Announcement Archive

Announcement Archive

This is the Announcement Archive. Here you can browse through past Announcements.

November 2014
Fri
10

Seeking deaf adults with hearing parents for research study

Research study seeks deaf or hard of hearing participants between the ages of 30 and 50 who have two hearing biological parents who are both alive and still married.

Fri
10

Early childhood deaf education training in Vietnam

Samuel Weber, instructor in the Departments of Social Work and General Studies Program, participated in early childhood deaf education training for deaf family mentors and hearing communication facilitators in Hanoi, Vietnam from December 22, 2013 though January 3, 2014.

Fri
10

Amtrak launches "Txt-a-Tip"

Amtrak announces a new method for reporting suspicious activity, "Txt-a-Tip," that provides an easy and efficient way, especially for deaf or hard of hearing passengers, to communicate emergency information to the Amtrak Police Department.

Sat
11

Important Library alert

Some users may have received emails from individual librarians advising them to "reactivate" their library accounts. This is fraudulent! Automatic messages about library account services will never come from individual librarians. If you receive this kind of email do not click on the links and please contact library.help@gallaudet.edu to report the email.

Mon
13

Bison (CS) environment update

On Saturday, January 18 between 8 and 10 a.m., the Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) team will be applying Bundle 31 to the Bison (CS) environment.

Mon
13

ID stickers for spring 2014 available

ID stickers for all students registered for the spring 2014 semester are available in the Residence Life Office in Ely 132 until January 31.

Mon
13

Institutional Assessment Day

Dr. Kristen Mulrooney, Linguistics, and Frank Griffin, ASL and Deaf Studies, will lead a workshop on providing feedback on ASL compositions on Tuesday, January 14 from 10 a.m. to noon in SLCC 2304. The workshop is open to all interested faculty and staff who teach.

Mon
13

Institutional Review Board (IRB) campus chat

Join the IRB for an information session about their approval process for class projects and research on Thursday, January 30 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in JSAC 1010 or Tuesday, February 4 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in JSAC 1011. Your ideas and questions are welcome!

Tue
14

Resident assistant program training

The Office of Residence Life and Housing is conducting training this week for graduate and undergraduate student paraprofessional staff in preparation for the spring 2014 semester.

Tue
14

Panel on the future of cochlear implants at Johns Hopkins Medicine

The Johns Hopkins Medicine Distinguished Speaker Series and the Johns Hopkins Listening Center would like to share that Blake S. Wilson, D.Sc., will be giving a free presentation on February 4 at 4 p.m. on the Johns Hopkins Medicine campus in downtown Baltimore. Professor Wilson is one of three winners of the 2013 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for his work on cochlear implants.

Wed
15

LSE (Spanish sign language) courses offered in Madrid this summer

The Universidad Complutense of Madrid is offering LSE courses at the beginning and intermediate level in summer 2014. LSE and Spanish training is available at Gallaudet this spring for interested students.

Wed
15

Spring semester pool hours

Spring semester pool hours resume on Monday, January 27.

Wed
15

U.S. Department of Education grant opportunity

The Office of Sponsored Programs announces a U.S. Department of Education grant opportunity to support programs that prepare special education, early intervention, and related services personnel at the graduate level.

Wed
15

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services fellowship opportunities

The Office of Sponsored Programs announces a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services fellowship opportunities for university based doctoral candidates and faculty for research in child maltreatment.

Wed
15

Studio Theatre offering complimentary tickets to Tribes

Studio Theatre is offering complimentary tickets to the Wednesday, January 15, 11 a.m. sign interpreted Student Matinee of Tribes by Nina Raine and directed by David Muse. Reservations required.

Wed
15

Remembering the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Learn more about the life and legacy of Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and about other civil right leaders who lead efforts in the fight for equality on Tuesday, January 30 from 12:30 to 1:50 p.m. in Andrew Foster Auditorium.

Thu
16

D.C. Sign-Interpreted Event: A Remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) and the Atlas Performing Arts Center will offer a “Remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr.” on Tuesday, January 21 at 7 p.m. in the Lang Theatre of the Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street NE. The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by a grant from the Capitol Hill Community Foundation. The venue is accessible and the event will be interpreted for the deaf.

