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A Milestone in Intercollegiate Debate

On the anniversary of the ADA, the Gallaudet community applauded the announcement that the U.S. would sign on to the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities--and looked toward next steps.

April 22, 2021

First Ever Bilingual Intercollegiate Debate Exhibition

The newly-formed Gallaudet University debate team will hold its first-ever ASL-English intercollegiate debate tonight against George Washington University. The two teams will debate the proposition “Statehood for Washington, D.C. should be granted.”

April 21, 2021

Summer 2021

Gallaudet University is pleased to announce the newly re-designed Summer Sessions for 2021!

March 23, 2021

State of the University Address

#wecan Gallaudet University President Roberta J. Cordano gave her fifth annual, and first virtual, State of the University address on Wednesday, February 11 via YouTube and Facebook Live. The central theme of her 24-minute multimedia-enhances presentation was “We Can”. The event began with a poem, Still, We Can, by the renowned American Sign Language artist...

February 12, 2021

Dr. Caroline Kopek Pezzarossi to lead institutional effectiveness

Dr. Caroline Kobek Pezzarossi, G-’07 & PhD-’08, Professor in the Department of Psychology, has been appointed Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Certification within the Office for Student Success and Academic Quality (SSAQ), effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Kobek Pezzarossi brings to her new role a wealth of knowledge in clinical, research, teaching, and mentoring. Her...

December 4, 2020

Dr. Poorna Kushalnagar to lead research and engagement

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Poorna Kushalnagar, ’93, Professor of Psychology, as Special Assistant to the Provost for Research and Engagement, beginning on November 23, 2020. Dr. Kushalnagar joined Gallaudet University in 2016 and brings over 20 years of experience in deaf-related research to her new position. She currently directs the...

November 25, 2020

Faculty, alumna present at history conference

Gallaudet University had a strong presence at the annual meeting of the Oral History Association on October 24. The meeting was to have been held in Baltimore; however, it moved online due to the pandemic. Dr. Carolyn D. McCaskill, ’77, G-’79, & PhD ’05, Professor of Deaf Studies and founding director of the Center for...

November 13, 2020

Gallaudet Way Forward: Spring 2021 | Students

Dear students: We hope the fall semester is coming along well for you. It has been challenging, but you have persevered. Please know that we think of you often and miss you very much. The Bison spirit remains strong within ourselves! This email is to share our plans for Spring 2021. Gallaudet University will offer...

November 11, 2020

Gallaudet Way Forward: Spring 2021 | Faculty and Staff

Dear staff and faculty: During Spring 2021, Gallaudet University will offer virtual learning for most of its students and remote work for many of its employees. We will increase the number of students on campus, and possibly offer a few hybrid courses for students residing on campus. This information in this email message applies to...

November 11, 2020

October 23: Center on Black Deaf Studies Open House

The Center on Black Deaf Studies will hold an Open House and Virtual Conversation for the campus community on Friday, October 23 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Dr. Carolyn D. McCaskill, ’77, G-’79, & PhD ’05, the Center’s founding director, and Dr. Glenn B. Anderson, ’68 & H-’17, chair of the Gallaudet University...

October 16, 2020

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