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News and Announcements


LLD Commencement 2014

Information has been posted regarding the department's spring graduation ceremony.  Visit the event's page for details:


Announcing the 2013 Linguistics & TESOL Symposium

On September 20th, join us for the Linguistics & TESOL Symposium, showcasing the quality and variety of work among our students.  An invitation to present is extended to graduates, undergraduates, and alumni of the department.  Visit the symposium website for more information. 


LLD Secures a Grant for $1.1 million!

Congratulations to the Department of Linguistics & Language Development for securing a grant from the U.S. State Department for 1.1 million dollars to establish a partnership program in Applied Linguistics with the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan. This is a great honor for the department and a testament to the hard work of the department chair, Dr. Swathi Vanniarajan.


Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations to all our Spring 2013 graduates. Special thanks to the LLDSA for organizing this year's LLD graduation ceremony and Dr. Thom Huebner for his commencement speech


LLD Students Produce Outstanding MA Theses!

The following students in our graduate programs were the winners of the Outstanding Thesis Competition within the College of Humanities and Arts: