September 25, 2017

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2017, 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, Sept. 25

-- Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition. Day 2 of 2. Information and networking for prospective graduate students. Organizer: Graduate School. Student schedule: 7:30 a.m. check-in (PMU, Room 118) and continental breakfast; keynote at 8:30 a.m. in STEW, Fowler Hall; fair's doors open at 9:30 a.m. in PMU Ballrooms. Purdue student registration involves special information. News release

-- WeConnect conference. Day 2 of 2. Focus on women in science and women in management. Organizers: College of Science and Krannert School of Management. 8-9 a.m.: Breakfast and networking. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.: Program. Cost: $45-$65; includes three meals. Registration was due Sept. 13. News release

-- QPR Gatekeeper Training in suicide prevention. For faculty, staff and students. Organizer: Office of the Dean of Students. 3:30-5 p.m. Krach Leadership Center, Room 260. Registration needed. Departments also can schedule sessions. Article with registration link. (Other sessions Oct. 2, 18; Nov. 8, 13. Times and places vary.)

-- Cummings-Perrucci Lecture: Anita Hill, University Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Brandeis University, known widely for advocacy for efforts against sexual harassment. "Reimagining Equality: Inclusive Communities in Post-Obama America." Organizer: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program with others. 6 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. WGSS

-- ESE symposium keynote: Howard Bloom, author on human evolution and group behavior. Organizer: Ecological Sciences and Engineering Interdisciplinary Graduate Program. 6 p.m. WALC, Hiler Theater (Room 1055). Article with schedule and links for several events across Tuesday and Wednesday, including Three-Minute Thesis and a panel on fake news

Tuesday, Sept. 26

-- Dawn or Doom 2017: "Emerging Technology: Risks and Rewards." Day 1 of 2. A technology conference curated by the Office of the System Chief Information Officer. Speakers, activities, tours. All day. Much of it in STEW, Fowler Hall; general admission seating, free admission. Event | Article on keynote

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Active Learning II: Experiential Learning." For faculty, staff and graduate TAs. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Wilmeth Active Learning Center, Room 3090. Weekly workshop 4 of 10 through Nov. 21 except Oct. 10 and 24; choose one or more. Registration required. Questions: 765-496-6422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Safety Day. Booths and attractions by Purdue and area units involved in public safety. 1:30-3:30 p.m. On the circle drive west of Córdova Recreational Sports Center. News release

-- World Film Forum: "Nous trois ou rien" ("All Three of Us.") (2015, comedy/drama, 102 minutes, France). Presenter: Riham Ismail, PhD candidate, comparative literature. 7:30 p.m. West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St. Free. (Final film in series.) Details | Film

-- Larry Axel Memorial Lecture in Religion. "Why the Reformation Matters, Whether We Like It or Not." Brad S. Gregory, professor of history, University of Notre Dame. Organizers: Jewish Studies and Religious Studies programs. 8 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). Questions: 765-494-7965 or wengera@purdue.edu or Jewish Studies

Wednesday, Sept. 27

-- Dawn or Doom 2017: "Emerging Technology: Risks and Rewards." Day 2 of 2. A technology conference curated by the Office of the System Chief Information Officer. Speakers, activities, tours. All day. Much of it in STEW, Fowler Hall; general admission seating, free admission. Event

-- Teaching Academy induction ceremony. Organizer: Purdue Teaching Academy. 6:30 p.m. reception; 7 p.m. ceremony. PMU, North Ballroom. Register by Sept. 20. Article with names of inductees

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Indiana. 7 p.m. Brees Center, Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium. Tickets: adult, $8-$15; youth, $5-$8; Purdue student, $3-$5; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available. Sport | Tickets

-- GenderSpeak workshop. Presenter-facilitator: Tammy Hughes. Organizer: Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center at Krannert School of Management, as part of the school's Women Lead Week. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. News release

-- "The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Stockton Rand. After two murders, a police officer questions everyone snowbound in a boarding house. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28, 29, 30; also 2:30 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13. Theatre season

Thursday, Sept. 28

-- TEST of Purdue Alert emergency notification system, including sirens. Organizer: Office of Emergency Preparedness and Planning. System has sirens, email, text messaging, Twitter, Web, desktop pop-up, digital signs, Boiler TV. 10 a.m. In case of inclement weather, the test will be canceled. News release

-- Data science initiative: Forum 1 of 3. Organizers: Office of the Provost; Discovery Park. Leaders: Tomás Diáz de la Rubia, chief scientist and executive director at Discovery Park; Jenna Rickus, associate vice provost for teaching and learning. 10 a.m.-noon. STEW, Room 214AB. Registration encouraged. Article (Other forums Oct. 13 and 31; both 3-5 p.m. in STEW, Room 310)

