Reporter's Calendar: Purdue Events for Journalists

February 23, 2015  


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

PURDUE EVENTS

* Feb. 24 – Center to announce new industry partners

* Feb. 27 - Rapid Ratings executive to give Krannert talk

* Feb. 28 - Women in Engineering to hold open house for grades K-8

* March 6 – High school students to compete in Bridge Bust

* March 6 - Cornerstone Family Programs CEO to give Krannert talk

* March 9 - Wikipedia founder to speak at Purdue

* March 12 - Howard G. Buffett Foundation manager to give Presidential Lecture Series talk

 

Center to announce new industry partners

Feb. 24. 3 p.m. Kurz Atrium, Armstrong Hall of Engineering. The Center for Integrated Thermal Management of Aerospace Vehicles will announce a new partnership with several leading industries.

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

 

Rapid Ratings executive to give Krannert talk

Feb. 27. 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Krannert Auditorium. Rose Kelly-Falls, senior vice president of Rapid Ratings International, Indianapolis, will give a Krannert School of Management Executive Forum talk. The talk is free and open to the public as seating permits.

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

 

Women in Engineering to hold open house for grades K-8

Feb. 28. 9 a.m. to noon. Hampton Hall of Civil Engineering, rooms 2118 and 2123. Purdue’s Women in Engineering Imagination, Innovation, Discovery and Design program will hold a free open house for students in kindergarten through eighth grade and their families. Hands-on activities will be held at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. For more information, email program coordinator Sue Bayley at sbayley@purdue.edu, call 765-496-7442 or go to https://engineering.purdue.edu/WIEP.

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

 

High school students to compete in Bridge Bust

March 6. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Purdue Memorial Union South Ballroom. Students from 14 high schools will compete in the Bridge Bust Competition, sponsored by the Purdue chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers. The competition will test the strength and design of balsa-wood bridges made by the students. This event is not open to the public, but media are invited to attend.

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

 

Cornerstone Family Programs CEO to give Krannert talk

March 6. 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Krannert Auditorium. Patrice Picard, CEO of Cornerstone Family Programs in Morristown, New Jersey, will give a Krannert School of Management Executive Forum talk. The talk is free and open to the public as seating permits.

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

 

Wikipedia founder to speak at Purdue

March 9. 7 p.m. Loeb Playhouse, Stewart Center. Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, will give the annual Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics lecture. He will speak on “Democracy and the Internet.” The event is free and open to the public.

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

 

Howard G. Buffett Foundation manager to give Presidential Lecture Series talk

March 12. 6:30 p.m. Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall. Howard Buffett, author and manager of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, as well as several foundation-operated research farms, will discuss “Challenges and Solutions to Achieving Global Food Security” with President Mitch Daniels. The talk is free and open to the public as seating permits. A related news release is available at http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/purdue-announces-lineup-for-presidential-lecture-series.html

CONTACT: Abby Eddy, Purdue Convocations director of marketing, 765-494-9712, aeeddy@purdue.edu  

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