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New Lecturer Lisa Furr

Sept. 3, 2020

Welcome! New Lecturer Lisa Furr is teaching American Sign Language classes. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Gallaudet University and earned a master’s degree in organizational management from the University of Phoenix.

Funding received to prepare educational interpreters to serve deaf and hard-of-hearing students

Nov. 1, 2019

Associate Professor of Practice Cindy Volk recently received a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support and prepare educational interpreters for deaf and hard-of-hearing K-12 students. The project director for the grant, Volk says, "The money will be used to prepare educational interpreters for deaf and hard-of-hearing K-12 students.” Learn more about how this funding will support students in the undergraduate...

Center on Literacy and Deafness

June 19, 2019

The Center on Literacy and Deafness is a multi-university Center funded by the Institute of Educational Sciences. The UA research team includes Shirin D. AntiaM. Christina Rivera, Jennifer Catalano, and Janna Dunagan. Their collaborations work toward the identification of instructional variables that influence Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) children's learning of...

Gabriel Martinez, photo credit Mari Cleven

Creating Community in our Deaf Studies Major

April 19, 2019

Transfer student Gabriel Martinez found his second family at the UA as a deaf studies major. He plans to pursue a master's degree in higher education and eventually work in disability resources at a university. Read the full story by Alexis Blue, University Communications.