Events for the next four weeks

August 31, 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: Sept. 7-13
Week 2: Sept. 14-20
Week 3: Sept. 21-27
Week 4: Sept. 28-Oct. 4

 

Week 1: Sept. 7-13

Monday, Sept. 7

-- Labor Day holiday. Offices closed, no classes. ----- NOTE: Operator Services Office (telephone) closed from 5 p.m. Friday (Sept. 4) until 8 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 8). In emergency, call 911 or Purdue police at 765-494-8221. Questions: 765-496-6740.

Tuesday, Sept. 8

-- 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. 24 except Sept. 29 and Oct. 13; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Video Express online workshop. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. online via WebEx. Participants will learn how to set up, record, and retrieve videos as well as participate in a live Q&A session. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- "The Science Behind the Human-Animal Bond." Maggie O'Haire, assistant professor in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology. This public talk is part of the Elanco Lectureship and kickoff for the Purdue Veterinary Conference. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/professor-to-speak-at-purdue-about-human-animal-interaction.html

Wednesday, Sept. 9

-- College of Liberal Arts Study Abroad Fair. Students from all colleges and schools welcome. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Memorial Mall; look for tent. Refreshments served. URL: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/students/saip/index.html

-- Active Learning Platform Training. Organizer: ITaP. 1-2 p.m., Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 179. Workshop will be a demonstration of the tool and provide an opportunity for participants to ask questions about how they can incorporate ALP into their classes. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Presidential Lecture Series. "Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania." Frank Bruni, New York Times columnist and best-selling author. Including discussion with President Mitch Daniels. 6:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/purdue-announces-frank-bruni-to-lead-off-2015-16-presidential-lecture-series.html

-- LCC Film Festival. Title TBA. Film screening and discussion. Organizer: Latino Cultural Center. 7 p.m. Graduate Student Center (at Northwestern Avenue Garage).

Thursday, Sept. 10

-- Providing customized student feedback workshop. Organizer: ITaP. 10-11 a.m., Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 179. Learn how to use Blackboard’s Retention Center to find which students needs assistance and PassNote, a message library that can assist you in remembering best practices in student feedback. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Kanter Lecture Series event. "Adopting Work-Life Policies Around the World: What Motivates Employers?" Ariane Ollier-Malaterre, professor of management science at the Université du Québec à Montréal. Organizer: Center for Families, others. 11 a.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/lecture-explores-employers-approach-to-work-life-policies.html

-- 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. 29. Center of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available near "Unfinished Block P" sculpture during market hours. URL on this and links to other local farmers markets: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q2/farmers-market-to-return-may-7.html

-- Video Express site workshop. Organizer: ITaP. 1-2 p.m. in STEW, Room G53. Learn how to set up, record, review videos and create sample videos incorporating digital inputs, such as PowerPoint slides, movie files or websites. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Candidate visit with livestreamed presentations in chancellor search for Purdue University Northwest (PNW officially will exist July 1, 2016). Day 1 of 2 days. Candidate: Ron Brown, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs in the University of North Texas system. Presentation 2-2:30 p.m. with audience questions. Alumni Hall SUL 360, at Purdue Calumet. URL for links to candidate bios, livestream and feedback tool: www.unifynorthcentralcalumet.com/pnw-chancellor-search (other candidates Aug. 31-Sept. 1, Sept. 14-15, Sept. 16-17).

 Friday, Sept. 11

-- Confluence Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 10-11 a.m., Rawls Hall, Room 1057. Group discusses Confluence Wiki uses in research and the classroom. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Candidate visit with livestreamed presentations in chancellor search for Purdue University Northwest. Day 2 of 2 days. Candidate: Ron Brown. Presentation 1:15-1:45 p.m. with audience questions. LSF 170A, at Purdue North Central. (See listing at previous day for other facts and link.)

