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Bucknell's 17th president discusses his decision to join Bucknell.
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Jordan Makansi '13

"Music and engineering are similar. They both have a technical side to them, with rhythm in music and reading rhythm off the page."
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A Weis Fellow first
Pulitzer prize-winner Sam Shepard is the first playwright to be named the Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters. He will speak at Bucknell on Oct. 5.

Twyla Tharp leads Bucknell Forum
The celebrated choreographer, director and writer will kick off the new Bucknell Forum series, "Creativity: Beyond the Box," with a talk on
Sept. 14 in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.

Internship ChallengeCommencement hits the web
If you or your family members can't make the trip to Bucknell for graduation, watch it live online.

Bucknell a top 'green college'
The Princeton Review recognizes the University's ongoing commitment to sustainability.

The members of the Parents Board work on behalf of the University and parents to enhance the educational experience of our students. There are more than 70 members on the board representing 10 different states.

If you are interested in serving on the Parents Board, please complete the online nomination form. The open nomination period is July 1 - December 1 each year.

'Ray Bucknell!

Ann DiStefano
Parents Fund and Family Programs

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Not politics as usual
Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell received Bucknell's first President's Medal for his support of town-gown initiatives, including the new downtown bookstore.

Internship ChallengeThe goal is in sight
Help the Parents Fund reach its $1.5 million goal and send a strong, collective vote of confidence in the University's mission and vision.

Journaling the journey
Seven new study abroad bloggers will chronicle their international academic adventures starting this summer.

Virtual tour wins top honor
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences has awarded a Webby, one of the Internet's highest honors, to Bucknell's virtual tour.

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