Oct. 19, 2017—A self-described “medical geographer,” Yolanda J. McDonald, an assistant professor of human and organizational development, begins each new research project with the “where” of things, before getting to the who, what, when and how.
Oct. 12, 2017—One of James Booth’s biggest research challenges is keeping his young subjects from getting wiggly while measuring their brain activity during an MRI scan. As a neurocognitive researcher, he uses functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to tease out how children’s brains develop academic skills.
Oct. 4, 2017—Disability advocates will share their personal and professional journeys and discuss how to dismantle ableism.
Oct. 3, 2017—Come for a box lunch and hear how you can help others sign up for the Affordable Health Care Act.
Sep. 14, 2017—Film and television actor Andre Braugher (“The Mist,” “City of Angels”) lends his voice talent to the 14-minute mini-documentary about the nation's foremost study of giftedness.
Sep. 13, 2017—Education professionals from 11 countries will spend the next 10 months in an intensive professional development program at Peabody College for education and human development.
Sep. 11, 2017—When schools are unable to properly and rigorously implement the complex RTI structure, it’s not fair to say the program itself is ineffective.
Sep. 8, 2017—Eleven Vanderbilt faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized for their exemplary achievements during a celebration Sept. 6 at the Student Life Center.
Sep. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers are among those from 10 institutions to benefit from $6.5 million in funding by the Institute of Education Sciences to train and develop education scientists.
Aug. 17, 2017—Education researchers shared knowledge with representatives of research-practice partnerships from across the nation.