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October 30, 2018
VL2's Translation in the Science of Learning Lab and Partners Help Consumers with ASL-Focused Quality Assurance Resource Website

VL2's Translation in the Science of Learning Lab and Partners Help Consumers with ASL-Focused Quality Assurance Resource Website

SignWise for Kids is an online quality assurance resource center that removes the guesswork for parents and professionals who look at products and question whether or not they will be good for their child. Founded by professionals and parents, SignWise provides consumers with trustworthy details about the accuracy and quality of American Sign Language (ASL) products designed for children by offering you reviews and consultation services.
October 15, 2018
PEN Program to Participate in Gallaudet University Graduate School Open House

PEN Program to Participate in Gallaudet University Graduate School Open House

Learn about the PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) Program at Gallaudet University's 2018 Graduate School Open House
October 8, 2018
VL2's Action & Brain Lab and Motion Light Lab Hiring Undergraduate Research Assistant

VL2's Action & Brain Lab and Motion Light Lab Hiring Undergraduate Research Assistant

VL2's Action & Brain Lab and Motion Light Lab jointly seek an undergraduate to join their team.
October 4, 2018
Professor Petitto Lectures at Internationally Renowned MRI Neuroimaging Center in (Saclay) Paris, France

Professor Petitto Lectures at Internationally Renowned MRI Neuroimaging Center in (Saclay) Paris, France

On October 3, 2018, Professor Laura-Ann Petitto gave an institute lecture at NeuroSpin an internationally-renowned, high field MRI neuroimaging center based at the Commissariat for Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies (CEA) Center for Biomedical Imaging in (Saclay) Paris, France. Affiliated institutions include the Inserm Cognitive Neuro-Imaging Unit, Collège de France, and Paris-Sud University (Paris-Saclay campus).
September 25, 2018
Gallaudet’s Second Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) Doctoral Student Defends Dissertation

Gallaudet’s Second Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) Doctoral Student Defends Dissertation

Geo Kartheiser successfully defended his dissertation on Tuesday, September 25 (Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, advisor). Geo will be the PEN program’s second doctoral graduate.
September 5, 2018
VL2's Dr. Lorna Quandt and Ms. Melissa Malzkuhn Win New $300,000 NSF Funding Award

VL2's Dr. Lorna Quandt and Ms. Melissa Malzkuhn Win New $300,000 NSF Funding Award

VL2 team members Dr. Lorna Quandt and Ms. Melissa Malzkuhn have won a coveted NSF funding award for the project, “Signing Avatars & Immersive Learning: Development and Testing of a Novel Embodied Learning Environment.” The funding award is in the amount of $300,000.
June 7, 2018
Melissa Malzkuhn Featured in SVA New York City Magazine

Melissa Malzkuhn Featured in SVA New York City Magazine

Digital Advancements for the Deaf: SVA Alumnus Melissa Malzkuhn on Her 2018 Obama Fellowship
May 11, 2018
VL2 Hosts Third Annual Knowledge Festival

VL2 Hosts Third Annual Knowledge Festival

On May 8, 2018, the NSF-Gallaudet University Science of Learning Center, Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) hosted its Third Annual Knowledge Festival for more than 100 attendees.
May 10, 2018
PEN Students Honored with Distinguished Awards at Gallaudet University’s Graduate Awards and Hooding Ceremony

PEN Students Honored with Distinguished Awards at Gallaudet University’s Graduate Awards and Hooding Ceremony

PEN students, Mr. Geo Kartheiser and Mr. Bradley White were honored with distinguished awards at Gallaudet University’s Graduate Awards and Hooding Ceremony on May 10, 2018.
May 7, 2018
Melissa Malzkuhn Named One of 20 Inaugural Fellows of the Obama Foundation Fellowship

Melissa Malzkuhn Named One of 20 Inaugural Fellows of the Obama Foundation Fellowship

VL2 is proud to announce that our Motion Light Lab Founder & Creative Director Melissa Malzkuhn is one of only 20 leaders selected in the world for the Obama Foundation Fellowship! Melissa and her team are designing digital tools to give deaf children equal access to language, literacy, and expression.
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