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Social Justice and Diversity

All students at Butler University are required to complete at least one course focused on themes of diversity, equality, and inclusivity. Since 2018, a year-long faculty fellowship program has been working to help ensure that this experience is more than just a box to check. Butler recently established the Social Justice and Diversity (SJD) requirement…

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The Power of Altruism

Gianna Bucaro, a first-year Butler student from Bloomingdale, Illinois, is the recipient of the 2022–2023 John Henry Weidner Endowed Scholarship for Altruism in recognition of her commitment to disability rights, children’s health, and volunteerism. Bucaro, an Exploratory major on Butler’s Pre-Pharmacy track, is recognized for her advocacy for people with disabilities. Bucaro is involved in…

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Butler Pharmacy Graduates Earn Highest Pass Rate on the NAPLEX® Licensure Exam

If student outcomes ultimately define the quality and rigor of a college’s curriculum, as many people assert, then Butler University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS) has a claim to being the best of its kind in the nation. Graduates of Butler University’s prestigious Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program passed the North American Pharmacy…

Butler’s Office of the President Earns Green Office Certification

Butler University’s Office of the President has earned Green Office Certification from the University’s Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES). The certification was awarded based on the Office’s sustainability efforts. “When it comes to sustainability efforts, the Office of the President is leading by example,” Jamie Valentine, Assistant Director for CUES, said. “If other…

Purdue and Butler Innovation Fellows host first project

The Purdue and Butler Innovation Fellows program—a new collaboration between faculty and staff at the two universities—launched April 12 with the Food Project, an event highlighting food and sustainability projects, research, art, and cooking demonstrations. Authors Dr. Terri Jett and Dr. Ken Foster discussed their books “Food Justice” and “How to Feed the World”. The…

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Butler Announces Naming of Levinson Family Hall in Honor of $10M Commitment

Butler University President James Danko announced Saturday, April 23, the permanent naming of the new 44,000-square foot sciences expansion building as Levinson Family Hall in honor of a $10 million commitment from Frank ‘75 and Kristin Levinson to the sciences expansion and renovation project. The gift was announced during an event in Hinkle Fieldhouse to…