December 2, 2013
Events this Week
Here is a list of events happening Dec. 2-8, 2013, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.
Monday, Dec. 2
-- "My Story of Religion." Day 1 of 2 for exhibition by the class in AMST 201-06 Intro to American Studies (Religion and American Cultures). Reimagining role of stories of belief and nonbelief in creating dialogues of identities, voices, projects and networks. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Beering Hall lobby. Cookies and warm beverages provided. URL to be activated on day of exhibition: http://mystoryofreligion.weebly.com. Contact: Pamela K. Sari, instructor, at firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Christmas tree arrives in PMU's Great Hall. Noon or a bit after as transport allows. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. PSUB to decorate tree later in the day. To be on display through Dec. 15 along with gingerbread house.
Tuesday, Dec. 3
-- Public sessions on State Street Master Plan. Organizers: City of West Lafayette, Purdue, Purdue Research Foundation and urban planning firm MKSK. Two events with opportunites to provide input: (1) Open house, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. STEW, Room 202. (2) Presentation based on survey results, plus small group breakouts for envisioning, 5:30-7:30 p.m. West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St., in the Elm and Walnut rooms. URL for Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/statestreetmasterplan
-- Tree lighting ceremony. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. President Mitch Daniels participating. 11:30 a.m. PMU, Great Hall. "Guess the Lights" contest Dec. 3-15; entry materials in Great Hall.
-- Live holiday music by local and campus performers. Holidays at the Union; day 1 of 2. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. PMU, Great Hall. URL: www.union.purdue.edu/studentevents/events/Index.html
-- Butler Center Research Speaker Series presentation. "Women, Work & Family: Leaning in to What?" Ellen Galinsky, president and co-founder of Families and Work Institute. Organizer: Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence. Event is also keynote for Purdue Women Lead. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142; reception following. URL: www.purdue.edu/butler/documents/2013-speakerseries.pdf
-- ENGR 131 Final Design Project Exhibit (one section of course). Ideas to Innovation students introducing prototypes of their environmentally themed educational toys/activities to children ages 3-5. 3:30-5 p.m. Ben & Maxine Miller Child Development Lab School, Fowler Memorial House. Questions: Morgan Hynes, assistant professor of engineering education: email@example.com
-- All-campus faculty-staff holiday open house and reception. Invitation from President Mitch Daniels. 4:30-5:30 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms.
-- Project Citizen Showcase. Solutions to public policy issues presented by students from Purdue and Oakland, Jefferson and Noblesville high schools. Organizer: Purdue's James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship in the College of Education. 5:30-8:30 p.m. STEW, rooms 214-218.
-- Chamber Ensemble concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands
Wednesday, Dec. 4
-- Forum presentation by candidate for associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students. Open to Purdue community. 9 a.m. STEW, Room 206. Candidate names n/a. (Other candidate presentations: Dec. 5, 11.)
-- Live holiday music by local and campus performers. Holidays at the Union; day 2 of 2. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. PMU, Great Hall. URL: www.union.purdue.edu/studentevents/events/Index.html
-- BUG: Blackboard Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Hear the latest announcements, watch demonstrations and get questions answered about Blackboard Learn. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Holidays Around the World. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. 3-6 p.m. PMU, North Ballroom. Food, music, crafts, etc., associated with holidays from many cultures and traditions. URL: www.union.purdue.edu/studentevents/events/Index.html and www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2013/Q4/purdue-memorial-union-to-celebrate-holidays-around-the-world.html
-- Jazz Combos concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands
-- Men's basketball vs. Boston College. Big Ten/ACC Challenge. 9 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $15-$46; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html
Thursday, Dec. 5
-- Forum presentation by candidate for associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students. Open to Purdue community. 9 a.m. STEW, Room 314. Candidate names n/a. (Other candidate presentations: Dec. 4, 11.)
