Gary and Sue Ellen Miller of Bridgeport announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Emily Frances Rine of Eugene, Ore., to Dr. Kevin Raymond Boyce Butler, also of Eugene. He is the son of Leon and Shamyune Slonim of Ajax, Ontario, and the late Dennis Butler.
Rine is a 1997 graduate of Linsly School, a 2001 graduate of Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in linguistics and German studies, a 2004 graduate of Teachers College, Columbia University, with a Master of Arts degree in applied linguistics and a 2009 graduate of Penn State University with a doctorate in applied linguistics. She is employed as an instructor in the American English Institute and Department of Linguistics at the University of Oregon.
Butler is a 1995 graduate of Ajax High School, a 1999 graduate of Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, a 2003 graduate of Columbia University with a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering and a 2010 graduate of Penn State University with a doctorate in computer science and engineering. He is employed as an assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Oregon.
A July 2 wedding is planned.