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Bucknell University

August 2017

Dear Reader,

Last month we announced the culmination of the WE DO Campaign, as we surpassed our $500 million goal. We’re excited to celebrate this milestone with our loyal alumni, donors and friends during Homecoming Weekend, Nov. 3–5. We hope you’ll save the date to return to campus to celebrate.

’ray Bucknell!

Josh Grill
Executive Director, Alumni Relations

We Do: The Campaign for Bucknell University


Georgina Dodge is New Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
The veteran university diversity officer, described as a fearless advocate, joined Bucknell on Aug. 1.
WeDo $450 Million
Roberts Hall Earns LEED Silver Accreditation
A renovation project slashed energy use in Bucknell’s oldest residence hall while adding air conditioning.
Diversity Summit
Bucknell Astronomers Set Sights on Eclipse
See how faculty and students are preparing for a trip to observe the Great American Eclipse later this month.
Diversity Summit
An Inside Look at Summer Research
Bucknell undergraduates dish on the projects they’re diving into between semesters.
Women in Finance
Community College Scholars Explore Life at Bucknell
A summer program immersed high-achieving students in the University experience.
Student Engineering
Alumni Story: Michael Popp ’08
Teaching English in China inspired the art & art history and economics major to pursue a cross-cultural career.

Read More Bucknell News Features

Bucknell in the News

Biology Professor Sees New Hope for Pennsylvania’s Bats
Pittsburgh City Paper
Professor DeeAnn Reeder, biology, says the effect of white-nose syndrome on some afflicted colonies of bats is stabilizing.

Keeping Recycling Centers Afloat
The National Memo
Subsidies and taxes could help counter the negative effects of recycling-center closures, suggests Professor Thomas Kinnaman, economics.

Income Inequality Contributes to Workplace Stress, Says Professor
Professor William Flack, psychology, says systemic change is needed to help stressed-out employees.

A Hard Look at Japanese-Chinese Relations
The Hill
Potential military conflict between the two regional powers is no longer unimaginable, warns Professor Zhiqun Zhu, international relations and political science.

Read More Bucknell in the News

Regional & Campus Events

Aug. 5, 5 p.m., Boston
Join the Bucknell Club of Boston for a happy hour followed by a Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago White Sox baseball game.

Aug. 8, noon, online
Join Professor Ned Ladd, physics & astronomy, for a Bucknell 360° webinar on the upcoming total eclipse of the sun.

Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m., New York City
Gather with Bucknell and Lafayette alumni for a rooftop summer social at the Princeton Club.

Aug. 17, 3 p.m. or 8 p.m., online
Watch a recording of a recent Alumni Career Services webinar discussing careers at boutique investment-banking firms.

Aug. 24, 3 p.m. or 8 p.m., online
Did you miss the Alumni Career Services webinar on building an e-portfolio? Register to watch a recording of the event.

Aug. 25, 7:05 p.m., Washington, D.C.
Join the Bucknell Club of Washington, D.C., for a Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets baseball game.

Aug. 30, noon, online
Connect with other Bucknellians via a Bucknell Professional Network online networking event.

Aug. 30, 1 p.m., online
Join Professor Katherine Faull, German studies and comparative humanities, for a Bucknell 360° webinar, Read Between Linguistic Lines.

See More Regional & Campus Events

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