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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.

Photo of Brianna Clarke-Schwelm

Alumni Story

Brianna Clarke-Schwelm ’11, Religious Studies

A study abroad experience during her junior year inspired Brianna Clarke-Schwelm's work to advance public health, global development and women's empowerment.

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.

Student dancer on the Weis Center Stage

News

The Show Goes On: Students Share Performance Skills and Passions With the World in Weis Center Sessions

Video series gives students a unique outlet to showcase their creativity while advancing the center's mission of bringing arts and culture to the Bucknell community and beyond.

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Bucknell Awarded $1 Million Mellon Foundation Grant for Liberal Arts Based Digital Publishing Cooperative

Bucknell University has been awarded a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, in partnership with the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, to develop a liberal arts based digital editions publishing cooperative.

Christopher Williams '92

Alumni Story

Christopher Williams ’92, Religion

Christopher Williams '92 honed his craft as a singer, songwriter and musician by performing in Seattle coffeehouses.

Portrait of Cherie Malone '13

Alumni Story

Chérie Celeste Malone ’13, Film/Media Studies and German Studies

Chérie Celeste Malone ’13, who majored in film/media studies and German studies, is a Brooklyn-based actor with steady roles on stage and in TV and film.

Portrait of William Twersky '11

Alumni Story

William Twersky ’12, History and Classics

Majoring in subjects with a curatorial orientation at Bucknell prepared William Twersky '12 for his career in museum design.

Nate Freed

Student Story

Nate Freed ’21, English and East Asian Studies

Nate Freed ’21 is aiming for a career in publishing — and gaining hands-on experience as an editorial intern at the Bucknell University Press.

View of Big Ben and Palace of Westminster in London, England

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London Calling: Bucknell Students Live Like Locals During Semester Abroad

In the Bucknell in London program, students from across the University take a semester of humanities and social science courses taught by Bucknell faculty and specially tailored to the location.

Student leads a group discussion in class

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Undergraduate Researchers Help Shape Bucknell Philosophy Course

Conor Moore '20 was the kind of high school student who read environmental science articles for fun, so majoring in environmental studies at Bucknell was a natural choice. What he couldn't have predicted was the first-year philosophy course that inspired him to add a second major in that discipline — or the opportunity to help shape a new class that marries his two interests.

Peter Balakian speaking

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Excavating Trauma

Peter Balakian '73 sifts through the desert sands to quash denialism of the Armenian genocide a century ago.