Thu
16

Spanish placement test

Would you like to sharpen your knowledge of Spanish in the spring, but you are not sure which Spanish course to take? Please contact Pilar Pinar for an appointment to take the Spanish placement test.

Thu
16

Seeking hearing parents of deaf children for thesis research

Seeking hearing parents of deaf children for a research study.

Thu
16

Deaf History Lecture Series: "DPN 25"

Gallaudet University Board of Trustees Vice Chair Dr. Harvey Goodstein, '65, starts off the spring semester of the Deaf History Lecture Series with his reflections on the university protests of 1988, known as Deaf President Now (DPN), and 2006 and he places them in context of historical protests at other universities and colleges. We invite you to join us for this discussion of collegiate protests on Wednesday, February 5 from noon to 1 p.m. in JSAC 1011. *Note the location change.

Fri
17

Winter break shuttle schedule

The university shuttle will operate on the modified schedule Saturday, January 18 through Monday, January 20 (Martin Luther King holiday). Regular service resumes on Tuesday, January 21.

Fri
17

Webinar on legal issues for college administrators

The Provost's Office is sponsoring a webinar "Hot Legal Issues in Higher Ed: Understanding Laws, Rules, and Regulations for College Administrators" on Wednesday, January 29 from 3-4:30 p.m. in MLC, Room B112. Captioning and interpreting provided.

Fri
17

Increase in uniform presence Friday

The Metropolitan Police Department will be having a ceremony at Elstad Auditorium on Friday, January 17. The community should not be alarmed at the increased uniform presence on campus. The Dept. of Public Safety requests that all cars in spaces in front of Elstad be moved by 7 a.m.

Fri
17

Deaf History Lecture Series: "DPN 25"

Gallaudet University Board of Trustees Vice Chair Dr. Harvey Goodstein, '65, starts off the spring semester of the Deaf History Lecture Series with his reflections on the university protests of 1988, known as Deaf President Now (DPN), and 2006 and he places them in context of historical protests at other universities and colleges. We invite you to join us for this discussion of collegiate protests on Wednesday, February 5 from noon to 1 p.m. in the SLCC Atrium.

Sat
18

OSWD presentation and luncheon

The Office of Students with Disabilities (OSWD) to host a presentation and luncheon on "Quick Start to Captioning" by Josh Miller, founder of 3Play Media, on Friday, January 24 at noon in the JSAC, Multipurpose Room. Cost is $20; please RSVP.

Sun
19

Studio Theatre offering discount tickets for Gallaudet community to 'Tribes'

Studio Theatre is offering a special discount on tickets to their production of 'Tribes' featuring Gallaudet alumni James Caverly.

Sat
1

Heat to be turned on in Campus Buildings

Heat to be turned on in Campus Buildings

Mon
3

MyThread’s new interface includes new features.

MyThread’s new interface includes new features.

Mon
3

OS X Yosemite (10.10)

As a standard practice, GTS conducts internal testing of newly released software to determine whether it is compatible with Gallaudet resources, and that it performs as expected prior to campus-wide deployment.

Mon
3

2014 Financial Reports

2014 Financial reports announcement from Vice President Paul Kelly.

Mon
3

Fundraiser to support LAVOSI at Vendetta

Students in the MSW program are hosting a fundraising event for LAVOSI--a school for the deaf in Guatemala, on Friday, November 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Vendetta on H Street.

Mon
3

MWADB holiday party

Volunteers are needed for the MWADB holiday party on November 22, 2014.

Mon
3

Call for Talent (ASL Video Work)

The ASL and Deaf Studies Department is always on the lookout for ASL-fluent talent for our online ASL courses! We're very interested in people who are enthusiastic, team players, and comfortable in front of a camera. We are also offering pay!

Mon
3

Ombuds Candidate “Meet and Greet”

Meet Ombuds Candidate Hollie Fallstone on Monday, November 3 from noon to 1 p.m. in JSAC, Multipurpose Room.

