Tara Schupner Congdon

Tara Schupner Congdon

Professional writer and editor

Tara has worked as a journalist, publications editor, web writer, and communications manager. She owns Context Editing, a writing and editing company serving businesses and educational institutions.

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Vl2storybooks article

Lab Releases Two Bilingual Storybook Apps

A new bilingual storybook app is now available on iPad, with two more on the way, from Gallaudet and the National Science Foundation's Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2).

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Project Developing Bilingual Videos about Cancer Genetics

After years of work on a project to evaluate the effectiveness of bilingual educational materials, Dr. Patrick Boudreault, E-'93, assistant professor in the Department of ASL and Deaf Studies, is again collaborating with Dr. Christine Palmer, of the University of California, Los Angeles ...

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Preserving Deaf History - Gallaudet University

In the cool stacks of the Gallaudet University Library Deaf Collections and Archives, interim director Michael Olson, '79, pulls on white cloth gloves and carefully retrieves a crumbling, rolled-up photograph from a metal shelf.

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GUAA, Foundation Partner on Scholarship Fund

Gallaudet alumni have helped ensure the University's students soon will have yet another way to make their Gallaudet education more affordable.

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Editing: STEM summer interns gain skills and confidence through hands-on ...

Research conducted by summer interns at Gallaudet University has the potential to greatly impact the District and beyond - from cost-effective DNA fingerprint technology to the role of genetics in deafness, the storied Anacostia River, and the electronics that power our lives.

Usda article
Pork Network

Tight supplies, high feed costs to pressure livestock prices

ARLINGTON, Va. — A combination of high corn feed prices early in the year and continued tightening of supplies are expected to push up livestock and poultry prices and depress U.S. exports...

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The Packer

Potato board stresses health, convenience, nutrition messages

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Even as it faces a medley of challenges, including the loss of longtime president Tim O’Connor and declining domestic consumption, the U.S. Potato Board is charging full stea...

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University Hires New VP of Development, Alumni Relations

The same week the Gallaudet community capped its sesquicentennial celebrations with a reunion, a new face took the helm of the University’s Advancement efforts.

Potatologo article
The Packer

U.S. Potato Board zeroes in on 'Linda'

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — “Linda,” the embodiment of the U.S. Potato Board’s target audience, was front and center at its annual meeting, especially at a domestic marketing session.
The Denver-based b...

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The Packer

Labor supply tops concerns at USDA outlook forum | The Packer

ARLINGTON, Va. — U.S. growers have a problem with labor, and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack isn’t shy about identifying who’s responsible for fixing it.

During a Feb. 23 keynote speech at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2012 Agricultural Outlook Forum ...

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The Packer

Keeling pushes immigration reform at USPB meeting

In his address at the U.S. Potato Board’s annual meeting, John Keeling reiterated his message about the importance of immigration reform.
“The potato board works to make good things happen,” said Keel...

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15 Students of '15 by Gallaudet Office of Development

Meet 15 members of the Class of 2015 who want to thank alumni and friends of Gallaudet for your support!

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New Fund Celebrates Change, Equality

Christopher Hoerr and Cesar Morata stood on stage and looked out at the audience in Peikoff Alumni House during a fundraising event for their new scholarship fund, with broad smiles.

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Steamboat Pilot

Editing: With public's help, forecasters gauge risks

Steamboat Springs — While backcountry skiers and riders are asleep, dreaming of the powder they plan to rip the next day, Colorado Avalanche Information Center forecasters are walking through the office doors, ready to start the day.

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The Packer

Editing: Research shows chlorine works best to keep wash water clean | The ...

Recently published research on the effectiveness of different sanitizers in iceberg lettuce wash water reinforced previous findings that such sanitizers are not designed to reduce pathogens on finished product.