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Bucknell University

June 2017

Dear Reader,

Last weekend we had a record turnout for Reunion Weekend! More than 2,400 Bucknellians returned to campus to celebrate lifelong friendships and our alumni community, including this year's Alumni Association Award recipients. Enjoy a video and photos from the weekend, as well as a special edition of The Bucknellian featuring alumni-written articles. Thank you to the Reunion class volunteers who helped make the weekend a success!


We'd also like to thank those who volunteered this spring with Bucknell CARES. Eighteen regional clubs hosted events across the nation, with more than 320 Bucknellians teaming up to improve their local communities.

’ray Bucknell!

Josh Grill
Executive Director, Alumni Relations

P.S. Bucknell's fiscal year closes June 30. Please consider making a gift today to help our students.

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Fareed Zakaria
Fareed Zakaria at Commencement: Defend Free Speech, Liberal Arts
The CNN anchor and Washington Post columnist spoke to the Class of 2017 in his keynote address. | Video
Alumni Association
Alumni Association Honors Four
The BUAA recognized these exceptional Bucknellians for their achievements and loyalty to the University. | Video
Reunion 2017
Video: Reunion 2017
Enjoy highlights from a fun-filled weekend on campus.
Bucknell's First African-American Grad
Honoring Bucknell’s First African-American Graduate
A new sculpture commemorates the legacy of Edward McKnight Brawley, Class of 1875. | Video
Nontraditional Seniors
Nontraditional Bucknell Seniors Cap off Big Achievement
Meet some of the Class of 2017’s outstanding Community College Scholars.
Goldwater Scholarships
Different Paths Lead Students to Goldwater Scholarships
Two Bucknell juniors earned one of the highest honors an undergraduate scientist can attain.

Read More Bucknell News Features

Bucknell in the News

Faculty and Students Trace Footsteps of Bucknell’s WWI Veterans
Fox News
Bucknell professors David Del Testa, history, and Adrian Mulligan, geography, wrote a Memorial Day essay about their team's research trip to France.

Plant Described by Bucknell Professor Makes Top 10 New Species List
Philadelphia Inquirer
Biology professor Chris Martine collected the Bush Tomato, one of only two plants named to the list, with two Bucknell students during a field expedition to Australia.

Bucknell Political Science Professor Discusses Election Integrity Commission
Lindsay Nielson, a visiting assistant professor who studies voter participation and behavior in U.S. politics and elections, commented on the effect of voter I.D. laws on voter turnout.

Read More Bucknell in the News

’ray Bucknell

Bucknell Senior Presents E-cigarette Research to State Legislators
Chemical engineering major Jordan Berger ’17 recently shared the results of his research with an influential audience — elected officials at the Pennsylvania state capitol.

Bucknell Junior Awarded Prestigious Beinecke Scholarship
Savanna Morrison ’18, a triple major in music, art history and Italian studies, became the first Bucknell student to win the award.

Read More ’ray Bucknell

Regional & Campus Events

June 8, 6 p.m., Hoboken, N.J.
Join the Bucknell Clubs of New York City and Northern New Jersey for happy hour at Pier 13.

June 14 and 15, Baltimore
Bucknell Alumni Career Services is coming to Baltimore! Register to attend a free career counseling session.

June 15, 6 p.m., Washington, D.C.

Join Bucknell’s Career Development Center and the Bucknell Club of Washington, D.C., at a networking event moderated by Professor Scott Meinke, political science.

June 18, 2:05 p.m., Arlington, Texas
Enjoy an afternoon of baseball with the Bucknell Club of Dallas.

June 20, 6 p.m., Philadelphia
The Bucknell Club of Philadelphia presents “Bucknell: Past, Present and Future” with featured speaker Pat Flannery '80, M'83, former Bison men's basketball coach and current senior development adviser.

June 22, 6:30 p.m., Boston and online
Attend a Bucknell Professional Network presentation entitled “The New Age of Cyber Security” with featured speaker Chris Bernard, chief information security officer at Bucknell.

June 22, 7 p.m., Ann Arbor, Mich.
Join fellow Bucknellians in Michigan for happy hour.

June 22, 7 p.m., Pittsburgh
Create a painting of the beautiful Bertrand Library with the Bucknell Club of Pittsburgh.

June 25, noon, McLean, Va.
Bring the family for a picnic at Clemyjontri Park hosted by the Bucknell Club of Washington, D.C.

June 28, 7 p.m., online
Join the Bucknell Professional Network for a young alumni online networking event.

See More Regional & Campus Events

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