Professor Brian Joseph received an honorary Ph.D. from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Graduate students Rexhina Ndoci and Clayton Marr won prizes offered by the South East European Studies Association (SEESA) for best papers at the 22nd Conference on Balkan and South Slavic Linguistics, Literature, and Folklore held (virtually, but hosted by OSU). Rexhina won first prize for her paper “Albanians and the features of their L2 Greek in internet memes” and Clayton won second prize for his paper “The Angevin–Albanian element in the Albanian lexicon”.
Graduate student Byung-Doh Oh was selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to participate in the DARPA Forward conference series as a DARPA Riser.
Graduate student Damayanti Tiwari has been awarded a Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme Graduate Team Fellowship for her project in the Archival Imaginations theme for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Professor Michael White was featured on OSU’s Voices of Excellence to discuss the research that enables computers to usefully converse with people in natural language. He's seen the ability of predictive text become so good that it has created concerns about its ethical uses. Listen on SoundCloud and iTunes.
Graduate student Sara Court was awarded a Career Development Grant from the Council of Graduate Students at Ohio State to attend the 2022 Institute on Collaborative Language Research (CoLang) this summer.
Graduate student Ash Lewis was part of the OSU team that earned third place in the inaugural: Alexa Prize TaskBot Challenge for their taskbot, TacoBot.
Professors Micha Elsner and Andrea Sims have been awarded a three-year NSF grant for their work on neural discovery of abstract inflectional structure.
Undergraduate Linguistics majors Katriese DeLeon and Emily Schneider were awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs). Katriese will be an ETA in Spain. Emily will be an ETA in Germany.
Graduate student Katie Conner received the Best Student Project Launch Award at the recent 50th meeting of the New Ways of Analyzing Variation Conference (NWAV50).
Undergraduate alumna Nicole Holliday received the Early Career Award from the Linguistic Society of America.
Alum Michelle F. Ramos Pellicia was promoted to Professor at California State University San Marcos.