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Alan Hurwitz memoir available

Let’s Go In: My Journey to a University Presidency is available for purchase through Gallaudet University Press. Dr. Hurwitz and his wife, Vicki T. Hurwitz, have decided to graciously donate their royalties to Gallaudet University. You may also support the T. Alan & Vicki T. Hurwitz Endowed Scholarship Fund for Students; go to giving.gallaudet.edu. Dr....

November 13, 2020

Bison Song featured at Mayor’s Arts Awards

District of Columbia mayor Muriel E. Bowser presented the 35th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards in a virtual ceremony on September 30, and the Bison Song was prominently featured. This event honors creative talent from all eight of the city’s wards. In an effusive thank-you letter, Angie M. Gates, executive director of the D.C. Office of...

October 16, 2020

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Dear campus community: I want to first recognize and respect that I live and work on the traditional grounds belonging to the Nacotchtans, also known as the Anacostan and Piscataway. Today, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day, acknowledging and honoring the contributions of Indigenous peoples to our country and our world. There is a unique and...

October 12, 2020

Deaf U premieres October 9 on Netflix

Deaf U is a reality show that follows seven Gallaudet students: Cheyenna Clearbrook, Daequan Taylor, Tessa Lewis, Alexa Paulay-Simmons, Renate Rose, Rodney Burford, and Dalton Taylor. This diverse group of seven students, with differences in gender, sexual orientation, education, race, language and upbringing provide an up close and personal look at their college journey. Throughout...

October 2, 2020
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Gally the bison

Here is a good reason to visit the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute once it reopens: to see Gally, the juvenile female American bison that we, the Gallaudet University community, named. She is about one-year-old and comes from the American Prairie Reserve in Montana. Previously, Gallaudet named one other bison at the zoo....

July 24, 2020

Gallaudet University featured on Netflix show, Deaf U

Deaf U is a coming-of-age documentary series following a tight-knit group of Deaf students at Gallaudet University, a renowned private college for the deaf and hard of hearing, in Washington, D.C. As the group of friends navigate the high, lows, and hookups of college life together, their stories offer an unprecedented, unfiltered, and often unexpected...

July 24, 2020
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Signing Black in America documentary to air; DVD available

A 27-minute documentary film, Signing Black in America, will appear on some Public Broadcasting System (PBS) stations on Saturday, June 27. (Check your local listings for dates and air times.) This film is described as “the first documentary about Black ASL: the unique dialect of American Sign Language (ASL) that developed within historically segregated African...

June 26, 2020

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