Archive | June 14, 2010

‘View from the Hill’: Toyota grant will fund math and technology program

A $500,000 grant from the Toyota USA Foundation will fund a Math and Technology Leadership Academy at WKU. The project aims to increase K-5 student interest and achievement in math and technology among high risk youth in the Bowling Green Enterprise Community, as well as other areas of Warren County. Learn more in the following […]

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Gatton Academy named to Newsweek’s list of ‘Public Elites’ for second year

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU has been named to Newsweek’s list of “Public Elite” American high schools for the second consecutive year. Each spring, Newsweek recognizes the top 6 percent of public schools as measured by the Challenge Index ratio devised by Washington Post Education Columnist Jay Mathews. […]

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WKYU-PBS viewer’s space boot mystery to be featured on ‘History Detectives’

WKYU-PBS viewer Chris Radus posed a fascinating, space-age mystery that will be featured in the season premiere of a popular, national PBS program, History Detectives. A  WKU employee, Radus inherited a peculiar object from his father:  a jerry-rigged ski boot with a magnetic metal brick bolted to the bottom.  In the 1960s, his father worked […]

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