- Professor, author honored with NEA Fellowship
Robert Rosenberg, assistant professor of English at Bucknell University, has been awarded a 2010 Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
- Bucknell 22nd 'Best Place to Work'
The Best Places to Work program has ranked Bucknell the 22nd best employer in Pennsylvania. Only one other nonprofit institution scored higher than Bucknell.
- Professors receive inaugural faculty scholar award
Two Bucknell University professors -- Andrea R. Halpern and Virginia Zimmerman -- have been honored for their research and scholarship with the inaugural David T. Scadden Faculty Scholar Award.
- Math professor completes Fulbright in Uruguay
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Nathan Ryan, a computational number theorist, traveled to Uruguay this past fall with a Fulbright fellowship.
- Bucknell awarded $250,000 Conservation Works! grant
Bucknell University has been awarded a $250,000 Conservation Works! grant to replace the air-handling and monitoring system for the Elaine Langone Center dining facilities. The improvements are expected to create an annual energy savings of $100,000 for Bucknell.
- Student author discusses 'true liberal arts education'
Li Wan, Class of '10, has co-authored a book with two other Chinese students attending top liberal arts institutions in the United States.
- Holzberger receives Cohen Award for Santayana edition
William Holzberger, professor emeritus of English at Bucknell , has been honored by the MLA with the 10th Morton N. Cohen Award for a Distinguished Edition of Letters, receiving the award for The Letters of George Santayana, Book Seven, 1941-1947 and Book Eight, 1948-1052, published by MIT Press.
- Top stories: Profiles among November's top stories
For the third straight month, a three-part story package profiling recently promoted full and associate professors and newly hired tenure-track faculty was Bucknell University's top web story of the month.
- Get Bucknell in the News for media highlights
You can read the highlights of media coverage each week in Bucknell in the News, a free weekly e-newsletter produced by the Division of Communications
- Professors receive National Geographic, NSF grants for Mars, Alaska research
Professors Craig Kochel and Jeff Trop recently received a $15,000 National Geographic grant to continue their research in Alaska and its geological similarities to Mars.
- SBDC eBay workshop rescheduled
The Bucknell University SBDC will offer the workshop, "eBay Basic for the New eBay User," on Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the SBDC Business Education Center in Lewisburg. [This workshop, originally scheduled for Dec. 9, was postponed due to winter weather.]
- Paper Bag Players star in annual Weis Center holiday show
The Paper Bag Players will present "The Great Mummy Adventure" on Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell. Admission is free to the community through the generosity of Janet Weis.
- 'Gizmo Expo' to showcase grade-school teaching tools
Bucknell University will host the fourth annual Engineering and Science Education 'Gizmo Expo' on Dec. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Larison Dining Hall. Student teams will share inquiry-based teaching units and gizmos designed to teach science and engineering concepts to students in kindergarten to eighth grade.
- Solas presents 'A Celtic Solstice Celebration' at Weis Center
The Celtic band Solas will present "A Celtic Solstice Celebration" on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University. Tickets are $25.
- Bucknell Dance Company concert features original choreography
The Bucknell Dance Company will present its annual fall concert with original choreography by faculty, students and a guest artist on Dec. 4 and Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. in the Powers Theatre.
- Tim Warfield presents holiday jazz concert
Bucknell University's Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesday series will present "A Holiday Jazz Concert" with saxophonist Tim Warfield on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall.
- Students fare well in 'Battle of the Brains’
A team of Bucknell University computer science students competing in a regional "Battle of the Brains" competition finished with bragging rights.
- Magical soccer season ends in Virginia
The Bucknell men's soccer team's record-setting campaign came to an end on Sunday afternoon Klockner Stadium, as No. 2 Virginia scored four times in the first half and went on to post a 5-0 victory in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
- Bucknell in national top 10 student-athlete grad rates
Continuing a long-standing tradition of success in the NCAA's annual graduation rates survey, released Wednesday, Bucknell's four-class average for student-athletes entering between 1999-2000 and 2002-03 ranks eighth nationally.
- 'US Future States Atlas' imagines imperial march
What might a new world atlas look like if the United States multiplied?
- Confocal microscope assists biology, biomed study
A new, laser-scanning confocal microscope, purchased with a National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant, will provide higher resolution images for faculty and student researchers.
- 'In Media Res' addresses race, gender, pop culture
Notable scholars, poets, musicians and actors gathered at Bucknell University for "In Media Res," a symposium exploring scholarship on race, gender, media and popular culture.
- Community college scholars overcome odds
Bucknell is among eight national institutions that partner with the Jack Kent Cooke foundation and five community colleges to offer exceptional students need-based scholarships to pursue four-year degrees.
- SBDC workshop: 'Low-budget, High-impact Marketing'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Low-budget, High-impact Marketing," on Dec. 8 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Service 1st FCU, located at 1207 Bloom St., Danville.
- Men win first-round NCAA tournament game
The 1-0 theme continued in the NCAA Tournament for the Bucknell men's soccer team, as freshman Brendan Burgdorf scored the game's only goal in the 70th minute and the Bison advanced to the second round for the second time in the last four years by defeating Princeton Thursday.
- Men's soccer wins league title, NCAA bid
Bucknell freshman Brendan Burgdorf headed in a corner kick from classmate C.K. Kumah less than 15 minutes into Sunday's Patriot League Men's Soccer Championship Game and that was all the scoring the Bison needed as they defeated American 1-0 for their second title in four years. With the victory, Bucknell earned an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament and will be making its fifth all-time appearance in the field.
- Men's soccer visits Princeton in first NCAA round
The Bucknell men's soccer team will be on the road to start the NCAA Tournament, traveling to Princeton for an opening-round matchup on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Myslik Field at Roberts Stadium.
- Magazine, website win public relations awards
Bucknell's alumni magazine and website were among six winners in the Central Pennsylvania PRSA 2009 Keystone Awards.
- Engineers in top third of national competition
Bucknell chemical engineering students finished in the top third of the national collegiate Chem-E Car Competition held in Nashville this past weekend.
- Bucknell Forum: New economy, new opportunities
The global economic crisis presents challenges to prospective business owners, but those who trust their instincts, identify consumer needs and remain transparent have the chance to succeed, Bucknell Forum speaker Doug Lebda '92 says.
- Bucknell Magazine: Job search strategies
In a challenging economy, every job seeker is looking to get ahead of the competition. Finding a job in today's economy takes dedication, focus and persistence.
- Top stories: Faculty profiles top October
It topped the most popular stories in September and it's back as the most popular story in October. The story is the annual package of profiles of tenure-track faculty who joined Bucknell University's ranks of teacher-scholars this fall.
- Homecoming slideshows, videos now available
Bucknell celebrated several milestones during Homecoming 2009, including a commemoration of 125 years of co-education, the 25th anniversary of the international relations program and the 10th anniversary of the Bucknell Brigade. See the photo slideshows and video.
- Weis Center presents 'To Kill a Mockingbird'
The Montana Repertory Theatre will present "To Kill a Mockingbird," a stage adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, on Friday, Nov. 20, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. Tickets are $20.
- Computer science students in 'Battle of the Brains'
It's called the "Battle of the Brains" and Bucknell is sending three teams of students to compete in November at the regional intercollegiate competition being held at Wilkes University in northeastern Pennsylvania.
- Chemical engineering marks 100 years at Bucknell
Chemical engineering at Bucknell University is 100 years old, nearly as old as the discipline itself.
- New dictionary rich in Bucknell contributions
The second edition of A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory is chock full of Bucknell University connections.
- Students practice green living at new 'sustainable cooperative' on campus
Students living at Taylor Street House have pledged to reduce their collective carbon footprint by reducing water and electricity consumption.
- Noted author to give annual Darrow Reading
Rebecca Black will give the Eighth Annual Drew Darrow Memorial Reading on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall.
- Holocaust survivor to share memories in Kristallnacht talk
Murray Goldfinger, a Holocaust survivor, will speak about his experiences Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell, as part of the University's annual observance of Kristallnacht.
- Bucknell concert features Maroon 5, Guster
Bucknell University will host a concert with Maroon 5 and special guest Guster on Saturday, Nov. 14, in Sojka Pavilion. Fitz and the Tantrums will open the show at 7 p.m. in place of the previously advertised K'Naan.
- Engineers head to national Chem-E Car Competition
Bucknell University students are off to Nashville where they will compete in the national Chem-E Car Competition in November.
- Concert Chorale sings 21st-century music, folksongs
The Bucknell University Concert Chorale will present its fall performance on Nov. 15 at 2:30 p.m. in the Weis Center. The concert will feature the 70-voice choir singing significant choral music of the 21st century as well as traditional folk songs.
- Bucknell 'In Media Res' academic conference explores popular culture
Bucknell University will host the academic conference, "In Media Res: Gender, Race and Popular Culture," Nov. 13 and 14.
- Jazz Band presents '50 years of classic jazz'
The Bucknell University Jazz Band will present "50 Years of Classic Jazz" on Friday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Duo Fantaisie en Echo perform in concert
The viola da gamba duet Duo Fantaisie en Echo will perform in concert on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building
- Samek Art Gallery organizes three exhibitions
Three exhibitions curated by Dan Mills, director of the Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University, will be on view in the Samek Art Gallery in the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell through Dec. 8
- Bucknell, community to host 'What the Ill?' healthcare discussion
Bucknell University's Institute for Public Policy will host a discussion and film about healthcare on Saturday, Nov. 7, in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.
