Events this Week

September 29, 2014  


Here is a list of events happening Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2014, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

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Events for the next 4 weeks (events and exhibitions)
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Deadlines for faculty and staff

Monday, Sept. 29

-- HUBbub: the HUBzero conference. For researchers, practitioners, educators and IT professionals. Organizer: ITaP. Day 1 of 2 of main conference; also reception Sunday and hack-a-thon Wednesday. Conference is in Indianapolis. URL: www.itap.purdue.edu/newsroom/news/140903_hubzero_hubbub14.html

-- Presidential Lecture Series. "Like a Good Challenge? Help Us Double Food Production by 2050." Sam Allen, alumnus and CEO, Deere & Co. Including discussion with President Mitch Daniels. 2:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free, but ticket required from a Purdue box office. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-university-announces-fall-2014-15-presidential-lecture-series.html

Tuesday, Sept. 30

-- "ADVANCE/OIE Search Committee Workshop on Faculty Hiring." Open to all faculty; required for serving on a search committee. Roundtable format; discussion includes best practices, unintentional bias and building a candidate pool. 8:15 a.m.-noon. PMU, West Faculty Lounge. Light breakfast provided. Registration at https://purdue.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_d6ja4Dlrugt9ZiZ; to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu. (Repeated Oct. 15, same time and place.)

-- TEST of Purdue Alert system, including sirens. Organizer: Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office. 10 a.m. In case of inclement weather the siren test will be canceled. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-alert-test-set-for-tuesday-sept.-30.html

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Instructional Presentation Techniques that Engage Students." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 4 of 10 through Nov. 18 except Oct. 14; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- PWCUG: Purdue Web Conferencing Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 218D. In-person and online meeting for Web conferencing users, demonstrating new features and discussing best practices. Registration: http://bit.ly/1BdJzSv. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

  -- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, 2, 3, 4; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 5. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13; recommended for age 14 and up. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Wednesday, Oct. 1

-- Society of Engineering Science annual technical meeting. Day 1 of 3 (early sign-in available late Tuesday afternoon). Organizer: Purdue University. 8 a.m. STEW, Fowler Hall (most sessions in STEW or PMU). URL: www.conf.purdue.edu/ses2014

-- Hands-only CPR training. For faculty and staff. Organizer: American Heart Association in collaboration with Division of Recreational Sports. Multiple offerings, each about 30 minutes long (arrive 10 minutes early): 10 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Feature Gym. Registration recommended. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q3/free-hands-only-cpr-training-offered-on-campus-oct.-1.html

-- Safety and Emergency Preparedness Day. Organizer: Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office. At least 12 booths by Purdue and local units; bicycle and laptop registration; drunken-driving simulator; more. 3-5 p.m. Córdova Recreational Sports Center. (Note: In case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled.) URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/safety-day-designed-to-bring-awareness-to-campus-well-being.html

-- Staff management workshop: "Employee Retention." Office of Institutional Equity and Human Resources. Workshop's focus is on strategies for a positive, engaging work environment. 3:45-4:30 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 3123. To register online, go to www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html and click on the appropriate workshop title by date. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or equity@purdue.edu.

-- Library/history lecture. "Sanora Babb: Whose Names are Unknown." Bill Mullen, professor of English and American studies. Part of event series with "Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry" exhibition (see Exhibitions below). 7 p.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room G980D. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-libraries-exhibition,-programs-provide-historic-perspective-of-disastrous-dust-bowl.html

-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club "Encore" performance. Purdue Musical Organizations. 7 p.m. Steps of Hovde Hall. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2, 3, 4; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 5. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13; recommended for age 14 and up. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Pentatonix in concert. Organizer: Purdue Student Concert Committee with Purdue Convocations. Vocal quintet won NBC's a cappella "The Sing-Off" in 2011. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: public, $39; students, $29; limit six. URL: www.convocations.org

Thursday, Oct. 2

-- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Through Oct. 30. 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

-- Science and Society Lecture Series event. "The Scientist and the Storyteller." Dr. Ruth Berggren, director, Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, Professor of Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio. Organizers: Discovery Park, College of Liberal Arts, Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships. 3-4 p.m. PMU, Anniversary Drawing Room.

-- "For Profit." One-man show by Aaron Calafato, former admissions counselor at a for-profit college; focus on student debt and exploitation. Organizers: Purdue Student Union Board and the Center for Instructional Excellence in association with Purdue Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2014/Q3/for-profit-performance-set-for-thursday.html; NOTE: Website also has facts on afternoon workshop.

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 4; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 5. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13; recommended for age 14 and up. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Friday, Oct. 3

-- Women's tennis. Purdue Invite. Day 1 of 3. All day. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Liberal Arts talk with Brian Lamb, alumnus and founder and executive chairman of C-SPAN. Special session of GS 300 in special location. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. The course brings successful liberal arts alumni each Friday and is open to the public as seating allows. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/alumni/gs300

-- Science gateway lecture. "WS-PGRADE/gUSE: Supporting e-Science Communities in Europe." Zoltan Farkas, research fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Organizer: ITaP. 2:30-4 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1106. URL: www.itap.purdue.edu/newsroom/news/140915_hubzero_posthububspeaker.html

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performance also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4; also 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 5. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13; recommended for age 14 and up. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Saturday, Oct. 4

-- Women's tennis. Purdue Invite. Day 2 of 3. All day. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Chemistry Show. Designed for all ages. Theme: "Fire and Ice." Organizer: Department of Chemistry. Presenter: Paul Smith, director of chemistry lecture demonstrations. 11 a.m.-noon. Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry, Room 200. URL: www.chem.purdue.edu/chemshow

-- "Taste of Asia 2014." Food fair by consortium of 20+ international groups at Purdue. Noon-3 p.m. St. Thomas Aquinas Center, 535 W. State St. No admission; purchase tickets to buy foods. URL: http://purduetoa.wix.com/tasteofasia

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performance also at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 5. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13; recommended for age 14 and up. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- "Postcards from Around the World." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Purdue Symphony and Philharmonic orchestras, featuring violin soloist Marcia Henry-Liebenow, concertmaster of the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, playing Bruch and Vaughn Williams. Among other works, one includes multimedia. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Sunday, Oct. 5

-- Women's tennis. Purdue Invite. Day 3 of 3. All day. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott (1966). Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robert Quinlan, visiting assistant professor. Suspense builds on suspense as blind heroine battles criminals. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. This is the final performance for this production. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13; recommended for age 14 and up. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- "The World Cup of Music." Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Purdue Wind Ensemble and Fall Concert Band take a champions tour with Strauss, Reed, Giroux, Bennett, Villa-Lobos and Sousa. 2:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Quest for Equality: Celebrating the Leadership, Advocacy and Commitment of Five Purdue Women." March 19-Sept. 30 (showing extended). 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

-- "Leah Yerpe: Constellations." Sept. 2-Oct. 11. Purdue University Galleries. Large-scale figure drawings in multiple poses, twisting, floating and falling. 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

-- "Jenny Morgan: Transcendental Supra-mental." Sept. 2-Oct. 11. Purdue University Galleries. Large-scale figurative paintings. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- 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
     * "Post Modern Documentary Photography." Sept. 23-Oct. 10. Curated by Min Kim Park, assistant professor. Reality in an age of image manipulation technology.

-- "Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry." Through Oct. 10. Perspective on 1930s Dust Bowl; organized by American Library Association and others. Hicks Undergraduate Library. Open during Hicks open hours. Also lectures and film screenings; see www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/purdue-libraries-exhibition,-programs-provide-historic-perspective-of-disastrous-dust-bowl.html

 

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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