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New issue of ‘Vanderbilt View’ on stands and online now

Dec. 6, 2011—The December issue of Vanderbilt View is available on stands and online now. The new issue features a cover story about Ken Galloway, the School of Engineering’s long-serving dean, who plans to transition to a full-time faculty role in July 2012. The First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt looks back on 20 years of advocating for...

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Tale of the Script

Dec. 5, 2011—Steve Graham’s career-spanning research explores the value of writing instruction It’s that time of year when children are penning their letters to Santa, careful to recount their every Christmas wish. While the biggest challenge for competent writers might be narrowing their list, a significant number of children struggle with writing altogether – an issue Steve...

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Murphy wins lifetime achievement award for scholarship in educational administration

Dec. 1, 2011—UCEA honors Peabody professor Joseph Murphy with lifetime achievement award.

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Vanderbilt scholar’s research with black males expands to Pittsburgh

Nov. 23, 2011—Two western Pennsylvania school systems will use a program developed at Vanderbilt University to encourage young black males to be successful in school and go on to college.

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Students displaced by school closures need high-quality alternatives

Nov. 23, 2011—Students displaced by school closures experience adverse effects both on test scores and attendance—unless they are transferred to substantially higher-performing schools.

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Peabody to host lecture on educational change in Finland

Nov. 22, 2011—Lecture addresses education reform differences between the United States and Finland, the top-ranked country in math, science and reading.

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Vanderbilt receives regional Emmy nominations

Nov. 21, 2011—Vanderbilt received five regional Emmy nominations for excellence in television, the industry’s highest honor, when nominations were announced Nov. 18. Vanderbilt Video in the News and Communications office received four nominations for work appearing on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online network newscast. The video team received nominations in the following categories: Sports Segment: Signing Day (Pat Slattery,...

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Peabody professional students are making an impact in Metro schools

Nov. 16, 2011—Give to the Nashville Public Education Foundation and support the Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools program or other community agencies With vital support from the Nashville Public Education Foundation, some Peabody College professional students are helping to build expertise in Nashville’s urban schools. A partnership between top-ranked Peabody College of education and human development...

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VUCast: Vanderbilt Bookstore grand opening

Nov. 14, 2011—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting  research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: experience the grand opening of the new Vanderbilt Bookstore the dangers and solutions for handling old medicine  and Peabody through the centuries

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Dykens, UCEDD recognized for service to individuals with disabilities

Nov. 14, 2011—Individuals and representatives of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) were recognized at the annual conference of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) in early November. The Outstanding Achievement Award was presented to Elisabeth Dykens, director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and co-director of the University Center...

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Saturday Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young resumes January 2012

Nov. 10, 2011—The Saturday Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young will resume Jan. 21, 2012, and will be held consecutive Saturdays through Feb. 25. SAVY provides a dynamic, fast-paced curriculum experience to qualifying gifted children in kindergarten and grades 1–6. SAVY participants typically test at the 95th percentile and above on either verbal or nonverbal sections of...

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China delegation visits campus

Nov. 4, 2011—A delegation of Chinese educators visited Vanderbilt Oct. 24-Nov. 4 to learn the latest in U.S. education policy and experience American classrooms and techniques firsthand. This marks the seventh consecutive year this program, the Education Leadership Learning Exchange (ELLE), has convened leaders from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College, South China Normal University and Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools...

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