September 17, 2018
Events this week
Here is a list of events happening Sept. Sept. 17-23, 2018, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.
Monday, Sept. 17
-- Constitution Day celebration at Purdue. Organizer: James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship in the College of Education, with others. Quiz-offs, booths, exhibits, videos, games, banned book display, more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. PMU, Room 118 and Great Hall. News release | Website
Tuesday, Sept. 18
-- "ADVANCE-Purdue/OVPEC Faculty Search Committee Workshop." Open to all faculty; required for serving on a search committee. Organizers: ADVANCE-Purdue; Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance. Roundtable format; discussion includes best practices, unintentional bias and building a candidate pool. 1:15-5 p.m. PMU, East and West Faculty Lounges. Lunch available. Registration required; article with link. (Additional session Oct. 31.) To request a reasonable accommodation, contact OVPEC at 765-494-6373 or firstname.lastname@example.org before the program.
-- Workshop: NSF 2026 Idea Machine competition. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Discovery Park. Presenters include Michael Ledford of Lewis-Burke and Associates, Washington, D.C. 3-5 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. To be livestreamed; link TBA. Article
-- President's Colloquia event. For faculty only, by registration. Hong Wan, associate professor of industrial engineering, on "Blockchain Basics: Myths and Opportunities." 4-6 p.m. Westwood, the presidential home. Current access to Westwood is from the north via McCormick Road at Stadium Avenue. Article with link for registering (other dates: Oct. 17, Nov. 19)-- Public lecture in Purdue Veterinary Conference: "What Prisoner's Dogs and People with Disabilities Tell Us About the Healing Role of Assistance Dogs." Sally Irvin, founder of the Indiana Canine Assistant Network. 5:30-6:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Light reception to follow in Robert L. Ringel Gallery. This is the Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture. Speaker
-- World Film Forum: "In this Corner of the World" (2016, drama, 100 minutes, Japan, English subtitles). Presenter: Nagi Fujie, graduate student of Japanese linguistics, School of Languages and Cultures. 7:30 p.m. West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St. Free. (Other films Sept. 25, Oct. 2.) Article
Wednesday, Sept. 19
-- IRB training: "Navigating the IRB Application Submission Process." For persons at Purdue. Organizer: Institutional Review Board. 9-10 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room G959 (computer lab). This session will provide training on how to submit an application. Limited space; register in advance via email to email@example.com and include registrant name, email address, and principal investigator's name. Other dates: Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12. (For appointment or walk-in, visit https://www.irb.purdue.edu/contact/.) Article
-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club public rehearsal. Organizer: Purdue Musical Organizations. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. PMU, Great Hall. PMO
-- "Developing a Study Abroad Program." For faculty and staff. Organizer: Study Abroad Office. Content: Responsibilities of leader, submission of proposals, creating budget, managing enrollment. 1:30-3 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2077. Register by Sept. 18. Article (Offered also Sept. 20. Companion workshop offered via WebEx on Sept. 20.)
-- Tarana Burke, founder of Me Too movement. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. BCC
Thursday, Sept. 20
-- "Developing a Study Abroad Program." For faculty and staff. Organizer: Study Abroad Office. Content: Responsibilities of leader, submission of proposals, creating budget, managing enrollment. 10-11:30 a.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2077. Register by Sept. 18. Article (See also listing for companion workshop offered same day via WebEx.)
-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. August through October. North end of Memorial Mall. Suggested parking is Grant Street Garage (pay or "A" permit) or lot between Marsteller and Sheetz at Wood Street ("A" permit). Article with information about other local farmers markets. Updates etc.: Facebook | Twitter
-- Purdue Systems Collaboratory seminar: "Building an Interdisciplinary, Impact-focused Academic Department: The Experience of UCL STEaPP." Jason Blackstock, associate professor and founding head, Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy, University College London. Noon-1:30 p.m. Krannert Center, Room 124. Registration needed for seating, provided lunch. Note: For a meeting with Blackstock, email Boshra Afra at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Green Zone Training. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Veterans Success Center. Topic: How best to serve veteran and military students. 2-4 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. Registration required; website has link. Questions: email@example.com (Also Oct. 19, Nov. 27)
-- "Study Abroad Budgets." Webex workshop for faculty and staff. Organizer: Study Abroad Office. Content: Budget basics, cancellation policies, study abroad deposits, student billing process. 3:30-4:30 p.m. On WebEx. Register by Sept. 18. Article
-- Film screening: "Taking Stock" (2016, documentary, 87 min.). Organizer: Purdue Initiative for Family Firms. A look at one month for a shopkeeper with a family business. 6:30 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). Free. Article | Film
-- Exhibition-related event: "Heart Berries: A Reading With the Author." Terese Marie Mailhot, Tecumseh postdoctoral fellow at Purdue, Institute of American Indian Arts. The book is a New York Times best-seller. Event is related to "Native Voices" exhibition; see more below at Exhibitions. 7 p.m. HSSE Library, Room 142. Libraries article (Events also Sept. 27; Oct. 11, 16)
-- Argus Quartet. Classical and contemporary string quartet. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets $15-$20. Pre-show discussion with WBAA's John Clare at 6:30 p.m. in PMU, 1869 Tap Room. Event
Friday, Sept. 21
-- Biden Cancer Community Summit: Purdue's Legacy in Cancer Research. An event in the Health & Longevity theme of the Ideas Festival, the centerpiece of Purdue's yearlong Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial Campaign. Focus: the achievements and promise of cancer work at Purdue, particularly at the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research. The local summit builds on the Cancer Moonshot initiative of former Vice President Joe Biden. 2:30-5 p.m. WALC, Hiler Theater (Room 1055). Registration required. News release
