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The Exodusters of Putnam County

The Civil War brought an end to slavery in the United States, but not to the racism that sustained it for so long.

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Related Topix: Putnam County, IN, African-American, Greencastle, IN, Depauw, IN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Award-Winning Conservationist Patricia Chapple Wright Here Sept. 28...

American primatologist, anthropologist, and conservationist Dr. Patricia Chapple Wright -- the winner of the 2014 Indianapolis Prize -- will come to DePauw University to discuss her work in Madagascar.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Barbara Kingsolver '77 to Receive Library of Virginia's Literary Lifetime Achievement Award

Barbara Kingsolver, acclaimed bestselling author and 1977 graduate of DePauw University, is the 2014 recipient of the Library of Virginia's Literary Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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New Book by J. Nichols '89 a "Groundbreaking Work," Opines Columnist

"We intuitively know that the ocean makes us happy, and after years of organizing scholarly conferences to explore the science behind that idea, Davenport resident and biologist Wallace J Nichols has penned a remarkable book titled Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Hillary is Not Newsworthy, Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

In Jeff McCall's view, "Television is oversaturating the 'news' agenda with countless updates about everything Hillary Clinton."

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics

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Film Project Helmed by Kyle Ham '94 Noted in Hollywood Reporter

" Homeland 's Marc Menchaca and Castle 's Jon Huertas will star in the psychological thriller Reparation from writer-director Kyle Ham," begins a Hollywood Reporter story.

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Related Topix: Indiana

Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Marjorie Needham Latzko '52, Vocal Group Hall of Fame Inductee, Remembers Her Days in The Chordettes

The voice of Marjorie Needham Latzko, a member of DePauw University's Class of 1952, continues to echo whenever the song Mr. Sandman , a #1 hit in 1954 for The Chordettes, is played.

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Related Topix: The Chordettes, Oldies, Jim Fullington, Alpha Chi Omega, Sororities, Chi Omega, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Tue Jul 15, 2014

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Jim Powers '78 Named CEO of Crowe Horwath

James "Jim" Powers, a 1978 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed chief executive officer of Crowe Horwath LLP, one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States.

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Related Topix: Depauw, IN

Mon Jul 14, 2014

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Kartik Amarnath '13 Discusses Malaysian Homelessness With Newspaper

"Last week I met up with a 22-year-old research graduate from the U.S. by the name of Kartik Amarnath," writes Anthony SB Thanasayan in Free Malaysia Today .

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The Star Press

James W. Hess, 81

Jim was born in Peoria, Illinois on May 5, 1933, the son of the late Lowell Russell Hess and Mildred G. Johnson Hess Gaskill.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN, Indiana, Indianapolis, IN

Sun Jul 13, 2014

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Article on 'The Last Aryans' Cites Prof. Mona Bhan

"The Brogpas living in Ladakh, India-administered Kashmir, claim to be the last of the Aryans," reports Al Jazeera .

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Rock Hill Herald

Private schools add lacrosse to attract students

The Indianapolis Business Journal reports DePauw University started teams last year, Wabash College is launching a program next year and University of Indianapolis is starting a program in 2016.

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Related Topix: Wabash College, University of Indianapolis

Lowell Sun

Lowell Five praises work of David Karpinsky

David Karpinsky, vice president of finance at the Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank, was recently named to receive the bank's Employee Excellence Award for June.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Westford, MA, Boston College, Brandeis University

Sat Jul 12, 2014

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Wells Fargo Bank Promotes Gavin Graham '11

Gavin G. Graham, a 2011 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed a small business specialist by Wells Fargo Bank in Anchorage, Alaska.

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Related Topix: Anchorage, AK

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Bud Walters '63 to Receive NAB's National Radio Award

Bayard H. "Bud" Walters, founder and president of the Cromwell Group and 1963 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of the 2014 National Radio Award.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Indiana Gov. Appoints Danielle McGrath '07 Deputy Chief of Staff

Danielle McGrath, a 2007 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed by Indiana Governor Mike Pence to serve as his deputy chief of staff for legislative affairs.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Mike Pence

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Role of Prof. Mark Kannowski in Grading Advanced Placement Tests is Noted

"It's sort of like summer camp -- just for highly educated adults," notes a Pacific Standard article on educators who go to Kansas City, Missouri, each June to grade Advanced Placement tests for the College Board.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Journal

Lucky No. 33 keeps new women's coach busy

Larry Bird wore it as a player, and she did, too. She wore it during four standout seasons on the DePauw University women's basketball team.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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Gift by Family of Late Prof. Howard Burkett Will Endow Student...

Lucile E. Burkett of Greencastle has made a $50,000 gift to DePauw University in honor of her late husband, Howard B. Burkett, professor emeritus of chemistry at DePauw and 1938 graduate of the University.

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Related Topix: Greencastle, IN, Chemistry, University of Washington

Mon Jul 07, 2014

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Scott Storrer '89 is North American President of Strand Life Sciences

Scott A. Storrer, a 1989 graduate of DePauw University, is joining Strand Life Sciences as president of North America.

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