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2021

  • SeeHearSpeak Podcast Features Dr. Audra Sterling

    The SeeHearSpeak podcast features our own Dr. Audra Sterling this week! Check it out here at the link below, or wherever you get your podcasts. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/seehearspeak-podcast/id1440635512?i=1000529867652

  • SLP School Supervisor Receives the Rockwell Award

    We are pleased to announce that Tanya Jensen has been selected as a recipient for the Outstanding Cooperating Teacher Rockwell Awards. Through the generosity of Roland and Ruth Rockwell, UW-Madison is pleased to offer $1000 …

  • We will miss you Tim McCarty!!!

    This week, Tim McCarty, our department administrator, is leaving our department after 6 years. Please join us in thanking Tim for his years of amazing work supporting the faculty, staff, students, and clinic patients. Tim …

  • Renee King Selected for the 2021 CAPCSD Ph.D. Scholarship

    Congratulations to Renee King, M.S., CCC-SLP, for being selected for the 2021 CAPCSD Ph.D. Scholarship. The Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) scholarship program is for students pursuing a research doctoral …

  • Undergraduate Students Receive Research Awards for 2021-2022

    Congratulations to the our undergraduate students receiving Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship awards for 2021-2022. The Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship provides research training and support to undergraduates. Students have the opportunity to undertake their own research …

  • Hannah Taylor Receives WSHA 2021 Student Leadership Award

    Congratulations to our graduating senior, Hannah Taylor, for receiving the Wisconsin Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Association (WSHA) 2021 Student Leadership Award. This annual award recognizes students for their accomplishments and demonstrations of leadership within the …

  • Gold Level Green Office Certification Completed

    Goodnight Hall has completed the gold tier of the UW-Madison Green Office Program. For this stage of the program we explored sustainable purchasing/shipping strategies and community engagement by examining our current purchasing business processes and …

  • Dr. Michelle Ciucci Receives Romnes Faculty Fellowship

    Congratulations to Michelle Ciucci, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, for receiving a 2021 Romnes Faculty Fellowship, which carries with it a $60,000 flexible research fund. Support for this award is provided by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Office of …

  • Silver Level Green Office Certification Completed

    Goodnight Hall has completed the silver tier of the UW-Madison Green Office Program. For this stage of the program we explored energy and water saving strategies by examining building-wide power and water consumption. We reviewed …

  • What You WSHA You Knew Monthly Awareness Series

    Don’t forget to register for the upcoming April & May What You WSHA You Knew Monthly Awareness Series! UW-Madison faculty and alumni will be presenting during Parkinson’s & ALS Awareness Months. FREE CEU eligible course …

  • Dr. Susan Ellis Weismer Receives 2021 Hilldale Award

    We are very proud of CS&D professor Susan Ellis Weismer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP! Dr. Ellis Weismer is a 2021 recipient of a Hilldale Award. Each year, UW recognizes four professors for distinguished contributions to research, teaching, …

  • CSD Undergraduates Awarded Wisconsin Idea Fellowship

    Congratulations to Sanjana Kumar and Julia Zacher, CSD undergraduates, who have been awarded a Wisconsin Idea Fellowship for the 2021-22 academic year. This spring Sanjana and Julia (along with members of the undergraduate National Student …

  • Nicole Schaen-Heacock, M.S., Selected for Letters & Science Teaching Fellow Award

    Congratulations to Nicole Schaen-Heacock, M.S., for being selected for this year’s Letters & Science Teaching Fellow Award. The Teaching Fellow Award is granted to TAs from the College of Letters and Science who have achieved …

  • Illuminating the Brain Through a New Channel

    As scientists seek to understand more about the brain and how it functions, neuroimaging modalities such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provide integral tools in this pursuit. However, an MRI is not possible for all …

  • Chair’s Message Regarding Supporting Asian Communities

    March 20, 2021 Dear CSD community, I was dismayed this week by the news of the recent violent attack in Atlanta that took the lives of women of Asian descent. This events and others in our …

  • Language Study for Children with Language Impairments

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Acquisition and Bilingualism Lab is recruiting families with children ages 5 – 8 who have language impairments or language learning difficulties to participate in a research study that examines how …

  • Dr. Ruth Litovsky Honored with the Carhart Memorial Lecture

    Congratulations to Ruth Litovsky, Ph.D., for being honored with the Carhart Memorial Lecture at the American Auditory Society (AAS) annual Meeting March 4-7, 2021. AAS promotes the translation of scientific discovery to clinical practice in …

  • Dr. Nadine Connor Serves as President of the Dysphagia Research Society

    Congratulations to Nadine Connor, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, for serving as President of the Dysphagia Research Society (DRS), and led the organization through the annual meeting in March. The Dysphagia Research Society is organized exclusively for charitable, …

  • Dr. Ruth Litovsky Serves as President of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology

    Congratulations to Ruth Litovsky, Ph.D., for serving as President of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO), and leading the organization through the annual Midwinter Meeting that was attended by over 2,000 people. The mission …

  • Goodnight Hall is Going Green

    Communication Sciences and Disorders, in partnership with Aquatic Sciences on the 2nd floor, is happy to announce that we are making Goodnight Hall more sustainable! We are embarking on a never-before attempted task of getting …

  • Language and Working Memory Project

    The Language and Working Memory Project is a remote study being conducted from the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We are currently looking for 9-12 year olds to play some computer games and …

  • Dr. Kimberly Mueller Receives NIH R01 Grant

    We congratulate Dr. Kimberly Mueller Ph.D., CCC-SLP, on receiving a NIH R01 grant for her project, Novel Story Recall Measures as Indicators of Cognitive Decline Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Related Disorders Biomarkers: A …

  • When Research Goes Remote: Adapting Studies in the Face of COVID-19

    The research efforts of Katie Hustad, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, and Jenny Saffran, Ph.D., were recently featured by the Waisman Center. Both research groups where impacted by COVID-19 but the challenges proved to be an opportunity for …

  • WSHA 2021 Virtual Convention

    Registration is open for the WSHA 2021 Virtual Convention! There’s no need to travel to get the great content the convention has been known to offer. This year you can enjoy from the comfort of …

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