February 2010 News
- '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.