December 11, 2013


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LEWISBURG, Pa. — From the launch of a nationwide tour supporting the half-a-billion-dollar WE DO Campaign to the first Bucknellian ever selected in the NBA Draft, it's been an eventful year at Bucknell University. A new class moved in and another moved on to bright futures. We broke ground on several new buildings and opened our biggest academic addition in a decade. These are the most read campus news stories of 2013.

Basketball and beyondOne of the University's most celebrated student-athletes reflects on the lessons he's learned on and off the court.

Class of 2017 moves inBucknell welcomes 935 first-year students to campus.

Sydney Isaacs '16 

Bucknell breaks ground on new residence halls: Bucknell has begun construction on four new residence halls expected to open in fall 2015.

Beth Klunk '14 

Academic West opens its doorsStudents and faculty dream new possibilities for Bucknell's newest academic facility.

Mattea Rossettie '14

Anonymous couple pledges $10 million to BucknellThe historic gift is the third-largest single pledge ever made to the University.

Lindsay Schwartz '14

Student speaker has long Bucknell historyInspired by her grandmother's time at Bucknell 70 years ago, Beth Eanelli will deliver the student address during the University's 163rd Commencement.

Drew Yingling '15

Bucknell Compliments: An anonymous interviewA new Facebook page run by a mystery student features daily accolades for members of the Bucknell community.

Kelly Yuan '15

A family affairAfter graduating this weekend, Olivia Tomeo will join her father as a Bucknell grad, with her two sisters not far behind.

Bucknell archives reveal rare photograph of first Chinese AmericanWong Chin Foo was the University's first Chinese and second international student

Taking the show on the road: Bucknell kicks off national campaign tourMore than 200 Bucknellians celebrated the kickoff of the University's national WE DO Tour at AT&T Park in San Francisco.

Lighting the wayBucknell's Convocation and Candlelighting Ceremony marks the start of an academic journey for the Class of 2017.

Storytelling in the digital ageAuthor Neil Gaiman ponders technology's promises and perils.

Sunil Gulati to graduates: Find your passion, remember your compassionThe president of the United States Soccer Federation addressed the Class of 2013 at Bucknell's 163rd Commencement.

Click here to see the top academic stories of 2013.