November 2006 News
- Biomedical engineering students present research
Bucknell's biomedical engineering major is only three years old, but its students have already made their national debut. Twelve undergraduates attended the annual meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society in Chicago and four presented the results of their undergraduate research projects.
- Bucknell's four-year athletics grad rate nation's best
Bucknell's four-year student-athlete graduation rate was highest in the nation among student-athletes who entered college between the 1996-97 and 1999-2000 academic years. || NCAA report || The Chronicle of Higher Education
- Bucknell honors staff for years of service
Fifty members of the Bucknell University faculty and staff recently were honored for their years of service to the University at a breakfast reception hosted by Bucknell President Brian C. and Maryjane Mitchell.
- Bucknell composer's music on new CD
"Remembered Love," a musical work by Bucknell Professor of Music Jackson Hill, has been released on CD in London on the Signum Classics label.
- Black Experiences Lecture: The Slaves of New York
At Bucknell's 20th Annual Black Experiences Lecture, a renowned archaeologist spoke about the discovery of a massive collection of human remains in lower Manhattan -- 15,000 slaves.
- Holocaust survivor speaks at Kristallnacht observance
Author, lecturer, and retired chemist Inge Auerbacher, the last Jewish child born in the German village of Kippenheim in 1934, was the speaker at Bucknell's Kristallnacht observance held on Nov. 9.
- Election postmortem: Country moves to middle
The midterm election victory by the Democrats doesn’t necessarily signal that the United States is teetering toward the left, a panel of Bucknell political science professors suggested.
- Bucknell Dance Company presents fall concert
The Bucknell Dance Company will present its fall dance concert Dec. 1and Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. in the Harvey Powers Theatre, Coleman Hall, at Bucknell.
- Paper Bag Players present holiday show
The Paper Bag Players will perform "Dandelion" Dec. 9 at 1 p.m. in the Weis Center. Tickets are not required for the performance, which is made free and open to the public through the generosity of Janet Weis. Children must be accompanied by an adult; doors open at 12:30 p.m.
- Newman House celebrates anniversary
Newman House at Bucknell will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the purchase of the property by the Diocese of Harrisburg at a Christmas Open House Dec. 3 from 12:30 to 3 p.m.
- Bucknell hosts Science and Engineering Fair
Bucknell University will host a Science and Engineering Fair Monday, Dec. 4, from 7 to 9 p. m. in the Terrace Room, located on the second floor of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Billy Mills to speak at Bucknell
Billy Mills, the 1964 Tokyo Olympics gold medalist in the 10,000 meter run, will speak at Bucknell Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center.
- Bucknell concert honors founder's memory
LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Bucknell University Concert Chorale will dedicate its fall concert, "Nature and Music," to the memory of founder Allen W. Flock. The concert, which is open to the public without charge, begins at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell.
- Bucknell theatre presents "Miss Julie"
The Bucknell University department of theatre and dance will present three performances of August Strindberg's play, "Miss Julie," Nov. 17, 18 and 19 at 8 p.m. in the Tustin Studio Theatre. Tickets to the senior acting recital are $2.
- Weis Center presents Turtle Island Quartet
LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Turtle Island Quartet will perform "A Solstice Celebration: The Festival of Lights," Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center at Bucknell. Tickets are $20.
- Bison men's soccer advance to NCAA second round
Mark Schmiegel's shot just over five minutes into overtime gave the Bucknell men's soccer team a 1-0 win over George Mason Saturday, their first NCAA Tournament victory since 1974.
- SBDC hosts tradeshows seminar
The Bucknell SBDC will host the seminar, "Promoting Your Business with Tradeshow Displays and Promotions," Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club, Shamokin Dam.
- Samek Art Gallery hosts AIDS Memorial Quilt display
Bucknell University will host a display of 16 blocks of The AIDS Memorial Quilt Nov. 29 through Dec. 5 in the Samek Art Gallery and in the lobby of the Weis Center.
- Hannigan, Kauffman present flute, harp recital
Harrisburg Symphony musicians Mary Hannigan, flutist and Rebecca Kauffman, harpist, will present a recital Friday, Nov. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall in the Weis Music Building at Bucknell
- Bucknell World: Building bridges in Asia
Building bridges is a key goal in the University’s strategic plan and Bucknell World explores connections the University has established with Asia - recently and throughout Bucknell’s long history.
- Men's soccer faces George Mason Saturday in NCAA 1st round
The Bucknell men's soccer team, which won its first Patriot League title this past weekend, will travel to Fairfax, Va., Saturday, Nov. 11, to face George Mason in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
- Bucknell hosts post-election panel
Bucknell University will host a brown bag lunch discussion, "After the Shouting: The Post-election Postmortem," Tuesday, Nov. 14, at noon in Walls Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Men's soccer claims first Patriot League title, ticket to NCAA
A penalty kick clinched the first Patriot League title for the Bucknell men's soccer team Sunday, earning the Bison their first NCAA Tournament berth since 1976.
- Bucknell Gamelan Ensemble performance Nov. 14
The Bucknell Javanese Gamelan Ensemble will give an informal concert Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell.
- Bucknell hosts cello and piano concert
Cellist Andrew Rammon and pianist Holly Roadfeldt-O'Riordan will perform in concert Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Isler to read at Bucknell
Internationally acclaimed author Alan Isler will visit Bucknell Nov. 16. He will speak informally and read from his latest work-in-progress at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. The reading will be followed by a question-and-answer session. Copies of Isler's books will be available for purchase and signing by the author.
- Vernon Fisher to discuss his art
Artist Vernon Fisher will discuss the use of language and images in his work Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 5 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell
- Men's soccer falls to Virginia in NCAA second round
No. 4 Virginia ended the Bucknell men's soccer team's impressive postseason run with a 4-0 victory in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Wednesday night in front of 2,083 fans at Klockner Stadium.
- Les Moonves '71 honored for contributions to TV industry
Leslie Moonves, Class of 1971, was honored for outstanding contributions to the television industry at The Museum of Television & Radio's annual gala in Los Angeles.