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March 2016

Reshaping Our Vision: Inaugural Research Expo to be held March 24, 2016 Reshaping Our Vision: Inaugural Research Expo to be held March 24, 2016
The Expo features a panel discussion involving prominent faculty members, 17 student presentations, and 23 poster presentations. It is open to the public.
[ 21 Mar 2016]
Visual Music from My Soundless Mind: an art exhibit created by Dr. Paul JohnstonVisual Music from My Soundless Mind: an art exhibit created by Dr. Paul Johnston
On February 18, 2016, Dr. Paul Johnston, professor of the Art, Communication and Theatre Department, debuted 64 new pieces of abstract paintings, revealed for the campus community to see at the Linda K. Jordan Gallery in the Washburn Arts building.
[ 17 Mar 2016]
Monroe #1 BOCES wins the Northeast Regional Academic Bowl Monroe #1 BOCES wins the Northeast Regional Academic Bowl
Monroe #1 BOCES won the Northeast Regional Academic Bowl held March 10 to 13, 2016, held at the New York School for the Deaf in White Plains, N.Y. The team will advance to the National Academic Bowl for Deaf and Hard of Hearing High School Students, to be hosted by Gallaudet, April 23-26, 2016.
[ 16 Mar 2016]
Dawn Jani Birley, ’99, earns top acting honor in SwedenDawn Jani Birley, ’99, earns top acting honor in Sweden
Birley was the honored as the 2015 Riksteatern’s Artist of the Year, a prestigious acting award in Sweden, for her performance in the leading role of "When Winter Stars Shine Here."
[ 14 Mar 2016]
Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto to present at Second Annual Georgetown University Free Neuroscience Public Lecture at Georgetown UniversityDr. Laura-Ann Petitto to present at Second Annual Georgetown University Free Neuroscience Public Lecture at Georgetown University
Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, co-principal investigator and scientific director of the National Science Foundation and the Gallaudet University Science of Learning Center for Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2), will be a distinguished speaker at the lecture on Wednesday, March 16.
[ 11 Mar 2016]
Nyle DiMarco, ’13, chosen as one of 12 celebrity contestants for ABC's Dancing With the StarsNyle DiMarco, ’13, chosen as one of 12 celebrity contestants for ABC's Dancing With the Stars
Nyle DiMarco, '13, winner of Cycle 22 of the CW network's competition television show "America's Next Top Model," will give his dancing shoes a go as he and 11 other celebrities were officially announced to be contestants for Season 22 of "Dancing with the Stars."
[ 9 Mar 2016]
Michelle Banks, E-'90, adds to successful career, directs performance at Baltimore Theatre ProjectMichelle Banks, E-'90, adds to successful career, directs performance at Baltimore Theatre Project
Veteran actress Michelle Banks, E-'90, directs the solo performance of Mervin Primeaux-O'Bryant in Look Through My Eyes, onstage at the Baltimore Theatre Project, March 10-13, 2016.
[ 8 Mar 2016]
California School for the Deaf, Riverside wins the Western Regional Academic Bowl California School for the Deaf, Riverside wins the Western Regional Academic Bowl
Indiana School for the Deaf won the Midwest Regional Academic Bowl, Texas School for the Deaf won the Southwest Regional Academic Bowl and Rockville High School from Rockville, Md., won the Southeast Regional Academic Bowl.
[ 8 Mar 2016]
Jodee Crace, '84 and G-'89, chosen as Deaf Life's 2015 Deaf Person of the YearJodee Crace, '84 and G-'89, chosen as Deaf Life's 2015 Deaf Person of the Year
Crace was recognized as the magazine's Deaf Person of the Month for September 2015 and chosen among the 12 monthly recipients for Person of the Year.
[ 6 Mar 2016]
Storm Smith, ’10, surging towards successStorm Smith, ’10, surging towards success
Storm Smith, '10, has carved out a name for herself as acclaimed visual storyteller and filmmaker within the deaf community.
[ 4 Mar 2016]
Newly released SAGE Deaf Studies Encyclopedia is a valuable resource on Deaf Culture and aims to increase mainstream knowledge of the deaf communityNewly released SAGE Deaf Studies Encyclopedia is a valuable resource on Deaf Culture and aims to increase mainstream knowledge of the deaf community
Dr. Genie Gertz, dean of the Gallaudet University College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Patrick Boudreault, associate professor in the Department of American Sign Language and Deaf Studies, and program coordinator of the Master's in Sign Language Education, co-edited the three-volume set SAGE Deaf Studies Encyclopedia, which was published by SAGE Publications in January 2016.
[ 2 Mar 2016]
Rockville High School wins the Southeast Regional Academic BowlRockville High School wins the Southeast Regional Academic Bowl
Team joins Indiana School for the Deaf which won the Midwest Regional Academic Bowl and Texas School for the Deaf which won the Southwest Regional Academic Bowl.
[ 2 Mar 2016]
2016 Charter Day Awards announced2016 Charter Day Awards announced
The Laurent Clerc Cultural Fund of the Gallaudet University Alumni Association will hold its 47th Charter Day Brunch and Awards Program on Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Peikoff Alumni House.
[ 1 Mar 2016]

