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Author: Joan Brasher

New research identifies best coping strategies for kids

Jul. 20, 2017—A comprehensive new Vanderbilt study published in "Psychological Bulletin" outlines which coping strategies work best.

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‘Drive to 55’ is focus of new Vanderbilt research with UT-Knoxville 

Jul. 17, 2017—Researchers at Vanderbilt are partnering with colleagues at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission to research the effectiveness of initiatives developed under the state’s “Drive to 55” campaign.

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Haslam, McQueen talk leadership with aspiring principals

Jun. 26, 2017—The Governor's Academy of School Leadership is designed to create a pipeline of strong leaders in Tennessee.

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Vanderbilt project intended to combat fake news receives share of $1M prize

Jun. 26, 2017—Combating fake news and bolstering the public’s trust in journalism is the aim of a Vanderbilt research project that was selected to receive a share of a $1 million prize.

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Online stress management program for kids with cancer receives funding

Jun. 6, 2017—Psychology professor Bruce Compas has received a grant to develop an online stress management program for kids with cancer.

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People with less financial knowledge unlikely to borrow for college

May. 31, 2017—People with low levels of financial literacy or who have used payday lending are far less willing to borrow to pay for college, according to a new Vanderbilt study.

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Novelist inspires MNPS middle schoolers to pursue the writing life

May. 26, 2017—Best-selling young adult fiction writer Sharon M. Draper visited the Wyatt Center at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College to motivate and inspire Nashville middle schoolers.

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School for Science and Math students graduate; new cohort named

May. 17, 2017—The program graduated its 2017 class and named the new cohort for this fall.

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Sick kids live longer, but brain function may suffer

May. 16, 2017—Survival rates continue to rise for children living with once-fatal chronic pediatric health conditions, but their survival comes at a cost.

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Vanderbilt students cap off philanthropy class with $75,000 gift to local charities

May. 5, 2017—Nearly 30 Vanderbilt students took part in Philanthropy and Social Problem Solving, a Peabody College course offered as part of the human and organizational development major. The class capped off the semester by giving $75,000 to five charities.

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Acclaimed artist Mel Chin named Peabody College distinguished alumnus

May. 5, 2017—Chin’s art is inspired by political and social dilemmas, provoking discussion and evading easy classification.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt to honor 24 outstanding MNPS seniors in graduation ceremony

May. 3, 2017—Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will deliver the keynote address. Dean will be introduced by MNPS board member Mary Pierce.

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