Purdue Today

February 28, 2008

Today's events

Here is a list of events happening Thursday, Feb. 28, at the West Lafayette campus.

Thursday, Feb. 28

-- Three workshops from Affirmative Action Office. Choose any or all. Room 311, STEW. To reserve a space at a session, for more information, or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact AAO at 494-7253 or aao@purdue.edu. 9-9:50 a.m.: Conducting Quality Interviews. 10-10:50 a.m.: A Guide to Reference Checking. 11-11:50 a.m.: Diversity in Employment.

-- Caribbean Cuisine — special at John Purdue Room with HTM 291L. Make a reservation at 49-46845.

-- “Design Squad: Getting Kids Excited About Engineering.” School of engineering Education INSPIRE program. A seminar featuring Thea Sahr, associate director of educational outreach, WGBH-TV, Boston. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Room B071, ARMS. Open to faculty, staff, students and the public. More

-- Physics Department General Colloquium. Speaker: Christopher Monroe, University of Maryland. Topic: “Quantum Network of Atoms.” 4 p.m. PHYS 223.

-- Books and Coffee. Margie Berns, professor of English, on Jack Kerouac’s "On the Road" (1957, re-released in 2007). This book was selected in a process conducted by the Purdue Student English Association (SEA), of which Berns is adviser. Department of English and Purdue Student Union Board; also a Project Respect event. 4-4:30 p.m.: Coffee, tea, cocoa, baked goodies. 4:30-5 p.m.: Talk. Rooms 302-206, STEW. Series weekly Feb. 7-28. Podcast to be available after event.

Monday-Friday

-- Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Visual and Performing Arts; Purdue University Galleries. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 49-62958. Through Feb. 29: Art and Design Undergraduate Exhibition. Juried exhibition of undergraduate students in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Visual and Performing Arts. Ceramics, photography and related media, visual communications design, industrial design, interior design, sculpture, metals, painting, drawing, fiber arts and printmaking.

-- Libraries – Archives and Special Collections. "Snowflakes and Icicles: Winter Scenes of Campus." Photographs. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Room 279, STEW. Through Feb. 27. www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/snowflakes/.

-- John Purdue Room Lunch Special. This week: Black Bean & Chicken Burritos. To access the menu: www.cfs.purdue.edu/htm/about/restaurants.shtml.