Mon
3

ASL Trivia Night

The Department of Education is pleased to sponsor a deaf education themed "ASL Trivia Night" at Vendetta, 1212 H Street, NE, on Monday, November 10 at 7 p.m.

Tue
4

Handicapped parking spaces

Reminder: Handicapped parking spaces on campus are designated for Gallaudet employers and students that are authorized by the Department of Public Safety.

Tue
4

Happy hour to benefit NSSLHA

There will be a happy hour at Thomas Foolery at Dupont Circle to benefit Gallaudet's chapter of National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) on Thursday, November 6 at 7 p.m.

Wed
5

Spring course offered on Theory of Mind

The Department of Education will be offering a special topics seminar, EDU 895.02, on "Theory of Mind" for Ph.D. students in spring 2015.

Wed
5

Dissertation defense by Risa Shariff

Ms. Risa A. Shariff, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Education, will defend her dissertation on Friday, November 14, at 1 p.m. in the College Hall Lyceum. The first 45 minutes of the dissertation defense is open to the Gallaudet community.

Wed
5

Ombuds Candidate “Meet and Greet”

Meet Ombuds Candidate Elizabeth Stone Nirenberg on Wednesday, November 5 from noon to 1 p.m. in JSAC, Room 1011.

Wed
5

Transformative Research & Evaluation: Social Justice around the World

Interested in seeing the relationship between critical academic scholarship and its impact in society? Join us for a panel discussion and see how people in the deaf community use research and evaluation to change the world. Panelists include: Dr. Alim Chandani, Dr. Charles Reilly, and Rowena Winiarczyk.

Thu
6

2014 Benefits Open Season

For Gallaudet employees, the 2014 Benefits Open Season begins on Monday, November 10 and ends on Monday, December 8. There will be a benefits fair on Wednesday, November 12 from noon to 4 p.m. in the JSAC Multipurpose Room.

Thu
6

HEARD public meeting

HEARD (Helping to Educate and Advance the Rights of the Deaf) is having a public meeting on November, 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Community College Baltimore County Catonsville, Student Service Center, Room K-100. Check out HEARD's facebook page for more details and directions as the event nears.

Fri
7

Dissertation defense by Leah Murphy

Ms. Leah Murphy, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Psychology, will defend her dissertation on Monday, November 17, at 1:15 p.m. in the College Hall Lyceum. The first forty minutes of the dissertation defense are open to the Gallaudet community.

Fri
7

Presidential search community forum

The Presidential Search Advisory Committee 2014 invites the campus community to a forum to share thoughts and suggestions on Wednesday, November 12 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m in the Foster Auditorium and again for the Clerc Center from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in KDES Auditorium.

Fri
7

Deaf adult signers needed for research on signed languages in the brain

We're looking for deaf people who use ASL as their first language, who learned ASL before they were 5 years old, and who are not fluent in other sign languages, to participate in a research study.

Fri
7

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Day in Baltimore

Faculty members and researchers, you are invited to NSF Day, a day-long workshop, on Monday, December 8 in Baltimore.

Fri
7

Research Participants Needed

Seeking students who entered Gallaudet this fall (either a new signer or fluent signer), or have previously participated in the New Signers Program under jumpstart.

Fri
7

Have you ever wondered...?

Last year, fall 2013, there were 200 new full-time undergraduate students -- how many do you think came back for their second year at Gallaudet?

Fri
7

Psychology Colloquium

Researchers from PEPNET2 will present, "Factors that Support Educational and Career Outcomes for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A Review of the Research and Evidence Synthesis Team’s Work," on Friday, November 14 from noon to 2 p.m. in MLC, Room B112.

Fri
7

Ombuds Candidate “Meet and Greet”

Meet Ombuds Candidate Karen Terhune on Friday, November 7 from 1 to 2 p.m. in JSAC, Java Corner.

Fri
7

Workshop Series: What The Best Teachers Do

Dr. Mark Myers, assistant professor, public admnistration, will lead the second installment of the "What the Best Teachers Do" workshop series. His presentation, "Reciprocations between motivation, feedback, and self-directed learning for adult learners in classroom environments" will take place on Tuesday, November 18 from 12:30 to 1:50 p.m. in SLCC, Room 1302.

