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Sisters’ legacy lives on

Jun. 12, 2011—The abbreviated lives of Emily, BS’03, MEd’05, and Lauren Failla, BS’07, bear witness on an all-too-personal basis that out of tragedy comes triumph. The sisters, alumnae of Peabody’s human and organizational development program, died in tragic accidents, four years and half a world apart from each other. Their lives are now honored in perpetuity with...

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Humphrey Fellowship Program seeks Friendship Families

Jun. 2, 2011—The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is seeking Friendship Families for international fellows during the 2011-12 academic year.

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Summer Fun

Jun. 2, 2011—Art, food, culture and adventure await you on Vanderbilt's campus.

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Between Two Worlds

Jun. 2, 2011—Cristiana Grigore is Roma, a member of the largest ethnic minority in Europe. Over the course of her journey from her native Romania to Peabody College at Vanderbilt, she has become an ambassador for her people, an advocate for social inclusion, and is striving to make a difference at the international level.

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Jun. 2, 2011—Read about Vanderbilt faculty, staff, student and alumni's latest awards, appointments and achievements

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Assistant dean elected president of Association for Student Conduct Administration

May. 23, 2011—Daniel Swinton, Vanderbilt University assistant dean of students and director of the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, has been elected president of the Association of Student Conduct Administration, an organization of about 1,700 student conduct professionals representing more than 700 colleges and universities around the country. He will serve as president until February...

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Teacher compensation ‘incredibly inefficient,’ new research finds

May. 18, 2011—New research from the National Center on Performance Incentives at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College finds teacher salaries have significant consequences on school staffing and workforce quality.

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Bruce McCandliss: Educational Neuroscience: How Education Shapes Brain Development

May. 17, 2011—Watch video of Bruce McCandliss, the Patricia and Rodes Hart Chair of Psychology and Human Development, speaking at the Commencement 2011 Faculty Seminars. McCandliss carries out research that seeks to connect our understanding about changes in children’s brain structure and function to specific aspects of education. This work asks questions such as how educational learning...

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Vanderbilt University honors top students during Commencement

May. 13, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented the Founder’s Medals to the top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools during Commencement on Friday, May 13.

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Vanderbilt University honors 16 faculty members as emeriti

May. 13, 2011—Sixteen retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s May 13 Commencement ceremony when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Robert W. Blanning, professor of management, emeritus Blanning’s global experience combines the worlds of academia and business. He came to the Owen Graduate School...

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Three Stories

May. 5, 2011—Graduates Shannon Hoffman, Nehal Mehta and Karen White come from different backgrounds and have different interests, but each will use their significant talents and valuable lessons learned at Vanderbilt to affect change in the world.

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Students’ perspectives on books showcased at Vanderbilt Library

Apr. 29, 2011—The role of language and books in current culture and the impact of reading material on personal experiences are among the themes for the installations, titled “heard mentality.”

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