Press Clippings - Archived


2011
Parenting Gifted Children: Free Materials, Alternate Course Design Part 2. Psychology Today, November 8, 2011

Educator to speak on working with gifted students. Burlington Free Press, October 13, 2011

A doctorate degree by age eighteen?. The Minnesota Daily, September 28, 2011

Brotherly Brilliance. MyCentralJersey, September 9, 2011

Young scholar accepted into prestigious gifted program. South Washington County Schools, September 9, 2011

A public school for the brightest. Christian Science Monitor, August 31, 2011

Find a way to serve gifted children in age of budget cuts. NewsTimes.com, August 3, 2011

LeDrew named Davidson Young Scholar.
Southwest Community Connection, August 1, 2011

Sumo robot clash serves to inspire young minds. Las Vegas Sun, July 28, 2011

How the Google Science Fair Girls Found Their Calling. Slate.com, July 14, 2011

FCPS boasts a fifth Davidson Young Scholar. Fayette County Public Schools, April 22, 2011

Is My Child Gifted? Scholastic, April 2011

Hertz Foundation Announces 2011-2012 Fellows. Hertz Foundation, March 31, 2011

Raising an Accidental Prodigy. Wall Street Journal, March 30, 2011

Where Math & Service Meet (PDF). Imagine - Center for Talented Youth, March/April 2011 

Born Brilliant: Profoundly gifted kids have different, but very real special needs. Boston Parents Paper, March 2011

Perfect score - Commitment to learning earns Blue Springs sophomore a 36 on ACT. Blue Springs Journal, January 26, 2011 

7 Prestigious Undergrad Scholarships
. U.S. News & World Report, January 6, 2011

2010
Gifted child uses talents globally. Dayton Daily News, December 9, 2010

THINK Summer Institute. Fort Collins Gifted Education Examiner, November 4, 2010

At Long Last, There's Help For Profoundly Gifted Children. Livingston Patch, October 20, 2010

Suburban prodigies carve own paths. The Daily Herald, October 12, 2010

A young student with a big mind. The Daily Barometer, October 11, 2010

Gifted Children: What Happens When They Grow Up?. Psychology Today, September 16, 2010

Miramonte Student Attends Prestigious Summer Program. The Orinda News, September 2010

MathMovesU Middle School Scholarship Winners Connor Shea and Nathan Chiu
. Raytheon Company, August 24, 2010

Gifted Agoura Hills student's odyssey continues. Ventura County Star, August 19, 2010

Shea excels at THINK Summer Institute. Putnam Villager, August 13, 2010


Applause - August 9, 2010. Woodinville Weekly, August 9, 2010

Student attends program for gifted. San Jose Mercury News, August 5, 2010

Pleasanton Teen Goes to Super Scholar Institute. Pleasanton Weekly, August 5, 2010

Umar Farooq. Ames Tribune, August 4, 2010

Atlee student attend national summer program for highly gifted. The Mechanicsville Local, August 3, 2010

Algonquin boy, 14, earns college credit with THINK. Northwest Herald, August 3, 2010

Cheng attends institute for gifted students. SuburbanJournals, August 3, 2010

Gifted Children: Nurturing Genius (Part Three). Psychology Today, July 29, 2010

Summer school for profoundly gifted students wraps up. KRNV - News 4, July 28, 2010

Gifted Children: Nurturing Genius (Part Two). Psychology Today, July 22, 2010

Brightest young minds attend summer institute. Nevada News, July 21, 2010

Gifted Children: Nurturing Genius (Part One). Psychology Today, July 15, 2010

Thinking Big about Gifted Education: The Davidson Academy of Nevada. World Gifted, July 10, 2010

How to raise a genius. The Independent (United Kingdom), June 24, 2010

Whiz kid is human navigation system, geography genius. Tulsa World, May 30, 2010

Program for gifted students on hold amid budget crunch
. Las Vegas Sun, May 18, 2010

Teen philharmonic guest lives music. Reno Gazette-Journal, March 14, 2010

The art of making music look easy. Daily Sparks Tribune, March 10, 2010

Stone Hill eighth-grader chosen for summer institute. The Washington Post, March 7, 2010

Stone Hill’s Hume Accepted to THINK Summer Institute. Loudoun County Public Schools, March 1, 2010


THINK Summer Institute: An opportunity for gifted teenagers. The Examiner, February 16, 2010

Summer Youth Camp Bonanza! - THINK Summer Institute. Silver & Blue, Winter 2010, p. 18

