News and Events

LEAP Preschool Wishlist Interested in supporting our LEAP Preschool going forward? Click below for our "Wish List" -- a list of new toys and materials that could use some freshening... Read more
Halloween Bake Sale Please support the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) at our Halloween bake sale on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 10:00 am - 4:30... Read more
Since early childhood, Goldstein, 24, has had a stutter. Despite his speech impediment, he spent a year in Israel teaching English, graduated with almost a 4.0... Read more
We are collecting:Hair care packaging such as shampoo bottles and caps, conditioner bottles and caps, hair gel tubes and caps, hair spray bottles and triggers... Read more
Congratulations to alumna Justine Dombroski, whose UMD undergraduate honors thesis has just been accepted for publication in the Journal of the Acoustical... Read more
Student Academy of Audiology Once again UMD Student Academy of Audiology is selling t-shirts! They will be black, with the words "Hear the Turtle" on the back, along with the UMD... Read more
Margaret Kahwaty has been selected to be among the 2014-2015 Merrill Presidential Scholars.  Click here for more information! Read more
Journal of Child Language Congratulations to alumna Amelie Bail, whose HESP M.A. Thesis, "Look at the gato! Code-switching in speech to toddlers” has just been accepted... Read more
Allison Catalano Congratulations to Allison Catalano, whose poster for ASHA was scored in the top ten highest scoring posters out of all 280 undergraduate research poster... Read more
Amanda Eisner, UMD Undergraduate Alumna Congratulations to Amanda Eisner, whose poster for ASHA was scored in the top ten highest scoring posters out of all 280 undergraduate research poster... Read more
Dr. Yasmeen Faroqi-Shah, University of Maryland Hearing and Speech Sciences Department Dr. Faroqi-Shah, in collaboration with Dr. Bolger (Department of Human Development), Dr. Slevc (Department of Psychology) and Dr. Zeffiro (Neurometrica) have... Read more
Katie Lippit Congratulations to Katie Lippit, who has been selected to participate in ASHA’s PROmoting the next GENeration of Researchers (PROGENY) program for the... Read more
Maryland Speech-Language Hearing Association The MSHA Annual Convention will be held May 1, 2015 at the North Baltimore Plaza Hotel, Timonium, Maryland. We anticipate another exciting program of... Read more
Congratulations to Allison Catalano for her Meritorious Poster Submission recognition! Allison's poster submission, entitled "The Use of Prosody to Infer Discourse Status in Degraded Speech", received the "Meritorious Poster Submission"... Read more
Dr. Samira Anderson Dr. Anderson received a Hearing Health Foundation Emerging Research Grant for her project entitled:  “Neural adaptation in new hearing aid users.” ... Read more
Dr. Matt Goupell The title of his project is: "Age-induced decline in audition and cognition in people with and without cochlear implants". 
University of Auckland Logo Congratulations to HESP students Chris Heffner and Alessandro Pressaco, two of three students selected by the Graduate School to represent the University of... Read more
Concussion Drawing This proposal is to help fund a series of studies investigating the effect of sports-related concussion on children’s language skills, and to support... Read more
Giovanna Morini Giovanna Morini successfully defended her dissertation on May 15, 2014!
University of Maryland Logo   Margaret McCabe, Au.D., CCC-A Vivian Sisskin, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-F... Read more
Alex Presacco Alex Presacco has been awarded an International Graduate Research Fellowship, and he is going to Australia to work with cochlear implants in the spring of 2015... Read more
Dr. Catherine Torrington Eaton Catherine Torrington Eaton successfully defended her dissertation today!