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By Sam Alcorn
LEWISBURG, Pa. — It topped the most popular stories in September and it's back as the most popular story in October.
The story is the annual package of profiles of tenure-track faculty who joined Bucknell University's ranks of teacher-scholars this fall. As in September, it was by leaps and bounds ahead of the pack in the monthly rankings.
And as part of a three-part package profiling the University's faculty recently promoted to full professor and associate professor, the package remains one of the most popular features on the entire Bucknell website. Together, the three stories, with links to each of the 53 individual faculty profiles and photographs, have registered nearly 21,000 hits.
In order of reader visits, October's top five stories were:
- 28 tenure-track faculty join Bucknell
The beginning of the fall 2009 semester marked the third year of a dramatic drive to increase the size of the Bucknell faculty. || Associate professors || Full professors
- Homecoming marks milestones with public events
Bucknell celebrated milestones during its annual Homecoming celebration Oct. 22-25, including a commemoration of 125 years of co-education, the 25th anniversary of the international relations program and the 10th anniversary of the Bucknell Brigade. || See Homecoming slideshows and video and related news story
- Business competition nets solar venture
A student and two alumni were inspired to start their own company after falling short in a business ventures competition at Bucknell.
- Bucknell mailroom one, well, creepy place
With Halloween in the air, the fainthearted may want to consider spending time in a less, well, spooky place.
- Bucknell Forum: 'Ethical Leadership'
Howard Gardner, a renowned Harvard University scholar who pioneered the multiple intelligences theory and has published a series of books on individual and institutional leadership, was the speaker on Oct. 21 as part of the ongoing Bucknell Forum national speakers series. || See related news story and audio clips
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