 -- Piano Dedication Recital with Sean Chen & Eric Zuber. Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. (+) Tickets: $22-$28. (+) = special pre-show discussion by Joel Harrison, CEO and artistic director of the American Pianists Association, at 7 p.m. in STEW, Room 310. URL: www.convocations.org

Saturday, Sept. 12

-- Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog 5K. Organizer: College of Veterinary Medicine; benefit for college's PetSafe Program for short-term housing for pets. 7 a.m.: Check-in. 8 a.m. Run/walk. Start/finish in front of Lynn Hall; course is on campus. Registration by Sept. 4: humans, $25 (includes T-shirt); dogs, $5 (includes bandana); see news release for cutoff dates for guaranteed items. "Day of" registration $30 and $5. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/canines-will-run-on-campus-sept.-12-in-skip-jackson-dog-jog.html

-- Game Day spirit events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Crossing. Activities for all ages. Free. 9-11:30 a.m. Weist Plaza north of Mackey Arena.
• 211° Session pep rally. (About ready to boil.) 9:49 a.m. Mackey Arena.
• Purdue jazz bands pregame concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras.
• "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. In 211° Session in Mackey; pre-game, halftime at stadium; and postgame.
Details of these and other events: www.purdue.edu/purdue/boilermakerDepot

-- Football vs. Indiana State (Military Appreciation/Band Day). Noon. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $5-$75. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also mini-plans and specials available; see www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

Sunday, Sept. 13

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

 

Week 2: Sept. 14-20

Monday, Sept. 14

-- Candidate visit with livestreamed presentations in chancellor search for Purdue University Northwest (PNW officially will exist July 1, 2016). Day 1 of 2 days. Candidate: Stephen Kolison, associate vice president for academic, faculty and global programs for the University of Wisconsin system. Presentation 2-2:30 p.m. with audience questions. Alumni Hall SUL 360, at Purdue Calumet. URL for links to candidate bios, livestream and feedback tool: www.unifynorthcentralcalumet.com/pnw-chancellor-search (other candidates Aug. 31-Sept. 1, Sept. 10-11, Sept. 16-17).

Tuesday, Sept. 15

-- Industrial Roundtable Career Fair for students. Day 1 of 2 days. Memorial Mall.

-- Video Express site workshop. Organizer: ITaP. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Room 428. Learn how to set up, record, review videos and create sample videos incorporating digital inputs, such as PowerPoint slides, movie files or websites. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Video Express site workshop. Organizer: ITaP. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Potter Engineering Center, Room B66. Learn how to set up, record, review videos and create sample videos incorporating digital inputs, such as PowerPoint slides, movie files or websites. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- 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. 24 except Sept. 29 and Oct. 13; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Hispanic Heritage Month March of Flags. (The month is Sept. 15-Oct. 15.) Organizer: Latino Cultural Center. Noon. Start at Córdova Recreational Sports Center, march to LCC. Tacos there. URL: www.purdue.edu/lcc

-- Candidate visit with livestreamed presentations in chancellor search for Purdue University Northwest. Day 2 of 2 days. Candidate: Stephen Kolison. Presentation 1:15-1:45 p.m. with audience questions. LSF 170A, at Purdue North Central. (See listing at previous day for other facts and link.)

-- WebEx Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. Learn about Purdue’s web conferencing service, used by faculty and staff to host online meetings, lectures and office hours. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Wednesday, Sept. 16

-- "ADVANCE Purdue/OVP Ethics and Compliance Faculty Search Committee Workshop." Open to all faculty; required for serving on a search committee. Roundtable format; discussion includes best practices, unintentional bias and building a candidate pool. 8:15 a.m.-noon. Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Room 131. Light breakfast provided. Registration required; URL for link: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/faculty-search-committee-workshops-announced.html. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu. (Repeated Oct. 15, same hours, different place.)