Davidson Institute for Talent Development: A Decade of Supporting Our Nation's Brightest Young Minds; California Association for the Gifted (CAG) magazine, Gifted Education Communicator. Winter 2009, p. 25

2009
Gifted Kids Jonathan Malabanan, Angela and Mikaela Guerrero - Child Prodigies. October 18, 2009

The Inventive High School Sophomore. BU Today, August 31, 2009

Academy lets bright minds shine
. Reno Gazette-Journal, August 10, 2009

No genius left behind? Reno academy caters to smart students. USA Today online, August 4, 2009

Reno academy caters to really smart kids
. Associated Press, August 1, 2009

Institute for the profoundly gifted attracts summer students
. KRNV-TV Reno, July 30, 2009

Oh baby! Look who's reading the paper. NBC's Today Show, April 22, 2009

Planning for future with dinosaurs. Argus Leader, April 21, 2009

'Profoundly gifted' 12-year-old Pembroke Pines boy tackling a double major at FIU. Palm Beach Post, April 20, 2009

Pembroke Pines boy, 12, tackling a double major at FIU. Miami Herald, April 19, 2009

Is Your Grandchild Gifted?
. Grandparents.com, April 2009

Young inventor wins $10K from 'Design Squad' for emergency shelter. MetroWest Daily News, Feb. 18, 2009

Tales of a sixth-grade genius. SammamishReview.com, Feb. 16, 2009


Young inventor takes his responsibilities seriously. Boston.com, Jan. 8, 2009

2008

Ninth-grader’s environment-friendly invention would help the homeless. Telegram.com, Dec. 4, 2008

Sneak peek offered of Davidson Academy.
Reno Gazette-Journal, Jul. 24, 2008

Kettering Prof Mentoring a Rare Intellect. WWJ.com, May 21, 2008

Mentoring a young intellect. Kettering University, May 12, 2008


Creating Opportunities For Today’s Top Young Minds. Nevada Silver & Blue, Spring 2008

Gifted Students: Are they in Danger of Being Left Behind?. News 3 Las Vegas, February 8, 2008

A Gift for the Gifted
. Celeb Staff Magazine, February 2008 

Educational challenge. Denton Record-Chronicle, Jan. 13, 2008

15-year-old guitarist joins Reno Phil. Reno Gazette-Journal, Jan. 13, 2008

2007
In many Delaware districts, the gifted are left behind . Delaware Online, Dec. 20, 2007

Gifted Student Education: the Possibilities and the Short-comings . ABC, News 10 Sacramento, Nov. 1, 2007

The Gifted Children Left Behind. The Washington Post, Aug. 27

Local homeschoolers achieve top results. Edmond Sun, Aug. 25

Reno School For Gifted Students Attracts National Attention . Las Vegas Sun, Aug. 24

The following articles appeared in the Reno Gazette-Journal on Aug. 22, 2007:

  • Reno school for profoundly gifted students attracts national spotlight to UNR campus
  • Rare opportunity brings Casey, family from N.Y.
  • Annalisee finds challenge along with good friends
  • Reno student Andy glad he can stay close to home
Failing Our Geniuses.Time Magazine, Aug. 16

Blooming brilliance. Nevada Silver & Blue, Summer 2007

No Child Left Behind setting below-average goals . Arizona Republic, June 19

'Profoundly Gifted' Students Find Home in Reno. ABC News Nightline, June 4

Davidson Institute, UI Belin-Blank Center To Collaborate On Gifted Education . Iowa City Press-Citizen, May 9

A Head for Numbers. Wired Magazine, Mar. 2007 

Defying the Ripple Effects. The School Administrator, Feb. 1

Classic connection: Rachel Kudo with the Reno Philharmonic. Reno News & Review, Jan. 11

Home-schooler, 13, has perfect score. Albany Times Union, Jan. 10

2006
Big Man on Campus. The Daily Reveille, Dec. 8

An IQ of 145. Daily Southtown, Nov. 13

The cancer-fighting teen. The Scientist, Nov. 1

My Kid is Gifted.  Now What? Cleveland Magazine, October Issue

Whiz kid, 15, earns coveted Caltech spot. Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Sept. 25

Genius: Quest for Extreme Brain Power. CNN, Sept. 17 (YouTube - Davidson segment)

Bob and Jan Davidson help gifted children. Reno Gazette-Journal, Sept. 10

Stanford, Silicon Valley Pioneer, Creates Online High School. Bloomberg, Sept. 7

The high price of easy schoolwork. Los Angeles Times, Sept. 4

To be Young, Gifted, and in Reno. The American Thinker, Aug. 26

Gifted students find a gift in new Davidson Academy. Reno Gazette Journal, Aug. 20

