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Honors Program updates

Six Honors Program students attended the Northeast Regional Honors Conference April 7-10 in Philadelphia. Two of them were involved as presenters.  The theme of this year’s conference was “A More Perfect Union: Creating and Restoring Community in An Age of Disruption.” The conference schedule included a keynote address by Rutgers University professor Marybeth Gasman, presentations,...

April 21, 2022

Center for Deaf Health Equity attends American Society of Preventive Oncology meeting; wins third place in poster presentation

Center for Deaf Health Equity director Dr. Poorna Kushalnagar and research assistant Emmanuel Perrodin-Njoku attended the American Society of Preventive Oncology annual meeting March 13-15 in Tucson, Arizona. Their hard work and research culminated in a poster that demonstrated Black Deaf people are 3.5 times less likely to report a diagnosis of cancer, which is...

March 25, 2022

Gallaudet students and faculty participate in the 2022 Early Hearing Detection and Intervention conference

Gallaudet students from various departments came together for a virtual student-professional networking event earlier this month – the annual Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) conference. Topics of discussion included navigating early intervention through multicultural lens, benefits of a family-centered intervention, and identifying autism along with hearing loss. It was an opportunity for Gallaudet students...

March 25, 2022

Gallaudet University Debate Team to participate in Social Justice Debates

The Gallaudet University debate team is in Atlanta, Georgia this weekend, participating in the 2022 Social Justice Debates at Morehouse College. Debates begin this evening on the proposition “The adoption of a mandatory racial desegregation policy for K-12 public schools is desirable.” According to Dr. Brendan Stern, the team’s coach, all teams will be required...

March 25, 2022

Faculty member Barbara Stock to participate in summer institute

Dr. Barbara Stock, a long-time faculty member in the Philosophy program in the School of Arts and Humanities has been invited to participate in the Council of Independent College’s New Currents in Teaching Philosophy Institute July 24-28 in Baltimore. Dr. Stock is one of 30 philosophy professors from across the United States who will take...

March 25, 2022

Black Deaf Studies Minor Approved

Black Deaf Studies Minor has been approved by the Board of Trustees this week and students can begin adding this as a minor starting Fall 2022.  Since the late 1990s, Gallaudet has offered a course “Black Deaf People Studies”. When the Center of Black Deaf Studies was founded in 2020, several new courses were offered...

March 25, 2022

Ethiopian diplomatic delegation toured Gallaudet University

Gallaudet was honored by the presence of His Excellency Fitsum Arega, Ambassador of Ethiopia to the U.S., and Mr. Achamyeleh Mulat Hailu, Counselor for Diaspora Affairs for the Ethiopian Embassy, at a January 20, 2022 campus reception to recognize Dr. Eyasu Hailu Tamene, assistant professor of Ethiopian Sign Language and Deaf Studies at Addis Ababa...

February 25, 2022

Gallaudet to host Language Policy Forum

Gallaudet won a bid to host the next British Association of Applied Lingiustics Language (BAAL) Policy Forum this summer. BAAL is a prestigious organization that is recognized internationally and composed of well-known, well-respected linguistics and scholars in the Language Policy/linguistics field. They host annual forums on spoken languages and their policies.  In hosting the Language...

February 25, 2022

Two GU students selected for Disability:IN NextGen Leader program

Molly Feanny and Mariana Arroyo Chavez have been selected for the Disability:IN NextGen Leader program. With the networking and mentorship programs, they will get valuable experience and networking internships or job offers from private companies.  The program offers the opportunity to connect virtually with your corporate mentor twice a month for 6 months, network with...

February 25, 2022

Dr. Jeremy Brunson named Executive Director of DEDI

Dr. Jeremy Brunson became Executive Director of the Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion on February 7. Dr. Brunson brings 20 years of experience in the field of equity, diversity and inclusion in different capacities. Over the years, he has consulted for schools, courts, law firms, government organizations, United States diplomats, and foreign governments on...

February 11, 2022

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