-- Candidate visit with livestreamed presentations in chancellor search for Purdue University Northwest (PNW officially will exist July 1, 2016). Day 1 of 2 days. Candidate: Thomas Keon, chancellor at Purdue Calumet. Presentation 2-2:30 p.m. with audience questions. Alumni Hall SUL 360, at Purdue Calumet. URL for links to candidate bios, livestream and feedback tool: www.unifynorthcentralcalumet.com/pnw-chancellor-search (other candidates Aug. 31-Sept. 1, Sept. 10-11, Sept. 14-15).

-- Presidential Lecture Series. Arne Duncan, U.S. secretary of education. Including discussion with President Mitch Daniels. Part of Duncan's sixth annual "Back-to-School Bus Tour: Ready for Success" tour. 2:15 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/education-secretary-duncan-to-speak-at-purdue-as-part-of-presidential-lecture-series.html

-- Reading and book signing by Frank X. Walker, 2014 Kentucky poet laureate. Black Cultural Center. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). Book: "Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers." URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

Thursday, Sept. 17

-- Road to Retirement presentations. Designed for benefits-eligible employees age 50 and older. Organizer: Human Resources. Presentations by/about Fidelity, PERF, PURA/retiree health plan options, Social Security, TIAA-CREF; attend any or all. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. STEW, rooms 302 and 306. Attend sessions as you wish; no registration needed. URL for schedule: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/roadToRetirement.html

-- Qualtrics Basics. Organizer: ITaP. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 179. Learn to create a basic survey, preview/activate their survey, view results and create a report. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. 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. 29. Center of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available near "Unfinished Block P" sculpture during market hours. URL on this and links to other local farmers markets: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q2/farmers-market-to-return-may-7.html

-- Candidate visit with livestreamed presentations in chancellor search for Purdue University Northwest. Day 2 of 2 days. Candidate: Thomas Keon. Presentation 1:15-1:45 p.m. with audience questions. LSF 170A, at Purdue North Central. (See listing at previous day for other facts and link.)

Friday, Sept. 18

-- Volleyball (women's). Boiler Box Challenge. Day 1 of 2 days. Session one: 10 a.m.: Purdue vs. South Dakota. Noon: Ball State vs. Notre Dame. Session two: 5 p.m.: Notre Dame vs. South Dakota. 7:30 p.m. Purdue vs. Ball State.  Intercollegiate Athletic Facility, Holloway Gymnasium. Tickets: adult, $8-$15; youth, $5-$8; Purdue student, $3-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available. Tickets are by two-game session.

-- Video Express site workshop. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Hampton Hall, Room 4162. Learn how to set up, record, review videos and create sample videos incorporating digital inputs, such as PowerPoint slides, movie files or websites. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Video Express site workshop. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lilly Hall, Room L047. Learn how to set up, record, review videos and create sample videos incorporating digital inputs, such as PowerPoint slides, movie files or websites. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

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

-- 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.

-- Rising Stars of Metropolitan Opera in Concert. Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. (+) Tickets: $22-$28. URL: www.convocations.org

Saturday, Sept. 19

-- Game Day spirit events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Crossing. Activities for all ages. Free. 12:30-3:30 p.m. Weist Plaza north of Mackey Arena.
• 211° Session pep rally. (About ready to boil.) 1:19 p.m. Mackey Arena.
• Purdue jazz bands pregame concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras.
• "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. In 211° Session in Mackey; pre-game, halftime at stadium; and postgame. Halftime theme: "The Sound of Musicals."
Details of these and other events: www.purdue.edu/purdue/boilermakerDepot

-- Football vs. Virginia Tech (Family Day). 3:30 p.m. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $10-$75. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also mini-plans and specials available; see www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- Volleyball (women's). Mortar Board Premier. Day 2 of 2 days. 5:30 p.m.: South Dakota vs. Ball State. 8 p.m.: Purdue vs. Notre Dame. Mackey Arena. Tickets: adult, $8-$15; youth, $5-$8; Purdue student, $3-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available. Tickets are by two-game session.

-- Friends and Family Day, featuring Yvette Quarles Chatman. Black Cultural Center. After football game. At BCC. With reaffirming poetry and songs of the civil rights movement. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- 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.

