Articles by Jody Freinkel

02/26/15 2:05am
Penn 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. 
02/18/15 8:30am
The scare was caused by a transformer explosion on the block of 41st Street between Pine and Baltimore Streets.
02/18/15 1:19am
Penn’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.
02/17/15 4:01am
Created 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.
01/14/15 1:54am
CAPS Director Bill Alexander hopes the distance will afford CAPS’s clients more privacy rather than alienating them from its services. 
12/09/14 2:49am
Only three college presidents are paid more than Amy Gutmann in 2012, the latest year with available data.
12/02/14 11:00pm
The Fresh Grocer will start selling beer before January 2015, an employee confirmed Tuesday. 
11/12/14 12:45am
President Amy Gutmann will be honored Wednesday for Penn's successful partnership with the American Defamation League.
10/17/14 12:21am

DP Minute: A look at the top stories of this week

Your weekly Penn news digest
10/14/14 1:40am
In preparation for Amy Gutmann's tenth anniversary, take a look back at Penn’s previous seven presidents.
10/02/14 2:20am
Penn President Amy Gutmann was confronted about her response to the mental health crisis
08/26/14 1:10pm

History professor and former Urban Studies co-director dies

Michael 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.
05/15/14 5:36pm
The 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.
05/07/14 10:06am
According 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.
04/16/14 8:48pm

Fine dining tips for the businessperson

Do you know which utensil goes with the amuse-bouche?
03/31/14 1:18am
Chilcote won the VP seat while Bittar was also disqualified.
03/30/14 8:51pm

Joke Issue: Spring Fling concert moving indoors amid security concerns

Due 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.
03/19/14 11:01pm
The race for student body president is heating up.
03/16/14 8:50pm
Mathematics students and faculty are speaking out against the conversion of part of the Math-Physics-Astronomy Library into an active learning classroom.
03/06/14 7:19pm

Libraries in DRL and Towne buildings to be repurposed

Part of the Math, Physics and Astronomy Library in David Rittenhouse Laboratories will be converted to an active learning classroom and the Engineering Library in the Towne Building will close at the end of the semester.
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