Reporter's Calendar: Purdue Events for Journalists

November 17, 2014  


JOURNALISTS: Here is a list of upcoming Purdue events that reporters may want to consider covering.

PURDUE EVENTS

* Nov. 18 - Greenbrier resort executive to give HTM talk

* Nov. 19 - McCoy Lecture to feature ‘planetary smashups’ talk by Melosh

* Nov. 19 - Research & Scholarship Lecture features award-winning poet Boruch

* Nov. 20 - Former Democratic, Republican leaders to ‘Face Off’ at Purdue

Greenbrier resort executive to give HTM talk

Nov. 18. 10:30-11:20 a.m. Electrical Engineering Building, Room 129. Jeff Kmiec, president and managing director of The Greenbrier resort, will give a J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Executive in the Classroom talk for the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. The presentation is free and open to the public as seating permits.

CONTACT: Judith Barra Austin, Purdue News Service, 765-494-2432, jbaustin@purdue.edu

 

McCoy Lecture to feature "planetary smashups" talk by Melosh

Nov. 19. 3:30 p.m. Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. Jay Melosh will deliver the McCoy Distinguished Lecture on “Planetary Smashups: From the Moon's Origin to the Dino's Demise.” Melosh, a Purdue distinguished professor of physics and astronomy, is internationally known for his work on impact cratering, planetary tectonics, and the physics of earthquakes and landslides. The lecture, sponsored by the Purdue Office of Research and Partnerships, is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center.

CONTACT: Phillip Fiorini, 765-496-3133, 765-427-3009 (cell), pfiorini@purdue.edu

 

Research & Scholarship Lecture features award-winning poet Boruch

Nov. 19. 1:30 p.m. Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. Purdue English professor Marianne Boruch will speak on “Mystery, Diagnosis and the Practice of Poetry” as the 2014 recipient of the Purdue Research and Scholarship Distinction Award. Boruch, an award-winning poet, will discuss what three unlikely literary bedfellows - Arthur Conan Doyle, John Keats and William Carlos Williams - have in common: their medical training. The lecture, sponsored by the Purdue Office of Research and Partnerships, is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center.

CONTACT: Phillip Fiorini, 765-496-3133, 765-427-3009 (cell), pfiorini@purdue.edu

 

Former Democratic, Republican leaders to ‘Face Off’ at Purdue

Nov. 20. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom. Former chairman of the Democratic National Committee Howard Dean and former chairman of the Republican National Committee Michael Steele will participate in a debate, "Face Off: Washington Comes to West Lafayette." The debate will be moderated by Steve Scully, political editor at C-SPAN. The event is organized by the Purdue Institute for Civic Communication. A related news release is available at http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/former-democratic,-republican-leaders-to-face-off-at-purdue.html.

CONTACT: Amy Patterson Neubert, Purdue News Service, 765-494-9723, apatterson@purdue.edu 

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