- Best-selling author and award-winning journalist to speak at Bucknell’s 164th Commencement
Sheryl WuDunn, one of Newsweek’s “150 Women Who Shake the World,” will serve as the keynote speaker at the Class of 2014’s graduation ceremony.
- Puppy love for stressed students
Therapy dogs help students unwind from the pressures of finals week.
- Bucknell breaks ground on new residence halls
Bucknell has begun construction on four new residence halls expected to open in fall 2015.
- Biology professor describes new plant species
A recent field expedition to the Australian Outback helped Professor Chris Martine identify a new variety of wild eggplant.
- Bucknell and Geisinger strengthen bonds to save lives
The Bucknell Geisinger Research Initiative aims to foster collaboration and improve quality of care.
- Bucknell student documentary honored with award
The film, "Coming Home: The CARE Program," a 16-minute documentary produced by five Bucknell students, was honored with an award presented in October by Federal Chief Judge Yvette Kane in Harrisburg.
- Bucknell students pitch startups
ScheduleFast wins the 2013 Bucknell SBDC Business Pitch competition.
- WE DO Tour makes Manhattan stop
The WE DO Tour event in New York City drew nearly 700 Bucknellians from across the region.
- CANCELLED: Poland's national dance company performance Feb. 7 at Weis Center
CANCELLED: The Feb. 7 performance by Poland's national dance company, the Slask Song and Dance Ensemble, at Bucknell University's Weis Center for the Performing Arts, has been cancelled. The box office is contacting advance ticket holders.
- Sharing the bounty
Donations from Bucknellians will feed 500 this Thanksgiving.
- Bucknell to host 'Engineering Design Exposition' Dec. 9
Bucknell University will host the seventh annual Engineering and Science Education Exposition on Monday, Dec. 9, from 7 to 8:45 p.m. in Larison Dining Hall.
- Students to hold fundraising event for typhoon victims in the Philippines
With their country devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, several Bucknell students have rallied support from across campus to host “Passion for the Philippines: A Fundraiser.”
- Natalie MacMaster to present Celtic holiday show Dec. 7 at Weis Center
Natalie MacMaster's "Cape Breton Christmas" will take the stage on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Student Stories: Meet Bucknell students
From solving the puzzle of an ancient language to studying urban economics, Bucknell students have broad interests with diverse perspectives.
- Creating the entrepreneurial engineer
Bucknell’s College of Engineering has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Kern Family Foundation to build the entrepreneurial mindset into the undergraduate experience.
- Illuminating the future
Campus lighting projects designed by two brothers will reduce Bucknell’s carbon footprint and energy expenses.
- Bucknell Jazz Christmas concert set for Dec. 4
The concert, "A Bucknell Jazz Christmas with Steve Rudolph and Friends" will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 4 in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University. Joining pianist Steve Rudolph will be Peter Paulsen, bass; Tony Miceli, vibraphone; Jonathan Ragonese, saxophone; and Phil Haynes, percussion.
- SBDC workshop Dec. 3: 'QuickBooks tips and tricks'
The Bucknell University SBDC will host the workshop, "QuickBooks Tips and Tricks," Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the SBDC Business Education Center in the DeWitt Building in Lewisburg.
- Bucknell sociologists to discuss ACA at local libraries
Bucknell University sociologists Carl Milofsky and Brandn Green will present free public talks about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at local libraries in October and November.
- Robbins honored with Gordon Award for Exellence in Advising
Rich Robbins, an associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Bucknell University, has been honored with the 2013 Virginia N. Gordon Award for Excellence in the Field of Advising by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).
- Solomon honored with national physics award
Tom Solomon, professor of physics at Bucknell University, has been awarded the 2014 Prize to a Faculty Member for Research in an Undergraduate Institution by the American Physical Society.
- Bucknell's School of Management awarded accreditation
The School of Management has earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.
- Bucknell University to host Flute Forum Nov. 23
Bucknell University's Department of Music will host a flute forum -- with flute demonstrations, workshops and a recital -- Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Weis Music Building.