- Bucknell Opera Company marks 20th anniversary with concert
The Bucknell Opera Company will mark its 20th anniversary with a gala concert on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- SBDC hosts 'First Step' workshop
The Bucknell University SBDC will offer "The First Step: Pre-business Workshop," Wednesday, Nov. 18, in Lewisburg.
- Manganaro to discuss Joyce, Eliot and anthropology
Marc Manganaro will give the talk, "'Falling Towers': Joyce, Eliot, and the Salvage of Urban 'Culture'," on Thursday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Auditorium at Bucknell University.
- Homecoming welcomes alumni and friends
Bucknell University welcomed alumni and friends for a Homecoming celebration Oct. 22-25. The weekend marked several milestones honoring co-education, the international relations program and the Bucknell Brigade.
- Bucknell Forum: The basics of 'GoodWork'
Bucknell Forum speaker Howard Gardner discussed the results of a 15-year project on what constitutes "good work."
- Bucknell mailroom one, well, creepy place
With Halloween in the air, the fainthearted may want to consider spending time in a less, well, spooky place.
- Bucknell Magazine: Children of war
Bucknell students who have lived through the worst are determined to change their countries for the better.
- Bucknell Magazine: Q&A with Herb Wilcox '50
Herb Wilcox '50 led the team of engineers that built the picture tube for the video camera that recorded Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon. Forty years later, Bucknell University graduate Wilcox pauses to look back.
- Business competition nets solar venture
A student and two alumni were inspired to start their own company after falling short in a business ventures competition at Bucknell.
- Susquehanna monitors provide water quality info
Assistant Professor Matt McTammany is collecting real-time data on how natural and manmade activities affect water quality in the Susquehanna River.
- Keady to discuss sweat shops and social justice
Jim Keady will give the talk, "Beyond the Swoosh: Sweatshops and Social Justice," on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Red Priest plays Baroque at Weis Center
Red Priest will perform "Nightmare in Venice — A Halloween Fantasy" on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. Tickets are $20.
- Bucknell faculty recital: flute, piano, dance
Flutist Mary Hannigan, pianist Barry Hannigan, and dancer Kelly Knox will give a faculty recital on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell to host second annual Patriot League Academic Conference
Bucknell University will host the second annual Patriot League Academic Conference Oct. 30 and 31.
- Jazz at Bucknell features Joanne Brackeen
Bucknell University's Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series will present pianist Joanne Brackeen in concert on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall.
- Carol Fredette in Cabaret Jazz series concert
Jazz vocalist Carol Fredette will perform in concert on Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell. Performing with Fredette will be Mark Soskin, piano, and Dean Johnson, bass.
- Neurobiologist to discuss 'Love, Sex and Brain Evolution'
David Linden will give the talk, "Love, Sex and Brain Evolution," on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Speakers mark 350 Climate Action Festival
As part of Bucknell University’s 350 Climate Action Festival, Michael Dorsey, an assistant professor at Dartmouth College and an environmental and development policy specialist, spoke about the social repercussions of climate change policies Thursday, Oct. 15.
- Parapsychologist to discuss ghosts, hauntings
Rich Robbins will give the talk, "Ghosts and Hauntings: Decide for Yourself," on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Homecoming marks milestones with public events
Bucknell University will celebrate several milestones during its annual Homecoming celebration Oct. 22-25, including a commemoration of 125 years of co-education, the 25th anniversary of the international relations program and the 10th anniversary of the Bucknell Brigade. Several events are open to the local community.
- Bucknell theatre: 'Five Women Wearing the Same Dress'
The Bucknell University department of theatre and dance will present "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress" Oct. 23 through 26 at 8 p.m. in the Harvey Powers Theatre.
- SBDC workshop: 'Difficult people'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Dealing with you is killing me! How to handle difficult employees, managers, customers," Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center, Room 207 of the Chamberlin Building on Fifth Street in Lewisburg.
- Bucknell student group hosts 'GuluWalk'
Bicycles Against Poverty will host the third annual GuluWalk on Sunday, Oct. 25, during Homecoming Weekend at Bucknell University. The two-mile walk around the Bucknell campus begins at 1 p.m. in front of Davis Gym.
- Bucknell recognized for community engagement
Bucknell is among the top schools in the nation being recognized for community service.
- Bucknell to celebrate 125 years of co-education
Bucknell University will commemorate 125 years of co-education with a celebration and symposium Oct. 22-23, in conjunction with Homecoming Weekend.
- Diversity programs focus on mentoring, expanding viewpoints
Bucknell's diversity office is working to make the campus more inclusive with cross-disciplinary programs that provide students with real-life experiences mentoring prospective college students from diverse backgrounds.
- Fall Study Abroad Blog in full swing
The fifth edition of Bucknell's Study Abroad Blog has been launched and is in full swing with eight new student bloggers detailing their experiences and travels.
- Bucknell Forum: 'Ethical Leadership' Oct. 21
Howard Gardner, a renowned Harvard University scholar who pioneered the multiple intelligences theory and has published a series of books on individual and institutional leadership, will speak at Bucknell on Oct. 21 as part of the ongoing Bucknell Forum national speakers series.
- Dubeau, La Pieta in concert at Weis Center
Violinist Angèle Dubeau and La Pietà will perform "Myth and Legend: music for strings," on Friday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. Tickets are $20.
- International Relations celebrates 25th anniversary
International Relations at Bucknell University will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a series of events on Oct. 22 and 23.
- Bucknell, Lewisburg schedule Night on the Town
Downtown Lewisburg and Bucknell University will welcome local residents and alumni for Games in the Park followed by Night on the Town, a late-night shopping event, on Friday, Oct. 23, during Bucknell's Homecoming Weekend.
- SBDC hosts business plan writing workshop
The Bucknell University SBDC will host the workshop, "Writing your Business Plan," on Nov. 16 from 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. at the Empire Beauty School, Orchard Hills Plaza in Shamokin Dam.
- Renowned archaeologist to discuss Athenian democracy
World-renowned archaeologist John McK. Camp II will give the talk, "The Agora and Athenian Democracy," on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Gallery Series presents North Indian music concert
Bucknell University's Gallery Series will present a concert of North Indian classical music with Samir and Sanghamitra Chatterjee on Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. in Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Bucknell hosts Climate Action Festival Oct. 14-17
Michael Dorsey, a professor of environmental sciences at Dartmouth College and principal investigator in Dartmouth's Climate Justice Research Project, will speak Thursday, Oct. 15. He is the keynote speaker at Bucknell's 350 Climate Action Festival, a four-day event designed to draw attention to the environmental and social repercussions related to climate change.
- Burning River Brass at Weis Center
Burning River Brass will perform in concert on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. Tickets are $20.
- Student group hosts fundraiser for Afghan children
A Bucknell University student group will host a fundraiser for Afghan children Saturday, Oct. 17, at 5 p.m. in Larison Dining Hall at Bucknell. Tickets are $25 per person.
- Weis Center family matinee: 'Tubby the Tuba'
The Weis Center at Bucknell will present a special family presentation of "Tubby the Tuba" with Matt Gaunt, the tuba soloist from the visiting Burning River Brass, on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 1 p.m.
- Speaker says China already a world power
China Conference: Despite 'extreme" economic and military growth, China still is vulnerable to domestic issues such as climate change, poverty and an eventual slowdown, speaker David Lampton says.
- Top stories: Profiles top September's stories
A three-part series that highlighted 53 of Bucknell University's teacher-scholars topped September's most popular web stories.
- Weis Fellow Wideman reads from new work
The award-winning writer John Edgar Wideman received the 2009 Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters at Bucknell last night before reading passages from an upcoming book and discussing his writings about race and class.
- Family Weekend slideshows now available
Photo slideshows from Bucknell University's Family Weekend 2009 are now online.
- SBDC hosts workshop on communication
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "You didn't just say that! avoiding communication pitfalls," Thursday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center.
- Jazz at Bucknell presents Cuong Vu 4-tet
The Cuong Vu 4-tet will perform on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University as part of the University's ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- Bucknell faculty panel to discuss Obama agenda
A panel of Bucknell University professors will discuss "How to put out 50 fires at once: Where does President Obama's legislative agenda stand?" on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Bloomquist lecture examines ethnicity in children's animated film
Jennifer Bloomquist will give the talk, "Looney Coons: Language, Race and Ethnicity in Animated Film," on Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Wormser is Sojka visiting poet
Poet Baron Wormser will visit Bucknell University Oct. 6 as the 15th annual Sandra and Gary Sojka Visiting Poet.
- Fleck, Hussain, Meyer in concert at Weis Center
Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain and Edgar Meyer will perform on Friday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. Tickets are $35.
- Bucknell to host annual AIDS Walk
Bucknell University will host the annual AIDS Walk on Saturday, Oct. 3. The walk, which benefits AIDS Resource Alliance in Williamsport, begins at 9 a.m. on the Davis Gym lawn in front of the Kenneth Langone Athletics and Recreation Center at Bucknell.
- Bicycles Against Poverty making a difference
The war-torn villages of northern Uganda are a world away from the Bucknell campus. But a student group - Bicycles Against Poverty - saw an opportunity to address problems there.
- 28 tenure-track faculty join Bucknell
Meet Bucknell University's newest teacher-scholars - 28 tenure-track faculty who joined the University this year.
