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Moving The Earth

CTYer "moves the earth"
By Matt Bowden

Video: Matt Bowden | CTY Communications

Before he was a PhD candidate in astrophysics at MIT, Adrian Liu was a CTYer...Read more about this Awesome CTYer.

CTY Writing Instructor Gets Inspiration From "Nerd Camp"

Nerd Camp ImageCTYers "a joy to teach"
By Maria Blackburn

CTY Summer Programs writing instructor Elissa Brent Weissman recently won a Cybil Award for Middle Grade Fiction for her novel “Nerd Camp” (Atheneum Books, 2011).

Here’s what she told us about why she likes teaching at CTY:

“I tell people that my CTY students are better writers than my college students. And they are. Here’s why: They are inquisitive, curious, clever, and endearing...Read more about this Awesome CTYer.

A Calling

An ability to see other people’s perspectives
By Derek Spahr

At the age of 35, Milad Pooran has already spent a third of his life in service to his country. For him it’s not a choice. It’s a calling...Read more about this Awesome CTYer.

Creative Teaching, Dynamic Learning

To learn and have fun
By Maria Blackburn

Video: Matt Bowden | CTY Communications

When it comes to teaching CTY students all they need to know about 4 billion years of life on Earth, Summer Programs instructor Christine Metzger isn’t afraid of looking silly....Read more about this Awesome CTYer.

Feet On The Ground

Awesome CTYers are everywhere
By Matt Bowden

Video: Matt Bowden | CTY Communications

To anyone who's ever said you can't keep your feet on the ground and your head in the clouds, the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth asks: "why not?"...Read more about this Awesome CTYer.