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The best news ever!

Last night while I was doing some studying, my roommate came to tell me to check my e-mail. Her face was lit with excitement. She said that all classes were cancelled the next day due to the inclement weather. 288 more words


Don't worry. I don't have ebola.

I am feeling much better after a few days of rest. I think it was just some kind of stomach flu or something. Valentine’s Day was great. 361 more words


A very brief history of Gallaudet University

Gallaudet University is located in Washington D.C. Established in 1864, the school was the brainchild of Postmaster General Amos Kendall, a wealthy philanthropist. Edward Miner Gallaudet was hired as the first principle of what was then known as the Columbia Institute for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind. 461 more words

Deaf History

A glimpse into the life of a Gallaudet Student

My professor invited Richan Gaskins, an assistant football coach at Gallaudet University, to give a presentation on “Networking” at the start of our International Development with People with Disabilities in Developing Countries… 770 more words


L'arte con Paul Johnston

Un laboratorio d’arte aperto a tutti i sordi, di ogni livello di esperienza artistica, tenuto da Paul Johnston, docente di arte sordo alla Gallaudet University di Washington (DC). 194 more words

Eventi Passati

Public Policy, Advocacy and the Deaf Community

Received this message from my professor to all of us 2 days ago:


My goal is to give you the knowledge and tools you need to successfully advocate for positive change in the Deaf community.   146 more words


Our Deaf Heritage, Part 2

Our Deaf Heritage

Last January, I posted Our Deaf Heritage, that confirmed deafness in the Boling/Bolling/Bowling and Randolph families’ ancestors from the 1700’s in England and Virginia, and how they were responsible for founding the first schools for the hearing impaired in America, and later, the infamous Gallaudet University in the District of Columbia.   330 more words

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