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  • First and second-year AuD students attended the Institute on Aging’s Annual Colloquium to hand out earplugs, perform video otoscopy, and answer questions about the auditory system and hearing technology.

    AuD Students Kickoff Fall Community Outreach

    Our AuD students dove right in to the semester with several outreach events this past week! First and second-year AuD students attended the Institute on Aging’s Annual Colloquium on Thursday. They handed out earplugs, performed …

  • Emily Roznowski

    Emily Roznowski Awarded American Academy of Audiology Foundation Scholarship

    Congratulations to CS&D 4th year Au.D. (Doctor of Audiology) student Emily Roznowski on her recent award of the Judith Blumsack scholarship from the American Academy of Audiology Foundation! The Judith Blumsack Scholarship is awarded to …

  • Ruth Litovsky, Ph.D.

    Dr. Ruth Litovsky Selected as Incoming Editor-in-Chief of Ear and Hearing

    Congratulations to Ruth Litovsky, Ph.D., for being selected as the new editor-in-chief for the American Auditory Society’s journal, Ear and Hearing. She will begin January 1, 2023.

  • 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)

    Katie Sullivan Selected for National NSSLHA Role

    Congratulations to Katie Sullivan, a sophomore in our undergraduate program and our 2022-23 NSSHLA Vice President, who has been selected by National NSSLHA to serve as the Wisconsin State Officer for the 2022/23 term. This …

  • Student clinicians and kids playing games during outdoor playtime.

    Storytime Friends Offers Summertime Fun

    Another summer of Storytime Friends has come and gone! Storytime Friends is a story-based communication enhancement program for children who are d/Deaf or have hearing loss. We make language, literacy, and self-advocacy FUN! This year, …

  • Rebecca Willer and a child are seated outdoors and working together using a low-tech Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) board.

    Recent SLP Graduate Travels to Africa to Train Volunteers

    Rebecca Willer, UW-Madison 2021 M.S. SLP graduate, along with another speech-language pathologist from Wisconsin (Kara Darling), led trainings in the areas of feeding/swallowing and communication in Malawi, Africa to over 20 local volunteers. Trainings focused …

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    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 …

  • Katie Hustad, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

    Congratulations to Katie Hustad on Being Elected to the Social Sciences Divisional Committee

    Please join us in congratulating Katie Hustad, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, on being elected to the Social Sciences Divisional Committee. This is the committee that reviews tenure packets and makes important decisions about nominating folks from Social …

  • Kimberly Mueller, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

    Dr. Kim Mueller Featured on NOVA|PBS

    NOVA l PBS recently featured professor Dr. Kim Mueller and the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention! The episode follows three women enrolled in their groundbreaking research study on Alzheimer’s. The show is touching and educational- …

  • Cynthia Fowler, Ph.D., CCC-A

    Congratulations Cynthia Fowler. We’ll Miss You!!!

    Please join us in congratulating our esteemed colleague and professor Cynthia Fowler on her retirement! Dr. Fowler has been a devoted member of our department for 27 years. She has mentored countless Ph.D., Au.D., and …

  • Kristin Murphey, M.S., CCC-SLP

    Welcome Kristin Murphey to the CSD Clinical Faculty!

    In January 2022, CSD welcomed a new clinical associate professor, Kristin Murphey, to the speech and language faculty. Kristin brings 12 years of clinical experience as a medical Speech Language Pathologist across a variety of …

  • Sanjana Kumar

    Sanjana Kumar Receives Tommy G. Thompson Center on Pubic Leadership Scholarship

    Congratulations to Sanjana Kumar on her recent award of a scholarship of $2,300 from the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership offers scholarships to undergraduate students …

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    CSD Students Invited to Phi Beta Kappa

    Congratulations to CSD students Grace Whelan Tweedt, Perri Cochin, Annie Stuntebeck, Katelyn Van Buren, Sydney Olmsted, Austin Gent, Hannah Bruder, and Nirali Patel on their recent invitation to join Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Beta Kappa …

  • Susan Thibeault, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

    Susan Thibeault Earns Perfect Score on NIH Grant

    Winning a nearly $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health is an accomplishment. Receiving a perfect score on the application for that grant is nearly unheard of. Susan Thibeault, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, professor of …

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