An update on renovations and construction on campus.
In the heart of campus, the extensive construction project that spans both the Holcomb Building and Gallahue Hall is reaching its second phase, while the Lambda Chi Alpha house is nearing completion and construction finishes just in time for fall semester on the Delta Delta Delta house.
$100 million science building project on schedule, updates to Greek housing well underway
Gallahue Hall, which has not been renovated since its construction in 1973, will become connected with Holcomb Building to create one, state-of-the-art science complex in 18 months.
Despite quick repairs in the CSD labs and clinic rooms in Jordan Hall, Fairbanks, Gallahue Hall and Starbucks experienced their own water leaks.
A new atrium will connect the two academic buildings top to bottom, allowing the sciences to expand while business will move to their new building. Labs, classrooms and the science library will be renovated.
With the weather at Butler University finally warming up, an influx of theft—particularly of bicycles—is occurring. Five bicycles were reported stolen to Butler University Police Department between March 29 and April 3. Most recently, a tire off a bicycle outside Ross Hall was stolen on April 12. BUPD Detective Bruce Allee said despite bicycle theft…
The outdoor space between Gallahue Hall and the Holcomb Building will be a new study area for students by the beginning of next school year. Student Government Association approved the project last Wednesday. The executive board has been working on it since last semester. The new area will have tables with umbrellas and bar-height tables…
Butler University is experiencing a spike in small electronics theft from academic buildings. On Monday, Feb. 25, four items were stolen from the Pharmacy and Health Sciences Building, Holcomb Building and Gallahue Hall between 7:15 and 8:30 a.m. The items were taken from open lounge areas in the building and one open classroom where a…
When the fire alarm went off in the basement of Jordan Hall on March 15, Kevin Weingartner couldn’t scurry up the stairs with the rest of his Butler University classmates who smirked at the buzzing drone, and were thankful to leave class a few minutes early.