Events for the next four weeks

September 15, 2014  


Here is an early list of events happening at the West Lafayette campus in the four weeks (Monday through Sunday) after the current week. As other events become known, they will be added each Monday.

Other Purdue Today calendar documents
Events this week (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

 

Week 1: Sept. 22-28
Week 2: Sept. 29-Oct. 5
Week 3: Oct. 6-12
Week 4: Oct. 13-19

Week 1: Sept. 22-28

Monday, Sept. 22

-- Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition. Day 2 of 2. Organizer: Graduate School. PMU, Ballrooms. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/big-ten-+-graduate-school-exposition-brings-information-to-purdue.html

-- HTM Golf Tournament with silent auction. Organizer: School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. 9 a.m. check-in; 10 a.m. shotgun start scramble; 3 p.m. reception and silent auction. Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex. Registration deadline was Sept. 5. Option to attend reception and silent auction only. URL: www.conf.purdue.edu/htmgolf

-- WebEx: Web Conferencing Tool. Organizer: ITaP. 10:30-11:30 a.m. STEW, Room 310. An overview of Purdue’s new Web conferencing tool, WebEx. Learn to manage online meetings for distance learning, professional development and collaboration. Registration: http://bit.ly/1xgzG83. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- ADA legal issues webinar. "Websites and the ADA: 'Accessibility in the Digital Age." Office of Institutional Equity. 2-3:30 p.m. Young Hall, Room B64. Description and online registration at www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html; select event title. For more information, for registration assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation: OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

-- Registration deadline for Technical Management Institute. Organizers: College of Engineering and Krannert School of Management. Advanced continuing education for managers in technical areas. (Institute is Oct. 7-10.) Discounted rate for Purdue faculty and staff. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q3/registration-open-for-technical-management-institute.html

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Active Learning II: Experiential Learning." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 3 of 10 through Nov. 18 except Oct. 14; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- BUG: Blackboard Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 10:30-11:30 a.m. STEW, Room 320. Hear the latest announcements, watch demonstrations and get questions answered about Blackboard Learn. Registration: http://bit.ly/1BdJzSv. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

 -- Staff recruitment and selection workshop: "Creating a Recruitment Plan." Office of Institutional Equity and Human Resources. Workshop's focus is on role of hiring supervisors and committees in developing plan for qualified and diverse workforce, working with Talent Acquisition specialist. 11-11:45 a.m. STEW, Room 218A. To register online, go to www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html and click on the appropriate workshop title by date. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

-- President's Forum. President Mitch Daniels and Provost Deba Dutta presenting update on Purdue Moves initiatives. 8-9 a.m. PMU, South Ballroom. Live webcast TBA.

-- Purdue Teaching Academy Day. Open to Purdue community. Teaching Academy members sharing insights on more than 20 teaching topics during 20-minute sessions. Organizer: Center for Instructional Excellence. 9 a.m.-3:50 p.m. STEW, Room 218 ABC. URL for topics, times and presenters: www.purdue.edu/cie/teachingacademy. See also listing for evening induction ceremony.

-- PQUG: Purdue Qualtrics Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 10:30-11:30 a.m. STEW, Room 218D. Hear the latest announcements, watch demonstrations and get questions answered about using Qualtrics online survey software. Registration: http://bit.ly/1BdJzSv. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

 -- Callout for Student Soybean Product Innovation Competition. Organizer: Indiana Soybean Alliance in collaboration with Purdue. (Teams compete for top prize of $20,000; competition proceeds in steps through March 24.) 5:30 p.m. Lilly Hall, Room G126. URL: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ABE/Academics/Competitions/index_html

-- Purdue Teaching Academy Induction Ceremony. Open to Purdue community. Organizer: Center for Instructional Excellence. Reception, 6:30 p.m.; ceremony, 7 p.m. PMU, North Ballroom. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q2/purdues-teaching-academy-announces-11-inductees.html or www.purdue.edu/cie/teachingacademy

-- BCC lecture. "The New Color of Green: A Collective Voice Towards Change." Jerome Ringo, immediate past chairman of the National Wildlife Federation, McCluskey Fellow for Conservation at Yale University. Black Cultural Center with Indiana NAACP and Purdue College of Agriculture. 7 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

Thursday, Sept. 25

-- Road to Retirement presentations. Designed for benefits-eligible employees age 55 and older. Organizer: Human Resources. Presentations by/about Fidelity, PERF, PURA/retiree health plan options, Social Security, TIAA-CREF; attend any or all. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. STEW, rooms 302 and 306.

