- Sunil Gulati to graduates: Find your passion, remember your compassion
The president of the United States Soccer Federation addressed the Class of 2013 at Bucknell’s 163rd Commencement.
- Bucknell faculty honored at Commencement
Five members of the Bucknell University faculty were honored with awards recognizing their teaching and scholarly accomplishments during the 163rd Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 19.
- More than 900 graduate from Bucknell May 19
Thousands of family members and friends will be on hand to celebrate the Class of 2013 at Bucknell University’s 163rd Commencement.
- A Bucknell legacy continues
Inspired by her grandmother's time at Bucknell 70 years ago, Beth Eanelli will deliver the student address during the University's 163rd Commencement.
- The sound of a new tradition
First-year student Mary Oluokun will sing the National Anthem at Bucknell’s 163rd Commencement.
- Bucknell Compliments: An anonymous interview
A new Facebook page run by a mystery student features daily accolades for members of the Bucknell community.
- Meeting engineering's grand challenges
The newest member of the Grand Challenge Scholars Program, Bucknell will develop a program for students to address engineering problems and opportunities of the 21st century.
- Botanical Society of America honors Bucknell researchers
Three Bucknell undergraduates will use research awards to study plant life from the banks of the Susquehanna River to the wilds of the Australian Outback.
- Bucknell archives reveal rare photograph of first Chinese American
Wong Chin Foo was the University's first Chinese and second international student
- A family affair
After graduating this weekend, Olivia Tomeo will join her father as a Bucknell grad, with her two sisters not far behind.
- Student leaders honored
Bucknell student leaders were honored recently at the annual Student Leadership Awards presentation.
- Bucknell-Geisinger course offers field experiences in public health
Bucknell University Professor of Sociology Carl Milofsky launched a new course this semester that combines classroom learning with internships at local health-related organizations, including nearby Geisinger Medical Center.
- Legacy concert celebrates history and future of dance
Watch Dance Program alumni prepare to take the stage at Bucknell's Spring Legacy Dance Concert
- From prisons to Congress, student documentary will have a wide audience
Bucknell Film and Media students took their cameras inside federal prisons and courts to examine an offender re-entry program.
- Bucknell President John Bravman to stay through 2020
Bucknell University President John Bravman has accepted an offer by the Board of Trustees to extend his contract through 2020.
- Bucknell receives $146,000 grant from ExxonMobil Foundation
Bucknell University has received a grant of more than $146,000 from the ExxonMobil Foundation, the primary philanthropic arm of the Exxon Mobil Corporation.
- One-day giving challenge nets $890K
A group of Bucknell alumni put forth the challenge: Raise $100,000 in 24 hours. Bucknellians answered the call, far exceeding expectations.
- Paving the way
For these students, the real-world experience of working to help extend the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail has been a "once-in-a-lifetime learning opportunity."
- Speaker for 163rd Commencement announced
Economist, United States Soccer Federation President and Bucknell alumnus Sunil Gulati will deliver the commencement address to the Class of 2013.
- SBDC workshops May 21 focus on employees
The Bucknell SBDC will offer two workshops focusing on employee performance, discipline and termination with Victoria Mavis on May 21.
- Thousands returning for Reunion May 30-June 2
Bucknell University will host Reunion Weekend May 30 to June 2, with thousands of alumni and their families planning to return to the campus.
- Dinosaur Petting Zoo comes to Lewisburg May 31 and June 1
Erth's Dinosaur Petting Zoo will be held May 31 at 5:30 p.m. at Hufnagle Park in Lewisburg and June 1 at 2 p.m. on the lawn across from the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell to host programs and conferences May 30 through July 27
Bucknell University will host nearly 4,000 visitors participating in about 40 programs beginning May 30 through July 27.
- SBDC partners with area representative June 17
The Bucknell University SBDC will be available at Rep. Lynda Schlegel-Culver's office June 17 to provide entrepreneurs with free consulting services and information.
- Downtown Art Gallery exhibition through June 20: 'Makeover'
The Downtown Art Gallery presents "Makeover", an exhibition of works by California-based artists Elliot Anderson and Bill Domonkos, through June 20.
- Samek Gallery branches out
Bucknell’s Samek Art Gallery is partnering with the Milton Public Library to host the first show at the library’s new gallery through July 18.
