February 18, 2019
Events for the next four weeks
Here is an early list of events happening at the West Lafayette campus in the four weeks (Monday through Sunday) after the current week. As other events become known, they will be added each Monday.
Week 1: Feb. 25-March 3
Week 2: March 4-10
Week 3: March 11-17
Week 4: March 18-24
Week 1: Feb. 25-March 3
Monday, Feb. 25
-- Exhibition opening: "Art and Design Undergraduate Exhibition 2019." Feb. 25-March 8. Organizer: Purdue University Galleries. Works by students in Integrated Studio Arts; juried by faculty. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday (except holidays). Reception and awards at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 28. (Exhibitions are listed each week in a section below.)
-- Health Programs Expo. Pre-Professional Advising Office in the Center for Career Opportunities. With representatives from schools of medicine, dentistry, physician assistant preparation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, veterinary medicine, public health. Learn about programs, applying, etc. 2-5 p.m. PMU, North and South Ballrooms.
-- Women's basketball vs. Maryland. 6:30 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $5-$10; flex plan available.
Tuesday, Feb. 26
-- “The First Step: Honoring Purdue’s First Black Graduate David Robert Lewis, Civil Engineering, 1894.” Presenter: Mamon Powers Jr., chairman and CEO of Powers and Sons Construction Co., and former Purdue trustee. 10-11:30 a.m. Neil Armstrong Hall.
-- “Closing the Gap: Stories and Strategies for Creating an Inclusive Health Care Culture.” Speakers on personal experiences, societal practices. Organizers: Purdue University Center for Cancer Research; with YWCA Greater Lafayette, Indiana Minority Health Coalition. Moderator: Jaqueline Varela, IMHC. Speakers: L. Tiffany Lyle, assistant professor of veterinary anatomic pathology; Calvin Roberson, IMHC; Nick Dowling, Purdue student. 3:30-5 p.m. Tippecanoe County Public Library, 627 South St., Lafayette; McAllister Room. Light refreshments afterward.
-- “What IF Food Was Digital?” Miles O’Brien, science correspondent for “PBS NewsHour,” and Caleb Harper, principal investigator and director of the Open Agriculture Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab. On issues in relation to how food and technology may intersect in the future. This event addresses the theme “Toward a Sustainable Economy & Planet: Innovative Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow,” one of four themes of the Ideas Festival, the centerpiece of Purdue's yearlong Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial Campaign. 6:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. News release | Livestreaming
Wednesday, Feb. 27
-- Concert Jazz Band and Lab Jazz Band I. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 6-8 p.m. PMU, Room TBA. Free.
-- Men's basketball vs. Illinois. 8:30 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets (non-student): Dynamic pricing applies to single-game tickets. Posted prices: $25-$40. Multi-game mini plans available for select games.
Thursday, Feb. 28
-- Transforming Education for Student Success (TESS) Summit. Day 1 of 2. Designed for faculty, administrators and graduate students. Organizer: Center for Instructional Excellence. Event is part of Success through Transformative Education and Active Mentoring (STEAM), a federal grant project. Continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Program at 9 a.m. Beck Agricultural Center, 4550 U.S. 52 West. Registration required by Feb. 15; no cost for Purdue faculty, staff and graduate staff who register using discount code. Article with registration link, discount code, schedule link, speaker information.
-- STAR improvements presentation. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Student Success office. Topic: Updates on Summer Transition, Advising and Registration (STAR) program, described by Orientation Programs and Parent and Family Connections. 9-10 a.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. (A STAR information event for academic advisors will be in late April. STAR will be June 10-July 12.) Article
-- Poster session: "Health and Disease: Science, Technology, Culture and Policy." Organizers: Colleges: Agriculture, Engineering, Health and Human Sciences; Liberal Arts, Pharmacy, Science, Veterinary Medicine; Polytechnic Institute; Libraries. 1-3 p.m. PMU, North Ballroom. Article
-- Engagement and Service-Learning Summit. Organizers: Office of Engagement; Purdue Honors College. Faculty, students, staff and community partners gathering on theme "Connecting through Listening and Scholarship." 1-5 p.m. Honors College and Residences North, Honors Hall. Article with link to registration and poster submission, both with deadline 5 p.m. Feb. 22.
