Gatton Academy Students, Alumna Honored in Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program

[fblike] Since 2006, WKU has led the state in recognition by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. This year, WKU placed among the top producers of Goldwater Scholars in the nation. Michael Crocker, a second-year student in the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science from Bowling Green,; and Clarice Esch, an agriculture major Read More…

Joyce Presents Research at World’s Largest Mathematics Meeting

What began as an independent research project for a student at WKU’s Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky recently led to a presentation at the largest annual mathematics meeting in the world. Tennesse “Tucker” Joyce, a second-year Gatton Academy student from Harrodsburg, delivered an oral presentation titledUsing a Mathematical Model to Analyze the Treatment of Read More…

Academy Students, Alumni among WKU Biology Students Contributing Research to National DNA Database

[fblike] Students in the WKU Biology Department’s Genome Discovery and Exploration class have contributed genomic research to the national DNA sequence database. Students in the class isolate viruses from soil, purify the viral DNA, then sequence and annotate the viral genome. This unique hands-on, inquiry-based program is sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Science Education Alliance Read More…

Academy Executive Director Julia Roberts Receives State Group’s William T. Nallia Award

[fblike] Dr. Julia Roberts, executive director of The Center for Gifted Studies and the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU, is the recipient of the Kentucky Association of School Administrators‘ 2011 William T. Nallia Award. She was presented with the award Oct. 14 at WKU by KASA’s Vice President Paul Mullins, principal at LaRue Read More…

Berta Seminar Oct. 24-25 to Feature Expert in Gifted Education

Thanks to generous support from The Berta Excellence in Education Fund, Dr. Tom Hébert, author of Understanding the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students and nationally recognized expert in gifted education from the University of Georgia, will share his expertise Oct. 24-25 in Bowling Green. The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU will host two presentations by Dr. Read More…

WKU to Honor Gotts as 2011 “Family of the Year”

[fblike style=”standard” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”] Tim and Ellen Gott and their children have been named WKU’s 2011 Family of the Year. The Gotts of Bowling Green will be recognized during Parent & Family Weekend activities and will be honored at halftime of Saturday’s WKU vs. Indiana State football game. “We are deeply honored to be Read More…