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Bucknell University

November 2016

Dear %%Sfirst%%,

Being part of the Parents Board is an engaging experience and a great way to become more involved with your student's Bucknell experience. We are looking for parents in the Class of 2020 with varying backgrounds and geographic locations. Please review the member expectations, committee descriptions and, if interested, complete the online application on or before Jan. 7, 2017. Contact any member of the Parents Board or me with questions.


With the fall break and winter recess fast approaching, here's a friendly reminder for those who need to make transportation arrangements from campus to an airport or train station. Find out more about our shuttle schedule and reservations.

Finally, this is a friendly reminder to make transportation arrangements if needed for the end of the fall semester and winter break.

'ray Bucknell!

Ann DiStefano
Parents Fund & Family Programs

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The Opportunity Ahead: The College of Management
Meet Bucknell's Newest Tenured Professors
Eighteen Bucknell faculty members received tenure in recognition of their excellence in teaching and scholarship.
Meet Bucknell's Newest Full Professors
Bucknell in the Fall [Video]
Bucknell is bathed in the beauty of autumn. Enjoy the foliage in this video filmed by Joey Krulock '17 and Rory Bonner '17.
Roberts Hall Revival
Bucknell Team Works to Revitalize Lakota Language and Culture
Professor Richard Henne-Ochoa, education, and two students are doing their part to make sure a Native American language doesn't vanish.
Added Liberal Arts Emphasis Strengthens ILTM Program
New Greenhouse Dome Will Grow Undergraduate Sustainable Design Opportunities
Built by an interdisciplinary team of undergraduates, faculty and staff, the geodesic dome is a laboratory for sustainability research.
Bucknell Dining Gets Fresh
Visualizing Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean
Suné Swart '17 and Professor Tom Beasley, classics & ancient Mediterranean studies, presented their interactive map of the ancient world at the 2016 Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference.
Student Profiles: Zoe Russell '17
Student Profiles: Kelsey O'Donnell '17
This markets, innovation & design major enjoys the blend of analytical and creative skills and collaboration that the MIDE program provides.

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Bucknell in the News

Professor Jason Leddington Discusses Magic
WUWF Radio
The philosophy professor examines our fascination with magic and why philosophers and historians have long ignored the popular performing art.

Beetles Spark Heated Debate Between Traditional Taxonomists and DNA Bar Coders
Scientific American
Where should beetles be classified in the taxonomy system? Professor DeeAnn Reeder, biology, shares her views.

Professor Meenakshi Ponnuswami Offers Gratitude to Her Elementary School Librarian
Montreal Gazette
The English professor wrote this op-ed in honor of library month in Canada.

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'ray Bucknell

Bucknell Ranked 11th in Business Insider's Top Engineering Schools for Postgraduate Salaries
Business Insider used PayScale's College Salary Report data to determine which school's engineering graduates earn the most money at various points in their careers.

Bucknell Work in Mount Carmel a 40-Mile 'Miracle'
That is how the Rev. Martin Moran, former director of Bucknell's Catholic Campus Ministry and now a pastor in Mount Carmel, Pa., referred to the efforts of Bucknell students and faculty in his community.

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Regional & Campus Notices & Events

Nov. 17, 1 p.m.: Online — Bucknell 360°
Professor Jennifer Silva, sociology & anthropology, examines the transition to adulthood among American youth and explores the freedoms and challenges of coming of age in the 21st century in this Bucknell 360° webinar titled "Dreams Deferred: The Challenges Facing Millennials."

Nov. 17, 5 p.m.: Naples, Fla.
Join the Bucknell Club of Naples for its seventh annual fall party.

Nov. 19, 1 p.m.: Online — Bucknell 360°
Learn how the Project for Sustainable Eye Care is making affordable eyewear accessible in Guatemala and Nicaragua from Professor Eric Martin, management, Professor Charles Kim, mechanical engineering, and graduate student Paden Troxell.


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