WHAT: Neil deGrasse Tyson, one of the world’s leading astrophysicists and former host of “Nova Science Now,” will speak with local media members before giving a presentation at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.
WHO: Neil deGrasse Tyson will answer questions about his career and current projects. UCCS Office of Student Activities staff members will provide details about his sold out 7 p.m. campus speech.
WHEN: 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. on April 17.
WHERE: Skybox (second floor in the Gallogly Event Center). For a campus map, visit www.uccs.edu/map.
PARKING: Marked media vehicles do not need a parking pass and may park in any legal parking space at UCCS. Drivers of unmarked media vehicles should call Tom Hutton, (719) 255-3439, or Philip Denman, (719) 255-3732, for alternative arrangements.
ADDITONAL INFORMATION: A media feed (XLR) multi-box will be on site during the 3:45 p.m. event. Media members may also attend Tyson’s 7 p.m. presentation, “America’s Past, Present and Future in Space.” Videography is not allowed at the 7 p.m. event. Still photography is permissible. To attend one or both events, please contact Philip Denman, (719) 255-3732, firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information about Tyson’s visit is available at http://pressreleases.uccs.edu/?p=1305