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Phase II of Research Resumption Expands On-Campus Activities

An update about the second of Penn’s three-part reopening of research with Vice Provost for Research Dawn Bonnell.  Penn is now in the second of a three-part phased reopening of research activities, bringing back additional researchers to campus while still relying on social distancing, mask wearing, and overall density reduction. On July 13, Penn moved...

Research Returns to Campus: Interview with Dawn Bonnell, Vice Provost for Research

Dawn Bonnell, Penn’s Vice Provost for Research, discusses the phased approach towards slowly, and safely, resuming on-campus research activities. On March 16, faculty, students, and staff discontinued all nonessential on-campus research activities. Now, Penn has entered into the first of a three-part phased reopening of these activities, with a focus on prioritized projects, population density restrictions, and...
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UPenn Researchers & Schools Answer the Call for PPE 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. 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 also protecting health care personnel. Among those...