Events for the next four weeks

November 24, 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: Dec. 1-7
Week 2: Dec. 8-14
Week 3: Dec. 15-21
Week 4: Dec. 22-28

Week 1: Dec. 1-7

Monday, Dec. 1

-- IMPACT faculty and staff forum: Q&A with Dimitrios Peroulis, professor of electrical and computer engineering; also Murphy Award recipient and 2012 participant in IMPACT course redesign. 11 a.m.-noon. PMU, Room 256. URL: www.itap.purdue.edu/newsroom/news/141112_peroulis_active_learning_classroom.html

Tuesday, Dec. 2

-- Men's basketball vs. North Carolina State. ACC / Big Ten Challenge. 9 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $10-$46; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html (winter break mini-plan information, games Dec. 22-Jan. 10, at www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html)

Wednesday, Dec. 3

-- Blackboard Users Group (BUG). For faculty and staff. Tips and updates for Blackboard Learn, presented by Laura Downey, continuing lecturer in Krannert School of Management. Organizer: ITaP. 2:30-3:30 p.m. STEW, Room 204. URL for registration link and link to online viewing of the meeting: www.itap.purdue.edu/newsroom/news/141113_december_bug.html

-- Women's basketball vs. Florida State. ACC/Big Ten Challenge. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: adult, $8-$13; youth, $5-$6; group (20 or more), $5.

Thursday, Dec. 4

-- Opening of ticket sales for Brad Paisley, country music star, with Parmalee and The Swon Brothers. Organizer: Purdue Convocations with Student Concert Committee. (Event is at 8 p.m. Feb. 7 in Elliott Hall of Music.) Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today (Dec. 4) to Purdue and Ivy Tech Lafayette students, and Purdue faculty, staff and retirees with a current ID at the Stewart Center box office or at 765-494-3933. (Sales to the general public open at 10 a.m. Dec. 5 through convocations.org/tickets or at 765-494-3933. Single-ticket price: public, $65-$85; students, $45. Limit six. Campus policies for ticket lines apply. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/brad-paisleys-country-nation-world-tour-comes-to-purdue-feb.-7.html

--ASPAC Lovell Leadership Series talk. "Applied Leadership Principles in Business and Higher Education." Bill Sullivan, treasurer and chief financial officer at Purdue. 3-5 p.m. Lynn Hall, Room 1136. Registration required due to limited seating; presentation will be streamed live (but not archived). URL for registration link and live stream link: www.purdue.edu/apsac

-- PVM Family Program Series presentation. "It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Super X-ray! Saving Lives one Radiograph at a Time." Presenter: Liane Shaw, diagnostic imaging instructional technologist, Purdue 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-12, usually first Thursday, through March 5. Free but registration required. URL for details and registration method: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/-purdue-programs-help-youth-learn-about-veterinary-medicine-careers.html

Friday, Dec. 5

-- BCC Cultural Arts Festival. Performing arts ensembles will present an evening of art, music and thought on fall theme of "Unmasking Blackness Through Rhythm, Culture and Celebration." Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: public, $7; Purdue students, $5. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Flicks at Fowler monthly film series. "The Skeleton Twins" (2014, drama, 93 min., rated R). 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.

Saturday, Dec. 6

-- 81st annual Purdue Christmas Show. Purdue Musical Organizations. Noon, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. $12-$29. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo (Also 2 p.m. Sunday.)

-- Wrestling vs. SIU-Edwardsville. 1 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (ages 3 through college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1.

-- Men's basketball vs. North Florida. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $10-$46; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html (winter break mini-plan information, games Dec. 22-Jan. 10, at www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html)

-- Flicks at Fowler monthly film series. "The Skeleton Twins" (2014, drama, 93 min., rated R). 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.

