Robert MidkiffThe Provost is the University's chief academic officer, responsible to the President for integrating our living and learning environments to achieve Bucknell's main goal: To transform students through rigorous and sustained academic study supported and enriched by co-curricular and residential experiences.

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Recent Academic News


Biology Major Tap-dances Her Way Through Bucknell

Biology Major Tap-dances Her Way Through Bucknell

A tap dancer since childhood, Katie Cantagallo '20 has brought her passion for performing to the student club she founded.

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Cool Classes: Comic Book Histories of the Middle East

Cool Classes: Comic Book Histories of the Middle East

Bucknell students explore the human experience in the Middle East and discover the region's rich diversity by reading graphic novels.

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Students See Engineering and Culture Interact Firsthand in Ghana

Students See Engineering and Culture Interact Firsthand in Ghana

A summer course offers Bucknell College of Engineering students an up-close look at the West African nation's quest to find technologies to meet its unique needs.

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First Bucknell-designed Medical Device Cleared for Clinical Use

First Bucknell-designed Medical Device Cleared for Clinical Use

A student biomedical engineering project will help Geisinger doctors assess leg injuries and fitness to drive.

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Meet Bucknell's Newest Professors

Meet Bucknell's Newest Professors

Two dozen faculty members have joined the University, bringing new expertise to all three of its colleges.

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