|November 2006 || Volume 34 || Number 5 |
THE ASIA FACTOR
Building bridges is one of the key goals in the University’s strategic plan. This issue of Bucknell World explores connections the University has established with Asia, recently and throughout Bucknell’s history. — Christine Felser ’07, Ilene Ladd, and Gigi Marino
FACULTY RESEARCH IN THE EASTERN WORLD
Bucknell faculty interests in Asia span a range of research topics from Sri Lankan dance to Japanese national identity to Chinese economics, and more.
Bucknell students aren’t afraid to take on challenges like filming Maoist rebels in Nepal or finding a way to do research in Vietnam on a shoestring budget.
ALUMNI CONNECTIONS IN ASIA
Meet Amit Kalyani ’99, face of the new India, and Josh Solomon ’95, who left a successful medical career in the States to work in an orphanage in Vietnam.