Sat
8

Call for Talent (ASL Video Work)

Seeking ASL-fluent talent for online videos! (paid work)

Sat
8

Have you ever wondered...?

How many graduate-level (certificate, master, specialist, and doctoral) students Gallaudet has this fall?

Mon
10

Flu shots available

Flu shots are available at Student Health Service, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Mon
10

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) hiring event

The FBI will be on campus on November 20 and 21 to conduct an information session, on-campus interviews, and make on-the-spot job offers to qualified graduating seniors and recent graduates.

Mon
10

Meet the author and booksigning event

Co-authors Gina A. Oliva and Linda Risser Lytle will discuss their book, "Turning the Tide: Making Life Better for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Schoolchildren," including a question and answer session, on Saturday, November 22 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Germantown, Md. library. A voice interpreter will be available for people who are not fluent in sign language. Copies of the book will be for sale by the publisher and autographed by the authors after the presentation.Register online.

Mon
10

School Psychology Awareness Week

The theme for 2014 School Psychology Awareness Week is: Strive. Grow. THRIVE! The goal is to engage students at all levels of learning and development to promote personal achievement, growth, and resilience, as well as a sense of feeling connected, and well-being. This year, the School Psychology Program is hosting an event, "Gratitude Works," in collaboration with Psi Chi. Attendees will learn about positive psychology and have a chance to complete a gratitude activity. Come join us on November 13 from 4 to 5 p.m. in JSAC, Room 1210 to learn more!

Mon
10

PeopleSoft modules offline: Campus Solutions (CS) and Human Resources (HR)

Starting Friday, November 14 at 3 p.m., PeopleSoft modules: Campus Solutions (CS) and Human Resources (HR) will be taken offline until noon on Monday, November 17.

Mon
10

Have you ever wondered....?

How diverse is the student body at Gallaudet?

Tue
11

Call for papers - National ASL & English Bilingual Consortium for Early Childhood Education

We are looking for presenters (teachers, professionals, researchers, and doctoral students) to share ideas, areas of exploration and collaborate with our participants in alignment to our Summit VI theme: "Making a Difference" and our mission statement. Deadline is Monday, December 15.

Tue
11

Starfish® upgrade scheduled

Starfish® will be offline on Saturday, November 15 from midnight to 4 a.m.

Tue
11

Intramural: Co-ed indoor soccer

The intramural co-ed indoor soccer tournament will be held on Sunday, November 16. Team registration is at 5 p.m. in the Field House Gym.

Tue
11

Thanksgiving trip to the Amish Market

Campus Activities is planning a trip to the Amish Market in Mullica Hill, N.J. on Wednesday, November 26.

Tue
11

Presentation on new Blackboard features

Scott Ready from Blackboard will present, "Experience the New Blackboard," on Thursday, November 13 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in MLC, Room B111.

Tue
11

Seeking faculty participants for motivation to learn research project

Faculty are invited to participate in a research study about motivation to learn and apply newly knowledge from training to the workplace.

Tue
11

Metrorail service changes on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

There will be some changes to the Metrorail service on Veterans Day.

Tue
11

Have you ever wondered...?

What is the Gallaudet student population based on deaf/hard of hearing or hearing status?

Tue
11

Gallaudet launches new virtual tour

Prospective students, their families, alumni, and the public now have the opportunity to visit Gallaudet University from the comfort of their homes through a new virtual campus tour available on the University's website and as a mobile app for smartphones and iPads.

Tue
11

Commuter information for Veteran's Day travel

Many local commuter trains and services will be limited or closed on Tuesday, November 11. Due to events and activities planned for the Veteran's Day holiday, Metro has issued a travel advisory for its system. Please plan your commute accordingly.

Wed
12

Transgender Awareness Week

In November, individuals and organizations around the country will participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender-independent people, and address the issues these communities face.

