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Annette D'Onofrio discusses the "words of the year" on WTTW's Chicago Tonight

"Adulting," along with "chatbot," "woke" and "coulrophobia" are some of the candidates for the 2016 Word of the Year.

Different language, different decision?

Boaz Keysar presented his attention-grabbing research as the inaugural Distinguished Lecturer in Multilingualism and Language Learning at Northwestern.

Attention juniors and seniors majoring in Linguistics

The Abraham Demoz Prize application requirements have changed. Students may now apply by submitting a personal statement demonstrating their excellence in the field of Linguistics. Awardees receive a certificate and $300 prize.