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June 6, 2017

Gallaudet’s First PH.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) Doctoral Student Defends Dissertation

Adam Stone successfully defended his dissertation on Monday, June 5 (Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, advisor). Adam will be the PEN program’s first doctoral graduate.
May 12, 2017
VL2 graduate students and esteemed neuroscientist honored with Gallaudet University awards

VL2 graduate students and esteemed neuroscientist honored with Gallaudet University awards

Two Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) graduate students and an esteemed collaborating professor of Gallaudet University’s Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) program were honored for their research and professional contributions during the University’s Graduate Awards and Hooding Ceremony.
May 10, 2017
VL2 launches two awards in PhD in educational neuroscience program

VL2 launches two awards in PhD in educational neuroscience program

Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) is excited to announce the initiation of two awards in our PhD in Educational Neuroscience program at Gallaudet University:
September 16, 2016
Gallaudet presidential inauguration activities include VL2 presentation

Gallaudet presidential inauguration activities include VL2 presentation

As part of activities surrounding Roberta Cordano’s inauguration as Gallaudet University’s 11th president, the National Science Foundation and Gallaudet’s Science of Learning Center, Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2), will provide a presentation about its research findings, translational activities, and their implications for education and policy.
September 16, 2016
Petitto, Gallaudet President Cordano speak at USAID Literacy Day event

Petitto, Gallaudet President Cordano speak at USAID Literacy Day event

President Roberta Cordano and Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto represented Gallaudet University during a panel on “Technology for Literacy and Disability” as part of the Global Reading Network and USAID’s International Literacy Day forum on Friday, September 9, 2016, at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C.
September 14, 2016
Dr. Nathan Fox to give first Distinguished Lecture of year

Dr. Nathan Fox to give first Distinguished Lecture of year

Gallaudet University’s Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience program will kick off its 2016-17 Distinguished Lecture Series with a talk by Dr. Nathan Fox focusing on the effect of abandonment and social deprivation on the developing child.
August 11, 2016
Publication a milestone for Ph.D. program

Publication a milestone for Ph.D. program

The Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) program marked a significant accomplishment with two students’ first publication in a peer-reviewed research journal.
August 2, 2016
ML2 co-directors speak at global summit

ML2 co-directors speak at global summit

The co-directors of the Motion Light Lab, a resource hub of the National Science Foundation and Gallaudet University Science of Learning Center, Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2), recently participated in a panel at the first annual World Summit on the Creative Economy and Creative Industries.
August 1, 2016
Petitto and Gallaudet team publish pivotal paper on Visual Sign Phonology

Petitto and Gallaudet team publish pivotal paper on Visual Sign Phonology

Distinguished cognitive and educational neuroscientist Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto is the lead author on a groundbreaking paper laying out a theory of visual phonology and describing the insights this theory provides into how the human brain is able to build equally an universal phonological level of language organization from both signed and spoken languages.
July 29, 2016
Ph.D. student wins NIH's "F31" fellowship

Ph.D. student wins NIH's "F31" fellowship

Adam Stone, a fourth-year student in Gallaudet University's Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience Program, has been awarded a National Institutes of Health National Research Service Award predoctoral fellowship.
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