Events this Week

August 25, 2014  


Here is a list of events happening Aug. 25-31, 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, Aug. 25

-- First day of fall semester.

Tuesday, Aug. 26

-- "How do I use Course Signals?" Organizer: ITaP. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Find out how Course Signals, an early warning system that tracks students’ academic progress, can be used to encourage student and point them to help. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4373&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=119&course_subtitle=00. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- "How do I use the Blackboard Retention Center?" Organizer: ITaP. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Learn about how the Blackboard Retention Center, which gives instructors an up-to-date, visual snapshot of student performance, can be used to provide feedback and help students achieve academic goals. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4375&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=120&course_subtitle=00. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

 -- ADA audio conference. "Helping People with Hearing Loss Hear in Public Places Through the Use of Hearing Loop Technology." Office of Institutional Equity. 2-3:30 p.m. Young Hall, Room 1057. Description and online registration at www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html; select event title. For more information, for registration assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation: OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu.

-- "How do I use the Blackboard Retention Center?" Organizer: ITaP. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Learn about how the Blackboard Retention Center, which gives instructors an up-to-date, visual snapshot of student performance, can be used to provide feedback and help students achieve academic goals. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4375&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=120&course_subtitle=00. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Meet and Greet: West Lafayette and Purdue welcome students living off campus. Volunteers from the city and the university to visit residences in small teams. Gather at 6 p.m. at Wang Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/purdue,-west-lafayette-to-welcome-students-living-off-campus.html

Wednesday, Aug. 27

-- OIE workshop: "The Nuts and Bolts of Faculty Search and Screen for Support Staff." Faculty Search and Screen Procedures Series by Office of Institutional Equity. Workshop's focus is on role of support staff with required procedures, document completion and approval process. 10-11 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.

-- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 12:30-1:30 p.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, an automated service that makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/Breakout.aspx?section_id=14471&add_flag=1. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, an automated service that makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/Breakout.aspx?section_id=14471&add_flag=1. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

 -- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 2:30-3:30 p.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, an automated service that makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/Breakout.aspx?section_id=14471&add_flag=1. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Purdue Bowlermakers women's bowling league: organizing meeting. 5:30 p.m. STEW, Room 204. (Bowling is on Wednesday Sept. 3 through mid-April at Purdue Memorial Union.) URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-bowlermakers-to-organize-on-wednesday.html

Thursday, Aug. 28

--  Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 8-9 a.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, an automated service that makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/Breakout.aspx?section_id=14471&add_flag=1. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 9-10 a.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, an automated service that makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/Breakout.aspx?section_id=14471&add_flag=1. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 10-11 a.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, an automated service that makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/Breakout.aspx?section_id=14471&add_flag=1. 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. Aug. 7-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

-- “Editing and Publishing Video Using Camtasia and Kaltura.” Organizer: ITaP. 3:30-5 p.m. Learn how to edit, add captions and publish instructional videos using University-supported applications. https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4295&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=108&course_subtitle=00. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Boilerfest: New Student Orientation. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Casual introduction to BCC; live DJ and performances by BCC ensembles carnival dancers and food representative of Trinidad/Brazilian culture and cuisine. Planeta Azul Samba band from Chicago will perform. 4-6 p.m. BCC parking lot. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

Friday, Aug. 29

-- 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

-- Volleyball (women's). Mortar Board Premier. Day 1 of 2 days. Session one: 10 a.m.: Purdue vs. USF (South Florida). Noon: San Diego vs. LSU. Session two: 5 p.m.: LSU vs. USF. 7:30 p.m. Purdue vs. San Diego. Holloway Gymnasium in Brees Center. Tickets: adult, $8-$12; youth/Purdue student, $5-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5. Tickets are by two-game session.

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Ball State. 7 p.m. Boilermaker Soccer Complex. Tickets: adult, $5; student, $2; groups of 20 or more, $1 (on game day, tickets are sold only at site).

-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club "First Nighter" Concert. Purdue Musical Organizations. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

Saturday, Aug. 30

-- 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.
• "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras.
Details of these and other events: www.purdue.edu/purdue/boilermakerDepot

-- Football vs. Western Michigan. Noon. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $5-$75 including legacy fee. Take a Kid to the Game Day. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also numerous mini-plans and specials available; see www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- Volleyball (women's). Mortar Board Premier. Day 2 of 2 days. 4 p.m.: USF vs. San Diego 7 p.m.: Purdue vs. LSU. Holloway Gymnasium in Brees Center. Tickets: adult, $8-$12; youth/Purdue student, $5-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5. Tickets are by two-game session.

Sunday, Aug. 31

-- Soccer (women's) vs. SIU Edwardsville. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Soccer Complex. Tickets: adult, $5; student, $2; groups of 20 or more, $1 (on game day, tickets are sold only at site).

 

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
     *  "Distraction." Aug. 4-Sept. 4. Solo exhibition by alumna Suzanne Faris, now associate professor at Colorado State University.
     * "Reverb"; alumni invitational. Aug. 25-29. Sound-based and interactive installations.

-- "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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