- Janet Weis Jazz Series begins Jan. 30
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University is pleased to announce three new jazz shows, as part of the spring 2013 Janet Weis Jazz Series. All events in the series are free and open to the public.
- A wrinkle in time
Through life-sized renderings of yearbook photos, painting project brings together Bucknell's past and present.
- Ask the Experts: The end of the world
With doomsday drawing near, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Ned Ladd discusses the end of the world.
- Maxwell Awards honor two collaborative groups
Two collaborative project teams at Bucknell University -- the Lewisburg Community Garden and Gender Neutral Housing -- were honored recently with the Maxwell Award.
- Classroom in the clouds
A group of Bucknell students recently received a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ learning experience more than 1,300 feet above ground — a tour of the nearly completed One World Trade Center building.
- What happens at the Aphasia Center
Through a linguistics course that includes service, Bucknell University students see firsthand how language disorders affect individuals.
- Ask the Experts: Fiscal cliff
Greg Krohn, associate professor of economics, explains what the "fiscal cliff" really is and what could happen if the country goes over it.
- We Do.
The two words are more than a campaign theme — they define the Bucknell spirit.
- Chemistry's unprecedented year
The Department of Chemistry has received four National Science Foundation grants for faculty research projects, including those that can improve drug delivery and shed light on climate change.
- Public launch of historic campaign highlights Homecoming celebration
Bucknell publicly launched its half-billion-dollar fundraising campaign during one of the most memorable Homecoming celebrations in University history.
- Paper Bag Players Dec. 15 at Weis Center
The Paper Bag Players will present "Saddles and Sunshine", a free family-friendly kids' show, at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. Tickets are not required. The doors will open at 12:30 p.m.
- Sold Out: Vienna Boys Choir at Weis Center Dec. 11
Updated Dec. 10: This performance is sold out. The Vienna Boys Choir will present a family-friendly holiday show Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University. Limited tickets are available.
- Holiday jazz concert Dec. 3 features rare 'Nutcracker' adaptation
The Bucknell Jazz Band and the Zeropoint Big Band will perform a free holiday concert, including a rare, complete performance of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn's adaptation of "The Nutcracker," Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center.
- 'Design Exposition' Dec. 3
Bucknell University will host the seventh annual Engineering and Science Education Exposition Dec. 3, from 7 to 8:45 p.m. in Larison Dining Hall.
- University receives Department of Justice grant
A $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women will strengthen the University's effective responses to violence against women.
- Meet the chief
New chief builds on technological approach to public safety
- Making the pitch
Finalists in the SBDC Business Pitch Competition prove that the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well at Bucknell.
- Ask the Experts: Election Wrap-up
With Election Day behind us, Bucknell political science professors analyze the results, and where the country goes from here.
- Meet our newest assistant professors
In 12 recently launched profiles, Bucknell's new assistant professors describe their areas of research and their approaches to teaching.
- History unearthed in first U.S.-Greek dig in Thebes
Bucknell professors leading the first-ever U.S.-Greece excavation in Thebes discuss their discoveries during the historic archaeological dig.
- Ask the Experts: Medicare, health care and the presidential election
With the election just days away, Amy Wolaver, associate professor of economics, analyzes the debate over Medicare, health care costs and the $716 billion figure that keeps popping up.
- 'Sacred Steel' at Weis Center Dec. 1
The Campbell Brothers will present 'Sacred Steel,' African-American gospel music with electric steel guitar and vocals, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell.
- Davis to discuss rural healthcare Nov. 29
Lisa Davis, director of the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health, will discuss "Healthcare delivery in a rural context: Why place matters," Nov. 29 at 4 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell.
- 'Marbles in Play' author book signing Nov. 29
Marilyn Mumford, author of Keeping Most of Our Marbles in Play, will sign copies of her book Thursday, Nov. 29, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University bookstore
- Tierney Sutton Band free jazz concert Nov. 28
The Tierney Sutton Band, an award-winning jazz ensemble, will perform Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg as part of the ongoing Jazet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series.
- 'un/real and un/true: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs'
Based on the critically acclaimed and controversial off-Broadway play, this special Bucknell Forum performance will raise issues of morality, culpability and trust in this age of global economics and pervasive technology.
- BUEC Green Screens series Nov. 27: mini-film festival
The BUEC Green Screens film series will present a mini festival of short films Nov. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre, followed by a discussion of energy, sustainable food, and societal change.
- Svard and Lin recital Nov. 26: 'For Merce'
Pianists Lois Svard and Jenny Lin will perform in concert Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building. The program, "For Merce," celebrates American dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham.
- GIS conference focuses on undergraduate curriculum
Bucknell University's Office of Library and Information Technology will host the conference, "GIS and Spatial Thinking in the Undergraduate Curriculum," Nov. 16 through 18.
- Concert Chorale Nov. 18: 'Celebrations'
The Bucknell University Concert Chorale will present 'Celebrations,' its annual fall concert Nov. 18 at 2:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell.
- 'World to Come' at Weis Center Nov. 16
Eclectic cellist Maya Beiser will perform "World to Come" Friday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Samek Art Gallery Nov. 15: the Art of the Meal
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University will present "Excito Excito: A Veritable Feast," Nov. 15. The event includes a panel discussion and an art installation with food referencing the past, present and future.
- Campus Theatre premiere Nov. 14: 'Lady of No Fear'
The Campus Theatre will present the area's premiere showing of the documentary, "Lady of No Fear," Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m.
- Open House Nov. 14 at Bucknell's Art Barn
Bucknell University's Department of Art and Art History will host an Open House at the university's Art Barn on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 5 to 7 p.m.
- Post-election panel Nov. 14
Bucknell University will host the post-election panel discussion, "Election 2012: Who Voted How And Why?" on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Herzberger to speak Nov. 13 at Kristallnacht observance
Holocaust survivor Magda Herzberger will speak Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in Rooke Lecture Hall (Room 116) of the Rooke Chemistry Building as part of the annual observance of Kristallnacht.
- Khoury Nov. 10: 'Reflections from the Holy Land'
Maria Khoury, author of Orthodox Christian children's books and human rights activist, will give the talk, "Love Thy Neighbor: Reflections from the Holy Land," Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Feinstein, Young, in joint poetry reading Nov. 13
The Stadler Center for Poetry at Bucknell University will host a joint poetry reading by Sascha Feinstein and C. Dale Young Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall.
- Arianna Huffington discusses technology’s influence on the media
The Huffington Post founder will give the talk, "The Brave New World of The 'New Media,'" Feb. 19, as part of the new Bucknell Forum series 'tech/no."
- Bucknell 'almost entirely unscathed' by Sandy, resumes normal schedule
After evaluating the situation, the University Emergency Management Team has determined Bucknell can resume a normal schedule beginning at noon today.
- Exploring a 'Post-Racial America'
Updated Nov. 28: PCN plans to air its coverage of portions of the conference beginning at 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, and again at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30. The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University will host the conference, "Post-Racial America? An Interdisciplinary Conversation," Nov. 9 and 10 in the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell.
- Conference Nov. 9, 10: 'Post-Racial America'
The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University will host the conference, "Post-Racial America? An Interdisciplinary Conversation," Nov. 9 and 10 in the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell.
- Emerson String Quartet in concert Nov. 9
World-renowned classical ensemble Emerson String Quartet will perform in concert Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center.
- Jazz at Bucknell Nov. 7: 'Authority Melts from Me'
Bucknell University's ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series continues Nov. 7 with Bobby Avey's "Authority Melts from Me" at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall.
- Wildeman talk Nov. 7: 'Children of the Prison Boom'
Christopher Wildeman will give the talk, "Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of Inequality," Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center as part of the Social Science Colloquium series, "Mass Incarceration in the United States."
