Safety and weather news

Tornado awareness, safety training offered to Purdue community

Purdue University's Environmental Health and Public Safety Office will offer three sessions in the coming weeks for the university community on severe weather awareness and actions to take in the event of a tornado.


Campus-wide tornado drill on March 21; tornado awareness classes set

The National Weather Service, in conjunction with several statewide agencies, will conduct a statewide test of communication systems on Tuesday (March 21) at approximately 10:15 a.m. and 7:35 p.m.


Arrest made in reported sexual assault

Purdue University police on Sunday (Feb. 12) arrested a man in connection with a sexual assault that reportedly occurred in the early morning hours Sunday in the 1200 block of First Street.


Large-classroom beacons, desktop layers of Purdue Alert to be retested

Purdue University emergency preparedness officials will retest the classroom beacons and desktop popup layers of the Purdue Alert system at 10:20 a.m. Friday (Jan. 27).


Purdue Alert test set for Thursday (Jan. 19)

Purdue University will test its emergency notification system, including sirens, at 10 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 19).


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