November 2011 News
- Paper Bag Players present annual holiday show Dec. 10
The Paper Bag Players will present its annual holiday children's show Saturday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. in Bucknell University's Weis Center.
- Bucknell to host 'Gizmo Exposition' Dec. 5
Bucknell University will host the sixth annual Engineering and Science Education Exposition on Monday, Dec. 5, from 7 to 8:45 p.m. in Larison Dining Hall.
- Weis Center holiday season begins Dec. 3 with Boston Brass
The winter holiday celebration at Bucknell University's Weis Center begins Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. with the performance, "Christmas Bells are Swingin' — the Stan Kenton Christmas Carols," with Boston Brass and Brass All-Stars Big Band.
- Liberal arts college alumni more satisfied with their education
A report commissioned by the Annapolis Group, a consortium of 130 leading liberal arts colleges, reveals that alumni of private liberal arts colleges believe their education has dramatically benefited their lives and careers.
- Ask the Experts: Jamie Hendry on Managing for Sustainability
Jamie Hendry, associate professor of management, discusses the new Managing for Sustainability major, which joins three other new majors — Accounting and Financial Management, Global Management, and Markets, Innovation and Design — in the School of Management.
- Professor discovers link between prenatal stress and aging
Biology professor Mark Haussmann and a team of researchers have discovered a direct correlation between prenatal stress and aging, in a study conducted at Bucknell.
- Ask the Experts: Matt Bailey on health care and entrepreneurs
Matt Bailey, associate professor of management, discusses health care operations, decision making and future entrepreneurs
- Bucknell Forum panel: Success, creativity born from freedom to share ideas
A panel of alumni returned to their alma mater to discuss "Designing Success: Creativity in the Virtual, Mechanical and Real Worlds," as part of the ongoing Bucknell Forum speaker series.
- Ask the Experts: Susan Lantz on Student Affairs in the 21st century
Susan Lantz, dean of students, discusses Student Affairs in the 21st century.
- Novel stopping mechanism nets prize in national Chem-E Car competition
With a beef liver, a bottle of hydrogen peroxide and a food processor, a team of Bucknell engineers found a novel way to start and stop a shoebox-sized car — garnering a top honor in a national competition.
- Grant helps Bucknell promote an entrepreneurial mindset among undergraduate engineers
Bucknell University has received a $75,000 grant from the Kern Family Foundation and become a member of the Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network, or KEEN program. The KEEN program's goal is to instill an entrepreneurial mindset in engineering students at selected private colleges around the country.
- Bucknell programming team places first at ACM
Three teams of Bucknell University students attended the Mid-Atlantic Region ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. One of the three teams, "Bucknell 2," placed first out of 25 teams.
- Bicycles Against Poverty founder recognized for international efforts
Muyambi Muyambi, Class of 2012, was honored for his achievements with the 2011 Burma-Bucknell Award, which recognizes individuals who have made distinctive contributions to international and intercultural understanding.
- Kornfeld talk Nov. 8: 'Cellblock Visions'
Author Phyllis Kornfeld will discuss prisoner art in a talk Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell, in conjunction with the Samek Art Gallery exhibition, "Freehand."
- Public forum Nov. 10: Marcellus Shale drilling regulations
The public forum, "Protecting the Environment One Day at a Time: How the DEP Regulates Drilling in the Marcellus Shale," will be held Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Pianist Jenny Lin at Weis Center Nov. 12
World renowned classical pianist Jenny Lin will perform at the Weis Center at Bucknell University Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. The program includes preludes and fugues by Bach and Shostakovich.
- Poets Davis and Kasdorf reading Nov. 15
Poets Todd Davis and Julia Kasdorf will give a reading of their works Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- SBDC seminar Nov. 16: 'The America Invents Act'
The Bucknell SBDC will host the seminar, "The America Invents Acts: A summary of changes in patent law," Nov. 16 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Parkview Room in Lewisburg.
- PennEnvironment, BUEC, present citizen organizer training Nov. 17
PennEnvironment has partnered with the BUEC to present a Citizen Organizer Training event Nov. 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Gardner Lecture Hall.
- Bucknell hosts 'Dancing Mind Challenge' Nov. 19
The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University is hosting the second "Dancing Mind Challenge" on Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to noon and continuing from 1 to 4 p.m.
- Bucknell Concert Chorale performs Nov. 20 at Weis Center
The Bucknell University Concert Chorale will perform in concert Nov. 20 at 2:30 p.m. in the Weis Center with guest artist Jeffrey Van, composer/classical guitarist.
- BILL presents 'Duke Ellington' with Phil Haynes Nov. 29
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's "Lunch and Learn" program will host the lunchtime event, 'Duke Ellington' on Nov. 29, with Phil Haynes, lecturer in music and Kushell Jazz Artist in Residence at Bucknell.
- BUEC Green Screens Nov. 29: 'Consuming Kids'
The BUEC will host the documentary, "Consuming Kids," Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre on Market Street in Lewisburg.
- Ronny Whyte in Janet's Jazz concert Nov. 30
Jazz pianist Ronny Whyte will perform in a free jazz concert Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall. Whyte will be joined by Boots Maleson, bass, and Dave Stryker, guitar.