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- Three Bucknell groups receive Maxwell Award for collaboration
Three collaborative project teams at Bucknell University were honored recently with the Maxwell Award, presented annually to exceptional collaborative efforts of cross-functional groups, project teams and task forces.
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- League defers decision on football financial aid
The Patriot League Council of Presidents tabled a decision to amend its current need-based financial aid system for football.
- 'Mr. Bucknell' John Zeller remembered for service
Friends and family celebrated the life of "Mr. Bucknell," John F. Zeller III, and remembered his devotion to service both on and off campus during a memorial service held Sunday, Dec. 12, in Rooke Chapel at Bucknell University.
- Ask the Experts: William Payn on Candlelight Christmas
With the festive performance this month of "A Bucknell Candlelight Christmas" and the release of a special DVD/CD package celebrating the 45-year-old Bucknell tradition, we ask William Payn, professor of music and director of the service, about the program's history and the role of its student performers.
- 'Bucknell Candlelight Christmas' airing on PBS, available on DVD
A Bucknell Candlelight Christmas" returns to public television in a new high-definition broadcast in December. Viewers also can enjoy the 45-year-old Bucknell tradition at home with a new DVD/CD package, available online and at the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University bookstore.
- McCallum honored with NEA Poetry Fellowship
Shara McCallum, associate professor of English and director of the Stadler Center for Poetry at Bucknell University, has been awarded a 2011 Poetry Fellowship of $25,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts.
- Paper Bag Players at Weis Center Dec. 11
The Paper Bag Players will present "Whoop-Dee-Doo" on Saturday, Dec. 11, at 1 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University.
- 'NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt' in Samek
The Bucknell AIDS Committee will host The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at the Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University Dec. 1 through 7.
- 'Gizmo Expo' at Bucknell Dec. 6
Bucknell University will host the Fifth annual Engineering and Science Education Expo — or "Gizmo Expo" — on Monday, Dec. 6, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Larison Dining Hall at Bucknell.
- Bucknell Dance Company fall concert Dec. 3, 4
The Bucknell Dance Company will present its annual Fall Dance Concert Friday, Dec. 3, and Saturday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. in the Harvey Powers Theatre, Coleman Hall, at Bucknell University.
- Imani Winds at Weis Center Dec. 4
The Grammy-nominated ensemble Imani Winds and Friends, including pianist Xavier Davis, will perform "This Christmas" on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m., at Bucknell University's Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Ask the Experts: David Evans on spectrum disorders
Professor of Psychology David Evans, a developmental neuropsychologist, talks about repetitive, ritualistic behavior in children and the interplay between normal development and pathological behavior.
- Academic West infrastructure groundbreaking held
A groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 13 marked the start of work on infrastructure that will support the construction of Academic West and new student housing south of the Bertrand Library, as outlined in the Bucknell University campus master plan.
- Bravman Inauguration: honor past, embrace future
Bucknell President John Bravman stood before an audience of hundreds of Bucknellians at the Weis Center for Performing Arts during his inauguration Nov. 14 and challenged them to answer one question: "Who are we becoming?"
- 'Susquehanna' by Shara McCallum
Shara McCallum, director of the Stadler Center for Poetry, recited this poem at President Bravman's inauguration. She authored it for the event.
- Bucknell Magazine: Bucknell's 17th president
John Bravman, the 17th president of Bucknell University, returns to the East Coast after 35 years at Stanford University.
- Ask the Experts: Chris Brown on finance
Chris Brown, Bucknell's chief investment officer and a member of the Class of '81, explains the role of the endowment in the life of the University.
- Bucknell launches partnership with Zipcar
Bucknell has launched a partnership with Zipcar Inc. to provide campus with access to the 24-hour car-sharing service.
- Bucknell, Campus Theatre expand partnership
Bucknell University and the Campus Theatre are expanding their longtime partnership to secure the future of the historic landmark on Lewisburg's Market Street.
- Bucknell Magazine: Tapping student creativity
Bucknell's engineering curriculum promotes innovation by tapping student creativity.
- Bucknell teams place in ‘Battle of the Brains’
Four Bucknell teams battled head-to-head in the regional "Battle of the Brains" computer programming contest this past weekend.
- Engineers third in national ChemE Car Competition
Bucknell engineers took third place in the national ChemE Car Competition in Salt Lake City this past weekend — their best finish since the national competition started in 1999.
- Bucknellian newspaper honored with gold award
Bucknell University's student-run newspaper, The Bucknellian, was awarded Gold Medal status for the fall 2009 run and the spring 2010 run by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA).
- Top stories: Family Weekend dominates in October
What do Family Weekend, new faculty, singer Ke$ha, designer Neri Oxman and community college scholars have in common?
- Homecoming 2010 photos now online
Photo slideshows from Homecoming Weekend 2010 are now online.
- Inauguration to celebrate academic excellence
Bucknell University will celebrate its academic values and the talents of its students and faculty during a series of events, Nov. 10-14, surrounding the inauguration of John Bravman as the University's 17th president. || Live inauguration broadcast Sunday
- Architect uses principles of nature to create, build
The founder of an emerging field known as "material ecology," Neri Oxman spoke to a Bucknell Forum audience about using principles of nature to conceive and design "living, breathing" structures that respond to their environment rather than compete with it.
- Ask the Experts: Rich Robbins on ghosts, hauntings
Rich Robbins, a certified parapsychologist and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, talks about the paranormal and failed ghost hunts.
- 'Candlelight Christmas' featured on live TV
WVIA-TV's "State of Pennsylvania" will present a sneak preview of "A Bucknell Candlelight Christmas" on its live show Thursday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m.
- Ask the Experts: Russell Dennis on Bucknell history
Russell Dennis, a professor emeritus of education who has taught the capstone course "Bucknell of Yesteryear & Today" and is a member of Bucknell's Class of '64, talks about the University's storied past.
- Samek hosts Xie exhibition through Nov. 21
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University will host the exhibition, "Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments (1993-2008)," in the main gallery from Oct. 11 through Nov. 21.
- Bucknell hosts Dancing Mind Challenge Nov. 20
The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University is hosting "The Dancing Mind Challenge" on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Professor: languages and reality Nov. 18
Lera Boroditsky will give the talk, "How the Languages We Speak Shape the Ways We Think," Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theater of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University, as part of the "Emerging Minds" series.
- Transgender activist to speak Nov. 16
Mara Keisling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, will give the talk, "My Journey," Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in Rooke Chemistry Auditorium at Bucknell University.
- Somers-Willett: Darrow Reading Nov. 16
Poet Susan B. Anthony Somers-Willett will give the Ninth Annual Drew Darrow Memorial Reading on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Kristallnacht observance Nov. 16: 'Nina's Journey'
Bucknell University's annual observance of Kristallnacht will feature the film, "Nina's Journey," on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Weis Center: Shanghai Quartet, Wu Man Nov. 13
The Shanghai Quartet will perform in a concert featuring pipa virtuoso Wu Man on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Inauguration Performing Arts Showcase
Bucknell University's Inauguration events will include dance, music and theater events on Nov. 12 and 13.
- Faculty snap talk abstracts Nov. 10 and Nov. 11
Bucknell faculty will discuss a range of topics in a series of 'snap talks' as part of the inauguration of John Bravman as Bucknell University's 17th president.
- Bucknell team attends Science & Engineering Festival
Nine Bucknell students and their advisers participated in the USA Science & Engineering Festival the weekend of Oct. 23-24 on the Mall in Washington, D.C.
- SBDC workshop: 'Manage your lawyer'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Manage Your Lawyer," Thursday, Nov. 11, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the SBDC Education Center, Room 207 of the Chamberlin Building, 434 Market St. in Lewisburg.
- Documentary on nuclear weapons dangers: Nov. 8
The documentary, "Countdown to Zero," will be shown Monday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg.
- Bucknell Forum: Designer Neri Oxman to speak tonight
Neri Oxman, an award-winning architect and designer and founder of an emerging field known as "material ecology," will speak at Bucknell at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- Jazz at Bucknell presents 'Drum Lore' Nov. 3
Owen Howard will perform "Drum Lore" Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Diplomat: Taiwan-U.S.-China relations Nov. 3
Tony Ong will give the talk, "The Current Taiwan-U.S.-China Dynamic in a New Chapter of Cross-Strait Relations," Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell presents set of plays, stories in 'Shepardfest'
Bucknell University's Department of Theatre and Dance will host "Shepardfest" — short plays, monologues and short stories by noted playwright and actor Sam Shepard — the last two weekends in October.
- Nissley '11 one of 16 nationwide award finalists
Bucknell senior linebacker Travis Nissley on Thursday was announced as a National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete. He is now one of 16 finalists for the Campbell Trophy, which recognizes an individual as the best scholar-athlete in the nation.
- Bucknell Homecoming slated for Oct. 28-31
Bucknell University will host its annual Homecoming celebration Oct. 28 through 31. Several events during the celebration are open to the local community.
- Student-athlete grad rate among tops in nation
New reports show that once again Bucknell athletics ranks among the nation's elite when it comes to the graduation rate of its student-athletes.
- Forum: Author Dan Roam taps brain's visual powers
Author Dan Roam argues that the human brain is designed to understand things visually and makes the case that a simple picture can be the start to articulating a solution to any problem.
