Sep. 30, 2019—Children from higher income families are far more likely to be in gifted programs than less wealthy classmates according to a new Vanderbilt study.
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.
Jan. 14, 2019—Summer Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young, a program through Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth, offers weekly summer courses for qualifying gifted students in rising first through sixth grades. Career Connections, a day program within SAVY, offers accelerated courses for rising seventh-graders during the month of July.
Aug. 19, 2018—More than a dozen Cassiopea, more commonly known as “upside-down jellyfish,” from the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, have taken up residence as part of the marine science program at the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt, a program of Peabody College's Department of Teaching and Learning and the Center for Science Outreach.
Feb. 21, 2018—Vanderbilt University professors Camilla P. Benbow and David Lubinski have been selected to receive The International Society for Intelligence Research’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Intelligence.
Jan. 12, 2018—Seven professors on the faculty at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are once again included in an annual listing of the most influential public scholars in education.
Oct. 9, 2017—The world’s foremost longitudinal examination of gifted children is the subject of a new film, “Quick Learners; High Achievers: Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth.”
Sep. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt's Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth is featured in the September issue of the prestigious scientific journal "Nature."
Aug. 31, 2016—High-achieving black students are half as likely as their white peers to be assigned to gifted education. Their teachers’ race may explain why.
Oct. 28, 2015—The National Association for Gifted Children has honored Tamra Stambaugh with its Early Leader Award, given to a person who has made significant contributions in leadership and service to the field of gifted education and who is in the first 10 years of his or her career.
Nov. 22, 2013—Exceptional spatial ability at age 13 predicts creative and scholarly achievements more than 30 years later, according to results from a Vanderbilt University longitudinal study, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.