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Today's Announcements

Only new announcements appear here. Announcements that are rerun, appear below in Previous Postings.

Department of Interpretation Colloquium Lecture Series

Jack Hoza, Ph.D., will be providing the third 2015-2016 Department of Interpretation Colloquium Lecture Series on Friday, March 4, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., at the Merrill Learning Center, B111. His topic will be "Interpreting in the Zone: Research on How Interpreters Achieve Their Best Work," and will be presented in ASL.

PER Media Development graduate assistant wanted

The Department of Physical Education and Recreation is seeking a graduate student (or an individual possessing a B.A. degree) whi is skilled with media, marketing, film, and/or photography.

​2016 Research Expo to be held March 24

The first Gallaudet Research Expo, hosted by the Office of the Provost and the Dean of Academic Affairs, will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The deadline for abstracts will be accepted until March 3, 2016.

GIS and AERA Partnership - Annual Meeting 2016

For those who plan to attend the AERA Annual Meeting hosted in Washington D.C. on April 8-12, GIS and AERA wish to collect information from Deaf attendees.

Paraprofessional and Student Employment Fair

The Office of Student Affairs and Academic Support (SAAS) will sponsor its Annual Paraprofessional and Student Employment Fair on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The fair will take place in the SAC Multipurpose Room (MPR) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

ASL Gatherings: Depicting and Indicating Verbs

Are you describing action in the right way? Have you ever thought how ASL incorporates verbs? In this video, Debi Duren invites faculty and staff to come see Dr. Mary Thumann present during week's ASL Gatherings as our professional development program explores depicting and indicating verbs.

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Deaf WorldTeach: Presentation & Information February 10-12

Looking for an international experience teaching deaf children? Two former Deaf WorldTeach volunteers in the Marshall Islands will share highlights of the Deaf WorldTeach program.

Rainbow Society Open House and LGBTQA Valentine's Day Celebration

Rainbow Society and LGBTQA Resource Center are merging their events together. Rainbow Society will have an open house for those who are interested in being members or joining a committee team this semester. The LGBTQA Resource Center will host a booth related to their services and the celebration of Valentine's Day.

ASL Gatherings: Adverbial NMS

How do I use adverbs and adjectives in ASL? These are important questions for a faculty member in a bilingual University when we need to engage our audiences! In this video Debi Duren invites you to join us for a week of discussion of adverbial NMS from February 8-12, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12-1 p.m. in LLRH6.

Free Game Night | Bison Games Club

Free Game night, bring your video games, board games, and socialize with other people.

Previous Postings
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Join us for Mischief Dance Theatre"s "Up and Away"

New York-based General Mischief Dance Theatre's new production "Up and Away" is coming to Washington D.C., suitable for all ages, with interpreters provided. This will take place on Saturday, February 27 at 11:30 a.m., at the Atlas Performing Arts Center on 1333 H Street NE.

Art Exhibition Reception: “Visual Music from My Soundless Mind” by Dr. Paul Johnston

The Gallaudet community is invited to a free reception on Thursday, February 18, 4-6 p.m., at Washburn Arts Building - Linda K. Jordan Gallery, to celebrate Dr. Paul Johnston's art exhibition: "Visual Music from My Soundless Mind."

Department of Counseling accepting applications for fall 2016

Interested in becoming a professional counselor? Visit the Department of Counseling at Fowler Hall on the first floor to speak to a faculty member.

Language and Human Rights in Ireland

This presentation provides insight into the current situation regarding Irish Sign Language and Human Rights advocacy.

Hamilton Relay 2016 Better Hearing & Speech Month Award - Request for Nominations

Hamilton Relay, the contracted service provider of District of Columbia Relay, is seeking your assistance in identifying candidates for the Hamilton Relay 2016 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award.

Transgender Support Group

Looking for support? To find people like yourself? For a safe place to talk about your journey? Need more information? Join us!

Tell Us What You Think: Focus Group Discussions

Students are needed to participate in a focus group discussion that will help us evaluate results from a student engagement survey. You get to discuss about your college experiences with your fellow students and a research professional, and enjoy a delicious meal on us!

Superbowl Drawing Winner

Kellogg Conference Center is pleased to announce the winner of our Superbowl 2016 drawing.

Deaf WorldTeach presentation and information, February 10-12

Looking for an international experience teaching deaf children? Two former Deaf WorldTeach volunteers in the Marshall Islands will share highlights of the Deaf WorldTeach program.

Valentine's Day: Bistro special

Don't forget your sweetheart. Order with Edwin at the Bistro: six chocolate-dipped strawberries and one bottle of champagne for $50. Pick up deadline is Friday, February 12 at 5 p.m. at the Bistro.

Intersectionality and Domestic Violence in Black Community

On Friday, February 12, from 1 to 3 p.m., a presentation on intersectionality and domestic violence in the black community will be held at the Foster Auditorium. The presenter, De'Lasha Singleton, will focus on healing from abusive relationships and reclaiming within the black community. This event is sponsored by the District of Columbia Area Black Deaf Advocates (DCABDA) in partnership with the Department of Education.

