- Cabaret Jazz Series resumes Feb. 8 with Randy Napoleon Quartet
The Janet Weis Cabaret Series at Bucknell University resumes for the spring semester Feb. 8 with a performance by the Randy Napoleon Quartet at 7:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Weis Center.
- Weis Center welcomes world's performing artists
The spring semester of performances at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University begins Jan. 27 with a concert by the Jupiter String Quartet, with pianist Jon Nakamatsu, at 8 p.m.
- Season's Greetings
The University would like to wish everyone the happiest of holidays. Please enjoy this slideshow as you celebrate the season.
- Bucknell groups honored with Maxwell Award
Three collaborative project teams at Bucknell University were honored recently with the Maxwell Award, which is presented annually to cross-functional groups, project teams and task forces that have participated in exceptional collaborative efforts.
- Video: College of Engineering hosts Gizmo Expo
Video coverage of the sixth annual Engineering and Science Education Exposition held Dec. 5, 2011.
- Dozens of students, faculty collaborate to restore local creek
Miller Run, a Susquehanna River tributary that runs through campus, is the focus of a major collaborative research project involving students, faculty, administrators and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
- Bucknell Candlelight Service to air on local PBS station
The Emmy-nominated "Bucknell Candlelight Christmas" service will air on local PBS station WVIA this holiday season on Dec. 21 at 7 p.m., Dec. 22 at 10 p.m., Dec. 23 at 8 p.m., Dec. 24 at 7 p.m., and Dec. 25 at midnight and 10 a.m.
- Students contribute to report on Pa. diabetes hospitalizations
A group of Bucknell University students has conducted crucial data analyses and helped to prepare a report on Pennsylvania's diabetes- related hospitalizations.
- Ask the Experts: Andrea Leithner Stauffer on student loan debt
Andrea Leithner Stauffer, director of financial aid, offers advice on student loan debt.
- Professor shares research, discovery of regional 'treasures' in brochure
Professor Katie Faull, who is translating diaries left behind by the Moravians who settled in the region during the colonial period, has written the text for a new driving tour brochure published by the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau.
- New Facebook page provides glimpse into life at Bucknell
On a newly created Facebook page, first-year student Haley Beidel chronicles her experiences on campus.
- SBDC partnerships offer students real business experience
Student consultants in Bucknell's Small Business Development Center work with local businesses each semester on projects ranging from product development and business plans to cost analysis and marketing.
- Students support recycling efforts in town, elementary school
Bucknell students and faculty gather trash downtown and help local children separate lunch tray waste.
- Bucknell student films Dec. 6
The Film/Media Studies Department at Bucknell University will present several student works Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre.
- Paper Bag Players present annual holiday show Dec. 10
The Paper Bag Players will present its annual holiday children's show Saturday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. in Bucknell University's Weis Center.
- Bucknell to host 'Gizmo Exposition' Dec. 5
Bucknell University will host the sixth annual Engineering and Science Education Exposition on Monday, Dec. 5, from 7 to 8:45 p.m. in Larison Dining Hall.
- Weis Center holiday season begins Dec. 3 with Boston Brass
The winter holiday celebration at Bucknell University's Weis Center begins Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. with the performance, "Christmas Bells are Swingin' — the Stan Kenton Christmas Carols," with Boston Brass and Brass All-Stars Big Band.
- Liberal arts college alumni more satisfied with their education
A report commissioned by the Annapolis Group, a consortium of 130 leading liberal arts colleges, reveals that alumni of private liberal arts colleges believe their education has dramatically benefited their lives and careers.
- Ask the Experts: Jamie Hendry on Managing for Sustainability
Jamie Hendry, associate professor of management, discusses the new Managing for Sustainability major, which joins three other new majors — Accounting and Financial Management, Global Management, and Markets, Innovation and Design — in the School of Management.
- Professor discovers link between prenatal stress and aging
Biology professor Mark Haussmann and a team of researchers have discovered a direct correlation between prenatal stress and aging, in a study conducted at Bucknell.
- Ask the Experts: Matt Bailey on health care and entrepreneurs
Matt Bailey, associate professor of management, discusses health care operations, decision making and future entrepreneurs
- Bucknell Forum panel: Success, creativity born from freedom to share ideas
A panel of alumni returned to their alma mater to discuss "Designing Success: Creativity in the Virtual, Mechanical and Real Worlds," as part of the ongoing Bucknell Forum speaker series.
- Ask the Experts: Susan Lantz on Student Affairs in the 21st century
Susan Lantz, dean of students, discusses Student Affairs in the 21st century.
- Novel stopping mechanism nets prize in national Chem-E Car competition
With a beef liver, a bottle of hydrogen peroxide and a food processor, a team of Bucknell engineers found a novel way to start and stop a shoebox-sized car — garnering a top honor in a national competition.
- Grant helps Bucknell promote an entrepreneurial mindset among undergraduate engineers
Bucknell University has received a $75,000 grant from the Kern Family Foundation and become a member of the Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network, or KEEN program. The KEEN program's goal is to instill an entrepreneurial mindset in engineering students at selected private colleges around the country.
- Bucknell programming team places first at ACM
Three teams of Bucknell University students attended the Mid-Atlantic Region ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. One of the three teams, "Bucknell 2," placed first out of 25 teams.
- Bicycles Against Poverty founder recognized for international efforts
Muyambi Muyambi, Class of 2012, was honored for his achievements with the 2011 Burma-Bucknell Award, which recognizes individuals who have made distinctive contributions to international and intercultural understanding.
- Kornfeld talk Nov. 8: 'Cellblock Visions'
Author Phyllis Kornfeld will discuss prisoner art in a talk Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell, in conjunction with the Samek Art Gallery exhibition, "Freehand."
- Public forum Nov. 10: Marcellus Shale drilling regulations
The public forum, "Protecting the Environment One Day at a Time: How the DEP Regulates Drilling in the Marcellus Shale," will be held Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Pianist Jenny Lin at Weis Center Nov. 12
World renowned classical pianist Jenny Lin will perform at the Weis Center at Bucknell University Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. The program includes preludes and fugues by Bach and Shostakovich.
- Poets Davis and Kasdorf reading Nov. 15
Poets Todd Davis and Julia Kasdorf will give a reading of their works Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- SBDC seminar Nov. 16: 'The America Invents Act'
The Bucknell SBDC will host the seminar, "The America Invents Acts: A summary of changes in patent law," Nov. 16 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Parkview Room in Lewisburg.
- PennEnvironment, BUEC, present citizen organizer training Nov. 17
PennEnvironment has partnered with the BUEC to present a Citizen Organizer Training event Nov. 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Gardner Lecture Hall.
- Bucknell hosts 'Dancing Mind Challenge' Nov. 19
The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University is hosting the second "Dancing Mind Challenge" on Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to noon and continuing from 1 to 4 p.m.
- Bucknell Concert Chorale performs Nov. 20 at Weis Center
The Bucknell University Concert Chorale will perform in concert Nov. 20 at 2:30 p.m. in the Weis Center with guest artist Jeffrey Van, composer/classical guitarist.
- BILL presents 'Duke Ellington' with Phil Haynes Nov. 29
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's "Lunch and Learn" program will host the lunchtime event, 'Duke Ellington' on Nov. 29, with Phil Haynes, lecturer in music and Kushell Jazz Artist in Residence at Bucknell.
- BUEC Green Screens Nov. 29: 'Consuming Kids'
The BUEC will host the documentary, "Consuming Kids," Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre on Market Street in Lewisburg.
- Ronny Whyte in Janet's Jazz concert Nov. 30
Jazz pianist Ronny Whyte will perform in a free jazz concert Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall. Whyte will be joined by Boots Maleson, bass, and Dave Stryker, guitar.
- Professor, national research team identify cause of white-nose syndrome in bats
A team of scientists including Bucknell biology professor DeeAnn Reeder has identified the deadly fungus that causes white-nose syndrome in bats.
- Weis Center Oct. 15: National Chamber Choir of Ireland
The National Chamber Choir of Ireland will perform in concert on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Forum: Kevin Clash, Elmo draw out inner child in adults, youngsters alike
Puppeteer Kevin Clash talks about his journey to becoming Elmo during the Bucknell Forum "Creativity: Beyond the Box" series. WVIA will air this event on Dec. 12 at 7 p.m.
- 'Freehand' exhibition at Samek Oct. 14-Dec. 4
"Freehand," an exhibition of artwork created by Pennsylvania prisoners, will be hosted at Bucknell University's Samek Art Gallery Oct. 14 through Dec. 4.
- Samek Art Gallery Oct. 14-Dec 4: 'Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center'
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University is hosting the exhibition, "Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center," Oct. 14 through Dec. 4.
