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Articles for: Gifted and Creative Education Programs

Professor receives lifetime achievement award from creativity association

January 4, 2018
Bonnie Cramond was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Creativity Association for her extraordinary accomplishments and contributions to the betterment of society.

Alumna receives national award for commitment to gifted education

October 2, 2017
Heather Vaughn (EdS '17), an assistant director of advanced academics at the University of Texas at Austin High School, received the 2017 Master's and Specialist Award from the National Association for Gifted Children.

Research examines the creative process for a hit TV show

August 7, 2017
Findings from a recent presentation could have wider implications throughout the entertainment industry.

Professor named a Research Thought Leader by the Innovation Collaborative

October 3, 2016
Bonnie Cramond was named to a group of six national advisors to stimulate further research on how the intersections of the arts and STEM can promote creative thinking in K-12 settings

Professor recognized for work on diversity, equity

April 26, 2016
Tarek Grantham received the Student Government Association's Outstanding Professor Recognition Award for his work on diversity and equity issues.

Runco explains why electric brain stimulation is "complicated"

March 1, 2016
Can zapping your brain with electricity boost creativity? Professor Mark Runco weighs in on a growing movement that's taking the Internet by storm.

Researchers to develop new measure of creativity

February 19, 2016
Two doctoral students from Plymouth University, United Kingdom are collaborating with gifted education professor Mark Runco on a new study that aims to develop objective methods of creativity measurement.

New faculty grant seeks next generation of active learning

January 18, 2016
Glickman Challenge Grant for Project-Based Learning aims to link classroom lessons with a larger goal.

Grantham, Hines featured in story about educational outreach

April 15, 2015
A recent Athens Banner-Herald story featured two faculty members for their innovative Odyssey course

2 graduate students speak at TEDxUGA

March 20, 2015
Stephanie P. Jones and Leon Tsao are among the 17 speakers lined up for the 2015 TEDxUGA event