- Bucknell Magazine: Fall issue sneak peek
Coming soon to a mailbox near you — the fall edition of Bucknell Magazine.
- New program to help first-year engineers succeed
Bucknell is launching a new program to help students from under-resourced high schools succeed in the College of Engineering, Bucknell University President John Bravman announced.
- Bookstore restoration project wins industry award
The company that completed the renovation of the historic downtown Lewisburg property that now houses the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University bookstore has won an industry award for its work.
- Class inspires web list of local, sustainable farms
Students in a "Mindful Consumption" class created a list of local, organic farms to help others adopt a local, sustainable diet.
- Community College Scholars follow unusual paths
Since 2007, 83 community college scholars have come to Bucknell, each following an unusual path. Some have moved to the United States from Eastern Europe for education and work opportunities. Others have come from the suburbs of Philadelphia or rural Pennsylvania.
- Endowed chairs, professorships announced
Several faculty members have been appointed or reappointed this fall to endowed academic positions, a recognition of high academic achievement in their respective fields, Bucknell University Provost Mick Smyer announced.
- Ask the Experts: Chris Ellis on midterm elections
With U.S. midterm elections just around the corner, we ask Chris Ellis, assistant professor of political science, for his take on how the political scene is shaping up and possible election implications for the Obama administration's next two years.
- Family Weekend slideshows now online
Family Weekend 2010 photo slideshow are now posted online.
- Top stories: Faculty profiles dominate in September
A three-part series on Bucknell University's teacher-scholars dominated September's top stories.
- Bucknell is 'arboretum campus,' launches tree tour
Bucknell University will be designated an "arboretum campus" on Friday, Oct. 1, the same day an online walking tour of 73 specially marked tree specimens will officially launch.
- 'Fraulein Maria' at Weis Center for Homecoming
Doug Elkins and Friends will present "Fraulein Maria," a post-modernist deconstruction of "The Sound of Music" danced to the movie soundtrack, on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Ask the Experts: Margot Vigeant on engineering education
Margot Vigeant, associate dean of engineering and associate professor of chemical engineering, talks about new approaches to teaching engineering, learning from misconceptions and how students help teachers teach through the "Gizmo Expo."
- Professor: U.S.-Mexico relations Oct. 28
Jorge Castañeda, the former minister of external affairs for Mexico, will give the talk, "U.S.-Mexico Relations: A New Start?" Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Parapsychologist: ghosts and hauntings Oct. 28
Parapsychologist Rich Robbins will give the talk, "Ghosts and Hauntings," on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Forum: 'Back of Napkin' author Dan Roam Oct. 26
Dan Roam, author of the international best-seller The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, in Trout Auditorium at Bucknell University.
- Cabaret Jazz: Hyman and Peplowski Oct. 27
Bucknell University's Cabaret Jazz series will end the fall semester offerings with a performance by pianist Dick Hyman and clarinetist Ken Peplowski on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell.
- Bucknell to host Susquehanna River Symposium
Bucknell University will host the fifth annual Susquehanna River Symposium Oct. 22 and 23, with presentations and displays free and open to the public.
- Weis Center: Chamber Orchestra Kremlin Oct. 23
Chamber Orchestra Kremlin will perform music by Russian composers at Bucknell University's Weis Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m.
- Bucknell election panel discussion Oct. 21
The political science department at Bucknell University will host a panel discussion on the 2010 elections Thursday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Researcher receives $500,000 more for bat study
Bucknell Associate Professor of Biology DeeAnn Reeder and her research partners are trying to find out what causes the erratic behavior in bats infected with white-nose syndrome, a mysterious condition that has killed more than a million bats in the Northeast.
- SBDC workshop: 'Marketing and Networking'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Marketing and Networking Strategies for Small Businesses," Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center.
- Ask the Experts: Gary Grant on Sam Shepard
Gary Grant, professor of theatre at Bucknell University, discusses Sam Shepard's contributions as a playwright, actor and author.
- 12 tenure-track faculty join Bucknell
In this third of a three-part series, 12 new tenure-track faculty members who joined Bucknell's ranks this fall are profiled.
- Bucknell Landing scheduled to launch Sept. 30
Bucknell Landing, a canoe and kayak launch on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River completed this summer, will officially open on Thursday, Sept. 30.
- 14 faculty promoted to associate professor
In the second of a three-part series highlighting Bucknell's teacher-scholars, newly named associate professors are profiled.
- Ask the Experts: Greg Clingham on future of books
Greg Clingham, professor of English and director of the Bucknell University Press, talks about books, their e-future and their significance in scholarly and popular thought.
- Integration of life, art integral to creativity, Tharp says
Long before the recent phenomenon of flash mobs — the large groups of people who gather and perform seemingly at random in public places — renowned choreographer Twyla Tharp and her dance company organized the first "intervention" in New York's Central Park, imitating passersby with dance-like movements.
- Bucknell Institute of Lifelong Learning resumes in September with more classes
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning will continue in September with 16 courses for mature learners in the Central Susquehanna Valley.
- Five faculty promoted to full professor
In this first of a three-part series, five Bucknell faculty members who were promoted to full professorship are profiled.
- Pop culture provides outlet for exploring violence
Associate Professor of Sociology Alexander Riley argues in a new book that gangsta rap, violent video games and other popular culture are an outlet for transgression rather than an impetus for violence.
- Ask the Experts: Marie Pizzorno on viruses, bacteria
Marie Pizzorno, an associate professor of biology and a molecular virologist, explains the differences between viruses and bacteria, how some bacteria are "good," and why it's difficult to predict the next epidemic.
- Flash mob video now on YouTube
If you missed the flash mob that descended on the Elaine Langone Center lawn Friday morning, you're in luck. The entire event was captured on videotape.
- WVIA-TV features President Bravman Friday, Sunday
The season premiere of WVIA-TV's "State of Pennsylvania" will feature an interview with Bucknell President John Bravman.
- Philosopher to give Sellars lecture Oct. 14
Virginia Held will give the talk, "Morality, Care and International Law," Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell, as part of the university's ongoing Roy Wood Sellars Lecture series.
- Professor to explore visual computing Oct. 13
Computer scientist Chris Johnson will give the talk, "Visual Computing: Making sense of a complex world," Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Model to discuss 'Real Beauty' Oct. 11
Stacy Nadeau, a model for the Dove Real Beauty campaign, will give the talk, "Embracing Real Beauty," on Monday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell SBDC to honor Coder Oct. 8
The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host the Charles H. Coder celebration of growing small businesses on Friday, Oct. 8, at 11:30 a.m. in Hunt Formal Living Room at Bucknell.
- SBDC to host franchise seminar Oct. 7
The Bucknell University SBDC will host the seminar, "Starting a Franchise in Today's Economy — Smart or Foolish?" Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to noon at the SBDC Business Education Center in Lewisburg.
- Jazz at Bucknell: Mimi Fox Trio Oct. 6
The Mimi Fox Trio will perform Oct. 6 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University. Guitarist Mimi Fox will be joined by bassist Harvie S and drummer Akira Tana in a performance that is part of the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- Mortar Board chapter receives national award
The Gamma Beta chapter at Bucknell University was one of 77 chapter to receive the Silver Torch Award for excellence at the 2010 Mortar Board National Conference in July.
- SBDC workshop: 'Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents'
The Bucknell Small Business Development Center will offer the workshop, "Business Basics: Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents," Oct. 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. in Hunt Formal Living Room of Hunt Hall at Bucknell.
- Bucknell announces 2011 Annual Fund goal
Following a year of record-breaking donor participation, the Bucknell Annual Fund has set a goal of raising $10.5 million to benefit students during fiscal year 2011, which began July 1 and ends June 30, 2011.
- SBDC workshop: 'Cloud Computing'
The Bucknell SBDC at Bucknell University will offer the workshop, "Is Cloud Computing Right for your Business?" Oct. 14 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the SBDC Education Center in Lewisburg.
- Shepard cancels visit; new speaker to be named
Playwright Sam Shepard, who had been scheduled to speak on Oct. 12 as the Janet Weis Fellow for Contemporary Letters, has cancelled his talk.
- Several downtown merchants to accept Campus Dollars
Students may now use their Campus Dollars via their BU ID to pay for items at a number of downtown businesses in Lewisburg.
- Class examines prison system from the inside-out
Each spring, Associate Professor Coralynn Davis teaches a class at a Pennsylvania women's prison where Bucknell students learn side by side with those on the inside.
- Professor seeks infants, toddlers to participate in language study
Assistant Professor of Psychology Ruth Tincoffe is seeking families for a study on early childhood language development. Her research could shed light on how soon babies begin to comprehend the world.
- Alumnus Dan Richards '78 swims English Channel
Dan Richards, Class of '78, raised himself out of the 60-degree water onto the rocks of Cap Gris Nez, France, a mere 12 hours and 32 minutes after stepping into the English Channel 21 miles away in Dover, England.
- Ross to discuss 'The Divine Nine' Oct. 5
Author Lawrence C. Ross Jr. will give the talk, "The Divine Nine: The History, The Present and The Challenges for the Future," on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University.
