Bucknell emphasizes turning learning into action. Our students have access to a broad range of opportunities such as research and service, internships, arts and performance activities, sustainability programs and global experiences. Our faculty and staff members, along with alumni, guide students through these experiences and help them to grow.
- Bucknell student documentary honored with award
The film, "Coming Home: The CARE Program," a 16-minute documentary produced by five Bucknell students, was honored with an award presented in October by Federal Chief Judge Yvette Kane in Harrisburg.
- Eight days in Japan
A recent grant-funded trip to Japan allowed students to explore the country's culture, language and its struggles with sustainability.
- ChemEng students showcase skills at national conference
Twenty-three Bucknell chemical engineering students participated in the (AIChE) national meeting in October. Two students placed first and second for their presentations, and the 'ChemE' car team placed 13th.
- A wrinkle in time
Through life-sized renderings of yearbook photos, painting project brings together Bucknell's past and present.
- Classroom in the clouds
A group of Bucknell students recently received a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ learning experience more than 1,300 feet above ground — a tour of the nearly completed One World Trade Center building.
- What happens at the Aphasia Center
Through a linguistics course that includes service, Bucknell University students see firsthand how language disorders affect individuals.
- 'Design Exposition' Dec. 3
Bucknell University will host the seventh annual Engineering and Science Education Exposition Dec. 3, from 7 to 8:45 p.m. in Larison Dining Hall.
- Making the pitch
Finalists in the SBDC Business Pitch Competition prove that the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well at Bucknell.
- Bucknell in Denmark
Through summer study abroad program, students learn about culture's role in child development, gain perspective on the world.
- Coral reef classroom
Immersed in the turquoise waters of the Virgin Islands, students learn about a complex and fragile ecosystem.
- The vestiges of apartheid
While taking a course in South Africa, students witness vast economic disparity, participate in community development.
- The fast and the flexible
Students take three-week course in China to learn how engineering, culture and business intersect.
- Fulbright award earns Bucknell grad a year in Russia
Sarah Bunker, Class of 2012, is headed from Bucknell to Russia after earning a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship award.
- Next stop 30 Rock: 2012 alumna to be NBC page
Bucknell University senior Kristen Bucaria is headed to the highly competitive NBC Page Program after graduation.
- Name, technology connect Bucknell students with Virginia elementary school
Bucknell University students hope to inspire, learn from elementary school students in Virginia
- Group explores Jewish heritage in Morocco
A group from Bucknell University traveled to Morocco over winter break to learn about the Jewish heritage of a predominantly Muslim country.
- Students learn from K-WIDE winter break program
Bucknell first- and second-year engineering students took part in the KEEN Winter Interdisciplinary Design Experience during winter break.
You could say Bianca Roman was moonstruck. The Bucknell senior initially signed on as assistant set designer for Federico Garcia Lorca's "Blood Wedding" last spring. "I was intrigued by the play itself and felt most inspired to design for it.
- Rock Stars
On a series of large rocks pushing through the Susquehanna River in Lancaster County, hundreds of rock carvings -- or petroglyphs - appear, thought to have been etched into the rocks 1,000 years ago by Algonquin Indians.