Nine tips for moving secondary teaching online
Betty Chandy, Catalyst @ Penn GSE’s Director for Online Learning, has prepared educators and schools for virtual and blended learning at the middle and high school levels.
Mission continuity plans help keep Penn operating
Twelve years ago, the trustees and the University’s senior leadership asked the schools and centers to develop plans to guide them continuing operations during a crisis. Those plans are now helping manage the impact of the pandemic.
Penn establishes center to accelerate coronavirus research
The Center for Research on Coronaviruses and Other Emerging Pathogens aims to advance research efforts and support development of new therapies and vaccines.
Providing care from a distance
Telemedicine is a critical tool in the COVID-19 epidemic. Clinicians at the medical, dental, and veterinary schools are making use of virtual encounters to keep providing patients with safe, timely, quality care.
At drive-through testing sites, Penn providers on the front lines of a pandemic
Penn Medicine physicians, nurses, and advanced practice providers have rapidly mobilized to transform a parking lot in West Philadelphia into a COVID-19 testing site.
How to support University City restaurants during the coronavirus crisis
University City's rich and diverse restaurant scene is facing a unique challenge as we deal with the impact of the coronavirus. The University City District wants to help local restaurants by offering support through a limited time promotion.
Campus ministries continue to serve the community
The leaders of Penn campus ministries are coming together on virtual platforms to create ways to support the people of Penn and Philadelphia, while also supporting each other.
Weingarten Center ready to aid students with online transition
The Weingarten Learning Resource Center at Penn is ready to aid students with online learning transition.
Extraordinary measures: Penn services step up to support students with critical needs leaving campus
Staff in Residential Services, Student Registration and Financial Services, Student Intervention Services, Penn First Plus, Penn Global, and College Houses and Academic Services gathered to support students leaving campus and respond to Penn’s most vulnerable populations.
Staying protected from COVID-19 phishing schemes
Nick Falcone, Penn’s information security officer, recommends taking extra steps to keep technology secure during such unprecedented times.