Sunday, Sept. 20

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Illinois. 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. 21-27

Monday, Sept. 21

-- Ecological Sciences & Engineering symposium: Inequality in Complex Systems: Characterizing Global Disparities." Organizer: ESE interdisciplinary graduate program. Speakers, faculty panels, poster session, Three-Minute Thesis. 9:30 a.m. check-in/registration; 10 a.m. program. PMU, Ballrooms. Registration free but required for planning. URL: www.purdue.edu/gradschool/ese/symposium (see separate listing for keynote at 6:15 p.m.)

-- Qualtrics Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. STEW, Room 313. Share ideas and review new features of Qualtrics, Purdue’s online survey tool. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Public comment session in Sept. 21-22 site visit for reaccreditation process for the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. 4:30 p.m. Lyles-Porter Hall, Room 1150. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/accreditation-organization-to-visit-speech,-language,-and-hearing-sciences-public-input-sought.html

-- Film screening: "Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity." Black Cultural Center. Part of the "Unearthing Our Roots of Racism" Film Series. With discussion. 6-8 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc. URL for film: http://crackingthecodes.org

-- ESE symposium keynote and Discovery Lecture Series event. Mia Henry, executive director of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College. 6:15-7:30 p.m. PMU, North Ballroom. (See also symposium listing above.)

Tuesday, Sept. 22

-- PACADA Fall Conference and Retreat. Faculty and staff invited. Organizer: Purdue Academic Advising Association with University Undergraduate Advising Office. 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.; keynote 8:30-10:30 a.m. by George Kuh, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus of Higher Education at Indiana University and adjunct professor at the University of Illinois. Beck Agricultural Center, 4540 U.S. 52 West. Registration needed by Sept. 14. Cost: nonmembers of PACADA, $35; or $45 also including year membership. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/faculty,-staff-invited-to-pacadas-fall-retreat.html

-- 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. 24 except Sept. 29 and Oct. 13; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Tech Tuesdays. Organizer: ITaP. Noon-1:30 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Room 103. Open session for faculty to learn about VoiceThread, Camtasia, Piazza and WebEx; tools that may be used for synchronous or asynchronous online courses. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Thursday, Sept. 24

-- Conference for Pre-Tenure Women (men welcome too). Day 1 of 2. Organizer: Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence with the Office of the Provost. Check-in and continental breakfast at 8 a.m.; program at 9 a.m. STEW, Room 302-306. Thursday keynote at 9:30 a.m.: "Redeeming Risk" by Donna Riley, Virginia Tech and former program director of engineering education at NSF. URL for general and registration facts: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/purdue-to-host-sixth-annual-conference-for-pre-tenure-women.html

-- Dawn or Doom2: The New Technology Explosion. Day 1 of 2 days. A summit curated by the Office of the System Chief Information Officer. Purdue Convocations. Stewart Center, general admission seating, free admission. URL: http://eventmobi.com/dawnordoom

-- 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. 29. Center of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available near "Unfinished Block P" sculpture during market hours. URL on this and links to other local farmers markets: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q2/farmers-market-to-return-may-7.html

Friday, Sept. 25

-- Conference for Pre-Tenure Women (men welcome too). Day 2 of 2. Organizer: Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence with the Office of the Provost. Check-in and continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m.; program at 9 a.m. STEW, Room 302-306. Friday keynote at 9:15 a.m.: "Self-Promotion for Women Academics" by Karen Kelsky, founder of The Professor Is In blog and business and columnist at the Chronicle of Higher Education. URL for general and registration facts: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/purdue-to-host-sixth-annual-conference-for-pre-tenure-women.html

-- Dawn or Doom2: The New Technology Explosion. Day 2 of 2 days. A summit curated by the Office of the System Chief Information Officer. Purdue Convocations. Stewart Center, general admission seating, free admission. URL: http://eventmobi.com/dawnordoom

