August 2012 News
- 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.