November 12, 2018

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening Nov. 12-18, 2018, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

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

Monday, Nov. 12

-- Listening session: Learning management system. For faculty, staff, students; all Purdue campuses. Organizer: LMS task force for WL campus. Sessions occasioned by end of company tech support for Blackboard Learn; sessions are part of Purdue's "What do we need?" review. 8:30-10 a.m. STEW, Room 218. Article (Other WL session this semester possible)

-- Fall Undergraduate Research Exposition. Organizer: Office of Undergraduate Research. Two portions: 1) Oral presentations 8:30-11:45 a.m. in STEW, Room 214. 2) Poster symposium 1-4 p.m. in PMU, Ballrooms. Article

Tuesday, Nov. 13

-- "Did You Know? Information About Resources on Campus" information session. For faculty, staff and students. Overviews from and about Native American Educational and Cultural Center; the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Center (LGBTQ); and the Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment and Research (CILMAR). Organizer of session and series: Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence. Noon-1:30 p.m. PMU, West Faculty Lounge. Lunch will be provided. Article | Registration needed

-- Lecture: "Science, Freedom, and the Cold War: A Political History of Apolitical Science." Audra Wolfe, alumna, editor and historian. Organizer: Department of History. 1:30-3 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. Event

-- OIE workshop: "The Nuts and Bolts of Faculty Search and Screen." For support staff. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Workshop's focus is on role of support staff with required procedures, document completion and approval process. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2070. Online registration required by two days before workshop (scroll if necessary to #22293). To request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE in advance at 765-496-3201 or vpeceducation@purdue.edu.

-- Film screening: "Native America: Episode 4 - New World Rising." An event of Native American Heritage Month. Organizer: Native American Educational and Cultural Center. 6-7:30 p.m. Third Street Suites, Conference Room. Heritage month news release | NAECC | Film

Wednesday, Nov. 14

-- Gabriel Royal: Outreach artist-in-residence. Cellist and subway busker. Day 1 of 2. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 6 p.m. Greyhouse Coffee, 100 Northwestern Ave. Free. News release | Event

-- 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 irb@purdue.edu and include registrant name, email address, and principal investigator's name. (For appointment or walk-in, visit the IRB website or call 765-494-5942.)

-- Purduettes public rehearsal. Organizer: Purdue Musical Organizations. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. PMU, Great Hall. PMO

-- Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. "From Prayer to Action: The Alternative Philosophies of the Early Twentieth Century Which Brought One Jewish Family to America." Thomas Busch, retired Tippecanoe Circuit Court Judge, Lafayette. 12:30 p.m. STEW, Room 313. Questions: 765-494-7965 or wengera@purdue.edu or www.cla.purdue.edu/jewish-studies

-- "Next to Normal." Musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey; music by Tom Kitt. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt, associate professor. This multiple winner of top awards looks steadily but compassionately, using a rock music score, into the members of a family coping with manic depression. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 16, 17; also at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50. Theatre season

Thursday, Nov. 15

-- Gabriel Royal: Outreach artist-in-residence. Cellist and subway busker. Day 2 of 2. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. Three performances: 1) Noon at Ford Dining Court. 2) 3 p.m. in the commons area of PMU. 3) 7 p.m. in PMU, 1869 Tap Room. Free. News release | Event

-- NAECC Craft Circle with Linda Andrews (Miami/Cherokee descent). An event of Native American Heritage Month. Organizer: Native American Educational and Cultural Center. Interactive stress reduction session focused on gourd art. 3-5 p.m. NAECC (903 Fifth St., at University Street). Preregistration required. Heritage month news release | NAECC

-- Religious Studies lecture: "Religious Sacrifice and Its Functions: Frazer vs. Girard." Robert Segal, University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Organizer: Religious Studies Program, with St. Thomas Aquinas Center, others. 4:30-6 p.m. STEW, Room 314. Event

-- Women's basketball vs. Western Illinois. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $5-$10; flex plan available.