-- WebEx: Web Conferencing Tool. Organizer: ITaP. 10:30-11:30 a.m. STEW, Room 218AB. An overview of Purdue’s new Web conferencing tool, WebEx. Learn to manage online meetings for distance learning, professional development and collaboration. Registration: http://bit.ly/1xgzG83. 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. Through Oct. 30. 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. Chef visit: Allison Kingery, production chef at Ford Dining Court; URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/campus-chefs-returning-to-farmers-market.html

-- Discovery Lecture Series event: "Religion, Science and Naturalism: Where the Conflict Really Lies." Alvin Plantinga, author on religion-science issues and emeritus professor of philosophy at Calvin College and the University of Notre Dame. Also organizing: Department of Philosophy, Religious Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts. 1:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Book signing to follow. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/renowned-christian-philosopher-alvin-plantinga-to-deliver-discovery-lecture.html

-- ADA accessible technology webinar. "Android is Accessibile. Really." Office of Institutional Equity. 2-3:30 p.m. Young Hall, Room 909. Description and online registration at www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html; select event title. For more information, for registration assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation: OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu.

-- Science on Tap. Monthly forum for Purdue and Lafayette-West Lafayette area to talk about science. Organizer: Discovery Park. This month: Andrew Mesecar, the Walther Professor of Cancer Structural Biology, on the deceptive characteristics of coronaviruses and the quest for drugs that could defeat them, plus discussion. 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

-- Krannert Leadership Speaker Series event. Speaker: Gene Kranz, retired NASA flight control director (Gemini, Apollo and Skylab programs). Also scholarship benefit dinner, alumni and other awards. 6:30 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms. Tickets: Purdue faculty, staff and students, special price; others, $100 including $75 scholarship donation. To reserve tickets: Lou Underwood, Krannert assistant director of alumni relations and special events, at 49-40901 or lmunder@purdue.edu. URLs: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/nasas-gene-kranz-to-keynote-krannert-event.html and www.krannert.purdue.edu/events/LSS

-- Library/history lecture. "Dust Bowl Women." Pamela Riney Kehrberg, chair of the Department of History, University of Iowa. Part of event series with "Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry" exhibition (see Exhibitions below). 7 p.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room G980D. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-libraries-exhibition,-programs-provide-historic-perspective-of-disastrous-dust-bowl.html

Friday, Sept. 26

-- ADVANCE-Purdue seminar on transition and sustainability of ADVANCE initiatives. Speaker: Abby Stewart, director of the ADVANCE Program at University of Michigan. 9:30-11 a.m. STEW, Room 310.

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Minnesota. 7 p.m. Boilermaker Soccer Complex. Tickets: adult, $5; student, $2; groups of 20 or more, $1 (on game day, tickets are sold only at site).

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Michigan. 7 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Brees Center. Tickets: adult, $8-$12; youth/Purdue student, $5-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available.

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 30; Oct. 1, 2, 3, 4; also 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 28; Oct. 4, 5. 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

-- Homecoming parade: "Boilermaker Night Train Parade." Theme: "Stay Gold." 8-10 p.m. Route details to come.

Saturday, Sept. 27

-- Homecoming. Family-friendly event 9-11 a.m. on Stadium Mall. Stage performances, tents by many units across the campus, food vendors. King and queen crowned at 10:45 a.m. URL: www.purdue.edu/giving/events/homecoming/index.html

-- Football vs. vs. Iowa (Homecoming/Varsity P Weekend). Noon. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $10-$80 including legacy fee. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also numerous mini-plans and specials available; see www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Michigan State. 7 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Brees Center. Tickets: adult, $8-$12; youth/Purdue student, $5-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available.

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30; Oct. 1, 2, 3, 4; also 2:30 p.m. Sept. 28; Oct. 4, 5. 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

Sunday, Sept. 28

-- School of Mechanical Engineering Awards Convocation. Recognition of faculty teaching awards, undergraduate and graduate scholarships and fellowships. 9:30 a.m.-noon. PMU, Ballrooms. Information: Cynthia Dalton at 49-46900 or cdalton@purdue.edu

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Wisconsin. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Soccer Complex. Tickets: adult, $5; student, $2; groups of 20 or more, $1 (on game day, tickets are sold only at site).

