Reporter's Calendar: Purdue Events for Journalists

April 25, 2016  


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

PURDUE EVENTS

* April 28 - DOE administrator to deliver Pioneers in Energy Lecture

* April 28 - Science on Tap to feature talk on ethics of neuroimaging techniques

* April 28 – Afterschool program plans ceremony, tour for elementary students

 

DOE administrator to deliver Pioneers in Energy Lecture

April 28. 10:30 a.m. Discovery Park's Hall for Discovery and Learning Research Center, Room 143A&B. David Mohler, deputy assistant secretary for clean coal and carbon management within the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy, will speak. His talk, titled “Fossil Energy: R&D Challenges and Opportunities,” is part of the Pioneer in Energy Lectures. Sponsored by the Purdue Energy Center, the session is free and open to the public.

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

 

Science on Tap to feature talk on ethics of neuroimaging techniques

April 28. 6 p.m. Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St., Lafayette. Purdue psychological sciences professor Amy Brewster will discuss the ethical questions of neuroimaging techniques and neuropharmacology as part of April’s Science on Tap talk. The informal lecture, which is free and open to those 21 and older, is sponsored by the Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Science and Discovery Park. For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1511624115757290/?ref_notif_type=plan_user_invited&source=1.

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

 

Afterschool program plans ceremony, tour for elementary students

April 29. 11:15 a.m. Location TBA. “Aprendiendo a Leer” (Learning How to Read), an afterschool program offered by the School of Languages and Cultures, will welcome 20 elementary students and their parents to campus for a recognition ceremony. The engagement program, led by Alejandro Cuza, an associate professor of Spanish and linguistics, assists Spanish-speaking children with their bilingual skills and academic success. The youth represent three elementary schools within the Community Schools of Frankfort. Purdue has collaborated with the school system for four years.

CONTACT: John Hughey, Purdue News Service, 765-494-2432, hugheyj@purdue.edu 

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