More Academic Centers and Institutes
The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender (CSREG) supports faculty development, scholarship, and interdisciplinary exchange and collaboration on issues of race, ethnicity, and gender and their intersections with other aspects of difference.
The Environmental Center provides a highly visible venue for environmental scholarship and activism. Truly interdisciplinary, it draws from many programs, including biology, English, chemical engineering, geology and management. Full funding for the center will allow Bucknell to nurture this rapidly growing and vibrant cohort of students and faculty, supporting activities such as on-campus presentations from visiting scholars, outreach to campus and community, and research and exploration related to the environment.
The Film/Media Production Clinic (FMPC) provides students with real-world opportunities to produce broadcast-quality content for non-profit organizations.
The Griot Institute for Africana Studies focuses on faculty and student intellectual and creative engagement with the interdisciplinary investigation of the cultures, histories, narratives, peoples, geographies and arts of Africa and the Africa diaspora.
Established in 1993, ILTM brings together the best and most highly motivated rising juniors in engineering, management and the liberal arts to engage in an intensive six-week, on-campus summer program with faculty and highly regarded practitioners. Its unique strength is preparing students for leadership in sophisticated technology industries.
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning (BILL) engages mature learners from a wide range of educational backgrounds in creative and intellectual activities that expand their horizons, invigorate their minds, and stimulate curiosity and the joy of learning.
Now more than ever, it is essential for Bucknell students to become educated and actively engaged citizens. The Public Policy Institute will build programs with strong research and teaching within both international and domestic policy fields, combining theoretical and empirical research with practical applications.
The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) helps businesses start, grow and prosper by providing entrepreneurs with the education, information and tools necessary to build successful businesses.
The Stadler Center for Poetry is a professional literary center offering a wide range of programs and residencies for emerging and established poets and writers. It is also the home of West Branch, Bucknell's national journal of poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews.
Created in 2006, the center enhances faculty learning and helps faculty communicate as effectively as possible with students. It sponsors workshops and programs, provides mentoring and individual consultations, maintains a teaching exchange program, gathers and provides teaching resources, and supports faculty discussion groups related to teaching. Faculty members may even request a classroom visitation to obtain expert evaluation and feedback on teaching effectiveness.
Established to support Bucknell's Writing Across the Curriculum Program, the Writing Center encourages writing as a process of creating and communicating knowledge and seeks to generate active learning, primarily by facilitating talk among thoughtful and supportive fellow writers.