Graduate student Nandi Sims has been awarded a Migration, Mobility, and Immobility Project Graduate Grant for her research on social group affiliation and language variation in a multi-ethnic Miami middle school. Congratulations, Nandi!
Alumna Salena Anderson (Sampson) has received the 2019-2020 Valparaiso University Excellence in Teaching Award. Congratulations, Salena!
Stephanie Antetomaso has been awarded an academic year 2019-2020 FLAS Fellowship to study Ecuadorian Kichwa at Ohio State. Congratulations, Stephanie!
Associate Professor Micha Elsner has been awarded a Google Research Award for his work on cognitively inspired deep Bayesian neural networks for unsupervised speech recognition. Congratulations, Micha!
Noah Diewald has been awarded a summer 2019 FLAS Fellowship to study Wao Tededo with the Andes & Amazon Field School in Ecuador and an academic year 2019-2020 FLAS Fellowship to study Ecuadorian Kichwa at Ohio State. Congratulations, Noah!
Brian Joseph assumed the presidency of the Linguistic Society of America on January 6. The Linguistic Society of America is the largest professional organization for linguists, with over 3500 members in the US and abroad.