April 2007 News
- Bucknell 5th in U.S. in NCAA academic recognition awards
Continued national recognition of Bucknell's scholar-athlete success is offered in an NCAA academic performance report showing that 17 Bucknell varsity programs - the fifth-highest total in the nation by percentage of sports offered - are recipients of Public Recognition Awards.
- Bucknell hosts "Lewisburg Live" concert
Adams/Stetz & Haynes will perform May 5 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University, as part of the "Lewisburg Live" celebration hosted by the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership.
- Jewelnel Davis is Baccalaureate speaker
Jewelnel Davis, University Chaplain of Columbia University, will speak at Bucknell University's Inter-religious Baccalaureate Service Saturday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell.
- Bucknell World: Toward a sustainable environment
Bucknell’s Environmental Center represents an important aspect of the University’s environmental consciousness.
- Bucknell hosts "Our Shadows"
Bucknell University will host a performance of "Our Shadows: An Egyptian/American Puppet Theatre Collaboration," Sunday, April 29, at 2 p.m. in the Tustin Studio Theatre at Bucknell. Admission is free.
- Bucknell holds VT forum
Bucknell University will hold a forum on responding to tragedy, coping with grief, and institutional crisis management, Tuesday, April 24, at 5 p.m. in the Elaine Langone Center Forum.
- Three named Bucknell Presidential Professors
Three distinguished faculty members have been named Bucknell Presidential Professors by President Brian C. Mitchell.
- Research tests fundamental ideas of how universe works
Physicists are a step closer to understanding how the world works, thanks in part to the work of a Bucknell professor and her undergraduate students.
- Convocation brings Bucknell community together for reflection
Nearly 300 members of the Bucknell community gathered on the Academic Quad to reflect on the tragedy at Virginia Tech. || Convocation images || President Mitchell message
- Bucknell to host Convocation for Virginia Tech Sunday
Bucknell will host a Community Convocation Sunday, April 22, at 7 p.m. to reflect on this week’s events and pay tribute to the victims of the tragedy at Virginia Tech.
- Continuing Bucknell response to Virginia Tech tragedy
The University joins the entire higher education community, our colleagues and friends at Virginia Tech, and the world in mourning the tragic events that occurred on the Virginia Tech campus. The University is reminding the campus community that it offers a variety of counseling services to those who may need assistance coping with these terrible events. || Convocation || Convocation image gallery
- Virginia Tech memorial
To remember and honor those slain on the Virginia Tech campus this week, 32 white ribbons on a field of maroon and orange - the school's colors - have been set up at the Elaine Langone Center.
- Rooke Chapel Ringers, Choir in concerts at Bucknell
The Rooke Chapel Ringers and the Rooke Chapel Choir will perform their spring concerts the last weekend in April at Rooke Chapel at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Dance Company presents spring concert
The Bucknell University department of theatre and dance will present a spring dance concert Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $8, $6 for senior citizens.
- Pigliucci to speak at Bucknell
Massimo Pigliucci will give the talk, "Is Dawkins Delusional? On the Relationship between Science and Religion," April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell.
- Bucknell Jazz Band presents concert
The Bucknell University Jazz Band will perform in concert Friday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. The concert is free and open to the public
- SBDC hosts communication seminar
The Bucknell SBDC, in collaboration with the Regional 4-H Leaders, will offer the seminar, "Building Bridges Through Communication,” April 28from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Carriage Corner Restaurant in Mifflinburg.
- Bucknell community mourns tragedy at Virginia Tech
The University joins the entire higher education community, our colleagues and friends at Virginia Tech, and the world in mourning the tragic events that occurred Monday on the Virginia Tech campus. The University is reminding the campus community that it offers a variety of counseling services to those who may need assistance coping with these terrible events.
- Campus holds candlelight vigil for Virginia Tech
The Chaplains' Office at Bucknell held an inter-religious candlelight vigil for Virginia Tech Tuesday, April 17, in Rooke Chapel. || Memorial at Langone Center
- List of Presidential Professors
The rank of Presidential Professor was established by Bucknell in 1972. Appointed for a three-year term, Presidential Professors are entitled to additional support for scholarship and research. To date, 25 distinguished faculty members have earned the distinction.
