INDIANAPOLIS — Purdue University has blocked access to TikTok on the university’s WiFi network. This block means that students, staff and visitors will not be able to access the social media app while using the school’s WiFi network. People on the campus will still be able to access TikTok while using non-university WiFi or their […]

WEST LAFAYETTE — Former President George W. Bush is coming to Indiana to speak with Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, who served in the White House as Bush’s first budget director. “A Conversation with George W. Bush” is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the Elliott Hall of Music. Purdue says the […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University and Purdue University are breaking up, the schools announced Friday. In what amounts to an amicable divorce, the state’s flagship universities say they will split Indiana University, Purdue University — Indianapolis into two separate universities that will share the same Downtown campus. Leaders of both schools say dissolving their 52-year Indianapolis […]

WEST LAFAYETTE — The Purdue University Police Department has launched an internal investigation into the arrest of a man Friday night following a third-party report stating it appeared a woman was being held against her will. In a statement Wednesday evening, John Cox, chief of the university police department, said an officer responded to an […]

WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University says at least 60% of its incoming students are vaccinated against COVID-19. Approximately 66% of school staff have also submitted proof of vaccination, as well. Purdue is not requiring the vaccine but is strongly encouraging all students and staff to get the shot if possible. University officials say they expect […]

Purdue head football coach Jeff Brohm has tested positive for COVID-19, the university announced on Sunday.

Purdue University is floating plans to reopen the school’s doors for the Fall semester after being among the first wave of colleges to move to online learning because of the COVID-19 threat.  Now, as some states open nonessential businesses, school president Mitch Daniels wants to be at the forefront of bringing students back to campus.  […]

WEST LAFAYETTE — A new cohort of pharmacy graduates from Purdue University will be entering the workforce early. If not for the COVID-19 pandemic, right now, Suhani Mehta, a 25-year-old pharmacy student, would be working through her final rotation before graduating from Purdue this spring. With graduation moved up to Friday, however, Mehta and her […]

Purdue University Students came together to create a new flavor of ice cream in honor of 150th anniversary for Purdue University. The base is vanilla ice cream added with a mixture of chocolate pieces, toffee, and caramel. The ice cream is now on sale at Purdue University and Pappy’s Sweet Shop in the Purdue Memorial […]

@kwellscomm News  — Margot Lee Shetterly, who is the author of the book that inspired the film which carries the same name “Hidden Figures” is visiting Indiana on this busy Wednesday. That film was nominated for an Academy Award on Tuesday in the Best Pictures category and landed a Best Supporting Actress nomination for […]

West Lafayette Campus Seeks Answers Following a deadly campus shooting at Purdue University, authorities say it appears the gunman who shot and killed a fellow student on the campus Tuesday targeted him specifically. The suspected gunman has been identified as Cody Cousins, a 23-year-old engineering student. The victim, 21-year-old Andrew Boldt, was a teaching assistant at the […]

PUPD Chief Cox confirmed one make suspect in custody and one deceased individual (also male). Chief Cox also confirmed the suspect gave himself up to officials but is not being cooperative with information. They have not identified the name or other information regarding the suspect or the deceased individual. Another news conference is scheduled for […]