More than 50 percent of our seniors say they have worked on a professor's research frequently or occasionally, and 44 percent had an opportunity to publish. (Higher Education Research Institute CIRP survey, 2012)
- Undergraduate researchers explore new territory
Bucknell undergraduates showcased research on diverse topics at the Susquehanna Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium.
- Chemistry's unprecedented year
The Department of Chemistry has received four National Science Foundation grants for faculty research projects, including those that can improve drug delivery and shed light on climate change.
- History unearthed in first U.S.-Greek dig in Thebes
Bucknell professors leading the first-ever U.S.-Greece excavation in Thebes discuss their discoveries during the historic archaeological dig.
- Chilling Out
Is your refrigerator running? More importantly, what's it running on? Inside of refrigerators is a substance with about 1,300 times greater climate change potential than carbon dioxide. HFC-134a, a hydrofluorocarbon, can leak from the appliances into the environment, trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
- Trash for Cash
Mona Mohammed, Class of '15, knows how to turn food waste into a valuable resource.
- As far as the eye can see: Bucknell researchers look to improve vision in Guatemala
Professors Charles Kim and Jamie Hendry are working with students to provide affordable vision care and eyeglasses in remote Guatemala.
- Bucknell, Geisinger study could aid in early detection of autism, OCD
A study at Bucknell offers insight into the spectrum of neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders and may lead to better early intervention and treatment.
- Bucknell helps Susquehanna River secure historic designation
Researchers at Bucknell University have helped place the Susquehanna among the country's most important, historically significant rivers.
- Rats go high tech to root out land mines
Two professors are developing technology and training rats to eradicate land mines in developing countries.
- Geisinger Partnership: Engineering solutions in healthcare
Bucknell's biomedical engineering students each year partner with surgeons, nurses and other medical professionals to solve real-world medical issues.
- Solar Scholars renewable energy workshop May 12
The Bucknell University Solar Scholars will present a "Renewable Energy Workshop" May 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Advance registration is recommended.
- Researchers investigate how some bats survive with white-nose syndrome
Two Bucknell professors have received a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service grant to find out whether certain genetic characteristics, behavior and environmental factors contribute to the severity of the white-nose syndrome, which has killed up to 6.7 million bats in eastern North America.
- Ask the Experts: David Rovnyak on the NMR imager and undergrad research
Ask the Experts: David Rovnyak, associate professor of chemistry, describes the University's NMR imager and its role in undergraduate research.
- Professor discovers link between prenatal stress and aging
Biology professor Mark Haussmann and a team of researchers have discovered a direct correlation between prenatal stress and aging, in a study conducted at Bucknell.
- One Split Chicken Bone
For Sam Clark, Class of ’10, and Laura Chernak, Class of ’09, six months of work paid off in one split second – and one split chicken bone. The two worked with assistant professor of biomedical engineering Eric Kennedy to develop a device to better understand when and why so many people tear their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL.
- Baby Talk
Ruth Tincoff, an assistant professor of psychology, is looking into how much babies really understand.