Events for the next four weeks

August 25, 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.

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Events this week (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

Week 1: Sept. 1-7
Week 2: Sept. 8-14
Week 3: Sept. 15-21
Week 4: Sept. 22-28

Week 1: Sept. 1-7

Monday, Sept. 1

-- Labor Day holiday. Offices closed, no classes. ----- NOTE: Operator Services Office (telephone) closed until 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. In emergency, call 911 or Purdue police at 49-48221. Questions: 49-43050.

Tuesday, Sept. 2

-- OIE workshop: "Search and Screen Essentials." Faculty Search and Screen Procedures Series by Office of Institutional Equity. Workshop's focus is on role of faculty members of committees undertaking search and screen work. 9:30-11 a.m. STEW, Room 320. Online registration for this workshop is at www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html; select event title at preferred date. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu. (Also Wednesday.)

Wednesday, Sept. 3

-- Advanced phenotyping, seed and plant processing facility: Design presentation. For faculty, staff and graduate students. Organizer: Purdue Agriculture. (1) General presentation of proposed building design by architectural firm BSA Life Structures. 1:30-3 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Room 241 (Deans Auditorium). (2) Breakout session (more on Thursday): Threshing and Shelling – Receiving. 3:30-5 p.m. Lilly Hall, Room 2-425. ----- 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) Final design presentations are scheduled for Oct. 7-8.

-- OIE workshop: "Search and Screen Essentials." Faculty Search and Screen Procedures Series by Office of Institutional Equity. Workshop's focus is on role of faculty members of committees undertaking search and screen work. 2-3:30 p.m. STEW, Room 318. Online registration for this workshop is at www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html; select event title at preferred date. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu.

Thursday, Sept. 4

-- Advanced phenotyping, seed and plant processing facility: Design presentation. For faculty, staff and graduate students. Organizer: Purdue Agriculture. (General presentation and one breakout session were on Wednesday.) Additional breakout sessions, all in Whistler Hall, Room 116: (a) 8-9:30 a.m. Plant and Seed Analysis, Plant Processing. (b) 9:30-11 a.m. Boilermaker Collaboration - Student Innovation Lab. (c) 12:30-2 p.m. Phenomics Tool Development, Data Command and Sensors. (d) 2-3 p.m. General Building.

-- Qualtrics Online Survey Tool Workshop. Organizer: ITaP. 9-10 a.m. An introduction to online survey software and its basic features, including survey creation, result analysis and exporting data. Registration: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4293&master_version=1&course_area=ITAP&course_number=106&course_subtitle=00. 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 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

-- Opening reception for exhibition "Jenny Morgan: Transcendental Supra-mental." Purdue University Galleries. 5:30 p.m. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Artist Jenny Morgan will discuss her work in the gallery. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries (also more under Exhibitions below)

Friday, Sept. 5

-- Friday football/athletic spirit events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Special free rides. Open to Purdue community. Typically 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Details of these and other events: www.purdue.edu/purdue/boilermakerDepot

-- Flicks at Fowler monthly film series. "Maleficent." 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, Sept. 6

-- Game Day spirit events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Crossing. Activities for all ages. Free. 9-11:30 a.m.
• 211° Session pep rally. (About ready to boil.) 9:45 a.m. Mackey Arena.
• Purdue jazz bands pregame concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras.
• "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras.
Details of these and other events: www.purdue.edu/purdue/boilermakerDepot

-- Family Day. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board and others. In addition to usual gameday spirit events, Family Day includes college/school events (9-11 a.m.), as Parent Council tailgate (10 a.m), a reservations-only Parent and Family Boilermaker BBQ (postgame to 6 p.m.), specials at Union Rack and Roll (6-8 p.m., Purdue ID holder and guests) and more. URL for schedule: www.union.purdue.edu/studentevents/events/specialevents/FamilyDay.html

-- Football vs. Central Michigan (Band Day/Family Day). Noon. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $5-$75 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

-- Friends and Family Day. Black Cultural Center. Participate in “hands on” exploration of traditional carnival dance, mask making, music and storytelling. No previous experience required, just come with your creativity. Bacchanal Steel Band will bring the sounds of the Caribbean to the BCC. Immediately after football game (about 3:30 p.m.) at BCC. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Flicks at Fowler monthly film series. "Maleficent." 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, Sept. 7

-- Picnic with the Purduettes. Purdue Musical Organizations. 6 p.m. Slayter Hill. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

 

Week 2: Sept. 8-14

Tuesday, Sept. 9

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Student-Teacher Contact: Building Rapport With Your Students." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 1 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

-- "Scrap the Selfie" headshot photo session. For anyone on campus. Organizer: Purdue Alumni Association. Free photo shoot, high-resolution image made available for you to download. Wear business-professional attire. Backdrop is black with gold repeating Purdue Alumni Association logos. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. PMU, Room 118. URL: http://purdue.imodules.com/s/1461/2column.aspx?sid=1461&gid=1001&pgid=1048 (Also Wednesday; different location)

Wednesday, Sept. 10

-- "Scrap the Selfie" headshot photo session. For anyone on campus. Organizer: Purdue Alumni Association. Free photo shoot, high-resolution image made available for you to download. Wear business-professional attire. Backdrop is black with gold repeating Purdue Alumni Association logos. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dauch Alumni Center. URL: http://purdue.imodules.com/s/1461/2column.aspx?sid=1461&gid=1001&pgid=1048

  -- Spanish Conversation Table. Resumption of Latino Cultural Center weekly table for fall semester. All levels welcome. 6-7 p.m. LCC. 49-42530. URL: www.purdue.edu/lcc