- Negro Leagues Baseball talk Nov. 10: 'Raceball'
Author Robert Ruck will discuss "Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game," Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- SBDC Quickbooks workshops Nov. 9 in Mifflinburg
The Bucknell SBDC will offer two "Quickbooks for Small Business Owners" workshops Nov. 9 in the Mifflinburg Bank Community Room.
- Kristallnacht observance Nov. 8: 'The Last Album'
Bucknell University's annual observance of Kristallnacht will be held Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium. Ann Weiss will give the presentation, "The Last Album: Eyes from the Ashes of Auschwitz-Birkenau."
- BUEC Green Screens film Nov. 8: 'Manufactured Landscapes'
The BUEC will host the documentary, "Manufactured Landscapes," on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre on Market Street in Lewisburg
- SBDC seminar Nov. 8: 'Web design on a budget'
The Bucknell SBDC will host the seminar, "Web Design on a Budget," Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center.
- Bucknell Forum: alumni panel Nov. 7: 'Creativity'
Four Bucknell alumni involved in such well-known products as "World of Warcraft," Nike, ABC's "Mike and Molly" and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter roller coaster will participate in a panel discussion about creativity and their careers on Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Anthropologist: African heritage in Mexico Nov. 7
Anthropologist Sagrario Cruz-Carretero will give the talk, "African Heritage in Mexico: Evidences of Distortion and Invisibility," Monday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell to host Lyme disease seminar Nov. 4
The Bucknell University Environmental Center will host the seminar, "Lyme Disease in the Pennsylvania Heartlands: What you need to know," Friday, Nov. 4, at 4 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Ballet Memphis at Weis Center Nov. 4
Ballet Memphis will perform at the Weis Center at Bucknell University Friday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m.
- Smith to give Class of 1956 Lecture Nov. 3
Howard Smith will give the annual Class of 1956 Lecture, "A Mathematical Scrapbook," Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Jazz at Bucknell Nov. 2: Bob Dorough Trio
Jazz artist Bob Dorough will perform with his trio Nov. 2 at 8:30 p.m in Bucknell Hall as part of the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- 'War of the Worlds' and experimental film at Campus Theatre
The Campus Theatre will present the original radio broadcast of Orson Welles' "The War of the Worlds" Oct. 25, and the experimental "Films for one to eight projectors" Nov. 1, as part of Bucknell's Film/Media series.
- Ask the Experts: Lynn Breyfogle on mathematics standards and writing
Lynn Breyfogle, professor of mathematics and director of the Writing Program, talks about Common Core State Standards for mathematics, and writing.
- Student-athlete grad rate among nation's highest
Bucknell student-athletes rank fourth nationally among Division I programs, with 90 percent graduating, according to the NCAA's 2011 Graduation Rates survey.
- Homecoming 2011 Photo Slideshow
- 'Zombie Walk' to set the stage for classic movie screening
Hordes of undead are expected to descend upon the borough for the first Lewisburg Zombie Walk, tonight.
- Ask the Experts: Amy Wolaver on the economics of healthcare
Amy Wolaver, associate professor of economics, talks about how changes in Medicaid coverage influence family planning and the relationship between binge drinking and college grade point averages.
- Bucknell students create 'This I Believe' video essays
Tommy Smith believes in Santa Claus. Kate Celmer believes in the zipper as a metaphor for hope. And Molly Brown believes that imagination can lead to a brighter future.
- Ask the Experts: Lori Smolleck on improving science education through inquiry-based teaching
Lori Smolleck, assistant professor of education, discusses how to improve science education through inquiry-based teaching.
- River Symposium panel focuses on community effects of gas drilling
Gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale is transforming the region with promises of political and economic gain, but those perceived benefits must be balanced with the "social" effects on communities, a panel of experts agreed this weekend.
- New lab encourages innovation
The College of Engineering has expanded its resources with the opening of the Richard J. Mooney Innovative Design Laboratory, a workspace in which engineering students and faculty can bring their designs and ideas to life.
- Bucknell receives grant to address high-risk drinking
Bucknell University has received a grant from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) for reducing and eliminating underage and dangerous drinking.
- Board of Trustees approves construction of Academic West
The new facility to be built south of Bertrand Library will house 70,000 square feet of classrooms, offices, laboratories and meeting areas.
- Faculty approve open access for research articles
Scholars and readers worldwide will now have free access to newly published peer-reviewed articles and other scholarship produced by Bucknell University faculty members.
- Alumnus poet named finalist for National Book Award
Bruce Smith, a 1968 Bucknell graduate, has been named a finalist for a National Book Award for his most recent collection of poems, Devotions
- Meet Bucknell's new full professors
Seven recently promoted faculty members talk about what led them to pursue their fields and what inspires them as teacher-scholars.
- Meet Bucknell's newly tenured professors
Sixteen associate professors discuss their scholarly interests, from brain signals to Hindu mythology, and their approaches to teaching.
- Meet Bucknell's new assistant professors
Eleven new tenure-track faculty members describe their research interests and the ways in which they are challenging students across the disciplines.
- Burns SBDC seminar Nov. 2: 'Difficult People'
Business consultant David Burns will offer the seminar, "How to Deal with Difficult People," Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon at the SBDC Business Education Center, Room 207, Chamberlin Building, in Lewisburg.
- SBDC seminar: 'The Big Picture' Nov. 2
The Bucknell SBDC will host the seminar, "Getting the Big Picture Before Starting," Nov. 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 165 of the Breakiron Engineering Building at Bucknell.
- Journalist: food waste in America Oct. 26
Journalist Jonathan Bloom will give the talk, "The Food Not Eaten," Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Cabaret Jazz Oct. 26: Dominick Farinacci Group
The Dominick Farinacci Group will perform in a jazz recital Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Weis Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Theatre: 'Pride and Prejudice' Oct. 21-24
The Bucknell University Department of Theatre and Dance will present a production of "Pride and Prejudice" Oct. 21 through 24.
- BILL presents 'Tea and Talk' Oct. 25 with McCallum
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's "Tea and Talk" program will host an informal tea-time program with poet Shara McCallum, Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 3:30 p.m.
- Bucknell Forum: Kevin Clash, voice of Elmo, to speak Oct. 25
Puppeteer and voice actor Kevin Clash, who for more than 28 years has built a worldwide audience for such Sesame Street characters as Elmo, will give a talk Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center.
- Parapsychologist: ghosts and hauntings Oct. 24
Parapsychologist Rich Robbins will give the talk, "Ghosts and Hauntings: Decide for Yourself," Monday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Guest film-makers, producers at Campus Theatre Oct. 22, 23
Randy Haberkamp, director of educational programs with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood, is one of the special guests at the Campus Theatre's 70th anniversary film festival, which runs through Oct. 23 at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.
- Campus Theatre celebrates anniversary with festival Oct. 14-23
The Campus Theatre will celebrate its 70th anniversary with a film festival Oct. 14 through 23. The festival is a retrospective of films from each decade of the Campus Theatre's existence.
- Paragon Ragtime Orchestra: Weis Center Oct. 22
Rick Benjamin's Paragon Ragtime Orchestra will perform in concert on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknellians return to campus Oct. 20-23 to reconnect at Homecoming
Bucknell University classmates across the years, along with students, faculty, friends and families are returning to campus to reconnect with one another through a series of Homecoming events taking place Thursday through Sunday.
- Titans coach to speak Oct. 17 at Bucknell
Herman Boone, former coach of the Titans football team, will give a talk Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell. The talk, sponsored by the Student Lectureship Committee, is free and open to the public as seating permits.
- Bucknell to host River Symposium Oct. 14-15
Bucknell University will host the Susquehanna River Symposium, "River towns in the 21st century: Supporting local development in the Susquehanna Valley by recognizing regional community assets," Oct. 14 and 15 in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- 'Renewal' film Oct. 13 examines work of religious-environmental activists
Bucknell University will host a screening of the film, "Renewal," on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 5:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Caro talk at Bucknell to air on WVIA in April
WVIA will air the talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert A. Caro, who spoke at Bucknell University on Feb. 28, on several dates in April.
- Scholar: importance of Asia to America Oct. 17
Satu Limaye will give the talk, "The Rise of Asia and America's Anxieties," Monday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Ask the Experts: Greg Krohn on the national debt and sports economics
Greg Krohn, associate professor of economics, talks about the recent controversy over the national debt ceiling, foreign aid and sports economics.
- Ask the Experts: John Hunter on bridging science and the humanities
John Hunter, associate professor of comparative humanities, discusses Jonah Lehrer and bridging science and the humanities.
- Ask the Experts: Richard Rinehart on digital art
Richard Rinehart, director of the Samek Art Gallery, discusses the importance of digital art and the Gallery's permanent collection.
- Ask the Experts: Alexander Riley on the cultural narrative of 9/11
Alexander Riley, an associate professor of sociology, talks about the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and how our collective memory of the terrorist attacks has changed over time.
