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How the brain learns a second language is focus of Vanderbilt study

Apr. 18, 2018—Vanderbilt University has received a four-year, $552,273 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund new research examining how the brain learns a second language.

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Vanderbilt education faculty to showcase research at AERA April 13-17

Apr. 10, 2018—The AERA annual conference, “The Dreams, Possibilities and Necessity of Public Education,” will be held in New York City.

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Donna Y. Ford honored for commitment to desegregation of gifted education

Mar. 30, 2018—Vanderbilt special education professor Donna Y. Ford has been recognized for her unwavering commitment to the desegregation of gifted education and for mentoring African American students, higher education faculty and P–12 professionals.

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Vanderbilt’s Humphrey Fellows to visit Dollywood, Vol State-Livingston

Mar. 28, 2018—Vanderbilt’s ninth cohort of Humphrey Fellows will travel to East Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains April 6–8.

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Vanderbilt’s Gavin Price receives NSF CAREER Award

Mar. 20, 2018—The National Science Foundation has awarded a Faculty Early Career Development Grant to Gavin R. Price, assistant professor of psychology at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.

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Vanderbilt graduate schools among the nation’s best

Mar. 20, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s graduate schools remain among the nation’s best, according to the latest "U.S. News & World Report" rankings.

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Vanderbilt’s Jiménez named 2018 AERA fellow

Mar. 2, 2018—Robert T. Jiménez is among 11 scholars selected as 2018 fellows by the American Educational Research Association.

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Vanderbilt scholars honored for supporting women in sport

Feb. 27, 2018—Anjali Forber-Pratt and Sharon Shields will be honored at the SHAPE America National Convention and Expo March 20–24 in Nashville.

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Mark Seidenberg delivers Educational Neuroscience talk April 6

Feb. 23, 2018—The lecture will focus on the need to look closely at linguistic differences between language used in the home and in schools.

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UCSB’s Jeffrey F. Milem to speak at Vanderbilt on race relations and education

Feb. 23, 2018—The Peabody Dean's Diversity Lecture Series, featuring Jeffrey F. Milem of the University of California–Santa Barbara, is April 2.

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Fiorina talks leadership, citizen involvement at Vanderbilt

Feb. 22, 2018—Former GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina discussed her views on leadership and issues of the day Feb. 20 as part of the Chancellor's Lecture Series.

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Noted scholars of giftedness to receive lifetime achievement award

Feb. 7, 2018—Camilla P. Benbow and David Lubinski will receive The International Society for Intelligence Research’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.

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