August 2008 News
- National database including Bucknell grows to 711 schools
U-CAN, a voluntary consumer information initiative that includes Bucknell University and is coordinated by National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), has grown to 711 institutions.
- Rev. Dugan serving as interim Bucknell chaplain
The Rev. Timothy Dugan is serving as Bucknell's interim university chaplain. Dugan began his duties Aug. 22.
- Web site redesign launched
Bucknell University has today launched its new University and athletics Web sites, featuring comprehensive new designs, expanded video and photography elements and improved navigation between and throughout both sites.
- Markowitz opens Jazz at Bucknell
Jazz at Bucknell will host a performance by the Phil Markowitz Trio on Sept. 3 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Bison athletics events highlights
Highlight of upcoming althetics events and news.
- Concannon to discuss Yoko Ono works
Kevin Concannon will give the talk, "Yoko Ono: Imagining Peace 1966-2008," on Friday, Aug. 29, at 5 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Daryl Sherman to open Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series
Jazz pianist and vocalist Daryl Sherman will perform classic piano jazz on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University. The free concert is the first event in the fall semester's Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series.
- Governor delivers $9 million grant
Gov. Ed Rendell on Wednesday announced the grant -- the region's largest ever -- to support the Lewisburg Core Community Initiative, a joint venture between Bucknell, the borough and others aimed at enhancing the downtown and the neighborhood connecting it to campus. || Watch Video
- Alumni Affinity program marks anniversary
Launched a year ago, the Alumni Affinity program at Bucknell University has blossomed from a single pilot program to a robust collection of networks.
- Bucknell grads top salary study
- Service to remember Charlie Pollock to be held today
A memorial service for Charlie Pollock, vice president for external relations at Bucknell University, will be held today, Aug. 7, at 1 p.m. in Rooke Chapel at Bucknell. The service will be simulcast in Trout Auditorium. || Additional coverage: The Daily Item
- Bucknell grad to compete in the Olympics
J.R. Holden, a 1998 Bucknell graduate and star basketball player, will be playing for Team Russia at the Olympic Games in Beijing.
- New BU ID card is multipurpose card
Bucknell University has rolled out the new BU ID, a multipurpose identification card that may be used for a wide range of campus services.
- Bucknell receives grant for Susquehanna River project
Bucknell University has received a $16,000 seed grant from the John Ben Snow Memorial Trust to fund an interdisciplinary environmental humanities program focusing on the Susquehanna River’s rich history and ecology.