February 2011 News
- 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.
- Ask the Experts: Lisa Hoover on green printing
The green printing movement is having a big impact on college printing operations across the country. We ask Lisa Hoover, director of Publications, Print and Mail at Bucknell University, to tell us about these changes and how they're making a difference.
- Eagleman talk March 10: 'Neuroscience and the Law'
Neuroscientist and author David Eagleman will give the talk, "Neuroscience and the Law," Thursday, March 10, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Poet-in-residence Trethewey to read March 8
Natasha Trethewey, poet-in-residence at Bucknell University, will give a reading of her works Tuesday, March 8, at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell Hall, at Bucknell.
- Empty Bowls project March 8 for hunger relief
Bucknell University students will host an Empty Bowls program on Tuesday, March 8, at two times: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 4 to 7:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit Community Harvest.
- Ulysse: women's experiences in Haiti March 7 and 8
Lecturer and performance artist Gina Athena Ulysse will explore women's experiences in Haiti in two events March 7 and 8 at Bucknell University.
- Jumppanen to play Duckworth's 'Time Curve Preludes' March 5
Pianist Paavali Jumppanen's three-week residency at Bucknell University will end with a performance of the complete cycle of Bucknell composer William Duckworth's "The Time Curve Preludes" on Saturday, March 5, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Cape Town Philharmonic at Weis Center March 4
The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra will perform in concert Friday, March 4, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Marcellus Shale panel March 3: 'Severance Tax'
Two local political representatives -- Rick Mirabito and Gene Yaw -- will discuss the implications for local communities of levying a severance tax in connection with Marcellus Shale development on Thursday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Observatory to host Family Night March 5
The Bucknell Observatory will host Family Night on Saturday, March 5, from 7 to 10 p.m.
- Jazz at Bucknell March 2: Dave Liebman Group
The Dave Liebman Group will perform on the Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series on March 2 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall.
- Ask the Experts: Barry Long on civil rights and music
Assistant Professor of Music Barry Long is intrigued by the connections between the civil rights movement and music. With "songtalker" Bernice Johnson Reagon scheduled to come to the Bucknell University campus March 1, we ask him about his research and the civil rights leader.
- 'Shugendo Now' screening, discussion March 1
Montréal-based professor of humanities and film producer Mark Mcguire will screen his acclaimed documentary film, "Shugendo Now," on Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Forum: 'Songtalker' Bernice Johnson Reagon
Bernice Johnson Reagon, a founder of the a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock and "songtalker" who has championed the power of music in the quest for civil rights, will speak at Bucknell University.
- Millions Experience 'Bucknell Candlelight Christmas'
A potential 176 million people viewed "A Bucknell Candlelight Christmas" on nearly 60 percent of all PBS stations, including in most of the country's largest television markets.
- Bucknell launches mobile website
Bucknell Mobile Web is specially configured to fit the screens of the iPhone, iTouch, iPad, Android phones or any mobile phone with Internet access.
- Professor, student develop iBucknell mobile app
A computer science professor and student have developed Bucknell's first "native app."
- Rosevear VP for Development and Alumni Relations
Following a comprehensive, national search, Interim Vice President Scott Rosevear has been appointed to the position of Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at Bucknell University, President John Bravman announced.
- Halls compete for recycling bragging rights
Bucknell residence halls are going toe to toe in the next few weeks to see who can recycle the most paper, plastic, glass and aluminum and who can conserve the most electrical energy.
- National Engineers Week: Feb. 21-25
Bucknell University engineering students will celebrate National Engineers Week Feb. 21-25 with banners and competitions.
- New, interactive video 'wall' showcases academic life
Bucknell University's admissions home page has a new look, with an interactive video "wall" as its centerpiece.
- Bucknell Magazine: Alumni return to family roots
As a vineyard manager, Aline Baly '02 relies on the soil, rain, sun and a certain fungus that sweetens grapes to perfection.
- Hal Richman '58 marks 50 years with Strat-O-Matic
Most serious baseball fans spanning multiple generations know of Strat-O-Matic, the popular board game that uses dice and statistical cards to simulate real baseball games. What Bison fans may not have known, however, is that the game was invented by a Bucknellian, Hal Richman '58, and was perfected during his days as a mathematics major at Bucknell.
