Events this Week

November 17, 2014  


Here is a list of events happening Nov. 17-23, 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, Nov. 17

-- AIDS/HIV Awareness Quilt. Day 1 of 5 for display. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. PMU, Room 118.

-- Conference: "The C-SPAN Archives: Advancing the Research Agenda." Day 2 of 3. Organizers: C-SPAN Archives and Purdue. Demonstrations, researchers' accounts of use, tour, etc. 8 a.m. STEW, Room 314. Persons at Purdue can attend all except meals without registering. URL including links to registration and schedule: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/c-span-archives-conference-nov.-16-18.html

-- "Matt Painter Radio Show" season-opening broadcast. Host: Larry Clisby. 6-7 p.m. on Purdue Sports Network; flagship station is WSHP 95.7-FM. Focus: Purdue men's basketball. Mondays through March 9 except Nov. 24, Dec. 8 (show Dec. 9 instead), Dec. 22 and Dec. 29. Originates live from Buffalo Wild Wings, 360 Brown St. (Levee). The call-in number is 888-246-2678. The email address for questions is paintershow@gmail.com, and listeners can submit questions on Twitter via @BoilerBall.

-- Presidential Lecture Series. Tom Vilsack, U.S. secretary of agriculture, speaking, followed by Q&A moderated by President Mitch Daniels. 6:30-7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/u.s.-ag-secretary-vilsack-to-visit-purdue.html

-- "Sharon Versyp Radio Show" season-opening broadcast on Purdue women's basketball. Host: Tim Newton. WPBE 95.3-FM. 7:05 p.m. Most Monday nights through March 2; no show Dec. 22 or Dec. 29; switches to Tuesday for Jan. 20 and Feb. 3. Originates live from Buffalo Wild Wings, 360 Brown St. (Levee). Fans can submit questions through email at sharonversypshow@gmail.com or on Twitter @purduewbb or @coachversyp. Broadcast is online and on WBPE (95.3 BOB-FM).

Tuesday, Nov. 18

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Begin with the End in Mind: Syllabi, Course Planning and Learning Objectives." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 10 of 10 for fall semester. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Opening of ticket sales for "Ballroom With a Twist." Featuring stars from television talent competition shows. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. (Event is at 8 p.m. Feb. 13 in Elliott Hall of Music.) Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today (Nov. 18) 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. (Sales to the general public open at 10 a.m. Nov. 19 through convocations.org/tickets or at 765-494-3933. Group requests of 10 or more will be accepted starting Nov. 19 at 765-496-1977.) Single-ticket price: public, $30-$50; students, $25-$32; VIP package including meet-and-greet, $135. Limit six. Campus policies for ticket lines apply. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/ballroom-with-a-twist-to-bring-sizzling-dance-to-purdue.html

-- Tech Tuesdays. Organizer: ITaP. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Krannert Building, Room 250. An open forum to discuss and sample different teaching and learning technologies. Topics on this date include Blackboard groups, CATME, WordPress and Confluence wiki software. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- ADA audio conference. "ADA Case Law Updates." Office of Institutional Equity. 2-3:30 p.m. Young Hall, Room B64. 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.

-- NAECC Eiteljorg Museum Visiting Artist: Shirley Brauker, Little River Band of Ottawa. Ceramics and Ottawa tradition. Organizer: Native American Educational and Cultural Center. A Native American Heritage Month event. Two events: (1) 3-4:30 p.m. STEW, Room 322. (2) 6-7 p.m. STEW, Room 314. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/native-american-educational-and-cultural-center-to-celebrate-heritage-month.html

-- Purdue Global Entrepreneurship Week presentations: Success stories by recent alumni Greg Shuff, Molly Longest and Katherine Crowley. Organizer: Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program. Open to public; also a class meeting of program's capstone class. 6 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/young-alumni-entrepreneurs-to-speak-during-purdue-global-entrepreneurship-week.html

-- World Film Forum: "La Rafle " directed by Rose Bosch (2010, France (primarily), historical war drama, 115 minutes, English subtitles). Organizers: Film & Video Studies Program and School of Languages and Cultures. Presenter: Allen Wood, professor of French. Complicity with the Nazis in 1942 France is chronicled, based closely on the actions of real people. Final film in series; series theme: "Teaching the Past: Dissenting Histories in the Classroom." Doors open, free popcorn, cash bar at 6:30 p.m.; introduction and screening at 7 p.m.; discussion to follow. Lafayette Theater, 600 Main St, Lafayette. URL for series: www.cla.purdue.edu/slc/main/news/World_Film_Forum.html; URL for movie: www.imdb.com/title/tt0065234/?ref_=fn_al_tt_6

