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April 21, 2014

Events this Week

Here is a list of events happening April 21-27, 2014, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

Other Purdue Today calendar documents
Events for the next 4 weeks (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

Monday, April 21

-- Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute research planning retreat. For faculty and staff. Theme: "Reflections, Looking Forward and Opportunities." Purpose: Presentation of "second phase" five-year plans for CTSI and discussion of initatives. Host: Discovery Park. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. Registration required; URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/purdues-discovery-park-to-host-indiana-ctsi-research-retreat.html

-- Presentation by candidate for provost. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, chief executive officer of the Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science; director of the Institute for Regenerative Engineering; director of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Center for Biomedical, Biological, Physical and Engineering Sciences; University Professor; professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering; professor of materials engineering; and professor of biomedical engineering; Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Endowed Chair Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the School of Medicine, University of Connecticut. Public presentation (30 minutes), Q-and-A. 9:30 a.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL for overview and link to candidates' curriculum vitae and feedback method: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/provost-finalists-to-make-on-campus-presentations.html. (Other candidate presentations: April 14, 16.)

Tuesday, April 22

-- Earth Day activities. (1) Service-learning lectures. 8-11 a.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). (2) Lunch 11-11:45 a.m., followed by invasive species pull (travel by bus provided) at noon-5 p.m. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability with NICHES land trust. URL: www.purdue.edu/sustainability/events/index.html; click on the event.

-- Health and community resource information fair. Spanish interpreters and translators at event. Organizer: College of Liberal Arts Office of Engagement, with School of Languages and Cultures and class members from SPAN 419 Spanish Service-learning, Ayuda y Aprende; also Lafayette Adult Resource Academy. Two sessions: 9-11 a.m. and 6-8 p.m. LARA, 1100 Elizabeth St., Lafayette. Numerous local agencies and Purdue organizations will be present. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/students-organize-health,-resource-fair-for-spanish-speaking-community.html

-- Mobile Technology Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Forum for faculty and staff to share apps and uses of iPads and other tablets in educational contexts. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Wednesday, April 23

-- Softball vs. Michigan. Doubleheader. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Complex. Elementary Schoo Day; youth tickets $1. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $1; groups of 15 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Film screening and panel discussion: "American Promise" (2013, documentary, 135 min.) Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Overall event theme: "The Journey Continues: America's (Empty) Promises & the Diversity of Black Male Student Experiences." 3:30 p.m. film; panel discussion to follow. BCC. URL including panelist names: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/black-male-student-experience-subject-of-film-screening,-discussion-at-black-cultural-center.html

-- Baseball vs. Illinois-Chicago. 5 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Film screenings: Documentary double feature. Premiere showing of "Young Ice" by Paul Shepson, professor of chemistry and EAPS, with filmmaker Derek Hallquist (2014, 15 min.). Showing of "Chasing Ice" (2012, 75 min.). Organizers: Purdue Climate Change Research Center and the Center for the Environment. Part of Earth Day extended celebration. 6:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall.

-- "Spring Awakening"; music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics/book by Steven Sater. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt, associate professor. Tony-winning musical exploring teens' sexually charged adolescence in late 19th-century Germany. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 24, 25, 26; also midnight (start of day) April 26. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50; groups of eight more qualify for group price. Rated NC-17; recommended for mature audiences. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Thursday, April 24

-- Tree planting. Arbor Day/part of Earth Day extended celebration. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Remarks by Tim Detzner, campus arborist. 10 a.m.-noon. Grant Street side of Knoy Hall. To volunteer: sustainability@purdue.edu

-- Symposium: "Economic Development Through Technology: Manufacturing in the Midwest." Open to all; regional meeting of the National Academy of Engineering. 1-6 p.m. Kurz Purdue Technology Center, 1281 Win Hentschel Blvd. (in Purdue Research Park). Includes remarks by Leah H. Jamieson, the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering (1:15 p.m.) and President Mitch Daniels (2:25 p.m.) Registration requested; URL: https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/AboutUs/News/Spotlights/jamieson-and-daniels-to-speak-at-public-nae-symposium

-- Staff Memorial Service. Remembering staff members who died during 2013. 3-3:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. All staff are invited to attend in paid status at the approval of their supervisor. For special needs, contact strategicevents@prf.org or 49-40900.

