Courtesy Johnston Grindstaff
Photography students work on a portrait of President Hurwitz. The assignment by Johnston Grindstaff, a professor in the Department of Art, Communication, and Theatre, gave the students an opportunity to gain experience using professional studio lighting. Above: During the photo shoot, Jeffery Stroud adjusts a white reflector while Michelle Corral stands by with a silver reflector and Heidi McNulty (right) discusses the photo with Jennifer Chibueze.
Courtesy Johnston Grindstaff
If you missed an announcement the first time it appeared, you can find it here.
- REL 210 Book Fair
Looking for a good book to read? Students in Dr. Kirk VanGilder's REL 210: Religion and Literature class have some great recommendations! Join us for a sharing of relections and recommendations on Monday, December 9 at 3 p.m. in the JSAC Java Corner.
- Final presentations: Bilingual E-Book Authoring (DST 595)
Students in DST 595: Bilingual E-Book Authoring will be giving final presentations on Friday, December 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the SLCC Atrium.
- Secrets to Successful Grant Writing -- A brown bag lunch discussion
Want to know the real story behind submitting award winning grant proposals? Join us on Tuesday, December 10 at noon in JSAC, Room 1210 and be ready to have an open dialogue with Gallaudet faculty and staff who have been successful in their pursuit of grant funding.
- Holiday Bazaar is coming soon!
The 2013 Holiday Bazaar will take place on Friday, December 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., in the JSAC. There will be vendors selling a variety of novel items perfect for holiday gifts, a DJ playing holiday music, and a children's Christmas performance at noon!
- Toys for Tots drive at Subway
Metropolitan Deaf Outreach Program will be hosting a Deaf/ASL social and Toys for Tots drive at Subway in Catonsville, Md. on Saturday, December 7 from 3 to 9 p.m.
- One-on-one retirement planning consultations for employees
HEW Federal Credit Union will offer complimentary 30-minute consultations about your retirement planning and to review your Thrift Savings Plan, on Tuesday, December 10 and Thursday, December 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in College Hall, Room 406. Book your appointment today!
- Gallaudet football standout Adham Talaat named a finalist for the Gagliardi Trophy
For the first time in school history a Gallaudet University football player was named a finalist for the prestigious Gagliardi Trophy given to the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III. Gallaudet defensive end Adham Talaat (Springfield, Va.) is one of the 10 finalists!
- Special program at the Spy Museum
The International Spy Museum is hosting a special deaf community accessibility night on Sunday, December 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. Interpreters will be stationed throughout the exhibit space. Admission is free, register now!
- New Fuze Meeting support webpage
Gallaudet Technology Services has been working with Fuze Box, Inc. to provide the campus community an excellent venue for video/audio web conferencing, called Fuze Meeting. Fuze Meeting is already installed on all Gallaudet managed computers.
- National Science Foundation (NSF) grant opportunity in evaluation methodologies
The Office of Sponsored Programs announces that the NSF's Promoting Research and Innovation in Methodologies for Evaluation (PRIME) program seeks to advance evaluation theory and practice across all levels of the STEM education enterprise in both formal and informal settings. PRIME calls for studies with special emphasis on developing innovative STEM evaluation methodologies and identifying ways to measure or demonstrate the impacts of STEM education programs.
- National Science Foundation (NSF) grant opportunity in cognitive neuroscience
The Office of Sponsored Programs announces that the NSF's Cognitive Neuroscience Program seeks highly innovative and interdisciplinary proposals aimed at advancing a rigorous understanding of how the human brain supports thought, perception, affect, action, social processes, and other aspects of cognition and behavior, including how such processes develop and change in the brain and through time.
- Story time at the National History Museum
The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will be hosting an ASL-interpreted story time program, great for elementary school children, on Saturday, December 7 and Saturday, December 14 from 1 to 2 p.m.
- Changes to Web publishing procedures
Due to recent improvements to the campus content management system, GTS will discontinue scheduled publishing starting Monday, December 2. Web authors now have the ability to publish their own content. GTS will continue to perform a "full publish" at midnight each night.
- Drive to collect toiletries for survivors of domestic violence
Health and Wellness Programs is asking for donations of new, unopened toiletries including shampoo, soap, deodorant, feminine products, toothbrushes, toothpaste, lotion, combs, hair brushes, etc. that will be delivered to the Network for Victim Recovery of D.C. Please drop off items to Ely 103 any time before Monday, December 9.
- Rearden changing name to deem@work
Reardon, Travel On's online booking system, is changing its name to deem@work effective December 10. Only the name and branding will change. The reservations functions and process will remain the same.