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Peabody colloquium series to focus on K-12 and higher education

Sep. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development will kick off its annual Leadership Policy and Organizations Department Colloquium Series on Sept. 19, with events continuing throughout the fall and spring.

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Black Lives Matter co-founder to speak at Vanderbilt symposium

Sep. 9, 2018—Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors will deliver the evening keynote address during a Sept. 20 symposium exploring the impact of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy on struggles for racial and social justice.

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Peabody College announces administrative changes

Sep. 4, 2018—Camilla P. Benbow, Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development, has announced several new appointments within Peabody College’s administrative offices.

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Vehicle and pedestrian route closings on Peabody campus

Aug. 30, 2018—Faculty, staff and and students should note changes to vehicle and pedestrian routes on and around the Peabody College campus effective Sept. 6.

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Can colorful blocks prep preschoolers for a future in math? This study says yes.

Aug. 27, 2018—Patterning and spatial activities like block play are simple yet powerful activities in which preschoolers develop early math skills, according to a growing body of research by Vanderbilt scholars.

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Heuser receives Vanderbilt’s Thomas Jefferson Award

Aug. 24, 2018—Peabody College's Brian Heuser received the Thomas Jefferson Award Aug. 23 “for distinguished service to Vanderbilt through extraordinary contributions as a member of the faculty in the councils and government of the university.”

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Gould awarded $10K prize for achievement in research

Aug. 24, 2018—Vanderbilt’s most prestigious faculty prize for accomplishments in research, scholarship or creative expression was awarded to Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Kathleen Gould Aug. 23. She was one of 10 award recipients during Fall Faculty Assembly.

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Upside-down jellyfish teach land-locked teens about ocean conservation

Aug. 19, 2018—More than a dozen Cassiopea, more commonly known as “upside-down jellyfish,” from the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, have taken up residence as part of the marine science program at the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt, a program of Peabody College's Department of Teaching and Learning and the Center for Science Outreach.

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The Conversation: ‘Why I use Harry Potter to teach a college course on child development’

Aug. 1, 2018—Associate Professor of Psychology Georgene Troseth explains how she uses Harry Potter books to make child development more relatable to her first-year Vanderbilt students, many of whom grew up on the wildly popular tomes, for "The Conversation."

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Learning arithmetic refines the primal brain system for representing quantity

Jul. 23, 2018—A new Vanderbilt study challenges the causal role of the Approximate Number System in mathematical ability.

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Connections between arts and sports focus of student-athlete workshops

Jul. 19, 2018—Engaging student-athletes in creative forms of expression and building connections between excellence in sports and the arts are among goals for three summer workshops organized by the Curb Center.

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How six school districts changed the principal supervisor role to better support principals

Jul. 11, 2018—Principals and districts benefit when principal supervisors move beyond the role of administrator to coach and mentor, according to a new Vanderbilt University report.

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