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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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Documentary about Peabody College airs on NPT Nov. 3

Oct. 28, 2011—Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development celebrated its 225th anniversary last year. A new documentary on Nashville Public Television will celebrate that milestone. Paying the Debt: A History of Vanderbilt Peabody College airs at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, on NPT. Narrated by Tony Award-winning actor Brian Dennehy (Broadway’s Death of a Salesman,...

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Op-ed: Teachers key to solving worldwide illiteracy

Oct. 26, 2011—As the topic of education reform continues to dominate and preoccupy today’s educational discourse and divide a nation, it is easy to get distracted from the primary reason we send our children to school every day: to learn how to read, write, think, and speak effectively.

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‘Polar Probings’ opens at Fine Arts Gallery Oct. 13

Oct. 4, 2011—Polar Probings: Sculpture by Gabriel Warren opens at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery with a gallery talk and reception on Thursday, Oct. 13. The reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m., with the talk at 6 p.m., at the Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall. Warren creates sculptures using natural ice formations as source...

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Chinese educators collaborate with Vanderbilt, Metro Schools

Oct. 3, 2011—A delegation of Chinese educators will join leaders from Peabody College and Metro Nashville Public Schools Oct. 24-Nov. 4.

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New Faculty 2011-12

Oct. 3, 2011—A complete list of new faculty for the 2011-12 academic year Blair School of Music Philip Dikeman, associate professor of flute B.M., Oberlin College, 1985 M.M., Yale University, 1987 Before joining the Blair School of Music faculty, Dikeman was the assistant principal flute of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for nearly 20 years as well as...

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Expert source on FEMA funding freeze available to media

Sep. 26, 2011—Vanderbilt University researcher James Fraser has done extensive research on FEMA, buyouts and flood mitigation policies and is available to talk to media about the recent freeze on FEMA funding.

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Peabody College building renamed One Magnolia Circle

Sep. 23, 2011—The Peabody College building that houses the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, the Department of Special Education and the Susan Gray School has received a long-anticipated new name. Known in recent years as the MRL building, the original Mental Retardation Laboratory located on Magnolia Circle and backing 21st Avenue is now officially named “One Magnolia Circle.” Camilla...

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Grammy-nominated artist LynnMarie holds show to benefit Susan Gray School

Sep. 20, 2011—Vanderbilt University will host Grammy-nominated artist LynnMarie Oct. 16 as a benefit and fundraiser for The Susan Gray School.

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Lipsey wins Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement

Aug. 25, 2011—Mark Lipsey of Peabody was awarded the Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research at Fall Faculty Assembly.

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‘Robust’ link between preschool, language and literacy

Aug. 18, 2011—Preschool teachers’ use of sophisticated vocabulary and analytic talk about books, combined with early support for literacy in the home, can predict fourth-grade reading comprehension and word recognition.

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