-- "Symphonie Fantastique." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Purdue Philharmonic and Symphony orchestras. Berlioz's Romantic favorite, plus Barber, Strauss, Brahms and Sibelius. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Sunday, Dec. 7

-- Football postseason Senior Appreciation Banquet. 12: 45 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms. Cost: $30; options for a table. URL: www.purduesports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/110514aaa.html

-- 81st annual Purdue Christmas Show. Purdue Musical Organizations. 2 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. $12-$29. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- Kwanzaa Celebration. University-wide event celebrating the seven principles and featuring Kwanzaa's traditional rituals. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. 4 p.m. PMU, East and West Faculty Lounges. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

 

Week 2: Dec. 8-14

Monday, Dec. 8

-- WebEx: Web Conferencing Tool. Organizer: ITaP. An overview of Purdue's new Web conferencing tool, WebEx. Learn to manage online meetings for distance learning, professional development and collaboration. 9:30-11 a.m. STEW, Room 318. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

  -- Christmas tree arrives in PMU's Great Hall. About 12:30 p.m. as transport allows. Part of Holidays at the Union. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. PSUB to decorate tree later in the day. To be on display through Dec. 21 along with gingerbread house.

-- Men's basketball vs. IPFW. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $10-$46; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html (winter break mini-plan information, games Dec. 22-Jan. 10, at www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html)

Tuesday, Dec. 9

-- Tree lighting ceremony. Part of Holidays at the Union. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. 11 a.m. PMU, Great Hall.

-- Live holiday music by local and campus performers. Day 1 of 2. Part of Holidays at the Union. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. PMU, Great Hall. 

-- WebEx: Web Conferencing Tool. Organizer: ITaP. An overview of Purdue's new Web conferencing tool, WebEx. Learn to manage online meetings for distance learning, professional development and collaboration. 2:30-4 p.m. STEW, Room 218C. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Wednesday, Dec. 10

-- Live holiday music by local and campus performers. Day 2 of 2. Part of Holidays at the Union. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. PMU, Great Hall. 

-- Holidays Around the World. Part of Holidays at the Union. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. 4-7 p.m. PMU, North Ballroom. Food, music, crafts, etc., associated with holidays from many cultures and traditions.

-- Men's basketball vs. Arkansas State. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $10-$46; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html (winter break mini-plan information, games Dec. 22-Jan. 10, at www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html)

Thursday, Dec. 11

-- Clerical and Service Staff Recognition Luncheon. By reservation. Organizer: Human Resources. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms. (Registration deadline was Nov. 26.) Cost for those other than honorees: $9. URL including link to reservation and list of honorees: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q4/registration-open-for-staff-recognition-luncheon.html

-- Women's basketball vs. Kansas. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: adult, $8-$13; youth, $5-$6; group (20 or more), $5.

Friday, Dec. 12

-- Holiday Cheer and All That Jazz, plus Tuba Christmas. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Tuba tunes at 7 p.m.; Purdue Jazz Bands’ annual holiday concert, featuring many cultures and nationalities, at 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

-- "Winter Dance Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by Division of Dance faculty. 7:30 p.m. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Reserved seating: public, $14, students, $11; age 12 and younger: $7. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance (Also 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.)

Saturday, Dec. 13

-- Last day of classes for fall semester; exam period is Dec. 15-20.

-- Breakfast with Santa. Part of Holidays at the Union. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. 8-10:30 a.m. PMU, Great Hall. Visit with Santa (photos allowed); holiday crafts; story time; all of these are free. Breakfast available for discount purchase.

-- "Winter Dance Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by Division of Dance faculty. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Reserved seating: public, $14, students, $11; age 12 and younger: $7. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance

-- The Klezmatics with "Happy Joyous Hanukkah." Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse, Tickets: $20-$28. URL: www.convocations.org

 

Week 3: Dec. 15-21

Monday, Dec. 15

-- Final exam period begins; through Saturday.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

-- WebEx: Web Conferencing Tool. Organizer: ITaP. An overview of Purdue's new Web conferencing tool, WebEx. Learn to manage online meetings for distance learning, professional development and collaboration. 10:30 a.m.-noon. STEW, Room 320. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Thursday, Dec. 18

