Congratulations Dr. Calandruccio!

Congratulations Dr. Lauren Calandruccio for three significant achievements this summer! On May 27, 2021, Dr. Calandruccio received the Think Big Leadership Award, part of the Provost’s North Star and Pathways initiative at CWRU. This award was given in recognition for the year-long mentoring program for students of color she ran...

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Congratulations Peter Wasiuk for receiving the Experimental Psychology Society study visit award!

Congratulations to Peter Wasiuk for receiving the Experimental Psychology Society (EPS) Study Visit Grant! Peter will be using funding from this award to work with Dr. John Culling (Cardiff University, Wales) on a project examining the effects of computationally modeled hearing impairment on speech perception in multi-talker environments. This international...

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Peter Wasiuk’s recent research published in the International Journal of Audiology!

Congratulations Peter for getting your recent experiments published in the International Journal of Audiology! Peter's research on the influence of background talkers and noise on speech comprehension and memory can be found online ahead of print. The article is entitled, "Spoken narrative comprehension for young adult listeners: effects of competing...

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Brandi Jett’s MA Thesis published in the latest edition of JSLHR!

Congratulations Brandi (CWRU '17 & '19), for getting your thesis published in the premier ASHA Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research! Brandi's research on the importance of between word-coarticulation for masked-speech recognition can be found in the latest edition. The article is entitled, "Does Sentence-Level Coarticulation Affect Speech Recognition in Noise...

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Congratulations Isabella Beninate!

Congratulations Isabella Beninate for receiving two First Place Prizes! Isabella received the First Place Prize for the Schubert center competition for child-focused research at this year's Virtual Intersection. Her presentation on her project, Condensed Bilingual Input Output Survey for Increased Clinical Efficiency, locked in her award and is currently under...

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Boys Town National Research Hospital Partners with Hampton, Case Western Reserve Universities on Diversity Program

Boys Town National Research Hospital announced support for the IMPACT program designed to improve minority representation in speech-language pathology and audiology graduate programs, clinics, and research at Hampton University and Case Western Reserve University. Multiple investigators from Boys Town Hospital Research will be conducting virtual lab tours and providing an overview of what it’s like to be part of the research team.

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IMPACT Program Provides Mentorship to Underrepresented COSI/CSD Students

Lauren Calandruccio recently received a grant from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association to create the Innovative Mentoring and Professional Advancement through Cultural Training (IMPACT) program, a one-year program that provides formal mentoring to undergraduates in communication sciences from underrepresented backgrounds. Its goal is to diversify the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology by supporting students through the process of applying to graduate programs and preparing them for success in their future endeavors.

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