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Pandemic provides a case study in resiliency, says psychology professor

Melanie Hetzel-Riggin, a professor of psychology at Penn State Behrend, was teaching a course on trauma and resiliency when COVID-19 plunged the class into a real-life case study. “We are by nature pack animals,” she said. “We form social groups as a means of survival, and we literally cannot do that right now.”

Nursing faculty present COVID-19 infection control, quality and safety webinar

The College of Nursing simulation faculty presented a timely webinar titled "Simulation During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Maintaining Safety and Quality" in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on teaching and learning with simulation. The purpose of the webinar was to highlight key safety and infection control considerations for faculty and students when returning to and reopening simulation laboratories.