE VIDEO | LIVE STATS | DEPAUW GAME NOTES | NCAC SITE Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw opens  North Coast Athletic Conference… Read More

Cummins Names Mark Sifferlen '87 VP of Ethics and Compliance

February 21, 2012

Mark J. Sifferlen, a 1987 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed to the newly-created position of vice president - ethics and compliance at… Read More

DePauw Men Make Return Trip to Wooster for NCAC Quarterfinal Hoops Game

February 21, 2012

GAME NOTES | WGRE BROADCAST | WOOSTER LIVE VIDEO | LIVE STATS | NCAC TOURNAMENT SITE Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw opens  North Coast Athletic Conference… Read More

James B. Stewart '73 to Present 2012 Commencement Address, Receive Kilgore Medal

February 21, 2012

James B. Stewart -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, bestselling author, columnist for the New York Times and 1973 graduate of DePauw University -- will… Read More

'Career Coach': Best Cover Letters Describe How You Would Impact a Company

February 21, 2011

February 21, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "When you begin writing your cover letter, you probably want to beg for the job," notes a Career Builder article… Read More

Jazzman Pharez Whitted '82 Nominated for Independent Music Award

February 21, 2011

February 21, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "Pharez Whitted not only mentors Chicago Public School kids through Ravinia Festival's 'Reach-Teach-Play' programs… Read More

Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Analyzes the White House "Reset" with Fox News

February 21, 2011

February 21, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "Much was made early in the Obama administration when it 'reset' relations with Russia," writes Jeff McCall, professor… Read More

You Gonna Eat That?

February 21, 2011

The complex issues surrounding our daily food choices and their potential impact on our environment – locally and globally – were addressed during a two-day… Read More

Grant Will Send Prof. Michael Mackenzie to India This Summer

February 21, 2011

February 21, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Michael P. "Mac" Mackenzie, associate professor of art at DePauw and coordinator of the University's European Studies… Read More

Tigers Split Doubleheader at Maryville

February 21, 2010

BOX SCORES: Game 1 | Game 2 February 21, 2010, Maryville, Tenn. — DePauw split its doubleheader at Maryville (Tenn.) as the teams also split their four-game… Read More

Hot-shooting Tigers Top Panthers, 92-82

February 21, 2010

BOX SCORE February 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw shot 62 percent for the game including 68 percent in the second half on the way to a 92-82 Southern… Read More

Tigers Extend Win Streak to 18 with 65-39 SCAC Win over Birmingham-Southern

February 21, 2010

BOX SCORE February 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw held visiting Birmingham-Southern to a season-low 39 points which was 34 below their season average… Read More

DePauw Men Host Birmingham-Southern in Regular Season Home Finale

February 21, 2010

  GAME NOTES | LIVE AUDIO | LIVE STATS February 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw returns to Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference action on… Read More

Tigers Aim for 18th Straight Win in Regular Season Home Finale

February 21, 2010

GAME NOTES | LIVE AUDIO | LIVE STATS February 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw, ranked 16th in the latest USA Today/ESPN Coaches' Poll and 17th… Read More

Columnist Cites 1991 DePauw Conference on Elections

February 21, 2010

February 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "Though we columnists write easily of political earthquakes, it is important to remember that in every election… Read More

Nancy Pelosi Could Be GOP "Lightning Rod" in Mid-Term Races, Says Prof. Jeff McCall '76

February 21, 2010

February 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — A nationally distributed story on how a Republican candidate's successful  campaign featured ads critical of House… Read More

11th-ranked Men's Tennis Team Finishes Seventh at ITA Division III National Team Indoor Championship

February 21, 2010

February 21, 2010, St. Peter, Minn. —  DePauw, ranked 11th in Division III, topped host and 25th-ranked Gustavus Adolphus College by a 6-3 score and finished… Read More

11th-ranked Women's Tennis Team Wins at Washington

February 21, 2010

February 21, 2010, St. Louis, Mo. —  The 11th-ranked Tigers won all three doubles matches in their match against 15th-ranked Washington-St. Louis and that… Read More

DePauw and Local Students to Explore 'Facets of Homelessness' on March 4

February 21, 2010

February 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — "DePauw University and local Putnam County high school students will host the free, interactive event 'Home Sweet… Read More