-- PMO Kids Choir Auditions. Purdue Musical Organizations. Children ages 8-12 can audition for the Purdue Christmas Show. 2 p.m. Ralph & Bettye Bailey Hall, 359 Northwestern Ave. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- "VeggieTales Live! Silly Song Sing-Along." Purdue Convocations. 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: Gold Zone, $30 (includes "VeggieTales Live!" VIP Meet and Greet); others in advance, $21; at the door, $25. URL: www.convocations.org

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30; Oct. 1, 2, 3, 4; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 5. 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

 

Week 2: Sept. 29-Oct. 5

Monday, Sept. 29

-- HUBbub: the HUBzero conference. For researchers, practitioners, educators and IT professionals. Organizer: ITaP. Day 1 of 2 of main conference; also reception Sunday and hack-a-thon Wednesday. Conference is in Indianapolis. URL: www.itap.purdue.edu/newsroom/news/140903_hubzero_hubbub14.html

Tuesday, Sept. 30

-- "ADVANCE/OIE Search Committee Workshop on Faculty Hiring." Open to all faculty; required for serving on a search committee. Roundtable format; discussion includes best practices, unintentional bias and building a candidate pool. 8:15 a.m.-noon. PMU, West Faculty Lounge. Light breakfast provided. Registration at https://purdue.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_d6ja4Dlrugt9ZiZ; to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu. (Repeated Oct. 15, same time and place.)

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Instructional Presentation Techniques that Engage Students." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 4 of 10 through Nov. 18 except Oct. 14; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- PWCUG: Purdue Web Conferencing Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 218D. In-person and online meeting for Web conferencing users, demonstrating new features and discussing best practices. Registration: http://bit.ly/1BdJzSv. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

  -- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, 2, 3, 4; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 5. 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

Wednesday, Oct. 1

-- Society of Engineering Science annual technical meeting. Day 1 of 3 (early sign-in available late Tuesday afternoon). Organizer: Purdue University. 8 a.m. STEW, Fowler Hall (most sessions in STEW or PMU). URL: www.conf.purdue.edu/ses2014

-- Hands-only CPR training. For faculty and staff. Organizer: American Heart Association in collaboration with Division of Recreational Sports. Multiple offerings, each about 30 minutes long (arrive 10 minutes early): 10 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Feature Gym. Registration recommended. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q3/free-hands-only-cpr-training-offered-on-campus-oct.-1.html

-- Staff management workshop: "Employee Retention." Office of Institutional Equity and Human Resources. Workshop's focus is on strategies for a positive, engaging work environment. 3:45-4:30 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 3123. To register online, go to www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html and click on the appropriate workshop title by date. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu.

-- Library/history lecture. "Sanora Babb: Whose Names are Unknown." Bill Mullen, professor of English and American studies. Part of event series with "Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry" exhibition (see Exhibitions below). 7 p.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room G980D. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-libraries-exhibition,-programs-provide-historic-perspective-of-disastrous-dust-bowl.html

-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club "Encore" performance. Purdue Musical Organizations. 7 p.m. Steps of Hovde Hall. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2, 3, 4; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 5. 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

-- Pentatonix in concert. Organizer: Purdue Student Concert Committee with Purdue Convocations. Vocal quintet won NBC's a cappella "The Sing-Off" in 2011. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: public, $39; students, $29; limit six. URL: www.convocations.org

Thursday, Oct. 2

-- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Through Oct. 30. 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

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 4; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 5. 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

Friday, Oct. 3

-- Liberal Arts talk with Brian Lamb, alumnus and founder and executive chairman of C-SPAN. Special session of GS 300 in special location. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. The course brings successful liberal arts alumni each Friday and is open to the public as seating allows. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/alumni/gs300

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performance also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 5. 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

Saturday, Oct. 4

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performance also at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 5. 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

-- "Postcards from Around the World." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Purdue Symphony and Philharmonic orchestras, featuring violin soloist Marcia Henry-Liebenow, concertmaster of the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, playing Bruch and Vaughn Williams. Among other works, one includes multimedia. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Sunday, Oct. 5

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett 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