- Classical Tango Quartet in concert Nov. 22 at Weis Center
The Pablo Ziegler Classical Tango Quartet will perform in concert Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Jazz vocalist Catherine Russell and Trio in free concert Nov. 20
Jazz vocalist Catherine Russell will perform with her Trio in a free concert on Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts Lobby at Bucknell University.
- Free family-friendly matinee Dec. 14 at Weis Center
David Engel's Pirate School will come to the Weis Center for the Performing Arts stage at Bucknell University Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. The family-friendly matinee is free; tickets are not required.
- Lunch & Learn presentation Nov. 19: 'China's western province'
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's Lunch & Learn program will host the presentation, "Traveling Xinjiang, China's Western Province" with Wolfgang Gunter on Nov. 19 at noon at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village at The Village Common, located at 6 Tressler Blvd. in Lewisburg.
- Weis Center concert celebrates Mifflinburg Christkindl and Union County Bicentennial
The Mifflinburg Christkindl Market and Union County Bicentennial Committee will host a Celebration Concert Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University. Tickets can be purchased online beginning Oct. 21.
- Faculty concert Nov. 18: 'Quartet for the End of Time'
Bucknell University music faculty will perform Olivier Messiaen's "Quartet for the End of Time," Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell. Guest violinist John Eaken will join Colleen Hartung, clarinet; Andrew Rammon, cello; and Sezi Seskir, piano.
- Levine talk Nov. 14: 'How Jews and Christians read Scripture differently'
Amy-Jill Levine will give the talk, "Agreeing to Disagree: How Jews and Christians Read Scripture Differently," on Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Audi talk Nov. 14: 'The problem of evil'
Robert Audi will give the talk, "The Problem of Evil as a Challenge to Philosophy and Theology: Can Theism Be Rational Given the Evils of History?" Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Andy Statman Trio in concert Nov. 13 at Campus Theatre
Acclaimed bluegrass mandolinist and klezmer clarinetist Andy Statman will perform with his Trio -- Jim Whitney and Larry Eagle -- Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.
- Harvey and Lonsinger poetry reading Nov. 12
Poets Yona Harvey and Dawn Lonsinger will give a reading of their works Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Children's author Nov. 9: reading and writing process
Children's author Jen Bryant will give the talk, "Writing and Creativity for Children," Saturday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
- Bucknell ranks No. 1 in student-athlete graduation rate
Bucknell’s student-athlete graduation rate increased to 93 percent, tying the Bison with Stanford as the highest rate in the country.
- SBDC workshop Nov. 13: 'Exit Strategies'
The Bucknell SBDC will host the workshop, "Exit Strategies," Nov. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the SBDC Business Education Center in the DeWitt Building in Lewisburg.
- 'Nicky's Family' to screen Nov. 12 at Campus Theatre
Bucknell University's Film/Media Series will host a screening of "Nicky's Family" Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre. Peter A. Rafaeli, who is the Honorary Consul General of the Czech Republic in Philadelphia, will introduce the film and lead a discussion afterwards.
- Open House Nov. 7: Department of Art and Art History
Bucknell University's Department of Art and Art History will host an Open House Nov. 7 in two locations: the Art Building from 5 to 5:45 p.m., and the Art Barn from 5:45 to 7 p.m.
- Pianist Gabriela Martinez in concert at Weis Center Nov. 8
Venezuelan-born pianist Gabriela Martinez will perform at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m.
- Turek talk Nov. 7: 'I don't have enough faith to be an atheist'
Frank Turek will give the talk, "I don't have enough faith to be an atheist," Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
- Jazz at Bucknell Nov. 6: Jeremy Siskind's Finger-Songwriter Project
Jeremy Siskind's Finger-Songwriter Project — with Jeremy Siskind, piano; Nancy Harms, vocals; and Lucas Pino, saxophone, clarinet and bass clarinet — will perform in concert Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall, as part of the continuing Jazz at Bucknell series.
- Cirque du Soleil creative director to speak, answer questions
Gillian Ferrabee will discuss the creative integration of art, technology and engineering, and the human body as part of the Bucknell Forum series "tech/no."
