Vanderbilt’s Peabody College named No. 2 education school in nation; U.S. News & World Report releases annual graduate school rankings
Mar. 28, 2008—Vanderbilt University\'s Peabody College of education and human development is the second-ranked education school in the nation, according to the latest rankings of graduate and professional schools by U.S. News & World Report.
Aug. 9, 2007—One of the more difficult challenges for families of school-aged children heading back to school is how to deal with the potential of bullying. While schools often have tough policies to reduce acts of bullying, many children still end up feeling "picked on" or teased and it can affect their school experience and even their grades in the long run.
May. 15, 2007—Can you imagine an archer trying to improve her accuracy by practicing blindfolded, never seeing how close she was to hitting her target, never getting any information to help correct her aim?
National Institutes of Health leaders to headline Vanderbilt Kennedy Center 40th anniversary symposium
Nov. 22, 2005—A symposium featuring top federal officials in mental health and human development will cap off a year of anniversary celebrations for the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Human Development.
Jul. 12, 2005— Vanderbilt Kennedy Center director Pat Levitt has been awarded the 2005 Research Champion Award by the Autism Society of America (ASA).
May. 19, 2005— Reaching out to children with autism and their families is what the Dan Marino Foundation is all about. The foundation recently expanded its impact through a gift of $100,000 to the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development. The gift, the first major donation the foundation has made outside of its home base of South Florida, will create Dan Marino Foundation Fellowships and Dan Marino Foundation Discovery Grants and will support the center‘s outreach programs.
Apr. 28, 2005— Learning to read is a struggle for one in five children. The Vanderbilt Kennedy Reading Clinic is currently accepting applications for two summer sessions. The first session will be June 6-30, and the second session will be July 11-Aug. 4.
Apr. 19, 2005— Richard Davidson, a psychologist who studies adults and young children who have or are at risk for emotional disorders, autism and other developmental disorders, will speak at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development on Thursday, April 21, at 4 p.m.
Jan. 26, 2005— The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development has received a $100,000 grant to expand the Vanderbilt Kennedy Reading Clinic and Behavioral Analysis Clinic to serve more families who might not otherwise be able to afford their state-of-the-art services.
Jan. 14, 2005— How can the behaviors of low-income first-time mothers be changed to improve the lives of at-risk newborns? David Olds, professor of pediatrics, psychiatry and preventative medicine at the University of Colorado Health Center, will speak about simple strategies that make a positive difference in the lives of these mothers and their children at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development Thursday, Jan. 20, at 4 p.m.
Jan. 6, 2005— Families, health care professionals and other service providers in search of current research on developmental disabilities can now quickly and easily find relevant studies using Study Finder, a new online service from the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development.
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to plan statewide support network for families of individuals with developmental disabilities
Dec. 20, 2004—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center has been awarded a one-year grant to create a plan for a statewide network of assistance centers for low-income and geographically underserved families of individuals with developmental disabilities. The grant is a Family Support 360 Planning Grant from the federal Administration on Developmental Disabilities.