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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.
Students interested in publishing and media careers can join BYU’s student chapter of LDSPMA to connect with like-minded students and industry professionals
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.
Julia Flanders, a pioneer in the digitization of text and the creation of online corpora, addressed BYU and University of Utah professors and students regarding her work.
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.
As a child in Cambodia in the 1970s, nine-year-old Chab Chheang, nicknamed “Nike” for his love of the shoes, crossed the border into Thailand with his family. But instead of finding safety, Nike’s starving parents were greeted by farmers who presented an excruciating choice: a bag of rice in exchange for their son.
At BYU’s 2019 Education Week conference, professor of Linguistics David Eddington shared his insights about the nature of births, deaths, and evolution of languages.
Associate Professor of German Laura Smith took the COVID-19 crisis as an opportunity to foster a sense of mutual support with her students.
After forty years of bringing science fiction and fantasy stories to life, Leading Edge commemorates its founders and continues its legacy in the 75th issue.