August 29, 2016

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening happening Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2016, 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. 29

-- CoeusLite training. For research faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). 8:30-11 a.m. Registration needed; location information then sent. (Additional dates: TBD). Group training available also. URL to register:

-- Deadline at noon for feedback on candidates for vice president for human resources. Video of their forums is available online. URL for links to videos and to the feedback survey:

Wednesday, Aug. 31

-- University-wide Study Abroad Fair. Organizer: Office of Programs for Study Abroad. Open to all majors. Information, advising, conversations with past participants. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. STEW, third floor. URL:

-- Opening of ticket sales for rap and indie music performance: the Represent Tour. Waka Flocka Flame, TOKiMONSTA and D.R.A.M. Organizer: Student Concert Committee with Purdue Convocations. (Event is at 8 p.m. Oct. 21 in Elliott Hall of Music.) Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today (Aug. 31) 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. Student requests for group orders (10 or more) also accepted on first-come, first-served basis while available. (Sales to the general public open at 10 a.m. Sept. 2 through or by phone at 765-494-3933.) Single-ticket price: public, $32; students, $20. Limit six. Campus policies for ticket lines apply. URL:

-- Indiana's $1 billion initiative for innovation and entrepreneurship: Information session by Ian Steff, executive vice president and chief innovation officer of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. Open to faculty and staff. 2-3 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL:,-innovation.html

-- HHS Study Abroad Fair. Organizer: College of Health and Human Sciences. 3:30-7:30 p.m. Marriott Hall, Atrium. URL:

Thursday, Sept. 1

-- Purdue United Way Campaign kickoff. Email notification will describe pledging system; no paper pledge cards. Purdue campaign continues through Nov. 16. URL: or

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability, with Greater Lafayette Commerce. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 27. North end of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available near "Unfinished Block P" sculpture during market hours. URL:; updates on Facebook and Twitter.

-- Gallery talk and opening reception for exhibition "Alysha Kupferer: Unsustainable Systems." Purdue University Galleries. 5:30 p.m. in Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Exhibition details below under Exhibitions. URL:

Friday, Sept. 2

-- Purdue spirit event: Free Ride Friday on the Boilermaker Special. Organizer: Purdue Reamer Club. Noon- 3 p.m. on Fridays before a home football game. Pickup is outside west end of Stewart Center by Memorial Mall; rides start every 15-20 minutes, weather permitting. Check or for updates. URL:

-- Purdue spirit event: Boiler Bridge Walk. Activities begin at 5:45 p.m. at fountain at west end of the John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge. Football team arrives about 6 p.m., greets fans, walk over bridge to Riehle Plaza. Free. URL:

Saturday, Sept. 3

-- Purdue spirit football day events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Crossing. Activities for all ages. Free. 9-11:30 a.m. Weist Plaza north of Mackey Arena.
• 211° Session pep rally. (About ready to boil.) Free. 9:49 a.m. Mackey Arena.
• Purdue jazz bands tailgate concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 10 a.m. Slayter Hill.
• "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. In 211° Session in Mackey; pre-game, halftime at stadium; and postgame. Halftime theme: Broadway (Dirty Dancing) Show.
URL: and

-- Football vs. Eastern Kentucky (Youth Day). Noon. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $5-$75. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also mini-plans and specials available; see



-- "interspace." Aug. 29-Oct. 8. Purdue University Galleries. Artworks investigating virtual reality in the contemporary moment, curated by professors Shannon McMullen and Fabian Winkler. Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays). Gallery talk and opening reception at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 8. URL:

-- "Alysha Kupferer: Unsustainable Systems." Aug. 30-Oct. 8. Purdue University Galleries. Installation reflecting upon the "self-defeating system of accumulation" within consumer culture. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). Gallery talk and opening reception at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1. Labor performance by the artist at 7 p.m. Sept. 16. URL:

-- 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). URL:
     * "Woman." International student poster exchange exhibition. Aug. 22-Sept. 9.
     * "Navigator: Val Britton." Aug. 22-Sept. 16.

-- Archives and Special Collections: "Agriculture at the State Bicentennial: Purdue's Contributions to Indiana and Its People." June 10-Dec. 23. Summer hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to

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



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: URL for 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]. URLs: and 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:

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