February 2016

Sharing the life and legacy of Andrew Foster, the "Father of Deaf Education in Africa"Sharing the life and legacy of Andrew Foster, the "Father of Deaf Education in Africa"
Dr. Isaac Agboola and Bumni Aina have shared the story of revered alumnus Andrew Foster through presentations and writing.
[ 24 Feb 2016]
Gallaudet Alumni pair up to start up drone business ventureGallaudet Alumni pair up to start up drone business venture
Hector Brual, '88, and Anthony Mowl, '06, of Austin, Tex., have teamed together to enter the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry, forming a start-up company, Aerial Productions.
[ 23 Feb 2016]
DeafSpace-inspired renovations to third and fourth floors of HMB completedDeafSpace-inspired renovations to third and fourth floors of HMB completed
Come take a photo tour of the completed Hall Memorial Building's third and fourth floor renovations, a year-long, $17 million project that incorporates DeafSpace design principles.
[ 22 Feb 2016]
Texas School for the Deaf wins the Southwest Regional Academic Bowl Texas School for the Deaf wins the Southwest Regional Academic Bowl
The team now advances to the national competition held at Gallaudet in April
[ 16 Feb 2016]
Visual Language and Visual Learning, VL2, Participating in Prestigious National Science Foundation EventVisual Language and Visual Learning, VL2, Participating in Prestigious National Science Foundation Event
Event commemorates a decade of supporting revolutionary research about the brain and how humans learn.
[ 9 Feb 2016]
Students welcome President Cordano to Kendall GreenStudents welcome President Cordano to Kendall Green
President Roberta "Bobbi" Cordano received a warm welcome from a large crowd of students at the JSAC Multipurpose Room during the Student Body Government's (SBG) welcome reception for her on January 28, 2016.
[ 5 Feb 2016]
President Cordano gives State of the University address President Cordano gives State of the University address
President Roberta "Bobbi" Cordano, speaking to a packed audience at Elstad Auditorium, focused on a strategic plan that concentrates on diversity, equity, and inclusion; bilingualism, and the Sixth Street Development project.
[ 4 Feb 2016]
Striving for equal footing: "Social Justice Sneakers" art on display at D.C.'s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial LibraryStriving for equal footing: "Social Justice Sneakers" art on display at D.C.'s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Last semester, students in the GSR 240: Ethical Evaluations and Action class, taught by Art Professor Amy Stevens, created an exhibit, "Social Justice Sneakers: Walk in Someone Else's Shoes," using themes focusing on civil rights.
[ 4 Feb 2016]
Student volunteers shovel heaps of snow, provide heaps of kindness towards D.C. communityStudent volunteers shovel heaps of snow, provide heaps of kindness towards D.C. community
Student and staff volunteers helped dig out Kendall Green and the surrounding neighborhoods following the Blizzard of 2016.
[ 2 Feb 2016]

January 2016

President Cordano profiled in two Minnesota newspapers President Cordano profiled in two Minnesota newspapers
"Pioneer Press" wrote an in-depth personal profile and "Star Tribune" conducted a brief Q & A.
[ 27 Jan 2016]
President Cordano teams up with students to create "Snowzilla Fireside Chat" vlogs during winter stormPresident Cordano teams up with students to create "Snowzilla Fireside Chat" vlogs during winter storm
During the January 2016 winter storm, affectionately known as "Snowzilla," President Cordano created two vlogs to keep the campus community updated on the storm's impact on Kendall Green.
[ 27 Jan 2016]
Notes from Human Resources Services for November 2015Notes from Human Resources Services for November 2015
The Office of Human Resources Services announces faculty and staff members who reached employment milestones in November.
[ 19 Jan 2016]
Human Resources Services notes for December 2015Human Resources Services notes for December 2015
The Office of Human Resources Services announces faculty and staff members who reached employment milestones in December.
[ 19 Jan 2016]
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