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David Eddington lectures at BYU Education Week on the history of the human language, how we process language, and how language changes.
Professor Dan Dewey (Linguistics) has been appointed as department chair for the Department of Linguistics. Dewey succeeds Professor Norm Evans, who has served in this capacity for the past few years.
Most students have no idea what to expect when they hear “translation and localization,” let alone the numerous career options that are available for those who follow this relatively new minor.
Students interested in publishing and media careers can join BYU’s student chapter of LDSPMA to connect with like-minded students and industry professionals
How ASL Students and Professors Have Dealt with COVID-19 Restrictions
The LSS leadership team invited professors from around campus to present on how they incorporate linguists into their careers and professions.
College of Humanities alumna Lori Fuller Sosa recently received an editing scholarship sponsored by ACES: The Society for Editing.
BYU is rapidly expanding the translation and localization minor, a program that will have lasting impacts on the lives of people around the world.
In 2010, BYU faculty members, including Kirk Belnap (Asian and Near Eastern Languages), Jennifer Bown (German and Russian), Dan Dewey (Linguistics), and Patrick Steffen (Psychology), launched a project aimed at empowering students to become successful, life-long language learners.
Biking over two hundred miles pushes the human mind and body to its limits, but so does trying to learn a new language. Associate Professor Troy Cox (Linguistics) has experience with both.
Social interaction is important in any learning environment, but Professor Dan Dewey argued that it is absolutely essential when studying a second language.
BYU students have found creative ways to use their mission languages in professional settings, even though some of these languages are isolated to a single area in the world.