From the Boardroom: Bob and Jan Davidson. The Business Report of Northern Nevada, July 6

Gifted students gather for THINK Summer Institute on campus. Nevada News, July 6

Young Genius. Chicago Tribune, April 20

From Gifted to At-Risk: Money for Michigan's brightest students dwindles. Detroit Free Press, April 18

Clayton IDs, nurtures high-potential learners. Atlanta Journal Constitution, April 3

Dustin’s Goal: Ph.D. by 20. Chattanooga Times Free Press, March 20

A Mix of Boy and Brilliance. Hartford Courant, March 5

Smart kids from all over the world head to Reno. Reno Gazette Journal, Jan. 27

Free to be Flawed. Chicago Tribune, Jan. 22

Young composer gets to hear her work at Reno performance. Reno Gazette Journal, Jan. 20

2005
Losing our minds. Tulsa World News, Dec. 12

Gifted Kids Need Attention. Arizona Republic, Dec. 11

In an era of No Child Left Behind, gifted pupils lag, author says.
Chicago Tribune, Nov. 6

Child Geniuses Find a Home. CBS News, Oct. 30

Some New Help for the Extremely Gifted. The New York Times, Oct. 26

Program for gifted students will bring young academics to campus. The Nevada Sagebrush, Oct. 25

Gifted Education: Deceived, Denied, and in Crisis.
District Administration magazine, October

Bright Lights - the Davidson Institute Owners and Staff Nurture the Dreams of Profoundly Intelligent Youth. Reno Magazine, September/October

Genius Is As Genius Is Allowed to Do.
Northern Nevada Family Life, September Issue

Kindergarten start age at issue.
Summit Daily News, Sept. 22

Gifted Kids. Detroit Fox News, Sept. 18

Beyond His Years. Valley Journal, Sept. 14

To THINK is to soar in new partnership. Silver & Blue Online, September/October Issue

LOVE OF LEARNING: Gifted metro teens get fellowships to follow dreams. Detroit Free Press, Aug. 15
About Davidson Fellow Laureate Heidi Kaloustian and Davidson Fellow John Zhou.

Think they can. Nevada Appeal, Aug. 14

THINK Summer Institute. KRNV-Ch. 4 Reno, Nev., July 28

Davidson Institute. Director of Services, Colleen Harsin. KUNR-88.7 FM, July 27

2005 All-USA High School Academic First Team. USA Today, May 12

State of Nevada on KNPR-Las Vegas. May 3

Schools need to stop wasting gifted students' time.
The Post-Crescent, April 11

Are we failing our brightest students?
Parade Magazine, March 6

Young + Brilliant, Blessed + Cursed. Boston Globe, March 6

Schools work to keep brightest students challenged. East Valley Tribune, Feb. 28

Top students toughest to challenge. Boulder Daily Camera, Feb. 27

2004
Growing pains of a genius. The Record NorthJersey.com, Nov. 15

Smart kids may be ones left behind.
Ft. Myers News Press, Oct. 29

Supersmart, but struggling.
The Washington Times, Oct. 19

Saving Smart Kids: Are schools leaving the most gifted children behind if they don't allow them to skip ahead? Time Magazine, Sept. 27

Gifted minds.
The Washington Times, Sept. 2

Students get a taste of college - Friends participate in THINK program. Henderson View, Aug. 27

Middle school student learns Japanese at summer classes. Gardnerville Record Courier, Aug. 20

Gifted Students Need Challenges. The Akron Beacon Journal, Aug. 3

For this boy, it all adds up. Delaware’s News Journal, July 31

Encouraging Genius - What's Best for the Gifted Child? iParenting.com, June 7

Dark times for state's best, brightest.
Rhode Island’s Providence Journal, June 3

Authors Urge More Attention for Gifted Students.
Reno Gazette Journal, May 22

Gifted, Talented & Left Behind.
Reno Gazette Journal, May 22

2003
Gifted and Bored: Issues with Gifted Children at School. Parentstages.com, Nov. 19

Young & Talented.
Reno Gazette-Journal, Nov. 12

Discussion Set to Focus on Student's Achievement. Indianapolis Star, Nov. 11

Gifted children have special needs - but cuts loom.
Sacramento Bee, Sept. 11

Gifted students hard to spot. Washington Times/UPI, Sept. 3

2002
Reach for the stars. Reno Gazette-Journal, Nov. 18

Parent to parent - how to tell your child is gifted.
Reno Gazette-Journal, Aug. 13

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