- SBDC First Step workshop in Danville May 15
The Bucknell SBDC will host a free First Step pre-business workshop May 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Service 1st Credit Union in Danville.
- Community Garden plant sale May 4
A plant sale will be held May 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lewisburg Community Garden, located at the intersection of St. Anthony Street and Water Street.
- Jazz at Bucknell May 1: Gary Thomas and the Jazz Standard
Gary Thomas and the Jazz Standard will perform May 1 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. The concert, which is free and open to the public, is part of the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- J.A.M.: Jazz Appreciation Month
Jazz Appreciation Month will be celebrated at Bucknell University with several jazz events on campus and in the community.
- Bucknell, Geisinger open autism treatment and research facility
The Geisinger-Bucknell Autism and Developmental Medicine Center will serve as a national model for early diagnosis and treatment for children with autism and other developmental disorders.
- A sustainable future, beyond environmental concerns
A daylong symposium brought together professors and experts from across disciplines to address sustainability and global change
- Drone touches down on campus
IPad-guided drone will demonstrate physics principles inside and outside the classroom.
- Sowing new life in 'The Grove'
Some of the oaks that tower above The Bucknell Grove have stood there for more than 200 years. Now efforts are underway to make sure they survive for centuries more.
- New genus of bat identified in South Sudan
The rare specimen was discovered by researchers from Bucknell University and Fauna & Flora International while conducting field research with wildlife authorities in South Sudan.
- Bucknell graduates thrive despite weak job market
Despite the slow economic recovery, a new survey shows that the overwhelming majority of Bucknell's Class of 2012 found jobs within nine months of graduating.
- Ask the Experts: North Korea's aggression
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations Zhiqun Zhu tackles the reasons behind North Korea's nuclear sabre-rattling.
- WE DO: The Philadelphia story
Bucknellians celebrated in Philadelphia at the latest stop on the University's national WE DO Tour.
- Reassessing a diagnosis
Professor of Psychology David Evans argues that new genetic evidence should change the way we look at autism and other neurological disorders.
- Alumna, students, volunteer with local after-school programs
Amy Davis, an AmeriCorps volunteer in her second term of service with Bucknell's Office of Civic Engagement, oversees a tutoring program for the children of Essex Place and Meadow View. Bucknell students have been providing homework help at these sites since 2003.
- A very good day
Claire Vaye Watkins, author and assistant professor of English, recently won two literary awards on the same day
- McCallum recognized by Library of Congress
Professor Shara McCallum is one of two poets to receive the Witter Bynner Fellowship
- 'Light the Way' earns students a Projects for Peace grant
A Bucknell University student group has received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant from philanthropist Kathryn W. Davis for the project, "Light the Way," which will provide solar-powered lamps to students in rural Ninglang County in China.
- Spring Break equals service learning
Continuing a tradition begun in 1999, 52 Bucknell students participated in alternative spring break service-learning trips around the world.
- TIME cover features alumna rocker
Kristen Ellis-Henderson '92 did have that famous rock-star fantasy of being on the cover of "Rolling Stone," but TIME Magazine called first.
- Pocket orthopedist
A group of students and a local doctor have put treatments for certain foot and ankle pains in the palm of your hand.
- Senior Engineering Design showcases April 30
The College of Engineering at Bucknell University will host a series of events showcasing senior engineering design projects on April 30.
- Rooke Chapel Ringers, Choir concerts April 27 and 28
Bucknell University will host concerts by the Rooke Chapel Ringers on April 27 and the Rooke Chapel Choir on April 28.
- Tia Fuller, saxophonist for Beyonce, in free concert April 27
Tia Fuller, perhaps best known as the saxophonist for R&B star Beyoncé, will perform on April 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free; tickets are not required.
- Spring Legacy Dance Concert April 26 and 27
The Bucknell Dance Company will celebrate the history of dance at Bucknell with a Legacy Dance Concert April 26 and 27. The program begins at 8 p.m. each night in the Weis Center.
- Downtown Art Gallery brings NWMMP to festival April 27
Bucknell University's Downtown Art Gallery will host a visit by Christen Sperry-Garcia and Brian Dick, founders of the Nation Wide Museum Mascot Project (NWMMP), April 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside the gallery, located at 416 Market St.
