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Sam Gutekunst is wearing a blue shirt and tan pants and stands and smiles on campus with sunlight shining through green leaves behind him.

Faculty Story

Sam Gutekunst, Mathematics and Computer Science

Sam Gutekunst, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Assistant Professor of Data Science, provides students with hands-on experiences that help them understand, apply and appreciate the significance of data science.

Marion Duval '25 poses outdoors


Bucknell Students Named as National Science Foundation Fellows and Goldwater Scholars

Six 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.


Bucknell's Class of 2024: Ready for Their Next Chapter

After four years of perseverance and commitment, Bucknell University's Class of 2024 is ready to embark on a bright and promising future.

Kellen Haile stands in a factory-like setting wearing safety goggles and standing behind a large robotic arm.

Alumni Story

Kellen Haile '18, Mechanical Engineering

Kellen Haile '18 builds smarter robots and stronger communities.

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.

Iona Pitkin '25 looks at a plastic plate with 3D zig-zag design.

Student Story

Iona Pitkin '25, Civil Engineering

Iona Pitkin '25 is bridging the gap between art and construction through a unique engineering project.

Caiden Covell '25 bends the spine of his robot

Student Story

Caiden Covell '25, Mechanical Engineering

Student engineer and Presidential Fellow Caiden Covell '25 is excelling in hands-on research at Bucknell and beyond.

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.

Close up of a student using an infrared camera to collect heat data from a mat welder


Manufacturing PA Grant to Fund Bucknell Engineering Project with Resilite

Bucknell engineering students and Resilite Sports Products to partner on project to build new machine used to produce Resilite's Zip Mat.

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 Mike Molinet '07

Alumni Story

Mike Molinet '07, Mechanical Engineering

As the 2023 Walling Lecturer for the Freeman College of Management, Mike Molinet '07 offered advice on playing the long game.



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.

Three students sit and smile with a golden retriever on the ground inside a work space. The dog wears a prosthetic on its front right leg.


Bucknell Engineers Build Prosthetic Leg for Adopted Dog

A student-designed prosthetic is helping a three-legged golden retriever live a healthy, active life.

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.

Caiden Covell '25 bends the spine of his robot


Bucknell Engineers Test Advances in Soft Robotics

In Bucknell's Dana Engineering labs, student researchers are designing nimble, pliable robots inspired by the complex motions of living organisms.

Senior Design students working on the Keurig project


Ingenuity at Work: Bucknell Engineers Solve Professional Design Problems

Seniors across Bucknell's eight engineering majors are collaborating on projects that make real-world impacts for a range of companies and organizations.

Portrait of Matt Kandler outside near a tree.

Alumni Story

Matt Kandler '10, Mechanical Engineering

Like most entrepreneurs, Matt Kandler '10 didn't succeed on his first try — and his failure led to his success.

Portrait of Kelsey Herrmann

Alumni Story

Kelsey Herrmann '09, Mechanical Engineering

Kelsey Herrmann '09 is using the problem-solving skills she honed in Bucknell’s College of Engineering to orchestrate a critical mission for NASA's Artemis program — which launched a rocket to the moon in November 2022.

Kit Jackson stands ankle deep in the Susquehanna River

Student Story

Kit Jackson '24, Computer Science & Engineering

Kit Jackson '24's technical skills and problem-solving mindset have advanced an aquatic interdisciplinary project on campus — while earning him tuition coverage and a job opportunity from the Department of Defense.

Bucknell News


Bucknell Faculty Honored with Teaching Awards

The seven award recipients come from across Bucknell’s three colleges and share a common commitment to student success.