April 25, 2017

Reporter's Calendar: Purdue Events for Journalists

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


* April 26 – Purdue Day of Giving brings ‘All Together’ to grant more opportunity

* April 27 - Science on Tap to spotlight Mars mission in search for microbial life


Purdue Day of Giving brings ‘All Together’ to grant more opportunity

April 26. Various times and activities. The fourth annual Purdue Day of Giving will unite students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, retirees and friends “All Together” in a 24-hour online, social media-driven fundraising effort to support the university and its programs. Last year, Purdue’s third annual Day of Giving raised a record $18.3 million from 12,872 donations. A related news release is available at https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2017/Q2/on-april-26,-purdue-day-of-giving-brings-all-together-to-grant-more-opportunity.html.

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


Science on Tap to spotlight Mars 2020 rover mission in search for microbial life

April 27. 6 p.m. Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St. Lafayette. Purdue earth, atmospheric and planetary sciences professor Briony Horgan will highlight efforts by Purdue and NASA in the search for signs of microbial life on Mars. The Science on Tap event, free and open to those 21 and older, is sponsored by the Department of Biological 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

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