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UK Student Reconstructs Language

When University of Kentucky student and Chellgren Fellow, Erica Mattingly, enrolled in one of Andrew M. Byrd’s linguistics courses, she had no idea she would be rewriting history — or at least re-speaking it. Byrd, assistant professor of linguistics in the College of Arts and Sciences, and his students have drawn national attention for their groundbreaking work to reconstruct and understand prehistoric languages. Read more from UKnow.