Author: Evan Curran
Jan. 27, 2021—Pain, healing and resilience are themes woven into Nashville artist Ashley Mintz’s new online exhibit supported by Vanderbilt Divinity School. The visual collection, "Resilient Souls: We Rest Then We Rise," will run in a fully virtual format Feb. 1–March 12 in celebration and reflection of Black History Month.
Vanderbilt research finds leveraged and inverse exchange-traded products not suitable for long-term investments
Jan. 25, 2021—“I’m 67 years old, and I’m basically bankrupt in two weeks.” That’s how an individual quoted in the Wall Street Journal last summer described the sudden collapse of a retirement portfolio comprised largely of leveraged exchange-traded products (ETPs) amid the market turmoil of March 2020 caused by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a...
Vanderbilt Child Health Poll: Tennessee parents concerned about education, kids’ mental health as COVID-19 presses on
Jan. 22, 2021—The latest Vanderbilt Child Health Poll finds that many Tennessee parents are worried about the mental health of their children during the COVID-19 pandemic, and more than 80 percent of parents had concerns about their children attending school remotely.
Vanderbilt researchers find value in comparison of multiple strategies for mathematics teaching and learning
Jan. 22, 2021—A team of researchers from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development and Harvard University’s graduate school of education explored how using a basic learning process—comparison—could lead to stronger outcomes for K-12 students in mathematics, and analyzed different approaches for incorporating comparison into curriculum.
Jan. 19, 2021—In a new study published in "Social Psychology Quarterly," Lijun Song, associate professor of sociology in Vanderbilt University’s College of Arts and Science, examines how the theories of “social capital” and “social cost” predict an individual’s life satisfaction.
Jan. 15, 2021—Six researchers from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development have been selected for "Education Week's" 2021 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, an annual list highlighting education researchers who have demonstrated the greatest influence over educational policy and practice.
Jan. 11, 2021—Advances in big data technology and digital analytics are transforming the field of archaeology. One such study led by Vanderbilt anthropology professor Steven Wernke has brought a fresh perspective to the forced resettlement of more than a million Indigenous Andeans by Spanish colonizers in the 1570s.
Jan. 7, 2021—Amid COVID-19, businesses will have to implement new procedures and training methods; Vanderbilt researcher Megan Lawrence examines what practices work best, and why.
Vanderbilt researchers discover strong correlation between partisanship and social mobility during COVID-19 pandemic
Dec. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt political scientist Joshua Clinton led a team of researchers to analyze data from more than 1 million U.S. adults, determining that partisanship is more closely related to social mobility—defined here as social contact and travel within and among communities—during the COVID-19 pandemic than the incidence of COVID-19 cases or deaths in the community.