- Renewable Energy Workshop April 27
The Bucknell University Solar Scholars will present a Renewable Energy Workshop April 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., exploring the latest developments in renewable energy technology.
- Sawhill to offer fiscal advice April 24
Nationally known budget expert Isabel Sawhill will give the talk, "Avoiding fiscal shoals in troubled political waters," April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- Green Screens April 23: 'Burning in the Sun'
The BUEC Green Screens series will host a screening of "Burning in the Sun" on April 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.
- Mountain Minstrelsy band at Campus Theatre April 20
The Mountain Minstrelsy band will perform in concert Saturday, April 20, at 3 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.
- SBDC workshop April 18: 'Strike up the brand'
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will host the workshop, "Strike Up the Brand," April 18 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Slifer Room of Country Cupboard in Lewisburg.
- Son of Jonestown founder to speak April 17
Stephan Jones, son of Peoples Temple leader Jim Jones, will give the talk, "Jonestown: Yesterday and Today," April 17 at 7 p.m. in the Formal Living Room of Hunt Hall at Bucknell University.
- 'Brazilian Duos' at Weis Center April 17
Grammy Award-winning vocalist Luciana Souza will perform "Brazilian Duos" with guitarist Romero Lubambo on April 17 in the lobby of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. There will be a pre-performance talk at 6:45 p.m., before the performance begins at 7:30 p.m.
- Student project April 10: 'A Response from Students in the Jonestown Class'
A group of Bucknell University students will give the presentation, "A Response from Students in the Jonestown Class," Wednesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Guest composer leads Symphonic Band April 6
Noted composer and conductor Samuel Hazo will lead the Bucknell University Symphonic Band in a concert of his own compositions Saturday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center.
- Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue in Commencement Concert May 17
New Orleans-based jazz fusion band Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will perform May 17 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts as part of Bucknell University's 163rd Commencement Weekend.
- SBDC networking event May 2
The Bucknell SBDC will host the networking event, "Borrower-Lender Matchmaking," Thursday, May 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Col. John Kelly Room of the Country Cupboard in Lewisburg.
- Lewisburg Community Garden applications available
Applications are being accepted for plot rentals in the Lewisburg Community Garden. Multiple plot sizes are available for a flat fee of $20 for the season.
- BILL Lunch & Learn April 16: 'Thebes Excavation'
BILL's Lunch & Learn program will host the presentation, "The Thebes Excavation Project: The First Two Seasons," April 16 at noon at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village in Lewisburg.
- Rufus Reid and Bucknell Jazz Band April 12: 'Quiet Pride'
Acclaimed jazz bassist Rufus Reid will conduct the Bucknell Jazz Band in a free performance of "Quiet Pride," a tribute to sculptor Elizabeth Catlett, April 12 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center.
- SBDC, area representatives: business consulting services
The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be available at local legislators' offices in April to provide entrepreneurs with free consulting services and information.
- Hugh Masekela in concert April 9 at Weis Center
South African music legend and performer extraordinaire Hugh Masekela will perform Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center.
- Bielski partisan is Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day speaker April 9
Holocaust survivor and Bielski partisan Leah Bedzowski Johnson will speak April 9 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium, as part of the University's observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.
- Concert Chorale April 7: 'Images: A Choral Tapestry'
The Bucknell University Concert Chorale will present "Images: A Choral Tapestry," Sunday, April 7, at 2:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Jazz at Bucknell April 3: Art Lande Quartet
The Art Lande Quartet will perform April 3 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall, as part of the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell First Wednesdays series.
- Scheeres talk April 3: 'Untold Story of Peoples Temple'
Journalist Julia Scheeres will give the talk, "Narrating Jonestown and the Peoples Temple," April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- SBDC First Step April 3 in Shamokin
The Bucknell University SBDC will host a First Step pre-business workshop April 3 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Brush Valley Chamber of Commerce, located at 2 E. Arch St. in Shamokin.
- BUEC Green Screens film April 2: 'Black Gold'
The BUEC's spring Green Screens documentary film series continues with a showing of "Black Gold" on April 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. It will be preceded by a coffee and chocolate tasting reception.
