November 2007 News
- Bucknell to develop vehicles for military, law roles
Bucknell and investigators from the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition will develop robots that will help protect members of the military and law enforcement in urban environments. || Video: Keith Buffinton on engineering, robotics research at Bucknell
- Kappa Delta Rho chapter alumni board closes house
The alumni Board of Directors of the Iota Chapter of Kappa Delta Rho has notified the brothers of the chapter that effective upon the conclusion of the fall semester, at noon, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, the residents of the chapter house must vacate the premises, which are on the campus of Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Brigade returns to Nicaragua to volunteer
Two delegations of Bucknell students and faculty will travel in January and March to Nueva Vida, Nicaragua, to help build a spinning operation and provide support to a free clinic that is part of the University's ongoing volunteer project there.
- University announces spring lineup for Bucknell Forum
A Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, a premier Wall Street analyst and TV personality, a best-selling American author, and a panel of leading experts on religion will headline the spring semester's continuing national speakers series, "The Bucknell Forum: The Citizen & Politics in America."
- Bucknell World: The intellectual beauty of numbers
Bucknell's Web site is featuring some of the University's newest teacher-scholars. Meet two math professors whose research is driven by the intellectual beauty of number theory.
- The Counterweight receives award
The Bucknell University Conservatives Club magazine, The Counterweight, has received the "Paper of the Year Award" from the Collegiate Network.
- Bucknell World: Statistics and critical decisions
Bucknell's Web site is featuring some of the University's newest teacher-scholars. Meet two professors who are using statistics and mathematics to help doctors and scientists make important decisions.
- Bucknell's Samek Art Gallery to receive Andy Warhol art
Samek Art Gallery will receive nearly 150 original Andy Warhol photographs and prints by the end of January 2008 to be added to the University's permanent collection. || Video
- Forum lecturer takes stock of challenges to U.S. democracy
Renowned political theorist Benjamin Barber pondered the health of American democracy, saying its survival means facing a host of unprecedented challenges. || Listen to the Barber lecture
- Bucknell World: Building a better dummy
Bucknell's Web site is featuring some of the University's newest teacher-scholars. Meet a biomedical engineering professor who's building a smarter dummy.
- Bucknell World: When good cells go bad
Bucknell's Web site is featuring some of the University's newest teacher-scholars. Meet a geneticist looking at chromosome development and a geologist studying underground water stores.
- Bucknell grads featured in national poetry anthology
Three recent Bucknell University graduates are included in the new anthology, Best New Poets 2007.
- BMEG students give presentations
Better understanding of how a mouse’s heart works and how freezing tissue destroys cancerous cells might lead to better diagnosis and surgery methods in humans, according to research presented by two Bucknell University students who gave research presentations at the Biomedical Engineering Society national meeting in Los Angeles this past month.
- Bucknell World: New faculty, new approaches in digital
Bucknell's Web site is featuring some of the University's newest teacher-scholars. Meet four assistant professors in the College of Engineering who are taking bold new approaches to computer hardware design, networking and communications, and graphic imaging.
- Bucknell World: New professor explores hip hop culture
Bucknell's Web site is featuring some of the University's newest teacher-scholars. Meet self-described "Hip Hop Scholar" James Peterson. || Video
- Bucknell 5th in national Chem-E Car Competition
A multidisciplinary team of Bucknell students took fifth-place honors in the national Chem-E Car Competition in Salt Lake City.
- Conservatives Club to build 'Berlin Wall'
The Bucknell University Conservatives Club will build a replica Berlin Wall in celebration of the 18th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
- Bucknell to host Translation conference
Bucknell University's program in comparative humanities will host the conference, "Translation: Comparative Perspectives," Nov. 9 and 10.
- POSTPONED: Burroughs to discuss 'Compression Wood'
POSTPONED: The Nov. 14 Franklin Burroughs talk, "Compression Wood," in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University, has been postponed.
- Adams to discuss gun rights
Criminology professor and columnist Mike Adams will give the talk, "In Defense of the Right to Bear Arms," Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in Olin Lecture Hall at Bucknell University.
- Weis Center presents Met Opera soprano
Metropolitan Opera star Heidi Grant Murphy will perform with her husband, pianist Kevin Murphy, and the St. Lawrence String Quartet on Friday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. at Bucknell University's Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Concert Chorale fall concert
The Bucknell University Concert Chorale will present "Reflections," a fall concert Sunday, Nov. 18, at 2:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts
- Kyle Dargan to give Darrow Reading
Poet Kyle Dargan will give the Sixth Annual Drew Darrow Memorial Reading Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell hosts 'Gizmo demos' at education fair
Bucknell University will host a Science and Engineering Education Fair Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Larison Hall at Bucknell.
- Avantango to dance at Weis Center
Pablo Aslan's Avantango returns to Bucknell University's Weis Center stage Saturday, Dec. 1, at 8 p.m.
- Book drive for Latin America
Donate your old college textbooks to Bucknell University's campus book drive Dec. 2 to 15 to benefit Worldfund, a non-profit organization working to transform lives in Latin America through high quality education.
- Paper Bag Players at Weis Center
The Paper Bag Players will present the free family show, "On Top of Spaghetti," Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell hosts holiday Jazz at Bucknell concert
Bucknell University will host a special holiday presentation of Jazz at Bucknell Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall with Adams, Stetz & Haynes.
- Rooke Chapel Ringers set Senior Winter Tour
The Rooke Chapel Ringers will perform in concert in four churches in Ohio, New Jersey and Pennsylvania in January 2008 as part of the Annual Senior Winter Tour.
- Spring highlights: 'Mad Money' host, Harlem Renaissance, poetry
Early spring semester events at Bucknell University include an appearance by "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer, a celebration of the Harlem Renaissance, a Samek Art Gallery exhibition with works by Jay Bolotin and Michele Kong, and readings with poet-in-residence James Harms and poet Evan Boland.
- Bucknell World: New professors explore language
Bucknell's Web site is featuring some of the University's newest teacher-scholars. Meet three who are exploring various aspects of language and what they say about culture.
- Two receive inaugural Bucknell Citizenship Award
Robert Lauman, Class of 1945, and Colby Cooper, Class of 1999, are the inaugural recipients of the Bucknell Award for Distinguished Citizenship.