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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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The following events offer a wide array of choices to celebrate the rich legacy of the past 150 years of Gallaudet University's history.
Visionary Leader: Jack Gannon
Visionary Leader: Arthur Kruger
Visionary Leader: Wilma Newhoudt-Druchen
Visionary Leader: David Peikoff
Visionary Leader: Alice Hagemeyer
Visionary Leader: Glenn Anderson
Visionary Leader: Gertrude Galloway
Visionary Leader: Olof Hanson
Visionary Leader: Andrew Foster
Visionary Leader: Agatha Tiegel Hanson
Visionary Leader: George Veditz
Visionary Leader: Jerald Jordan
Visionary Leader: John Lopez
Visionary Leader: Bernard Bragg
Visionary Leader: Boyce Williams
Gallaudet's 150th celebration is made possible by generous support from:
Philip L. Graham Fund
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Andrew Solomon, award-winning author, lecturer, activist, and philanthropistSeptember 10, 2013, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Kellogg Conference Hotel, Swindells Auditorium About Andrew and his lecture
Marilyn Smith, founder of Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy ServicesThursday, October 17, 2013, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad AuditoriumAbout Marilyn and her lecture
Anindya (Bapin) Bhattacharyya, deaf-blind technology expert/consultantThursday, November 14, 2013, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad AuditoriumMore information
Andrew Manning, internationally-recognized environmental scientistTuesday, February 4, 2014, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad AuditoriumAbout Andrew and his lecture
Ritchie Bryant, professor in the American Sign Language and Interpreting Training Program at Austin Community College.Thursday, March 6, 2014, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad AuditoriumAbout Ritchie and his lecture
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