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May 4, 2007

Purdue Events Calendar

EDITORS: This calendar lists events on Purdue's West Lafayette campus or involving people or programs off campus during the next four weeks. Events are free, except where noted, and are open to news media coverage. New or updated listings are designated by two asterisks (**).

Events in this calendar, plus many others, are listed in Purdue's online calendar at


** -- May 7. 2 p.m. Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse. Purdue trustees will vote on the candidate proposed to be the university's next president. The candidate will be on hand afterward to speak to the audience and answer questions. Following the announcement, a reception will take place next door in the Purdue Memorial Union ballrooms.

** -- May 15. 1:30 p.m. Gerald D. and Edna E. Mann Hall, 203 S. Intramural Drive. Dedication ceremony is scheduled for $12.4 million Mann Hall in Purdue's Discovery Park. The two-story building will provide laboratories and offices for e-Enterprise Center, Center for Advanced Manufacturing, Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, Oncological Sciences Center and the Purdue Homeland Security Institute. Purdue President Martin C. Jischke and Discovery Park director Alan Rebar will make remarks at the dedication. The Manns also will speak during the ceremony. A reception and tour will follow. For information, contact Phillip Fiorini, Purdue News Service, (765) 496-3133,



-- May 12. 8:30 p.m. Purdue Varsity Glee Club End of Season Concert. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Concert will feature material from the Glee Club's entire season. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students and children. For information, call (765) 494-3941.



-- Through May 11. Photography and Related Media Senior Exhibition. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. The annual exhibition showcases the best work from seniors majoring in photography and related media. The galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.



-- May 10. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Purdue's sixth annual Advanced Manufacturing Summit. Stewart Center. The summit will feature John Engler, ex-governor of Michigan and president of the National Association of Manufacturing, the largest industry trade group in the United States. For information, visit

** -- May 21-22. Stewart Center, Room 218. The Energy Center in Discovery Park and the Laboratory of Renewable Resources Engineering at Purdue will hold an event on regional and national benefits of advancing biofuels as an alternative energy source. The event, a part of the 2007 Bioenergy Symposium, is titled Biofuels: Regional Needs, National Challenges. A poster session also will take place in the Purdue Memorial Union East and West Faculty Lounges. Cost is $100 per participant. Students who preregister are free, or can pay $25 at the door. Online registration is available at For information, contact the Energy Center at (765) 494-6814 or the Laboratory of Renewable Resources Engineering at (765) 494-7022.




-- May 11-13. Spring Commencement. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets are required. Doors will open to guests 90 minutes prior to the ceremony. Four commencement ceremonies will take place.

* Division I. May 11. 8 p.m. College of Technology and School of Management.

* Division II. May 12. 9:30 a.m. College of Engineering, College of Education and School of Veterinary Medicine.

* Division III. May 12. 2:30 p.m. College of Liberal Arts and College of Science.

* Division IV. May 13. 9:30 a.m. College of Agriculture, College of Consumer and Family Sciences and College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Sciences.

-- May 18. 8:30 a.m. Stewart Center, Room 326. Purdue board of trustees meeting.

Compiled by Christy Jones, (765) 494-1089,

Purdue News Service: (765) 494-2096;

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