22 April 2014

More Congratulations!

There is even more good news to report from students in the USC Linguistics Department!

Congratulations to Ben Parrell on winning a very competitive post-doctoral fellowship funded by the National Institutes of Health's National Research Service Award. Ben will be pursuing his research and additional training at the Department of Psychology at UC Berkeley. Ben was *also* offered an Assistant Professorship at the University of Delaware's Linguistics Department. He will start at the University of Delaware in fall 2015. Congratulations, Ben!!!

Congratulations to undergraduate student Mary Basily, who has been working with the SPAN research group under the mentorship of graduate student Christina Hagedorn. Her poster, "Characterizing Vowel Production in Post-glossectomy Speech using Realtime MRI", won first place at the USC Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Social Sciences category. Congratulations to Mary and Christina and the rest of the SPAN group.

Mary with her poster

Keep the great news coming, everyone!

07 April 2014

Congratulations are in order!

The USC Linguistics department is enjoying a swath of good news in the past couple of weeks:

  • Congratulations to our undergraduate Evangeline Alva, who has been selected out of more than 100 applicants to participate in Stanford University´s first CSLI Summer Internship Program. Keep up the good work Evangeline!
  • Congratulations to our graduate student Xiao He: he has just been offered a Lectureship in Linguistics and Quantitative Methods at the University of Manchester. Amazing news Xiao, great job!
  • Congratulations to our graduate student Huilin Fang, who has just received the Tsai Family Award. This award will fund her work on the Austronesian endangered language Saisiyat this summer.
Thanks for all your hard work everyone. You are an inspiration to us all!