- Hunter to give Class of 1956 lecture Oct. 5
John Hunter will give the talk, "Travelers' Tales: Re-imagining Liberal Education by Re-imagining the West," Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Students to hold Pool Pass fundraiser Oct. 2
Bucknell University students will hold a Pool Pass fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 2, prior to the Family Weekend football game with Cornell in the Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium at 3:30 p.m.
- Edward Herrmann in tribute to Chopin Oct. 2
Award-winning movie and television actor and Bucknell alumnus Edward Herrmann, Class of 1965, will portray August Franchomme in "Mazurka: My Friend Chopin" Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Family Weekend Oct. 1-3
Bucknell University will host its annual Family Weekend Oct. 1 through 3.
- John Pizzarelli Quartet in Cabaret Jazz: Sept. 29
The John Pizzarelli Quartet will perform in concert Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Kesha, B.o.B. in fall concert SOLD OUT
Rapper Ke$ha and hip-hop artist B.o.B. will headline the fall concert at Bucknell University on Friday, Oct. 29, in the Gerhard Fieldhouse. NOTE: This event is sold out.
- Wright: 'Race in the age of Obama' Sept. 28
Michelle Wright will give the talk, "Black, But Not Like You: Race and Representation in the Age of Obama," on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Ask the Experts: Kelly Knox on dance
Kelly Knox, an associate professor of theatre and dance at Bucknell, talks about Bucknell Forum speaker and celebrated choreographer Twyla Tharp, as well as the other top people and trends in dance today.
- Bucknell, Lewisburg Unity Jam Sept. 27
Bucknell University and the Lewisburg community will join forces for the annual Unity Jam: Stop the Hate Rally on Monday, Sept. 27.
- Weis Center season begins Sept. 25 with 'Boom!'
Singers Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway will open the Weis Center events season at Bucknell University on Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. with "Boom!"
- Samek Art Gallery: 'An Academic Resource' and 'A Cautionary Tale'
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University has scheduled several exhibitions for the 2010-11 academic year, beginning Aug. 23 with "An Academic Resource: Highlights from the Permanent Collection" and "The Sleep of Reason: A Cautionary Tale."
- Bucknell community remembering 9/11 victims
The Bucknell community is remembering the 9/11 victims with a special flag display on the Elaine Langone Center lawn and ceremony and a week of community service activities.
- Bucknell to commemorate 9/11 with reflection, community service projects
Bucknell University will commemorate the events of Sept. 11, 2001, with a ceremony and flag display on Sept. 10 as well as a week of community service activities.
- World's performing artists slated for Weis Center stage
Performing artists from both sides of the globe will be featured on the stage of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University during the 2010-11 season.
- Bucknell, community invited to suggest panels for AIDS Memorial Quilt display
Members of the community are invited to suggest panels to be included in the AIDS Memorial Quilt display slated for Dec. 1 to 7 at Bucknell University's Samek Art Gallery.
- Jacobsohn to give Constitution Day lecture Sept. 21
Gary Jacobsohn will give the talk, "Reflections on America's Constitutional Identity," Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Phillips is Sojka Visiting Poet Sept. 21
Poet Carl Phillips will give a reading of his works Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University, as part of the university's annual Gary and Sandra Sojka Visiting Poet series.
- Gardner to discuss 'Five Minds' Sept. 16
Harvard University scholar and author Howard Gardner will speak to the Class of 2014 at Bucknell University on Thursday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Alumnus to present one-man show
The Department of Theatre and Dance at Bucknell University will present alumnus Alex Lyras in his award-winning one-man show, "The Common Air: Everyone Travels with Baggage," Saturday, Sept. 11, at 8 p.m. in the Tustin Studio Theatre at Bucknell.
- Filmmaker to discuss new Mexican films
Filmmaker Greg Berger will present three short films in the program, "Queers, Gringos and other Deviants," Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m., followed by a discussion in the Center Room (Room 256) of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell to test emergency notification system Sept. 7
Bucknell University will conduct a test of its comprehensive emergency notification system on Tuesday, Sept. 7.
- Fall brings new president, speakers, bookstore, more
New faces and places will greet about 3,500 students who start arriving on the Bucknell University campus this week to prepare for the new academic year. Classes begin on Wednesday, Aug. 25.
- Jazz at Bucknell series: Mark Soskin Quartet
The Mark Soskin Quartet will perform in the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series on Sept. 1 at 8:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Film crew interviews German, humanities professor for documentary
A Los Angeles-based film crew visited the Susquehanna Valley to interview Professor of German and Humanities Katie Faull about her research on the diaries of Moravian missionaries who befriended Iroquois Indians here.
- Bookstore grand opening celebrates partnerships
Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and members of the local community turned out this past weekend for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, festive street fair and children's activities to mark the grand opening of the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University bookstore in downtown Lewisburg.
- Convocation marks opportunity, new traditions
Bucknell's17th President, John Bravman, stood before the Class of 2014 as they prepared for the official beginning of their academic careers and asked them a question. Bravman, who also marked the beginning of his first year at Bucknell, promised the newest class of Bucknellians that they would be answering the question for years to come.
- Class of 2014: Forming fond memories online
The students in Bucknell's Class of 2014 are having a "blast" getting to know their new home, and they're telling everyone about it.
- Provost Mick Smyer - Matriculation 2010 address
Text of Provost Mick Smyer's Matriculation Ceremony address on Aug. 20, 2010, in Rooke Chapel.
- Orientation photos coming to website
Follow along as Bucknell University's Class of 2014 is welcomed to campus.
- Ask the Experts: Carmen Gillespie on poetry
This week, we ask Professor of English Carmen Gillespie to talk about the importance of poetry in our daily lives. Essence recently named Gillespie one of its "Forty Favorite Poets" in honor of the magazine's 40th anniversary.
- Comprehensive campaign reaches $150 million
Bucknell alumni, families, faculty, staff and friends have committed more than $150 million in gifts and pledges to the most ambitious comprehensive campaign in Bucknell history, President John Bravman announced.
- Class of 2014 Orientation begins Aug. 20
The more than 900 first-year students in Bucknell's Class of 2014 will get to know the University and their classmates a lot better during five days of Orientation that begin Friday, Aug. 20. Students are scheduled to arrive on campus between 8 a.m. and noon for Move-in Day on Aug. 20.
- Seven new writers joining Study Abroad Blog in fall
Seven new bloggers — and one returning veteran — will join Bucknell University's Study Abroad Blog this fall.
- Bucknell University Press joins Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
The Bucknell University Press has joined Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc., a large, independent publisher of scholarly, trade, and popular books with more than 20,000 titles.
- 'Welcome to the Neighborhood' to greet Class of '14
Dozens of borough businesses will put out the welcome mat for Bucknell's Class of 2014 on Monday, Aug. 23.
- Bucknell Magazine: Animal Kingdom
From studying the habits of elephants in Tanzania to tracking penguins in Antarctica, graduates of Bucknell's animal behavior program are creating their own place in the ecosystem.
- Bucknell, University of Tours partnership extends to robotics, mechanical engineering research
Three students from France spent the summer at Bucknell working with professors on the development of a bi-pedal, or two-legged, walking robot and on compliant mechanisms
- Bookstore grand opening Aug. 27-29
Prize giveaways, a street fair and a free movie are among the events highlighting the grand opening of the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University bookstore in downtown Lewisburg, Aug. 27-29.
- SBDC hosts 'First Step' workshop in Danville
The Bucknell SBDC will offer "The First Step Pre-business Workshop," Wednesday, Sept. 22, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Service 1st Federal Credit Union, 1207 Bloom St., in Danville.
- 'Green roof' will serve as learning lab, demo for future
A 'green roof' installed at the Dana Engineering Building will serve as a testing ground as well as a living, learning laboratory for students interested in green building.
- Top stories: Salary study, new bookstore lead in July
July’s top stories focused on the “new” – a new bookstore, new Class of 2014 students and a new president. But the top story of the month was the publication of the 2010 PayScale College Salary Report.
- Bucknell Landing river dock launches this fall
Bucknell Landing, a canoe and kayak dock on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, will launch this fall, creating both outdoor classroom and recreational opportunities for the campus community.
- Charlap, Stewart to perform in Cabaret Jazz series
Jazz pianist Bill Charlap and vocalist Sandy Stewart will perform in the Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz series on Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- SBDC workshop: 'Dealing with difficult people'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Dealing with Difficult People," Wednesday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center, Room 207 of the Chamberlin Building on Fifth Street in Lewisburg.
- Bucknell grad's bequest to fund Hazleton scholarship
A bequest from the estate of Henry Martin, who graduated from Bucknell University in 1939, will be used to fund a scholarship for students in the Hazleton Area School District.
- Athletics Hall of Fame to induct six in 2010
The Bucknell Athletics Hall of Fame committee has announced the election of six new members, each of whom will be formally inducted at Homecoming Weekend ceremonies this fall.
- Bucknell Magazine: Q&A with Gay Huey Evans '76
Former director of England’s Financial Services Authority, Gay Huey Evans '76, offers advice to the Class of 2010.