Wednesday, Nov. 19

-- ADA legal issues webinar. "ADA, FMLA/Leave of Absence & Rehab Act: An Update." Office of Institutional Equity. 2-3:30 p.m. Young Hall, Room 919. 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

-- Research & Scholarship Distinction Award Distinguished Lecture. "Mystery, Diagnosis and the Practice of Poetry." Marianne Boruch, professor of  English and award recipient. Lecture: 1:30 p.m. in STEW, Fowler Hall. Reception: 2:30 p.m. in STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/upcoming-purdue-lectures-to-celebrate-2014-mccoy,-research--scholarship-recipients.html

-- McCoy Distinguished Lecture. "Planetary Smashups: From the Moon's Origins to the Dino's Demise." H.J. Melosh, Distinguished Professor of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, and Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, and recipient of the McCoy Award. Lecture: 3:30 p.m. in STEW, Fowler Hall. Reception: 4:30 p.m. in STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/upcoming-purdue-lectures-to-celebrate-2014-mccoy,-research--scholarship-recipients.html

-- Charles E. and Louise W. Springer Lecture Series in Economics and Innovation. "Fiscal Responsibility: Navigating Your Future Path by Making Sound Financial Decisions to Achieve Personal and Professional Success." Jerry A. Brand, alumnus and partner in INOK Investments; founder of Brand Heating and Air Conditioning. 5:30 p.m. Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 1061. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/purdue-alumnus-to-speak-on-fiscal-responsibility.html

-- Women's basketball vs. Green Bay. 5:30 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: adult, $8-$13; youth, $5-$6; group (20 or more), $5.

-- NAECC movie night: "The Lesser Blessed" (2012, drama, 86 min., rated R). Organizer: Native American Educational and Cultural Center. A Native American Heritage Month event. 6-7:30 p.m. STEW, Room 314. Popcorn and lemonade. URL: www.purdue.edu/naecc; URL for film: www.imdb.com/title/tt2056740

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

-- "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller (1953). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt. This gripping play of Salem's witchcraft purge also is a parable for this age. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20, 21, 22; also 2:30 p.m. Nov. 22, 23. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13; recommended for age 14 and up. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Thursday, Nov. 20

-- Opening of ticket sales for the Avett Brothers in concert. Combination of bluegrass, folk, rock and roll. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. (Event is at 8 p.m. April 17 in Elliott Hall of Music.) Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today (Nov. 20) 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. (Sales to the general public open at 10 a.m. Nov. 21 through convocations.org/tickets or at 765-494-3933. Group requests of 10 or more will be accepted starting Nov. 21 at 765-496-1977.) Single-ticket price: public, $49.50; students, $36.50. Limit six. Campus policies for ticket lines apply. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/genre-crossing-avett-brothers-to-come-to-purdue-in-2015.html

-- POSTPONED. Global Lecture Series on Drug Discovery and Development. "Personalized Medicine: Collaboration, Innovation and Opportunity." Franklyn G. Prendergast, independent director at Eli Lilly and Company, Mayo Foundation trustee, past Mayo Clinic center director, with past or present service on numerous boards and membership in professional societies including AAAS and Sigma Xi. Organizer: Global Policy Research Institute. 2-3 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140).

-- ADA accessible technology webinar. "Accessibility Anywhere Almost, CART and Captioning for Web-based Applications." Office of Institutional Equity. 2-3:30 p.m. Young Hall, Room B64. 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.

-- Native American Heritage Month Closing Ceremony featuring David R. Boxley (Tsimshian). Alaskan artist, carver, painter, traditional dancer and storyteller. Organizer: Native American Educational and Cultural Center. A Native American Heritage Month event. 3-4:30 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/native-american-educational-and-cultural-center-to-celebrate-heritage-month.html

-- "Wine and Cuban Cuisine Pairing at the John Purdue Room." Dinner/symposium with four Cuban-inspired courses. For age 21 and older; includes wines from across the U.S. 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. Reservations at 49-46845 strongly encouraged due to limited seating. 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

-- "Face Off: Washington Comes to West Lafayette." Debate with former national party committee chairs Howard Dean (Democratic) and Michael Steele (Republican); moderated by Steve Scully, political editor at C-SPAN. Organizer: Purdue Institute for Civic Communication. 5:30-6:30 p.m. PMU, North Ballroom. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/former-democratic,-republican-leaders-to-face-off-at-purdue.html

-- "From the Beach to Mars: One Engineer's Journey." Aerospace career talk by Michelle Munk, NASA aerospace engineer with experience on Mars projects. Organizers: Women in Engineering Program, School of Aeronautics and Astronautics. 5:30 p.m. Neil Armstrong Hall, Room B061. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/women-in-engineering,-aeronautics-and-astronautics-to-sponsor-talk-by-nasa-mars-scientist.html

