August 15, 2017

Reporter's calendar: Purdue events for journalists

JOURNALISTS: Here is a list of upcoming Purdue events that reporters may want to consider covering.


* Aug. 15-19 – About 6,500 new students expected for Boiler Gold Rush


About 6,500 new students expected for Boiler Gold Rush

Aug. 15-19. Various campus locations. Organizers of Boiler Gold Rush, Purdue's new-student orientation program, expect 6,500 participants when it begins Aug. 15. Students will move in to residence halls Aug. 14 and 15. BGR programming will take place Aug. 15-19, and Aug. 20 will be a free day. The first day of fall semester classes is Aug. 21. A list of activities is available at

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