For the third straight year, "Host-A-Boiler" is inviting faculty, staff and community residents to play host for a meal, a family gathering or community event during Thanksgiving (Nov. 23 or 24) and/or winter break (Dec. 15-31) to a student or scholar who may not have an opportunity to go home during those times. More: http://bit.ly/2ynMw7r
Purdue will serve as the site for the first STEM education summit of its kind in the nation. The National STEM Education Research and Practice Summit is slated for Oct. 16-17 in Stewart Center and is expected to draw education representatives from across the U.S. and around the world. More: http://bit.ly/2g28sgt
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels and other campus administrators welcome more than 6,300 students during the 2017 New Student Induction Ceremony, held in Mackey Arena. The ceremony takes place annually and is part of Purdue’s Boiler Gold Rush orientation week. http://www.purdue.edu/orientation/bgr/
In May 2015, Purdue became the first public institution to formally commit to uphold free expression by adopting the FIRE-endorsed Chicago Statement and eliminating all of its speech-restricting policies. As a result of this change, Purdue’s Orientation Programs created a first-of-its-kind free speech presentation for the more than 6,300 incoming students who attended the University’s Boiler Gold ...