- 'The City Dark' to be shown Nov. 5 at Campus Theatre
The documentary, "The City Dark," will be shown Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre as part of the Film/Media Series, co-sponsored by the BUEC's Green Screen film series.
- SBDC to host free First Step workshop Nov. 6
The Bucknell University SBDC will host a free First Step pre-business workshop Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce in Shamokin Dam.
- Bucknell-Geisinger symposium explores controlling health care costs
The Bucknell Institute for Public Policy and Geisinger Health System are co-sponsoring the symposium, "Bending the Curve: Innovative Approaches to Controlling Health Care Costs," Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 at Bucknell University. All presentations are free and open to the public. Attendees should register by Oct. 25.
- 'Making it to Managua' 5K set for Nov. 2
Bucknell University's Bucknell Brigade will host its fourth annual Making it to Managua 5K race on Nov. 2. Registration closes Nov. 1.
- Ballet Hispanico returns to Weis Center stage Nov. 1
Ballet Hispanico will grace the Weis Center stage at Bucknell University on Friday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. Artistic director Eduardo Vilaro will give a free pre-performance talk from 6:45-7:15 p.m. in the Weis Center Lobby.
- Annual symposium highlights collaborative Susquehanna River research
Students, faculty, scientists and others gathered at Bucknell to explores the impact of dams on the river.
- How to unroll a moth's proboscis
Professor Chris Martine shares seven steps for getting pollen off a moth's proboscis.
- Bucknell a key partner in new river initiative
Envision the Susquehanna seeks to help conserve the Susquehanna watershed’s natural, cultural and historic resources.
- NASA funds Mars research at Bucknell
Professor Karen Castle's work on carbon dioxide will help scientists model the atmospheres of Mars and Earth.
- Bucknell Brigade wins True Hero competition
The Bucknell Brigade in Nicaragua, a service learning organization at Bucknell University, has won second place in the 2012-13 True Hero service project competition.
- Meet Bucknell's newly hired professors
Twenty-three newly hired professors have joined Bucknell University's faculty: two full professors, two associate professors and 19 tenure-line assistant professors across the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering and the School of Management.
- Ten days of light and sound
Watch the light show three Bucknell students and a staff adviser designed and produced in just over a week.
- Faculty stories: Meet Bucknell’s newly tenured professors
Bucknell's 16 newly tenured associate professors specialize in fields across the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering. Learn more about their research and teaching.
- King named AIChE Fellow
William King, professor of chemical engineering at Bucknell University, has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
- Storytelling in the digital age
Author Neil Gaiman ponders technology’s promises and perils.
- Meet our new full professors
Ten recently promoted full professors describe what interests them, what inspires them and why they teach at Bucknell.
- Graybill and Hummer join Bucknell SBDC
Jody Graybill and Dennis Hummer have joined the staff of the Bucknell University SBDC as business consultants.
- Lunch & Learn: Inuit culture and China's western province
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's Lunch & Learn program will host a discussion of Inuit culture Sept. 12 at noon at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village at The Village Common, located at 6 Tressler Boulevard in Lewisburg.
- New York Theremin Society in Halloween-inspired concert Oct. 30
The New York Theremin Society will perform in a free Halloween-inspired concert Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. Doors open at 7 p.m.
- Robbins talk Oct. 29: 'Ghosts and Hauntings'
Parapsychologist Rich Robbins will give the talk, "Ghosts and Hauntings: Decide for Yourself," Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.
- Valente talk Oct. 29: 'How deaf children learn to be deaf'
Joseph Valente will give the talk, "How Deaf Children Learn to Be Deaf: Bilingual Kindergartens in France, Japan, and the United States," Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in Rooke Chemistry Lecture Hall (Room 116) at Bucknell University. [note change in location]
- Tea & Talk Oct. 29: 'Dance therapy for personal growth'
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's Tea & Talk program will present "Dance Therapy for Personal Growth" with Iris Rifkin-Gainer on Oct. 29 at the Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village at 6 Tressler Blvd. in Lewisburg.
