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- 6.23.15 Public policy expert Leonard Bradley dies at 74 Leonard Keelon Bradley, a former lecturer in public policy at Vanderbilt University whose distinguished career included 28 years in state government, died June 22 at age 74 in Nashville.
- 6.12.15 Peabody graduate student honored by White House for mobile Makerspace The White House will recognize Gokul Krishnan, a Ph.D. student in learning sciences at Peabody College, on June 12 as part of a kick-off celebration for the National Week of Making (June 12-18).
Lack of minorities in STEM focus of Vanderbilt summit African Americans are one of the most underrepresented racial groups in engineering faculty positions, and mentorship programs have done little to remedy that
- 6.5.15 ‘Brown Girl Dreaming’ author tells MNPS students, ‘Do what you love’ "I write because I have all these questions and when you write, you figure things out,” said award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson (Miracle’s Boys, Brown Girl Dreaming), addressing a gathering of students from Nashville's Creswell Middle Prep School of the Arts.
- 6.1.15 White House drug policy office honors Vanderbilt researcher At a White House ceremony May 20, National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli honored Vanderbilt Peabody College researcher Andrew Finch as an Advocate for Action. Every year, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy recognizes leaders who are making a difference in their communities through advocacy or direct services.
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Results of large-scale HUD housing study to be announced July 8
Peabody researcher Beth Shinn will join colleagues from Abt Associates and members of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D.C., July 8 to announce key findings from the Family Options Study. The event also will be webcast live.
Study: Feedback can hinder kids’ math outcomes
A new Peabody College study finds that sometimes providing verbal feedback (positive or negative) actually causes more harm than good. Developing ways to improve problem solving and early mathematics understanding is the research focus of Emily Fyfe, a doctoral student at Peabody.