March 2012 News
- Fasano Memorial Lecture April 17: 'The Roseto Study'
Sejal Patel will give the talk, "The Roseto Study: The Promise and Practice of Community Medicine," April 17 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell as the Third Annual Charles P. Fasano Memorial Lecture.
- Social scientist April 5: African-American roots tourism in Brazil
Social scientist Patricia de Santana Pinho will give the talk, "African-American Roots Tourism in Brazil: Encounters in Sameness, Difference and Inequality," Thursday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Peace activist Kathy Kelly to speak April 10
Peace activist Kathy Kelly will give the talk, "Eyewitness to War, Witness for Peace," Tuesday, April 10, at 7:30 in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Lunch & Learn April 10: 'Alexander the Great, Seven Wonders'
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning will host the talk, "Alexander the Great and the Seven Wonders of the World," Tuesday, April 10, with Janet Jones, Presidential Professor of Classics at Bucknell.
- 'Mad Women' author, advertising exec Maas to speak April 4 and 5
Author and advertising executive Jane Brown Maas will give a talk at Bucknell University Wednesday, April 4, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Forum April 3: The Artist and the Engineer
The final event in the Bucknell Forum series, "Creativity: Beyond the Box," brings together Bucknell University President John Bravman and artist Makoto Fujimura, Class of 1983.
- Ask the Experts: Eric Kennedy makes no bones about keeping kids injury-free
Eric Kennedy, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, discusses child injury prevention.
- Creating Success: Historic building houses new space for art and innovation
Community members will get their first look at Bucknell's new Downtown Art Gallery and its upstairs neighbor, the Bucknell University Entrepreneurs Incubator, during a grand opening celebration this weekend.
- Bucknell to unveil Downtown Art Gallery
Major renovations to the historic DeWitt Building in Lewisburg include a new Downtown Art Gallery on the ground floor.
- Ask the Experts: Dina El-Mogazi and the Campus Greening Initiative
Dina El-Mogazi, director of the Campus Greening Initiative, discusses environmental sustainability efforts on campus.
- Students apply classroom lessons through community service
Students in Elisabeth Guerrero's Latino Literature course and several other classes are performing service in the community as part of the curriculum. The projects include helping English language learners in an affordable housing community, tutoring in local schools and translating documents from English to Spanish for local agencies.
- Bucknell hosts Brazil's first Science Without Borders students
Bucknell University is hosting some of the first Brazilian students taking part in the country's new Science Without Borders program.
- Habitat for Humanity student volunteers dedicate spring break to service
Last spring, students in Bucknell's Habitat for Humanity campus chapter spent a week installing siding, painting doors and constructing a deck on a house in Ablemarle, N.C.
- Name, technology connect Bucknell students with Virginia elementary school
Bucknell University students hope to inspire, learn from elementary school students in Virginia
- Provost Smyer awarded Fulbright fellowship to India
Bucknell University Provost Mick Smyer will travel to India this month, after being selected to take part in the Fulbright-Nehru India International Education Administrators Seminar. Smyer is one of just a handful of college administrators chosen to participate in the program.
- Travel with a purpose: spring breakers learn, help those in need
Several student groups will spend their spring break learning more about the world and helping those in need.
- Bucknell faculty snaptalks March 30 address environmental issues
Five Bucknell University faculty members will discuss a range of topics at an Environmental Snaptalk Symposium on Friday, March 30, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Traditional Reading Room of the Bertrand Library.
- Gallery Series March 30: Keith Kirchoff
Pianist/composer Keith Kirchoff will perform in concert March 30 at 7 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University as part of the University's ongoing Gallery Series.
- Ask the Experts: David Rovnyak on the NMR imager and undergrad research
Ask the Experts: David Rovnyak, associate professor of chemistry, describes the University's NMR imager and its role in undergraduate research.
- Ask the Experts: Emily Geist on advances in arthroscopic hip surgery
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Emily Geist, Class of '03, discusses her research to improve arthroscopic hip surgery.
- Ask the Experts: Scott Meinke discusses presidential historian Robert A. Caro
Scott Meinke, associate professor of political science, discusses presidential historian and award-winning author Robert Caro's visit to Bucknell, and how Caro's work relates to this year's presidential election.
- SBDC workshop March 29: 'Social Media Strategies'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Social Media Strategies for Small Businesses," March 29 in the SBDC Education Center.
- SBDC workshop March 29: 'Main Street Display'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Visual Merchandising and Display for Main Street Businesses," March 29 in the Mifflinburg Bank Community Room.
- Janet's Jazz March 28: Jane Monheit Quartet at Campus Theatre
The Jane Monheit Quartet will perform on Wednesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg as part of the ongoing Janet Weis Cabaret Series.
- SBDC workshop March 28: FranNet and BeneTrends
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Job Security, Wealth Accumulation and Professional Enjoyment," March 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the SBDC Education Center.
- Genealogist talk March 28: Hemings/Jefferson DNA tests
Genealogist Helen F.M. Leary will give the talk, "Jefferson and Genetics: The DNA Tests," March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center, discussing the particulars of the Jefferson DNA tests with a focus on the interweaving of heritage, genetics and genealogy.
- SBDC workshop March 28: 'Hire the Right Person'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Hire the Right Person, Not a Resume: Behavior-based Interviewing," March 28 from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center.
- Green Screens March 27: 'Liquid Assets'
The Bucknell University Environmental Center's Green Screens documentary series continues with a public screening of the film "Liquid Assets" on Tuesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.
- Alumnus to discuss international trade policy March 26
Bucknell University will host the talk, "Whither International Cooperation? Optimism and Lessons from Trade Policy: A Scholar-Practitioner's View," with alumnus Chad Bown on March 26 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre.
- Goodstein to discuss environmental sustainability March 26
Environmental educator Eban Goodstein will visit Bucknell University Monday, March 26, to lead two discussions about environmental sustainability.
- Weis Center March 23: Frautschi and Jumppanen
The spring season at the Weis Center at Bucknell University will close with a performance by violinist Jennifer Frautschi and pianist Paavali Jumppanen on March 23 at 8 p.m.
- Bonilla-Silva to discuss 'Invisible Weight of Whiteness' March 22
Sociologist Eduardo Bonilla-Silva will give the talk, "The Invisible Weight of Whiteness: The Racial Grammar of Everyday Life in Contemporary America," Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center
- Griot Institute talk March 21 explores Jefferson's ideas of egalitarianism
Anthropologist Eric Gable will give the talk, "Jefferson's Ardor: Sex, Race, and the Invention of Cultural Relativism," March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell as part of the Griot Institute for Africana Studies' spring lecture series.
- BILL 'Tea & Talk' series March 13: 'Balkan Folk Dress'
Paula Davis, associate professor of theatre and dance, will present, "In Search of Balkan Folk Dress: Revealing Identities," at 3:30 p.m. March 13, presented in partnership with Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village and held in The Village Common on Tressler Boulevard in Lewisburg.
- Griot Institute series continues March 7: 'A Conversation in Black and White'
Julia Jefferson-Westerinen and Shay Banks-Young will give the talk, "The Affairs of Race in America: A Conversation in Black and White," March 7 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Green Screens series presents 'Fuel' March 6
The BUEC's Green Screens documentary series continues with a public screening of the film "Fuel" March 6 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. Admission is $2 per person.