December 5, 2016

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: Dec. 12-18
Week 2: Dec. 19-25
Week 3: Dec. 26-Jan. 1
Week 4: Jan. 2-8

Week 1: Dec. 12-18

-- Final exam period begins; through Saturday.

-- Webinar: Grade submission via Blackboard Submit Tool. For instructors. Organizer: ITaP Teaching and Learning Technologies. 11:30 a.m.-noon. Webinar via WebEx. Registration needed. (For face-to-face discussion, see Tech Today listing on Tuesday.) URL: http://itap.purdue.edu/newsroom/news/161205_finalsweekworkshops_tlt.html

-- "Wintry Mix" lunchtime benefit concerts. Day 1 of 5 -- plus Friday evening concert. Organizer: Purdue University Galleries. Some sessions offer an activity option as well as music; bringing lunch OK; light refreshments provided. Donations accepted for performers and their local charities of choice. Noon-1 p.m. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Friday concert at 7:30 p.m. URL: http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q4/purdue-galleries-presents-4th-annual-wintry-mix-lunchtime-entertainment-at-downtown-fountain-gallery.html

-- "ADVANCE-Purdue/OVPEC Faculty Search Committee Workshop." Open to all faculty; required for serving on a search committee. Organizers: ADVANCE-Purdue; Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance. Roundtable format; discussion includes best practices, unintentional bias and building a candidate pool. 1:15-5 p.m. Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Room 131. Registration required; URL for link: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q4/faculty-search-committee-workshop-set-for-dec.-12.html. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact OVPEC at 49-63201 or vpeceducation@purdue.edu before the program.

Tuesday, Dec. 13

-- Webinar: "Making Word Documents Accessible." For faculty and staff. Organizer: ITaP Teaching and Learning Technologies. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Registration needed. URL: http://itap.purdue.edu/newsroom/news/161205_finalsweekworkshops_tlt.html

-- Tech Today workshop. Designed for faculty. Organizer: ITaP Teaching and Learning Technologies. Focus: Using Blackboard and more. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wetherill Laboratory, Room 420. Registration needed; lunch provided. URL: http://itap.purdue.edu/newsroom/news/161205_finalsweekworkshops_tlt.html

Saturday, Dec. 17

-- End of final exam period and end of semester. (Spring semester begins Jan. 9.)

-- Men's basketball vs. Notre Dame. Crossroads Classic. 2 p.m. (Followed by Butler vs. Indiana at 5 p.m.) Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis. Tickets: $40-$90 as available; see www.bankerslifefieldhouse.com/event/2016-12-17-crossroads-classic/

-- Women's basketball vs. Eastern Michigan. 4 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $5-$13. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

Sunday, Dec. 18

-- Fall Commencement, Division I: Health and Human Sciences, Management, Pharmacy, Polytechnic Institute, Science, Veterinary Medicine. Speaker: GV Sanjay Reddy, vice chair of GVK Industries in India and Purdue alumnus. 9:30 a.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 8 a.m.; procession begins at 9 a.m. URL for information about event and DVD orders: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q4/alumnus,-vice-chair-of-indian-conglomerate-to-give-keynote-address-at-purdue-winter-commencement.html. Registrar's page URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement 

-- Fall Commencement, Division II: Agriculture, Education, Engineering, Liberal Arts. Speaker: GV Sanjay Reddy, vice chair of GVK Industries in India and Purdue alumnus. 2:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 1 p.m.; procession begins at 2 p.m. URL for information about event and DVD orders: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q4/alumnus,-vice-chair-of-indian-conglomerate-to-give-keynote-address-at-purdue-winter-commencement.html. Registrar's page URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement

-- Exhibition opening: "On the Shoulders of Our Ancestors: The Art of Willis Bing Davis." Through Feb. 26. Black Cultural Center in conjunction with Art Museum of Greater Lafayette. At the museum, 102 S. 10th St. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc or www.artlafayette.org

 

Week 2: Dec. 19-25

Tuesday, Dec. 20

-- Grades due. 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 21

 -- Women's basketball vs. IUPUI. Noon. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $5-$13. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- Men's basketball vs. Norfolk State. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: Available seating is $10-$20. Dynamic pricing applies. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html

Friday, Dec. 23

-- Christmas holiday. Day 1 of 2. Offices closed. ----- NOTE: Operator Services Office (telephone) closed from 6 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 22) until 8 a.m. Jan. 3. In emergency, call 911 or Purdue police at 49-48221. Questions: 49-66740.

