November 2013 News
- 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.