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September 25, 2020
Dr. Eggington has had plenty of exciting moments as a forensic linguist. What he really cares about—why he became a linguistics professor to begin with—is using his knowledge of language to help others.
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July 25, 2018
Brigham Young University has created five new courses of study available to its students starting Fall Semester 2018. The four new majors and the new minor come from five different colleges on campus.
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November 01, 2017
A BYU linguistics professor is exploring the ways companies use myth and storytelling to foster unity and support during times of change.

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October 04, 2017
New BYU research shows that when it comes to receiving bad news, most people prefer directness, candor and very little — if any — buffer.

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January 23, 2017
Inspired by Tolkien, Dirk Elzinga created his own language as a teenager. That dabbling eventually led to a career as a linguist: one who is documenting a trio of endangered Native American languages.

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January 15, 2016
In the Andes and Amazon Field School, a BYU team is learning and preserving the Quichua language and culture. See this stunning photo essay

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December 09, 2012
It’s no secret that Utahns tend to drop the T in words like “mountain.” BYU linguistics professor David Eddington and student Matthew Savage researched how, exactly, it happens — both physically and socially. 

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