-- Special Lectures in Neuroscience: "The Neurobiology of Need." Scott Sternson, group leader, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, Virginia. Organizer: Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience. Key topics: survival, hunger, obesity. 3:30-5 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. Website
-- Books and Coffee series (69th annual). Week 4 of 4. Brian Leung, professor of English, on Andrew Sean Greer's "Less." Organizers: Department of English and Purdue Student Union Board. 4-4:30 p.m.: Refreshments. 4:30-4:55 p.m.: Talk. STEW, Rooms 302-306. Prize drawing at end of each event available to those present. Series with links to weekly details
-- Reception and awards for "Art and Design Undergraduate Exhibition." Organizer: Purdue University Galleries. 5:30 p.m. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. See listing below under Exhibitions for other information.
-- Black Violin. Classical technique informing hip-hop, contemporary performance. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets $22-$28. Pre-show discussion with WBAA's Greg Kostraba at 6:30 p.m. in PMU, 1869 Tap Room. Event
Friday, March 1
-- Civics education: Town hall meeting. For all members of the University community. Organizer: University Senate. 10 a.m.-noon. PMU, North Ballroom. Article with link to survey on same subject
-- Philharmonic Orchestra in concert. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free.
Saturday, March 2
-- Boiler-Make-It NCAA Last Chance (women's swimming). Noon. Burke Aquatic Center. Free. Women
-- Men's basketball vs. Ohio State. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets (non-student): Dynamic pricing applies to single-game tickets. Posted prices: $40-$65.
-- Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra in concert. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse.
Sunday, March 3
-- "Peg + Cat Live! The Big Dog Problem." Family musical theatre. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 3 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $10-$15. Pre-show fun at 2 p.m. in STEW, west lobby; College of Education's math education students will present creative problem-solving activities. Event
-- "Rising Professionals at Fowler #PackThePanel." Panel discussion of personal success, plus Q&A, with selected young alumni. Rising Professionals program works in tandem with Old Masters; this is the featured event of March 3-4 visit to campus. 4 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Article including list of selectees
Week 2: March 4-10
Monday, March 4
-- Women in Data Science conference. This is both a local conference and a global conference with livestreaming from the conference at Stanford University. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. Registration is free but required by Feb. 25. Article including lists of sponsoring units and link to schedule
Tuesday, March 5
-- "What IF the Sky Is Not the Limit?" Scott Kelly, former military pilot, engineer, retired U.S. Navy captain and retired astronaut. Organizers: Honors College; Polytechnic Institute. 6:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. This event is part of "Giant Leaps in Space: Earth, Exploration, Economics," one of the four themes of the Ideas Festival -- the centerpiece of the Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial Campaign. News release
Wednesday, March 6
-- Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament. Day 1 of 5. Seeds 11-14 playing; first game at 1:30 p.m. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. $. Tournament
-- William E. Boeing Distinguished Lecture. “Boeing and the Future of Space Exploration.” Dennis Muilenburg, chairman, president and CEO, The Boeing Co. Organizer: School of Aeronautics and Astronautics. 5:30-6:30 p.m. PMU, North Ballroom. Website
-- Guitar & Saxophone Ensemble and Lab Jazz Band II. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 6-8 p.m. PMU, room TBA.
Thursday, March 7
-- Focus Awards. Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Awards presented to an organization, a faculty member, a staff member and a student actively working toward disability accessibility and diversity. 10-11 a.m. PMU, West Faculty Lounge. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7255 or at email@example.com, Article
-- Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament. Day 2 of 5. Seeds 5-10 plus first-day winners playing. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. $. Tournament
Friday, March 8
-- Learn and Lunch presentation: "How to Avoid Pushy Salespeople on Your Next Vacation." Annmarie Nicely, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management. Organizer: College of Health and Human Sciences. Noon-1 p.m. STEW, Room 202. Register by March 4. (Final event in 2018-19 series.) Article with registration link and full schedule
-- Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament. Day 3 of 5. Quarterfinals; seeds 1-4 plus second-day winners playing. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. $. Tournament
Saturday, March 9
-- Unofficial start of spring break. No classes March 12-17.
-- Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament. Day 4 of 5. Semifinals. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. $. Tournament
Sunday, March 10
-- Daylight saving time begins. Clocks "spring ahead" (officially, at 2 a.m. reset to 3 a.m.).
-- Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament. Day 5 of 5. Championship game. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. $. Tournament
Week 3: March 11-17
Monday, March 11
-- Spring break officially begins. Through Saturday. No classes.
Tuesday, March 12
-- Baseball vs. Milwaukee. 4 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold at site starting one hour before game time.) Sport | Tickets
Wednesday, March 13
-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Day 1 of 5. Seeds 11-14 playing. United Center, Chicago. $. Tournament
Thursday, March 14
-- NCAA Zone C Diving Championship. One-meter (men); three-meter (women). 1 p.m. Burke Aquatic Center. Ticket information TBA.
