Ideas In Action
May. 29, 2018—2017-’18 was another outstanding year for Peabody College faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and service earned the admiration of peers near and far.
Apr. 24, 2018—The American Educational Research Association honored several Vanderbilt University professors at its 2018 annual conference, April 13–17, in New York City.
Apr. 2, 2018—Through efforts like the Nashville Longitudinal Study of Youth Safety and Wellbeing and new school discipline practices built around conflict resolution and restorative justice, Nashville's public schools, community organizations, and scholars at Peabody College are working collaboratively to reduce school suspensions and create safe and supportive learning environments.
Mar. 22, 2018—The National Science Foundation has awarded a Faculty Early Career Development Grant to Gavin R. Price, assistant professor of psychology, to further his research on Developmental Dyscalculia.
Mar. 19, 2018—Robert T. Jiménez is among 11 scholars selected as 2018 fellows by the American Educational Research Association (AERA). The fellowship is one of the highest honors in the field of education.
Mar. 16, 2018—Yolanda J. McDonald applies a geographic lens to questions about health disparities, examining how race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status and where people live affect their physical health.
Mar. 8, 2018—Courage and determination runs through the veins of two-time Paralympian and Vanderbilt professor Anjali Forber-Pratt. She lives by the motto “dream, drive, do.” Now she’s using her drive to succeed in research, advocacy and mentoring dedicated to disability rights. Forber-Pratt, assistant professor of human and organizational development at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development, earned two...
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.
Feb. 19, 2018—With support from the National Science Foundation, Vanderbilt University students and faculty are helping preserve an important part of Nashville’s black musical history, the Jefferson Street corridor.
Feb. 19, 2018—The Tennessee Education Research Alliance has named Jason A. Grissom, associate professor of public policy and education, as its new faculty director.
Feb. 1, 2018—The federal Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) has selected Tennessee as both a Core and Vision Quest state to receive technical assistance and training under the Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program (EFSLMP) for FY 2018. The Vanderbilt Kennedy University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities through its leadership of the TennesseeWorks partnership is a part of this program.
Jan. 31, 2018—A grant of more than $100,000 from Sesame Workshop will support a study by researchers at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development measuring the effects of watching Sesame Street on young children’s understanding of kindness and emotions.