Events for the next four weeks

March 30, 2015  


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: April 6-12
Week 2: April 13-19
Week 3: April 20-26
Week 4: April 27-May 3

Week 1: April 6-12

Monday, April 6

-- Confluence Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 9:30-10:30 a.m. STEW, Room 318. Guest speaker will be Michael Dyrenfurth, professor of industrial technology, with coverage of space administrator tips and tricks and spring cleaning your Confluence wiki space, and an open Q&A period. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Tuesday, April 7

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Begin with the End in Mind: Syllabi, Course Planning and Learning Objectives." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 10 of 10 for fall semester. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Tech Tuesdays: LON CAPA for science and math randomized homework problems with instant feedback. Organizer: ITaP. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Krannert Building, Room 250. Light lunch included. URL: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4485&course_area=ITAP&course_number=131&course_subtitle=00

-- Fulbright Scholar Program faculty workshop. For faculty and professionals. Presenter: Silvija Stoljevska, program officer for the Fulbright Scholar Program at the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. Organizers: Honors College, International Programs and the Office of the Provost. 4 p.m. Duhme Hall (southmost building in Windsor Halls complex), living room. RSVP to Jamie Moffatt at jmoffat@purdue.edu

Wednesday, April 8

-- Gordon Parks Photography Ensemble exhibition: "A Retrospective: Exploring Purdue Life Through a Black Lens." Organizer: Black Cultural Center. At BCC, Formal Lounge. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Tornado awareness session. Organizer: Environmental Health and Public Safety. Presenter: Tom Cooper, fire safety specialist. 9-10 a.m. Terry Memorial House (police station; TERY), Conference Room. Sign-up: Mary Stair at 49-41424. Questions: Cooper at tncooper@purdue.edu or Ron Wright, director of university emergency preparedness, at rdwright@purdue.edu (Also April 15, same hour and place)

-- Faculty Lunch and Learn. Session 4 of 5. "Responding to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues." John Cox, chief, Purdue University Police Department. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. STEW, Room 318. Sessions on Wednesdays (others 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.

Thursday, April 9

-- Writing Showcase by the Introductory Composition and Professional Writing programs. Students from many disciplines to display work, demonstrate connections of their writing, majors and community engagement. Organizer: Department of English. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. STEW, rooms 302 and 306. Questions: Stacy Nall at snall@purdue.edu

-- EAPS Energy Colloquium: "The Confluence of the Shale Gas Revolution and Plate Tectonics in the Appalachian Basin." Terry Engelder, professor of geosciences, Penn State University. Organizer: Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences. Refreshments at 3 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Room 3201. Lecture at 3:30 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Room 1252. NOTE: The weekly EAPS Colloquium is having a four-part series on energy; other dates are April 2, 16 and 30. The April 9 event is also a D.W. Levandowski Memorial Lecture. URL: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~nowack/EAPS-Energy-April9-engelderflyer-1a.htm

-- Discovery Park Student Poster Session and Reception. Highlighting undergraduates in DP-affiliated interdisciplinary internships. Organizer: Discovery Learning Research Center. 4:30-6 p.m. Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Atrium (first floor). Remarks at 5:30 p.m. by Stephen Beaudoin, interim associate vice provost for academic affairs and professor of chemical engineering. Free but RSVP required by April 2; URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/learningcenter/studentevent.php

-- "Peter and the Starcatcher." Purdue Convocations. Vibrant telling of imagined Peter Pan backstory by a dozen actors playing 100+ characters. 7 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $22-$52. URL: www.convocations.org

Friday, April 10

-- "A Morning with Mazur: Confessions of a Converted Lecturer." Eric Mazur, the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University, author of "Peer Instruction: A User's Manual." Organizer: Center for Instructional Excellence. Topic: Transformational education. Address at 9-10:20 a.m.; Q&A at 10:30-11:20 a.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Questions can be submitted before or during the Q&A session by tweeting @#eduIMPACT. URL: www.itap.purdue.edu/learning/impact

-- Softball vs. Nebraska. 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.)

