What is Bucknell 360°?

 

 

Expand your knowledge with educational sessions offered online and in-person. Learn from Bucknell faculty and alumni covering a wide range of popular topics. Bring learning full circle.

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Virtual Events

Join Bucknell faculty and alumni as they share their expertise with Bucknellians.

  • Catch up on recent advancements.
  • Explore a topic that interests you.
  • Learn about the next big thing.

No exams. We promise.

Regional Educational Events

Looking for a face-to-face experience?

Educational events, like those offered by the Bucknell Professional Network and Regional Clubs, offer professional and personal development opportunities around the world.

On-campus Events

Relive your college days by returning to Bucknell for educational opportunities during Reunion weekend and throughout the year.

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Upcoming Events


From Vine to Wine

Gary Grant Professor Gary Grant will lead us through the language and techniques of wine tasting, comparing New World and Old World aromas, tastes and flavors. You will learn how to describe the wines you enjoy, read a label and gather valuable tips for your next purchase.
Saturday, Oct. 7, 7:15 p.m. PT

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Re-envisioning Waste

Shaunna BarnhartShaunna Barnhart of the Bucknell Center for Sustainability & the Environment discusses, from a policy, behavior and discourse perspective, why households have changed their energy strategies to utilize small scale biogas for domestic energy use.
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m. ET

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Recordings from Recent Events


Sequence, Society & Self

Emily StoweWe are all 99.9 percent the same as the person next to us — yet we are 100 percent unique. Professor Emily Stowe, biology, shares what in the 0.1 percent difference is important to make us individuals and what in that 99.9 percent bonds us together. (September 2017)

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Wine Appreciation

Gary Grant

We joined Professor Gary Grant for an intro to wine appreciation (and virtual tasting) and learned about the language and techniques of wine tasting, enjoying varietal wines from wine-making regions of California. (March 2017)

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How to Be A Better Entrepreneur

Michael Dermer '90, founder and CEO of The Lonely Entrepreneur, shared how his real-life experience building a company and watching it almost be destroyed by the financial crisis of 2008 inspired him to help entrepreneurs everywhere. Co-hosted by the Bucknell Professional Network. (February 2017)

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Sustainable Development in the Developing World

The Project for Sustainable Eye Care (ProSEC) was launched with the goal of developing a sustainable technology that could have a large impact in the developing world. Learn more about its progress from Paden Troxell M'17, Professor Eric Martin, management, and Professor Charles Kim, engineering. (December 2016)

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Election Season 2016

Bucknell alumni and faculty panelists discussed the current presidential election process and important matters the next U.S. President will need to address. Sponsored by the Bucknell Institute for Public Policy, the Residential Colleges program and Bucknell 360°. (Homecoming Weekend 2016)

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Need Braaaaaaains?

Claire Sammels

Professor Clare Sammells, anthropology, explained how zombies offer an undead critique of capitalism — from the horrors of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade to The Walking Dead. (October 2016)

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Is There a Secret to Aging Well?

Mick Smyer

Professor Mick Smyer, psychology, draws lessons from gerontology (the study of the normal processes of aging) and geriatrics (the study of diseases that often accompany aging) to answer one simple question: How shall we age? (September 2016)

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The Scoop on Marketing Research

Brian Edwards '89

Brian Edwards '89, Marketing Research Manager at Ben & Jerry's, shared a background on the company's social mission and discussed the role market research plays in a consumer packaged goods company. (July 2016)

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Discover Digital Design

3-d Artistic exploration

We explored Bucknell's newest MakerSpace and learned about the evolution of digital design and fabrication techniques from Professors Joe Meiser and Nate Siegel.  (May 2016)

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Water Challenges

Achieving water security in a time of water scarcity.

The California drought and Flint crisis have done little to spark a national dialogue about our nation's dwindling water resources. Alexandra Campbell-Ferrari '09 discussed the threat that water scarcity poses and why smart laws will avert our descent ​ into water wars. (March 2016)

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The American Immigrant

Elizabeth Durden

Professor Elizabeth Durden, sociology, shared research documenting changes in federal U.S. immigration policies during the 1980s and 90s and its unintended consequences on today. (March 2016)

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#SelfieNation and Consumerism

Doug Allen

Professor Doug Allen, management, answered how the selfie craze impacts consumer culture — diving into the good, the bad and the ugly. His presentation drew on research conducted with Professor Richard Kedzior. (November 2015)

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Questions about Bucknell 360°?
       Contact Alumni Relations at
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       or 570.577.3223.

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