- Newest Bucknellians volunteer in community for inaugural 'Day of Service'
More than 300 members of the Class of 2015 volunteered in the community during their first week at Bucknell.
- Ask the Experts: John Enyeart on remembering the Civil War
John Enyeart, an associate professor of history, talks about the Civil War and labor history.
- Renovated Campus Theatre reopens as a 'jewel' linking town and gown
More than 400 people turned out for the grand reopening of the Campus Theatre, which underwent a six-month, $2.5 million renovation.
- President Bravman to Class of 2015: 'Choose Well'
Bucknell University President John Bravman stood before the members of the Class of 2015 Tuesday night as they prepared to begin their academic careers and encouraged them to do one thing above all: "Choose well."
- Samek Art Gallery 'Portraits' through Oct. 2
Two portrait exhibitions -- "The Black List Project Volumes 2 and 3: Portraits by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders" and "Self Portraits 2002 - 2004: Photographs by Myra Greene" -- will open the fall 2011 season at the Samek Art Gallery.
- SBDC to host Coder Leadership Award
The Bucknell SBDC will host the Charles H. Coder celebration of growing small businesses Oct. 6 at 11:30 a.m. in Hunt Formal Living Room. The Charles H. Coder Leadership in Entrepreneurial Innovation award will be presented at the luncheon to a member of the community.
- SBDC hosts Quickbooks workshops in Mifflinburg
The Bucknell SBDC will offer three "Quickbooks for Small Business Owners" workshops Oct. 17, 18 and 19 in Mifflinburg.
- Bucknell students resume classes, help with flood relief
Classes were back in session Friday, and the Office of Civic Engagement and at least a few professors took the opportunity to coordinate community outreach and turn the disaster into an important life lesson.
- Campus reopens, classes resume Sept. 9, 2011
After careful assessment of the flooding conditions downtown and on campus, and barring any further severe rains tonight campus will be open tomorrow and classes will be in session.
- Slideshow: Sept. 2011 flood
Images from the Bucknell University campus and surrounding area taken on Sept. 8, 2011
- Historic flooding event prompts rare Bucknell closing
Bucknell President John Bravman took the unusual step of closing the University Thursday morning as creeks on campus and in downtown Lewisburg overflowed their banks and the Susquehanna River threatened to reach its highest level in as many as three decades.
- Hoagland is Sojka Visiting Poet Oct. 4
Poet Tony Hoagland will give a reading of his works Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University as part of the university's annual Gary and Sandra Sojka Visiting Poet series.
- Hannigans in faculty recital Oct. 2
Flutist Mary Hannigan and pianist Barry Hannigan will give a faculty recital Sunday, Oct. 2, at 4 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell
- Green Screens series continues Oct. 4 with 'Tapped'
The Bucknell University Environmental Center will host a screening of the documentary "Tapped," an examination of the bottled water industry, on Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.
- 'Extreme Creativity' performative installation Oct. 1
The Samek Art Gallery, The Griot Institute and the Presidential Arts Initiative at Bucknell University will host the performative installation, "Extreme Creativity: An Experiential, Experimental Endeavor," on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Gallery.
- A Far Cry Orchestra in concert at Weis Center Oct. 1
A Far Cry Orchestra will perform in concert Saturday, Oct. 1, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- McCallum to give poetry reading Sept. 27
Shara McCallum will give a poetry reading Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University. [note change in date of this event]
- Artist to discuss photo exhibition Sept. 30
Artist Myra Greene will discuss her work Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell. The talk is held in conjunction with the Samek Art Gallery exhibition, "Self Portraits 2002 - 2004."
- Bucknell panel Sept. 26: 'The Debt Ceiling Crisis'
Bucknell University will host the panel discussion, ""The Debt Ceiling Crisis: Politics and Economic Policy," on Monday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell.
- Bucknell Family Weekend Sept. 23-25
Bucknell University will host its annual Family Weekend Sept. 23 to 25.
- Todd Murray and 'Croon' Sept. 24 at Weis Center
Todd Murray and Friends will open the Weis Center season with "Croon" on Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center.Murray, who grew up in Montandon and performed with locally based Re-Creation, presents a program of standards, newer pop and his own originals.
- Bucknell to host symposium on bee biology and beekeeping
Bucknell University will host a bee biology and beekeeping symposium Sept. 23 and 24.
- Damon to discuss 'Caesar's Civil War' Sept. 22
Cynthia Damon will give the talk, "Writing the Fighting: Caesar's Civil War," Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. in Walls Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Freddy Cole Quintet at Campus Theatre Sept. 21
The Freddy Cole Quintet will perform in concert Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg as part of the Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series.
- Vinson to discuss Afromexican history Sept. 20
Ben Vinson III will give the talk, "Black Synergies: Surveying Afromexican History with African American Linkages," on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Law professor to give Constitution Day lecture Sept. 16
Columbia Law Professor Kent Greenawalt will give the talk, "Religion in Politics: Constitutional Limits and Constitutional Values," Friday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell to mark 9/11 anniversary with ceremony and service
Bucknell University will mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, with a number of events.
- University is closed; classes are cancelled Sept. 8, 2011
The University will continue to keep the campus advised through e-mail and this website, as necessary.
- Theatre and Dance season: classic and contemporary works
The Bucknell University Department of Theatre and Dance season will offer classic and contemporary theatre works, including "Pride and Prejudice" and "The Zoo Story" as well as works by guest choreographers Jon Lehrer of Lehrer Dance and Nick Ross of Nicholas Andre Dance.
- BUEC to host 'Green Screens' documentary series
The Bucknell University Environmental Center will host a Green Screens documentary series, beginning with "Fresh," on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg.
- BILL presents 'Lunch and Learn' and 'Tea and Talk'
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's "Lunch and Learn" program will host two lunchtime events on Sept. 6 and Nov. 29 as well as a mid-afternoon event on Oct. 25. The three events will focus on Union County, poetry and jazz.
- Author and educator Tim Wise to speak Sept. 13
Tim Wise will give the talk, "Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity," Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. The talk is free and open to the public.
- Weis Center season opens Sept. 24 with 'Croon'
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will welcome performing artists from around the globe during the 2011-12 season.
- 'Happy Happy Song and Dance Show' at Campus Theatre Sept. 10
The Campus Theatre in Lewisburg will host "The Happy Happy Song and Dance Show" children's performance on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 3 p.m.
- Pianist Lois Svard at Weis Center Sept. 9
Pianist Lois Svard will present a concert of solo works and duo-piano pieces performed with guest artists and friends on Friday, Sept. 9, at 8:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University. [note change in time of performance]
- Bioethicist Engelhardt to speak Sept. 9
Bioethicist H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr. will give the talk, "Bioethics after Christendom," Friday, Sept. 9, at 4 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Computer science major builds aerial drone for a bird's-eye view of local stream
Nick Urban designed and built a remote-controlled aerial drone this summer to capture high-resolution images of Miller Run Creek for an ongoing restoration project.
- Bucknell grad assists in development of award-winning backpacking stove
A lightweight stove developed with the assistance of recent Bucknell University graduate Brent Noll has won an OutDoor Industry Award, presented in July in Germany to Vargo Outdoors.
- Bucknell alumni rank high in salary survey
Bucknell alumni ranked No. 4 among recent liberal arts college graduates in a PayScale College Salary Report.
- From construction to cancer research: Bucknell student followed unusual path
Jim McMichael spent 20 years in the construction industry before going back to school in 2009. He transferred from a community college to Bucknell in December and is pursuing a bachelor's degree in biology.
- Class of 2015 arrives for Orientation
The Class of 2015 arrived on campus Aug. 19 for Orientation, five days of academic, ceremonial and community-building events.
- Class of 2015: Not here yet, but making a mark
Bucknell University's Class of 2015 doesn't report to campus until Aug. 19, but already many members of the University's newest class are making their mark on the world.
- Earthquake felt at Bucknell
The 5.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Virginia Tuesday afternoon and was felt in states stretching from North Carolina to Massachusetts also registered 216 miles away at Bucknell University's seismic station.
- Bucknell representatives attend White House Interfaith Service launch
Two representatives from Bucknell University traveled to the White House to attend the kickoff of President Obama's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge.
- Greenfield-Sanders to discuss 'Black List Project' Aug. 30
Artist Timothy Greenfield-Sanders will discuss his work in a talk Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center. The talk is in conjunction with the Samek Art Gallery exhibition, "The Black List Project Volumes 2 and 3."
- Campus Theatre to host grand re-opening celebration Aug. 26
The Campus Theatre will hold a community street fair in celebration of its official grand re-opening Friday afternoon, Aug. 26.
