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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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Candidate Presentations

Three candidates for an assistant/associate Professor of Audiology position will present in the coming weeks. Below is the schedule of presentations and links to the candidate CVs.

  • Hua Ou | CV | November 17 - 10 to 11 a.m. | CHHS room 4010
  • Jing Shen | CV | November 28 - 10 to 11 a.m. | CHHS room 4010
  • Sterling Sheffield | CV | December 5 - 10 to 11 a.m. | CHHS room 4010

News and Announcements

Camp Shout Out scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students

A scholarship is available to support the Camp Shout Out participation fee for Western Michigan University speech-language pathology students. The scholarship is available to graduate or undergraduate students accepted at the camp for 2018. Learn more.

2017 Van Riper Lectures

Social Communications and Pragmatics: A Developmental Perspective
Featuring speakers Dr. Carol Westby and Lee Robinson
October 12-13 | Learn more today

Graduate programs Open House and Visit Days

The department invites prospective graduate students to campus for tours and orientations. Three opportunities are scheduled for fall 2017.

  • Visit Days include a short tour and orientation for prospective graduate students.
    Friday, October 6 and Friday, December 15 from 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Open House includes informational break-out sessions and tours for prospective graduate students.
    Friday, November 17 from noon to 3:30 p.m.


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Employment opportunities

Assistant/Associate Professor of Audiology
The Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences seeks candidates for assistant/associate Professor of Audiology. This is a tenure-track position. More information.

Seeking part-time instructors.