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April 21, 2014

Events for the next four weeks

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 28-May 4
Week 2: May 5-11
Week 3: May 12-18
Week 4: May 19-25

Week 1: April 28-May 4

Tuesday, April 29

-- Richard A. Hadley Professional Development Series. "Creating a Culture of Service." Tamara Fay, speaker and consultant from Chicago. Organizer: Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee. 2-4 p.m. STEW, Room 218. In person or via live streaming. To attend in person, advance registration is required; seating limited to 100. URL with links to both registration and live streaming sites: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q1/hadley-presentation-to-discuss-creating-service-based-culture.html

-- Chamber Music Recital. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Wednesday, April 30

-- President’s Forum. Open to Purdue community. President Mitch Daniels. Topic: Emergency preparedness and security; presentation is report and recommendations of panel, chaired by Patricia Hart, professor of Spanish. 8-9 a.m. PMU, South Ballroom. URL including panel members: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q2/security-feedback-panel-to-present-report,-recommendations-at-april-30-presidents-forum.html

-- Purdue Day of Giving. Theme: "Opportunity Granted." New 24-hour event with focus on student affordability and accessibility. Online portion will include live-streamed presentations Also, students and others from the campus can attend a cookout 3-6 p.m. on Memorial Mall. URL for article with presenters and details: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q1/purdues-first-ever-day-of-giving-set-for-april-30.html. URL for event: http://purduedayofgiving.com

-- Open Textbook and Textbook Review Workshop. Organizers: ITaP and Purdue Libraries. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. STEW, Room 318. Learn about open textbook solutions that can help lower students' costs and participate in a textbook review that will benefit other faculty. Lunch provided. Capacity limited. Applications accepted through April 20. Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ID-oRPWygGt0tUiLgS_W57TM6tBSpsMKWj5OStpecS8/viewform. Questions: patreid@purdue.edu

-- Softball vs. IPFW. 4 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Complex. 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, May 1

-- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through July 31 except May 22; then 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 7-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

-- OIE workshop: "Implementation and Evaluation of Modern Web Accessibility." Office of Institutional Equity. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Also: discussion of content and how it relates to this campus, 4:30-5 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.

-- Roundtable discussion: "Cuban Feminism Since the Revolution." Featuring Norma Vasallo, director of women’s studies, University of Havana, Cuba. Organizer: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. With TJ Boisseau, WGSS director and associate professor of history; Alicia Decker, assistant professor of history and women's studies; and Dawn Stinchcomb, associate professor of Latin American literature; also Adrianna Ernstberger, PhD candidate in history; part of event will be slideshow from visit to Cuba. 3-4:30 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room B151. URL for program: www.cla.purdue.edu/idis/womens-studies

Friday, May 2

-- 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.)

-- Discovery Lecture Series event. "Driving Global Success Through Environmental Sustainability." Tom Linebarger, chairman and CEO, Cummins Inc. Opening remarks by President Mitch Daniels. 1:30-2:20 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). Includes Q&A. URL for registration: https://www.cco.purdue.edu/asp/Clinics/Clinics.asp?Action=Register&ID=176. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/events/view.php?id=1538. Conversation at #PurdueSustainableTalk via Twitter.

-- Softball vs. Minnesota. Day 1 of 3 days. 4 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Complex. Purdue student tickets $1 for study break day. 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.)

-- "Spring Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. New dance works featuring faculty and guest choreography ranging in expression and styles. 7:30 p.m. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Reserved seating: public, $13, Purdue students, $11. URLs: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/purdue-dance-company-to-present-spring-works-concert.html and www.cla.purdue.edu/dance. Also Saturday.

Saturday, May 3

-- Classes end for spring semester. Final exams start Monday (May 5).

-- 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.)

-- Softball vs. Minnesota. Day 2 of 3 days. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Complex. Salute to Service day; tickets for active or retired military personnel, police, fire or hospital staff $1. 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.)

-- "Spring Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. New dance works featuring faculty and guest choreography ranging in expression and styles. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Reserved seating: public, $13, Purdue students, $11. URLs: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/purdue-dance-company-to-present-spring-works-concert.html and www.cla.purdue.edu/dance

-- 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 dinner; silent and live auctions; live band and dancing; auction items also online. 6-10 p.m. Beck Agricultural Center, 4540 U.S. 52 West. Tickets: $50 per person; $90 per couple; $450 for table of 10 through March 31. To obtain tickets: www.food-finders.org or 471-0062.

-- Chameleon Jazz Alumni Concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St., Lafayette. Admission: collected at door. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Sunday, May 4

-- Softball vs. Minnesota. Day 3 of 3 days. Noon. Boilermaker Softball Complex. 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.)

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

 

Week 2: May 5-11

Monday, May 5

-- Final examinations begin (through Saturday).

