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Gallaudet and GADRA to Host Webinar on Deaf-Led Disaster Action

Gallaudet University, in collaboration with the Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration (GADRA), is pleased to announce an upcoming three-part series of programs, collectively known as “Deaf-Led Disaster Resilience.” The first of three events will be a webinar — Deaf-Led Disaster Action, on Friday, September 24 at 1 p.m. UTC 9 a.m. ET/8 p.m. ITC/10...

September 20, 2021

Announcing the Graduate Student Resource Center

The Graduate Student Resource Center (GSRC) has recently launched. GSRC is a one-stop center for graduate students to access the resources they need to succeed in their programs, as mentioned in President Cordano’s Welcome Home address. The Center’s offerings include academic support services, career and professional development, well-being resources, and much more!  The Center can...

September 16, 2021

University Communications and Undergraduate Admissions: Working Together to Elevate Gallaudet University

Gallaudet’s presence on the global stage requires a strong marketing team that not only supports growing enrollment, but also elevates the Gallaudet brand and mission. To achieve this, Brandi Rarus, Chief Marketing and Undergraduate Admissions Officer, has expanded and realigned the departments within University Communications and Undergraduate Admissions. Recognizing this growth, Elise Nye, ’94, has...

September 16, 2021

Connected Gallaudet Update

Gallaudet Technology Services (GTS) is changing how it distributes technology tools to its community at Gallaudet University and the Clerc Center. Each community member will receive a device, such as an iPad, laptop, or smartphone (determined as the best fit for their roles on campus), that they can use for their academic studies or work-related...

September 16, 2021

The Office of the Ombuds has expanded!

The Office of the Ombuds welcomes two new staff members: Norma Morán, Associate Ombuds, and SooHyun Tak, Ombuds Facilitator. Both will report to Elizabeth Stone, University Ombuds and Director, Ombuds Programs.  Ms. Morán, as the Associate Ombuds, will be responsible for undergraduate and graduate student visits, conflict resolution and competence training, and data visualization, management,...

September 16, 2021

Jodi Lamask, visual artist and motion sculptor, invited for an Artist Talk

Jodi Lomask, an artist, interactive motion sculptor, dancer, and artistic director for stage performances, was invited for an Artist Talk and met with students to share her residency details and vision. Having worked for Capacitor events for 20 years, Lomask currently is working on a new collection of large-scale sculptures with an Augmented Reality (AR)...

September 16, 2021

Dr. Poorna Kushalnagar receives NIH/NLM grant to develop ASL informed consent materials

Dr. Poorna Kushalnagar, Special Assistant to the Provost for Research, has received a three-year, $426,000 grant from the National Library of Medicine to develop a mobile app and a CONSENT-ASL toolkit.  The goal of this project is to make clinical trial research information available in ASL to assist with self-informed decision-making about clinical trial participation,...

September 16, 2021

Grant awarded to Linguistics faculty member Deanna Gagne

Research at Gallaudet continues to flourish. Dr. Deanna Gagne of the Department of Linguistics, along with researchers from the University of Maryland at College Park and Howard University, has received a National Science Foundation grant to develop a collaboration between Gallaudet and area universities, and with Planet Word, a new start-up museum here in Washington,...

September 16, 2021

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Raja Kushalnagar

Dr. Raja Kushalnagar, professor and director of the Information Technology program in the school of Science, Technology, Accessibility, Mathematics, and Public Health (STAMP), was interviewed late last spring for Microsoft’s Fireside Chat series. Dean Halstead, Director of Security, Compliance, Identity, and Accessibility at Microsoft, sat down with Dr. Kushalnagar for a far-ranging conversation.  During this...

September 16, 2021

The Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: One year later

The Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has completed its first year under Interim Chief Diversity Officer Elizabeth A. Moore, ’81, G-’94, & PhD ’11. While calls for racial justice were made throughout the country and the University, Dr. Moore re-envisioned the Division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, reestablished their mission, and led and began...

September 8, 2021

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