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Bucknell University

June 2017

Dear Reader,

We are delighted to welcome the Class of 2021 to the Bucknell community! During the summer, Bison Gatherings are a great way to meet other families from your area, learn about New Student Orientation and find out what to expect during your first few days on campus. Register for a Bison Gathering today!

Are you seeking to hire new employees? Recruit from Bucknell's pool of recent graduates with our Hire a Bucknellian program.

‘ray Bucknell!

Ann DiStefano
Director
Parents Fund & Family Programs

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

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Features

Humanities
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
WeDo $450 Million
Video: Commencement 2017
Enjoy highlights from Bucknell’s 167th Commencement ceremony and related events.
Women in Finance
Nontraditional Bucknell Seniors Cap off Big Achievement
Meet some of the Class of 2017’s outstanding Community College Scholars.
Student Engineering
Different Paths Lead Students to Goldwater Scholarships
Two Bucknell juniors earned one of the highest honors an undergraduate scientist can attain.
Arnaldo Lopez
Senior Artists’ Culminating Work Displayed at Samek Museum
The exhibition featured sculpture, video, painting, photography and more. | Video
Diversity Summit
Honoring Bucknell’s First African-American Graduate
A new sculpture commemorates the legacy of Edward McKnight Brawley, Class of 1875. | Video

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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
NPR
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 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
The Bucknell Club of Dallas invites you to enjoy an afternoon at the ballpark as the Texas Rangers take on the Seattle Mariners.

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
Attend a Bucknell Prefessional 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., Pittsburgh
Join the Bucknell Club of Pittsburgh for a night of painting and fun at Paint Monkey.

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