Student trustee Noah Scott was addressing the University Senate over Zoom about the civics literacy curricula that Purdue's board of trustees plans to require for new graduates. Read more
Starting on Tuesday, faculty and staff can register on Purdue's daily waitlist to receive leftover doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Cordova Recreational Sports Center, the University announced Monday. Read more
Restaurants and bars will be allowed to have 100% capacity indoors and outdoors starting April 6, according to a release from the Tippecanoe County Health Department. Read more
Purdue will open its vaccine site at the Cordova Recreational Sports Center between this Saturday and April 10, depending on when it receives doses from the state, the University announced in an email sent on behalf of its Vaccine Allocation Task Force. Read more
A student filed a lawsuit last week against Purdue, the city of West Lafayette and Purdue's chapter of Delta Sigma Phi over the alleged negligence of the "water meter/manhole cover" on the fraternity's sidewalk, which reportedly resulted in the student falling and being injured in March 2019. Read more
People ages 45 and older are now eligible to schedule their COVID-19 vaccination appointments under new Indiana State Department of Health guidelines. Read more
County police arrested a man today after he was reportedly found firing a handgun into a field near his West Lafayette apartment. Read more
At least 12 students are facing disciplinary action that may range from probation to expulsion after reportedly attending a party in an off-campus apartment building last weekend, a Protect Purdue press release announced Monday night. Read more
Purdue announced that all in-person classes in West Lafayette "should be canceled or moved online on Tuesday" after declaring a snow emergency, according to an email sent out Monday evening. Read more
Purdue announced the Patty Jischke Early Care and Education Center will remain open indefinitely to help meet the child-care needs of the Purdue community in a press release Wednesday afternoon, following a petition signed by hundreds of staff members. Read more
After three rounds of virtual commencement ceremonies, Purdue announced Monday that a spring commencement ceremony will be held in Ross-Ade Stadium at 10 a.m. on May 15. Read more
Trustee Don Thompson updated the board on the Equity Task Force’s work over the past few months. Read more
The Purdue Board of Trustees approved several motions, among them a posthumous degree to a late IUPUI student, the ratification of several professors and the adoption of Purdue President Mitch Daniels’ performance metrics for the next academic year. Read more
University Senate Chair Deb Nichols reported that burnout has increased as the semester progressed, according to a fourth wave of a senate survey from November. Read more
Engineering professor Mark Lundstrom will be interim dean of the College of Engineering as of July 1 as current engineering dean Mung Chiang transitions into his new job as Purdue president, Purdue officials announced Thursday.
The eastern hellbender is a species that is a good indicator of healthy water habitats, and they are disappearing from rivers in Indiana — indicating, of course, declining water quality.