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Geologist and educator Christine Metzger and physician Milad Pooran will be honored with the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Distinguished Alumni Award at CTY’s Grand Ceremony on the Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus on Sunday, October 27.

CTY established the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2012 to recognize our most highly accomplished alumni and acknowledge them for making a difference in our world.

“We are proud of the many former CTY students who are busy making the world a better place by using their talents to solve the hardest problems,” said Elaine Tuttle Hansen, executive director of CTY. “Milad and Christine exemplify the extraordinary reach and impact of our alumni today.”...Read more.

CTY's executive director, Elaine T. Hansen, responded to the The New York Times Op-Ed "Young, Gifted and Neglected," published September 18, 2012. Full text is below:...Read more.

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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND September 17, 2013—CTY Greece, a new partnership designed to challenge and engage bright, pre-college students from Greece, was lauded as an incubator of ideas and innovation that provides real hope for the future at a celebration of the program held Monday, September 16, 2013 at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore....Read more.

Thanks to funding from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and private donors, about 60 students from rural areas had the academic times of their lives at the 2013 CTY Summer Programs.  Johns Hopkins Magazine reports on the experience.

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BALTIMORE August 15, 2013—Young scientists ages 13 to 18 with promising research ideas can now be awarded funding of up to $600 through a new annual competition sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY). CTY is establishing the CTY Cogito Research Awards to help offset the costs associated with conducting research in math and science for selected middle and high school students....Read more.