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


Bucknell Faculty Awarded Professorships and Endowed Chairs

Bucknell Faculty Awarded Professorships and Endowed Chairs

The positions will allow eight professors to pursue research on topics ranging from wetland sustainability to Buddhism in medieval China.

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Is All Broccoli Created Equal? Bucknell Undergraduates Investigate

Is All Broccoli Created Equal? Bucknell Undergraduates Investigate

Student researchers work with the Lewisburg Community Garden to assess how income and social class affect access to nutritious fruits and vegetables.

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Cool Class: Body/Language

Cool Class: Body/Language

Bucknell students learn fancy footwork as they explore connections between traditional social dance and Romantic literature in this interdisciplinary course.

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Symposium Shines Spotlight on Student Research

Symposium Shines Spotlight on Student Research

The annual Susquehanna Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium, held at Bucknell this year, showcases student studies across disciplines.

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Bucknell Professor Lauded for Science Evangelism

Bucknell Professor Lauded for Science Evangelism

Professor Chris Martine, biology, was recognized with one of the botany world's highest honors for his science outreach, including his long-running YouTube series.

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