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Purdue West Lafayette Campus Events for Friday, April 11 through Sunday, April 13

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Here are events scheduled for this weekend, Friday, April 11 through Sunday, April 13 on the Purdue University West Lafayette campus.

Friday, April 11

— PAJAMA (Purdue Arts Jewelry and Metals Association) spring jewelry sale. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Under mural, Stewart Center.

— Faculty symposia. 10 a.m.-noon. Presidential inaugural events. Titles, moderators and locations below. For names of panelists, see www.purdue.edu/inauguration and click Schedule.

—- Faculty symposium: “Serious Games for Serious Learning: Harnessing the Digital Generation.” Commons, Lawson Computer Science Building Commons. Moderator: Rusty Rueff, CEO of SNOCAP Inc., former executive VP of human resources for Electronic Arts (EA).

—- Faculty symposium: “Building a New Planet.” Auditorium, Pfendler Hall. Moderator: Moira Gunn, founder and host of Public Radio’s “Tech Nation” and “BioTech Nation.”

—- Faculty symposium: “Tiny Technologies for Huge Impacts on Health.” Room B071, Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering. Moderator: Timothy Sands, the Basil S. Turner Professor of Engineering and director of Birck Nanotechnology Center.

— Inauguration of France A. Córdova as 11th president of Purdue University. 2-4 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets are required and are free at campus box offices in Elliott and Stewart Center; 49-43933 or (800) 914-7469. Live telecast at campuses in Purdue system: Purdue North Central, LSF 002; Purdue Calumet, GYTE 103 and 107; IPFW, Kettler Hall G22; IUPUI, TBD. www.purdue.edu/inauguration/

— Haraka Fest. Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. BCC.

— Purdue Theatre. “Hair” by James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt McDermott. Marquee Series. 7:30 p.m. April 10-12, 17-19; 3 p.m. April 13; midnight (end of day) April 12, 18. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall. Tickets: public, $18; 62+ seniors, $15; students, $12. Recommended for mature audiences.

April 11-13

— Gala Weekend. Alumni events and reunions. Purdue Alumni Association. More at www.purduealum.org/gala.

— Baseball vs. Penn State. Friday: 4 p.m. Saturday: 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday: 1 p.m. Lambert Field. Tickets: public, $5; students, $2.

Saturday, April 12

— Purdue Cancer Center Challenge: 5K run/walk. 8:30 a.m. Ross-Ade Stadium. Registration available 4-7 p.m. Friday or 7-8:15 a.m. Saturday at the stadium. $25. Alternative: sleep in, don’t run or walk, but register ahead for $20 donation and get T-shirt. More at www.cancer.purdue.edu.

— Spring Fest. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Throughout campus. Many exhibits and activities also Sunday. More including a map at www.purdue.edu/springfest. To download questions for scavenger hunts on Saturday or Sunday, go to www.ces.purdue.edu/sfest/games/scavenger.html.

— D’a de la Familia. Also fifth anniversary of Latino Cultural Center. Includes unveiling of artwork by student Christina Giles. 1-3 p.m. LCC. 49-42530 or www.purdue.edu/lcc. http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2008a/080328AlvaradoFamilia.html.

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

— Purdue Theatre. “Hair” by James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt McDermott. Marquee Series. 7:30 p.m. April 10-12, 17-19; 3 p.m. April 13; midnight (end of day) April 12, 18. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall. Tickets: public, $18; 62+ seniors, $15; students, $12. Recommended for mature audiences.

Sunday, April 13

— Spring Fest. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Throughout campus.

— Softball vs. Ohio State. Noon and 2 p.m. Varsity Softball Complex. Tickets: public, $5; students, $2.

— Men’s tennis vs. Ohio State. Noon. Schwartz Tennis Center.

— Purdue Percussion Theater: “Under Construction.” 2:30 p.m. Loeb Playhouse, STEW. 49-66785 or kcmatter@purdue.edu

— Purdue Theatre. “Hair” by James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt McDermott. Marquee Series. 7:30 p.m. April 10-12, 17-19; 3 p.m. April 13; midnight (end of day) April 12, 18. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre, Pao Hall. Tickets: public, $18; 62+ seniors, $15; students, $12. Recommended for mature audiences.

All week

— Through April 20. “Autotelematic Spider Bots.” Stewart Center Gallery. Made by artist Ken Rinaldo, an associate professor of art and technology at Ohio State University, the Spider Bots are five spider-like sculptures that interact with the public in real-time and self-modify their behaviors based on their interaction with the viewer, themselves and their environment. They will function for 15-minute periods at 10:30 a.m. and at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. daily. Sponsored by Purdue Galleries. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday, plus Thursday until 8 p.m., and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

— Through April 20. “Machinic Drift.” Robert L. Ringel Gallery in the Purdue Memorial Union. Various interactive works and imagery by artist Ken Rinaldo, including robotic fish and electronic sound work sculptures. Sponsored by Purdue Galleries. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday, plus Thursday until 8 p.m., and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

— WBAA radio membership drive. 920-AM and 101.3-FM. More at http://www.wbaa.org.

Monday-Friday

— Through April 29. “Chronicling Women’s History at Purdue: Selections from the Susan Bulkeley Butler Women’s Archives.” Artifacts, documents and photographshighlighting the history of University women. The exhibit includes collections on the “Queen of American Agriculture”, the “Mother of Modern Management,” Amelia Earhart and more. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Room 279, STEW. www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol.

— April 7-11. “Into the Body.” Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition by Ingrid Shults. Video installation. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Brown bag lecture, noon Tuesday. Reception, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.

— April 7-11: “Handling Dissonance.” Aaron Scott, graduate student in industrial design. Works exploring perception of products that incorporate dissonance and irregularity in form and function. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Brown bag lecture, 1 p.m. Wednesday. Reception, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.

— John Purdue Room Lunch Special. This week, the featured specials in the John Purdue Room are Senate Bean Soup and Irish Pork. To access the menu: www.cfs.purdue.edu/htm/about/restaurants.shtml.

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