August 2007 News
- Waldrep to give poetry reading
G.C. Waldrep, assistant professor of English at Bucknell, will give a poetry reading Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Tim Russert to kick off Bucknell Forum Sept. 18
Tim Russert, the award-winning newsman and best-selling author, will kick off Bucknell's national speaker series, "The Bucknell Forum: The Citizen & Politics in America," on Sept. 18. About the Bucknell Forum || Forum blog
- Bucknell ranked among top U.S. liberal arts schools
Bucknell is among the best liberal arts colleges in the country when it comes to fostering research and promoting an ethic of service and social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly, which ranks Bucknell No. 7 in its college rankings issue.
- Students blogging about their study abroad adventures
Eight Bucknell students are blogging about their study abroad adventures this fall. || Go to Study Abroad Blog
- Jazz at Bucknell opens with Manuel Valera Quartet
The Manuel Valera Quartet will perform Sept. 5 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. The free concert is the first in this season's ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- Convocation welcomes Class of 2011, opens academic year
The Class of 2011 and new transfer students were formally welcomed to Bucknell University's academic community and start of the new school year. || Class of 2011 photo galleries
- Bucknell hosts AIDS Walk
Bucknell University will host the annual AIDS Walk Sept. 15. The walk, which benefits AIDS Resource Alliance, begins at 8:45 a.m. on the Sojka lawn next to the Kenneth Langone Athletics and Recreation Center at Bucknell. No preregistration is required. Interested participants can register on Sept. 15 beginning at 8 a.m. on the Sojka lawn. Free T-shirts will be distributed to the first 100 walkers.
- Bucknell events calendar now available online
A new online calendar of Bucknell University campus events is now available for viewing and printing.
- Bucknellians to bike 3,050 miles to raise $1M for scholarships
Three generations of Bucknell alumni will cycle across the United States in September to raise $1 million for a scholarship fund for outstanding students from low-income backgrounds.
- Samek exhibition includes "The China Series"
Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky chronicled the environmental impact of the Three Gorges Dam and highlights them in the Samek Art Gallery exhibition, "Edward Burtynsky: The China Series," at Bucknell University Aug. 24 through Oct. 7.
- Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series: The Ronny Whyte Trio
The Ronny Whyte Trio will perform in a free jazz concert Aug. 29, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- National attention on honey bee plight hits home
Not far from the beekeeper who first raised his voice about "colony collapse disorder," Bucknell professors are studying honey bee viral infections and visual spatial memory. || More: Our man goes undercover: Inside the bee suit
- Research uncovers kids' science misconceptions
Bucknell researchers are helping educators better understand young children's preconceived notions about science, paving the way for more effective curricula.
- Bucknell Small Business Development Center marks 29 years
The Small Business Development Center at Bucknell was lauded at a luncheon marking 29 years of helping to establish and grow small businesses.
- Composer Duckworth creating street opera in Australia
Composer and Bucknell music professor William Duckworth and media artist Nora Farrell are in Australia, creating a public opera to be performed in the streets of Brisbane in August. || Video: A conversation with William Duckworth
- 'Welcome to the Neighborhood' to greet Class of 2011
In a truly unique small-town welcome, dozens of Lewisburg merchants will greet Bucknell's 900-member Class of 2011 with entertainment, free food, and gifts when they arrive this month for new-student orientation.
- SBDC celebrates 29 years
The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a 29th anniversary luncheon, "Growing Small Businesses," Monday, Aug. 6, at 11:30 a.m. in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Focus Year Series: Latin America and the Caribbean
Havelock Brewster will give the talk, "The Caribbean and the Association of Caribbean States in the Wider Hemispheric Context," Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.The talk is the first in the International Focus Year lecture series, "Latin America and the Caribbean at the Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Perspective."
- Weis Center announces 2007-08 season events
Music, dance, theater, and more highlight the 2007-08 events schedule at Bucknell University’s Weis Center for the Performing Arts.