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How Amy Gutmann is — quietly — leading Penn through political tumult

(04/03/18 3:16am)

On Nov. 9, 2016 — the day after Donald Trump stunned the nation by winning the United States presidency — Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania was packed to the brim. That day’s University Council meeting, a routine administrative gathering of Penn’s student, faculty, and staff leaders, had become a hotly anticipated event. 

Penn reconvened its mental health task force a year ago. Here's what it concluded.

(09/16/17 4:26pm)

Following Wharton junior Olivia Kong's death by suicide in 2016, Penn reconvened a Task Force on Student Psychological Health and Welfare. The task force concluded its work about a year ago but has not released any public report on its findings or offered any recommendations that directly sparked policy changes.

Inside the challenges international students face navigating mental health at Penn

(02/22/17 4:41am)

College senior Riya Chandiramani was working out at Pottruck Health and Fitness Center when she got a text from her dad. Now, she can’t remember what the text said. But she thought she’d done poorly on a quiz in her marketing class, and seeing the text from her dad — a successful man who’d always held her to high standards — was too much.