 

Week 3: Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Monday, Dec. 26

-- Christmas holiday. Day 2 of 2. Offices closed. ----- NOTE: Operator Services Office (telephone) closed from 6 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 22) until 8 a.m. Jan. 3. In emergency, call 911 or Purdue police at 49-48221. Questions: 49-66740.

Tuesday, Dec. 27

-- Winter recess. Day 1 of 3 days. This is a University "closure." These days are neither official holidays nor vacation days. Details: www.purdue.edu/hr/pdf/winterRecessFAQs.pdf

Wednesday, Dec. 28

-- Winter recess. Day 2 of 3 days. This is a University "closure." These days are neither official holidays nor vacation days. Details: www.purdue.edu/hr/pdf/winterRecessFAQs.pdf

-- Men's basketball vs. Iowa. 9 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: Available seating is $25-$40. Dynamic pricing applies. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html

Thursday, Dec. 29

-- Winter recess. Day 3 of 3 days. This is a University "closure." These days are neither official holidays nor vacation days. Details: www.purdue.edu/hr/pdf/winterRecessFAQs.pdf

Friday, Dec. 30

-- President's designated holiday. Offices closed. ----- NOTE: Operator Services Office (telephone) closed from 6 p.m. Dec. 22 until 8 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 3). In emergency, call 911 or Purdue police at 49-48221. Questions: 49-66740.

Sunday, Jan. 1

-- Men's basketball vs. Minnesota. TBA. Mackey Arena. Tickets: Available seating is $22-$35. Dynamic pricing applies. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html

 

Week 4: Jan. 2-8

Monday, Jan. 2

-- New Year's Day holiday. Offices closed. ----- NOTE: Operator Services Office (telephone) closed from 6 p.m. Dec. 22 until 8 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 3). In emergency, call 911 or Purdue police at 49-48221. Questions: 49-66740.

Wednesday, Jan. 4

 -- Women's basketball vs. Michigan State. 6 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $5-$13. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

Friday, Jan. 6

-- Indoor track and field (women and men). Gene Edmonds Cup. TBA. Lambert Fieldhouse (spectators use west entrance). Free.

Saturday, Jan. 7

-- Indoor track and field (women and men). Gene Edmonds Cup. TBA. Lambert Fieldhouse (spectators use west entrance). Free.

-- Women's basketball vs. Penn State. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $5-$13. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

Sunday, Jan. 8

-- Men's basketball vs. Wisconsin. 1:30 or 4:30 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: Available seating is $25-$40. Dynamic pricing applies. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/tickets-m-baskbl.html

 

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); hours resume Aug. 22. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
     * Annual Juried High School Student Exhibition. Dec. 5-16.
     * Theatre MFA Exhibition. Dec. 5-16.

-- "Robert Pruitt: Escape Velocity." Oct. 24-Dec. 10. Purdue University Galleries. Large-scale drawings about the complexity of black identity combining disparate black influences and aesthetics. Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays). Gallery talk and artist reception at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 10. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Jean Koeller: Under the Sky." Oct. 25-Dec. 10. Purdue University Galleries. Small paintings done en plein air, drawings, and large-scale paintings done from memory reveal the artist's daily studio process. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). Gallery talk and artist reception at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "We Are All Connected." Nov. 5-Dec. 10. Organized by Black Cultural Center. Racial Equity Dialogue within the exhibit of women's voices through multimedia art by Marcia Fountain Blackridge. West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Archives and Special Collections: "Agriculture at the State Bicentennial: Purdue's Contributions to Indiana and Its People." June 10-Dec. 23. Summer hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to 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). URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc or www.artlafayette.org

-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Fall 2015, to continue about two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/new-art-exhibit-explores-the-intersection-of-art-and-science.html

 

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. Summer hours:

* 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.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): Closed for summer.

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


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