Civil Rights Historian Prof. John Dittmer Quoted in Mississippi Newspaper

February 21, 2009

February 21, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "He was traveling all over the state, trying to keep things together," said John Dittmer, author of Local People:… Read More

Prof. Bob Steele '69 Offers Thoughts on 'Chimpgate' to Washington Times

February 21, 2009

February 21, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "Editorial cartoons are meant to evoke and provoke," Bob Steele tells the Washington Times. "They should have some… Read More

Reich Breaks School Record at Purdue; Improves Upon NCAA Provisional Time

February 21, 2009

February 21, 2009, West Lafayette, Ind. —  DePauw junior Lauren Reich competed in the Boilermaker Invitational at Purdue's Lambert Fieldhouse and placed… Read More

DePauw Opens Diamond Campaign with Split at Maryville

February 21, 2009

BOX SCORES: Game 1 | Game 2 February 21, 2009, Maryville, Tenn. — DePauw opened the 2009 baseball season with a doubleheader split at Maryville (Tenn… Read More

DePauw Women Capture Classic Team Title

February 21, 2009

February 21, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw totaled 130 points and claimed the team title at the DePauw Indoor Classic at the James A. Hollensteiner… Read More

Vincennes Wins DePauw Classic; Tigers Finish Second

February 21, 2009

February 21, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  Vincennes totaled 213 points and won the DePauw Indoor Classic at the James A. Hollensteiner Track in the DePauw… Read More

DePauw Improves to 2-0 with Win over Indianapolis

February 21, 2009

February 21, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw completed its weekend sweep and improved to 2-0 on the season following an 8-1 win over the University of… Read More

DePauw Theatre Presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

February 21, 2009

February 21, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Music, love, high jinks and intrigue abound in DePauw Theatre's upcoming tribute to spring, Twelfth Night. Arguably… Read More

Brian Casey "Excited" to Become President of "An Absolute Jewel of a Liberal Arts College"

February 21, 2008

Also: Harvard Administrator Brian W. Casey Named DePauw's Nineteenth President February 21, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - [Download Video: "DePauw's Nineteenth… Read More

DePauw Picked to Win SCAC Softball Title

February 21, 2008

February 21, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Following a 37-7 season and a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Division III Championship, the Tigers are picked to… Read More

Sunday's Baseball Game Site Moved Again

February 21, 2008

February 21, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - The season-opening doubleheader scheduled for Sunday, February 24, between DePauw and Transylvania has been moved… Read More

Tiger Nine Picked Second in SCAC East

February 21, 2008

February 21, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Coming off a 25-17 record and an 11-5 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference mark, the Tigers are picked to finish… Read More

Engineering Achievements of Gilbert Scott '52 Warrant Who's Who Inclusion

February 21, 2008

February 21, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Gilbert L. Scott, a 1952 graduate of DePauw University, "has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who worldwide… Read More

Harvard Administrator Brian W. Casey Named DePauw's Nineteenth President

February 21, 2008

Also: See Webcast of Announcement February 21, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Brian W. Casey, associate dean for academic affairs in the Faculty of Arts and… Read More

Vernon Jordan '57 Speaks at Event Honoring Late Civil Rights Activist

February 21, 2007

February 21, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "There is a leadership void to be filled," Vernon Jordan said yesterday as he spoke at the dedication of a North… Read More

Conglomerate Chaired by Steven Rales '73 Probably America's Best, Opines Business Week

February 21, 2007

February 21, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "Danaher is probably the best-run conglomerate in America," asserts Business Week of the company which is overseen… Read More

Congress "Not Working Hard Enough," Says Former US Rep. Lee Hamilton '52

February 21, 2006

February 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "Congress is not working hard enough at the business of legislating," says Lee Hamilton, who represented Indiana… Read More

Tigers head to SCAC Tournament as fifth-ranked team in nation

February 21, 2006

February 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Following Saturday's 72-61 victory over Rose-Hulman, the DePauw women's basketball team remained ranked fifth in… Read More

New Orleans Journalist Clancy DuBos to Discuss the Politics Behind Katrina, March 7

February 21, 2006

February 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - New Orleans-based journalist Clancy DuBos will discuss "Hurricane Katrina: The Politics Behind the Storm" when he… Read More

Senior Interning with NBC "Having a Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience at the Winter Olympics," Reports TV Station

