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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.

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Bucknell Receives STARS Gold Rating for Sustainability Achievements

Bucknell University has earned a STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The University improved its rating from Silver in 2014 to Gold this year.

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20 Things to Do at Bucknell in 2020

Ready to embrace new experiences in the coming year? Here are 20 things to get you started.

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Bucknell Students Teach Peers to Be Better Problem Solvers with Innovative Approach

Ryan Bailis ’21, Julia Knox ’21 and Kartikeya Sharma ’21 introduce Susquehanna University students to design thinking, a problem-solving process that helps creators develop effective solutions.

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Save the Children CEO Carolyn Speer Miles ’83, P’14 is Bucknell’s 2020 Commencement Speaker

The president and chief executive officer of Save the Children will address the Class of 2020 on Sunday, May 17, on the Malesardi Quadrangle.

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Bucknell Welcomes New Vice President for Communications Gail Glover

Glover brings a quarter-century of experience to her role as head of Bucknell’s Division of Communications.

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Bucknell Opens Academic East, a Student-centered Hub for Innovation and Exploration

Academic East, a 78,000-square-foot innovation center for the College of Engineering and Department of Education at Bucknell, opens in August 2019.

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Bucknell to Begin Test-Optional Admission Policy

Standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) will now be optional for students to submit when applying to Bucknell University starting with the class applying for enrollment in fall 2020.

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Division I Double Take

Identical twins Alex '21 and Robert Dessoye '21 both chose Bucknell to study biology and run Division I track & field, but since arriving on campus they've also explored new interests and pursued passions that are anything but identical.

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Bucknell Announces Next Provost

Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak, former dean of Gonzaga University College of Arts & Sciences, is Bucknell's new provost.

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Bucknell Trustees Approve New Management and Art Building

Bucknell University's Board of Trustees has approved construction of a new management and art building, setting the stage for the next phase in the Kenneth W. Freeman College of Management's evolution and deepening the interdisciplinary collaborations that distinguish a Bucknell education.

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Madeleine Albright is Bucknell’s 2019 Commencement Speaker

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright — a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in 2012 — will deliver the keynote address at Bucknell University's 169th Commencement on Sunday, May 19.

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A Year of Achievement, Expansion and Exploration

It's been a year of big announcements and even bigger achievements for Bucknell University.

Meet Bucknell's Newest Professors

Growth on the Horizon: Campus Farm Coming to Bucknell


ExxonMobil Foundation Supports STEM Success with $212,000 Gift to Bucknell


Academics, Community and Tradition: New Student Orientation 2018


Bucknell Opens Gates Wide for New Students from 46 Countries

Cheers, Smiles and Excitement Launch Bucknell Journey for Class of 2022


Bucknell Professor Lauded for Science Evangelism