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In April 2018, over 40 students and faculty from UMD and other universities helped staff the Language Science for Everyone booth at the USA Science and Engineering Festival at the DC convention center. An estimated 2,000 people visited the booth over the course of the three-day event. 

Chris Heffner with children at AAAS Family Science Days.


In the current political climate, UMD language scientists are more motivated than ever to reach out to non-scientists and advocate to decision makers on issues related to language science. We’re off to a running start with three events in January and February.

Photos from the Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, and Language Science tent at Maryland Day 2016.

Photos from the Neuro, Cognitive, and Language Science tent at Maryland Day, April 25, 2015.

Photos from Paint Branch High School visit to campus, Spring 2015.

Local high school students competed in the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad at UMD on January 29.

Why do language science outreach? Outreach enthusiasts from several universities share advice, tips, and tricks for do-it-yourself-ers at LSA 2015.

UMD Student Outreach at Dulles Town Center

Hands-on demos and symposia at national conferences promote broad engagement in language science outreach.

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