There is no other place like this in the world. Nowhere else but Gallaudet can you be part of an international university dedicated to deaf and hard of hearing students, education and research.
Gallaudet University annually awards the following honors and recognitions under the Academic Affairs Unit (among others):Distinguished Faculty Award: recognizes an individual on the faculty who exemplifies the stature of the entire university faculty. Professor Emeritus Award: recognizes faculty with 15 or more years of distinguished service as a faculty member, and retired within the last ten years.Honorary Degree Award: recognizes extraordinary contributions to a specific field or to society in general.
Academic Programs and Departments
Gallaudet is dedicated to increasing the number of deaf and hard of hearing professionals in science and technology fields. Students in the Department of Science, Technology and Mathematics can choose our Pre-Medicine Program, apply for scholarships funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation or work at off-campus internships through collaborations with programs at Duke University, Tufts University and James Madison University.
Chair: Caroline Solomon, Ph.D.
Hall Memorial Building, N318
(202) 250-2370 (videophone)
(202) 651-5385 (voice)
The Bison Shop (bookstore) is the official retailer of Gallaudet University apparel. The Bison Shop is owned and operated by Gallaudet University so when you buy from the Bison Shop you spend to help Gallaudet University.
Dr. Laura Ann Petitto is a Cognitive Neuroscientist and a Developmental Cognitive Neuroscientist widely known for her discoveries about the biological foundations of language.
Founder and Scientific Director:
Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto
Sorenson Language and Communication Center 1101
(202) 448-7274 (voice)
(202) 618-6808 (videophone)