Butler was all over the news in July, and in a multitude of ways.

The University’s new student-run insurance company continued to get interest locally and beyond, and Inside Indiana Business noted Butler’s efforts to boost its science program.

Bob Herman ’09, a healthcare reporter for the online news site Axios, was interviewed on NPR’s All Things Considered to discuss his story about the skyrocketing pay of healthcare company executives. Writing for Independent Colleges of Indiana, Katie Goodrich ’17 shared her thoughts on “The Pros of Private College.” And Justin Poythress ’19, who’s working this summer at Heartland Blood Centers in Aurora, Illinois, was interviewed about the importance of blood donations.

Religion Professor James McGrath was featured in Christian Today for creating a Bible card game that helps players learn how Scripture began. And Bryan Furuness, an instructor in the English Department, was announced as a finalist for an Indiana Authors Award in the Emerging Authors category. The winner will be announced October 14.

In sports, Gordon Hayward made it official in July and signed with the Boston Celtics, reuniting him with Brad Stevens.

And, finally, a true feel-good story that has received international attention: Marielle Slagel Keller ’14 invited her IPS/Butler Lab School students to participate in her wedding. Good Morning America has the story.

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