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Rich Milner

Brief: Popular education reforms demoralize teachers

Mar. 21, 2013—Three widely implemented practices intended to strengthen teaching actually do more to undermine professionalism and demoralize teachers, according to Richard Milner, associate professor of education in Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development.

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Vanderbilt education faculty ranked among most influential

Jan. 9, 2013—Twelve Vanderbilt faculty members were named in the Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, which recognize university-based academics who are contributing substantially to public debates about K-12 and higher education.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and alumni’s latest awards, appointments and achievements

May. 30, 2012—Yasmine S. Ali, assistant clinical professor of medicine, has been elected chair of the Tennessee Medical Association’s Young Physician Section and will serve as its representative to the TMA board. Jeffrey Conn, director of Vanderbilt’s Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery, has won the first Tennessee Governor’s Award for Innovation Excellence for efforts to accelerate the...

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Latest research on key education policies to be presented April 13-17

Apr. 11, 2012—Peabody faculty will present research on the nation’s key issues in education at the AERA conference April 13-17.

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Kudos

Mar. 1, 2012—Amrutur Anilkumar, professor of the practice of mechanical engineering, and Sankaran Mahadevan, the John R. Murray Sr. Professor of Engineering, have been elected associate fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Peter Cummings, the John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering, has been appointed to the Advisory Committee for the Engineering Directorate and...

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Milner presented AACTE Outstanding Book Award

Feb. 6, 2012—Peabody’s Rich Milner has been awarded the Outstanding Book Award by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

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Kudos

Dec. 5, 2011—Michael Aurbach, professor of art, has received the 2011 Award for Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Contemporary Materials from the Southeastern College Art Conference. Meghan Burke, a doctoral student in special education at Peabody College and a Vanderbilt Kennedy Center University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities trainee, has received the 2011 Anne Rudigier Award...

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Kudos

Sep. 1, 2011—James Bradford, dean of the Owen Graduate School of Management, has been named to the board of directors of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Vanderbilt’s Department of Mathematics is headquarters to Constructive Approximation, an internationally recognized mathematics journal recently ranked 10th out of 277 journals by Journal Citation Reports. Tom Elasy, medical director of the...

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Preparing teachers for diversity

Apr. 5, 2011—Research from Peabody College faculty members Donna Ford and Rich Milner is featured in the latest volume released by the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

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Educators need to shift focus from achievement gap to opportunity gap to better serve racially diverse students

Nov. 10, 2010—A report released this week by the Council of Great City Schools finds black students continue to perform and test at levels significantly below their white counterparts. A new book released this month by Vanderbilt University education professor H. Richard Milner details strategies for closing this persistent achievement gap by refocusing our attention on opportunity...

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Milner wins multicultural research award

Nov. 5, 2010—Vanderbilt University education scholar Richard Milner has won the 2010 Carl A. Grant Multicultural Research Award from the National Association for Multicultural Education. The award was presented at the 20th annual international NAME conference in Las Vegas on Nov. 5. Milner is Betts Associate Professor of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of...

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Video: “Learning, Teaching, and Diversity Dilemmas: Making Complex Connections in (Teacher) Education.”

Oct. 24, 2008—Watch video of the Peabody Chair Lecture with Rich Milner, Lois Autrey Betts Associate Professor of Education.

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