- Robbins to discuss 'Ghosts and hauntings'
Parapsychologist Rich Robbins will give the talk, "Ghosts and Hauntings: Decide for Yourself," Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center. [rescheduled from Oct. 29]
- Brigade 'Making it to Managua' 5K registration open
The Bucknell Brigade's third annual Making it to Managua 5K race will be held Sunday, Nov. 4, beginning at 10 a.m. in Hufnagle Park in Lewisburg.
- Classics lecture Nov. 1 explores Thebes excavation
The Classics department at Bucknell University will host the talk, "Bucknell's Excavation in Thebes, Greece: The First Two Seasons (2011-12)," Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Professors, film-maker Nov. 1: 'Grove's Mill'
A documentary about H&C Grove's Mill, a commercially operating, water-powered gristmill near Lewisburg, will be shown Thursday, Nov. 1, at 4 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- Biz @ Bucknell
Twitter cofounder Biz Stone discussed opportunity, technology and empathy at the Bucknell Forum.
- Bucknell student-athlete graduation rate among nation's best
Bucknell student-athletes have the second highest graduation rate in the country, according to a new NCAA report.
- Historic weekend will set course for future of Bucknell
With a half-a-billion dollar goal, the Campaign for Bucknell University will publicly launch this Homecoming weekend.
- A rare conversation
Jim Cramer and Walter Isaacson's conversation about innovation, discovery and leadership is part of Bucknell's 2012 Homecoming celebration.
- Meet our new associate professors
Sixteen recently tenured or promoted associate professors talk about what led them to pursue their fields and what inspires them as teacher-scholars.
- Teaching to teach
A National Science Foundation grant will help Bucknell professors address what they call a real problem in engineering education across the country: the misunderstanding of basic concepts.
- Funding innovation
Bucknell's Green Fund puts innovation in the hands of the campus community.
- Ask the Experts: The First Debate
Chris Ellis, assistant professor of political science, on why the first presidential debate may cause Republican enthusiasm to surge.
- Ask the Experts: It's the economy, stupid
Chris Magee, professor of economics, discusses how economic factors can help predict the next president of the United States.
- Meet our new full professors
Fourteen full professors describe what interests them, what inspires them and why they teach at Bucknell.
- Dawn of adventure botany
Chris Martine, associate professor of biology, finds the coolest plants in the world and shares them with a devoted YouTube audience.
- Professor named Cambridge Fellow
Jeffrey Evans, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Bucknell University, has been awarded an Overseas Fellowship at Churchill College, Cambridge University.
- Ask the Experts: Reacting to Romney
Associate Professor of Political Science Scott Meinke discusses what Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney achieved with his convention speech, and where the election goes from here.
- Ask the Experts: Analyzing Obama's Speech
Chris Ellis, assistant professor of political science, breaks down President Obama's convention speech and explains why we should expect the race to remain tight through Election Day.
- Ask the Experts: Pennsylvania's controversial voter ID law
Scott Meinke, associate professor of political science, has been following Pennsylvania's voter ID law as it works its way through the court system. He weighs in on the latest developments, and what they mean for voters.
- Green Screens series Oct. 30: 'Biophilic Design'
The Bucknell University Environmental Center's Green Screens series will host the film, "Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life," Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre.
- Weis Center concert Oct. 30 features Rob Schwimmer on theremin
Rob Schwimmer, a composer, pianist and professional theremin player, will perform in concert Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lobby of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- CANCELLED: Avicii concert Oct. 30
The concert by Avicii rescheduled for Oct. 30 has been cancelled due to weather concerns.
- CANCELLED: Bucknell/National China Town Hall event Oct. 29
Members of the Bucknell University community will participate in the national China Town Hall event "Local Connections, National Reflections," featuring U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke, on Oct. 29 in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Homecoming Oct. 26-28
Bucknell University's annual Homecoming celebration will be held Oct. 26-28, with several free events open to the public, including a concert with Delta blues and reggae artist Corey Harris on Friday, and a conversation with Jim Cramer and Walter Isaacson on Saturday.
- Corey Harris and The Rasta Blues Experience at Campus Theatre Oct. 26
Renowned Delta blues and reggae artist Corey Harris and The Rasta Blues Experience will perform in concert Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. at the Campus Theatre, as part of Bucknell University's Homecoming festivities.
- BUEC to host Lewisburg Prison panel discussion Oct. 25
The Bucknell University Environmental Center will host the panel discussion, "USP Lewisburg: A Contested Space?" Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell bookstore in Lewisburg.
- SBDC workshop Oct. 25: 'Employee Handbooks'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "How to Write an Employee Handbook," Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Business Education Center.
- Ben Williams and Sound Effect at Campus Theatre Oct. 24
Rising star bassist Ben Williams and his ensemble Sound Effect will perform live jazz Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre.
- SBDC workshop Oct. 24: 'Affordability of starting a small business'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Starting your own small business is more affordable than you think," with Steve Buch and Candice Caruso Oct. 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the SBDC Education Center in the DeWitt Building.
- Green Lunch Bag seminar Oct. 22: 'An American River'
Mary Bruno, author of An American River: From Paradise to Superfund, Afloat on New Jersey's Passaic, will discuss her book Oct. 22 at noon in the Bucknell University Environmental Center (BUEC).
- Chemist Oct. 22: 'How to be Successful'
Richard Zare, professor of chemistry at Stanford University, will give the talk, "How To Be Successful," Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Ukulele Orchestra 'family friendly entertainment' Oct. 18
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain will perform in concert, complete with an audience participation component, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- SBDC workshop Oct. 18: 'Leading for Change'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Leading for Change," Oct. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the SBDC Education Center.
- Bloom to discuss solutions to food waste Oct. 17
Journalist and food waste expert Jonathan Bloom will give the talk, "What a Waste: Why We Waste So Much Food and What You Can Do About It," Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium.
- 'Doctors of the Dark Side' film set for Oct. 16
Bucknell University will host a showing of "Doctors of the Dark Side," a documentary about the role of physicians and psychologists in detainee torture, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. [Note time change]
- Siegler to discuss 'Global Daoism' Oct. 15
Elijah Siegler will give the talk, "Dream Trippers: Global Daoism and the Quest for Authenticity," Monday, Oct. 15, at 5 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Sphinx Virtuosi in concert Oct. 13
Sphinx Virtuosi will perform "Music of the Americas" Oct. 13 at 8 pm. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, preceded at 7:15 p.m. by a pre-performance talk with the artists in the Weis Center Lobby.
- River Symposium slated for Oct. 12 and 13
Updated Nov. 28: PCN plans to air coverage of the River Symposium Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 4:10 p.m., and again around 7:30 p.m. Bucknell University will host the 7th Annual Susquehanna River Symposium, "Wasn't That A Mighty Storm! Flooding in the Susquehanna watershed," Oct. 12 and 13 in the Terrace Room (Room 256) of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Chilean folk music with Inti-Illimani Oct. 11
Chilean instrumental and vocal folk music ensemble Inti-Illimani will perform in concert Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Twitter co-founder Biz Stone Oct. 23: technology’s promises and dangers
Dubbed one of TIME's most influential people, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone will visit Bucknell University to discuss technology’s promises and dangers.
- BUEC events: energy management and African-American history
The Bucknell University Environmental Center (BUEC) will host two events Oct. 10 and Oct. 11, exploring energy management and the African-American experience in Milton.
- BILL presents 'Tea & Talk' in October
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's "Tea & Talk" program will host three afternoon events on Oct. 2, Oct. 18, and Oct. 24, exploring Uyghurland, dance and the presidential election.
- SBDC to host Quickbooks workshops in October
The Bucknell SBDC will offer three "Quickbooks for Small Business Owners" workshops Oct. 10, 11 and 12 in the SBDC Business Education Center in the DeWitt Building in Lewisburg.
