Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Is GM’s ‘Unallocated’ Factories the Worst Fired Euphemism?

CBS News
What does “you’re unallocated” mean, anyway? “This is GM trying to camouflage something unpleasant and something sensitive,” says Bucknell management professor Kate Suslava

Continue reading Is GM’s ‘Unallocated’ Factories the Worst Fired Euphemism? »

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Women-Only Space Gives Senior-Level Men Their Moment Post-#MeToo

Chicago Tribune
This story reports on an April survey from the Bucknell Institute for Public Policy that found that 64 percent of respondents thought men …

Continue reading Women-Only Space Gives Senior-Level Men Their Moment Post-#MeToo »

Friday, June 15th, 2018

GPAs Don’t Really Show What Students Learned. Here’s Why.

The Washington Post
In this op-ed, physics and astronomy professor Tom Solomon and mathematics professor Adam Piggott discuss society’s unhealthy infatuation with grade point averages …

Continue reading GPAs Don’t Really Show What Students Learned. Here’s Why. »

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Perceptions About Immigrants Improve in Contrast with Trump Policies

Houston Chronicle
This story reports that several polls, including one by the Bucknell Institute for Public Policy, show that perceptions of new immigrants in …

Continue reading Perceptions About Immigrants Improve in Contrast with Trump Policies »

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Pot Holes: Legalizing Marijuana is Fine, But Don’t Ignore the Science on Its Dangers

The Washington Post
Judy Grisel, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Bucknell where she is a practicing neuroscientist, assesses the current debate over …

Continue reading Pot Holes: Legalizing Marijuana is Fine, But Don’t Ignore the Science on Its Dangers »

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

South Korea is Trying to Figure Out What Just Happened with the Trump-Kim Summit

Vox
President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning decision to cancel the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un came as a surprise to many — …

Continue reading South Korea is Trying to Figure Out What Just Happened with the Trump-Kim Summit »

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Philip Roth, Author of Comical and Simmering Discontents, Dies at 85

The Daily Item
This story pays tribute to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Philip Roth, who returned annually to Lewisburg to reminisce with his favorite Bucknell professor …

Continue reading Philip Roth, Author of Comical and Simmering Discontents, Dies at 85 »

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Philip Roth, Towering Novelist Who Explored Lust, Jewish Life and America, Dies at 85

The New York Times
This story pays tribute to Philip Roth, a 1954 Bucknell graduate who was the prolific, protean and often blackly comic novelist …

Continue reading Philip Roth, Towering Novelist Who Explored Lust, Jewish Life and America, Dies at 85 »

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Jim Cramer to the Class of 2018: ‘It is okay to fail, but it is not okay to quit’

CNBC
This story reports that CNBC “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer delivered a commencement speech to students at Bucknell University urging the 2018 graduating class …

Continue reading Jim Cramer to the Class of 2018: ‘It is okay to fail, but it is not okay to quit’ »

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Bucknell Poll: Americans Have Improving View on Immigrants Since Trump Took Office

Newsweek
Public perceptions of new immigrants in the U.S. have improved “across all measures” since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017, according to …

Continue reading Bucknell Poll: Americans Have Improving View on Immigrants Since Trump Took Office »