October 16, 2017

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening Oct. 16-22, 2017, 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, Oct. 16

-- OIRAE forum on monthly briefing topic: Student success tracker Forecast. Organizer: Office of Institutional Research, Assessment and Effectiveness. 1:30 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2082. Article

-- President's fireside chat: "Food Security: Feeding the World in 2050." President Mitch Daniels will talk with Chris Policinski, president and CEO of Land O'Lakes Inc., and Sean Callahan, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, in celebration of World Food Day. Introduction by Carolyn Woo, Purdue Distinguished President's Fellow for Global Development. 2:30-3:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. News release

-- National STEM Education Research and Practice Summit. Day 1 of 2. Organizers: Office of Engagement; College of Education. Stewart Center. Monday event is reception at 6 p.m. Article with links to registration and schedule

Tuesday, Oct. 17

-- Flu shot sessions. Session 3 of 6 this month. Free to benefits-eligible employees and adult dependents covered under a Purdue medical plan. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Wang Hall, Room 1004; no appointment needed but bring PUID or Anthem card. Shots also available at the Center for Healthy Living. Article with vaccine information and link to times, dates and locations of sessions (dates are Oct. 19, 26, 27)

-- SharePoint Basics training. Organizer: ITaP. SharePoint 2013 navigation, uploads, site elements. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 189. Article | Registration (scroll down; also offered Nov. 28)

-- National STEM Education Research and Practice Summit. Day 2 of 2. Organizers: Office of Engagement; College of Education. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Stewart Center. Article with links to registration and schedule

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Micro-Teaching: Practice Your Teaching." For faculty, staff and graduate TAs. Center for Instructional Excellence. 9-11 a.m. Wilmeth Active Learning Center, room TBA. Weekly workshop 6 of 10 through Nov. 21 except Oct. 24; choose one or more. Registration required. Questions: 765-496-6422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- At the Intersection of Liberal Arts and STEM lecture. "How Dynamic New Ideas Result from Collaborations between Liberal Arts and STEM." Scott Hartley, author of "The Fuzzy and The Techie" and venture capitalist. Organizer: College of Liberal Arts. 6 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Lawson Commons.

Wednesday, Oct. 18

-- Reservation deadline for treasurer's A/P Staff Recognition Luncheon. Organizer: Office of the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer. (Event is 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 25.). Honorees have been invited. Faculty, staff and others can attend to show appreciation for an honoree. Cost: $10. Article including link to reservation and list of honorees.

-- QPR Gatekeeper Training in suicide prevention. For faculty, staff and students. Organizer: Office of the Dean of Students. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Schleman Hall, Room B038. Registration needed. Departments also can schedule sessions. Article with registration link. (Other sessions Nov. 8, 13. Times and places vary.)

-- Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. Alabi-Michael Akande, senior in political science and winner of the 2017 Edward Simon Essay Prize in Jewish Studies, on "Music in the Death Camps." 12:30 p.m. STEW, Room 313. Questions: 765-494-7965 or wengera@purdue.edu or Jewish Studies

Thursday, Oct. 19

-- Earthquake simulation drill. A time to think about, plan, rehearse actions in case of earthquake. No particular hour, no Purdue Alert notifications. News release with links to guidance and to information about the Great Central U.S. Shake Out

-- Symposium: "Status of Indiana Families: Issues and Answers." Organizer: Center for Families. Keynote: Chuck Underwood, author, pioneer in generational study. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Ivy Tech Community College Conference Center, 2820 N. Meridian St. in Indianapolis. Cost: $50; lunch is included. Registration due Oct. 9. News release

-- CityBus open house on proposed route changes. Affected routes are campus loops and West Lafayette routes 1B, 4B, 5, 8, 10 and 23. Changes would take effect in December after the 2017 street work in the State Street Redevelopment Project has ended. 10 a.m.-noon. Elm Room, West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St. CityBus announcement including link to survey and more. (Open house repeated 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 23.)