- SBDC workshop Oct. 10: 'Emergency Planning'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Emergency Planning for Small Businesses" Oct. 10 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the offices of the American Red Cross in Lewisburg.
- Annual TKE Reagan Run begins Oct. 4
Sixty members of the Bucknell chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) will participate in the annual Reagan Run, a 182-mile relay race from Lewisburg to Washington, D.C., over Fall Break.
- 'This is Cinerama' at Campus Theatre Oct. 9
The ground-breaking film "This is Cinerama" will be shown Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. Admission is $2.
- Coder Celebration Oct. 5 honors small businesses
The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host the Charles H. Coder Celebration of Growing Small Businesses on Friday, Oct. 5, at 11:30 a.m. in Hunt Hall at Bucknell.
- Oswego Jazz Project concert Oct. 4
The Oswego Jazz Project will perform in concert Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Greaves: 'Lewisburg Architecture Project' Oct. 4
Tom Greaves will discuss "The Lewisburg Architecture Project," Thursday, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Jazz at Bucknell Oct. 3: The Ullmann/Swell 4
The Ullmann/Swell 4 will present a jazz concert Oct. 3 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall as part of the University's ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesday Series.
- Pioneering feminist Barbara Smith to speak Oct. 3
Author and activist Barbara Smith will give the talk, "Black Feminist Activism: My Next Chapter," Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- 'Small Farm Rising' Oct. 2 at Campus Theatre
"Small Farm Rising," a documentary which explores the reinvention of small-scale agriculture, will be shown Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. Admission is $2.
- Stop the Hate Unity Rally Oct. 2
The 14th annual Stop the Hate Unity Rally will be held Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in Hufnagle Park.
- Bilingual poetry reading Oct. 2
The Stadler Center for Poetry and Bucknell University Press will host a bilingual poetry reading Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall honoring the work of Chilean poet Tomás Harris and French poet Yves Bonnefoy.
- 'China in North Korea nuclear crisis' Oct. 2
Hochul Lee will give the talk, "China in North Korean nuclear crises: 'Interest' and 'identity' in foreign behavior," Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- 'The President's Own' Oct. 2: sold out
"The President's Own" United States Marine Band will perform to a sold out crowd at the Weis Center at Bucknell University on Oct. 2 at 8 p.m.
- Considering weight loss surgery? There’s an app for that
Bucknell and Geisinger Medical Center have teamed up to create a mobile application that will help gastric bypass patients track their success, and potential patients determine if the surgery is the right weight loss solution for them.
- Bucknell in Denmark
Through summer study abroad program, students learn about culture's role in child development, gain perspective on the world.
- Creativity sparks social change
'Puerto Rico se Anima' project gives hope, skills to teens affected by violence and drug trafficking in Puerto Rico
- Topping Out
The University celebrated the construction of Academic West with a ceremony marking the placement of the last piece of structural steel in the building.
- Ask the Experts: Tracking Isaac
Nearly a year to the day after the remnants of Hurricane Lee caused historic flooding in central Pennsylvania, Craig Kochel, professor of geology, says what remains of Hurricane Isaac could turn toward Lewisburg.
- Bucknell students can vote with ID card change
While the debate over Pennsylvania's new voter ID law continues, Bucknell is ensuring students can use their ID cards to vote in the upcoming presidential election.
- 'Stories of the Susquehanna Valley' begins Sept. 6
The Bucknell University Environmental Center series, "Stories of the Susquehanna Valley," begins Sept. 6 with the talk, "Rural Homelessness in the Central Susquehanna Region," by Heather Feldhaus at 4 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- PHILADANCO at Weis Center Sept. 28
Modern dance troupe PHILADANCO will perform Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center at Bucknell University. The performance will be preceded by a pre-performance talk by founder Joan Myers Brown from 7:15 to 7:45 p.m. in the Weis Center lobby.
- First Step pre-business workshop Sept. 25 in Shamokin
The Bucknell SBDC will host a First Step pre-business Workshop Sept. 25 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Brush Valley Chamber of Commerce in Shamokin.
- Gandhi talk Sept. 24: 'Global spaces of yoga'
Shreena Gandhi will give the talk, "Bending with the Market: Theorizing the Global Spaces of Yoga in the United States," Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center. [note time change]
- Observatory Open House Sept. 22
The Observatory at Bucknell University will host an Open House Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8 to 11 p.m.
- 'Best Cajun band in the world' at Weis Center Sept. 21
Award-winning Cajun band BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet will perform in concert Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Family Weekend slated for Sept. 21-23
Family Weekend gives parents and other family members a look at what life is like for their students at Bucknell, and offers several events for both Bucknell families and the general public.
- Historian to examine religion and the founding of America Sept. 18
John Fea will give the talk, "Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?" Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Religious Studies Forum discussions slated for fall semester
The religion department at Bucknell University is hosting a Religious Studies Forum discussion the first Wednesday of the month during the fall semester.
- Law professor: 'Gay Rights and American Constitutionalism' Sept. 20
David Richards will give the talk, "Gay Rights and American Constitutionalism: From Unspeakability to Voice," Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Literary theorist: 'Challenge of the Humanities' Sept. 20
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak will give the talk, "Healthcare for the General Culture: The Challenge of the Humanities," Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Weigle to explore 'Natural science, engineering and sociology in the Marcellus Age' Sept. 20
Jason Weigle will give the talk, "Strangers in strange lands: Why natural science, engineering and sociology need each other in the Marcellus Age," Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. in Walls Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Papermoon Puppet Theatre examines Indonesian history Sept. 19
The Papermoon Puppet Theatre will present "Mwathirika" Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Harvey Powers Theatre in Coleman Hall at Bucknell University.
- Romero talk Sept. 19 continues Hispanic Heritage Month series
Augustine Romero, director of student equity with the Tucson Unified School District and co-founder of the Social Justice Project, will give the talk, "Precious Knowledge," Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center as part of the Hispanic Heritage Month lecture series.
- Sonnenblick: 'My young adult author career' Sept. 19
Jordan Sonnenblick will give the talk, "Not Quite J.K. Rowling: Thoughts on my Career as a Young Adult Author," Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Johnson: 'Thoughts on Peace' Sept. 18
Mark C. Johnson, executive director of The Fellowship of Reconciliation, will give the talk, "Thoughts on Peace," Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell faculty panel Sept. 17: 'Election Matters'
A panel of Bucknell University faculty will discuss "Election Matters" Monday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Green Screens film series begins Sept. 11 with 'Waste Land'
The documentary "Waste Land" will be shown Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg as part of the BUEC Green Screens film series and the Bucknell Film/Media Series. Admission is $2.
- Sneak preview Sept. 10: post-Katrina documentary and film's producer
Bucknell University will host a free sneak preview of "I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful," Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center. The new documentary by director Jonathan Demme, which explores the rebuilding of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, will be followed by a discussion with producer Daniel Wolff.
- Concert Sept. 9: two pianists, two percussionists
Pianists Barry Hannigan and Eun Ae Baik-Kim will join percussionists Barry Dove and Chris Rose in a free program of music by Schumann, Ravel and Bartok Sept. 9 at 4 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Bertrand Library exhibit talk Sept. 7: 'A Peace of My Mind'
The Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library at Bucknell University will host the exhibit, "A Peace of My Mind," by photographer and author John Noltner Aug. 31 through Oct. 13. Noltner will give a talk about the exhibit Sept. 7.
- Simple as single-stream
Bucknell has adopted a new single-stream recycling system to improve campus recycling and decrease waste going to landfills.
- Searching for answers
Searching for solutions to real-world problems gives undergraduates valuable research experience.
