November 28, 2016
Events this week
Here is a list of events happening Nov. 7-13, 2016, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.
Tuesday, Nov. 29
-- Student of Concern presentation. Organizer: Office of the Dean of Students. Topics: Behavior awareness, instructions for reporting, steps after a report is made, role of Behavior Intervention Team; plus Q&A. Noon-1 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q4/office-of-the-dean-of-students-offers-reminder-on-student-of-concern-resources.html
-- Green Zone training. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Veterans Success Center. Tools and insights to understand and help veterans and military students at the University. 2-4 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2077. Free but registration required. URL with registration link: www.purdue.edu/studentsuccess/specialized/veterans/For Faculty and Staff/GreenZone.html (last scheduled offering of workshop at this time)
-- Bookwalter Lecture in landscape architecture. "Celebrating 100 Years of the National Park System: Focus on the Indiana Dunes." Paul Labovitz, superintendent of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. 5 p.m. Horticulture Building, Room 117.
Wednesday, Nov. 30
-- Reservation deadline for University Clerical and Service Staff Recognition Luncheon. Organizer: Human Resources. (Event is 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 8.). Honorees have been invited. Faculty, staff and others can attend to show appreciation for an honoree. Cost: $10. URL including link to reservation and list of honorees: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q4/registration-open-for-clerical-and-service-staff-recognition-luncheon.html
-- QPR Gatekeeper Training in suicide prevention. For faculty, staff and students. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Details, plus link to registration (required), location and full Fall 2016 schedule of sessions here
-- Discovery Park Distinguished Lecture Series event. "Technological Surprise: When Science Alters Society, Security and Strategy." Ronald F. Lehman II, former director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. 4:30 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 2290. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/dls
-- Workshop: "Networking for Nerds: How to Land (or Create) Your Dream Job!" Alaina G. Levine, author, entrepreneur, consultant, science journalist, speaker and comedian. Organizers: Purdue chapters of Nanotechnology Student Advisory Council, Optical Society of America and Society for Optics and Photonics. Topics: How to network as a strategy for uncovering job opportunities. 5-6 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Book signing 6-6:30 p.m.
-- "A Conversation with Vint Cerf and Bruce Cole." Organizer: College of Liberal Arts in its occasional series At the Intersection of Liberal Arts and STEM. Cerf, vice president and chief internet evangelist for Google, and regarded as a father of the internet, and Cole, former chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities, will discuss how digital technology touches on the humanities and how disciplines focused on language might adapt. 5:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q4/internet-pioneers-to-discuss-net-and-humanities.html
Thursday, Dec. 1
-- Violet Haas Award reception. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence. 2-3:30 p.m. PMU, Anniversary Drawing Room. URL: www.purdue.edu/butler/Celebrations/Violet Haas Award.html
-- Symposium on African American Culture and Philosophy (30th biennial event): "Exploring the 'Humanity' in the Digital Humanities: Africana/Black Studies' Perspectives on the Digital Humanities." Day 1 of 3 days. Organizer: African American Studies and Research Center. Keynote: Abdul Alkalimat, professor emeritus of African American Studies and library and information science at the University of Illinois. 5 p.m. talk; 6:30 p.m. refreshment. Black Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room 1. Registration needed: $50-$75. URL: https://conf.purdue.edu/landing_pages/aas
-- PVM Family Program Series presentation. "Small Animal Internal Medicine." Presenter: Lynn Guptill, associate professor and co-section head of small animal internal medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Organizer: College of Veterinary Medicine. 6-7 p.m. Lynn Hall, Room 1136. Monthly series designed for families with students grades K-4 but allowing older children. On first Thursdays: March 2, April 6. Free but registration required. URL for details and registration method: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q3/purdue-family-programs-help-youth-learn-about-veterinary-medicine-careers.html
Friday, Dec. 2
-- Symposium on African American Culture and Philosophy. Day 2 of 3 days. Organizer: African American Studies and Research Center. Plenary speakers, concurrent panels, roundtable discussion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Stewart Center. See Thursday listing for theme and registration facts. URL: https://conf.purdue.edu/landing_pages/aas
-- "Myths of 'Modern' Human Origins: Stone Tools and Lessons from Omo Kibish, Ethiopia." John J. Shea, professor, Stony Brook University. Organizers: Department of Anthropology; others. 5:30 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/684544621715029/?ti=cl
-- BCC Cultural Arts Festival. Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Admission: public, $7; Purdue students, $5. URL: www.purdue.edu/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. 49-48976. Also Saturday at same times.
-- Purdue Galleries Duo Lab Series I. Sabrina Lastman, voice and songs; Tim Daisy, drums and percussion. Jazz-Latino styles. Doors open at 7:10 p.m.; concert at 7:30 p.m. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. (A second event with Lastman will be Jan. 27.) Admission: $12. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries
-- Philharmonic and Symphony orchestras. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette.
Saturday, Dec. 3
-- Symposium on African American Culture and Philosophy. Day 3 of 3 days. Organizer: African American Studies and Research Center. Workshops. 9 a.m.-noon. Stewart Center. See Thursday listing for theme and registration facts. URL: https://conf.purdue.edu/landing_pages/aas
-- 83rd Annual Purdue Christmas Show. Purdue Musical Organizations. Noon, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: adults, $29; senior citizens (65+), $27; students, $20; ages 12 and under, $12. Call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-7469 or go to www.purdue.edu/pmo.
-- Men's basketball vs. Morehead State. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: Available seating is $15-$25. Dynamic pricing applies. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html
-- "All-American" Marching Band in Lafayette Christmas Parade. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 5:30 p.m. Downtown Lafayette. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands; URL for parade: www.homeofpurdue.com/events/events/christmasparade.html
-- 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. 49-48976.
Sunday, Dec. 4
-- 83rd Annual Purdue Christmas Show. Purdue Musical Organizations. 2 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: adults, $29; senior citizens (65+), $27; students, $20; ages 12 and under, $12. Call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-7469 or go to www.purdue.edu/pmo.
-- Women's basketball vs. Colgate. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $5-$13; also "Celebrate Sunday" special. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html
-- Fall Concert Bands. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands
-- "Robert Pruitt: Escape Velocity." Oct. 24-Dec. 10. Purdue University Galleries. Large-scale drawings about the complexity of black identity combining disparate black influences and aesthetics. Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries
-- "Jean Koeller: Under the Sky." Oct. 25-Dec. 10. Purdue University Galleries. Small paintings done en plein air, drawings, and large-scale paintings done from memory reveal the artist's daily studio process. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries
-- 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). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
* Information Visualization Design Student Exhibition. Nov. 28-Dec. 2.
* MFA Exhibition: Xinghe Hu (Riva). Nov. 28-Dec. 2.
-- "We Are All Connected." Nov. 5-Dec. 10. Organized by Black Cultural Center. Racial Equity Dialogue within the exhibit of women's voices through multimedia art by Marcia Fountain Blackridge. West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc
-- Archives and Special Collections: "Agriculture at the State Bicentennial: Purdue's Contributions to Indiana and Its People." June 10-Dec. 23. Summer hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/exhibits
-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Continuing in second of planned two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/new-art-exhibit-explores-the-intersection-of-art-and-science.html
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