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Author: Joan Brasher

Upside-down jellyfish teach land-locked teens about ocean conservation

Aug. 17, 2018—More than a dozen Cassiopea were given to the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt by the Tennessee Aquarium.

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Learning arithmetic refines the primal brain system for representing quantity

Jul. 23, 2018—A new Vanderbilt study challenges the causal role of the Approximate Number System in mathematical ability.

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Report: How six school districts changed the principal supervisor role to better support principals

Jul. 9, 2018—Principals and districts benefit when principal supervisors move beyond the role of administrator to coach and mentor, according to a new Vanderbilt University report.

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White House honors Vanderbilt faculty for STEM mentorship

Jul. 5, 2018—The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy honored two Vanderbilt researchers for STEM mentorship.

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New report: iZone schools show gains; ASD little improvement

Jun. 19, 2018—After five years of implementation, iZone schools continue to show positive gains on student achievement while the students in the Achievement School District did not gain more or less than comparison schools.

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Report: High principal evaluations predict student achievement

May. 29, 2018—Student achievement gains are higher in schools where principals’ leadership practices are rated more positively by their supervisors, according to a new brief.

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Vanderbilt honors 2018 Founder’s Medalists

May. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt University recognized the top-graduating student from each of its undergraduate and professional schools on Friday, May 11, during annual Commencement ceremonies.

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Philanthropy expert named Peabody College distinguished alumna

May. 8, 2018—Veteran nonprofit strategist and social venture entrepreneur Laura Ponte Chauvin will be honored with the 2018 Peabody College Distinguished Alumna Award during Commencement.

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Class of 2018: Logan Brown has immersed herself in law and justice

May. 3, 2018—At age 12, Logan Brown decided she wanted to become a lawyer. So the pre-teen pursued and landed an internship at the Douglas County district attorney’s office in Lawrence, Kansas, giving her a front-row seat to the legal system at work.

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Class of 2018: Sami Chiang champions hands-on learning

Apr. 30, 2018—Sami Chiang was conducting experiments and using critical thinking long before she knew what those things were. The daughter of a school administrator and an engineer, the Berkeley, California, native’s life was immersed in experiential learning from the start.

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Vanderbilt’s Humphrey Fellows experience the Smokies

Apr. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt’s ninth cohort of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows traveled recently to the Great Smoky Mountains for learning and reflection.

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Nashville charities benefit from Vanderbilt philanthropy class

Apr. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos helped undergraduates distribute donation checks totaling $59,000 to four Nashville charities as part of a unique class that teaches undergraduates the importance and value of philanthropy.

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