September 2012 News
- BILL presents 'Tea & Talk' in October
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's "Tea & Talk" program will host three afternoon events on Oct. 2, Oct. 18, and Oct. 24, exploring Uyghurland, dance and the presidential election.
- SBDC to host Quickbooks workshops in October
The Bucknell SBDC will offer three "Quickbooks for Small Business Owners" workshops Oct. 10, 11 and 12 in the SBDC Business Education Center in the DeWitt Building in Lewisburg.
- SBDC workshop Oct. 10: 'Emergency Planning'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Emergency Planning for Small Businesses" Oct. 10 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the offices of the American Red Cross in Lewisburg.
- Annual TKE Reagan Run begins Oct. 4
Sixty members of the Bucknell chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) will participate in the annual Reagan Run, a 182-mile relay race from Lewisburg to Washington, D.C., over Fall Break.
- 'This is Cinerama' at Campus Theatre Oct. 9
The ground-breaking film "This is Cinerama" will be shown Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. Admission is $2.
- Coder Celebration Oct. 5 honors small businesses
The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host the Charles H. Coder Celebration of Growing Small Businesses on Friday, Oct. 5, at 11:30 a.m. in Hunt Hall at Bucknell.
- Oswego Jazz Project concert Oct. 4
The Oswego Jazz Project will perform in concert Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Greaves: 'Lewisburg Architecture Project' Oct. 4
Tom Greaves will discuss "The Lewisburg Architecture Project," Thursday, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Jazz at Bucknell Oct. 3: The Ullmann/Swell 4
The Ullmann/Swell 4 will present a jazz concert Oct. 3 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall as part of the University's ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesday Series.
- Pioneering feminist Barbara Smith to speak Oct. 3
Author and activist Barbara Smith will give the talk, "Black Feminist Activism: My Next Chapter," Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- 'Small Farm Rising' Oct. 2 at Campus Theatre
"Small Farm Rising," a documentary which explores the reinvention of small-scale agriculture, will be shown Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. Admission is $2.
- Stop the Hate Unity Rally Oct. 2
The 14th annual Stop the Hate Unity Rally will be held Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in Hufnagle Park.
- Bilingual poetry reading Oct. 2
The Stadler Center for Poetry and Bucknell University Press will host a bilingual poetry reading Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall honoring the work of Chilean poet Tomás Harris and French poet Yves Bonnefoy.
- 'China in North Korea nuclear crisis' Oct. 2
Hochul Lee will give the talk, "China in North Korean nuclear crises: 'Interest' and 'identity' in foreign behavior," Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- 'The President's Own' Oct. 2: sold out
"The President's Own" United States Marine Band will perform to a sold out crowd at the Weis Center at Bucknell University on Oct. 2 at 8 p.m.
- Considering weight loss surgery? There’s an app for that
Bucknell and Geisinger Medical Center have teamed up to create a mobile application that will help gastric bypass patients track their success, and potential patients determine if the surgery is the right weight loss solution for them.
- Bucknell in Denmark
Through summer study abroad program, students learn about culture's role in child development, gain perspective on the world.
- Creativity sparks social change
'Puerto Rico se Anima' project gives hope, skills to teens affected by violence and drug trafficking in Puerto Rico
- Topping Out
The University celebrated the construction of Academic West with a ceremony marking the placement of the last piece of structural steel in the building.
- Ask the Experts: Tracking Isaac
Nearly a year to the day after the remnants of Hurricane Lee caused historic flooding in central Pennsylvania, Craig Kochel, professor of geology, says what remains of Hurricane Isaac could turn toward Lewisburg.
- Bucknell students can vote with ID card change
While the debate over Pennsylvania's new voter ID law continues, Bucknell is ensuring students can use their ID cards to vote in the upcoming presidential election.
- 'Stories of the Susquehanna Valley' begins Sept. 6
The Bucknell University Environmental Center series, "Stories of the Susquehanna Valley," begins Sept. 6 with the talk, "Rural Homelessness in the Central Susquehanna Region," by Heather Feldhaus at 4 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- PHILADANCO at Weis Center Sept. 28
Modern dance troupe PHILADANCO will perform Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center at Bucknell University. The performance will be preceded by a pre-performance talk by founder Joan Myers Brown from 7:15 to 7:45 p.m. in the Weis Center lobby.
- First Step pre-business workshop Sept. 25 in Shamokin
The Bucknell SBDC will host a First Step pre-business Workshop Sept. 25 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Brush Valley Chamber of Commerce in Shamokin.
- Gandhi talk Sept. 24: 'Global spaces of yoga'
Shreena Gandhi will give the talk, "Bending with the Market: Theorizing the Global Spaces of Yoga in the United States," Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center. [note time change]
- Observatory Open House Sept. 22
The Observatory at Bucknell University will host an Open House Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8 to 11 p.m.
- 'Best Cajun band in the world' at Weis Center Sept. 21
Award-winning Cajun band BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet will perform in concert Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Family Weekend slated for Sept. 21-23
Family Weekend gives parents and other family members a look at what life is like for their students at Bucknell, and offers several events for both Bucknell families and the general public.
- Historian to examine religion and the founding of America Sept. 18
John Fea will give the talk, "Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?" Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Religious Studies Forum discussions slated for fall semester
The religion department at Bucknell University is hosting a Religious Studies Forum discussion the first Wednesday of the month during the fall semester.
- Law professor: 'Gay Rights and American Constitutionalism' Sept. 20
David Richards will give the talk, "Gay Rights and American Constitutionalism: From Unspeakability to Voice," Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Literary theorist: 'Challenge of the Humanities' Sept. 20
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak will give the talk, "Healthcare for the General Culture: The Challenge of the Humanities," Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Weigle to explore 'Natural science, engineering and sociology in the Marcellus Age' Sept. 20
Jason Weigle will give the talk, "Strangers in strange lands: Why natural science, engineering and sociology need each other in the Marcellus Age," Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. in Walls Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Papermoon Puppet Theatre examines Indonesian history Sept. 19
The Papermoon Puppet Theatre will present "Mwathirika" Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Harvey Powers Theatre in Coleman Hall at Bucknell University.
- Romero talk Sept. 19 continues Hispanic Heritage Month series
Augustine Romero, director of student equity with the Tucson Unified School District and co-founder of the Social Justice Project, will give the talk, "Precious Knowledge," Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center as part of the Hispanic Heritage Month lecture series.
- Sonnenblick: 'My young adult author career' Sept. 19
Jordan Sonnenblick will give the talk, "Not Quite J.K. Rowling: Thoughts on my Career as a Young Adult Author," Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Johnson: 'Thoughts on Peace' Sept. 18
Mark C. Johnson, executive director of The Fellowship of Reconciliation, will give the talk, "Thoughts on Peace," Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell faculty panel Sept. 17: 'Election Matters'
A panel of Bucknell University faculty will discuss "Election Matters" Monday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Green Screens film series begins Sept. 11 with 'Waste Land'
The documentary "Waste Land" will be shown Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg as part of the BUEC Green Screens film series and the Bucknell Film/Media Series. Admission is $2.
- Sneak preview Sept. 10: post-Katrina documentary and film's producer
Bucknell University will host a free sneak preview of "I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful," Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center. The new documentary by director Jonathan Demme, which explores the rebuilding of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, will be followed by a discussion with producer Daniel Wolff.
- Concert Sept. 9: two pianists, two percussionists
Pianists Barry Hannigan and Eun Ae Baik-Kim will join percussionists Barry Dove and Chris Rose in a free program of music by Schumann, Ravel and Bartok Sept. 9 at 4 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.