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CSI: NY Silent Night

A deaf family appears tonight on CSI: NY in its Silent Night episode. If you miss it, just be on the look out for this episode title during reruns. In the episode, an intruder breaks into a home, shoots the teen daughter and almost kidnaps the baby without the mother hearing a sound. The entire …

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Gallaudet Interim President Selected

Gallaudet University announced the selection of Robert Davila as the university’s interim president. As interim president, “The Board expects the interim president will serve on an interim basis only, for a period of eighteen months. The Board and the interim president, by mutual agreement, may extend this period for an additional six months if needed.” …

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Gallaudets Board of Trustees votes to terminate Fernandes appointment as president

Whoa! Press release from Gallaudet: TO: Campus Community FROM: Board of Trustees RE: Board of Trustees Meeting Today, we announce with much regret and pain that after serious deliberation in a special, all-day Executive Session of the Board of Trustees, we have voted to terminate Dr. Fernandes’ appointment as President-Designate (currently effective) and President (effective …

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Deaf Culture and the Presidential Uproar

The Washington Post attempts to educate readers with an article explaining the protests over the selection of Jane K. Fernandez for Gallaudet presidency. This started last spring, but apparently last week — the faculty voted they have no confidence in her leadership. It’s a insightful must-read article as it looks at the big picture of …

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