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Professor Qi Wang awarded National Science Foundation grant

Videos are a popular medium for online learning, and captions are essential for increasing the accessibility of videos to students for effective learning. Dr. Qi Wang, who teaches in the Department of Business, and professors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Notre Dame, were recently awarded a $133,918 grant from...

October 28, 2021

Dr. Poorna Kushalnagar awarded NIH grant to address cancer health equity in deaf and hard of hearing populations

Poorna Kushalnagar, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Center for Deaf Health Equity, is the contact principal investigator on a new five-year, $4,422,938 collaborative grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund’s Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and Advance Health Equity initiative for her project titled “Using technology-enhanced approaches to advance cancer...

October 14, 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

Gallaudet University launches global network to promote deaf-led research and innovation in sign language technologies

Gallaudet University has launched a worldwide professional network to promote deaf-led research and innovation for the advancement of emerging technologies with sign language. This new collaborative network, Cultivating Research and Equity in Sign-related Technology (CREST), is funded by the National Science Foundation and will focus on increasing the inclusion of deaf and hard of hearing...

September 11, 2020

Annual Report of Achievements: Scholarly activity highlights needed

Attention, faculty, staff, and graduate students who have completed or updated any research projects or scholarly activity in the past year: It is essential that you report your achievements between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020 for inclusion in Gallaudet’s Annual Report of Achievements (ARA), a mandated report to the United States Department of...

September 11, 2020

Annual Report of Achievements: Scholarly activity highlights needed

Attention, faculty, staff, and graduate students who have completed or updated any research projects or scholarly activity in the past year: It is essential that you report your achievements between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020 for inclusion in Gallaudet’s Annual Report of Achievements (ARA), a mandated report to the United States Department of...

August 21, 2020

Black Deaf Studies Center established

This week, Gallaudet University announced the establishment of a new Center for Black Deaf Studies. The center comes in response to the heightened interest in African and African American Deaf studies as an academic discipline and is the first step in creating and developing multicultural Deaf Studies centers over the next several years. This Center’s...

August 8, 2020
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Student Mauricio Orozco featured in scientific video

Current Gallaudet student Mauricio Orozco is featured in the video above titled “Watershed Stewardship in Action: Deaf Students on the Estuary”. Orozco narrates his journey, from an early fascination with plants to his current interest in environmental science, and describes his experience conducting research on Chesapeake Bay with his fellow biology majors. He cites Dina...

August 8, 2020

Newly Established Center on Black Deaf Studies

Dear Gallaudet community: We are announcing the establishment of a new Center for Black Deaf Studies. The center comes in response to the heightened interest in African and African American Deaf studies as an academic discipline and is the first step in creating and developing multicultural Deaf Studies centers over the next several years. This...

July 30, 2020

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