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Sent exclusively to alumni, the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences newsletter features alumni and department updates, as well as event information. If you are one of our alumni, update your contact information with the GW Office of Alumni Relations to start receiving this and other exclusive alumni benefits. And don’t forget to send an email to the department with your life updates for future newsletters.

Latest Issues: 201920182017, 2016, 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)


Prospective Student Open Houses

To learn more about our post-baccalaureate and/or graduate programs in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences our department offers 4 virtual open house experiences. During the open houses, you will learn more about the program's academic and clinical schedule, the admissions process, applying for scholarships, summative assessment and/or completing a thesis, and research opportunities. In addition, you will have the opportunity to interact with both faculty and current graduate students. 

Register for October 16, 2020

Register for November 13, 2020

Register for February 12, 2021

Register for April 2, 2021


Department News

Sarah Hine

Untangling the Trauma-Speech Connection

How does trauma link to speech and language disorders? A team of graduate researchers are using their experiences with vulnerable populations to guide speech pathology protocols.

Melanie Hudson

How GW Helped Me Begin My Speech Pathology Career

We asked Speech and Hearing alumna Melanie Hudson, MA ’78, about her favorite memories from the Speech-Language Pathology graduate program and her advice for current students.

Malathi Thothathiri with student researchers Maria Braiuca and Kasey Lerner.

Finding Answers to Aphasia

People with aphasia can feel like prisoners within their own brains. In a multi-site project involving as many as 100 patients, Associate Professor Malathi Thothathiri and her team of undergraduate and graduate students are seeking to understand the neurological disorder.

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