- Shale group explores independent research
Dozens of economist and scientists gathered at Bucknell to focus on the economic and community impacts of shale energy production.
- Rebuilding New Orleans
Ahead of its nationally televised debut, a new documentary focusing on the devastation and rebuilding of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina will be shown at Bucknell, followed by a discussion with the film's producer.
- Ninety Miles Project: Cuban-American jazz Sept. 15
The Ninety Miles Project will perform in concert Saturday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Legal scholar: 'The New Jim Crow' Sept. 13
Michelle Alexander, associate professor of law at Ohio State University, will give a talk about her book, "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness," Thursday, Sept. 13, at 8 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center
- Dena DeRose Trio jazz concert Sept. 12 at Weis Center
Jazz ensemble Dena DeRose Trio will perform Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lobby of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University, as part of the Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series.
- NEA Jazz Master returns to Jazz at Bucknell Sept. 5
Saxophonist David Liebman will perform in concert, with bassist Drew Gress and percussionist Phil Haynes, Sept. 5 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University as part of the University's ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesday Series.
- Nye is Sojka Visiting Poet Sept. 4 at Bucknell
Poet Naomi Shihab Nye will give a reading of her works Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell Hall, at Bucknell University, as part of the University's annual Gary and Sandra Sojka Visiting Poet series.
- Bucknell will soon have new conference rival
Loyola University Maryland has accepted an invitation to join the Patriot League beginning in the 2013-14 academic year.
- Opportunity meets tradition
Convocation welcomed more than 900 first-year and transfer students in the Class of 2016.
- Poetry in motion
Read and listen to contemporary poems by living poets, recited in their own voices, on Bucknell's new Poetry Path.
- Class of 2016 arrives for Orientation
Bucknell's Class of 2016 — about 930 of them — will get to know the University and their classmates a lot better during five days of Orientation that begin with Move-in Day on Friday, Aug. 17.
- Coral reef classroom
Immersed in the turquoise waters of the Virgin Islands, students learn about a complex and fragile ecosystem.
- Bucknell welcomes new University Chaplain
Bucknell's new University Chaplain discusses his role on campus and the importance of interfaith programming.
- Catherine Payn Scholarship Fund established
The Professor Catherine "Kay" Payn Scholarship Fund has been established at Bucknell University by the Frank and Gretta Lattal family.
- Stumbris named SBDC director
Steven Stumbris has been named director of the Small Business Development Center at Bucknell University.
- As far as the eye can see: Bucknell researchers look to improve vision in Guatemala
Professors Charles Kim and Jamie Hendry are working with students to provide affordable vision care and eyeglasses in remote Guatemala.
- Cycling for change: grad goes coast to coast for BAP
Bucknell grad planning coast-to-coast ride to raise funds, awareness for Ugandan bike project
- Weis Center season: music and dance from around the world
The 2012-13 season at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University features more than 30 events including jazz, blues, modern dance, world music, and kid-friendly performances. Many events are free. All events are open to the public.
- SBDC consulting at Middlecreek Area Community Center Aug. 30
Representatives from the Bucknell University SBDC will be available at the Middlecreek Area Community Center Aug. 30, to provide entrepreneurs with free consulting services and information.
- Anat Cohen Quartet in free jazz concert at Campus Theatre Aug. 29
Award-winning jazz ensemble Anat Cohen Quartet will perform Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg as part of the ongoing Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series.
- DiAngelo to discuss 'Developing White Racial Literacy' Aug. 23
Robin DiAngelo will give the talk, "What Does it Mean to be White? Developing White Racial Literacy," Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Arts. Everywhere. Festival Aug. 24-25
Bucknell University will host the second annual Arts. Everywhere. festival Friday, Aug. 24, and Saturday, Aug. 25, with free events on campus and in Lewisburg.
- Bucknell Community Street Fair set for Aug. 24
The second annual Bucknell Community Street Fair will be held Friday, Aug. 24, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the corner of Market and South Fourth St., near the M&T Bank parking lot.
- Weis Center's 25th anniversary Aug. 24 features free outdoor concert and Open House
Brooklyn-based fusion band Red Baraat will mark the Weis Center's 25th anniversary with a free concert Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. on the Weis Center's outdoor plaza.
- Cross-country bicycle trip could be life-defining journey
On June 1, seniors Mike Anderson and Kaitlyn Smith will stand on a sandy Virginia beach, ready to begin what they believe will be an unforgettable adventure.
- Samek Art Gallery: 'Dusk to Dusk' brings haunting beauty
"Dusk to Dusk," a chilling assemblage of contemporary works that examines the world through a dark lens, will be on view from Aug. 20 through Dec. 21, in the Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell.
- Navigating the college search
Helping students learn the process to find the best possible fit was the focus of a daylong workshop at Bucknell recently.
- Bucknell faculty honored at ASEE conference
Several members of the Bucknell University faculty were recognized at the annual American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) conference in San Antonio recently.
- The vestiges of apartheid
While taking a course in South Africa, students witness vast economic disparity, participate in community development.
- Bucknell, Geisinger study could aid in early detection of autism, OCD
A study at Bucknell offers insight into the spectrum of neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders and may lead to better early intervention and treatment.
- Bucknell Magazine: The Politics of Race
Assistant Professor of Political Science Atiya Kai Stokes-Brown discusses why politicians need to better understand the Latino community.
- Fixing the blight
Student intern Harrison Mills, Class of ’14, is mapping blighted housing and social services in an effort to revitalize Sunbury, Pa.
- SBDC offers assistance at local legislators' offices
Representatives from the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center will be available at local legislators' offices this summer to provide entrepreneurs with free consulting services and information.
- John Hammond in concert at Campus Theatre
Blues guitarist John Hammond will perform Friday, July 6, at 7 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell.
- Fulbright award earns Bucknell grad a year in Russia
Sarah Bunker, Class of 2012, is headed from Bucknell to Russia after earning a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship award.
- Ask the Experts: SCOTUS and ACA
Scott Meinke, associate professor of political science, discusses the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act.
- Between death and life
Bucknell Public Safety Officers Holtzapple and Barilar were awarded plaques in recognition of their emergency response efforts.
- Lab dedication pays tribute to professor’s passion
A Bucknell professor's dedication inspired a gift from a graduate that will benefit current and future students.
- Beckman Foundation grant supports undergrad research
Bucknell University has received a grant for $77,200 from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation to provide enhanced research opportunities for four Bucknell undergraduates majoring in the areas of biology, chemistry, and cell biology/biochemistry.
- Rats go high tech to root out land mines
Two professors are developing technology and training rats to eradicate land mines in developing countries.
- Preparing for a lifetime of success
Two recent studies show Bucknell University graduates, and alumni of liberal arts institutions across the country, place a high value on their investment in a college education.
- The fast and the flexible
Students take three-week course in China to learn how engineering, culture and business intersect.
- Boston University to join Patriot League
Bucknell and Boston University will soon be competing as Patriot League rivals.
- Geisinger Partnership: Engineering solutions in healthcare
Bucknell's biomedical engineering students each year partner with surgeons, nurses and other medical professionals to solve real-world medical issues.
- Bucknell helps Susquehanna River secure historic designation
Researchers at Bucknell University have helped place the Susquehanna among the country's most important, historically significant rivers.
- Bucknell honors staff 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.
- Pool Pass fundraiser nets $2,500; applications available
Bucknell University students and LARA collaborated on their third annual fund-raising project in memory of two local children who drowned in the Susquehanna River in August 2009.
- Bucknell hosting summer programs and conferences
Bucknell University will host nearly 4,000 visitors participating in about 30 conferences beginning June 9 through July 28, in addition to a series of University-affiliated summer programs.
- Senior speaker asks: Why Bucknell?