- Bucknell hosts film, film-makers at Campus Theatre
The documentary film, "Out in the Silence," will be shown at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg on Sunday, Oct. 4, at 2:30 p.m.
- Students, community dedicate Habitat house
The Bucknell and Susquehanna universities Habitat for Humanity chapters raised $20,000 to help a local family fulfill their dream of becoming homeowners. The home was dedicated Sept. 19.
- SBDC, SEDA-COG host Marcellus shale seminars
The Bucknell SBDC and SEDA-COG are hosting a series of educational programs to help entrepreneurs and established small- and medium-sized businesses understand and respond to Marcellus Shale-related business opportunities.
- Franchise seminar offered by SBDC
The Bucknell Small Business Development Center will host the seminar, "Is a Franchise Right for You?" on Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at the SBDC Business Education Center, 207 Chamberlin Building, Fifth and Market streets in Lewisburg.
- SBDC to host 'The First Step' workshop
The Bucknell SBDC will offer "The First Step: Pre-business Workshop," Oct. 14 from 8 to 11 a.m. in the SBDC Education Center, Room 207 of the Chamberlin Building on Fifth Street in Lewisburg.
- Hyman, Smith in duo-piano jazz concert
Jazz piano masters Dick Hyman and Derek Smith will perform in concert Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University, as part of the ongoing Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series.
- Writer John Edgar Wideman to speak Sept. 29
Award-winning novelist, short story writer, and essayist John Edgar Wideman has been named the 2009 Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters at Bucknell.
- Senior named Study in Australia ambassador
Bucknell senior Randy Gowat is one of 24 North American students to be selected as an Australian Education International North America ambassador for the 2009-10 academic year.
- Habitat teaches students real-life lessons
Student volunteers from Bucknell and Susquehanna universities raised $20,000 to help build a Habitat for Humanity home for a local family.
- Forum speaker: U.S. a 'dysfunctional empire'
Professor and award-winning author Niall Ferguson suggests the United States is an empire with three critical flaws.
- Bucknell presidential search committee formed
Steve Holmes, a member of the Board of Trustees and chair of the search for the next president of Bucknell University, has announced the membership of the search committee.
- Weis Center presents 'The Balanchine Couple'
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet will present "The Balanchine Couple" on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. Tickets are $25.
- Bucknell hosts River Symposium Sept. 25-26
Bucknell University will host the fourth annual Susquehanna River Symposium, "Cultures at the Confluence: Native Americans, Ecology and the Susquehanna Valley," on Friday, Sept. 25, and Saturday, Sept. 26.
- Bucknell to host Family Weekend Sept. 25 - 27
Bucknell University will host its annual Family Weekend Sept. 25 to 27, with several events open to the local community.
- Cook to discuss ancient Aegean culture
Erwin Cook will give the talk, "Epiphany in the 'Odyssey,' the 'Homeric Hymn to Demeter' and Eleusinian Cult," on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Gardner Lecture Hall of the Dana Engineering Building at Bucknell University.
- Series focuses on Indian widows, activism
The women's and gender studies program at Bucknell University will host a series of events examining the lives of Indian widows and the Indian women's movement on Sept. 23 and 24.
- Lennon to discuss U.S. foreign policy Sept. 23
Alexander T.J. Lennon will give the talk, "U.S. Grand Strategy: Principles of an Interdependent Order," on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell, Lewisburg to host Unity Jam: Stop the Hate Rally
Bucknell University and the Lewisburg community will join forces for the annual Unity Jam: Stop the Hate Rally on Monday, Sept. 21.
- Bucknell receives gift of Stankiewicz sculpture
Bucknell University welcomed the new school year with the unveiling of "Australia No. 13," a welded steel work by American sculptor Richard Stankiewicz donated to the University by the JP Morgan Chase Art Collection.
- 17 faculty promoted to associate professor
In the second of a three-part series highlighting Bucknell's teacher-scholars, newly named associate professors are profiled.
- Bucknell student diagnosed with presumed swine flu
A Bucknell University student has tested positive for influenza type A, presumed to be novel H1N1 or “swine flu.”
- Office of Sponsored Research names two faculty fellows
In a new, shared position, two professors will provide support and training for fellow faculty members as they initiate and develop research proposals.
- Bucknell to test emergency notification system Wednesday, Sept. 16
Bucknell University will test its comprehensive emergency notification system on Wednesday, Sept. 16, starting at 9 a.m.
- Bucknell announces Williams Professorships
Provost Mick Smyer of Bucknell University has announced the faculty selected as the first Williams Professors in Music, endowed positions that recognize distinguished teacher-scholars at the University for their academic and teaching excellence and provide the recipients with resources to pursue their scholarly interests in music.
- Top stories: Class of 2013 dominates August
Bucknell University's newest class – the Class of 2013 – dominated the website's top stories in August.
- Bucknell commemorates Sept. 11 with reflection, community service
Bucknell University will commemorate the events of Sept. 11, 2001, with several events, beginning with a Moment of Reflection at 8:40 a.m. in front of the Christy Mathewson Gates near the stadium.
- SBDC to host H1N1 flu seminar
The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host the seminar, "H1N1 Influenza; Preparing Small Businesses," Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the American Red Cross, 249 Farley Circle, Brookpark Farm, Lewisburg.
- Eight faculty promoted to full professor
In the first of a three-part series highlighting teacher-scholars, Bucknell's newly named full professors are profiled. New associate and tenure-track professor profiles will follow later this month.
- Quickbooks workshops offered by SBDC
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer "Quickbooks for Small Business Owners" workshops on Oct. 12 and 13 in Room 221 of the Dana Engineering Building at Bucknell.
- Putnam to discuss philosophy and science
Hilary Putnam will give the talk, "Philosophy in a Scientific Age," on Thursday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Harvey to discuss U.S. tax policy
J. Richard Harvey Jr. will give the talk, "Closing the Tax Gap: An Insider's View of U.S. Tax Policy and Administration at a Time of Trillion Dollar Deficits," on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Svard in 'Music inspired by jazz' concert
Pianist Lois Svard will perform in concert on Friday, Sept. 4, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University. The concert, which is free to the public, features a two-piano networked performance with Genevieve Lee and an improvised work with guest artists Phil Haynes and Barry Long.
- Refurbished Clark telescope returns to Bucknell
Built in the 1800s and aiding student research throughout the 1900s, Bucknell's Clark telescope, completely refurbished and updated, is ready to excite future generations of star-gazing Bucknellians. || Video
- Cello Octet Amsterdam presents premiere at Weis Center
Cello Octet Amsterdam with soprano Theresa Santiago will open the Weis Center Performance series on Friday, Sept. 11, at 8 p.m. with a premiere of American composer Terry Riley's "ArchAngels," a work inspired by the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Tickets are $20.
- Bucknell Forum: Award-winning author, historian Niall Ferguson Sept. 15
Niall Ferguson, a renowned professor of history and economics and an award-winning author, will kick-off this fall's continuing Bucknell Forum series, "Global Leadership: Questions for the 21st Century," with a talk titled "Is the United States an Empire? Should It Be?"
- Weis Center brings world performers to the stage
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will bring musicians, actors and dancers from around the world to its stage during the 2009-10 season.
- Bucknell Forum: LendingTree founder Doug Lebda '92 Nov. 10
Doug Lebda '92, an accomplished entrepreneur who is chairman and CEO of Tree.com and a Bucknell alumnus, will return to campus as part of the Bucknell Forum speaker series.
- Bucknell researchers study little-known Indian stone carvings in Susquehanna
A group of professors hopes their study of petroglyphs in the Susquehanna River will reveal more about the history of Native Americans in the region.
- Convocation text: Board Chair Kenneth Freeman '72
On behalf of the Board of Trustees and the entire Bucknell faculty, it is my honor to formally proclaim the opening of the 2009-10 academic year.
- Convocation text: Provost Mick Smyer
To the chair of the Board of Trustees Ken Freeman and your fellow trustees in the audience, President and Mrs. Mitchell, Distinguished Guests, Faculty Colleagues, Students, Staff Members, and, most especially, transfer students and members of the Class of 2013, welcome to Convocation 2009.
- Convocation's message of success opens 164th academic year
With dusk descending on campus, faculty and staff paraded in full color regalia to the Weis Center for the Performing Arts where transfer students and some 925 members of the Class of 2013 were welcomed to the Bucknell community during Convocation, marking the official opening of Bucknell's 164th academic year.
- Convocation text: President Brian C. Mitchell
Welcome, everyone, as we gather to celebrate a journey that begins tomorrow, the first day of Bucknell University's 164th academic year.
- Class of 2013 orientation slideshows available
Follow the Class of 2013 in our round-the-clock slideshows as they prepare to start classes Wednesday, Aug. 26.
- SBDC to host Microsoft seminar
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will host the fourth annual Microsoft seminar Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Union County Government Center, located at 155 N. 15th St. in Lewisburg.
- SBDC hosts 'The First Step' workshop
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer "The First Step: Pre-business Workshop," Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 8 to 11 a.m. in the SBDC Education Center, Room 207 of the Chamberlin Building on Fifth Street in Lewisburg.
- Institute to offer courses for mature learners
Mature learners in the Central Susquehanna Valley can explore a range of topics from art to Shakespeare to "Singing Neanderthals" in classes that will be offered this fall in the new Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning.
