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18 hrs ago | WGRE-FM Greencastle

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

WGRE-FM Greencastle

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

WGRE-FM Greencastle

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

WGRE-FM Greencastle

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

WGRE-FM Greencastle

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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Profs. Tom Hall and Glen Kuecker Published in Journal of Globalization Studies

Two DePauw University faculty members -- Thomas D. Hall, professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology; and Glen D. Kuecker, professor of history -- contribute essays to the latest edition of the Journal of Globalization Studies .

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Related Topix: Anthropology

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WGRE-FM Greencastle

Poet Nathalie Anderson to Visit Campus on Sept. 10

Award-winning poet and librettist Nathalie Anderson will come to DePauw University on Wednesday, September 10, as a guest of the James and Marilou Kelly Writers Series.

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Related Topix: Poetry

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WGRE-FM Greencastle

Statue Honoring Col. Weir Cook '16 to be Placed at Indianapolis Airport

A statue of Col. Harvey Weir Cook will be placed at the Indianapolis International Airport, officials have announced," reports the Indianapolis Star .

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Hancock County, IN

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WGRE-FM Greencastle

Sidney Showalter '64 Authors The Single Man's Housecleaning Playbook

The new book "is a quick and simple guide to correctly cleaning your home like a pro, drawn from Showalter's life experiences, research and trial and error," reports Florida's Naples Daily News .

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

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Coach Bill Fenlon Praises His Former Assistant

"I've known Jim 30 years and I can't think of another guy who could have done a better job with that program," says DePauw University head men's basketball coach Bill Fenlon of Jim Shaw, who is stepping down as head hoops coach at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology because of health issues.

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Related Topix: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WGRE-FM Greencastle

Congress Must Learn Lessons from VA Scandal, Writes Lee Hamilton '52

The scandal involving Veterans Administration hospitals has the attention of many Americans, including Lee Hamilton, the former congressman and 1952 graduate of DePauw University.

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Related Topix: US News

WGRE-FM Greencastle

Prof. Kevin Howley Cited in Article on Impact of the 1990s

"In some ways, the '90s were the best of times, including prosperity at home, relative peace abroad, a falling crime rate, an explosion in digital technology, even a federal budget surplus," writes Rick Hampson in USA Today .

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

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Kurt Faires '81, Former Winter Term Intern of Howard Baker, Remembers the US Senator

Kurt Faires, an attorney with Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. and 1981 graduate of DePauw University, recalls his family's long friendship with former U.S. Senator Howard Baker in an opinion column published in the Chattanoogan .

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Related Topix: Tennessee

Times Herald

How the overshadowed '90s shaped our world

Monica Lewinsky's sudden return to the spotlight and Hillary Clinton's possible return to the White House evoke memories of a decade obscured by the transformative '80s and the tumultuous '00s, and squeezed between the fall of the Berlin Wall and 9/11.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Explosion, Prison, Terrorism

Sat Jun 28, 2014

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Rev. Courtney Randall '97 Named Pastor of Massachusetts Church

"New Hope United Methodist Church announces the appointment of an additional pastor to increase their ministry capacity and outreach in the region," reports the Berkshire Eagle of Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Duke University

Chattanoogan.com

19 And At The Capitol With Senator Howard Baker

So in 1976 my parents move from Indiana to scenic Scott County, Tn., above Knoxville.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, TN, US News

The Star Press

School Notes

The daughter of Ron and Shirley Daugherty of Muncie, she plans to study finance at Ball State University.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN, Ball State University, Delaware County, IN

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WGRE-FM Greencastle

Cable & Satellite TV Providers Guilty of "Customer Abuse," Opines Prof. Jeff McCall '76

"The cable and satellite television industry has well earned its disrespect by a long-running pattern of customer abuse," according to Jeff McCall.

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Related Topix: Television

Thu Jun 26, 2014

WGRE-FM Greencastle

Jim Powers Jr. '78 Joins Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame's Board

Jim Powers Jr., a 1978 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected to the board of directors of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

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