Selected as senior speaker, Odeke Ekirapa is nervous. And it's not because he will address about 9,000 people at Bucknell's 162nd Commencement ceremony.
- SBDC workshop June 8: ADA and employment discrimination laws
The Bucknell University SBDC will offer the workshop, "Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Employment Discrimination Laws and Your Small Business," June 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the SBDC Education Center in the DeWitt Building in Lewisburg.
- SBDC workshop June 6: 'Intellectual Property Basics'
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer the workshop, "Intellectual Property Basics for Entrepreneurs" Wednesday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center in the DeWitt Building at 416 Market St. in Lewisburg.
- 'Music in the Dark' June 8 joins jazz and stargazing
Bucknell University will host "Music in the Dark: Stargazing and Jazz," Friday, June 8, at 10 p.m. on the Academic Quad.
- Thousands returning for Reunion Weekend May 31 to June 3
Bucknell University will host Reunion Weekend May 31 to June 3, with thousands of alumni and their families planning to return to the campus.
- Commencement awards honor Bucknell faculty, graduate
The work and scholarly accomplishments of five faculty members was recognized during Bucknell University's 162nd Commencement celebration on Sunday, May 20.
- 2012 grad on presidential path
Bucknell Community College Scholar Sean Fortney plans to become a leader in higher education.
- Toward justice and human dignity
Four members of the Class of 2012 describe their plans to become global advocates for human and individual rights.
- Next stop 30 Rock: 2012 alumna to be NBC page
Bucknell University senior Kristen Bucaria is headed to the highly competitive NBC Page Program after graduation.
- Sealing a new tradition
The Class of 2012 has gifted the University with a bronze seal placed on the Academic Quad.
- From speed limits to sports scandals: Honors theses tackle big questions
Forty graduating seniors delved into topics ranging from media coverage of sports scandals to the the Chernobyl nuclear disaster's influence on health and culture for their honors theses. Bucknell's 162nd Commencement is slated for Sunday, May 20.
- Anna Quindlen to graduates: Embrace challenges, remake the world
Bestselling author Anna Quindlen urged the Class of 2012 to remake the world in her keynote address in Bucknell's Academic Quadrangle. Thousands of family members, friends, faculty and staff attended the ceremony, in which 900 degrees were conferred.
- Bucknell to graduate 900 at 162nd Commencement
Thousands of family members and friends will be on hand Sunday, May 20, to cheer on 900 undergraduate and graduate students during Bucknell University's 162nd Commencement.
- Bucknell athletics among "Best of the Best" for LGBT-friendliness
Bucknell University's athletics program has been recognized as one of the top-10 safest and friendliest programs in the country for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students.
- Projects for Peace grants address international social ills
Two Bucknell University student groups each have received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant from philanthropist Kathryn W. Davis to support projects promoting peace and social justice in the Caribbean and Africa.
- Author Anna Quindlen is 2012 Commencement speaker
Anna Quindlen, an award-winning columnist, celebrated journalist and best-selling author, will deliver Bucknell University's commencement address during its 162nd graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 20.
- Quindlen Wisdom
Ten bits of wisdom from Anna Quindlen, Bucknell University's 2012 Commencement speaker.
- Engineering students do well at regional ChemE conference
A team of Bucknell University chemical engineering students finished first in the regional ChemE competition sponsored by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
- You're hired: Down economy doesn't stop Bucknell's 2011 graduates from finding jobs
Bucknell University alumni are finding their investment in a Bucknell education is paying off. A new report shows 97 percent of Bucknell's Class of 2011 was placed within nine months of graduation.
- Ask the Experts: Chipper Dean on adolescent risk taking
Assistant Professor of Psychology Chipper Dean discusses adolescent risk taking.
- T.E.A.M. mentoring: A family bond
Mentors help peers deal with homesickness, time management and more.
- SBDC workshop May 22: 'Professional Etiquette'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Professional Etiquette: Communication, Dining and Dress Skills for Success," May 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center.
- First Flight of the Flying Bison
Bucknell University now has its own food truck, called the Flying Bison. It will be unveiled to campus in front of the Kenneth Langone Athletics and Recreation Center on April 25 at 4:30 p.m.
- Celtic all stars to perform one-of-a-kind concert at Bucknell
In what promises to be a one-of-a-kind music and dance extravaganza, some of the world's most renowned Irish performers will take the stage at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, May 18.
- SBDC workshop May 17: 'Dealing with Difficult Behaviors'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Dealing with Difficult Behaviors," May 17 from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center in the DeWitt Building.
- Child Injury Symposium slated for May 8
Bucknell University will host a Child Injury Symposium for parents and interested adults Tuesday, May 8, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Room 241 of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell. The symposium is free and open to the public.
- Solar Scholars renewable energy workshop May 12
The Bucknell University Solar Scholars will present a "Renewable Energy Workshop" May 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Advance registration is recommended.
- Lewisburg Community Garden plant sale May 5
A plant sale will be held Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lewisburg Community Garden, located at the intersection of St. Anthony Street and Water Street.
- Ask the Experts: Gary Steiner on animal rights
Gary Steiner, John Howard Harris Professor of Philosophy, discusses animal rights and the vegan imperative.
- Students build critical skills, connections through Engineering Success Alliance
Now in its second year, the Engineering Success Alliance provides students who come from under-resourced high schools with the academic resources, peer support and opportunities they need to succeed.
- Students combat pain, poverty in Dominican Republic
Fifteen Bucknell University students and two advisers traveled to the Dominican Republic as part of a week-long service trip.
- New appointment to Rooke Professorship in Engineering
Michael Prince, a professor of chemical engineering at Bucknell University, has been appointed to the Robert L. Rooke Professorship in Engineering.
- Researchers investigate how some bats survive with white-nose syndrome
Two Bucknell professors have received a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service grant to find out whether certain genetic characteristics, behavior and environmental factors contribute to the severity of the white-nose syndrome, which has killed up to 6.7 million bats in eastern North America.
- Outstanding achievement in the liberal arts
Bucknell's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest honorary society, inducted 43 new members at a ceremony Friday at the Campus Theatre. Members are selected for scholastic achievement, intellectual honesty, and evidence of a broad range of intellectual interests in the liberal arts.
- Professor's study of blood vessels could aid in cancer drug delivery
Professor James Baish and clinical collaborators in Boston have found a way to map the shape and space between blood vessels in tumors, a discovery that could allow drug companies to better design and doctors to more precisely prescribe cancer-fighting drugs.
- Campus Theatre renovation project honored by AIA
The Campus Theatre Renovation Project has been honored with a Citation of Merit for Architectural Excellence by the American Institute of Architects' Pennsylvania Chapter.
- Ask the Experts: G.C. Waldrep on poetry, apocalyptic literature
Assistant Professor of English G.C. Waldrep talks about how poetry helps us explain the world.
- A 'Golden View' of Art and Science
Makoto Fujimura '83 and President John Bravman explored how technology and the arts intertwine in the Bucknell Forum event, "Creative Engagement: The Questions Science and Art Ask of Each Other," held April 3, 2012.
- Slam Poetry: From the Page to the Stage
Bucknell University students give voice to their poetry at the Stadler Center Slams, a reading series launched at the beginning of the 2011–12 academic year.
- Bucknell dedicates historic DeWitt Building
With the cut of the intertwined orange and blue ribbon that was stretched in front of the recently renovated DeWitt Building, Bucknell capped its latest venture into downtown Lewisburg.
- President's second patent furthers cardiac stent progress
Bucknell University President John Bravman has developed a patented coating that may make coronary stents safer for heart disease patients.
- Bucknell events April 28 and 29 part of Lewisburg Arts Weekend
The 43rd annual Lewisburg Arts Festival will be held April 27 through May 12. The festival will include the Market Street Festival April 28 with art, entertainment and food along Market Street. As part of the festival, Bucknell University will host several related events.
