Jul. 15, 2014—The 2014 Vanderbilt Founder’s Medalists are (l-r): Peter Attwater, Sarah Scott, Susannah Morris, William Marks, Cecilia Page, Debra Perrone, Kasey Hill, Mae Mosley, Kristin Bater and Amanda Palmer. Not pictured is George Williford, Founder’s Medalist for Oratory. (Vanderbilt University) This year’s top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools were honored with Founder’s Medals...
Jul. 15, 2014—Retired Secret Service agent Jerry W. Parr, BA’62, received Peabody’s 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award during Commencement May 9. He may be best known as the agent protecting President Ronald Reagan on March 31, 1981, during a near-fatal assassination attempt. When would-be assassin John Hinckley Jr. opened fire, Parr shoved Reagan into the waiting car and...
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Jul. 9, 2014—Peabody is peeling away the hyperbole and doom-saying on the Common Core debate.
Jul. 9, 2014—Rachel Moser is fulfilling her passion for service through her nonprofit organization, The Uplifting Project.
Jul. 9, 2014—Twenty retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 9, when the university honored them for their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Among the recipients were Daniel J. Reschly, professor of special education. Reschly, professor of education and psychology at Peabody College since 1997,...
Jul. 9, 2014—Peabody research news
Jul. 9, 2014—Jessica Harthcock was paralyzed in a diving accident at age 17. She never gave up, even when doctors said she'd never walk again.
Jul. 9, 2014—Awards and honors
Jul. 9, 2014—Implementation of Common Core has been much more difficult than anyone imagined, leaving students caught in a political tug of war. Peabody faculty weigh in on the Common Core dilemma.
Jul. 9, 2014—There are few programs in place to nurture the intellectually precocious child. Is there a cost to society for ignoring the gifted?
Jul. 5, 2014—Listening with charity is central to the mission of the New Jersey-based Reeves Foundation.