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Today's Announcements

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ColorFEST 2014: Color Our World!

ColorFEST is a Deaf and Hard of Hearing LGBTQIA Youth-targeted non-profit event that strives to create a haven where youths can discover leadership, networking and valuable tools to help further enrich their lives as young deaf and hard of hearing queer adults. This year, ColorFEST is being hosted at the Rochester Institute of Technology from April 18 trhrough 20.

Multicultural Cookbook - seeking submissions

The Multicultural Community Cookbook was a hit and we are now seeking recipies for a second edition! Send your recipies, reflecting cultures from around the world, by April 30.

Sasakawa International Scholarship accepting applications

Undergraduate and graduate students from developing countries are encouraged to apply for the Sasakawa International Scholarship, supported by The Nippon Foundation.

WMATA online survey

Please take a moment to complete a short survey about your experiences using the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Metro system.

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Free HIV testing

Deaf Reach provides HIV testing every Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Ely, Rm. 100.

Learn about the Gabonese deaf community

Dr. Cristi Berdichevsky's French 295 students invite you to learn about the needs and dreams of deaf people in Gabon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the JSAC Java Corner.

Employee Happy Hour

The breaklounge at the Kellogg Conference Hotel hosts a Gallaudet employees happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Only $5 for the happy hour special. Employees must be over 21 years of age and must bring their university ID "badge". Non-staff not able to participate. See you there!

Undergraduate Awards Day

The annual Undergraduate Awards Day will be held in Kellogg Conference Hotel Swindells Auditorium at 4 p.m.

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Green Dot - bystander training

Students, join us to learn how to be an effective bystander and help prevent violence on campus! The next workshop is Friday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration required.

2014 Fall Textbook orders

Teachers and instructors, if you haven't yet submitted your textbook orders for fall 2014, the deadline is Friday, April 25. Don't wait!

VPN update scheduled

On Monday, April 14 at 10 a.m., the Virtual Private Network (VPN) system will be updated to address potential security vulnerabilities associated with the Heartbleed bug. During this time, remote.gallaudet.edu will be offline for approximately 30 minutes.

Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program solicitation

The Office of Sponsored Programs announces the Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Program Solicitation that seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and develop understandings of deeper learning by participants.

Gallaudet University receives grant award funding from the Spencer Foundation

The Office of Sponsored Programs wishes to congratulate Dr. Christopher Stone, principal investigator, and Dr. Gene Mirus, co-principal investigator, on the Research Project the Emergence of Deaf Legal Discourse from the Spencer Foundation, on their award from the Spencer Foundation in the amount of $25,980.

The Kellogg Conference Hotel will be closed on Monday, April 21

The Kellogg Conference Hotel will be closed on Monday, April 21, and will reopen on Tuesday, April 22.

Call for nominations for Graduate School Awards

Five Graduate School Awards will be presented at the Graduate Awards & Hooding Ceremony on Thursday, May 15. Nominations are welcome from faculty members, staff members and graduate students for these awards. The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 2 by noon. Nominations, along with supporting materials, should be sent to the Office of the Graduate School (Fowler Hall 210).

Facilities monitoring temperatures and preparing cooling systems to go online

Facilities mechanics and engineers are monitoring day and evening temperatures and preparing to switch the heating/cooling systems to cool. In general, Facilities aims to have the systems converted by mid to late April, but the decision is made based on a consistency of warmer termperatures above 55 degrees.

Human Research Protection Doctoral Level Graduate Assistant Needed

The position requires completed coursework or background in research methods and ethics, a high degree of problem solving, analytical thinking, writing skills, computer knowledge, and interpersonal skills.

Free HIV testing

Deaf Reach provides HIV testing every Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Ely, Rm. 100.

Steel Magnolias opens in April

The play "Steel Magnolias" by Robert Harling, based on the true story of Harling's mother and sister, is set in a small-town beauty shop near New Orleans and spans several years in the lives of the shop's owner and her customers. The show opens on April 10 and runs through April 19.

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