- Free yoga and atmospheric music at Weis Center Oct. 29
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will host yoga accompanied by atmospheric music on Oct. 29 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Weis Center Lobby.
- Bucknell to participate in National CHINA Town Hall Oct. 28
Members of the Bucknell University community will participate in the national CHINA Town Hall event "Local Connections, National Reflections," Oct. 28 in the Elaine Langone Center Forum. The event features a live webcast presentation by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright at 7 p.m.
- Paavali Jumppanen visit Oct. 27: masterclass and concert
Finnish pianist Paavali Jumppanen will visit Bucknell University Oct. 27 for a series of events, including a masterclass and a concert, in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.
- Bucknell Homecoming slated for Oct. 25-27
Bucknell University's annual Homecoming celebration will be held Oct. 25-27, with many events open to the public.
- SOLD OUT: Homecoming Weekend concert: Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell will perform at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University on Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. This concert is SOLD OUT: to be placed on a wait list, call 570-577-1000.
- Ece Goksu Quartet Oct. 23: Jazz at Bucknell
The Ece Göksu Quartet will perform in concert Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall as part of the continuing Jazz at Bucknell series.
- Anthropologist talk Oct. 22: 'Hindus and Muslims in India'
Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi, assistant professor of anthropology at Rutgers University, will give the talk, "On Possession: Hindus and Muslims in India", Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
- Marilyn Hacker is Sojka Visiting Poet Oct. 22
Marilyn Hacker, the 2013-14 Sandra and Gary Sojka Visiting Poet at Bucknell University, will give a poetry reading Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall.
- SBDC workshop Oct. 22: 'Technology Commercialization'
The Bucknell SBDC will host the workshop, "Technology Commercialization: A Tactical Approach to Launching New Products," Oct. 22 from 9 to 11:45 a.m. at the SBDC Business Education Center in Lewisburg.
- Classical ensemble Pacifica Quartet at Weis Center Oct. 19
Pacifica Quartet will perform works by Haydn, Britten, and Beethoven at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m.
- NY Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman to speak at Bucknell
He will discuss the perils and promises of technology as part of the Bucknell Forum series, "tech/no."
- SBDC 'QuickBooks' workshops in October
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer three QuickBooks for Small Business Owners workshops Oct. 14, 15 and 16 in the SBDC Business Education Center.
- 'River of Renewal' at Campus Theatre Oct. 15
The documentary "River of Renewal" will be shown Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg as part of the ongoing Green Screens film series.
- SBDC free workshop Oct. 9: 'ACA and small business'
The Bucknell SBDC will host the free workshop, "The Affordable Care Act and Your Small Business," Oct. 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the SBDC Business Education Center in the DeWitt Building in Lewisburg.
- Networking on campus
Employer Expo connects Bucknell undergraduates with major businesses
- Samek Art Gallery hosts exhibitions of abstract, queer and DIY contemporary art
The Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University is hosting three exhibitions of abstract, queer and DIY contemporary art on campus and in Lewisburg. Gallery exhibitions and programs are free and open to the public.
- Bucknell's Film/Media Series continues in October
Bucknell University's Film/Media Series continues in October, with films shown Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre, located at 413 Market St. in Lewisburg. Admission to films is $2 per person; Campus Dollars are accepted.
- Bucknell to host Susquehanna River Symposium Oct. 18 and 19
Bucknell University will host the Eighth Annual Susquehanna River Symposium, "A Fragmented System: Dams on the Susquehanna River," Oct. 18 and 19 in the Elaine Langone Center. All events are free and open to the public without registration.
- 'The Hendrix of the Sahara' in concert Oct. 16 at Campus Theatre
Vieux Farka Touré, called "The Hendrix of the Sahara," will perform in concert Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.
- Bucknell SBDC to host 35th annual celebration of small business successes
The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host the 35th Annual Celebration of Growing Small Businesses Friday, Oct. 11, at 8 a.m. in the Slifer Room of the Country Cupboard Restaurant in Lewisburg.