- Class of '14: Not here yet, but making their mark (V)
Bucknell's Class of 2014, which won't report to campus for new student orientation until Friday, Aug. 20, is already making its mark in many ways. || Part V in a series
- Salary potential No. 3 among U.S. liberal arts schools
Bucknell alumni have the third-highest earning potential among liberal arts college graduates and among the highest for all colleges and universities, according to the 2010 PayScale College Salary Report released this week.
- Will Wii Fit build better balance in older adults?
A Bucknell professor and student worked with 11 residents at a local retirement home to learn if balance training can help prevent falls in older adults.
- Ask the Experts: Carl Kirby on Marcellus Shale
Welcome to "Ask the Experts." This week, we ask Bucknell Professor Carl Kirby, who has studied acid mine drainage and the effects of its by-product on streams, to talk about Marcellus Shale and the implications of drilling the Pennsylvania formation for gas.
- Surplus items to be sold via sealed bid
Bucknell is selling surplus items via sealed bid in a sale open to the general public.
- 257 student-athletes on spring dean's list
Two-hundred fifty-seven Bucknell student-athletes earned dean's list honors for the 2010 spring semester.
- Grant supports development of new curriculum courses
Forty faculty members from two dozen departments or programs at Bucknell University are creating new courses for greater exploration of environmental and global issues as part of the College Core Curriculum.
- Record number of donors contribute to Annual Fund
Bucknell supporters came on strong in the final hours of fiscal 2010, setting a record for the number of donors who made a gift to the Annual Fund.
- Ask the Experts: James Rice on undergrad research
James Rice, associate provost and dean of graduate studies, talks about undergraduate research at Bucknell, the skills that students gain from the experience and the depth and breadth of the summer research program.
- Linda Locher named interim dean of students
Linda Locher, director of Psychological Services at Bucknell, has been named interim dean of students, Provost Mick Smyer announced today. Locher will assume her new role July 26.
- Biomed engineers develop brain-powered device
Bucknell University biomedical engineering students are testing a brainwave- and muscle-activated mechanism they developed to move a toy car-sized motor on wheels using brain signals.
- Barnes & Noble at Bucknell Bookstore opens
Following a yearlong restoration of its historic building, the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore — featuring 29,500 square feet of assorted books and other merchandise displayed among artifacts from the building's past — opened this past weekend.
- Top stories: Class of '14, new bookstore lead in June
One theme pulsing through several of June's top web stories: "new."
- Sigma Xi poster session spotlights student/faculty research
Bucknell University's annual Sigma Xi Student Summer Research Poster Session will be held in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center on Wednesday, July 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. The session will feature the work of the many students who have spent the summer working with members of the Bucknell faculty on research projects in a variety of disciplines.
- Class of '14: Not here yet, but making their mark (IV)
Bucknell's Class of 2014 won't report to campus for new student orientation until Friday, Aug. 20, but they are already making a mark in many ways.
- Class of '14: Not here yet, but making their mark (III)
Bucknell's Class of 2014 won't report to campus for new student orientation until Friday, Aug. 20, but they are already making a mark in many ways.
- Annual Fund approaching record number of donors
With less than 24 hours to go, Bucknell is set to break a record for the number of donors who have made a gift to the 2010 Annual Fund. Only 42 more donors are needed to reach the milestone of 16,800 before midnight.
- Oldest alumnus, Paul Humphreys, dies at 103
Thought to be Bucknell's oldest alumnus, the Rev. Paul Humphreys died June 23 in Northampton, Mass., five days short of his 104th birthday.
- Top athletics stories of 2009-10
The 2009-10 academic year recently concluded and Bucknell earned its 16th Patriot League Presidents' Cup in the last 20 years.
- SBDC workshop: 'Productivity Plus'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Productivity Plus!" Thursday, July 22, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the SBDC Business Education Center in Lewisburg.
- Bucknell Public Safety rides for Miracle Tour
The Department of Public Safety at Bucknell University organized riders and sponsors for the 2010 Geisinger Children's 25th Miracle Network Motorcycle Miracle Tour, raising nearly $1,800 from the campus community.
- Bucknell honors Geiger and Zeller winners
Four members of the Bucknell University staff were honored at the annual staff picnic recently with the Geiger and Zeller Awards.
- Bucknell grad honored with student research award
Recent Bucknell University graduate Christopher Kulish has received a Student Research Award from the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association for his research work related to characterization and treatment of the brine wastewater generated by hydraulic fracturing of Marcellus Shale for natural gas extraction.
- Celebrations, awards highlight 2010 Reunion
Thousands returned to Bucknell for Reunion this past weekend to celebrate milestones and tradition.
- Susquehanna River to serve as outdoor classroom
The winding Susquehanna River will be the classroom setting for a new program starting this fall at Bucknell.
- Alumni give photos of famous guitarists to Samek
A portfolio of 87 photographs of some of the world's most influential musicians posing with their guitars has been donated to the Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University.
- Class of '14: Not here yet, but making their mark (II)
Bucknell University's Class of 2014 won't report to campus for new student orientation until Friday, Aug. 20, but they are already making a mark in many ways.
- Commencement 2010: Video now online
A full-length video of Bucknell's 160th Commencement is now available for viewing online.
- Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University opens Saturday
Following a careful restoration of its historic building, the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University bookstore will open on Saturday, June 26, at 2 p.m., after the Fourth of July Parade in downtown Lewisburg.
- Benjamin Carson tells grads to use talents for good
Renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Benjamin S. Carson Sr. told the Class of 2010 to persevere and to use their talents to help others.
- Year in review: Top stories of 2009-10
What do Bucknell University President Designee John Bravman, chemical engineering sophomore Julie Kohn and neurosurgeon and philanthropist Ben Carson have in common?
- SBDC workshop: 'Market your business with social media'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Market your business with social media," Thursday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Mifflinburg Bank's Community Room, 250 E. Chestnut St. in Mifflinburg.
- Ask the Experts: Katelyn Allers on astronomy
We asked Katelyn Allers, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, about the best viewing in the summer night sky and brown dwarfs — space objects that are neither stars nor planets but help us better understand both.
- Ask the Experts: Steven Shooter on robots
We asked Mechanical Engineering Professor Steven Shooter to talk about robots, the challenges of designing them to act like humans and how they might be used in the future.
- Summer research projects span arts, sciences
Bucknell University students will pursue nearly 60 research projects this summer covering a variety of academic disciplines in the sciences, the humanities and engineering.
- Bucknell Reunion set for June 3 to 6
Bucknell University will host Reunion Weekend June 3-6, with thousands of alumni and families planning to return to the campus.
- With Patriot League baseball title, NCAA next
The Bucknell University baseball team captured its record-tying fifth Patriot League title this past weekend at Holy Cross and earned the league's automatic NCAA bid in the process.
- Class of '14: Not here yet, but making their mark
Bucknell's Class of 2014 won't report to campus for new student orientation until Friday, Aug. 20, but the students are already making a mark in many ways.
- Bucknell faculty honored at Commencement
Bucknell University presented five members of the faculty with awards honoring their teaching and scholarly accomplishments during the 160th Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 23.
- Bucknell wins 16th Presidents' Cup title
Propelled by a school-record-tying eight Patriot League championships in 2009-10, Bucknell has captured the Patriot League Presidents' Cup for the 16th time in the conference's 20-year history.
- Commencement 2010: Audio clips
Selected audio clips from the Class of 2010's Commencement
- Commencement 2010: Honorary degrees
Honorary degrees, Doctor of Humane Letters, awarded on May 23, 2010, during Bucknell University's 160th commencement ceremony.
- Commencement 2010: President Brian C. Mitchell
Good morning, everyone. Maryjane and I welcome today's graduates, and their families and friends, to Bucknell's 160th Commencement ceremony.
- Commencement: Benjamin Carson
Thank you very much for inviting me to be a part of this wonderful celebration.
- Commencement: Tim Hoffman Class of 2010 response
I would like to begin by thanking two groups of people on behalf of my classmates.
- Shields named dean of College of Arts and Sciences
George Shields, an accomplished chemistry professor and founding dean of science and technology at Armstrong Atlantic State University, has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Bucknell. || George Shields will be introduced to campus during a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 14, in Walls Lounge.
- Bicycles Against Poverty returning to Uganda
A group of Bucknell students working to alleviate poverty in a war-torn region of Uganda will return this summer to expand a bicycle program the students launched last year.
- Seniors, Geisinger partner to solve medical issues
Biomedical engineering seniors worked withphysicians from Geisinger Medical Center and the Weis Center for Research in Danville to develop devices to better deliver care to patients.
- NCAA recognizes 18 Bucknell athletics teams
The NCAA unveiled its fourth annual Academic Progress Rate Public Recognition Awards and for the fourth straight year Bucknell ranks among the national leaders in number of programs honored.
- Mitchell to be honored as a 'Posse Star'
The Posse Foundation will honor Bucknell University President Brian C. Mitchell as a 2010 Posse Star at the foundation's 21st anniversary gala on May 26 in New York City.
- SBDC workshop: 'Manage your lawyer' June 17
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Manage Your Lawyer," Thursday, June 17, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the SBDC Education Center in Lewisburg.
- SBDC workshop: 'Make it easy for them to buy' June 24
The Bucknell SBDC will host the workshop, "Make it Easy for Them to Buy: Communicating for Better Results in Tough Times," on Thursday, June 24, in Danville.
