January 26, 2009
Events this week
Here is a list of events happening Jan.26-Feb. 1 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. 27
-- College Teaching Workshop Series 1: Basics of Teaching. "University Policies and Procedures Related to Teaching." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 9-10:30 a.m. Weekly workshop 2 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. Purdue Research Park's Conference Center, 3000 Kent Ave. Registration required; for link, go to http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090105GoonewardeneIP.html.
-- Chemical Engineering Graduate Seminar Series. William Schneider, Univ. of Notre Dame. "Environmental Catalysis from First Principles." 3 p.m. reception, Atrium, Forney Hall. 3:30-4:30 p.m. lecture, Room G140, Forney Hall.
-- Film series on undocumented immigrants. "Al otro lado" (To the Other Side). (2004, Gustavo Loza, drama, Spanish with English subtitles, 85 min.). Discussion leader: Patricia Hart, foreign languages and literatures. 6 p.m. Room 1010, Neil Armstrong Hall. (Other films on Feb. 3 and 10.) More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090113CorralFilm.html.
-- Boiler Gold Rush Team Leader Callouts. Three sessions on consecutive evenings: Tuesday, 7-8 p.m., Room 1-105, Lilly Hall; Wednesday, 7-8 p.m., Room 224, Class of 1950 Lecture Hall; Thursday, 7-8 p.m., Room 1-105, Lilly Hall.
Wednesday, Jan. 28
-- AAO workshop: "Search and Screen Essentials." Faculty Search and Screen Procedures Series by Affirmative Action Office. Workshop's focus is on role of faculty members of committees undertaking search and screen work. 10-11:30 a.m. Room 318, STEW. Online registration for this workshop is at http://www.itap.purdue.edu/training/registration/?offeringid=3506. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact AAO at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or email@example.com.
-- CFS Study Abroad Fair. 4:30-7 p.m. HTM Cafe, Stone Hall. www.cfs.studyabroad.
-- Film series about Cuba: "Suite Havana." (2003, Fernando Pérez, documentary using music without dialogue, 80 min.) Latin American and Latino Studies program. First of three films (others Jan. 29 and 30). Presentation and discussion led by Dawn Stinchcomb, foreign languages and literatures. 5 p.m. Room 226, Recitation Hall.
-- Weekly Spanish conversation table resumes. Latino Cultural Center. For those who know basic Spanish but want to practice their conversational skills in a friendly atmosphere. 6-7 p.m. LCC. 49-42530.
Thursday, Jan. 29
-- President's Forum. President France A. Córdova. "State of the University." Q-and-A time to follow talk. 3 p.m. South Ballroom, PMU. Open to faculty, staff and students. Seating is limited so early arrival is recommended.
-- Chemical Engineering Graduate Seminar Series, GSO seminar. William Banholtzer, Dow Chemical. "How Chemical Engineers Will Save the World." 3 p.m. reception, Atrium, Forney Hall. 3:30-4:30 p.m. lecture, Room G140, Forney Hall.
-- Physics Department General Colloquium. Stefan Funk, Stanford Univ. "GLAST, HESS and Beyond: Status and Future of Gamma-ray Astronomy." 3:30 p.m.: Refreshments in Room 242, Physics Building. 4 p.m.: Talk in Room 203, Physics Building. More at www.physics.purdue.edu/colloq.
-- Film series about Cuba: "Cecilia." (1982, Humberto Solás, drama, Spanish with English subtitles, 90 min.) Latin American and Latino Studies program. Second of three films (others Jan. 28 and 30). Presentation and discussion led by Joseph Dorsey, history and African American studies. 5 p.m. Room 226, Recitation Hall.
-- Literary Reading Series. Susan Stewart, Princeton Univ., poet. Department of English and Creative Writing Program. 7:30 p.m. Bookstall, Hicks Undergraduate Library. More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090122TyxStewart.html.
Friday, Jan. 30
-- Set out old phone books for recycling. Place on loading dock or by green recycling cart; cover against poor weather. Purdue Recycling crews will do pickup on Saturday. More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/insidepurdue/2009/090121_Phonebooks.html.
-- Last day to submit nomination for Focus Awards for outstanding contribution in furtherance of the University’s commitment to disability accessibility and diversity. One award is offered in each of the following categories: faculty, staff, student, and organization. Nominations of alumni and retirees will also be considered within the appropriate category. To submit a nomination for the 2009 Focus Awards, complete a nomination form and submit it according to the instructions on it. Or to request a form or ask a question: Marcy Hintzman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 49-47253 in the Affirmative Action Office.
-- Film series about Cuba: "Fidel: The Untold Story." (2001, Estela Bravo, documentary, English, 91 min.) Latin American and Latino Studies program. Third of three films (others Jan. 28 and 29). Presentation and discussion led by Harry Targ, political science and American studies. 5 p.m. Room 226, Recitation Hall.
-- "CSI: Live!" by Mad Science. Convocations, Family Adventures. 7 p.m. Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $17-$12. More at www.convocations.org.
-- Wrestling vs. Illinois. 7 p.m. Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. Tickets: public, $1. Special price for packing the IAF for first televised wrestling event on Big Ten Network.
-- Flicks at Fowler monthly film series. "Role Models." Purdue Student Union Board. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Fowler Hall, STEW. Admission: public, $4; Purdue student ID, $2. Films subject to change. 49-48976.
Saturday, Jan. 31
-- Women's tennis vs. Maryland. 10 a.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.
-- Men's basketball vs. Michigan. 1 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $24. Halftime includes recognition of 1999 women's NCAA national championship team.
-- Men's tennis vs. Western Michigan. 2 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.
Sunday, Feb. 1
-- Last day for students to apply for 1) Purdue's summer internships in London or Sydney; 2) a select set of summer and fall study abroad programs. (Most summer or fall programs have a March 1 deadline.) 49-42383 or www.studyabroad.purdue.edu.
-- Men's tennis vs. Butler. 10 a.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.
-- Women's tennis vs. Toledo. 2 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.
-- Women's basketball vs. Northwestern. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: public, $12; student, $5.
-- 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 email@example.com or www.purdue.edu/galleries. Exhibition through Feb. 22.
-- Purdue University Galleries. "Shrouds, Masks, and the Floating World: Selections from the Permanent Collection." 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or www.purdue.edu/galleries. Exhibition through Dec. 6.
-- Rueff Galleries: West Gallery. "Shameless." Jewelry and metalsmithing by recent M.F.A. graduates of East Carolina University. Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Visual and Performing Arts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pao Hall. 49-62958. Through Feb. 6.
-- Rueff Galleries: East Gallery. "A Living Gallery: Bodies in Time and Space." Daily live performances and installations by the members of Purdue’s Dance Division faculty; ncorporating community artists and "Lower Left," a dance performance collective. Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Visual and Performing Arts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pao Hall. 49-62958. Through Feb. 6.
-- John Purdue Room Lunch Special. This week, the featured specials in the John Purdue Room are New England clam chowder (soup) and chicken marsala (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.