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Jordan Preuss Awarded Oxford’s Ertegun Scholarship

May 17, 2016

Jordan Preuss, a recent graduate of the Post-Baccalaureate program has been named a recipient of a Ertegun Scholarship at Oxford University.  Jordan will be a member of Merton College where she plans to study Greek and Latin linguistics during her … Read more

Summer Session Registration begins Monday, March 21!

March 18, 2016

The Classics Department is seeking students for summer coursework in 2016!  Courses offered this summer include Sex and Gender in Antiquity, Medical Terminology, Egyptian Archaeology, and Classical Mythology.  Summer study offers a great opportunity to learn about the ancient world … Read more

Katie De Boer Simons wins CAMWS Presidential Award

March 18, 2016

Katie De Boer Simons has been named the winner of the Presidential Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper at the annual meeting of the Classics Association of the Middle West and South.  Katie will present her paper, “Blaming Helen: Inconsistency … Read more

Cicek Beeby named winner of UNC Teaching Award

February 10, 2016

Cicek Beeby has been named a recipient of the 2016 Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.  Cicek is currently a fifth year Ph.D. candidate in Classical Archaeology and her research focuses on the burial customs of early Greece.  She … Read more

Cicek Beeby awarded two grants for cemeteries study

May 5, 2015

Cicek Beeby has been awarded two UNC grants that will support her research as she launches her dissertation work on the organization and distribution of cemeteries across Greek settlements in the Geometric period. The first grant is the Pre-Dissertation Travel … Read more

Alumnus Henderson passes

April 30, 2015

We sadly share the news that Charles Henderson, Jr., PhD ’55, passed away on April 19, 2015, in York Harbor, ME. To honor Henderson’s life and contributions to the field of Classics and the department, the department hosted a small memorial … Read more

Three graduate students to ASCSA, 2015-2016

April 8, 2015

Emma Buckingham, Alexandra Daly and Catharine Judson have been awarded competitive fellowships to attend the Regular Program of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) for the 2015-2016 academic year: Daly, the Thomas Day Seymour Fellowship in history and literature; … Read more