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Bring your own hazmat suits: Jordan Hall disrepair causes illness in faculty

Bring your own hazmat suits: Jordan Hall disrepair causes illness in faculty

Over the past year and a half, Pam Crea has sought assistance for an ongoing illness through the HR department at Butler, and has been misguided at every turn. Her medically-advised requests for relocation were denied. The university’s response to her plea was simple and inflexible: no administrative assistant may be separated from their department.

Butler celebrates Fall Peace Festival

Katie Goodrich Staff Reporter Students and faculty from Butler University’s peace and conflicts studies program unveiled a new peace pole in a ceremony outside Starbucks last Friday. Students and faculty from the program revealed they had been planning the project for more than a semester. The Fall Peace Festival included Hebrew, Catholic and Islamic prayers

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | LAS, JCFA employment rates reflect option of continued education

The article “LAS, JCFA majors have worst job outlook at Butler” in The Collegian of Feb. 8 is highly misleading and inaccurate. The article maintains that “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.” The data

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

Deans, provost collaborate as they await new colleague

Editor’s Note: Stavitsky has since removed his name from consideration because he accepted another offer. Open sessions with Stavitsky are canceled. College of Communication dean candidates begin arriving on campus next week for open sessions. When they do, they will find a university that has a busy community of existing deans. They’re teaching courses, working

Howard named co-editor of TRAILS

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean Jay Howard is working with the American Sociological Association and Indiana University to advocate for better teaching in the classroom. Howard was recently named co-editor of Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, an online resource for sociology teachers. “It’s a fun opportunity,” Howard said. “It’s a way

JCFA, LAS welcome new deans with new ideas

Welcome week arrived and Butler’s campus teemed with first year students. But they were not the only ones on campus who were experiencing new roles at Butler. After a year of searching for new deans, both the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) and the Jordan College of Fine Arts (JCFA) are transitioning this

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