Announcement Archive

Announcement Archive

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May 2016
Sun
1

Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists presents "Establishing Boundaries: Claims to Authority and Knowledge"

For its final event of the year, WAPA hosts five social science researchers to discuss their research work with deaf communities in Cambodia, Haiti, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Viet Nam, and the United States.

Mon
2

FOLDA to be present at the "Deaf Grassroots Rally" on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

FOLDA (Library Friends for Deaf Action) is coming to Annapolis for Deaf Grassroots Rally on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

Mon
2

MWADB to need volunteers on Saturday, May 7, 2016

Metro Washington Association of the Deaf-Blind (MWADB) needs volunteers at the annual picnic.

Mon
2

Participants in online research surveys about accents in ASL needed

Various accents used in ASL are being researched in this study, with a focus on proficient ASL users (either deaf or hearing). Your responses are completely anonymous and no identifying information will be collected.

Mon
2

"Parent Child Interaction Therapy" study to be offered

"Parent Child Interaction Therapy" (PCIT) is an empirically-supported treatment for young children with emotional and behavioral disorders that focus on improving the quality of the parent-child relationship. Treatment lasts a minimum of 12 weeks.

Mon
2

Department of Psychology Colloquium: "Understanding Trauma and the Brain: Minimizing Harm and Promoting Health"

Dr. Lisa Marshall will present "Understanding Trauma and the Brain: Minimizing Harm and Promoting Health" on Friday, May 6, 2016, 12-2 p.m. at MLC B112.

Mon
2

GTS utilizing new processes for maintaining instructor computers in classrooms

As a best practice, Gallaudet Technology Services (GTS) deletes user profiles on all classroom student computers on a weekly basis. Instructor computers in the classroom will now be included in this process.

Wed
4

More volunteers needed to teach ASL at the D.C. Library

More volunteers are needed to teach American Sign Language, and help our ASL program grow to include outreach to Neighborhood Libraries, classes for both library staff and the public, as well as our ongoing classes here in the MLK Library, which are becoming more and more popular.

Wed
4

VL2 hosts Knowledge Festival

The NSF Science of Learning Center, Visual Language and Visual Learning, is hosting a Knowledge Festival on Monday, May 9, in the SLCC Atrium.

Wed
4

More student workers needed for Summer 2016 events

The Gallaudet Athletics Department needs more student workers for Summer 2016 events

Wed
4

Notice to students: parking fines/fees deadline

Friendly reminder to students that all fees are due by close of business on Sunday, May 8, 2016. If you have parking tickets that have not yet been paid, please pay them now. Any outstanding fees due will be placed on your student account.

Wed
4

Mental health clinicians needed for a research study

Clinicians will be asked about their experience with deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) patients or clients with immigrant roots. Clinicians will receieve $20 in gratitude of their contribution.

Wed
4

Deaf and hard of hearing immigrants needed for a research study

Consider participating in this one-hour study if you are a deaf or hard of hearing immigrant.

Wed
4

"Spring Awakening," featuring Gallaudet alumni, earns three Tony Award nominations

"Spring Awakening," the Broadway revival musical produced by Deaf West Theatre and involving Gallaudet University alumni and current student Joshua Castille, earned three Tony Award nominations on May 3, 2016.

Wed
4

News story features Nyle DiMarco, ’13; includes interview with Susan Gill-Doleac, '82 & G-'84

Lilit Marcus, daughter of Joel Marcus '76, and Harriet (Dowdy) Marcus, E-'79, wrote a story for the "Pacific Standard," featuring Nyle DiMarco, '13, and the successes of deaf dancing. The story, published April, 25, 2016, includes an interview with Gallaudet Dance Company director Susan Gill-Doleac, '82 & G-'84.

Thu
5

ASL at the National Gallery of Art hosts event

The monthly ASL at the NGA tour is coming up on Sunday, May 8 at 1:00 p.m. The tour meets in the Rotunda of the West Building of the National Gallery of Art.

Fri
6

Participate in a survey for psychology research

Senior from Oberlin College is asking for responses to a survey on langauge and time metaphors.

Fri
6

Curious about the Clerc Center?

Curious about the Clerc Center? Want to know more about what we offer?

Mon
9

Swim lessons for adults: May 16-28

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

Mon
9

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.

Mon
9

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."

