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Purdue West Lafayette events for week of February 11-17

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Here is a list of events happening Monday, February 11 through Sunday, February 17, 2008 on the Purdue West Lafayette campus.

All week

— Purdue University Galleries. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, plus Thursday until 8 p.m.; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 49-67899 or galleries@purdue.edu or www.purdue.edu/galleries. Two exhibitions through Feb. 17. “Insights into Suburbia.” Juried exhibition of 55 works in various media by 27 contemporary women artists. National Association of Women Artists and the Opalka Gallery of the Sage Colleges, Albany/Troy, N.Y. Robert L. Ringel Gallery, PMU. “60 Square Inches: 16th Biennial North American Small Print Competition.” Purdue Galleries, competition host. Stewart Center Gallery.

Monday-Friday

— Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Visual and Performing Arts; Purdue University Galleries. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 49-62958. Two exhibitions through Feb. 15: “2nd Inklandia Print Exhibition.” Fine art prints by contemporary American artists, including original prints from the permanent collection of Purdue University Galleries. “Social Issues and Poster Design.” Works by students at School of Art, South Central University, China, and at Purdue. — Reception: Friday, Feb. 15, 4-6 p.m.

— Libraries — Archives and Special Collections. “Snowflakes and Icicles: Winter Scenes of Campus.” Photographs. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Room 279, STEW. Through Feb. 27. www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/snowflakes/.

— John Purdue Room Lunch Special. This week: Broccoli Cheddar & Penna alla Vodka. To access the menu: www.cfs.purdue.edu/htm/about/restaurants.shtml.

Monday, Feb. 11

— Women as leaders in business lecture. Rebecca Shambaugh, alumna, author, consultant. Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, Discovery Learning Center. 3:30 p.m. Room 121, Burton Morgan Center.

— Coach Matt Painter Radio Show. 6 p.m. Harrison Grille, Harrison Hall.

— Peace Corps information session. Volunteering is open to all U.S. citizens. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Room 2280, Beering Hall.

Tuesday, Feb. 12

— College Teaching Workshop Series 1: Basics of Teaching. “Using Feedback and Assessment to Improve Your Teaching.” For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. Workshop 5 of 10 through April 1 except March 4 and 11. 9:30-11 a.m. Registration required: www.cie.purdue.edu.

— Women’s tennis vs. Western Michigan. 1 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.

— Dow Graduate Seminar. School of Chemical Engineering. Speaker: Dr. Leonard Uitenham, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University. Topic: Biodegradable Polymer Nano-composites. 3:30-4:30 p.m. G140, Forney Hall.

— La Polilla Cafe. Book discussion of “Heading South, Looking North: A Bilingual Journey” by Ariel Dorfman. 6-7 p.m. Latino Cultural Center.

— Coach Sharon Versyp Radio Show. 7 p.m. Harrison Grille, Harrison Hall.

— Men’s basketball vs. Michigan State. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $22.

Thursday, Feb. 14

— President’s Cider Social for faculty and staff. 3:30-4:30 p.m. North and South Ballrooms, PMU. All staff may attend the social in pay status with the approval of their supervisor. RSVP by Feb. 7 was requested.

— Physics Department General Colloquium. David Koltick, physics. “The Search for Special Nuclear Material Using Particle Physics Techniques.” 3:30 p.m. refreshments; 4 p.m. talk. Room 223, Physics Building.

— Books and Coffee. Bich Nguyen, assistant professor of English, on Michael Chabon’s “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay.” Chabon will be the speaker at 2008 Literary Awards on April 15; Nguyen is awards chair. Department of English and Purdue Student Union Board. 4-4:30 p.m.: Coffee, tea, cocoa, baked goodies. 4:30-5 p.m.: Talk. Rooms 302-206, STEW. Series weekly Feb. 7-28. Podcast to be available after event.

— Women’s basketball vs. Iowa. 7 p.m. Tickets: public, $10; student, $5.

— The John Jorgenson Quintet. Convocations, Frets on Fire. 7:30 p.m. Loeb. $25-$16.

Feb. 14-16

— Mystery Dinner Theatre. “Boardwalk Melody Hour Murders.” Purdue Student Union Board. 6:30-8:30 p.m. East and West Faculty Lounges, PMU. Tickets: public, $35; Purdue students, $25. 49-48976 or www.union.purdue.edu/psub.

Feb. 14-24

— Purdue Theatre. “The Underpants” by Carl Sternheim, adapted by Steve Martin. Marquee Series. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-17, 21-23; 3 p.m. Feb. 17, 23-24. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall. Tickets: public, $17; 62+ seniors, $13; students, $10.

Friday, Feb. 15

— Wrestling vs. Northwestern. 7 p.m. Tickets: public, $5; students, $2.

— Evening of Romance. Big band jazz, dancing and desserts with Purdue Jazz Band. 8 p.m. University Inn Ballroom, WL. Tickets: $19.50 per person; call 49-43933. Information: 49-66785 or kcmatter@purdue.edu.

Saturday, Feb. 16

— Outreach event will showcase the benefits of working at Purdue and to provide information on applying for a position. The session will feature a brief overview of Purdue and the employment process.; current staff members’ experiences at the University; resume critiques; and mock interviews with Human Resource Services representatives. 9-11 a.m. Family Services, Howarth Center, 615 N. 18th St., Lafayette. For more information, visit the Diversity Task Force Web site at www.purdue.edu/treasurer/diversity/events.shtml or contact Human Resource Services at 496-1828.

— Men’s tennis vs. Maryland. 1 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.

Sunday, Feb. 17

— Men’s tennis vs. Toledo. 1 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.

— Chinese music and dance. Featuring Butterfly Performing Troupe of Traditional Chinese Arts from Zhejiang province. Purdue Confucius Institute and others. 2-3:30 p.m. Loeb Playhouse, STEW.

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