|Nine Gallaudet students to attend the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia|
Laurel Peterson and Kerie Scurry-Burns will intern with cable news outlet CNN; Doris Alcantara, Maggie Kopp, and Ethan Sonnenstrahl will work with Fox News; and Jehanne McCullough, Irisa MacAulay, Michael Snyder, and Mary Harman will intern with the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC).
[ 22 Jul 2016]
|Lynn Ray Boren, ’96, leads USA deaf women’s volleyball to first world championship since 1993|
Team USA defeated two-time defending champion Ukraine in straight sets, 25-19, 25-11, and 25-21 to clinch its first gold medal since 1993.
[ 21 Jul 2016]
|Suzy Rosen Singleton, E-’88, becomes chief of Disability Rights Office at FCC|
As of June 26, 2016, Suzy Rosen Singleton serves as the Chief of the Disability Rights Office of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission.
[ 18 Jul 2016]
|Biology student Kiel Callahan participates in inaugural STEMSEAS voyage|
Kiel Callahan was one of nine students selected from nearly 900 applicants to participate in the STEM Student Experiences Aboard Ships (STEMSEAS) experience.
[ 15 Jul 2016]
|Gallaudet Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program Holds First Annual Business Pitch Competition|
On June 10, 2016, the Gallaudet Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program (GIEP) held its inaugural business pitch competition for deaf and hard-of-hearing entrepreneurs, with eight teams of deaf entrepreneurs presenting their business proposals to a panel of judges.
[ 14 Jul 2016]
|Department of Interpretation to host symposium, summit on March 29-April 2, 2017|
The Symposium on Signed Language Interpretation and Translation Research will be held at Gallaudet University, March 31-April 2, 2017, preceded by the Signed Language Translation Global Summit, March 29-30.
[ 11 Jul 2016]
|Cynthia Weitzel, E-’88, establishes first American deaf art residency program|
This year, the month-long residency accepted five deaf students for the summer of 2016, including Gallaudet English professor, Dr. Jennifer Nelson.
[ 11 Jul 2016]
|Kat Brockway, ’93, writes second book for "Images of America" series|
Kat Brockway, ’93, author of "Baltimore's Deaf Heritage," released June 2014, wrote a second book, "Detroit's Deaf Heritage," released June 20, 2016. Both are part of the "Images of America" series, books that focus on America’s regional histories.
[ 5 Jul 2016]
|Five common questions about Ramadan and fasting|
Over 1.6 billion Muslims come together to fast during the month of Ramadan. Here are answers to some common questions about Ramadan and the etiquette of fasting in Islam.
[ 1 Jul 2016]
|Crisis Text Line aims to break barriers for the deaf community|
As part of an ambitious project to break barriers for the deaf community, Crisis Text Line, a non-profit organization that aims to answer texts from people who need emotional support during times of crisis, joined collaboration efforts with Gallaudet's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) department.
[ 30 Jun 2016]