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Technology Access Program’s app GoVoBo debuts at 2022 CES

The GoVoBo smartphone captioning and translation app developed by Gallaudet University and Apptek was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show last week in Las Vegas. The app received International Business Times Best of CES recognition “as the first universal automatic captioning and translation application designed specifically for the deaf and hard of hearing communities.” Both...

January 13, 2022

Sesame Street and National Theatre of the Deaf feature alumni in four ASL music videos

Sesame Street, the children’s television show, collaborated with The National Theatre of the Deaf to produce four ASL music videos featuring alumni on both sides of the production team. Performers Amelia Hensley, ‘13, Joey Antonio, 20 & G-’21, and Phelan Conheady brought their energy to the screen, performing alongside videos from the Sesame Street cast,...

January 13, 2022

Dr. Poorna Kushalnagar co-authors article in Journal of Medical Internet Research

Dr. Poorna Kushalnagar, Special Assistant to the Provost for Research and Director of the Center for Deaf Health Equity, co-authored an article, “Coproduction, Coeducation, and Patient Involvement: Everyone Included Framework for Medical Education Across Age Groups and Cultures” in the Journal of  Medical Internet Research. Her co-authors include the Executive Director of Stanford Medicine. Together,...

January 13, 2022

Black ASL Team receives prestigious award at LSA annual meeting

The Black ASL research team received the Linguistics, Language, and the Public award during the Linguistic Society of America annual meeting last week. According to the LSA website, this award honors an individual or group for work that effectively increases public awareness and understanding of linguistics and language. In its announcement, LSA said that “The...

January 13, 2022

Faculty member gives keynote address at Linguistic Society of America annual meeting

Linguistics professor Julie A. Hochgesang, G-’07 & PhD ’14, gave the welcoming plenary addresses at the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America last week at the Washington Hilton. Dr. Hochgesang was the first Gallaudet alumna and the third deaf person in the organization’s history to make an invited plenary presentation, following Dr. Carol...

January 13, 2022

CDDA and CBDS plans events for Debate Team in late April

The Gallaudet University Debate Team is now in its second year, and has an ambitious agenda this spring. While COVID-19 has disrupted its original schedule, the team now plans an intramural debate and panel in early March in conjunction with the Center for Democracy in Deaf America and the Center for Black Deaf Studies. It...

January 13, 2022

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