HAMMOND, Ind. — A former Purdue professor and his company were sentenced to two years of probation and made to pay $1.6 million in restitution to government foundations after the professor defrauded them to inappropriately acquire grant money, a U.S. District Court Judge in Hammond ruled Mon… Read more

The same week the Purdue Board of Trustees is scheduled to discuss a diversity task force meant to combat inequality on campus, the planned consolidation of 16 departments into six left faculty and department heads feeling frustrated and left out of the conversation, they said. Read more

Past and present Boilermakers gathered at the Purdue University Surplus Store on Wednesday to purchase pieces of one of the University’s most-cherished restaurants: Pappy’s Sweet Shop. Read more

Professors have offered differing opinions on their hopes and concerns about returning to campus this fall amid the ongoing public health crisis. The Exponent reached out to several professors to hear their opinions on the upcoming semester. Read more

Theresa Carter was elected by the Purdue Alumni Association to begin a 3-year term on the Purdue Board of Trustees effective July 1, according to a Purdue News press release on Monday. Read more

The Board of Trustees did not discuss the University’s contracting with Aramark during its Thursday meeting, though the Indiana Commission of Higher Education approved the $25 million contracted renovation between Purdue and the company during its meeting on the same day. Read more

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Counseling and Psychological Services is hosting virtual opportunities for students to discuss their emotional reactions and ways of coping with current political stress ahead of Inauguration Day.

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COVID-19 testing protocol for students living off-campus has changed for the spring semester, as the Protect Purdue Health Center is now utilizing a rapid COVID-19 test.

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Months of reopening preparations and years of financial prudence set strong defenses against the pandemic, helping the University leave the year in the black.


The ACE Campus Food Pantry's food drive in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. started on Monday, with their purple polka dotted van driving to different locations every hour from 6-9pm to collect food donations. The food drive lasts from Monday till Friday while visiting several locations each day. 

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