Discipline or Discrimination? How Institutions of Higher Education Should Navigate Disciplining Students with Known or Reported Mental Disabilities | Venable LLP

Jennifer E. Engen

Colleges and universities are grappling with the proliferation of mental health issues among their student populations in the wake of COVID-19 as they deal with the effects of burnout, limited support resources, and social isolation. However, recent surveys have shown that an overwhelming number of students were already suffering before […]

Is Anxiety Legally a Workplace Disability?

Jennifer E. Engen

Last week, a jury awarded an employee $450,000 after his company threw him a birthday party despite his warnings that it would cause anxiety. According to documents filed in the lawsuit, the plaintiff suffered from an anxiety disorder. As the time of his birthday approached, he asked his office manager […]

Disabling Form – Architecture – e-flux

Jennifer E. Engen

Discussions of architectural form demonstrate how disability is negatively imprinted into the field of architecture. In architectural theory and the history of architecture, “form” typically refers to the physical essence and shape of a work of architecture. In the modern idea of form, it is a quality that arises from […]

Determining the effect of air quality on activities of daily living disability: using tracking survey data from 122 cities in China | BMC Public Health

Jennifer E. Engen

Benchmark regression In the benchmark regression, the effects of different pollutant concentrations were tested, and the results are presented in Table 3. Models (1)–(3) are the results of the stepwise test of air pollutant concentration effects, controlled by individual and time effects, whereas Model (4) is based on the AQI. The […]