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Video Interview: KDES fourth graders visit Hollywood

KDES fourth graders Hiruni Hewapathirana and Savannah Brown recently attended a live taping of "Dancing With The Stars" to see Nyle DiMarco, '13, perform, courtesy of Convo Communications.

More student workers needed for summer 2016 events

The Gallaudet Athletics Department will need additional student workers for several summer 2016 events - the D.C. Breeze home games, the Panam Deaf Volleyball Regional Qualifiers, and the World Deaf Volleyball Championships. This position will be a paid position.

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TIP is hiring math tutors for Fall 2016

Are you interested in making money? Become a math tutor for Fall 2016.

Art and media design program hosts film student showcase

Come and watch short films that were created and produced by deaf students in a variety of genres, like comedy, documentary, suspense and more. The film student showcase will be held at JSAC 1011 on Monday, May 2, 2016 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

"ASL Gatherings: Showcase Week!" held April 25-29, 2016

This week, ASL Gatherings will be engaging in its showcase week! During Showcase Week, participants play games and compete to demonstrate their developing ASL skills.

CLASSLINES Workshop by Anu Yadav and Patrick Crowley

The Gallaudet Theatre and Dance Program and dog & pony dc proudly partner to offer a new, co-equal theater workshop experience for Deaf and hearing citizen artists. CLASSLINES is a storytelling event and workshop on wealth and poverty in our lives, facilitated by acclaimed DC theater artists Anu Yadav and Patrick Crowley.

Eastern Regional Conference 2016

DC Area Black Deaf Advocates (DCABDA) is hosting its sixth annual Eastern Regional Conference. This conference will be held at Gallaudet University.

MSSD Spring Play "Beauty and the Beast”

This spring, MSSD will bring "Beauty and the Beast" to life on the stage of Theatre Malz. This student production, directed by Gallaudet student and MSSD '13 alumnus Seth Washington, will run from April 28-30.

Softball vs. Berks

The Gallaudet University softball team will host Penn St.-Berks in a double header at the GU Softball Complex. Come out and support your Bison!

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Art and media design program hosts film student showcase

Come and watch short films that were created and produced by deaf students in a variety of genres, like comedy, documentary, suspense and more. The film student showcase will be held at JSAC 1011 on Monday, May 2, 2016 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Blackboard maintenance scheduled for Friday, April 29, 2016

Users may experience intermittent connectivity during the maintenance window.

"Responsible Conduct of Research Training" session to be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016

On Tuesday, May 3, 2- 4 p.m. (location TBD), there will be an RCR training session focusing on Research Misconduct.

GSR 300.04 Black Lives Matter: BLM t-shirt campus photograph

Friday, April 29, 2016, wear your new t-shirt all day! Imagine what it will feel like and look like to have the whole campus wear their t-shirts! We will have a group photo taken in our Black Lives Matter T-shirts. Meet in SAC on the lower level at 11:45 a.m.

Summer course now available: "Deaf People and People with Disabilities in the 21st Century"

For Summer Session #2, a GSR (General Studies Requirement) course titled "Deaf People and People with Disabilities in the 21st Century" is now available for enrollment.

"The Rosa Lee Comeback Show" event to be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016

Come watch the "Rosa Lee Comeback Show" on Saturday, April 30, 6:30 p.m., at Elstad Auditorium. Rosa Lee is a performance artist widely known for her ASL Music Videos on YouTube.

IQ testing available for deaf children ages 6-16

This study will focus on how deaf and hard of hearing children perform on a widely used measure of intelligence when instructions are translated into ASL. Participants will receive a written summary of their performance on the assessment.

GSC Chair nomination deadline extended to Monday, May 2, 2016

The deadline for staff members to submit nominations or self-nominations for the position of Gallaudet Staff Council (GSC) Chair has been extended to Monday, May 2, 2016 at 5 p.m. The election for this GSC Chair position will take place online on Tuesday, May 10.

The Action & Brain Lab is looking for research assistants and interns!

The new Action & Brain Lab, directed by Dr. Lorna Quandt, Ph.D., is looking for undergraduate and graduate workers.

"Human Sexuality Research in the Deaf Community": GSR 230 Summer Session open for enrollment

This summer school course is still open for enrollment. This course is fast-paced and intensive, and will take place between May 16 and June 3, 2016.

"Buff and Blue: Literary Edition" now available

The "Buff and Blue Literary Edition" is now available. This includes the winners of writing contest (MANUS), as well as ASL videos and English works from elementary to high school deaf students featured in the National Literary Competition sponsored by Youth Programs and Phi Kappa Zeta.

OC screenings offered for April and May 2016

Need a break from studying? Here's a list of open captioned (OC) screenings off-campus.

Deaf and hearing babies needed: how do babies learn language?

