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McPhee wins Winkler Prize

June 11, 2014

We congratulate Brian McPhee, an incoming graduate student, for winning the John J. Winkler Memorial Prize. McPhee won the award for “A Puer‘s Horror, Heroism, and Humor: An Interpretation of Pseudolous III.1,” a paper he wrote for Sharon James’s seminar last … Read more

Haggis wins Niarchos grant for Azoria Project

April 21, 2014

Donald Haggis, Professor of Classical Archaeology and Nicholas A. Cassas Term Professor of Greek Studies in the Department of Classics, was awarded a $200,000 grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, in support of on-going archaeological excavations at the site of … Read more

New Phi Beta Kappa members

April 14, 2014

Classics majors Drew Cabaniss and David Ortiz have officially joined Phi Beta Kappa. They join Alex Karsten, who was inducted in fall 2013. To be eligible for induction into the nation’s oldest honor society, an undergraduate must have completed 75 … Read more

Cheung to study in Rome

April 14, 2014

Kristina W. Cheung has garnered a spot in the competitive study abroad program at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies next year. We wish her all of the best during her time abroad. Founded in 1965 by Brooks Otis, a … Read more

Undergraduate receives CAMWS scholarship

April 14, 2014

Undergraduate Nicole “Nicky” Curtis has won the 2014 Classical Association of the Middle West and South’s Manson Stewart Scholarship. We congratulate her for on this great achievement. CAMWS annually awards nominated undergraduates $1,000 scholarships. Nominees must be a sophomore or … Read more

Cabaniss joins Golden Fleece, wins fellowship

March 25, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Junior Drew Cabaniss has joined the Order of the Golden Fleece, and has won a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) from the Office for Undergraduate Research. He will use the funds for his current archaeology … Read more

Weiberg wins fellowship from American School

March 19, 2014

Graduate student Erika Weiberg has been awarded the Bert Hodge Hill Fellowship from the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. She will attend the Regular Program of the school as a Regular Student Member next year. “Study at the … Read more

UNC-Duke graduate students host workshop on pedagogy

March 5, 2014

This year the graduate students in Classics at Duke University and UNC are collaborating to organize the Inaugural Duke-UNC Graduate Workshop in Classics Pedagogy, which will take place the weekend of March 28-30, 2014. The workshop addresses an expressed interest … Read more

Summer School course offerings

March 3, 2014

If Egyptians didn’t use combs on their hair what were combs used for? Why would a guy castrate himself for love? And what does “salvete omnes” even mean? You can learn all of this and more by joining us for … Read more