Newsweek Recognizes Gatton Academy as America’s Best High School

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU has been recognized byNewsweek magazine as the nation’s top high school. America’s Best High Schools 2012, released online Sunday and in the May 28, 2012, print edition of the magazine recognized 1,000 schools from across the United States. The Gatton Academy was ranked fifth […]

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

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 and […]

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Academy Senior Lydia Brothers Discusses Scholarships as Part of “College Goal Sunday” at WKU

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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 […]

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

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 and […]

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Academy Seniors Share Research at Argonne National Laboratory

by Will Bickett, Academy Avatar A group of second-year students at  the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU presented their physics research at Argonne National Laboratory’s Annual Undergraduate Symposium. Will Bickett, Lydia Brothers, Andrea Eastes, Christian Jolly, and Ben Rice, along with a group of other WKU students were […]

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

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 County […]

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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. […]

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College Heights Herald: Family of the Year calls WKU home

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

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 selected as the WKU Family of […]

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