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Richard Ladner honored with Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lectureship

CSE’s Richard Ladner has been selected to deliver the 2010 Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture.  The event will take place on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. (reception at 5:30 p.m.) in Johnson Hall 102 on the UW campus.

Named in honor of the University of Washington’s first Vice President for the Office of Minority Affairs, the Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture is dedicated to acknowledging the work of UW’s distinguished faculty by spotlighting nationally recognized research focusing on diversity and social justice.

Ladner is being recognized for his outstanding research and service in creating accessible technology for the blind, sight-impaired, deaf, and hearing-impaired.  This work has been recognized by a number of national awards.

Congratulations Richard!  See the lecture announcement here.