February 8, 2002
EDITORS: This calendar lists selected Purdue events during the next four weeks. Events are free and open to the public, except where noted, and all are open to news media coverage. New or updated listings have two asterisks (**). All events in this calendar, plus many others, are listed in Purdue's online calendar.
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Monday, Feb. 18. 8:30 a.m. Purdue's for Me. Stewart Center. Admissions program designed for students who have been admitted but are still undecided about coming to Purdue, have not yet visited the campus or have last-minute questions about Purdue.
Friday through Sunday, Feb. 15-17 and 22-24. "The Tempest." Loeb Playhouse, Stewart Center. Purdue Theatre presenting the Shakespeare classic. Tickets: $12 and $14 for the public; $8 and $10 for students and senior citizens.
Friday, Feb. 15. 8 p.m. "Ragtime." Elliott Hall of Music. Based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow and played against a backdrop of this nation's history, "Ragtime" has been called "the musical of a new century." Presented by Purdue Convocations. Tickets: $12 to $36.
** Friday, Feb. 22. 8 p.m. Saturday Night Fish Fry. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Presented by Purdue Convocations. Tickets are $15 to $22.
Sunday, Feb. 24. 2:30 p.m. Windworks. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Concert band music featuring Varsity, Collegiate and University Concert bands.
Sunday, Feb. 24. 3 p.m. National Acrobats of China. Elliott Hall of Music. Presented by Purdue Convocations. Tickets are $10 to $24.
** Friday, March 1. 8 p.m. American Music Review. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Best of 1940s big band music with vocalists, plus an appearance by Variety Band.
** Sunday, March 3. 2:30 p.m. Purdue Symphonic Band. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Annual "Partners in Education" concert features bands from Purdue and Harrison High School.
** Sunday, March 3. 4 p.m. "The Merry Widow" by the London City Opera. Elliott Hall of Music. Presented by Purdue Convocations. Tickets are $12 to $34.
** Sunday, March 3. 7 p.m. Purdue Symphonic Orchestra. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Annual "Partners in Education" concert features orchestra from Purdue and Harrison High School.
Through March 22. Purdue Galleries exhibit "The Still Life Project." Ralph G. Beelke Gallery, Creative Arts Building 2. Still life arrangements will be assembled for visitors to study and create their own works, which will then be displayed on the gallery walls in a salon-style exhibition.
Through March 10. Purdue Galleries exhibit: "Serial Thinking" The Zeuxis Group. Robert L. Ringel Gallery, Purdue Memorial Union. Group exhibit, each artist will present multiple still-life images. Opening reception 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 13. 12:30 p.m. Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. Liberal Arts and Education Building, Room 2291. Elias Franses, professor of chemical engineering, will speak on "How Did the Jews from Greece Fare During the Holocaust?"
Friday, Feb. 15. 11:30 a.m. Krannert Executive Forum. Krannert Auditorium, Krannert Building. David Omholt, senior manager for Accenture, will speak on "Fast Tracking with Integrity."
** Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m. Jayne Hitchcock, founder of the organization Working to Halt Online Abuse, will speak about Internet crimes and security. Fowler Hall, Stewart Center. The speech, sponsored by the Women's Resource Center, is free and open to the public.
Friday, Feb. 22. 11:30 a.m. Krannert Executive Forum. Krannert Auditorium, Krannert Building. Ronald W. Dollens, president and CEO of Guidant Corp., will speak on "Turbulent Times What Matters Most Right Now."
Friday, Feb. 22. 10:30 a.m. Dean's Pharmacy Executive Forum Lecture Series. Heine Pharmacy Building, Room 164. Mark Foglesong, executive director of animal health and cephalosporin networks, Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, will speak on "Change Management and Jumbo Shrimp: A Case Study for Implementing Change in the Manufacturing Organization at Eli Lilly and Company."
** Monday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m. "Celebrate Our Differences." Elliott Hall of Music. Mohammed Bilal, who stars in MTV's "The Real World," will speak. The speech, sponsored by Purdue Student Government, the Black Cultural Center, the Student Wellness Office and Students for Healthy Body Acceptance and Self Esteem, will focus on size and shape issues, diversity and personal accountability.
Thursday, Feb. 27. 12:30 p.m. Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. Stewart Center, Room 320. Jun Miyamoto, Department of Physics, will speak on "Converting to Judaism: A Personal Journey."
** Friday, March 8. 10:30 a.m. Dean's Pharmacy Executive Forum Lecture Series. Heine Pharmacy Building, Room 164. Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, dean of the University of California-San Francisco School of Pharmacy, will speak on "Off the Trail."
** Friday, March 1. 11:30 a.m. Krannert Executive Forum. Krannert Auditorium, Krannert Building. Will Koch, President of Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, will speak on "Free Unlimited Ideas."
Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 28 to March 2. Intercollegiate Men's Choruses National Seminar. The Purdue Varsity Glee Club is playing host for the biannual national seminar. Contact: David Huhnke, marketing director for Purdue Musical Organizations, (765) 494-3949, email@example.com.
Monday through Wednesday, Feb. 11-13. Intern Expo. Purdue Memorial Union ballrooms. Purdue Engineering Student Council is sponsoring this job fair.
Saturday, Feb. 16. 10 a.m. Diversity Workshop. Stewart Center. Sponsored by Student Activities and Organizations and Office of the Dean of Students, the workshop is designed to educate student leaders on the topics of diversity and multicultural programming.
** Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m. "The Status of Rulemaking." Knoy Hall, Room 202. The Purdue Affirmative Action Office and ADA-Indiana will present a distance learning session with David Capozzi of the U.S. Action Board. The discussion will focus on revised guidelines and guidelines as they apply to recreation environments, public rights of way and passenger vessels. To register, contact Gina Kerr or Bonnie Gray at (765) 494-7253, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 26-28. Keeping Kids Safe Workshop. Brown County Inn, Nashville, Ind. This workshop for community leaders and professionals who work with youth will emphasize awareness and prevention of juvenile violence. The cost of the three-day conference is $120 or $50 for a single-day session. Preregistration is due by Feb. 15 to Pam Robbins, Department of 4-H Youth, Purdue University, 1161 AGAD Building, West Lafayette, Ind. 47907.
Compiled by J. Michael Willis, (765) 494-0371; email@example.com
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