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Education Evolution: Vanderbilt scholars are working to align higher ed policy with 21st-century needs

Education Evolution: Vanderbilt scholars are working to align higher ed policy with 21st-century needs

Some of the leading efforts to understand the changing nature of public higher education, and implement policies to address those shifts, are being directed by faculty and alumni of Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.

Call of Duty: Q&A with Gary H. Cheek

Call of Duty: Q&A with Gary H. Cheek

Gary H. Cheek, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, joined Vanderbilt in April to direct the newly created Bass Military Scholars Program, established in 2018 with a $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation.

Merrily Van Norstrand Talbott, BS’90, Mints for the Mind

Merrily Van Norstrand Talbott, BS’90, Mints for the Mind

It was while interviewing travelers for a tourist publication in Breckenridge, Colorado, that high school psychology teacher and writer Merrily Van Norstrand Talbott came up with a fresh idea. A woman who thought she was suffering from altitude sickness told Talbott that she found relief after popping, of all things,Read More

Kito Huggins (Vanderbilt University/Joe Howell)

‘Promise and Potential’: Q&A with Kito Huggins, BS’96, JD’99

Huggins, a former student government president and Posse Scholar, continues to drum up enthusiasm for Vanderbilt nearly 30 years after arriving on campus.

The Innovation of Autism: The newly endowed Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to unlock unique talents

The Innovation of Autism: The newly endowed Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to unlock unique talents

The Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to transform workplaces by developing new technologies based on the specific skills and talents of people with autism, effectively inspiring advances that can lead to meaningful employment and a fuller life.