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Researchers, schools answer the call for personal protective equipment and critical supplies

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase, there is a growing need for equipment to help ensure the safety of patients while...

Nine tips for moving secondary teaching online

As the coronavirus continues to close schools across the country, educators are scrambling to move classes online and help their students stay...

Penn State team explores creative solutions for health provider safety

A rapidly evolving initiative seeks to design and scale-up solutions to guard health care workers against COVID-19.

Faculty commentary with Richard Curtin: Reduced consumer spending will outlast coronavirus

Richard Curtin is director of the University of Michigan’s Surveys of Consumers, which conducts national monthly surveys of consumer attitudes, expectations and behavior....

HOW TO TEACH REMOTELY

Compare online classes to lobsters. For years, they were distrusted and/or reviled. Now, they’re refined and in high demand.

Penn State announces 2020 University-wide faculty and staff awards

Each year, Penn State recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with annual awards in teaching and excellence. These awards highlight many of the...

As many labs go quiet, research to find a coronavirus therapy ramps up

Virologists Susan Weiss, Sara Cherry, and others at the Perelman School of Medicine are collaborating to inform the search for therapies against...

DELETING A GENE PREVENTS TYPE 1 DIABETES IN MICE BY DISGUISING INSULIN-PRODUCING CELLS

The cellular sleight of hand may suggest ways to prevent Type 1 diabetes in high-risk individuals, as well as other diseases in...

U-M pharmacy students team with Michigan Medicine to make hand sanitizer

In response to projected shortages of hand sanitizer, students at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy are working with Michigan...

2020 CENSUS UNDERWAY

Despite the pause on many things across the country right now, the Census 2020 is still underway across the United States.

At drive-through testing sites, Penn providers on the front lines of a pandemic

Despite—or perhaps in response to—the uncertain and unprecedented circumstances that brought them there, morale is high among Penn Medicine health workers at the West...

All hands on deck to ensure an effective rollout of virtual classes

On Monday, March 23, after an extended week of Spring Break, Penn will resume its thousands of classes remotely only, due to...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...