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On March 21, President Hurwitz outlined Gallaudet’s response to the catastrophic events resulting from a major earthquake in Japan. His message follows:
Dear Campus Community,
In the wake of events resulting from a significant earthquake in Japan on March 11, 2011, Gallaudet University has been working with our Japanese students in an effort to provide support and to assist Japan in its overall recovery. The following is an update for our campus community:
We urge all members of the Gallaudet University community to support recovery efforts in Japan. Donations to the Japanese Federation for the Deaf and/or The Nippon Foundation CANPAN project are encouraged. Click here for updates on the situation in Japan and to learn more about how you can help.
T. Alan Hurwitz President
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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