July 24, 2017

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening July 24-30, 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

 

Tuesday, July 25

-- Grant Street Parking Garage cleaning concludes. 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly through July 25 (probable). No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; daytime parking not affected. Garage cleaning schedule | Check for updates posted after June 1

Wednesday, July 26

-- International Friendship Program host orientation. On-campus lunchtime brown bag session 4 of 4. Organizer: Office of International Programs. What is and is not expected in program, which pairs hosts from campus or community with one or more international students. 12:10-1 p.m. Young Hall, Room 101. Questions: friendship@purdue.edu. (Final scheduled on-campus session. Off-campus sessions available at 11 a.m. each remaining Saturday in July.) Article with registration link | Program

-- Harrison Street Parking Garage cleaning begins. 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly through Aug. 2 (probable). No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; daytime parking not affected. Garage cleaning schedule | Check for updates posted after June 1

Thursday, July 27

-- Purdue Soybean Showcase. Theme: "Phenotyping for the Future." Organizers: Purdue University Soybean Center with Indiana Soybean Alliance. Includes speakers, plot tours. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Agronomy Center for Research and Education/Beck Agricultural Center, 4550 U.S. 52 West. Registration free but required by July 18. News release

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through July; then 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

-- Science on Tap. Monthly forum for Purdue and Lafayette-West Lafayette area to talk about science. Organizer: Discovery Park. This month: Robert P. Marzec, professor of English, on "Biodiversity, Climate Change, and Reconnecting With the Natural," plus discussion. 6 p.m. Upstairs at Lafayette Brewing Co., 622 Main St., Lafayette. The event is free and open to the public to those ages 21 or older. URL: www.facebook.com/scienceontaplafayette

Friday, July 28

-- PMU Summer Concert Series. Week 4 of 4. Go for dinner or music or both. Organizer: Purdue Memorial Union and Purdue Student Union Board. Food, wine and local craft beer available for purchase 5:30-7:30 p.m. Front lawn, PMU (Note: No rain location; if inclement weather, event will be canceled). Menu and schedule information. Music at 6:30-8 p.m. This week: Michael Kelsey (Solo guitar in many genres). Series on Facebook (check for weather updates)

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Bijin, Kabuki, and Sumo." May 16-Aug. 4. Purdue University Galleries. Woodblock prints by 10 Japanese printmakers of the 19th century; from the collection. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery; hours noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (except University holidays and breaks).

-- "Gifted: Selected Gifts to the Permanent Collection." July 5-Aug. 5. Purdue University Galleries. Featuring prints, sculpture, and paintings representing a wide range of media, regions, and time periods. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays and breaks).

-- 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).
     * Closed for the summer.

 

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 24-28: Boiler Kids Camp. Weekly session 7 of 7. Division of Recreational Sports. Ages 5-12. Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Boilermaker Aquatic Center, playing fields. URL: http://www.purdue.edu/recsports/programs/youthFamily/boilerKidscamp.php

June 19-July 28. Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Young adults. Numerous Purdue units. URL: http://www.purdue.edu/mandela-fellowship

July 2-Aug. 4. Engineering Academic Boot Camp. Five-week program. Minority Engineering Program, College of Engineering. Incoming first-year students.

July 2-Aug. 5. Multiethnic Introduction to Engineering (MITE). Five-week program. Minority Engineering Program, College of Engineering. Grade 11 completed.

July 6-Aug. 11. Summer Start. Program to help with acclimation to college for incoming students, designed particularly for first-generation and minority students.

July 9-Aug. 11. STEM Academic Boot Camp. Agriculture, Science, Polytechnic. Entering first-year students.

July 16-29: 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 23-29. Seminar for Top Engineering Prospects (STEP) session 2. College of Engineering. Grade 11 completed.

July 24-26. Clinical Applications for future Medical Professionals (CAMP). College of Health and Human Sciences and Indiana University School of Medicine-West Lafayette. Grades 11-12.

July 27-30. Bowling. Player Development Camp. Ages 12-20, boys and girls.

 

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]. 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.


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