-- "Betty's Diner, The Musical." Music and lyrics by Carrie Newcomer. Book by Carrie Newcomer and Richard K. Thomas. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robin McKee. Traditional diner losing business after new highway opens, then a stranger comes in. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26, 30; Oct. 1, 2, 3, 9, 10; also 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27; Oct. 3, 4. Tickets: public, $20; student, $14; senior (62+), $17. Rated PG: Some adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Cumbia All-Stars and Cumbia Dance Party. Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms. (+ with dance lesson.) Tickets: $15-$20. General admission seating. URL: www.convocations.org

Saturday, Sept. 26

-- Game Day spirit events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Crossing. Activities for all ages. Free. Time TBA. Weist Plaza north of Mackey Arena.
• 211° Session pep rally. (About ready to boil.) Time TBA (2 hours, 11 minutes before kickoff). Mackey Arena.
• Purdue jazz bands pregame concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras.
• "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. In 211° Session in Mackey; pre-game, halftime at stadium; and postgame. Halftime theme: "A Disney Tribute."
Details of these and other events: www.purdue.edu/purdue/boilermakerDepot

-- Football vs. Bowling Green. TBA. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $5-$75. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also mini-plans and specials available; see www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- "Betty's Diner, The Musical." Music and lyrics by Carrie Newcomer. Book by Carrie Newcomer and Richard K. Thomas. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robin McKee. Traditional diner losing business after new highway opens, then a stranger comes in. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30; Oct. 1, 2, 3, 9, 10; also 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27; Oct. 3, 4. Tickets: public, $20; student, $14; senior (62+), $17. Rated PG: Some adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Sunday, Sept. 27

-- Purduettes in worship service. Purdue Musical Organizations. 10:45 a.m. Immanuel United Church of Christ, 1526 S. 18th St., Lafayette. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- PMO Kids Choir Auditions. Purdue Musical Organizations. Children ages 8-12 may audition for the Purdue Christmas Show. 2 p.m. Ralph & Bettye Bailey Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- "Betty's Diner, The Musical." Music and lyrics by Carrie Newcomer. Book by Carrie Newcomer and Richard K. Thomas. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robin McKee. Traditional diner losing business after new highway opens, then a stranger comes in. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30; Oct. 1, 2, 3, 9, 10; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 4. Tickets: public, $20; student, $14; senior (62+), $17. Rated PG: Some adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

 

Week 4: Sept. 28-Oct. 4

Tuesday, Sept. 29

-- Creating accessible documents webinar. Organizer: ITaP. 10-11 a.m. online via WebEx. Webinar will demonstrate simple techniques to improve accessibility of Word documents so they are more usable by people with disabilities. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Wednesday, Sept. 30

-- Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. Ashley Purpura, visiting assistant professor of religious studies, Purdue, "Problematic Discourse and Producing Orthodoxy:  'Jews' in Byzantine Christian Hagiography and Hymns." 12:30 p.m. STEW, Room 310. Questions: 49-47965 or wengera@purdue.edu or www.cla.purdue.edu/jewish-studies

-- Blackboard Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. STEW, Room 278. Meetings provide an open forum for all instructors to exchange ideas and share practical experiences in using Blackboard to enhance the student learning experience. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Larry Axel Memorial Lecture in Religion. Sigrun Haude, associate professor of history, University of Cincinnati. "Religion in Conflict: From Martin Luther to the Thirty Years' War (1500 to 1650)." Organizers: Jewish Studies and Religious Studies programs. 7 p.m. STEW, Room 202. Questions: 49-47965 or wengera@purdue.edu or www.cla.purdue.edu/jewish-studies

-- "Betty's Diner, The Musical." Music and lyrics by Carrie Newcomer. Book by Carrie Newcomer and Richard K. Thomas. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robin McKee. Traditional diner losing business after new highway opens, then a stranger comes in. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, 2, 3, 9, 10; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 4. Tickets: public, $20; student, $14; senior (62+), $17. Rated PG: Some adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Thursday, Oct. 1

