Events this Week

February 23, 2015  


Here is a list of events happening Feb. 16-22, 2015, 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, Feb. 23

-- "Pathways to Space Exploration": A public conversation by President Mitch Daniels and William Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Directorate. 2:30-3:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/daniels,-nasa-official-to-discuss-human-space-exploration.html

-- Film screening: "Free Angela and All Political Prisoners" (2012, documentary, 102 min.). Topic: Situation in 1970 that landed college professor Angela Davis on FBI 10 Most Wanted list. (Davis is to speak Feb. 25 at Purdue.) 6:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL for film: www.imdb.com/title/tt2350432

Tuesday, Feb. 24

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Micro-Teaching: Practice Your Teaching." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 9-11 a.m. Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, room TBD. Weekly workshop 5 of 10 through April 7 except March 17; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Blackboard Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 10-11 a.m. PMU, Room 263. Jasmine Begeske, clinical instructor of special education in the Department of Educational Studies, on using groups within Blackboard Learn and using Blackboard's peer evaluation. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Tech Tuesdays: Using Passport badge application and its place in PUPIL program. Organizer: ITaP. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Krannert Building, Room 250. Presenters: Professor Tim Newby and Chuck Calahan of CIE. Light lunch included. URL: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4485&course_area=ITAP&course_number=131&course_subtitle=00

 -- Confluence Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lambert Fieldhouse, Room 104. Matthew Swabey, deputy director of instructional labs for the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will share how he and his students use Confluence to organize and execute ECE design projects. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

 Wednesday, Feb. 25

-- Garnet E. Peck Symposium (12th annual) opening reception. "Clinical and Commercial Translation of Drug Delivery Systems." For symposium registrants. Organizers: Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy; College of Pharmacy; Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Four Points by Sheraton hotel, 1600 Cumberland Ave. URL for registration (required) and information: www.ipph.purdue.edu/peck. Questions: DeEtte Starr at starrd@purdue.edu. See also Thursday listing for symposium.

-- Panel on IMPACT program and active learning classrooms. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Wireless Wednesday Users Group. Opening remarks: Frank Dooley, vice provost for teaching and learning. Presentation: Vicki Simpson, clinical assistant professor of nursing. Discussion to follow. 9-10:20 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Breakfast served; registration encouraged. Online viewing possible. URL including links: www.itap.purdue.edu/newsroom/news/150210_IMPACT_panel.html

-- Public phase of move-out sale at South Campus Courts, buildings D and E. Organizer: Purdue Surplus Store. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. SCC-D (507 Harrison St.). Chairs, desks, bookshelves, tables, etc. Buyers must load their own items and remove them by end of sale. Questions: 742-4414.

-- Angela Davis, activist, scholar, educator, speaking on social justice and building communities. Organizer: Division of Diversity and Inclusion. 5 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. URL: www.purdue.edu/diversity-inclusion/events and www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/angela-davis-to-speak-feb.-25-at-purdue.html

-- "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare (1606). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Sullivan Lee. A warrior, a wife, ambition and trouble make this one of the bard's best and most chilling works. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26, 27, 28; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28; March 1. 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, Feb. 26

-- Garnet E. Peck Symposium (12th annual). Day 1 of 2 for program. "Clinical and Commercial Translation of Drug Delivery Systems." For faculty, guests and graduate students. Organizers: Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy; College of Pharmacy; Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m. Four Points by Sheraton hotel, 1600 Cumberland Ave. Also: optional Celebration Dinner honoring Kinam Park, the Showalter Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering; 5:30 p.m. reception, 6:30-8:30 p.m dinner. Ross-Ade Pavilion, Shively Club. URL for registration (required by Feb. 15) and information: www.ipph.purdue.edu/peck. Questions: DeEtte Starr at starrd@purdue.edu

-- Interdisciplinary ag research seminar: New era, new tools. Week 4 of 4. "'Big Data' in Agriculture." Katy Martin Rainey, assistant professor of agronomy; Jennifer Neville, associate professor of computer science and statistics; Peter Baker, managing director of the Cyber Center. Noon-1:30 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. Brown bag basis; drinks and cookies will be provided.

-- Books and Coffee series (65th annual). Week 4 of 4. Nancy J. Peterson, head and professor of English, speaking on Louise Erdrich's "The Round House." Organizers: Department of English and Purdue Student Union Board. 4-4:30 p.m.: Coffee, tea, cocoa. 4:30-5 p.m.: Talk. PMU, North Ballroom. Prize drawing at each event available to those present. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/english/bookscoffee

-- "Eyes on the Prize" episodes: documentary film series on civil rights. Week 2 of 3. Screenings plus discussion. Organizers: Black Cultural Center, several academic units and area organizations. 7 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 2290. Also March 5 and 12. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/historical-civil-rights-documentaries-to-be-shown-at-purdue.html

-- Center for the Environment Distinguished Lecture: "Can We Protect Inconvenient Predators Like Sharks and Wolves?" Michael Soulé, professor emeritus of environmental studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. NOTE: This lecture is meant to present one side of the "New Conservation" debate; Peter Karieva will speak March 11 presenting another view. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/center-for-the-environment-distinguished-lecture-series-to-feature-talks-on-biodiversity-conservation.html