- Bucknell to graduate 900 Sunday
Thousands of family members and friends will be on hand to watch as more than 900 students graduate during Bucknell's 160th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 23.
- Commencement to be broadcast live on website
Viewers from around the world may watch Bucknell University's 160th commencement ceremony, including an address by renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and philanthropist Benjamin S. Carson Sr., during a live online broadcast Sunday, May 23.
- Softball earns NCAA bid with league title
Bucknell softball earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament by winning the Patriot League Championship Saturday.
- Bucknell Magazine: International Relations at 25
The International Relations Program at Bucknell celebrated its 25th anniversary last fall with a special coming-of-age announcement: The program is now a full-fledged academic department.
- Senior's research saves jobs, international account
Jeremy Horning wanted real-world experience before he graduated, so he took a job with the Bucknell SBDC. The SBDC put Horning's studies to good use right away, asking the student consultant to sniff out a solution for a local company with a stinky problem: metal powders manufactured by the firm were arriving overseas smelling of sulfur.
- Bucknell Magazine: Q&A with Berhanu Nega
In December, an Ethiopian court sentenced Professor of Economics Berhanu Nega, former mayor of Addis Ababa, to death in absentia for terrorism.
- Haiti Relief Fund raises more than $40,000
Bucknell University's Haiti Relief Fund has raised more than $40,000 in relief money and supplies going directly to Haitian charitable organizations
- Bucknell Magazine: Bucknellians helping Haitians
Bucknell alumni, students and staff are reaching out to help the Haiti quake victims.
- Book answers questions about bees, colony collapse
A new book by Elizabeth Capaldi Evans, an associate professor of biology and animal behavior at Bucknell, explores the various aspects of bee behavior, their importance in human food production and other bee facts.
- SBDC Roundtable: 'Women Rule'
The Bucknell SBDC will host a Businesswomen's Roundtable on Friday, June 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Country Cupboard restaurant in Lewisburg.
- SBDC hosts 'First Step' workshops
The Bucknell SBDC will offer "The First Step: Pre-business Workshop" on Wednesday, June 9, from 8 to 10 a.m. in Lewisburg.
- SBDC hosts Marcellus Shale webinars
The Bucknell SBDC and the Penn State Cooperative Extension are hosting a series of webinars to discuss Marcellus Shale-related business opportunities.
- Ask the Experts: Robert Beard on language
This week, we ask Robert Beard, a professor emeritus who taught Russian and linguistics at Bucknell for 35 years, about his recent book, The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English, and our ever changing language.
- Bucknell's virtual tour wins prestigious Webby Award
Bucknell's virtual tour has won a Webby Award for "Best School/University Website" in the 14th annual international contest honoring excellence on the Internet.
- Bucknell receives $140,000 grant from ExxonMobil Foundation
The ExxonMobil Foundation has provided Bucknell University with a grant of more than $140,000. Ron Billings, a 1969 graduate of Bucknell and vice president of ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Co., recently presented the check to the University.
- Men track & field win first league title since 1991
The Bison men edged Army by a mere three points to claim their first outdoor track & field title since 1991.
- Celebrated neurosurgeon Benjamin Carson to speak at 160th commencement
Benjamin S. Carson Sr., a renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and philanthropist, will deliver the commencement address during Bucknell's 160th annual graduation ceremony May 23.
- April's top stories: Next president tops list
The announcement naming John Bravman as Bucknell University's 17th president was far and away the top news story in April.
- John Bravman named Bucknell's 17th president
John C. Bravman, a distinguished professor and academic leader at Stanford University, has been named the 17th president of Bucknell University by unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees, announced Board Chair Kenneth W. Freeman.
- SBDC workshop: 'Different Generations'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Understanding, Working with, and Managing Different Generations," May 26 from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center in Lewisburg.
- Tharp to lead off Forum on 'Creativity' tonight
Celebrated choreographer, director and writer Twyla Tharp, whose work has been honored with Tony and Emmy awards, a National Medal of Arts and a Kennedy Center Honor, will lead off the new Bucknell Forum series with a talk at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell to host summer conferences
Bucknell University will host nearly 5,000 visitors participating in about 35 conferences beginning June 3 through Aug. 15.
- Samek showcases student work April 16 to May 4
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University will present the annual student art show April 16 to May 4.
- 'The Patient' explores waiting, suffering and humanity
In his 2008 book, On Waiting, Harold Schweizer, professor of English at Bucknell University, explored what humans spend so much time doing — waiting. His new book, The Patient, is a natural extension of the theme of waiting, delving into the experience of suffering or illness.
- Senior: Education key to change in Afghanistan
Senior Palwasha Siddiqi plans to start an orphanage with an emphasis on education in her home country, Afghanistan, after graduation.
- Vote: Bucknell's Virtual Tour - People's Voice Award
Bucknell's Virtual Tour has been nominated for Best School/University Website in the 14th Annual Webby Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
- Review lists Bucknell among top 'Green Colleges'
Bucknell has been named among the top 286 colleges and universities in The Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges.
- Bucknell second in mid-Atlantic ChemE Car contest
A team of Bucknell engineers took second place in the Mid-Atlantic ChemE Car Competition, earning the opportunity to compete in the national contest being staged in Salt Lake City in November.
- Gov. Rendell honored for 'town and gown' support
Gov. Ed Rendell is the first recipient of the Bucknell University President's Medal for his support of economic development projects in downtown Lewisburg.
- 'Essence' names Bucknell professor among '40 Favorite Poets'
'Essence' magazine has named Bucknell University Professor of English Carmen Gillespie one of its "Forty Favorite Poets" in honor of the magazine's 40th anniversary.
- Gruver named Scott Clinical Professor of Global Commerce, Strategy and Leadership
William R. Gruver has been named Bucknell's first Howard I. Scott Clinical Professor of Global Commerce, Strategy and Leadership.
- Ask the Experts: Beth Duckles on green building
We asked Beth Duckles, assistant professor of sociology, about green building. Duckles studies the rapid rise of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification and how it changed the building industry.
- Class of '09: 95 percent placed within nine months
Despite a continued down economy, 95 percent of Bucknell's Class of 2009 was successfully placed -- employed, enrolled in graduate school or volunteering -- within nine months of graduation.
- Bucknell announces Ekedahl Professorship in Environmental Studies
Bucknell University has received funding for an endowed professorship in Environmental Studies, President Brian C. Mitchell has announced.
- Bucknell student honored at bioengineering conference
Bucknell University senior Samantha Clark has been honored with two awards at the recent Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium in Laramie, Wyo.
- Ask the Experts: Pam Keiser on job market for grads
This week, we ask Pam Keiser, associate executive director of alumni relations and career services and director of Bucknell's Career Development Center, about the Post Graduate Report for the Class of '09, job prospects for the soon-to-be graduated Class of '10 and what undergraduates can do to prepare themselves for the job market.
- President to speak at Clinton Global Initiative
Former President Bill Clinton has invited Bucknell President Brian C. Mitchell to join a panel discussion on educational opportunities for disadvantaged students at the 2010 Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University
- Student math teams honored in international competition
Two Bucknell University student teams have placed among the winners at the recent Mathematical Contest in Modeling, earning the designations of "outstanding winners" and "meritorious winners" among the 2,254 worldwide submissions.
- Study abroad students start youth project in Africa
Two Bucknell students studying in South Africa are leaving their mark on the Port Elizabeth community they are calling home this semester.
- Fiver partnership 'opens doors' to learning for Bucknell, high school students
A partnership the Fiver Children's Foundation pairs Bucknell student and faculty mentors with high school students in New York City.
- Bucknell announces Trout Professorship in French
Angèle Kingué has been selected as the first David Morton and Leanne Freas Trout Professor of French and Francophone Studies.
- Forum: Internet, community buy-in key to change
A panel of experts discussed "Leadership, Change and the Impact of Individuals" in the final event of the Bucknell Forum series, "Global Leadership: Questions for the 21st Century."
- Ask the Experts: Duane Griffin on global warming
This week, we ask Duane Griffin, associate professor of geography at Bucknell, to talk about global warming and its impact on the planet, whether it can be reversed and some simple measures all can take to help reduce its impact.
- Ask the Experts: Eric Santanen on Internet, security
This week, we ask Associate Professor of Management Eric Santanen, whose research and teaching focus on computer privacy and the impacts of technology on individuals, organizations and society, to talk about social media and related security issues.
- Top stories: Kid Cudi, alumni firm, faculty experts
March's top stories represented an eclectic mix, including a preview for an upcoming rap performance, a first-of-its-kind company created by the extended Bucknell family, amazing professors talking about their expertise, and the commencement speaker for Bucknell's 160th commencement.
- Langone air system to cut energy costs, provide jobs
Work to replace the Elaine Langone Center's ventilation system at Bucknell University is under way. When finished this summer, the improvements will provide a substantial savings in energy costs and a sharp reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
- Student groups receive Projects for Peace grants
A Bucknell University student group working to provide clean drinking water in a South American village has received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant from the Davis Foundation. In addition to the student group, Mengzhou Huang, Class of '13, collaborated with friends in Chicago and Taiwan on another Project for Peace effort that was funded through International House Chicago.