-- Resource Fair. Designed for all employees. Organizers: Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee and Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committee. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. PMU, South Ballroom. With several dozen campus and area displays/representatives. Article

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. August through October. North end of Memorial Mall. Suggested parking is Grant Street Garage or Armory lot (for "A" permit holders). Article with information about other local farmers markets. Updates etc.:  Facebook | Twitter

-- Purdue brand direction meeting. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Office of Marketing and Media. Use of brand tools following President Daniels' recent "Clarification of Brand Governance" memo. 3 p.m. STEW, Room 214. RSVP encouraged due to limited seating. Article

-- Libraries lecture: "Preserving the Past to Inform the Future: The View from the National Archives." David W. Ferriero, archivist of the United States. Inaugural lecture in Hiler Theater in Wilmeth Active Learning Center. 6:30 p.m. Article

-- Krannert Leadership Speakers Series Dinner. In conjunction with hall of fame inductions by Boiler Business Exchange of Indianapolis Inc. 6:30 p.m. Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 W. Washington St., Indianapolis. Tickets: $100; $50 of that is charitable contribution for Krannert scholarships. News release highlighting inductees | News release highlighting speakers (a panel of alumnae) and Krannert awards

-- "Congo Square African Roots in New Orleans." Freddi Williams Evans, author, scholar, arts educator, tour guide. A presentation about a historic New Orleans gathering place among slaves. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. STEW, Room 206. BCC

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Illinois. 7 p.m. Folk Field. Free. Sport

-- "The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Stockton Rand. After two murders, a police officer questions everyone snowbound in a boarding house. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, 30; also 2:30 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13. Theatre season

-- Diavolo "L.O.S.T." Dance. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $22-$30. Event

Friday, Sept. 29

-- "A Celebration of Structural Biology Honoring Professor Michael G. Rossmann." Organizers: Department of Biological Sciences and the Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease. Symposium with scientific presentations. 7:30 a.m. check-in; 8 a.m. program. STEW, Fowler Hall. After 5 p.m., event will shuttle to a 6 p.m. reception and 7 p.m. dinner at Ross-Ade Pavilion, Shively Club. Registration required. Cost: $30. News release | Registration

-- 30th annual DCMME conference: "The Future of Manufacturing." Organizer: Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises in Krannert School of Management. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. PMU, North Ballroom. Registration required but free; news release with speakers, link to registration and schedule

-- OIE workshop: "The Nuts and Bolts of Faculty Search and Screen for Support Staff." Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Workshop's focus is on role of support staff with required procedures, document completion and approval process. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Neil Armstrong Hall, Room 3109. Registration required by two days before event; article with registration link. Questions: vpeceducation@purdue.edu. To request a reasonable accommodation: 765-494-6373 or vpeceducation@purdue.edu in advance. (Also offered Nov. 8.)

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. "Spider-Man: Homecoming." 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.

-- "The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Stockton Rand. After two murders, a police officer questions everyone snowbound in a boarding house. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30; also 2:30 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13. Theatre season

Saturday, Sept. 30

-- "The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Stockton Rand. After two murders, a police officer questions everyone snowbound in a boarding house. 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performance also at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13. Theatre season

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. "Spider-Man: Homecoming." 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.

-- Philharmonic and Symphony orchestras. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. Bands & Orchestras events

Sunday, Oct. 1

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Northwestern. 1 p.m. Folk Field. Free. Sport

-- "The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Richard Stockton Rand. After two murders, a police officer questions everyone snowbound in a boarding house. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. This is the final performance for this production. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13. Theatre season

-- Symphonic Band and Fall Concert Band. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. Bands & Orchestras events

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Dong Yifang: Painting Through a Century of Change in China." Aug. 28-Oct. 7. 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). Exhibition

-- Archives and Special Collections: "Missing You." June 29-Dec. 8. Communications and logs from Amelia Earhart's final flight, plus her efforts for women's rights. Summer hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday (through Aug. 18; except closed Aug. 7-11). Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, STEW (enter from HSSE Library). The library also has online exhibits; go to https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/exhibits

-- Lawson Computer Science Building. Second floor: "Experience Color: Algorithm & Expression" by Petronio Bendito, associate professor of visual and performing arts. Third floor: "The Intersection of Art and Science" curated by Bendito and Tim Korb, retired assistant head of the Department of Computer Science. Open during building hours. News release

-- 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).
     * Dawn or Doom: Dublin Institute of Technology Faculty Exhibition. Sept. 18-29.

 

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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