VL2's Action & Brain Lab and Motion Light Lab jointly seek an undergraduate to join their team.
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).
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.
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.
Digital Advancements for the Deaf: SVA Alumnus Melissa Malzkuhn on Her 2018 Obama Fellowship
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.
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.
On October 16, 2017, the Early Education and Literacy Lab (EL2), one of four resource hubs at the NSF-Gallaudet University Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) hosted a live, free webinar to introduce the Visual Communication and Sign Language Checklist (VCSL) and the companion VCSL:O, an online assessment system that allows evaluations to be conducted electronically, with automated scoring, reporting, and data storage. Interpreters will be provided.