December 2007 News
- 'Mad Money' host to lead off spring Bucknell Forum
Jim Cramer, the host of CNBC's breakout hit "Mad Money," best-selling author, and co-founder of the Internet financial news hub TheStreet.com, will lead off the spring 2008 lineup for the national speaker series, "The Bucknell Forum: The Citizen & Politics in America." || Audio: Professor William Gruver talks about his long-time friend and Wall Street colleague
- Bucknell orientation Web site wins CASE Gold Award
The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education has selected Bucknell's Class of 2011 Orientation Web site for the Gold Award in special purpose Web publications, the highest honor CASE gives in this category.
- Hurricane Katrina Recovery Team makes third relief trip
Twenty-six Bucknell students, faculty, and staff will visit the hurricane-ravaged New Orleans area before Christmas to erect housing and to get a first-hand look at how the region is coping with recovery more than two years after Hurricane Katrina. || Audio: Janice Butler, director of the Office of Service-Learning
- Candlelight Service to air on local PBS stations
The Emmy-nominated 2003 "Bucknell Candlelight Christmas" service will air on two local PBS stations during this holiday season.
- 'True West' selected for Kennedy Center Festival competition
The Bucknell University theatre production of Sam Shepard's 'True West' has been selected to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Region II Festival at Carnegie Mellon University's main theatre in Pittsburgh.
- Electrical engineers second in networking competition
A team of Bucknell electrical engineering students took second place in a computer networking competition sponsored by the National Science Foundation.