Michigan State University will use a National Science Foundation grant of $1 million to develop a smart human-centered system, known as iSee, for enhancing college counseling services.

It’s estimated that about 10 percent of college students turn to counseling services to help navigate the turbulent waters of college life and deal with serious mental health issues such as depression.

With the help of the NSF grant, researchers at MSU’s colleges of Engineering and Communication Arts and Sciences, as well as the MSU Counseling Center, are developing mobile technology that will supplement in-person counseling services.

The technology will objectively measure...

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