Events this Week

October 13, 2014  


Here is a list of events happening Oct. 6-12, 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, Oct. 13

-- October break. No classes Monday or Tuesday. Offices open.

Tuesday, Oct. 14

-- October break. No classes Monday or Tuesday. Offices open.

-- Video Express Workshop. 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: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Video Express Workshop. 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: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- OIE-HR workshop. "Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Organizers: Office of Institutional Equity and Human Resources-Talent Acquisition. An event of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. 10-11 a.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1011. 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.

-- Editing and Publishing Video Using Camtasia and Kaltura. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-3 p.m. Learn how to edit, add captions and publish instructional videos using University-supported applications. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- WebEx: Web Conferencing Tool. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. An overview of Purdue’s new Web conferencing tool, WebEx. Learn to manage online meetings for distance learning, professional development and collaboration. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar.  Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Adobe Connect Recordings: Migrating Content. Organizer: ITaP. 3-4:30 p.m. Individuals who have Adobe Connect recordings they would like to keep after this semester can get help migrating that content off of Connect at this workshop. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar.  Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Wednesday, Oct. 15

-- "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; to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu (workshop to be offered again Nov. 13)

-- VACCINE Annual Meeting. For anyone involved with homeland security or visual and data analytics. Day 1 of 2. Organizer: Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability Environments. See website for schedule. Kurz Purdue Technology Center, 1281 Win Hentschel Blvd. in Purdue Research Park. Major speakers: U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks of Indiana; Rear Adm. Kevin Cook, U.S. Coast Guard; Vice Adm. Charles Michel, USCG. Registration encouraged. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/vaccine/VACCINE Events/annualmeeting.php

-- Dramatic reading: "A Mask (Comus)" by John Milton. A light, poetic play from a master's early years (1634) read by students in English 544: Milton, taught by Angelica Duran, professor of English, comparative literature and religious studies. 12:30-1:30 p.m. PMU, Room 118. Free coffee and baked goods. Questions: Angelica Duran at duran0@purdue.edu

-- NAECC Eiteljorg Museum Visiting Artist: DG House, Cherokee Nation of Northeastern Alabama. Paintings focusing on people and wildlife of the Rocky Mountain west. Organizer: Native American Educational and Cultural Center. Two events: (1) 3-4:30 p.m. STEW, Room 314. (2) 6-7 p.m. STEW, Room 322. URL: www.purdue.edu/naecc

-- "A Conversation with Ravi Kuchimanchi." He is a key leader in rural development in India and founder (in 1991) of the Association for India's Development. The lead character in the movie "Swades" is based on him. Organizer: Asha for Education Purdue chapter. 6 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). URL: www.ashanet.org/purdue

-- Yo-Yo Ma, cello, Kathryn Stott, piano. Purdue Convocations. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. (This rescheduled performance is sold out.) URL: www.convocations.org

Thursday, Oct. 16

-- International Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium: "Genes, the Environment and Breast Cancer Risk." Day 1 of 3. Organizer: Oncological Sciences Center in Discovery Park. Check-in at 7:30 a.m. in STEW, Room 218; welcome at 8:30 a.m.; symposium keynote at 8:45 a.m. by Dr. Barbara Dunn, chemoprevention agent, Development Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, U.S. National Institutes of Health. Registration needed: free for Purdue current faculty and staff; for others, see website. URL including registration and schedule: www.purdue.edu/breastcancer/registration.html

-- 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. 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

-- Forum on Passport digital learning platform. For faculty and staff. Marcy Towns, professor of chemistry, with presentation and Q&A. Organizer: ITaP, which developed Passport. 2-3 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room B151. URL: www.itap.purdue.edu/newsroom/news/140925_towns_technology.html

-- Science and Society Lecture Series event. "Archives Without End: The Quandary of Digital Research and Scholarly Communication." Sean Takats, associate professor of history, director of research at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University. Organizers: Discovery Park, College of Liberal Arts, Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships. 3-4 p.m. STEW, Room 322. Reception to follow.

