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  • Dr. Peter Eden Speaks about Dyslexia at U.S. House of Representatives Hearing thumb

    Dr. Peter Eden Speaks about Dyslexia at U.S. House of Representatives Hearing

    Posted September 19

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing called “The Science of Dyslexia” on September 18, 2014. Headed by Chair Lamar Smith (R-Texas), the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology hosted a panel to speak about challenges, talents, and best practices associated with dyslexia, a reading disorder affecting between 5 and 17 percent of school-age children. The hearing was scheduled two weeks before National LD Awareness month, a 30-year October tradition to highlight and celebrate neurodiversity.

  • Landmark College Wins Major NSF Grants thumb

    Landmark College Wins Major NSF Grants

    Posted September 18

    PUTNEY, Vt.—Landmark College received two major research grants this month from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Both projects will examine the best ways to teach science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics to students with learning disabilities.

  • Landmark College Breaks Ground for New Science Center thumb

    Landmark College Breaks Ground for New Science Center

    Posted August 30

    On Saturday, August 30, 2014, members of the Landmark College Board of Trustees and President Dr. Peter Eden donned blue hard hats and wielded shovels to break ground for the Nicole Goodner MacFarlane Science, Technology & Innovation Center, the first new academic building in the history of the campus. On this stunning late summer day, hundreds of students, families, faculty, and staff attended the Groundbreaking Ceremony at the entrance of the academic quad. The $10 million building is slated to open in August 2015. It will house programs in the natural sciences and computer science, as well as research and development activities.

  • Upcoming Symposium: Diverse Technologies for Diverse Minds thumb

    Upcoming Symposium: Diverse Technologies for Diverse Minds

    Posted August 6

    Landmark College will host its second annual LD Innovation Symposium, “Diverse Technologies for Diverse Minds,” on October 3 in Putney, Vermont.

  • Landmark College Professors Present “World of Learners Wheel” Poster thumb

    Landmark College Professors Present “World of Learners Wheel” Poster

    Posted July 11

    Dorothy Osterholt and Sophie Lampard Dennis showcased an original concept poster titled “World of Learners Wheel” during their session, “Assessing and Addressing Student Barriers: Implications for Today’s College Classroom,” at the Landmark College Summer Institute on June 25.

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