- Arts. Everywhere. Festival Aug. 26-28
Bucknell University will host a festival celebrating the fine, visual, creative and performing arts called Arts. Everywhere. on Aug. 26 through 28.
- Bucknellians presenting theatre piece at Edinburgh Fringe Festival
A group of Bucknell University students and alumni is presenting an original theatre piece, "The American Family," at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, which runs from Aug. 5 to 12.
- Gediman to discuss 'This I Believe' Sept. 6
Author Dan Gediman will speak to the Class of 2015 on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building. The talk, "This I Believe: An Evening with Dan Gediman," is free and open to the public.
- 'Saying goodbye to an angel': Ofori remembered as spirited, courageous
Akua "Adoma" Ofori, the sister of recent graduate Kodjo Karikari, died Sunday, several weeks after receiving critical surgery for a brain tumor. The Bucknell community helped raise money and awareness to bring her to the United States for treatment.
- 16 local families benefit from Bucknell, LARA pool pass project
Sixteen local families have received pool passes this summer through a fundraiser coordinated by Bucknell University students and the Lewisburg Area Recreation Authority.
- 259 student-athletes named to dean's list
Two-hundred fifty-nine Bucknell University student-athletes have earned Dean's List honors for the 2011 spring semester.
- Ask the Experts: Charles Kim on engineering for need
Charles Kim, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, talks about engineering for those struggling to meet basic needs and how such projects benefit students by facilitating deeper learning and a greater sense of civic responsibility.
- Dining service partners with local farm in composting operation
Bucknell University Dining and a local farm have launched a partnership to compost as much as 850 pounds a day of discarded food scraps and recyclable napkins from Bucknell's main dining venue, Bostwick Marketplace.
- Bucknell to host summer conferences
Bucknell University will host about 5,000 visitors participating in about 35 conferences beginning June 9 through July 31.
- Students conduct summer undergrad research
Nearly 100 Bucknell University students are pursuing a multitude of research projects this summer covering a variety of academic disciplines in the sciences, the humanities and engineering.
- Students, community help bring recent grad's sister to U.S. for brain surgery
The efforts of Bucknellians and the greater community helped recent graduate Kodjo Karikari bring his sister from Ghana to a regional hospital for brain surgery.
- Sigma Xi poster session July 27 spotlights student/faculty research
Bucknell University's annual Student Summer Research Poster Session will be held in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center Wednesday, July 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. The session will feature the work of the many students who have spent the summer working with members of the Bucknell faculty on research projects in a variety of disciplines.
- WKOK panel to discuss opportunities for broadband network
Regional leaders will discuss plans and opportunities for a statewide broadband network during a WKOK Roundtable broadcast, 9 to 10 a.m., Sunday, July 24.
- Art exhibition uses app to augment reality
The Samek Art Gallery has launched an "augmented reality" exhibition that allows visitors to "see" artwork transposed on locations around campus with their mobile web devices.
- CASE honors Communications' work
Bucknell University's Office of Communications has been honored with a medal in the most prestigious national competition for higher education communicators.
- Bucknell joins collaborative to address high-risk drinking
Bucknell University has joined Dartmouth College and 29 other colleges and universities across the country in an effort to address high-risk drinking on American campuses.
- Bucknell's economic impact tops quarter-billion dollars
Bucknell contributed more than a quarter-billion dollars to the economy of the Central Susquehanna Valley region and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania this past year, according to an Economic Impact Report released today.
- Visiting Fulbright Scholar will teach, conduct research at Bucknell
A professor and top researcher from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem will join Bucknell as a Fulbright Scholar in Sephardic studies.
- Baseball Hall of Fame anniversary celebration
The Union County Veterans 4th of July Committee and Bucknell University are joining to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the first inductees into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Inaugural members of the Hall of Fame were Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner and Christy Mathewson, a member of Bucknell's Class of 1902.
- Alumni celebrate Reunion Weekend
This past weekend, more than 2,000 Bucknell University alumni and families from around the world returned to campus to connect with each other, and with retired and current professors and students.
- Staff honored with Geiger and Zeller Awards
Four members of the Bucknell University staff were honored at the annual staff picnic recently with the Geiger and Zeller Awards.
- SBDC Businesswomen's Roundtable June 29
The Small Business Development Center at Bucknell University will offer a Businesswomen's Roundtable: "Marketing for Women," 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 29 at Country Cupboard Restaurant.
- New bloggers to chronicle journeys abroad this fall
Seven new study abroad bloggers will take flight this fall, sharing their off-campus learning adventures in words and pictures.
- Ask the Experts: Michael Johnson-Cramer on 'managing deliberately'
Michael Johnson-Cramer, associate professor of management and co-director of the School of Management, talks about business ethics and the liberal arts approach to teaching management.
- SBDC workshop June 23: 'Excellent Customer Service'
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer the workshop: "Three Keys to Excellent Customer Service," 9 a.m. to noon on June 23 at the SBDC Business Education Center,
- Reunion to welcome thousands June 2-5
Bucknell University will host Reunion Weekend June 2-5, with close to 2,000 alumni and their families planning to return to the campus.
- Bucknell Forum: Neuroscience writer Jonah Lehrer Oct. 4
Jonah Lehrer, a neuroscience writer and author who has studied decision-making and the confluence of science and the humanities, will give a talk this fall as part of the ongoing Bucknell Forum series. His talk, "Imagine: The Science of Creativity," will begin at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- Local leaders see big opportunities for statewide broadband network
Representatives from local schools, hospitals, libraries and governments came together Thursday at Bucknell University to discuss ways of leveraging a new, statewide broadband network.
- Bucknell captures 17th Patriot League Presidents' Cup
Six Bison teams won Patriot League titles in 2010-11, helping Bucknell to capture its 17th Patriot League Presidents’ Cup in the 21-year history of the conference. Bucknell earned the league’s all-sports title for the sixth straight year and for the 13th time in the last 14 years.
- Commencement 2011 photo galleries, videos posted
Peruse photo galleries and videos documenting Bucknell University's 2011 Commencement and related events.
- Haiti recovery efforts featured on Patriot League Academic Network
Through an initiative from the presidents of the eight Patriot League institutions, the Patriot League Academic Network was launched earlier this year to showcase some of the nation's premier academic institutions.
- Commencement 2011: Board of Trustees Chair Ken Freeman
Good morning. On behalf of the Board of Trustees, welcome to the 161st Commencement at Bucknell University.
- Commencement 2011: President John C. Bravman
Good morning, everyone. It is also my pleasure to welcome today's graduates, their families and friends, to Bucknell's Commencement ceremony. What a great day it is.
- Commencement 2011: Sarah Leung Class of 2011 Response
How are you doing, Class of 2011? I hope you have been enjoying this wonderful weekend celebrating with friends and families.
- Blind climber to graduates: Harness 'inner vision'
Erik Weihenmayer, a mountain climber, author, filmmaker and humanitarian who in 2001 became the only blind person in history to reach the summit of Mount Everest, gave the keynote address at Bucknell's 161st Commencement.
- Commencement 2011: Erik Weihenmayer
Thank you, everyone. Thank you, President Bravman.
- Commencement 2011: faculty, administrators honored
Five members of the Bucknell University faculty were honored with awards recognizing their teaching and scholarly accomplishments during the 161st Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 22.
- Graduating community college scholar fulfills mom's dream of homeownership
Oscar Beteta, a Bucknell Community College Scholar, will graduate May 22 with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering. Shortly after that, he will begin a job with Allentown-based Air Products and Chemicals Inc. and help his mother buy her first home.
- Philip Roth '54 wins prestigious Booker Prize
Author and Bucknell University alumnus Philip Roth, Class of '54, is the winner of the fourth Man Booker International Prize.
- Jennie Welch '11 receives Fulbright for research in China
Bucknell senior Jennie Welch has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Grant for a 10-month policy research project in China. She will be working to implement an academic counseling program in rural secondary schools in the hope that more students will attend high school.
- Men's, women's track and field win league championships
The Bison men's and women's indoor track and field teams have won the Patriot League championships in their respective divisions.
- Geisinger partnership prepares biomed seniors for range of careers
Bucknell's biomedical engineering majors (like G.W. Boon, pictured here) are trained to explore a variety of technical disciplines in preparation for a range of careers.
- Blind Everest climber to speak at Commencement
Erik Weihenmayer, who in 2001 became the only blind person in history to reach the summit of Mount Everest, has been selected as Bucknell University's 161st Commencement speaker. He will address the Class of 2011 at a ceremony on Sunday, May 22.
- By the numbers: Commencement speaker Erik Weihenmayer
Commencement speaker Erik Weihenmayer has brought purpose and power to many lives the world over, and on May 22 he'll impart his wisdom and inspiration to Bucknell's graduating Class of 2011.