Wed
12

Montgomery County Transgender Day of Remembrance

Montgomery County, Md. will host a Transgender Day of Remembrance on Saturday, November 15. There will be ASL interpreters at the event.

Wed
12

Financial Aid Office closed Friday

The Financial Aid Office will close for training on Friday, November 14 at 3 p.m. and reopen on Monday, November 17 at noon.

Wed
12

DC Department of Forensic Sciences Open House

Please join the Career Center on November 18, for an Inaugural Educational Open House at DC Department of Forensic Sciences.

Wed
12

Halloween Contest Winners

The Bison Shop announces the winners of their annual Halloween costume contest and thanks everyone who participated.

Wed
12

DC Department of Parks and Recreation Annual Career College Invitational

Attend the open house on November 19, and learn how your degree program is a building block to a career in the DC Department of Parks and Recreations.

Wed
12

Have you ever wondered...?

What percentage of first-time freshmen and transfers graduate within 4, 5, or 6 years?

Thu
13

Women's Volleyball send-off for NCAA tournament

The Gallaudet University athletics department is hosting a team send-off for the women's volleyball team on Thursday, November 13, at 9:45 a.m. in front of the Field House.

Thu
13

Math Center offers free tutoring

The Math Center provides free, walk-in, and one-to-one tutoring in a friendly, personalized atmosphere.

Thu
13

Blackboard maintenance scheduled

Blackboard will be offline on Saturday, November 15, between 1 and 3 a.m. for server maintenance.

Thu
13

Presentation: "Trans* Awareness Week: What Does This Really Mean, and Why Do We Need It?"

Gallaudet alumnus Alex Leffers, '93, is a long-time presenter, educator, and mentor to deaf transgender individuals, as well as an active speaker on trans* topics. He will share his own experiences and describe the need for greater trans* awareness on the Gallaudet campus in a rousing kick-off keynote speech for the first Gallaudet University Transgender Awareness Week. Monday, November 17, noon-1 p.m., JSAC Java Corner.

Thu
13

Screening of "TRANS"

“TRANS” is an extraordinary documentary feature film about men and women… and all the variations in between. Screening is Monday, November 17 at 4 p.m. in JSAC, Room 1011.

Thu
13

Spring course offered on Psychosocial Aspects of Disability

The Department of Psychology will be offering a Special Topics class, PSY 495.02, on “Psychosocial Aspects of Disability” in spring 2015.

Fri
14

Workshop: McAllister & Quinn's Title III Part A: Strengthening Institutions

The program helps eligible IHEs to become self-sufficient and expand their capacity to serve low-income students by providing funds to improve and strengthen the academic quality, institutional management, and fiscal stability of eligible institutions.

Fri
14

DC Area Black Deaf Advocate (DCABDA) 2014 Holiday Party

Join us at the DC Area Black Deaf Advocate (DCABDA) 2014 Holiday Party on Saturday, November 15 from 5 to 11 p.m. in JSAC, MPR.

Fri
14

Spring 2015 course offering on documentary films

New course this spring, HIS/COM 495: Introduction to Documentary Studies.

Fri
14

Construction for Sprint fiber upgrade

Construction for Sprint fiber upgrade begins November 18. Please use caution in the area of the hill between KDES and MSSD and near Carlin Hall.

Fri
14

President and First Lady Hurwitz extend invitation to the annual Holiday Open House

The campus is invited to the annual Holiday Open House at House One on Wednesday, December 10. Faculty and staff are welcome from 12:30-4:30 p.m. and students from 6-7:30 p.m. Please come and enjoy the holiday decorations and refreshments! *Note: the times have been updated*

Fri
14

Panel discussion and book signing: "Deaf Gain: Raising the Stakes for Human Diversity"

You are invited to a panel discussion and book signing featuring seven Gallaudet faculty staff and students who contributed to the groundbreaking volume, "Deaf Gain: Raising the Stakes for Human Diversity", published by the University of Minnesota Press, Tuesday, November 18 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the HMB Atrium.

Fri
14

Workshop: Glide

Interested in learning more about the newest social media app Glide? Sarah, a Glide representative, will be on hand to describe Glide on Monday, November 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in JSAC Multipurpose Room. Sponsored by Delta Sigma Phi, Eta Psi chapter.

