Events for the next four weeks

February 23, 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: March 2-8
Week 2: March 9-15
Week 3: March 16-22
Week 4: March 23-29

Week 1: March 2-8

Tuesday, March 3

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Fostering Academic Integrity & Responsibility." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 6 of 10 through April 7 except March 17; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Tech Tuesdays: Real-time classroom polling; demonstration of Hotseat and preview of ECHO; also Qualtrics and iClicker GO. 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

-- Graduate Student Educational Research Symposium. Open to all. Organizer: College of Education, with Graduate Student Education Council. Noon-5 p.m. PMU, North Ballroom. Keynote: Terry Wiley, president and CEO of the Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington, D.C.; special professor, University of Maryland; professor emeritus and former executive dean, Arizona State University. Poster proposals by graduate students due Feb. 15. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/proposals-sought-for-graduate-student-educational-research-symposium.html

-- Leaves Information Session. For benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Resources. Topic: Changes effective July 1 in University structure for leaves from work. 2:30-3:45 p.m. STEW, Room 310. URL for overview, resources and session calendar: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/UniversityLeavesCommittee.html

-- "Brian Petraits: Making Your Community a Livable Community." Purdue alum and senior manager of industries at Bosma Enterprises. Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. 2:30-4 p.m. STEW, Room 313. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

Wednesday, March 4

-- Faculty Lunch and Learn. Session 2 of 5. "The Role of the Behavioral Intervention Team on Campus." L. Tony Hawkins, temporary associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students, and Julie Cox, associate dean of students, Student Assistance Center. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. STEW, Room 318. Sessions on Wednesdays (others March 25, April 8, 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.

-- "The Will to Adorn: Understanding Black Aesthetics, Identity & Dress." Kadari Taylor-Watson, a Ph.D. student in American studies. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Showcase of pieces from the BCC Collection and their place in black cultural histories. 2 p.m. BCC, MP Room 1. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Mentoring: Graduate Student Workshop on "In Search of Building Highly Effective Professional Relationships." Jennifer R. Cohen, biochemist and experienced advocate for diversity and mentoring in STEM disciplines. Organizer: Mentoring@Purdue program in College of Agriculture. 2-3:30 p.m. STEW, Room 218AB. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/stem-mentoring-workshops-offered-for-faculty,-staff,-grad-students.html

-- Women's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Through Sunday. Seedings TBA. Sears Centre Arena, Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Tickets: All-session, $90; single-session, $15 (most sessions have two games); seats available in a "fan block" for each university or in general admission. To purchase: Sears Centre Arena ticket offices at 1-888-SEARS-TIX (732-7784) or www.searscentre.com. URL: www.bigten.org/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/big10-w-baskbl-tournament-14-15.html

-- PMO in concert, featuring Purduettes, Heart & Soul, and University Choir. 7 p.m. St. Boniface Church, 318 N. Ninth St., Lafayette. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

Thursday, March 5

-- Mentoring: Faculty-Staff Workshop on "Strategies to Continue to Lift as You Climb." Jennifer R. Cohen, biochemist and experienced advocate for diversity and mentoring in STEM disciplines. Organizer: Mentoring@Purdue program in College of Agriculture. 10:30 a.m.-noon. STEW, Room 214AB. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/stem-mentoring-workshops-offered-for-faculty,-staff,-grad-students.html

-- "Eyes on the Prize" episodes: documentary film series on civil rights. Week 3 of 3. Screenings plus discussion. Organizers: Black Cultural Center, several academic units and area organizations. 7 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 2290. Also March 12 (different location). URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/historical-civil-rights-documentaries-to-be-shown-at-purdue.html

-- Stover Lecture in history. "Exodus from the East: Emigration from East Central Europe and the Making of the Free World." Tara Zahra, professor of history at the University of Chicago and MacArthur fellow. Organizer: Department of History. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall.

Friday, March 6

-- BCC Educational & Cultural Tour to Louisville, Kentucky. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Through Saturday. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Assistive Technology Center Open House. Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. 2-3 p.m. STEW, Room 111. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- Leaves Information Session. For benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Resources. Topic: Changes effective July 1 in University structure for leaves from work. 2-3:15 p.m. Freehafer Hall, Room 1-1 & 1-2. URL for overview, resources and session calendar: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/UniversityLeavesCommittee.html

-- "X Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by Division of Dance students. 7 and 9 p.m. Dance Studio Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Admission: $5 at the door; seating limited. Also Saturday. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. Title TBA. 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, March 7

-- Men's basketball vs. Illinois. 4:30 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $12-$50; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- "X Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by Division of Dance students. 5 and 7 p.m. Dance Studio Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Admission: $5 at the door; seating limited. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. Title TBA. 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.

