North Hall Library to hold weeklong celebration
MANSFIELD - North Hall Library at Mansfield University will hold a series of events and activities in celebration of National Library Week - today through April 18.
The week will include a series of events ranging from a "Post-It Note" art show to an after-hours game of hide and seek, a lip sync contest and more.
On Thursday, there will be a presentation entitled "Paranormal Findings: The Truth Behind Sarah the Ghost" at 7 p.m. in Room 429.
For a full schedule and more information, visit mansfield.libguides.com/libweek.
Economics expert provides glimpse of future at Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG - An expert on economics and public policy will share his perspective on the global economy and what it will mean for college graduates during a lecture, "How the Global Economy Works - And Will It be Working to Find You a Job?" at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's Kehr Union Ballroom.
Peter Navarro, a professor of economics and public policy at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, will explain how the global economy works in a relationship of consumer, producer and commodity nations and forecast future conditions with an eye toward the job market for college graduates. The lecture is free and open to the public.
As a preview of his lecture, Navarro will show the film he directed, "Death by China," at 6:30 p.m. today, also in the Kehr Union Ballroom. The film, based on his book of the same title, discusses the economic trade relationship between the United States and China and its effects on U.S. workers. A question-and-answer session with Navarro will follow the free screening.
For information, contact Mehdi Haririan, chair of economics, at email@example.com or at 570-389-4682.
Former Black Panther to speak at Bucknell
LEWISBURG - Kathleen Neal Cleaver, a human rights activist and former Black Panther member, will give a talk at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
The talk, which is free and open to the public, is part of the Griot Institute for Africana Studies series "The Civil Rights Movement: Fifty Years Later."
Cleaver is a senior lecturer in the African American Studies Department at Yale and holds an appointment as a senior lecturer and research fellow at Emory University School of Law.
Since 2000, she has served as the co-director of the Atlanta-based Human Rights Research Fund, part of a network of anti-racist organizations engaged in documenting violations of the human rights of United States citizens who challenge the racist and military policies within the United States.
Cleaver has spent most of her life advocating for human rights. From 1967-71, she was the Black Panther Party's communications secretary and the first female member of their central committee. After spending years in exile with Eldridge Cleaver in Algeria and France, she returned to the United States in late 1975.
Cleaver's writings have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers.
In conjunction with the Civil Rights series, the Freedom Riders Exhibit may be seen April 16 through May 13 on the main level of the Bertrand Library at Bucknell. The exhibit is sponsored by the Friends of the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library and the Griot Institute for Africana Studies.
Rails to Trails to hold boys bike camp
The Jersey Shore Summer Recreation Program will offer its annual Rails-to-Trails bike camp for middle school boys down the Pine Creek rail trail June 16-18.
Participants must be from the Jersey Shore Area School District and attend the middle school. Registration forms are available at the middle school office or call 570-916-1317.
There is no cost for the program. Boys must have a reliable bicycle and helmet. Camping materials and food are provided as well as supervision. Students will learn of the history and geology of the Pine Creek Valley.