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Building Academic West

A groundbreaking ceremony featuring presidential heavy lifting marked the start of work on the project's infrastructure.
Student Story:
Phil Kim '12

"I hope to achieve my goal to establish a college that would be free of charge for high-achieving, low-income students."
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Arts. Everywhere.
Experience movies, live musical performances, poetry readings and salsa dancing at the University's three-day festival of the arts.

Bucknell is 'Elmo's World'
Kevin Clash, the creative force behind Sesame Street's famous furry red monster, speaks in the Bucknell Forum series on Oct. 25.

Transportation optionsPlanes, trains and automobiles
We offer many transportation options to get your student to and from Bucknell.

From construction to cancer research
Jim McMichael '13, a former heavy equipment operator, followed an unusual path to Bucknell.

Thinking globally, acting locally
Bucknell University Dining and a local farm form a partnership to compost food scraps and recyclable napkins — up to 850 lbs. a day.

Sending a student to college can be a bittersweet experience. But it won't be long before Family Weekend, when you'll have a chance to catch up and experience academic life at Bucknell. We welcome you to visit campus Sept. 23–25 to learn about the organizations, people and places that have become a second home to your student.

'Ray Bucknell!

Ann DiStefano
Director
Parents Fund and Family Programs

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Acting out (of the country)
Students, faculty and alumni flew to Scotland to present a collaborative theatre production at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Good news for grads
Alumni rank No. 4 among liberal arts college graduates in a 2011 PayScale College Salary Survey Report.

Bucknell goes to Washington
University representatives traveled to the capital to launch a program addressing nutrition, poverty and mindful consumption as part of the White House Interfaith Campus Challenge.

All-star student entrepreneur
Forbes features Craig Dwyer '10 and the thriving business he began during Bucknell's business venture competition.

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