February 21, 2006

February 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "I'll never forget it," DePauw University senior Kate Billman says of her experience working for NBC's Today Show… Read More

DePauw Opera Theatre Presents The Magic Flute, March 2-5

February 21, 2006

February 21, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - In celebration of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 250th birthday, the DePauw Opera Theatre proudly presents its annual… Read More

Including Interests of Minority Sunnis in Post-Election Iraq is Key, Says Prof. Ralph Raymond

February 21, 2005

February 21, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - An article in Indiana's Lafayette Journal and Courier, which offers the thoughts of "several Indiana international… Read More

Men's & Women's Track Teams Both Win 2005 DePauw Indoor Classic

February 21, 2005

February 21, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "At Greencastle, both the DePauw men's and women's teams won in the 2005 DePauw Indoor Classic on Saturday," notes… Read More

Some Americans Need Lesson in What First Amendment Means and Doesn't Mean, Prof. Jeff McCall '76 Writes

February 21, 2005

February 21, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - "Inherent in the First Amendment is the right to say nothing," begins an op-ed by Jeffrey M. McCall, professor of… Read More

Lineup for Friday's Tsunami Relief Concert Finalized

February 21, 2005

February 21, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - A final schedule has taken shape for Friday night's community-wide tsunami relief concert, "One World, Many Efforts… Read More

DePauw places second at Indoor Classic

February 21, 2004

Complete Results   Greencastle, Ind.- DePauw totaled 79 points and finished just eight points behind team champion Illinois Wesleyan at the DePauw Indoor… Read More

Tigers finish second behind Illinois Wesleyan at DePauw Indoor Classic

February 21, 2004

Complete Results   Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw totaled 91 points and finished second behind Illinois Wesleyan which totaled 116 points to win the 2004… Read More

Women's Basketball Team, Ranked #10 in USA, Makes it Eleven Straight

February 21, 2004

February 21, 2004, Danville, Ky. - "The NCAA Division III No. 10 Tigers (21-3, 12-1) won a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference game over the host Colonels… Read More

David Hoover '67 Elected to Irwin Financial Corporation Board

February 21, 2004

February 21, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - R. David Hoover, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ball Corporation and a 1967 graduate of DePauw… Read More

Richard Hellmich '77 Named Outstanding Research Scientist of 2002

February 21, 2003

February 21, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Richard L. Hellmich II, a research entomologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, assistant professor of… Read More

Peter DeBenedittis '80 Blasts Media Portrayals of Women, Alcohol Use

February 21, 2003

February 21, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Peter DeBenedittis, a motivational speaker and 1980 graduate of DePauw University, "panned popular media for the… Read More

Men's Basketball Team Clinches Share of SCAC Title, Star Notes

February 21, 2003

February 21, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw (16-6, 11-1) has clinched a share of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference title with two regular-season… Read More

Middle East Times Says DePauw Alumni Stand Behind Saad Ibrahim

February 21, 2002

February 21, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - Saad Eddin Ibrahim's arrest "came as a shock to many of his former students at DePauw University, a highly-regarded… Read More

DePauw Opera to Present Double-Bill by Puccini and Ravel

February 21, 2002

February 21, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw University Opera/Musical Theatre will present a double-bill of two one act operas, sung in English, each… Read More

Work of DePauw Students and Professors on Cover of Prominent Science Journal

February 21, 2002

February 21, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - The cover story of the March 2002 Journal of Chemical Education is the work of three DePauw University undergraduates… Read More

Prof. Arthur Evans Quoted in Denver Post

February 21, 2002

February 21, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - A Denver Post profile of African-American science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler, which discusses what has been… Read More

Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds Entertain DePauw Audience

February 21, 1999

February 21, 1999, Greencastle, Ind. - "Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds summed up the evening with their first song, The Best of What's Around. And (tonight's)… Read More

TV's Jerry Springer Talks to the DePauw Community Tonight

February 21, 1996

February 21, 1996, Greencastle, Ind. - Television talk show host Jerry Springer will do some talking at DePauw University. Springer, who is best known… Read More

Command White House Performance for Composition by Prof. David Ott

February 21, 1990

February 21, 1990, Washington, D.C. - The music of David Ott, acting director of the DePauw University School of Music, filled the East Room of the White… Read More