de Marneffe awarded CAREER grant

August 14, 2019
Marie-Catherine de Marneffe

Marie-Catherine de Marneffe has been awarded a CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation for her work on drawing inferences for human-like language understanding. Congratulations, Marie!

Nandi Sims wins NSF Dissertation award

July 26, 2019
Nandi Sims

Nandi Sims has been awarded an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement award for her work on language, race, and identity among ethnically diverse youths in Miami. Congratulations, Nandi!

Jiang and de Marneffe nominated for Best Short Paper at ACL

July 26, 2019
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Nanjiang Jiang and Marie-Catherine de Marneffe’s paper entitled, "Do you know that Florence is packed with visitors? Evaluating state-of-the-art models of speaker commitment” has been nominated for Best Short Paper at the ACL 2019 Annual Meeting. Congratulations, Nanjiang and Marie!

Symon Stevens-Guille wins travel awards for ESSLLI

May 24, 2019
sSymon Stevens-Guille

Symon Stevens-Guille has been awarded a fee waiver to attend the European Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information (ESSLLI), as well as a student travel award from the Association of Symbolic Logic to

Marten van Schijndel accepts job at Cornell

May 17, 2019
Marten van Schijndel

Alumnus Marten van Schijndel has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position in Linguistics at Cornell University, beginning in July. Congratulations, Marty!

In Memoriam: Cathy Callaghan

May 13, 2019
Cathy Callaghan
We are saddened to share that Catherine A. Callaghan, a long-time faculty member in the Department of Linguistics, known to all as “Cathy”, passed away on March 16, 2019 at the age of 87, after a brief illness.