In March 2020, Tufts Health and Wellness sent an email inviting students to participate in Kognito: a 30-40-minute online mental health education program that teaches students, staff and faculty how to engage a student who approaches them with mental health-related distress. In the program, the user interacts with a simulated student, and has the opportunity […]
Meet first-year student and singer-songwriter Ella Roth. As she describes in a TikTok video posted in early October, Roth, like many, started quarantine with isolation taking a toll on her mental health. But after her English teacher assigned her Advanced Placement Literature class a creative final project about any book they’d read that year, she emerged from her rut with an ear-wormy indie pop song inspired by the titular character of the classic novel “The Great Gatsby” (1925).
The initiative was a partnership between three campus organizations: JumboVote, a voter education and voting advocacy group; Tufts Labor Coalition (TLC), a workers’ rights advocacy group; and the Eco-Representatives (Eco-Reps), an environmental education and sustainability advocacy group.