-- John Purdue Room special event: "Beer, Blues and BBQ." Organizer: HTM 492 advanced class in School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Food by class and chefs Conway and Lulay of HTM. Beer at draft stations from People's Brewing Co. of Lafayette. Music by Queen Delphine and the Crown Jewels. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Marriott Hall, John Purdue Room (access from atrium). Reservations recommended due to limited seating; call 765-494-6845. Cost: $50. URL for HTM restaurants: www.purdue.edu/hhs/htm/restaurants/index.php

-- Haraka Writers Spring Production. Black Cultural Center writing ensemble, directed by Khari Bowden. 7 p.m. BCC. Also Saturday. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka (2014). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Joel Ebarb. This new play explores the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25; also 2:30 p.m. April 12, 18, 25, 26. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated R; recommended for mature audiences only. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Dublin Guitar Quartet. Purdue Convocations. New works, adaptations, guitars with eight or 11 strings, special amplification. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $15. URL: www.convocations.org

Saturday, April 11

-- TEDxPurdueU. Purdue Convocations. Innovative thinking shared. Check-in at 5:30 p.m. Program 6-10 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Reception for speakers and attendees to follow at separate location. Tickets: public, $25; students, $15. URL including ticket purchase link: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/tedxpurdueu-speakers-share-meraki.html

-- Operation Heart health fair. Organizer: Purdue American Pharmacists Association; Academy of Student Pharmacists. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Harrison High School, 5701 N. County Road 50 West, West Lafayette.

-- Women's tennis vs. Rutgers. Noon. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Softball vs. Nebraska. 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.)

-- Haraka Writers Spring Production. Black Cultural Center writing ensemble, directed by Khari Bowden. 7 p.m. BCC. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka (2014). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Joel Ebarb. This new play explores the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25; also 2:30 p.m. April 12, 18, 25, 26. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated R; recommended for mature audiences only. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Sunday, April 12

-- Women's tennis vs. Maryland. Noon. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Softball vs. Nebraska. Noon. 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.)

-- "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka (2014). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Joel Ebarb. This new play explores the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25; also 2:30 p.m. April 18, 25, 26. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated R; recommended for mature audiences only. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

 

Week 2: April 13-19

Monday, April 13

-- Chemistry industry seminar: "Continuous Flow Technology: 'From Research to Production'." Host: Chemtrix. Speakers also from Eli Lilly and Co., Proteaf Technologies, Fuji Techno, and Waters; plus panel and equipment showcase. Assisted by Discovery Park. 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Event includes lunch; RSVP to mlongori@purdue.edu

-- Canvas informational meeting. Organizer: ITaP. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 1255. Jonathon Day, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management, will talk about his experiences using the Canvas learning management system, a potential alternative to Blackboard. Registration: none. Questions: Eric Yee at ejyee@purdue.edu

Tuesday, April 14

-- Film screening: "Kumu Hina" (2014, docudrama, 75 min.). Organizers: Native American Educational and Cultural Center, LGBTQ Center. 6-7:30 p.m. Matthews Hall, Room 210. URL for film: www.imdb.com/title/tt3163238

Wednesday, April 15

-- Tornado awareness session. Organizer: Environmental Health and Public Safety. Presenter: Tom Cooper, fire safety specialist. 9-10 a.m. Terry Memorial House (police station; TERY), Conference Room. Sign-up: Mary Stair at 49-41424. Questions: Cooper at tncooper@purdue.edu or Ron Wright, director of university emergency preparedness, at rdwright@purdue.edu

-- Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. " 'In the Abundance of Thy Lovingkindness': The Portuguese Synagogue of Amsterdam."
Lynn Parrish, graduate student, philosophy and classical literature. 12:30 p.m. STEW, Room 313. Questions: 49-47965 or wengera@purdue.edu or www.cla.purdue.edu/jewish-studies

-- 84th annual Literary Awards. Organizer: Department of English. Featured guest: Roz Chast, storyteller and cartoonist. Events: 1) 4:30-5:15 p.m.: pre-dinner reception, PMU, Anniversary Drawing Room (included with ticket to banquet). 2) 5:30 p.m.: banquet, PMU, North Ballroom. Includes pre-dinner reception, dinner and remarks by Chast. Tickets: public, $25; students, $17; for sale by the department at Heavilon Hall, Room 324, through April 10. 3) Reading by Chast. 8 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. The reading is free and open to the public. URLs: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/english/literaryawards

-- Baseball vs. IPFW. 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.)