Fri
14

Fundraiser for the Guatemalan school Lavosi

On November 19 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Pizzeria Uno at Union Station will donate 20% of your bill to the Department of Social Work's fundraiser to support Lavosi, a school for the deaf in Guatemala. Click the link to download the coupon.

Fri
14

Presentation: "ISLAM: A Deaf Muslim Woman's Perspective"

How does a deaf Muslim woman handle the triple identities of gender, religion, and deafness in her daily life? Join us for this fascinating panel of Gallaudet students as they answer this question on November 20 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the HMB Atrium.

Fri
14

Presentation: "Beyond Transgender 101: Legal Barriers to Employment and Healthcare Access"

Transgender people still face immense and systemic barriers to accessing adequate and competent healthcare and substantial employment, even with the implementation of the federal healthcare reform and the progressive policies in the DC Metro Area. This session will provide an overview of the current legal landscape, and will introduce you to some practical strategies you can use to advocate on behalf of transgender people. Thursday, November 20, 12:30-1:50 p.m., JSAC, Room 1210.

Fri
14

Presidential search community forum

The Presidential Search Advisory Committee 2014 (PSAC2014) invites the campus community to forums to share thoughts and suggestions on Tuesday, November 18 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and again on Wednesday, November 19 from noon to 1 p.m., both in Andrew Foster Auditorium.

Sat
15

Campuswide Dialogues: Language Access

The Office of Diversity and Equity for Students is hosting this forum on language access to help foster a climate of inclusion. Tuesday, November 18, 12:30-1:50 p.m., JSAC Multipurpose Room.

Mon
17

VLOG: "Sign to Sign, Marriage Equality & ASL"

The Benson Hall Team created this VLOG to show our support for marriage equality.

Mon
17

Inventory clearance sale on 150th items

The Bison Shop is having an inventory clearance sale on 150th logo imprinted clothing and merchandise. Store hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mon
17

Spring 2015 online course offered on ASL and English language development

The Department of Education is pleased to offer EDU 763/PST 674: Assessment and Individualized Planning for ASL & English Bilingual Early Childhood as an online course next spring.

Mon
17

Siena School for Liberal Arts Study Abroad (Italy)

Gallaudet University students who are interested in study travel opportunities at the Siena School in Italy can find information about the summer 2015 program.

Tue
18

Lost and found items

Reminder, if you find something that someone has lost, please send the item to the DPS front desk in Carlin Hall as soon as possible so that we can help get the item back to its owner. Thank you!

Tue
18

GSR 300.03 Community Presentations

Students in GSR 300.03 will be giving community presentations related to stalking, bystander intervention, coercion, and bullying this week, November 18-20. Please click the link to see the presentation schedule.

Tue
18

LGBTQA Lunch Bunch

Identify as butch, boi, dyke, lesbian? Join us for lunch and grab some hugs, share struggles, or offload frustrations. Stir up some warm fuzzy feelings to carry you home for the holidays. Wednesday, November 19, 12:30-1:30 p.m. HMB, Room S141.

Tue
18

Commuter Lounge closed for Thanksgiving

Commuter Lounge will close for Thanksgiving at 5 p.m. on November 21 and reopen at the regular time on December 1.

Tue
18

Presentation: "Deaf Education in Cameroon"

The French 111 class is giving a presentation on the state of deaf education in Cameroon, a francophone country in mid-western Africa on Thursday, November 20 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in JSAC, Room Flex A/B.

Tue
18

Get tickets for "Aladdin & The Wonderful Lamp"

Alpha Sigma Pi is bringing Maryland School for the Deaf's "Aladdin & The Wonderful Lamp" to campus on Thursday, November 20 from 7 to 10 p.m. in Foster Auditorium. Get your tickets now!