- Board announces presidential search chair
Steve Holmes, a Bucknell trustee, '79 graduate and parent of three Bucknell students, has been named chair of the presidential search committee, Board of Trustees Chair Ken Freeman announced.
- Fred Wangwe named Catholic chaplain at Bucknell
Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades has named the Rev. Fred Wangwe Catholic Chaplain at Bucknell University
- Ronny Whyte Quartet in jazz concert
Jazz pianist Ronny Whyte and his quartet will celebrate Johnny Mercer's 100th birthday with a free jazz concert Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University. The concert is the first in the semester of the ongoing Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series, which is made possible by funding from the Weis family.
- SBDC hosts professional social networking workshop
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will host the workshop, "Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and more — Preparing businesses for the 21st-century customer: Professional Social Networking," on Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 1:15 to 4:15 p.m. at the Country Cupboard restaurant, located on Route 15 North, in Lewisburg.
- New features highlight redesigned myBucknell
A redesigned myBucknell, a campus portal serving Bucknell students, faculty, staff, and parents, was launched today with a host of new features and functions, including one-stop access to email, personal and campus calendars, world and local news, and course schedules.
- 'Welcome to the Neighborhood' awaits Class of 2013
A record number of Lewisburg merchants will greet Bucknell's Class of 2013 with a "Welcome to the Neighborhood" on Monday, Aug. 24.
- Donation bolsters water polo programs
The men's and women's water polo programs at Bucknell will be greatly bolstered thanks to a $1.5 million commitment made by Dan '78 and Chris (Peterjohn '76) Richards.
- Samek Art Gallery schedules 2009-10 exhibitions
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University has scheduled several exhibitions for the 2009-10 academic year, beginning Aug. 26 with "William Christenberry: Site/Possession."
- 164th academic year opens Aug. 26
Bucknell University's 164th academic year opens on Wednesday, Aug. 26, as more than 3,500 undergraduate and 150 graduate students return to campus.
- Professor receives $100,000 to uncover Moravian, Native American history
Professor Katie Faull recently was awarded a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for Humanities for her collaborative research and translations of mid 18th-century Moravian diaries.
- Top stories: Class of 2013, president, alumni pay
The Class of 2013, the University president, alumni salaries, a Bucknell University senior and a Bucknell Forum speaker were the focus of Bucknell's most popular web stories in July.
- Annual Fund sets new record at $10 million
Bucknell's Annual Fund surpassed $10 million in cash gifts for the first time in the University's history, Bucknell President Brian C. Mitchell announced.
- Symposium highlights summer research
The annual Sigma Xi (The Scientific Research Society) summer research poster symposium was held in the Elaine Langone Center Wednesday, July 29, where the results of summer research by more than 50 Bucknell students were on display.
- Bucknell Magazine: Q&A with Jay Wright '83
Jay Wright '83, head men's basketball coach at Villanova, answers a few questions about basketball and Bucknell.
- Bucknell to host China conference Oct. 1-2
Leading scholars will come together at Bucknell on the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, Oct. 1 and 2, to discuss the country's past, present and future.
- Sen. Specter to hold town hall meeting at Bucknell
U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) will hold an open house town hall meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at Bucknell.
- Bucknellians earn gold, silver in Maccabiah Games
The 18th Maccabiah Games recently concluded, and there was a distinct Bison spirit in Israel, as two current Bucknell students and two recent alumni went to the medal stand.
- Senior Kate Matelan wins Ms. Wheelchair USA
With a platform addressing disability issues on college campuses, Bucknell senior Kate Matelan captured the title of Ms. Wheelchair USA 2009-2010.
- Students present summer science research
Bucknell University students participating in summer undergraduate research projects will present a poster session Wednesday, July 29, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell, sponsored by the Bucknell chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society.
- Bucknell grads earn top salaries, study says
Bucknell University alumni have the second-highest earning potential among liberal arts college graduate, a new PayScale College Salary Report says.
- Student-athlete helps U.S. men take gold in Israel
Bucknell University guard Bryan Cohen and his American teammates earned a gold medal at the 18th Maccabiah Games in Israel last week.
- 238 student-athletes make spring dean's list
Two-hundred thirty-eight Bucknell student-athletes earned dean's list honors for the 2009 spring semester.
- Phi Beta Lambda chapter wins two national awards
Not yet a year old, the Bucknell chapter of Phi Beta Lambda has two national awards under its belt and is planning a campus recruitment campaign, a community service project and a joint fundraising effort with another school.
- 'Grassroots' class studies Nicaraguan co-ops
Seventeen Bucknell students and two professors traveled to Nicaragua this summer to learn first-hand about building sustainable businesses in the developing country.
- Class of 2013: Meet more in our series
In a few weeks, Bucknell's Class of 2013 will begin orientation. Even though they haven't arrived on campus, press reports on members of Bucknell's newest 925 students suggest a class with diverse and eclectic interests and goals.
- Mitchell: Year will be last as Bucknell president
Bucknell University President Brian C. Mitchell has announced his intention to step down as the University's president effective June 30, 2010.
- Series leads to Bucknell Brigade 10th anniversary
A special Bucknell Brigade anniversary webpage celebrates a decade of the service-learning program's accomplishments with a series of stories and profiles of brigadistas.
- Top stories: Our most popular web stories from June
Federal funding for robotics research, the Class of 2013 and news that Bucknell President Brian C. Mitchell intends to leave the University next year were among our top web stories in June.
- Students' summer research spans arts, sciences
Bucknell University undergraduate students are conducting nearly 40 research projects this summer, with topics including marine renewable energy using river turbines, a Holocaust survivor's personal story, bio-gas as a common combustion fuel, and the developing trade relationship between China and Central Asia.
- Class of 2013: Meet more of Bucknell's newest class
In August, 925 first-year students will report to the Bucknell campus to begin orientation. While their arrival is weeks away, members of the University's newest class -- the Class of 2013 -- have already made a mark in and out of their high school classrooms.
- Susquehanna River region explored through writing
Bucknell students and faculty spent two weeks in June exploring the Susquehanna River region -- both on and off the river.
- Nicaraguan artist, student painting memorial mural
Nicaraguan artist Gerardo Hernandez Arias will travel to Bucknell University June 7 for a month-long residency to paint a mural commemorating 10 years of service-learning projects with the Bucknell Brigade.
- Bucknell Magazine: The young and the generous
The adventurous spirit of Jared Rosner ’02 inspires his Bucknell classmates to create two summer internship funds in his memory.
- Third student diagnosed with type A flu virus
A third Bucknell University student has tested positive for a type A influenza virus. The three students have been treated and are recovering in isolation.
- Swine flu information
Bucknell University is working closely with local, state and federal officials to monitor the influenza A H1N1 (swine flu) virus and provide related information as necessary to the campus and local community.
- Annual Fund approaching record $10 million
For the first time in Bucknell history, the Annual Fund is positioned to surpass $10 million in cash gifts to the University.
- Tributes left at Flight 93 crash site help visitors make sense of Sept. 11, Bucknell professor says
Associate Professor Alexander Riley studies the cultural symbolism of Flight 93, examining how objects and tributes placed at the crash site contribute to the narrative of Sept. 11.
- Bucknell Magazine: Dance holds distinctive place
From the meticulous synchronicity of ballet to the high-energy choreography of jazz and the emotive genre of modern, dance at Bucknell has been a vibrant part of the curriculum for 20 years.
- Bucknell Magazine: Professor studies Indian life
A student inquiry about Moravian diaries changes the scholarly life of one professor and reveals untold stories about Native American settlements in central Pennsylvania during the 1700s.
- Second student diagnosed with type A flu virus
A second Bucknell student has tested positive for a type A influenza virus. Both students, who are acquaintances, have been treated and are recovering.
- Bucknell student diagnosed with type A flu virus
A Bucknell graduate student living off campus in Lewisburg has tested positive for a type A influenza virus. The student has been treated and is recovering in isolation at home off campus.
- Class of 2013: Not here yet, but making a mark
They haven't even arrived on campus yet, but Bucknell's newest community members -- the Class of 2013 -- are already making their mark in spectacular and intriguing ways.
- Three earn Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar Awards
Three Bucknell student-athletes have been awarded 2009 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Awards, presented to collegiate athletes of color who excel in academics, athletics and community service.
- Top stories: Our most popular web stories from May
It's no visual illusion. A story about a Bucknell professor who won an international visual illusions contest was our top web story in May.
- Bucknellians from around world return for Reunion
Alumni, family and friends from around the world celebrated Bucknell University's Reunion Weekend 2009.
- View video of graduation, Wiesel speech
A complete video of Bucknell University's 159th Commencement, including an address by Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, is available for viewing online.
- NSF student researchers to blog from Spain
Two Bucknell University students participating in a National Science Foundation-sponsored program at the University of Cadiz in Spain this summer will blog about their experiences in and out of the lab.
- Senior to represent Pennsylvania in Ms. Wheelchair USA competition
Bucknell senior Kate Matelan was named 2009 Ms. Wheelchair Pennsylvania, an award honoring the accomplishments of women with disabilities, and will represent the commonwealth in the Ms. Wheelchair USA competition.
- Bucknell Magazine: Record numbers respond to service-learning initiatives
Students across the country -- like those at Bucknell -- are committing as much time and energy to service-learning as they do to their formal learning.
- Wiesel tells graduates 'never be indifferent'
Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel told Bucknell's graduating class to use their education to examine the world and never be indifferent. || Audio clips, speech texts and photo galleries
- Swine flu information
Bucknell University is working closely with local, state and federal officials to monitor the spread of swine flu (H1N1) and provide updated information as necessary to the campus community.
