Arts + Media + Design Day

May 9, All Day

Various locations

Learn more about career paths in the arts, media, and design fields. Hear firsthand from industry professionals and employers in a day-long series of offered sessions and workshops. Attend the sessions that are most interesting to you. More information may be found on Handshake in the coming weeks.

Sharon James Lecture

Social Media and Mental HealthApr. 24, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Casey Commons

Does Social Media Really Influence Mental Health?
Empirical Evidence From Experiment and Meta-Analysis by Dr. Jiangmeng Helen Liu

Social media have become indispensable in everyday communication. How the use of social media relates to mental health remains unclear. This lecture reports two empirical studies—experiment and meta-analysis—on this topic. The lecture will shed lights on interventions/campaigns to promote public mental health, and offer suggestions for students regarding effective social media use in daily life.