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Nine Gallaudet students to attend the 2016 Democratic National Convention in PhiladelphiaNine 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 1993Lynn 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 FCCSuzy 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 voyageBiology 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 CompetitionGallaudet 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, 2017Department 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 programCynthia 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" seriesKat 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 fastingFive 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 communityCrisis 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]
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