Tue
18

Donate to Martha's Table

Seeking donations of winter clothing, toys for all ages, and non-perishable food to benefit Martha's Table. Drop off at the Student Success office, JSAC, Room 2200, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every week day until December 5. YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Tue
18

Capital Pride 2nd Annual Holiday Heatwave

You're invited to a fundraising event for Capital Pride on December 1, packed with entertainment, contests, prizes, food, and cocktails. Interpreters provided upon request.

Tue
18

GSC Annual Holiday Party

All Gallaudet staff are invited to join the Gallaudet Staff Council (GSC) for food and drinks to celebrate the holidays on Friday, December 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the 'Ole Jim'.

Wed
19

Bison Shop modified hours

During the week of Thanksgiving, the Bison Shop will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday; on Wednesday, the Bison Shop will close at 2:30 p.m.

Wed
19

PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) Distinguished Lecture Series: “Leaders in Educational Neuroscience”

The second of this year’s lectures will be on Thursday, November 20 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Merrill Learning Center, Room B111 and features Dr. Denise Klein, scientist in the Cognitive Neuroscience Unit at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital and assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Wed
19

Marketplace and Rathskellar Open

The repairs to the Marketplace and Rathskellar are complete and both are now open.

Wed
19

Research Participants Needed

Seeking students who entered Gallaudet this fall (either a new signer or fluent signer), or have previously participated in the New Signers Program under jumpstart.

Wed
19

Library modified schedule for Thanksgiving break

The Library will be open on a modified schedule during the Thanksgiving break. Friendly reminder: library items may come during this time; please check your library accounts and due dates before the holidays.

Wed
19

Web Community Forum

Gallaudet Technology Services (GTS) will be hosting a forum for the campus community on Thursday, December 4, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in MLC B111.

Wed
19

University Council meeting cancelled

The University Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 19 has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for a later date.

Wed
19

ASL Poker Night at the Argonaut

The Argonaut on H Street will be hosting ASL Night on the first Saturday of every month. Join them on Saturday, December 6. Gallaudet students will be working at the event.

Thu
20

Rock Gym closed during Thanksgiving break

The Rock Gym will be closed from Sunday, November 23 through Sunday, November 30. The gym will resume regular hours starting Monday, December 1.

Thu
20

Call for nominations for The Rachel Hartig Award for Research Excellence

A prize of $750 will be awarded annually to a researcher in the field of International Deaf Cultural Studies with preference given toward work related to Francophone areas and Hispanic Deaf Studies. This award is designed to encourage and celebrate the production of a noteworthy work in the disciplines indicated, created by a member of the Gallaudet University undergraduate faculty or by a graduate student.

Thu
20

Save the date: Sixth Street Open House Workshop

The Gallaudet campus community is invited to an open house workshop on the Sixth Street Development on December 2 from12:30 to 2 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. (attendees can arrive at any point during either session) in JSAC MPR.

Thu
20

Food Services Holiday Hours of Operations

The Plaza Dining Hall will be open for brunch and dinner service (9 a.m.-7 p.m.) starting November 24; normal hours will resume on November 30. The Rathskellar will be closed November 24-29. The Marketplace and Starbucks Java Corner will be closed November 27-29. All three operations will resume regular hours on December 1.

Thu
20

Flu shots available at Student Health Service

Don't let the flu change your holiday or travel plans. Get your immunization now!

Thu
20

LIBRAS (Brazilian Sign Language) seminar

Come join us and learn some more about Brazilian Deaf culture and LIBRAS with our exchange students from Brazil. Two sessions: Friday, December 5 and Friday December 12, 2 to 5 p.m. in HMB, Room 1001 A/B.

Fri
21

ASL Movie showing at the AMC Loews Georgetown 14

Maryland Deaf Seniors (MDSC) is hosting a movie night fundraiser at the AMC Loews Georgetown 14 IMAX on December 4 featuring the Peter Wolf production, "I Love You But...", a movie produced by and starring deaf actors. Don't miss this opportunity!

Fri
21

DC Public Library presents 'Celebrating the Diversity of the Deaf Community with the Arts"

In celebration of Clerc-Gallaudet Week, the DC Public Library presents "Celebrating the Diversity of the Deaf Community with the Arts", showcasing the work of Gallaudet professors Tracey Salaway, Pia Borsheim, and Tonya Stremlau. December 3, 6-8 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr. Library.

