Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) Chief Executive Officer John Lechleiter will speak next week at an IUPUI event. Indiana University President Michael McRobbie will also take part in the dedication ceremony for the $25 million Science and Engineering Laboratory Building.

November 15, 2013

News Release

Indianapolis, Ind. — IU President Michael A. McRobbie will preside over the dedication ceremony for the Science and Engineering Laboratory Building on Nov. 19. The ceremony will feature a keynote address by John C. Lechleiter, chairman, president, and CEO of Eli Lilly and Co.

The $25 million high-tech building provides critically needed facilities and space for faculty and students to conduct research that contributes to the economic vitality of the state.

Other dedication ceremony participants include IUPUI Chancellor and IU Executive Vice President Charles R. Bantz, School of Science Dean Simon J. Rhodes, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology Dean David J. Russomanno, and two students, one from each of the schools.

WHEN: 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19. A reception and tour of the new building will take place immediately following the dedication ceremony.

WHERE: IUPUI Campus Center Theater, 420 University Blvd.

About Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

As one of seven Indiana University campuses, IUPUI is known as Indiana's premier urban research and health sciences campus and is dedicated to advancing the intellectual growth of the state of Indiana and its residents through research and creative activity, teaching, learning and civic engagement. Nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes and other notable publications, IUPUI has more than 30,000 students enrolled in 19 schools, which offer more than 250 degrees. IUPUI awards degrees from both Indiana and Purdue universities. IUPUI–What matters. Where it matters.

Source: IUPUI

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