- Concerts: Rooke Chapel Ringers April 28, Rooke Chapel Choir April 29
Bucknell University will present two concerts by the Rooke Chapel Ringers and the Rooke Chapel Choir on April 28 and 29 respectively.
- Bucknell Dance Company spring concert April 27 and 28
The Bucknell Dance Company will present its annual spring concert April 27 and 28, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center. The program will feature a mix of modern, ballet and tap dance, with original choreography by guest artists Nick Ross and Melissa Bobick.
- BUEC sustainable backyard grand re-opening April 27
The Bucknell University Environmental Center will hold a grand re-opening of the BUEC sustainable backyard on Friday, April 27, from 4 to 6 p.m. The event will include tours, presentations and native plant giveaways.
- Bucknell students April 26: 'A solution to the Federal Budget Problem'
A panel of Bucknell University students will present "America is Drowning in Debt: A Solution to the Federal Budget Problem," April 26 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- Inuit activist April 26: global climate change and human rights
Sheila Watt-Cloutier, a 2007 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will discuss global climate change and human rights April 26 at 8 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Beautiful Mind author April 25: 'Grand Pursuit of Economic Thinkers'
Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind, will give the talk, "Big Government, Small Government and the Grand Pursuit of Economic Thinkers," April 25 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium.
- 'Climate Refugees' documentary April 24 at Campus Theatre
The Bucknell University Environmental Center's "Green Screens" series concludes for the semester with the documentary, "Climate Refugees," April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. General admission is $2 per person.
- Woodard to discuss grassroots development in Nicaragua April 24
Sarah Woodard will discuss "Challenges of Grass Roots Development in Nicaragua" April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theater of the Elaine Langone Center. The presentation will feature a slide show and the sale of hand-made Nicaraguan crafts.
- Jewish resistance fighter: April 23 Yom HaShoah observance
Moshe Baran, a partisan/resistance fighter during World War II, will give the talk, "Resistance in Peace and War Times," April 23 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell as part of the University's observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.
- Students, LARA, host pool pass fundraiser April 22
Bucknell University students are working with LARA on a fun run/walk and Zumbathon fund-raising project in memory of two local children who drowned in the Susquehanna River in August 2009.
- Jazz Band concert April 20: guest artist, world premiere
The Bucknell University Jazz Band will perform with guest artist Chris Vadala on April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center. The concert will feature the world premiere of a brand new work written for the occasion by composer Rick Hirsch.
- 'Water, Water Everywhere ... ' weeklong teach-in April 16-19
Bucknell University will host a weeklong teach-in, "Water, Water Everywhere," April 16 through 19, exploring the importance of water in an environmentally challenged 21st century from interdisciplinary perspectives in a series of snaptalks and presentations.
- Wycliffe Gordon Quintet in concert April 18 at Campus Theatre
The Wycliffe Gordon Quintet will perform April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre as the final event in the spring Janet Weis Jazz Cabaret Series. The program will feature music from "Hello Pops, A Tribute to Louis Armstrong."
- Randy Roberts Potts to speak April 18
Randy Roberts Potts, grandson of televangelist Oral Roberts, will give the talk, "Growing Up Gay and Christian: How I Lived to Tell the Tale," April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Trout Auditorium.
- Griot Institute series April 18: 'Sally: A Montage'
The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University will present the theatre performance and discussion, "Sally: A Montage," April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Theatre and Dance presents 'The Wild Party' April 13-16
The Bucknell University Department of Theatre and Dance will present "The Wild Party" April 13 through 16 in the Harvey Powers Theatre.
- Dan Savage to speak at Bucknell April 16
Columnist Dan Savage, co-founder of the It Gets Better Project, will speak April 16 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Classics department hosts 'Homerathon' April 14
The Department of Classics at Bucknell University will host a Homerathon April 14 from 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge on the Lower Level of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Gallery Series April 10: Theo Bleckmann
Vocalist Theo Bleckmann will present a solo concert April 10 at 7 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building as part of the University's ongoing Gallery Series.
- Bucknell Lewisburg Community Garden groundbreaking April 7
A groundbreaking ceremony for the Bucknell Lewisburg Community Garden will be held Saturday, April 7, at noon, at the corner of Water Street and St. Anthony Street in Lewisburg.
- Borges-Mendez April 5: 'Community Appraisals'
Ramon Borges-Méndez will give the talk, "Community Appraisals and Characterization: People, Places, and Assets," Thursday, April 5, at 4 p.m. in Walls Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Marcellus Shale panel April 9: 'Economic and Legal Issues'
Bucknell University will host a panel discussion on the economic, community and legal implications of the Marcellus Shale boom in Pennsylvania April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Fasano Memorial Lecture April 17: 'The Roseto Study'
Sejal Patel will give the talk, "The Roseto Study: The Promise and Practice of Community Medicine," April 17 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell as the Third Annual Charles P. Fasano Memorial Lecture.
- Social scientist April 5: African-American roots tourism in Brazil
Social scientist Patricia de Santana Pinho will give the talk, "African-American Roots Tourism in Brazil: Encounters in Sameness, Difference and Inequality," Thursday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Peace activist Kathy Kelly to speak April 10
Peace activist Kathy Kelly will give the talk, "Eyewitness to War, Witness for Peace," Tuesday, April 10, at 7:30 in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Lunch & Learn April 10: 'Alexander the Great, Seven Wonders'
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning will host the talk, "Alexander the Great and the Seven Wonders of the World," Tuesday, April 10, with Janet Jones, Presidential Professor of Classics at Bucknell.
- 'Mad Women' author, advertising exec Maas to speak April 4 and 5
Author and advertising executive Jane Brown Maas will give a talk at Bucknell University Wednesday, April 4, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Forum April 3: The Artist and the Engineer
The final event in the Bucknell Forum series, "Creativity: Beyond the Box," brings together Bucknell University President John Bravman and artist Makoto Fujimura, Class of 1983.
- Ask the Experts: Eric Kennedy makes no bones about keeping kids injury-free
Eric Kennedy, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, discusses child injury prevention.
- Creating Success: Historic building houses new space for art and innovation
Community members will get their first look at Bucknell's new Downtown Art Gallery and its upstairs neighbor, the Bucknell University Entrepreneurs Incubator, during a grand opening celebration this weekend.
- Bucknell to unveil Downtown Art Gallery
Major renovations to the historic DeWitt Building in Lewisburg include a new Downtown Art Gallery on the ground floor.
- Ask the Experts: Dina El-Mogazi and the Campus Greening Initiative
Dina El-Mogazi, director of the Campus Greening Initiative, discusses environmental sustainability efforts on campus.
- Students apply classroom lessons through community service
Students in Elisabeth Guerrero's Latino Literature course and several other classes are performing service in the community as part of the curriculum. The projects include helping English language learners in an affordable housing community, tutoring in local schools and translating documents from English to Spanish for local agencies.
- Bucknell hosts Brazil's first Science Without Borders students
Bucknell University is hosting some of the first Brazilian students taking part in the country's new Science Without Borders program.
- Habitat for Humanity student volunteers dedicate spring break to service
Last spring, students in Bucknell's Habitat for Humanity campus chapter spent a week installing siding, painting doors and constructing a deck on a house in Ablemarle, N.C.
- Name, technology connect Bucknell students with Virginia elementary school
Bucknell University students hope to inspire, learn from elementary school students in Virginia
- Provost Smyer awarded Fulbright fellowship to India
Bucknell University Provost Mick Smyer will travel to India this month, after being selected to take part in the Fulbright-Nehru India International Education Administrators Seminar. Smyer is one of just a handful of college administrators chosen to participate in the program.
