Alexander prepares to retire on Aug. 31, but over the past near decade, he has led Counseling and Psychological Services through a period of growth and increased scrutiny.
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The Undergraduate Assembly's survey is not connected to the University mental health task force, which Penn reconvened in 2016 following 14 student suicides in three years.
I CARE launched in 2014 after four students died by suicide in the 2013-2014 academic year alone.
'Embody You' is open to both undergraduate and graduate students and launched on Feb. 27, the Monday of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.
The use of CAPS' services by graduate students has increased from 12 percent in the 2016 - 2017 academic year to more than 17 percent for the current year.
Director of Outreach and Prevention Services Meeta Kumar said CAPS currently cannot keep up with the rapid expansion of its staff.
From a former refugee and a 75-year-old lifetime Eagles fan to a Penn graduate with his family of six, here are the stories of the people at the historic Super Bowl celebration this Thursday.
The website aims to streamline all of the University’s mental health resources, events, and news, and is one of the wellness initiatives announced after last October's Campus Conversation.
Two months after the announcement, a team of management experts from Penn Medicine has finished collecting data on the general operations of CAPS for the report.
This announcement comes amid a series of student deaths at Penn. In the past month alone, three Penn students have died, adding to the seven student deaths last year.
This year, RAs and GAs received four days of mandatory training beginning on Aug. 14, just before New Student Orientation on Aug. 22.
“[Mental health was] definitely a bigger focus this year than it ever has been before,” Vice President of Panhellenic Recruitment and College senior Andrea Klein said.
Along with his parents and his two brothers, Steinberg was one of 10 American tourists who died in a plane crash while sightseeing in Costa Rica on Dec. 31.
The plan will benefit middle-income students who do not qualify for Brown's no-loan financial aid but still require some form of financial assistance.
Besides hosting on-campus meetings and speakers, Beyond Arrest: Re-Thinking Systematic Oppression members volunteer with educational programs in prisons across the city.
The New York Times said the translation from Penn professor of classical studies Emily Wilson has given the ancient text "a radically contemporary voice."
Within the Asian Pacific community, art can carry “a cultural stigma,” said APAHW Executive Chair and Wharton and Engineering senior Vivian Ge.
The debate, which was organized by the Penn Debate Society and the Penn Philomathean Society, came three weeks after History TA Stephanie McKellop came under fire for tweeting about the method.
Already popular in New York City, the sidewalk kiosks or “Links” have USB ports and provide Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the city.
“We gather to honor a man renowned for his deep respect for constitutional knowledge and tradition and his abiding bipartisanship, two things in such short supply these days."