Erica K. Brockmeier
Science News Officer
As society looks for a ‘new normal,’ is antibody testing a way forward?
Penn experts discuss the limitations of commercial antibody tests, how scientists are assessing the true scale of COVID-19 infections, and what studies are being done to see who might now be immune to the novel coronavirus.
Rapid response to COVID-19 puts the power of innovation to the test
With a critical need for equipment that can help protect frontline healthcare workers, the Penn community has come together to help fabricate 20,000 face shields by mid- to late-April.
Researchers, schools answer the call for personal protective equipment and critical supplies
To help in the ongoing fight against the novel coronavirus, groups across campus are donating what they can, from masks and gloves to ventilators.
Takeaways from an overseas epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak
John Holmes discussed the epidemiological data on COVID-19 and shared his personal perspectives on the outbreak as a visiting professor working in Northern Italy.
Penn’s pioneering mathematicians
Two of the first African Americans to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics, Dudley Weldon Woodard and William Waldron Schieffelin Claytor worked on fundamental problems in the field of topology and supported graduate-level math education for minority students.