- Student leads tutoring program for low-income
Sophomore Julie Kohn pairs individuals in the Susquehanna Valley seeking GEDs with one-on-one tutors from Bucknell.
- Rooke Chapel Ringers, Choir, in concert May 1 and 2
The Bucknell University Rooke Chapel Ringers and the Rooke Chapel Choir will present their annual spring concerts May 1 and May 2 respectively. Both concerts are free and open to the public.
- Bucknell Dance Company concert April 30, May 1
The Bucknell Dance Company will host its annual Spring Dance Concert April 30 and May 1 at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Solar Scholars workshop rescheduled to May 1
Bucknell University's Solar Scholars will offer a free workshop on the basics of solar energy on Saturday, May 1.
- Atomic physicist to discuss 'Real and Imaginary Universes' April 26
William Reinhardt will give the talk, "A Tour of Real and Imaginary Universes: Jorge Luis Borges meets Stephen Hawking," Monday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Bucknell students, LARA, to host fundraiser April 25
Bucknell University students are working with the Lewisburg Area Recreation Authority (LARA) on a fund-raising project in memory of two local children who drowned in the Susquehanna River last year. The fundraiser will be a "fun run/walk" on Sunday, April 25, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Mathewson-Memorial Stadium at Bucknell.
- Bucknell Brigade to host auction and raffle April 24
The Bucknell Brigade to Nicaragua will host a fund-raising auction and raffle Saturday, April 24, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Parkview Catering, 17 S. Sixth St. in Lewisburg.
- Bucknell to host Black Arts Festival April 22 to 24
The Black Student Union at Bucknell University will host a Black Arts Festival April 22 to 25, with many events free and open to the public.
- SBDC to host workshop on motivating employees April 21
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Motivating Employees in Challenging Times," Wednesday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center in Lewisburg.
- Best-selling author to discuss 'Contemporary Parenting' April 20
Judith Warner will give the talk, "Contemporary Parenting Today: Challenges and Issues," Tuesday, April 20, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Theatre presents 'Curtains' April 16 to 19
The Bucknell University Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Curtains," a musical theater/murder mystery by Rupert Holmes, in the Powers Theatre, Coleman Hall.
- Holocaust survivor to speak April 19
Hanka Kent will give the talk, "A Child Survivor of the Holocaust," Monday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell symposium to focus on impacts of Marcellus Shale drilling project
Leading experts will discuss the boom of natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale and possible environmental, social, political and economic impacts at a symposium April 16-17 at Bucknell.
- Bucknell Opera Company celebrates 20th anniversary April 17
Twenty years ago, the Bucknell Opera Company took its first steps out under the bright lights of a stage. On April 17, about 35 alumni will gather to blend their voices with those of current students and bring their talent back to Bucknell.
- Germano to discuss history of the book April 15
William Germano will give the talk, "What are Books Good For?" Thursday, April 15, at 5:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Bucknell University Press.
- SBDC hosts 'First Step' in Danville April 14
The Bucknell SBDC will offer "The First Step Pre-business Workshop," Wednesday, April 14, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Service 1st Federal Credit Union, 1207 Bloom St., in Danville
- SBDC workshop: 'Writing Your Business Plan' April 26
The Bucknell SBDC will host the workshop, "Writing Your Business Plan," Monday, April 26, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Empire Beauty School in the Orchard Hills Plaza in Shamokin Dam.
- SBDC workshop: 'Six Mistakes that sabotage your presentation' April 13
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Six mistakes that sabotage your presentation," Tuesday, April 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Hunt Formal in Hunt Hall at Bucknell.
- CANCELLED: Danzy Senna reading April 21
Notice of Cancellation: Author Danzy Senna reading Wednesday, April 21, in Bucknell Hall.
- Author to discuss 'Gender, Sexuality and Problem of Memory' April 13
Anne Fausto-Sterling will give the talk, "Gender, Sexuality and Problem of Memory," Tuesday, April 13, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Gallery Series presents pianist Brubaker April 13
Pianist Bruce Brubaker will perform in Bucknell University's Gallery Series on Tuesday, April 13, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell.
- Bucknell professors to present Linn Conservancy programs
Several Bucknell University professors will present programs in April in conjunction with events hosted by the Merrill W. Linn Land and Waterways Conservancy.
- Kid Cudi, Jay Sean in concert April 9
Rappers KiD CuDi and Jay Sean will perform in concert on Friday, April 9, at 8 p.m. in the Sojka Pavilion; doors open at 7 p.m.
- Geographer to discuss 'Globalization and Sovereignty' April 9
Political geographer John Agnew will give the talk, "Globalization and Sovereignty," on Friday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell
- Jazz Band concert with Sorenson premiere April 9
The Bucknell Jazz Band will perform in concert on April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center. The concert will include the premiere of the newly commissioned "Four by Four" by Dean Sorenson.
- Alumnus author to discuss Armenian genocide April 8
Author Peter Balakian, Class of 1973, will give the talk, "The Armenian Genocide and Modernity," on Thursday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center
- Bucknell to host residency with Gebhard Ullman Clarinet Trio
Bucknell University will host a residency with the Gebhard Ullman Clarinet Trio April 6 through 8. During the residency, members of the trio will meet with students, present two masterclasses, and perform in concert.
- SBDC hosts franchise seminar April 8
The Bucknell SBDC will host the seminar, "Starting a Franchise in Today's Economy - Smart or Foolish?" on April 8 from 10 a.m. to noon at the SBDC Business Education Center in Lewisburg.
- Gebhard Ullman Clarinet Trio in concert April 7
The Gebhard Ullman Clarinet Trio will perform in the final Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series on April 7 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Alumna to discuss LGB households, economic crisis April 7
Alyssa Schneebaum, Class of '06, will give the talk, "LGB Households and the Economic Crisis: Impacts and Responses," on Wednesday, April 7, at 4:30 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Forum: Biographies
Biographies of the three panelists and moderator for the April 6 Bucknell Forum: "Civic Leadership, Global Change and the Impact of Individuals"
- Bucknell Forum: Panel to discuss 'Leadership'
A panel of experts on civic engagement and humanitarian action will discuss "Leadership, Change and the Impact of Individuals" Tuesday, April 6, in the final event of the Bucknell Forum series, "Global Leadership: Questions for the 21st Century."
- Sculptor Farsi to discuss her work April 5
Sculptor Tannaz Farsi will give a lecture about her artwork, "Poetic Amalgamations of Information and Objects," on Monday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Film-maker to screen, discuss, documentary March 31, April 1
Filmmaker Jonathan Fein will visit Bucknell University on March 31 and April 1 to screen and discuss his documentary, "Objects and Memory."
- Ask the Experts: Elizabeth Capaldi Evans on bees
This week, we ask Elizabeth Capaldi Evans, an associate professor of biology and animal behavior, to talk about bees, how they benefit the ecosystem and how a mysterious condition called colony collapse disorder is threatening their existence.
- Bucknellians launch online service ratings firm
When Jordy Leiser and John Ernsberger, both Class of '06, were forming a new company, they turned to their fellow Bucknellians for help to launch the first completely independent customer service ratings agency for e-commerce.
- High credit rating will lower Bucknell debt payments
Moody's affirmed its Aa2 credit rating for Bucknell debt. This rating is considered very strong by the investment community and will help the University refinance a portion of its debt at a lower rate and reduce annual interest payments by about $150,000.
- Ask the Experts: Zhiqun Zhu on U.S.-China relations
This week, Zhiqun Zhu, an associate professor of political science and international relations and the MacArthur Chair of East Asian Politics, is asked about U.S.-China relations.
- Bucknell Forum: Williams says change starts small
Nobel Peace Prize-winner Jody Williams started small when she set out to organize an international campaign to ban landmines. She told a Bucknell Forum audience that she built a strategy to wear down local, state, national and international officials through faxes and letters and by invoking peer pressure, until finally one country signed on and then another.
- Uganda bike program inspires engineering projects
A student initiative to help alleviate poverty in a war-torn African country has morphed into hands-on learning and real-life design projects for two groups of Bucknell engineering students.
- BMEG professors honored with national teaching awards
Two Bucknell University biomedical engineering professors -- Dan Cavanagh and Joe Tranquillo -- have been honored by the Biomedical Engineering Division of the American Society for Engineering Education.
- Ask the Experts: James Peterson on race, pop culture
This week, we asked James Peterson, an assistant professor of English who has studied hip-hop culture, to talk about race and popular culture.
- Chile earthquake registers at Bucknell seismic lab
The massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Chile Saturday, Feb. 27, registered loud and clear at Bucknell University's seismic station in Carnegie Hall.
- Birds' foot color affects mates, survival, research presentation shows
An award-winning research presentation by Bucknell senior Nicole Marchetto shows that black guillemots choose their mate based on the brightness of their red feet, in turn improving the chances of healthier offspring.
- Tweet: Follow BucknellU on Twitter
You now have one more way to follow what's happening at Bucknell University -- on Twitter.
- Civil engineering students visit Suriname to design water project
Four Bucknell University civil and environmental engineering students traveled to Tumaipa, a village in Suriname, South America, in January to design a water project.
- Top stories: Student profiles, Ask the Experts, RFK Jr.
