Safety and weather news

Purdue Alert test set for Thursday (Sept. 28)

Purdue University will test its emergency notification system, including sirens, at 10 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 28).

Tuesday (Sept. 26) event to focus campus community on safety awareness

In conjunction with September’s National Preparedness Month, Purdue University will host an event Tuesday (Sept. 26) to promote safety awareness on campus.

Purdue University Police Department will arrest impaired drivers with national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over effort

Purdue University Police Department is joining about 220 law-enforcement agencies across Indiana and thousands nationwide in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

Purdue to activate the all-hazards outdoor sirens, conduct evacuation drills during BGR

Purdue University will conduct evacuation drills and test its all-hazards outdoor emergency warning sirens this week during Boiler Gold Rush, the orientation program for new students.

Purdue president calls for internal review of research program camp

Purdue President Mitch Daniels on Friday (July 28) appointed Alysa Christmas Rollock, the university’s vice president for ethics and compliance, to lead an institutional review and assessment of issues and decisions related to Camp DASH, an on-campus residential research program. Last week, the program was closed two weeks early after reports that adolescent participants engaged in inappropriate and potentially illegal activities.

New report says Purdue ranks among safest college campuses

Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus is the 14th safest in the country, and the safest campus in Indiana, according to a new study by the National Council for Home Safety and Security.

Detour for westbound Stadium Avenue motorists, pedestrians this week

– Lane restrictions along West Stadium Avenue near Cary Quadrangle are in place this week while utility work is performed. The utility work is taking up the sidewalk and westbound lanes in the area. Westbound vehicular and pedestrian traffic should obey the following detour: Turn right on Wooden Drive, left on Tower Drive, left on Beering Drive then right on Stadium Avenue.

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