February 24, 2017

Purdue Events Calendar

EDITORS: This calendar lists events on Purdue's West Lafayette campus or involving people or programs off campus during the next four weeks. Events are free, except where noted, and are open to news media coverage. New or updated listings are designated by two asterisks (**).

Events in this calendar, plus many others, are listed in Purdue's online calendar at http://calendar.purdue.edu 

ENTERTAINMENT

-- Feb. 25. 7 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Concert by Casting Crowns. Presented by Purdue Convocations and Purdue Student Concert Committee with support from the Student Fee Advisory Board. Ticket Information: Students: $80, $37.50, $25, $20 (Limit 6 tickets per person). General Public: $80, $45, $30, $25 (Limit 6 tickets per person). Tickets are on sale through https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/tickets/. Related news release.

-- March 4. 7 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Concert by Cage the Elephant. Presented by Purdue Student Concert Committee with support from the Student Fee Advisory Board. Ticket information: Students: $32.50, $35, $45 (Limit of six tickets per person). General public: $35, $40, $45 (Limit of six tickets per person). Campus: Tickets go on sale to Purdue and Ivy Tech Lafayette students and Purdue faculty, staff and retirees with a current identification card at 10 a.m. Jan. 12 through https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/tickets/. Tickets for the general public go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 14 at https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/tickets/or any Ticketmaster outlet. Related news release.

EVENTS

**--Feb. 24, 6 p.m., Imagination Station, 600 N. Fourth St., Lafayette, Imagination Station celebrates African-Americans in STEM with a free family event that will give participants a chance to learn about the science behind Black History Month in a celebration led by local scientists. 

LECTURES 

-- March 3, 11:30 a.m., Krannert Auditorium, Executive Forum, Chris Denari, television announcer for Pacers Sports & Entertainment (Indianapolis)

-- March 10, 11:30 a.m., Krannert Auditorium, Executive Forum, Candice Hall, director of finance, Angie’s List (Indianapolis)

-- March 22, 12:30 p.m., Jewish Lecture Series, Stewart Center, Room 313. Stuart Robertson, Continuing Lecturer, Hebrew, School of Languages and Cultures, Purdue University, will deliver his talk "Did the Exodus Really Happen?"

-- March 24, 11:30 a.m., Krannert Auditorium, Executive Forum, Byron Young, global director of planning at Mad Engine (San Diego)

-- March 31, 11:30 a.m., Krannert Auditorium, Executive Forum, Dwana Franklin-Davis, vice president and senior business leader, MasterCard (New York City)

-- April 7, 11:30 a.m., Krannert Auditorium, Executive Forum, Carol Curran, president and chief executive officer for Phoenix Data Corp. (Indianapolis)

-- April 14, 11:30 a.m., Krannert Auditorium, Executive Forum, Karen Burns, executive vice president for the Indianapolis Zoo (Indianapolis)

-- April 19, 12:30 p.m., Jewish Lecture Series, Stewart Center, Room 313. Susan Wegener, graduate student, Department of English, Purdue University, will give her presentation, "Medicalized Antisemitism: Jewishness and Disability in Transatlantic Modernist Literature."

-- April 21, 11:30 a.m., Krannert Auditorium, Executive Forum, Caroline Ballard, digital media director for Starcom MediaVest Group (Chicago)

Compiled by Jim Bush, 765-494-2077, jsbush@purdue.edu

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