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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 University, Ethiopia, for his work at Gallaudet as an International Visiting Scholar.
The reception gave the Ethiopian diplomats an opportunity to learn about Gallaudet’s history in educating their country’s deaf students, and the visit was aired on Ethiopian national television.
Read more about Dr. Eyasu Haliu Tamene’s award.
Roberto E. Wirth, E-’74 & H-’09, passed away on June 5 in Rome, Italy. Mr. Wirth was owner and managing director of the Hotel Hassler in Rome, one of the most prestigious family-owned hotels in the world, and owned several other hotels and resorts throughout Italy. He was a strong advocate for deaf people in...
Alumnus Timel Benton has signed a contract with the Bay Area Panthers of the Indoor Football League (IFL). Benton, who graduated last month, is the first Gallaudet Bison to sign a professional football contract since Tony Tatum signed on with the Utah Blaze in the now-disbanded Arena Football League (AFL) in May 2013. Benton was...
James Caverly, ’11, who plays Theo Dimas in Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, will play Professor Harold Hill in the Olney Theatre Center’s summer production of Meredith Willson’s Tony-winning musical The Music Man, which opens tonight and runs through July 23. The show’s official opening is on Thursday, June 23. Sandra Mae Frank, ’13,...
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