November 2009 News
- 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.