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Michigan Universities Partner with Uwill to Expand Mental Health Support for Students

Michigan Universities Partner with Uwill to Expand Mental Health Support for Students

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education is rolling out student wellness and mental health solution Uwill to provide counseling services at public colleges and universities across the state. Uwill's technology and network of counselors allow students to be matched with therapists based on their unique needs and preferences. Using artificial intelligence, Uwill takes into account a student's issue/treatment, gender, ethnicity, language, immediacy...

Uwill was featured in the Fortune Term Sheet by Jessica Matthews

Uwill was featured in the Fortune Term Sheet by Jessica Matthews

Jessica Matthews featured Uwill's latest news in the December 15, 2002 Term Sheet Uwill, a Boston, Mass.-based mental health and wellness online therapy platform for colleges and students, raised $5.3 million in funding from investors including Bright Horizons CEO Stephen Kramer and Princeton Review and Noodle founder John Katzman.  For more information on Uwill completing its angel funding round of $5.25 million...

Uwill Expands Access to Teletherapy for College Students

Uwill Expands Access to Teletherapy for College Students

The platform uses artificial intelligence to match students with therapists based on their preferences and schedules, without having to travel to and from campus health centers with limited staff.As the digital learning market continues to experience unprecedented growth during COVID-19, ed-tech developers have created a plethora of platforms to facilitate virtual learning and enhance instruction. Despite growth in this sphere, little has been offered in...

Wiley Education Services Podcast Features Veteran Edtech Entrepreneur

Wiley Education Services Podcast Features Veteran Edtech Entrepreneur

NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --This week, Wiley Education Services podcast, An Educated Guest, will feature Uwill Founder and CEO Michael London. The veteran edtech entrepreneur is interviewed by host Todd Zipper, President of Wiley Education Services, to discuss his distinguished career in education innovation and his fast-growing venture, Uwill. The podcast brings together great minds in higher ed to delve deeper into the innovations and...

8 ways colleges are adjusting digital services for 24/7 students

8 ways colleges are adjusting digital services for 24/7 students

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education is rolling out student wellness and mental health solution Uwill to provide counseling services at public colleges and universities across the state. Uwill's technology and network of counselors allow students to be matched with therapists based on their unique needs and preferences. Using artificial intelligence, Uwill takes into account a student's issue/treatment, gender, ethnicity, language, immediacy...

Uwill Named One of Boston’s Hottest Companies by BostInno

Uwill Named One of Boston’s Hottest Companies by BostInno

Student Mental Health & Wellness Platform Wins Award for Fastest Growing Companies Uwill today announced that it has been named a 2021 BostInno 50 on Fire honoree. The annual recognition highlights fast-growing companies in the Boston area that are transforming their respective industries. Uwill, the leading mental health and wellness solution for colleges and students, uses its proprietary technology and AI matching to provide students with an...

CAPS works to eliminate waitlist by partnering with college teletherapy service

CAPS works to eliminate waitlist by partnering with college teletherapy service

For the first time in about 14 years, UNC Counseling and Psychological Services had a waitlist for students who wanted ongoing individual counseling, CAPS Associate and Clinical Director Avery Cook said.Cook said this waitlist is a result of increased student mental health needs during the pandemic.CAPS offers brief individual therapy for students seeking support for issues that are "relatively well defined and which can be adequately addressed or...

Uwill Founder & CEO Michael London Featured on Illuminate Higher Education Podcast

Uwill Founder & CEO Michael London Featured on Illuminate Higher Education Podcast

There's a real pandemic that's plaguing higher education students, and it's not Covid-19.According to the American College Health Association in 2018 and 2019, about 60% of respondents felt overwhelming anxiety while 40% experienced depression so severe that they had difficulty functioning. In 2019, a Pennsylvania State University study noted that demand for campus mental health services increased by nearly 40%, all during a period that saw only a 5%...

