Events for the next four weeks

April 20, 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: April 27-May 3
Week 2: May 4-10
Week 3: May 11-17
Week 4: May 18-24

Week 1: April 27-May 3

Monday, April 27

-- Canvas informational meeting. Organizer: ITaP. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Krannert Building, Room G021. Michelle McMullin, graduate teaching assistant in English, will talk about her experiences using the Canvas learning management system, a potential alternative to Blackboard. Registration: none. Questions: Eric Yee at ejyee@purdue.edu

-- Transportation fleet sale. Through April 29. Organizer: Purdue University Surplus Store. Inventory: 20 Chevrolet Impalas, 2011 and 2012 model year. Noon-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. At Surplus Store, 3601 Sagamore Parkway North, Suite K, Lafayette. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q2/transportation-fleet-sale-underway.html

Tuesday, April 28

-- Kelly Lecture. Nicholas A. Peppas, University of Texas. Lecture title TBA. Organizer: School of Chemical Engineering. 9-10:15 a.m. Forney Hall, Room G140.

-- Baseball vs. Illinois 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.)

-- Chamber Ensembles Concert I. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands (other ensembles in Thursday concert)

Wednesday, April 29

-- Purdue Day of Giving. Includes 24-hour online and social media series of ways to support Purdue. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q2/purdues-second-annual-day-of-giving-set-for-april-29.html

-- Celebration of opening of Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center. 4:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Reception following in STEW's west foyer. URL for event details: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q2/asian-american-and-asian-resource-and-cultural-center-to-celebrate-opening-april-29.html

-- Softball vs. Indiana State. 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.)

Thursday, April 30

-- EAPS Energy Colloquium: "What Have We Learned About Fracturing Shales After 15 Years Of Microseismic Mapping?" Shawn Maxwell, president and chief technology officer of Itasca IMaGE (Integrated Microseismic and Geomechanical Evaluation). Organizer: Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences. Refreshments at 3 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Room 2201. Lecture at 3:30 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Room 1252. NOTE: The weekly EAPS Colloquium has been having a four-part series on energy; other dates were April 2, 9 and 16. URL: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~nowack/EAPS-Energy-April30-maxwellflyer-1a.htm

-- Classics lecture: "Fear of Foreign Women: Prosecuting Metic Priestesses and Medical Professionals in Classical Athens." Rebecca Kennedy, assistant professor of classics, Greek, Latin, and environmental studies at Denison University. Organizer: Classics Program. Reception at 4 p.m.; lecture at 4:30 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239. URL for program: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/slc/l/classics/index.html

-- Forge Innovation Series speaker. Charles Adler, co-founder of Kickstarter. Organizer: Purdue's Anvil co-working space. 6:30-8:30 p.m. At the Anvil, 320 North St. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q2/entrepreneurs-to-speak-during-forge-innovation-series-.html

-- Chamber Ensembles Concert II. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Friday, May 1

-- Track and field (M&W). Dave Rankin Invitational. Day 1 of 2. All day. Rankin Track. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- "Spring Dance Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by Division of Dance faculty. 7:30 p.m. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Reserved seating: public, $14, Purdue students, $12. Also two performances Saturday. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance

Saturday, May 2

-- Classes end for spring semester. Final exams start Monday (May 4).

-- Track and field (M&W). Dave Rankin Invitational. Day 2 of 2. All day. Rankin Track. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- "Spring Dance Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by Division of Dance faculty. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Reserved seating: public, $14, Purdue students, $12. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance

-- Chameleon Reunion Concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Alumni '70s and '80s rock band. 8 p.m. Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St., Lafayette. Admission: $10, collected at door as benefit for Purdue jazz bands. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Sunday, May 3

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

 

Week 2: May 4-10

Monday, May 4

-- Final examinations begin (through Saturday).

-- Faculty-staff college prep workshop. For those with children nearing college or with interest in college coursework for themselves. Organizer: Office of Admissions. Information about steps and helpful resources. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. STEW, Room 214. (Also May 5, evening time.) URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q2/college-planning-workshop-available-for-employees.html

Tuesday, May 5

-- Faculty-staff college prep workshop. For those with children nearing college or with interest in college coursework for themselves. Organizer: Office of Admissions. Information about steps and helpful resources. 6-8 p.m. STEW, Room 214. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q2/college-planning-workshop-available-for-employees.html

Thursday, May 7

-- Farmers market on campus. Season opening. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through July 30; then 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 6-Oct. 29. North end of Memorial Mall for May 7 and 14, then in center of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available during market hours. URL on this and links to other local farmers markets:

Friday, May 8

-- Project Move Out. May 8-12. Organizer: Boiler Volunteer Network. Volunteers are needed to sort items and assist local organizations in collecting items on these days. Donations of many kinds, particularly household and personal items, will be coming in, much of it from students who are moving out of residence halls, group housing and apartments. Local organizations give items to families in need. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q2/volunteers-needed-for-annual-project-move-out-program.html

-- Ryan Kerrigan breakfast and 12th Boiler Golf Outing. Benefit for scholarships. Organizers: Purdue Trademark Licensing; National Football Foundation Joe Tiller Chapter. (1) Golf with staggered start and golf cart at 9 a.m. on Kampen Course (forward tees); includes sack lunch. (2) Reception with dinner fare at 3-5 p.m. in Voinoff Pavilion. Registration for any or all components of the day is possible; cost for all is $165. URL for event and scholarship proceeds information, and link to registration: www.purduesports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/040815aad.html(target registration deadline April 24).

-- Commencement ceremonies for Purdue Calumet, Division I. 6 p.m. (CDT). Purdue Calumet Fitness and Recreation Center. URL: http://webs.purduecal.edu/registrar/graduation-information

Saturday, May 9

-- Spring semester ends. Final examinations end. (Grades due 5 p.m. May 12. Commencement ceremonies at West Lafayette are May 15-17.)

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

 

Week 3: May 11-17

Tuesday, May 12

-- Grades due 5 p.m.

Wednesday, May 13

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

Thursday, May 14

-- Baseball vs. Penn State. 6:30 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

Friday, May 15

-- Baseball vs. Penn State. 6:30 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Commencement at West Lafayette, Division I: Agriculture, Management. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; procession begins at 7:20 p.m. URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement

Saturday, May 16

-- Commencement at West Lafayette, Division II: Education, Liberal Arts, two programs in Engineering (AAE and IE). 9:30 a.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 8 a.m.; procession begins at 8:50 a.m. URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement

-- Baseball vs. Penn State. 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.)

-- Commencement at West Lafayette, Division III: Engineering (all programs except the two in the morning ceremony). 2 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.; procession begins at 1:20 p.m. URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement

-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club. Purdue Musical Organizations. 7:30 p.m. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. $10-15. 765-494-3941. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

Sunday, May 17

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

-- Commencement at West Lafayette, Division V: Science, Technology. 2 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.; procession begins at 1:20 p.m. URL: www.purdue.edu/registrar/Commencement

 

Week 4: May 18-24

Monday, May 18

-- Summer school begins. Four-week module (May 18-June 12) and first six-week module (May 18-June 26). ----- Eight-week module is June 15-Aug. 7. Second six-week module is June 29-Aug. 7. Commencement is Saturday, Aug. 8, at 9:30 a.m. ----- Summer grades are due by 5 p.m. of the second working day after the end of each module. Fall semester will begin Aug. 24.

-- Commencement for Purdue North Central. 7-9 p.m. (CDT). Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso University, 1009 Union St., Valparaiso. URL: www.pnc.edu/commencement (live streaming at same site)

Thursday, May 21

-- Symposium: "Addressing Current Animal Welfare Issues: Scientific Challenges and Their Societal Context." Organizer: Center for Animal Welfare Science. Check-in and breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Stewart Center. Keynote: Bernard Rollin, distinguished professor of philosophy, animal sciences and biomedical sciences at Colorado State University. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/purdue-center-for-animal-welfare-science-to-present-symposium.html

-- Spring Fling. Employee appreciation event. For faculty, staff, graduate student staff, and retirees (not families, friends, or other students). 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. In and around Córdova Recreational Sports Center. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/spring-fling-to-take-place-at-recreation-center.html

Saturday, May 23

-- Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade. "All-American" Marching Band. Noon-1:30 p.m. Downtown Indianapolis (starts at North and Pennsylvania). Tickets for seating: $15-$35; standing room free. URL for parade: www.500festival.com/parade

Sunday, May 24

-- Indianapolis 500 Race. "All-American" Marching Band in opening ceremonies. 8 a.m. Indianapolis Motor Speedway. $. URL: www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/events/indy500/event-info/schedule

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; until 7 on Thursdays. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
      * Fine Arts Senior Show. April 20-May 1.

-- "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.)

-- "First in the Field: Beginnings of the Nation's First Computer Science Department." March 16-July 24. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours during semester: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits

 

TICKETS

Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here); some performance and athletic events are marked "free" for clarity. Ticket prices are for single events unless stated otherwise. For information about series, seasons, packages, discounts, groups, promotions at games, etc., see the URLs in the next two paragraphs.

For varsity athletics tickets, go online; or call the Athletic Ticket Office, 765-494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Mackey Complex facing Northwestern Avenue. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at Mackey Arena, Ross-Ade Stadium, and Holloway Gymnasium in the 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. 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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