Sat
22

Fitness complex hours during Thanksgiving Break and announcing advanced conditioning class

The fitness complex will be closed several days during the Thanksgiving break and will work under a modified schedule the other days it is open. In addition, new advanced conditioning classes have begun and will run through December 12.

Sat
22

Do you want to perform in the upcoming Winter Signing Gospel?

If you are interested in performing in the Winter Signing Gospel on December 4, contact Elvia Guillermo.

Sat
22

Passing of Grace Peebles

Grace Peebles, mother of Department of Science, Technology, and Mathematics retiree Simone Peebles, passed away on November 14 at the age of 80.

Sat
22

Seeking child participants for a reading and ASL study

Children who are between ages 5 and 10 years old and who are deaf ASL users are invited to try out a fun engaging computer program for teaching basic reading skills in ASL.

Sat
22

Mrs. Rubye Frye Hughes passed away

Mrs. Rubye Frye Hughes, the first black teacher hired at Kendall School in 1952 after the Supreme Court decision requiring the school to admit black deaf students, passed away on November 12, 2014.

Mon
24

Participants needed for a study

Deaf and hard of hearing participants of all ages are welcome to participate in a short study related to deaf identity. Participants will be given a short survey to fill out and pretty stickers when completing the survey.

Mon
24

Priority Research Grants Program: Expression of Interest to Apply.

Gallaudet faculty and staff members who are interested in applying for a grant from the Priority Research Fund should initially send an Expression of Interest to Apply.

Mon
24

Kellogg Conference Hotel closed to overnight guests.

During renovation, the Kellogg Conference Hotel will be closed to overnight guests from November 24 through Jan 6 (except for December 1 through 13). The breaklounge and Bistro will be closed during this time as well. The hotel IS OPEN for day events and the executive and sales offices will remain open during regular hours.

Mon
24

Sixth Street Development Open House Workshop

You are invited to an open house workshop on the Sixth Street Development on December 2, from12:30 to 2 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. (attendees can arrive at any point during either session) in JSAC MPR.

Tue
25

"Visible Language" campus discussion

Did "Visible Language" leave you with mixed feelings or unsettled? This is your opportunity to take a break and share your perspective on the play. Join those who were involved in the play as we discuss the issues raised. Light refreshments will be provided. December 4, 12:30-2 p.m., JSAC, Room 1010.

Tue
25

Holiday shuttle schedule

The last shuttle leaves campus on Wednesday at 4:23 p.m. There is no shuttle service on Thursday and Friday. Saturday and Sunday will be on a modified schedule. There will be no late night service. Regular service resumes on Monday, December 1.

Tue
25

Spring course offered on Psychosocial Aspects of Disability

The Department of Psychology will be offering a special topics class, PSY 495.02: Psychosocial Aspects of Disability in spring 2015.

Tue
25

2014-2015 Priority Research Fund Grant Awardees

The Priority Research Fund program is a $35,000 award paid by The Research Support & International Affairs to assist faculty and staff with expenses associated with research necessary to prepare for external funding when the Priority Research Fund expired.

Tue
25

State of the University Address by President Hurwitz

The campus community is invited to the annual State of the University Address by President Hurwitz on Tuesday, January 27, at Elstad Auditorium from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Refreshments will be available after the address.

Wed
26

Construction for HMB Temporary Lab

Starting Wednesday, December 3 and weekdays through December 24, a temporary lab space will be constructed in HMB, Room 311. Work within the room will be done between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m.; work will be done in the corridor areas from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Wed
26

Deaf Latino Stories at the Smithsonian

Join the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian Latino Center for an onstage conversation in American Sign Language (ASL) between former Gallaudet University president Dr. Robert Davila and master storyteller Manny Hernandez. Gabriel Arellano, the incoming president of the Latino Deaf and Hard of Hearing Association of the Metropolitan DC Area, will moderate. Sharing Stories will address the participants’ own experiences as deaf Latinos and explore the unique culture and challenges shared by their community.

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