-- Retirement reception for L. Tony Hawkins, dean of students for 1995-2011 and now associate vice president for student affairs. For the Purdue community. Organizer: Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs. 3-5 p.m.; remarks at 4 p.m. Dauch Alumni Center. RSVP requested by Nov. 26 at https://purdue.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_01W9nufGTDPA78F. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2013/Q4/retirement-reception-to-honor-longtime-dean-hawkins.html
-- PVM Family Program Series presentation. "Laboratory Animal Medicine: Improving the Lives of all Creatures Great and Small." Presenter: Dr. Tracy Vemulapalli, veterinarian and expert on safety and care of laboratory animals. Organizer: College of Veterinary Medicine. 6-7 p.m. Lynn Hall, Room 1136. Monthly series designed for grades 1-12, usually first Thursday, through March 6. Free but registration required. URL for details and registration method: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2013/Q3/purdue-programs-help-youth-learn-about-veterinary-medicine-careers.html
Friday, Dec. 6
-- APSAC brown-bag lunch. For all WL staff members. Organizer: Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee. Topic: APSAC mission and duties; Q&A. Presenter: Beau Moore, APSAC chair. Noon-1 p.m. STEW, Room 310. Information: Carrie Hanson at 49-47397 or email@example.com
-- ME senior design project display. Organizer: School of Mechanical Engineering. Noon-3 p.m. Gatewood Wing of Mechanical Engineering Building, second-floor atrium. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2013/Q4/purdue-students-to-demonstrate-senior-design-innovations.html
-- Physical Sciences, Engineering & Cancer Workshop. For faculty, students and others interested in oncology basics and related Purdue technologies. Organizer: Oncological Sciences Center, Discovery Park. 1-4:30 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. Questions: Kristine Swank, OSC operations manager, at 49-44674 or firstname.lastname@example.org. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2013/Q4/discovery-park-center-plans-workshop-to-bring-together-cancer-researchers,-physicians-.html
-- BCC Cultural Arts Festival. Performing arts ensembles will present an evening of art, music and thought on fall theme of Gullah heritage. Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: public, $7; Purdue students, $5. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc
-- "Winter Dance Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Seven new dance works featuring faculty choreography ranging in expression and styles. 7:30 p.m. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Also Saturday. Reserved seating: public, $13, Purdue students, $11. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance; for program details, www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2013/Q4/purdue-dance-company-to-present-winter-works-concert.html
Saturday, Dec. 7
-- Last day of classes for fall semester; exam period is Dec. 9-14.
-- Breakfast with Santa. Holidays at the Union. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. 8-10:30 a.m. PMU, Great Hall. Visit with Santa (photos allowed); holiday crafts; live music; story time with Mrs. Claus in Room 118 (adjacent to Great Hall); all of these are free. Breakfast available for purchase in North Ballroom; $3.50 for pancakes, two sausage links and juice or milk. Coffee or hot chocolate, $1.50.
-- 80th anniversary Purdue Christmas Show. Purdue Musical Organizations. Saturday: Noon, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Also Sunday. $12-$26.
-- Men's basketball vs. Eastern Michigan. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $15-$46; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html
-- Book signing. Caroline E. Janney, associate professor of history, author of "Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation." 2-4 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 2323 Sagamore Parkway S. Lafayette. Related URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2013/Q2/prof-cordial-reunions,-handshakes-at-gettysburg-not-true-to-post-civil-war-feelings.html
-- "Winter Dance Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Seven new dance works featuring faculty choreography ranging in expression and styles. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Reserved seating: public, $13, Purdue students, $11. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance; for program details, www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2013/Q4/purdue-dance-company-to-present-winter-works-concert.html
-- Tuba Christmas/ Holiday Cheer & All That Jazz. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Tuba tunes at 7 p.m.; Purdue Jazz Bands’ annual holiday concert at 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands
Sunday, Dec. 8
-- 80th anniversary Purdue Christmas Show. Purdue Musical Organizations. 2 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. $12-$26.
-- Lafayette-West Lafayette Christmas Parade. "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2 p.m. Downtown Lafayette. URL: www.lafayettewestlafayettechristmasparade.com
-- Women's basketball vs. IPFW. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: adult, $13; youth, $6.
-- "INTRO." Oct. 21-Dec. 8. Purdue University Galleries. A selection of Purdue Galleries permanent collection holdings selected and commented upon by members of the Lafayette-West Lafayette community. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries
-- "BFSD (Big Fat Scary Deal)." Oct. 21-Dec. 8. Purdue University Galleries. A national exhibition of contemporary art dedicated to the edgy, weird, unsettling and scary. Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries
-- Purdue Theatre Master of Fine Arts Restrospective: Aplin, Hopper, Miller, Robertson. Dec. 2-12. 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
-- Something Old, Something New III: Recent Acquisitions and Research, The Special Collection of Historic Dress. Dec. 2-12. 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
-- "Celebrating 100 Years of History, Preservation, and Scholarly Communication." Aug. 12-Dec. 30. A look at Purdue's Archives and Special Collections in Purdue Libraries. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2013/Q3/purdue-libraries-commemorates-100th-anniversary-of-special-collections-with-exhibit.html. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits
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