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Purdue West Lafayette campus events for week of July 14-20

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Here is a list of events happening July 14-20 at the West Lafayette campus of Purdue University.


Cleaning continues in north section of Northwestern Avenue Garage. Cleaning to be done 10:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. Through Friday. Vehicles left in the garage during cleaning will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Exhibition: “57/1: Artists from the Premier Edition of the PMC Guild Annual.” Purdue Galleries. Artworks, jewelry created by use of precious metal clay. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, and by appointment. Robert L. Ringel Gallery, PMU. For class or group visits, contact Mary Ann Anderson at 49-67899. Through Aug. 1.

Exhibition: “From the Kitchen to the Classroom: Lillian Gilbreth and Home Economics.” Libraries: Archives and Special Collections. Purdue researcher and innovator in efficiency methods. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Room 279, STEW. Through Aug. 15.


Exhibition: “Una Herencia Mexicana” (A Mexican Heritage). Works of Mexican Modernists. Sponsors include Purdue University Galleries and Purdue Latino Cultural Center. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette (south off South Street). 765-742-1128. Through Aug. 29.

Wednesday, July 16

Summer Concert Series. Free music; optional ticketed dinner. Purdue Memorial Union. Dinner serving starts at 5:30 p.m.; pay at event; adults, $11; children under 10, free. Music is 6:30-8 p.m. Front lawn, PMU (rain location, South Ballroom). Menu from Urban Market is bacon wrapped / spinach stuffed chicken breast; eggplant parmesan roll-ups; rosemary & garlic potato griddle cakes; mandarin & almond rice pilaf; urban harvest salad; caribbean bread pudding w/ rum sauce; water, iced tea, lemonade. Music is blues by WT Feaster Band ( Other information at

Thursday, July 17

CyberSecurity Presentation Series. “Basics of Setting Rules for the Firewall.” Information Technology Networks and Security (ITNS). Series addresses topics relevant to the work of the Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT). Noon-1:30 p.m. Room 320, STEW.

Saturday, July 19

Planned outage of central computing resources. Includes e-mail and other services requiring career account login. 4 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday. (Same scenario planned for July 26-27.)

Sunday, July 20

Cleaning begins in south section of Northwestern Avenue Garage. Cleaning to be done 10:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. Through July 29. Vehicles left in the garage during cleaning will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Who’s on campus this week?

A listing of some conferences and camps of notable size, public interest or visibility, or participation of children, youth or others outside Purdue.

Through Thursday: International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference and International Compressor Engineering Conference. School of Mechanical Engineering. Expecting 600.

Through Friday: Boiler Kids Camp. Session 5. Division of Recreational Sports. Ages 5-12. Recreational Sports Center, Boilermaker Aquatic Center, playing fields.

Through Friday: Seminar for Top Engineering Prospects (STEP). Session 2. Grade 12. Department of Engineering Education.

Through Friday: Multiethnic Introduction to Engineering (MITE). Grade 11. Minority Engineering Programs.

Through Saturday: GERI Summer Residential Camps. Grades 5-6, Comet (Session II); 7-8, Star II; grades 9-12, Pulsar II. Gifted Education Resource Institute; Dept. of Educational Studies. More at

Through Friday: SPIRIT Institutes. For High School Teachers (second week); for Counselors; for High School Students. Colleges of Technology and Science.

Through Friday: EPICS 2008 Summer Training for High School Teachers Session II. Continuing Education. Neil Armstrong Hall. Day session. Evening dinner Monday in PMU.

Through Aug. 2: Academic Boot Camp. Preparatory courses for incoming multicultural freshmen. Colleges of Engineering, Science and Technology.

Intercollegiate Athletics camps this week: Volleyball Elite Hitter/Libero/Setter Camp (M-W). Volleyball Team Camp (F-Su). Soccer Youth Game Camp (W-F).

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