-- "The World Cup of Music." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Purdue Wind Ensemble and Fall Concert Band take a champions tour with Strauss, Reed, Giroux, Bennett, Villa-Lobos and Sousa. 2:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

 

Week 3: Oct. 6-12

Tuesday, Oct. 7

-- Advanced phenotyping, seed and plant processing facility: Final design presentation. For faculty, staff and graduate students. Organizer: Purdue Agriculture. (1) General presentation of final building design by architectural firm BSA Life Structures. 8:30-10 a.m. Pfendler Hall, Room 241 (Deans Auditorium). (2) Breakout session (more on Wednesday): Threshing and Shelling – Receiving. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Whistler Hall, Room 116. ----- NOTES: (a) The facility is to be at Purdue’s Agronomy Center for Research and Education (ACRE) and is to open in fall 2016. (b) These presentations will be the last before construction begins.

-- 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 Nov. 18 except Oct. 14; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Keynote: "Black Latinos and the Civil Rights Movement." Sonia Manzano, writer and actress (Maria on "Sesame Street"; 15 writing Emmys for the show). Black Cultural Center and Latino Cultural Center. A Latino Heritage Month event. 6 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

Wednesday, Oct. 8

-- Advanced phenotyping, seed and plant processing facility: Final design presentation. For faculty, staff and graduate students. Organizer: Purdue Agriculture. (General presentation and one breakout session were on Tuesday.) Additional breakout sessions: (a) 11 a.m.-noon. Plant and Seed Analysis, Plant Processing. Whistler Hall, Room 116. (b) 1-2 p.m. Boilermaker Collaboration - Student Innovation Lab. Whistler Hall, Room 116. (c) 2-3 p.m. Phenomics Tool Development, Data Command and Sensors. Whistler Hall, Room 116. (d) 3:30-4:30 p.m. General Building. Agricultural Administration Building, Room 128 (Deans Conference Room).

-- Library/history lecture. "The Plow that Broke the Plains – The Dust Bowl Documentary." Otto Doering, professor of agricultural economics. Part of event series with "Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry" exhibition (see Exhibitions below). 7 p.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room G980D. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-libraries-exhibition,-programs-provide-historic-perspective-of-disastrous-dust-bowl.html

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Indiana. Boiler Blackout Game. 7 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Brees Center. Tickets: adult, $8-$12; youth/Purdue student, $5-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available.

Thursday, Oct. 9

-- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Through Oct. 30. 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

-- Latino Heritage Month Film Night: Cesar Chavez. Organizer: Latino Cultural Center. 6 p.m. Neil Armstrong Hall, Room 1010.

Friday, Oct. 10

-- "The Threat to America's Traditional Identity: HISPANIC," a dialogue with Cristóbal Salinas Jr., doctoral candidate in education at Iowa State University who has served as multicultural liaison officer in that university's College of Design. Discussion of public conversation, question of social identities. Organizers: LGBTQ Center at Purdue and the Latino Cultural Center. 12:30 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-latino-cultural-center-plans-several-fall-events.html

-- BCC Research Tour to Trinidad and Tobago. For Black Cultural Center's Performing Arts Ensembles members. Through Oct. 14. Participants will soak up carnival and folk life, do research and take a master class in this land of ethnic and cultural commingling. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

Saturday, Oct. 11

-- Unofficial start of October break. No classes Oct. 13-14.

-- "Teaching the Past: Dissenting Histories in the Classroom." Multidisciplinary conference exploring K-16 education methods; open to the public. Organizers: Center for Instructional Excellence, Department of History, School of Languages and Cultures. 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1062. Keynote: "Our Declaration: Teaching the Declaration of Independence Today" by Danielle Allen, UPS Foundation Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Registration required: $12 through Sept. 15, then $20; includes meals/refreshments; at www.conf.purdue.edu/teachingthepast. Information and schedule: www.cla.purdue.edu/slc/main/documents/Teaching the Past conf.pdf or dissentinghistories@gmail.com

 -- Ralph & Bettye Bailey Hall open house. Purdue Musical Organizations. 9 a.m.-noon. 359 Northwestern Ave. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- Football vs. Michigan State (Hammer Down Cancer Day). Time TBA. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $10-$80 including legacy fee. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also numerous mini-plans and specials available; see www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Michigan State. 7 p.m. Boilermaker Soccer Complex. Tickets: adult, $5; student, $2; groups of 20 or more, $1 (on game day, tickets are sold only at site).

