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2021

  • 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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