26.2195, Fund Drive 2015: See Who's in the Lead!

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Subject: 26.2195, Fund Drive 2015: See Who's in the Lead!

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Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:48:39
From: LINGUIST List [linguist at linguistlist.org]
Subject: Fund Drive 2015: See Who's in the Lead!

 Dear LINGUIST List Subscribers and Supporters, 

As of Sunday evening at 9:00 (EST), Fund Drive has made $35,790.44  While we are so grateful for all of the support we have received thus far, we are far from our goal. We are only about halfway there. If we don’t meet our goal, major changes will have to be made to the LINGUIST List that you know and love.


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As a reminder, we have several donation benefits you can enjoy no matter how much you donate. Along with supporting LINGUIST, you can use your donation to help your university, business, subfield, country, or region in our

In our Subfield Challenge, computational linguistics continues to dominate with donations totaling $7,590. Syntax and sociolinguistics hold the second and third spot, respectively. Phonology and semantics hold fourth and fifth place. 

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

In our University Challenge, Indiana University Bloomington is our overall leader in terms of dollars donated ($2,730), but the University of Washington has the most individual donors overall at 39! These have been our two most active universities all Fund Drive, and we thank them! 

Today we have received donations from Georgetown University, University of Georgia, Instituto de Formación Docente, Newcastle University, University of Calgary, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Universität Zürich, University of North Texas Denton, University of Washington, and Kansas State University! 

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

Check out the results of our Business Challenge: 

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

Please visit http://funddrive.linguistlist.org/region/ and http://funddrive.linguistlist.org/country/ for full lists for our Region and Country Challenges! 

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