February 3, 2009
Here is a list of events happening Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the West Lafayette campus.
Tuesday, Feb. 3
-- College Teaching Workshop Series 1: Basics of Teaching. "Designing Instruction: Where Do You Start?" For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 9-10:30 a.m. Weekly workshop 3 of 10 through March 31 except March 17. Registration required: www.cie.purdue.edu. Questions: 49-66422 or CIE@purdue.edu.
-- New graduate faculty mentoring workshop. 9-11 a.m.
-- 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. 10-11:30 a.m. Room 313, STEW. Online registration for this workshop is at https://www.itap.purdue.edu/training/registration/index.cfm?offeringid=3504. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact AAO at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Chemical Engineering Graduate Seminar Series. Doraiswami Rankrishna, chemical engineering. "On Modeling Metabolic Systems: The Cybernetic Route." 3 p.m. reception, Atrium, Forney Hall. 3:30-4:30 p.m. lecture, Room G140, Forney Hall.
-- Sigma Xi lectures on climate change and global sustainability. Kimberly Gray, Northwestern Univ., on making U.S. cities sustainable. 3:30 p.m. Deans Auditorium, Pfendler Hall. More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090129ShermanSustain.html.
-- Film series on undocumented immigrants. "Mojados" (Wetback). (2005, Tommy Davis, documentary, Spanish and English with subtitles as needed, 65 min.) Discussion leader: Julie Harrell, foreign languages and literatures. 6 p.m. Room 1010, Neil Armstrong Hall. (Second of three films; final film Feb. 10.) More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090113CorralFilm.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 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.
-- Project Respect exhibition "To Know My Mother's Name." African American Studies and Research Center, Black Cultural Center. Portraits by Delita Martin, graduate student in visual and performing arts. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday through Feb. 25. Lounge, BCC. ----- Opening reception: Thursday (Feb. 5) 4-6 p.m.
-- 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 stuffed pepper (soup) and pork roulade with bleu cheese and spinach (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.