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June 2016

We are delighted to welcome the families of the Class of 2020 to the Bucknell community.

In July, we will partner with the Dean of Students' office to welcome first-year students and their families to our many Bison Gatherings. These local events help create connections with classmates, parents and alumni. Returning students and their families are also invited, so please join us at a gathering in your area.

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Ann DiStefano
Parents Fund & Family Programs


Leslie Moonves '71 at Bucknell University's 166th Commencement: Pursue Happiness
The chairman, president and CEO of CBS Corp. encouraged the members of the Class of 2016 to pursue their passions in the Commencement keynote address (video).
Starting Salaries for Bucknell Graduates Hit All-time High
Starting salaries for the Class of 2015 averaged $52,164, the most of any graduating class in Bucknell history.
Newly Named MacDonald Commons Honors Family's Ties to Bucknell
The gift from Randy and Kathy MacDonald P'02 reflects their support for beyond-the-classroom learning.
Senior Design Expo Showcases Interdisciplinary Projects
More than 120 graduating engineering students presented their projects from the 2015-16 year in this annual culminating event.
Manisha Chase '16 Will Use Fulbright Award to Study Education
The first-generation college student will continue her journey toward a career in education at one of the world's most prestigious education programs.
Nathan Wagner '17 Has Earned a Barry Goldwater Scholarship
This math major was one of approximately 300 winners in the country to earn this honor for STEM undergraduates.

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Bucknell in the News

What's Killing White, Middle-Aged American Women?
Professor Jennifer Silva, sociology & anthropology, refers to her research concerning this problem.

Why Russians Have This Whole Mommy-And-Me Style Thing on Lock
Professor Ludmila Shleyfer Lavine, Russian studies, comments about the latest trends in Russian children's fashion.

Professor Erin Jablonski Takes Lead Role in New Lewisburg Children's Museum
Daily Item
Part of the current Lewisburg Area High School will be turned into a museum next year after the new high school opens. Jablonski, chemical engineering, is playing a pivotal role in this fast-moving process.

Australian Bucknell Student Reunites With Mom After Two Years
Daily Item
The Bucknell journey of Claire Maree O'Bryan '16 started with a friendship that began years before she was born.

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College Choice Ranks Bucknell's Engineering Degree Program as 19th-Best in Country
The industry website noted that "small classes and excellent laboratory facilities set Bucknell apart," and the University's program ranked ahead of several other notable schools.

Bucknell Wins Section of 2016 RecycleMania Competition

This annual friendly competition among colleges aims to promote waste-reduction activities on campus and provide benchmarking tools for schools.

Four Students Receive Botany Awards
Four students who this year worked in the lab of Professor Chris Martine, biology, received awards from four different organizations.

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Regional & Campus Notices & Events

There's Still Time
Bucknell's fiscal year closes June 30. Please consider making a gift today to help our students.

June 21, 6:30 p.m., Los Angeles, Calif.
Join Bucknell Provost Barbara Altmann and the Bucknell Professional Network for The Art of Business, a roundtable discussion with alumni CEOs.

June 23, 6:30 p.m., San Francisco, Calif.
Join Bucknell Provost Barbara Altmann and the Bucknell Professional Network for The Art of Business, a roundtable discussion with alumni CEOs.

June 25, 5:30 p.m., Baltimore, Md.
Take in a game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards with the Bucknell Club of Baltimore.


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