Carolyn Hughes

  • Commencement at Memorial Gym

    Vanderbilt University honors 36 as emeriti faculty

    Thirty-six retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 10, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Read More

    May. 10, 2013

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    New handbook helps youth with disabilities transition to adult life

    To help ease youth with disabilities' transition into adult life, Erik Carter and Carolyn Hughes have developed a model that combines skill development with support, strategies they outline in a new handbook. Read More

    Mar. 25, 2013

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    Vanderbilt autism experts available for World Autism Day, National Autism Awareness Month

    Autism experts from Vanderbilt University are available for interviews on World Autism Awareness Day, designated by the United Nations as April 2. Read More

    Mar. 30, 2012

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    Kudos

    Abdiweli Mohamed Ali (photo courtesy of Niagara University)     Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, a Vanderbilt master’s degree graduate in economics, has been named prime minister of Somalia. Michael Burcham, lecturer in management; John Howser, director of medical center… Read More

    Aug. 1, 2011

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    New tool to i.d. support needed by children with intellectual disabilities

    Determining what children with intellectual disabilities need to thrive by building on their strengths and interests is the aim of a new federally funded project in the Department of Special Education. Read More

    Jul. 28, 2011

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    Vanderbilt Peabody education experts available for back-to-school stories

    Education experts from the Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development are available for back-to-school interviews. Read More

    Jul. 22, 2011

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    AAIDD honors Kennedy Center’s Hughes

    Carolyn Hughes (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt) Carolyn  Hughes, professor of special education, was among 10 national researchers recognized for Exceptional Service to the Field by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at AAIDD’s Annual Meeting on June 6. The award recognized Hughes and colleagues from… Read More

    Jun. 22, 2011

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    April grants announced by Division of Sponsored Research

    The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in April that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded: Theodore A. Bapty, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received an award in the amount of $311,047 by the Department of Defense for “Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE).” Abhishek… Read More

    May. 25, 2011

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    Sponsored Research grants for March

    The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in March that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded: Julie A. Adams, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received an award in the amount of $25,000 by the Department of Defense for “Expeditionary Capabilities Consortium:  Urban Operations Laboratory.”… Read More

    Apr. 22, 2011