26.2108, Fund Drive 2015: University of Washington Ties IU Bloomington for 1st Place in University Challenge!

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Subject: 26.2108, Fund Drive 2015: University of Washington Ties IU Bloomington for 1st Place in University Challenge!

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Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:03:26
From: LINGUIST List [linguist at linguistlist.org]
Subject: Fund Drive 2015: University of Washington Ties IU Bloomington for 1st Place in University Challenge!

 Dear LINGUIST List Subscribers, Supporters, and Friends, 

As of Monday evening at 4:15 (EST), Fund Drive has made $33,846.29. Please help us reach the $35,000 mark tonight. LINGUIST List needs to earn $79,000 this year from Fund Drive. 

http://funddrive.linguistlist.org/donate/ 

If you haven’t already heard, we now also have an option for you to become a recurring donor. Please visit http://linguistlist.org/issues/26/26-2068.html for more information! 

In our Subfield Challenge, computational linguistics continues to hold a strong lead (It hit $7,000 today!), with syntax and sociolinguistics in second and third place, respectively. All three subfields have hit the $3,000 mark! Way to go! Phonology, you’re next! 

Please visit http://funddrive.linguistlist.org/subfield/ for a full list! 

In our University Challenge, Indiana University Bloomington has held the lead all Fund Drive—but today the University of Washington has TIED IT UP! Who will fight back harder?! We thank both universities very much for their incredible
support! Both have donated $2,150 each! 

Today we received donations from University of Washington (times 2!), CNRS-LLACAN, University of London, The Ohio State University, Wayne State University, Brigham Young University, Stony Brook University, and Indiana University! 

Please visit http://funddrive.linguistlist.org/university/ for a full list! 

In our Business Challenge, we have three generous donors: 

1. Google, Inc ($4,000) 
2. Microsoft Natural Language Group ($300) 
3. IBM Watson ($150) 

We thank all three companies for their generosity! What business will be the next to join this list? Make it yours! 

In our Region Challenge, the top five rank as follows: 

1. North America (274 donors) 
2. Europe (127 donors) 
3. Asia (19 donors) 
4. Australia (7 donors) 
5. Middle East (5 donors) 

In our Country Challenge, the top five rank as follows: 

1. United States of America (258 donors) 
2. Germany (36 donors) 
3. United Kingdom (30 donors) 
4. Canada (14 donors) 
5. Spain (12 donors) 

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Thank you all for your support, and please help spread the word about Fund Drive 2015 by forwarding, liking, retweeting, sharing, and even just by word of mouth! We can use all the support we can get! It’s time to get serious. 

We wish you all a wonderful week! 

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