October 2012 News
- Arianna Huffington discusses technology’s influence on the media
The Huffington Post founder will give the talk, "The Brave New World of The 'New Media,'" Feb. 19, as part of the new Bucknell Forum series 'tech/no."
- Bucknell 'almost entirely unscathed' by Sandy, resumes normal schedule
After evaluating the situation, the University Emergency Management Team has determined Bucknell can resume a normal schedule beginning at noon today.
- Exploring a 'Post-Racial America'
Updated Nov. 28: PCN plans to air its coverage of portions of the conference beginning at 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, and again at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30. The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University will host the conference, "Post-Racial America? An Interdisciplinary Conversation," Nov. 9 and 10 in the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell.
- Conference Nov. 9, 10: 'Post-Racial America'
The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell University will host the conference, "Post-Racial America? An Interdisciplinary Conversation," Nov. 9 and 10 in the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell.
- Emerson String Quartet in concert Nov. 9
World-renowned classical ensemble Emerson String Quartet will perform in concert Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center.
- Jazz at Bucknell Nov. 7: 'Authority Melts from Me'
Bucknell University's ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series continues Nov. 7 with Bobby Avey's "Authority Melts from Me" at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall.
- Wildeman talk Nov. 7: 'Children of the Prison Boom'
Christopher Wildeman will give the talk, "Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of Inequality," Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center as part of the Social Science Colloquium series, "Mass Incarceration in the United States."
- Robbins to discuss 'Ghosts and hauntings'
Parapsychologist Rich Robbins will give the talk, "Ghosts and Hauntings: Decide for Yourself," Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center. [rescheduled from Oct. 29]
- Brigade 'Making it to Managua' 5K registration open
The Bucknell Brigade's third annual Making it to Managua 5K race will be held Sunday, Nov. 4, beginning at 10 a.m. in Hufnagle Park in Lewisburg.
- Classics lecture Nov. 1 explores Thebes excavation
The Classics department at Bucknell University will host the talk, "Bucknell's Excavation in Thebes, Greece: The First Two Seasons (2011-12)," Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Professors, film-maker Nov. 1: 'Grove's Mill'
A documentary about H&C Grove's Mill, a commercially operating, water-powered gristmill near Lewisburg, will be shown Thursday, Nov. 1, at 4 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- Biz @ Bucknell
Twitter cofounder Biz Stone discussed opportunity, technology and empathy at the Bucknell Forum.
- Bucknell student-athlete graduation rate among nation's best
Bucknell student-athletes have the second highest graduation rate in the country, according to a new NCAA report.
- Historic weekend will set course for future of Bucknell
With a half-a-billion dollar goal, the Campaign for Bucknell University will publicly launch this Homecoming weekend.
- A rare conversation
Jim Cramer and Walter Isaacson's conversation about innovation, discovery and leadership is part of Bucknell's 2012 Homecoming celebration.
- Meet our new associate professors
Sixteen recently tenured or promoted associate professors talk about what led them to pursue their fields and what inspires them as teacher-scholars.
- Teaching to teach
A National Science Foundation grant will help Bucknell professors address what they call a real problem in engineering education across the country: the misunderstanding of basic concepts.
- Funding innovation
Bucknell's Green Fund puts innovation in the hands of the campus community.
- Ask the Experts: The First Debate
Chris Ellis, assistant professor of political science, on why the first presidential debate may cause Republican enthusiasm to surge.
- Ask the Experts: It's the economy, stupid
Chris Magee, professor of economics, discusses how economic factors can help predict the next president of the United States.
- Meet our new full professors
Fourteen full professors describe what interests them, what inspires them and why they teach at Bucknell.
- Dawn of adventure botany
Chris Martine, associate professor of biology, finds the coolest plants in the world and shares them with a devoted YouTube audience.
- Professor named Cambridge Fellow
Jeffrey Evans, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Bucknell University, has been awarded an Overseas Fellowship at Churchill College, Cambridge University.
- Ask the Experts: Reacting to Romney
Associate Professor of Political Science Scott Meinke discusses what Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney achieved with his convention speech, and where the election goes from here.
- Ask the Experts: Analyzing Obama's Speech
Chris Ellis, assistant professor of political science, breaks down President Obama's convention speech and explains why we should expect the race to remain tight through Election Day.
- Ask the Experts: Pennsylvania's controversial voter ID law
Scott Meinke, associate professor of political science, has been following Pennsylvania's voter ID law as it works its way through the court system. He weighs in on the latest developments, and what they mean for voters.
