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


Cool Classes: Observational Astrophysics

Cool Classes: Observational Astrophysics

Students stay up late for an up-close view of the night sky in this Bucknell class.

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Management Course Challenges Students to Create Websites for Real Clients

Management Course Challenges Students to Create Websites for Real Clients

Working with few rules, a team of management majors exercises creativity to benefit a nonprofit serving veterans and at-risk youth.

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Cool Classes: Materials Science

Cool Classes: Materials Science

Students bend, break, snap and smash everyday objects to see what they're made of in this Bucknell class.

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Students Roll Out Project to Benefit Area Residents in Need of Transportation

Students Roll Out Project to Benefit Area Residents in Need of Transportation

An option to complete a service project for course credit leads a team of management students to develop a bike-sharing program.

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Of Dalí, Miró and More

Of Dalí, Miró and More

The Humanities Center celebrates the enduring impact of surrealism in a series of events throughout the year.

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