July 2009 News
- Bucknell to host China conference Oct. 1-2
Leading scholars will come together at Bucknell on the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, Oct. 1 and 2, to discuss the country's past, present and future.
- Sen. Specter to hold town hall meeting at Bucknell
U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) will hold an open house town hall meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at Bucknell.
- Bucknellians earn gold, silver in Maccabiah Games
The 18th Maccabiah Games recently concluded, and there was a distinct Bison spirit in Israel, as two current Bucknell students and two recent alumni went to the medal stand.
- Senior Kate Matelan wins Ms. Wheelchair USA
With a platform addressing disability issues on college campuses, Bucknell senior Kate Matelan captured the title of Ms. Wheelchair USA 2009-2010.
- Students present summer science research
Bucknell University students participating in summer undergraduate research projects will present a poster session Wednesday, July 29, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell, sponsored by the Bucknell chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society.
- Bucknell grads earn top salaries, study says
Bucknell University alumni have the second-highest earning potential among liberal arts college graduate, a new PayScale College Salary Report says.
- Student-athlete helps U.S. men take gold in Israel
Bucknell University guard Bryan Cohen and his American teammates earned a gold medal at the 18th Maccabiah Games in Israel last week.
- 238 student-athletes make spring dean's list
Two-hundred thirty-eight Bucknell student-athletes earned dean's list honors for the 2009 spring semester.
- Phi Beta Lambda chapter wins two national awards
Not yet a year old, the Bucknell chapter of Phi Beta Lambda has two national awards under its belt and is planning a campus recruitment campaign, a community service project and a joint fundraising effort with another school.
- 'Grassroots' class studies Nicaraguan co-ops
Seventeen Bucknell students and two professors traveled to Nicaragua this summer to learn first-hand about building sustainable businesses in the developing country.
- Class of 2013: Meet more in our series
In a few weeks, Bucknell's Class of 2013 will begin orientation. Even though they haven't arrived on campus, press reports on members of Bucknell's newest 925 students suggest a class with diverse and eclectic interests and goals.
- Mitchell: Year will be last as Bucknell president
Bucknell University President Brian C. Mitchell has announced his intention to step down as the University's president effective June 30, 2010.
- Series leads to Bucknell Brigade 10th anniversary
A special Bucknell Brigade anniversary webpage celebrates a decade of the service-learning program's accomplishments with a series of stories and profiles of brigadistas.
- Top stories: Our most popular web stories from June
Federal funding for robotics research, the Class of 2013 and news that Bucknell President Brian C. Mitchell intends to leave the University next year were among our top web stories in June.
- Students' summer research spans arts, sciences
Bucknell University undergraduate students are conducting nearly 40 research projects this summer, with topics including marine renewable energy using river turbines, a Holocaust survivor's personal story, bio-gas as a common combustion fuel, and the developing trade relationship between China and Central Asia.
- Class of 2013: Meet more of Bucknell's newest class
In August, 925 first-year students will report to the Bucknell campus to begin orientation. While their arrival is weeks away, members of the University's newest class -- the Class of 2013 -- have already made a mark in and out of their high school classrooms.
- Susquehanna River region explored through writing
Bucknell students and faculty spent two weeks in June exploring the Susquehanna River region -- both on and off the river.
- Nicaraguan artist, student painting memorial mural
Nicaraguan artist Gerardo Hernandez Arias will travel to Bucknell University June 7 for a month-long residency to paint a mural commemorating 10 years of service-learning projects with the Bucknell Brigade.