Author: Joan Brasher
Nov. 6, 2017—A $16,000 grant will support the design of yearlong residency program pairing prospective teachers with experienced educators in Metro Nashville schools.
Oct. 25, 2017—Lu Zheng has been recognized for her work as a student at the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt.
Oct. 23, 2017—HIV infections in the United States have declined 18 percent in recent years, but in the African American community, the figures remain disproportionately high.
Oct. 19, 2017—In a new study, black and Latinx students said it was important for them to use their careers to help others.
Oct. 19, 2017—A self-described “medical geographer,” Yolanda J. McDonald, an assistant professor of human and organizational development, begins each new research project with the “where” of things, before getting to the who, what, when and how.
Oct. 12, 2017—One of James Booth’s biggest research challenges is keeping his young subjects from getting wiggly while measuring their brain activity during an MRI scan. As a neurocognitive researcher, he uses functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to tease out how children’s brains develop academic skills.
Oct. 4, 2017—Disability advocates will share their personal and professional journeys and discuss how to dismantle ableism.
Oct. 3, 2017—Come for a box lunch and hear how you can help others sign up for the Affordable Health Care Act.
Sep. 18, 2017—In solidarity with the Black Women’s March in Washington, D.C., Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development will host a march for Black Women in STEM at Vanderbilt from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30.
Sep. 14, 2017—Film and television actor Andre Braugher (“The Mist,” “City of Angels”) lends his voice talent to the 14-minute mini-documentary about the nation's foremost study of giftedness.
Sep. 13, 2017—UCLA's Daniel Losen and Peabody's Maury Nation will speak on the high cost of harsh school discipline.
Sep. 13, 2017—Education professionals from 11 countries will spend the next 10 months in an intensive professional development program at Peabody College for education and human development.