May 2007 News
- Nuclear magnetic resonance facility opened
The newly equipped nuclear magnetic resonance facility was officially opened, making Bucknell one of a select number of undergraduate universities in the country with such sophisticated equipment.
- Students present at prestigious medieval conference
Bucknell students made a splash in May at one of the world's largest gatherings of medieval studies scholars.
- Trustee Graham named NAADD Donor of the Year
Bill Graham ’62, a member of the Bucknell University Board of Trustees who has committed more than $7.7 million to Bison Athletics, was named the University Division Donor of the Year by the National Association of Athletic Development Directors.
- Student-professor collaboration takes 3rd place
Collaborating with Presidential Fellow Emily Knight, Bucknell professor Art Shapiro enjoyed his second win in three years at the Best Visual Illusion of the Year Contest.
- Bob Woodward tells grads Iraq war will define their future
Renowned author and journalist Bob Woodward told the Class of 2007 that the Iraq war will define their future.
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- Bucknell World: CDC launches externship program
The Bucknell Career Development Center’s new Externship program gives sophomores a two-day opportunity to explore a variety of career fields by “shadowing” professionals — mainly Bucknell alumni, parents, or friends — in their workplaces.
- More than 800 to graduate at 157th commencement Sunday
More than 820 students will receive degrees from Bucknell University on Sunday, May 20, at 10 a.m. on the Academic Quadrangle. || First biomedical engineering graduates
- SBDC hosts eBay seminars
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer two eBay seminars at the SBDC Business Education Center, 207 Chamberlin Building, Fifth and Market streets in Lewisburg.
- Bucknell SBDC hosts Bankers Roundtable
The Bucknell SBDC will host a Bankers Roundtable May 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Walls Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- SBDC clients participate in Expo
Forty small businesses, including clients of the Bucknell SBDC, participated in "It All Adds Up" expo in Harrisburg
- Students, staff honored with leadership awards
Students and staff members at Bucknell University were honored recently with leadership awards.
- Bucknell claims 13th Patriot League Presidents' Cup
On the strength of six Patriot League championships in 2006-07, Bucknell has claimed its 13th Patriot League Presidents’ Cup in the 17-year history of the conference.
- Summer conferences scheduled
Beginning May 31, Bucknell University will host nearly 4,000 visitors participating in about 40 conferences.
- Fellowship to offer look at Israeli terrorism defense
A Foundation for Defense of Democracies fellowship program will allow a Bucknell history professor to learn about modern terrorism from a multinational group of experts and to visit key terrorism defense locations in Israel.
- Bucknell students awarded $20,000 to promote peace
Poverty projects by two Bucknell students were selected by the Davis Foundation to each receive a $10,000 grant as part of the "100 Projects for Peace." Bucknell was one of a handful of schools to receive more than one grant, in the company of Yale, Columbia, Duke, Middlebury, and Wellesley.
- Letteer named Catholic Chaplain
Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has named The Rev. Michael C. Letteer Catholic Chaplain at Bucknell University, beginning June 14.
- Fans can vote now for Bucknell's Gryskevicz
Bucknell senior Ryan Gryskevicz of Dallas, Pa., is one of 10 national finalists for the Baseball Division of the 2007 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award. || Vote Now!
- Hopp named Dean of Student Services
Susan L. Hopp has been named Dean of Student Services at Bucknell University.
- Gold Math Competition results
The Bucknell University department of mathematics has announced the winners of the 34th Annual John Steiner Gold High School Mathematics Competition, held May 2 with 91 students registered from 22 Pennsylvania high schools.
- Local business owner honored by Governor
Cynthia Romig, owner and president of C. Gee Inc., has been named one of the Best 50 Women in Business by the office of Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell.
- Three Bucknell finalists in international illusions contest
Three visual illusions developed at Bucknell are finalists for the Best Visual Illusion of the Year Contest, an international competition hosted by the Neural Correlate Society.
- Students receive Goldwater Scholarship, nominations
Bucknell University sophomore Elizabeth Skubak has been named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar for the 2007-08 academic year. Two other Bucknell students – junior Andrew Inglis and sophomore Evan Wessler – were nominated for the prestigious scholarships.
- Biomedical engineering program graduates its first class
Commencement marks a milestone for Bucknell: the College of Engineering will graduate its first class of biomedical engineering majors. || Engineering Senior Design Exposition
- Engineering expo showcases senior design projects
Biomedical and mechanical engineering students showcased their senior projects at the annual Senior Design Exposition.