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Mar 4, 2015

Interest in joining one of the world’s most recognizable brands? TEDxPurdueU is seeking volunteers for our flagship event on April 11 in Loeb Playhouse. Volunteers play an integral part of the planning team that delivers the one-of-a-kind TEDxPurdueU event on Purdue’s campus. Throughout the spring, volunteers help with promotions, planning and event operations. Interest can be sent […]

Meet the Panel: Jerome Fons

Feb 22, 2015

Jerome Fons, former Managing Director of Moody’s Credit Rating Agency, will join TEDxPurdueU February 28th in Loeb Playhouse for our upcoming free and open to the public breakout session, Inside Job. The focus of this event will be the Academy Award winning documentary of the same name which details the devastating crash of global housing and financial markets in […]

Meet the Panel: Charles Morris

Feb 21, 2015

TEDxPurdueU welcomes Charles Morris, author of The Two-Trillion Dollar Meltdown, to Purdue on February 28th at 6:30pm in Loeb Playhouse for our upcoming, free and open to the public event, Inside Job. Morris was featured in the Academy Award winning documentary Inside Job, of our eponymously-titled Breakout Session. In the film, Mr. Morris, along with a host of industry […]

Meet the Panel: Daniel Alpert

Feb 4, 2015

On February 28th, TEDxPurdueU will host Daniel Alpert, a founding Managing Partner of Westwood Capital, LLC in Loeb Playhouse for a panel discussion on the 2010 Academy Award-winning documentary, Inside Job. Alpert was featured in the documentary detailing the development of the housing and financial bubbles that created the economic crisis our global economy is still recovering from […]

Mark Your Calendars!

Jan 26, 2015

You left fall semester and West Lafayette at a lukewarm 40 degrees, only to return to the Siberian Purdue. Don’t worry, stay indoors – our spring events don’t start till the end of February! Money, Money Our first event in Loeb Playhouse on Saturday, February 28 welcomes 5 panelists from the Academy Award winning film Inside Job. […]

A New Paradigm in Environmental Health

Nov 1, 2014

Environmental health studies have traditionally focused on a specific life stage of chemical exposure and the subsequent adverse health effects at that life stage. But, today it is now recognized that there are windows of enhanced susceptibility to these chemical exposures during critical periods of development that can influence the onset of disease, disorders, and […]

Are You A Good River Neighbor?

Oct 31, 2014

Do you know where the Wabash River originates? What about the impact it has on downstream waterbodies? Listen to Sara Peel share the positive impacts your neighbors are having on the Wabash River and how you can too can become a good river neighbor. Who: Sara Peel When: November 3 at 7:00 pm Where: Stewart […]

Dietary Factors in the Development of Parkinson’s Disease

Oct 29, 2014

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a debilitating neurological disorder of the central nervous system. The disease affects nearly seven million people across the world with over 1 million of them being Americans. Join us at the next Breakout Session to hear Jason Cannon discuss dietary factors that potentially influence the risk of PD. Who: Jason Cannon […]

What Can Renewables Learn from Nuclear Power?

Oct 28, 2014

Who: Daniel Aldrich When: November 3 at 7:00 pm Where: Stewart Center – Fowler Hall Why: Breakout Session – “Confronting Our Environmental Health Risks” During the post-war period, the United States has announced 200 nuclear power plant projects. Only half of those projects were ever built and came online. Why? Listen to Dr. Aldrich share […]

Better Safe Than Sorry? The Regulator’s Dilemma

Oct 27, 2014

Who: Leigh Raymond When:  November 3 at 7:00 pm Where: Stewart Center – Fowler Hall What:  Breakout Session – “Confronting Our Environmental Health Risks” Governments are struggling with how to deal with the uncertainty in assessing and regulating environmental health risks. Listen to Dr. Raymond review the advantages and potential pitfalls to regulating based on […]



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