Mary Christie Quarterly

A quarterly magazine of news, information, and commentary on the issues that impact the health and wellness of college students.


A weekly roundup of news and research on the health and wellness of young adults.

Mental and Behavioral Health
The University of Washington is offering a course called  “EDUC 200: Wellness and Resilience for College and Beyond.” Available to all students, the course provides tools to manage emotional issues that often come from new college responsibilities, friendship building, and/or trauma.

Diversity and Inclusion
In an op-ed for the Red and Black, the University of Georgia‘s student paper, Asher Beckner writes about the importance of all students and faculty on campus learning more about the LGBT community. The school’s LGBT Resource Center is holding Safe Space trainings throughout the summer, which provide information on gender and sexual identity, homophobia, heterosexism, as well as how to work towards being an ally for the LGBT community.

Sexual Assault and Title IX
Former University of Oregon student Sean Donald Wood was sentenced to 16 months in prison for sexual assault.


The Mary Christie Foundation’s survey program provides insights and information on a range of student health issues facing administrators and policymakers.

Colloquia and Forums

The Foundation hosts symposiums and forums with thought leaderships and college leadership within a certain field or topic.

  • MCF Presidents’ Colloquium on Student Health and Wellness

    November 3-4, 2016

    The Mary Christie Foundation presents the MCF Presidents’ Colloquium on Student Health and Wellness – a two-day event designed for college and university presidents to share knowledge and produce new thinking on the expanding array of issues that make up student health and wellness.

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  • Preventing Opioid Deaths Among Young People

    In June, 2105, the Mary Christie Foundation and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation hosted a symposium on Capitol Hill for Members of Congress, their staff, Administration officials and the public.

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Awards Programs

The MCF recognizes young leaders and insight generators in the field of student health and wellness. We recognize and engage mid-career leaders, and young adults; and award individuals and teams that have the potential to produce important insights and impacts on topics related to college student health and wellness.

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Young Adult Council

The Young Adult Council brings together the vital perspective of college students and recent graduates to ensure we are addressing their concerns.

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