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Granted! When SPARCs Fly

Congratulations to Burcu Gökgöz Kurt and Lauren Colomb for receiving SPARC grants to support their doctoral research!

Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Support to Promote Advancement of Research and Creativity, or SPARC, Graduate Research Grant is a merit-based award designed to ignite research and creative excellence across all disciplines at USC. Doctoral student Burcu Gökgöz Kurt received the grant to support her research project entitled "Individual Differences in Cognitive Ability & the Effects of Pronunciation Instruction in Improving Second Language Listening Skills " and doctoral student Lauren Colomb for her project entitled "Language, Race, and Local Identity in New Orleans: A Comparative Study of Yat and African American English."

For more information about the SPARC grant, follow the link below.

 

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