- Green Screens series Oct. 30: 'Biophilic Design'
The Bucknell University Environmental Center's Green Screens series will host the film, "Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life," Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre.
- Weis Center concert Oct. 30 features Rob Schwimmer on theremin
Rob Schwimmer, a composer, pianist and professional theremin player, will perform in concert Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lobby of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- CANCELLED: Avicii concert Oct. 30
The concert by Avicii rescheduled for Oct. 30 has been cancelled due to weather concerns.
- CANCELLED: Bucknell/National China Town Hall event Oct. 29
Members of the Bucknell University community will participate in the national China Town Hall event "Local Connections, National Reflections," featuring U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke, on Oct. 29 in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Homecoming Oct. 26-28
Bucknell University's annual Homecoming celebration will be held Oct. 26-28, with several free events open to the public, including a concert with Delta blues and reggae artist Corey Harris on Friday, and a conversation with Jim Cramer and Walter Isaacson on Saturday.
- Corey Harris and The Rasta Blues Experience at Campus Theatre Oct. 26
Renowned Delta blues and reggae artist Corey Harris and The Rasta Blues Experience will perform in concert Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. at the Campus Theatre, as part of Bucknell University's Homecoming festivities.
- BUEC to host Lewisburg Prison panel discussion Oct. 25
The Bucknell University Environmental Center will host the panel discussion, "USP Lewisburg: A Contested Space?" Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell bookstore in Lewisburg.
- SBDC workshop Oct. 25: 'Employee Handbooks'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "How to Write an Employee Handbook," Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Business Education Center.
- Ben Williams and Sound Effect at Campus Theatre Oct. 24
Rising star bassist Ben Williams and his ensemble Sound Effect will perform live jazz Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre.
- SBDC workshop Oct. 24: 'Affordability of starting a small business'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Starting your own small business is more affordable than you think," with Steve Buch and Candice Caruso Oct. 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the SBDC Education Center in the DeWitt Building.
- Green Lunch Bag seminar Oct. 22: 'An American River'
Mary Bruno, author of An American River: From Paradise to Superfund, Afloat on New Jersey's Passaic, will discuss her book Oct. 22 at noon in the Bucknell University Environmental Center (BUEC).
- Chemist Oct. 22: 'How to be Successful'
Richard Zare, professor of chemistry at Stanford University, will give the talk, "How To Be Successful," Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Ukulele Orchestra 'family friendly entertainment' Oct. 18
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain will perform in concert, complete with an audience participation component, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- SBDC workshop Oct. 18: 'Leading for Change'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Leading for Change," Oct. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the SBDC Education Center.
- Bloom to discuss solutions to food waste Oct. 17
Journalist and food waste expert Jonathan Bloom will give the talk, "What a Waste: Why We Waste So Much Food and What You Can Do About It," Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium.
- 'Doctors of the Dark Side' film set for Oct. 16
Bucknell University will host a showing of "Doctors of the Dark Side," a documentary about the role of physicians and psychologists in detainee torture, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. [Note time change]
- Siegler to discuss 'Global Daoism' Oct. 15
Elijah Siegler will give the talk, "Dream Trippers: Global Daoism and the Quest for Authenticity," Monday, Oct. 15, at 5 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Sphinx Virtuosi in concert Oct. 13
Sphinx Virtuosi will perform "Music of the Americas" Oct. 13 at 8 pm. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, preceded at 7:15 p.m. by a pre-performance talk with the artists in the Weis Center Lobby.
- River Symposium slated for Oct. 12 and 13
Updated Nov. 28: PCN plans to air coverage of the River Symposium Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 4:10 p.m., and again around 7:30 p.m. Bucknell University will host the 7th Annual Susquehanna River Symposium, "Wasn't That A Mighty Storm! Flooding in the Susquehanna watershed," Oct. 12 and 13 in the Terrace Room (Room 256) of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Chilean folk music with Inti-Illimani Oct. 11
Chilean instrumental and vocal folk music ensemble Inti-Illimani will perform in concert Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Twitter co-founder Biz Stone Oct. 23: technology’s promises and dangers
Dubbed one of TIME's most influential people, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone will visit Bucknell University to discuss technology’s promises and dangers.
- BUEC events: energy management and African-American history
The Bucknell University Environmental Center (BUEC) will host two events Oct. 10 and Oct. 11, exploring energy management and the African-American experience in Milton.