- Bucknell students, others to research chemical ecology in Spain
Eight students from Bucknell University and other institutions will travel to Spain this month to participate in a 10-week, undergraduate research program at the University of Cadiz.
- Top athletic stories from 2008-09
The 2008-09 academic year recently concluded and Bucknell earned its 15th Patriot League Presidents' Cup in the last 19 years, had three teams earn Patriot League championships, was again among the nation's leaders in graduation rates and currently has 15 Academic All-District selections with more to come in the upcoming weeks.
- Reunion to welcome thousands May 28
Bucknell University will host Reunion Weekend May 28 through 31, with thousands of alumni planning to return to the campus.
- Bucknell honors staff at annual picnic
Eight members of the Bucknell University staff were honored at the annual staff picnic Tuesday, May 26. Four received the Geiger and Zeller Awards, and four were recognized for receiving degrees.
- Commencement 2009: Audio clips
Selected audio clips from the Class of 2009 commencement on May 17, 2009.
- Commencement 2009: Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel text
Complete text of Elie Wiesel's commencement address delivered May 17, 2009.
- Commencement 2009: President Brian C. Mitchell's text
Complete text of Bucknell President Brian C. Mitchell's commencement address delivered May 17, 2009.
- Commencement 2009: Stephanie Rink '09, class response
Complete text of the class response delivered by Stephanie Rink '09 on May 17, 2009.
- Top research-related stories from 2008-09
What do white-nose syndrome, wildfires, the Gutenberg printing press and dangerous catheter air bubbles have in common?
- Steiner honors thesis receives award
Recent Bucknell grad Emily Steiner has received an award for a portion of her honors thesis written during her senior year.
- Patriot League Presidents' Cup remains at Bucknell
The Bucknell Bison have earned the Patriot League Presidents’ Cup, the all-sports championship, for the 15th time in the 19-year history of the league.
- Rev. Thomasina Yuille named Bucknell chaplain
A career Navy chaplain with extensive experience leading a community congregation and participating in international humanitarian efforts will become Bucknell's new chaplain on July 13.
- Visual illusion wins international competition
Professor Art Shapiro has done it again. He and a team of researchers that includes two Bucknell graduates won first place in this year’s international visual illusions contest.
- Robert Springall is named dean of admissions
Robert Springall, who has served as associate director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Central Florida since 2004, has been named dean of admissions.
- Community College Scholars bring life experiences
Eleven Bucknell Community College Scholars will be the first to graduate from the program May 17. The University in 2007 began a partnership with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to recruit community college transfer students.
- 900 to graduate at Bucknell's 159th commencement
Thousands of family and friends will join Bucknell's Class of 2009 on the Academic Quadrangle to celebrate the University's 159th commencement.
- Elie Wiesel to deliver commencement address
Elie Wiesel, a Nobel Laureate honored for his leadership in fighting injustice and his writings as a Holocaust survivor, will deliver the commencement address during the 159th graduation ceremony at Bucknell in May.
- Bucknell to broadcast Commencement live on web
Bucknell will debut a live, online broadcast of this year's Commencement on Sunday, May 17.
- Alumni to be honored for leadership, achievements
The Bucknell University Alumni Association has announced its 2009 Alumni Association Award recipients, who will be honored on May 30 at the Reunion Rally.
- Top 10 news stories for academic year 2008-09
What did 26 new tenure-track faculty and a new survey showing that Bucknell University alumni had the highest earning potential in the nation have in common?
- Bucknell, Barnes & Noble to partner on bookstore
Bucknell has signed a letter of intent to partner with Barnes & Noble College Booksellers to design and manage a new 29,000-square-foot University bookstore scheduled to open in summer 2010 in downtown Lewisburg.
- Clinic inspired by Bucknell Brigade serves thousands
Ten years after the first Bucknell Brigade to Nicaragua, a clinic in the resettlement community Nueva Vida is thriving. The clinic is supported with the help of about $40,000 in donations from Bucknell.
- Report: Bucknell exceeds NCAA academic standards
For the fifth year in a row, Bucknell scored very well in the NCAA's Academic Performance Rate APR report, with each of its 27 programs easily meeting the 925-point cutoff.
- Engineers bring flowing water to Nicaraguan village
Residents of this mountaintop village have running water for the first time, thanks to the completion of three-year engineering project inspired by the Bucknell Brigade.
- First campus environmental assessment released
The first comprehensive environmental assessment of Bucknell, significantly covering all aspects of campus life, has been released.
- Brigade inspired professor's co-op research
Professor Paul Susman is conducting research on the successes and failures of co-ops in Nicaragua. His research was inspired by his work with the Bucknell Brigade.
- Summer conferences scheduled at Bucknell
Bucknell University will host nearly 5,000 visitors participating in about 40 conferences beginning June 5 through Aug. 1.
- Bucknell engineering dean ready to step down, return to teaching
Jim Orbison, who has served as dean of the College of Engineering for the past nine years and who has led a marked expansion and strengthening of the college’s academic programs and facilities, has announced his decision to step down from his post effective Aug. 1.
- Bucknell engineering students partner with Geisinger on real-life medical devices
Bucknell biomedical engineering students worked with Geisinger Medical Center surgeons to find solutions to real medical problems.
- President Mitchell statement on swine flu
The following statement was issued today by Bucknell President Brian C. Mitchell.
- New tool aids geologists' research capabilities
What's 40 feet long, 8 feet wide and 3 feet high? Bucknell's newest research tool, a re-circulating, tilting sediment flume.
- Bucknell students help bring running water to mountain villagers
A pipeline, designed by a group of engineering students and professors to bring running water to the mountaintop village of El Porvenir in Nicaragua, is nearly complete. The project was inspired by the Bucknell Brigade.
- Bucknell researchers seek old photos, stories of Union County mills
Bucknell professors researching the history of Union County water-powered mills for a book project are seeking contributions of old photos and sketches, ledgers, oral stories and diaries containing information about the structures and their past.
- Service Learning director receives Burma-Bucknell Award
Janice Butler, director of the Office of Service Learning at Bucknell University, has been honored with the 2009 Burma-Bucknell Award for Promoting Intercultural and International Understanding.
- NCAA: Bucknell athletics among nation's best
For the third straight year, the NCAA ranked Bucknell among the national leaders in number of programs honored through the Academic Progress Rate Public Recognition Awards.
- Student, faculty leaders honored
Thirty Bucknell University students and one faculty member were recognized recently at the annual Student Leadership Awards event.
- Green team makes recycling competition mark
In 2008, Bucknell recycled nearly 380 tons of waste -- the most in any year this decade.
- Lewisburg Live and Jazz at Bucknell present The Hammond Brothers
The Hammond Brothers will perform with guest guitarist Jim Yanda on Saturday, May 2, at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University. The performance, which is free and open to the public, is part of the ongoing Lewisburg Live and Jazz At Bucknell series.
- Internship Challenge surpasses goal
Bucknell University's Internship Challenge has reached its goal to secure more than 500 undergraduate internships for summer 2009.
- Engineers bring home prestigious awards
Bucknell chemical and mechanical engineering students attending a regional conference of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers brought home a pile of awards as well as an invitation to compete at the institute's premier national conference in November.
- 10 years later, Bucknell Brigade's work reaches far and wide
A group of 23 alumni, community members, family and friends returned to Nicaragua March 28-April 4 for the 10th anniversary of the Bucknell Brigade to Nicaragua.
- Bucknell Brigade travel journal
Julia Ferrante, the senior news writer in Bucknell's Office of Communications, joined a group of alumni who traveled to Nicaragua on the Bucknell Brigade's 10th anniversary. She recorded her experience in this travel journal.
- Survey: 93 percent of Class of 2008 placed
Despite one of the toughest job markets in years, nearly all of Bucknell's Class of 2008 graduates are employed or in graduate school, according to the annual post-graduate survey conducted by the Career Development Center.
- Del Testa receives NEH grant for Vietnam history course
David Del Testa, assistant professor of history at Bucknell University, has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to enhance a multimedia Vietnam history course.
- Alumna is finalist for TIME 100 most influential people list
Bucknell University alumna Jessica Jackley, Class of 2000, is a finalist for the TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world for 2009. Jackley is co-founder of Kiva, an online peer-to-peer microfinancing company that allows people to make loans to start-up businesses around the world.
- Engineers demonstrate legged robots' first steps
With a slight twist of the hand controller, it whirred to life. "It" was tBot, a four-wheeled robot being developed in collaboration by Bucknell engineers and the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition in Pensacola, Fla.
- Bucknell Forum: Leadership and the 'citizen-soldier'
One thing that's clear to Matthew Bogdanos, a medaled veteran of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who led the recovery of stolen Iraqi artifacts, is that the United States faces leadership challenges from all corners of the globe.
- Ward named Goldwater Scholar
Bucknell University sophomore Bryan Ward has been named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar for the 2009-10 academic year.
- Awolich, 'Lost Boy of Sudan,' to speak at Bucknell
Abraham Awolich, a "Lost Boy of Sudan" who was displaced by violence in Darfur, will speak at Bucknell University on April 23 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- Bucknell Dance Company presents Spring Gala
The Bucknell Dance Company will celebrate more than 20 years of the Bucknell dance program with a Spring Gala concert on April 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center.
