Events this Week

May 2, 2016  


Here is a list of events happening May 2-8, 2016, 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, May 2

-- Final examinations begin (through Saturday).

Tuesday, May 3

-- Forum with candidate for director of the Office of Institutional Equity. Open to the University community. Erin N. Oliver. 1:30-2:15 p.m. STEW, Room 206. (Other candidate forums: May 6, 10, 11.) URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/university-wide-forum-announcement.html

-- College planning workshop for faculty and staff. Organizer: Office of Admissions. Designed for 1) employees interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree and 2) employees preparing for their children to attend college. Representatives of several offices will participate. 5:30-7:30 p.m. STEW, Room 310. Registration advised. URL: http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/office-of-admissions-to-host-college-planning-workshop.html (same workshop also Wednesday in midday)

Wednesday, May 4

-- College planning workshop for faculty and staff. Organizer: Office of Admissions. Designed for 1) employees interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree and 2) employees preparing for their children to attend college. Representatives of several offices will participate. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. STEW, Room 310. Registration advised. URL: http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/office-of-admissions-to-host-college-planning-workshop.html

-- Tech Today open house. Organizer: ITaP. Stations on various classroom technologies staffed by ITaP Teaching and Learning Technologies team members. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wetherill Laboratory, Room 420. Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Thursday, May 5

-- Supporting Humanities Online Research and Education (SHORE) symposium. Organizer: SHORE, a new initiative by the College of Liberal Arts and Purdue University Libraries. No registration or fee. Program consists of four panels. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. STEW, Room 310. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/symposium-on-humanities-research,-education-set-for-thursday.html

-- Purdue Farmers Market season opening. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability, with Greater Lafayette Commerce. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 11; then 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 18-Oct. 27. North end of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available near "Unfinished Block P" sculpture during market hours. URL:  www.purdue.edu/sustainability/initiatives/food/farmersmarket.html; updates on Facebook and Twitter. URL with links to other local farmers markets: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/purdue-farmers-market-returning-on-thursday.html

-- Purdue Campus Licensee Fair. Geared toward campus departments, units and advisors to student organizations. Organizer: Purdue Trademarks and Licensing in Office of Marketing and Media. Showcase of Purdue's branded products, information about the importance of using licensed vendors. Giveaways, promotional information, but no orders accepted nor products sold. No registration is required for attendees. Noon-5 p.m. STEW, Room 214. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/purdue-trademarks-and-licensing-to-host-campus-licensee-fair.html

-- Creating accessible Word documents. Organizer: ITaP. Techniques and examples from Word for Windows (2010 and 2013) but not covering Word for Mac. 1-2 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 179. URL: Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu (Repeated 9-10 a.m. May 17, same room.)

-- Creating accessible PDF documents. Organizer: ITaP. Working from Word documents using Adobe Acrobat Professional 11. Bring own files. 2:15-3:30 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 179. URL: (Repeated 9-10 a.m. May 17, same room.) Registration: www.itap.purdue.edu/training/calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu (Repeated 10:15-11:30 a.m. May 17, same room.)

-- Staff Memorial Ceremony. Remembering staff members who died during 2015. 3-3:30 p.m. Black Cultural Center, Formal Lounge. All staff are invited to attend in paid status at the approval of their supervisor. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/staff-memorial-set-for-may-5.html

-- Landscape Architecture senior capstone projects exhibition opening. Organizer: Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. 5-7 p.m. West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St. Exhibition open through May 31; library hours at www.westlafayettepubliclibrary.org

Friday, May 6

-- Project Move Out. May 6-10. Organizers: Office of Sustainability; Residential Life; Civic Engagement and Leadership Development. Volunteers are needed to sort items and assist local organizations in collecting items on these days, especially on May 9-10. Donations of many kinds, particularly household 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 to register for volunteer shifts: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/project-move-out-2016-tickets-22743162411

-- Outdoor track and field (women and men). Rankin/Poehlein 4-Way Invite. Day 1 of 2. TBA. Rankin Track and Field. Free.

-- Ryan Kerrigan/12th Boiler Golf Outing. Benefit for scholarships and Kerrigan's Blitz for the Better Foundation. Organizers: Purdue Trademarks and Licensing; National Football Foundation Joe Tiller Chapter. (1) Golf with staggered start and golf cart at 9 a.m. on both courses at Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex); 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 if selecting all is $165. Register by April 27. URL: http://www.nfftillerchapter.org/

-- Open house dedication for Nutrition and Exercise Clinical Research Center. Organizer: Department of Nutrition Science. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Stone Hall, Room 151. Remarks at 10:40 a.m. URL: https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/media/documents/NUTR_digest.pdf (document page 22; numbered as page 20)

-- Forum with candidate for director of the Office of Institutional Equity. Open to the University community. Sara L. Trower. 1:30-2:15 p.m. STEW, Room 279. (Other candidate forums: May 3, 10, 11.) URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/university-wide-forum-announcement.html

-- Commencement ceremony for Purdue Calumet. First ceremony. Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. 6 p.m. (CDT). Purdue Calumet Fitness and Recreation Center. URL: http://webs.purduecal.edu/registrar/graduation

-- Softball vs. Northwestern. 7 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. 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.)

Saturday, May 7

-- Spring semester ends. Final examinations end. (Grades due 5 p.m. May 10. Commencement ceremonies at West Lafayette are May 13-15.)

-- Outdoor track and field (women and men). Rankin/Poehlein 4-Way Invite. Day 2 of 2. TBA. Rankin Track and Field. Free.

-- Commencement ceremony for Purdue Calumet. Second ceremony. Business, Technology. 11 a.m. (CDT). Purdue Calumet Fitness and Recreation Center. URL: http://webs.purduecal.edu/registrar/graduation

-- Softball vs. Northwestern. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. 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.)

-- Commencement ceremony for Purdue Calumet. Third ceremony. Engineering, Mathematics, and Science; Nursing. 3 p.m. (CDT). Purdue Calumet Fitness and Recreation Center. URL: http://webs.purduecal.edu/registrar/graduation

-- Blue Jean Ball benefit for Food Finders Food Bank. Organizer: College of Agriculture is a partner. Barbecue pork dinner; silent and live auctions; dancing. Host: Tom Turpin, professor of entomology. 6-10 p.m. Beck Agricultural Center, 4540 U.S. 52 West. Tickets: single, $50; double, $90; table for 10, $450. To obtain tickets: www.food-finders.org or 765-471-0062. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q1/annual-blue-jean-ball-scheduled-for-may-7.html

Sunday, May 8

-- Softball vs. Northwestern. Noon. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. 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.)

-- IUPUI commencement ceremony including graduates of Purdue's School of Engineering and Technology in Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. 1 p.m. Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis. School recognition events to follow or occur at other times. URL: http://alumni.iupui.edu/commencement

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; until 7 on Thursdays (except holidays). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
     * Photography Senior Show. May 2-6.

-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Fall 2015, to continue about two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/new-art-exhibit-explores-the-intersection-of-art-and-science.html

-- Archives and Special Collections: Library open; next exhibition opening TBA. 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 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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