-- Purdue Philharmonic Orchestra concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

-- Concert: Timeflies (pop/hip-hop/electro) with Truslow (alternative pop/rock). Organizer: Purdue Convocations with Student Concert Committee. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Single-ticket price: public, $38; students, $28. Limit six. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/timeflies-to-perform-with-truslow-at-purdue.html

Sunday, March 8

-- Daylight saving time begins. Clocks "spring ahead" (officially, at 2 a.m. reset to 3 a.m.).

-- Soccer Winter ID Clinic for girls ages 14-18 (grades 8-12). Organizer: Purdue women's soccer coaching staff. Two sessions: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. or 2-5 p.m. Check-in starts 30 minutes ahead. Mollenkopf Athletic Center. URL: www.purduesports.com/sports/w-soccer/spec-rel/021715aab.html

-- Spain Tour ¡Buen Viaje! Concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Send-off concert for/by student musicians who will travel and perform in Spain during spring break. 2:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

 

Week 2: March 9-15

Monday, March 9

-- Distinguished Women Scholars program. Honoring outstanding alumnae. Organizers: Office of the Provost and the Butler Center for Leadership Excellence. 1:30 p.m. PMU, Anniversary Drawing Room (second floor). Reception following. URL including list of honorees: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/butler-center-to-honor-four-distinguished-alumnae-at-annual-event.html

-- Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics lecture. "Democracy and the Internet." Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia. Organizers: Krannert School of Management and the James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship in the College of Education. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.krannert.purdue.edu/events/ethics/schedule.asp

Tuesday, March 10

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Objective Assessment: Tools & Techniques." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 7 of 10 through April 7 except March 17; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- "Preventing Suicide Among LGBTQ Service Members." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Co-presented by the LGBTQ Center, Veterans Success Center, and Counseling and Psychological Services. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

Wednesday, March 11

-- Purdue Life Sciences Town Hall. Seeking faculty input and feedback on new initiatives in the life sciences. Organizer: Office of the Provost and the Office of Research and Partnerships. 10-11:30 a.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1086. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/town-hall-to-focus-on-advancing,-investing-in-the-life-sciences.html

-- "Assistive Technology in Agriculture and Gardening." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Presented by Purdue AgrAbility Project and Life Essentials. 11 a.m.-noon. Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building, Room 106. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. "Chabad: Its History and Journey from White Russia, 1773 to West Lafayette, Indiana, 2014."
Rabbi Levi Tiechtel. 12:30 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 1222. Questions: 49-47965 or wengera@purdue.edu or www.cla.purdue.edu/jewish-studies

-- Harriet Jacobs Lecture. "Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: Black Women State Legislators on Same-sex Marriage." Nadia Brown, assistant professor of political science, Purdue. 3:30 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 1245. Book signing and reception to follow. URL: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/african-american/documents/Harriet Jacobs Lecture flyer - brown march 11 20141.pdf

-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament (through Sunday). Seedings TBD. United Center, Chicago. URL: www.bigten.org/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/big10-m-baskbl-tournament-14-15.html

-- Center for the Environment Distinguished Lecture: "Why We Need and How We Can Have Vibrant Nature in a World of 10 Billion People." Peter Karieva, chief scientist for The Nature Conservancy. 7 p.m. PMU, North Ballroom. NOTE: This lecture is meant to present one side of the "New Conservation" debate; Michael Soulé presented another view Feb. 26. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/center-for-the-environment-distinguished-lecture-series-to-feature-talks-on-biodiversity-conservation.html

Thursday, March 12

-- "Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities (including Autism Safety)." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Presented by the Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office and Purdue Fire Department. 10-11 a.m. Terry Memorial House (police station), Large Conference Room. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- Opening reception for exhibition "Natural Places." Purdue University Galleries. 5:30 p.m. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Artists Glenn Chang and Bonnie Zimmer will discuss their works in the exhibition. Featuring an ensemble from the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- Presidential Lecture Series. "Challenges and Solutions to Achieving Global Food Security." Howard Buffett, farmer, author, foundation leader. 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

-- "Eyes on the Prize" episodes: documentary film series on civil rights. Week 4 of 4. Screenings plus discussion. Organizers: Black Cultural Center, several academic units and area organizations. 7 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1086. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/historical-civil-rights-documentaries-to-be-shown-at-purdue.html

Friday, March 13

-- Leaves Information Session. For benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Resources. Topic: Changes effective July 1 in University structure for leaves from work. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. URL for overview, resources and session calendar: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/UniversityLeavesCommittee.html

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

-- "Wheelchair Ballroom Dancing Featuring Frank Epperson." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. 3-4 p.m. Matthews Hall, Room 210. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- Baseball vs. Northern Illinois. 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.)

