Bucknell University

August 2016

Dear Bucknellian,

Earlier this year, we shared the news of Bob '45 and Doris Malesardi's historic commitment to Bucknell. Now we're excited to announce the Malesardi Match, a new program to expand endowed scholarships, a top priority of the WE DO Campaign. The program encourages donors to follow Bob and Doris' commitment to helping make Bucknell accessible to all well-qualified students with financial need. See the story below for more on this extraordinary opportunity.

Mark your calendar to come home to celebrate Homecoming Weekend Oct. 21–23. Registration and details are coming soon!

Get ready to 'ray with 100 fun ways to share your Bucknell spirit!

'ray Bucknell!
Josh Grill
Executive Director, Alumni Relations

We Do: The Campaign for Bucknell University


Relive Reunion 2016 Welcome Banner
New Malesardi Match to Expand Endowed Scholarships
A new matching-gift program amplifies the Malesardis' record-setting commitment.
Bravman Honoring C. Alan Walker
WE DO Campaign Hits $400 Million, With $100 Million to Go
The generosity of alumni and friends has strengthened the University, and more opportunities lie ahead.
Peter Brooksbank
Mathematics Professor Peter Brooksbank Awarded NSF Grant
The educator will collaborate with computer scientists to study a vexing question related to symmetry.
Vaughan Lit Building
Mellon Foundation Grant to Support Humanities Initiatives
The new Humanities Center will also benefit from the $600,000 award.
Professor Shara McCallum
Bucknell Answers: The Olympics
Five Bucknell professors weigh in on Olympics-related topics, including the Brazilian economy and government, the Zika threat, and the historical origins of the Games and opening ceremonies.
Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly (left) confers with David Keller '03
Alumni Stories: Clare Schuster Hartigan '86
A human locomotion expert, Hartigan was part of a research team that developed a new robotic exoskeleton that assists individuals with neurological illness or injuries.

Read More Bucknell News Features


'ray Bucknell

Bucknell Comes in 23rd in Forbes' Top Liberal Arts Colleges
The University is one of three schools in Pennsylvania to rank in the top 25 in this category.

Bucknell Ranked 49th in Forbes' 2016 Top Colleges

These annual rankings of 660 schools, based primarily on postgraduate outcomes, once again place Bucknell in the top 10 percent of all colleges nationwide.

Jesse Klug '16 Receives Patriot League Award of Outstanding Leadership and Character
The recent graduate is the second consecutive Bucknell student-athlete to garner this award, which recognizes excellence in leadership and service.

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Regional & Campus Events

Aug. 6, 7:05 p.m.: Pittsburgh
Join the Bucknell Club of Pittsburgh to cheer on the Pirates as they take on the Cincinnati Reds.

Aug. 17, 11:15 a.m.: Lewisburg, Pa.
Legacy families are invited to attend a Chips Off the Ol' Block reception during move-in day.

Aug. 18, 6 p.m.: Washington, D.C.
The Bucknell Club of D.C. invites you to a happy hour and billiards against Gettysburg College alumni.

Aug. 18, 7:15 p.m.: San Francisco
Join the Bucknell Club of Northern California and watch the San Francisco Giants as they take on the New York Mets.

Aug. 28, 2:05 p.m.: Arlington, Texas
The Bucknell Club of Dallas invites you to take in a Texas Rangers vs. Cleveland Indians game.

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