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Campus News

Posted in: Around the Mall, Summer 2015

Students celebrate George Peabody’s birthday On Feb. 18, 2015, George Peabody would have turned 220 years old. The Dean’s office hosted a party at which more than 350 students, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate. They enjoyed cupcakes and took photos with a life-size cutout of the school’s namesake. Country musician visits Susan Gray School […]

Awards and Honors

Posted in: Around the Mall, Summer 2015

‘U.S News’ rankings announced Peabody College was ranked the No. 3 education school in the nation, tied with Stanford University, by U.S. News & World Report. Peabody’s Educational Administration and Supervision program, as well as the Special Education program were ranked No. 1 in the nation; and the Education Policy program was ranked No. 2. […]

Research News

Posted in: Around the Mall, Summer 2015

Common Core math should include ‘pattern abstraction’ Identifying a pattern of colors or shapes and replicating it with different colors or shapes—also known as pattern abstraction—should be included in Common Core—according to a study by Bethany Rittle-Johnson, associate professor of psychology. This seemingly simple learning activity is actually an important exercise in relational thinking, and […]

Mind Reader

Posted in: Features, Summer 2015

Peabody is partnering with faculty across VU to understand how the brain works differently in those who have difficulty reading.

Inquiring Minds

Posted in: Features, Summer 2015

The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt is a unique research-centered learning experience for MNPS high schoolers.

From the Dean, Summer 2015

Posted in: From the Dean, Summer 2015

Peabody College is a research powerhouse, yet undergraduate education remains at the heart of the college’s mission.

Almost Like Kismet

Posted in: Peabody People, Summer 2015

Tony and Anita Gotto’s passion for supporting the art of teaching was a perfect match for Peabody’s Dale Farran.

History in the Making

Posted in: Peabody People, Summer 2015

Hattye Yarbrough’s World War II scrapbook will be featured in the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Enterprising Interns

Posted in: Features, Summer 2015

From finance to fashion, HOD students pursue unique internships of their own making. They’ve logged hours at Oscar de la Renta, CONAN, the World Food Programme, Deloitte, Neville McCarthy PR and Big Machine Label Group (home to Taylor Swift) to name a few.

A Gift that Gives On

Posted in: Peabody People, Summer 2015

Barbara Harty has a special bond with her late grandmother, Barbara Anthony, who was an advocate of education—and her namesake.