February's top stories featured amazing students, teacher-scholars and a talk by environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
- Bucknell named to community service Honor Roll
Bucknell University was named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service-learning efforts and service to America’s communities.
- Cabaret Jazz series: music by Sondheim March 31
Jazz pianist and singer Barbara Carroll and bassist Jay Leonhart will present an evening of music mostly by Stephen Sondheim on Wednesday, March 31, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Geneticist to discuss 'Sex, Science and Society' March 31
Geneticist Dean Hamer will give the talk, "Sex, Science and Society," on Wednesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in the Rooke Chemistry Auditorium at Bucknell University.
- Judy Shepard to speak March 30
Judy Shepard, mother of Matthew Shepard, will give a talk on Tuesday, March 30, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Blackwood to discuss global sexualities March 29
Evelyn Blackwood will give the talk, "Global Sexualities, or Are There Really Lesbians and Gays Everywhere?" on Monday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Courtier to discuss 'Blues and Jazz' March 29
Jessica Courtier will give the talk, "Blues Rhapsodies and Jazz Fantasies: Bessie Smith in 'St. Louis Blues' and Duke Ellington in 'Black and Tan'," on Monday, March 29, at 4:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Jupiter String Quartet in concert March 26
The Jupiter String Quartet will close the Weis Center season with a concert on Friday, March 26, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20.
- Philosopher to examine animal justice March 25
Bucknell University Philosophy Professor Gary Steiner will give the talk, "Do We Have Duties of Justice Toward Animals?" on Thursday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in the Traditional Reading Room of the Bertrand Library at Bucknell.
- Performance poet to give reading March 23
Patricia Smith will give a reading of her performance poetry on Tuesday, March 23, at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Eddie Severn Quartet to premiere two works March 24
The Eddie Severn Quartet will premiere two works on Wednesday, March 24, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Khaldi to discuss Bedouin minority in Israel March 24
Ishmael Khaldi will give the talk, "One Man's Story: a Bedouin minority in the Jewish state," on Wednesday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Balinese music and dance performance March 23
Bucknell University's Gallery Series will present a Balinese music and dance performance by Gamelan Dharma Swara on Tuesday, March 23, at 8 p.m. in Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell.
- SBDC hosts commercial real estate workshop
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Making good commercial real estate decisions in tough economic times" on March 23 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the SBDC Business Education Center in Lewisburg.
- Discussion of climate change on Jupiter March 22
Phil Marcus will give the talk, "Climate Change on Jupiter," on Monday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Ask the Experts: Phil Haynes on Duke Ellington
This week, we ask Phil Haynes, jazz artist in residence at Bucknell University, about the legacy of Duke Ellington, who was born 110 years ago.
- SBDC Roundtable: 'The Credit Union Advantage'
The Bucknell SBDC will host a Businesswomen's Roundtable , "The Credit Union Advantage," on Friday, March 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Country Cupboard restaurant in Lewisburg.
- Caplan to discuss healthcare reform March 17
Arthur Caplan will give the talk, "The Ethics of Healthcare Reform," on Wednesday, March 17, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Autism expert to speak March 10
Roy Grinker will give the talk, "Unstrange Minds: Remapping Autism," on Wednesday, March 10, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Forum: Humanitarian Jody Williams to speak March 9
Activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams, the founding coordinator and campaign ambassador of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, will give the talk, "An Individual's Impact on Social and Political Change," as part of the ongoing Bucknell Forum speaker series.
- Bucknell to host Empty Bowls project March 9
Bucknell University students will host an Empty Bowls project meal of soup and bread on March 9 in Walls Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center. A minimum donation of $10 purchases a hand-made bowl that participants may keep. Proceeds from the event benefit the Community Harvest Meal in Milton
- Bucknell discussion on Judaism and ecology March 8
Rivka Ulmer, a professor of Jewish studies at Bucknell University, and Rabbi Moshe Ulmer will give the talk, "Aspects of Ecology in Judaism," on Monday, March 8, at 7 p.m. in the Traditional Reading Room of the Bertrand Library at Bucknell.
- Senior theater project: 'shading silhouettes of smaller ones'
The Bucknell University Department of Theatre and Dance will present "shading silhouettes of smaller ones" by Bianca Roman on March 6, 7 and 8, at 8 p.m. in the Tustin Studio Theatre.
- Bucknell Observatory to host Open House
The Observatory at Bucknell University will host an Open House on Friday, March 5, from 7 to 9 p.m.
- 'As You Like It' at Weis Center March 5
The Aquila Theatre Company will perform Shakespeare's classic comedy, "As You Like It," at Bucknell University's Weis Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, March 5, at 8 p.m.
- Elaine Pagels to speak March 4
Elaine Pagels, a noted scholar of religion and author of The Gnostic Gospels, will deliver the Harry Wolcott Robbins Lecture at Bucknell University on Thursday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Trout Auditorium in Vaughan Literature Building.
- Jazz at Bucknell presents Feldman and Courvoisier
The Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series continues with "Improvisations on and compositions for violin and piano" by Mark Feldman and Sylvie Courvoisier on March 3 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Panel to discuss 'The Jobless Recovery' March 2
The Bucknell Institute for Public Policy will host the panel discussion, "The Jobless Recovery — Economic Causes, Social Effects and Political Responses," on March 2 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Bucknell partner in $128M high-speed network
Bucknell will serve as a hub for a high-performance, statewide broadband network that will increase the capabilities for data-intense research and global collaboration by universities and health care researchers across Pennsylvania while also connecting underserved communities throughout Pennsylvania to high-speed Internet.
- 'Sonic Babylon' sound gardens wed technology, storytelling around the world
Bucknell University music Professor Bill Duckworth and his wife, media artist Nora Farrell, Class of '88, are part of an interactive sound garden project, "Sonic Babylon," which soon will span from Australia to North America and Europe.
- 240 student-athletes on fall dean's list
Two-hundred forty Bucknell student-athletes have earned dean's list honors for the 2009 fall semester.
- Professor's work could shed new light on hip surgery
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Emily Geist is developing a surgical system that would allow doctors to see a hip joint from several angles during arthroscopic surgery.
- Kennedy: Free-market economy path to green world
Sound economic and environmental policies are intrinsically tied, and energy providers should reward customers for conserving power rather than consuming it, environmental lawyer and bestselling author Robert F. Kennedy said at Bucknell.
- Bucknell history course captured for posterity
From its founding as the University of Lewisburg in 1846, when a group of Baptists deemed it "desirable that a literary institution should be established in Central Pennsylvania," to its becoming one of the nation's top liberal arts institutions, Bucknell has experienced many changes all while remaining true to its beginnings as an academic "beacon."
- New Bucknell student profiles posted
They major in engineering, music, management, mathematics and more, and they’re the latest Bucknell University students to be added to our online profile pages.
- Joe Susan named head football coach
Following a comprehensive national search, Joe Susan, a veteran of more than 30 years in the college coaching profession, has been named the Bob Odell Head Football Coach at Bucknell University.
- Multimedia installation and performance: 'Facing RACE'
E. Patrick Johnson will perform his one-man show, "Pouring Tea," at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, as the closing part of a three-hour multimedia installation and performance event, "Facing RACE," at Bucknell University.
- January's top stories: From faculty profiles to RFK Jr.
A three-part story profiling new tenure-track faculty members and recently promoted associate and full professors remained one of the top stories on the Bucknell website in January.
- 'Thread' documentary, student discussion, at Campus Theatre
The documentary film "Thread" will be shown at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 3 p.m. The film about Afghan women entrepreneurs will be followed by a discussion led by Bucknell senior Palwasha Siddiqi about an educational project in her home town of Kabul, Afghanistan.
- Men's basketball tournament tickets on sale Friday
The Bucknell men's basketball team has locked up home-court advantage for the Patriot League Tournament for at least the first round, which will be played next Wednesday, March 3, at 7 p.m. at Sojka Pavilion
- Ask the Experts: Stephen Stamos on the economy
This week's Ask the Experts guest is Stephen Stamos, professor of international relations. He talks about the state of the U.S. economy.
- SBDC to host organization workshop
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "But I might need it someday: How to be organized and thrive in ANY economy," on Tuesday, March 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. in Room 256 of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- SBDC workshop: 'Social Media Essentials for Business'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Social Media Essentials for Business," on Feb. 24 and Feb. 27 in Room 256 of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Bela Fleck returns to Weis Center with 'the Africa project'
Renowned musician Béla Fleck will bring his banjo back to Bucknell University's Weis Center on Saturday, Feb. 27, in a performance with some of Africa's most talented musicians.
- Bucknell professors to discuss Haiti Feb. 24
A panel of Bucknell University faculty members will discuss, "Haiti beyond the Headlines: Culture, History, Politics," on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Karrin Allyson in Cabaret Jazz Series Feb. 24
Jazz vocalist and pianist Karrin Allyson will perform in the Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz series on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Blumenthal to give poetry reading Feb. 23
Poet Michael Blumenthal will give a reading of his works on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- SBDC presents workshop series on QuickBooks
The Bucknell SBDC will offer several workshops on Quickbooks in March. All workshops will be held in Room 221 of the Dana Engineering Building at Bucknell.
