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4-year, $2.6 million grant to Prof. Raymond and team

Nov. 15, 2023

The Department is thrilled to announce that Prof. Chase Raymond , who shares a secondary appointment with the Department of Family Medicine at CU Anschutz’s School of Medicine, has been awarded (along with the whole of the interdisciplinary team) an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)! This...

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CU Linguistics at Fall 2023 A&S College Day Welcome Fair

Aug. 29, 2023

Many thanks to undergraduates Rain Michael, Jaimie Jettmar, and Jacob Burton (from right to middle in photo) who joined faculty members Kira Hall and Kris Stenzel at last week’s A&S College Day Welcome Fair to talk with incoming students about choosing linguistics as a major or minor. The most common...

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Dr. Martha Palmer receives 2023 ACL Lifetime Achievement Award

Aug. 9, 2023

CU Professor of Linguistics, Computer Science, and Institute of Cognitive Science Faculty Fellow Martha Palmer was recently recognized by the Association for Computational Linguistics with their 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award . You can read more about Dr. Palmer's 50+ year career and her current projects here . We at CU...


CU Linguistics celebrates class of 2023 in May graduate recognition ceremony

May 11, 2023

On May 11, 2023, the CU Linguistics community gathered in CASE Auditorium to celebrate its graduating class of 2023. Hosted by department chair Laura A. Michaelis, the ceremony recognized the achievements of 49 graduaing students (28 BA, 11 MA, 9 MS and 1 PhD). At right, Prof. Ambrocio Guitiérrez Lorenzo...

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Laura A. Michaelis receives 2022-2023 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

May 9, 2023

CU Linguistics Professor and Chair Laura A. Michaelis has received a 2022-2023 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award . In the words of Scott Adler, Dean of the Graduate School, the dossier submitted on Prof. Michaelis' behalf "is full of praise for the help and encouragement [she gives] to graduate students” and...

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Distinguished Professor Kira Hall recognized by CU Board of Regents

April 28, 2023

Prof. Kira Hall of the Department of Linguistics was recognized as Distinguished Professor on Thursday at the April 27 meeting of the University of Colorado Board of Regents in Denver. As stated on the commendation plaque, Prof. Hall was awarded the title of Distinguished Professor in November 2022 in recognition...

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CU Linguistics professor Hannah Haynie helps create global language resource

April 20, 2023

At noon on April 19th, Grambank went live. With over 400,000 data points & 2400 languages, it is the largest comparative grammatical database available. Dr. Hannah Haynie , assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics at CU Boulder, is a team leader on the initiative and first author of a...

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Congratulations to our 2023 David Rood Award recipients

April 20, 2023

CU Linguistics is pleased to announce our 2023 David Rood Award reipients: Vincent Burnett and Chloe Circenis! Vincent Burnett is a Japanese and Linguistics double major, with a Korean minor, and is entering his junior year of college this coming fall. He has been placed on the Dean’s list every...

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CU linguists make strong showing at Studio Lab Poster Extravaganza

April 20, 2023

On April 13, the Studio Lab Program held a Poster Extravaganza to celebrate the accomplishments of its undergraduate students participating in faculty-mentored research across a range of social science disciplines. Nine Linguistics advisors (7 faculty and 2 doctoral students) mentored Studio Lab students who took part in year-long projects on...

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Visiting Assistant Professor Joesph Dupris featured in CU Boulder Today

April 18, 2023

Dr. Joesph Dupris (Visiting Assitant Professor of Ethnic Studies and Linguistics) was featured in a recent CU Boulder today article . The piece spotlights the consultation and translation work Dr. Dupris performed for This is Their Land , a short film about a pivotal moment in Modoc Nation history, set...