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Indiana's two largest public universities are throwing their support behind a lawsuit challenging a new federal student visa policy from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

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Purdue University announced the school is “formulating plans” to require all students to take a COVID-19 test before arriving at the West Lafayette campus for the upcoming academic year -- and for the school to cover the costs of that testing. 


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Farmers around Indiana have faced challenges marketing their products to potential buyers, and the coronavirus pandemic made the problem worse. A joint effort between Purdue University and Microsoft will help connect local farmers directly to customers online.

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Policies approved by Purdue University’s board of trustees Tuesday will broaden the scope of online coursework available for students not returning to campus this fall, and reduce the number of students in classrooms for those who plan to attend in person. 

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A class action complaint was filed against the Purdue University Board of Trustees for COVID-19 related tuition and fee reimbursements. 

The complaint was filed May 20 in the Tippecanoe County Circuit Court by Indianapolis-based Cox Law Office and Charleston, South Carolina-based Anastopoulo Law Firm.

This is the same group that filed a similar complaint against Indiana University earlier this month. 

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Purdue University announced multiple COVID-19 measures Wednesday, ranging from required face coverings in common areas on campus to the formation of a new team tasked with putting novel coronavirus policies in place. 


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Purdue University Friday released the fall semester calendar for the upcoming school year — with classes kicking off on Aug. 24 —  and officially canceled July on-campus events such as conferences and camps. 


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Purdue University trustees Thursday approved some initial steps suggested by the school’s Safe Campus Task Force to allow students, faculty, and staff to return to campus safely next school year in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic  -- including plans for continued remote work and learning.

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Purdue University announced Monday employees who are able to work remotely should continue to do so even if Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order is lifted

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Purdue University President Mitch Daniels said Tuesday the school intends to welcome students back to campus safely in the fall, and laid out a series of possible measures to do just that -- including COVID-19 tests for students, faculty, and staff prior to their arrival on campus.