July 16, 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: July 23-29
Week 2: July 30-Aug. 5
Week 3: Aug. 6-12
Week 4: Aug. 13-19

Week 1: July 23-29

Tuesday, July 24

-- Student of Concern presentation. Organizer: Office of the Dean of Students. Topics: Behavior awareness, instructions for reporting, steps after a report is made, role of Behavior Intervention Team; plus Q&A. Noon-1 p.m. WALC, Room 2127. Article linking to schedule/sign-up, guide and report form.

-- Summer social for summer undergraduate researchers and their mentors. Organizer: Office of Undergraduate Research. Come-and-go pizza and sundae bar. 3-6 p.m. Córdova Recreational Sports Center. RSVP due July 16. Article with RSVP link

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

Wednesday, July 25

-- Presentation by candidate for university registrar. Keith Gehres, director of outreach and recruitment, Undergraduate Admissions, Ohio State University. Presentation, Q-and-A. 9 a.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. Website for search with feedback tool. (Other candidate presentations: July 20, 27; same hour and place.)

-- 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

-- "Tinkering Humanist" Digital Humanities workshop. Third of 5 on alternate Wednesdays. For Purdue faculty, staff and students. Organizer: Purdue University Libraries. This workshop: "Digital Publishing with Scalar." Presenter (series): Matthew Hannah, assistant professor of digital humanities, Libraries. 3-4:45 p.m. WALC, Room 3045. Registration for each workshop (singly). Series | Registration. (Others in series, all at same hour in same room: Aug. 8, 22.)

Thursday, July 26

-- 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

Friday, July 27

-- Presentation by candidate for university registrar. Charlie Couch, university registrar, University of Northern Colorado. Presentation, Q-and-A. 9 a.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. Website for search with feedback tool. (Other candidate presentations: July 20, 25; same hour and place.)

-- PMU Summer Concert Series. Week 3 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: Brett Wiscons (singer/songwriter blending pop and soulful rock). No rain location; for weather updates, check the series on Facebook.

 

Week 2: July 30-Aug. 5

Tuesday, July 31

-- 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

Thursday, Aug. 2

-- Optics and Photonics research conference for the Midwest Region. Day 1 of 2. Organizer: The Optical Society (OSA) with International OSA Network of Students; in conjunction with College of Engineering. 8 a.m. check-in and breakfast; 8:30 a.m. opening remarks. Burton Morgan Center. Featured speaker: John Hall, 2005 Nobel laureate in physics and retired fellow at JILA research institute at the University of Colorado. Registration by July 19 free; banquet $20. Event. Conference travels Aug. 4-6 to the University of Dayton.

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 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

Friday, Aug. 3

-- Summer session ends. Third four-week module ends (July 9-Aug. 3). Second eight-week module ends (June 11-Aug. 3). Twelve-week module ends (May 14-Aug. 3) Grades due 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8 (second working day after end of module). Academic calendars

Saturday, Aug. 4

-- Commencement. All West Lafayette campus colleges/schools. 9:30 a.m. Elliott Hall of Music. By ticket only. Doors open at 8 a.m.; procession begins about 8:50 a.m. Commencement site

-- Men's basketball alumni game. 11 a.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: Reserved, $10; general admission, free. Sports news release

 

Week 3: Aug. 6-12

Monday, Aug. 6

-- Arrivals of international students and scholars will increase rapidly this week.

Tuesday, Aug. 7

-- Grades due from summer session modules ending Aug. 3. By 5 p.m. (Second working day after end of module.)

-- Student of Concern presentation. Organizer: Office of the Dean of Students. Topics: Behavior awareness, instructions for reporting, steps after a report is made, role of Behavior Intervention Team; plus Q&A. Noon-1 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room B134. Article linking to schedule/sign-up, guide and report form.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

-- Green Zone Training. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Veterans Success Center. Topic: How best to serve veteran and military students. 9-11 a.m. Grissom Hall, Room 134. Registration required; website has link. Questions: dogtags@purdue.edu (Also Sept. 20, Oct. 19, Nov. 27)

-- "Tinkering Humanist" Digital Humanities workshop. Fourth of 5 on alternate Wednesdays. For Purdue faculty, staff and students. Organizer: Purdue University Libraries. This workshop: "Mapping Time with Timemapper." Presenter (series): Matthew Hannah, assistant professor of digital humanities, Libraries. 3-4:45 p.m. WALC, Room 3045. Registration for each workshop (singly). Series | Registration. (Others in series, all at same hour in same room: Aug. 22.)

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Indiana State (exhibition). 7 p.m. Folk Field. Free. Sport | Fan information

Thursday, Aug. 9

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 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

Friday, Aug. 10

-- Boiler Gold Rush International begins. Move-in day. Last day is Aug. 14. BGRi website

Saturday, Aug. 11

-- Volleyball (women's) in intrasquad scrimmage. 1 p.m. Brees Center, Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium. Free.

-- Fan Day for Purdue football. Variety of activities, autographing, giveaways, merchandise and ticket offers; plenty for kids. 2 p.m. Schleicher Field inside Mollenkopf Athletic Center. Athletics news release

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Notre Dame (exhibition). 7 p.m. Folk Field. Free. Sport | Fan information

 

Week 4: Aug. 13-19

Monday, Aug. 13

-- Boiler Gold Rush arrival day (1 of 2). New student orientation. Organizer: Student Success at Purdue. All day. Initial programming in the evening. Arrivals continue Tuesday. BGR continues through Aug. 18. BGR website

Tuesday, Aug. 14

-- Boiler Gold Rush arrivals continue.

Wednesday, Aug. 15

-- Parking permits for 2017-18 expire. License plate recognition method begins. Parking website

-- Guinness world record attempts. Celebrating 25 years of Boiler Gold Rush orientation; two records to be attempted. Spectators welcome. Times will be within window of 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Ross-Ade Stadium; enter through gates C, D, E and F along John Wooden Drive. Article

Thursday, Aug. 16

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 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

Friday, Aug. 17

-- University Residences regular move-in opens.

-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club and Purduettes Camp Show. Purdue Musical Organizations. 1 p.m. Camp Tecumseh, 12635 W. Tecumseh Bend Road, Brookston. Free. PMO

-- Soccer (women's) vs. Eastern Michigan (exhibition). 7 p.m. Folk Field. Free. Sport | Fan information

Sunday, Aug. 19

-- Purduettes and Glee Club in worship services. Purdue Musical Organizations. 8:30 and 11 a.m. First United Methodist Church, 1700 W. State St. PMO

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Organizer: Purdue University Galleries. Closed for summer break. To reopen with "Guerrilla Girls: The Art of Behaving Badly," Aug. 20-Sept. 22.

-- 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 the summer. To reopen with "40 Chances," Aug. 6-Sept. 28.

-- Archives and Special Collections: "The Sixties: A Decade of Triumph, Struggle, and Change at Purdue." April-Aug. 10. Exhibition hours: 1-4 p.m. 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

 

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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