October 8, 2018
Don't Miss It!
Showing the scope and urgency of Purdue's Ideas Festival, the four-event CATV Ethics & Policy Workshop will probe ethical, legal and societal implications of connected and autonomous transportation vehicles, or CATV, focusing first on "Cybersecurity, Infrastructure, Privacy." 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. If we want a safe, efficient, fair and sustainable future in transportation, it's very much the eternal question: Can we get there from here? Don't Miss It!
"Indigenous Food Sovereignty and a Holistic Approach to Health and Well-being" will be a talk by Nancy Peterson, professor of English, related to the "Native Voices" exhibition. 7 p.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room G980D. Libraries article (Related event also Oct. 16)
The 88Rising music/arts collective presenting Rich Brian, Joji, Higher Brothers, and more is bringing its tour. Besides fine performing, the collective aims at bridging Eastern and Western youth cultures. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $20-$250; limit six. VIP packages offered. Event
The CATV Ethics & Policy Workshop: Cybersecurity, Security, Infrastructure, and Privacy is a series of four occasional workshops on the ethical, legal and societal implications, or "ELSI," of connected and autonomous transportation vehicles (CATV). The topic of this first workshop is "Cybersecurity, Infrastructure, Privacy." 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 Nov. 16, Jan. 23, Feb. 7)
The Tower of Power Band and Lab Jazz Bands will conjure up some sizzling sounds in concert. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Bands & Orchestras events
The Fall Concert Bands will air things out a bit with traditional and contemporary band music. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. Bands & Orchestras events
Jeremy Camp and Matthew West will bring contemporary Christian music. Camp, a Lafayette native, fuses rock 'n' roll with pop and has had 41 No. 1 hits. 7 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $22.50-$75. Event
A PEEK AHEAD
Best-selling author Michael Lewis will speak in the Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics. Lewis is the author of "Moneyball," "The Blind Side" and other books. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Website
Barry Barish, 2017 Nobel laureate in physics, will speak as part of Purdue's Ideas Festival on "The Detection of Gravitational Waves from Colliding Black Holes." This event addresses the Space: Earth, Exploration, Economics theme of the Ideas Festival, the centerpiece of Purdue's yearlong Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial Campaign. Organizer: Department of Physics and Astronomy. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse.
"Women in the White House and Beyond: A Conversation with Mrs. Laura W. Bush, Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Bush Hager" will be an event in the Giant Leaps Series, a part of Purdue's yearlong Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial Campaign. It is also part of the Sears Lecture Series. 6:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Admission requires a ticket.
The Purdue Jazz Band, Tower of Power Band, and Guitar & Saxophone Ensemble will take the audience through a range of musical sounds. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Bands & Orchestras events
The Purdue Varsity Glee Club 125th Anniversary Alumni Concert, besides providing great entertainment, will serve as reminder of all the times and places that the glee club has represented Purdue. 4-6 p.m.; Elliott Hall of Music; free. Anniversary weekend
Les Violins du Roy with Jonathan Cohen, music director, and Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor, will electrify listeners with brilliant performance of Handel arias and Philip Glass songs, ionized by a rare high-register quality voice. 3 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets $22-28. Pre-show discussion with WBAA's Greg Kostraba at 2 p.m. in PMU, 1869 Tap Room. Event
SPORTS IN SEASON
Intercollegiate Athletics home
Football | Tickets
Women's volleyball | Tickets
Women's soccer | Free admission
Cross country | No home events in 2018
Men's swimming and diving | Free admission
Women's swimming and diving | Free admission
These and other events, plus other timely information, are listed in the Purdue Today calendars under "Events" under the Campus News pulldown at www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday.