Barbara AltmannThe Provost is the University's chief academic officer, responsible to the President for integrating our living and learning environments to achieve Bucknell's main goal: To transform students through rigorous and sustained academic study supported and enriched by co-curricular and residential experiences.

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Recent Academic News


Bucknell Students Awarded Projects for Peace Grant

Bucknell Students Awarded Projects for Peace Grant

Nepalese students traveled to their home country to help plan rebuilding — and building anew — after the devastating 2015 earthquake.

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For Undergraduate Researchers, It’s All About the Journey

For Undergraduate Researchers, It’s All About the Journey

At summer's end, Bucknell students shared their discoveries at the 2017 Susquehanna Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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Young Singers Take Center Stage at Bucknell Summer Voice Workshop

Young Singers Take Center Stage at Bucknell Summer Voice Workshop

Music faculty helped high school students hone performance skills in the inaugural five-day program.

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An Inside Look at Summer Research, Part 2

An Inside Look at Summer Research, Part 2

More Bucknell undergraduates dish on the projects they're excited about diving into this summer.

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NSF Grant to Fast-track Research Computing at Bucknell

NSF Grant to Fast-track Research Computing at Bucknell

Bucknell's research computing network will get as much as 10 times faster through a grant of nearly $400,000 from the National Science Foundation.

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