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Ideas in Action – Also Noted

May. 14, 2019—Laurie Cutting, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Special Education, has been honored with a $3 million National Institutes of Health MERIT Award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The grant will support her investigation of how the neural networks associated with reading, math and executive function interact to predict academic...

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Autism and Innovation

May. 14, 2019—Peabody College senior Claire Barnett, left, poses with autism advocate Temple Grandin before Grandin’s appearance at Vanderbilt in November as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series. A senior majoring in human and organizational development, Barnett, who learned a year ago that she is on the autism spectrum, works as an intern at Vanderbilt’s Frist Center...

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Peabody to participate in Bass Military Scholars program

May. 14, 2019—Peabody College is one of five Vanderbilt graduate schools selected to participate in the new Bass Military Scholars program. Starting this fall, the program will begin funding six scholarships annually at Vanderbilt for eligible active-duty military and veterans. The program is funded by a $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation, providing...

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From the Dean

May. 14, 2019—The sky threatened on a muggy afternoon in early September when about 150 of us gathered near the front steps of the Mayborn Building. I was hoping the bottom would not drop out, but the occasion was too important not to celebrate—and also long awaited. We were there to break ground on the first major...

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Strong Connection: A visionary renovation of two iconic Peabody buildings links the college’s progressive past with a bright future

May. 13, 2019—  By Randy Horick, MA’82 Featured on the cover of Paul Conkin’s history of Peabody College is a wide-angle, black-and-white photograph of a multitude assembled in front of two stately brick buildings adorned with classical columns. The group is bunched together and dressed as if going to church on a summer Sunday, with some of...

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Zeppos offers ‘eight words’ of advice in farewell Commencement address

May. 10, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos encouraged graduates at Vanderbilt Commencement to be the brave leaders that America and the world desperately needs—leaders who focus on making the world better for others, not just themselves.

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Pre-college advising programs improve numbers of marginalized students going to college

May. 1, 2019—A new Vanderbilt study finds that a pre-college advising program in high schools increases community college enrollment for Hispanic students of all income levels and low-income students in general. The paper is published in the "Journal of Policy Analysis and Management."

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Vanderbilt faculty earn awards at AERA annual meeting in Toronto

Apr. 26, 2019—The conference is the world’s largest gathering of education scholars and a showcase for groundbreaking, innovative research.

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Gifted kids turn 50: Most successful followed heart, not just head

Apr. 23, 2019—New findings from an ongoing 45-year Vanderbilt study reveal that patterns found in test scores and a psychological assessment measuring the personal values of nearly 700 intellectually gifted adolescents were highly predictive of the distinct fields of eminence they would occupy by age 50.

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Disability is not a dirty word; ‘handi-capable’ should be retired

Apr. 23, 2019—Disability identity advocates say euphemisms for the word 'disability' diminish and erase disability from the picture.

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Graduate student condenses energy research to take top prize at Three Minute Thesis competition

Apr. 5, 2019—For the seventh straight year, Vanderbilt graduate students competed March 29 to summarize years of research and discovery into a clear three-minute presentation as part of the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

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The Rev. Christopher Donald to lead Office of Religious Life

Apr. 1, 2019—Following a national search, Vanderbilt University has named The Rev. Christopher Donald, an experienced college chaplain, as university chaplain and director of the Office of Religious Life.

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