Events this Week

March 23, 2015  


Here is a list of events happening March 23-29, 2015, 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, March 23

-- Classes resume. (Spring break has ended.)

-- Web accessibility event: "Building Blocks to Creating Accessible Word Documents and PowerPoint Slides." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies. 9-10:30 a.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 277. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- "What is Project Eye To Eye?" Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Presented by the Disability Resource Center. 7-8 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1086. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

Tuesday, March 24

-- CERIAS Information Security Symposium. Day 1 of 2. Organizer: Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security. Check-in at 8:30 a.m.; welcome at 9:15 a.m. Keynote at 9:30 a.m.: Sam Curry, chief technology and security officer at Arbor Networks. STEW. Registration required; cost varies. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/cerias-event-to-draw-top-cybersecurity-experts,-issues-oriented-discussions.html

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Subjective Assessment, Rubrics, and Assigning Grades." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 8 of 10 through April 7; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- "David Bowker: A Life Not Otherwise Specified." Bowker, director, Office of Future Engineers, on his own learning disorder diagnosis. Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. 3:30-4:30 p.m. STEW, Room 313. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- Baseball vs. Kent State. 5:30 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Purdue Student Soybean Product Innovation Competition. Product displays and award presentations. Organizer: Purdue Agriculture and Indiana Soybean Alliance. Theme: "Celebrating Young Thinkers." Reception at 5:30 p.m. including hors d'oeuvres; awards at 7 p.m. Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 W. Washington St., Indianapolis. (An on-campus reception is planned for March 31.) URL: http://indianasoybean.com/strategic-programs/new-use-innovation/43-strategic-programs-new-uses/311-2014-student-soybean-innovation-competition-banquet-invitation

-- Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, with Jeremy Denk, piano. Purdue Convocations. Denk will appear for two Bach concerti; the academy will add Dvorák and Suk. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $22-$45. URL: www.convocations.org

Wednesday, March 25

-- Safety Fair plus Safety Chair Meeting. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Radiological and Environmental Management. Safety fair 7:30-11:30 a.m. in STEW, Room 218. Safety Chair Meeting has three sessions at 8, 9, and 10 a.m. in STEW, Room 214, each session with its own theme and targeted audience; attend any or all. RSVP by March 18 required; session choices not required with RSVP. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/safety-chair-meeting-and-safety-fair-set-for-march-25.html

-- Web accessibility event: "Building Blocks to Creating Accessible PDFs." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies. 9-10:30 a.m. Hampton Hall, Room 31. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu               

-- CERIAS Information Security Symposium. Day 2 of 2. Organizer: Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security. Address at 9:30 a.m.: Deborah Frincke, NSA/CSS director of Rresearch, National Security Agency. Address at 4:30 p.m.: VP & CPO McAfee/Intel Security. STEW. Registration required; cost varies. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/cerias-event-to-draw-top-cybersecurity-experts,-issues-oriented-discussions.html

-- Undergraduate Research Day. Faculty members showcase research projects and how undergraduates can participate. Organizer: Discovery Park. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Venture Café. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/ugrad

-- Faculty Lunch and Learn. Session 3 of 5. "Addressing Conduct Issues with Students." Jeffery Stefancic, associate dean of students, Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. STEW, Room 318. Sessions on Wednesdays (others April 8, April 22) at same hour and site; theme is awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues. Registration required because lunch is provided and seating is limited; email to Student Wellness Office at swo@purdue.edu with name, title, department, sessions attending. Questions: Tammy Loew at tfloew@purdue.edu or Jane Krause at jkrause@purdue.edu.

-- Discovery Lecture Series event. "Energy and Sustainability Challenges." Peter Littlewood, director, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/events/view.php?id=1782

-- "Am I Black Enough for You?" Part 2: "Jiggaboos vs. Wannabes: The Madness Continues." Second in two-part series on challenges such as identity politics, colorism, religion, and cultural representations; format is informal debate and discussion. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. 6:30 p.m. BCC, Student Lounge. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

Thursday, March 26

-- Indiana AHEAD Conference. Day 1 of 2 days. Indiana Chapter of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (IN-AHEAD) in coordination with Office of Institutional Equity. 11 a.m. Thursday to noon Friday. PMU, Anniversary Drawing Room. URL: https://www.ahead.org/affiliates/indiana; questions to Nicole Jasinski at njasinsk@purdue.edu or at 765-494-1247.

