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Butler University to provide COVID-19 vaccine to students on campus

In collaboration with the Indiana Department of Health, Butler has been selected to host a two-dose vaccine distribution site on campus for Indiana and out-of-state students, as well as international students. The Pfizer vaccine will be distributed to students between April 7–9 and May 4–6.

Student debt increasing at BU

Butler University undergraduates garner $5,000 more debt in student loans on average than they did five years ago. The average student loan debt incurred by a graduate with a bachelor’s degree in May 2011 was $34,300, said Melissa Smurdon, director of financial aid. She said the average student should expect to pay $300 to $400

Students pursue off-campus summer studies

Butler University students who want to crack open their textbooks this summer outside of the Butler Bubble may have to jump through a few extra hoops in order to get credit. Getting transfer credit for courses requires approval from the department head, the dean of the college or the core administrator and the student’s adviser

Campus mourns loss of professor, director

President Jim Danko remembers Bruce Hancock Throughout his ten years at Butler University, Bruce Hancock built a name for himself. Everyone who walked the halls of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences knew his dry, quiet sense of humor and his dedication to help foster the highest quality of Butler students. Hancock was always

Demia teams with local groups to screen movie

Indy’s biggest women’s rights supporters to fight against the media stereotype of the modern woman. Girls Rock! Indianapolis, Planned Parenthood of Indiana, Girls Inc. and the Demia Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance are screening “Miss Representation” this Thursday on campus. The piece is a 2011 Sundance Film Festival movie that fights against the media portrayal of

STAFF EDITORIAL | New CCOM Dean needs to refocus on students

When the College of Communication was formed in 2010, faculty, staff and administration seemed to show a lot of enthusiasm and set lofty goals. Follow-through has been slower in coming. As the search for a new dean of CCOM hopefully draws near a close, we at The Butler Collegian believe that the search committee and

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