-- "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka (2014). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Joel Ebarb. This new play explores the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25; also 2:30 p.m. April 18, 25, 26. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated R; recommended for mature audiences only. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Three-Minute Thesis competition finalist presentations. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Graduate students will present research in three minutes using a single, static PowerPoint slide.

Thursday, April 16

-- Blackboard Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 9:30-10:30 a.m. STEW, Room 320. Joe Orczyk, associate professor of building construction management technology, will talk about using Blackboard Learn homework and quizzes in undergraduate and online graduate courses. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Canvas informational meeting. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 1254. Mihaela Vorvoreanu, assistant professor of computer graphics technology, will talk about her experiences using the Canvas learning management system, a potential alternative to Blackboard. Registration: none. Questions: Eric Yee at ejyee@purdue.edu

-- EAPS Energy Colloquium: "Geosciences Inspiring Engineering: What Dyke Swarms Teach us about Hydraulic Fracturing." Andrew Bunger, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, University of Pittsburgh. Organizer: Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences. Refreshments at 3 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Room 2201. Lecture at 3:30 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Room 1252. NOTE: The weekly EAPS Colloquium is having a four-part series on energy; other dates are April 2, 9 and 30. URL: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~nowack/EAPS-Energy-April16-bungerflyer-1a.htm

-- Presidential Lecture Series. "The Rules of Writing and When to Break Them." Harlan Coben, novelist. Including discussion with President Mitch Daniels. 6:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/purdue-announces-lineup-for-presidential-lecture-series.html

-- "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka (2014). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Joel Ebarb. This new play explores the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25; also 2:30 p.m. April 18, 25, 26. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated R; recommended for mature audiences only. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Friday, April 17

-- Boiler Mini-Accelerator Competition finals for student startups, aka Demo Day. Organizer: The Anvil, student co-working space. Time TBA. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/purdue-student-business-competition-announces-first-phase-finalists.html

-- Web Conferencing Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-3 p.m. STEW, Room 313. Guest speakers and ITaP staff will focus on best practices for online teaching using Purdue’s Web conferencing tools. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Softball vs. Iowa. 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.)

-- Men's tennis vs. Michigan State. 5 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- New Directional Players Spring Production. Black Cultural Center acting ensemble, directed by Kecha Nickson. 7 p.m. BCC. Also Saturday. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka (2014). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Joel Ebarb. This new play explores the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 18, 22, 23, 24, 25; also 2:30 p.m. April 18, 25, 26. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated R; recommended for mature audiences only. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Avett Brothers in concert. Purdue Convocations. Blend of bluegrass, folk, rock 'n' roll. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $36.50-$49.50; limit six. URL: www.convocations.org

Saturday, April 18

-- The Challenge 5K run/walk. Benefit for Purdue University Center for Cancer Research. 8 a.m. lineup. 8:30 a.m. start. North end of Ross-Ade Stadium. Register through April 1: $20-$25. Register April 2-17: $30 and no guarantee of shirt. Important: Websites have much information about how to participate, including recommended (but optional) Friday check-in 4-7 p.m., parking instructions, volunteering and "sleep-in" alternative. URL: https://raceroster.com/events/2015/3405/the-challenge-5k-runwalk? or https://www.cancerresearch.purdue.edu/the-challenge

-- Spring Fest. Day 1 of 2. Campus-wide family-friendly event "showcasing the lighter side of higher education." 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Activities are free. URL: www.purdue.edu/springfest

-- Men's golf. Boilermaker Invitational. Day 1 of 2. All day. Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.

-- Football's Family Fun Fest and Tailgate. Fun Fest 11 a.m.-noon on Ross-Ade Stadium field. Tailgate 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at south end zone; food and drink available; Den of Defensive Ends and hall of famers autograph signing noon-1 p.m.

