Peabody College of Education and Human Development
Peabody College scholars to present groundbreaking research at Council for Exceptional Children annual meeting
Mar. 5, 2021—Scholars from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development will present their latest research on important issues in special education at the Council for Exceptional Children’s annual meeting, “Learning Interactive Virtual Event (L.I.V.E.),” March 8–13.
Underrepresented students’ perceptions of calculus instruction reveal ‘weed-out’ mechanisms that discourage participation in STEM
Mar. 4, 2021—Peabody faculty Luis Leyva led a research team that identified mechanisms in undergraduate calculus instruction that contribute to the function of introductory mathematics as a gatekeeper to STEM majors among underrepresented students.
Low-income and students with learning disabilities disproportionately affected by COVID-19 learning loss, Peabody College experts say
Feb. 18, 2021—As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, school closures and the shift to remote learning have disrupted educational progress across the nation, disproportionately affecting students from low-income communities and those with learning disabilities, according to faculty experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College.
Dec. 16, 2020—Bryan Stromer, BS’17, has been chosen from more than 3,600 applicants to be one of 154 Schwarzman Scholars for the Class of 2022. The Schwarzman Scholars Program is one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships and was designed to bring together the best minds from around the world to study the economic, political and cultural landscape of China.
Velma McBride Murry’s pathbreaking family intervention work recognized with National Academy of Medicine election
Nov. 4, 2020—Velma McBride Murry, University Professor of Health Policy and Human & Organizational Development, receives one of the highest honors in health and medicine.
Jun. 11, 2020—Lisa K. Fazio, assistant professor of psychology at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, gives tips to social media consumers on how to recognize misleading information about COVID-19.
May. 6, 2020—As Next Steps at Vanderbilt marks its 10th anniversary throughout 2020, the year also brings another significant milestone: The first class of Next Steps at Vanderbilt students will graduate from its expanded four-year program.
Apr. 15, 2020—Georgene Troseth, associate professor of psychology, provides tips on how parents can manage their child's screen time while isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 17, 2020—As director of the Center for STEM Education for Girls at Harpeth Hall School in Nashville, retired Navy Capt. Barbara Bell wants to give girls the confidence and knowledge to excel in technical careers long dominated by men. A 28-year veteran and one of the first women graduates of both the U.S. Naval Academy and...
Next Steps at Vanderbilt, TN’s first inclusive higher ed program for students with intellectual disability, celebrates 10 years of impact
Feb. 17, 2020—For the past decade, students with intellectual disability have found an inclusive postsecondary education experience through Next Steps at Vanderbilt. The program, housed in Peabody College of education and human development’s Department of Special Education, is marking its 10th anniversary with events and commemorations throughout 2020.
Jan. 31, 2020—Peabody College students Ryan and Jazira Boyette have a goal of improving the lives of Sudan’s Nuba people through the power of education.
Nov. 7, 2019—It was with a scholarship from the Africa–America Institute that Ann Therese Ndong-Jatta enrolled at Vanderbilt to study educational leadership. Honored in September with the institute’s Distinguished Alumna Award, she now invests those skills in her native Africa. In 2016 the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization named Ndong-Jatta director of the multisectoral office...