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April 14, 2014

Events this Week

Here is a list of events happening April 14-20, 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, April 14

-- Presentation by candidate for provost. Christine M. Maziar, vice president and senior associate provost and professor of electrical and computer engineering, University of Notre Dame. Public presentation (30 minutes), Q-and-A. 9:30 a.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL for overview and link to candidates' curriculum vitae and feedback method: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/provost-finalists-to-make-on-campus-presentations.html. (Other candidate presentations: April 16, 21.)

-- PCUG: Purdue Confluence Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Hear the latest announcements, watch demonstrations and get questions answered about Confluence wiki software. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Tuesday, April 15

-- Kelly Lecture Series. Enrique Iglesia, the Theodore Vermeulen Chair in Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, and faculty senior scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. "Chemistry and Engineering Challenges in the Catalytic Conversion of C1 Molecules." Organizer: School of Chemical Engineering. 9-10:15 a.m. Forney Hall, Room G140. (See also listing under Wednesday for second lecture.)

-- Envision Center 10th anniversary celebration ceremony. Organizer: ITaP Research Computing. 1:30-3 p.m. Envision Center, STEW, Room B001 off tunnel between STEW and PMU. RSVP requested, to Diana Byers at byersd@purdue.edu. URL: www.itap.purdue.edu/newsroom/news/140314_envisioncenter_10thanniversaryevent.html

-- Tech Tuesdays. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 246. Open forum to discuss and sample different teaching and learning technologies. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/course/?OfferingID=6459. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- ADA audio conference. "'Googling' Job Applicants." Office of Institutional Equity. 2-3:30 p.m. STEW, Room 313. 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.

-- Baseball at Butler. 3 p.m. Bulldog Park (near Hinkle Fieldhouse and Butler Bowl), Indianapolis. Free.

Wednesday, April 16

-- SBIR/STTR workshop. Topic: Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer process changes. Organizer: Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center, Room 121. Registration required due to limited seating; lunch provided. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/discovery-park-workshop-to-outline-changes-to-sbir,-sttr-funding-programs.html

-- Presentation by candidate for provost. Debasish Dutta, associate provost and dean of the graduate college, the Edward William and Jane Marr Gutgsell Professor in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, and professor of industrial and enterprise systems engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Public presentation (30 minutes), Q-and-A. 9:30 a.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL for overview and link to candidates' curriculum vitae and feedback method: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/provost-finalists-to-make-on-campus-presentations.html. (Other candidate presentations: April 14, 21.)

-- Council for Manager Development team presentations. Open to Purdue faculty, staff and students. Topics: Collaborative Referral Program (related to Center for Healthy Living and the Córdova Recreational Sports Center), Improving Student Financial Literacy, and Follow the Form (examining paper vs. online). 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Change of time from original announcement.) STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q2/cmd-presentations-on-april-16-open-to-campus.html

-- Kelly Lecture Series. Enrique Iglesia, the Theodore Vermeulen Chair in Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, and faculty senior scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. "Nanoparticles and Nanospaces: The Catalysis Toolbox." Organizer: School of Chemical Engineering. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Forney Hall, Room 3059.

-- BUG: Blackboard Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Hear the latest announcements, watch demonstrations and get questions answered about Blackboard Learn. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Thursday, April 17

-- Qualtrics Online Survey Tool Workshop. Organizer: ITaP. 8:30-9:30 a.m. An introduction to online survey software and its basic features, including survey creation, result analysis and exporting data. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/course/?OfferingID=6502. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Qualtrics: Advanced Tips and Features. Organizer: ITaP. 9:30-10:30 a.m. A demonstration of Qualtrics’ advanced features such as creating question blocks, working with survey flow layout and editing active surveys. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/course/?OfferingID=6503. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Blackboard Faculty Forum. Organizer: ITaP. 10:30-11:45 a.m. STEW, Room 318. An open discussion between representatives from Blackboard Inc. and Purdue faculty and staff about Blackboard Learn. Topics include upgrade to Service Pack 14 and enhancement requests. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Cyber issues talk. "If You Build It." Katie Siek, associate professor of informatics, Indiana University. Organizers: Cyber Center, Computer Science Women's Network. Topic: Using theories from psychology, design and business to create applications that people in underserved communities will use. 1 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/cyber/events/view.php?id=1593

-- Blackboard Faculty Forum. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:45 p.m. STEW, Room 318. An open discussion between representatives from Blackboard Inc. and Purdue faculty and staff about Blackboard Learn. Topics include upgrade to Service Pack 14 and enhancement requests. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Pritsker Scholars Distinguished Lecture. "Stochastic Modeling: Perspectives and Challenges." Peter W. Glynn, the Thomas W. Ford Professor in the School of Engineering, chair of the Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University. Organizer: School of Industrial Engineering. 2:30 p.m. STEW, Room 206. Reception to follow. Questions: Heidi Faith at 49-67827 or hfaith@purdue.edu

