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2012

  • From the Dean’s desk

    I am delighted to write to you from the College of Letters & Science, the heart of UW-Madison where students learn to make a good living and lead a good life. When I think of …

  • Help support our doctoral students!

    Ray Kent influenced thousands of undergraduates, graduate students and doctoral candidates during his 36-year tenure in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Now, the department would like to extend Kent’s influence to a new …

  • Catching up with Lois Nelson, professor emerita

    Lois Nelson (BSE’54, Education, Ph.D.’60, Speech), professor emerita Years on faculty: 1960-1996 When I first retired in May 1996, I tried staying in bed until 9 a.m. But I grew up on a farm and sleeping …

  • Meet our newest faculty member

    Audra Sterling isn’t new to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, having spent the past three years in a postdoctoral fellowship at the Waisman Center. But Sterling is a new faculty member in the College of …

  • Message from the Chair

    Your department has a new name — we are now the Department of Communication Sciences andDisorders — but we are still the department you remember, the one that provided the outstanding training that prepared you …

  • Alum trains next generation of clinicians

    Sarah Stuntebeck (BSE’00, MS’02 Communicative Disorders) planned to pursue a career in medicine when she first arrived on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus for student orientation. But she needed a three-credit course to fill a …

  • We Are Everywhere!

    The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has long been regarded as one of the finest programs of its kind in the United States. So it should not be a …

  • Offering Hope in Guatemala

    On a broad porch overlooking coffee farms outside Antigua, Guatemala, small children played happily with toys. They were waiting their turn for a pre-literacy test that resembled yet another game at the Family Development Center …

  • Our students use the latest technology

    It’s a chilly November day, and three preschoolers have important decisions to make: What should they wear? They look out the windows and are told of the frigid conditions outside. They’re already dressed, of course; …

  • ‘The poster professional for our program’

    Students like Lesley Dixon (MS’11, Communicative Disorders) are one reason the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a fixture near the top of national program rankings. “Lesley is like …

  • Matthew Hoffman Receives National Award

    Matthew Hoffman, an MD/PhD student pursuing a PhD in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, recently received a Graduate Student Scholarship from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. He studies the physiology of voice production and …

  • Halloween Fun in the Dept. of Communication Sciences & Disorders

    Some of the AuD students in the UW-Madison Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders dressed up for Halloween as spondees. Spondees are compound words that are often used in testing hearing. The creative AuD students …

  • Kids enjoy NSSLHA Halloween 2012

    On October 25th, the UW-Madison chapter of the National Student Speech-Language and Hearing Association held their 2nd annual Halloween Party for children who attend the UW Speech and Hearing Clinic (UWSHC), and children of faculty …

  • New faculty Q&A: Audra Sterling

    Audra Sterling, a new member of the faculty for the Department of Communicative Disorders, was recently profiled on the College Of Letters and Science News and Notes.

  • Dr. Nadine Connor named Chair of School of Medicine and Public Health Animal Care and Use Committee

    Nadine Connor, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders and Department of Surgery at UW-Madison. She teaches graduate level courses in research and voice disorders to students pursuing a MS degree …

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