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Bucknell University

September 2016

We hope to see you for Family Weekend Sept. 23-25. Online registration closes Sept. 14. You may also register on campus that weekend inside Gerhard Fieldhouse.

As we look ahead to Family Weekend, we thought you'd enjoy seeing some of the memorable moments from this year's New Student Orientation, during which we welcomed the Class of 2020. You can say hello to some of our newest Bucknellians and recent grads by joining one of the Bucknell Regional Club receptions in your area.

As you know, Bucknell is committed to providing the very best undergraduate experience, which includes offering students access to state-of-the-art facilities. That's why Academic East is a key priority in the WE DO Campaign. The planned facility will expand research, teaching and learning for engineering and education students and faculty.

'ray Bucknell!

Ann DiStefano
Parents Fund & Family Programs

We Do: The Campaign for Bucknell University


The Opportunity Ahead: Academic East
Bucknell's newest academic building will foster even more hands-on, transformative learning experiences — and increase students' impact on the world.
WE DO Campaign Hits $400 Million, With $100 Million to Go
Graham Building Opens
The 36,000-square-foot addition to the Bucknell campus provides a new home for student health services and a world-class wrestling training facility.
Bucknell Student Awarded $10K Projects for Peace Grant
Bucknell in Summer [Video]
Take a look at the beautiful Bucknell campus in the final weeks of summer. Filmed by Joey Krulock '17 and Rory Bonner '17.
Student-Produced Video Series Explores Stories of the Susquehanna Valley
Bucknell Welcomes Rabbi Chana Leslie Glazer
The newest member of the Chaplains & Religious Life team is ready to empower and guide Jewish students and engage with the greater Bucknell community.
Bucknell Answers: The Olympics
Bucknell Welcomes the Class of 2020
From researchers and volunteers to authors and athletes, Bucknell's Class of 2020 is a talented group that will hit the ground running.
A New Summer Program: Sustainability in Japan
Therapy Dogs Bring Smiles to Students [Video]
Because sometimes, all you need is a little puppy love.
A Gay Scientist's Story
Postdoc Jason Cantley describes what it means to be an 'out' scientist in one of the world's pre-eminent science journals.
Follow Bucknell Engineers on an Educational Adventure Through Chile [Photos]
This photo essay features the journey of 33 undergraduate engineering students on a summer trip to the world's southernmost sovereign nation.

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Bucknell in the News

What Parents Need to Know About the Magical Power of Re-reading a Book
Fox News
In this op-ed, Professor Virginia Zimmerman, English, exhorts teachers and parents to encourage children to re-read books.

Bucknell Economics Professor Quoted in Politifact Article
Professor Gregory Krohn discusses public debt in response to a recent statement made on the presidential campaign trail.

50 Volunteers Pull Trash from Susquehanna River
Daily Item
Several Bucknell students participated in this annual community volunteer effort to help clean up the river.

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'ray Bucknell

The CEO Retail Can't Resist
Marc Lore '93 was in the news last month after Walmart acquired Jet.com, which Lore launched just over a year ago.

Bucknell Graduates Honored at Botany Conference

This marked the second straight year that Bucknell students or recent graduates received these specific awards at this conference.

Recent Graduate to Attend Prestigious Engineering Conference
Stephanie Houser '16 is one of just two U.S. delegates that the National Academy of Engineering selected to attend the Engineering a Better World flagship global conference this month in London.

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Regional & Campus Notices & Events

Family WeekendFamily Weekend
The annual event is Sept. 23-25. Register today!

Sept. 15, 1 p.m.: Online — Bucknell 360°
Professor Mick Smyer, psychology, draws on lessons from gerontology and geriatrics to answer one simple question: How shall we age?

Sept. 28, 6 p.m.: Philadelphia
Join Michael Johnson-Cramer, interim dean of management, Sam Landman '02 and Scott Perricelli '94 for "A Conversation on Private Equity."


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