September 20, 2021

Events this week

In support of the Protect Purdue Plan, event guidelines are available to help ensure the health and safety of the campus community. Be aware of those guidelines, which may change as circumstances change, and what is expected from event organizers and those attending. All Intercollegiate Athletics events will follow NCAA and conference rules and guidelines.

* Protect Purdue website
* Protect Purdue Health Center: Reachable 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 765-496-4636 or 833-571-1043 and pressing option “1.” For all faculty, staff and students if they have concern about symptoms of or exposure to COVID-19.

This calendar will continue to show relevant event information of general interest to faculty and staff, virtual or in-person, if information is made available. Events are free and open to everyone unless otherwise indicated. Below the daily listings is information about exhibitions, intercollegiate sports and box offices. 

Other Purdue Today calendar documents
Events for the next 4 weeks (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

 

Monday, Sept. 20

-- Interactive virtual reading program: Second session. Organizers: Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center; Brian Lamb School of Communication; West Lafayette Public Library. Book: “The Land of Big Numbers,” short stories by Te-Ping Chen. 6-7 p.m. ET. Virtual event. To participate, email aaarcc@purdue.edu. (Virtual meet and greet with author at 6 p.m. Sept. 27; requires registration.) AAARCC events

Wednesday, Sept. 22

-- Road to Retirement event. Day 1 of 3. Organizer: Human Resources. For all benefits-eligible employees, for planning at whatever stage a person is in. Presentations and resources presented virtually. Road to Retirement website with schedule. News story about Road to Retirement. See also listings for workshops Sept. 22 and 24.

-- Road to Retirement workshop: “Tips to Avoid Unexpected Sadness in Retirement.” Organizer: Human Resources. Presenter: Amanda Hathcock, behavioral health counselor, Center for Healthy Living. Focus on how the body responds to life adjustments and tips for a smooth transition. This workshop supports the behavioral health pillar of the Healthy Boiler Program. 2-3 p.m. ET. Via Zoom. Register here. News story about Road to Retirement workshops

-- “Food Waste: A Panel Discussion of Global to Local Solutions.” Organizers: Center for the Environment; Purdue Student Government; West Lafayette Go Greener Commission. 6-7:30 p.m. WALC, Hiler Theater (Room 1055). Also livestreamed; link to be made available on day of event. Food waste event information and panelist information | Questions: Robby Teas at rteas@purdue.edu

Thursday, Sept. 23

-- Road to Retirement event. Day 2 of 3. Organizer: Human Resources. For all benefits-eligible employees, for planning at whatever stage a person is in. Presentations and resources presented virtually. Road to Retirement website with schedule. News story about Road to Retirement. See also listings for workshops Sept. 22 and 24.

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Host: Purdue Campus Planning, Architecture and Sustainability; with Greater Lafayette Commerce. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 28. Memorial Mall. Protect Purdue protocols will be observed; see news story about farmers market for details.

-- System-wide Forum. For faculty and staff. Day 1 of 2. Theme: “Fostering Well-being Through Community and Connections.” Speakers and breakout sessions. 1-5 p.m. Thursday; 1-3:30 p.m. Friday. Virtual event. News story about System-wide Forum | System-wide Forum website

Friday, Sept. 24

-- Road to Retirement event. Day 3 of 3. Organizer: Human Resources. For all benefits-eligible employees, for planning at whatever stage a person is in. Presentations and resources presented virtually. Road to Retirement website with schedule. News story about Road to Retirement. See also listings for workshops Sept. 22 and 24.

-- Mental Health First Aid course. For adults. This is session 2 of 8 sessions on campus for fall semester. Organizer: Office of the Dean of Students; Steps to Leaps Initiative. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; in-person, location TBA on registration page. Registration is limited in number. Article about MHFA (This training is available throughout Indiana from Purdue Extension.)

-- QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training. For faculty, staff and students. Session 3 of 10 during fall semester. Organizer: Office of the Dean of Students. 9-11 a.m. Lilly Hall, Room 3118. Registration needed. Article on QPR with registration link and schedule

-- Road to Retirement workshop: “The Importance of Staying Socially Connected After Retirement.” Organizer: Human Resources. Presenter: Lindsay Bloom, health coach at Purdue Fort Wayne. Focus on how social and community involvement during retirement can improve health and aging. This workshop supports the social wellness pillar of the Healthy Boiler Program. 10-11 a.m. ET. Via Zoom (meeting ID: 913 5917 3808; passcode: Social). News story about Road to Retirement workshops

-- System-wide Forum. For faculty and staff. Day 2 of 2. Theme: “Fostering Well-being Through Community and Connections.” Speakers and breakout sessions. 1-3:30 p.m. Virtual event. News story about System-wide Forum | System-wide Forum website

