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Linguistics and CICS faculty launch Society for Computation in Linguistics

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Gaja Jarosz and Joe Pater of the Department of Linguistics, and Brendan O’Connor of the College of Information and Computer Sciences, have been working over the past year on launching the new...

John McCarthy appointed Provost & Senior Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Thursday, June 28, 2018

On June 25, 2018 Chancellor Subbaswamy announced the appointment of John McCarthy as Provost and Senior Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs.  Congratulations, John!...

Oiry named TIDE ambassador

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Magda Oiry is one of twelve faculty campus-wide selected as a TIDE ambassador (Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity, & Equity). https://www.umass.edu/tefd/tide-ambassadors-program. The...

Morris Halle RIP

Monday, April 2, 2018

The members of the UMass Department of Linguistics are saddened to hear of the passing of Morris Halle. Morris was of course a giant in the field, and he touched countless lives in his 94 years....

Kratzer elected to AAAS

Monday, November 20, 2017

Angelika Kratzer (Professor Emerita) has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in recognition of her contributions to formal semantics, founding and co...

Partee to receive honorary doctorate

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Barbara H. Partee (Distinguished University Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy Emerita) will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Amsterdam in recognition of her role in the...