- Travel with a purpose: spring breakers learn, help those in need
Several student groups will spend their spring break learning more about the world and helping those in need.
- Bucknell faculty snaptalks March 30 address environmental issues
Five Bucknell University faculty members will discuss a range of topics at an Environmental Snaptalk Symposium on Friday, March 30, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Traditional Reading Room of the Bertrand Library.
- Gallery Series March 30: Keith Kirchoff
Pianist/composer Keith Kirchoff will perform in concert March 30 at 7 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University as part of the University's ongoing Gallery Series.
- Ask the Experts: David Rovnyak on the NMR imager and undergrad research
Ask the Experts: David Rovnyak, associate professor of chemistry, describes the University's NMR imager and its role in undergraduate research.
- Ask the Experts: Emily Geist on advances in arthroscopic hip surgery
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Emily Geist, Class of '03, discusses her research to improve arthroscopic hip surgery.
- Ask the Experts: Scott Meinke discusses presidential historian Robert A. Caro
Scott Meinke, associate professor of political science, discusses presidential historian and award-winning author Robert Caro's visit to Bucknell, and how Caro's work relates to this year's presidential election.
- SBDC workshop March 29: 'Social Media Strategies'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Social Media Strategies for Small Businesses," March 29 in the SBDC Education Center.
- SBDC workshop March 29: 'Main Street Display'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Visual Merchandising and Display for Main Street Businesses," March 29 in the Mifflinburg Bank Community Room.
- Janet's Jazz March 28: Jane Monheit Quartet at Campus Theatre
The Jane Monheit Quartet will perform on Wednesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg as part of the ongoing Janet Weis Cabaret Series.
- SBDC workshop March 28: FranNet and BeneTrends
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Job Security, Wealth Accumulation and Professional Enjoyment," March 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the SBDC Education Center.
- Genealogist talk March 28: Hemings/Jefferson DNA tests
Genealogist Helen F.M. Leary will give the talk, "Jefferson and Genetics: The DNA Tests," March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center, discussing the particulars of the Jefferson DNA tests with a focus on the interweaving of heritage, genetics and genealogy.
- SBDC workshop March 28: 'Hire the Right Person'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Hire the Right Person, Not a Resume: Behavior-based Interviewing," March 28 from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center.
- Green Screens March 27: 'Liquid Assets'
The Bucknell University Environmental Center's Green Screens documentary series continues with a public screening of the film "Liquid Assets" on Tuesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.
- Alumnus to discuss international trade policy March 26
Bucknell University will host the talk, "Whither International Cooperation? Optimism and Lessons from Trade Policy: A Scholar-Practitioner's View," with alumnus Chad Bown on March 26 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre.
- Goodstein to discuss environmental sustainability March 26
Environmental educator Eban Goodstein will visit Bucknell University Monday, March 26, to lead two discussions about environmental sustainability.
- Weis Center March 23: Frautschi and Jumppanen
The spring season at the Weis Center at Bucknell University will close with a performance by violinist Jennifer Frautschi and pianist Paavali Jumppanen on March 23 at 8 p.m.
- Bonilla-Silva to discuss 'Invisible Weight of Whiteness' March 22
Sociologist Eduardo Bonilla-Silva will give the talk, "The Invisible Weight of Whiteness: The Racial Grammar of Everyday Life in Contemporary America," Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center
- Griot Institute talk March 21 explores Jefferson's ideas of egalitarianism
Anthropologist Eric Gable will give the talk, "Jefferson's Ardor: Sex, Race, and the Invention of Cultural Relativism," March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell as part of the Griot Institute for Africana Studies' spring lecture series.
- BILL 'Tea & Talk' series March 13: 'Balkan Folk Dress'
Paula Davis, associate professor of theatre and dance, will present, "In Search of Balkan Folk Dress: Revealing Identities," at 3:30 p.m. March 13, presented in partnership with Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village and held in The Village Common on Tressler Boulevard in Lewisburg.
- Griot Institute series continues March 7: 'A Conversation in Black and White'
Julia Jefferson-Westerinen and Shay Banks-Young will give the talk, "The Affairs of Race in America: A Conversation in Black and White," March 7 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Green Screens series presents 'Fuel' March 6
The BUEC's Green Screens documentary series continues with a public screening of the film "Fuel" March 6 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. Admission is $2 per person.
- Rescheduled to April 9: 'Catch me if you can' author
Frank Abagnale, author of Catch Me If You Can, will speak at Bucknell University on Monday, April 9, at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center. [note new date]
- Nelly to perform at spring concert April 13
Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist Nelly will perform in concert at Bucknell University on April 13 at 8 p.m. in the Gerhard Fieldhouse. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets for the general public are $30 per person.
- Samek Art Gallery exhibition features alumni art collection
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University is hosting the exhibition, "The Sandy and John Nesbitt Collection: The Discriminating Eye at Work," through March 29.
- 'INFLUX: Sculpture by Joe Meiser' at Samek Art Gallery
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University is hosting the exhibition, "INFLUX: Sculptural Works by Joe Meiser," on display through March 29.
- SBDC workshop March 21: 'Emergency Planning for Small Businesses'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Emergency Planning for Small Businesses" March 21 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the offices of the American Red Cross in Lewisburg.
- SBDC hosts Quickbooks workshops March 14, 15, 16
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer three "Quickbooks for Small Business Owners" workshops March 14, 15 and 16 in the SBDC Business Education Center.
- SBDC seminar March 13: 'How to change unproductive behavior'
Business consultant David Burns will offer the seminar, "Out with the Old, In with the New: How to Change Unproductive Behaviors," March 13 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Bucknell SBDC Business Education Center.
- Dines is Distinguished Visiting Lecturer March 6
Gail Dines will give the talk, "Sex, Identity and Intimacy in a Porn Culture," Tuesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Stacey Waite to give annual Darrow Reading March 6
Bucknell University's 10th Annual Drew Darrow Memorial Poetry Reading will be presented by Stacey Waite on Tuesday, March 6, at 5 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell Hall.
- Nordwest Deutsche Philharmonic at Weis Center March 2
The Nordwest Deutsche Philharmonic will perform in concert with Eugene Tzigane, conductor, and Amit Peled, cello soloist, on Friday, March 2, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center
- Empty Bowls meal March 1 supports Community Harvest Meal program
Bucknell University will host an Empty Bowls program March 1 at two times: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 4 to 7:30 p.m. in the Center Room of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Student teams are finalists in international biomimicry challenge
Studying jackrabbit ears and how people sweat has helped two teams of Bucknell University engineering students reach the final round of an international biomimicry student design challenge.
- Original installation Feb. 29 features sound of Sally Hemings' bell
Conceptual artists Mendi and Keith Obadike will share their original sound installation, "American Cypher: Stereo Helix for Sally Hemings," on Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Students who were part of Katrina relief extend a hand closer to home
More than a dozen Bucknell University students – including some who traveled to New Orleans this winter to help with the Hurricane Katrina recovery effort – put their skills to work in Bloomsburg.
- New professor named Burpee Chair in Plant Genetics and Research
Chris Martine has been named the David Burpee Chair in Plant Genetics and Research at Bucknell University. He will join Bucknell as a professor in the Department of Biology.
- Blogging their adventures abroad
Nine undergraduate students are chronicling their spring semester in eight different countries through Bucknell University's Study Abroad Blogs.
- Ask the Experts: Dennis Hawley on Academic West, downtown projects
Dennis Hawley, associate vice president for facilities, discusses Academic West and downtown projects
- Ask the Experts: William Gruver on the European debt crisis, and what it means for America
William R. Gruver, Bucknell University's Howard I. Scott Clinical Professor of Global Commerce, Strategy and Leadership, examines the European debt crisis and what it means for America.