- 'An Evening with Gabby Douglas' April 2
Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle "Gabby" Douglas will speak April 2 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center. The talk, sponsored by the Student Lectureship Committee, is free and open to the public as seating permits.
- Ask the Experts: Reforming entitlement programs
Provost Mick Smyer, recently appointed to the National Academy of Social Insurances, looks at the fiscal health of entitlement programs, and how they can be saved.
- Basketball and beyond
One of the University’s most celebrated student-athletes reflects on the lessons he’s learned on and off the court.
- We Do Tour Slideshow: Pittsburgh
See highlights of Bucknell's national WE DO Tour stop in Pittsburgh.
- Building a brighter future
A pair of sophomores created Bucknell's first-ever service-learning trip to China, hoping to address the educational inequalities that plague parts of their home country.
- Taking the show on the road: Bucknell kicks off national campaign tour
More than 200 Bucknellians celebrated the kickoff of the University's national WE DO Tour at AT&T Park in San Francisco.
- Eight days in Japan
A recent grant-funded trip to Japan allowed students to explore the country's culture, language and its struggles with sustainability.
- SBDC offers QuickBooks workshops March 27, 28, 29
The Bucknell SBDC will offer three "QuickBooks for Small Business Owners" workshops March 27, 28 and 29 in the SBDC Business Education Center in the DeWitt Building.
- Circa redefines circus March 28 at Weis Center
Circa, a contemporary circus ensemble from Australia, will perform March 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center.
- Logevall talk March 28: 'Embers of War'
Historian Fredrik Logevall will give the talk, "Embers of War: Vietnam Reconsidered," March 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre (Room 301) of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Bucknell Symposium March 28: 'Envisioning a Sustainable University'
Bucknell University will host the symposium, "Envisioning a Sustainable University," Thursday, March 28.
- Bucknell Faculty Woodwind Quintet concert March 27
The Bucknell Faculty Woodwind Quintet will perform a free concert March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall. The program includes compositions by Malcolm Arnold, Franz Danzi, Jacques Ibert, and Kazimeriz Machala.
- Garland-Thomson talk March 27: 'Disability Stories'
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson will give the talk, "Disability Studies," March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- SBDC workshops March 26: 'Hiring Toolkit' and 'Interviewing Skills'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer two workshops -- 'Hiring Toolkit' and 'Interviewing Skills' -- with Victoria Mavis on March 26 at the SBDC Business Education Center in the DeWitt Building.
- Claiborne talk March 26: 'Tearing down the walls'
Social activist Shane Claiborne, a founding partner of The Simple Way community, will give the talk, "Tearing Down the Walls: Resurrecting belief, action and love," March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Trout Auditorium in Vaughan Literature Building.
- Wolaver gives Class of 1956 lecture March 26
Amy Wolaver, associate professor of economics at Bucknell, will give the Annual Class of 1956 Lecture March 26 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Marsh talk March 25: 'Ancient Environmental Degradation in Asia Minor'
Ben Marsh will give the talk, "The Archaeology of Ancient Environmental Degradation in Asia Minor," March 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Steinway Artists in concert March 24
International Steinway Artists Dean Kramer and Claire Wachter will perform in concert March 24 at 4 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Panel March 21: 'Incarceration in Pennsylvania'
The Social Science Colloquium Series at Bucknell will host the panel discussion, "People, Policies and Prisons: Experiences with Incarceration in Pennsylvania," March 21 at 4 p.m. in the Formal Living Room of Hunt Hall.
- Campus Jewish Life film 'Defiance' March 20
Campus Jewish Life at Bucknell University will host 'Defiance,' a film about the Bielski partisans, on March 20, and a talk by a Bielski partisan in April.
- Jonestown eye witness to speak March 20
Tim Carter, an eye witness to the Jonestown tragedy, will give the talk, "Remembering the People of the Peoples Temple," March 20 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Viola and piano concert March 19: Musical rarities
Violist Marcus Smolensky and pianist Chi-Chen Wu will present a recital of musical rarities for viola and piano March 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Wheeler to give Darrow Reading March 19
Poet Betsy Wheeler will give the 11th annual Drew Darrow Memorial Poetry Reading March 19 at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Empty Bowls project March 19 helps fill empty stomachs
The annual Empty Bowls meal will be held March 19 in the Center Room of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell. Two meal times are available: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7:30 p.m.
