The Big Ten Conference announced today that it has approved plans for a fall 2020 football season consisting of a 10-game conference-only schedule set to start the week of Sept. 5, per a Wednesday morning release.
Provost Jay Akridge and other Purdue administrators talked on a wide range of topics from the discrepancies in reporting test results to the differences between isolation and quarantine during the weekly provost conversation on Tuesday. Read a few of the highlights here:
Officials in the Tippecanoe County Health Department told The Exponent they were no longer allowed to comment on the case counts at Purdue, days after both explained they had noticed a discrepancy in the number of positive test results between Purdue Athletics' reporting and information the …
The week after Purdue Athletics and the Tippecanoe County Health Department conferred to align numbers of positive cases of the coronavirus in the campus community, the athletics department announced it is monitoring eight active cases as of Friday, having counted 35 total positive cases sin…
Purdue alumnus Herman Cain died earlier this week, announced Thursday on his social media accounts and website, after being hospitalized with COVID-19.
In Case You Missed It
As public parks and outdoor spaces empty out or close completely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, one public space has been running with little change: the golf course.
Minor League Baseball announced Tuesday that all players will continue to receive a $400 weekly allowance through May 31 or the minor league opening day, whichever comes first. The decision extended a statement made on March 19, which paid players $400 weekly through April 8.
The Big Ten Conference announced it will extend the moratorium on spring sports through the beginning of May.
Officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced today that the Indianapolis 500 has been postponed to August 23 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Men of Mackey, a 10-man team made up of five former Purdue basketball players and others from various colleges, will play its first game at The Basketball Tournament in Columbus, Ohio on Sunday.
Former Purdue basketball player Nojel Eastern announced in an Instagram post Wednesday that he was not accepted into the University of Michigan and will re-enter the transfer portal.
On his Twitter account, Nojel Eastern announced today that he is committed to transferring to Michigan.
Purdue basketball coach Matt Painter was mostly philosophical about two players transferring from his program during a radio show on Wednesday.
Purdue basketball has confirmed that a second player has entered the transfer portal.
A top-rated 2021 men’s basketball recruit made Purdue one his finalists, he announced on Twitter and Instagram Monday night.