Sav Nijeboer is our new manager of administration
The department has a new manager of administration, Sav Nijeboer. She has a BSc in Behavioural Neuroscience from UBC and was most recently the research manager in Janet Werker’s language acquisition lab, where many of us may already have met her through various Language Sciences initiatives. Her Scottish Terrier’s name is Finn.
Marci Sóskuthy promoted to associate professor
Márton Sóskuthy has been promoted to associate professor with tenure. Congratulations, Marci!
Library site highlights syntax class Wikipedia projects
The UBC library website has a posted an extensive discussion of Wikipedia authorship class projects in Rose-Marie Déchaine’s undergraduate syntax course LING 300.
Statement on the Kamloops Indian Residential School atrocity
The department has a long-term commitment to Indigenous communities as they work to recover from the residential school era and its aftermath. We are horrified and saddened by the recent discovery of the remains of 215 children… [Click for full statement.]