Events this Week

January 19, 2015  


Here is a list of events happening Jan. 19-25, 2015, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

Other Purdue Today calendar documents
Events for the next 4 weeks (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

Monday, Jan. 19

-- Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Offices closed. ----- NOTE: Operator Services Office (telephone) closed from 5:30 p.m. Friday (Jan. 16) until 7:30 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 20). In emergency, call 911 or Purdue police at 49-48221. Questions: 49-66740.

-- MLK Day of Service. Open to Purdue students, faculty, staff members and retirees. Volunteering at community service agencies in Tippecanoe County. 8 a.m. Córdova Recreational Sports Center. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/martin-luther-king-jr-day-of-service-tickets-14725515413

-- Men's tennis. Two matches. Purdue vs. IUPUI at noon. Purdue vs. Eastern Illinois at 5 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

Tuesday, Jan. 20

-- Forum by candidate for vice provost for student life. Open to faculty, staff and students. Candidate: Beth McCuskey, interim vice provost for student life, Purdue West Lafayette. 9-10 a.m. STEW, Room 218AB.  (Other candidate forums: Jan. 22, 26.)

-- Film screening: "Skin Deep" (1995, documentary, 53 min.). Part of Martin Luther King Celebration. Organizers: Colleges of Agriculture, Health and Human Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine. Moderator: Kip Williams, professor of psychological sciences. Noon-1:30 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). URL for film: www.irisfilms.org/films/skin-deep

-- CHL Lunch and Learn Workshop: "Physical Activity for Optimal Health." For benefits-eligible faculty and staff and plan-covered SSDPs. Organizer: Center for Healthy Living. Topics: Motivation, goals and types of exercise, safety. Noon-12:50 p.m. At CHL in Purdue West. (Registration closed Jan. 16.) URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/first-lunch-and-learn-workshop-to-focus-on-physical-activity.html

-- Diversity in Science Forum. Part of Purdue's MLK celebration. Carlos Castillo-Chavez, Regents Professor of Mathematics, Arizona State University. 3-4 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. Light refreshments. URL: www.science.purdue.edu/Diversity/index.html

-- Financial aid presentation for high schoolers and parents. Presenters: Purdue Division of Financial Aid, Ivy Tech Lafayette financial aid office. Organizer: Indiana Student Financial Aid Association. Basic overview, details of FAFSA process. 6:30 p.m. Ivy Tech Auditorium, 3101 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette. URL for this and College Goal Sunday on Feb. 22: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/financial-aid-programs-to-offer-help-to-students,-families.html

-- "Disney's Beauty and the Beast." Purdue Convocations. The hit Broadway musical based on the widely loved film. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $22-$52.

Wednesday, Jan. 21

-- MLK Diversity Awareness Week panel: "Our Champions for Change." Topics include character building, public health disparities and more. Organizers: Colleges of Agriculture, Health and Human Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine. Noon-1:30 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). Bringing lunch OK; donations to Food Finders accepted. URL including list of panelists: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/several-purdue-events-planned-to-celebrate-martin-luther-king-jr..html

-- Disability Fair Day. Part of MLK Diversity Awareness Week. Organizers: Purdue 360, Alpha Xi Delta, Autism Speaks and Disability Resource Center. 4-7 p.m. Third Street Suites.

Thursday, Jan. 22

-- Provost's A/P Staff Recognition Luncheon. By reservation. Organizer: Office of the Provost. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms. (Registration deadline was Jan. 12.) URL including link to reservation and list of honorees: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q4/registration-open-for-provosts-ap-staff-recognition-luncheon.html

-- "Incognito" solo theatrical show for MLK Diversity Awareness Week. Michael Fosberg, writer and performer. Noon-1:30 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241).

-- Forum by candidate for vice provost for student life. Open to faculty, staff and students. Candidate: Eric Norman, associate vice chancellor and dean of students, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. 2:30-3:30 p.m. STEW, Room 322.  (Other candidate forums: Jan. 20, 26.)

-- Reception for exhibition "DOCUMERICA." Purdue University Galleries. 5:30 p.m. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. With comments by Todd Wetzel, director of Purdue Convocations. (Exhibition details below under "Exhibitions")

Friday, Jan. 23

-- Brown bag lunch and interaction with Purdue Police Department. Part of Diversity Awareness Week. Topics: campus safety and campus and community relationships with police. Noon-1:30 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241).

-- Workshop. "Steps to Holistic Success: Shift Your Personal Model from Event to Course of Action," featuring Toyinda Wilson-Long of Leadership Strategy & Consulting, LLC. Organizer: Alliance for Graduate Education & Professoriate. Noon-1 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1057. RSVP by Jan. 22 to agep@purdue.edu.

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. "Big Hero 6." 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, Jan. 24

-- Swimming and diving (women and men) vs. Indiana. 11 a.m. Boilermaker Aquatic Center. Free.

-- Men's basketball vs. Iowa. Noon. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $12-$50; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. "Big Hero 6." 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.

-- ETHEL'S Documerica. Purdue Convocations. String quartet ETHEL with a multimedia feast of panoramic projections and new musical works from many genres. Part of Purdue's "If/Then" series and related to "Documerica" exhibition. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $18-$24. + URL:

Sunday, Jan. 25

-- Purduettes in worship services. Purdue Musical Organizations. 8:30 and 11 a.m. First United Methodist Church, 1700 W. State St., West Lafayette.

-- Women's basketball vs. Ohio State. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: adult, $8-$13; youth, $5-$6; group (20 or more), $5.

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Documerica." Jan. 12-Feb. 21. Purdue University Galleries. Photographs from 1970s national EPA project to record environmental conditions, and including social trends. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Materialize" with juror/featured artist Tom Lauerman. Jan. 13-Feb. 21. Purdue University Galleries. A juried exhibition of 3-D printed artworks developed by the Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries at Wright State University. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "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

-- 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
     * "Contemporary Prints: Exchange IX." Jan. 12-23. Works by native peoples; representations of native peoples; works from national print projects and Big Ten grad students.
     * "Touching Strangers." Jan. 12-Feb. 6. Photographs by Richard Renaldi.

-- "Steps to the Moon: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers and the Eugene A. Cernan Papers."  Through Feb. 27. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits

-- Displays in various campus libraries related to legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 15-21.

 

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. 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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