Top stories: Family Weekend dominates in October
Posted: November 05, 2010
LEWISBURG, Pa. — What do Family Weekend, new faculty, singer Ke$ha, designer Neri Oxman and community college scholars have in common?
Besides all being at Bucknell University, each was the subject in web stories that were among the most viewed by readers in October.
Leading the pack during the month was a brief homepage story pointing readers to a package of photo slideshows from Family Weekend 2010. And still prominent since first being published in September was a three-part ensemble of profiles on new tenure-track faculty and recently promoted full and associate professors.
In order of reader views, October's top five online stories were:
- Family Weekend slideshows now available
Photo slideshows from Bucknell's Family Weekend 2009 are now online. The wildly successful weekend gave families an opportunity to visit with their students in a relaxed atmosphere and enjoy the rich campus experience.
- 12 tenure-track faculty join Bucknell
Twelve new tenure-track faculty members joined Bucknell's ranks this fall. || New full professor profiles || New associate professor profiles
- Community College Scholars follow unusual paths to Bucknell
Since 2007, 83 community college scholars have come to Bucknell, each following an unusual path. Some have moved to the United States from Eastern Europe for education and work opportunities. Others have come from the suburbs of Philadelphia or rural Pennsylvania.
- Ke$ha, B.o.B. to perform in fall concert Oct. 29
Rapper Ke$ha and hip-hop artist B.o.B. headlined the fall concert at Bucknell University on Oct. 29 in the Gerhard Fieldhouse.
- Bucknell Forum: Designer Neri Oxman to speak Nov. 2
Neri Oxman, an award-winning architect and designer and founder of an emerging field known as "material ecology," spoke at Bucknell Nov. 2 as part of the ongoing Bucknell Forum series, "Creativity: Beyond the Box."
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