September 9, 2019

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   

* Sept. 10 – Purdue slates major announcment

* Sept. 12 – Purdue Black Cultural Center to host panel discussion on ‘Toxic Masculinity’

* Sept. 17 – Chinese rights activist to speak at Purdue as part of Giant Leaps Series

 

Purdue slates major announcement

Sept. 10, 9:30 a.m. in the Potter South Plaza, 500 Central Drive. Purdue University will make an announcement that will have significant impact on fostering groundbreaking research, expanding job growth throughout Indiana and enhancing opportunities for students. Purdue President Mitch Daniels will speak at the event. Journalists interested in attending the event or wanting to receive information after the announcement is made public should contact Brian Huchel at 765-494-2084 or bhuchel@purdue.edu  or Tim Doty at 765-494-2080 or doty2@purudue.edu. More information is available here. 

Purdue Black Cultural Center to host panel discussion on ‘Toxic Masculinity’

Sept. 12, 7 p.m. in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall. Purdue University Black Cultural Center will host a panel discussion on “Toxic Masculinity.” Panelists for the 90-minute interactive town hall include Treva Lindsey, Darnell L. Moore, jessica Care moore and Mark Anthony Neal. Jasiri X will serve as the event’s moderator. This event is free and open to the public More information is available here.

CONTACT: Matthew Oates, Purdue News Service, 765-496-2571, oatesw@purdue.edu 

Chinese rights activist to speak at Purdue as part of Giant Leaps Series

Sept. 17. 7-8 p.m. Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry, Room 104. Tickets are required for this event. Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese civil rights activist and self-taught lawyer, will share his insights about the negative impact of artificial intelligence technologies on human rights during a Giant Leaps Series event, “Artificial Intelligence and Freedom: Could the Barefoot Lawyer Have Escaped in 2019?” More information is available here.

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

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