-- Discovery Lecture Series event. "Just Sustainabilities: Reimagining E/Quality, Living Within Limits." Julian Agyeman, professor in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University, editor, known as an originator of the "just sustainabilities" movement. Organizer: Discovery Park. Part of Earth Day extended celebration. 4:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/leader-in-just-environmental-sustainability-movement-to-speak-at-purdue-through-discovery-lecture-series.html. (See also workshop on Friday.)

-- Public meeting on campus bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure. Organizer: Physical Facilities. Presentation: first draft of design alternatives and recommendation; feedback and discussion. 5:30-7 p.m. Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Boilermaker Room (main floor). URL including instructions on how to arrange for an accommodation: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/third-public-meeting-for-future-campus-pedestrian,-bicycle-infrastructure-on-april-24.html

-- "West Side Story." Purdue Convocations, Broadway. The classic musical. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $22-52. URL: www.convocations.org

-- "Spring Awakening"; music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics/book by Steven Sater. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt, associate professor. Tony-winning musical exploring teens' sexually charged adolescence in late 19th-century Germany. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 25, 26; also midnight (start of day) April 26. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50; groups of eight more qualify for group price. Rated NC-17; recommended for mature audiences. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Friday, April 25

-- International workshop: "Environmental Justice and Equitable Access to Natural Resources." Organizer: Center for the Environment. 9:15 a.m.-4 p.m. Dauch Alumni Center, Prusiecki Room. Seating limited. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/sustainability/workshop

-- K.C.S. Pillai Memorial Lecture in statistics. "Nonparametric Inference for Unlabeled Graphs." Peter J. Bickel, Chancellor's Distinguished Professor and professor emeritus, University of California, Berkeley (speaking on his joint work with Patrick Wolfe and Sharmo Bhattacharyya). 10:30-11:30 a.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239. Refreshments at 9:45 a.m. in Haas Hall, Room 111. URL: www.stat.purdue.edu/calendar/ - Seminar_Calendar and click on event in April 25 box.

-- Bicycle awareness event. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Part of Earth Day extended celebration. Noon-1 p.m. Start at "Gateway to the Future" arch west of Neil Armstrong Hall; go to "Unfinished Block P" sculpture just north of Stewart Center. A grab-and-go lunch will be available, and members of the Purdue Cycling Club will be on hand for free repairs.

-- Baseball vs. Ohio State. Day 1 of 3 days. 6:30 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Life in Color tour Unleash, featuring Adventure Club, Solano, Machine Gun Kelly and Cash Cash. Organizer: Purdue Student Concert Committee with Purdue Convocations. 6 p.m. Parking lot of the Córdova Recreational Sports Center; rain date is April 27. Must be age 18 or older to attend. Single-ticket price: VIP, $66; others $42-$48. Limit six. URL for details including VIP perks and video: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q1/life-in-color-tour-to-come-to-purdue-on-april-25.html

-- "Spring Awakening"; music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics/book by Steven Sater. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt, associate professor. Tony-winning musical exploring teens' sexually charged adolescence in late 19th-century Germany. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at midnight (start of day) and 7:30 p.m. April 26. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50; groups of eight more qualify for group price. Rated NC-17; recommended for mature audiences. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Purdue Spring Spectacular. Day 1 of 3. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Concert bands with guest conductor and Emmy winner Julie Giroux. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Hospitality event before concert. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands. Also Saturday; see also separate event Sunday in Spring Spectacular set. Tickets: Weekend package (three concerts): Adult, $20; non-Purdue student, $15; Purdue student, $5. Single concert: Adult, $10; student, $5. All proceeds benefit student scholarships.

