Reporter's Calendar: Purdue Events for Journalists

September 24, 2012  


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

 

PURDUE EVENTS

* Sept. 26 - Bite of Science event aims at high school science teaching

* Sept. 27 - Shell Energy Day focuses on natural gas exploration, renewables

* Sept. 27 - C-SPAN founder, Gov. Daniels to discuss higher education during public interview

* Sept. 28 - Patent law expert to speak on America Invents Act's impact on protecting intellectual property

* Oct. 10 - Birck Nanotechnology Center to hold research review, open house

 

Bite of Science event aims at high school science teaching

Sept. 26. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Discovery Learning Research Center in Discovery Park. The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) and Purdue will host the Bite of Science dinner event for high school teachers in the humanities who wish to broaden their perspective of science in their classrooms. The event is free for teachers. For more information, contact Natasha Schuh-Nuhfer at 434-825-4777, nschuh@cee.org.

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

 

Shell Energy Day focuses on natural gas exploration, renewables

Sept. 27. 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pfendler Hall's Deans Auditorium. Shell Energy Day will spotlight the potential for developing natural gas and renewable energy reserves and the career opportunities in oil and natural gas exploration. Sponsors are Shell Energy Co. and Purdue Energy Center in Discovery Park. Shell representatives will conduct an information session from noon to 1:30 p.m.  Free pizza will be provided to registered students. For more information, go online to http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/energy/shell_energy_day_2012/

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

 

C-SPAN founder, Gov. Daniels to discuss higher education during public interview

Sept. 27. 4:30 p.m. Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse. C-SPAN founder and executive chairman Brian Lamb will interview Purdue president-elect Gov. Mitch Daniels about higher education issues and preparing for the role of university president. "Governor Daniels in Conversation With Brian Lamb" is sponsored by Project Impact, the Brian Lamb School of Communication, College of Liberal Arts and Purdue Alumni Association. The one-hour interview, which is open to the public, will include audience questions near the end, and audience members will be able to use Twitter to ask questions. A related news release is available at http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2012/Q3/c-span-founder,-gov.-daniels-to-discuss-higher-education-during-public-interview.html

Journalists interested in covering the event should contact Amy Patterson Neubert, Purdue News Service, at 765-494-9723, apatterson@purdue.edu

 

Patent law expert to speak on America Invents Act's impact on protecting intellectual property

Sept. 28. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Herman and Heddy Kurz Purdue Technology Center. Dan Lueders, partner with Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, McNett & Henry LLP, Indiana's largest patent law firm, will speak about the America Invents Act and how it could influence intellectual property and patent law. "America Invents Act and You!" is hosted by the Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization. More information about the program is available from Sally Ross, assistant director of operations in the Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization, at 765-588-3490, saross@prf.org.

CONTACT: Cynthia Sequin, Purdue Research Foundation, 765-588-3340, casequin@prf.org

 

Birck Nanotechnology Center to hold research review, open house

Oct. 10. 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Discovery Park's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. The Birck Nanotechnology Center will highlight the breadth of its research portfolio during the Birck Research Review, which also will include a center tour and poster session. The keynote address to kick off day is by Supratik Guha, director of physical sciences at IBM Corp. for the Thomas J. Watson Center. Industry officials, legislators, government agency officials, and representatives of peer institutions and national research laboratories can discuss collaboration opportunities with Purdue researchers, students and staff. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Registration is encouraged by going online to https://purdue.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0BxCfx2Bh0AisBL

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

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