January 20, 2009
Events this week
Here is a list of events happening Jan. 20-25 at the West Lafayette campus.
Listings for exhibitions and other ongoing or weeklong events are at the bottom. Also there is information about ticket procedures for most ticketed events.
Tuesday, Jan. 20
-- College Teaching Workshop Series 1: Basics of Teaching. "Student-Teacher Relationships: Establishing Rapport with Your Students." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 9-10:30 a.m. Weekly workshop 1 of 10 through March 31 except March 17. Registration required: www.cie.purdue.edu. Questions: 49-66422 or CIE@purdue.edu.
-- Intellectual property workshop: "Minimize Your Legal Costs While Maximizing Your IP Protection." Coordinated by Purdue and presented by attorneys at Bose McKinney & Evans firm. 9-11 a.m. Room 121, Burton Morgan Center. Registration required; for link, go to http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090105GoonewardeneIP.html. [Workshop will be repeated at 9-11 a.m. Jan. 27 at Purdue Research Park's Conference Center, 3000 Kent Ave.]
-- U.S. presidential inauguration viewing party. Black Cultural Center. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.. Student lounge and Multipurpose Room No. 1, BCC. Questions: 49-66542. (Media coverage all day. Official inaugural ceremony begins at 11:30 a.m.)
-- U.S. presidential inauguration viewing party. Purdue Student Government. 10:30 a.m. South Ballroom, PMU. Light refreshment. (Media coverage all day. Official inaugural ceremony begins at 11:30 a.m.)
Wednesday, Jan. 21
-- College Teaching Workshop Series 2: Expanding Your Teaching Toolkit. "How to Teach at Purdue and Preserve Your (and Your Students') Sanity." Bob Herrick, electrical and computer engineering technology. For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 9-10:30 a.m. Workshop 1 of 5 in series through Feb. 26. Registration required: www.cie.purdue.edu. Questions: 49-66422 or CIE@purdue.edu.
-- Purdue campus programming on BTN. Big Ten Network. 11:30 a.m. "Purdue Panorama."
-- Dedication of Purdue Research Park at Ameriplex-Indianapolis. 1 p.m. 5225 Exploration Drive, near Indianapolis International Airport midfield terminal. RSVP requested if attending. More including directions to park at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/insidepurdue/2009/090116_TechPark.html.
-- AAO workshop. "ADA Amendments Act." Affirmative Action Office. Event will deal with changes effective Jan. 1 that expand the law, redefine "disability" and modify employer's "reasonable accommodation" obligations. 3:30-5 p.m. Room 320, STEW. Online registration for this workshop date is at http://www.itap.purdue.edu/training/registration/index.cfm?offeringid=3503. The workshop will be repeated Feb. 3 (Tu) with a separate registration URL; for this and other AAO events, go to www.purdue.edu/humanrel/aao/events.shtml. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact AAO at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Jan. 22
-- Green Building Faculty Workshop. Energy Center. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Room 234, Potter Engineering Center. Registration was requested by Jan. 16.
-- "Cuba and Her Revolution: 50 Years in Review." Faculty panel discussion. Latin American and Latino Studies program. Panel led by Antonio Tillis, program director. 3 p.m. Black Cultural Center. More including names of panelists at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090114TillisEvents.html and www.cla.purdue.edu/academic/idis/latin-american/events/.
-- Physics Department General Colloquium. George Crabtree, Argonne National Laboratory. "The Sustainable Energy Challenge." 4 p.m. Room 203, Physics Building.
-- Video presentation: "Environmental Racism." An event in the University celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance, others. 7 p.m. Room 1142, Lawson Computer Science Building. More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090108RollockMLK.html or www.purdue.edu/mlk2009.
-- Women's basketball vs. Minnesota. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: public, $12; student, $5.
Friday, Jan. 23
-- Chinese New Year celebration. Confucius Institute at Purdue. Food, music and calligraphy to mark the Year of the Ox (actual start of year is Jan. 26). 2-4 p.m. Room 118, PMU. http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090115HongYear.html.
-- Women's tennis vs. Missouri. 2 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.
-- Track and field. Gene Edmonds Cup. All day. Lambert Fieldhouse. Tickets: public, $5; student, $2.
-- Wrestling vs. Penn State. 2 p.m. Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. Tickets: public, $5; student, $2.
-- Joe Tiller Roast and Toast. Honoring Purdue's newly retired football coach and his wife, Arnette. John Purdue Club and the National Football Foundation/College Football Hall of Fame's Joe Tiller Chapter. Reception at 5:30 p.m.; dinner at 6:30 p.m.; program at 7:30 p.m. Ballroom, University Plaza Hotel, 3001 Northwestern Ave. Tickets: SOLD OUT. For more information: Jim Vruggink at 49-42086 or email@example.com.
-- Baroque Band with special guest David Hansen, countertenor. Convocations, Classics. 8 p.m. South Ballroom, PMU. Tickets: $26-$16. More at www.convocations.org. ----- "Experience +" pre-show discussion: with artistic director Garry Clarke and David Hansen. 7 p.m. Room 118, PMU.
Sunday, Jan. 25
-- Women's tennis vs. Tennessee. Noon. Schwartz Tennis Center.
-- Women's basketball vs. Ohio State. 5 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: public, $12; student, $5. CSSAC grants program discount with Athletics for employees and their immediate families: $5; for link to order form, go to http://news.uns.purdue.edu/insidepurdue/2008/081202_cssac-bball.html.
-- Purdue University Galleries. "Kristy Deetz: 'Earth Texts.'" Wood relief sculptures based on words and characteristics associated with books. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, plus Thursday until 8 p.m.; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Stewart Center Gallery. 49-67899 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.purdue.edu/galleries. Exhibition through Feb. 22.
-- Purdue University Galleries. "Shrouds, Masks, and the Floating World: Selections from the Permanent Collection." Opening Tuesday (Jan. 20). This is the first exhibition in a new annual format allowing more extensively researched presentation of works contributed by donors, as well as dedicated use of a gallery for this purpose. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, plus Thursday until 8 p.m.; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Robert L. Ringel Gallery. 49-67899 or email@example.com or www.purdue.edu/galleries. Exhibition through Dec. 6.
-- John Purdue Room Lunch Special. Reopening for the spring semester on Tuesday (Jan. 20). This week, the featured specials in the John Purdue Room are butternut squash (soup) and cod baked in sour cream (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.
Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here). Ticket prices are for single events, not any series or discount offers. An exception to the following will be noted in the listing.
For varsity athletics tickets, call the Athletic Ticket Office, (765) 494-3194 or (800) 49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at IAF, Mackey Arena and Ross-Ade Stadium. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. More at www.purduesports.com.
For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to ticket offices in Elliott Hall (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall) or Stewart Center (west lobby), or call (765) 494-3933 or (800) 914-SHOW [914-7469]. The Elliott Hall box office is open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events there. The Stewart Center box office is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events there.
Purdue Theatre tickets are sold also at the Pao Hall box office. It is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and before Purdue Theatre performances there.
More about box offices and venues is at www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic/Welcome.html.