January 2011 News
- Ballet Hispanico at Weis Center Feb. 4
Ballet Hispanico will open the spring semester of Bucknell University's Weis Center Series on Friday, Feb. 4, at 8 p.m.
- Stadler Center to host poetry reading Feb. 8
Poets Nicole Cooley and Michaela Moscaliuc will give a reading of their works on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Jazz at Bucknell: Tim Berne's Los Totopos Feb. 2
Tim Berne's Los Totopos will perform Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University, as part of the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- Bucknell Magazine: Olympic hopeful
Olympic hopeful Ariel Farrar-Wellman '08 has lived and breathed competitive kayaking since she was 10, but her brief sojourn into rowing at Bucknell while studying history reaped unexpected rewards.
- 'Flat Bucky' helps promote service-learning
The Office of Civic Engagement hopes Bucknellians will take "Flat Bucky" along on service trips to draw attention to the many projects going on at Bucknell.
- New student profiles highlighted on website
They major in cell biology, engineering, management, art and more, and they're the latest Bucknell University students profiled online.
- 'Street art' provides text for understanding cities
Bastian Heinsohn, an assistant professor of German at Bucknell University, studies graffiti, or street art, in Berlin and other cities in the midst of revitalization.
- New bloggers to chronicle study abroad adventures
Eight new Bucknell University bloggers will soon begin chronicling their study abroad adventures.
- Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning 2011 begins Feb. 28
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning will begin its spring term 2011 session on Monday, Feb. 28, and run through Friday, April 8. A variety of courses are offered, with topics including art and literature, architecture and health.
- Susan Lantz named dean of students at Bucknell
Susan Lantz, an associate dean of students at Lehigh University who has nearly 20 years of leadership experience in student affairs, has been named dean of students at Bucknell University. Lantz will begin her new duties on April 1.
- Bucknell team heads to xTREME accounting finals
Five undergraduates will represent Bucknell University this week in New York City as xTREME Accounting Game finalists.
- Virus hunters gain real-life research experience
Students in Bucknell's Phage Hunters class gain real-life research experience identifying and mapping the genetic code of bacteria-eating viruses.
- Ramsey: 'Jazz as Social Contract' Jan. 31
Guthrie Ramsey will give the talk, "Jazz as Social Contract," on Monday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University, as part of the Williams Colloquium on Jazz and Culture.
- Bucknell earns Carnegie Community designation
Bucknell University has received the 2010 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in recognition of the University's exceptional commitment to community service, educational outreach and service-learning.
- Janet Weis, 91, championed arts at Bucknell
Janet Weis, a champion of the arts at Bucknell University who played a major role in the construction of the campus' performing arts and music buildings and the establishment of a renowned literary fellowship, died Monday evening. She was 91.
- Downtown construction projects begin in January
Construction on several downtown redevelopment projects will begin in January as Bucknell University takes ownership of the U.S. Postal Service building and begins renovations on two other historic properties along Market Street
- Bucknell Forum: 'Creativity' continues this spring
The Bucknell Forum series, "Creativity: Beyond the Box," will continue in spring 2011 with three speakers from different backgrounds who will offer a variety of insights on the power of creativity.
- 'Emerging Minds' continues in spring semester
Bucknell University's "Emerging Minds" series will continue during the spring 2011 semester with talks by Jose Carmena and David Eagleman.
- Weis Center spring series continues global artistry
The spring semester of Bucknell University's Weis Center Series opens Friday, Feb. 4, with a performance by Ballet Hispanico.
- 'Snap Talks' highlight faculty pedagogy, research
Bucknell faculty members from across disciplines discussed a range of such topics during a two-night set of quick and engaging "Snap Talks" that kicked off a series of events celebrating and leading up to the inauguration of John Bravman as Bucknell University's 17th president on Nov. 14.
- Top stories of 2010: New president, faculty, students
Three of the five most popular web stories of 2010 had something in common: Each involved new faces — a new president, new members of the faculty and new students.
- Hannigan concert features two premieres Jan. 28
Pianist Barry Hannigan will give a concert Friday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Cabaret Jazz series: Tuck and Patti Jan. 26
Bucknell University's Cabaret Jazz series will open the spring semester offerings with a performance by Tuck & Patti on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell.
- Gillespie to give poetry reading Jan. 25
Carmen Gillespie, professor of English and director of the Bucknell Griot Institute for Africana Studies, will give a reading of her poetry on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall.
- Medal of Freedom recipient to speak at MLK dinner Jan. 18
Sylvia Mendez, a 2011 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and a civil rights activist, will give the keynote talk, "My Legacy: Mendez vs. Westminster," on Jan. 18 at Bucknell University, as part of Bucknell's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration "Beloved" dinner.
- SBDC hosts QuickBooks Reports workshop
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer the workshop, "QuickBooks Reports," Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon in Room 221 of the Dana Engineering Building at Bucknell.
- Rooke Chapel Ringers annual tour hits both coasts
Bucknell University's Rooke Chapel Ringers will perform in concert in five locations — on both the east and the west coasts — in January 2011 as part of the Annual Senior Winter Tour.