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Is There a Place for Prescriptivism?

April 08, 2022 03:36 PM
Linguists should acknowledge that some prescriptivism is appropriate in applied areas of linguistics, argues Dr. Dallin D. Oaks in a new paper.
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TESOL/Editing Student Leanne Chun Awarded Wheatley Leadership Scholarship

March 22, 2022 09:42 AM
The scholarship, extended to 20 students annually by secret faculty nomination, will help propel Chun into an international English teaching career.
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Applied English Linguistics Major to Replace English Language Major

March 07, 2022 09:26 AM
Starting Fall 2022, the English Language major will be replaced by the Applied English Linguistics major, which features tracks in linguistic computing, TESOL, sociolinguistics, and historical English linguistics.
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Graduate Students Show Off Their Research in 3 Minute Thesis Competition

February 15, 2022 11:31 AM
Thesis topics range from positive psychology in English education to grammatical structures in Hmong.
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Auna Nygaard Explores the Social Roles of Latter-day Saint Missionary Slang

February 07, 2022 10:16 AM
Undergraduate linguistics student Auna Nygaard describes her research on “missionary slang” and how it illuminates the relationship between language, culture, and the human experience.
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Suzy Bills Helps Editors Get More Done

January 12, 2022 09:35 AM
Are you struggling with productivity and time management? Try these six suggestions to get focused.
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