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Fall 2021: Return to Our Stomping Grounds

Gallaudet University and Clerc Center will be fully open for on-campus learning this fall 2021.

May 14, 2021

Gallaudet University Launches New Guides in Apple Maps; New Guides Connect the Deaf Community to the Global Signing Ecosystem

Gallaudet University, the world’s premier university for Deaf, hard of hearing, and Deafblind students, today announced that it is bringing new Guides to Apple Maps to help connect users to businesses and organizations that value, embrace and prioritize the Deaf community and signed languages. Apple launched Guides last fall with iOS 14 to provide users a curated list of interesting places to visit in a city, find popular attractions, discover restaurants, and explore new recommendations.

May 12, 2021

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

Vote for the official name for Kendall Division II Memorial

We are now one step closer to choosing the official name for the site that honors Louise B. Miller, her son, and the teachers and students of the Kendall School, Division II. The Board of Trustees have approved the final three choices and we are now turning back to YOU for your final vote!

March 26, 2021

Gallaudet University is the new home of a COVID-19 mobile laboratory

Gallaudet University is the new home of a COVID-19 mobile laboratory. This lab will serve several local universities and the Baltimore City public school system. The lab can process more than 50,000 PCR saliva-based tests per week. The partnership showcases new ways that universities support the D.C. community, with American University funding the mobile laboratory...

February 25, 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

Authority Magazine Interviews President Cordano

Why We Should Teach Everyone Sign Language from Birth Click here to read the article

February 12, 2021

Black History Month

Dear Gallaudet community: Welcome to the start of Black History Month. This period is set aside to celebrate the contributions of African Americans to all facets and spheres of human endeavor in American history and to recognize their ongoing struggle for freedom and equity. This month, the Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has put...

February 12, 2021

Democracy in Color

President Bobbi Cordano engaged our community during her annual State of the University (SOTU) address in the next steps forward. 2020 has shown us that WE CAN create our future together, and #WeCan continue our promise for a better tomorrow! University is moving – we are becoming, and we have never stopped. Watch it again

February 12, 2021

Stay up to date on all the Gallaudet happenings, both stories and initiatives we are doing with our Signing community!​

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