January 2007 News
- Bob Woodward is 2007 commencement speaker
Bob Woodward, the renowned author and journalist, will be the 2007 commencement speaker at Bucknell University.
- Brigade seeks donations for March Nicaragua trip
The delegation of 26 Bucknell students, faculty, and staff traveling to Nueva Vida, Nicaragua, in March is seeking donations of medical supplies to sustain the free health clinic there.
- Nathaniel Dett Chorale at Weis Center
The Nathaniel Dett Chorale will perform Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center at Bucknell University. Tickets are $20.
- Samek Art Gallery lecture series: Frischkorn and Strzelec
The Samek Art Gallery artists lecture series will present a talk by Shauna Frischkorn and Rebecca Strzelec Jan. 26 at 5 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Bill Nye to speak at Bucknell
Bill Nye the Science Guy will speak at Bucknell Jan. 30,at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
- Erickson to discuss Dett music
Pianist Clipper Erickson will give a lecture-demonstration, "Nathaniel Dett's Music," Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Observatory hosts Family Night
The Bucknell Observatory will host a Family Night Jan. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
- Barry Hannigan to give piano recital
Barry Hannigan will give a piano recital Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. The recital is free to the public; tickets are not required.
- Samek Art Gallery closed for repairs
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University is closed for facility repairs, effective immediately. The Samek series of art lectures will continue as scheduled.
- Vitro inaugurates Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series
Jazz vocalist Roseanna Vitro will perform in a free jazz concert Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell among nation's top Peace Corps schools
Bucknell was ranked 21st in the nation for the number of alumni serving as Peace Corps Volunteers from schools of a similar size.
- SBDC Seminar: Creating a Successful Small Business
The Bucknell SBDC will host the seminar, "Tools for Creating a Successful Small Business," Jan. 25 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the SBDC business education center in Lewisburg.
- Erickson to give piano recital
Clipper Erickson will give a piano recital Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell hosts MLK events
Bucknell University will host a celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Friday, Jan. 26.
- Habitat chapters dedicate New Berlin house
The Bucknell chapter of Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with the Union-Snyder Habitat for Humanity, dedicate a new house.
- Bucknell presents cabaret jazz series
Bucknell announces the inauguration of the Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz series, which includes appearances by jazz vocalist Roseanna Vitro on Jan. 31, pianist and composer Steve Rudolph on Feb. 28, and pop-jazz vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway on March 28.
- Early spring events
Early spring semester events at Bucknell include a performance by DanceBrazil at the Weis Center, a Samek Art Gallery exhibition with Pennsylvania artists, and readings with poet-in-residence Marilyn Chin.
- Interview: Bucknell official on community development
Charles Pollock, vice president for external relations at Bucknell, was interviewed on local radio about his new position, town-gown relations, and the University's strategic role in community and regional development.
- DanceBrazil returns to Weis Center
DanceBrazil will return to the Weis Center stage Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. In addition, a free meet-the-artist open rehearsal and talk with members of DanceBrazil will be held Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center.
- Bucknell World: Bucknell students do it all
Bucknell provides an environment where natural leaders thrive and even shy people are inspired to become involved. Meet nine students who have taken advantage of the myriad opportunities available at Bucknell in the winter edition of Bucknell World.
- Mathewson named to College Baseball Hall of Fame
Bucknell's legendary Christy Mathewson was selected as a member of the inaugural College Baseball Hall of Fame Veteran Class. He is one of four pre-1947 players that will be inducted as a part of a two-day celebration of college baseball that will be held in Lubbock, Tex., on July 3-4.
- Daily Item press
The Sunbury Daily Item ran two articles and an editorial opinion about the planned revitalization of the area around Seventh Street, to be called the Bull Run Neighborhood.
- League, Sirius in national deal to air Bucknell games
The Patriot League and SIRIUS Satellite Radio announced a partnership that will bring 10 regular-season men’s basketball games and all seven Patriot League Tournament games to a national audience via the satellite radio service. Seven will feature Bucknell.
- Bucknell giving tradition continues
Bucknell University's annual holiday tradition of giving to the local community continued this season with several gifts.