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WAMU’s “Metro Connection” featured Gallaudet research in the June 28 story “Gallaudet Finds Deaf People Don’t See Better, They See Differently,” a feature by host/producer Rebecca Sheir. The piece covered a research brief issued by the National Science Foundation Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) entitled, “Visual Attention and Deafness.” Sheir interviewed VL2 Co-Principal Investigator Thomas Allen and Coordinator of Community Engagement Melissa Malzkuhn for the story, which was also picked up by Associated Press.
Read a transcript of the program.
Information in this news item is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant number SBE-0541953. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
Roberto E. Wirth, E-’74 & H-’09, passed away on June 5 in Rome, Italy. Mr. Wirth was owner and managing director of the Hotel Hassler in Rome, one of the most prestigious family-owned hotels in the world, and owned several other hotels and resorts throughout Italy. He was a strong advocate for deaf people in...
Alumnus Timel Benton has signed a contract with the Bay Area Panthers of the Indoor Football League (IFL). Benton, who graduated last month, is the first Gallaudet Bison to sign a professional football contract since Tony Tatum signed on with the Utah Blaze in the now-disbanded Arena Football League (AFL) in May 2013. Benton was...
James Caverly, ’11, who plays Theo Dimas in Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, will play Professor Harold Hill in the Olney Theatre Center’s summer production of Meredith Willson’s Tony-winning musical The Music Man, which opens tonight and runs through July 23. The show’s official opening is on Thursday, June 23. Sandra Mae Frank, ’13,...
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