- 900 to graduate at 161st Commencement May 22
Thousands of family members and friends will be on hand Sunday, May 22, to cheer on nearly 900 undergraduate and graduate students during Bucknell University's 161st Commencement.
- Anna Uehara '12 honored with Newman Civic Fellow Award
Bucknell University junior Anna Uehara has been chosen to receive Campus Compact's 2011 Newman Civic Fellow Award. The award honors student leaders committed to creating lasting change in communities throughout the country.
- Laura Razzuri '14 chosen for Oxfam CHANGE Initiative
Bucknell University first-year student Laura Razzuri is one of 50 students selected to participate in Oxfam's CHANGE Initiative.
- Initiative launches Marcellus Shale stories website
The Nature and Human Communities Initiative at the Bucknell University Environmental Center has launched a new website called Stories from the Marcellus Shale.
- Bucknell Magazine: The environmental equation
Bucknell steps up eco-friendly initiatives on campus and off.
- Student groups work to bring classmate's sister from Ghana to U.S. for brain surgery
A group of students has come together to help their classmate Kodjo Karikari, a native of Ghana whose 17-year-old sister has a brain tumor. Karikari hopes to bring Akua Adoma Ofori, to the United States for life-saving surgery.
- Bucknell webcam offers bird's eye view of campus
Bucknell University has launched a new, improved webcam that offers a live view on the Academic Quadrangle.
- Complex renamed Robert L. Rooke Science Center
In recognition of the family's support, the Biology Building and the Robert L. Rooke Chemistry Building were officially renamed the Robert L. Rooke Science Center at a dedication ceremony April 30.
- Men's lacrosse wins Patriot League title
Tournament most valuable player Charlie Streep scored three goals and assisted on another, and the Bucknell defense turned in yet another gem as the 12th-ranked Bison added yet another milestone to a remarkable season with a 10-3 runaway over No. 16 Colgate in the Patriot League championship game on Sunday at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium.
- Postgrad Report: 94 percent of Class of 2010 placed
Despite an economy challenged by still-high unemployment and slow job creation, 94 percent of Bucknell's Class of 2010 had been placed within nine months of graduation, according to the new Postgraduate Report of Activity.
- Bucknell Magazine: Take me to the river
Students discover history, learn watershed science and practice land-use management onthe University’s 444-mile classroom.
- Bucknell alum combines art, chemistry in Campus Theatre mural project
John Hartmann '79 has been commissioned to conserve the art-deco murals, decorative ceilings and walls and to uncover the original paint colors in the Campus Theatre.
- Student art at Samek Art Gallery April 15 to May 3
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University will present the annual student art exhibition April 15 through May 3 in the main gallery.
- Professorship in Poetry, Creative Writing announced
Assistant Professor of English G.C. Waldrep has been selected as the first recipient of the Margaret Hollinshead Ley Professorship in Poetry and Creative Writing at Bucknell.
- Alumnus gives $6 million to Bucknell
William Morrow, Class of '70, and his wife, Madeline, have committed $6 million in support of Bucknell University's strategic priorities, including Academic West, scholarships, academic facilities, the Annual Fund, study abroad and athletics.
- Rowing wins league title, lacrosse hosts tourney
During what turned out to be a big weekend for Bison athletics, the women's rowing team won its sixth-consecutive Patriot League title and the men's lacrosse team won the regular season title and right to host the league tournament.
- Bucknell in Princeton Review 'Green Colleges' guide
For the second year in a row, Bucknell University has been named in The Princeton Review's Guide to 311 Green Colleges for its continued commitment to sustainability.
- Ask the Experts: Joe Tranquillo on brain switches, innovative student projects
Joe Tranquillo, an assistant professor of biomedical and electrical engineering, talks about brain "switches" and how students have used engineering skills to solve medical and mechanical problems.
- Brian Greene: Challenging what we 'know' leads to scientific discovery
Bucknell Forum speaker Brian Greene, a theoretical physicist, explained string theory and encouraged a crowd at Bucknell to challenge their very understanding of the world.
- Professors receive approval for first U.S.-Greek archaeological dig in Thebes
Two Bucknell University professors have been selected to lead the first joint Greek-American archaeological dig in the ancient city of Thebes, Greece – the first such excavation of the historic Ismenion Hill area in nearly a century.
- Student groups receive Projects for Peace grants
Two Bucknell University student groups each have received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant from the Davis Foundation. The grants will support expansion of a bicycle project in Uganda and the launch of a campaign to improve prenatal care and combat high infant mortality rates in Sierra Leone.
- Engineers finish third in regional ChemE car contest
Bucknell chemical engineering students finished third in the regional ChemE competition sponsored by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
- Bucknell University Press offers internship, book collection prize
The Bucknell University Press is offering a competitive, year-long, non-paid internship for qualified sophomores, juniors or seniors interested in scholarly publishing for the 2012-13 academic year, and a $500 prize for the best book collection.
- Ask the Experts: Tom Cassidy on birth, death, math
Tom Cassidy, associate professor of mathematics, studies the "birth, death and mathematics" connection. We asked him to explain.
- Danticat: Storytelling keeps memory, tradition alive
Edwidge Danticat, who has been honored with the MacArthur Genius Award and other awards for her writing and work on behalf of Haiti, shared some of her own stories, read from one of her books and answered questions about the process and responsibility of storytelling.
- Keith Buffinton named dean of engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering Keith Buffinton has been named dean of the College of Engineering at Bucknell University.
- 266 student-athletes make fall dean's list
Two-hundred sixty-six Bucknell University student-athletes earned dean's list honors for the 2010 fall semester.
- Teagle grant to enhance diversity through cooperative project
The Teagle Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to Bucknell University, Dickinson College and Lafayette College for a cooperative project aimed at enhancing diversity and diversity education. The funds will be used to improve students' academic and co-curricular experiences on campus.
- Bauer scholarship bridges Baltimore, Bucknell
The Charles T. Bauer Scholars Program, created for outstanding students who live in the area served by Baltimore city schools, is a no-loan, full-need award that allows students like Aliyah Johnson to pursue her dream of becoming the first in her family to attend college.
- Solar Scholars workshop April 30
Bucknell University will host the annual Solar Scholars workshop on Saturday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Gardner Lecture Hall (Dana Engineering 113). The workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is required as participation is limited to 50 attendees.
- Ask the Experts: Eric Martin on Haiti relief efforts
Eric Martin, an assistant professor of management who visited Haiti one year after the earthquake, talks about the rebuilding efforts there and how that compares with what is happening in Japan.
- Bucknell gamelan April 29 with Balinese puppetry
The Bucknell University department of music will present an outdoor gamelan performance on Friday, April 29, at 8 p.m. in The Grove, located on Loomis Street near Bucknell Hall. In case of rain, the performance will be held in Rooke Recital Hall.
- Dance Company concert April 29 and 30: unique collaboration
The Bucknell Dance Company will present its annual spring dance concert Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell.
- SBDC workshop May 5: 'Marketing and Networking'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Marketing and Networking Strategies for Small Businesses," May 5 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the SBDC Education Center in Lewisburg.
- SBDC workshop: 'Social media marketing bootcamp'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the two-day workshop, "Social media marketing bootcamp," May 10 and 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Mifflinburg Bank's Community Room in Mifflinburg.
- Bozella talk April 28: wrongful imprisonment
Dewey Bozella, who was wrongfully imprisoned for 26 years before being exonerated and released in 2009, will speak at Bucknell University on Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Jazz at Bucknell April 27: Paul Smoker Notet
The Paul Smoker Notet -- Paul Smoker, trumpet, Steve Salerno, guitar, and Phil Haynes, drums -- will perform in the final Jazz at Bucknell concert for the spring semester on Wednesday, April 27, at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall.
- Chief Oren Lyons to speak April 26
Chief Oren Lyons will give the talk, "A Value Change for Survival: An Iroquois View on Caring for the Earth," on Tuesday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Fasano Memorial Lecture April 26: 'ACOs, Healthcare Reform'
Bucknell University will host the second annual Charles P. Fasano Memorial Lecture, "Accountable Care Organizations: A Next Step in Healthcare Reform," on April 26 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- Earth Week: First-ever campus waste audit planned
On April 19, as part of Earth Week 2011, Bucknell students will don protective gloves and white hazmat suits and wield metal tongs to sort every scrap of trash from two campus buildings for the University's first official waste audit.
- Professor examines Haiti's sovereignty April 21
Alex Dupuy, professor of sociology at Wesleyan University, will give the talk, "Class, Power, and Sovereignty: Haiti Before and After the Earthquake," April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Holocaust survivor rescued by Schindler: April 21
Alex Rosner, a child survivor of the Holocaust whose family was rescued by Oskar Schindler, will give the talk, "Testimony of a Survivor," April 21 at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall.