-- Compagnie Käfig. "Correria" and "Agwa". Purdue Convocations. Dance bridging contemporary and street dance forms in two 30-minute works. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $22-$32. URL: www.convocations.org

-- "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare (1606). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Sullivan Lee. A warrior, a wife, ambition and trouble make this one of the bard's best and most chilling works. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27, 28; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28; March 1. 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

-- Men's basketball vs. Rutgers. 9 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $12-$50; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

Friday, Feb. 27

-- Garnet E. Peck Symposium (12th annual). Day 2 of 2 for program. "Clinical and Commercial Translation of Drug Delivery Systems." For faculty, guests and graduate students. Organizers: Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy; College of Pharmacy; Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m. Four Points by Sheraton hotel, 1600 Cumberland Ave. URL for registration (required by Feb. 15) and information: www.ipph.purdue.edu/peck. Questions: DeEtte Starr at starrd@purdue.edu

-- CANCELED. Workshop: "Understanding Title IX and the Clery Act." Alyssa Christmas Rollock, vice president for ethics and compliance. Organizer: Alliance for Graduate Education and Professoriate. Noon-1 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2070. RSVP: agep@purdue.edu

-- "Sister Act." Purdue Convocations. Broadway musical comedy smash about wannabe diva who hides from criminals -- in a convent. 7 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $22-$52. URL: www.convocations.org

-- BCC Coffee House. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. BCC. Also Saturday. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. "Interstellar." Purdue Student Union Board. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Admission: public, $4; Purdue student ID, free. Films subject to change. 49-48976. Also Saturday at same times.

-- PMO Variety Show. Purdue Musical Organizations. 7:30 p.m. Ralph & Bettye Bailey Hall, 359 Northwestern Ave. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare (1606). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Sullivan Lee. A warrior, a wife, ambition and trouble make this one of the bard's best and most chilling works. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28; March 1. 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

-- AMRE concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. American Music Repertory Ensemble, Purdue’s swing era big band with singers. Featuring the music of the Gene Krupa Orchestra and Anita O'Day. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Saturday, Feb. 28

-- "Imagination, Innovation, Discovery and Design" (I2D2) open house. Organizer: Women in Engineering Program; for grades K-8, parental supervision required. 9 a.m. to noon; hands-on activities offered; family activity at 10 and 11 (repeat). Hampton Hall of Civil Engineering, rooms 2118 and 2123. Groups of eight or more should make contact ahead at sbayley@purdue.edu. URL: https://engineering.purdue.edu/WIEP/NewsAndEvents/I2D2ImaginationInnovationDiscoveryandDesign

-- Grades 3-8 basketball skills clinic. Coach Sharon Versyp, Indiana Fever head coach and Purdue alumna Stephanie White, and other Fever staff. 9 a.m.-noon. Cardinal Court, Holloway Gymnasium and Mackey Arena. At the end, prizes and autograph session. (Varsity game at 2 p.m.; see listing below.) Space for the clinic is limited; register in advance at FeverBasketball.com. URL: www.purduesports.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/012915aab.html

-- Men's tennis. Two matches. Purdue vs. Morehead State at 10 a.m. Purdue vs. Dayton at 4 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Swimming and diving (women). Boiler-Make-It NCAA Last Chance. Noon. Boilermaker Aquatic Center. Free.

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

-- "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare (1606). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Sullivan Lee. A warrior, a wife, ambition and trouble make this one of the bard's best and most chilling works. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performance also at 2:30 p.m. March 1. 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

-- Boilermaker Ball. Organizer: Purdue Alumni Association. Theme: 1920s speakeasy. 5:30 p.m.: Cocktails and silent auction; 6:45 p.m.: Call to dinner; 7:15 p.m.: Dinner; 8:30 p.m.: Live entertainment and dancing with music by Endless Summer. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, 350 W. Maryland St. in downtown Indianapolis. Cost: gold and black patron, $175; young Boiler (under 35), $125; benefactor option for a table available. Reservation required; URL: http://purdue.imodules.com/s/1461/2column.aspx?sid=1461&gid=1001&pgid=582

-- "The Financial Crisis of 2008": breakout session from TEDxPurdueU. Purdue's independently organized TED conference. Two-part program: (1) Film screening: "Inside Job" (2010, documentary, 105 min., PG-13). (2) Panel moderated by David Hummels, dean of Krannert School of Management. 6:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL for film: www.imdb.com/title/tt1645089/?ref_=nv_sr_1; URL for news release including panelists: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/tedxpurdueu-breakout-session-the-financial-crisis-of-2008.html

-- BCC Coffee House. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. BCC. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. "Interstellar." Purdue Student Union Board. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Admission: public, $4; Purdue student ID, free. Films subject to change. 49-48976.

Sunday, March 1

-- "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare (1606). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Sullivan Lee. A warrior, a wife, ambition and trouble make this one of the bard's best and most chilling works. 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

-- 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
      * Art and Design Undergraduate Exhibition. Feb. 23-March 6.

-- "Steps to the Moon: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers and the Eugene A. Cernan Papers."  Through Feb. 27. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits

-- "Jazz Templates in Silhouette: Paintings by Robert Peppers." Jan. 16-March 1. Black Cultural Center, co-organizer. Mixed media responses to jazz. In the McDonald Gallery, Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. Museum hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily except holidays. URL: http://artlafayette.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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