Aug. 16, 2017—David Lubinski, professor of psychology and co-director of the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth at Peabody College, has been awarded the American Psychological Association’s 2017 George A. Miller Award for outstanding article in general psychology.
Jul. 24, 2017—More than 160 professors, graduate students and P-12 educators gathered for a weekend of workshops, panel discussions focused on the unique challenges faced by scholars of color.
Jul. 20, 2017—A comprehensive new Vanderbilt study published in "Psychological Bulletin" outlines which coping strategies work best.
Jul. 17, 2017—Fifteen interdisciplinary concepts—from LGBT policies to the autism advantage to life at the cellular level—will be explored at Vanderbilt, thanks to the 2017 round of TIPs funding.
Jul. 17, 2017—Researchers at Vanderbilt are partnering with colleagues at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission to research the effectiveness of initiatives developed under the state’s “Drive to 55” campaign.
Jul. 1, 2017—As a high school student living with her aunt’s family in Paris, Tennessee, Hattye Thomas Yarbrough inherited a room with a bookcase full of books by African American authors. Works by civil rights leader James Weldon Johnson, poet Langston Hughes, writer W.E.B. Du Bois, and copies of magazines and newspapers such as Negro Digest and...
Jun. 29, 2017—Following a committee-led search, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has named Brian L. Heuser the new faculty director of the Ingram Scholarship Program.
Jun. 26, 2017—The Governor's Academy of School Leadership is designed to create a pipeline of strong leaders in Tennessee.
Jun. 26, 2017—Combating fake news and bolstering the public’s trust in journalism is the aim of a Vanderbilt research project that was selected to receive a share of a $1 million prize.
Jun. 19, 2017—Peabody College students Abby Wei, Paul Garrard and Zainab Khan have received a $50,000 Vanderbilt Green Fund award to install sensory detectors in the stairways of residential buildings on campus to conserve energy and increase safety.
Jun. 6, 2017—Psychology professor Bruce Compas has received a grant to develop an online stress management program for kids with cancer.
May. 31, 2017—People with low levels of financial literacy or who have used payday lending are far less willing to borrow to pay for college, according to a new Vanderbilt study.