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logoThe faculty and staff of Western Michigan University's Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences are committed to educating the next generation of speech, language and hearing professionals through unique academic, research and clinical opportunities. Through this program, students enhance their knowledge and develop essential skills and competencies in evaluation, diagnosis, rehabilitation and prevention, as well as research, education and administration. Our graduates are maximally effective in providing clinical services to individuals of all ages with speech, language and hearing impairments.

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News and Announcements

Faculty candidate public presentations

Candidates for a faculty position in the department will be interviewing and making public presentations. The titles of their presentations are below. Click the candidate names for their CVs.

  • Suma R. Devanga - Studying Social-based Interventions in Individuals with Chronic Aphasia
    March 17, 9 to 10 a.m. - CHHS room 1010
  • Angela Reif  - Beyond Dysarthria: Fluency and Cognition in Parkinson Disease
    March 22, 9 to 10 a.m. - CHHS room 1024  

Spring 2017 graduate program open house and visit days announced

The Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences invites prospective graduate students to our campus in Kalamazoo for tours and orientation. There are two opportunities scheduled for the spring 2017 semester.

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Employment opportunities

Seeking part-time instructors