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Julia Schaer ’26 stands at a white board and points at adjectives that are written on it as a classroom of younger students looks on at her.


Stadler Center Provides National Poetry Month Workshops with Lewisburg Area Schools

Students and faculty from the Stadler Center are leading poetry workshops in every Lewisburg Area school, culminating with a Bucknell Hall community reading May 1.



Bucknell MLK Week to Feature Actor Gbenga Akinnagbe ’00 as Keynote

Akinnagbe heads five guest speakers joining the 12-day campus celebration honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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.

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.

Reid Fournier stands on a stage, a red stage curtain is in the background.

Student Story

Reid Fournier '24, Theatre and Political Science

Whether he's playing the lead role, directing a production or singing tenor in a vocal ensemble, Reid Fournier '24 thrives on a busy extracurricular schedule centered on the arts.   

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.

Elle Chrampanis sits on a chair and plays the cello while sitting outside under a tree with golden leaves that hang from the branches and also sit on the ground around her..

Student Story

Elle Chrampanis '24, Music and Psychology

Elle Chrampanis '24 is drawn to children's psychology and education and is intrigued by what happens when music is incorporated into both of these worlds.

Oompa Williams '14 leans on the hood of a yellow mustang showing a peace sign.

Alumni Story

Oompa Williams '14, English and Education

With a thriving presence in the Boston music scene, Oompa Williams '14 has used her art to become unbothered.


Bucknell Students Examine Environmental Impacts of Coal Mining in Shamokin, Pa.

Through the lens of an environmentally damaged creek, a Bucknell environmental ethnography course explored the deep connections between the environment and people of a coal region community.



Bucknell's Machado Sáez Awarded National Humanities Center Fellowship

The professor of English will expand her study of U.S. Latinx Theatre during an intensive year at National Humanities Center in North Carolina.


Bucknell Librarian Aids Ukrainian Digital Preservation

Social sciences librarian Carrie Pirmann helps back up digital collections threatened by war.

Kendy Alvarez '06 poses outdoors

Alumni Story

Kendy Alvarez ’06, English

Following years of community engagement and leadership, Kendy Alvarez '06 became mayor of Lewisburg, Pa., in 2021.

Professor John Penniman religious studies class


More Than Medicine: Humanities Grant Funds New Health Minor With a Liberal-arts Focus

Funded by nearly $150,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities, a team of 14 Bucknell faculty will develop a new health humanities minor within the College of Arts & Sciences.

Portrait of Margaret Graham '09

Alumni Story

Margaret Graham ’09, Art History and Creative Writing

A series of art courses at Bucknell opened up a whole new world for Margaret Graham ’09. Now, the creative writing and art history double-major organizes artist interview workshops, public talks, educational programming and more — all to foster critical discussions in modern art conservation.

Two students sit and look at maps on their computer


With GIS, Bucknell Geography Students Learn to Convey Complex Stories Through Visually Rich Maps

At Bucknell, geography students learn GIS skills as undergrads, using real-world data to create maps that convey information in a new way and uncover storylines others might have missed.

A student stands outside in the fall on Bucknell's campus

Student Story

Riley DeBaecke ’23, Managing for Sustainability and Literary Studies

Riley DeBaecke '23 selected the managing for sustainability major because she knows that businesses have the power — and the responsibility — to do better for the planet and all its living things.

Sarah Haber stands outside on Bucknell's campus

Student Story

Sarah Haber ’22, French and Comparative & Digital Humanities

For Sarah Haber '22, the comparative & digital humanities major has given her unrivaled access to professors, immersive interactive experiences and a marketable set of skills that will impress future employers.

Quentin Andrews sits on a bench on Bucknell's campus.

Student Story

Quentin Andrews ’24, Economics and English

Quentin Andrews '24, an economics and English double-major from Washington, D.C., is analyzing the trove of plays, documentaries and texts that emerged from Black Arts Movement of the '60s and '70s.

Paris Gallagher '23

Student Story

Paris Gallagher ’23, Religious Studies and Political Science

The deeper Paris Gallagher '23 digs into her religious studies major, the more connections she finds to diverse disciplines across Bucknell's College of Arts & Sciences.

Portrait of Brian Stolarz '95

Alumni Story

Brian Stolarz ’95, Political Science and English

Brian Stolarz '95's decade-long journey to exonerate a death-row inmate is one of the remarkable true stories featured in a Netflix docuseries on criminal justice.