November 12, 2018

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.

Other Purdue Today calendar documents
Events this week (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

Week 1: Nov. 19-25
Week 2: Nov. 26-Dec. 2
Week 3: Dec. 3-9
Week 4: Dec. 10-16

Week 1: Nov. 19-25

Monday, Nov. 19

-- 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. 1:45-2:45 p.m. STEW, Room 313. Article including online feedback option. (Session also Nov. 27.)

-- Disability Rights, Culture and History: Workshop Series. "Nothing About Us Without Us: Ed Roberts and the Disability Rights Movement." Organizer: Disability Resource Center. 6:30-8:30 p.m. WALC, Room 3148. Refreshments, live captioning (CART). (Other date in series: Dec. 3.) Article

Wednesday, Nov. 21

-- Thanksgiving break begins for students. No classes. Break is officially Wednesday-Saturday.

Thursday, Nov. 22

-- Thanksgiving holiday. Offices closed.

Friday, Nov. 23

-- Thanksgiving holiday. Offices closed.

-- Men's basketball vs. Robert Morris. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets (non-student): Dynamic pricing applies to single-game tickets. Posted prices: $15-$25. Multi-game mini plans available for select games; this game and three during winter break are grouped in one plan for when students are away.

 

Week 2: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

Tuesday, Nov. 27

-- Reservation deadline for University Clerical and Service Staff Recognition Luncheon. Organizer: Human Resources. (Event is 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 4.). Honorees have been invited. Faculty, staff and others can attend to show appreciation for an honoree. Cost: $10. Article including link to reservation and list of honorees.

-- Green Zone Training. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Veterans Success Center. Topic: How best to serve veteran and military students. 9-11 a.m. Pao Hall, Room B157. Registration required; website has link. Questions: dogtags@purdue.edu

-- 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 313. Article including online feedback option.

Thursday, Nov. 29

-- Purdue Lectures in Ethics, Policy, and Science. "Big Data Ethics." Katleen Gabriels, assistant professor of philosophy, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands. 4-5:30 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. Series

-- President's Colloquia event. For faculty only, by registration. Vilas Pol, associate professor of chemical engineering, on "The Quest for Safer Rechargeable Batteries." 4-6 p.m. Westwood, the presidential home. Article with link for registering

-- Women's basketball vs. Miami (Florida). ACC/Big Ten Challenge. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $5-$10; flex plan available.

-- Natalie Diaz, poet, in event of Literary Reading Series and Native American Heritage Month. Organizers: Creative Writing Program; College of Liberal Arts; Native American Educational and Cultural Center. Diaz, of the Gila River Indian Tribe, has been a MacArthur Fellow and teaches at Arizona State University. 7:30 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). News release | Reading series | NAECC

Friday, Nov. 30

-- BCC Cultural Arts Festival, Organizer: Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. BCC

-- Purdue Philharmonic Orchestra. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Rohrman Performing Arts Center, Lafayette Jefferson High School, 1801 S. 18th St., Lafayette. Free. Bands & Orchestras events

Saturday, Dec. 1

-- Kids cooking classes. For children whose family is affiliated with Purdue, as defined by Recreation & Wellness. Two sessions: A) 10-11 a.m. for ages 5-8; B) 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for ages 9-12. Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Demonstration Kitchen. Cost: $10. Register by the Friday before the Saturday session. Article including foods for each of the three fall sessions

-- Native American Winter Art Market. Organizer: Native American Educational and Cultural Center. Jewelry and other artwork by Native American students and local artists. Noon-4 p.m. NAECC (903 Fifth St., at University Street). Heritage month news release | NAECC

-- 85th Annual Purdue Christmas Show. Purdue Musical Organizations. Noon, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: adults, $35; senior citizens (65+), $27; students (13-college), $20; ages 12 and under, $12. Call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-7469 or go to a Purdue box office in Stewart Center or Pao Hall, or to Christmas show online.

-- Lafayette-West Lafayette Christmas Parade. 5:30 p.m. Downtown Lafayette, Main Street from 11th to Second. Parade | Also here

-- Purdue Symphonic Orchestras. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. Bands & Orchestras events

Sunday, Dec. 2

-- 85th Annual Purdue Christmas Show. Purdue Musical Organizations. 2 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: adults, $35; senior citizens (65+), $27; students (13-college), $20; ages 12 and under, $12. Call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-7469 or go to a Purdue box office in Stewart Center or Pao Hall, or to Christmas show online.

-- Fall Concert Bands. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Bands & Orchestras events

 

Week 3: Dec. 3-9

Monday, Dec. 3

-- Christmas tree arrives in PMU's Great Hall. About 12:30 p.m. as transport allows. Beginning of Holidays at the Union.