- SnapIt Screw inventor to speak Oct. 9 at Bucknell
Nancy Tedeschi, inventor of the SnapIt Screw eyeglass repair solution, will give the talk, "Turning a good idea into an invention and taking it to the marketplace," Oct. 9 at 2:30 p.m in Arches Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Khasma Piano Duo in concert Oct. 6
The Khasma Piano Duo — Bucknell alumnae Ashlee Mack and Katherine Palumbo — will perform in concert Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
- Camille A. Brown and Dancers at Weis Center Oct. 5
Camille A. Brown and Dancers will bring modern dance to the Weis Center stage on Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m.
- Jazz at Bucknell Oct. 2: The Claudia Quintet
The Claudia Quintet will perform in concert Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University, as part of the University's ongoing Jazz at Bucknell series.
- Keeping Bucknell well
The Bucknell Nutrition Initiative steers students toward healthier dining options.
- On the road again
The WE DO Tour traveled to Boston this past weekend, offering Bucknellians a view of what the University is striving to become.
- Undergraduate researchers explore new territory
Bucknell undergraduates showcased research on diverse topics at the Susquehanna Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium.
- Growing stronger STEM scholars
A new NSF-funded program at Bucknell will give some incoming STEM majors unprecedented access to undergraduate research opportunities.
- 'Bucknell in' summer program takes students around the world
The 'Bucknell in' program took students across the globe this summer, transforming their perspectives on the world around them.
- Lighting the way
Bucknell’s Convocation and Candlelighting Ceremony marks the start of an academic journey for the Class of 2017.
- Faculty honored with endowed chairs and professorships
Several members of the Bucknell University faculty have been appointed or reappointed this fall to endowed academic positions.
- BUEC hosts 'Understanding Place' series
The Place Studies Initiative of the Bucknell University Environmental Center will host "Understanding Place," a series of discussions about various concepts used to define and comprehend "place."
- Poetry renewed
Bucknell University’s Poetry Path showcases 10 poems, recited in the poets’ own voices, throughout campus and historic Lewisburg.
- The Class of 2017 moves in
Bucknell welcomes 935 first-year students to campus.
- Registration open for Lifelong Learning Institute fall 2013 session
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning will begin its fall term 2013 session on Sept. 23, and run through Nov. 1. A selection of 17 courses with topics in art and literature, health, history and politics will be led by a combination of retired faculty from various institutions and members of the Institute.
- Weis Center season: music and dance from around the world
The 2013-14 season at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University features 30 events, including world music, jazz, blues, modern dance, traditional dance from India, Ireland and Poland, classical, Americana/roots music, and a family discovery series. Many events are free. All events are open to the public.
- SBDC offers QuickBooks Basic Sept. 30 in Danville
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "QuickBooks Basic" Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Service 1st Federal Credit Union in Danville.
- Bucknell Family Weekend slated for Sept. 27-29
Bucknell University will host its annual Family Weekend Sept. 27 to 29. In addition to activities designed for Bucknell families, several events are open to the community.
- Lewisburg Community Garden: locavore dinner and harvest festival
The Lewisburg Community Garden will host two events in September — a Locavore Dinner and a Harvest Festival — both open to the public.
- Josh Ritter in concert Sept. 27 at Weis Center
Acclaimed singer-songwriter and novelist Josh Ritter will perform an acoustic show with his trio on Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Folk artist Sam Amidon will open the show at 6:30 p.m.
- Warfare expert P.W. Singer to speak Sept. 24
He will discuss 21st century war and foreign policy as part of the Bucknell Forum series "tech/no."
- 'Anti-Gravity' performance Sept. 24: Weis Center Family Discovery Series
LEO, The Anti-Gravity Show, will come to the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m
- 'Finding Carlton' film/discussion Sept. 24 at Campus Theatre
Bucknell University's Jazz at Bucknell series and the University's Film/Media Studies series will present "Finding Carlton: Uncovering the Story of Jazz in India," Sept. 24 at 7:30 at the Campus Theatre. The event includes a post-screening talk with filmmaker Susheel Kurien.
