August 14, 2019

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!…

July 26, 2019

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!…

July 26, 2019

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…

July 24, 2019

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.

May 24, 2019

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…

May 17, 2019

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

May 13, 2019
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…
May 9, 2019

Assistant Professor Björn Köhnlein has been awarded an NSF CAREER grant for his work on mechanisms of sound change in continental West Germanic. Congratulations, Björn!

April 30, 2019

Professor Brian Joseph has been elected to the American Philosophical Society. The APS is the oldest learned society in the US, founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743. Brian will join a small number…