-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Illinois. 7 p.m. Brees Center, Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium. Tickets: adult, $8; youth, $5; Purdue student, $3-$5; groups of 20 or more, call 765-494-3325. Sport | Tickets
-- "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark" by Lynn Nottage. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Ameenah Kaplan, guest director. Racial stereotypes are skewered when a Hollywood star and her maid both win roles in the same film. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, 26, 27, 28, 29; also at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 23, 30. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Theatre season
-- Homecoming: Boilermaker Night Train Parade. 8-9:30 p.m. starting at the southwest corner of Memorial Mall, going west on State Street, north on MacArthur Drive, east on Third Street, north on Martin Jischke Drive, and east on Stadium Avenue to Neil Armstrong Hall. Homecoming | Parade and downloadable route map
Saturday, Sept. 22
-- Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog 5K. Organizer: College of Veterinary Medicine; benefit for college's PetSafe Program and Priority 4 Paws. Check-in at 7 a.m. Run/walk at 8 a.m. Start/finish in front of Lynn Hall; course is on campus. Online registration by Sept. 21: humans, $25; dogs, $5. "Day of" registration $30 and $5. Website
-- Dedication of "The Forge" sculpture. Interactive statue designed by students. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Krach Leadership Center, lobby.
-- Gameday spirit events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Crossing. Live music, inflatables, giveaways, student-athlete visits. 9 a.m. (3 hours before game time). Sally and Bob Weist Plaza north of Mackey Arena. Free.
* Team arrival on Joe Tiller Drive at north end of stadium. 9:45 a.m. (2 hours, 15 minutes before game time).
• Tailgate Concert by Purdue Jazz Band and the Tower of Power Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Slayter Center. Free.
• "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Pre-game "Thrill on the Hill" at 10:30 a.m. (90 minutes before game time). Slayter Center; halftime at stadium; and postgame.
-- Football vs. Boston College (Homecoming). Noon. Ross-Ade Stadium. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. (90 minutes before game time). Gameday info (in general): parking, maps, clear bag policy and prohibited items, FAQs, etc. Initial adult ticket prices: $25-$80. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also mini-plans and specials available; see here and scroll through categories.
-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Northwestern. 7 p.m. Brees Center, Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium. Tickets: adult, $8; youth, $5; Purdue student, $3-$5; groups of 20 or more, call 765-494-3325. Sport | Tickets
-- "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark" by Lynn Nottage. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Ameenah Kaplan, guest director. Racial stereotypes are skewered when a Hollywood star and her maid both win roles in the same film. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26, 27, 28, 29; also at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 23, 30. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Theatre season
Sunday, Sept. 23
-- Boiler Gold Rush 25th anniversary gathering. Organizer: Student Success Programs. Including remembrance of Kasi Jones, late director of Orientation Programs. 1-4 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms. RSVP needed by Sept. 18. Article
-- Lecture: "Robotics and Autonomy: The Future of People in Space." Julia M. Badger, project manager for Robotics and Intelligence for Human Spacecraft team, Johnson Space Center, NASA. Organizer: Resilient Extra-Terrestrial Habitats (RETH) team, a New Horizons awardee at Purdue. Topic: Plans for "Gateway" outpost in moon orbit. 2 p.m. Potter Engineering Center, Room 234. Calendar
-- "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark" by Lynn Nottage. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Ameenah Kaplan, guest director. Racial stereotypes are skewered when a Hollywood star and her maid both win roles in the same film. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26, 27, 28, 29; also at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Theatre season
-- "Something Rotten!" Broadway hilarity as brothers in 1595 London attempt to write the world's first musical. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 7 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $28-$60. Event
-- "Guerrilla Girls: The Art of Behaving Badly." Aug. 20-Sept. 22. Purdue University Galleries. Artworks from 30 years of protesting racism and gender bias. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday (except holidays).
-- 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).
* "40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World." Aug. 6-Sept. 28. Photography by Howard G. Buffett, farmer and philanthropist, documenting world hunger. Exhibition
-- Archives and Special Collections: "Building Purdue: 150 Years of the West Lafayette Campus." Aug. 27-Dec. 14. Semester hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, STEW (enter from HSSE Library). The library also has online exhibitions.
-- "Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness." Sept. 14-Oct. 24. Hosted by Purdue University Libraries in partnership with the Native American Educational and Cultural Center. Exhibition developed by the American Library Association and the National Library of Medicine. At Humanities, Social Science, and Education (HSSE) Library, Periodical Reading Room (first floor). Standard semester hours: 8 a.m.-midnight Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday; 1-5 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m.-midnight, Sunday. More on hours | Article including details of related events Sept. 20, 27; Oct. 11, 16
-- 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 II: An Exhibition of Creative Processes in Science, Computing and Aesthetics" curated by Bendito and Tim Korb, retired assistant head of the Department of Computer Science. Open during building hours. News release
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
* 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.
* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): 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.