Peabody Reflector
After Newtown

In the immediate aftermath of the December 2012 murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the public’s horror over the violence escalated into a contentious debate on school safety, bullying, parenting and gun laws. Little is known about why Adam Lanza killed his mother, six educators and 20 first-graders before killing himself. The media replayed the few details that were known, but the traumatic incident left many questions in its wake. Peabody faculty weigh in.

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Change and Continuity

The invitation was intriguing: “We’d love to have you write about how undergraduate teaching has changed during your tenure.” “Yes!” I thought, “This could be interesting!”

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A Mother’s Mission

The light-filled classrooms of The Paragon School in Orlando, Fla., provide everything that this mother ever hoped for in an academic environment for her son. That’s because she created it.

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From the Dean

The deaths at Sandy Hook Elementary School demand not only our grief, but our reflection.

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Small Investments Yield Big Rewards

When Virginia Johnson enrolled in Peabody, WWII was just ending and teachers were in high demand.

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Building on a Strong Foundation

Chris Lai says Peabody prepared him for the twists and turns of life.

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Into the Future

Willard Brown is one of the first in America to own the new Tesla model S electric car.

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