Future Opportunities in Nuclear Power
» When October 17, 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
» Where Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship
» Contact Pankaj Sharma, firstname.lastname@example.org or 496-7452
» Website www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/energy/events
This event will discuss challenges/opportunities in nuclear fuel, reactors and
radiation detection; showcase nuclear energy research at Purdue and identify
interdisciplinary research collaborations.
4th International Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium:
Genes, the Environment and Breast Cancer Risk
» When October 16-18, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
» Where Stewart Center, Room 218 ABCD
» Contact Kris Swank, email@example.com or 494-4674
» Website www.purdue.edu/breastcancer
The goal of this symposium is to bring together global public health actors,
advocates and researchers on breast cancer prevention and to discuss the impact
of environmental factors such as foods, stress and exercise on the genome. The
symposium will study different levels of gene – environment interactions, exploring gene expression control, health policy and practices, socioeconomic and
cultural contexts in which these environmental factors come into play.
Register now at www.purdue.edu/breastcancer/registration.html. For registration information contact Kathy Walters at firstname.lastname@example.org or 494-2758.
To download the event flier, go to http://bit.ly/1uPWh TW.
21st Century Undergraduate STEM Education
» Who Freeman Hrabowski, III; Adrianna Kezar; Linda Slakey and
» When October 23, 6 p.m. - October 24, 8 p.m.
» Where NCAA Hall of Champions, Indianapolis
» Contact Amy Childress, email@example.com or 494-1844
» Website www.purdue.edu/DLRCconference
What kinds of supports do we need to truly transform undergraduate STEM
education? What kinds of barriers exist? How can we reconfigure learning
spaces, technology and infrastructure? How do we encourage and support
faculty in their quest to innovate? And how do we assess and understand transformation as it’s happening? Join the dialogue on educational transformation.
Featured speakers include Freeman Hrabowski, III, president of the University
of Maryland, Baltimore County; Adrianna Kezar, professor of higher education,
University of Southern California; Linda Slakey, consultant, AAU STEM Initiative, and Howard Gobstein, SMTI co-director and the executive vice president
for research, innovation and STEM education at APLU.
Regular registration runs August 1-October 3. Late registration is after October 3.
HUBbub 2014: The HUBzero Conference
» When September 29-30, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
» Where Sheraton Indianapolis
City Centre Hotel, 31 W. Ohio St.,
» Contact Nikki Huang, firstname.lastname@example.org
» Website http://hubzero.org/hubbub
This symposium will have presentations and workshops showing how the unique HUBzero open
source software solution has empowered a wide
spectrum of projects in nanotechnology, healthcare
research, and other areas of engineering and science. The registration fee includes all sessions, opening reception on the evening of Sept. 28, continental
breakfast and lunch on Sept. 29 and 30, and dinner
on Sept. 29.
Finding the Right Opportunities and
Developing Grant Proposals
» When October 16, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
» Where Stewart Center, Room 310
» Contact Sue Grimes, email@example.com
» Website www.purdue.edu/research/vpr/
This workshop will provide tools and resources
to help make the proposal writing process easier.
Topics include: finding funding opportunities, the
limited submission process, teambuilding, proposal
writing strategies, and where to find assistance.
The registration link will be posted three weeks
prior to the event at www.purdue.edu/research/
vpr/rschdev/ events.php. Lunch is provided so
registration is required by October 10.