Congratulations are due to Alyssa Nelson (advisor Cynthia Clopper) who has been awarded a College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Scholarship. Alyssa is writing a thesis on the development of vowel systems in children from three regional dialects of American English.
Congratulations to Micha Elsner, who with Naomi Feldman (University of Maryland) has been awarded an NSF grant for the 3-year project, "Cognitive models of the acquisition of vowels in context." An abstract of the project is included below. Terrific news, Micha!
Congratulations are due to Andy Plummer, who filed his dissertation onThe acquisition of vowel normalization during early Infancy: Theory and computational framework on Friday.
Congratulations to Jeonghwa Shin, who has accepted a lecturer position at Korea University in Seoul, Korea. She will be teaching courses in the theory of second language acquisition and research methods in linguistic studies.
Glad to hear this, Jeonghwa.