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.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
Ready to take the next step toward a college education?
Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
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Mrs. Vicki Hurwitz who is the former First Lady of Gallaudet University and a former Honorary Chair of Friends of Gallaudet University Museum.Mrs. Hurwitz is a pioneer who established the first Deaf Women's Studies at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) in 1993 and since then she has been strong leader and proponent of various organizations relating to Deaf Women.
Dr. Jane Norman, Director and Curator Emerita of Gallaudet University Museum, established the Gallaudet Museum in 2007 with its first exhibit that opened in 2010.
Dr. Genie Gertz is currently the Deaf of College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) here at Gallaudet University. The Gallaudet University Museum currently works closely with the Academic Affairs to create an interdisciplinary academic environment for Deaf History research and other Deaf History related programs.
Dr. Arlene Blumenthal Kelly is a Professor at the Department of ASL and Deaf Studies at Gallaudet University. She was the Academic Coordinator for the Interns that were involved with the development of Deaf HERstory Exhibition.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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