Apr. 18, 2018—Vanderbilt University has received a four-year, $552,273 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund new research examining how the brain learns a second language.
Apr. 10, 2018—The AERA annual conference, “The Dreams, Possibilities and Necessity of Public Education,” will be held in New York City.
Apr. 9, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos honored six Vanderbilt academic leaders at the Spring Faculty Assembly with awards recognizing their teaching, research, service and commitment to diversity.
Mar. 30, 2018—Vanderbilt special education professor Donna Y. Ford has been recognized for her unwavering commitment to the desegregation of gifted education and for mentoring African American students, higher education faculty and P–12 professionals.
Mar. 28, 2018—Vanderbilt’s ninth cohort of Humphrey Fellows will travel to East Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains April 6–8.
Mar. 20, 2018—The National Science Foundation has awarded a Faculty Early Career Development Grant to Gavin R. Price, assistant professor of psychology at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.
Mar. 7, 2018—Courage and determination runs through the veins of two-time Paralympian and Vanderbilt professor Anjali Forber-Pratt. Now, she's using her drive in research and advocacy on disability rights.
Feb. 27, 2018—Anjali Forber-Pratt and Sharon Shields will be honored at the SHAPE America National Convention and Expo March 20–24 in Nashville.
Feb. 23, 2018—The lecture will focus on the need to look closely at linguistic differences between language used in the home and in schools.
Feb. 23, 2018—The Peabody Dean's Diversity Lecture Series, featuring Jeffrey F. Milem of the University of California–Santa Barbara, is April 2.
Feb. 7, 2018—Camilla P. Benbow and David Lubinski will receive The International Society for Intelligence Research’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.