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Bucknell University

April 2017

Dear Reader,

We're proud to announce the 2017 Bucknell Alumni Association Award recipients! They will be honored for their achievements and loyalty to Bucknell during Reunion Weekend, June 1-4.


Each spring, Bucknellians across the nation team up to make a difference in their local communities through Bucknell CARES volunteer service events. We hope you’ll join an event near you in April and May!

’ray Bucknell!

Josh Grill

Executive Director, Alumni Relations

P.S. The Reunion Weekend registration early-bird discount ends April 17. Register today!

We Do: The Campaign for Bucknell University


Malesardi Match Raises $12 Million for Financial Aid – and Counting
More than 50 donors have supported endowed scholarships through the matching-gift program.
Small business consulting
Small-business Consulting Offers Big Opportunity for Students
Interns from across the academic disciplines gain hands-on experience with local companies.
Safer Surgery
Student-designed Computer System Could Lead to Safer Surgery
Professor Philip Asare and student researchers aim to help ease the burden on anesthesia teams in the OR.
Autism Screening Tool
Professor’s Screening Tool Uncovers Hidden Links for Autism in Families
Professor David Evans’ method predicts the severity of a child’s autism by examining repetitive behavior in the parents.
Alumni Profile: Cynthia Mason-Posey ‘78
The political science major helps veteran-owned small businesses make the connections they need to succeed.
Gary Sheinbaum
Speaking of Success: Gary Sheinbaum ‘79
Meet the CEO of Tommy Hilfiger Americas, who studied Spanish and international relations at Bucknell.

Read More Bucknell News Features

Bucknell in the News

What if Sociologists Had as Much Influence as Economists?
The New York Times
Professor Jennifer Silva, sociology, exemplifies how sociologists can shed light on economic and demographic trends that traditional economic analyses can’t fully capture.

Does Musical Sense Diminish with Age?

New Scientist
A study by Professor Andrea Halpern, psychology, explores whether the ability to tell when music sounds “off” or “wrong” declines as we get older.


Working Smarter, Not Harder, in Admissions
New Scientist
Dean of Admissions Rob Springall explains how Bucknell is one of a few select institutions pioneering, and benefiting from, a new approach to reviewing applications.

Read More Bucknell in the News

’ray Bucknell

Art Book Takes Scorsese’s “Silence” to the Next Level
In an interview with philly.com, Mako Fujimura ’83, P’13 discusses art, faith and his work as a special adviser on Martin Scorsese’s latest film.

History Professor Details Classes’ New Project
In an article for Niche-Canada.org, Professor Claire Campbell explains how she and Professor Andrew Stuhl, environmental studies, are guiding students in a digital annotation of an historic book.

Read More ’ray Bucknell

Regional & Campus Events

April 8, 12:30 p.m.: Chapel Hill, N.C.
Join the Bucknell Club of Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill for a Bucknell CARES event at the Ronald McDonald House.

April 9, 11 a.m., Scottsdale, Ariz.
Volunteer at the Scottsdale Culinary Festival with the Bucknell Club of Arizona.

April 15, 9 a.m., Baltimore
Join the Bucknell Club of Baltimore’s Bucknell CARES event with the Maryland SPCA March for the Animals.

April 19, 6:30 p.m., New York City
The Bucknell Professional Network hosts the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) presentation and networking event at the Harvard Club.


April 19, 6 p.m., Lewisburg, Pa.
Join the Bucknell Club of the Greater Susquehanna Valley for their annual dinner featuring the Bison men's and women's basketball coaches as guest speakers.

April 20, 1 p.m., Online
Join Bucknell 360° for a webinar titled “Illuminating Books to Brighten Minds” featuring Professor Amal Kabalan, electrical & computer engineering.


April 20, 6 p.m., Boston, Mass.
Join the Bucknell Club of Boston's Patriot League Happy Hour event.


April 22, 8 a.m., Danville, Pa.
Volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House with the Bucknell Club of Greater Susquehanna Valley.


April 22, 8:30 a.m., Milford, N.J.
The Bucknell Club of Northern New Jersey hosts a volunteer event with America’s Grow-a-Row.


April 23, 10 a.m., Brighton, Mass.
Garden with the Bucknell Club of Boston’s Bucknell CARES event at Boston Green Academy.

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