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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.

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.

Gifted Education Month celebrated in Kentucky
Gifted Education Month celebrated in Kentucky (February 10th, 2017)

The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) celebrated Gifted Education Month in Kentucky with a proclamation ceremony February at the State Capitol in Frankfort.

Winter Super Saturdays kicks off
Winter Super Saturdays kicks off (January 31st, 2017)

Winter Super Saturdays offers a variety of hands-on, minds-on learning for student in first through eighth grade.

Fall Super Saturdays features minds-on learning
Fall Super Saturdays features minds-on learning (November 3rd, 2016)

Fall Super Saturdays kicked off October 29 with more than 450 students in first through eighth grades.

Study of other cultures and religions eye-opening for VAMPY students
Study of other cultures and religions eye-opening for VAMPY students (July 13th, 2016)

Rather than running from other cultures or fearing the unknown, campers in Arabic and Humanities are opening themselves up to the world and finding that enlightenment and empowerment come from keeping an open mind to new experiences.

VAMPY courses encourage civil, well-informed debates
VAMPY courses encourage civil, well-informed debates (July 7th, 2016)

At VAMPY, debate looks vastly different than the glorified shouting matches seen on television. Students in Competitive Forensics and Presidential Politics are learning the finer points of debate and refining their critical thinking skills.

SCATS classes challenge students gifted in all areas
SCATS classes challenge students gifted in all areas (June 23rd, 2016)

Not all gifted kids look the same. There are actually five commonly-recognized areas of giftednes: general intellectual ability, specific academic aptitude, creativity, visual/performing arts, and leadership.

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 (March 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.

Gifted Education Month celebrated in Bowling Green, Warren County
Gifted Education Month celebrated in Bowling Green, Warren County (March 5th, 2015)

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

Roberts Receives National Award for Impact on Gifted Education
Roberts Receives National Award for Impact on Gifted Education (March 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.

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

The Center for Gifted Studies Travels to Spain (October 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.

Sixty Campers Attend 3rd Year of The Summer Camp
Sixty Campers Attend 3rd Year of The Summer Camp (July 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.

31st Year of VAMPY at WKU Hosts 217 Students
31st Year of VAMPY at WKU Hosts 217 Students (July 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.

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

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

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.

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.

Get on Board for Academic Excellence (April 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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Academically talented seventh graders honored at Duke TIP ceremony

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

Grant partnership will share
 lessons from the Holocaust

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

Gifted Education Month celebrated in Kentucky

The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) celebrated Gifted Education Month in Kentucky with a proclamation ceremony February at the State Capitol in Frankfort.

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Academically talented seventh graders honored at Duke TIP ceremony

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

Grant partnership will share
 lessons from the Holocaust

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

Gifted Education Month celebrated in Kentucky

The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) celebrated Gifted Education Month in Kentucky with a proclamation ceremony February at the State Capitol in Frankfort.

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