FYI posts are brief announcements, reminders, updates, and shout-outs. They cover successes, happenings, and advances at the Graduate Center.

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May 19, 2022

Congratulations to Carolina Fraga for giving a talk at the Cambridge University!

Carolina Fraga gave an invited talk at the Cambridge University Romance Linguistics Circle (RoLinC: on May 10, 2022, on "Completive 'todo' in Rioplatense Spanish". RoLinC is jointly organized by the University of Cambridge and the University of Newcastle (UK).

May 19, 2022

Congratulations to our 2021-2022 graduates!

PhD: Boram Kim, Susana Huidobro, Chaya Nove, SeJin Oh, and Jennifer Seale

MA: Kelsey Bourque, Matthew Kadish, Jonathan I. Manczur, Lara Novic, Yuying Ren, Yulia Spektor, and Natalia Tyulina

May 19, 2022

Congratulations to Prof. Kyle Gorman for receiving another PSC-CUNY grant!

Prof. Kyle Gorman received another PSC-CUNY grant. See here for more details. 

Prof. Gorman also gave two talks at:

Michigan State University on 3/3/2022, titled “Phonotactics in phonological theory”. See here for more info.

Johns Hopkins University on 4/1/2022, titles “Weighted finite-state transducers: the later years”.  See here for more info.

May 19, 2022

Prof. Irina Sekerina received 2 awards!

1. A senior fellowship at the University of Cologne (Germany) for October-November, 2022, in CRC 1252 project on prominence.
2. A Fulbright award to go to São Paulo (Brazil)  in the spring-summer 2023.

May 3, 2022

Congratulations to the following students who’ve secured summer internships:

Natasha Tyulina at Deloitte as a Data Science NLP Intern

LeeAnn Stover at Google as a Linguist Intern

Enas Albasiri at Nvidia as Language Specialist, Speech AI

Stefanie Reed at Microsoft

April 8, 2022

Congratulations to Recent Biology Fellowship Winners

The Ph.D. program in Biology congratulates our students who have been awarded dissertation fellowships for the 2022-23 academic year:

Rose Dissertation Fellowship
Nazia Nayeem

Dissertation Year Award
Melenia Giakoumis
Gonzalo Pinilla Buitrago

Catalyst Grants
Lizettee Couto
Gonzalo Pinilla Buitrago
Simon Verlynde
Katerina Yamamoto

April 6, 2022

Students Keino Brown and Max Everett Accepted to Summer graduate schools at MSRI in 2022

  • Keino Brown - Metric Geometry and Geometric Analysis (Oxford, United Kingdom) 
  • Max Everett - Algebraic Theory of Differential and Difference Equations, Model Theory and their Applications (St. Mary's College)
March 16, 2022

Congratulations to Prof. Nancy Stern!

PI of a 5-yr $3 million National Professional Development (NPD) grant from the US Department of Education. The grant will prepare 4 cohorts of teachers and school leaders in New York City high schools to support the academic and socio-emotional needs of multilingual learners.

Additionally her forthcoming publication is in press:
Stern, Nancy. 2022. Reflexivity, Role Conflicts, and the Meaning of Self Pronouns. Manuscrito. DOI: 10.1590/0100-6045.2022.V45N1.NS