Articles by Jody Freinkel
Penn participates in mental health improvement programPenn is participating in the Campus Program — a collaboration between the Jed and Clinton Foundations — which is a four-year commitment requiring universities to complete self-assessments and establish an oversight committee to monitor progress on mental health efforts.
Explosion, gunshot scare on 41st Street prompts police investigationThe scare was caused by a transformer explosion on the block of 41st Street between Pine and Baltimore Streets.
Students question mental health task force recommendationsPenn’s mental health task force recommendations have provoked students to question whether the administration is taking the right steps to promote mental wellness at all.
Mental health task force releases final reportCreated in the wake of six student suicides in 15 months, the Task Force on Student Psychological Health and Welfare released its final report on Tuesday.
CAPS relocates to 3624 Market StreetCAPS Director Bill Alexander hopes the distance will afford CAPS’s clients more privacy rather than alienating them from its services.
Gutmann ranked fourth-highest compensated presidentOnly three college presidents are paid more than Amy Gutmann in 2012, the latest year with available data.
Fresh Grocer to start selling beerThe Fresh Grocer will start selling beer before January 2015, an employee confirmed Tuesday.
Gutmann honored for anti-discrimination progressPresident Amy Gutmann will be honored Wednesday for Penn's successful partnership with the American Defamation League.
DP Minute: A look at the top stories of this weekYour weekly Penn news digest
Presidential predecessorsIn preparation for Amy Gutmann's tenth anniversary, take a look back at Penn’s previous seven presidents.
Gutmann confronted about mental health at University Council meetingPenn President Amy Gutmann was confronted about her response to the mental health crisis
History professor and former Urban Studies co-director diesMichael Katz, the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History and a former co-director of the Urban Studies department, died Saturday of cancer at Penn Hospice of Rittenhouse. He was 75.
New skyscraper coming to 30th and Walnut streetsThe Philadelphia skyline is about to change.On Wednesday, Penn President Amy Gutmann and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter broke ground on the construction of the new FMC Tower near 30th and Walnut streets.
Wharton student confirmed dead after car crash at 30th and Walnut streetsAccording to an article posted earlier in the morning on ABC Action News, friends confirmed that the 27-year-old victim involved in yesterday's car accident at 30th and Walnut streets was a Wharton student.
Fine dining tips for the businesspersonDo you know which utensil goes with the amuse-bouche?
Kim wins UA presidential election, Delaney disqualifiedChilcote won the VP seat while Bittar was also disqualified.
Joke Issue: Spring Fling concert moving indoors amid security concernsDue to security concerns, David Guetta will be performing the Spring Fling concert in Irvine Auditorium. Students who purchased floor tickets after winning them in last week’s lottery will be refunded, and a new lottery will open Tuesday to distribute tickets for seats in Irvine.
Undergraduate Assembly presidential candidates face off at debateThe race for student body president is heating up.
Penn may leave more of DRL library intact after student dissentMathematics students and faculty are speaking out against the conversion of part of the Math-Physics-Astronomy Library into an active learning classroom.