June 2009 News
- Bucknell Magazine: The young and the generous
The adventurous spirit of Jared Rosner ’02 inspires his Bucknell classmates to create two summer internship funds in his memory.
- Third student diagnosed with type A flu virus
A third Bucknell University student has tested positive for a type A influenza virus. The three students have been treated and are recovering in isolation.
- Swine flu information
Bucknell University is working closely with local, state and federal officials to monitor the influenza A H1N1 (swine flu) virus and provide related information as necessary to the campus and local community.
- Annual Fund approaching record $10 million
For the first time in Bucknell history, the Annual Fund is positioned to surpass $10 million in cash gifts to the University.
- Tributes left at Flight 93 crash site help visitors make sense of Sept. 11, Bucknell professor says
Associate Professor Alexander Riley studies the cultural symbolism of Flight 93, examining how objects and tributes placed at the crash site contribute to the narrative of Sept. 11.
- Bucknell Magazine: Dance holds distinctive place
From the meticulous synchronicity of ballet to the high-energy choreography of jazz and the emotive genre of modern, dance at Bucknell has been a vibrant part of the curriculum for 20 years.
- Bucknell Magazine: Professor studies Indian life
A student inquiry about Moravian diaries changes the scholarly life of one professor and reveals untold stories about Native American settlements in central Pennsylvania during the 1700s.
- Second student diagnosed with type A flu virus
A second Bucknell student has tested positive for a type A influenza virus. Both students, who are acquaintances, have been treated and are recovering.
- Bucknell student diagnosed with type A flu virus
A Bucknell graduate student living off campus in Lewisburg has tested positive for a type A influenza virus. The student has been treated and is recovering in isolation at home off campus.
- Class of 2013: Not here yet, but making a mark
They haven't even arrived on campus yet, but Bucknell's newest community members -- the Class of 2013 -- are already making their mark in spectacular and intriguing ways.
- Three earn Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar Awards
Three Bucknell student-athletes have been awarded 2009 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Awards, presented to collegiate athletes of color who excel in academics, athletics and community service.
- Top stories: Our most popular web stories from May
It's no visual illusion. A story about a Bucknell professor who won an international visual illusions contest was our top web story in May.
- Bucknellians from around world return for Reunion
Alumni, family and friends from around the world celebrated Bucknell University's Reunion Weekend 2009.
- View video of graduation, Wiesel speech
A complete video of Bucknell University's 159th Commencement, including an address by Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, is available for viewing online.
- NSF student researchers to blog from Spain
Two Bucknell University students participating in a National Science Foundation-sponsored program at the University of Cadiz in Spain this summer will blog about their experiences in and out of the lab.
- Senior to represent Pennsylvania in Ms. Wheelchair USA competition
Bucknell senior Kate Matelan was named 2009 Ms. Wheelchair Pennsylvania, an award honoring the accomplishments of women with disabilities, and will represent the commonwealth in the Ms. Wheelchair USA competition.
- Bucknell Magazine: Record numbers respond to service-learning initiatives
Students across the country -- like those at Bucknell -- are committing as much time and energy to service-learning as they do to their formal learning.
- Wiesel tells graduates 'never be indifferent'
Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel told Bucknell's graduating class to use their education to examine the world and never be indifferent. || Audio clips, speech texts and photo galleries