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Chancellor presents top prizes, including new award for excellence in equity, diversity and inclusion research, at fall assembly

Aug. 25, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented seven faculty research awards, including two new awards for efforts that advance understanding of diversity, at the Fall Faculty Assembly Aug. 25.

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MEDIA TIP SHEET: Experts available to comment on back-to-school trends

Jul. 28, 2016—Faculty at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College are available to comment on trends in K-12 and higher education.

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Mayor appoints faculty, staff representatives to Metro boards

Jul. 19, 2016—Mayoral appointments to Metro Nashville boards, committees and councils in recent weeks have included numerous representatives of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Haslam talks leadership with aspiring principals

Jun. 20, 2016—Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam met with aspiring principals at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College to talk about what makes an effective leader.

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MEDIA TIP SHEET: Education researchers available to comment on Metro Schools’ next steps

Jun. 10, 2016—Peabody researchers can speak on a wide array of topics, including talent retention, school turnaround and administrative leadership.

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Media Advisory: Panel on how educators and policymakers can work together

Apr. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development will host a forum on Thursday, May 5, at 4:30 p.m. to initiate conversation around best practices for educators when working with policymakers. The panel is slated to include: Rep. Harry Brooks, R-Knoxville Rep. John Ray Clemmons, D-Nashville Wright Middle School 8th grade teacher Kristian Dennison Shafer...

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College affordability has declined in all 50 states: Report

Apr. 27, 2016—College affordability has declined in all 50 states since 2008, according to a new report.

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Vanderbilt’s Humphrey Fellows travel to East Tennessee

Apr. 19, 2016—Ten international scholars wrapped up their 10-month fellowship with a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Charter school grads stay in college, earn more money: study

Apr. 7, 2016—Students who attend charter high schools are more likely to go to college, stay in college and make more money than students who attend traditional public high schools.

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Vanderbilt’s Gary Henry named AERA Fellow

Mar. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt education professor Gary Henry is among 22 scholars selected as 2016 fellows by the American Educational Research Association.

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What makes students stick with a MOOC?

Feb. 26, 2016—A new large-scale study took an in-depth look at persistence and engagement in Massive Open Online Courses.

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School turnaround focus of five-year, $5M study

Feb. 17, 2016—Evaluating a new initiative to turn around North Carolina’s lowest-performing schools is the focus of a new Vanderbilt University study.

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