Tuesday, May 6

-- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 8-9 a.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, a new service which makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/course/?OfferingID=6504. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 9-10 a.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, a new service which makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/course/?OfferingID=6505. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Video Express Workshops. Organizer: ITaP. 10-11 a.m. A hands-on overview of Video Express, a new service which makes high-quality video creation easy for faculty and staff. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/course/?OfferingID=6506. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- "What Works in Teaching and Technology?" Organizer: ITaP. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. A round-robin forum with an introduction, demo and discussion on i>clickers, Purdue Studio tools, Blackboard Learn, BoilerCast, Kaltura, Course Signals and Qualtrics. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/course/?OfferingID=6508. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- "Editing and Publishing Video Using Camtasia and Kaltura." Organizer: ITaP. 1:15-2:45 p.m. Learn how to edit, add captions and publish instructional videos using University-supported applications. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/course/?OfferingID=6507. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Thursday, May 8

-- Project Move Out. May 8-13. Organizer: Boiler Volunteer Network. Volunteers are needed to sort items on these days. Donations of many kinds, particularly household and personal items, will be coming in, much of it from students who are moving out of residence halls, group housing and apartments. Local organizations give items to families in need. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q2/volunteers-needed-for-annual-project-move-out-program.html

-- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through July 31 except May 22; then 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 7-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

Friday, May 9

-- Ryan Kerrigan breakfast and 12th Boiler Golf Outing. Benefit for scholarships. Organizers: Purdue Trademark Licensing; National Football Foundation Joe Tiller Chapter. (1) Breakfast at 8 a.m. in Kissell Room, Ross-Ade Stadium. (2) Golf with shotgun start and golf cart at 10:30 a.m. on Ackerman Hills course; includes box lunch. (3) Reception at 4 p.m., followed by dinner, both at Bruno's Restaurant. Registration for any or all components of the day is possible; cost for all is $165. URL for event and scholarship proceeds information, and link to registration: www.purduesports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/041714aaa.html (target registration deadline April 25).

Saturday, May 10

-- Spring semester ends. Final examinations end. (Grades due 5 p.m. May 13. Commencement ceremonies at West Lafayette are May 16-18.)

-- Commencement ceremonies for Purdue Calumet. 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. (CDT). Hammond Civic Center, Hammond. URL: http://webs.purduecal.edu/registrar/graduation-information

 

Week 3: May 12-18

Tuesday, May 13

-- Grades due 5 p.m.

-- Baseball vs. Indiana State. 6:30 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, May 14

-- Commencement for Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. 4 p.m. (processional) to 6:30 p.m. Arena, Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. URL: www.ipfw.edu/commencement

Thursday, May 15

-- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through July 31 except May 22; then 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 7-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

-- Baseball vs. Iowa. Day 1 of 3 days. 6:30 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.)

Friday, May 16

-- Track and field (M&W). Big Ten Outdoor Championships. Day 1 of 3. 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.)

-- Baseball vs. Iowa. Day 2 of 3 days. 6:30 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.)

-- Commencement at West Lafayette, Division I: Education, Liberal Arts. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; procession begins at 7:20 p.m. URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement and www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/purdue-campuses-to-host-spring-commencement-ceremonies.html

Saturday, May 17

-- Track and field (M&W). Big Ten Outdoor Championships. Day 2 of 3. 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.)

-- Commencement at West Lafayette, Division II: Health and Human Sciences, Veterinary Medicine. 9:30 a.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 8 a.m.; procession begins at 8:50 a.m. URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement

-- Baseball vs. Iowa. Day 3 of 3 days. 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.)

-- Commencement at West Lafayette, Division III: Agriculture, Management, Pharmacy. 2:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 1 p.m.; procession begins at 1:50 p.m. URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement

-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club. Purdue Musical Organizations. 7:30 p.m. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Tickets: $10-15. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

Sunday, May 18

-- Track and field (M&W). Big Ten Outdoor Championships. Day 3 of 3. 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.)

-- Commencement at West Lafayette, Division IV: Science, Technology. 9:30 a.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 8 a.m.; procession begins at 8:50 a.m. URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement

-- Commencement at West Lafayette, Division V: Engineering. 2:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 1 p.m.; procession begins at 1:50 p.m. URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement

 

Week 4: May 19-25

Monday, May 19

-- Summer school begins. Four-week module (May 19-June 14) and first six-week module (May 19-June 27). ----- Eight-week module is June 16-Aug. 8. Second six-week module is June 30-Aug. 8. Commencement is Saturday, Aug. 9, at 9:30 a.m. ----- Summer grades are due by 5 p.m. of the second working day after the end of each module.

Thursday, May 22

-- Spring Fling. Employee appreciation event. For faculty, staff, graduate student staff, and retirees (not families, friends, or other students). 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Memorial Mall and Stewart Center. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q1/memorial-mall-to-host-spring-fling.html

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Lilliputians March: National Small Works Competition." March 10-April 26. Purdue University Galleries. Small-scale, 2-D and 3-D work in various media; national show updating tradition of  "Sixty Square Inches." Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday.

-- "Honky Tonk: Portraits of Country Music by Henry Horenstein." March 11-April 26. Purdue University Galleries. Photographs from bars, ranches, music halls, 1968-2010. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
     * Gallery talk/reception with artist Henry Horenstein. 5:30-7 p.m. April 16.

-- 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
     * Fine Arts Senior Show. April 21-May 2.
     * Photography Senior Show. May 5-16. Photography and related media.

-- "Quest for Equality: Celebrating the Leadership, Advocacy and Commitment of Five Purdue Women." March 19-July 31. 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 10): 1-4:30 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.

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic