February 20, 2017

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: Feb. 27-March 5
Week 2: March 6-12
Week 3: March 13-19
Week 4: March 20-26

Week 1: Feb. 27-March 5

Monday, Feb. 27

-- "Purdue Partners with FutureLearn": Announcement and panels. Day 1 of 2 days. Organizer: Digital Education in the Office of the Provost. 10 a.m. announcement; panels 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. STEW, Room G52; also live stream on Webex; registration needed for either. News release

-- "The Future of Autonomous Vehicles & Transportation": Information session and faculty panel. Organizer: Discovery Park. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. Guest: John Fairbanks, president and principal broker of the Fairbanks Investment Group, discussing potential technology hub in Indiana. Article

-- Film screening: "Moonlight" (2016, drama, 111 min., English, rated R). A young black man struggles with drugs and his sexuality as he grows up. Part of Global Movie Fest; presented by Asha for Education, Purdue Chapter, with support of 11 Purdue units. Semester theme: "Celebrating Education, Gender Equality and Diversity." 6 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Free. Panel after film. Series website. Dates subject to change; release date from distributors uncertain for this film; updates also on Facebook page. Questions: purdue@ashanet.org or 352-870-3473. Film

Tuesday, Feb. 28

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Micro-Teaching: Practice Your Teaching." For faculty, staff and graduate TAs. Center for Instructional Excellence. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Heavilon Hall, Room 107. Weekly workshop 6 of 10 through April 4 except March 14; choose one or more. Registration required.  Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- "Purdue Partners with FutureLearn": Announcement and panels. Day 2 of 2 days. Organizer: Digital Education in the Office of the Provost. Course development panels 10-11:30 a.m. STEW, Room G52; also live stream on Webex; registration needed for either. News release

-- Men's basketball vs. Indiana. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. (Sold out.) URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html

Wednesday, March 1

-- Safety Chair Meeting plus Safety Fair. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Radiological and Environmental Management. Safety Fair 7:30-11:30 a.m. in STEW, Room 218. Safety Chair Meeting has three sessions at 8, 9, and 10 a.m. in STEW, Room 214, each session with its own theme and targeted audience; attend any or all. RSVP by Feb. 22 required; session choices not required with RSVP. Article

-- Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament. Day 1 of 5. Seeds 11-14 playing; first game at 1:30 p.m. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. Tournament

-- Men's tennis vs. Illinois. 6 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Presidential Lecture Series. Doug Brinkley, author, professor of history and Baker Institute fellow at Rice University. Format is discussion with President Mitch Daniels plus audience Q&A. 6:30-7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Series news release

Thursday, March 2

-- Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament. Day 2 of 5. Seeds 5-10 plus first-day winners playing. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. Tournament

-- PVM Family Program Series presentation. "Stitch Me Up, Doc!" Presenter: Micha Simons, clinical assistant professor of small animal surgery. Includes practice with instruments. Organizer: College of Veterinary Medicine. 6-7 p.m. Lynn Hall, Room 1136. Monthly series designed for families with students grades K-4 but allowing older children. On first Thursdays: Also April 6. Free but registration required. URL for details and registration method: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q3/purdue-family-programs-help-youth-learn-about-veterinary-medicine-careers.html

-- St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra with guest solo pianist Nikolai Lugansky. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Pre-show at 6:30 p.m. in Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 1130.  Tickets: $20-$46.

Friday, March 3

-- Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament. Day 3 of 5. Seeds 1-4 plus four second-day winners playing in quarterfinals. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. Tournament

-- Film screening: "Jackie" (2016, biography/drama, 100 min., English, rated R). The story of first lady Jacqueline Kennedy's struggles and successes after her husband's assassination. Part of Global Movie Fest; presented by Asha for Education, Purdue Chapter, with support of 11 Purdue units. Semester theme: "Celebrating Education, Gender Equality and Diversity." 6 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Free. Series website. Dates subject to change; updates also on Facebook page. Questions: purdue@ashanet.org or 352-870-3473. Film

Saturday, March 4

-- Women in Leadership Conference. Open to Purdue community; focus on students. Organizers: Purdue American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Civic Engagement & Leadership Development, an office within Student Activities and Organizations. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Stewart Center. Cost: Purdue faculty, staff and students, $10; community, $25; includes light breakfast, lunch and materials.

-- Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament. Day 4 of 5. Semifinals. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. Tournament

-- Concert by rock band Cage the Elephant. Organizer: Purdue Student Concert Committee with Purdue Convocations. 7 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: public, $35-$45; students, $32.50-$45. Limit six. Article

Sunday, March 5

-- Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament. Day 5 of 5. Championship game. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. Tournament

-- Books and Chocolate Milk/Family Fun Day. Designed for younger children. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. Cookie decorating, crafts, reading with guest readers, milk and cookies. 2-4:30 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms and Room 118.

 

Week 2: March 6-12

Monday, March 6

-- Exhibition opening for "Mouride Muslims in South Africa" by Iris Dawn Parker. March 6-10. Based on life and work in Johannesburg-area community. Organizer: Black Cultural Center.

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Assessment I: Designing Effective Assessments." For faculty, staff and graduate TAs. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 7 of 10 through April 4 except March 14; choose one or more. Registration required. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Exhibition opening: "Sonja Peterson: Transverse Travesties." Purdue University Galleries. March 6-April 22. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery; hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays). Exhibition opening reception at 5:30-7 p.m. in Ringel Gallery.

Tuesday, March 7

-- Exhibition opening: "Color Expressions: Art and Design Perspectives." March 7-April 22. Purdue University Galleries. Curated by Petronio Bendito, associate professor, Department of Art and Design. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette; hours noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays).

Wednesday, March 8

-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Day 1 of 5. Seeds 11-14 playing. Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. Tournament

-- Purdue International Scholar Research Symposium. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Office of International Students and Scholars. Poster session format to recognize international scholars and their faculty sponsors. 3-5 p.m. Neil Armstrong Hall, Kurz Atrium. Article

-- Film screening: "Sonita" (2015, documentary/music, 90 min., English/Persian/Dari, with English subtitles). Afghan woman, age 18, resists traditions while living illegally in Iran. Part of Global Movie Fest; presented by Asha for Education, Purdue Chapter, with support of 11 Purdue units. Semester theme: "Celebrating Education, Gender Equality and Diversity." 6 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Free. Panel after film. Series website. Dates subject to change; updates also on Facebook page. Questions: purdue@ashanet.org or 352-870-3473. Film

Thursday, March 9

-- OIE/VPEC workshop: "Advanced Americans with Disabilities Act General Session." Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity/Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance. A Disability Awareness Month event. This is an advanced event and has an online prerequisite; details and registration link. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2058. For more information, for registration assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation: vpeceducation@purdue.edu or 765-494-6373 (supervisor session March 22)

-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Day 2 of 5. Seeds 5-10 plus first-day winners playing. Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. Tournament

-- Exhibition opening reception: "Color Expressions: Art and Design Perspectives." Purdue University Galleries. 5:30-7 p.m. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. (Exhibition details under Exhibitions below.)

Friday, March 10

-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Day 3 of 5. Seeds 1-4 plus four second-day winners playing in quarterfinals. Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. Tournament

Saturday, March 11

-- Unofficial start of spring break. No classes March 13-18.

-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Day 4 of 5. Semifinals. Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. Tournament

Sunday, March 12

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

-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Day 5 of 5. Championship game. Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. Tournament

 

Week 3: March 13-19

Monday, March 13

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

-- Student of Concern presentation. Organizer: Office of the Dean of Students. Topics: Behavior awareness, instructions for reporting, steps after a report is made, role of Behavior Intervention Team; plus Q&A. 1-2 p.m. Schleman Hall, Room B038. Article linking to schedule/sign-up, guide and report form (presentation also April 12; times vary)

Wednesday, March 15

-- NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. 800 free relay. 6 p.m. IU Natatorium, IUPUI campus, Indianapolis. $.

Thursday, March 16

-- NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. Day 1 of 3. Prelims at 10 a.m. Finals at 6 p.m. IU Natatorium, IUPUI campus, Indianapolis. $.

Friday, March 17

-- NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. Day 2 of 3. Prelims at 10 a.m. Finals at 6 p.m. IU Natatorium, IUPUI campus, Indianapolis. $.

Saturday, March 18

-- NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. Day 3 of 3. Prelims at 10 a.m. Finals at 6 p.m. IU Natatorium, IUPUI campus, Indianapolis. $.

 

Week 4: March 20-26

Tuesday, March 21

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Assessment II: Feedback & Grading." For faculty, staff and graduate TAs. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 8 of 10 through April 4; choose one or more. Registration required. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Film screening: "Hidden Figures" (2016, biography/drama/history, 127 min., English, rated PG). Black women scientists provide mathematical data for NASA. Part of Global Movie Fest; presented by Asha for Education, Purdue Chapter, with support of 11 Purdue units. Semester theme: "Celebrating Education, Gender Equality and Diversity." 6 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Free. Panel after film. Series website. Dates subject to change; updates also on Facebook page. Questions: purdue@ashanet.org or 352-870-3473. Film

Wednesday, March 22

-- Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. "Did the Exodus Really Happen?" Stuart Robertson, continuing lecturer, Hebrew, School of Languages and Cultures, Purdue. 12:30 p.m. STEW, Room 313. Questions: 49-47965 or wengera@purdue.edu or www.cla.purdue.edu/jewish-studies

-- OIE/VPEC workshop: "Advanced Americans with Disabilities Act for Supervisors." Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity/Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance. A Disability Awareness Month event. This is an advanced event and has an online prerequisite; details and registration link. 2-3 p.m. Neil Armstrong Hall, Room B071. For more information, for registration assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation: vpeceducation@purdue.edu or 765-494-6373

-- NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships. 800 free relay. 6 p.m. IU Natatorium, IUPUI campus, Indianapolis. $.

-- "Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue." Organizer: Purdue Convocations. Dance, music and theatre. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. With pre-show talk about the show and Bollywood tradition; 6:30 p.m.; site TBD. Tickets: $22-$38.

Thursday, March 23

-- NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships. Day 1 of 3. Prelims at 10 a.m. Finals at 6 p.m. IU Natatorium, IUPUI campus, Indianapolis. $.

-- Books and Coffee series (67th annual). Week 4 of 4. President Mitch Daniels on "Alexander Hamilton" by Ron Chernow. Organizers: Department of English and Purdue Student Union Board. 4-4:30 p.m.: Refreshments. Note special arrangements: Reception at 4 p.m. in STEW, Ringel Gallery; talk at 4:30 p.m. in STEW, Fowler Hall. Prize drawing at each event available to those present. Series with links to book details

-- Race/gender lecture. Brittany Cooper, the "Professor Crunk" of blog Crunk Feminist Collective, also assistant professor of women's and gender studies and Africana studies at Rutgers University and TV commentator. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. 7-8 p.m. STEW, Room 218CD.

Friday, March 24

-- NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships. Day 2 of 3. Prelims at 10 a.m. Finals at 6 p.m. I Natatorium, IUPUI campus, Indianapolis. $.

-- Softball vs. Michigan State. 6 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. 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.)

-- 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. 765-494-8976. Also Saturday at same times.

Saturday, March 25

-- TEDxPurdueU event: "unscripTED." Lectures by 12 speakers. Organizer: TEDxPurdueU with Purdue Convocations. 1-5 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: public, $25; students, $15; through Ticketmaster. Details

-- NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships. Day 3 of 3. Prelims at 10 a.m. Finals at 6 p.m. IU Natatorium, IUPUI campus, Indianapolis. $.

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

-- Softball vs. Michigan State. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. 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.)

-- 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. 765-494-8976.

Sunday, March 26

-- Women's tennis vs. Michigan. 11 a.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Softball vs. Michigan State. Noon. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. 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.)

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; until 7 on Thursdays; (except holidays).
     * Art and Design Undergraduate Exhibition. Feb. 20-March 3.
     * YingXiao Cao (Max) MFA Exhibition (ID). March 6-10.
     * Industrial Design Senior Show. March 20-24.

-- "Looking Down, Looking Out and Looking Up: Maps and the Human Experience." Jan. 11-June 23. Archives and Special Collections. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday during semester. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, STEW (enter from HSSE Library). The library also has online exhibits; https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/exhibits

-- "On the Shoulders of Our Ancestors: The Art of Willis Bing Davis." Dec. 18-Feb. 26. Black Cultural Center in conjunction with Art Museum of Greater Lafayette. At the museum, 102 S. 10th St. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily (except holidays).

-- "Sonja Peterson: Transverse Travesties." March 6-April 22. Purdue University Galleries. Cut-paper and sculptural works evoke narratives from history and science that speak to present-day dilemmas. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery; hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Color Expressions: Art and Design Perspectives." March 7-April 22. Purdue University Galleries. Curated by Petronio Bendito, associate professor, Department of Art and Design. This showcase of ways to employ color to build identities and thinking patterns through sensory engagement. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette; hours noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays).

-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Continuing in second of planned two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours. News release

 

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. Gameday promotions in association with varsity events

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]. Hours (during semester):

* 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.
* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): 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.


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