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Bucknell University

October 2016

Dear Reader,

More than 3,000 parents and family members visited campus and enjoyed beautiful weather while experiencing Bucknell's academics, athletics and arts during Family Weekend. Enjoy the photos and video that captured highlights of the weekend's memorable moments, and be sure to save the dates for next year — Sept. 22-24, 2017!

No matter where you are in the world on Oct. 21, you can show your Bucknell spirit during Homecoming Weekend by snapping a photo and posting to social media using #BucknellNation. The most creative and festive photo will win a prize. This is a great way to build connections with the entire Bucknell community.

On July 1, 2017, Bucknell's School of Management will officially transition to a College. Learn more about the change and how Provost Barbara Altmann believes it will benefit all Bucknell students.

'ray Bucknell!

Ann DiStefano
Director
Parents Fund & Family Programs

We Do: The Campaign for Bucknell University

Features

The Opportunity Ahead: The College of Management
The Opportunity Ahead: The College of Management
In a Q&A, Provost Barbara Altmann describes this milestone in management education at Bucknell and how it will aid students across the University.
Meet Bucknell's Newest Full Professors
Meet Bucknell's Newest Full Professors
Thirteen professors have earned the highest rank of achievement in academia: full professor. Read about them and their many accomplishments.
Roberts Hall Revival
Roberts Hall Revival
After a comprehensive, multimillion-dollar renovation last summer, Roberts Hall now offers sophomores a stunning and contemporary residential experience.
Added Liberal Arts Emphasis Strengthens ILTM Program
Added Liberal Arts Emphasis Strengthens ILTM Program
A broader academic scope has taken ILTM beyond engineering and management, further distinguishing this signature Bucknell program.
Bucknell Dining Gets Fresh
Bucknell Dining Gets Fresh
With expanded menus and venues, Bucknell students have more healthy food options than ever.
Student Profiles: Zoe Russell '17
Student Profiles: Zoe Russell '17
This English–creative writing and sociology major finds fulfillment through campus activities such as Posse, the Black Student Union, the squash team and jazz band.

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Bucknell in the News

Commentary: Helping Students Over Initial College Hurdles
Philadelphia Inquirer
Two Bucknell administrators penned this op-ed that details new steps the University is taking to help first-year students succeed.

Professor Thomas Kinnaman Reviews Report Cited on Campaign Trail
CNBC
The economics professor weighed in on an Institute for Energy Research report that has been cited in the presidential campaign.

Supermassive Black Holes are Hiding From Astronomers in Graveyards of Dead Stars
Business Insider
Professor Jack Gallimore, physics & astronomy, comments on research that theorizes why astronomers sometimes have trouble seeing black holes.

Read More Bucknell in the News

 

'ray Bucknell

Bucknell Ranked Highly Among Top Liberal Arts Colleges
Bucknell comes in 27th among liberal arts schools nationwide in Washington Monthly's 2016 college guide and rankings.

Bucknell Graduates Continue to Impress in PayScale 2016-17 Salary and ROI Rankings
Bucknell is listed 33rd out of 983 schools in mid-career salary for alumni and is in the top 65 out of 1,300 in overall return on investment over a 20-year period.

Professor Chris Martine Honored With New England Biolabs Passion in Science Award
The biology professor was recognized for "reinvigorating student interest in botany through YouTube to reveal the rich biodiversity that often goes unappreciated."

Daniel Dudt '17 Completes Prestigious Summer Program Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy
Dudt, a mechanical engineering major, completed the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship at General Atomics.

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Regional & Campus Notices & Events

Family WeekendFinal Exam Care Packages
Want to send a gift from home? Order a final exam care package for your student from Bucknell Dining Services by Nov. 4.

Oct. 17, 6 p.m.: Atlanta
Join the Bucknell Club of Atlanta's outing at Top Golf, which will feature a long-drive competition with Mike Muscala '13 of the Atlanta Hawks.

Oct. 22-23: Boston
Join the Bucknell Club of Boston to cheer on Bucknell's men's and women's crew teams as they row in the 52nd Head of the Charles Regatta.

Oct. 29, 3 p.m.: North Charleston, S.C.
Bucknellians in Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry are invited to a gathering following the Bison football game vs. Charleston Southern.

Nov. 3, 6 p.m.: Parsippany, N.J.
Patrick Mather, the new dean of the College of Engineering, shares the vision for the engineering program's future.

Nov. 5, 6 p.m.: Washington, D.C.
Join the Bucknell Club of Washington, D.C., for a night of hockey as the Washington Capitals take on the Florida Panthers.

 

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