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October 2, 2017
First Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) Doctoral Student Graduates from Gallaudet

First Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) Doctoral Student Graduates from Gallaudet

On August 4, 2017, Adam Michael Stone, (Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, Primary Advisor) became the first graduate of the Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) Program at Gallaudet University.
September 29, 2017
PEN Program to Participate in Gallaudet University Graduate School Open House

PEN Program to Participate in Gallaudet University Graduate School Open House

Gallaudet University's Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience will participate in the 2017 Graduate School Open House.
June 30, 2017
Petitto Brain & Language Laboratory Completes Successful RAVE Pilot Launch

Petitto Brain & Language Laboratory Completes Successful RAVE Pilot Launch

The Petitto Brain & Language Laboratory, BL2, (Petitto, Scientific Director) has successfully piloted its RAVE ("Robot Avatar Thermal-Enhanced") prototype learning tool with 25 infants over the course of five days. The pilot was successfully executed between June 25 – 30, 2017.
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.
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