-- "Future Opportunities in Nuclear Power." Two-day research workshop. 3 p.m. opening. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/events/view.php?id=1639

-- "Beer and Bavarian Cuisine Pairing at the John Purdue Room." Dinner/symposium with four Bavarian-inspired courses. For age 21 and older; includes beer from Sun King Brewery in Indianapolis. Event planned and managed by HTM 492 lab students. Starts at 5:30 p.m.; symposium at 6 p.m. Marriott Hall, John Purdue Room. Cost: $50. URL for venue: www.purdue.edu/hhs/htm/restaurants/john_purdue.php; more about restaurants of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management in Purdue Today's "ongoing" calendar under Campus Life: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/events/ongoing-series-and-opportunities.html

-- Discovery Lecture Series event. "Nuclear Power: Past, Present, and Future." Sal Golub, associate deputy secretary for nuclear technologies, U.S. Department of Energy. Part of Oct. 16-17 research workshop. 7-8:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/events/view.php?id=1693

Friday, Oct. 17

-- Deadline to register for A/P Staff Recognition Luncheon. Organizer: Office of the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer. (Event is 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3 at PMU, Ballrooms.) Cost: $9. (Honorees are invited separately.) URL including link to reservation and list of honorees: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q3/registration-open-for-staff-recognition-luncheon.html

-- International Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium: "Genes, the Environment and Breast Cancer Risk." Day 2 of 3. See listing under Oct. 16.

-- English (Morning) Tea Hour: "A Dramatic Reading of the KJV’s Book of Mark" with Professor Angelica Duran's students in New Testament as Literature. 10:30-11:45 a.m. West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St. Information: Angelica Duran, professor of English, comparative literature and religious studies), at duran0@purdue.edu

-- Swimming and diving. Men's intrasquad/divers vs. Miami (Ohio). Women vs. Miami. 6 p.m. Boilermaker Aquatic Center. Free.

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Penn State. 7 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Brees Center. Tickets: adult, $8-$12; youth/Purdue student, $5-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available.

-- "A Tribute to Glenn Miller and the Modernaires." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. American Music Repertory Ensemble and Lab Band with Miller's biggest hits, marking 70 years from his wartime disappearance. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

-- Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio. Saxophone and Afro-Latin jazz. Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. Carnahan Hall, 800 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20 and general admission seating. Also two performances Saturday. URLs: www.convocations.org and www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/due-to-popular-demand,-jazz-trio-adds-more-performance-dates-at-carnahan-hall.html

Saturday, Oct. 18

-- International Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium: "Genes, the Environment and Breast Cancer Risk." Day 3 of 3. See listing under Oct. 16.

-- Swimming and diving (women and men). Indiana Intercollegiates. Noon. Boilermaker Aquatic Center. Free.

-- "Tarang 2014." Dance and musical performers of the cultures of South Asia. Organizers: Asha for Education Purdue chapter and numerous other campus organizations. 5:30 p.m. Matthews Hall, Room 210.  Free. Cultural foods on sale also. Related URLs: www.ashanet.org/purdue and https://www.facebook.com/ashapurdue

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Ohio State. 7 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Brees Center. Tickets: adult, $8-$12; youth/Purdue student, $5-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available.

-- Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio. Saxophone and Afro-Latin jazz. Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Carnahan Hall, 800 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20 and general admission seating. URLs: www.convocations.org and www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/due-to-popular-demand,-jazz-trio-adds-more-performance-dates-at-carnahan-hall.html

-- "The Lark Ascending." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Purdue Philharmonic Orchestra and Lafayette Ballet Company; Philharmonic featuring student Wanyu Huang as soloist. 8 p.m. Lafayette Ballet Ballroom, 226 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Tickets free and available from LBC. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands and www.lafayetteballet.org (Also 4 p.m. Sunday.)

Sunday, Oct. 19

-- "The Lark Ascending." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Purdue Philharmonic Orchestra and Lafayette Ballet Company; Philharmonic featuring student Wanyu Huang as soloist. 4 p.m. Lafayette Ballet Ballroom, 226 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Tickets free and available from LBC. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands and www.lafayetteballet.org

 

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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