November 2010 News
- 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.