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Limited Submission Opportunity: Braitmayer K-12 Innovative Practices Grants

Dec. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt University anticipates the opportunity to submit one application to The Braitmayer Foundation K-12 Innovative Practices Grants. The Braitmayer Foundation is interested in proposals utilizing innovative practices in K-12 education throughout the United States.

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Art department, the Wond’ry present symposium about Black Mountain College’s immersive teaching Feb. 1–2

Jan. 19, 2018—The art department and the Wond'ry present a two-day interdisciplinary symposium Feb. 1–2 to examine the contemporary relevance of Black Mountain College's unique pedagogical approach to art, design and education.

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College of Arts and Science 2015 Teaching Awards announced

Jan. 21, 2016—College of Arts and Science faculty and graduate students have been honored with teaching and mentoring excellence awards.

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Norden’s teaching career celebrated

Jul. 18, 2013—The retirement of Master Science Teacher Jeanette Norden, Ph.D., professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, after more than 40 years with Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, marks the end of an educational era.

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Deans offer outlook on Vanderbilt’s teaching landscape at Celebration of Teaching event

May. 6, 2013—Changes in instructional technology as well as changes among the student body present opportunities and challenges in today's university classrooms, said three Vanderbilt deans at a recent Celebration of Teaching event.

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Nominations sought for 2013 faculty teaching, research awards

Dec. 13, 2012—Nominations are being sought for the 2013 VUMC Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards in Teaching (School of Medicine) and Research (School of Medicine and School of Nursing).

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Former teachers’ return to classroom feeds workforce, gender differences prevalent

Sep. 26, 2012—New research examines what factors lead to teachers re-entering the teaching profession after exiting.

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Vanderbilt honors top graduates during Commencement

May. 11, 2012—Top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools are being honored with Founder’s Medals during Commencement on Friday, May 11.

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Alvey, Weintraub address United Nations on music and astronomy

Apr. 24, 2012—Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory Director Rocky Alvey celebrated two things he cares about deeply at the United Nations on April 12: music and astronomy. Singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman and Alvey’s collaborative album project The Mighty Sky was featured at the U.N.’s celebration of the International Day of Human Space Flight. Hit songwriter Annie Roboff, another album collaborator, joined them...

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“Public Education: Searching for the Best”

Nov. 22, 2011—Watch videos of the class “Public Education—Searching for the Best.” Can we count on Metro to educate our children and grandchildren for the future? How is education changing to meet the goals of a diverse population? Topics covered in these videos include issues in education from early childhood through high school; student performance today; educating...

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Op-ed: Teachers key to solving worldwide illiteracy

Oct. 26, 2011—As the topic of education reform continues to dominate and preoccupy today’s educational discourse and divide a nation, it is easy to get distracted from the primary reason we send our children to school every day: to learn how to read, write, think, and speak effectively.

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