The Language Science Center hosted two conferences on transforming graduate education - both with collaborative, interactive formats that generated a lot of enthusiasm and ideas from the different groups involved.
New research from Jeff Lidz (LING) and colleagues with Korean children shows that, even when children are fully immersed in a language, they acquire linguistic features that are missing from their environment.
Jan Edwards (UW-Madison) will be joining UMD’s Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences and the Language Science Center starting in Fall 2016.
On November 19th, scores of language scientists joined members of the wider campus community to hear Jeff Lidz, Distinguished Scholar-Teacher, answer the timeless questi
On September 25th, the 6th annual Language Science Day (LSD) drew a crowd of almost 200 people - plus a couple of unexpected fire trucks.
A team of faculty in the Department of Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education (CHSE) has been awarded a U.S. Department of Education Leadership Preparation grant.
A question-answering system designed by researchers from UMD and the University of Colorado holds its own against a top human team.
Alia Lancaster (SLA, CASL) participated in a 3-day workshop organized by AAAS focusing on science policy and communication.
Maryland language scientists are used to the idea of interdisciplinary collaboration - but rarely sit down to discuss language science with psychoanalysts and children’s book authors.
The National Science Foundation has announced that the University of Maryland’s Language Science Center (LSC) will receive a $3M grant for innovative research and graduate training.
Winter has arrived, and close on its heels is the Winter Storm workshop! Winter Storm is a free annual two-
Does the way that you write your language affect how you speak it too? New research by Chuchu Li, Min Wang and Bill Idsardi suggests that it does.
LSD marked the 1-year anniversary of the Maryland Language Science Center, showcasing many ideas and initiatives launched over the past year.
Visit our website to register for the 5th annual Language Science Day taking place Friday, September 19th, from 12 – 5pm, at the Stamp Student Union.
Maryland hosted 80 students of linguistics, philosophy, and computer science from all parts of the world at the 6th NASSLLI.
The Language Science Center has initiated a new interdisciplinary training program geared towards undergraduates called PULSAR.
The powerful tool called Hi-LAB is a test that could tell you how good you can ultimately get in any foreign language before learning it.
The new PULSAR program seeks to spread the language science action by bringing together undergraduate students from diverse fields.
A new program called GSIT has doubled the US capacity for training interpreters and translators in the Department of Communication.
The IGERT Program is UMD’s only award through the National Science Foundation’s flagship interdisciplinary graduate training program.
The Maryland Language Science Center opened its door to students and faculty in in its temporary space in 0121 Taliaferro Hall.
A unique seminar in Spring 2014 will investigate how human brains and machines use context to predict upcoming sounds and words in language.
The opening of the Maryland Language Science Center is showcased as the central story of the Research @ Maryland newsletter.
Winter Storm, one of the signature activities of the language science community at the University of Maryland, will take place from January 13 – 24, 2014.
Rochelle Newman has agreed to serve as Associate Director of the Maryland Language Science Center.
The Maryland Language Science Center has reorganized existing email reflectors to better reflect communication needs.
Stanislas Dehaene will give a series of three lectures at the University of Maryland Department of Linguistics.
The UMD Language Science Outreach group participated in “CHANGE THE WORLD: Science & Engineering Careers Fair” organized by NSF.
The 4th annual Language Science Day took place on September 27th and featured the official launch of the Maryland Language Science Center.
Giovanna Morini (5th year IGERT student from the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences) won an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant.
This day brought together 170 faculty, students and researchers from more than a dozen units from across campus to talk about interdisciplinary opportunities and initiatives involving language at the University of Maryland.
Photos by: Anna Lukyanchenko, a PhD student in SLLC.