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Meghan Catherwood '25 wears a bright, multi-colored tie-dyed lab coat and blue gloves while smiling and holding a pipette in a lab on campus.

Student Story

Meghan Catherwood '25, Biology and Spanish

Student-athlete Meghan Catherwood '25 has made a splash in competitive diving while also contributing to impactful biology research at Bucknell.

Kendall Robertson '23, Katrien Weemaes '21, Katharine Cognard-Black '22 and Julia Tokish '22


Bucknell Top Producer of Fulbright Students

Bucknell continues to be a top producer of Fulbright students.



Bucknell's Bayar Explores Immigrant 'Otherness' in New Istanbul Exhibit

The professor and chair of art & art history's new exhibition will run through February in her native Turkey at Istanbul's Ferda Art Platform.

portrait of Bonnie Limmer

Alumni Story

Bonnie Limmer '02, Classics and English — Literary Studies

Bonnie Limmer '02 works to identify and share information about cyber threats and vulnerabilities so organizations can safeguard themselves.



Bucknell’s Reeder Co-authors Paper Disputing Bats' Role in Human Disease

The Bucknell biology professor co-authors the comprehensive review of previous scholarly literature, which was published today in ‘Biology Letters.’

Ben Fink tosses an apple in his right hand at Civil War Cider.

Student Story

Ben Fink '24, Environmental Studies

Ben Fink '24 is leveraging the expertise he developed while studying abroad in Australia to help a local business create a new sustainable beverage.

Michael Dominguez '91 poses in a blue suit.


Dominguez Center for Data Science to Open at Bucknell University

The new center will advance the scholarship of data science by fostering cross-college, data-integrated learning and excellence in data literacy among students.



Chemistry Club Annual Halloween Show Turns Chemists into Performers

Chemistry Club students organized this year’s Oct. 24 show, which will feature fire-breathing pumpkins, foamy explosions and more spooky science.

Bucknell News


Bucknell Recognizes Outstanding Faculty

Six faculty members from across Bucknell's three colleges are honored with awards for their dedication to teaching and scholarship.

Portrait of Eddy Lopez leaning on a railing outdoors in a wooded area.


Bucknell’s López Wins State Museum of Pennsylvania Competition

Art & art history professor wins statewide competition in the category of ‘work on paper’ for his piece ‘NYTimes BLM.’

Chris Magee


Bucknell Study: Crowds Have an Impact on Soccer Action on Field

Bucknell husband and wife economics professors publish study finding goals, yellow cards and penalty kicks increase the more fans are in the stadium.

Professor Olivia Boerman and Connor Kozick '26 are wearing white lab coats and purple gloves in a lab setting.


A Summer of Discovery

More than 250 Bucknell students are spending their summer conducting experiments, delving into archives and exploring creative questions to make meaningful discoveries.

Portrait of Joel Wade

Faculty Story

Joel Wade, Psychology

Professor T. Joel Wade, psychology, who studies human attraction and romantic relationships, finds that his teaching and research facilitate each other, which deepens his students' understanding while advancing his scholarship.

Portrait of student Matt McMullen outside in The Grove

Student Story

Matt McMullen '24, Geography

A valuable research internship prompted Matt McMullen '24 to explore a new interest — and possible future — in urban planning and landscape architecture.

Portrait of DeeAnn Reeder


Bucknell's Reeder Panelist in Cornell Webinar on Preventing the Next Pandemic

The noted bat researcher will present in the June 26 webinar on zoonotic spillover from bats to humans and ecological countermeasures that can stop it.



Bucknell Awarded Pennsylvania Department of Education Grant to Aid Local Teachers

The grant will fund two on-campus summer institutes for 40 local teachers and support related research on teacher retention.

Kendall Robertson wears a black dress and smiles while standing in a hallway with brick columns and windows behind her.


Bucknellians Earn Scholarships to Advance as Global Citizens

​Four Bucknellians have been accepted into the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student program, and another student has been selected as a Key Into Public Service Scholar.



Student Consultants Drive Area Economic Development

Bucknell students have assisted 29 business startups in the past year as consultants with the Bucknell Small Business Development Center.



Bucknell's Villadsen Co-discovers Space Radiation Belt

Professor Jackie Villadsen is a co-author in a breakthrough Nature paper documenting the first images of a radiation belt observed outside of our solar system and the first from a brown dwarf.

Student Ally Clarke poses to the left-center of the frame standing between two rows of pink cherry blossom trees in full bloom


Meet Bucknell's Newest National Science Foundation Fellows and Goldwater Scholars

Eight Bucknellians have been awarded two of the most prestigious fellowships and scholarships in higher education: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships and Barry Goldwater Scholarships.