Communication Sciences & Disorders
Helping people communicate through world-class education, research, treatment, and outreach.

Communication Sciences & Disorders
Helping people communicate through world-class education, research, treatment, and outreach.

Communication Sciences & Disorders
Helping people communicate through world-class education, research, treatment, and outreach.

Students performing sensory research.

Communication Sciences & Disorders
Helping people communicate through world-class education, research, treatment, and outreach.

Communication Sciences & Disorders
Helping people communicate through world-class education, research, treatment, and outreach.

Scholarships and Awards

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders administers a number of scholarships and awards open to undergraduate majors and graduate students. Students may also be eligible for awards from state and national agencies.

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What Makes Us Special

Outstanding Education

Our faculty educate students to become clinicians, scientists, and teachers of the future. Our top-ranked programs offer a variety of didactic and hands-on educational opportunities.

Audiology tudents studying in a classroom.

Comprehensive and Affordable Clinical Care

Our faculty and staff run the UWSHC, which offers evaluation and treatment of communication disorders. UWSHC serves Wisconsin residents across the lifespan, and offers low-cost services and partial scholarships for individuals and families in need.

Student clinician working with a client.

Real-world Research

Our faculty perform cutting-edge research that has clear health relevance. Faculty have been issued patents, created spin-off companies, and developed technology that benefits people in Wisconsin and the nation.

Dr. Michelle Ciucci in the lab.

Community Outreach

Our faculty and students provide outreach services and consulting, often at no cost, to families, school systems, and other organizations in need.

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

News & Events

Department News

  • UW-Madison Green Fund Logo

    Students Awarded Sustainability Grant Funding

    Congratulations to Erin Bruehlman and Felicia Herlevi for receiving an $8,000 award from the UW-Madison Green Fund Program. Their application explored the effects of direct light and calculated solar heat gain impacts on heating and …

  • A W crest banner flutters in the wind on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during autumn on Oct. 18, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Miller /UW-Madison)

    Welcome New Members to the CSD Faculty and Staff!

    Please join us in a warm welcome to our new faculty and staff members! Rebecca Alper, Ph.D., CCC-SLP Assistant Professor Dr. Rebecca Alper is a speech-language pathologist and incoming assistant professor in the Department of …

  • A W crest banner flutters in the wind on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during autumn on Oct. 18, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Miller /UW-Madison)

    Undergraduate Students Receive Research Awards for 2022-2023

    Congratulations to our undergraduate students receiving Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship awards for 2022-2023. Generous grants from the Hilldale Foundation and the Wisconsin State Legislature provide for awards of $3,000 each to undergraduate students and $1,000 …

  • A W crest banner flutters in the wind on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during autumn on Oct. 18, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Miller /UW-Madison)

    CSD Students Receive Department Scholarship Awards

    Congratulations to all of the recipients of theses awards! Bernard Kwiatkowski Memorial Scholarship – Kathleen Zarnott Emma Allen Fellowship Award – Janine Mathee, Kimberly Crespo, Anne Neveu, Madeline Hale, Maryann Krasko Frank V. Powell and …

  • Tim Mackesey, CCC-SLP, BCS-F

    Straight Outta Madison: A Retrospect of My Stuttering

    WSHA has a great workshop on Monday hosted by a UWSHC alumni: Straight Outta Madison: A Retrospect of My Stuttering. Monday, May 2nd, 2022 Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm During this workshop we’ll learn from …

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Department Events

Jul 27

Dissertation Defense – Courtney Broadfoot

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Student Advising

Fri 27
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