Skip to main content
Skip to main content

WKU News

2016 Summer Filled with Research, Internships and Study Abroad for Gatton Academy Students

2016 Summer Filled with Research, Internships and Study Abroad for Gatton Academy Students

Eighty-six students from The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky are involved in some form of summer learning. From research internships to study abroad to robust community service projects, students are gearing up for busy weeks ahead.

Notable research internships include two National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs), an NSF-funded international research experience, and a student participating in Germany’s DAAD RISE program. The Gatton Academy also continues with its seventh summer of the Gatton Research Internship Grant. Through this program, 16 rising Gatton Academy seniors will conduct summer research.

This summer features travel and study abroad opportunities for 54 Gatton Academy students. Summer travel destinations include China, England, Iceland, Moldova, Morocco and South Korea.

During the summer of 2016, Gatton Academy student Amber Carroll of Russellville will work in the WKU Department of Biology with Dr. Rodney King and will participate in a study abroad course with English Professor Walker Rutledge at Harlaxton College in Grantham, England. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)

“Gatton Academy students continuously seek opportunities to learn and to contribute,” said Director of The Gatton Academy Dr. Lynette Breedlove. “Whether it is participating in research, volunteering in their communities, or studying abroad, Academy students are actively engaged year-round in efforts that will contribute to their communities, our state, and our world. It is always exciting to see what they pursue in the summer.”

Please click here to see a like of the grouped student summer plans (where more than one student is involved) followed by individual student experiences.

Categories
All News  Now Viewing Category: All
Media Relations
President Caboni News
CEBS
CHHS News
Gordon Ford College of Business
Ogden News
PCAL
Academic Affairs
WKU Regional Campuses
Glasgow News
Etown & Fort Knox
Owensboro News
Transportation
The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky
The Center for Gifted Studies
Police
Emergency Preparedness
Facilities
Housing & Residence Life
Student Activities and Organizations
Augenstein Alumni Center
Campus Activities Board
The Confucius Institute
Cultural Enhancement Series
DELO News
Department of Music
Department of Theatre & Dance
Development and Alumni Relations
Downing Museum
Downing Student Union
Hardin Planetarium
Health Services
Human Resources News
Instruments of American Excellence
International Student Office
Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport
Library News
Math News
Office of International Programs
Office of Research
Office of Sustainability
Parent's Association
School of Journalism & Broadcasting
Student Financial Assistance
Scholarships Student Financial Assistance
Student Employment
Student Government Association News
Student Research Council
Study Abroad
Van Meter Auditorium
WellU
WKU Educational Leadership Doctoral Program News
WKU Joint Admissions
WKU Parent and Family Weekend
Latest Headlines
7 charter members to be inducted into WKU chapter of SALUTE, national honor society for student veterans

History will be made on Nov. 29 when WKU will get its first chapter of SALUTE, a national honor society for student veterans. Seven charter members will be inducted into SALUTE at 5 p.m. in the Veterans Resource Center, 410 Tate Page Hall.

3 GIS alumni assist in post-hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico

Three alumni from WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology who work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have been assigned to Puerto Rico to assist in post-hurricane recovery efforts.

Former Police Officer Speaks to Entrepreneurship Students
Featured Articles
Former Police Officer Speaks to Entrepreneurship Students
Beta Alpha Psi Earns Superior Chapter Honors
Department Will Be Closed

The Department of Student Financial Assistance will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 22nd through Friday, Nov. 25th. The office will reopen on Monday, Nov. 27th.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 
 Last Modified 5/2/17