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- 1.23.15 International scholars to visit Nashville's Eakin school Jan. 27-30 A celebration of cultures is taking place Jan. 27—30 at Eakin Elementary School and Vanderbilt’s Hubert H. Humphrey fellows will be a part of it.
- 1.17.15 Visiting international scholars ‘give back’ to Nashville’s needy Vanderbilt’s visiting Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows have experienced much of the lively culture that makes the city a popular place to live, work and play. Now, these international guests are digging deeper into what it means to live in Nashville by giving back to the area’s needy.
- 1.15.15 ‘Loan aversion’ is focus of new higher ed study While many would be-college students view student loans as a necessary part of achieving their educational goals, a significant subset of the population is “loan averse,” meaning they would rather work their way through school or forego college altogether than take out a student loan.
- 1.7.15 Vanderbilt education faculty named among top influencers Nine Peabody College faculty members were selected for inclusion in the 2015 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, released today.
- 1.7.15 Obama’s TN visit: Education faculty available for comment President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit East Tennessee this week to talk about ways to increase college access for Americans. Researchers at Peabody College are available for comment on a range of topics.
- 12.12.14 New K-12 curriculum prepares youths for digital world In an increasingly digital world, it is vital for young learners to be adept at “systems thinking”—the ability to understand how related components in systems—from ecosystems to social networks—work together. Unfortunately, educators have struggled to find curriculum that keeps pace with the rapidly changing digital environment.
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Gifted men and women define success differently, 40-year study says
Researchers spent four decades studying a group of mathematically talented adolescents, finding that by mid-life they were extraordinarily accomplished and enjoyed a high level of life satisfaction. Gender, however, played a significant role in how they pursued—and defined—career, family and success.