44 minutes | Dec 11, 2020

Episode 33: Mental Health on Campus as 2020 Winds Down

With an epic year winding down and colleges transitioning to a much-needed holiday break, hosts Jon Fansmith, Mushtaq Gunja, and Sarah Spreitzer discuss the last minute flurry of activity in Washington, DC, as the transition to a President Biden administration begins. Later, Mushtaq and Sarah talk with cognitive scientist and Barnard College President Sian Beilock about how she is using her own research as a psychologist to talk about the need for new ways to improve mental health and well-being on campus. **Tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @ACEducation or podcast@acenet.edu. EPISODE NOTES Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show: President Sian Leah Beilock Barnard College TED Talk: Why we choke under pressure—and how to avoid it with Sian Beilock YouTube, Oct. 9, 2018 Students need tools to safeguard their mental health in uncertain times The Hechinger Report, Nov. 18, 2020 Jed Foundation “Feel Well, Do Well” @ Barnard Virtual Tutoring Corps Barnard College Access Barnard Barnard College College Student Mental Health and Well-Being: A Survey of Presidents Higher Education Today Pulse Point Surveys—Leaders Respond: COVID-19 on Campus
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