Henry B. (H. B.) Wallace (1915–2005) was an exceptionally gifted individual with amazing talents. These same talents led to extraordinary success in business, which he used to translate his concern for students and the future of U.S. education into action. These concerns, coupled with a respect for the importance of research as a means to answer questions and improve life, were the impetus for the Biennial Henry B. & Jocelyn Wallace National Research Symposium on Talent Development (Wallace Research Symposium). The Wallace Research Symposium, which was initiated with an endowment from the Wallace Research Foundation in the late 1980s, was held for the first time in 1991, at the University of Iowa.

The Wallace Research Symposium, described in this entry, has been internationally acclaimed as a ...

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