April 2013 News
- SBDC First Step workshop in Danville May 15
The Bucknell SBDC will host a free First Step pre-business workshop May 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Service 1st Credit Union in Danville.
- Community Garden plant sale May 4
A plant sale will be held May 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lewisburg Community Garden, located at the intersection of St. Anthony Street and Water Street.
- Jazz at Bucknell May 1: Gary Thomas and the Jazz Standard
Gary Thomas and the Jazz Standard will perform May 1 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. The concert, which is free and open to the public, is part of the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- J.A.M.: Jazz Appreciation Month
Jazz Appreciation Month will be celebrated at Bucknell University with several jazz events on campus and in the community.
- Bucknell, Geisinger open autism treatment and research facility
The Geisinger-Bucknell Autism and Developmental Medicine Center will serve as a national model for early diagnosis and treatment for children with autism and other developmental disorders.
- A sustainable future, beyond environmental concerns
A daylong symposium brought together professors and experts from across disciplines to address sustainability and global change
- Samek Gallery branches out
Bucknell’s Samek Art Gallery is partnering with the Milton Public Library to host the first show at the library’s new gallery through July 18.
- Drone touches down on campus
IPad-guided drone will demonstrate physics principles inside and outside the classroom.
- Sowing new life in 'The Grove'
Some of the oaks that tower above The Bucknell Grove have stood there for more than 200 years. Now efforts are underway to make sure they survive for centuries more.
- New genus of bat identified in South Sudan
The rare specimen was discovered by researchers from Bucknell University and Fauna & Flora International while conducting field research with wildlife authorities in South Sudan.
- Bucknell graduates thrive despite weak job market
Despite the slow economic recovery, a new survey shows that the overwhelming majority of Bucknell's Class of 2012 found jobs within nine months of graduating.
- Ask the Experts: North Korea's aggression
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations Zhiqun Zhu tackles the reasons behind North Korea's nuclear sabre-rattling.
- WE DO: The Philadelphia story
Bucknellians celebrated in Philadelphia at the latest stop on the University's national WE DO Tour.
- Reassessing a diagnosis
Professor of Psychology David Evans argues that new genetic evidence should change the way we look at autism and other neurological disorders.
- Alumna, students, volunteer with local after-school programs
Amy Davis, an AmeriCorps volunteer in her second term of service with Bucknell's Office of Civic Engagement, oversees a tutoring program for the children of Essex Place and Meadow View. Bucknell students have been providing homework help at these sites since 2003.
- A very good day
Claire Vaye Watkins, author and assistant professor of English, recently won two literary awards on the same day
- McCallum recognized by Library of Congress
Professor Shara McCallum is one of two poets to receive the Witter Bynner Fellowship
- 'Light the Way' earns students a Projects for Peace grant
A Bucknell University student group has received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant from philanthropist Kathryn W. Davis for the project, "Light the Way," which will provide solar-powered lamps to students in rural Ninglang County in China.
- Spring Break equals service learning
Continuing a tradition begun in 1999, 52 Bucknell students participated in alternative spring break service-learning trips around the world.
- TIME cover features alumna rocker
Kristen Ellis-Henderson '92 did have that famous rock-star fantasy of being on the cover of "Rolling Stone," but TIME Magazine called first.
- Downtown Art Gallery exhibition through June 30: 'Makeover'
The Downtown Art Gallery presents "Makeover", an exhibition of works by California-based artists Elliot Anderson and Bill Domonkos, through June 30.
- Pocket orthopedist
A group of students and a local doctor have put treatments for certain foot and ankle pains in the palm of your hand.
- Senior Engineering Design showcases April 30
The College of Engineering at Bucknell University will host a series of events showcasing senior engineering design projects on April 30.
- Rooke Chapel Ringers, Choir concerts April 27 and 28
Bucknell University will host concerts by the Rooke Chapel Ringers on April 27 and the Rooke Chapel Choir on April 28.
- Tia Fuller, saxophonist for Beyonce, in free concert April 27
Tia Fuller, perhaps best known as the saxophonist for R&B star Beyoncé, will perform on April 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free; tickets are not required.
- Spring Legacy Dance Concert April 26 and 27
The Bucknell Dance Company will celebrate the history of dance at Bucknell with a Legacy Dance Concert April 26 and 27. The program begins at 8 p.m. each night in the Weis Center.
- Downtown Art Gallery brings NWMMP to festival April 27
Bucknell University's Downtown Art Gallery will host a visit by Christen Sperry-Garcia and Brian Dick, founders of the Nation Wide Museum Mascot Project (NWMMP), April 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside the gallery, located at 416 Market St.
- Renewable Energy Workshop April 27
The Bucknell University Solar Scholars will present a Renewable Energy Workshop April 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., exploring the latest developments in renewable energy technology.
- Sawhill to offer fiscal advice April 24
Nationally known budget expert Isabel Sawhill will give the talk, "Avoiding fiscal shoals in troubled political waters," April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- Green Screens April 23: 'Burning in the Sun'
The BUEC Green Screens series will host a screening of "Burning in the Sun" on April 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.
- Mountain Minstrelsy band at Campus Theatre April 20
The Mountain Minstrelsy band will perform in concert Saturday, April 20, at 3 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.
- SBDC workshop April 18: 'Strike up the brand'
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will host the workshop, "Strike Up the Brand," April 18 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Slifer Room of Country Cupboard in Lewisburg.
- Son of Jonestown founder to speak April 17
Stephan Jones, son of Peoples Temple leader Jim Jones, will give the talk, "Jonestown: Yesterday and Today," April 17 at 7 p.m. in the Formal Living Room of Hunt Hall at Bucknell University.
- 'Brazilian Duos' at Weis Center April 17
Grammy Award-winning vocalist Luciana Souza will perform "Brazilian Duos" with guitarist Romero Lubambo on April 17 in the lobby of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. There will be a pre-performance talk at 6:45 p.m., before the performance begins at 7:30 p.m.
- Student project April 10: 'A Response from Students in the Jonestown Class'
A group of Bucknell University students will give the presentation, "A Response from Students in the Jonestown Class," Wednesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Guest composer leads Symphonic Band April 6
Noted composer and conductor Samuel Hazo will lead the Bucknell University Symphonic Band in a concert of his own compositions Saturday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center.