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Bucknell Students Take a Crack at Infamous Math Problem

An NSF grant opened the door for computational exploration and a big discovery.

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Episode 59: Undergraduate Research, Pt. II: Student Roundtable

On this podcast, we look for every opportunity to let real college students do the talking — which is why we're inviting students from all three of Bucknell's colleges to tell you about their experiences conducting research as undergrads.

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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1958 Visit to Bucknell

Special contributor Merrett R. Stierheim ’58 reflects on the experience of hearing Martin Luther King Jr. speak at Bucknell 65 years ago — and how King's message continues to inspire him today.

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Episode 58: The Ins and Outs of Undergraduate Research

We're on the hunt for answers about how students can make the most of research experiences while in college. We'll discuss what research opportunities look like for students of varying interests, the kinds of resources students should look for and how doing research as an undergraduate sets students up for success.

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Episode 57: Why Go to College?

In a world where you might do virtually anything, why go to college? On this episode of College Admissions Insider, we're spending some time considering that essential question.

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Bucknell MLK Week to Feature Mayor of Newark, N.J.

Mayor Ras Baraka will deliver the keynote lecture for the series of events set for Jan. 16-27.

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Episode 56: What Is a Minor?

On this episode of College Admissions Insider, we're looking into what a college minor is and how exploring one or more minors can enhance a student's educational experience.

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Celebrating a Year of Accomplishments

As the countdown begins to 2023, the Bucknell community is reflecting on the noteworthy news and incredible work that’s made 2022 a remarkable year.

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Jay Wright '83 Is Bucknell's 2023 Commencement Speaker

Wright retired in April as the highly successful head men's basketball coach at Villanova University and is now a CBS Sports college basketball analyst.

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Bucknell Forum Speaker Jake Tapper Offers Insight Into Polarization, Disinformation, Media in American Politics

The distinguished journalist and CNN news anchor joined President John Bravman on the Weis Center stage for an in-depth discussion.

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Episode 55: What NOT to Do When Applying to College

Our don'ts will include mistakes to avoid on the college application, who you shouldn't ask for a recommendation letter, what not to forget after applying and more.

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Episode 54: Financial Aid Series, Pt. III: Accepting a Financial Aid Offer

Today, we’re diving into part three of our financial aid series on College Admissions Insider: accepting and finalizing your financial aid.

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Bucknell Forum to Present CNN's Jake Tapper Nov. 30

CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper will join President John Bravman to discuss 'The State of American Democracy.'

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Episode 53: Financial Aid Series, Pt. II: How to Apply for Financial Aid

Today, we’re diving into part two of our financial aid series on College Admissions Insider: how to apply for financial aid.

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Bucknell Gives Employees Thanksgiving Week Off

University Thanksgiving break this year will include an entire week as Bucknell strives to be a premier employer in the region.

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New Program Expands Access, Creates Opportunities for First-generation Students

The Gateway Scholars Program meets full, demonstrated need for 20 first-generation students.

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Bucknell President John C. Bravman and Board of Trustees Agree to Contract Extension

Bravman, the University’s 17th president, will remain Bucknell’s president through at least 2028.

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Episode 52: Financial Aid Series, Pt. I: How to Pay for College

In today's episode, we're focusing on that first piece, getting a clearer sense of the options available to help you pay for college and how you can determine the kind of aid you need.

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Expanding the Experience: New Videos Enhance Bucknell's Virtual Tour

The addition of 12 videos to Bucknell's virtual tour gives students an even deeper look into academic areas, extracurriculars, life on campus and more.

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Episode 51: Studying Abroad While In College, Pt. II: Student Roundtable

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we're welcoming a few Bucknell students on the podcast to share their study abroad experiences with you. After all, what better way to get an idea of what studying abroad is like than talking to those who've taken the journey?