Events this Week

August 18, 2014  


Here is a list of events happening Aug. 18-24, 2014, 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, Aug. 18

-- Boiler Gold Rush continues. New student orientation. Organizer: Student Success at Purdue. All day. Continues through Sunday. URL: www.purdue.edu/studentsuccess/orientation/bgr/index.html

-- Xerox-managed printing and digital services WebCRD/Ariba training sessions. Open to Purdue employees. Focused on new job submission process. Employees who order from Xerox and department approvers encouraged to attend. 9-10 a.m.; 1-2 p.m.; 2-3 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q2/additional-training-sessions-for-purdue-print-and-digital-services-delivered-by-xerox.html. (Sessions also Aug. 19, same location. Also open house 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 8 at Printing Services, 698 Ahlers Drive.) URL for recording of session: www.xeps.net

-- Staff & Student Bowling League organizing meeting. For men and women, employees, immediate families, retirees. New teams and new unattached bowlers should attend or establish contact. (Bowling is on Monday evenings and starts Aug. 25.) 6:30 p.m. Mike Aulby's Arrowhead Bowl, 2331 Brothers Drive, Lafayette.

Tuesday, Aug. 19

-- Xerox-managed printing and digital services WebCRD/Ariba training sessions. Open to Purdue employees. Focused on new job submission process. Employees who order from Xerox and department approvers encouraged to attend. 10:30-11:30 a.m.; 1-2 p.m.; 2-3 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q2/additional-training-sessions-for-purdue-print-and-digital-services-delivered-by-xerox.html. (Sessions also Aug. 18, same location. Also open house 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 8 at Printing Services, 698 Ahlers Drive.) URL for recording of session: www.xeps.net

-- "How Do I Use Digital Feedback?" Organizer: ITaP. 10-11 a.m. On student feedback tools Course Signals, the Blackboard Retention Center and PassNote. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4372&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=118&course_subtitle=00. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Siren test. Organizer: Office of Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning. About noon. The all-hazards emergency warning sirens, part of the multilayered Purdue Alert system, signal to take "shelter in place" in an actual emergency. (Also, new students will have an evacuation drill in late morning at Elliott Hall of Music.) URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-to-test-all-hazards-outdoor-sirens-tuesday-aug.-19-during-bgr.html

-- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 12:30-1:30 p.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, an automated service that makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/Breakout.aspx?section_id=14471&add_flag=1. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, an automated service that makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/Breakout.aspx?section_id=14471&add_flag=1. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 2:30-3:30 p.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, an automated service that makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/Breakout.aspx?section_id=14471&add_flag=1. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Wednesday, Aug. 20

-- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 8-9 a.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, an automated service that makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/Breakout.aspx?section_id=14471&add_flag=1. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

 -- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 9-10 a.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, an automated service that makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/Breakout.aspx?section_id=14471&add_flag=1. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

 -- "How Do I Use Digital Feedback?" Organizer: ITaP. 9-10 a.m. On student feedback tools Course Signals, the Blackboard Retention Center and PassNote. https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4372&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=118&course_subtitle=00. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- "How Do I Use Digital Feedback?" Organizer: ITaP. 10-11 a.m. On student feedback tools Course Signals, the Blackboard Retention Center and PassNote. https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4372&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=118&course_subtitle=00. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

 -- "Editing and Publishing Video Using Camtasia and Kaltura." Organizer: ITaP. 1:15-2:45 p.m. Learn how to edit, add captions and publish instructional videos using University-supported applications. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4295&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=108&course_subtitle=00. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Thursday, Aug. 21

-- Blackboard Learn: Essentials (Self-paced). Organizer: ITaP. 9-10 a.m. Practice creating content in Blackboard Learn and review features such as adding course content, creating assessments and assignments, and using learning modules. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4376&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=121&course_subtitle=00. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

 -- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 7-Oct. 30 except Sept 11 and 18. North end of Memorial Mall. URL on this and links to other local farmers markets: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q2/farmers-market-to-return-this-week.html

-- Blackboard Learn: Essentials (Demo format). Organizer: ITaP. 1:15-2:45 p.m. Practice creating content in Blackboard Learn and review features such as adding course content, creating assessments and assignments, and using learning modules. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4377&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=122&course_subtitle=00. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Blackboard Learn: Grade Center. Organizer: ITaP. 3-4 p.m. An overview of the Blackboard Learn Grade Center. Learn how to create columns, filter grade columns, create feedback for students and more. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4378&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=123&course_subtitle=00

Friday, Aug. 22

-- University Residences regular move-in date.

-- Confluence wiki. Organizer: ITaP. 8:30-9:30 a.m. An overview of Confluence wiki software, a collaborative enterprise-level wiki tool that can be used to facilitate online project sharing and collaboration. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4379&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=124&course_subtitle=00. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- 73rd annual Football Kickoff Luncheon. Organizer: Intercollegiate Athletics with Greater Lafayette Commerce. 11:30 a.m. PMU, Ballrooms. Tickets: individual, $25; table for seven + player, $175; table for eight, $200. Purchase from Greater Lafayette Commerce at www.lafayettechamber.com/events/2013/12/16/football-kickoff-luncheon; questions to 742-4044.

-- Soccer (women's). Boilermaker Challenge Cup (today and Sunday). 4 p.m.: Butler vs. Ohio. 7 p.m.: Purdue vs. Miami (Ohio). Boilermaker Soccer Complex. Tickets: adult, $5; student, $2; groups of 20 or more, $1 (on game day, tickets are sold only at site). One ticket good for both games.

Saturday, Aug. 23

-- Back to School Sale from Purdue Surplus Store. Desks, tables, chairs, bulletin boards and more. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 3601 Sagamore Parkway North, Suite K, in Lafayette (enter from Ninth Street). URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-surplus-store-sets-back-to-school-sale-for-aug.-23.html

-- Volleyball (women's) alumni match. 6 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Brees Center. Free.

-- Band Camp Finale Concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. "All-American" Marching Band caps off its annual high-energy week of reconstituting, realigning and rehearsing. 7:30 p.m. Hull Field (practice field along Third Street near the fire station).

Sunday, Aug. 24

-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club and Purduettes in worship services. Purdue Musical Organizations. 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.  First United Methodist Church, 1700 W. State St. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- Soccer (women's). Boilermaker Challenge Cup. 11 a.m. Butler vs. Miami (Ohio). 2 p.m. Purdue vs. Ohio. Boilermaker Soccer Complex. Tickets: adult, $5; student, $2; groups of 20 or more, $1 (on game day, tickets are sold only at site). One ticket good for both games.

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Distraction." Aug. 4-Sept. 4. Rueff Galleries. Solo exhibition by alumna Suzanne Faris, now associate professor at Colorado State University. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Summer hours through Aug. 22: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. Semester hours as of Aug. 25: Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; until 7 on Thursdays. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries

-- "Quest for Equality: Celebrating the Leadership, Advocacy and Commitment of Five Purdue Women." March 19-Sept. 30 (showing extended). Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours during summer: 1-4:30 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. In addition to listed hours, each box office is open two hours before ticketed events in that building. Summer hours:

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): Closed until Aug. 25.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): Closed until Aug. 25.

URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic

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