- Ask the Experts: Bill McCoy discusses LGBT issues on college campuses
Bill McCoy, Bucknell's new Director of the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Awareness, discusses how college campuses are building safe, friendly environments for LGBT students, faculty, staff and allies.
- Ask the Experts: Anjalee Hutchinson on the art of acting
Anjalee Hutchinson, assistant professor of theatre and dance, discusses devised theatre, what motivates humans to act, and why the Academy Awards really aren't that important.
- Group explores Jewish heritage in Morocco
A group from Bucknell University traveled to Morocco over winter break to learn about the Jewish heritage of a predominantly Muslim country.
- Six years after Katrina, signs of progress amid continuing need
A group of Bucknell students and staff traveled to New Orleans during the winter break. Although the city showed many signs of recovery, it was clear there is much work to be done.
- Ask the Experts: Jennie Stevenson discusses the hormone oxytocin
Jennie Stevenson, assistant professor of psychology, describes how certain hormones relate to anxiety, depression and alcohol addiction.
- 'Proof' at Weis Center Feb. 24
The Weis Center at Bucknell University will present the Walnut Street Theatre's production of "Proof" by David Auburn on Friday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m.
- Sociologist to discuss 'The Hip Hop Connection' Feb. 23
Sociologist Monika Gosin will give the talk, "Black and Brown: The Hip Hop Connection," Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University, as part of the Social Science Colloquium series.
- Improvised jazz program Feb. 23 salutes Civil Rights Movement
Local jazz musicians will present "Moving Pictures: Civil Rights Imagery and Improvisation," on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 8 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.
- Gallery Series Feb. 22 presents 'Tibetan Book of the Dead' with David Pope
Jazz saxophonist David Pope will present "The Tibetan Book of the Dead" Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University as part of the Gallery Series.
- Bucknell to host social media talk Feb. 22
Bucknell University will host the talk, "Changing Minds: Winning on Facebook and Beyond," Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center, with Robin Roberts, president and co-founder of National Media Inc., and Bradley Engle, digital strategist with Purple Strategies.
- Bucknell students present Young Directors Showcase Festival Feb. 17-20
Three Bucknell University students will direct plays to be presented in the Young Director's Showcase Festival Feb. 17, 18, 19 and 20. Each performance begins at 8 p.m. in Tustin Theatre.
- Weis Center family event Feb. 18: tap and jazz
The Weis Center at Bucknell University will present a family matinee with the Shelley Oliver Tap Dancers and the David Leonhardt Jazz Trio Saturday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m.
- BUEC Green Screens series Feb. 14: 'Show Mother Earth Your Love'
The BUEC's Green Screens documentary series will continue during the spring semester, beginning with two films — "The Story of Stuff" and "The Story of Electronics" — Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre.
- Historian to discuss early modern English media revolution Feb. 14
Historian Dror Wahrman will give the talk, "The Media Revolution in Early Modern England: An Artist's Perspective," Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center.
- BILL continues 'Lunch & Learn' and 'Tea & Talk' series
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's "Lunch and Learn" program will host three lunchtime events on Jan. 24, Feb. 9 and April 10 as well as a mid-afternoon "Tea and Talk" event on March 13.
- Lifelong Learning Institute schedule begins Feb. 27
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning will begin its spring term 2012 session on Feb. 27, and run through April 6. A variety of courses taught by community members and retired Bucknell faculty are offered, with topics in art and literature, health, history and politics.
- Griot Institute to host series on Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson
The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University will host the spring lecture series, "Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson: An American Origin Story, Interdisciplinarily Considered."
- 'Break the 28' series continues Black History Month celebration
Bucknell University's celebration of Black History Month, "Break the 28," continues throughout February with several events, including the Griot Institute series, "Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson: An American Origin Story," which will feature lectures, a film and a soundscape.
- Bucknell events highlight Bill T. Jones
Bucknell University is hosting a series of events that highlight the achievements of Bill T. Jones, a multi-talented artist, choreographer, dancer, theater director and writer.
- Weis Center presents 'Body Against Body' Feb. 11
The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company will present "Body Against Body" on Feb. 11at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center.
- Tiempo Libre at Weis Center Feb. 3
Afro-Cuban band Tiempo Libre will perform in concert Friday, Feb. 3, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Forum: Creativity as truth
"Creativity is powerful. It's what makes people special. We must cultivate it, develop it like a muscle," said Bucknell Forum speaker and Grammy-winning artist John Legend. "I love the idea of making something out of nothing. It's thrilling to take ideas in my head and make songs — make art — out of them."
- Hannigan appointed to Ellen Williams Professorship in Music
Pianist Barry Hannigan, a professor of music at Bucknell University, has been appointed to the Ellen Williams Professorship in Music at Bucknell.
- Fitzwilliam String Quartet returns for concerts, residency in February
Britain's world-renowned Fitzwilliam String Quartet will be in residence at Bucknell University in February. During their residency, the quartet will meet with classes, present several workshops and give four concerts, scheduled for Feb. 5, 7, 12 and 14.
- Ask the Experts: Barry Long on John Legend
Barry Long, assistant professor of music, discusses John Legend and the role of jazz in the Civil Rights Movement.
- Students learn from K-WIDE winter break program
Bucknell first- and second-year engineering students took part in the KEEN Winter Interdisciplinary Design Experience during winter break.
- Master Chinese calligrapher to speak Jan. 31
Master Chinese calligrapher and painter Fang Zhiyuan will give a talk and demonstration of calligraphy at Bucknell Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- Poet-in-Residence to give reading Jan. 31
Mark Doty, the 2012 Poet-in-Residence at Bucknell University, will give a reading of his works Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall.
- SBDC to host First Step pre-business workshops
The Bucknell SBDC will host two First Step pre-business workshops in collaboration with the 2012 Venture Plan Competition on Jan. 25 and Jan. 31.
- Top 11 of '11: Campus highlights
Campus news highlights of 2011 include a trip to the Big Dance, historic flooding and the beginnings of a new academic building.
- Top 11 of '11: Academic highlights
Academic highlights of 2011 include scientific breakthroughs, an archaeological dig and discussions on natural gas drilling.
- Bucknell celebrates Black History Month with 'Break the 28'
Bucknell University's celebration of Black History Month, "Break the 28," will begin with the visit of renowned director, choreographer, and dancer Bill T. Jones on Jan. 23 and will continue throughout January and February.
- Bucknell Observatory to host Family Night Jan. 28
The Bucknell Observatory will host a Family Night Saturday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
- Jupiter String Quartet, Nakamatsu at Weis Center Jan. 27
The Jupiter String Quartet will perform in concert Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell. The quartet will be joined by pianist Jon Nakamatsu in a program of music by Haydn, Bartók and Dvorák.
- Best-selling author Tayari Jones to read Jan. 26
Tayari Jones, considered one of the most important voices in African-American literature today, will give a reading from her newest book, Silver Sparrow, Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Hannigan to give solo piano recital Jan. 20
Pianist Barry Hannigan will give a faculty recital Friday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Alumna to present one-woman show
New York actress and 1984 Bucknell alumna Niffer Clarke and pianist Richard Carsey will present "Beyond the Ingenue: Julie Andrews, Shirley Jones, Barbara Cook and Me" for one performance only on Friday, Jan. 20, at 8 p.m. in the Powers Theatre in Coleman Hall.
- Nine-time Grammy winner John Legend to speak, perform
Acclaimed recording artist, performer and philanthropist John Legend, who has won nine Grammy awards and was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people, will speak and perform at Bucknell University on Jan. 24.
- Ticket process for John Legend
John Legend, winner of nine Grammy awards and one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people, will speak and perform at Bucknell University on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center. Tickets are required.