Instructure, which publishes the Canvas learning management system, is integrating campus telehealth provider TimelyMD into its software.
The Fairfield, Connecticut, school wants to support graduate students with a flexible online solution instead of making them visit on-campus providers.
To aid with feelings of anxiety, isolation and depression, the university will train faculty to lead a campuswide mental health support network.
The virtual space is intended to help students, staff and faculty reclaim social interaction though open mic nights, cooking demonstrations and virtual yoga.
A program showing students, faculty and staff how to identify and speak to peers struggling with mental health issues is encouraging more conversation on touchy subjects, university…