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March 2016

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There are more opportunities than ever to network with Bucknellians online. Start by joining more than 7,000 alumni in class years spanning 1947 to 2015 using the Bucknell Alumni App.

Expand your Bucknell connections by attending a chat-based networking session, exploring jobs on Bucknell Career Connect and joining us on social media. Happy networking!

Lastly, don't forget to save the date for Reunion Weekend 2016, June 2-5. Registration is coming soon!

’ray Bucknell!
Josh Grill
Executive Director, Alumni Relations

Features

Alumni Profiles: J. Kathryn “Kay” Bock ’69
An award-winning educator, Kay used a degree in Russian Studies to launch a distinguished career as a cognitive psychologist.
Introducing “Speaking of Success”
This new video series features short interviews with accomplished alumni sharing their career experience and discussing how Bucknell prepared them for success.
Research Illuminates Lives of Immigrants in Pa. Coal Town
An interdisciplinary student-faculty research project recently unearthed Mahanoy City's Slavic and literary past.
Bucknell Leads in Faculty Fulbrights
No undergraduate-focused institution produced more faculty Fulbright awards in 2015-16 than Bucknell.
Bucknell Answers: Diversity in Engineering
Keith Buffinton, dean of the College of Engineering, discusses Bucknell’s progress toward greater diversity among engineering faculty and students.
Harness the Power of the BPN
As a Bucknell graduate, learn how you can harness the power of the Bucknell Professional Network.

Read More Bucknell News Features

Bucknell in the News

Bucknell Professor and Student Discover New Flower and Name it After a Matt Damon Character
Time
Professor Chris Martine, biology, and Emma Frawley ’17 were the authors on a newly released study announcing the discovery of a new plant species, which they named after Matt Damon’s character from The Martian.

Are We Recycling Too Much?

The Conversation
Professor Thomas Kinnaman, economics, recently had an article published where he explores that question.

Professor Jean Lamont's Research Referenced in Article on Women's Health
Bustle
An article cited the psychology professor’s research on the link between body shame and physical illness in college-age women.

Are Large Powerball Jackpots Here to Stay?
Maxim
Professor Matt Bailey, management, says the answer to that question is yes.

Read More Bucknell in the News

Regional & Campus Events

March 9, 5 p.m.: Naples, Fla.
The Bucknell Club of Naples invites you for dinner and cocktails at the Collier’s Reserve Country Club Boathouse.

March 31, 1 p.m.: Online — Bucknell 360°
Professor Elizabeth Durden, sociology, shares research documenting changes in U.S. immigration policy during the 1980s and 1990s and its consequences today. A live Q&A will follow her presentation.

April 2, 6:30 p.m.: Philadelphia, Pa.
Join the Bucknell Club of Philadelphia at the Barnes Foundation for a museum tour, reception and presentation from Professor Roger Rothman, art & art history.

April 2-3: Lewisburg, Pa.
Professor Barry Hannigan, music, will be honored with a series of events over the weekend to celebrate his upcoming retirement.

April 2-3: Lewisburg, Pa.
Bucknell tennis alumni are invited back to campus for a celebration weekend.

April 7, 6 p.m.: Pittsburgh, Pa.
The Bucknell Club of Pittsburgh hosts Michael Johnson-Cramer, director of the school of management, for “A Conversation on the State of Higher Education.”

April 15, 1 p.m.: Online — Bucknell 360°
Professor Marie Pizzorno, biology, discusses the Zika virus — where it came from and where it is going.

See More Regional & Campus Events

Contact us: 570-577-3223 alumni@bucknell.edu

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