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WEST LAFAYETTEn — Third Street on Purdue’s campus will have an all-new and more friendly look and feel when the 2020-21 academic year begins, thanks to a plan to eliminate vehicular traffic from Martin Jischke Drive to University Street.

LAFAYETTE — The Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF) has been awarded a $30,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support the creation of new public art pieces and related outreach programs.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Americans discard as much as 40% of their food, worth about $200 billion a year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A simple new method from Purdue University scientists could help cut down that amount of waste – and provide another renewable source of cl…

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LAFAYETTE –Thirty-seven probationary troopers graduated from the 79th Indiana State Police Academy on December 19, 2019. Two of those probationary troopers are being assigned to the Indiana State Police Lafayette Post and will begin their next phase of training, a three month field training …

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LAFAYETTE — Indiana State Police have identified the two men who were killed Sunday night at a Family Express convenience store — one inside the business and the other near the gas pumps — on Old Indiana 25 and County Road 300 North in Lafayette.

Córdova Recreational Sports Center’s Wellness Suite offers a variety of programs for the campus community. These programs are designed to work toward participants’ health and wellness goals and do not require participants to have a Recreation & Wellness, or RecWell, membership.

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Most of today’s solar panels capture sunlight and convert it to electricity only from the side facing the sky. If the dark underside of a solar panel could also convert sunlight reflected off the ground, even more electricity might be generated.

WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University is hosting the Big Data, Safe Food Conference on May 11-12, 2020. The first of its kind, the two-day conference will explore the intersection of big data and food safety through conversations with experts from industry, government and academia.

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A dozen years ago, Steve Smith could anticipate the calls coming in from farmers across the state. They’d report when and how much of their crops had been damaged as glyphosate being sprayed on nearby fields caught the wind and landed on their non-resistant tomatoes.

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CARMEL, Ind. , Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- KAR Auction Services Inc. d/b/a KAR Global (NYSE: KAR) announces Michelle Bray, vice president of intellectual property and technology counsel, will expand her responsibilities to include the role of chief privacy officer -- the first in company history. Bray assumes the added responsibility of navigating the complex and changing regulatory landscape as KAR Global leads the evolution into an even more data-driven, technology-enabled company.

A few weeks ago, The Exponent published a story about the Indiana General Assembly’s bill to declare basketball the state sport. In an effort to drive engagement and hear the voice of the people, we asked in our social media tagline what sport you, the reader, thought deserved the title of “official state sport.”

On Thursday night at the NCAA Convention's annual "State of College Sports" plenary session, Mark Emmert, a president rallying his constituents at a time of crisis, delivered a message that was predictably light on detail but heavy on rhetoric meant to build consensus on a shared mission before the attendees returned to their respective campuses. With his association under fire from the ...

WASHINGTON - The gender gap in President Donald Trump's approval rating is a massive 19 percentage points in a new poll. A 7 News/Emerson College poll of registered voters nationwide found 57% of men approved of the job he is doing as president, while only 38% of women approved. That is even higher than the 11 point gender gap in exit polls conducted in the 2016 election, which is tied with ...

BEIJING - As Chinese officials take unprecedented measures to contain the spread of a new respiratory virus of unknown potency, 21 million people at the epicenter of the outbreak are under quarantine and Lunar New Year celebrations around the country have been canceled. Despite the health crisis, millions of people have traveled to their hometowns or abroad for the holiday and will eventually ...

Trump says Mideast peace plan to be unveiled before Tuesday WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said he plans to release the Middle East peace plan that he's been promising since his 2016 campaign, pledging to reveal it before Israeli leaders visit the White House on Tuesday. "Sometime prior to that," Trump told reporters Thursday aboard Air Force One when asked when the White House will put ...