February 13, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Office of Alumni Relations & Engagement

The Science of Coffee

Office of Alumni Relations & Engagement

Join Butler Chemistry Professors Dr. Anne Wilson and Dr. Mike Samide for

The Science of Coffee

Saturday, February 13, 2021
Program • 10:00-11:00 AM EST

Optional Social Time • 11:00-11:30 AM EST
Online via Zoom


How does a humble bean turn into the delicious liquid in your mug? Why does the coffee you buy from your favorite coffee shop taste different than the coffee you brew at home? Get the answers to all your burning coffee questions and more during this free, virtual presentation facilitated by Butler Chemistry Professors Dr. Anne Wilson and Dr. Mike Samide, and Jeff Canada, owner of Wood Warbler Coffee.

Brew or pick up a cup of your favorite a coffee and login to join the fun. This event will feature a short presentation about the science and process behind coffee, followed by breakout sessions to discuss what you’ve learned.

Stick around for optional social time and a Q&A session with Mike, Anne, Jeff, and special guests. Please register online by Wednesday, February 10 to reserve your spot. A Zoom link and pre-watch video will be emailed to you before the event.

About Wood Warbler Coffee: Wood Warbler Coffee is a family-owned and operated small batch coffee roaster offering a variety of ethically sourced specialty coffees from around the world. Wood Warbler Coffee was started in part to raise funds for the conservation of natural habitat for migratory songbirds and other wildlife. Wood Warbler’s featured partner for the month of January is the Center for Urban Ecology & Sustainability (CUES) at Butler University! Consider purchasing a bag of CUES at Butler University Bird Song Blend SMBC to enjoy during the event. A portion of all sales from this coffee goes to CUES.

Please contact the Alumni Office at 800-368-6852, ext. 9946 with any questions or to register by phone.

For accessibility related information or to request disability-related accommodation, please visit butler.edu/event-accommodations.