Mon
9
Mon
9

25Live upgrade scheduled

25Live (classroom.gallaudet.edu) will be offline starting at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10

Mon
9

Summer school financial aid requirements disclosed

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

Mon
9

Clerc Center webcast: "Maximizing Language Acquisition"

This webcast provides an evidence-based rationale for supporting language acquisition in both American Sign Language (ASL) and spoken English for young children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Mon
9

Swim lessons for adults: July 2016

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

Mon
9

Swim lessons for children: June 2016

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

Mon
9

Swim lessons for children: July 2016

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

Mon
9

Swim lessons for adults: June 2016

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

Mon
9

Registration now open for 2016 summer workout classes

Registration is now open through Sunday, May 15, 2016 for summer workout classes (including bootcamp, yoga, and zumba classes). Classes will take place Monday, May 23 through Thursday, July 21.

Mon
9

PeopleSoft database upgrade scheduled for Friday, May 13, 2016

The upgrade will begin Friday, May 13 at 5 p.m. and last through Saturday. This will have no effect on PeopleSoft functionality and data.

Tue
10

Break up the workday with a short campus walk

Been itching to get out of your office, stretch your legs, get some fresh air, a little bit of exercise, and still have time to get lunch? As part of its Gallaudet Staff Committee (GSC), the Social Committee offers free twice a month walks during the lunch hour. The walks last between 20 and 35 minutes and cater to the participants preferences.

Tue
10

Dissertation defense by Erica Alley

Erica Alley, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Interpretation, will defend her dissertation on Monday, May 16, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. in the Hall Memorial Building (HMB), Room 1002. The first 40 minutes of the dissertation defense are open to the Gallaudet community.

Wed
11

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.

Wed
11

Summer Shuttle Schedule

Shuttle Schedule Changes

Wed
11

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.

Thu
12

Smithsonian Art Museum to offer an "Art Signs: Gallery talks" on Thursday, May 12, 2016

Join us on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. for an "Art Signs" gallery talks in ASL at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Thu
12

New "Bobbi Connects" vlog from President Cordano

President Roberta J. Cordano's latest "Bobbi Connects" vlog concentrates on the end of the academic year, including commencement and the Board of Trustees meetings to take place this week.

Thu
12

Open Zone Parking during summer 2016

Open Zone Parking during summer 2016

Fri
13

146th Commencement to be held today

Gallaudet University will celebrate its 146th Commencement today at 1:30 p.m., in the Field House. Dr. Bobbie Beth Scoggins, E-'77, will be the honorary degree recipient and Commencement speaker. Scoggins will receive a Doctor of Humane Letters (litterarum humaniorum doctor, honoris causa).

Fri
13

Take GSR 220: Introduction to Desktop Publishing this summer

Earn 4 credits for GSR 220, held from June 6 to 24, 2016. Study design and effective writing for business cards, flyers, brochures, websites, and more, with instructor Rhea Kennedy.

Fri
13

Pennsylvania Animal Park celebrates birth of 1-in-10-million white bison

Robert E. Proctor, E- ’82, shares a news find with the Gallaudet community.

Sat
14

Discussion of "Deaf in DC" held at the D.C. library on Saturday, May 14, 2016

Join us Saturday, May 14, 2-3 p.m. at the Center for Accessibility, Room 215, of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C., for a discussion of Deaf in DC, by Madan Vasishta. The discussion will be in ASL, and facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen.

Mon
16

National Symphony Orchestra multi-sensory concert - request for input and ideas.

Join colleagues from the National Symphony Orchestra to explore options for a multi-sensory concert. Monday June 6, 12:30-2 p.m. at SLCC Atrium.

Mon
16

"Bike to Work Day" to be held Friday, May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20 is "Bike to Work Day". If you have ever considered riding your bike to work, this is a great way to get started.

Mon
16

Network maintenance scheduled between May 17 and May 19, 2016

Starting May 17 through May 19, 2016, between 1 and 5 p.m., the network switches will be replaced in a different building each day. Users will be affected during this time.

Mon
16

Preorders for Kings Dominion tickets accepted until Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Preorders for discounted tickets to Kings Dominion for "Deaf Awareness Day" on Saturday, June 4, 2016, are accepted through Tuesday, May 17. Tickets are $34.50 per person.