-- Science on Tap. Monthly forum for Purdue and Lafayette-West Lafayette area to talk about science. Organizer: Discovery Park. This month: Shihuan Kuang, associate professor of animal sciences, on "Overcoming Obesity: Changing the Color of Your Fat" 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.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/science-on-tap-talk-to-focus-on-the-health-benefits-of-promoting-beige-adipocytes.html or www.facebook.com/scienceontaplafayette

-- Men's basketball vs. Grambling St. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $10-$46; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- Writers Harvest benefit reading for Food Finders Food Bank. Organizer: Purdue Creative Writing Program. Requested donations for admission: five canned goods items or $8 for the general public and $5 for students. Featuring: fiction writer and essayist Peggy Shinner; creative writing faculty member and poet Don Platt; and creative writing graduate students Munib Khan and Emily Skaja. 7:30 p.m. Wells Center, 638 North St., Lafayette. URL for writers series: www.cla.purdue.edu/english/creativewriting/readingseries.html; URL for news release: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/writers-harvest-reading-to-benefit-local-food-bank.html

-- "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller (1953). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt. This gripping play of Salem's witchcraft purge also is a parable for this age. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21, 22; also 2:30 p.m. Nov. 22, 23. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13; recommended for age 14 and up. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Friday, Nov. 21

-- 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

-- Office of Supplier Diversity Development conference: "Relationships to Partnerships." With Supplier Diversity Development Coalition of Greater Lafayette. 8 a.m. STEW. Luncheon with keynote by David Kummer, director of human relations and community relations at Nanshan America AAT. URL for details and registration link: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/purdue-conference-aims-to-link-minority-business-owners.html

-- APSAC interest meeting for A/P employees who might consider serving on APSAC starting in June. Application process will be during spring. Organizer: Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee. Noon-1 p.m. STEW, Room 311. URL including list of expected vacancies: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q4/apsac-to-hold-meeting-for-potential-members.html

-- "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller (1953). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt. This gripping play of Salem's witchcraft purge also is a parable for this age. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performance also at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22; also 2:30 p.m. Nov. 22, 23. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13; recommended for age 14 and up. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- "Purdue Jazz Jam." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. All jazz bands; music of Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk and Pat Metheny. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Saturday, Nov. 22

-- Game Day spirit events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Crossing. Activities for all ages. Free. 9 a.m.-noon.
• 211° Session pep rally. (About ready to boil.) 9:49 a.m. Mackey Arena.
• "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. In 211° Session in Mackey; pre-game, halftime at stadium; and postgame march to Slayter Hill for concert.
Details of these and other events: www.purdue.edu/purdue/boilermakerDepot

-- "Fostering Positive Sibling Relationships in Children with Autism." Organizer: Purdue Developmental Studies Laboratory. 10 a.m.-noon. Free and open to the public, but families need to register in advance with Anastasia Krutulis, anastasia@purdue.edu or 765-494-6610; families then will receive more information. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/siblings-of-children-with-autism-family-event-promotes-building-relationships.html

-- Football vs. Northwestern. Noon. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $10-$80 including legacy fee. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also numerous mini-plans and specials available; see www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller (1953). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt. This gripping play of Salem's witchcraft purge also is a parable for this age. 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performance also at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 23. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13; recommended for age 14 and up. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Sunday, Nov. 23

-- All Campus Bowling Tournament. For student, faculty and staff. Organizer: Union Rack and Roll at PMU. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Minimum four games. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q4/union-rack-and-roll-to-host-daylong-all-campus-bowling-tournament.html

-- Wrestling: Two duals. Purdue vs. Northern Iowa at 1 p.m.; Purdue vs. Indiana Tech at 2:30 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (ages 3 through college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1.

-- Women's basketball vs. Toledo. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: adult, $8-$13; youth, $5-$6; group (20 or more), $5.

-- "Pictures, Portraits and Postcards." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Purdue Wind Ensemble and Fall Concert Band. Varied and evocative works by Mussorgsky, Forte and Ticheli. 2:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

-- "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller (1953). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt. This gripping play of Salem's witchcraft purge also is a parable for this age. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. This is the final performance for this production. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13; recommended for age 14 and up. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- Art and Design Faculty. Nov. 3-21. Biennial event. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, plus until 7 p.m. Thursday. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries

-- "What Will You Remember When I’m Gone?" Oct. 27-Dec. 6. Purdue University Galleries. Historic photographs by Charles Pansirna from Chicago's early Lithuanian community. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday. (Reception Nov. 6.) URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Quilt National '13." Oct. 28-Dec. 6. Purdue University Galleries. A biennial juried competition dedicated to the promotion of the contemporary art quilt. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Steps to the Moon: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers and the Eugene A. Cernan Papers." Oct. 3-Feb. 27. 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

 

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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