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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 […]

Confronting Our Environmental Health Risks

Oct 23, 2014

Come to our next Breakout Session: Confronting Our Environmental Health Risks, presented in partnership with Purdue’s Cancer Culture & Community Colloquium. Monday, November 3rd at 7pm in Fowler Hall.

TEDGlobal 2014: South!

Sep 25, 2014

Join us to kick off the 2014-15 TEDxPurdueU season with a viewing party of the TEDGlobal 2014 conference at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 9 in the Purdue Mechanical Engineering Building, Rm 1130. You will have the exclusive opportunity to view talks from authors, global policymakers, activists, and entrepreneurs, all sharing in an outpouring of […]

Apply for the TEDxPurdueU 2014-15 Executive Team

Mar 18, 2014

Did you enjoy TEDxPurdueU 2014: Daring Greatly? Want to contribute to the organization of next season’s series of events? Then “dare greatly” yourself, and apply to be a part of the TEDxPurdueU Executive Team! Applications are due by Monday, April 14th: bit.ly/1nkSRZn.  The application deadline has passed – thank you for your interest!

TEDxPurdueU 2015 Speaker Nomination Form Is Live!

Mar 16, 2014

Yes, we realize that it isn’t more than a few days past TEDxPurdueU 2014: Daring Greatly. But we want to take this opportunity to let you give us your nominations for speakers at our 2015 event.  We hope you enjoyed the conference, and invite you to share your speaker suggestions to curate an even better […]

TEDxPurdueU 2014 Breakout Sessions: “D” for Design

Oct 13, 2013

In the spirit of showcasing truly disruptive ideas and engaging our audience in more intimate settings beyond our annual conference, TEDxPurdueU sought to create a recurring series of events with an entirely new atmosphere. This season, our team is proud to present “TEDxPurdueU Breakout Sessions”. The 2014 iteration of this series will focus on the […]


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