July 16, 2018

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening July 16-22, 2018, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; Who's on Campus This Week?; 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, July 16

-- Green Zone Training. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Veterans Success Center. Topic: How best to serve veteran and military students. 2-4 p.m. Rawls Hall, Room 1071. Registration required; website has link. Questions: dogtags@purdue.edu

-- International Friendship Program host orientation. Organizer: Intercultural Learning area in International Programs. What is and is not expected in program, which pairs hosts from campus or community with one or more international students. 6:45-7:45 p.m. West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St. Questions: friendship@purdue.edu. Article with online registration and complete schedule of sessions (daytime on campus, evening, Saturday | Website

-- Parking permit assistance with new system. Walk-in lab. Day 1 of 5. Organizer: Parking Facilities. Bring picture of the relevant license plate(s). 3-5 p.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room G046. (Permits for 2017-18 continue in effect through Aug. 15.) Article

Wednesday, July 18

-- Grant Street Parking Garage cleaning concludes. 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly through July 18 (probable). No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; daytime parking not affected. Garage cleaning schedule

Thursday, July 19

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through July; then 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

-- International Friendship Program host orientation. Organizer: Intercultural Learning area in International Programs. What is and is not expected in program, which pairs hosts from campus or community with one or more international students. Noon-12:50 p.m. Young Hall, Room 101. Questions: friendship@purdue.edu. Article with online registration and complete schedule of sessions (daytime on campus, evening, Saturday | Website

-- Harrison Street Parking Garage cleaning begins. 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly through July 24 (probable). No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; daytime parking not affected. Garage cleaning schedule

Friday, July 20

-- Guinness world record attempts. Last day for community members to sign up to volunteer as "stewards" for Purdue's Aug. 15 attempt during Boiler Gold Rush orientation to set two records. (Purdue employees and students are not eligible to be stewards, but tell others in the area.) A training session is required; there are three times July 30-Aug. 2. The Aug. 15 effort in Ross-Ade Stadium will take several hours and will include a provided lunch, refreshments and T-shirt for volunteers. (Deadline has been extended to July 20.) Article with sign-up link and schedules

-- Presentation by candidate for university registrar. Aaron Walz, director of the Business Intelligence Competency Center and technology director of the Transformation Project, Purdue. Presentation, Q-and-A. 9 a.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. Website for search with feedback tool. (Other candidate presentations: July 25, 27; same hour and place.)

-- PMU Summer Concert Series. Week 2 of 3. Go for dinner or music or both. Organizer: Purdue Memorial Union and Purdue Student Union Board. Food and drink available for purchase 5:30-8 p.m. Front lawn, PMU. Menu and schedule information. Music at 6:30-8 p.m. This week: Jason Wells Band and Friends ("raw rock 'n' roll mojo"). No rain location; for weather updates, check the series on Facebook.

EXHIBITIONS

-- 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).
     * Closed for summer.

-- Archives and Special Collections: "The Sixties: A Decade of Triumph, Struggle, and Change at Purdue." April-Aug. 10. Semester hours (through May 4): 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Summer hours (May 7-Aug. 17): 1-4:30 p.m. Monday. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, STEW (enter from HSSE Library). The library also has online exhibits; go to https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/exhibits

-- 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

 

WHO'S ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK?

A listing of some conferences and camps of notable size, public interest or visibility, or participation of children, youth or others outside Purdue.

June 17-July 19. Multiethnic Introduction to Engineering (MITE). Five-week program. Minority Engineering Program, College of Engineering. Grade 11 completed.

July 16-20: Boiler Kids Camp. Weekly session 6 of 7. Division of Recreational Sports. Ages 5-12. Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Boilermaker Aquatic Center, playing fields. Website

July 6-Aug. 8. Engineering Academic Boot Camp. Five-week program. Minority Engineering Program, College of Engineering. Incoming first-year students.

July 8-Aug. 10. STEM Academic Boot Camp. Agriculture, Science, Polytechnic. Entering first-year students.

July 8-21. Purdue Agribusiness Science Academy: High School Summer Institute. Office of Multicultural Programs, College of Agriculture. Rising grades 10-12.

July 15-21. Seminar for Top Engineering Prospects (STEP) session 1. College of Engineering Honors Program. Entering grade 12.

July 15-28: GERI Summer Residential Programs -- Star II for grades 7-8 (completed) and Pulsar for grades 9-12 (completed). Gifted Education Resource Institute; Dept. of Educational Studies, College of Education.

July 16-19. TAGS (Technology Advanced Girl Scouts) Camp. Purdue Polytechnic Institute. Girl Scouts entering grades 6-8.

July 16-20. National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference. Expecting 2,100 people including youth ages 12-20.

July 17-19. Golf. Advanced Jr. Golf Week. Ages 10-15.
July 20. Golf. Local qualifier for PGA Drive, Chip & Putt Championship. Ages 7-15.

July 17. Softball. Coaches Clinic. Adult.

July 18-21. Girls soccer. Elite Residential Camp. Grades 7-12 (rising).
July 18-21. Girls soccer. Junior Residential Camp. Grades 3-8 (rising).
July 22. Girls soccer. Elite ID Camp and Goalkeeper Academy. Grades 7-12 (completed).

July 21. Baseball. Team Camp. Grades 9-12 (rising).
July 22. Baseball. Team Camp. Grades 9-12 (rising).

 

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]. Summer hours:

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): open two hours before ticketed


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