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July 21, 2014

Events this Week

Here is a list of events happening July 21-27, 2014, 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, July 21

-- Last day to register for Undergraduate Student Recognition Luncheon. Organizer: Discovery Learning Research Center. This event, including poster session, recognizes students in four programs. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, first-floor atrium. URL for program names and RSVP link: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/learningcenter/summerstudentevent.php

-- Wood Street Parking Garage cleaning begins. 10:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly through Aug. 4. No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; days are approximate.

Tuesday, July 22

-- International Friendship program host orientation. Organizer: Office of International Students and Scholars. What is and is not expected in program, which pairs hosts from campus or community with one or more international students. 12:10-12:50 p.m. STEW, Room 214. Questions: friendship@purdue.edu. Also July 22 and 31, same hour and place. URLs: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q3/international-friendship-program-looking-for-host-families.html and www.iss.purdue.edu/Programs/IFP

Wednesday, July 23

-- Presentation by candidate for director of the Purdue Climate Change Research Center. For faculty and staff. Qianlai Zhuang, the William F. and Patty J. Miller Professor of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, and professor of agronomy, Purdue University. 1-2 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 1245. (Other candidate presentations: July 8, 16.)

-- Summer Concert Series. Go for dinner or music or both. Organizer: Purdue Memorial Union and Purdue Student Union Board. 5 p.m.: Food service begins; picnic style, a la carte or combo. 5:30-7 p.m.: Free music. Front lawn, PMU (rain location is the North Ballroom, main floor of PMU). Music: The Vallures (girl group, mostly, with '60s rock, soul and Motown (www.thevallures.com); with an acoustic set by Green Room Rockers (reggae/ska/soul; www.greenroomrockers.com). Series continues July 30; details of schedule and menu

Thursday, July 24

-- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through July 31; then 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 7-Oct. 30 except Sept 11 and 18. North end of Memorial Mall. URL on this and links to other local farmers markets: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q2/farmers-market-to-return-this-week.html

-- ADA accessible technology webinar. "High Quality Apps for Accessibility." Office of Institutional Equity. 2-3:30 p.m. Young Hall, Room 909. Description and online registration at www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html; select event title. For more information, for registration assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation: OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu.

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Papercuts." July 1-Aug. 9. Purdue University Galleries. Contemporary works using many kinds of paper and tools, based on ancient Chinese art. Three venues: (1) Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Summer hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. (2) Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Summer hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. (3) Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/purdue-galleries-presents-papercuts-in-three-galleries.html

-- "Quest for Equality: Celebrating the Leadership, Advocacy and Commitment of Five Purdue Women." March 19-July 31. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours during summer: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits

 

WHO'S ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK?

A listing of some conferences and camps of notable size, public interest or visibility, or participation of children, youth or others outside Purdue.

July 6-Aug. 8. Engineering Academic Boot Camp. Minority Engineering Program, College of Engineering. Entering first-year students.

July 6-Aug. 8. STEM Academic Boot Camp. Incoming first-year students. College of Technology. In collaboration with Engineering, Science and the LSAMP program.

July 7-Aug. 9. MITE Academic Boot Camp (Multiethnic Introduction to Engineering). Minority Engineering Program, College of Engineering. Grade 11 completed.

July 13-26: GERI Summer Residential Programs -- Star II for grades 7-8 (completed) and Pulsar for grades 9-12 (completed). Gifted Education Resource Institute; Dept. of Educational Studies, College of Education.

July 20-25. Seminar for Top Engineering Prospects (STEP) session II. College of Engineering. Grade 11 completed.

July 21-24. TAGS (Technology Advances Girl Scouts) Camp. Girl Scouts entering grades 6-8. College of Technology

July 21-25: Boiler Kids Camp. Session 7 of 7. Division of Recreational Sports. Ages 5-12. Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Boilermaker Aquatic Center, playing fields. URL: www.purdue.edu/recsports/programs/youth_and_family/boilerKidscamp.php

July 21-25. EXCITE! Excel, Create and Inspire the Teaching Experience. Diversity Initiatives Office in College of Education. For students entering grades 10-12 to explore teaching as a career.

July 23. Baseball: Purdue Top 40 Prospect Camp. For those to graduate from high school in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 or 2018.

July 24-27. Bowling: Player Development Camp. Ages 12-20, boys and girls.

July 25-27. Girls soccer: Advanced Camp. Ages 10-18.

 

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. In addition to listed hours, each box office is open two hours before ticketed events in that building. Summer hours:

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): Closed until Aug. 25.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): Closed until Aug. 25.

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