Telehealth program helps UNC-Chapel Hill meet demand for mental health services

Telehealth program helps UNC-Chapel Hill meet demand for mental health services

Weeks after suicides by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students prompted administrators to cancel classes so students could have a day to focus on their mental health, the university has launched a new program to boost services to students.The UWill program, which started Monday, is a telehealth service that expands student access to licensed therapists.“This was a way of sort of bringing on some extra resources to be able to meet the needs...

Tribal college bolsters mental health services to alleviate the emotional toll of the pandemic on Native American students

Tribal college bolsters mental health services to alleviate the emotional toll of the pandemic on Native American students

Russell Swagger, president of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Community College in Wisconsin, knew the institution needed a better way to provide mental health services to students and employees when it started to become apparent that the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic were hurting students emotionally.Students and faculty at tribal colleges like his were under a lot of strain. Many had to juggle academic responsibilities while caring for children...

Teletherapy Launches at Rural Tribal College in Wisconsin

Teletherapy Launches at Rural Tribal College in Wisconsin

Like many rural tribal colleges across the country, community members at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) near Hayward, Wisconsin struggled with mental health in the pandemic. Those challenges have not gone away since COVID-19 hit the country 18 months ago, pushing LCOOC’s leaders to look for new solutions.“It’s just astounding here,” said Dr. Russell Swagger, president of LCOOC. “It seems like every time somebody talks to me, I hear about a...

Uwill’s Asini Wijewardane Named to Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

Uwill’s Asini Wijewardane Named to Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

This year’s Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40 comes from everywhere from Siberia to Sri Lanka, and are making marks for themselves in industries from shipping to software. The 2021 honorees, featured in a special print edition of the Business Journal, includes more than a dozen CEOs, and others hold vital roles at major business giants including Liberty Mutual, EY and AIG. Some are masters of technology and others make great products that people want,...

Uwill highlighted in NASPA Virtual Innovation Awards Spotlight

Uwill highlighted in NASPA Virtual Innovation Awards Spotlight

In response to all students learning online, BPU expanded its engagement with Tutor.com to provide 24/7 virtual tutoring and partnered with UWill to offer virtual mental health counseling. To integrate these new data streams, BPU’s residential division adopted TAWC’s customer relationship management system. This system centralized formerly siloed data streams and helped empower faculty and staff to understand student needs holistically. BPU anticipated...

Uwill CEO Michael London & Darryl “DMC” McDaniels announced for featured session at SXSW EDU

Uwill CEO Michael London & Darryl “DMC” McDaniels announced for featured session at SXSW EDU

Today we are thrilled to share a first look at programming including initial Featured sessions as well as Future20, Meet Up, Podcast, Talk, and Workshop sessions — all selected from PanelPicker® for SXSW EDU, March 7-10, 2022.The community continues to be at the heart of the event with SXSW EDU selecting a majority of its programming through the crowd-sourced PanelPicker process. This year, PanelPicker saw hundreds of submissions which the public was...

AI-Enabled Tech Matches Massachusetts Students to Mental Health Counselors

AI-Enabled Tech Matches Massachusetts Students to Mental Health Counselors

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education is rolling out student wellness and mental health solution Uwill to provide counseling services at public colleges and universities across the state. Uwill's technology and network of counselors allow students to be matched with therapists based on their unique needs and preferences.Using artificial intelligence, Uwill takes into account a student's issue/treatment, gender, ethnicity, language, immediacy...

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Selects Uwill as Student Wellness and Mental Health Technology Solution

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Selects Uwill as Student Wellness and Mental Health Technology Solution

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts chose Uwill, the leading teletherapy solution focused on colleges and students, as a Statewide Contractor to provide counseling services to the 29 public colleges and universities throughout the Bay State. Massachusetts institutions now have access to Uwill’s proprietary technology and network of counselors that enable an immediate connection between students and licensed available therapists based on student wellness...

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Uwill is the Teletherapy Educational Partner of NASPA

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