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"Spring Awakening," featuring Gallaudet alumni, earns three Tony Award nominations

"Spring Awakening," the Broadway revival musical produced by Deaf West Theatre and involving Gallaudet University alumni and current student Joshua Castille, earned three Tony Award nominations on May 3, 2016.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signs two senate bills supporting financial aid, bilingualism for deaf students

Gallaudet University applauds Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) for signing two senate bills, 272 and 781, on April 26, 2016, both of which will directly benefit the deaf community.

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"Spring Awakening," featuring Gallaudet alumni, earns three Tony Award nominations

"Spring Awakening," the Broadway revival musical produced by Deaf West Theatre and involving Gallaudet University alumni and current student Joshua Castille, earned three Tony Award nominations on May 3, 2016.

News story features Nyle DiMarco, ’13; includes interview with Susan Gill-Doleac, '82 & G-'84

Lilit Marcus, daughter of Joel Marcus '76, and Harriet (Dowdy) Marcus, E-'79, wrote a story for the "Pacific Standard," featuring Nyle DiMarco, '13, and the successes of deaf dancing. The story, published April, 25, 2016, includes an interview with Gallaudet Dance Company director Susan Gill-Doleac, '82 & G-'84.

VL2 hosts Knowledge Festival

The NSF Science of Learning Center, Visual Language and Visual Learning, is hosting a Knowledge Festival on Monday, May 9, in the SLCC Atrium.

More student workers needed for Summer 2016 events

The Gallaudet Athletics Department needs more student workers for Summer 2016 events

Notice to students: parking fines/fees deadline

Friendly reminder to students that all fees are due by close of business on Sunday, May 8, 2016. If you have parking tickets that have not yet been paid, please pay them now. Any outstanding fees due will be placed on your student account.

Mental health clinicians needed for a research study

Clinicians will be asked about their experience with deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) patients or clients with immigrant roots. Clinicians will receieve $20 in gratitude of their contribution.

Deaf and hard of hearing immigrants needed for a research study

Consider participating in this one-hour study if you are a deaf or hard of hearing immigrant.

More volunteers needed to teach ASL at the D.C. Library

More volunteers are needed to teach American Sign Language, and help our ASL program grow to include outreach to Neighborhood Libraries, classes for both library staff and the public, as well as our ongoing classes here in the MLK Library, which are becoming more and more popular.

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Pro-Tactile Lunch

Pro-Tactile (PT) orginated in Seattle, Washington. PT is a philosophy, attitude, language, and methods, encompassing tactile as the DB's way of living. PT is for all DeafBlind, Usher, Sighted, any many others! Come and join us weekly on Wednesdays for lunch to discuss PT and other DeafBlind-related topics.

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MWADB to need volunteers on Saturday, May 7, 2016

Metro Washington Association of the Deaf-Blind (MWADB) needs volunteers at the annual picnic.

SPSS software annual license fee to change this fall

Effective October 1, 2016, the new annual rate will be $170 per university-owned computer.

Department of Psychology Colloquium: "Understanding Trauma and the Brain: Minimizing Harm and Promoting Health"

Dr. Lisa Marshall will present "Understanding Trauma and the Brain: Minimizing Harm and Promoting Health" on Friday, May 6, 2016, 12-2 p.m. at MLC B112.

Relief fundraising: support Ecuador's earthquake victims

A "Relief Fundraising" has been set up on-campus to support the victims of the recent Ecuador earthquakes. The deaf communities in Manta, Portoviejo, and Pedernales have lost their homes, items, and loved ones. On top of all their afflictions, they now struggle with communication barriers when asking for aid.

FOLDA to be present at the "Deaf Grassroots Rally" on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

FOLDA (Library Friends for Deaf Action) is coming to Annapolis for Deaf Grassroots Rally on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

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!

Summer 2016 online business registration now available until Friday, June 24, 2016

Summer 2016 online business registration for all U.S. and international graduates, undergraduates and ELI students are now available through Bison Student Self-Service until Friday, June 24, 2016. Returning U.S. and international students must be cleared for registration in order to be eligible to use the online process.

Registration now open for 2016 summer workout classes

Registration is now open through Sunday, May 15, 2016 for summer workout classes (including bootcamp, yoga, and zumba classes). Classes will take place Monday, May 23 through Thursday, July 21.

GTS utilizing new processes for maintaining instructor computers in classrooms

As a best practice, Gallaudet Technology Services (GTS) deletes user profiles on all classroom student computers on a weekly basis. Instructor computers in the classroom will now be included in this process.

More student workers needed for summer 2016 events

The Gallaudet Athletics Department will need additional student workers for several summer 2016 events - the D.C. Breeze home games, the Panam Deaf Volleyball Regional Qualifiers, and the World Deaf Volleyball Championships. This position will be a paid position.

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