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Class Act

Posted in: Features, Issue, Summer 2016

Elizabeth Self adapted a technique used in medical schools to train aspiring teachers to be culturally responsive in the classroom.

Inside Out

Posted in: Issue, Summer 2016

Having grown up in a bilingual family, new professor Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez brings unique insight to teaching English language learners.

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 […]

From the Dean, Winter 2016

Posted in: From the Dean, Winter 2016

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

Band of Brothers

Posted in: Peabody People, Winter 2016

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.

Winter 2016 Staff

Posted in: aside, Staff, Winter 2016

The Peabody Reflector is published twice annually, in January and July, by Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development in cooperation with Vanderbilt University News and Communications, 110 21st Ave. S., Suite 802, Nashville, TN  37203. It is produced by Vanderbilt’s Creative Services and Printing Services, and University Web Communications provides online support. The […]

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 […]


Posted in: Features, Winter 2016

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.

A Constellation of Talent

Posted in: Features, Issue, Winter 2016

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?