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Speech and Hearing Faculty and Students Present at ASHA Convention 2023

October 30, 2023

The 2023 ASHA Convention is an annual professional development and networking event that has approximately 15,000 attendees. This convention is for audiologists, speech-language pathologists and speech, language, and hearing scientists. There will be multiple faculty and students attending and presenting at the event in Boston, Massachusetts at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, taking place … Read more

Audiology Student Reaches NCAA Women’s Soccer Finals

March 22, 2023

Sarah Bayer, a student-athlete pursuing a Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, is the first medical student to participate on a varsity athletics team at UNC-Chapel Hill. While balancing her athletic obligations and medical studies, Bayer played a role in the Tar Heels women’s soccer team’s historic season … Read more

Two Audiology Students Awarded American Academy of Audiology Foundation Scholarships

February 1, 2023

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences students Katie Young and Stephanie Ortega were recently awarded scholarships from the American Academy of Audiology Foundation. Young was awarded the Jerry Northern Scholarship in Pediatric Audiology and Ortega was awarded the Empowering Students Scholarship.  The scholarships are funded by The American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF). The programs … Read more

Patricia Johnson, AuD, Shares What to Know About Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

October 17, 2022

Dr. Patricia Johnson was interviewed by WRAL about what individuals should know about over-the-counter hearing aids. Though this new option offers more people the opportunity to acquire hearing aids, a prescribed hearing aid is specifically tuned and shaped for the patient and can offer a better solution.

Two Doctor of Audiology Students Receive Sertoma Scholarships

August 15, 2022

Doctor of Audiology (AuD) students Sydney Stoter and Jenna Van Bosch were awarded Sertoma’s Communicative Disorders Scholarships. The awards are funded by the Sertoma Annual Fund and are given to high-performing graduate students pursing advanced degrees in audiology or speech-language pathology from institutions in the United States. These scholarships, worth $1,000 each, are awarded each … Read more