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In sponsoring the Comet Festival Art Exhibits at Colfax Cultural Center, the Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the buy levitra in europe University of Notre Dame is showing its commitmentIMG_3968.jpg "to promote education and generic cialis in stock discussion through outreach to the Notre Dame and local community...and an engaged and aware citizenry."  The Reilly Center previously supported the Comet Festival by hosting its inaugural Science Cafe with a Comet Festival theme on September 9, 2013.

The Comet Festival Art Exhibits at Colfax are the combined artisitc works of adults as well as 330 pieces of student art from 33 South Bend schools. The adult exhibit is xenical without prescription open Nov. 14-Dec. 19, and the student exhibit is open Nov. 19-Dec. 19, 2013.  There will be an artists reception on Friday, Nov. 6, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.

We thank the John J. Reilly Center for advancing its priorities in the context of the purchase levitra Comet Festival. 

The Reilly Center announced its support of the Comet Festival Art Exhibit in a November 12, 20113, press release:

The Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to viagra generic australia help sponsor an art exhibit as part of levitra samples the 2013 Comet Festival activities taking place in South Bend, Indiana from November 28-December 8. The festival is organized by Chuck Bueter, an award-winning local amateur astronomer who leads astronomy education and public outreach programs both regionally and nationally. JessicaBaron.JPG“The festival’s emphasis on community outreach and sharing the wonders of science make it a perfect fit for the Reilly Center’s mission,” said Jessica Baron, Outreach and Communications Coordinator for the Reilly Center, “and the way the art exhibit blends the arts and sciences makes it precisely the kind of event we want to encourage.”

The 2013 Comet Festival is a celebration of the scientific potential of the Comet ISON, which is a sun-grazing comet from the faraway Oort cloud, which will pass close to the sun on Thanksgiving Day, hopefully leaving a tail of dust and levitra without perscription ionized particles that will allow scientists to observe in rare detail the natural levitra effects of solar winds. This scientific event will be celebrated all over the region, from cafes, brew pubs, and restaurants, to local schools, libraries, and planetariums. The festival will include telescope viewings, the art exhibit, speakers, a space-related treasure hunt in downtown South Bend, and even a concert at the local venue The Pool.

The Comet Festival Art Exhibit will open at the Colfax Cultural Center from November 19 – December 19, with a formal reception taking place on Friday, December 6 from 5-9pm. The exhibit will feature art by both adults as well as children from the South Bend Community School District. Bueter has arranged for each of the over 20,000 children in South Bend schools to create a piece of art with a comet or solar system theme. The Comet Festival Art Exhibit will feature ten pieces from each of the 33 schools.

Festival organizer Chuck Bueter has been a passionate advocate for science education in South Bend and was the speaker for the first South Bend Science Cafe in September 2013, also co-sponsored by the Reilly Center. In July 2013, Bueter was awarded the Las Cumbres Amateur Outreach Award by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. In 2004 and 2012 Bueter spearheaded Transit of Venus education, for which NASA recognized him as a significant partner in one of the largest education events in NASA history.

The Reilly Center promotes scholarly and public engagement with the ethical, legal, social, and policy implications of science and technology. The center promotes education and discussion through outreach to the Notre Dame and local community, scholars and scientists around the world, policy makers, journalists, and an engaged and aware citizenry.

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