February 20, 2017

Reporter's Calendar: Purdue Events for Journalists

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

PURDUE EVENTS

* Feb. 22 - Novel Purdue technologies to be displayed at Technology Showcase

* Feb. 24 - Purdue trustees to meet

* Feb. 28 – Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition announces finalists

* March 1 - Presidential Lecture Series to feature Doug Brinkley

* April 11 - Presidential Lecture Series features Bjorn Lomborg

 

Novel Purdue technologies to be displayed at Technology Showcase

Feb. 22. 1 p.m. Herman and Heddy Kurz Purdue Technology Center, 1281 Win Hentschel Blvd. More than 30 cutting-edge technologies available for licensing through the Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization will be showcased in a series of five-minute elevator pitches. Technologies will range from medical devices, including a hands-free crutch design and an advanced wheelchair that converts to a walker, to analytical tools, including an application that can interpret gang graffiti for law enforcement officials. Attendance is by invitation only.

CONTACT: Curt Slyder, Purdue Research Foundation, 765-588-3342, caslyder@prf.org

 

Purdue trustees to meet

Feb. 24. 9 a.m. Stewart Center, Room 326.

CONTACT: Brian Zink, Purdue News Service, 765-494-2080, bzink@purdue.edu

 

30th Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition

Feb. 28 8:30 a.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship announces finalists

From cheaper rocket engines to environmentally friendly laminate flooring, ten teams of Purdue students and graduate students will put their best pitch forward in the hope of winning a share of the $100,000 in prize money at the 30th Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition. 2016 winner Adranos Energetics LLC parlayed their Purdue victory into more than $150,000 in prize money in other competitions.

CONTACT: Tim Doty, Purdue News Service, 765-496-2571, doty2@purdue.edu

 

Presidential Lecture Series to feature Doug Brinkley

March 1. 6:30 p.m. Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall. Doug Brinkley, historian, professor and author of “The Reagan Diaries,” will speak as part of the Spring 2017 Presidential Lecture Series. Brinkley is a professor of history and Baker Institute fellow at Rice University, and the author of a number of award-winning and bestselling books on Hurricane Katrina, Ronald Reagan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodor Roosevelt, John Kerry and Walter Cronkite. A related news release is available at http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q4/authors,-investor-headline-spring-2017-presidential-lecture-series.html.

CONTACT: Jim Bush, Purdue News Service, 765-494-2077, jsbush@purdue.edu

 

Presidential Lecture Series features Bjorn Lomborg

April 11. 6:30 p.m. Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall. Bjorn Lomborg, author of “The Skeptical Environmentalist,” will speak as part of the Spring 2017 Presidential Lecture Series. Lomborg is a Danish environmentalist, author, think-tank president, and visiting professor of strategic management and globalization at the Copenhagen Business School. A related news release is available at http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q4/authors,-investor-headline-spring-2017-presidential-lecture-series.html

CONTACT: Jim Bush, Purdue News Service, 765-494-2077, jsbush@purdue.edu

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