- Crawford to speak at Bucknell
Judge Susan Crawford will give the talk, "Military Commissions: Rhetoric vs. Reality," April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Schneider to give Class of 1956 Lecture
Geoffrey Schneider will give the talk, "Fomenting a Class(room) Revolution: Overthrowing Hierarchy and Promoting Intellectual Engagement," April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Siirola to give Derr Lecture at Bucknell
Jeffrey Siirola will give the talk, "Sustainability in the Chemical and Energy Industries," April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University
- Derek Walcott named Janet Weis Fellow
Award-winning poet and Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott has been named the 2007 Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters at Bucknell University. Walcott will receive the award and give a talk Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Interest in Indian comic books leads to NEH grant
Thanks to a National Endowment for the Humanities grant, Karline McLain, assistant professor of religion, will travel to India to research artist Raja Ravi Varma’s impact on the modern Hindu identity, including his influence on “god poster” artists.
- Payne to give retirement lecture at Bucknell
Michael Payne, professor of English at Bucknell, will give the retirement lecture, "Late Style from Shakespeare and Bach to Edward Said," April 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Rubber Duck Derby for Habitat for Humanity
The Bucknell University student chapter of Habitat for Humanity will host its third annual Rubber Duck Derby April 28 at 2:30 p.m. from the Market Street Bridge above the Bull Run Creek in Lewisburg's Hufnagle Park.
- Symphonic Band in concert at Bucknell
The Bucknell University Symphonic Band will perform in concert April 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Admission is free.
- Music professor's new composition in world premiere
Jackson Hill, professor of music at Bucknell, was interviewed by WVIA-FM ArtScene host Erika Funke about the world premiere of a new work called, "Summer Dreams." || Audio interview
- Bucknell presents Buffalo Valley Gamelan concert
Bucknell's Gamelan Banteng Lembah or "Buffalo Valley Gamelan" will perform April 19 at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell.
- McNaughton sets new mark as scholar-athlete
Senior Chris McNaughton, already one of the most highly decorated players in Patriot League history, became the league’s first three-time winner of the Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year award in men’s basketball.
- Bucknell theatre: "Urinetown: The Musical"
The department of theatre and dance at Bucknell will present "Urinetown, The Musical," April 13, 14, 15 and 16 at 8 p.m. in the Harvey Powers Theatre, Coleman Hall. Tickets are $10, $8 for senior citizens.
- Neonatal intensive care unit aided by Bucknell sororities
Six Bucknell sororities have created more than 200 play kits for siblings of brothers or sisters undergoing treatment at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Geisinger’s Janet Weis Children’s Hospital.
- SBDC Seminar: "Understanding Diversity"
The Bucknell SBDC will host the seminar, "Understanding Diversity in the Workplace," April 17 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the SBDC Business Education Center, 207 Chamberlin Building, in Lewisburg.
- Concertante performs at Weis Center
Concertante will perform great Romantic string music by Schoenberg and Strauss April 14 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center at Bucknell. Tickets are $20.
- Bucknell geology department hosts open house
The geology department at Bucknell will host an open house April 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the O'Leary Center. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult to the open house, which will have many activities geared toward elementary school children.
- Parrot to discuss violence against women
Andrea Parrot will give the talk, "Forsaken Females: The Global Brutalization of Women," April 11 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell hosts Wellness Fair
Bucknell will host the second annual spring Wellness Fair April 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Kenneth Langone Athletics and Recreation Center at Bucknell University.
- Autism subject of alumni lecture Thursday, April 5
Linda Tanner Luxenberg '80 will give an alumni lecture titled, "An Intimate Discussion on Autism," Thursday, April 5, at noon in the Elaine Langone Center's Gallery Theater.
- Bucknell hosts Passover meals
Bucknell Hillel will sponsor Passover Seders and kosher-for-Passover meals in Hunt Hall Formal (Room 101) throughout the Passover holiday April 2 through 10.
- Bucknell hosts discussion: "Hollywood v. the University"
Peter Decherney will lead the discussion, "Hollywood vs. the University: Fair Use and Education in the Digital Age," April 5 at noon in the Traditional Reading Room of the Bertrand Library at Bucknell University.
- SBDC Seminar: "Coloring Outside the Lines"
The Bucknell SBDC will host the seminar, "Coloring Outside the Lines," with Jeff Tobe April 5 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Gallery Theatre (Room 301) of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.