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A Milestone in Intercollegiate Debate

On the anniversary of the ADA, the Gallaudet community applauded the announcement that the U.S. would sign on to the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities--and looked toward next steps.

April 22, 2021

First Ever Bilingual Intercollegiate Debate Exhibition

The newly-formed Gallaudet University debate team will hold its first-ever ASL-English intercollegiate debate tonight against George Washington University. The two teams will debate the proposition “Statehood for Washington, D.C. should be granted.”

April 21, 2021

Meet the newly appointed Community Relations Manager

Chris "CJ" Johnson shares his professional journey and what led him back to Gallaudet.

April 15, 2021

GU takes a stand against Anti-Asian Violence

Gallaudet's President and Interim Chief Diversity Officer pen a letter of support to members of the Asian community denouncing acts of hate and violence.

April 15, 2021

DEDI Strategic Action Plan Overview

Gallaudet's Division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion reveals a comprehensive, University-wide strategic action plan.

April 15, 2021

#ICYMI: Good Morning America (#GMA) talks BASL and the Center For Black Deaf Studies

Kyra Phillips reports on the movement to preserve Black American Sign Language in the deaf community.

April 15, 2021

#ICYMI: GU Alumnus signs at Super Bowl LV

Warren “Wawa” Snipe, a “trailblazing Gallaudet University graduate” gives an soul-stirring rendition of the Star Spangled Banner in ASL. Missed it? No problem. Watch Warren’s impassioned ASL interpretation below. For more information, click here.

April 15, 2021

Anti-Racism Plan Progress

The Division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has completed its second quarterly University-wide anti-racism action plan update, available on the DEDI page of Gallaudet's website.

April 15, 2021

Meet the Interim Chief Diversity Officer

Dr. Elizabeth "Liz" Moore is the new interim CDO and she has vision... and a plan.

April 15, 2021

Stay up to date on all the Gallaudet happenings, both stories and initiatives we are doing with our Signing community!​

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