-- 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. 29. Center of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available near "Unfinished Block P" sculpture during market hours. URL on this and links to other local farmers markets: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q2/farmers-market-to-return-may-7.html

-- Closing reception for exhibition "Shifting Spaces." Purdue University Galleries. 5:30 p.m. Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Gallery talk by artist Rachel Hellmann. (See also exhibition details below under "Exhibitions.") URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Betty's Diner, The Musical." Music and lyrics by Carrie Newcomer. Book by Carrie Newcomer and Richard K. Thomas. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robin McKee. Traditional diner losing business after new highway opens, then a stranger comes in. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2, 3, 9, 10; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 4. Tickets: public, $20; student, $14; senior (62+), $17. Rated PG: Some adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Friday, Oct. 2

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Nebraska. 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. Rutgers. 7 p.m. Intercollegiate Athletic Facility, Holloway Gymnasium. Tickets: adult, $8-$15; youth, $5-$8; Purdue student, $3-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available.

-- "Betty's Diner, The Musical." Music and lyrics by Carrie Newcomer. Book by Carrie Newcomer and Richard K. Thomas. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robin McKee. Traditional diner losing business after new highway opens, then a stranger comes in. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 9, 10; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 4. Tickets: public, $20; student, $14; senior (62+), $17. Rated PG: Some adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Saturday, Oct. 3

-- "Betty's Diner, The Musical." Music and lyrics by Carrie Newcomer. Book by Carrie Newcomer and Richard K. Thomas. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robin McKee. Traditional diner losing business after new highway opens, then a stranger comes in. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, 10; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4. Tickets: public, $20; student, $14; senior (62+), $17. Rated PG: Some adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Maryland. 7 p.m. Intercollegiate Athletic Facility, Holloway Gymnasium. Tickets: adult, $8-$15; youth, $5-$8; Purdue student, $3-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available.

-- Purdue Symphony and Philharmonic orchestras in concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Sunday, Oct. 4

-- "How Suite It Is." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Purdue Wind Ensemble and Fall Concert Band with works by Clifton Williams, Andrew Boysen, Frank Ticheli, John Philip Sousa and Arturo Marquez. 2:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

-- "Betty's Diner, The Musical." Music and lyrics by Carrie Newcomer. Book by Carrie Newcomer and Richard K. Thomas. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robin McKee. Traditional diner losing business after new highway opens, then a stranger comes in. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, 10. Tickets: public, $20; student, $14; senior (62+), $17. Rated PG: Some adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Shifting Spaces: Rachel Hellmann, Ben Marcin, Ryan Parker." Aug. 31-Oct. 10. Purdue University Galleries. Works inspired by architectural environments. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays). (Reception and gallery talk 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1.) URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Tom Berenz: Towards the North." Sept. 1-Oct. 10. Purdue University Galleries. Large mixed media canvases using the disaster motif as a metaphor to discuss personal, socio­political, environmental and ideological issues. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. (Reception and gallery talk 5:30 p.m. Sept. 3.) Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "They Dared." Sept. 18-Dec. 5. Original paintings by Yvette Quarles Chatman. Black Cultural Center. During building hours at BCC. Chatman's book of the same name teaches history to all, highlighting African American contributions. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; until 7 on Thursdays (except holidays). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
     * "Design Inspiration, Rome to Kathmandu." Steve Visser. Aug. 24-Sept. 4.
     * "Becoming Attraction." Liz Weirzbicki. Aug. 24-Sept. 11.
     * "Something Old, Something New." Joel Ebarb. Sept. 8-18.
     * "Discontinuities, Dreams & Diversions." Curated by Shannon McMullen and Fabian Winkler. Sept. 14-25.
     * "Site Cycle: Moments & Versions." Nikki Painter. Sept. 21-Oct. 9.

 

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 Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. 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. 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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