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Media Advisory
April 11, 2013

IPFW Omnibus News Conference with Best-Selling Author Susan Orlean

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  • News conference with Omnibus speaker Susan Orlean
  • Thursday, April 18, at 4:15 p.m.
  • Liberal Arts Building, Room 160
  • Class session before news conference in LA 116 at 3 p.m.
  • Media welcome to class
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FORT WAYNE, Ind.—A news conference with Omnibus speaker Susan Orlean, journalist and author, will be held for members of the media Thursday, April 18, at 4:15 p.m. in the Liberal Arts Building, Room 160. A student question-and-answer session will be held before the news conference at 3 p.m. in Liberal Arts Building, Room 116. The media is welcome to attend the class as well.

Susan Orlean is the author of the best-selling book The Orchid Thief, which was made into the Oscar-winning movie, Adaptation. Her latest work is Rin Tin Tin: The Life and The Legend.

Orlean was a staff writer for The New Yorker and an editor at Rolling Stone and Vogue. She has contributed to Esquire, Smithsonian, and New York Times Magazine.

For parking maps, information, or a downloadable photo or bio, visit the website or contact University Relations and Communications at 260-481-6808.

Free tickets are required for all Omnibus Lectures. Tickets may be obtained IN PERSON at the Larson Box Office in the Gates Athletic Center, 12:30–6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; ONLINE; or DAY OF EVENT if seats remain, in the Rhinehart Music Center one hour before the lecture.

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