-- Reception for exhibition "Changing Landscapes." Purdue University Galleries. 5:30 p.m. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Artist Zaria Forman will discuss her works in the exhibition. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- Science on Tap. Monthly forum for Purdue and Lafayette-West Lafayette area to talk about science. Organizer: Discovery Park. This month: Mark Lundstrom, the Don and Carol Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, on "Along for the Ride: Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of Nanoelectronics" plus discussion. Topics include semiconductor technology and Purdue's role in it. 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.facebook.com/scienceontaplafayette

-- Film screening: "The Cherokee Word for Water" (2013, drama, 92 min., rated PG) about a female Cherokee chief fighting for running water in rural Oklahoma communities. Organizer: Native American Educational and Cultural Center. 6-8 p.m. STEW, Room 218AB. URL for film: www.imdb.com/title/tt2182159; URL for center: www.purdue.edu/naecc/index.html

Friday, March 27

-- POSTPONED TO SUNDAY. Softball vs. Rutgers. 5 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 15 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.) SEE Saturday and Sunday game listings.

-- POSTPONED TO SATURDAY. Baseball vs. Butler. 5:30 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Purdue Musical Organizations presents Phenomena rock concert. 7 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- Traditional Music Week events. Organizers: Purdue Convocations and others. Two events: (1) Public talk with Jayme Stone. 7 p.m. (2) Community Musician Workshop with Jayme Stone. 8:15 p.m. Both free, both at Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Grand Hall, 638 North St., Lafayette. URL for week's schedule: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/purdue-convocations,-indiana-fiddlers-gathering-to-partner-for-traditional-music-week.html

-- Purdue Jazz Jam. All Purdue jazz bands with historic great songs from the West Coast sound. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Saturday, March 28

-- Books and Chocolate Milk. Children's books read by local/Purdue people, plus cookie decorating and crafts. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. Featuring books by Laura Numeroff. 10-11:30 a.m. STEW, Rooms 302 and 306.

-- Community Field Recording Open House with Jayme Stone. Open to public. Organizers: Purdue Convocations and Indiana Fiddlers for "Traditional Music Week" to celebrate traditional roots and acoustic music. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Carnahan Hall, 820 Main St., Lafayette. URL for description of event (application deadline is past): www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/purdue-convocations-invites-local-musicians-to-apply-for-lomax-project-community-field-recording-open-house.html (see concert listing for this evening)

-- Softball vs. Rutgers. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 15 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Baseball vs. Butler. Doubleheader including game postponed from Friday due to weather. 1 p.m. (starting time changed). Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Film screening: "The Grand Budapest Hotel" (2014, comedy/drama, 100 min., rated R; recent Oscar winner). Organizer: Asha for Education's Purdue chapter; part of March series Global Film Fest. 5 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). Free; donations for education in India. URL for series (films may be added): https://www.facebook.com/ashagff. Questions: pdiwakar@purdue.edu; agmanup@gmail.com, sunny.chugh.90@gmail.com; phone: 352-870-3473. URL for film: www.imdb.com/title/tt2278388/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

-- HTM Black Tie Dinner. Part of the Life Inspired program by the College of Health and Human Sciences. Reception at 6 p.m. in PMU South Ballroom; dinner at 7 p.m. in North Ballroom. This event is sold out. URL: www.purdueblacktiedinner.com

-- "Fieldwork: Jayme Stone with the Lomax Project residency." Purdue Convocations. Banjoist Stone and group with selections from the vast Lomax songbook that bespeaks the American spirit. 8 p.m. Lafayette Theater, 600 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $19-$25. URL: www.convocations.org

Sunday, March 29

-- Softball vs. Rutgers. Doubleheader including game postponed from Friday due to weather. 11 a.m. (starting time changed). Boilermaker Softball Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 15 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Baseball at Butler. 2 p.m. Bulldog Park (near Hinkle Fieldhouse and Butler Bowl), Indianapolis. Free.

-- Black Voices of Inspiration Spring Concert. Black Cultural Center vocal ensemble. 3 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: public, $7; students, $5. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "First in the Field: Beginnings of the Nation's First Computer Science Department." March 16-July 24. 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

-- "Changing Landscapes." March 9-April 25. Purdue University Galleries. Drawings, collage, and mixed media pieces regarding human contributions to or interpretations of the landscape. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday. (Reception March 26.) URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Natural Places: A NICHES Anniversary Celebration." March 10-April 25. Purdue University Galleries. Photos and natural materials installation celebrating the 20th anniversary of NICHES Land Trust. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- 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
      * MFA exhibition: Alejandra Munoz (electronic and time-based art). March 23-27.
      * MFA exhibition: Esther (Xiaoyu) Wang (interior design) and Fahinaz Ferdous (visual communications design). March 23-27.

 

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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