The Office of the Ombuds: a place for everyone

If you're looking for a confidential, off-the-record, and neutral place to talk, the Office of Ombuds is for you.

Panel Discussion: "Keepin it Real: Black and Deaf at Gallaudet?"

A panel discussion called "Keepin it Real: Black and Deaf at Gallaudet?" will take place on Tuesday, February 16, 12:30-2 p.m., at JSAC 1011, with four African-American student panelists.

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Mervin Primeaux-Obryant will give a presentation on Thursday, February 18, 12:30-1:50 p.m. at JSAC Flex A/B. The purpose of this presentation will be to gain knowledge about HIV/AIDs, safe sex, percentages of HIV/AIDs in the black community, and showing a short video about HIV/AIDs.

Free trip to Israel opportunity

Have you always wanted to go to Israel? If you are 18-26, Jewish (have at least one Jewish parent), and have never been on a peer-group trip to Israel after the age of 18, you might be eligible to go for free for 10 days on a Hillel Taglit-Birthright Israel trip.

International Deaf Partnerships to sponsor fundraising booth

A new student organization on international human rights will sponsor a Valentine's Day sale booth on Friday, February 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in JSAC Flex A and B. Proceeds from the sale of indigenous crafts from Guatemala will benefit International Deaf Partnerships, a nonprofit organization that seeks to support education for deaf youth in developing countries.

Amnesty International to visit Gallaudet

Savannah Fox, field organizer for Amnesty International, comes to our campus on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, to discuss human rights, Amnesty's work, and how we can get involved in advancing human rights worldwide. The presentation will be held at JSAC, G-Area from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Invitation: call for Staff-Focused Multicultural Competency Building and Curriculum Transformation Institute (MCTI) participants

Gallaudet staff, both support and professional, are invited to participate in the June 2016 Staff-Focused Multicultural Competency Building and Curriculum Transformation Institute (MCBCTI). The application deadline has been extended to Monday, February 15, due to snow.

Invitation: call for Faculty-Focused Multicultural Competency Building and Curriculum Transformation Institute (MCBCTI) participants

Gallaudet faculty members have been invited to participate in the May 2016 Faculty-Focused Multicultural Competency Building and Curriculum Transformation Institute (MCBCTI). The application deadline has been extended to Monday, February 15, due to snow.

Deaf and hearing babies needed: how do babies learn language?

How do babies learn language? Gallaudet University's Brain and Language Laboratory (BL2) for Neuroimaging (Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, Director) need your help to tackle groundbreaking research!

DeafBlind and Deaf Community Survey

A survey titled “Is the DeafBlind Community part of the Deaf Community?" has been distributed to the campus. This survey contains different sections for Deaf and DeafBlind participants, which means that there will be different questions for deaf people and for DeafBlind people.

Free books for D.C. kids

Register today to get a free book every month for your child!

Approval for international travel

Until further notice, approval of the president for international travel is no longer needed. Approval (signature) of the traveler's senior administrative officer is still required prior to making any travel reservations.

ASL Gatherings February 8-12: Adverbial NMS

How do I use adverbs and adjectives in ASL? These are important questions for a faculty member in a bilingual University when we need to engage our audiences! In this video Debi Duren invites you to join us for a week of discussion of adverbial NMS from February 8-12 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) from noon to 1 p.m. in LLRH6.

Students invited to join scientific and educational competition

For the second consecutive year, Gallaudet is being invited to participate in a scientific and educational competition that has the goal of improving the quality of life for people with disabilities. The competition is for University students and - for the first time - Model Secondary School for the Deaf students.

23rd Annual Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference

The Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference is a three-day conference devoted to the examination of language use in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer life, broadly defined. Sessions address multiple questions related to LGBTQAI language use and intersections with social, economic, political, affective, and embodied experiences and forces. Leti Gomez and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz present the conference plenary session, discussing their newly published collection, "Queer Brown Voices."

Free Game Night: Bison Games Club

Free Game night: bring your video games, board games, and socialize with other people.

JumpStart 2016: applications for peer counselors and interns

JumpStart 2016 is now accepting applications for peer counselors and interns.

The National Gallery of Art ASL at the NGA: An Introduction to the National Gallery Collection

The monthly ASL at the NGA tour is coming up on Sunday, February 14 at 1 p.m. The tour meets in the Rotunda of the West Building of the National Gallery of Art.

Counseling and Psychological Services to offer eating awareness and empowerment support group

The Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is offering a six-week support group for students which will focus on ways to prevent overeating, focus on well being, and reframe negative thinking.

Workshop: Investing in Real Estate

Human Resources Services (HRS) will provide a workshop on investing on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, from noon to 1 p.m. and 4-5 p.m., located at JSAC Room 1011.

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