News

Category: General

Meg Cychosz to join the faculty

Published: April 18, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Meg Cychosz (Ph.D. UC Berkeley 2020) has accepted our offer to join our department as an assistant professor beginning July 2023. Meg is currently an NIH postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at the University of Maryland. Her research concerns speech development, especially by children…

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Category: General

Canaan Breiss to join USC faculty

Published: April 1, 2022

Recent Ph.D. Canaan Breiss has accepted a tenure-track job as an Assistant Professor in the USC Department of Linguistics. We look forward to having Canaan in town!  Canaan is currently working as a postdoctoral fellow in the Computational Psycholinguistics Laboratory at MIT under Roger Levy.

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Category: General

Ben Eischens to join the faculty

Published: March 30, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Ben Eischens (Ph.D. UC Santa Cruz expected 2022) has accepted our offer to join our department as an assistant professor as of July 1. Ben’s recent research is on the phonology and phonetics of San Martín Peras Mixtec, an Otomanguean language of Oaxaca, Mexico, though he has previously also…

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Category: Awards

NSF Dissertation Grant for Minqi Liu

Published: March 9, 2022

Our graduate student Minqi (Kiki) Liu has been awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF)! The grant will support her dissertation project Intervention Effects in the Acquisition of Passives. Nina Hyams is the faculty Principal Investigator on the grant. Congratulations Minqi!  

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Category: General

LING & CS ALUMNI PANEL

Published: January 21, 2022

If you are interested in learning more about computational linguistics and what you can pursue as a Linguistics & Computer Science major, join us for our virtual Ling & CS Alumni Panel / Info Session on Wednesday, January 26, at 1:00PM – 2:00PM PST. We are so fortunate to have two UCLA Ling & CS alumni panelists, Jonathan Quach and Su Thaw, joining us that day to…

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Category: General

New Space for Linguistics TA Meetings

Published: January 4, 2022

Fall 2021 was the first use of our new, completely renovated space for Linguistics TA meetings, Rolfe 1110. This space comprises 3 small rooms with doors and whiteboard walls (2 are shown below), and one larger area normally divided into two by a portable whiteboard. Because it’s directly under the Humanities Technology classroom, the Wi-Fi…

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Category: Alumni

Adam Royer secures position at thrv

Published: November 23, 2021

Congratulations to Adam Royer for his position as a qualitative and quantitative researcher at thrv, a market research firm, designing surveys and conducting interviews to help businesses identify new markets with high earnings potential.

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