Author: Jennifer Wetzel
May. 30, 2012—Vanderbilt is launching the country's first doctorate in the emerging field of educational neuroscience.
May. 29, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center saw perhaps its busiest weekend ever this Memorial Day holiday, with more than triple the volume of patients treated during a typical weekend. LifeFlight, Vanderbilt’s air trauma unit, responded to more than 70 of the area’s most critical patients, filling Vanderbilt’s Emergency Department and Trauma Unit with tragic and often preventable...
May. 22, 2012—New research from Peabody finds that preschool teachers’ use of sophisticated vocabulary and analytic talk about books, combined with early support for literacy in the home, can predict fourth-grade reading comprehension and word recognition.
May. 15, 2012—Nurses at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Level-1 Trauma Center are taking a pledge to raise awareness of the dangers associated with distracted driving. These caregivers, who treat hundreds of seriously injured patients each year due to distracted driving, want to see an end to behind-the-wheel activities taking attention away from the road.
May. 11, 2012—Clinical and developmental psychologist Donald J. Stedman received Peabody's Distinguished Alumnus Award during Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 11.
May. 10, 2012—Peabody's Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools program graduates its first cohort of students.
May. 4, 2012—Peabody professor Kimberly Bess received a statewide honor for her research in one of Nashville's most underprivileged communities.
Apr. 30, 2012—Second class graduates from Next Steps at Vanderbilt, a two-year certificate program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Apr. 17, 2012—April is Autism Awareness Month, and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders is teaming with the Tennessee Department of Education to offer free, half-day workshops across the state for families of children with autism. Designed to offer high-quality information and support, these workshops were created in response to a...
Apr. 13, 2012—The Vanderbilt Kennedy will host a free community forum on autism Saturday, April 21.
Apr. 11, 2012—Peabody faculty will present research on the nation’s key issues in education at the AERA conference April 13-17.
Apr. 6, 2012—A grant for Programs for Talented Youth will fund scholarships for low-income gifted students.