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Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
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Gallaudet University is the new home of a COVID-19 mobile laboratory. This lab will serve several local universities and the Baltimore City public school system. The lab can process more than 50,000 PCR saliva-based tests per week. The partnership showcases new ways that universities support the D.C. community, with American University funding the mobile laboratory...
#wecan Gallaudet University President Roberta J. Cordano gave her fifth annual, and first virtual, State of the University address on Wednesday, February 11 via YouTube and Facebook Live. The central theme of her 24-minute multimedia-enhances presentation was “We Can”. The event began with a poem, Still, We Can, by the renowned American Sign Language artist...
Why We Should Teach Everyone Sign Language from Birth Click here to read the article
Dear Gallaudet community: Welcome to the start of Black History Month. This period is set aside to celebrate the contributions of African Americans to all facets and spheres of human endeavor in American history and to recognize their ongoing struggle for freedom and equity. This month, the Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has put...
President Bobbi Cordano engaged our community during her annual State of the University (SOTU) address in the next steps forward. 2020 has shown us that WE CAN create our future together, and #WeCan continue our promise for a better tomorrow! University is moving – we are becoming, and we have never stopped. Watch it again
Five panelists joined Dr. Carolyn McCaskill, director of the Center on Black Deaf Studies, and Dr. Brendan Stern, executive director of the Center for Democracy in Deaf America, last night on Facebook Live for Democracy in Color: A Multicultural, Multiperspectival Conversation on the Insurrection of 1/6. The panelists were Gallaudet faculty members Danielle Thompson and...
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