Meet the Class of 2019

Bucknell's Class of 2019 is getting ready to arrive from as close as Lewisburg, Pa., and as far away as Los Angeles, Calif., and Rose Belle, Mauritius, an East African island nation located in the Indian Ocean.

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Notable awards, achievements and media highlights.

Pacifists Endure in Hiroshima

The News & Observer
Professor James Orr, East Asian studies, says there has been a sense of patriotism in Japan, something that he said has been particularly popular among the country’s youth, and that “Abe is trying to create a less complicated national identity.”

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Addressing Climate Change Will Benefit Older Adults, GSA Says

Caribbean Today
Professor Mick Smyer, psychology, says, “President Obama showed insight and leadership by making a connection between climate change and the legacy left by today’s Americans,” but could go further by highlighting the impact of climate change and its adverse weather events on older adults.

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China Trying To Block Japan’s Push For Hiroshima Commemoration At UN

China Topix
Professor Zhiqun Zhu, director of the China Institute and MacArthur Chair of East Asian Politics, explained China’s move to block Japan at the United Nations (UN) Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty when it attempted a bid for world leaders to commemorate the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings’ 70th anniversary.

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How to Mend a Broken Heart? Your Gender May Matter

U.S. News & World Report
Professor T. Joel Wade, psychology, says women get over break-ups faster than men “because they seek social support and use positive coping methods.”

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This Amazing New Software Reads Your Brain to Tune Out All Your Digital Distractions

mic.com
Professor Evan Peck, computer science, discusses Phylter, a new piece of software designed to keep you focused on the task at hand.

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