Events this Week

January 26, 2015  


Here is a list of events happening Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2015, 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, Jan. 26

-- Forum by candidate for vice provost for student life. Open to faculty, staff and students. Candidate: Song No, associate dean for undergraduate education and international programs, College of Liberal Arts, Purdue West Lafayette. 9-10 a.m. STEW, Room 206.  (Other candidate forums: Jan. 20, 22.)

-- Compliance Sheriff training: Automated Web accessibility testing tool. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 277. URL for important description of training process and for registration: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu.

Tuesday, Jan. 27

-- Editing and Publishing Video Using Camtasia and Kaltura. Organizer: ITaP. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 179. Learn how to edit, add captions and publish instructional videos using University-supported applications. Registration: https://www.training.purdue.edu/ITAP.aspx. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Student-Teacher Contact: Building Rapport With Your Students." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 1 of 10 through April 7 except March 17; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- OIE workshop: " Search and Screen Essentials." Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Workshop's focus is on role of faculty members of committees undertaking search and screen work. 1:30-3 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2058. 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.

Wednesday, Jan. 28

-- Compliance Sheriff training: Automated Web accessibility testing tool. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. 3:30-5 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 231. URL for important description of training process and for registration: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu.

-- "Am I Black Enough for You?" Part 1: "A Name I Call Myself: Black, African American, American or None of the Above." Two-part series on challenges such as identity politics, colorism, religion, and cultural representations; format is informal debate and discussion. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. 6:30 p.m. BCC, Student Lounge. (Part 2 is at 6:30 p.m. March 25.)

-- Film screening and discussion with survivors: "After the Fire: A True Story of Heroes and Cowards" (50 min., 2012). Topic: The 2000 residence hall fire at Seton Hall University and the slow recovery of two badly injured students (in all, three died and 58 were injured). Postfilm discussion with those two, Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos. Organizers: Purdue Fire Department, Purdue units associated with student housing. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/burned-survivors-of-seton-hall-university-fire-in-2000-to-speak-on-fateful-night,-aftermath.html

-- Three Stories High: A Downtown Theatre Collection. "The Cardinals Stan's Cafe." Purdue Convocations. A modern, good-humored take on early and medieval church mystery plays. 7:30 p.m. Also 7:45 p.m. Thursday; 9:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. Part of downtown series: three productions at three downtown venues; multiple performances of each.

-- Men's basketball vs. Indiana. 9 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $40-$75; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

Thursday, Jan. 29

-- "ADVANCE/OIE Search Committee Workshop on Faculty Hiring." Open to all faculty; required for serving on a search committee. Roundtable format; discussion includes best practices, unintentional bias and building a candidate pool. 8:15 a.m.-noon. PMU, West Faculty Lounge. Light breakfast provided. Registration at https://purdue.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_d6ja4Dlrugt9ZiZ; resources and readings at www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/advance/cfs/faculty-hiring.php. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact the Office of Institutional Equity at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu

-- Siren test and test of entire emergency notification system. Organizer: Office of Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning. 10 a.m. The all-hazards emergency warning sirens, part of the multilayered system, signal to take "shelter in place" in an actual emergency. For other components including new Campus Status page, see release. In case of inclement weather, the siren test will be canceled. URL: http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/purdue-alert-test-set-for-thursday-jan.-29.html

-- Opening of ticket sales for Timeflies (pop/hip-hop/electro) with Truslow (alternative pop/rock). Organizer: Purdue Convocations with Student Concert Committee. (Event is at 8 p.m. March 7 in Elliott Hall of Music.) Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today (Jan. 29) to Purdue and Ivy Tech Lafayette students, and Purdue faculty, staff and retirees with a current ID at the Stewart Center box office or at 765-494-3933 (students will receive emailed instructions about procedure). Sales to the general public open at 10 a.m. Jan. 30 through www.convocations.org/tickets or at 800-494-3933. Single-ticket price: public, $38; students, $28. Limit six. Campus policies for ticket lines apply. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/timeflies-to-perform-with-truslow-at-purdue.html

-- College of Health and Human Sciences Study Abroad Fair. For all students. 3-6 p.m. Marriott Hall, Atrium. Topics: semester, summer and spring break programs. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/health-and-human-sciences-to-hold-study-abroad-fair.html

-- Science on Tap. Monthly forum for Purdue and Lafayette-West Lafayette area to talk about science. Organizer: Discovery Park. This month: Chad Jafvert, professor of civil engineering and environmental and ecological engineering, on "Point-of-use Drinking Water Treatment in Rural Communities in Colombia, East Africa and Western Chin." 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: www.facebook.com/scienceontaplafayette

-- Meet the Innovator lecture and workshop: DoSomething.org. Hilary Gridley, the nonprofit's manager of environment and animal welfare campaigns, on "Turning Passion into Action." Topic: How young people can participate in meaningful national campaigns and grants. Organizer: Honors College. 6:30 p.m. Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Boilermaker Room. RSVP required due to limited space; URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/honors-college-keynote,-workshop-to-focus-on-turning-passion-into-action.html

-- Three Stories High: A Downtown Theatre Collection. "The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep See Explorer." Purdue Convocations. 6:30 p.m. Also 8:15 p.m. Friday; noon and 5 p.m. Saturday; noon Sunday. Lafayette Theater, 600 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. Part of downtown series: three productions at three downtown venues; multiple performances of each.

