Peabody Reflector
Foreign Exchange

In a fragmented world, education can build bridges across oceans, mountains and deserts; it can draw connections between cultures that seemingly have little in common; and it can break the knots of tightly bound prejudices through shared experiences and mutual concerns. For these reasons, Peabody College has embarked on a journey of robust international exchange.

For more than a decade, Peabody faculty members have been crisscrossing the globe to study and teach best educational practices. They have invested in programs to bring teachers and education leaders from other countries to the Vanderbilt campus and have collaborated with education researchers abroad to find solutions to the most impregnable problems facing schools today.

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Me, Myself and iPad

When Apple introduced the iPad in 2010, it sparked a revolution in technology for children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Citizen of the world, ambassador by default

Keegan Fellow Kathleen Russell shares her journey: 373 days, 24 countries, five continents—and a life transformed.

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Entrepreneurial Spirit

A mobile farmers’ market, a fair wage bakery and a newspaper that employs the homeless are just a few of the social entrepreneurship efforts launched by HOD students.

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From the Dean

Peabody is committed to excel on the international front, rooted in the knowledge that the best solution to conflict and chaos resides in education.

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Gold Standard

Finding one’s passion is the key to a fulfilling life, says Betsy Wills, and helping young people tap into their passions has become one of hers.

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Well-Connected

Rawlings executives John and Robert Parish carry on the family tradition of working in the sporting goods industry.

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Luck + hard work = success

Nearly 50 years later, Chong-Moon Lee recalls the generosity he encountered during his first visit to the Peabody Library.

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