|Endowed Fund Supports Documentary Work|
Gallaudet University received a major gift from Dr. John S. Schuchman and his wife Dr. Betty J. Schuchman to create an endowed fund supporting documentary study, production and presentation. In their honor, the Center for Deaf Documentary Studies is now renamed the Drs. John S. and Betty J. Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center.
[ 12 Jan 2017]
|Federal Communications Commission makes landmark decision, approves real time text (RTT) technology|
Gallaudet University played a pivotal role in a recent landmark decision by the FCC to phase out TTYs in order to transition to a new, internet-based, real-time text standard (RTT) compatible with future smartphones.
[ 4 Jan 2017]
|The National Endowment for the Arts gives $25,000 to Gallaudet for deaf-blind theatre initiative|
The endowment is part of a $30 million grant effort by the NEA, awarded to nonprofit organizations and individuals across the country in the areas of Art Works, Art Works: Creativity Connects, Challenge America, and Creative Writing Fellowships.
[ 19 Dec 2016]
|Gallaudet hosts White House LCA2.0 Disability and Media Summit|
Gallaudet University hosted the White House Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0: Disability & Media Summit, at the Jordan Student Academic Center Multi-Purpose Room on December 12, 2016.
[ 14 Dec 2016]
|Sean Maiwald, ’16, tackles JBG internship, contributes to partnership with Gallaudet and 6th Street project|
After graduating, Sean Maiwald, '16, spent his summer months interning with The JBG Companies, the development company selected as Gallaudet's partner in its 6th Street development project, as part of the University's 2022 Campus Plan.
[ 13 Dec 2016]