Mon
16

Course offered for employees: "English for Business Communication: Grammar"

This free online Professional Studies course will help Gallaudet employees develop essential business correspondence language skills.

Tue
17

Summer 2016 faculty/staff tuition waiver deadline on Monday, May 23, 2016

Summer 2016 tuition waivers for faculty/staff are due by end of business on Monday, May 23, 2016. The completed form should be submitted to the Student Financial Services office, located at College Hall B04.

Tue
17

"Maximizing Language Acquisition: ASL and Spoken English" webcast to be provided May 24-25, 2016

This webcast provides an evidence-based rationale for supporting language acquisition in both American Sign Language and spoken English for young children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Tue
17

GSC Representatives meeting to be held Thursday, May 19, 2016

The next Gallaudet Staff Council (GSC) Representatives meeting will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2016, 12:30 p.m., at JSAC 1010.

Tue
17

WSI job position at the pool now available

A WSI (Water Safety Instructor) job position is now available at the Gallaudet pool.

Thu
19

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.

Thu
19

"CAID 2016 National Conference" early bird registration ends May 27, 2016

The CAID 2016 National Conference is just around the corner, taking place between Sunday, June 26 and Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. Register now before rates increase effective May 27.

Thu
19

GDTI training to be provided between Wednesday, May 25 and Friday, May 27, 2016

The Office of the Provost is sponsoring an advanced training for experienced dialogue facilitators (training of trainers), called the Gallaudet Dialogue Training Institute (GDTI).

Thu
19

Gallaudet "Travel-On" office to close following Brian Huntington's retirement

After 20 years of exceptional service to Travel-On and the Gallaudet community, Brian Huntington has decided to retire from a job he loved for many years. Emails to Brian will automatically be forwarded to Travel-On agents who serve Gallaudet travelers and who are very familiar with their needs and the university's requirements.

Fri
20

HLAA-DC program on "Hearing Needs Assessment" to be offered Sunday, May 22, 2016

Hearing Loss Association of America, D.C. (HLAA-DC) will offer a program covering "Hearing Needs Assessment" on Sunday, May 22, 2016, 2 p.m., at the D.C. Public Library at Tenleytown (metro).

Fri
20

Network maintenance scheduled for May 23-26, 2016

Between May 23 and 26, network switches will be replaced in the SAC building. Users will be affected during this time.

Fri
20

BHC Kickoff to be held Sunday, June 5, 2016

The Gallaudet community is invited to the Bridging Hands Camps (BHC) Kickoff on Sunday, June 5, 2016, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Hains Point Park. BHC is a new 501c3 organization dedicated to providing day and overnight camps for deaf/hard of hearing children, children or siblings of deaf adults in the D.C. region.

Sun
22

"ASL Storytime" to be held Sunday, May 22, 2016

Join ASL Storytime at Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library (3160 16th Street NW) on Sunday, May 22, 2016, at 2 p.m. Stories, games, and fun in American Sign Language will be provided by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen.

Sun
22

"Introduction to Desktop Publishing" course offered for general studies or English credit

Want to take a 200-level GSR or English course this summer? Motivated to improve your writing and design skills?

Mon
23

Participants needed for a brain study about language at BL2

If your child is between the ages of 4 and 7, deaf, and knows ASL, you may be able to participate in a neuroimaging study and receive $20/hr.

Mon
23

Participants needed for ASL sign memory study

Robert Whitaker, the school psychologist from the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center and Psy.D. doctoral student at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking participants for a ASL sign memory study. You are eligible to be in this study if you are a member of the Gallaudet community (student, staff, or faculty), deaf/hard of hearing and fluent in ASL or use ASL as your primary mode of communication.

Tue
24

GSC "Get Moving at Work" to take place every second and fourth Tuesday at noon

Join the Gallaudet Staff Council (GSC) short campus walk, called "Get Moving at Work". This will be a great opportunity for you to move around, keep in shape, and meet new people during lunchtime.

Tue
24

Join the Brain and Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging, BL2!

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

Tue
24

Finance office and Student Financial Services office to be closed partial day Thursday, May 26, 2016

Please be advised that the Finance Office and Student Financial Services will be closed on Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The staff will be attending a training session.

Tue
24

Post Office renovations scheduled for May 23-31, 2016

The Post Office will be renovated beginning Monday, May 23 through Tuesday, May 31, 2016. The front counter will be closed during this time and all postal service business must be done at the back door of the Post Office.

