A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
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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May 9 - September 22, 2002
Hosted by the Smithsonian Institution at the Arts and Industries Building, in conjunction with the National Museum of American History.
The summer of 2002 Gallaudet University hosted Deaf Way II, an international conference and festival on Deaf history, cultures, languages, and art. Here an interpreter is using international gestural communication to explain the exhibition for visitors who use languages other than ASL and English.
ASL sculptures (Fingerspelling Alphabet) - This bronze fingerspelling alphabet was cast from the originals at the Maryland School for the Deaf. This photo is from the Smithsonian Institution opening May 9 - September 22, 2002.
Rosalyn and Jack Gannon, both class of 1959, pose with a replica of the IDD weathervane that stands above Chapel Hall on the Gallaudet campus. Rosalyn Gannon served as design consultant for the exhibition, while Jack R. Gannon curated History Through Deaf Eyes. This image was taken at the Smithsonian Institution opening, May 9, 2002.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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