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The World featured President Marvin Krislov as a panelist discussing how mental health concerns for students of color are heightened during the pandemic in "Discussion: Mental health concerns for students of color heightened amid the coronavirus"

10/27/2020

The World, Public Radio International featured President Marvin Krislov as a panelist discussing how mental health concerns for students of color are heightened during the pandemic in "Discussion: Mental health concerns for students of color heightened amid the coronavirus"

As a result of COVID-19, institutions of higher education around the world face unparalleled challenges, particularly for the mental health and emotional well-being of their students. The pandemic has also laid bare deeply ingrained social inequities, inflicting disproportionate threats to the health and educational progress of communities of color. In the second part (watch part I here) of a series of conversations on mental health and communities of color with The Forum at Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, this panel discussion, moderated by GBH News' Phillip Martin, will address the mental health challenges in navigating today’s campus climate, social distancing protocols and remote learning experiences, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, at noon Eastern time.

Moderator: Phillip Martin, Senior investigative reporter, GBH Center for Investigative Reporting. Panelists: Marvin Krislov, President, Pace University; Meeta Kumar, Director of counseling services, University of Chicago;Tabbye ChavousDirector of the National Center for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan; Josephine KimFaculty, prevention science and practice/CAS in counseling, Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

This panel discussion is presented in partnership with GBH News and The Forum at Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health with the Steve Fund. 

Read The World article here.