March 2013 News
- Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue in Commencement Concert May 17
New Orleans-based jazz fusion band Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will perform May 17 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts as part of Bucknell University's 163rd Commencement Weekend.
- SBDC networking event May 2
The Bucknell SBDC will host the networking event, "Borrower-Lender Matchmaking," Thursday, May 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Col. John Kelly Room of the Country Cupboard in Lewisburg.
- Lewisburg Community Garden applications available
Applications are being accepted for plot rentals in the Lewisburg Community Garden. Multiple plot sizes are available for a flat fee of $20 for the season.
- BILL Lunch & Learn April 16: 'Thebes Excavation'
BILL's Lunch & Learn program will host the presentation, "The Thebes Excavation Project: The First Two Seasons," April 16 at noon at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village in Lewisburg.
- Rufus Reid and Bucknell Jazz Band April 12: 'Quiet Pride'
Acclaimed jazz bassist Rufus Reid will conduct the Bucknell Jazz Band in a free performance of "Quiet Pride," a tribute to sculptor Elizabeth Catlett, April 12 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center.
- SBDC, area representatives: business consulting services
The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be available at local legislators' offices in April to provide entrepreneurs with free consulting services and information.
- Hugh Masekela in concert April 9 at Weis Center
South African music legend and performer extraordinaire Hugh Masekela will perform Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center.
- Bielski partisan is Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day speaker April 9
Holocaust survivor and Bielski partisan Leah Bedzowski Johnson will speak April 9 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium, as part of the University's observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.
- Concert Chorale April 7: 'Images: A Choral Tapestry'
The Bucknell University Concert Chorale will present "Images: A Choral Tapestry," Sunday, April 7, at 2:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Jazz at Bucknell April 3: Art Lande Quartet
The Art Lande Quartet will perform April 3 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall, as part of the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- Scheeres talk April 3: 'Untold Story of Peoples Temple'
Journalist Julia Scheeres will give the talk, "Narrating Jonestown and the Peoples Temple," April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- SBDC First Step April 3 in Shamokin
The Bucknell University SBDC will host a First Step pre-business workshop April 3 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Brush Valley Chamber of Commerce, located at 2 E. Arch St. in Shamokin.
- BUEC Green Screens film April 2: 'Black Gold'
The BUEC's spring Green Screens documentary film series continues with a showing of "Black Gold" on April 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. It will be preceded by a coffee and chocolate tasting reception.
- 'An Evening with Gabby Douglas' April 2
Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle "Gabby" Douglas will speak April 2 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center. The talk, sponsored by the Student Lectureship Committee, is free and open to the public as seating permits.
- Ask the Experts: Reforming entitlement programs
Provost Mick Smyer, recently appointed to the National Academy of Social Insurances, looks at the fiscal health of entitlement programs, and how they can be saved.
- Basketball and beyond
One of the University’s most celebrated student-athletes reflects on the lessons he’s learned on and off the court.
- We Do Tour Slideshow: Pittsburgh
See highlights of Bucknell's national WE DO Tour stop in Pittsburgh.
- Building a brighter future
A pair of sophomores created Bucknell's first-ever service-learning trip to China, hoping to address the educational inequalities that plague parts of their home country.
- Taking the show on the road: Bucknell kicks off national campaign tour
More than 200 Bucknellians celebrated the kickoff of the University's national WE DO Tour at AT&T Park in San Francisco.
- Eight days in Japan
A recent grant-funded trip to Japan allowed students to explore the country's culture, language and its struggles with sustainability.
- SBDC offers QuickBooks workshops March 27, 28, 29
The Bucknell SBDC will offer three "QuickBooks for Small Business Owners" workshops March 27, 28 and 29 in the SBDC Business Education Center in the DeWitt Building.
- Circa redefines circus March 28 at Weis Center
Circa, a contemporary circus ensemble from Australia, will perform March 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center.
- Logevall talk March 28: 'Embers of War'
Historian Fredrik Logevall will give the talk, "Embers of War: Vietnam Reconsidered," March 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre (Room 301) of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Bucknell Symposium March 28: 'Envisioning a Sustainable University'
Bucknell University will host the symposium, "Envisioning a Sustainable University," Thursday, March 28.
- Bucknell Faculty Woodwind Quintet concert March 27
The Bucknell Faculty Woodwind Quintet will perform a free concert March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall. The program includes compositions by Malcolm Arnold, Franz Danzi, Jacques Ibert, and Kazimeriz Machala.
- Garland-Thomson talk March 27: 'Disability Stories'
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson will give the talk, "Disability Studies," March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- SBDC workshops March 26: 'Hiring Toolkit' and 'Interviewing Skills'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer two workshops -- 'Hiring Toolkit' and 'Interviewing Skills' -- with Victoria Mavis on March 26 at the SBDC Business Education Center in the DeWitt Building.
- Claiborne talk March 26: 'Tearing down the walls'
Social activist Shane Claiborne, a founding partner of The Simple Way community, will give the talk, "Tearing Down the Walls: Resurrecting belief, action and love," March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Trout Auditorium in Vaughan Literature Building.
- Wolaver gives Class of 1956 lecture March 26
Amy Wolaver, associate professor of economics at Bucknell, will give the Annual Class of 1956 Lecture March 26 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Marsh talk March 25: 'Ancient Environmental Degradation in Asia Minor'
Ben Marsh will give the talk, "The Archaeology of Ancient Environmental Degradation in Asia Minor," March 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Steinway Artists in concert March 24
International Steinway Artists Dean Kramer and Claire Wachter will perform in concert March 24 at 4 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Panel March 21: 'Incarceration in Pennsylvania'
The Social Science Colloquium Series at Bucknell will host the panel discussion, "People, Policies and Prisons: Experiences with Incarceration in Pennsylvania," March 21 at 4 p.m. in the Formal Living Room of Hunt Hall.
- Campus Jewish Life film 'Defiance' March 20
Campus Jewish Life at Bucknell University will host 'Defiance,' a film about the Bielski partisans, on March 20, and a talk by a Bielski partisan in April.
- Jonestown eye witness to speak March 20
Tim Carter, an eye witness to the Jonestown tragedy, will give the talk, "Remembering the People of the Peoples Temple," March 20 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Viola and piano concert March 19: Musical rarities
Violist Marcus Smolensky and pianist Chi-Chen Wu will present a recital of musical rarities for viola and piano March 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Wheeler to give Darrow Reading March 19
Poet Betsy Wheeler will give the 11th annual Drew Darrow Memorial Poetry Reading March 19 at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Empty Bowls project March 19 helps fill empty stomachs
The annual Empty Bowls meal will be held March 19 in the Center Room of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell. Two meal times are available: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7:30 p.m.
- St. Patrick's Day concert with Bucknell Brass Quintet
The Bucknell Brass Quintet will perform a free St. Patrick's Day concert on Sunday, March 17, at 2:30 p.m. in Rooke Chapel at Bucknell University.