- Richard Becker in piano concert Sept. 22
Pianist Richard Becker will perform in concert Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building. The concert will include works by Chopin, Schumann and Becker.
- Weis Center Sept. 19: An evening of classical Indian dance
Acclaimed Bharatanatyam dancer and choreographer Aparna Ramaswamy will present "Sannidhi (Sacred Space)" on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
- Whittington to discuss U.S. Constitution Sept. 18
Keith E. Whittington will give the talk, "Is the Constitution a Cage?" Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University, held in celebration of Constitution Day.
- SBDC roundtable Sept. 18 explores restaurant management
The Bucknell SBDC will host the roundtable discussion, "Dishing the Realities of Restaurant Management," Sept. 18 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Hall's Ice Cream in Millerstown.
- 'Positive Exposure' photographer to speak Sept. 5
Rick Guidotti, an award-winning former high-fashion photographer and prominent advocate working to change perceptions of people living with genetic conditions, will discuss his critically acclaimed photographic exhibition, "Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference," in a series of area talks sponsored by the Geisinger-Bucknell Autism and Developmental Medicine Center.
- Schalk to discuss 'Blackness and Disability' in Sept. 10 lecture
Sami Schalk will give the talk, "Blackness and Disability: From Slavery to a Not-so-Distant Future," Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
- Seskir concert Sept. 15 inaugurates Weis Center grand piano
Pianist Sezi Seskir will give a concert Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University. The concert will inaugurate a new grand piano in the Weis Center Lobby.
- Class of 2017 Orientation begins Aug. 23
Bucknell University will welcome 935 members of the Class of 2017 to five days of Orientation, beginning with student arrival on campus between 8 a.m. and noon for Move-in Day on Aug. 23.
- Film/Media Series screens at Campus Theatre
Bucknell University's Film/Media Series will begin Sept. 3 with the film, "Journey to Italy," at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre, located at 413 Market St. in Lewisburg.
- Green Screens series Sept. 17: 'In My Lifetime'
The nuclear disarmament documentary "In My Lifetime" will be shown Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre as part of the Green Screens series. Film-maker Robert Frye will introduce the film and participate in a post-screening discussion.
- Pedal for Purpose
Five Bucknellians completed their summer-long, 3,000-mile bike journey across the U.S. for Bicycles Against Poverty.
- New building spurs summer shifts
Academic West’s completion results in moves for several Bucknell University departments.
- Pedrito Martinez Group: Afro-Cuban Sounds Sept. 11 at Campus Theatre
Percussionist Pedrito Martinez and his Afro-Cuban band will perform in concert Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. The performance, presented by the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, is free and open to the public; tickets are not required.
- Arts. Everywhere. Festival Aug. 30 through Sept. 1
Bucknell University's third annual Arts Everywhere Festival will be held Aug. 30 through Sept. 1. Festival events, including the Community Street Fair, are free and open to the public with no tickets required.
- Jazz at Bucknell Sept. 4: Lee Konitz and Dan Tepfer
Lee Konitz and Dan Tepfer will perform in concert Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Weis Center as part of the University's ongoing Jazz at Bucknell Series. [note time change]
- Republic of Ghana education minister to speak Sept. 4 and 5
Naana Opoku-Agyemang, the Minister of Education of the Republic of Ghana, will visit Bucknell University Sept. 3-6 in conjunction with the Bucknell in Ghana program.
- Weis Center ticket sales: online, in person and by phone
Weis Center ticket sales: online, in person and by phone Aug. 30
- Turner poetry reading slated for Sept. 3
Brian Turner will give a reading of his poetry Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry.
- Academic West opens its doors
Students and faculty dream new possibilities for Bucknell’s newest academic facility.
- BPIP helps summer interns explore nonprofit careers
The Bucknell Public Interest Program is helping students spend their summer exploring careers in the nonprofit, public-interest and public-services sectors.
- SBDC workshops Aug. 29: top 10 mistakes and job descriptions
The Bucknell University SBDC will offer two workshops with Victoria Mavis on Aug. 29. Both workshops will be held in the SBDC Business Education Center.
