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Lyric theater sets sail with “H.M.S. Pinafore”

The lyric theater students are taking to the high seas of laughter for their latest spring production. Set in the 1800s, “H.M.S. Pinafore” is a classic love story about Josephine (played by junior Lacey Kriston and sophomore Gina Ceragioli), the daughter of a captain, destined to be married to a much older Sir Joseph Porter

Despite administrative changes, partnership stands

Amid administrative shake-ups and new oversight, administrators at both Butler University and Shortridge Magnet High School say their partnership is growing. The partnership—put into practice between Butler and Indianapolis Public Schools in 2009 when Shortridge reopened as a magnet school for law and public policy—now includes the Early College Program, collaborative workshops for faculty and

LAS, JCFA majors have worst job outlook at Butler

Class of 2012 students who aren’t considering advanced degrees will find this May that some advanced studies from Butler University translate into a job faster than others. Biology, history, philosophy, psychology and dance majors had the worst outlook last year for being employed within one year of graduating from Butler, according to institutional data. Students

Professor earns high scores for short story

Perseverance has true meaning to a man who waited years to see his hard work pay off. Bryan Furuness, Butler University adjunct professor of English, is among the honored writers to be published in this year’s “Best American Nonrequired Reading” anthology. Furuness’ short story, “Man of Steel,” will be the featured work. The “Best American

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet continues writers series

“He thinks like a scholar [and] writes like a jazz musician,” Doug Mannual, part of the Masters of Fine Arts program, said as he introduced visiting writer, Yusef Komuyakaa, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Krannert Room of Clowes Memorial Hall. Komunyakaa read several poems for Butler University students, faculty and members of the

Butler welcomes first Writer-in-Residence

This year, Butler’s Creative Writing Master’s of Fine Arts (MFA) Program will have its own Writer-in-Residence, Michael Dahlie. Dahlie will be working closely with graduate students, teaching two writing workshops for MFA students as well as a craft class and senior capstone in the sping. Dahlie said the transition from being a full-time writer to