Education and Psychology
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.
Jun. 26, 2017—The Governor's Academy of School Leadership is designed to create a pipeline of strong leaders in Tennessee.
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.
Jun. 6, 2017—Psychology professor Bruce Compas has received a grant to develop an online stress management program for kids with cancer.
Jun. 1, 2017—The National Academy of Education (NAEd) has announced its 2017 NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program recipients, who include Vanderbilt Peabody doctoral candidates Luis Rodriguez and Samantha Viano.
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.
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.
Apr. 27, 2017—Mark Lipsey presented a pre-K consensus report, a joint effort by several institutions to inform lawmakers and other education thought leaders.
Apr. 25, 2017—The American Psychological Association has honored Centennial Professor of Psychology Gordon D. Logan with its most prestigious award for scientific achievement.
Apr. 11, 2017—Teacher merit pay programs have been associated with a statistically significant positive effect on student outcomes.
Apr. 7, 2017—Loan aversion is more common in prospective college students than previously documented and may be affected by gender, age and race.
Apr. 3, 2017—“Trump’s First 100 Days and the Impact on Education,” is available to watch online now.