December 11, 2017

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening Dec. 11-17, 2017, 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)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

 

Monday, Dec. 11

-- Final exam period begins; through Saturday.

-- Faculty tours and open house at Wilmeth Active Learning Center. Day 1 of 5 (Monday-Friday). Opportunity to view rooms and talk with staff of Purdue Libraries, the Center for Instructional Excellence, and ITaP Teaching and Learning Technologies. Registration suggested. Article with link to registration and schedule of times and rooms

Tuesday, Dec. 12

-- Workshop: "Bringing Intercultural Competence to the Classroom." Designed for faculty, staff and graduate students. Organizer: Center for Instructional Excellence; special session of College Teaching Workshops. Provides credits for Graduate Teacher Certificate Program. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Wilmeth Active Learning Center, Room 3090.

Friday, Dec. 15

-- Exhibition opening: "'Moving Parts' by Thomas Lucas and Hummingbird Press Editions." Dec. 15-Feb. 25. Organizers: Black Cultural Center and Art Museum of Greater Lafayette. Lucas is lecturer in art and design at Chicago State University and founder and master printer at Hummingbird Press at Lillstreet Art Center. At art museum, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. except holidays. BCC | Museum

-- Retirement reception for James L. Mullins, dean, Purdue University Libraries and the Esther Ellis Norton Professor. 3-5 p.m. Wilmeth Active Learning Center, Mullins Reading Room. Article

Saturday, Dec. 16

-- End of final exam period and end of semester. (Spring semester begins Jan. 8.)

-- Men's basketball in Crossroads Classic. Purdue vs. Butler at noon. Indiana vs. Notre Dame at 2:30 p.m. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis. Fieldhouse ticket page | Ticketmaster page.

Sunday, Dec. 17

-- Fall Commencement, Division I: Agriculture, Education, Engineering, Liberal Arts. Speaker: William Dudley, alumnus and vice chairman of Bechtel Group Inc. 9:30 a.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 8 a.m.; procession begins at 9 a.m. Registrar's commencement pages | News release with details on live streaming and DVD purchase

-- Women's basketball vs. Eastern Washington. Basketball Travelers Inc. Invitational. Noon. Mackey Arena. Second game: Tennessee-Martin vs. Saint Mary's (Calif.) about 2:30 p.m. Tickets: $5-$10; "Celebrate Sunday" package available.

-- Fall Commencement, Division II: Health and Human Sciences, Management, Pharmacy, Polytechnic Institute, Science, Veterinary Medicine. Speaker: William Dudley, alumnus and vice chairman of Bechtel Group Inc. 2:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 1 p.m.; procession begins at 2 p.m. Registrar's commencement pages | News release with details on live streaming and DVD purchase

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "'Moving Parts' by Thomas Lucas and Hummingbird Press Editions." Dec. 15-Feb. 25. Organizers: Black Cultural Center and Art Museum of Greater Lafayette. Lucas is lecturer in art and design at Chicago State University and founder and master printer at Hummingbird Press at Lillstreet Art Center. At art museum, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. except holidays.  BCC | Museum

-- "Drawing Resurfaced II." Nov. 13-Dec. 15. Purdue University Galleries. Sewing and quilting with a social/political message. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). Exhibition

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; until 7 on Thursdays; (except holidays).
     * Brian Butler, Theatre MFA Exhibition. Dec. 4-15.
     * Annual Juried High School Student Exhibition. Nov. 27-Dec. 15.

-- 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" curated by Bendito and Tim Korb, retired assistant head of the Department of Computer Science. Open during building hours. News release

  

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. Gameday promotions in association with varsity events

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]. Hours (during semester):

* 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.


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