NEWS FROM GRADUATE STUDENTS
Although Serena has well distinguished herself as a teacher and academically — the Graduate School recently awarded her a dissertation fellowship for the next academic year. But she is also well known for her service work outside of Murphey Hall. Below she shares her experiences working in UNC student government.
Graduate philology student
“Since I’m in Classics, I’d like to bring the gift of Latin to you all: When I say ‘Salvete, discipuli et discipulae,’ you say, ‘Salve, Domina!’ — [repetition from 2000 incoming graduate students] — Ooh, I like the sound of that. Okay, welcome to university!” Thus began one of my first speeches as President of the Graduate and Professional Student Federation (GPSF).
AROUND THE WORLD WITH THE GRADUATE CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY STUDENTS …
Our recently revived undergraduate honors society enjoyed a busy year, including spending an evening with alumni and friend of the department Mike Taylor, AB ’69 and JD ’78, (pictured right with members of ESP). Through the beneficial aid of such friends as Dr. Taylor, ESP has hosted readings and potlucks for the department and ventured to hold its first undergraduate conference. READ MORE >>