How do babies learn language? Gallaudet University's Brain and Language Laboratory (BL2) for Neuroimaging (Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, Director) need your help to tackle groundbreaking research!

Swim lessons for children: May 16-28

Are you a child and want to learn how to swim? Sign up today through Friday, May 13.

Swim lessons for adults: May 16-28

Adults: do you want to learn how to swim? Sign up today through Friday, May 13.

Summer school financial aid requirements disclosed

Are you planning to attend summer school? Read further for requirements and tips on getting financial aid.

Registration for "Intermediate Wilderness Travel" now open

Want to go whitewater rafting, camping, and learn many other wilderness travel skills? You must be available on Monday, May 16 through Monday, May 23, 2016, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. to enroll in an experimental course that will include all those activities.

Financial Aid applications for 2016-2017 now ready

Financial Aid Applications for 2016-2017 are now ready. It is time to renew your financial applications for Fall 2016-Spring 2017.

ASL book club at MLK Library meets to discuss "Deaf in DC"

Join us for a discussion of "Deaf in DC," by Madan Vasishta. "Deaf in DC" follows Vasishta through half a century living in America.

National Deaf People of Color (NDPC) Conference 2016

The National Deaf People of Color Conference will be held on July 21-24, 2016, at the Texas School for the Deaf in Austin, Texas. The theme is "Beyond Your Lens: Intersectional Identities."

Swim lessons for children: June 2016

Are you a child and want to learn how to swim? Sign up today through Friday, May 20.

Swim lessons for children: July 2016

Are you a child and want to learn how to swim? Sign up today through Friday, May 20.

Swim lessons for adults: June 2016

Do you want to learn how to swim? Sign up today through Friday, May 20.

Swim lessons for adults: July 2016

Do you want to learn how to swim? Sign up today through Friday, May 20.

QuickTime, CCleaner, and Speccy programs to be removed from all managed Windows computers

Due to security and licensing concerns, these programs will no longer be supported starting Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Join the Brain and Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging, BL2!

Brain and Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging (BL2) is hiring!

Bison crew job positions now available

Want to gain some work experience? Want to earn some money and support yourself? Want to learn new skills and meet new people? Then come and apply for a spot with the Bison Crew!

Lavender Graduation 2016 is open to the campus community

The LGBTQA Resource Center invites the campus community to attend Lavender Graduation, an annual graduation celebration for undergraduate and graduate Gallaudet students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, or asexual/ally to the LGBTQA community.

"ASL Gatherings: Showcase Week!" held April 25-29, 2016

This week, ASL Gatherings will be engaging in its showcase week! During Showcase Week, participants play games and compete to demonstrate their developing ASL skills.

Save the date: MSSD Spring Play "Beauty and the Beast"

This spring, MSSD will bring "Beauty and the Beast" to life on the stage of Theatre Malz. This student production, directed by Gallaudet student and MSSD '13 alumnus Seth Washington, will take place April 29-30, 2016.

MSADA 7th Annual Holi Festival

Come and celebrate with us for the festival of colors!

Call for Nominations for 2016 Graduate School Awards

Nominations are invited for five Graduate School Awards, which are presented annually during the Graduate Awards & Hooding Ceremony. These awards are meant to recognize outstanding contributions to Gallaudet’s graduate community. The deadline for nominations is Monday, May 2, 2016, by noon.

CLASSLINES Workshop by Anu Yadav and Patrick Crowley

The Gallaudet Theatre and Dance Program and dog & pony dc proudly partner to offer a new, co-equal theater workshop experience for Deaf and hearing citizen artists. CLASSLINES is a storytelling event and workshop on wealth and poverty in our lives, facilitated by acclaimed DC theater artists Anu Yadav and Patrick Crowley.

Undergraduate participants wanted for a brief survey about quality communication

Undergraduate participants are wanted for a brief survey about quality communication. This research study's goal is to gain a deeper understanding of what quality communication looks like in families where the primary caregiver is hearing and the child is deaf.

April 2016 to be designated "Pride Month"

In preparation for the student summer exodus from campus during the National LGBQA Pride Month in June, Gallaudet will observe and celebrate LGBTQA Pride on campus during the month of April.

Eastern Regional Conference 2016 to be held at Gallaudet

DC Area Black Deaf Advocates (DCABDA) is hosting its sixth annual Eastern Regional Conference. This conference will be held at Gallaudet University from Friday, April 29 to Sunday, May 1, 2016.

Summer 2016 aerobic classes open for registration

Registration is now open for the 2016 summer aerobics workout program, offered from May 23 to July 21, 2016.

ASL Gatherings April 25-29: "Showcase Week!"

Effective April 25-29, ASL Gatherings will be hosting its showcase week. On Monday and Wednesday, we will be playing games to review our knowledge of topics discussed this semester, and on Friday, we will be distributing awards and attendance certification.

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