Deaf Studies

Special Report: Road To, Beyond CODA for Duluth’s Daniel Durant

Hear from Durant's first teacher, childhood friends' parent, and leaders in Duluth's Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community.

DULUTH, Minn.- While the glitz and glam of the Oscars can seem like the ultimate achievement for a film, this year’s Best Picture CODA and the Duluth-native in its cast are accomplishing more by shedding light on the limitless potential of the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. It seemed all of Duluth turned out to the DECC Monday to welcome Daniel…

UMD Deaf Studies Program Adjusting to Virtual Learning

The deaf studies minor at UMD has the second largest enrollment in the school.

DULUTH, Minn. – After starting his new job at UMD at the beginning of the semester, Professor Christopher Johnson is learning how to transform his classwork online. “It’s really different settings. You know, how to support different students and the different things that they need in the midst of all of this,” UMD Deaf Studies Professor, Christopher Johnson signed in…