 

Week 4: Oct. 13-19

Monday, Oct. 13

-- October break. No classes Monday or Tuesday. Offices open.

Tuesday, Oct. 14

-- October break. No classes Monday or Tuesday. Offices open.

Wednesday, Oct. 15

-- "ADVANCE/OIE Search Committee Workshop on Faculty Hiring." Open to all faculty; required for serving on a search committee. Roundtable format; discussion includes best practices, unintentional bias and building a candidate pool. 8:15 a.m.-noon. PMU, West Faculty Lounge. Light breakfast provided. Registration at https://purdue.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_d6ja4Dlrugt9ZiZ; to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu

-- Yo-Yo Ma, cello, Kathryn Stott, piano. Purdue Convocations. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. (This rescheduled performance is sold out.) URL: www.convocations.org

Thursday, Oct. 16

-- International Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium: "Genes, the Environment and Breast Cancer Risk." Day 1 of 3. Organizer: Oncological Sciences Center in Discovery Park. Check-in at 7:30 a.m. in STEW, Room 218; welcome at 8:30 a.m.; symposium keynote at 8:45 a.m. by Dr. Barbara Dunn, chemoprevention agent, Development Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, U.S. National Institutes of Health. Registration needed: free for Purdue current faculty and staff; for others, see website. URL including registration and schedule: www.purdue.edu/breastcancer/registration.html

-- "Future Opportunities in Nuclear Power." Two-day research workshop. 3 p.m. opening. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/events/view.php?id=1639

-- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Through Oct. 30. 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

-- Discovery Lecture Series event. "Nuclear Power: Past, Present, and Future." Sal Golub, associate deputy secretary for nuclear technologies, U.S. Department of Energy. Part of Oct. 16-17 research workshop. 7-8:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/events/view.php?id=1693

Friday, Oct. 17

-- International Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium: "Genes, the Environment and Breast Cancer Risk." Day 2 of 3. See listing under Oct. 16.

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Penn State. 7 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Brees Center. Tickets: adult, $8-$12; youth/Purdue student, $5-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available.

-- "A Tribute to Glenn Miller and the Modernaires." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. American Music Repertory Ensemble and Lab Band with Miller's biggest hits, marking 70 years from his wartime disappearance. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Saturday, Oct. 18

-- International Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium: "Genes, the Environment and Breast Cancer Risk." Day 3 of 3. See listing under Oct. 16.

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Ohio State. 7 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Brees Center. Tickets: adult, $8-$12; youth/Purdue student, $5-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available.

-- Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio. Saxophone and Afro-Latin jazz. Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. Carnahan Hall, 800 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20 and general admission seating. URL: www.convocations.org

-- "The Lark Ascending." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Purdue Philharmonic Orchestra and Lafayette Ballet Company; Philharmonic featuring student Wanyu Huang as soloist. 8 p.m. Lafayette Ballet Ballroom, 226 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Tickets free and available from LBC. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands and www.lafayetteballet.org (Also 4 p.m. Sunday.)

Sunday, Oct. 19

-- "The Lark Ascending." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Purdue Philharmonic Orchestra and Lafayette Ballet Company; Philharmonic featuring student Wanyu Huang as soloist. 4 p.m. Lafayette Ballet Ballroom, 226 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Tickets free and available from LBC. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands and www.lafayetteballet.org

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Quest for Equality: Celebrating the Leadership, Advocacy and Commitment of Five Purdue Women." March 19-Sept. 30. 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; hours during summer (as of May 13): 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits

-- Exhibition: "Leah Yerpe: Constellations." Sept. 2-Oct. 11. Purdue University Galleries. Large-scale figure drawings in multiple poses, twisting, floating and falling. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday. (Reception Sept. 11.) URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- Exhibition: "Jenny Morgan: Transcendental Supra-mental." Sept. 2-Oct. 11. Purdue University Galleries. Large-scale figurative paintings. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (Reception Sept. 4.) 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
     * "The Dot and the Line: An Artist Book"; Melodie Carr. Sept. 2-18. Book art and braille. Carr is continuing lecturer in dance.
     * "Post Modern Documentary Photography." Sept. 22-Oct. 11. Curated by Min Kim Park, assistant professor. Reality in an age of image manipulation technology

 

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. 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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