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April 2016


The Parents Fund is a tradition that supports Bucknell University's top priority: our students. Your gifts help make your student's experience at Bucknell even more productive and enriching.

Stay tuned for more information about our one-day giving challenge, which will be held on April 28. We encourage all parents to rise to the challenge!

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Ann DiStefano
Parents Fund & Family Programs


Lab on a Leash
Cute dog alert — read and watch how psychology students partnered with a local dog rescue to apply psychological concepts in training the animals.
New Residence Complex Earns LEED Gold
The South Campus Apartments and MacDonald Commons Building are the first on campus to receive the coveted designation from the U.S. Building Council.
A Historic Honor
Professor Angèle Kingué, French & Francophone studies, is the first recipient of a prestigious award from François Rabelais University in France.
Strings Meet Strategy
A world-renowned string quartet teaching a management class? Read more to find out how this makes perfect sense.
Money Savvy
Learn more about this series that helps Bucknell seniors develop good personal financial habits and avoid fiscal pitfalls that often beset recent graduates.
Student Profiles: Evan Miu ’16
This chemical engineering major wasn’t planning on becoming involved in a lot of activities before coming to Bucknell. But plans changed and now, as he prepares for graduation, he is busier than ever.

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Bucknell in the News

Can an Expansive Posture Lead to Online Date Success?
A new research paper concluded that posting photos with expansive body postures, which Professor Joel Wade, psychology, says we are biologically predisposed to notice, can lead to better responses on dating websites.

Bucknell Alumni Spread Peace
Daily Item
Bucknell ranks 14th among small schools in number of alumni volunteering for Peace Corps service in 2016.

Obama Honors Victims of Junta During Visit to Argentina
Wall Street Journal (log-in may be required)
Professor William Michael Schmidli, history, who wrote a book on U.S. Cold War policy in Argentina, provided some background information for this article.

Where Are the Best Places to Live in Pennsylvania?
Professor Chris Boyatzis, psychology, explains how location influences child development and quality of life in this article about selecting a place to live.

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Congratulations to Jay Wright '83, Coach of National Champion Villanova
The Bucknell graduate and former Bison basketball letterwinner led Villanova to its second national title in a thrilling finish last Monday.

Ranks Bucknell Among Best College Values in 2016 Rankings

Bucknell placed highly in both the overall and liberal arts categories based on data from nearly 1,200 private and public universities.

Bucknell Students Help Service Organization Accomplish a First

Student volunteers assisted the Appalachia Service Project in building the first-ever house for a homeless person in Kingsport, Tenn.

Bucknell Representatives Partner with Mount Carmel Downtown Inc. to Promote Development
A group of Bucknell students, faculty and staff are working to help residents improve their community.

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Regional & Campus Notices

Did You Know?
On-campus housing is a convenient option for families during Commencement Weekend. Reserve online by Friday, May 13.


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