-- Disability Rights, Culture and History: Workshop Series. "The Problem in the Puzzle: Autism Speaks vs. the Autistic Community." Organizer: Disability Resource Center. 6:30-8:30 p.m. WALC, Room 3148. Refreshments, live captioning (CART). Article

Tuesday, Dec. 4

-- Tree lighting and holiday performances. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. In the span of 11 a.m.-3 p.m. PMU, Great Hall.

-- University Clerical and Service Staff Recognition Luncheon. By reservation. Organizer: Human Resources. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms. Cost: $10. Article including link to list of honorees; reservations were due Oct. 18.

-- Chamber Recital I. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Free. Bands & Orchestras events

Wednesday, Dec. 5

-- Learn and Lunch presentation: "Sleep in Individuals with Autism and their Families." AJ Schwichtenberg, assistant professor of human development and family studies. Organizer: College of Health and Human Sciences. Noon-1 p.m. STEW, Room 202. Register by Nov. 29. (Other events Jan. 15, Feb. 13, March 8; registration deadlines are 4-7 days ahead.) Article with registration link and full schedule

Thursday, Dec. 6

-- QPR Gatekeeper Training in suicide prevention. For faculty, staff and students. Organizer: Office of the Dean of Students. 9-10:30 a.m. Electrical Engineering Building, Room 005. Registration needed. Departments also can schedule sessions. Article with registration link. (Last session for this semester.)

-- Purdue Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series. Two events. "Regulatory and Developmental Aspects of Nuclear Energy." William D. Magwood IV, director-general, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency. Organizers: College of Engineering, School of Nuclear Engineering. Seminar: 1:30-2:30 p.m., Neil Armstrong Hall, Kurz Atrium. Panel: 2:45-3:45 p.m., same location. Distinguished series

-- Men's basketball vs. Maryland. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets (non-student): Posted prices: $25-$40. Multi-game mini plans available for select games.

-- Chamber Recital II. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Free. Bands & Orchestras events

-- Flor de Toloache. All-female mariachi group. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 7:30 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms. Tickets $15-$20. Pre-show meetup at 6:30 p.m. in the PMU Ballrooms. Event

Friday, Dec. 7

-- Commencement for Purdue Northwest, Westville campus. 3 p.m. James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex, Kesling Gymnasium. By ticket. Details of schedule, special needs, etc.

-- "Winter Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring student dancers and choreography by students and Division of Dance faculty. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Reserved seating: public, $14, students, $11; ages 1-12, $7. Also two performances Saturday. Dance

Saturday, Dec. 8

-- Last day of classes for fall semester; exam period is Dec. 10-15. 

-- Breakfast with Santa. Organizer: Purdue Student Union Board. 8-11 a.m. PMU, Great Hall. Details TBA.

-- Commencement for Purdue Northwest, Hammond campus. Ceremony 1 of 2: College of Nursing, College of Technology. 11 a.m. Fitness and Recreation Center. By ticket. Details of schedule, live special needs, etc.

-- Commencement for Purdue Northwest, Hammond campus. Ceremony 2 of 2: College of Business; College of Engineering and Sciences; and College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences. 3 p.m. Fitness and Recreation Center. By ticket. Details of schedule, special needs, etc.

-- "Winter Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring student dancers and choreography by students and Division of Dance faculty. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Reserved seating: public, $14, students, $11; ages 1-12, $7. Also two performances Saturday. Dance

-- Tuba Christmas. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Bands & Orchestras events

-- Holiday Cheer & All That Jazz. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Bands & Orchestras events

Sunday, Dec. 9

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

 

Week 4: Dec. 10-16

Monday, Dec. 10

-- Final exam period begins; through Saturday.

Friday, Dec. 14

-- Exhibition opening: "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

Saturday, Dec. 15

-- End of final exam period and end of semester. (Spring semester begins Jan. 7.)

-- Men's basketball in Crossroads Classic. Purdue vs. Notre Dame at 1:30 p.m. Butler vs. Indiana at 3:45 p.m. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis. Tickets: to go on sale to public at 10 a.m. Nov. 11.

Sunday, Dec. 16

-- Fall Commencement, Division I: Health and Human Sciences, Management, Pharmacy, Polytechnic Institute, Science, Veterinary Medicine. Speaker: TBA. 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

-- Fall Commencement, Division II: Agriculture, Education, Engineering, Liberal Arts. Speaker: TBA. 2 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.; procession begins at 1:30 p.m. Registrar's commencement pages

-- Women's basketball vs. South Carolina. 3 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $5-$10; "Celebrate Sunday" package and flex plan available.

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- 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.
     * Visual Communication Design Senior Show. Nov. 19-30. Reception at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 29.
     * Interaction Design Senior Show. Dec. 3-14. Reception at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 6.
     * Theatre MFA Show. Dec. 3-14. Reception at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 6.

-- "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). Reception at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 8.

-- 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 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

 

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 events in that building.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): Closed for summer.

 


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