February 2013 News
- 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.