-- Women's basketball vs. Rutgers. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: adult, $8-$13; youth, $5-$6; group (20 or more), $5.

-- Three Stories High: A Downtown Theatre Collection. "The Cardinals Stan's Cafe." Purdue Convocations. A modern, good-humored take on early and medieval church mystery plays. 7:45 p.m. Also 9:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. Part of downtown series: three productions at three downtown venues; multiple performances of each.

-- Three Stories High: A Downtown Theatre Collection. "No Place to Go." Ethan Lipton and his Orchestra. Purdue Convocations. Cabaret theatre that mines and sings the anxieties of the middle-class workplace. 9:30 p.m. Also 6:30 p.m. Friday; 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Carnahan Hall, 800 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. Part of downtown series: three productions at three downtown venues; multiple performances of each.

Friday, Jan. 30

-- Three Stories High: A Downtown Theatre Collection. "No Place to Go." Ethan Lipton and his Orchestra. Purdue Convocations. Cabaret theatre that mines and sings the anxieties of the middle-class workplace. 6:30 p.m. Also 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Carnahan Hall, 800 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. Part of downtown series: three productions at three downtown venues; multiple performances of each.

-- Three Stories High: A Downtown Theatre Collection. "The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep See Explorer." Purdue Convocations. 8:15 p.m. Also noon and 5 p.m. Saturday; noon Sunday. Lafayette Theater, 600 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. Part of downtown series: three productions at three downtown venues; multiple performances of each.

-- Symposium 2015: "Origins: Follow the Evidence Where It Leads." Day 1 of 2. Organizers: Christian Faculty, Grad, and Staff Network at Purdue; other campus and community entities. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Keynote with astrophysicist Hugh Ross and biochemist Fazale Rana: "Putting Creation to the Test: A Biblical Creation Model Approach." Symposium topics: Understandings of scientific evidence of origins of universe and human makeup that support arguments for God's existence. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/symposium-2015-to-focus-on-link-between-science,-christianity.html

-- Three Stories High: A Downtown Theatre Collection. "The Cardinals Stan's Cafe." Purdue Convocations. A modern, good-humored take on early and medieval church mystery plays. 9:30 p.m. Also 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. Part of downtown series: three productions at three downtown venues; multiple performances of each.

Saturday, Jan. 31

-- Three Stories High: A Downtown Theatre Collection. "The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep See Explorer." Purdue Convocations. Noon and 5 p.m. Also noon Sunday. Lafayette Theater, 600 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. Part of downtown series: three productions at three downtown venues; multiple performances of each.

-- Three Stories High: A Downtown Theatre Collection. "The Cardinals Stan's Cafe." Purdue Convocations. A modern, good-humored take on early and medieval church mystery plays. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; final shows. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. Part of downtown series: three productions at three downtown venues; multiple performances of each.

-- Three Stories High: A Downtown Theatre Collection. "No Place to Go." Ethan Lipton and his Orchestra. Purdue Convocations. Cabaret theatre that mines and sings the anxieties of the middle-class workplace. 9:30 p.m.; final show. Carnahan Hall, 800 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. Part of downtown series: three productions at three downtown venues; multiple performances of each.

Sunday, Feb. 1

-- Three Stories High: A Downtown Theatre Collection. "The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep See Explorer." Purdue Convocations. Noon; final show. Lafayette Theater, 600 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. Part of downtown series: three productions at three downtown venues; multiple performances of each.

-- Wrestling vs. vs. Illinois. 1 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (ages 3 through college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1.

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Documerica." Jan. 12-Feb. 21. Purdue University Galleries. Photographs from 1970s national EPA project to record environmental conditions, and including social trends. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Materialize" with juror/featured artist Tom Lauerman. Jan. 13-Feb. 21. Purdue University Galleries. A juried exhibition of 3-D printed artworks developed by the Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries at Wright State University. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 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
      * "Touching Strangers." Jan. 12-Feb. 6. Photographs by Richard Renaldi.
      * "Eats, Shoots, and Weaves: Growing Up American with an Asian Face." Jan. 26-Feb. 13. Textile works by Professor Lisa Lee Peterson.

-- "Jazz Templates in Silhouette: Paintings by Robert Peppers." Jan. 16-March 1. Black Cultural Center, co-organizer. Mixed media responses to jazz. In the McDonald Gallery, Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. Museum hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily except holidays. URL: http://artlafayette.org

-- "Steps to the Moon: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers and the Eugene A. Cernan Papers."  Through Feb. 27. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours: 10 a.m.-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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