- Bucknell student directs 'bobrauschenbergamerica'
Bucknell University senior Julia Frieri will direct the play, "bobrauschenbergamerica," Feb. 19 through 22 at 8 p.m. in the Harvey Powers Theatre in Coleman Hall at Bucknell.
- Hannigan to give 100th piano concert
Pianist Barry Hannigan will give his 100th performance at Bucknell on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University.
- Lintott to discuss feminist aesthetics in 'Avatar' series
Bucknell University philosophy professor Sheila Lintott will give the talk, "Feminist Aesthetics and the Neglect of Natural Beauty," on Monday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Traditional Reading Room of the Bertrand Library at Bucknell University.
- Collage Dance Ensemble at Weis Center
Collage Dance Ensemble will perform on Friday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University. The evening will also feature music provided by the Hasan Isakkut Ensemble.
- Singh to discuss China and India relationship
Swaran Singh will give the talk, "China and India: Friends or Foes?" on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Seth Josel to perform in Gallery Series
Guitarist Seth Josel will perform in Bucknell University's Gallery Series on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell.
- Ask the Experts: DeeAnn Reeder on bat research
This week, we asked Assistant Professor of Biology DeeAnn Reeder, who is part of a multi-state effort to identify and combat white-nose syndrome in bats, to talk about the disease and how it may affect the ecosystem.
- Student Lectureship speaker: 'America's most trusted stranger'
Frank Warren, creator of the PostSecret project blog, will give a talk at Bucknell University on Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center. The talk is a ticketed event, sponsored by the Bucknell University Student Lectureship Committee.
- Bucknell series examines 'Avatar' and ecology
Bucknell University's series, "Avatar: Responses from Earth," opens with the talk, "This Holy Earth: Ecological Vision in the Cosmic Cathedral," with Father Andrew Damick on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Traditional Reading Room of the Bertrand Library at Bucknell.
- Ask the Experts: Paul Susman on Haiti relief efforts
In this week's edition of Ask the Experts, we asked geography Professor Paul Susman, who has been part of a 10-year service-learning program to help survivors of Hurricane Mitch in Nicaragua, to talk about the recovery efforts following the recent earthquake in Haiti.
- Samek Art Gallery spring exhibitions
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University has organized two exhibitions -- "Concurrent" and "Silent Echo Chamber" -- that may be viewed Jan. 29 through March 31.
- Nakamatsu, Philharmonia of the Nations, at Weis Center
Piano soloist Jon Nakamatsu will join Philharmonia of the Nations on Friday, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University.
- Sturm Dialogue to address America's racial future
Bucknell University will host the Douglas Sturm Dialogue, "Justice, Reparation, and Forgiveness: Finding a Moral Vocabulary for America's Racial Future," on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Orrin Evans Quartet in Jazz at Bucknell series
The Orrin Evans Quartet will open the spring season of the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series on Feb. 3 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Engineering integrated education talk Feb. 3
Bucknell University engineering Professor T. Michael Toole will give the talk, "Engineering Integrated Education at Bucknell," on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Robert F. Kennedy Jr. leads spring Forum
Internationally renowned environmental lawyer and bestselling author Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will kick off the spring events in the continuing Bucknell Forum series, "Global Leadership: Questions for the 21st Century" with a talk titled "Globalization and the Green Economy: A New Vision for American Leadership and Strength." || Ticket info now available
- Richards exhibits work in China
An exhibition of graphite drawings by Rosalyn Richards, professor of art at Bucknell, was shown at the Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts Museum in Tianjin, China, last month.
- Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning resumes
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning continues with courses exploring subjects from Jane Austen and poetry to Lewisburg architecture and immunology.
- Student had just returned from Haiti quake zone
A Bucknell University student who returned from Haiti just before this week's devastating earthquake after laying the groundwork for a poverty alleviation program says he doubts the disaster will delay the project's implementation this summer.
- Bucknell Magazine: Undergraduate Executive Interns
Bucknell senior Amy Luo '10 has a "low tolerance for boredom" and "loves a challenge." Given her activities for the past few semesters, including working as an Undergraduate Executive Intern, she should be feeling pretty fulfilled.
- Bucknell faculty achievements honored
A number of Bucknell University professors have been recognized over the past year for a broad range of achievements in scholarship and research that highlight the academic excellence of the University and its faculty, Provost Mick Smyer said.
- Haiti quake registers at seismic station
The 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti Tuesday afternoon registered loud and clear at Bucknell's seismic station.
- Candlelight prayer vigil for Haiti
The Office of Chaplains and Religious Life at Bucknell University will host a prayer vigil on Monday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. in Rooke Chapel for the people of Haiti affected by the recent earthquake.
- Cabaret Jazz series opens Jan. 27
The Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz series opens for the spring semester on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building with a concert featuring saxophonist Joel Frahm.
- Poet-in-residence will read at Bucknell
Poet-in-residence Tim Seibles will give a reading from his works on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 7 pm. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Soweto Gospel Choir at Weis Center
The Soweto Gospel Choir will open the spring semester of Bucknell University's Weis Center series on Friday, Jan. 29, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30.
- Bucknell adds Los Angeles Posse in fall
The University will become one of just two institutions to host three "posses." Bucknell already partners with chapters in Boston and Washington, D.C.
- Two Bucknell groups receive Maxwell Award
The myBucknell redesign and New Frontiers of Knowledge project teams were honored recently with the Maxwell Award, presented annually to exceptional collaborative efforts of cross-functional groups, project teams and task forces at Bucknell University.
- Ask the Experts: Scott Meinke on the State of the Union
Welcome to the first edition of "Ask the Experts," a new feature that will highlight the expertise of Bucknellians in a range of topics related to current news events and other timely subjects. This week, we asked Scott Meinke, associate professor of political science, to talk about President Barack Obama's upcoming State of the Union address, scheduled for Jan. 27.
- Ringers at Columbia University, Church on the Green
Members of Bucknell University's Rooke Chapel Ringers will perform Saturday, Jan. 30, at 6 p.m. at Music at St. Paul's in St. Paul's Chapel at Columbia University in New York City, and Sunday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. in The Presbyterian Church on the Green in Morristown, N.J.
- New football coach to be announced at 6 p.m.
The Bucknell Department of Athletics and Recreation will hold a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. to announce its new head football coach.
- Friedberg finalist for Campus Safety Director of the Year
Jason Friedberg, chief of public safety at Bucknell, has been named one of Campus Safety magazine's 10 finalists for the title of the nation's Campus Safety Director of the Year.
- Bucknell Observatory hosts Family Night
The Observatory at Bucknell University will host a Family Night on Friday, Jan. 22, from 6 to 9 p.m.
- Students, alumni mark MLK 'National Day of Service'
About 60 Bucknell students and alumni will participate in the MLK National Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 18 in Philadelphia. Another group will participate in a similar outreach effort the next day in the Susquehanna Valley.
- MGMT 101: Helping the world one loan at a time
A Palestinian pharmacist is one of more than 50 around the globe who in the past four years have been recipients of small loans — some as little as $25 — from a microfinance project that evolved in a Management 101 class.
- Senior eyes MLS draft, Thursday TV appearance
Bucknell senior Conor O'Brien has returned from a successful stint at the Major League Soccer scouting combine, and now his exciting week continues with another major award, a Philadelphia television appearance Thursday morning and the possibility of being taken in the MLS SuperDraft.
- Professors' research receives Hutchison Medal
Research by three Bucknell University professors exploring ways to approach and correct the misconceptions of undergraduate engineering students has been recognized by the Institution of Chemical Engineers with the Hutchison Medal.
- CASE honors Communications' work
The Office of Communications has been honored with awards for a revamped Reunion Rally and a series of stories, profiles and videos marking the 10th anniversary of the Bucknell Brigade to Nicaragua.
- Top stories: Faculty, research, Holocaust survivor
New faculty, research and a Holocaust survivor had something in common - all were subjects in Bucknell University's top web stories of 2009.
- Bucknell students work to bring drinking water to rainforest village
Four Bucknell University students will travel to Suriname, South America, during January to begin designing an engineered system to treat and distribute safe drinking water throughout a rainforest village of 400 residents.
- Rooke Chapel Ringers to share cheer in the Northeast
Members of Bucknell University's Rooke Chapel Ringers will perform concerts in the hometowns of the group's senior members in January.
- New study abroad bloggers to chronicle adventures
Seven new bloggers from Bucknell will soon begin chronicling their study abroad adventures in and out of the classroom.
- Tweet: Follow BucknellU on Twitter
You now have one more way to follow what's happening at Bucknell University -- on Twitter.
- Weis Center series spring season continues global artistry
The spring semester of Bucknell University's Weis Center series opens Friday, Jan. 29, with a concert by the Soweto Gospel Choir at 8 p.m.
- SBDC co-hosts Marcellus Shale webinars
Beginning Jan. 27, the Bucknell SBDC will co-host a series of educational programs to help entrepreneurs and established small- and medium-sized businesses understand and respond to Marcellus Shale-related business opportunities.
- In age of electronic media, there still is nothing like the real thing
Rare materials in Bucknell's special collections, such as a facsimile of The Book of Kells, give students real-life perspective in their studies of medieval art, poetry and World War II propaganda.