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Ethan Kutlu to present at TEDxUF

October 7, 2020
On Saturday, October 17th Ethan Kutlu will be presenting Why You Shouldn’t Judge An Accent at TEDxUF Paradox between 2:00 and 3:30pm. He will be ...

Edith Kaan and Jorge Valdes Kroff receive NSF Linguistics funding

September 3, 2020
Drs. Edith Kaan and Jorge Valdes Kroff are PI and co-PI, respectively, on a four-year NSF grant entitled “Adaptation of control processes in code-switching”. The ...

Ratree Wayland and Kevin Tang win NSF funding

September 3, 2020
Congratulations to Drs. Tang and Wayland, who are co-PIs on a new NSF project through the Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems program. The $750,000, three-year ...

James Essegbey To Speak At Abralin (The Brazilian Linguistics Association)

July 17, 2020
James Essegbey will be presenting a lecture on Thursday, 23 July at 16:00 ET (or 5PM, Brazil Time; UTC -3). The title of his talk ...

Two Linguistics Majors Win Boren Award

June 28, 2020
Out of eight University of Florida students recently earned the prestigious Boren Award to learn languages overseas, two major in Linguistics! Eileen Calub ‘22, a ...

SLaM lab (Kevin Tang & Josh Martin) receive UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute Precision Health Initiative Pilot Award

June 28, 2020
A new University of Florida transdisciplinary collaboration has been awarded nearly $50,000 to help reduce colorectal cancer screening inequities affecting African-American patients, by optimizing the ...

Ethan Kutlu Writes about the Need for Trans Visibility in Academia

June 25, 2020
Graduate student Ethan Kutlu writes forcefully and eloquently about the need for trans visibility in academia, specifically, trans immigrants, at the Linguistic Society of America ...

Kevin Tang featured in CLAS News on how Genetics Guide the Evolution of Language

June 17, 2020
Assistant Professor Kevin Tang of the Speech Lexicon and Modeling Lab is featured in UF CLAS’s news. The article summarizes his on-going interdisciplinary research on ...

Kevin Tang receives seed funding for COVID-19-related research

June 17, 2020
In collaboration with UF BEBR/CTSI Network Science Lab, and One Health research, Kevin Tang has been awarded a seed grant from the UF Informatics Institute’s ...

Graduate Spotlight: Melena Davenport

April 27, 2020
Melena Davenport is a graduating Linguistics Major this Spring. We spoke with her about her time at UF and what is coming next for her. 1. ...

Graduate Spotlight: Leah Dailey

April 24, 2020
Leah Dailey is a graduating Linguistics Major this Spring. We spoke with her about her time at UF and what is coming next for her. 1. ...

Emily Rine Butler featured in Atlantic article on greetings in this time of pandemic

April 24, 2020
Emily Rine Butler, Ph.D is interviewed in an article in The Atlantic on greetings during a pandemic, when “How are you?” seems inappropriate. Read it here. Read more ...

2020 Graduate Spotlight

Graduate Spotlight: Melena Davenport

April 27, 2020
Melena Davenport is a graduating Linguistics Major this Spring. We spoke with her about her time at UF and what is coming next for her. 1. ...

Graduate Spotlight: Leah Dailey

April 24, 2020
Leah Dailey is a graduating Linguistics Major this Spring. We spoke with her about her time at UF and what is coming next for her. 1. ...

Graduate Spotlight: Ashley Van Wie

April 23, 2020
Ashley Van Wie is a graduating Linguistics Major this Spring. We spoke with her about her time at UF and what is coming next for ...

Graduate Spotlight: Emily Simmons

April 22, 2020
Emily Simmons is a graduating Linguistics Major this Spring. We spoke with her about her time at UF and what is coming next for her. 1. ...

Graduate Spotlight: Sarah Taylor

April 21, 2020
Sarah Taylor is a graduating Linguistics Major this Spring. We spoke with her about her time at UF and what is coming next for her. 1. What’s ...

Graduate Spotlight: Samikai Rosado

April 21, 2020
Samikai Rosado is a graduating Linguistics Major this Spring. We spoke with her about her time at UF and what is coming next. 1. What’s next for ...