-- "Sweat" by Lynn Nottage. Purdue Theatre. Directed by William P. Caise, assistant director/interim director of the Black Cultural Center. Things change for chummy longtime factory workers when layoffs come and picket lines rise around racial and economic tensions. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre; in-person and livestream options. Performances also, with in-person and digital recording options, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25, 30; Oct. 1, 2. Also at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 26; Oct. 3. (Any pandemic policies on gatherings will apply.) Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Season subscriptions available. Theatre season | Season brochure

Saturday, Sept. 25

-- Football vs. Illinois. Cannon Trophy Game and Ag Day. 3:30 p.m. Ross-Ade Stadium. Football | Schedule | Tickets

-- "Sweat" by Lynn Nottage. Purdue Theatre. Directed by William P. Caise, assistant director/interim director of the Black Cultural Center. Things change for chummy longtime factory workers when layoffs come and picket lines rise around racial and economic tensions. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre; in-person and digital recording options. Performances also, with in-person and digital recording options, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30; Oct. 1, 2. Also at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 26; Oct. 3. (Any pandemic policies on gatherings will apply.) Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Season subscriptions available. Theatre season | Season brochure

Sunday, Sept. 26

-- "Sweat" by Lynn Nottage. Purdue Theatre. Directed by William P. Caise, assistant director/interim director of the Black Cultural Center. Things change for chummy longtime factory workers when layoffs come and picket lines rise around racial and economic tensions. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre; in-person and digital recording options. Performances also, with in-person and digital recording options, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30; Oct. 1, 2. Also at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 3. (Any pandemic policies on gatherings will apply.) Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Season subscriptions available. Theatre season | Season brochure

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- Exhibitions in the Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Purdue University Galleries. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday (except holidays). Protect Purdue protocols apply. Notice of events, including receptions, will be posted online, via email, and on social media.
      * “Still Moving.” Haran Kim, Yaloo Ji Yeon Lim, Karen Kriss and Jake Fried. Aug. 23-Oct. 1. Sculpture, projection and perception of animation. This exhibition is produced in partnership with Purdue Polytechnic Institute and is curated by professors Andrew Buchanan and Esteban Garcia.

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday (except holidays, and closing at 5 p.m. on final day of an exhibition). Protect Purdue protocols apply. Notice of events, including receptions, will be posted online, via email, and on social media.
     * “Indelible | Indexical.” Sept. 20-Oct. 8. Curated by Jen Scheuer, assistant professor.
     * “Transitions: Lydia Thompson.” Sept. 20-Oct. 15.

-- Archives and Special Collections. “Not Given But Earned: Women’s Fight for the Vote.” Aug. 23-Dec. 10. 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; appointment recommended. The library also has online exhibitions.

 

SPORTS

Season schedules are at the links shown below. Some special events such as postseason tournaments will be listed in the day-by-day calendar.

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General news releases
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Information about attending events in free admission sports

Fall sports
Football | Schedule | Tickets | Home season Sept. 4-Nov. 27 | Fan information article
Volleyball (women's) | Schedule | Tickets | Home season Aug. 27-Nov. 27
Cross Country | Schedule | No home events; schedule Sept. 3-Nov. 20
Soccer (women’s) | Schedule | Home season Aug. 11-Oct. 24

Winter sports
Men’s basketball | Schedule | Tickets | Home season Nov. 4-March 5
Women’s basketball | Schedule | Tickets | Home season Nov. 7-Feb. 27
Wrestling | Schedule | Home season begins Nov. 21-Feb. 6
Women’s swimming and diving | Schedule | Home season Oct. 15-Feb. 26
Men’s swimming and diving | Schedule  | Home season Oct. 15-Feb. 26

Winter-spring sports
Men’s tennis | Schedule | Fall home calendar: Purdue Fall Invite, Sept. 17-19
Women’s tennis | Schedule | Fall home calendar: Purdue Invite, Sept. 24-26
Track and field (indoor and outdoor) | Schedule TBA

Spring sports
Baseball | Schedule | Tickets | Fall calendar, free: open scrimmages Sept. 18-Oct. 8; games Oct. 9-23.
Softball | Schedule | Tickets | Fall calendar, free: Sept. 24-26
Men’s golf | Schedule | Fall home calendar: Purdue Fall Invitational, Oct. 11-12
Women’s golf | Schedule | No home events; schedule Sept. 13-April 24

 

TICKETS

Hours at campus box offices (not athletics): The Loeb Box Office (west end of Stewart Center) is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW [914-7469].  Or email to hlmctix@purdue.edu or go online to Account Manager.

The Hayes Family Athletics Ticket Office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also gameday hours for football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball. Hayes Family Athletics Ticket Office


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