A Ph.D. opportunity is available in the SLHS department for applicants interested in Early Childhood Speech and Language Pathology. Please see the flyer link below for more information. For questions, please contact Dr. Bernard Grela at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to Ashley Parker for receiving the 2019 Student Research Grant in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation for her proposal entitled “The Inner Ear Protein Prestin as Biological Index of Noise-induced Hearing Loss”. Only two of these grants are awarded per year!
The SLHS department has a faculty opening for a nine-month, non-tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in Residence for Audiology to start for the Fall 2019 semester. AuD or PhD may apply. Click this link for the complete job description https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13634
Congratulations to our SLHS undergraduates who participated in this year’s Frontiers in Undergraduate Research Symposium (sponsored by the UConn Office for Undergraduate Research.
Noelle Wig, an incoming Ph.D. student, received the 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF). Being selected to receive this fellowship is a significant national accomplishment. She will be working under the supervision of Dr. Garcia-Sierra’s Lab. Congratulations, Noelle!
ASHA will be updating their certification standards in 2020. For more information on the proposed changes, please visit the following link – https://www.asha.org/Certification/Certification-Standards-Change-in-2020/
Congratulations to Kacie Wittke who recently was awarded the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation 2018 New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship. The funds associated with this scholarship will be applied towards Kacie’s dissertation research. Well done, Kacie!
Five SLHS M.A. students competed in the Praxis Bowl hosted by The New England Symposium for Speech-Language Professionals. Students Sadia Afroz, Erin Cooke, Christianna Gilbert, Melody Rojas and Catherine Shefrin competed in the bowl on behalf of the UConn SLHS M.A program – placing second. Great job!