Friday, December 30th, 2016

Steven Hoerter ’91 Appointed to Ignyta Board of Directors

Steven Hoerter ’91, a Bucknell University alumnus, was recently appointed to the board of directors of Ignyta, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on precision medicine …

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Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Professor Joel Wade’s Research Referenced in Recap of Jimmy Kimmel Live! Show

Men’s Health
What do Jimmy Kimmel and Professor Joel Wade’s research have in common? Earlier this month, actor Ryan Gosling joined Jimmy Kimmel Live! and …

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Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Melissa Plaisance ’82 Elected to National Investor Relations Institute Board

Melissa Plaisance ’82, a Bucknell University graduate, was recently elected to the board of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), a professional association of corporate …

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Saturday, December 24th, 2016

More Unknowns Ahead For Sino-US Ties With Tillerson as Trump’s Top Diplomat

South China Morning Post
As January 20 inches closer, a hot topic of discussion in the news has been and will likely continue to be …

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Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Experiments Create Energy When None Should Exist

Scientific American
Professor Peter Jansson, electrical & computer engineering, was quoted in this recent article that explores the process of cold fusion — the creation …

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Friday, December 16th, 2016

Emma Frawley ’17 Garners Top Poster at Recent Symposium

Emma Frawley ’17 was one of five Bucknell University students that attended the 2016 Pennsylvania Botany Symposium held in State College last month, and one …

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Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Professor Chris Martine Speaks About Teaching Science to Kids in Radio Interview

Professor Chris Martine, biology, was recently one of two guests for an interview on Viewpoints Radio about teaching science to kids. Martine spoke about the …

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

This is How Paul Ryan Can Bring House Republicans Together

Washington Post
Professor Scott Meinke, political science, wrote an op-ed in which he refers to his recently published book and explains ways in which …

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Professor Zhiqun Zhu Comments on Elaine Chao Nomination

China Daily
Over the last month, president-elect Donald Trump has been busy picking his cabinet for the upcoming administration that will assume power in January. …

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Monday, December 12th, 2016

R. Scott Latimer ’77 Appointed Vice President at Einstein Healthcare Network

R. Scott Latimer ’77, a Bucknell University alumnus, was recently appointed vice president, financial planning & strategic transactions at the Einstein Healthcare Network. Latimer comes …

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Friday, December 9th, 2016

Jackie Lundblad ’81 Appointed Vice President of Strategic Planning at Ensemble

Jackie Lundblad ’81, a graduate of Bucknell University, was recently appointed vice president of strategic planning at Ensemble Real Estate Solutions, a company that provides …

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Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Joseph Roy M’89 Named Pennsylvania Superintendent of the Year

Joseph Roy M’89, a graduate alumnus of Bucknell University, was recently named the Pennsylvania Superintendent of the Year. The Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators annually …

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Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Bucknell Upgrades Lighting in Powers and Tustin Studio Theaters

Bucknell University recently upgraded the lighting in both the Harvey M. Powers and Tustin Studio Theaters. This article, in Projection, Lights and Staging News

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Monday, December 5th, 2016

Marsha Hunt ’85 Appointed to Financial Accounting Standards Board

Marsha Hunt ’85, a Bucknell University alumna, was recently appointed to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). The FASB is a private organization that establishes …

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Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Paul Adkins ’81, P’15 Named COO at Corporate Office Properties Trust

Paul Adkins ’81, P’15, a Bucknell University graduate, was recently appointed executive vice president and chief operating officer at Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT), an …

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Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Richard Pfeifer ’73 Joins AVROBIO, Inc. as Director of Preclinical Development

Richard Pfeifer ’73, a Bucknell University alumnus, was recently named the director of preclinical development at AVROBIO, Inc. a clinical-stage biotechnology company that develops gene …

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Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Xi Jinping Congratulates Trump on U.S. Election Win, as President-Elect Calls for Unity

South China Morning Post
Professor Zhiqun Zhu, political science and international relations, was quoted in an article in a Chinese newspaper that looks at …

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Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Toomey Returned to Senate, Dashing Dems’ Hopes of Regaining Majority There

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Though it didn’t get the national attention of the presidential election, the election in Pennsylvania for a U.S. Senate seat received plenty of …

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Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Story on Lakota Language Revitalization Referenced on Language Blog

Last month, a story on the work of Professor Richard Henne-Ochoa, education, and two of his students in helping revitalize the Lakota language went …

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Monday, November 14th, 2016

Anne Putnam ’00 Appointed Senior Vice President at Fenimore Asset Management

Anne Putnam ’00, a Bucknell University alumna, was recently promoted to senior vice president at Fenimore Asset Management, the investment advisor to FAM Funds. She …

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Friday, November 11th, 2016

Scott Messing ’90 Promoted to CEO at Youth For Understanding USA

Scott Messing ’90, a graduate of Bucknell University, was recently promoted to CEO of Youth For Understanding USA, a nonprofit, international education organization that runs …

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Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Wes Koontz ’99 Promoted to Vice President of Mid-America Real Estate

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Wes Koontz ’99 (Mid-America Real Estate Corp.)

Wes Koontz ’99, a Bucknell University alumnus, was recently promoted to vice president at the Mid-America Real Estate …

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Monday, November 7th, 2016

Professor Philip Asare and Two Students Present Workshop at Conference

Professor Philip Asare, electrical & computer engineering, Loriana Demirciyan ’20 and Caitlin Mahoney ’19 were part of a team that put together and presented …

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Friday, November 4th, 2016

Bucknell Intern to Spend Year with Mount Carmel Library Projects

News-Item
Leah Murphy ’17 is spending this academic year working at an intern for the Bucknell place studies program. As a big part of her …

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Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Bucknell Team Discovers New Carrier Species for Seed Dispersal

A team of Bucknell faculty and alumnae recently published a paper in the Northern Territory Naturalist, an academic journal from Australia. The entry details …

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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Bucknell Work in Mount Carmel a 40-Mile ‘Miracle’

News-Item
Last week, Bucknell University held the latest event in its Coal Collections series, which featured a series of student, faculty and community speakers detailing …

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Michael Cattano ’89 Joins Stifel Financial as Managing Director

Michael Cattano ’89, a Bucknell University graduate, recently joined the Stifel Financial Corporation as a managing director, where he will partner with a colleague to …

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Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Professor Meenakshi Ponnuswami Writes About Gratitude for Elementary School Librarian

Montreal Gazette
Professor Meenakshi Ponnuswami, English, recently wrote an op-ed that gives thanks to her elementary school librarian in Montreal for helping blossom her love …

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Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Michael Tonge ’12 Featured in Jet Magazine

Michael Tonge ’12, a Bucknell University alumnus, was recently highlighted in Jet Magazine’s Creative’s Spotlight, a weekly feature highlighting African-American “creatives making trailblazing moves.” Tonge …

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Friday, October 21st, 2016

Professor Chris Martine Quoted in Article About “Plant Blindness”

In Good Tilth
Professor Chris Martine, biology, spoke about his efforts to engage the public in his work with plants in a recent article

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Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Beetles Spark Heated Debate Between Traditional Taxonomists and DNA Bar Coders

Scientific American
Professor DeeAnn Reeder, biology, was quoted in an article in the November issue of Scientific American that details how some beetles have …

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