News and Events

Jason's Deli Logo You're Invited: Jason's Deli NSSLHA Fundraiser!
Jason's Deli in College Park is sponsoring a fundraiser for the UMD Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA). It will take place Tuesday, April 22 from 5pm - 10pm. Read more...
Dr. Catherine Torrington Eaton Congratulations to Dr. Catherine Eaton!
Catherine Torrington Eaton successfully defended her dissertation today! Read more...
The Crash Reel "The Crash Reel" Screening in STAMP [4/22/2014]
"The Crash Reel" is being shown on Tuesday, April 22 at the Stamp Student Union. The film follows the injury of snowboarder Kevin Pearce, and explores some of the controversies around traumatic brain Read more...
Giovanna Morini Awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship!
Congratulations to Giovanna Morini on being awarded a post-doctoral fellowship on assessment of preschoolers’ language development with Roberta Golinkoff at the University of Delaware! Read more...
LEAP Preschool Wishlist Support our LEAP Preschool and Check out our Amazon Wishlist!
Interested in supporting our LEAP Preschool going forward? Click below for our "Wish List" -- a list of new toys and materials that could use some freshening up in LEAP:   http://www.amazon.com Read more...
NSSLHA Volunteers UMD NSSLHA Students Volunteered at the MSHA convention last week!
Our UMD NSSLHA students volunteered on 4/4/14 at the Maryland Speech Hearing Association (MSHA) Convention in Baltimore.   Read more...
Dianne Handy with LEAPsters The HESP department wishes Dianne Handy all the best in retirement!
Dianne Handy, who served as the LEAP preschool director for many years, has entered retirement. She and her husband are currently living in Rappahannock County, VA. She plans to garden, return to Read more...
NSSLHA Volunteers NSSLHA Bake Sale: Success!
Our local chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA), consisting of undergraduate hearing and speech majors, organized and ran a fundraising bake sale on Monday Read more...
Indiana University Aging and Speech Communication Conference Indiana University Aging and Speech Communication Conference
Four audiology faculty members and seven graduate students attended the conference on Aging and Speech Communication at Indiana University on October 6 - 9, 2013.  Four of the students gave Read more...
Laura Friedman HESP Senior Laura Friedman Receives 2013 SPARC Award!
Laura Friedman, a HESP senior and honors student, is the recipient of the 2013 Students Preparing for Academic-Research Careers (SPARC) Award. Read more...
Giovanna Morini HESP PhD Student Recommended for Funding
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Giovanna Morini, whose NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) Proposal has been recommended for funding! Read more...
News Article Photo Check out the ASHA Leader profile detailing our department's epilepsy work!
The ASHA Leader has just profiled the work that our department does along with Children's National Medical Center! The research explores problems in children with epilepsy. Check out the full Read more...
Vivian Sisskin Check out this piece on Vivian Sisskin in the Chapman University Alumni Magazine!
Clinical faculty member Vivian Sisskin was recently featured in her alma mater's alumni magazine. Follow this link to read the piece! Read more...