2017 Emerging Scholars Wrap Up

Congratulations to the 2017 cohort of the Emerging Scholars Fellowship! After an incredible semester of hard work, the 2017 cohort of Emerging Scholars Fellows made some impressive contributions to the field of behavioral health. Each scholar worked incredibly hard alongside their campus advisor and program mentor, and came out with insightful findings and discoveries. To…

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This post was written by Nate Sawyer, one of our 2017 Emerging Scholars. Over the course of the next few months, Nate’s “Dear Emory” project will focus on the investigation, and artistic presentation, of student oral histories of mental health experiences at Emory University. You can read more about his project here.  Hi everyone! My…

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This post was written by Alyse Ruriani, one of our 2017 Emerging Scholars. Over the course of the next few months, Alyse is creating “What Now? A Creative Workbook Journal Thing,” which will be a book featuring creative prompts to help users process and express emotions in a visual, cheeky way. You can read more about…

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This post was written by Khushbu Patel, our 2017 Stephen C. Rose Legacy Scholar in the 2017 Emerging Scholars cohort. Over the course of the next few months, Khushbu is focusing her project on employing qualitative methodology to understand how culture influences the way South Asians conceptualize ‘mental health.’ You can read more about her…

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This post was written by Natalie Oman, one of our 2017 Emerging Scholars. Over the course of the next few months, Natalie is focusing her research on the mental health needs of sexual assault victims on college campuses and the mental health services provided by college campus first responders. You can read more about her project…

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Why is the trigger warning debate important to me? That’s a good question. It is not because I have ever needed trigger warnings. Rather, it is because I feel that it is largely a conversation about students, without students. I first became aware of the controversy when the University of Chicago (UC) released a letter…

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This post was written by Alex Budenz, one of our 2017 Emerging Scholars. Over the course of the next few months, Alex is working to quantify the stigma and social support surrounding bipolar disorder on the social media platform, Twitter. You can read more about her project here.  Hi everyone! My name is Alex, and…