Department: Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences

Prof Perrachione Quoted on WGBH: Can you say Buttigieg?

(2/20/2020, WGBH) Expert Quote: “It’s not so much that it’s hard to say, it’s that it’s hard to know how to say it, the way it’s spelled,” said Boston University Professor of Phonetics Tyler Perrachione. “The ‘u’ makes a lot of different sounds, the ‘g’, you usually think of as a ‘guh’ so when we […]

Aphasia Access: In Conversation with Jerome Kaplan

Aphasia Resource Center speech-language pathologist Jerry Kaplan talks to Aphasia Access about the Aphasia Community Group at Boston University. Founded by Kaplan in March 1990, the monthly group has served more than 17,000 people over 30 years. Throughout his career, Kaplan has advocated for aphasia awareness and education through diverse and innovative programs. He has […]

Swathi Kiran Named Inaugural James and Cecilia Tse Ying Professor in Neurorehabilitation

  Professorship Spans Two Continents and Three Generations Speech-language and hearing scientist Swathi Kiran has been named the inaugural James and Cecilia Tse Ying Professor in Neurorehabilitation at Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation: Sargent College. Spanning two continents and three generations, the professorship was established by a $2.5 million gift from James and […]

SLHS Students Awarded ASHFoundation New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarships

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association‘s ASHFoundation awarded New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarships earlier this month to two Sargent College Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences PhD students — Defne Abur and Natalie Gilmore. This support recognizes strong doctoral candidates who are pursuing teacher-investigator careers in the academic environment. An NIH/NIDCD training grant (T32) fellow and a Hariri […]

Professor Cara Stepp Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Cara Stepp, an associate professor in the Department of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences, is a 2019 recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This is the “highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show […]