- Children's theatre: 'Schoolhouse Rock Live!'
Bucknell University will host a free children's theatre performance, "Schoolhouse Rock Live!" on April 25 and April 26 at 2 p.m. in the Harvey Powers Theatre in Coleman Hall.
- Rooke Chapel Ringers, Choir to present spring concerts
The Bucknell University Rooke Chapel Ringers and the Rooke Chapel Choir will present their spring concerts on April 25 and 26.
- Samek Art Gallery exhibition showcases student work
The Samek Art Gallery will present the annual student art show April 10 to 28, providing Bucknell students, the University community and regional audience an opportunity to view student works.
- Panel illuminates microfinance potential
Bucknell professors from interdisciplinary fields addressed questions of economic entrepreneurship in developing countries in a panel discussion, "Microfinance Challenges: Developing Paths to Self-Sufficiency."
- Dickinson Wind Quintet to perform in concert
The Dickinson College Faculty Wind Quintet will present a rare performance of Arnold Schoenberg's influential "Wind Quintet, Op. 26" on April 21 at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell.
- Bucknell alumni to complete service projects across nation
Ten Bucknell University alumni chapters across the nation will complete service projects as part of the first National Alumni Community Service Event April 18-19, including the Neighborhood Thaw-out in Lewisburg.
- Students win $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant
A group of Bucknell students working on a project to tackle poverty in a war-torn region of Uganda have won a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant.
- BSG relaunches Bison Bikes program
Bucknell Student Government has relaunched Bison Bikes, a community bike-share program funded and operated by students.
- Hillel group helps build cultural center in Rio
Ten Bucknell students and two staff members spent spring break sweltering in the Brazilian sun, but they weren’t relaxing on the beach.
- Student humanitarian group to host 'Bands and Bikes' event
Bicycles Against Poverty, a Bucknell University student group working to spread awareness of the crises in northern Uganda, is hosting "Bands and Bikes," a benefit event on April 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Hufnagle Park in Lewisburg.
- Bucknell theatre presents modern classic drama
Bucknell University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Blood Wedding" by Federico Garcia Lorca on April 17 through 20 at 8 p.m. in Tustin Theatre.
- Concert Chorale presents spring concert
The Bucknell University Concert Chorale will present its spring concert, "Icons," on Saturday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Baker to address economic crisis
Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, will give the talk, "The Great Recession: How we got here and how we get out," on April 15 at 7 p.m. in Rooke Chapel at Bucknell. Seating is limited: doors open to the campus community at 6:30 p.m.; any remaining seats will be available to the general public at 6:45 p.m.
- Bucknell Forum: Rights speaker sparks debate
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an advocate for women's rights in Muslim society, sparked impassioned debate with her talk on Tuesday. || Audio clips
- Bucknell Forum: Ayaan Hirsi Ali audio clips
Audio clips from the March 31 Bucknell Forum address by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
- Spivey guest recital explores life of French composer
Baritone Norman Spivey will present "Ecoute: Pieces of Reynaldo Hahn" on April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building. The original one-man show explores the life and music of the French composer.
- Eigsti and Lage to perform in Cabaret Jazz Series
Pianist Taylor Eigsti and guitarist Julian Lage will perform in concert on Wednesday, April 8, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University. [this performance originally was scheduled for Jan. 28].
- Bucknell 'Jazz Celebration' continues
Bucknell University's "Jazz Celebration" continues with a series of concerts in March and April featuring music faculty, visiting artists and the Bucknell Jazz Band.
- Wolensky to discuss 'Knox Mine disaster'
Kenneth Wolensky will give the talk, "The Knox Mine Disaster and the Legacy of Mining in the Susquehanna Valley," on April 7 at 7 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building. A historian with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Wolensky will discuss the disaster with responder Diana Di Stefano, assistant professor of history and environmental studies at Bucknell.
- Bucknell Forum: The 'citizen-soldier' April 15
Matthew Bogdanos, an acclaimed author, internationally recognized speaker, medaled veteran of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Bucknell graduate, will discuss "The End of the Citizen-Soldier? Questions of Leadership in a Time of War" as the third speaker in this semester's Bucknell Forum series.
- American Red Cross blood drive at Bucknell on Wednesday
The Union County Chapter of the American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at Larison Hall at Bucknell University.
- Choreographers Showcase at Bucknell
The department of theatre and dance at Bucknell will present a Choreographers Showcase of faculty and student work on Saturday, April 4, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, April 5, at 2 p.m. in Powers Theatre of Coleman Hall.
- Bucknell Orchestra presents 'A Night at the Movies'
The Bucknell University Orchestra will present "A Night at the Movies" on Saturday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center.
- Bucknell Brigade alumni return to Nicaragua
A group of 23 people returned to Nicaragua as part of a Bucknell Brigade alumni delegation, marking the 10th anniversary of the recovery effort.
- Jazz at Bucknell: Steve Coleman & Five Elements
Jazz at Bucknell will host a jazz piano performance by Steve Coleman & Five Elements on Wednesday, April 1, at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University. The performance is free to the public as part of the University's ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- Student Lectureship debate: 'Legalizing Marijuana'
The Student Lectureship Committee at Bucknell University will host "Heads vs. Feds: The Debate to Legalize Marijuana" with Steve Hager and Robert Stutman on Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center.
- Academics, campus life in new virtual tour
A new, multimedia virtual tour of Bucknell University provides a customized, behind-the-scenes tour of the breadth of academic and student life at Bucknell.
- Bassam Saba Ensemble in Middle Eastern music residency
The Bassam Saba Ensemble will visit Bucknell University on Thursday, April 2, and present a workshop, lecture and concert in Middle Eastern music in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Student partners raise $20,000 for Habitat house
Bucknell and Susquehanna university students joined forces to raise a collective $20,000 for Habitat for Humanity, enough to co-sponsor the construction of a house in New Columbia.
- Bucknell WWII poster project wins ACRL award
A collaborative student-faculty-library staff class project that used World War II-era posters from the Bucknell University Special Collections has received the 2009 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Instruction Section (IS) Innovation Award.
- Solar Scholars to offer solar energy workshop
Bucknell University's Solar Scholars will offer a free workshop on the basics of solar energy on Saturday, April 18.
- L.A. Theatre Works present sci-fi classics
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will present a double-bill theater production of "War of the Worlds" and "The Lost World," styled as a live studio radio broadcast and performed by L.A. Theatre Works, on Friday, March 27, at 8 p.m. Tickets for the performance are $20.
- Jauregui talk continues 'Peace & Resistance' series
Carlos A. Jauregui will give the talk, "The Serial Killer and the Rebel: The Curious Case of the Man-Eating Negro aka El Negro Incognito," on March 26 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- NCAA Wrestling: Andy Rendos is All-American
Bucknell's Andy Rendos continued his run through the NCAA Wrestling Championships brackets Saturday at the Scottrade Center and ended up finishing fifth to become the first Bison to earn All-America honors since 1995.
- Cabaret Jazz Series presents Steve Rudolph Trio
The Steve Rudolph Trio will perform in a free jazz concert on Wednesday, March 25, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University. Rudolph will be joined by bassist Drew Gress and drummer Phil Haynes.
- Samuel Johnson Tercentenary celebration
The Bucknell Humanities Institute will commemorate the 300th birthday of Samuel Johnson during a two-day celebration March 23 and 24 at Bucknell University. The celebration includes talks by eminent Johnson scholars, a display of first editions and other rare books by Johnson, and a University Press publication.
- Students recount atrocities in 'Women of War' panel
Three students recounted stories of growing up in war during a panel discussion, 'Women of War,' at Bucknell.
- Bucknell holds slim lead in Presidents' Cup race
In a tight race for the Patriot League Presidents' Cup, Bucknell holds the slimmest of leads over Navy, with several other programs also within striking distance heading into the spring season.
- SBDC workshop: 'Work the Pond!'
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer a "Work the Pond! (Networking) Roundtable on Friday, March 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Parkview Room at 15 S. Sixth St. in Lewisburg.
- Penn State Baroque Ensemble presents lecture, concert
Bucknell University will host a lecture and concert with the Penn State Baroque Ensemble on March 22 in Rooke Recital Hall. Both the lecture, which begins at 1:30, and the concert, which begins at 3 p.m., are free and open to the public. The ensemble's visit is funded by the Kushell Music Endowment.
- Geology department to host open house
The geology department at Bucknell University will host an open house on March 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the O'Leary Center,with many activities geared toward students.
- Bucknell book talk on war crimes available online
A C-SPAN "Book TV" video of a Bucknell University talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Deborah Nelson is available on the network's website.
- ESPN ads, website, PR for Jim Cramer talk win communications awards
The Office of Communications won top honors for a set of television advertisements featuring student athletes and garnered two other awards for the newly redesigned Bucknell University website and a public relations campaign for a Bucknell Forum event.
- Bucknell names director of research and sponsored programs
Joanne Romagni-Colvin, a biology professor who established the Office of Sponsored Programs at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, has been named Bucknell University’s first director of research and sponsored programs.
- Bucknell 'Women of War' student panel to discuss atrocities
Three students will discuss their experiences in war during a panel discussion, "Women of War," at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Bucknell.
- Press marks first book 40th anniversary
The Bucknell University Press is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the publication of its first book in 1969 with a series of literary projects this year that will include publications highlighting Charles Darwin’s contributions to science and discovery.