Saturday, April 26

-- "Spring Awakening"; music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics/book by Steven Sater. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt, associate professor. Tony-winning musical exploring teens' sexually charged adolescence in late 19th-century Germany. Midnight (start of day) and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. These are the last performances for this production. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50; groups of eight more qualify for group price. Rated NC-17; recommended for mature audiences. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- 57th Purdue Grand Prix. Scholarship benefit. Venue opens 8:30 a.m. Qualifying heats for final six positions start at 11:30 a.m. Feature race at 2:30 p.m. Grand Prix track, west of McCormick Road near Cherry Lane. Note: Free shuttle from several campus pickup points; recommended due to very limited parking at track. Tickets: $10 at gate, $7 in advance; children under 12, $5; URL for ticket sale locations and other details: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/57th-purdue-grand-prix-set-for-april-26.html. URL: www.purduegrandprix.org; for schedule, click on "Race Information"

-- Baseball vs. Ohio State. Day 2 of 3 days. 2 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Jahari Dance Troupe Spring Revue. 7 p.m. Loeb Playhouse, Stewart Center. Choreography by Josh Ishmon and Iega Jeff encompassing lyrical, jazz, ballet and African styles. Tickets: public, $7; Purdue students, $5. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Purdue Spring Spectacular. Day 2 of 3. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Concert bands with guest conductor and Emmy winner Julie Giroux. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Hospitality event before concert. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands. See also separate event Sunday in Spring Spectacular set. Tickets: Weekend package (three concerts): Adult, $20; non-Purdue student, $15; Purdue student, $5. Single concert: Adult, $10; student, $5. All proceeds benefit student scholarships.

-- Movie on the Hill: "The Lego Movie." Purdue Student Union Board. 9-11:30 p.m. Slayter Hill. Rain location: STEW, Fowler Hall. Films subject to change. 49-48976.

Sunday, April 27

-- Baseball vs. Ohio State. Day 3 of 3 days. 1 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Purdue Spring Spectacular. Day 3 of 3. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Purdue Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra. 2:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Hospitality event before concert. Tickets: Weekend package (three concerts): Adult, $20; non-Purdue student, $15; Purdue student, $5. Single concert: Adult, $10; student, $5. All proceeds benefit student scholarships. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; until 7 on Thursdays. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
     * Fine Arts Senior Show. April 21-May 2.

-- "Quest for Equality: Celebrating the Leadership, Advocacy and Commitment of Five Purdue Women." March 19-July 31. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours during semester: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits

-- "Lilliputians March: National Small Works Competition." March 10-April 26. Purdue University Galleries. Small-scale, 2-D and 3-D work in various media; national show updating tradition of  "Sixty Square Inches." Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday.

-- "Honky Tonk: Portraits of Country Music by Henry Horenstein." March 11-April 26. Purdue University Galleries. Photographs from bars, ranches, music halls, 1968-2010. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
     * Gallery talk/reception with artist Henry Horenstein. 5:30-7 p.m. April 16.

 

TICKETS

Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here); some performance and athletic events are marked "free" for clarity. Ticket prices are for single events unless stated otherwise. For information about series, seasons, packages, discounts, groups, promotions at games, etc., see the URLs in the next two paragraphs.

For varsity athletics tickets, go online; or call the Athletic Ticket Office, 765-494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Mackey Complex facing Northwestern Avenue. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at Mackey Arena, Ross-Ade Stadium, and Holloway Gymnasium in the Brees Center. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html. URL for gameday promotions in association with varsity events: www.purduesports.com/promotions

For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to a campus box office or call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW [914-7469]. URLs: www.purdue.edu/convocations and www.purdue.edu/theatre. In addition to listed hours, each box office is open two hours before ticketed events in that building.

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic