Reporter's Calendar: Purdue Events for Journalists

September 15, 2014  


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

PURDUE EVENTS

* Sept. 16 - Purdue to host law school fair

* Sept. 17 - Purdue to celebrate Constitution Day

* Sept. 19 - Procter & Gamble executive to give Krannert talk

* Sept. 19 - Purdue, PRF to dedicate Seng-Liang Wang Hall

* Sept. 21 - Krannert professor to give presentation on ‘Economics in Art’

* Sept. 23 - Marriott executive to give HTM talk

* Sept. 25 - Renowned Christian philosopher to deliver Discovery Lecture

* Sept. 25 - Science on Tap to focus on deceptive characteristics of coronaviruses

* Sept. 26 - Halliburton executive to give Krannert talk

 

Purdue to host law school fair

Sept. 16. 1-5 p.m. France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center. The Center for Pre-Professional Advising will sponsor a fair for students and community members interested attending law school. More than 100 law schools from throughout the United States are expected to participate. More information can be found at http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-to-host-law-school-fair.html.

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

 

Purdue to celebrate Constitution Day

Sept. 17. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118. Videos, exhibits and a quiz show are among the highlights of Constitution Day, coordinated by the College of Education’s James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship. The event is free and open to the public. More details are available at http://www.purdue.edu/constitution-day/.

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

 

Procter & Gamble executive to give Krannert talk

Sept. 19. 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Krannert Auditorium. Linda Clement-Holmes, global information and decision solutions officer for Procter & Gamble, will give a Krannert Executive Forum talk. Free and open to the public as seating permits.

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

 

Purdue, PRF to dedicate Seng-Liang Wang Hall

Sept. 19. 3:30 p.m. Wang Hall, 515 Northwestern Ave. Purdue and the Purdue Research Foundation will dedicate the new Seng-Liang Wang Hall. Building tours will be available after the event.

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

 

Krannert professor to give presentation on ‘Economics in Art’

Sept. 21. 2 p.m. West Lafayette Public Library. Michael Watts, professor of economics and director of the Center for Economic Education, will discuss painting and drawings that illustrate economic concepts and issues. The presentation, sponsored by the Wabash Area Lifetime Learning Association, is free and open to the public.

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

 

Marriott executive to give HTM talk

Sept. 23. 10:30-11:20 a.m. Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse. Liam Brown, president of Marriott International Inc., U.S. and Canada division for select service and extended stay lodging, and owner and franchise services, will give the first of the new J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Executive in the Classroom speaker series for the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Free and open to the public as seating permits.

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

 

Renowned Christian philosopher to deliver Discovery Lecture

Sept. 25. 1:30 p.m. Discovery Lecture Series. Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. Author and academician Alvin Plantinga, who has spent his career creating a place for religion in philosophy and now in science, will deliver his argument about the unexpected common ground between religion and science. His talk, “Religion, Science and Naturalism: Where the Conflict Really Lies,” is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow the talk. The Department of Philosophy, Religious Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts and Discovery Park are joining the Lilly Endowment as primary sponsors of the talk.

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

 

Science on Tap to focus on deceptive characteristics of coronaviruses

Sept. 25. 6 p.m. Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St., Lafayette. Science on Tap. Coronaviruses — 21st Century Threats. Andrew Mesecar, Purdue's Walther Professor of Cancer Structural Biology, will discuss the deceptive characteristics of coronaviruses and the quest for drugs that could defeat them. Sponsors of the Science on Tap talk are the Department of Chemistry, College of Science and Discovery Park.

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

 

Halliburton executive to give Krannert talk

Sept. 26. 11:30 a.m. -12:20 p.m. Krannert Auditorium. Christian Garcia, senior vice president and chief accounting officer, Halliburton, will give a Krannert Executive Forum talk. Free and open to the public as seating permits.

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

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