November 2012 News
- 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.