Awards

Category: Awards, Graduate Students

Blake Lehman wins Lenart Graduate Travel Fellowship

Published: April 14, 2020

Congratulations to S. Blake Lehman who was just awarded the Harry and Yvonne Lenart Graduate Travel Fellowship. The fellowship is highly competitive and provides funds for travel and living expenses to UCLA Humanities grad students to conduct research in foreign countries. Blake will be traveling to Amedzofe, Ghana to gather data on the Ghana-Togo Mountain…

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Category: Awards, Fieldwork, General, Graduate Students

Iara Mantenuto receives grant from the Foundation for Endangered Languages

Published: March 13, 2020

Congratulations to PhD candidate Iara Mantenuto for receiving a Foundation for Endangered Languages Grant! These grants go to “projects that focus on the revitalisation of an endangered language and/or support the use of an endangered language in its community.” Iara’s grant will fund her project “Signs and games: strategies for involving the youth in the…

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Category: Awards, Celebrations, Faculty, General

Jessica Rett is receiving the Linguistic Society of America’s Linguistic Service Award

Published: October 23, 2019

Congratulations to Jessica Rett! The 2020 winner of the Linguistic Society of America’s Linguistic Service Award is the “Pop-Up Mentoring Program (PUMP)”, whose organizers facilitate short-term mentoring of linguists by linguists. Our own Jessica Rett is one of the six organizers receiving the award, which will be presented at the New Orleans Annual Meeting in…

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Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students

Travis Major is awarded the Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award

Published: May 13, 2019

Congratulations to linguistics graduate student Travis Major for being chosen as a recipient of the Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award. These awards “recognize outstanding graduate students for exemplary academic achievement, research, and service to the campus and the community.” Only four graduate students at UCLA are chosen to receive this…

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Category: Alumni, Awards, Conferences, Labs, Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Travel Award for Sophia Luo

Published: November 15, 2018

Sophia Luo received a departmental Undergraduate Research and Travel Award for her participation in the Fall Acoustical Society of America meeting. Sophia assisted with the project “Tongue bracing under bite block perturbation”. These awards were established in 2017 with gifts to the UCLA Phonetics Lab from former undergraduates Cheng Cheng & Loke Tan, and Vernon…

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