September 2011 News
- 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.