-- Spring football game. 1 p.m. Ross-Ade Stadium. Players' autograph signing for 15-20 minutes afterward.

-- Softball vs. Iowa. 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.)

-- "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka (2014). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Joel Ebarb. This new play explores the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 22, 23, 24, 25; also 2:30 p.m. April 25, 26. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated R; recommended for mature audiences only. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony. Dinner at 5:45 p.m. Mackey Arena, Cardinal Court. Tickets for dinner: adults, $35; children 10 and under, $10. Induction ceremony at 7 p.m. in Mackey Arena (main arena); no charge to attend ceremony only. URL for details and names of inductees: www.purduesports.com/genrel/030315aab.html and  www.purduesports.com/genrel/012115aac.html

-- New Directional Players Spring Production. Black Cultural Center acting ensemble, directed by Kecha Nickson. 7 p.m. BCC. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

Sunday, April 19

-- Men's golf. Boilermaker Invitational. Day 2 of 2. All day. Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.

-- Spring Fest. Day 2 of 2. Campus-wide family-friendly event "showcasing the lighter side of higher education." 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Activities are free. URL: www.purdue.edu/springfest

-- Men's tennis vs. Michigan. 10 a.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Softball vs. Iowa. Noon. 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.)

-- Women's tennis vs. Wisconsin. 1 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Percussion Ensemble. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

 

Week 3: April 20-26

Monday, April 20

-- Discovery Lecture Series event. Richard E. Thorsten, director of international programs, Water.org. "Water in the Developing World." 7-8:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/events/view.php?id=1789

Tuesday, April 21

-- Sears Lecture Series event: "Women's Rights Have No Country: National, Transnational and International Politics of Women's Human Rights." Organizer: Department of Political Science. Four speakers: Lisa Baldez, Dartmouth College; Maylei Blackwell, UCLA; Amy Elman, Kalamazoo College; Anne Marie Goetz, NYU; speech titles and biographical data at link. 5:30 p.m. PMU, West Faculty Lounge. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/sears-lecture-series-to-present-free-womens-rights-lecture-in-april.html

-- Baseball vs. Indiana 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.)

Wednesday, April 22

-- Faculty Lunch and Learn. Session 5 of 5. Student panel; speakers TBD. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. STEW, Room 318. 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.

-- Canvas informational meeting. Organizer: ITaP. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Lilly Hall, Room G420. Anne Lucietto, visiting assistant professor in engineering technology, will talk about her experiences using the Canvas learning management system, a potential alternative to Blackboard. Registration: none. Questions: Eric Yee at ejyee@purdue.edu

-- Baseball vs. Ball 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.)

-- "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka (2014). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Joel Ebarb. This new play explores the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 23, 24, 25; also 2:30 p.m. April 25, 26. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated R; recommended for mature audiences only. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Thursday, April 23

-- "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka (2014). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Joel Ebarb. This new play explores the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 24, 25; also 2:30 p.m. April 25, 26. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated R; recommended for mature audiences only. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Friday, April 24

-- Women's golf. Big Ten Championships. Day 1 of 3. All day. The Fort Golf Resort, Indianapolis.

-- Baseball vs. Maryland. 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.)

-- "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka (2014). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Joel Ebarb. This new play explores the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 25; also 2:30 p.m. April 25, 26. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated R; recommended for mature audiences only. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Spring Showcase Concert. Concert 1 of 3 on consecutive days. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Featuring Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band. With guest conductor Col. Thomas Palmatier, leader and commander of the U.S. Army Band. Tickets to go on sale in February. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Saturday, April 25

-- Women's golf. Big Ten Championships. Day 2 of 3. All day. The Fort Golf Resort, Indianapolis.

-- Baseball vs. Maryland. 2 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.)

-- "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka (2014). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Joel Ebarb. This new play explores the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performance also at 2:30 p.m. April 26. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated R; recommended for mature audiences only. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Blue Jean Ball benefit for Food Finders Food Bank. Organizer: College of Agriculture is a partner; Boilermaker Butcher Block is donating its butchering and processing services. Barbecue pork dinner; silent and live auctions; dancing. 6-10 p.m. Beck Agricultural Center, 4540 U.S. 52 West. Tickets: TBA. To obtain tickets: www.food-finders.org or 471-0062.

