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Bucknell University

September 2016

Classes resumed last week, and we officially welcomed the Class of 2020 to the Bucknell community. As fall approaches, we hope you'll join us on campus to celebrate Homecoming Weekend Oct. 21-23. Registration opens soon!

This month we're pleased to share information about Academic East, a key priority in the WE DO Campaign. The planned facility will expand research, teaching and learning for engineering and education students and faculty.

Don't miss the chance to give a warm welcome to Bucknellians new to your city. Attend a welcome reception for new grads and residents scheduled throughout the month.

'ray Bucknell!
Josh Grill
Executive Director, Alumni Relations

We Do: The Campaign for Bucknell University


Relive Reunion 2016 Welcome Banner
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.
Bravman Honoring C. Alan Walker
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.
Peter Brooksbank
Bucknell in Summer [Video]
Take a look at the beautiful Bucknell campus in the final weeks of summer.
Vaughan Lit Building
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.
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.
Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly (left) confers with David Keller '03
Travel the World With Bucknellians
Discover upcoming domestic and international trips offered through the Alumni Travel Program. These expert-led trips are a great way for Bucknellians to connect while traveling the world together.
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.
Alumni Stories: Antoinette Klatzky '08
This geography major helped found a leadership institute for women in New York, and she is now set to bring this program to India and Japan.

Read More Bucknell News Features

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.

Nepal's Maithil Women Break Traditional Gender Roles
Al Jazeera
Professor Coralynn Davis, women's & gender studies, talks about how women are slowly gaining more independence in the Maithil regions of Nepal and India.

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.

Read More Bucknell in the News

'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.

Read More 'ray Bucknell

Regional & Campus Events

September Welcome Receptions
Meet your Bucknell neighbors! Attend a reception in your city to welcome Bucknellians new to the area. Check out the events calendar for locations and details.

Sept. 8, 6:15 p.m.: Ann Arbor, Mich.
Join Bucknellians in Michigan for a happy hour at Mani Osteria.

Sept. 8, 7 p.m.: Westport, Conn.
Professor Chris Ellis '00, political science, presents "Understanding the 2016 Election," hosted by the Bucknell Club of Fairfield.

Sept. 10, 4 p.m.: Pittsburgh
The Bucknell Club of Pittsburgh hosts a meet-up before the Bucknell vs. Duquesne football game.

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. 17-18, Lewisburg, Pa.
Bucknell football alumni and their families are invited back to campus for the fifth annual Bucknell Football Alumni Weekend.

Sept. 23-25, Lewisburg, Pa.
Families of current students are invited to campus to celebrate Family Weekend.

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."

Oct. 6, 1 p.m.: Online — Bucknell 360°
Professor Clare Sammells, sociology & anthropology, explains how zombies offer a living critique of capitalism.

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