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International thought leader in education to speak June 7 at WKU

International thought leader in education to speak June 7 at WKU

May 30th, 2017

Harvard professor Eric Mazur's presentation at Western Kentucky University has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Academically talented seventh graders honored at Duke TIP ceremony

Academically talented seventh graders honored at Duke TIP ceremony

May 22nd, 2017

Academically talented seventh graders from throughout Kentucky were honored by the Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) May 19 at Western Kentucky University.

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Grant partnership will share
 lessons from the Holocaust

Grant partnership will share
 lessons from the Holocaust

May 15th, 2017

A new grant has enabled a partnership that will spread a powerful message of embracing diversity throughout Kentucky and beyond.

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Julia Link Roberts recognized by alma mater for distinguished work in gifted education

Julia Link Roberts recognized by alma mater for distinguished work in gifted education

Mar 31st, 2015

Julia Link Roberts was recognized for her contributions to the field of gifted education with an award given by her alma mater, the University of Missouri, March 13 in Columbia, Mo.

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Gifted Education Month celebrated in Bowling Green, Warren County

Gifted Education Month celebrated in Bowling Green, Warren County

Mar 5th, 2015

More than 60 gifted students, their parents and teachers filled Bowling Green City Hall on Feb. 12 to celebrate Gifted Education Month.

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Roberts Receives National Award for Impact on Gifted Education

Roberts Receives National Award for Impact on Gifted Education

Mar 5th, 2015

Dr. Julia Link Roberts was recognized for her impact on gifted education as recipient of the 2015 Palmarium Award, presented Feb. 6 in Denver.

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Dr. Susan Baum Presents at the 2014 Twice-Exceptional Seminar

Dr. Susan Baum Presents at the 2014 Twice-Exceptional Seminar

Nov 6th, 2014

Forty parents, educators, counselors, and administrators came to Bowling Green November 5 to hear a leading authority on twice-exceptional education at the 2014 Twice-Exceptional (2e) Learners Seminar.

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The Center for Gifted Studies Travels to Spain

Oct 13th, 2014

Twenty-five travelers have returned home after a ten-day study abroad trip to Spain with Dr. Julia Roberts, Dr. Richard Roberts, and Dr. Tracy Inman of The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU.

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Sixty Campers Attend 3rd Year of The Summer Camp

Sixty Campers Attend 3rd Year of The Summer Camp

Jul 22nd, 2014

The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University recently hosted 60 campers who attended The Summer Camp from July 14 to July 18.

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31st Year of VAMPY at WKU Hosts 217 Students

31st Year of VAMPY at WKU Hosts 217 Students

Jul 10th, 2014

The Summer Program for Verbally and Mathematically Precocious Youth (VAMPY) hosted 217 students for the three-week program from June 22 to July 12.

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165 Students Come to the 32nd Year of SCATS at WKU

165 Students Come to the 32nd Year of SCATS at WKU

Jul 4th, 2014

The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU hosted 166 campers for the 32nd annual Summer Camp for Academically Talented Middle School Students (SCATS) from June 8 to 20.

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430 Teachers Attend 31st Year of AP Summer Institute at WKU

430 Teachers Attend 31st Year of AP Summer Institute at WKU

Jul 2nd, 2014

The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU held the 31st annual Advanced Placement Summer Institute from June 23 to June 27. The experienced chemistry course was held from June 30 to July 3.

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High Achieving Students Honored at 2014 Duke TIP Kentucky Recognition Ceremony

High Achieving Students Honored at 2014 Duke TIP Kentucky Recognition Ceremony

May 23rd, 2014

On Friday, May 23, more than 400 middle school students took part in the Kentucky Recognition Ceremony of the Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) at Western Kentucky University.

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Breedlove named Director of The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky

May 21st, 2014

Dr. Lynette Breedlove, a prominent gifted and talented educator from Texas, has been named Director of the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU.

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Get on Board for Academic Excellence

Apr 3rd, 2014

Julia Roberts was guest writer for Stu Silberman's blog Public Engagement and Ed Reform originally posted on April 3, 2014.

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Dr. Sylvia Rimm Presents at The 2014 Berta Seminar

Dr. Sylvia Rimm Presents at The 2014 Berta Seminar

Mar 17th, 2014

Forty-five parents, counselors, and educators from around the region traveled to Bowling Green March 6 and 7 to hear one of the leading authorities in gifted education at The 2014 Berta Excellence in Education Workshop.

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450 Students Participated in 2014 Winter Super Saturdays

450 Students Participated in 2014 Winter Super Saturdays

Feb 26th, 2014

The Center for Gifted Studies’ Winter Super Saturdays hosted the biannual event, which had students from more than 40 school districts and three states, each Saturday from February 1 to 22.

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The Commonwealth of Kentucky Announces Week of Giftedness

The Commonwealth of Kentucky Announces Week of Giftedness

Feb 14th, 2014

Dozens gathered in the State Capitol's Rotunda in Frankfort Tuesday to hear from legislators and gifted students alike on the importance of gifted education as well as to hear the Proclamation station Feb. 17 to 23 as Gifted Education Week in Kentucky.

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PNC Foundation makes $150,000 Grant to Innovate Kentucky

PNC Foundation makes $150,000 Grant to Innovate Kentucky

Jan 15th, 2014

The PNC Foundation, through its Grow Up Great program, has awarded WKU a $150,000 grant to support Innovate Kentucky and early childhood education.

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26 Educators Attend Leadership Institute XVII

26 Educators Attend Leadership Institute XVII

Dec 9th, 2013

Twenty-six educators from throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky came to WKU last week to hear a national leader in youth leadership. The Center for Gifted Studies hosted the Leadership Institute XVII on Dec. 6 at the Carroll Knicely Conference Center.

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