-- Qualtrics Online Survey Tool Workshop. Organizer: ITaP. An introduction to online survey software and its basic features, including survey creation, result analysis and exporting data. 9-10 a.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 179. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Qualtrics Advanced Features: Blocks and Survey Flow. Organizer: ITaP. A demonstration of Qualtrics’ advanced features such as creating question blocks, working with survey flow layout and editing active surveys. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 179. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/course/?OfferingID=6503. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

 -- Commencement ceremony for Purdue Calumet. 2 p.m. CT. Hammond Civic Center, Hammond. URL: http://webs.purduecal.edu/registrar/graduation-information

Friday, Dec. 19

-- Women's basketball. World Vision Classic (Day 1 of 3) doubleheader. Purdue vs. UC Irvine at noon; Denver vs. Wright State at 2:30 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: adult, $8-$13; youth, $5-$6; group (20 or more), $5.

Saturday, Dec. 20

-- End of final exam period and end of semester. (Spring semester begins Jan. 12.)

-- Women's basketball. World Vision Classic (Day 2 of 3) doubleheader. UC Irvine vs. Wright State at noon; Purdue vs. Denver at 2:30 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: adult, $8-$13; youth, $5-$6; group (20 or more), $5.

-- Men's basketball vs. Notre Dame. Crossroads Classic doubleheader. 5:15 p.m. (Preceded by Butler vs. Indiana at 2:30 p.m.) Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. Tickets: $73.20-$104.35. URL for event: www.bankerslifefieldhouse.com/event/2014-12-20-crossroads-classic

Sunday, Dec. 21

-- Fall Commencement, Division I: Health and Human Sciences; Management; Pharmacy; Science; Technology; Veterinary Medicine. 9:30 a.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 8 a.m.; procession begins at 9 a.m. URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement

-- Women's basketball. World Vision Classic (Day 3 of 3) doubleheader. Denver vs. UC Irvine at noon; Purdue vs. Wright State at 2:30 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: adult, $8-$13; youth, $5-$6; group (20 or more), $5.

-- Fall Commencement, Division II: Agriculture; Education; Engineering; Liberal Arts. 2:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 1 p.m.; procession begins at 2 p.m. URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement

 

Week 4: Dec. 22-28

Monday, Dec. 22

-- Men's basketball vs. Gardner-Webb. 6 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $10-$46; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html (winter break mini-plan information, games Dec. 22-Jan. 10, at www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html)

Tuesday, Dec. 23

-- Grades due. 5 p.m. 

Thursday, Dec. 25

-- Christmas holiday. Offices closed. ----- NOTE: Operator Services Office (telephone) closed from 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 24) until 7:30 a.m. Monday (Dec. 29). In emergency, call 911 or Purdue police at 49-48221. Questions: 49-66740.

Friday, Dec. 26

-- Christmas holiday. Offices closed. ----- NOTE: Operator Services Office (telephone) closed from 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 24) until 7:30 a.m. Monday (Dec. 29). In emergency, call 911 or Purdue police at 49-48221. Questions: 49-66740.

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "What Will You Remember When I’m Gone?" Oct. 27-Dec. 6. Purdue University Galleries. Historic photographs by Charles Pansirna from Chicago's early Lithuanian community. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday. (Reception Nov. 6.) URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Quilt National '13." Oct. 28-Dec. 6. Purdue University Galleries. A biennial juried competition dedicated to the promotion of the contemporary art quilt. 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
     * Information Visualization Design. Nov. 24-Dec. 5. Organized by assistant professor Cheryl Zhenyu Qian from student works in her course.
     * IN-IL High School Art. Dec. 8-19. High school students in Indiana and Illinois; juried exhibitions in photography, drawing, and creative coding; selected works.
     * MFA theatre students. Emily Ganfield (costumes), Katherine Engelen (costumes) and Greg Freeman (lighting). Dec. 8-19.

-- "Steps to the Moon: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers and the Eugene A. Cernan Papers." Oct. 3-Feb. 27. 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

 

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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