- Ask the Experts: Harold Schweizer on waiting
Harold Schweizer, the John P. Crozer Professor of English, talks about the value of waiting in an impatient world.
- Ask the Experts: Katie Faull on Moravian, Native American history
Professor of German and Humanities Katie Faull discusses Moravian settlers who formed an unlikely alliance with Iroquois nations and the rich history of the Susquehanna Valley.
- SBDC seminar: 'Productivity Plus' March 3
Business consultant David Burns will lead the seminar, "Productivity Plus," on Thursday, March 3, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the SBDC Business Education Center in Lewisburg.
- Samek Art Gallery: 'Works on Paper' and 'In Chicago'
Bucknell University's Samek Art Gallery spring semester schedule opens Jan. 28 with two exhibitions: "Works on Paper by Deng Guoyuan and Rosalyn Richards" in the main gallery, and "Collection Focus III: In Chicago" in the study gallery. Both exhibitions are free and open to the public through March 30.
- Family matinee Feb. 26: 'Carnival of the Animals'
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will host a family matinee performance which will include "Carnival of the Animals" on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 1 p.m.
- Bucknell Brigade raffle, silent auction Feb. 25
The Bucknell Brigade will host its second annual raffle and silent auction Friday, Feb. 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Larison Dining Hall at Bucknell University. Entertainment will be provided by Billy Kelly of Earl Pickens and Family.
- Jumppanen in solo concert Feb. 25 at Weis Center
Pianist Paavali Jumppanen will perform in concert Friday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Cabaret Jazz Feb. 23: 'Evening of Cole Porter'
Bucknell University's Janet Weis Cabaret Jazz Series presents "An Evening of Cole Porter" with jazz pianists and singers Ronny Whyte and Daryl Sherman on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Rwandan humanitarian to speak Feb. 22
Paul Rusesabagina will give the talk, "Hotel Rwanda: A lesson yet to be learned," on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Gallery Series Feb. 22: Jumppanen plays Messiaen
Pianist Paavali Jumppanen will perform Messiaen's masterpiece, "Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jesus," on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Neuroscientist: brain-machine interfaces Feb. 22
Neuroscientist Jose Carmena will give the talk, "Neural Adaptations to a Brain-machine Interface," Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Weis Center presents 'Romeo and Juliet' Feb. 19
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will present Shakespeare's classic tale, "Romeo and Juliet," in a co-production of the Acting Company and the Guthrie Theater on Saturday, Feb. 19, at 8 p.m.
- Alumni geography conference Feb. 17
Four Bucknell University alumni who are noted scholars and researchers in geography will participate in the conference, "Thinking Geographically: Politics, Ecology and Resistance," on Thursday, Feb. 17.
- Bucknell to host engineering competition Feb. 15
The Bucknell University College of Engineering will host the Junior Engineering Technical Society TEAMS competition with teams from six local high schools on Feb. 15.
- LGBT activist Robyn Ochs to speak Feb. 15
The Bucknell University Office of LGBT Awareness will host the talk, "Beyond Binaries: Identity and Sexuality: An Evening with Robyn Ochs," on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. in Rooke Chemistry Auditorium (Room 116) at Bucknell University.
- Marcellus Shale panel Feb. 15: public health
The "Marcellus Shale and the Impact on Local Communities" series at Bucknell University will continue with the panel discussion, "Community Impact: Public Health," Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- LA Piano Duo in Gallery Series Feb. 15
The LA Piano Duo of Liam Viney and Anna Grinberg will perform in concert on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Senior theater projects Feb. 11-14
The Bucknell University Department of Theatre and Dance will present a weekend of senior projects ranging from classical Shakespeare to a Bucknell version of Chicago's Second City revue Feb. 11 through 14.
- Taipei Chinese Orchestra at Weis Center Feb. 11
The Taipei Chinese Orchestra with pipa soloist Wu Man will perform in concert Friday, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- First Marcellus Shale panel Feb. 10
The Bucknell Institute for Public Policy will host three panel discussions in February and March to examine the impact of Marcellus Shale development on local communities, beginning Feb. 10.
- Katz talk: gender violence prevention Feb. 7
Educator Jackson Katz will give the talk, "More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women," on Monday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell University.
- POSTPONED: Talk by Brian Greene to be rescheduled
Due to a speaker illness, this event will not be held tonight.