Awards and Honors
Yoder, Warren earn $2.1M grant for autism sibling study
Professor of Special Education Paul Yoder and Associate Professor of Pediatrics Zachary Warren received a five-year, $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study communication interventions for younger siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder. The study, in collaboration with the University of Washington, begins in September. Read more.
Ford earns NAACP Image Award nomination
Donna Y. Ford, professor of special education, was among the nominees for the 45th NAACP Image Awards. She was selected in the category of Outstanding Literary Work—Instructional for her book Recruiting and Retaining Culturally Different Students in Gifted Education (Prufrock Press, 2013). Read more.
Kaiser receives CEC Lifetime Achievement Award
Benbow, Murphy recognized in ‘Ed Week’ ranking
Eleven members of Peabody faculty were named in the 2014 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, compiled annually by Education Week blogger Rick Hess. In the top 25 were Camilla Benbow, Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development and professor of psychology; and Joseph Murphy, Frank W. Mayborn Professor of Education. Read more.
Gilchrist awarded Madison Sarratt Prize
Leigh Gilchrist, assistant professor of the practice of human and organizational development, was honored at Spring Faculty Assembly with the Madison Sarratt Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Gilchrist received an engraved pewter cup and $2,500. Read more.
Murry honored for HIV prevention research
The American Psychological Association awarded Velma McBride Murry, Lois Autrey Betts Professor of Education and Human Development, a presidential citation for distinguished research contributions and advocacy for HIV-affected groups. Read more. She also was honored by the Society for Prevention Research with the 2014 Community, Culture and Prevention Science Award. Read more.