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Save the Date! April 24, 3pm, Dr. Mirksy Memorial unveiling by IUPUI Geology Club

Thursday, 24 April 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Department of Earth Sciences, SL118

Greetings from the Department of Earth Sciences,

You are cordially invited to help us celebrate the unveiling of a new memorial to Dr. Mirsky organized and sponsored by the IUPUI Geology Club on Thursday, April 24 starting at 3:00 in the afternoon.  This event will happen just before the Second Annual Mirsky Memorial Lecture at 4:30 pm given by Dr. Lonnie Thompson from the Ohio State University.  Dr. Thompson is one of the world's leading climate scientists and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.  He is a Distinguished Professor and Research Scientist at the Byrd Polar Research Center where Dr. Mirsky was Assistant Director before founding the IUPUI Geology Department in 1967.

Schedule of events:
3:00-3:30  Gather in the Department of Earth Sciences
3:30-4:00  Unveiling ceremony in the sedimentary rock garden outside the SL/LD building (SW corner of Michigan and Blackford Streets)
4:00-4:30  Make way to the lower level of the University Library for a reception prior to the Mirsky Memorial Lecture
4:30-5:30  2nd annual Mirsky Memorial Lecture in the Lilly Auditorium at the IUPUI University Library
5:30-??     Gather for a social/beer hour at Chancellor's Restaurant about a block from the other events

The students have worked hard to create a tribute to Dr. Mirsky and hope to see you there.  No need to RSVP.