February 2012 News
- 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.