- Jazz, movement improv April 20: 'Jazz with a twist'
Bucknell University will host "Jazz with a Twist" April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Weis Center. The event is an improvisational jazz and movement trio event with two Bucknell faculty members — drummer Phil Haynes and dancer Kelly Knox — and guest musician Herb Robertson.
- Forum: Leading physicist Brian Greene April 19
Brian Greene, one of the world's leading theoretical physicists and a creative communicator of cutting-edge scientific concepts, will cap the spring Bucknell Forum national speakers series with the talk, "Breakthrough Thinking: Challenging What We Know," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in Trout Auditorium.
- Panel discussion April 19: 'Japan's response to crisis'
Bucknell University will host "Japan's Response to Crisis: A Panel Discussion on History, Religion, and People in Japan" on Tuesday, April 19, at 5 p.m. in Coleman Hall, Room 221.
- ETHEL, Robert Mirabal at Weis Center April 15
The Weis Center at Bucknell will host a concert by ETHEL with Native American flutist Robert Mirabal as guest artist on Friday, April 15, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Alumna: creative healing in Haiti April 14
Amber Gray will give the multimedia presentation, "Dancing in Our Blood: Creative Resistance and Recovery Work in Haiti," on Thursday, April 14, at 4:30 p.m. in Hunt Hall Living Room at Bucknell University.
- SBDC workshop April 13: 'Emergency Planning'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Emergency Planning for Small Businesses," April 13 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the American Red Cross in Brookpark Farm in Lewisburg.
- Alumnus, Former White House economist discusses policymaking April 13
Robert Westcott will give the talk, "The Economic Policymaking Process: A Report from Inside the White House," on April 13 at 7 p.m., in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell.
- 'The Bacchae' to be performed April 8 to 11
The Bucknell University Department of Theatre and Dance will present an original adaptation of the Greek classic, "The Bacchae," on April 8, 9, 10 and 11. Each performance begins at 8 p.m. in the Harvey M. Powers Theatre in Coleman Hall
- Goo Goo Dolls and Mike Posner April 8
The Goo Goo Dolls will headline the spring concert at Bucknell University with opener Mike Posner on Friday, April 8, in the Gerhard Fieldhouse. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the concert is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.
- 'Bands and Bikes' festival April 9
Two student groups at Bucknell University will host "Bands and Bikes" on April 9 from 1 to 5 p.m. in Smith Quad to benefit Bicycles Against Poverty and the Microfinance Initiative at Bucknell.
- Nine-time Grammy winner John Legend to speak, perform Jan. 24
Nine-time Grammy winner John Legend will speak and perform at Bucknell on Jan. 24 at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Legend will give a presentation on creativity and his work, followed by a question-and-answer session and an hour-long concert as part of the ongoing Bucknell Forum series, "Creativity: Beyond the Box." More details will follow.
- CANCELED: 'Three Cups of Tea' author Greg Mortenson Oct. 25
Humanitarian and education advocate Greg Mortenson, who co-authored the bestseller Three Cups of Tea, will speak at Bucknell 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell.
- 'Resist, Reclaim, Recreate' series explores Haiti
Academics and authors, a performance artist and an alumna activist will explore the history, culture and effects of the earthquake on Haiti and its people in the series, "Resist, Reclaim, Recreate: Stories of Survival and Transformation in Haiti," at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell students, LARA host fundraiser April 17
Bucknell University students are working with the Lewisburg Area Recreation Authority on a fund-raising project in memory of two local children who drowned in the Susquehanna River in August 2009. The fundraiser will be a "5K fun run/walk" on April 17.
- BSU to host Black Arts Festival April 14-17
The Black Student Union at Bucknell University will host the annual Black Arts Festival April 14 to 17. Several events are free and open to the community.
- Bucknell Forum: Haitian-American Edwidge Danticat to speak tonight
Noted Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat, who has been honored with the MacArthur Genius Award and other top honors for her writing and work on behalf of Haiti, will give the talk, "Create Dangerously," Tuesday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell.
- Hanyak honored with CACHE Award
Mike Hanyak, professor emeritus of chemical engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2011 CACHE (Computer Aids for Chemical Engineering) Award.
- Ask the Experts: Bastian Heinsohn on graffiti, film
Assistant Professor of German Bastian Heinsohn, who studies urban streetscapes in German film, talks about street art, the role of the street in film and an upcoming international film festival at Bucknell.
- SBDC workshop: 'From Concept to Reality'
The Bucknell SBDC will host the workshop, "Managing Innovation: From Concept to Reality," on April 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 65 of the Breakiron Engineering Building at Bucknell.
- Jazz at Bucknell: Muhal Richard Abrams April 6
Muhal Richard Abrams, solo jazz pianist, will perform Wednesday, April 6, at 8:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University as part of the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- Poets celebrate collaborative book with joint reading April 5
Poets G.C. Waldrep and John Gallaher will give a joint poetry reading April 5 at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University. The reading celebrates the release of their collaborative book of poetry.
- Peace activist addresses non-violence April 5
Jesuit priest and internationally known peace activist John Dear S.J. will give the talk, "The Road to Peace: Practicing Non-violence in a World of Violence and War," on April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Trout Auditorium.
- Bucknell to host 'Gasland' screening April 5
The documentary film, "Gasland," will be shown Tuesday, April 5, at 5 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University. The screening will be followed at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum by a discussion with the film's writer and director, Josh Fox, who will also participate in a question-and-answer session.
- Shale Initiative unveils publications database
The Bucknell University Marcellus Shale Initiative has launched a web-based publications database to reference and summarize publications on natural gas extraction topics.
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- Rinehart named Samek Art Gallery director
Richard Rinehart, digital media director and adjunct curator at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive at the University of California at Berkeley, has been named director of the Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University. He will begin his duties on May 1.
- Maguet named Weis Center executive director
Kathryn Maguet, the Center Series Director at the University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center, has been named the executive director of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University. She will begin her duties on May 9.
- Weis Fellow playwright Edward Albee shares his craft
Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee was honored as the 2010 Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters at Bucknell.
- Guerilla theatre mob surprises with Albee works
Undercover student actors invaded popular lunch-time hotpots on the Bucknell University campus to give impromptu performances of play selections by one of America's most highly acclaimed playwrights.
- Student launches anti-bullying campaign
More than 200 people participated in the Bucknell It Gets Better campaign, which includes a wall of photos in the Elaine Langone Center and another display in Bertrand Library.
- Dancing in D.C.
Even at the end, the Bucknell fans were still cheering their hard-working team. It was loud and it was proud. It was a Bison crowd.
- Japan quake registers at Bucknell, students safe
The devastating earthquake that hit Japan last week registered loud and clear at Bucknell University's Seismic Station in Carnegie Hall.
- Stabler Foundation grant to endow scholarships
Bucknell University has received a $1 million grant from The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation to endow a scholarship program. The grant from the Harrisburg-based foundation will provide annual, renewable rewards to enrolled students with financial need.
- LeValley wins title, named EIWA outstanding wrestler
Bucknell's Kevin LeValley claimed a hard-fought overtime victory over top-seeded Kyle Dake of Cornell in the EIWA Championships 149-pound title bout Sunday at Sojka Pavilion to become the second Bison to ever win an EIWA crown.
- Godfrey '11 wins Fulbright for Austrian assistantship
Bucknell University senior Lauren Godfrey is the winner of a prestigious Fulbright Grant for a nine-month teaching and research assignment in the Austrian capital of Vienna.
- Ask the Experts: Janice Butler on service-learning
Janice Butler, director of the Office of Civic Engagement, talks about alternative spring break experiences and service-learning at Bucknell.
- Reagon encourages action through song, talk
As a student at Georgia's Albany State College in 1961, Bernice Johnson Reagon co-organized a march against segregation after two black students were jailed for buying bus tickets at a white station. Now an acclaimed singer, teacher, author and founder of the a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock, Reagon recalled the story during a talk, "Standing on New Ground," at Trout Auditorium.
- Mellon grant to support environmental studies
Bucknell University has been awarded a $520,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support development of the Environmental Center and related revisions to the curriculum in the College of Arts and Sciences.
- Professor: Solitude, reflection tied to college success
Studies have shown that students who are engaged in and out of the classroom learn more through hands-on experiences. But taking time in solitude to reflect is just as important, says Joseph Murray, an associate professor of education.
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- Ask the Experts: Alf Siewers on environmental humanities
Alf Siewers, associate professor of English, teaches at the intersection where the humanities and the natural environment meet. We ask Siewers, one of three professors leading the second offering of Bucknell on the Susquehanna this fall, about his scholarship.
- Ask the Experts: Meenakshi Ponnuswami on Albee
Meenakshi Ponnuswami, associate professor of English, talks about the role of drama in literature and the impact of playwright Edward Albee, who will give a talk at Bucknell on March 22 as the Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters.
