Celebrating Our 2023 Graduates: Amelia Barber

With long-term career goals of being a leader in the pharmaceutical space, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences student Amelia Barber will complete a PGY1/2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Celebrating Our 2023 Graduates: Tarryn Harris

Before embarking on her next academic chapter, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences student Tarryn Harris will complete a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. After her adventure, Tarryn will attend the University of Arkansas to pursue a Master of Public Service with the Clinton School.

Celebrating Our 2023 Graduates: Maria Mileti

As a future school counselor, College of Education student Maria Mileti credits her post-graduation success to her professors. Maria shares how they have helped her become more confident in her next chapter of graduate school at UNC.

Celebrating Our 2023 Graduates: Dominick Seppel

Dominick SeppelAccounting and FinanceLebanon, Indiana What are you doing post-graduation? I have accepted a full-time position with Johnson and Johnson in their Finance Leadership Development Program. I will complete my first 18-month rotation with DePuy Synthes Orthopaedics in Warsaw, Indiana.  How did Butler support you in finding this job? I connected with Johnson and Johnson at a…

Celebrating Our 2023 Graduates: Amelia Thurman

Amelia ThurmanMusic Education (emphasis in Flute Performance)Crown Point, Indiana What are you doing post-graduation?I am so grateful to say that I have accepted a teaching job at Thomas A. Edison Jr-Sr School in Lake Station, Indiana. I will be teaching band and choir along with various extracurriculars throughout the school year. I am so excited…

Pickleball Expansion at Butler University

Butler is adding four new pickleball courts to the north side of the Sellick Bowl, between the Tennis Bubble and Apartment Village. Construction will begin in May following Commencement and will be completed in July. The cost of the new pickleball courts is being covered by a gift from an anonymous donor. Pickleball is the…

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Blue’s Views

A lot more goes into being a mascot than what is shown on your screen. The same is true for our student-athletes. As they don their Butler-branded jersey and step onto the big stage, it can be easy to forget that beneath those moisture-wicking uniforms are students; students who are striving to become the best…

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Speaking Up & Standing Out

Mary Majewski Shaw ’93 knew she had to pay for college herself. Her parents had made that clear. Growing up in South Bend, Indiana—in the shadows of the University of Notre Dame—the three-sport athlete dreamed of playing basketball for the Fighting Irish. She was offered the opportunity to walk on, but when Butler coaches saw…

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Close to Home

Jack Krebs ’63 chose to attend Butler for many reasons—a desire to play for Tony Hinkle, the location (Indianapolis, close to home), and the fraternity system among them. And because of the experience he had at Butler—getting to play for Hinkle, being close to his family and their insurance business, becoming a Phi Delt, learning…

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Hink—The Inside Story

One of Butler’s great mysteries is, just who is bringing that eight-foot-tall “Hink” suit to life? A beloved fixture at Butler’s many sporting and special events around campus, the costumed “Butler Bulldog” first appeared over 60 years ago. It was criminal activity that brought to light the need for a name change. In summer 2008,…

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Scoring 2,000 Miles from Home

In high school, Butler senior and Germany native Aliya Diagne knew she wanted to pursue both of her passions in college—soccer and academics. “As a college student in Germany, you can only play soccer as a hobby,” she says. Not willing to sacrifice one passion for another, Diagne was willing to travel thousands of miles…

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Making the Cut

The road to medical school for senior Jon Vore began with a concussion. A multi-sport athlete in high school, Vore took a hard hit on the field. One of the unexpected side-effects: a new fascination with medicine. “I’d always been interested in science, but now I was curious about why I felt the way I…

Celebrating Our 2023 Graduates: Emma Shepherd

When College of Liberal Arts and Sciences student Emma Shepherd interned with the Marion County’s Prosecutor’s Office, she felt inspired to find a career where she could support her community. After graduation, Emma will pursue a master’s in Jurisprudence at Indiana University McKinney School of Law.