Faculty News

  • Documenting Mayan Inscriptions

    Dr. David Mora-Marin has spent the summer traveling to several locations to document Maya inscriptions. Read more...

  • Thrive@Carolina grant

    Katya Pertsova and Becky Butler (The Writing Center) are the recipients of the 2016 Thrive@Carolina grant to promote linguistic diversity at UNC and engage the academic community in reflecting on issues of language standardization and academic writing/speaking in the context of linguistic diversity on campus. Read more...

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Alumni News

  • UNC Alum Ivy Hauser receives LSA Bloch Fellowship

    UNC-CH LING alum Ivy Hauser (BA, 2012), who is now a doctoral student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, was named the Linguistic Society of America’s Bloch Fellow.  She represents the LSA’s student members on the Executive Committee — the LSA’s governing body — and chairs the Committee on Student Issues and Concerns. Read more...

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Other News

  • Sporklab in the news

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    Sporklab — an NSF-funded collaboration between UNC faculty Elliott Moreton, Katya Pertsova, and Jennifer Smith of Linguistics and Fabian Monrose of Computer Science, working on innovative ways to create secure but memorable computer passwords — is featured in the Spring 2017 issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences Magazine. Check it out here!

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  • Endeavors Magazine features research by Drs. Becker (Linguistics) and Lindquist (Psychology)

    Misha Becker’s research into emotion words has recently been featured in Endeavors magazine, a UNC Research publication emphasizing “research and creative activity at UNC-Chapel Hill”. Dr. Becker’s research, in collaboration with Dr. Lindquist in the department of Psychology, focuses on what role language plays in children’s emotional expressions. To see the full article, click here.

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