Saturday, March 14

-- Unofficial start of spring break. No classes March 16-21.

-- Baseball vs. Northern Illinois. 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.)

Sunday, March 15

-- Baseball vs. Northern Illinois. 1 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.)

 

Week 3: March 16-22

Monday, March 16

-- Spring break officially begins. Through Saturday. No classes.

-- Leaves Information Session. For benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Resources. Topic: Changes effective July 1 in University structure for leaves from work. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 1061. URL for overview, resources and session calendar: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/UniversityLeavesCommittee.html

-- Web accessibility event: "Web Accessibility: What It Is, How It Applies To You, and Helpful Resources." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies. Noon-1 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1057. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- Grant writing workshop, specializing on federal Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program. Organizer: Purdue Extension. 1-6 p.m. 1601 W. State St. Registration required; URL for description and registration link: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/purdue-extension-partners-to-offer-grant-writing-workshops.html

-- Web accessibility event: "Building Blocks to Creating Accessible Word Documents and PowerPoint Slides." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies. 3:30-5 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 277. Also March 23. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu                                                                                                          

Tuesday, March 17

-- Advanced Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) workshops. This session is for supervisors (March 19 is date of session for nonsupervisors). Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. 9-10 a.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1057. NOTE: The Risk Management Employment Claims Initiative Module 2 – Americans with Disabilities Act online training is a prerequisite for this course. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

Wednesday, March 18

-- Web accessibility event: "Compliance Sheriff Panel Discussion." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies. 1:30-2:15 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 102. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- Web accessibility event: "Compliance Sheriff Training." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies. 2:30-4 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 283. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- Leaves Information Session. For benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Resources. Topic: Changes effective July 1 in University structure for leaves from work. 3-4:15 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 2290. URL for overview, resources and session calendar: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/UniversityLeavesCommittee.html

-- Baseball vs. Valparaiso. 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.)

Thursday, March 19

-- Advanced Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) workshops. This session is for nonsupervisors (March 17 is date of session for supervisors). Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. 9-10 a.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1057. NOTE: The Risk Management Employment Claims Initiative Module 2 – Americans with Disabilities Act online training is a prerequisite for this course. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu 

-- Leaves Information Session. For benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Resources. Topic: Changes effective July 1 in University structure for leaves from work. 10-11:15 a.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. URL for overview, resources and session calendar: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/UniversityLeavesCommittee.html

-- Web accessibility event: "Building Blocks to Creating Accessible PDFs." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies. 1:30-3 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 283. Also March 25. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu           

Friday, March 20

-- "Ensuring Events Are Accessible." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Co-presented by Purdue Memorial Union. Noon-1 p.m. STEW, Room 313. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- Softball vs. Wisconsin. 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.)

-- Baseball vs. Rutgers. 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.)

Saturday, March 21

-- Softball vs. Wisconsin. 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.)

-- Baseball vs. Rutgers. 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.)

Sunday, March 22

-- Softball vs. Wisconsin. 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.)

-- Baseball vs. Rutgers. 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.)

 

Week 4: March 23-29

Monday, March 23

-- Classes resume. (Spring break has ended.)

-- Web accessibility event: "Building Blocks to Creating Accessible Word Documents and PowerPoint Slides." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies. 9-10:30 a.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 277. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- Leaves Information Session. For benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Resources. Topic: Changes effective July 1 in University structure for leaves from work. 10-11:15 a.m. STEW, Room 310. URL for overview, resources and session calendar: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/UniversityLeavesCommittee.html

-- "What is Project Eye To Eye?" Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Presented by the Disability Resource Center. 7-8 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1086. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

Tuesday, March 24

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Subjective Assessment, Rubrics, and Assigning Grades." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 8 of 10 through April 7; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- "David Bowker: A Life Not Otherwise Specified." Bowker, director, Office of Future Engineers, on his own learning disorder diagnosis. Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. 3:30-4:30 p.m. STEW, Room 313. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- Baseball vs. Kent 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.)

-- Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, with Jeremy Denk, piano. Purdue Convocations. Denk will appear for two Bach concerti; the academy will add Dvorák and Suk. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $22-$45. URL: www.convocations.org

Wednesday, March 25

-- Web accessibility event: "Building Blocks to Creating Accessible PDFs." Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Co-presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies. 9-10:30 a.m. Hampton Hall, Room 31. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu               

-- Faculty Lunch and Learn. Session 3 of 5. "Addressing Conduct Issues with Students." Jeffery Stefancic, associate dean of students, Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. STEW, Room 318. Sessions on Wednesdays (others April 8, 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.

-- "Am I Black Enough for You?" Part 2: "Jiggaboos vs. Wannabes: The Madness Continues." Second in two-part series on challenges such as identity politics, colorism, religion, and cultural representations; format is informal debate and discussion. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. 6:30 p.m. BCC, Student Lounge. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

Thursday, March 26

-- Leaves Information Session. For benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Resources. Topic: Changes effective July 1 in University structure for leaves from work. 10:30-11:45 a.m. STEW, Room 218CD. URL for overview, resources and session calendar: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/UniversityLeavesCommittee.html

-- Indiana AHEAD Conference. Day 1 of 2 days. Indiana Chapter of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (IN-AHEAD) in coordination with Office of Institutional Equity. 11 a.m. Thursday to noon Friday. PMU, Anniversary Drawing Room. URL: https://www.ahead.org/affiliates/indiana; questions to Nicole Jasinski at njasinsk@purdue.edu or at 765-494-1247.

-- Reception for exhibition "Changing Landscapes." Purdue University Galleries. 5:30 p.m. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Artist Zaria Forman will discuss her works in the exhibition. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

Friday, March 27

-- Softball vs. Rutgers. 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.)

-- Baseball vs. Butler. 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.)

-- Purdue Musical Organizations presents PHENOMENA rock concert. 7 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- Traditional Music Week events. Organizers: Purdue Convocations and others. Two events: (1) Public talk with Jayme Stone. 7 p.m. (2) Community Musician Workshop with Jayme Stone. 8:15 p.m. Both free, both at Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Grand Hall, 638 North St., Lafayette. URL for week's schedule: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/purdue-convocations,-indiana-fiddlers-gathering-to-partner-for-traditional-music-week.html

-- Purdue Jazz Jam. All Purdue jazz bands with historic great songs. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Saturday, March 28

-- Community Field Recording Open House with Jayme Stone. Open to public. Organizers: Purdue Convocations and Indiana Fiddlers for "Traditional Music Week" to celebrate traditional roots and acoustic music. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Carnahan Hall, 820 Main St., Lafayette. URL for description of event (application deadline is past): www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/purdue-convocations-invites-local-musicians-to-apply-for-lomax-project-community-field-recording-open-house.html (see concert listing for this evening)

-- Softball vs. Rutgers. 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.)

-- Baseball vs. Butler. 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.)

-- HTM Black Tie Dinner. Part of the Life Inspired program by the College of Health and Human Sciences. Reception at 6 p.m. in PMU South Ballroom; dinner at 7 p.m. in North Ballroom. This event is sold out. URL: www.purdueblacktiedinner.com

-- "Fieldwork: Jayme Stone with the Lomax Project residency." Purdue Convocations. Banjoist Stone and group with selections from the vast Lomax songbook that bespeaks the American spirit. 8 p.m. Lafayette Theater, 600 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $19-$25. URL: www.convocations.org

Sunday, March 29

-- Softball vs. Rutgers. 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.)

-- Baseball at Butler. 2 p.m. Bulldog Park (near Hinkle Fieldhouse and Butler Bowl), Indianapolis. Free.

-- Black Voices of Inspiration Spring Concert. Black Cultural Center vocal ensemble. 3 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: public, $7; students, $5. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Jazz Templates in Silhouette: Paintings by Robert Peppers." Jan. 16-March 1. Black Cultural Center, co-organizer. Mixed media responses to jazz. In the McDonald Gallery, Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. Museum hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily except holidays. URL: http://artlafayette.org

-- "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. Winter break hours: Closed Dec. 20-Jan. 4; open 1-4:30 p.m. Jan. 5-9. Semester hours of 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday resume Jan. 12. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits

-- 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
      * Art and Design Undergraduate Exhibition. Feb. 23-March 6.
      * MFA exhibition: Lindsay McCormick (photography). March 9-13.
      * MFA exhibition: Alejandra Munoz (electronic and time-based art). March 23-27.
      * MFA exhibition: Esther (Xiaoyu) Wang (interior design) and Fahinaz Ferdous (visual communications design). March 23-27.

-- "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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