A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
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.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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Gallaudet students, faculty and alumni have exciting stories to share. They are diverse people who share a passion for reaching their full potential and improving opportunities for all.
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Interning with Senator Vitter
“Interning at the FCC’s Disability Rights Office showed me that this is where my passion lies.”
“When you do an internship abroad, I think it’s doubly beneficial. First, you get work experience, and the added benefit is exposure to the culture, people and everything else that’s special about the...
Advocating for the Rights of Deaf Prisoners -- Several Gallaudet University students are working to improve the American justice system for the deaf by interning with Helping Educate to Advance the...
Helping Celebrities Do What They Do Best -- Famous athletes like 22-time Olympic Gold Medal-winning swimmer Michael Phelps don't have time to deal with everyday responsibilities like paying bills, so...
Interns Making a Difference -- Gallaudet students Tiasha Bera, Daniel Heidemeyer, and Matthew Fein helped educate congressional officials and staff on December 12 about working and hiring deaf and hard...
If you like art, technology, and quirkiness, come meet your match in Max, who immerses himself and his students in the quirky world where art and technology intersect. Add pop culture to the mix and...
Dr. Caroline Solomon, professor of Biology, was featured in a National Public Radio (NPR) story in its "50 Great Teachers" series.
Three Gallaudet University chemistry majors gained experience in nanotechnology during a research internship, held May 30 to August 4, 2011, at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Nanotechnology deals...
Increasing Awareness at the Peace Corps
“The single most inspiring thing about my job is being part of the Global Store Development team, which ensures Starbucks is being environmentally responsible while operating in an efficient manner.”
Lead Role in Off-Broadway Hit Earns Helen Hayes Award Nomination for Alum
“I acquired the essential leadership, academic and social tools at Gallaudet that enabled me to pursue success in my career.”
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