Barbara AltmannThe Provost is the University's chief academic officer, responsible to the President for integrating our living and learning environments to achieve Bucknell's main goal: To transform students through rigorous and sustained academic study supported and enriched by co-curricular and residential experiences.

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Recent Academic News


It Belongs in a Museum

It Belongs in a Museum

Bucknell University engineering students create exhibits for the soon-to-launch Lewisburg Children's Museum at the fourth annual Bucknell Fabrication Workshop.

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Bucknell Professor Darakhshan Mir Named Data & Society Fellow

Bucknell Professor Darakhshan Mir Named Data & Society Fellow

The fellowship is focused on the intersection of culture and data-centric technological development.

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Where are they Headed? New Graduates Move Forward

Where are they Headed? New Graduates Move Forward

Excited to start life as Bucknell alumni, these graduates will do everything from working as a software developer to volunteering to pursuing a doctoral degree in microbiology.

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Professor Raphael Dalleo Lauded with Book Award

Professor Raphael Dalleo Lauded with Book Award

The Gordon K. and Sibyl Lewis Prize recognizes the year's best book about the Caribbean. 

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Student Researchers Ask How Secure We Feel About Internet Security

Student Researchers Ask How Secure We Feel About Internet Security

A study by two Bucknell University undergraduates and their professors blends psychology and computer science in an effort to make internet users more safety savvy. 

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