-- 83rd annual Literary Awards. Organizer: Department of English. Featured guest: Zadie Smith, British novelist and short story writer. Events: 1) 4:30-5:15 p.m.: pre-dinner reception, PMU, Anniversary Drawing Room (included with ticket to banquet). 2) 5:30 p.m.: banquet, PMU, North Ballroom. Includes pre-dinner reception, dinner and remarks by Smith. Tickets: public, $25; students, $17; for sale by the department at Heavilon Hall, Room 324, through April 11. 3) Reading by Smith. 8 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. The reading is free and open to the public. URLs: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/english/literaryawards and www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/zadie-smith-to-speak-at-purdue-literary-awards-.html

-- Science on Tap. Monthly forum for Purdue and Lafayette-West Lafayette area to talk about science. Organizer: Discovery Park. This month: Peter Hollenbeck, professor of biological sciences, on "Mitochondria: They Invaded Our Cells a Billion Years Ago and Now They're Running The Show," 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 and article at www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/science-on-tap-talk-aims-to-unravel-mysteries-of-nerve-cells.html

-- Brad Mehldau Trio. Purdue Convocations, Jazz & Roots. The art of improvision. 7:30 p.m. Loeb Playhouse, Stewart Center. Tickets: $19-$26. URL: www.convocations.org

Friday, April 18

-- Sculpture unveiling: Bust of Ei-ichi Negishi, 2010 Nobel laureate in chemistry and Herbert C. Brown Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. Organizer: Department of Chemistry. Sculpture creators: Rita and Rick Hadley, Otterbein, Ind. 4 p.m. South steps of Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry. Rain location: Room 172. Special needs: scherer@purdue.edu or 49-45204

-- Softball vs. Illinois. Day 1 of 3 days. 4 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Complex. Strike Out Cancer "wear pink" game; spare change collection. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 15 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Baseball vs. Michigan. Day 1 of 3 days. 6:30 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 Awakening"; music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics/book by Steven Sater. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt, associate professor. Tony-winning musical exploring teens' sexually charged adolescence in late 19th-century Germany. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 19, 23, 24, 25, 26; also 2:30 p.m. April 20; also midnight (start of day) April 26. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50; groups of eight more qualify for group price. Rated NC-17; recommended for mature audiences. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Saturday, April 19

-- Men's golf. Boilermaker Invitational. Day 1 of 2. All day. Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.

-- Women's tennis vs. Michigan State. Noon. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- "China Bridge" Speech Contest, Midwest region. Organizers: Confucius Institute at Purdue; School of Languages and Cultures. 1-6 p.m. STEW, rooms 314 and 318. URLs for organizers: www.purdue.edu/Confucius and www.cla.purdue.edu/slc/main

-- Softball vs. Illinois. Day 2 of 3 days. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Complex. Alumni Reunion Day. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 15 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Baseball vs. Michigan. Day 2 of 3 days. 2 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 Awakening"; music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics/book by Steven Sater. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt, associate professor. Tony-winning musical exploring teens' sexually charged adolescence in late 19th-century Germany. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 23, 24, 25, 26; also 2:30 p.m. April 20; also midnight (start of day) April 26. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50; groups of eight more qualify for group price. Rated NC-17; recommended for mature audiences. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Sunday, April 20

-- Men's golf. Boilermaker Invitational. Day 2 of 2. All day. Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.

-- Women's tennis vs. Michigan. Noon. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Softball vs. Illinois. Day 3 of 3 days. Noon. Boilermaker Softball Complex. Easter Egg Hunt after game. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 15 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Baseball vs. Michigan. Day 3 of 3 days. 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.)

-- "Spring Awakening"; music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics/book by Steven Sater. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt, associate professor. Tony-winning musical exploring teens' sexually charged adolescence in late 19th-century Germany. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 23, 24, 25, 26; also midnight (start of day) April 26. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50; groups of eight more qualify for group price. Rated NC-17; recommended for mature audiences. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "VOICE Exhibition: History of International Students at Purdue." April 7-18. Hicks Undergraduate Library. Hours during semester: open 24 hours.

-- "Quest for Equality: Celebrating the Leadership, Advocacy and Commitment of Five Purdue Women." March 19-July 31. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours during semester: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits

-- "Lilliputians March: National Small Works Competition." March 10-April 26. Purdue University Galleries. Small-scale, 2-D and 3-D work in various media; national show updating tradition of  "Sixty Square Inches." Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday.

-- "Honky Tonk: Portraits of Country Music by Henry Horenstein." March 11-April 26. Purdue University Galleries. Photographs from bars, ranches, music halls, 1968-2010. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
     * Gallery talk/reception with artist Henry Horenstein. 5:30-7 p.m. April 16.

-- 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
     * Paul McCormick (MFA, electronic and time-based art). April 14-18.
     * Sagan Newham (MFA, drawing). April 14-18.

 

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. In addition to listed hours, each box office is open two hours before ticketed events in that building.

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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