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. August through October. North end of Memorial Mall. Suggested parking is Grant Street Garage or Armory lot (for "A" permit holders). Article with information about other local farmers markets. Updates etc.:  Facebook | Twitter

-- Purdue NewU webinar 3. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Office of the Provost with Kaplan University. 2-3 p.m. Focus: Curriculum design. Article. Series of five webinars planned; links to the posted videos of webinars 1 and 2, information on webinars 4 and 5

-- Swimming and diving (women and men) vs. South Carolina. 6 p.m. Burke Aquatic Center. Free. Women | Men

-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club "Encore" performance. Purdue Musical Organizations. 6:30 p.m. Steps of Hovde Hall. Free.

Friday, Oct. 20

-- BCC Coffee House/Performing Arts Ensembles Showcase. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Material and creative expressions from fall break with arts leaders and anthropologist examining culture of New Orleans. 7 p.m. BCC. Reception following; includes time to see exhibition "What the Waters Washed Away" (see under Exhibitions below). Also Saturday. BCC

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Penn State. 7 p.m. Brees Center, Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium. Tickets: adult, $8-$15; youth, $5-$8; Purdue student, $3-$5; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available. Sport | Tickets

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. Title TBA. 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. 765-494-8976. Also Saturday at same times.

-- Purdue Jazz Band, Concert Jazz Band, and Tower of Power Band. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Bands & Orchestras events

Saturday, Oct. 21

-- Purdue Space Day. Grades 3-8; registration filled. Organizer: Purdue Space Day student organization with School of Aeronautics and Astronautics. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Neil Armstrong Hall and Elliott Hall of Music. Website

-- Purdue Chemistry Show. "Michael Faraday's Chemical History of the Candle." Organizer: Department of Chemistry. Presenter: Paul Smith, lecture demonstration director. 10:30 a.m. Wetherill Laboratory, Room 200. Free; for all ages. News release

-- Fan Day for Purdue basketball (men's and women's). Doors open at 10:30 a.m. at Mackey Arena. Autograph session, giveaways at 10:45 a.m. (autographs until about 11:45 a.m.). Men's scrimmage at 12:15 p.m. Free. News release

-- Swimming and diving (men) in Indiana Intercollegiates. Noon. Burke Aquatic Center. Free. Women | Men

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Rutgers. 7 p.m. Brees Center, Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium. Tickets: adult, $8-$15; youth, $5-$8; Purdue student, $3-$5; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available. Sport | Tickets

-- BCC Coffee House/Performing Arts Ensembles Showcase. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Material and creative expressions from fall break with arts leaders and anthropologist examining culture of New Orleans. 7 p.m. BCC. Reception following; includes time to see exhibition "What the Waters Washed Away" (see under Exhibitions below). BCC

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. Title TBA. 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. 765-494-8976.

Sunday, Oct. 22

-- Purdue Bells in worship service. Purdue Musical Organizations. 8:30 and 11 a.m. First United Methodist Church, 1700 W. State St. PMO

-- "Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science." Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 4 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $34-$99. Event

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Natalie Baxter: Clearly Confused." Oct. 3-Nov. 4. Purdue University Galleries. Sewing and quilting with a social/political message. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). Exhibition

-- 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).
     * Push and Pull: Contemporary Photography Exhibition. Oct. 16-27.
     * Alumni Invitational. Oct. 16-27.

-- "What the Waters Washed Away - 2008." Oct. 2-Dec. 7. Black Cultural Center. Photographic images from 2008 BCC research tour to New Orleans; photographers Mark Simons, senior manager, photographic services, in Purdue Marketing and Media, and William Caise, assistant director of BCC. Exhibition at BCC during building hours.

-- "Caged: The Illegal Pet Trade." Sept. 22-Nov. 26. Sculptures by Justin Ladoux from everyday objects. College of Veterinary Medicine, City of Lafayette, Columbian Park Zoo. At Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette; open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily except holidays. Article

-- Archives and Special Collections: "Missing You." June 29-Dec. 8. Communications and logs from Amelia Earhart's final flight, plus her efforts for women's rights. Summer hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday (through Aug. 18; except closed Aug. 7-11). Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, STEW (enter from HSSE Library). The library also has online exhibits; go to https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/exhibits

-- Lawson Computer Science Building. Second floor: "Experience Color: Algorithm & Expression" by Petronio Bendito, associate professor of visual and performing arts. Third floor: "The Intersection of Art and Science" curated by Bendito and Tim Korb, retired assistant head of the Department of Computer Science. Open during building hours. News release

 

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. 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]. Hours (during semester):

* 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.
* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): 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.


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