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Bucknell University

February 2017

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Both Bison basketball teams are in the middle of successful campaigns heading into the final month of the regular season. We hope you’ll don orange and blue for an upcoming game celebration in your city — or join one of the 200 other events planned for alumni throughout the year!

As another benefit, the Bucknell Alumni Association offers several exclusive discounts for Bucknell alumni. Through our latest partnership with the Princeton Club of New York, Bucknellians can apply for access to club membership and all of its social, recreational and networking perks, which extend to 200 reciprocal clubs worldwide.

'ray Bucknell!
Josh Grill
Executive Director, Alumni Relations

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We Do: The Campaign for Bucknell University


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Professor Emily Stowe, biology, and Emma Hundermark '17 used genetic and traditional techniques to classify a previously unknown species.
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Two Bucknell professors involved in the first Greek-American archaeological dig in the ancient city of Thebes, Greece, say the project's legacy will continue for many years.
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MLK Week and the Work of Peace
Mohandas Gandhi's grandson and two other noteworthy speakers came to Bucknell to help the campus and surrounding communities explore how Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy promotes peace and justice.
Astronomy and Education Team Brings the Universe Down to Earth
Bucknell Faculty and Alumnus Will Study Bats and Disease in Uganda
A $350,000 NIH grant will support a two-year study of the immune systems of African fruit bats, including a field expedition to the West Nile region.
Alumni Stories: Gina Russo '00
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The Bucknell professor who conducted Langford's all-state high school band inspired his award-winning career in music education.
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Bucknell in Love
Did you meet the love of your life at Bucknell? Send your story and a photo to socialmedia@bucknell.edu, and we'll share it on the Bucknell Facebook page.

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Bucknell in the News

Clearing the Path for Transfer Students
The Chronicle of Higher Education
A recent article highlighted Bucknell's Community College Scholars program as an example of broader efforts to improve the rate of bachelor's degree completion among community college students.

Which Students Are Most Likely to Experience College Success?

Bucknell Dean of Admissions Rob Springall is one of several experts to weigh in on this important question.

Bucknell Small Business Expert Shares Tips for Managers
WKOK Radio
Steve Stumbris, director of Bucknell's Small Business Development Center, offers advice on best practices for managing a small business and finding local entrepreneurs.

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'ray Bucknell

New Belfry Adds Crowning Touch to Rooke Chapel
The recent installation of an aluminum belfry, which will endure for years to come, drew the interest of local media.

American Chemical Society Honors Chemistry Lab Director and Bucknell Student Chapter
Patrick Martino was cited for special commendation, and the chapter received an award for its efforts during the 2015-16 academic year.

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Regional & Campus Events

Feb. 9, 5:30 p.m.: San Francisco
Join the Bucknell Club of San Francisco for a happy hour at Natoma Cabana.

Feb. 11, Noon: Westport, Conn.
Go ice skating with the Bucknell Club of Fairfield.

Feb. 13, 6 p.m.: Lewisburg, Pa.
The Bucknell Club of the Greater Susquehanna Valley hosts a reception before the Bucknell vs. Colgate men's basketball game. Gameday viewing parties will also be held in Dallas, Chicago and Ann Arbor, Mich.

Feb. 15, 5 p.m.: Baltimore
Join the Bucknell Club of Baltimore for a reception before the Bucknell vs. Loyola men's basketball game.

Feb. 16, 1 p.m.: Online
Tune in for a Bucknell 360° webinar titled "How to Be a Better Entrepreneur," featuring Michael Dermer '90.

Feb. 18, 10 a.m.: Pittsburgh
As part of Bucknell Professional Network's new Brunch + Learn series, Brienne Terril '03 will deliver a TED-style talk on intellectual property fundamentals.

Feb. 19, Noon: Boston
Join the Bucknell Club of Boston for a reception following the Bucknell vs. Boston University men's basketball game.

Feb. 22, Noon: Online
Join the Bucknell Professional Network and fellow Bucknell alumni for a multi-industry networking event.

See More Regional & Campus Events

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

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