Reporter's Calendar: Purdue Events for Journalists

January 26, 2015  


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

PURDUE EVENTS

* Jan. 29 - Science on Tap talk to address global water quality efforts

* Jan. 30 - University of Indianapolis executive to give Krannert talk

* Jan. 30 - Symposium 2015 focuses on link between science, Christianity

* Feb. 6 - Merrill Lynch adviser to give Krannert talk

 

Science on Tap talk to address global water quality issues

Jan. 29. 6 p.m. Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St., Lafayette. Purdue civil engineering and environmental and ecological engineering professor Chad Jafvert will explain how Purdue students are working to alleviate water troubles in global developing areas by designing point-of-use drinking water treatment systems. His talk is titled “Point-of-use Drinking Water Treatment in Rural Communities in Colombia, East Africa and Western China.” The Division of Environmental and Ecological Engineering, Lyles School of Civil Engineering and Discovery Park sponsor the talk, which is free and open to those 21 and older. More information is available at https://www.facebook.com/events/1511624115757290/?ref_notif_type=plan_user_invited&source=1.

CONTACT: Phillip Fiorini, Purdue News Service, 765-496-3133, pfiorini@purdue.edu

 

University of Indianapolis executive to give Krannert talk

Jan. 30. 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Krannert Auditorium. Corey Wilson, associate vice president of Professional Edge Center at the University of Indianapolis, will give a Krannert School of Management Executive Forum talk. The presentation is free and open to the public as seating permits.

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

 

Symposium 2015 focuses on link between science, Christianity

Jan. 30. 7 p.m. Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse. Astrophysicist Hugh Ross and biochemist Fazale Rana will explore and debate faith-based questions, as well as discuss scientific discoveries that promote the existence of God and the validity of the Bible. Plenary talks continue on Jan. 31 by Ross and Rana, as well as nearly a dozen breakout sessions on the origin of human sexuality, racism, morality and evil. Symposium 2015 “Origins: Follow the Evidence Where it Leads” is sponsored in part by Covenant Church, Faculty Commons, First Assembly Community Ministries and Campus House. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.symposiachristi.com.

CONTACT: Phillip Fiorini, Purdue News Service, 765-496-3133, pfiorini@purdue.edu

 

Merrill Lynch adviser to give Krannert talk

Feb. 6. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Krannert Auditorium. Young Lee, vice president and wealth management adviser, Merrill Lynch, Lafayette, will give a Krannert School of Management 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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