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 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!
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!
Michael White, Professor of linguistics, has received a three-year, $2.4 million Collaborative Research award from Facebook to further his research on neural natural language generation.
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
Alumnus Marten van Schijndel has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position in Linguistics at Cornell University, beginning in July. Congratulations, Marty!