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Unwelcome

The first time one of Ebony McGee’s engineering colleagues questioned her intelligence she brushed it off. But years later, the jabs hadn’t stopped. Now an assistant professor at Peabody, her research is focused on the barriers black scholars and professionals have in the STEM workforce.

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A Constellation of Talent

Imagine a sky full of stars. Each gleaming light represents a bright young student. Now imagine one shines a bit brighter than the rest. What will become of this gifted child, who could be the next Albert Einstein, Marie Curie or W.E.B. Du Bois?

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Double Duty

There is new hope for students with learning difficulties who also have severe behavioral disorders. A $7.5 million grant has enabled Peabody’s special education researchers to equip teachers to manage academic needs as well as behavioral disorders.

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Intensive Intervention

For Joseph Lambert, developing the very best teaching standards in special education is not just a profession, it’s personal. After observing his own brother’s behavioral challenges, he pursued a life advocating for young people with autism.

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From the Dean, Winter 2016

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

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Band of Brothers

In 1961, fraternities were nearly unheard of at Peabody—there was only one, in fact. So, several students decided to create one. Now the Sigma Epsilon brothers have joined forces to endow a new scholarship at Peabody.

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