Do you recall when the Towne Tavern was called Tack’s, after its owner, Tack Denius?
Who’s the king of Lewisburg pizza, Za’s or Vennari’s? Was the dining hall your
first employer? Do tell — in 300 words or fewer. If you have a photo that relates,
please send that, too, by May 12. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail
to Bucknell Magazine, One Dent Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837. The summer issue
will feature a selection of our readers’ yummiest food-related memories.
iology Professors DeeAnn
Reeder and Ken Field will
partner with Imran Ejotre M’ 16 to
study disease in African fruit bats
thanks to a grant of $350,000 from
the National Institutes of Health. The
research team, which will work partly
in Uganda, hopes to understand the
conditions that make diseases such
as Ebola more likely to spill over into
rofessor Tulu Bayar, art & art
history, will travel to Turkey on a
Fulbright grant to collect material
for an interactive documentary
that will examine the increasing
population and identity of suburban
Istanbul through the eyes of the
city’s residents. Her project, The
Suburbs of Istanbul, will combine
portraits, data visualizations, a live
video feed and other media to create
a nonlinear learning experience.
he Weis Center for the Perform-
ing Arts received a $10,000
grant from the National Endowment
for the Arts in support of its April 1
performance of the Pulitzer Prize-
winning oratorio Anthracite Fields.
The grant also benefits the year-
long Coal Collections series, which
celebrates the connections between
Bucknell and Pennsylvania’s anthra-
cite coal region, of which Anthracite
Fields was a central component.