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Linguistics Undergraduate and Native American Student, Delilah Begay Visits White House

In the KU Today Campus Newsletter, a news article mentioned undergraduate Linguistics major, Delilah Begah.  On November 14-15, 2022, she and two other University of Kansas students were invited to attend two distinguished events at the annual White House Tribal Youth Forum.  The students were in

Henry Pratt wins best student-led presentation award at L3 Workshop 2022

Henry Pratt went to the “L3 Workshop 2022: Workshop on Multilingual Language Acquisition, Processing, and Use” in London this past weekend.

Graduate Students Presented at Washington University in St. Louis

Linguistic graduate students presented at the MidPhon 27 Conference at Washington University in St.

Dr. Phil Duncan collaborates with Me̱ꞌpha̱a̱ community in Lawrence

Professor Phil Duncan, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Linguistics Department at KU is collaborating with the Me̱ꞌpha̱a̱ community in Lawrence to not only save their language from extinction, create communication between the generations, and conserve the Me̱ꞌpha̱a̱ culture. 

New Graduate Students

The Linguistics Department welcomes our new graduate students.  Peace Benson is in the Ph.D. program.  New Master's students include Asmaa Alharthi, Atheer Alqahtani, Asma Alzahrani, Cassidy Duckworth, Rotsuprit Saengthong, and Owen Wegner.  We are glad you chose KU and our department!

Linguistics Department Welcomes New Faculty

The Linguistics Department welcomes two new faculty members, Drs.

Joan Sereno Selected New Division Director for Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences at NSF

Joan Sereno, professor in Linguistics has been chosen as the Division Director of the Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS) Division

John Gluckman Receives NSF Grant

John Gluckman, assistant professor receives NSF grant.  More information on the NSF grant can be found here.  Below are links of articles published regarding his gran

Ruoqian (Lucy) Cheng Awarded Second Place in ASA Poster Competition

Congratulations to Ruoqian (Lucy) Cheng for her second place in the student poster session at the spring meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. The meeting took place in Denver in May, 2022. Cheng is a fifth-year graduate student.

2022 Carolyn J. Abel Senior and Junior Distinguished Major Awards

The Linguistics Department has announced the 2022 Carol J. Abel Distinguished Senior and Junior Award winners.  Senior Major Award winners included Marilyn Curtis and Emma Scott.  Junior Major Awards went to Jack Foster and Isaac Svihus.  Congratulations!

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