Events this Week

Sept. 1, 2014  


Here is a list of events happening Sept. 1-7, 2014, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

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Events for the next 4 weeks (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

Monday, Sept. 1

-- Labor Day holiday. Offices closed, no classes. ----- NOTE: Operator Services Office (telephone) closed until 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. In emergency, call 911 or Purdue police at 49-48221. Questions: 49-43050.

Tuesday, Sept. 2

-- OIE workshop: "Search and Screen Essentials." Faculty Search and Screen Procedures Series by Office of Institutional Equity. Workshop's focus is on role of faculty members of committees undertaking search and screen work. 9:30-11 a.m. STEW, Room 320. Online registration for this workshop is at www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html; select event title at preferred date. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu. (Also Wednesday.)

Wednesday, Sept. 3

-- College of Liberal Arts Study Abroad Fair. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Memorial Mall. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/liberal-arts-study-abroad-fair-set-for-wednesday.html

-- Final public meetings on campus bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure. Organizer: Physical Facilities. Presentation plus open house-style reception. Two meetings: (1) Noon-1:30 p.m. (2) 5:30-7 p.m. Both in STEW, Room 214 CD. URL including instructions on how to arrange for an accommodation: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/final-public-meetings-for-campus-pedestrian,-bicycle-infrastructure-initiative-set-for-wednesday.html

-- Advanced phenotyping, seed and plant processing facility: Design presentation. For faculty, staff and graduate students. Organizer: Purdue Agriculture. (1) General presentation of proposed building design by architectural firm BSA Life Structures. 1:30-3 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Room 241 (Deans Auditorium). (2) Breakout session (more on Thursday): Threshing and Shelling – Receiving. 3:30-5 p.m. Lilly Hall, Room 2-425. ----- NOTES: (a) The facility is to be at Purdue’s Agronomy Center for Research and Education (ACRE) and is to open in fall 2016. (b) Final design presentations are scheduled for Oct. 7-8.

-- OIE workshop: "Search and Screen Essentials." Faculty Search and Screen Procedures Series by Office of Institutional Equity. Workshop's focus is on role of faculty members of committees undertaking search and screen work. 2-3:30 p.m. STEW, Room 318. Online registration for this workshop is at www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html; select event title at preferred date. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu.

Thursday, Sept. 4

-- Advanced phenotyping, seed and plant processing facility: Design presentation. For faculty, staff and graduate students. Organizer: Purdue Agriculture. (General presentation and one breakout session were on Wednesday.) Additional breakout sessions, all in Whistler Hall, Room 116: (a) 8-9:30 a.m. Plant and Seed Analysis, Plant Processing. (b) 9:30-11 a.m. Boilermaker Collaboration - Student Innovation Lab. (c) 12:30-2 p.m. Phenomics Tool Development, Data Command and Sensors. (d) 2-3 p.m. General Building.

-- Qualtrics Online Survey Tool Workshop. Organizer: ITaP. 9-10 a.m. An introduction to online survey software and its basic features, including survey creation, result analysis and exporting data. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4293&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=106&course_subtitle=00. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Through Oct. 30 except Sept 11 and 18. North end of Memorial Mall. URL on this and links to other local farmers markets: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q2/farmers-market-to-return-this-week.html

-- Opening reception for exhibition "Jenny Morgan: Transcendental Supra-mental." Purdue University Galleries. 5:30 p.m. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Artist Jenny Morgan will discuss her work in the gallery. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries (also more under Exhibitions below)

Friday, Sept. 5

-- Friday football/athletic spirit events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Special free rides. Open to Purdue community. Typically 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Details of these and other events: www.purdue.edu/purdue/boilermakerDepot

-- Flicks at Fowler monthly film series. "Maleficent." Purdue Student Union Board. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Admission: public, $4; Purdue student ID, free. Films subject to change. 49-48976. Also Saturday at same times.

Saturday, Sept. 6

-- Game Day spirit events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Crossing. Activities for all ages. Free. 9-11:30 a.m.
• 211° Session pep rally. (About ready to boil.) 9:45 a.m. Mackey Arena.
• Purdue jazz bands pregame concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras.
• "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras.
Details of these and other events: www.purdue.edu/purdue/boilermakerDepot

-- Family Day. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board and others. In addition to usual game-day spirit events, Family Day includes college/school events (9-11 a.m.), as Parent Council tailgate (10 a.m.), a reservations-only Parent and Family Boilermaker BBQ (postgame to 6 p.m.), specials at Union Rack and Roll (6-8 p.m., Purdue ID holder and guests) and more. URL for schedule: www.union.purdue.edu/studentevents/events/specialevents/FamilyDay.html

-- Football vs. Central Michigan (Band Day/Family Day). Noon. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $5-$75 including legacy fee. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also numerous mini-plans and specials available; see www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- Friends and Family Day. Black Cultural Center. Participate in “hands on” exploration of traditional carnival dance, mask making, music and storytelling. No previous experience required, just come with your creativity. Bacchanal Steel Band will bring the sounds of the Caribbean to the BCC. Immediately after football game (about 3:30 p.m.) at BCC. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Sabrina Lastman Trio concert. Co-presenters: Latino Cultural Center and the Haan Mansion museum. Latino Heritage Month event. 7 p.m. Haan Mansion Museum of Indiana Art, 920 E. State St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15, available at http://haanmuseum.3dcartstores.com/Special-Events_c_8.html; the Tippecanoe Arts Federation office, 638 North St., Lafayette; or 765-423-2787.

-- Flicks at Fowler monthly film series. "Maleficent." Purdue Student Union Board. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Admission: public, $4; Purdue student ID, free. Films subject to change. 49-48976.

Sunday, Sept. 7

-- Picnic with the Purduettes. Purdue Musical Organizations. 6 p.m. Slayter Hill. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- Exhibition: "Leah Yerpe: Constellations." Sept. 2-Oct. 11. Purdue University Galleries. Large-scale figure drawings in multiple poses, twisting, floating and falling. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday. (Reception Sept. 11.) URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- Exhibition: "Jenny Morgan: Transcendental Supra-mental." Sept. 2-Oct. 11. Purdue University Galleries. Large-scale figurative paintings. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (Reception Sept. 4.) URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- 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
     *  "Distraction." Aug. 4-Sept. 4. Solo exhibition by alumna Suzanne Faris, now associate professor at Colorado State University.
     * "The Dot and the Line: An Artist Book"; Melodie Carr. Sept. 2-18. Book art and braille. Carr is continuing lecturer in dance.

-- "Quest for Equality: Celebrating the Leadership, Advocacy and Commitment of Five Purdue Women." March 19-Sept. 30 (showing extended). Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours during summer: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits

 

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. Hours (during semester):

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.

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

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