- St. Patrick's Day concert with Bucknell Brass Quintet
The Bucknell Brass Quintet will perform a free St. Patrick's Day concert on Sunday, March 17, at 2:30 p.m. in Rooke Chapel at Bucknell University.
- Spring Concert April 5: Lupe Fiasco and Third Eye Blind
Bucknell University's spring concert will feature co-headliners Lupe Fiasco and Third Eye Blind April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Sojka Pavilion; doors open at 7 p.m. General admission tickets are $35 per person.
- Professors receive Scadden Faculty Scholar Award
Three Bucknell University professors -- Elizabeth Capaldi Evans, Chris Martine, and Martha Verbrugge -- have been honored for their research and scholarship with the David T. Scadden Faculty Scholar Award.
- BILL Tea & Talk in March: art, poetry, Union County Bicentennial
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's Tea & Talk program will host a series of informal tea-time programs in March, exploring art, poetry and Union County's bicentennial.
- Sturm Dialogue March 7: 'Economy Inequality and Democracy'
The Doug Sturm Dialogue, "Is Economy Inequality Undermining Democracy?" will be held March 7 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center. Discussants are Jan Narveson, University of Waterloo in Ontario, and Jeffrey Winters, Northwestern University.
- Jazz at Bucknell March 6: Jerry Granelli Trio
The Jerry Granelli Trio will perform in concert March 6 at 8:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University as part of the ongoing Jazz at Bucknell series.
- Vilchez talk March 6: 'Lives of young people in Peoples Temple'
Jordan Vilchez will discuss the lives of young people in the Peoples Temple March 6 at 7 p.m. in the Formal Living Room of Hunt Hall at Bucknell University.
- Rob Schwimmer March 6: movement and music workshops
Composer and musician Rob Schwimmer will present three interactive movement and music workshops March 6 in the Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University.
- WVBU radio broadcast March 5: Marx Brothers 'Lost Radio Show'
Bucknell University's student-run radio station, WVBU, will broadcast The Marx Brothers' "Lost Radio Show" March 5 at 8 p.m. The broadcast may be heard online at www.wvbu.com
- Green Screens March 5: 'The Island President'
The BUEC Green Screens film series continues with the film, "The Island President," on March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. Admission to the film is $2 per person.
- Bucknell alumnae prose, poetry reading March 5
Three Bucknell University alumnae -- Kimi Grant, K.A. Hays and Tyler Mills -- will give a prose and poetry reading March 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell.
- Indian dance troupe at Weis Center March 1
The Nrityagram Dance Ensemble, regarded worldwide as one of the foremost dance companies of India, will perform March 1 at 8 p.m., at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- ChemEng students showcase skills at national conference
Twenty-three Bucknell chemical engineering students participated in the (AIChE) national meeting in October. Two students placed first and second for their presentations, and the 'ChemE' car team placed 13th.
- Bucknell ranks high on Peace Corps' 2013 Top Colleges list
Bucknell University ranks No. 23 on the Peace Corps' 2013 Top Colleges for small schools list, with 14 alumni serving overseas. Since the agency was founded in 1961, a total of 267 Bucknell alumni have served in the Peace Corps.
- Ask the Experts: How concussions are changing the game of football
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Sarah Manoogian discusses what can be done to decrease the number of concussions in football.
- Anonymous couple pledges $10 million to Bucknell
The historic gift is the third-largest single pledge ever made to the University.
- Haslanger philosophy talk Feb. 28: 'Structural Injustice'
Sally Haslanger, professor of philosophy and director of women's and gender studies at MIT, will give the talk, "Structural Injustice: What it is and how it's hidden," Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- SBDC 'First Step' workshop slated for Feb. 28
The Bucknell SBDC will host a First Step pre-business workshop Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to noon at the SBDC Business Education Center in the DeWitt Building in Lewisburg.
- Irish pianist in concert Feb. 27
Irish pianist John O'Conor will perform in concert Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Playwright Feb. 27: 'Transforming History into Art'
Playwright Leigh Fondakowski will give the talk, "Narrating Jonestown: Transforming History into Art," Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell, as part of the continuing Griot Institute for Africana Studies series, "Jonestown Reconsidered, 35 Years Later."
- Indian dance documentary Feb. 27 at Public Library
The Public Library for Union County will host a screening of the documentary, "Nrityagram: For the Love of Dance," Feb. 27 at 10 a.m., held in conjunction with the March 1 performance by Nrityagram Dance Ensemble at the Weis Center.
- Green Screens series begins Feb. 26 with 'Chasing Ice'
The Bucknell University Environmental Center's spring Green Screens film series begins with the film, "Chasing Ice," Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre.
- Art prof to lead 'Junk Walk' Feb. 25
Anna Kell, assistant professor of art at Bucknell University, will host a workshop and "Junk Walk" through downtown Lewisburg Monday, Feb. 25, at 1 p.m. The public program will begin at The Downtown Art Gallery located at 416 Market St. in Lewisburg.
- Bucknell Brigade raffle and silent auction Feb. 22
The Bucknell Brigade will host its fourth annual raffle and silent auction Friday, Feb. 22, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Larison Dining Hall at Bucknell University.
- The English Concert Feb. 22 at Weis Center
World renowned chamber orchestra The English Concert will perform Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, preceded by a talk with artistic director Harry Bicket at 7:20 p.m. in the Weis Center Lobby.
- Gallery Series Feb. 21: Balkan music trio
Vocal trio Black Sea Hotel will perform in concert Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Samek Art Gallery of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Emmy-winning director Feb. 20: 'Documenting Jonestown'
Emmy-winning film-maker Stanley Nelson will give the talk, "Documenting Jonestown," Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Marianne Solivan at Weis Center Feb. 20
New York City jazz vocalist Marianne Solivan and her Quartet will perform in concert Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lobby of the Weis Center at Bucknell. The free performance is part of the Janet Weis Jazz Series. Tickets are not required.
- BILL program Feb. 19: 'Bees in Crisis'
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's Lunch & Learn series continues with a presentation on bees Tuesday, Feb. 19, at noon at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village.
- Greene talk Feb. 14 celebrates Darwin Day
Harry W. Greene will give the talk, "Natural history, aesthetics, and conservation," Thursday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Chemistry Auditorium (Room 116) at Bucknell University.
- Cortese talk Feb. 12: higher education's role in sustainability
Anthony Cortese will give the talk, "From Leonardo da Vinci to Higher Education: Lead us on a Healthy, Just and Sustainable Path Now," Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building.
- Griot Institute series: 'Jonestown 35 years later'
The Griot Institute for Africana Studies at Bucknell is hosting the series, "Jonestown Reconsidered, 35 Years Later."
- Downtown Art Gallery presents 'Pentimenti'
The Downtown Art Gallery will present "Pentimenti," a solo exhibition by Anna Kell, assistant professor of art at Bucknell University. The exhibition, which begins Jan. 16, may be seen through March 22.
- Samek Art Gallery exhibition: 'At the Threshold'
"At the Threshold," an exhibition by new media art pioneer Jim Campbell at the Samek Art Gallery, continues through March 24. The exhibition contains two mural-scale electronic sculptures and four wall mounted screens, each of which incorporates the use of technology, cinema and LED light.
- Writers at work
Professors sweat it out at Faculty Writers’ Boot Camp.
- Healing through music
Bucknell student helps his grieving Connecticut community after the Sandy Hook shootings.
- Lessons in leadership
Incoming officers of Greek organizations return to campus early for three-day leadership conference.
- Creating a safer society
Though he passed away shortly after retiring in 2011, former Professor Richard McGinnis' dedication to improving society is still being recognized.
- Black History Month: 'A Celebration in Blue'
Bucknell University's celebration of Black History Month, "A Celebration in Blue," will use blues music as a focal point for a variety of events.
- Fitzwilliam residency closes with Feb. 17 concert
Britain's world-renowned Fitzwilliam String Quartet is in residence at Bucknell, meeting with classes, presenting workshops and a concerts with faculty Feb. 17.
- Bucknell Observatory Family Night Feb. 9
The Observatory at Bucknell University will host a Family Night Saturday, Feb. 9, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., with activities for children and their families.
- Grammy winning eighth blackbird at Weis Center Feb. 8
Modern classical ensemble eighth blackbird will perform in concert Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center at Bucknell. The concert will be preceded by a pre-performance talk with members of the ensemble in the Weis Center Lobby at 7:20 p.m.