- Eudora Welty 100th birthday celebration
Bucknell University will celebrate writer Eudora Welty's 100th birthday with a series of events March 17 and 18.
- Bucknell yearbook staff recognized
The staff of L'Agenda, the Bucknell University yearbook, has received an Honorable Mention Certificate of Excellence for its dedication, effort and accomplishments by Taylor Publishing Company
- Paintings of war, suffering bring to life lessons of economics
Professor Steve Stamos uses the paintings of Ecuadorian artist Oswaldo Guyasamin, on display at the Samek Art Gallery, to bring home the principles of economics.
- College of Arts and Sciences approves curriculum
Bucknell's College of Arts and Sciences has approved a comprehensive new curriculum requiring students to draw upon the breadth of Bucknell's academic core while critically examining issues in the global community.
- Vigeant receives ASEE's Fahien Award
Margot Vigeant, associate professor of chemical engineering at Bucknell University, has been named the 2009 recipient of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Chemical Engineering Division Ray W. Fahien Award. She will receive the award at the ASEE Annual Meeting this summer in Austin.
- Bucknell book talk on war crimes to air on C-SPAN2
C-SPAN2 will air a Bucknell University book talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Deborah Nelson on Sunday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the series, "Book TV."
- Bucknell Forum: Women's rights advocate Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a noted leader and author who has faced death threats for her criticism of Islam's treatment of women, will speak at Bucknell on Tuesday, March 31.
- Management professor uses business concepts to improve health care, HIV treatment
Management professor Matt Bailey uses probability, statistics and optimization to determine the best courses of therapy and ways to make health care and hospitals more efficient. His latest project examined the optimal time to initiate HIV therapy.
- Audio clips: Business concepts used to improve health care, HIV treatment
Management professor Matt Bailey uses probability, statistics and optimization to determine the best courses of therapy and ways to make health care and hospitals more efficient.
- Faculty op-ed columns appear in national media
Opinion columns by Bucknell faculty on topics ranging from the U.S. economy to East Asia diplomacy have appeared in recent months in national and international media, including The New Republic, Asia Times and The New York Times, among others.
- Engineers raise nearly $2,500 for county library
Bucknell University's engineering community raised more than $2,448 to benefit the Public Library of Union County.
- 'Peace & Resistance' series continues
Bucknell University's year-long series, "Peace & Resistance," continues this spring with events celebrating several milestones in the University's history.
- Bucknell wins MLK Technology Challenge Contest
Bucknell University is the winner of the first Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Technology Challenge Contest.
- Jazz at Bucknell: Fred Hersch, solo jazz piano
Jazz at Bucknell will host a solo jazz piano performance by Fred Hersch on March 4 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall as part of the University's ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series. (Hersch’s concert replaces the previously advertised performance by The Orrin Evans Trio.)
- Greene to discuss 'Building the Panama Canal'
Julie Greene will give the talk, "The 13th Labor of Hercules: Building the Panama Canal," on March 3 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Alumna rights attorney faced Gitmo challenges
The first time attorney Gitanjali Gutierrez, a 1992 graduate of Bucknell, tried to visit Mohammed al-Qahtani at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, he refused to see her.
- Bucknell to celebrate faculty scholarship
Bucknell University will host a reception recognizing faculty scholarship on Tuesday, March 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Traditional Reading Room of the Bertrand Library. The reception is hosted by the Office of Library and Information Technology and the Provost's office.
- Wind Soloists of New York in concert at Weis Center
The Wind Soloists of New York will perform in concert on Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. Tickets are $20 for the program of works by Mozart and Rossini as well as two rarely heard works by Richard Strauss.
- Vitro, Werner to perform on Cabaret Jazz Series
Jazz vocalist Roseanna Vitro and pianist Kenny Werner will perform in a free jazz concert Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University. The concert, "The American Songbook, Yesterday and Today," is part of the ongoing Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series.
- Bucknell Forum: U.S. encouraged to hold to ideals
The decisions President Barack Obama makes will affect the entire international community and could have lasting effects for issues such as war, poverty, economic development and climate change, former South African President F.W. de Klerk told the Bucknell community. || Update: WVIA-TV air dates
- The Bucknell Forum: F.W. de Klerk audio clips
F.W. de Klerk, a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize who as president of South Africa freed Nelson Mandela and helped end apartheid, was the inaugural speaker of the new Bucknell Forum series, "Global Leadership: Questions for the 21st Century."
- Ludacris in concert at Bucknell
Ludacris will perform in concert at Bucknell University on Friday, March 20, at 8 p.m. in Sojka Pavilion. Tickets are $35, available from the Bookstore, located on the ground floor of the Elaine Langone Center; from the Weis Center box office; by phone at 570-577-1000; or online at www.bucknell.edu/boxoffice.
- Adelberger to give Phi Beta Kappa lecture
Eric Adelberger will give the talk, "Hidden Extra Dimensions and Short-distance Gravity," on March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 268 of the Olin Science Building at Bucknell University. The talk, which is free and open to the public, is part of the ongoing Phi Beta Kappa Lecture series at Bucknell.
- Bucknell SBDC marks National Entrepreneurship Week
The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is promoting entrepreneurship as part of National Entrepreneurship Week Feb. 21 to 28 to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit and inspire future entrepreneurs to think creatively and turn their ideas into action.
- Bucknell Theatre presents 'The Children's Hour'
Bucknell University's Department of Theatre will present "The Children's Hour" by Lillian Hellman on Feb. 20, 21, 22 and 23 at 8 p.m. in the Harvey Powers Theatre in Coleman Hall.
- Valenti to speak at Feb. 21 Student Leadership Institute
Susan Valenti, most recently a director at Deutsche Bank, will be the keynote speaker at Bucknell University's fifth annual Student Leadership Institute on Feb. 21.
- Student engineers to mark National Engineers Week
The College of Engineering at Bucknell will mark National Engineers Week Feb. 16-20 with a host of fun events designed to be a test of engineering creativity, teamwork and inventiveness.
- Jumppanen in solo piano concert at Weis Center
Pianist Paavali Jumppanen will perform in concert Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. Tickets are $20 for the concert, with sonatas by Beethoven and Liszt and a world premiere of a work by Finnish composer Jouni Kaipainen.
- Student Lectureship Committee hosts debate on pornography
The Student Lectureship Committee at Bucknell University will host "A Debate on Pornography" on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center.
- SBDC seminar: 'Federal Income Tax'
The Bucknell SBDC will host the seminar, "Introduction to Federal Income Tax," on March 11 from 12:45 to 4 p.m. at the SBDC Business Education Center, 207 Chamberlin Building, at the corner of Fifth and Market streets in Lewisburg.
- SBDC workshop: 'Financial Statement Preparation'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Basic Financial Statement Preparation and Analysis for Small Retail and Service Businesses," on March 11 from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the SBDC Education Center, Room 207 of the Chamberlin Building on Fifth Street in Lewisburg.
- SBDC hosts Microsoft Access seminar
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the seminar, "The Basics of Microsoft Access 2007 for Small Business Management," on March 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 203 of Taylor Hall at Bucknell. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m.
- SBDC hosts three Quickbooks workshops
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer three "Quickbooks for Small Business Owners" workshops March 10, 11 and 12 in the Cooley Hall Training Room, (first floor) located at 82 University Ave.
- SBDC workshop: 'Gaining Ground in an Economic Slowdown'
The Bucknell University SBDC will host the workshop, "Gaining Ground in an Economic Slowdown," on Feb. 25 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the SBDC Business Education Center, 207 Chamberlin Building in Lewisburg.
- Bucknell Greeks honored for 2008 achievements
The Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils, in conjunction with the Office of the Dean of Students at Bucknell University, recently held their annual award ceremony recognizing the accomplishments of fraternity and sorority chapters and individuals for 2008.
- SBDC workshop: 'Developing OSHA Programs'
The SBDC at Bucknell University will offer the workshop, "How to Develop Effective OSHA Safety and Health Programs for Your Business," on Feb. 26 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the SBDC Business Education Center, 207 Chamberlin Building, in Lewisburg.
- SBDC hosts two workshops with John Moore
The Bucknell University SBDC will host two workshops on Feb. 25 with John Moore of Moore Power Sales.
- SBDC workshop: 'Presentation Skills'
The Bucknell University SBDC will host the workshop, "Stand Up and Stand Out -- Presentation Skills for Business Professionals," on Feb. 24 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the SBDC Business Education Center, 207 Chamberlin Building, in Lewisburg.
- SBDC seminar: 'Negotiating for Success'
The Bucknell University SBDC will host the workshop, "Negotiating for Success," on Feb. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Center Room (Room 256) of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Bucknell communications win silver award, honorable mention from CASE
The Office of Communications has won several awards for the newly redesigned Bucknell University website and for literature for an ongoing comprehensive campaign.
- Bucknell named to community service Honor Roll
Bucknell was named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service-learning efforts and service to America's communities.
- Scientist: Greenhouse gasses posing global threat
A renowned climate specialist capped Bucknell's day-long effort to raise environmental awareness by saying that ocean currents play a significant role in the planet's changing climate.
- Trustees approve downtown bookstore project
Bucknell's Board of Trustees has approved developing a University bookstore in downtown Lewisburg and to use as the primary funding source money provided by the state for economic development.
- Allen to discuss moral robots, animal minds
Colin Allen will give two lectures discussing moral robots and animal minds on Feb. 12 and 13 as part of the Arnold L. Putterman Lectureship series at Bucknell University.
