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Media Contact: Maria Blackburn
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410-735-6200 (fax)
mariablackburn@jhu.edu                                     


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.

CTY’s executive director Elaine Tuttle Hansen discusses the importance of helping even the brightest children learn something new every day in The Johns Hopkins Univeristy Gazette.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Maria Blackburn
410-735-6263 (voice)
410-735-6200 (fax)
mariablackburn@jhu.edu

BALTIMORE May 28, 2013 -- Elaine Tuttle Hansen, Executive Director of the Center for Talented Youth (CTY), and David Andrews, Dean of the School of Education (SoE), announce the appointment of Amy Shelton to a dual role as Director of Research at CTY and professor in SoE, starting July 1, 2013. 

The appointment reflects a new and deeper collaboration between the two Johns Hopkins institutions. It will offer a significant opportunity to bridge the gap between basic research on learning and educational practice. SoE’s specific interest in personalized learning will provide a strong framework for building on CTY’s expertise in identifying and meeting the needs of the most highly advanced pre-college learners....Read more.

Contact: Maria Blackburn
The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
410-735-6263
mariablackburn@jhu.edu

Liz Kidder
Goodman Media International
for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation
212-576-2700 ext. 239
lkidder@goodmanmedia.com

CTY Greece ImageTHESSALONIKI, GREECE, May 16, 2013 — The Stavros Niarchos Foundation today announced a significant new grant to the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth for the creation of the first center in Greece to provide academically gifted students with the opportunity to attend advanced educational programs. The establishment and operation of CTY Greece is part of the foundation’s effort to help relieve some of the dire consequences stemming from the financial crisis in Greece. ...Read more.

Listen to CTY executive director Elaine Tuttle Hansen on National Public Radio discussing the lack of college readiness among top students (second story in list) – a topic she recently wrote about in The Chronicle of Higher Education.