Wed
25

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!

Wed
25

Gallaudet Dance Company to offer auditions in fall 2016

The Gallaudet Dance Company will hold auditions between September 6 and 8, 2016, located at the Delta Zeta Dance Studio, Field House.

Wed
25

Book signing for Ceil Lucas' memoir to take place June 11, 2016

A book signing will be held for Ceil Lucas' memoir, How I Got Here: A Memoir, on June 11, 2016, 6 p.m., at the Ivy Bookshop, 6080 Falls Rd., Baltimore, Md. Ceil Lucas, professor emerita, Department of Linguistics, taught at Gallaudet 1982 through 2013.

Wed
25

"Deaf People and People with Disabilities: Pre-Columbus to ADA, and a touch of 2016 elections" course to be offered between June 6 and 24, 2016

A GSR course titled "Deaf People and People with Disabilities in the 21st Century" is now available for enrollment. This course will be offered daily between June 6 and 24, 2016, 1-5 p.m.

Wed
25

"Vibrant Waters Aqua Boot Camp" offered to the community between June 6 and July 20, 2016

"Vibrant Waters Aqua Boot Camp" will be offered to the community between June 6 and July 20, 2016.

Wed
25

Passing of Mrs. Betty Bishop Sherrill

Mrs. Betty Bishop Sherrill, sister of Rita Jenoure, Lillian Holt, Brenda Bishop (retired), and aunt of Chardae Jenoure, passed away on May 15, 2016.

Wed
25

Kennedy Center fall 2016 internship positions now open

Ready to take the next step in your arts career? If so, join the Kennedy Center for an internship.

Thu
26

Nyle wins the Mirrorball Trophy!

Nyle DiMarco, ’13, and professional dance partner Peta Murgatroyd are the Season 22 winners of "Dancing with the Stars."

Thu
26

Gallaudet Museum closes early Friday afternoon

The Gallaudet University Museum closes this Friday afternoon from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Fri
27

Gallaudet "Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program" to offer first "Business Pitch" competition on Friday, June 10, 2016

The Office of the Provost recently created a new program: Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program. Come witness firsthand Gallaudet's very first open-to-the-public Business Pitch competition on Friday, June 10, 2016, 2-5 p.m.

Fri
27

Deaf children ages 4 to 7 can participate in a neuroimaging study at BL2 and earn $20/hr.

BL2 is conducting a neuroimaging study of language and learning in deaf children ages 4 - 7. The study takes about an hour and we pay $20/hr for participating and time traveling to and from the lab.

Fri
27

Blackboard maintenance scheduled

Blackboard will be offline for system maintenance on Saturday, May 28, from Midnight to 1:00 a.m. Users may notice intermittent disruptions or slow performance during this time.

Sat
28

OC screenings offered for May and June 2016

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

Sun
29

$5,625 AAPD scholarship now open for application

In honor of Tony Coehlo, primary author and sponsor of The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is offering 8 scholarships worth $5,625 each. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 1, 2016.

Tue
31

Metro closures and disruptions slated for June 2016 through March 2017

Metro closures and disruptions are scheduled between June 2016 and March 2017, with windows for station shutdowns and single-tracking, as part of its "Safety Surge" project.

Tue
31

D.C. Library to provide free beginner-level ASL classes during summer 2016

The D.C. Library will provide two series of free beginner-level ASL classes this summer. These are progressive sets of classes with each class building on the vocabulary and conversational skills learned in the previous classes in the set.

Tue
31

Field House gym summer schedule detailed

The Gallaudet University Athletics Department announces that the Field House gym will be closed or occupied at various times during the summer months.

Tue
31

Summer 2016 bookstore purchases available for students through June 13, 2016

Summer 2016 students will be able to purchase and charge books to their student accounts beginning Thursday, May 12 through Monday, June 13, 2016.

Tue
31

Online business registration for summer 2016 students now available through June 24, 2016

Summer 2016's online business registration is currently available now through Friday, June 24, 2016 for all U.S. and international undergraduates, graduates, and ELI students through the Bison Student Self-Service portal.

Tue
31

GUHSC summer 2016 schedule now available

The Gallaudet University Hearing and Speech Center (GUHSC) is now holding audiology walk-in services twice a day during the summer.

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