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News & Events

Department News

  • Ruth Litovsky Elected as New Department Chair

    Congratulations to Ruth Litovsky, Ph.D., for being elected chair of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Ruth began her term as chair on June 1, 2019. Please see Chair’s message at: https://csd.wisc.edu/chairs-message/

  • Susan Ellis Weismer Selected as a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS)

    Congratulations to Susan Ellis Weismer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, on being selected as a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Fellow status is awarded to APS members who have made sustained outstanding contributions to the …

  • Welcome Students!

    Today is the first day of orientation for our new Au.D. and SLP graduate students! We love this time of year. Welcome to all University of Wisconsin-Madison new and returning students!

  • Kimberly Mueller Presents at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

    Kimberly Mueller, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, recently presented at 2019 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Mueller presented on the research performed in the Cognitive-Communication in Aging and Neurogenic Disorders Laboratory (CCANDL) on …

  • Lauren Dillard to Speak in Australia

    Congratulations to Lauren Dillard, Au.D., on receiving a partial travel scholarship from the International Evoked Response Audiometry Study Group. She will present a talk called “The use of auditory evoked responses in measuring ototoxic damage …

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Department Events

Fri 20

Hearing and Donuts (Brain and Bagels) Seminar

September 20 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Mon 23
Fri 27

Hearing and Donuts (Brain and Bagels) Seminar

September 27 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Mon 30

Prosem Lecture: TBA

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Student Advising

Mon 23

Undergraduate Advising – General Session

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed 25

Undergraduate Advising – General Session

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thu 26

Undergraduate Advising – Topic Presentation (TBA)

September 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thu 26

Undergraduate Advising – General Session

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 30

Undergraduate Advising – General Session

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Featured Initiatives

Audiology Takes on Rural Noise

UWSHC audiologists and Au.D. students travel to rural Wisconsin each summer for a unique goal: to prevent hearing loss at the Tomah Truck and Tractor Pull. Tractor pulls are motorsports with powerful, modified engines, and they are LOUD!

Reach Dane

The UWSHC provides the hearing and middle ear screenings for over 1,000 children who attend Reach Dane each year. The clinic also provides speech and language screenings for children whose teachers have identified speech or language concerns.

Dane County Head Start participant receives a hearing screening from one of the graduate student clinicians.

WISHES Program

The Wisconsin Infant and Children’s Statewide Hearing program provides hearing instruments for a six month period to newly identified deaf and hard of hearing children who are not Medicaid eligible and don't have other hearing aid insurance coverage.

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We Welcome Everyone

We support the equal treatment of all people. No individual shall be discriminated against based upon race or ethnicity, nationality, religion, age, sex, gender identity, ability, or sexual orientation.