April 24, 2017

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening April April 24-30, 2017, 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 24

-- Greater Lafayette Holocaust Remembrance Conference (36th). Day 2 of 4. Theme: "Refugee: The Perilous Flight." Monday: Human Rights Symposium at 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Rawls Hall, Room 2082; co-sponsored with Purdue's Human Rights Program. Monday-Wednesday: Documentary film and discussion each evening at 6:45 p.m. at West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St. Tuesday evening: Drama "937" about 1939 denial of refuge, presented at 7 p.m. in McCutcheon High School's auditorium by McCutcheon players. All events free; schedule and speaker details at www.glhrc.org.

-- Money Smart Week brown-bag seminars. Day 1 of 5. Organizer: Purdue Extension. Presenter and/or host: David Evans, Extension specialist in family resource management. Monday seminar: "Payday Lending." Offered twice, noon-1 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m., both in Horticulture Building, Room 117. For students, faculty and staff. Questions: daevans@purdue.edu.

Tuesday, April 25

-- Presentation by candidate for vice provost for enrollment management. Paul Marthers, associate vice chancellor for enrollment management and student success at The State University of New York. Presentation plus audience question time. 11 a.m.-noon. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. Article with links to curriculum vitae and feedback option at appropriate time. (Other candidate presentation: April 27)

-- Money Smart Week brown-bag seminars. Day 2 of 5. See Monday listing for general facts. Tuesday: "Retirement Website." Noon-1 p.m. Schleman Hall, Room B038. For faculty and staff.

-- Celebration of Graduate Student Teaching Excellence. Organizer: Teaching Academy; Graduate School. Variety of awards and certificates. 7 p.m. Ross-Ade Pavilion, Shively Club. Article

-- Chamber Music Recital 1. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Free.

Wednesday, April 26

-- Purdue Day of Giving. Includes 24-hour online and social media series of ways to support Purdue. Article

-- Indiana's Talent Gap and Brain Drain/Gain Workshop: "Making Indiana a Magnet for Jobs and Talent." In conjunction with statewide event. Interactive format to seek input from all participants. Continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; general session at 8:30 a.m. Ends at 1:30 p.m. after lunch. Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 E. 21st St., Indianapolis. Cost: $49. Article

-- Service-learning exhibition: "Feminism & Religion." Organizer: Two sections (010 and 005) of WGSS 280, Women's Studies: An Introduction; instructor is Pamela K. Sari. 10:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. STEW, west lobby. Students participated in five service-learning projects with area religion-related entities: Muslim Neighbors Initiatives; St. Thomas Aquinas Center; Purdue Hillel; Chapel of the Good Shepherd; Generation: Justice / Purdue Christian Campus House.

-- Money Smart Week brown-bag seminars. Day 3 of 5. See Monday listing for general facts. Wednesday: "Investment Fees." Noon-1 p.m. Schleman Hall, Room B038. For faculty and staff.

-- Film screening: "She Started It" (2016, documentary, 90 min.) plus networking hour. Account of five young women entrepreneurs over two years, with perspectives of several successful women; attention to internal and external challenges to entrepreneurship by women. Organizer: Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program. Film: 4:30-6 p.m. Networking and pizza: 6-7 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. RSVP to entrcert@purdue.edu suggested.

-- Baseball vs. IPFW. 6 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 Day of Giving comedy show. Featuring cast member Vanessa Bayer and writer Anna Drezen from "Saturday Night Live." Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. News release including link for priority seating as available.

Thursday, April 27

-- Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament. First round. 9 a.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free. Website

-- Money Smart Week brown-bag seminars. Day 4 of 5. See Monday listing for general facts. Thursday: "Non-titled Property." Noon-1 p.m. Schleman Hall, Room B038. For faculty and staff.

-- Presentation by candidate for vice provost for enrollment management. Kristina Wong Davis, director of admissions at the University of California, San Diego. Presentation plus audience question time. 2-3 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. Article with links to curriculum vitae and feedback option at appropriate time. (Other candidate presentation: April 25)

-- Science on Tap. Monthly forum for Purdue and Lafayette-West Lafayette area to talk about science. Organizer: Discovery Park. This month: Briony Horgan, assistant professor of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences, on "Roving Mars: NASA's Search for Life on Ancient Mars," plus discussion. 6 p.m. Upstairs at Lafayette Brewing Co., 622 Main St., Lafayette. The event is free and open to the public to those ages 21 or older. URL: News release | www.facebook.com/scienceontaplafayette

-- Chamber Music Recital 2. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Free.

Friday, April 28

-- Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament. Quarterfinals. 9 a.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free. Website

-- Money Smart Week brown-bag seminars. Day 5 of 5. See Monday listing for general facts. Friday: "Home Buyer Education."  Noon-1 p.m. Horticulture Building, Room 117. For students, faculty and staff.

-- Engineering Technology senior capstone projects: Poster session. Nearly 40 projects developed throughout fall and spring semesters. 1-4 p.m. Ross Enterprise Center, 3495 Kent Ave. (at Kalberer Road). Park on north side; enter at door toward right. Article

-- Pharmacy Multicultural Programs 25th anniversary reception. For the Purdue community. Organizer: College of Pharmacy. Theme: "Honoring the Legacy and Accomplishments: Past to Present." 3:30-5 p.m. Black Cultural Center. Article

-- Demo Day (finals) of Boiler Business Competition. Three finalists from field of student startups. Organizer: The Anvil. 4:30 p.m. The Anvil, 320 North St. Article

-- Baseball vs. Saint Louis. 6 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.)

-- "Spring Works Dance Concert." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by Division of Dance faculty and students, plus music by students in Sound Design program; all in Visual and Performing Arts. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Reserved seating: public, $14, students, $11; age 12 and under, $7 (campus box offices or Ticketmaster).

Saturday, April 29

-- Classes end for spring semester. Final exams start Monday (May 1).

-- Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament. Semifinals. 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Website

-- "Spring Works Dance Concert." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by Division of Dance faculty and students, plus music by students in Sound Design program; all in Visual and Performing Arts. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Reserved seating: public, $14, students, $11; age 12 and under, $7 (campus box offices or Ticketmaster).

-- Baseball vs. Saint Louis. 6 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.)

-- Chameleon classic rock band featuring Purdue Jazz/Variety Band alumni. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Lafayette Theater. 600 Main St., Lafayette. Ticket: $10 at the door; all proceeds benefit jazz band scholarships at Purdue.

Sunday, April 30

-- Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament. Championship. 11 a.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Website

-- Baseball vs. Saint Louis. 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.)

-- Jazz on the Hill featuring all jazz bands at Purdue plus the Alumni Jazz Band. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. Slayter Center of Performing Arts. Bringing lawn chairs or blankets for seating is encouraged. Free.

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; until 7 on Thursdays; (except holidays).
     * Senior Exhibition. April 17-May 5.

-- Archives and Special Collections: "Looking Down, Looking Out and Looking Up: Maps and the Human Experience." Jan. 11-June 23. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday during semester. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, STEW (enter from HSSE Library). The library also has online exhibits; go to https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/exhibits

-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Continuing in second of planned two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours. News release

 

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. Gameday promotions in association with varsity events

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]. Hours (during semester):

* 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.
* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): 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.


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