March 2007 News
- Bucknell receives Luce Foundation grant
Bucknell and its new Environmental Center have received a $450,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation's program in Public Policy and the Environment. The grant will support "The Susquehanna Initiative."
- Bucknell to host mid-Atlantic chemical engineers conference
The Bucknell student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers will host the 2007 Mid-Atlantic Regional Student Conference April 20-22, which is expected to bring to campus dozens of chemical engineering students from the region.
- Pay dirt? Geologists' research may yield new Mars clues
Research by Bucknell geologists may lead to the next logical step among NASA scientists in their quest to locate liquid water on the red planet, a discovery that could eventually answer the age-old question, Is there life on Mars?
- John Ashcroft to discuss domestic war on terror
John Ashcroft, former Attorney General of the United States, will speak at Bucknell April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Herb Robertson Ritual in Jazz at Bucknell series
The Herb Robertson Ritual is the third of this semester's Jazz at Bucknell series April 4 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Jim Balagurchik Trio performs at Bucknell
The Jim Balagurchik Trio will perform April 3 at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University. There also will be a free open rehearsal April 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall.
- Catholic Chaplain named CCMA executive director
Father Martin O. Moran III, Catholic Chaplain at Bucknell, has been chosen as the new executive director of the Catholic Campus Ministry Association.
- Goldman discusses political rights in China
Merle Goldman will give the talk, "From Comrade to Citizen: The Struggle for Political Rights in China," March 27 at 7 p.m. in Olin Science Lecture Hall (Room 268) at Bucknell University.
- Myers named Chief of Staff
R. David Myers has been named Chief of Staff for the President of Bucknell University, Dr. Brian C. Mitchell.
- SBDC seminar: Commonwealth contracting
The Bucknell SBDC will host a workshop about contracting opportunities with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania March 27 from 9 a.m. to noon in Walls Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Ann Hampton Callaway in cabaret jazz concert
"An Intimate Evening with Ann Hampton Callaway," the well-known pop-jazz vocalist, will be presented Wednesday, March 28, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Cassatt String Quartet in recital
The Cassatt String Quartet will present a free recital March 27 at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell.
- Cassatt String Quartet at Weis Center
The Cassatt String Quartet will perform March 24 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center at Bucknell. The quartet will be joined for two works by soprano Catherine Payn and women members of the Bucknell Opera Company.
- Chidester to speak at Bucknell
David Chidester will give the talk, "American Religion: Violence and Redemption," March 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Mokyr to discuss Industrial Revolution
Joel Mokyr will give the lecture, "The Mother of All Technological Turning Points: The Industrial Revolution and the Beginnings of Modern Economic Growth," March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Goldstein to speak at Bucknell
Jonathan Goldstein will give the talk, "Comparative Zionisms: Singapore and Manila," March 19 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Engineers' Penny War benefits library
A highlight of this year's Engineering Week activities at Bucknell was a Penny War, which raised $1,508 for the Public Library for Union County in Lewisburg.
- L'Agenda staff receives Honorable Mention
The staff of L'Agenda, the Bucknell University yearbook, has received an Honorable Mention Award of Excellence for their dedication, effort and accomplishments by Taylor Publishing Company.
- Bison go for third straight league title and NCAA bid today
The No. 2 Bison go for their third straight Patriot League title at No. 1 Holy Cross today. The winner gets an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The 4:30 p.m. game will be carried on ESPN2. || Telecast parties || Go Bison! video || Buy Bison gear
- Cassatt String Quartet in residency
The Cassatt String Quartet will be artists-in-residence at Bucknell University March 22 through 28. During the residency, the Cassatt will give two public evening performances and an afternoon concert for families and will meet with several classes.
- SBDC hosts Quickbooks seminar
The Bucknell SBDC will offer three "Quickbooks for Small Business Owners" seminars March 14, 15 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lower Level 1 of the Bertrand Library at Bucknell. The cost for each seminar is $50.
- International Relations launches weekly speaker series
Bucknell's International Relations Program is the sponsor of the Global Forum Seminar Series, a weekly lecture program in which campus experts address wide-ranging global issues.
- Bison defeat Army to face Holy Cross for league title Friday
The Bison defeated Army 68-47 Sunday and will face Holy Cross in the Patriot League championship round Friday. The winner of the game, which will be carried on ESPN2, gets an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. || Tickets, fan bus info || Go Bison! video
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- Bucknell vs. Army: Sunday semifinal tickets available
Tickets for Sunday's Patriot League Tournament men's semifinal game are on sale. || Bison Watch