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Awards and Honors

Posted in: Around the Mall, Winter 2016

David Lubinski, professor of psychology, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Mensa Education and Research Foundation in July. The award was presented by Phyllis Miller, a trustee of the Mensa Foundation and editor emerita of the Mensa Research Journal. Lubinski was recognized for his work as co-director of the Study of Mathematically Precocious […]



Research News

Posted in: Around the Mall, Winter 2016

Early intervention key to stopping family depression cycle Early intervention may be key to curbing depression in families An estimated 16 percent of people in the U.S. will experience depression at some point in their lives. For children of depressed parents, that statistic more than doubles. The depression cycle may be preventable, according to a […]



Campus News

Posted in: Around the Mall, Winter 2016, Winter 2016

Pre-K discussion draws Nashville stakeholders Creating and maintaining high-quality pre-kindergarten programs that prepare students for school and shrink achievement gaps was the topic of discussion at a panel discussion in September at the Nashville Public Library’s downtown branch. Mark Lipsey and Dale Farran led the discussion. The panel included (from left): Mark Lipsey, director of […]



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 […]



Infographic: Parent giving

Posted in: Around the Mall, Fall 2014


Peabody ‘Pioneers’ honored

Posted in: Around the Mall, Fall 2014

During Vanderbilt’s Reunion/Homecoming Weekend, Peabody honored alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago at the annual Pioneer Luncheon. The Class of 1964 was the newest group to be included in the gathering. Despite rainy weather, about 50 alumni attended. They shared stories, including memories of taking part in civil rights marches in Nashville. They […]



Yudin visits Susan Gray School

Posted in: Around the Mall, Fall 2014

As part of the “Partners in Progress” Back-to-School Bus Tour with U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Michael Yudin visited Peabody in September. Yudin is acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education, and an advocate for children with special needs and their families. Yudin, along […]



Research News

Posted in: Around the Mall, Fall 2014

Gifted men and women define success differently Researchers spent four decades studying a group of mathematically talented adolescents, finding that by midlife they were extraordinarily accomplished and enjoyed a high level of life satisfaction. Gender, however, played a significant role in how they pursued—and defined—career, family and success. This conclusion comes from the most recent […]