Watershed Sciences and Engineering Program promotes excellence in teaching and learning, scientific inquiry and research, educational outreach, and University service by enriching the connection between Bucknell, the Susquehanna River, and watersheds throughout the world.


The Place Studies Program provides opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching, research, and outreach in the Susquehanna River Valley that recognizes the importance of natural, social, and cultural environments to the formation of individual, group, and communal identities.


The Sustainable Design Program engages students, faculty, and staff in projects that study the University’s ecological footprint, and provides hands-on opportunities to explore current topics like renewable energy, organic gardening, and stream restoration.


The Global Sustainabilities Program examines complex global issues where environmental, social, cultural, and economic concerns intersect.

Contact Us

Campus Location:
835 Fraternity Rd.


Email: BCSE@bucknell.edu

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Upcoming Events

2014 Summer Student Research

The Bucknell Center for Sustainability and the Environment offers a variety of support for summer student research projects, from financial support in the form of student and faculty stipends to logistical support, and expertise through collaboration from our staff. 

BCSE 2014 Summer Student Research


Did You Know?

The Center for Sustainability & the Environment hires student interns and coordinates student research projects throughout the academic year and during the summer.

The Sustainable Design Program seeks to establish curricular and applied programming that employs all dimensions of the University campus as an interdisciplinary learning environment.

The Marcellus Shale Initiative seeks to support objective research, provide a primarily print-based publications database, and critically evaluate information related to the Marcellus Shale natural gas play.


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