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Linguistics undergraduates win outstanding presentation awards at the 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium/Sigma Xi Research Competition

Friday, May 10, 2019

Linguistics undergraduates win outstanding presentation awards at the 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium/Sigma Xi Research Competition

Two Linguistics undergraduates received awards for their presentations at the 2019 KU Undergraduate Research Symposium, held on April 27, 2019. Linguistics major Catherine Pham won an Outstanding Presentation award for her oral presentation, "Investigating the Relationship Between Individual Differences and Island Sensitivity", mentored by Robert Fiorentino and Alison Gabriele. Linguistics minor Joseph Denning won an Outstanding Presentation award for his poster presentation, "Drop the Base: Omission MMN Sensitivity to Morphological Status, Predictability, and their Interaction", mentored by Robert Fiorentino. Catherine also won a Top Oral Presentation award and Joseph a Top Poster Presentation award in the 2019 Sigma Xi Research Competition, which is held in conjunction with the Undergraduate Research Symposium.



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