Thursday, Sept. 11

-- American studies talk. "The Strange Career of American Polygenism: From Christian Naturalism to the Progressive Era." Terence Keel, assistant professor in the Department of Black Studies and Department of History at University of California, Santa Barbara. 4-5:30 p.m. STEW, Room 306. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/american-studies

-- Reception for exhibition "Leah Yerpe: Constellations." Purdue University Galleries. 5:30 p.m. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Artist Leah Yerpe will discuss her work in the gallery. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries (also more under Exhibitions below)

Friday, Sept. 12

-- Latino Cultural Center Open House. For student, faculty and staff. Also kickoff for Latino Heritage Month. Students can meet with Latino-based student organizations and campus departments. Guest speaker:  Carolyn Curiel, clinical professor of communication and executive director of the Purdue Institute for Civic Communication. URL: www.purdue.edu/lcc

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Penn 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).

-- Opening Night Dance Party with La Yegros. Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. Four Points By Sheraton Ballroom, 1600 Cumberland Ave. Tickets: $15-$20 / general admission +. URL: www.convocations.org

Saturday, Sept. 13

-- Football vs. Notre Dame. 7:30 p.m. Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis. (This is a home game for Notre Dame. Tickets, as available, are being sold at the ND athletics ticket website or 574-631-7356.)

Sunday, Sept. 14

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Ohio State. 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).

 

Week 3: Sept. 15-21

Monday, Sept. 15

-- 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. Electrical Engineering Building, Room 129. URL: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ABE/Academics/Competitions/index_html (Callout also on Sept. 24.)

Tuesday, Sept. 16

-- Opening of ticket sales for alternative pop group Neon Trees, with Fictionist, on "First Things First Tour." Organizer: Purdue Student Concert Committee with Purdue Convocations. (Event is at 8 p.m. Nov. 7 in Elliott Hall of Music.) Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today (Sept. 16) to Purdue and Ivy Tech Lafayette students, and Purdue faculty, staff and retirees with a current ID at the Stewart Center box offices or at 765-494-3933. Purdue students will receive email at 10 a.m. about online purchase. (Sales to the general public open at 10 a.m. Sept. 17 through ticketmaster.com, www.convocations.org or 800-914-SHOW.) Single-ticket price: public, $35; students, $30. Limit six. Campus policies for ticket lines apply. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/neon-trees-first-things-first-tour-will-make-stop-at-purdue-in-november.html

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Encouraging Active Learning I." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 2 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

Wednesday, Sept. 17

-- Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. Andrew Fogel, doctoral student, Department of History, Purdue, "Supermentsh: Superman's Covert and Overt Jewish Origins." 12:30 p.m. Beering Hall, Room B222. Questions: 49-47965 or wengera@purdue.edu or www.cla.purdue.edu/jewish-studies

-- Windy City Carnival. Black Cultural Center. Music, conversation and dance express Trinidad & Tobago -- Caribbean history, folklore, steel pan and carnival. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Basic Mandarin Chinese course for adult beginners. Session 1 of 6 weekly sessions through Oct. 22. Organizer: Confucius Institute at Purdue. Basic topics and conversational skills. 7-9 p.m. Location TBA. Cost: $120 includes course materials. Advance registration needed; www.distance.purdue.edu/mandarin

Thursday, Sept. 18

-- "Dawn or Doom: The New Technology Explosion." One-day summit in the "If/Then: Decoding Our Future" series. Schedule on website. Organizers: Office of the Provost with Purdue Convocations. At least 10 Purdue professors will make presentations; see also next listing for guest speaker. URL: www.purdue.edu/dawnordoom

-- Presidential Lecture Series: James Barrat, author and documentary filmmaker. Part of the "Dawn or Doom: The New Technology Explosion" summit. Organizers: Office of the Provost with Purdue Convocations. Curated by Office of the System Chief Information Officer. 6 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Admission free; no tickets. URL: www.convocations.org

Friday, Sept. 19

-- Volleyball (women's). Active Ankle Challenge. Day 1 of 2 days. Session one: 10 a.m.: Purdue vs. Saint Louis. Noon: Morehead State vs. Notre Dame. Session two: 5 p.m.: Notre Dame vs. Saint Louis. 7:30 p.m. Purdue vs. Morehead State. Holloway Gymnasium in Brees Center. Tickets: adult, $8-$12; youth/Purdue student, $5-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available. Tickets are by two-game session.

Saturday, Sept. 20

-- Football vs. Southern Illinois. Time TBA. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $5-$75 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). Active Ankle Challenge. Day 2 of 2 days. 5 p.m.: Saint Louis vs. Morehead State. 8 p.m.: Purdue vs. Notre Dame. Mackey Arena. Tickets: adult, $8-$12; youth/Purdue student, $5-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available. Tickets are by two-game session.

-- "Amazing China" traditional dance and song performance. Organizer: Confucius Institute at Purdue. Troupe from North China Electric Power University on tour in honor of 10th anniversary of world Confucius Institute; to perform traditional music, Beijing opera, and folk dances. 7-9 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL: http://tell.cla.purdue.edu/confucius

 

Week 4: Sept. 22-28

Tuesday, Sept. 23

-- 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

Wednesday, Sept. 24

-- 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

-- 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

-- 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

Friday, Sept. 26

-- 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

Saturday, Sept. 27

-- Homecoming.

-- 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

-- 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

 

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
     * "Distraction." Aug. 4-Sept. 4. Solo exhibition by alumna Suzanne Faris, now associate professor at Colorado State University.
     * "Reverb"; alumni invitational. Aug. 25-29. Sound-based and interactive installations.
     * "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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