June 17, 2013
Ongoing series and opportunities
Here is a summary of some continuing opportunities and events sponsored or arranged by academic and administrative units at the West Lafayette campus. (Other submissions are welcome. Send by Wednesday; list updated on Monday. Contact: email@example.com)
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Purdue Employee Portal. Links to many of the Purdue online resources used most by employees. URL www.purdue.edu/employeeportal
Center for Healthy Living. This center now is open at Purdue West Shopping Center, 1400 W. State St. Operated for Purdue by CHS Health Services Inc., the center offers a wide array of health care services and health information using a team approach. URL: www.purdue.edu/hr/CHL. Tips: Appointments are recommended; go to https://purdue.opticonsite.com or call 49-40111. Also, first-time center visitors will need to allow time to complete an intake form before going (online form) or upon arriving; see www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2013/Q1/two-ways-to-complete-center-for-healthy-living-intake-form.html
Suggestions for cost savings. Email account at firstname.lastname@example.org. URL for explanation: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2013/Q1/new-email-account-accepting-ideas-for-cost-savings.html
Division of Recreational Sports. In the expanded and renovated Córdova Recreational Sports Center, numerous resources and activities are available to everyone at Purdue without membership at the center. DRS offers Weight Watchers at Purdue, for example, and other nutrition and fitness guidance, and it offers massages. For full use of the center's facilities and equipment, an individual or family membership is required. URL: www.purdue.edu/recsports
Boiler Volunteer Network. Volunteer opportunities in joining specially organized volunteer events and meeting ongoing needs in the area. Online at www.purdue.edu/bvn or contact email@example.com or 49-62450, or stop at the office in STEW, Room G4.
Purdue P-12 Portal. A listing of Purdue activities and resources that engage young people grades P-12. From the College of Education and the Office of Engagement. Additions to the list, using career account login, are welcome. URL: www.purdue.edu/p12portal
Purdue Women's Club. Open to all women interested in Purdue and Greater Lafayette. Club has various series and events plus more than 30 interest groups. More
Purdue Village Gardens plot rental. About 200 plots, each 30 feet by 30 feet, are available April-October near Purdue Airport. Cost: $40. Details
John Purdue Room
dining and other HTM food services. The School of Hospitality and Tourism
Management operates the John Purdue Room and Boiler Bistro as part of its
academic program. Boiler Bistro is in the main lobby of Marriott Hall; entry to
the John Purdue Room is from the main lobby. Schedule:
* Boiler Bistro: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (Continuing except Aug. 5-9.)
* John Purdue Room lunches: Lunch service will resume June 17-Aug. 2 with hours of 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
* John Purdue Room dinners: Closed until Sept. 3.
For JPR lunch or dinner, reservations made at 49-46845 are strongly encouraged. To view menus and learn about other dining options from HTM: www.cfs.purdue.edu/htm/about/restaurants/restaurants.html
----- HTM also operates Lavazza coffee shop, open 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday (summer hours) in the Marriott Hall main lobby; Lavazza has sweet treats including gelato, coffee and specialized drinks.
Boilermaker Butcher Block. A meat sales service of the Department of Animal Sciences in the College of Agriculture. 2-5:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. Smith Hall, Room 170; parking and entrance at southwest corner of building. Phone: 49-48285. URL: www.ansc.purdue.edu/meatshop with current list under "Products"
Most or all listings in this section refer to events within the fall and spring semesters, not all of the year.
Discovery Park. Variety of events and topics for specialized and more general audiences. General DP calendar (centers at DP may maintain their own event calendars)
Chemical Engineering Graduate Seminar Series. Normally 9-10:15 a.m. Tuesdays in Forney Hall, Room G140. Details
Psychological Sciences Weekly Colloquia. Listed by research area at www.purdue.edu/hhs/psy/WeeklyColloquia.php. MCCS area semester calendar at http://ccn.psych.purdue.edu/mccs_seminar/MCCS_seminar_web.htm
Spanish Conversation Table. 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays through most of each semester. Latino Cultural Center weekly table. All levels welcome. At LCC. 49-42530. LCC
Visiting Writers Series. Discussions and readings. Creative Writing program, Department of English. Details
LA Influentials. A course in the College of Liberal Arts at which visitors are welcome as space allows. Each week, the class features a CLA graduate who has forged an interesting career. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Fridays during the semester. Beering Hall, Room 2290. Details
WBAA public radio. 920 AM and 101.3 FM. Online at www.wbaa.org
Social @ Purdue. A summary, with links, of Purdue's presence in the social media. www.purdue.edu/purdue/social
Purdue Channel on Comcast Video on Demand. This service available anytime at no extra cost to Comcast Digital Cable customers in Indiana and Illinois; go to Comcast's On Demand library, select "Hoosier TV" then "Purdue."
Big Ten Network. Schedule at http://btn.com/shows. BTN is on Boiler TV at Channel 12. In Lafayette-West Lafayette, it is on Comcast at Channel 67 (Channel 958 for HD); on DirecTV on Channel 610; and on DISH Network on Channel 439.