During the pandemic, online learning options have exploded at Indiana colleges, as have the numbers of non-traditional students. And most experts agree the revolution is just getting started, with more new takes on the college experience to come.
Butler to affix alum’s name to biz school building after $7M gift
Unveiled in 2019, the 110,000-square-foot building will be dubbed Bill and Joanne Dugan Hall. The two met as students at Butler in the late 1940s.Read More
Limited capacity at Hinkle Fieldhouse doesn’t dim experience for fans
Even with most of the seats empty, the roar of fans could be heard outside Hinkle Fieldhouse on Friday afternoon as Virginia Tech hit a three-pointer in the final seconds to send the game into overtime.Read More
Butler University makes last-second switch to online classes after more COVID cases
The school has decided to start its fall semester with students on campus but taking undergraduate classes online for two weeks, following an increase in coronavirus cases and evidence some students aren’t following safety guidelines.Read More
Butler researchers point to way to stop deadly coronavirus from spreading
Dr. Christopher Stobart and his students are focusing on an enzyme in the virus that could inhibit its replication, and plan to submit the findings to a virology journal in coming months.Read More
The online resource, set to launch in beta mode in the next several weeks, will be a place where academic and business users can access anonymized sports and fitness data sets, use it to solve business problems, and learn about job opportunities.
About 300 techies, designers and other young specialists are expected to descend on Butler University next week to participate in the AT&T 5G Sports Hackathon, with $100,000 in prize money up for grabs.
This year’s hackathon, to take place Oct. 22-24 at Butler University, will focus on sports-related applications for 5G wireless technology.
Officials, who have not put a price tag on the project, say it will be finished in time for the 2022 fall semester.
Companies that map their supply chains can gain insights into where its various tiers of suppliers are located, the relative importance of each supplier and other critical data points, industry experts said at an IBJ event Friday.
Stevens, a Zionsville native who coached Butler University to NCAA championship games in 2010 and 2011, will lead the search for his successor in Boston, the Celtics said in a news conference Wednesday.
Ovid Butler was a major figure in the history of higher education in Indianapolis, who more than any other single person deserves credit for founding Butler University.
Blevins, who expects to graduate in May with a degree in human connection and organizational leadership, helped launch Butler’s student food pantry, which began distributing food in early March.
The grants for aiding work by 16 schools—including $10 million each to Butler University and Purdue University—will help address long-term priorities.
Tony Hinkle left behind a chance to play for the 1921 and 1922 World Series baseball champions, a team that won four consecutive pennants. All he did at Butler instead was change the sport of basketball—forever.
IBJ spoke to Butler University President James Danko and Athletic Director Barry Collier about how this years tournament and the school’s back-to-back trips to the Final Four—intertwine.
Not everyone is willing to do the right thing against their own self-interest. Fewer still are courageous enough to be the first to make such a sacrifice. So it’s only fair that the NCAA tournament comes to our city, in its entirety, so we can lead the charge to open the world back up again.
The project is the first phase of a larger upgrade expected to include an expansive outdoor plaza at the entrance of the 58-year-old performing arts venue.
Philip Rivers’ short career as a Colt brings to mind other notable last games in the state of Indiana, including the swan songs of Reggie Miller, Gene Keady, Peyton manning and Brad Stevens.
The Indianapolis university said this will be the first time it has not raised tuition rates since 1983.
Indiana native Jeff Meyer began his career as an assistant coach at Purdue in 1978—starting a journey that included stops at South Florida, Liberty, Winthrop, Missouri, Indiana and Michigan—as well as two stints at Butler.
The University of Notre Dame rated among the top 20 national universities in the annual college rankings, while Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology finished top of its class for the 22nd straight year.