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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 […]



Honors and Achievements

Posted in: Around the Mall, Fall 2014

Evans, Boatman present on AP credits, student loans Angela Boatman, assistant professor of public policy and higher education, will participate in the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness, a new $10 million center based at Teachers College, Columbia University, to assess new approaches to remedial education at two-year colleges. The center will operate in […]



Infographic: Alumni Career Outcomes

Posted in: Around the Mall, Fall 2014


Forever Friends

Posted in: Around the Mall, Fall 2014

Betsy Hurd Bourner, BS’42, and Christine Slayden Tibbott, BS’42, MA’44, first met at Peabody as undergraduates and have remained friends ever since.



Dean’s personal connection to Susan Gray

Posted in: Around the Mall, Fall 2014

Two of Benbow’s 12 grandchildren attend Susan Gray School on the Peabody Campus.