- Dancing in D.C.: Bison to play UConn Thursday
The Bucknell Bison grabbed a 14 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will face No. 3 UConn on Thursday at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
- 3 Bison wrestlers still alive for automatic NCAA berths
Bucknell senior Kevin LeValley went 3-0 and defeated a pair of seeded opponents to advance to the finals of the 149-pound bracket for the second straight year Saturday on the first day of the EIWA Championships at Sojka Pavilion.
- Bison punch ticket and are going dancing
Bucknell is headed back to the NCAA tournament. Mike Muscala scored 18 points and Bucknell shut down Lafayette in the second half of a 72-57 victory Friday to win the Patriot League championship and an automatic bid to the NCAAs.
- Hoops: PL championship game airing on ESPN2
Friday's Patriot League men's basketball championship game versus Lafayette is sold out, but the matchup will be carried live on ESPN2. Check out the viewing parties around the country.
- Hoops: Women end run at Navy; Men on ESPN2 Fri.
Women's basketball will have a chance to continue their recent hot streak with a tough matchup in tonight's Patriot League semifinal against Navy in Annapolis.
- Hoops: Friday men sold out; women at Navy Wednesday
Bucknell's allotment of tickets for Friday's Patriot League men's basketball championship game at Sojka Pavilion, as allocated by the Patriot League, has been sold out.
- Hoops: Men head to finals, women advance to semis
Bison men's basketball defeated Lehigh 66-64 in the Patriot League Tournament semifinals Sunday night at Sojka Pavilion. The win sends the Bison to the league tournament championship game with Lafayette Friday, March 11, at Sojka.
- Hoops: Men play tonight, women advance to semis
A limited amount of walk-up tickets still remain for Bucknell's Patriot League Tournament semifinal men's basketball game tonight (Sunday) against Lehigh.
- Basketball tournament tickets now on sale
Tickets for Patriot League basketball tournament games are now on sale
- Cabaret Jazz: Paquito D'Rivera March 30
Bucknell University's Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series offers as the final event of the spring semester a performance by the renowned jazz saxophonist and clarinetist Paquito D'Rivera on Wednesday, March 30, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Japan relief effort March 24 and 25
Several offices at Bucknell University are working together to collect monetary donations to assist with relief efforts following the earthquake and tsunami that stuck Japan earlier this month. Cash and check donations will be accepted in the Elaine Langone Center Mall March 24 and 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Men's, women's basketball tourney tickets on sale
The 2011 Patriot League regular-season champion Bucknell men's basketball team has locked up home-court advantage throughout the Patriot League Tournament and tickets for Sunday's 7:30 p.m. game are now on sale. Bucknell women's basketball will also host a Patriot League Tournament game when they welcome Army at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
- DePue Brothers Band at Weis Center March 25
The Weis Center at Bucknell University has announced a change in the spring series. The DePue Brothers Band will perform in concert on Friday, March 25, at 8 p.m. in place of the previously scheduled performance by Suzanne Vega.
- SBDC workshop March 24: 'Emotional Intelligence'
The Bucknell University SBDC will offer the workshop, "Emotional Intelligence," Thursday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center.
- Professor: lead levels in D.C. water March 24
Marc Edwards, a professor of civil engineering at Virginia Tech, will give the talk, "The Washington, D.C., Lead-in-Water Crisis: A Public Health Tragedy," March 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Professor: Haiti rebuilding efforts March 23
Eric Martin, an assistant professor of management at Bucknell University, will give the talk, "Haiti: A Year After the Quake," on Wednesday, March 23, at 11:30 a.m. in the Center Room of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Playwright Edward Albee will speak March 22
Edward Albee, a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and author of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" has been named the 2010 Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters at Bucknell University.
- Student Lectureship: 'The Buried Life' March 10
The Bucknell Student Lectureship will present "The Buried Life" on Thursday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell faculty to give environmental 'snaptalks' March 10
Six Bucknell University faculty members will discuss a range of topics at the Environmental Snaptalk Symposium on Thursday, March 10, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Traditional Reading Room of the Bertrand Library.
- Ask the Experts: Lisa Hoover on green printing
The green printing movement is having a big impact on college printing operations across the country. We ask Lisa Hoover, director of Publications, Print and Mail at Bucknell University, to tell us about these changes and how they're making a difference.
- Eagleman talk March 10: 'Neuroscience and the Law'
Neuroscientist and author David Eagleman will give the talk, "Neuroscience and the Law," Thursday, March 10, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Poet-in-residence Trethewey to read March 8
Natasha Trethewey, poet-in-residence at Bucknell University, will give a reading of her works Tuesday, March 8, at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell Hall, at Bucknell.
- Empty Bowls project March 8 for hunger relief
Bucknell University students will host an Empty Bowls program on Tuesday, March 8, at two times: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 4 to 7:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit Community Harvest.
- Ulysse: women's experiences in Haiti March 7 and 8
Lecturer and performance artist Gina Athena Ulysse will explore women's experiences in Haiti in two events March 7 and 8 at Bucknell University.
- Jumppanen to play Duckworth's 'Time Curve Preludes' March 5
Pianist Paavali Jumppanen's three-week residency at Bucknell University will end with a performance of the complete cycle of Bucknell composer William Duckworth's "The Time Curve Preludes" on Saturday, March 5, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Cape Town Philharmonic at Weis Center March 4
The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra will perform in concert Friday, March 4, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Marcellus Shale panel March 3: 'Severance Tax'
Two local political representatives -- Rick Mirabito and Gene Yaw -- will discuss the implications for local communities of levying a severance tax in connection with Marcellus Shale development on Thursday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Observatory to host Family Night March 5
The Bucknell Observatory will host Family Night on Saturday, March 5, from 7 to 10 p.m.
- Jazz at Bucknell March 2: Dave Liebman Group
The Dave Liebman Group will perform on the Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series on March 2 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall.
- Ask the Experts: Barry Long on civil rights and music
Assistant Professor of Music Barry Long is intrigued by the connections between the civil rights movement and music. With "songtalker" Bernice Johnson Reagon scheduled to come to the Bucknell University campus March 1, we ask him about his research and the civil rights leader.
- 'Shugendo Now' screening, discussion March 1
Montréal-based professor of humanities and film producer Mark Mcguire will screen his acclaimed documentary film, "Shugendo Now," on Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Forum: 'Songtalker' Bernice Johnson Reagon
Bernice Johnson Reagon, a founder of the a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock and "songtalker" who has championed the power of music in the quest for civil rights, will speak at Bucknell University.
- Millions Experience 'Bucknell Candlelight Christmas'
A potential 176 million people viewed "A Bucknell Candlelight Christmas" on nearly 60 percent of all PBS stations, including in most of the country's largest television markets.
- Bucknell launches mobile website
Bucknell Mobile Web is specially configured to fit the screens of the iPhone, iTouch, iPad, Android phones or any mobile phone with Internet access.
- Professor, student develop iBucknell mobile app
A computer science professor and student have developed Bucknell's first "native app."
- Rosevear VP for Development and Alumni Relations
Following a comprehensive, national search, Interim Vice President Scott Rosevear has been appointed to the position of Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at Bucknell University, President John Bravman announced.
- Halls compete for recycling bragging rights
Bucknell residence halls are going toe to toe in the next few weeks to see who can recycle the most paper, plastic, glass and aluminum and who can conserve the most electrical energy.
- National Engineers Week: Feb. 21-25
Bucknell University engineering students will celebrate National Engineers Week Feb. 21-25 with banners and competitions.
- New, interactive video 'wall' showcases academic life
Bucknell University's admissions home page has a new look, with an interactive video "wall" as its centerpiece.
- Bucknell Magazine: Alumni return to family roots
As a vineyard manager, Aline Baly '02 relies on the soil, rain, sun and a certain fungus that sweetens grapes to perfection.
- Hal Richman '58 marks 50 years with Strat-O-Matic
Most serious baseball fans spanning multiple generations know of Strat-O-Matic, the popular board game that uses dice and statistical cards to simulate real baseball games. What Bison fans may not have known, however, is that the game was invented by a Bucknellian, Hal Richman '58, and was perfected during his days as a mathematics major at Bucknell.
- Ask the Experts: Harold Schweizer on waiting
Harold Schweizer, the John P. Crozer Professor of English, talks about the value of waiting in an impatient world.
- Ask the Experts: Katie Faull on Moravian, Native American history
Professor of German and Humanities Katie Faull discusses Moravian settlers who formed an unlikely alliance with Iroquois nations and the rich history of the Susquehanna Valley.
- SBDC seminar: 'Productivity Plus' March 3
Business consultant David Burns will lead the seminar, "Productivity Plus," on Thursday, March 3, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the SBDC Business Education Center in Lewisburg.
