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Purdue West Lafayette Campus Events for Sept 2-7

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Here is a list of events happening Sept. 2-7 at the West Lafayette campus of Purdue University. Listings for exhibitions and other ongoing or week long events are at the bottom. Also there is information about ticket procedures for most ticketed events.

Tuesday, Sept. 2

— College Teaching Workshop Series 1: Basics of Teaching. For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. Except as noted, 9-10:30 a.m. Through Nov. 18 except Oct. 14 and Nov. 11. Registration required: www.cie.purdue.edu.

— College Teaching Workshop Series 1: Basics of Teaching. “Student-Teacher Relationships: Establishing Rapport with Your Students.” For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 9-10:30 a.m. Weekly workshop 1 of 10 through Nov. 18 except Oct. 14 and Nov. 11. Registration required: www.cie.purdue.edu. Questions: 49-66422 or CIE@purdue.edu.

— Chemical Engineering Dow Graduate Seminar Series. Tillman Gerngross, Dartmouth Univ. “The Emergence of Humanized Yeast: A Novel Tool to Elucidate Glycosylation Dependent Structure Activity Relationships.” 3 p.m. reception, Atrium, Forney Hall. 3:30-4:30 p.m. lecture, Room G140, Forney Hall.

— Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecture. Peter Raven, director of the Missouri Botanical Garden and professor, Washington Univ. (St. Louis). “Attaining Global Sustainability: What Should We Do?” Centennial lecture series of Purdue chapter of Sigma Xi national research society. Raven lecture co-sponsored by Office of the Provost and Botanicals Research Center. 7:30 p.m. Loeb Playhouse, STEW. Reception following. 49-41566 or janle@purdue.edu.

Wednesday, Sept. 3

— Study Abroad Fair. Students can speak to representatives of exchange universities and program organizations, faculty leaders of departmental programs, and the study abroad office staff.10 a.m.-3 p.m. Memorial Mall.

— Jewish Studies Noon Series Lecture. Wendy Flory, English. “The Search: A Graphic Novel for Teaching the Holocaust in Europe.” 12:30 p.m. Room 320, STEW. 49-47965 or wengera@purdue.edu or www.cla.purdue.edu/jewish-studies/.

— Global Perspectives series. Michael Smith, history. “A New Cold War? America, Russia and the Georgia Crisis.” Office of International Programs and Department of History. 7 p.m. Room 206, STEW. More.

Thursday, Sept. 4

— College Teaching Workshop Series 2: Expanding Your Teaching Toolkit. “Giving Students Feedback.” Pete Bill, basic medical science. For faculty, staff, grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 9-10:30 a.m. Five events through Oct. 9. Registration required: www.cie.purdue.edu. Questions: 49-66422 or CIE@purdue.edu.

— AAO/HR workshop: “The Essentials of Staff Recruitment and Selection.” Staff Recruitment and Selection Series by Affirmative Action Office and Human Resource Services Employment. Workshop’s focus is on role of hiring supervisors and committees in entire process of hiring staff. 2-4 p.m. Room 318, STEW. Online registration for this workshop. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact AAO at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or aao@purdue.edu.

— Physics Department General Colloquium. Speaker: Anant Ramdas, the Lark-Horovitz Distinguished Professor of Physics at Purdue. Title: “C.V. Raman and the Impact of Raman Effect in Quantum Physics, Condensed Matter, and Materials Science.” 4 p.m. PHYS 203.

— Purdue University Galleries. Reception for “Li’l Heads, Too!” exhibition, showing Sept. 2-Oct. 12. 5:30 p.m. Stewart Center Gallery. Exhibition details at bottom under Ongoing Events.

— Literary Reading Series. Nicholas Delbanco, fiction writer and essayist. Department of English and the Creative Writing Program. 7:30 p.m. Krannert Auditorium, Krannert Building. More. Also writer’s talk at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Bookstall, Hicks Undergraduate Library.

Friday, Sept. 5

— History, Ethics, Human Rights and Innovations in Healthcare Symposium. “Challenges and Solutions: Building a Better Future.” School of Nursing and the College of Science. 7:30 a.m. registration; 8 a.m. program; more at http://www.lafayette-online.com/purdue-news/2008/08/purdue-healthcare-symposium/.

— Road to Retirement seminar for PERF-covered employees (clerical, service, operations assistant). Designed for those age 55 and older and especially recommended for those likely to retire in the next two years. Human Resource Services. 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Room 214, STEW. More information here. Registration here. Questions about Road to Retirement can be directed to 49-46683 or pinnie@purdue.edu.

— Writer’s talk. 10:30 a.m. See last entry under Sept. 4 above.

— Road to Retirement seminar for TIAA-CREF-covered employees (faculty, management, administrative and professional). Designed for those age 55 and older and especially recommended for those likely to retire in the next two years. Human Resource Services. 1-5 p.m. Room 214, STEW. More information here. Registration here (at page, scroll to second session). Questions about Road to Retirement can be directed to 49-46683 or pinnie@purdue.edu.

— Catalyst Award Reception and Ceremony. Honoring excellence in enhancing diversity and promoting an inclusive work environment. Office of the Executive Vice President and Treasurer. 1:15-2:15 p.m. Main level lobby, Elliott Hall of Music. More.

— Cross country. Great American Legends. 4 p.m. Varsity Cross Country Course (near tennis and soccer facilities).

— Soccer (women’s) vs. Illinois State. 5:30 p.m. Varsity Soccer Complex. Tickets: public, $5; students $2.

Saturday, Sept. 6

— Game Day Concerts. 9:30 a.m.: Jazz bands, followed by “All-American” Marching Band’s “Thrill on the Hill,” at Slayter Center. Post-game: Marching Band marches from stadium to Purdue Mall for concert. Purdue Bands; 49-66785 or kcmatter@purdue.edu.

— Football vs. Northern Colorado. Noon. Ross-Ade Stadium. Tickets: public, $40; regular employees may use CSSAC coupon from Aug. 28 Inside Purdue to buy tickets for $25.

Sunday, Sept. 7

— Lewis Black, comedian. On his Comedy Central Live “Let Them Eat Cake” tour. Student Concert Committee. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: public, $42.50; Purdue and Ivy Tech Lafayette students, $30.

ONGOING EVENTS

All week

— Purdue University Galleries. “Li’l Heads, Too!” Images of heads, small portraits, various media. Visitors can make and add their own work on computer. 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 galleries@purdue.edu or www.purdue.edu/galleries. Exhibition through Oct. 12. — Reception: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4.

— Purdue University Galleries. “‘No Danger’ Airplane Show.” Paper or other lightweight airplanes, 4 to 20 inches, displaying fine art printmaking. 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 galleries@purdue.edu or www.purdue.edu/galleries. Exhibition through Oct. 12. — Curator’s lecture: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 10. Edward Bernstein, Indiana Univ.

Tuesday-Friday

— John Purdue Room Lunch Special. This week, the featured specials in the John Purdue Room are butternut squash soup and cod baked in sour cream. 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.

TICKETS

Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here). Ticket prices are for single events, not any series or discount offers. An exception to the following will be noted in the listing.

For varsity athletics tickets, call the Athletic Ticket Office, (765) 494-3194 or (800) 49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at IAF, Mackey Arena and Ross-Ade Stadium. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue.

For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others, go to ticket offices in Elliott Hall (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall) or Stewart Center (west lobby), or call (765) 494-3933 or (800) 914-SHOW [914-7469]. The Elliott Hall box office is open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events there. The Stewart Center box office is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events there.

Purdue Theatre tickets are sold also at the Pao Hall box office. It is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and before Purdue Theatre performances there.

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