Alec Rowan, Master's in Management graduate

Racing to the Indy500: Alec Rowan, MiM ’23

Alec Rowan says his Master’s in Management degree from Butler University gave him the management skills to handle the details of the 500 Festival from warehouse logistics to working with vendors on sponsorship activation pieces.

Student Bryan Bystol

Racing to the Indy500: Bryan Bystol ‘23

Bryan Bystol ’23 says Butler University couldn’t have prepared him better for his internship with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. As an assistant strength coach and assistant pit stop coach, he has been able to train drivers and serve as the inside front tire spotter for the Indy 500.

Racing to the Indy500: Carly A. Cripe ’18

Did you know that 25 percent of IndyCar Series employees are women? Meet one of those women, Carly Cripe, a senior people advisor for Arrow McLaren. She shares how Butler’s academics prepared her for this role and how she’s recruiting more women who have a passion for motorsports into this industry.

Racing to the Indy500: Zach Horrall ’19 

With the Indy 500 being the largest single-day sporting event in the world, there’s lots of content to be shared leading up to the race. Meet the voice behind Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s social channels Zach Horrall ’19. Zach shares how his coursework at Butler helped him hone his writing skills to connect with fans.

Racing to the Indy500: Michael Kaltenmark ’02, ’16

You may remember Michael Kalternamrk ’02, ’16 as the OG of our live mascot program. But now as the Senior Director of Marketing for Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Michael shares how Butler inspired him to be a lifelong learner and challenged him to always dream big.

Racing to the Indy500: Chandler Hart ‘23

With an interest in both graphic design and racing, @ButlerCCOM student Chandler Hart is able to combine these passions in his internship with Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar. As a graphic designer intern, Chandler helps with social media and digital projects.

Racing to the Indy500: Wyatt Harvey ’24

How does a double major in Mechanical Engineering and Astronomy and Astrophysics fit into the racing industry? With experience in Computer Aided Design (CAD) and high-order thinking, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences student Wyatt Harvey shares how his double majors have prepared him for his current internship with Ed Carpenter Racing.

Digital rendering of new dining hall in ResCo, male and female students sitting at tables

ResCo Renovations to Continue in Summer 2023


Phase two of the Residential College (ResCo) renovations resumed this summer, continuing the most extensive renovation the building has seen in its 35-year history. In summer 2022, the University completed renovations to the interior and exterior of the residential areas, including a complete renovation of the residence wings for updated finishes, new furniture, renovated student…