- Samek Art Gallery: 'Works on Paper' and 'In Chicago'
Bucknell University's Samek Art Gallery spring semester schedule opens Jan. 28 with two exhibitions: "Works on Paper by Deng Guoyuan and Rosalyn Richards" in the main gallery, and "Collection Focus III: In Chicago" in the study gallery. Both exhibitions are free and open to the public through March 30.
- Family matinee Feb. 26: 'Carnival of the Animals'
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will host a family matinee performance which will include "Carnival of the Animals" on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 1 p.m.
- Bucknell Brigade raffle, silent auction Feb. 25
The Bucknell Brigade will host its second annual raffle and silent auction Friday, Feb. 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Larison Dining Hall at Bucknell University. Entertainment will be provided by Billy Kelly of Earl Pickens and Family.
- Jumppanen in solo concert Feb. 25 at Weis Center
Pianist Paavali Jumppanen will perform in concert Friday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Cabaret Jazz Feb. 23: 'Evening of Cole Porter'
Bucknell University's Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series presents "An Evening of Cole Porter" with jazz pianists and singers Ronny Whyte and Daryl Sherman on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Rwandan humanitarian to speak Feb. 22
Paul Rusesabagina will give the talk, "Hotel Rwanda: A lesson yet to be learned," on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Gallery Series Feb. 22: Jumppanen plays Messiaen
Pianist Paavali Jumppanen will perform Messiaen's masterpiece, "Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jesus," on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Neuroscientist: brain-machine interfaces Feb. 22
Neuroscientist Jose Carmena will give the talk, "Neural Adaptations to a Brain-machine Interface," Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Weis Center presents 'Romeo and Juliet' Feb. 19
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will present Shakespeare's classic tale, "Romeo and Juliet," in a co-production of the Acting Company and the Guthrie Theater on Saturday, Feb. 19, at 8 p.m.
- Alumni geography conference Feb. 17
Four Bucknell University alumni who are noted scholars and researchers in geography will participate in the conference, "Thinking Geographically: Politics, Ecology and Resistance," on Thursday, Feb. 17.
- Bucknell to host engineering competition Feb. 15
The Bucknell University College of Engineering will host the Junior Engineering Technical Society TEAMS competition with teams from six local high schools on Feb. 15.
- LGBT activist Robyn Ochs to speak Feb. 15
The Bucknell University Office of LGBT Awareness will host the talk, "Beyond Binaries: Identity and Sexuality: An Evening with Robyn Ochs," on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. in Rooke Chemistry Auditorium (Room 116) at Bucknell University.
- Marcellus Shale panel Feb. 15: public health
The "Marcellus Shale and the Impact on Local Communities" series at Bucknell University will continue with the panel discussion, "Community Impact: Public Health," Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- LA Piano Duo in Gallery Series Feb. 15
The LA Piano Duo of Liam Viney and Anna Grinberg will perform in concert on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Senior theater projects Feb. 11-14
The Bucknell University Department of Theatre and Dance will present a weekend of senior projects ranging from classical Shakespeare to a Bucknell version of Chicago's Second City revue Feb. 11 through 14.
- Taipei Chinese Orchestra at Weis Center Feb. 11
The Taipei Chinese Orchestra with pipa soloist Wu Man will perform in concert Friday, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- First Marcellus Shale panel Feb. 10
The Bucknell Institute for Public Policy will host three panel discussions in February and March to examine the impact of Marcellus Shale development on local communities, beginning Feb. 10.
- Katz talk: gender violence prevention Feb. 7
Educator Jackson Katz will give the talk, "More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women," on Monday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University.
- POSTPONED: Talk by Brian Greene to be rescheduled
Due to a speaker illness, this event will not be held tonight.
- Stadler Center to host poetry reading Feb. 8
Poets Nicole Cooley and Michaela Moscaliuc will give a reading of their works on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Jazz at Bucknell: Tim Berne's Los Totopos Feb. 2
Tim Berne's Los Totopos will perform Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University, as part of the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- Bucknell Magazine: Olympic hopeful
Olympic hopeful Ariel Farrar-Wellman '08 has lived and breathed competitive kayaking since she was 10, but her brief sojourn into rowing at Bucknell while studying history reaped unexpected rewards.
- 'Flat Bucky' helps promote service-learning
The Office of Civic Engagement hopes Bucknellians will take "Flat Bucky" along on service trips to draw attention to the many projects going on at Bucknell.
- New student profiles highlighted on website
They major in cell biology, engineering, management, art and more, and they're the latest Bucknell University students profiled online.
- 'Street art' provides text for understanding cities
Bastian Heinsohn, an assistant professor of German at Bucknell University, studies graffiti, or street art, in Berlin and other cities in the midst of revitalization.
- New bloggers to chronicle study abroad adventures
Eight new Bucknell University bloggers will soon begin chronicling their study abroad adventures.
- Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning 2011 begins Feb. 28
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning will begin its spring term 2011 session on Monday, Feb. 28, and run through Friday, April 8. A variety of courses are offered, with topics including art and literature, architecture and health.
- Susan Lantz named dean of students at Bucknell
Susan Lantz, an associate dean of students at Lehigh University who has nearly 20 years of leadership experience in student affairs, has been named dean of students at Bucknell University. Lantz will begin her new duties on April 1.
- Bucknell team heads to xTREME accounting finals
Five undergraduates will represent Bucknell University this week in New York City as xTREME Accounting Game finalists.
- Virus hunters gain real-life research experience
Students in Bucknell's Phage Hunters class gain real-life research experience identifying and mapping the genetic code of bacteria-eating viruses.
- Ramsey: 'Jazz as Social Contract' Jan. 31
Guthrie Ramsey will give the talk, "Jazz as Social Contract," on Monday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University, as part of the Williams Colloquium on Jazz and Culture.
- Bucknell earns Carnegie Community designation
Bucknell University has received the 2010 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in recognition of the University's exceptional commitment to community service, educational outreach and service-learning.
- Janet Weis, 91, championed arts at Bucknell
Janet Weis, a champion of the arts at Bucknell University who played a major role in the construction of the campus' performing arts and music buildings and the establishment of a renowned literary fellowship, died Monday evening. She was 91.
- Downtown construction projects begin in January
Construction on several downtown redevelopment projects will begin in January as Bucknell University takes ownership of the U.S. Postal Service building and begins renovations on two other historic properties along Market Street
- Bucknell Forum: 'Creativity' continues this spring
The Bucknell Forum series, "Creativity: Beyond the Box," will continue in spring 2011 with three speakers from different backgrounds who will offer a variety of insights on the power of creativity.
- 'Emerging Minds' continues in spring semester
Bucknell University's "Emerging Minds" series will continue during the spring 2011 semester with talks by Jose Carmena and David Eagleman.
- Weis Center spring series continues global artistry
The spring semester of Bucknell University's Weis Center Series opens Friday, Feb. 4, with a performance by Ballet Hispanico.
- 'Snap Talks' highlight faculty pedagogy, research
Bucknell faculty members from across disciplines discussed a range of such topics during a two-night set of quick and engaging "Snap Talks" that kicked off a series of events celebrating and leading up to the inauguration of John Bravman as Bucknell University's 17th president on Nov. 14.
- Top stories of 2010: New president, faculty, students
Three of the five most popular web stories of 2010 had something in common: Each involved new faces — a new president, new members of the faculty and new students.
- Hannigan concert features two premieres Jan. 28
Pianist Barry Hannigan will give a concert Friday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Cabaret Jazz series: Tuck and Patti Jan. 26
Bucknell University's Cabaret Jazz series will open the spring semester offerings with a performance by Tuck & Patti on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell.
- Gillespie to give poetry reading Jan. 25
Carmen Gillespie, professor of English and director of the Bucknell Griot Institute for Africana Studies, will give a reading of her poetry on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall.
- Medal of Freedom recipient to speak at MLK dinner Jan. 18
Sylvia Mendez, a 2011 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and a civil rights activist, will give the keynote talk, "My Legacy: Mendez vs. Westminster," on Jan. 18 at Bucknell University, as part of Bucknell's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration "Beloved" dinner.
- SBDC hosts QuickBooks Reports workshop
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer the workshop, "QuickBooks Reports," Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon in Room 221 of the Dana Engineering Building at Bucknell.
- Rooke Chapel Ringers annual tour hits both coasts
Bucknell University's Rooke Chapel Ringers will perform in concert in five locations — on both the east and the west coasts — in January 2011 as part of the Annual Senior Winter Tour.
- Ballet Hispanico at Weis Center Feb. 4
Ballet Hispanico will open the spring semester of Bucknell University's Weis Center Series on Friday, Feb. 4, at 8 p.m.