- 'Interpreting the Susquehanna' Feb. 7
Bucknell professors Katie Faull and Alf Siewers will give the talk, "Interpreting the Susquehanna: Renewing the Liberal Arts and Humanities in Regional Studies," Thursday, Feb. 7, at 4 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell Forum Feb. 6: Best-selling author Rebecca Skloot
Best-selling author Rebecca Skloot will speak at Bucknell University Feb. 6 as part of the Bucknell Forum series "tech/no."
- Moore talk Feb. 6: 'Peoples Temple'
Rebecca Moore will give the talk, "A Dream Deferred: The Promise and Pathos of Peoples Temple," Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell, as part of the Griot Institute series, "Jonestown Reconsidered, 35 years later."
- Cantus, Bucknell men's choir, in concert Feb. 5
Vocal ensemble Cantus, celebrated as "the premier men's vocal ensemble in the United States," will perform in concert with the Bucknell Men's Choir, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.
- Mitchell talk Feb. 4: 'Living with Lynching'
Koritha Mitchell will give the talk, "Living with Lynching: African-American Drama and Citizenship," Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Strike Anywhere presents 'Same River' Feb. 2 and 3
The Strike Anywhere Performance Ensemble will present "Same River," a free multimedia exploration of Marcellus Shale hydrofracturing, at Bucknell, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m. and Feb. 3, at 2 p.m. in the Powers Theatre.
- Lightwire Theater Feb. 2 brings children's stories to life
Lightwire Theater will present a free family-friendly matinee on Feb. 2 at 3 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell. Doors will open at 2 p.m.
- Flamenco dancing Feb. 1 at Weis Center
A flamenco dance performance by Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca will kick off the spring semester of performances at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University on Feb. 1 at 8 p.m.
- Inaugural Commencement Concert to make television premiere
Bucknell’s first-ever commencement concert will make its television debut on WVIA this Saturday, and is set to air on public television stations across the country this year.
- Ask the Experts: Obama's second term
Associate Professor of Political Science Scott Meinke discusses Washington's political environment, and what we can expect from President Obama over the next four years.
- Gallery Series Jan. 31: The Verdehr Trio
The Verdehr Trio will perform in concert Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University, as part of the ongoing Gallery Series.
- SBDC business starts, First Step workshops
The Bucknell University SBDC celebrates the new year with a brief recap of 2012, a year that saw 33 of its clients start new businesses.
- Top 12 of '12: Academic highlights
Academic highlights of 2012 include analyzing the election, autism research and predicting the end of the world.
- Top 12 of '12: Campus highlights
It was a historic year at Bucknell, bringing with it the public launch of the campaign, the final steel beam raised at Academic West and the first flight of the Flying Bison. Here are the most read campus stories of 2012.
- Young jazz standout in concert Jan. 30
Young jazz standout Cécile McLorin Salvant will perform Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Lobby at Bucknell as part of the Janet Weis Jazz Series.
- 'Herman's House' film, discussion Jan. 29 at Campus Theatre
The Campus Theatre in Lewisburg will host the documentary film, "Herman's House," Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m., with an introduction by film director Angad Bhalla.
- Hannigans in flute, piano concert Jan. 29
Flutist Mary Hannigan and pianist Barry Hannigan will give the concert, "Innovations," Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- BILL 'Lunch & Learn' begins Jan. 29 with health care reform
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's "Lunch & Learn" program will host the informal lecture presentation, "Understanding Health Care Reform,"Jan. 29 at noon at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village at The Village Common on Tressler Boulevard in Lewisburg.
- Political activist and comedian Baratunde Thurston to speak Jan. 29
The best-selling author and former digital director for The Onion will give a talk as part of the continuing Bucknell Forum series "tech/no."
- Weis Center spring series: dance, music and kid-friendly events
The spring semester of performances at the Weis Center begins Feb. 1 with a flamenco dance performance by Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca.
- Alumnus, Oscar nominee Jan. 22: 'Life of Pi'
Tonight: Bill Westenhofer, a 1990 Bucknell alumnus nominated Jan. 10 for an Academy Award for his work in "Life of Pi," will give the talk, "The Visual Effects of 'Life of Pi'" at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. Admission is $2.