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Founder’s day set to return

Butler University is reintroducing Founder’s Day on Thursday to shed light on how the university was started. The event  has not taken place since 1966. Members Butler’s staff, including Vivian Deno, said they want to use this event to remind students of the values Butler was founded upon. “We hope to give students a point

Illustrator returns to campus

Children’s book illustrator Michele Wood will give a presentation at Butler University this week to help celebrate Founder’s Day. Founder’s Day marks the birthday of Ovid Butler, an Indianapolis native who was heavily involved with the university’s creation. On Thursday, Wood will be speaking about her latest work—a collaboration with Cynthia Grady—titled “I Lay My