- Red Molly opens Weis Center season Aug. 30
Americana/roots trio Red Molly will kick-off the Weis Center's new 2013-14 series on Aug. 30 at 5:45 p.m. outside on the Weis Center Plaza. The performance is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. [note new start time]
- SBDC to host free First Step workshop Sept. 2
The Bucknell University SBDC will host a free First Step pre-business workshop Sept. 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell. Pre-registration is required by Aug. 29 as seating is limited.
- Rediscovering the river
Bucknell faculty and students are working with the National Park Service and National Geographic magazine to create historical maps and narratives of the Susquehanna River.
- Bridging the gap
Student Kerong Kelly was sent to study Arabic in Oman by the U.S. State Department.
- Summer 2013 Office Moves
Summer 2013 Office Moves
- To the Outback and back again
A trip to Australia yields new findings and adventures for Bucknell faculty and student researchers.
- Best-selling author William Powers to speak at Bucknell
Powers' book 'Hamlet's Blackberry' has been selected as the first-year common reading for the Class of 2017. Powers will give the talk, "The Next Tech Revolution," on Oct. 8.
- Seminar for Younger Poets offers time for inspiration
The highly selective, free program provides young poets three weeks to find their poetic voices.
- Ask the Experts: Immigration reform in America
Assistant Professor of Sociology Elizabeth Durden discusses the push for immigration reform in America, and why the movement has a good chance of succeeding.
- Rethinking Bucknell in the 21st century
A $700,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will be used to strengthen the Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Initiative.
- Lewisburg Community Garden hosts enrichment activities, art classes
The Lewisburg Community Garden is hosting a series of enrichment activities and art classes July 20 through Aug. 17.
- Bucknell employee leads three-school internet security collaboration
The new chief information security officer will develop ways to further protect data in the evolving world of internet security.
- Penn Central Wind Band: free concert Aug. 3
The Penn Central Wind Band celebrates its 20th season with a free concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Bucknell University in Lewisburg.
- 'Stars, Stripes and Sousa' concert with Penn Central Wind Band July 3
The award-winning Penn Central Wind Band concludes the Union County Veterans' Fourth of July festivities with the 15th annual "Stars, Stripes, and Sousa" concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, in Lewisburg's Hufnagle Park. The Lewisburg Area High School Auditorium serves as the rain location.
- SBDC to host Social Media summer series
The Bucknell SBDC will host a Social Media summer series from June to August with social media consultant Daniel Gasteiger.
- Four days of problem solving equals success in international math competition
More than 5,000 teams from around the world competed, but few did better than a trio of Bucknellians.
- SBDC celebrates National Small Business Week
The Bucknell University SBDC will join the Small Business Administration in celebrating the 50th Annual National Small Business Week June 17 to 21.
- First-generation stories
In new video series and web area, Bucknellians share their experiences, fears and successes as first-generation college students and advise potential first-generation students to “Take the opportunity.”
- Bucknell helps 1,600 mile fiber optic network stretch across state
The just-completed, high-speed Pennsylvania Research and Education Network will provide access to advanced research opportunities for Bucknell students and faculty.
- 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.
- 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 professors earn four Fulbrights
Awards from the U.S. State Department will fund teaching and research residencies at institutions in Europe and Asia.
- 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.
- 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 honors staff with Geiger and Zeller Awards
Six members of the Bucknell University staff were honored recently at the annual staff picnic with the Geiger and Zeller Awards.
- SBDC workshop June 6: 'Shale Energy 101'
The Bucknell SBDC will offer the workshop, "Shale Energy 101; Small Business Supply Chain Opportunities," June 6 from 8 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Business Education Center.
- 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 hosting programs and conferences through Aug. 4
Bucknell University will host nearly 4,000 visitors participating in about 40 programs beginning May 30 through Aug. 4.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Downtown Art Gallery exhibition through June 30: 'Makeover'
The Downtown Art Gallery presents "Makeover", an exhibition of works by California-based artists Elliot Anderson and Bill Domonkos, through June 30.
- 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.