- Researchers confirm white-nose killing PA bats
A Bucknell University biologist and her state game commission research partner confirmed this week that bats with white-nose syndrome are dying in large numbers in Pennsylvania.
- Comprehensive campaign raises $100 million
Bucknell alumni, parents, grandparents, faculty, staff and friends have committed more than $100 million in gifts and pledges to Bucknell's comprehensive campaign, the largest such fundraising effort in the University's history.
- 232 student-athletes on fall semester dean's list
Two-hundred thirty-two Bucknell student-athletes have earned dean's list honors for the 2008 fall semester.
- Bucknell Brigade: 10 years of building a community
The Bucknell Brigade this year marks the 10th anniversary of an effort to build a sustainable way of life for residents of Nueva Vida, a resettlement community formed after the devastation of Hurricane Mitch in 1998.
- Bucknell hosts Pennsylvania premiere: 'Sita Sings the Blues'
Bucknell University will host the Pennsylvania premiere of "Sita Sings the Blues" on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building. Director Nina Paley and one of the film's voice actors, Bhavana Nagulapally, will introduce the film and take questions after the screening.
- Nelson book talk examines war crimes in Vietnam
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Deborah Nelson will give a book talk on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University. Seating is limited to the first 40 attendees; C-SPAN is planning to tape the book talk for later broadcast.
- Bucknell Theatre Showcase: 'Mud'
Bucknell University's Department of Theatre will present the Theatre Showcase production of "Mud" by Maria Irene Fornes on Feb. 6, 7 and 8 at 8 p.m. in Tustin Theatre. Admission is $3.
- Paavali Jumppanen returns to Bucknell for three-week residency
The young Finnish piano virtuoso Paavali Jumppanen will return to Pennsylvania as artist-in-residence at Bucknell University from Feb. 3 through 21. During his residency, he will perform in three public concerts and will participate in outreach and educational activities with Bucknell and local community students.
- Weis Center family matinee: 'Jazz for Kids!'
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will host a free family matinee, "Jazz for Kids!" with the David Leonhardt Jazz Group on Feb. 7 at 1 p.m.
- Czech Symphony Orchestra at Weis Center
The Czech Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert on Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. Tickets for the concert, with works by Martinu, Bruch and Smetana, are $25.
- Jazz at Bucknell: Ralph Alessi
Ralph Alessi and This Against That will perform in concert on Feb. 4 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University as part of the University's ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- Bucknell alumna, Gitmo lawyer to discuss torture
Gitanjali Gutierrez, a 1992 graduate of Bucknell University who is serving as counsel for detainees at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, will give the talk, "Torture, Guantanamo and American Values," on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Henry to give Class of 1956 Lecture
Sue Ellen Henry will give the annual Class of 1956 Lecture on Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Traditional Reading Room of the Bertrand Library at Bucknell University. The lecture, "Vulnerability and Emotive Risk in Teaching and Learning," is open to the public without charge.
- Gallery Series hosts Jumppanen playing rarely heard masterpiece
Pianist Paavali Jumppanen will perform in concert on Feb. 3, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell, giving a rare performance of the complete Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jesus by Olivier Messiaen.
- Climate scientist to cap Focus the Nation
Internationally recognized climate scientist Ronald Stouffer will cap a day-long program on Feb. 5 at Bucknell designed to raise climate change awareness.
- Students headed to Clinton Global forum
Five Bucknell students will join more than 1,000 students from around the globe at the Clinton Global Initiative University to discuss solutions to pressing global issues.
- Katrina volunteers see progress, continuing need
While Bucknell's Katrina Recovery Team saw substantial progress in hurricane-scarred New Orleans, the volunteers also saw a need for the rebuilding efforts to continue. || See story for Katrina Recovery Team video.
- Meet Bucknell's students, faculty and alumni
Bucknell students, faculty and alumni have a passion for learning and the community they share. And they have amazing stories to tell.
- Professor's study of fruit flies could shed light on inner-workings of humans
Elizabeth Marin, an assistant professor of biology at Bucknell University, studies the "mushroom body" of fruit flies, which have a lot in common with humans.
- Bucknell Magazine: Arboretum is a living history
"Imagine," says Associate Professor of Biology Mark Spiro, "as you walk through the Grove, that you are among many of the same trees where every Bucknellian has walked under since the University's founding in 1846. That's really an amazing history."
- Coinless laundry, online payments added for BU ID
Bucknell students will be able to track online the availability of campus washers and driers and pay for their use with BU IDs when a new coinless laundry system launching today.
- Campus briefed on off-campus development
Plans to develop a Bucknell bookstore in downtown Lewisburg are moving forward, but remain contingent upon funding and approval by the University’s Board of Trustees, Bucknell officials said.
- Observatory hosts 'Family Night'
The Observatory at Bucknell University will host a Family Night on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. The program, "One Giant Leap," will be held rain or shine. The event is free and open to the public.
- Professor finds white-nose syndrome in Pa. bats
DeeAnn Reeder, an assistant professor of biology at Bucknell University, and a colleague from the Pennsylvania Game Commission discovered white-nose syndrome in bats in the central part of the state.
- Greeks raise $10,000 for HandUp Foundation
The Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils in conjunction with their member sororities and fraternities at Bucknell will present a check for $10,000 to the HandUp Foundation at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the foundation's center in Milton.
- Bucknell Magazine: Green practices examined
A team of students, faculty, staff and community members has completed a comprehensive Environmental Assessment to provide baseline information on the University's current practices.
- Luna Negra Dance Theater at Weis Center
The Luna Negra Dance Theater will give a performance on Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets for this performance are $20.
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. joins Bucknell Greek system
Bucknell welcomes the activation of the Rho Delta chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., beginning this spring semester.
- Microwave 'experiment' could lead to advances
Assistant Professor of Chemical engineering Brandon Vogel is working to develop new degradable polymers that, when mixed with pharmaceutical drugs, can improve delivery of those drugs.
- Mella to discuss Samek exhibition
Joseph Mella will give the lecture, "Oswaldo Guayasamin: A Life in Art, Conflict and Resistance," on Friday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- POSTPONED: Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series with Eigsti and Lage
Two of the hottest and youngest jazz stars on the scene today -- pianist Taylor Eigsti and guitarist Julian Lage -- will perform in concert on April 8 at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell. The previously scheduled performance for Jan. 28 has been postponed due to winter weather.
- Professor honored for 'distinguished contributions' to research, teaching
Biology Professor Warren Abrahamson will be recognized as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow next month for his extensive research and teaching.
- Campus Master Plan enters conceptual phase
With several lead priorities and targets of opportunity identified, Bucknell's Campus Master Plan process is entering the conceptual programming phase.
- Bucknell Magazine: A campus with a view
Imagine a new academic quad behind Bertrand Library, reflecting the best of the original quad -- its open spaces, classic architecture, charming walkways, magnificent views. The promise could not be more exciting or more in keeping with Bucknell's history.
- Bucknell among top in Peace Corps volunteers
Bucknell has earned a top 25 ranking on the annual list of "Top Peace Corps Volunteer Producing College and Universities."
- Kiplinger's: Bucknell among nation's best liberal arts values
Bucknell is among the nation’s best values in private liberal arts colleges, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine
- Kappa Delta Rho suspended for four years
The Iota Chapter of Kappa Delta Rho at Bucknell will be suspended for a period of four years, effective Jan. 1, University President Brian C. Mitchell announced.
- Guy-Sheftall to speak at MLK 'Beloved' Dinner
Beverly Guy-Sheftall will give the keynote talk, "Women in the Civil Rights Movement, Including the Progressive Politics of Coretta Scott King," on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at Bucknell University. The talk is part of Bucknell's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration "Beloved" dinner
- Barry Hannigan in piano recital
Pianist Barry Hannigan will give a recital on Friday, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. The program includes works by Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Brahms, William Ryden, Arno Babadjanian and Alexandra Pierce.
- Community projects to mark MLK Service Week
During the week of the national holiday to celebrate Marin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, more than 200 Bucknell students, faculty and staff will embark on dozens of service projects in the local community.
- Harlem Globetrotters returning to Bucknell Feb. 8
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, one of basketball's most legendary teams, are returning to Bucknell on Sunday, Feb. 8, for a 2 p.m. performance at Sojka Pavilion.
- Samek exhibition: 'Of Rage and Redemption'
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University will present the exhibition, "Of Rage and Redemption: The Art of Oswaldo Guayasamin," from Jan. 26 through March 27.
- Bucknell's 'Peace & Resistance' series continues
Bucknell University's year-long series, "Peace & Resistance," continues in the spring semester with events held in celebration of several milestones in the University's history including the 25th anniversary of the art gallery at Bucknell, the 10th anniversary of the Bucknell Brigade, and 125 years of co-education at Bucknell.
- Andy Hill to open management series
Andy Hill, the hit-producing network television executive, best-selling author and motivational coach, is the inaugural speaker in a new series offered by Bucknell's School of Management. The talk, "Secrets of Great Leadership: Lessons of John Wooden, ESPN’s Coach of the Century," will be given Thursday, Jan. 22.
- Windmeyer to speak at Bucknell
Shane Windmeyer will give the talk, "OUT and Greek," on Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. The talk is co-sponsored by the Office of Greek Life and the Office of LGBT Affairs. Limited seating may be available to the public.