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Noted scholars of giftedness to receive lifetime achievement award

Feb. 21, 2018—Vanderbilt University professors Camilla P. Benbow and David Lubinski have been selected to receive The International Society for Intelligence Research’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Intelligence.

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Vanderbilt students help preserve Jefferson Street’s musical history

Feb. 19, 2018—With support from the National Science Foundation, Vanderbilt University students and faculty are helping preserve an important part of Nashville’s black musical history, the Jefferson Street corridor.

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Tennessee Education Research Alliance has a new faculty director

Feb. 19, 2018—The Tennessee Education Research Alliance has named Jason A. Grissom, associate professor of public policy and education, as its new faculty director.

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Tennessee selected for federal disability office’s 2018 Employment First Leadership Program

Feb. 1, 2018—The federal Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) has selected Tennessee as both a Core and Vision Quest state to receive technical assistance and training under the Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program (EFSLMP) for FY 2018. The Vanderbilt Kennedy University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities through its leadership of the TennesseeWorks partnership is a part of this program.

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Does watching Sesame Street make kids kinder?

Jan. 31, 2018—A grant of more than $100,000 from Sesame Workshop will support a study by researchers at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development measuring the effects of watching Sesame Street on young children’s understanding of kindness and emotions.

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Vanderbilt research tops NCTQ 2017 roundup

Jan. 29, 2018—The National Council on Teacher Quality announced 2017’s most-shared research articles by Teacher Quality Bulletin subscribers, with two Vanderbilt papers making the list.

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Humphreys receives APS Rising Star award

Jan. 17, 2018—Kathyrn Humphreys, B.S.’05, has been named an APS Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science. Now completing postdoctoral studies at Stanford University, Humphreys will join Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College Department of Psychology and Human Development this fall.

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Vanderbilt faculty ranked among top influencers in education

Jan. 12, 2018—Seven professors on the faculty at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are once again included in an annual listing of the most influential public scholars in education.

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Student loan aversion article tops AERA’s most popular articles

Jan. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt scholars topped the American Educational Research Association’s list of most-read articles in 2017.

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AAIDD honors Vanderbilt scholars

Jan. 5, 2018—The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities has named three Vanderbilt scholars in its annual awards for outstanding contributions to the field.

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