-- "Next to Normal." Musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey; music by Tom Kitt. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt, associate professor. This multiple winner of top awards looks steadily but compassionately, using a rock music score, into the members of a family coping with manic depression. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 17; also at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50. Theatre season

Friday, Nov. 16

-- Relationships to Partnerships Sessions. For minority, women and veteran business owners in Indiana seeking business with Purdue and/or area coalition. Organizers: Purdue's Office of Supplier Diversity Development; Supplier Diversity Development Coalition of Greater Lafayette. 8 a.m. start; plenary session at 8:30 a.m. in STEW, Room 218. Registration encouraged. News release

-- Web-conferencing tools listening session. For faculty, staff and students. Organizer: ITaP. Purpose: To gather views about WebEx and other tools and to investigate the University's needs for after 2018-19 year. 10:15-11:15 a.m. STEW, Room 202. Article including online feedback option. (Sessions also Nov. 19, 27.)

-- CATV Ethics & Policy Workshop: Human Takeover and Safety. Second of four occasional workshops on the ethical, legal, and societal implications, or "ELSI," of connected and autonomous transportation vehicles (CATV). Organizer: Purdue Public Policy Institute. Topic for this workshop: "A Driverless Future: A Workshop on Human Takeover and Safety." The workshop series is part of "Giant Leaps in Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, and Automation: Balancing Humanity and Technology," one of the four themes of the Ideas Festival -- the centerpiece of the Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial Campaign. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. PMU, East and West Faculty Lounges. Registration, description, panelists. (Other workshops Jan. 23, Feb. 7)

-- Learn and Lunch presentation: "A Community-based Approach to Combat Indiana's High Obesity Rate." Tim Gavin, professor and head of the Department of Health and Kinesiology, and Angela Abbott, assistant dean and associate director of Health and Human Sciences Extension. Organizer: College of Health and Human Sciences. Noon-1 p.m. STEW, Room 310. Register by Nov. 12. (Other events Dec. 5, Jan. 15, Feb. 13, March 8; registration deadlines are 4-7 days ahead.) Article with registration link and full schedule

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Nebraska. 7 p.m. Brees Center, Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium. Tickets: adult, $12; youth, $8; Purdue student, $3-$5; groups of 20 or more, call 765-494-3325. Sport | Tickets

-- "Next to Normal." Musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey; music by Tom Kitt. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt, associate professor. This multiple winner of top awards looks steadily but compassionately, using a rock music score, into the members of a family coping with manic depression. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17; also at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50. Theatre season

-- All of Purdue's jazz bands in concert. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Bands & Orchestras events

Saturday, Nov. 17

-- Game Day spirit events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Crossing. 12:30 p.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. 1:15 p.m. (2 hours, 15 minutes before game time).
• "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Pre-game "Thrill on the Hill" at 2 p.m. (90 minutes before game time) at Slayter Center; halftime at stadium; and postgame.

-- Football vs. Wisconsin (Senior Day). 3:30 p.m. Ross-Ade Stadium. Clear bag policy. Initial adult ticket prices: $25-$75. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also mini-plans and specials available; see here and scroll through categories.

-- "Next to Normal." Musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey; music by Tom Kitt. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt, associate professor. This multiple winner of top awards looks steadily but compassionately, using a rock music score, into the members of a family coping with manic depression. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performance also at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50. Theatre season

-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Iowa (Senior Night). 8 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

Sunday, Nov. 18

-- Women's basketball vs. Purdue Fort Wayne. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $5-$10; "Celebrate Sunday" package and flex plan available.

-- "Next to Normal." Musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey; music by Tom Kitt. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Kristine Holtvedt, associate professor. This multiple winner of top awards looks steadily but compassionately, using a rock music score, into the members of a family coping with manic depression. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. This is the final performance for this production. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50. Theatre season

-- Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. Bands & Orchestras events

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Sentinel is Watching You: Björn Schülke." Purdue University Galleries. Nov. 5-Dec. 8. Robokinetic sculpture with surveillance and interactive features. 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).
     * Sara Poer, MFA exhibit. Nov. 12-16. Reception at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 15.

-- 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.

-- 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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