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Long-serving professors look back on 50 years of service

July 28, 2021

Honorees express amazement at the quality of students at CU Boulder, awe at how much the university has changed and gratitude for opportunities they’ve had

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As field of linguistics burgeoned so did CU Boulder

July 27, 2021

'One of the most attractive features of my time in Boulder was the contact with colleagues and visitors in other disciplines. ... The intellectual importance of these contacts cannot be underestimated'

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CU Boulder linguist to join English-teaching effort in South Korea

June 23, 2021

Senior Instructor Raichle Farrelly selected by U.S. Department of State for English Language Specialist Project.

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Seventeen students are named 2021 Van Ek Scholars

May 12, 2021

This year’s recipients of the notable College of Arts and Sciences’ award are especially distinct, the chair of the award committee notes Seventeen exceptional undergraduates are this year’s recipients of the Jacob Van Ek scholarship, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ highest honors. The award recognizes faculty-nominated students...

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What’s in a word: New track explores the role of language in social life

April 14, 2021

Language is part of who we are and everything we do, but what we do has significantly changed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Meet the man who invented Dothraki for Game of Thrones

Feb. 10, 2020

Linguist David Peterson to discuss language creation—including for series like Game of Thrones—at CU Boulder on Feb. 18

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In your texts, using (or nixing) a period conveys your mood

Feb. 6, 2020

A ‘typographical tone of voice’ is one of several emerging patterns in communication that CU Boulder class explores; linguist says the digital age is changing communication in ways that enrich rather than degrade communication.

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In congressional hearings, some are more equal than others

Nov. 11, 2019

Analysis by CU Boulder linguist and others finds U.S. Senate chairpersons can add bias to hearings.

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Grant-writing boot camp pays off for social sciences

June 11, 2019

Four workshop participants win big National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

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Five college standouts named employees of the year

April 16, 2019

Five outstanding colleagues have been named employees of the year by the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder.

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