-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Day 2 of 5. Seeds 5-10 plus first-day winners playing. United Center, Chicago. $. Tournament
Friday, March 15
-- NCAA Zone C Diving Championship. Three-meter (men); one-meter (women). 1 p.m. Burke Aquatic Center. Ticket information TBA.
-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Day 3 of 5; quarterfinals. United Center, Chicago. $. Tournament
Saturday, March 16
-- NCAA Zone C Diving Championship. Platform diving. 11 a.m. (women); 1 p.m. (men). Burke Aquatic Center. Ticket information TBA.
-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Day 4 of 5; semifinals. 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. ET. United Center, Chicago. $. Tournament
Sunday, March 17
-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Day 5 of 5; championship game. 3:30 p.m. ET. United Center, Chicago. $. Tournament
Week 4: March 18-24
Wednesday, March 20
-- Baseball vs. Bowling Green. 4 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold at site starting one hour before game time.) Sport | Tickets
Thursday, March 21
-- President's Colloquia event. For faculty only, by registration. William C. Oakes, professor of engineering education, director of EPICS program, and 150th Anniversary Professor, on “Community Engagement: Are We Really Making a Difference?” 4-6 p.m. Westwood, the presidential home. Article with link for registering (other date: April 17)
-- Purdue Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series. Two events. "Immunology and Statistical Physics." Arup K. Chakraborty, the Robert T. Haslam Professor of Chemical Engineering, and professor of chemistry, physics and biological engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Organizers: College of Engineering; Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. Lecture: 3-4 p.m., Forney Hall, Room G-140. Panel: 4:15-5:15 a.m., Forney Hall, Atrium. Distinguished series
Friday, March 22
-- Seminars on data science and digital agriculture. Kumar Navulur, senior director of global business development at Digital Globe. Expertise in satellite imagery for a variety of applications. Organizer: College of Agriculture. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). (Other seminar dates: April 19, May 24.) Article
-- Green Zone student panel. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Veterans Success Center. Topic: Personal stories that help show how best to serve veteran and military students. 3-5 p.m. Armory, Room 101. Registration required; article has link. (Also Green Zone training session, April 10)
-- Softball vs. Iowa. (Opening of home season.) 6 p.m. Bittinger Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; season flex pack of 20 vouchers, baseball or softball, $40; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold at site starting one hour before game time.) Sport | Tickets
Saturday, March 23
-- Softball vs. Iowa. 3 p.m. Bittinger Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; season flex pack of 20 vouchers, baseball or softball, $40; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold at site starting one hour before game time.) Sport | Tickets
-- "Sin Salida" presented by Union Tanguera and Kate Weare Dance Company. Tango melded with contemporary dance. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets $22-$30. Pre-show meetup at 7 p.m. in PMU, 1869 Tap Room. Post-show meetup in 1869 Tap Room. Event
Sunday, March 24
-- Softball vs. Iowa. Noon. Bittinger Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; season flex pack of 20 vouchers, baseball or softball, $40; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold at site starting one hour before game time.) Sport | Tickets
-- "Art and Design Undergraduate Exhibition." Purdue University Galleries. Feb. 25-March 8. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday (except holidays). Reception and awards at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 28.
-- 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).
* "Paintings from India: Historical and Modern." Feb. 11-22. Reception at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 14.
* Lobyn Hamilton Solo Exhibition. Feb. 18-22. Reception at 6 p.m. Feb 21.
* Interior Design Senior Exhibition. Feb. 25-March 1. Reception at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 25. ).
* I-Lun Huang MFA Exhibition. March 4-8. Reception at 5:30 p.m. March 7.
* Soyoung Jung MFA Exhibition. March 4-8. Reception at 5:30 p.m. March 7.
* Janna Ahrndt MFA Exhibition. March 18-22. Reception at 5:30 p.m. March 21.
* Sudi Zhou MFA Exhibition. March 18-22. Reception at 5:30 p.m. March 21.
-- Archives and Special Collections: "Around the World in 150 Years: Purdue’s International Footprint." Jan. 10-March 8. Items representing international students at Purdue over the decades. Blog. 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.
-- "Southern Roots" by Sandra Bridges. Organized with Black Cultural Center. Dec. 14-March 3. A deja vu experience through endearing and contemplative paintings. Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. Free. Hours: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. daily except major holidays. BCC | Museum
-- “African Prints in Conversation: Reflections from a Global Synergy Grant.” March 4-30. Focus on textiles of Ghana and their role in history and culture. Black Cultural Center; open during building hours.
-- 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.