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Be Here From Anywhere: Bucknell Virtual Experience Helps Future Students See Campus With Their Own Eyes

The all-new experience takes dozens of the iconic elements that make Bucknell and Lewisburg unique and blends them together to create an interactive multimedia space ripe for exploration.

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More Than a Plaque: How Bucknell’s Newest LEED Gold Building Benefits Students

Many of the green features of Academic East, the University's third new construction project to receive LEED Gold status, can be used by student researchers.

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Lawyer and Policy Shaper Audra Wilson ’94 Is Bucknell’s 2021 Commencement Speaker

From working with President Obama to heading the Shriver Center on Poverty Law, Wilson's 20-year career has been one of leadership in law, politics and community development.

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Episode 10: A Guide to Transferring Colleges

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, the hosts offer a guide to transferring colleges.

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Episode 9: What Is a Liberal Arts Education?

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, the hosts take a closer look at the benefits of a liberal arts education.

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Bucknell Breaks Application Record

The University sets the new standard with 11,109 applications, a 12.3% increase from last year.

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Episode 8: What 9th and 10th Graders Can Do Now to Prepare to Apply

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, the hosts share what 9th and 10th graders can do now to get ready for college.

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Bucknell Astronomers Discover Binary Planetary System

Bucknell’s Katelyn Allers and Blake Pantoja joined an international team that used NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to discover planetary companions 450 million light-years from Earth.

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Bucknell Sets Spring Reopening Plan

Classes will begin Feb. 1 as planned. Students will need two negative COVID-19 test results prior to arrival and will take a weekly test through the first month.

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Episode 7: The Role of Parents When Applying to College

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, the hosts share information about the role of parents when applying to college.

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Episode 6: Applying Test Optional

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, the hosts share information about applying test-optional.

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Bucknell Student Helps Develop Popular Online Holiday Shopping Tool

Emma Arrighini ’21 is co-founder and marketing lead on a Google Chrome extension, Octoshop, which helps parents locate and purchase the most elusive holiday gifts.

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Here or Anywhere: Five New Ways to Explore Bucknell

In 2020, Bucknell introduced a suite of options designed to help prospective students and their families learn more about our unique approach to living and learning.

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Professor Emily Martin Sings on One of Year’s Best Classical Recordings

Recorded at Bucknell’s Rooke Recital Hall, the album Let Evening Come: American Songs Old & New (Albany Records) featuring lyric soprano and Professor Emily Martin makes The Chicago Tribune’s ‘"Best Classical Recordings" list.

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Bucknell Students Are Making the Most of Their Extended Winter Break

With a winter break more than twice the normal length, Bucknell students are maximizing their extra time through impactful research projects, selfless volunteer work, lifelong hobbies and résumé-building internships.

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Episode 5: Writing a Killer College Application Essay

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, the hosts share proven tips to help students craft a killer application essay.

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Episode 4: Inside the Mind of an Application Reader

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, the hosts end some of the uncertainty surrounding the process of application review by taking listeners inside the mind of an application reader.

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A Successful Semester, On Campus

Bucknell completes in-person fall semester through careful planning, testing and adherence to behavioral public safety measures.

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Bucknell Launches New Councils to Advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Bucknell's charge toward an inclusive and anti-racist campus community continues with the development of DEI councils in Bucknell’s three colleges, as well as in seven administrative departments across the University.

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Episode 3: Applying Undecided

In this episode of the College Admissions Insider podcast, brought to you by Bucknell University, the hosts discuss the ins and out of applying undecided.