-- Anniversary Gala for Center for Families (20 years) and Military Family Research Institute (15 years). At Conrad Indianapolis, 50 W. Washington St. Check-in and cocktails at 6 p.m. in West Foyer; dinner at 7 p.m. in Vienna Ballroom. Attire: black tie optional. Tickets: $150. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/celebrate-milestones-with-mfri,-center-for-families.html

-- Jahari Dance Troupe Spring Revue. Black Cultural Center dance ensemble, 7 p.m. Loeb Playhouse, Stewart Center. Choreography by Joshua Ishmon. Tickets: public, $7; Purdue students, $5. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Purduette Spring Spectacular. Purdue Musical Organizations. 7:30 p.m. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. $10-$15. 765-494-3941. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- Spring Showcase Concert. Concert 2 of 3. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Featuring Concert, Collegiate and Varsity bands. With guest conductor Col. Thomas Palmatier, leader and commander of the U.S. Army Band. Tickets to go on sale in February. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Sunday, April 26

-- Women's golf. Big Ten Championships. Day 3 of 3. All day. The Fort Golf Resort, Indianapolis.

-- Baseball vs. Maryland. Noon. 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.)

-- "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka (2014). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Joel Ebarb. This new play explores the attitudes of college-age men and women regarding sexuality and relationships. 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 R; recommended for mature audiences only. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Spring Showcase Concert. Concert 3 of 3. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Featuring Philharmonic and Symphony orchestras. With guest conductor Col. Thomas Palmatier, leader and commander of the U.S. Army Band. Tickets to go on sale in February. 2:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

 

Week 4: April 27-May 3

Monday, April 27

-- Canvas informational meeting. Organizer: ITaP. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Krannert Building, Room G021. Michelle McMullin, graduate teaching assistant in English, will talk about her experiences using the Canvas learning management system, a potential alternative to Blackboard. Registration: none. Questions: Eric Yee at ejyee@purdue.edu

Tuesday, April 28

-- Kelly Lecture. Nicholas A. Peppas, University of Texas. Lecture title TBA. Organizer: School of Chemical Engineering. 9-10:15 a.m. Forney Hall, Room G140.

-- Baseball vs. Illinois 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.)

Wednesday, April 29

-- Softball vs. Indiana State. 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.)

Thursday, April 30

-- EAPS Energy Colloquium: "What Have We Learned About Fracturing Shales After 15 Years Of Microseismic Mapping?" Shawn Maxwell, president and chief technology officer of Itasca IMaGE (Integrated Microseismic and Geomechanical Evaluation). Organizer: Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences. Refreshments at 3 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Room 2201. Lecture at 3:30 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Room 1252. NOTE: The weekly EAPS Colloquium has been having a four-part series on energy; other dates were April 2, 9 and 16. URL: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~nowack/EAPS-Energy-April30-maxwellflyer-1a.htm

Friday, May 1

-- Track and field (M&W). Dave Rankin Invitational. Day 1 of 2. All day. Rankin Track. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- "Spring 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, Purdue students, $12. Also two performances Saturday. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance

Saturday, May 2

-- Classes end for spring semester. Final exams start Monday (May 4).

-- Track and field (M&W). Dave Rankin Invitational. Day 2 of 2. All day. Rankin Track. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

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

-- Chameleon Reunion Concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Alumni '70s and '80s rock band. 8 p.m. Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St., Lafayette. Admission: $10, collected at door as benefit for Purdue jazz bands. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Sunday, May 3

-- Jazz on the Hill. Student and alumni bands. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. Slayter Center. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- 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
      * Industrial Design Senior Show. (Seniors, east gallery; MFA students, west). March 30-April 10.
      * MFA exhibition: Joshua Lowe  (visual communications design). April 13-17.
      * MFA exhibition: Oren Darling (electronic and time-based art) and Yaman Terzioglu (visual communications design). April 13-17.
      * Fine Arts Senior Show. April 20-May 1.

-- "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.)

-- "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. (Reception March 12.)

 

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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