Purdue Today

November 5, 2008

Today's events

Here is a list of events happening Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the West Lafayette campus.

Wednesday, Nov. 5

-- AAO/HR workshop: "The Essentials of Staff Recruitment and Selection." Staff Recruitment and Selection Series by Affirmative Action Office and Human Resource Services Employment. Workshop's focus is on role of hiring supervisors and committees in entire process of hiring staff. 10 a.m.-noon. Room 320, STEW. Online registration for this workshop is at www.itap.purdue.edu/training/login/login.cfm?location=/training/registration/index.cfm&offeringid=3038&file=0. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact AAO at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or aao@purdue.edu.

-- Panel: "Humanigration: A Border Experience." In conjunction with exhibition (see below under Ongoing Events). Latino Cultural Center. Moderator: Maricela Alvarado, LCC director. 6 p.m. West Faculty Lounge, PMU. Reception following. More at www.purdue.edu/galleries/pages/exhibitions/galleries_ex_humanigration.shtml. Docent-led gallery tours available for one hour before (5-6 p.m.) and one hours after (about 7:30-8:30 p.m.) panel in all three galleries; led by Delta Pi Rho fraternity.

-- Recycling at Purdue forum: "Sustainable Sustainability." Presentation and discussion with Martin Seaman, senior consultant at Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), Ann Arbor, Mich. Purdue Grounds, Boiler Green Initiative, Purdue Student Government. 7 p.m. Room 200, Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry.

-- Cyber Center recognition event for Sangtae Kim, the Donald W. Feddersen Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering. 3-5 p.m. East Faculty Lounge,
Purdue Memorial Union. Confirm attendance by e-mailing Cyber@purdue.edu

Nov. 5-7

-- Cancer Culture & Community colloquium. Discovery Park, Oncological Sciences Center, College of Liberal Arts, others. Theme: "Exploring the Human Expression of Cancer Through the Arts and Literature." Keynote: Margaret Edson, playwright whose Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "W;t" follows a dying cancer patient.
* Nov. 5 (W): Screening of movie version of "W;t." 7 p.m. Long Center for Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette.
* Nov. 6 (Th): Keynote about scenes from play. 7:30 p.m. Fowler Hall, STEW. Includes acting out of scenes by Purdue Theatre performers. Book signing to follow at 9 p.m.
* Nov. 7 (F): Writing workshops with Edson. 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Room 310, STEW.
* Nov. 7 (F): "Scenes and Discussions with Margaret Edson." 3 p.m. Mallett Theatre, Pao Hall.

ONGOING EVENTS

All week

-- Purdue University Galleries and Latino Cultural Center. "Humanigration: The Cárdenas Latino Collection." Artworks related to theme of immigration, and thus LCC's ongoing Humanigration project, from collection of Gilberto Cárdenas, Univ. of Notre Dame. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, plus Thursday until 8 p.m.; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Robert L. Ringel Gallery, PMU, and Stewart Center Gallery. 49-67899 or galleries@purdue.edu or www.purdue.edu/galleries. Exhibition in these two galleries through Dec. 7. Also: Through Nov. 25 at West Gallery of the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Monday-Friday

-- John Purdue Room Lunch Special. This week, the featured specials in the John Purdue Room are lentil soup(soup) and salmon roulade (entrée). 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Stone Hall. Reservations encouraged; call 49-46845. To access the full menu and learn about other dining options from the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management: www.cfs.purdue.edu/htm/about/restaurants.shtml.