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Author: Joan Brasher

Vanderbilt to transform West End into innovative academic and experiential center

Jan. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt's largest-ever capital project will replace aging residence halls with innovative residential colleges that will transform the residential life for undergraduates.

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Tennessee Education Research Alliance has a new faculty director

Jan. 17, 2018—Jason A. Grissom, associate professor of public policy and education, will lead the enterprise.

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Study finds children think flexibly about gender identity

Jan. 16, 2018—Children may think more flexibly about gender identity than previously thought, according to a study by Vanderbilt researchers.

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Monique Morris to speak at Vanderbilt on criminalization of black girls

Jan. 15, 2018—Monique W. Morris, an award-winning author and social justice scholar, is the featured speaker for the next installment of the Dean’s Diversity Lecture Series at Vanderbilt's Peabody College.

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Vanderbilt faculty ranked among top influencers in education

Jan. 11, 2018—Seven professors on the faculty at Vanderbilt's Peabody College of education and human development are once again included in the annual Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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Student loan aversion article tops AERA’s most popular articles

Jan. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt scholars topped the American Educational Research Association’s list of most-read articles in 2017.

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Does watching Sesame Street make kids kinder?

Jan. 5, 2018—A grant of more than $100,000 from Sesame Workshop will support a new Vanderbilt study on kindness.

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AAIDD honors Vanderbilt scholars

Jan. 4, 2018—The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities has selected three Vanderbilt scholars for its annual awards.

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Vanderbilt University ranks No. 4 on Kiplinger’s ‘best value’ list

Dec. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt University is ranked No. 4 among private universities on the "Kiplinger’s Personal Finance" list of 300 Best College Values for 2018, behind Princeton, Harvard and Duke.

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Astronomy professor wins $1M grant, takes multifaceted approach to keeping minorities and persons with disabilities in STEM

Dec. 13, 2017—Keivan Stassun was named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Million-Dollar Professor for promotion of minorities in the physical sciences.

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Vanderbilt’s Humphrey Fellows get into the ‘volunteer’ spirit

Dec. 1, 2017—Vanderbilt’s 2017-18 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows are from 11 different countries, but the diverse group has quickly connected with the Tennessee tradition of giving back.

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Teacher, activist Acosta to speak on rights and education of Chicanx and Latinx youth Dec. 7 at Vanderbilt

Nov. 17, 2017—Activist Curtis Acosta's talk is titled “Victory in Arizona: Defending the Rights and Education of Chicanx/Latinx Youth."

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