Alumna Robinson publishes edited volume

July 31, 2014

Elizabeth Robinson, Ph.D. ’13, has recently published her edited volume with the Journal of Roman Archaeology. The volume is the collaborative effort of scholars who gathered for the 2009 Roman Archaeology Conference at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and six additional … Continued

Alumna Felton wins teaching award

July 28, 2014

The Classical Association of the Middle West and South has awarded Debbie Felton, Ph.D. ’95, the 2013-2014 Excellence in College Teaching Award. Currently an associate professor of Classics at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Felton was distinguished for her use of technological teaching … Continued

Haggis, students featured in News & Observer

July 28, 2014

Donald Haggis and students from the department were recently featured in The News & Observer for their work on the Azoria Project. Highlighting the strong ties between the Greek site and the greater North Carolina Triangle area, the local newspaper interviewed … Continued

Alumnus Sandridge returns for Duke fellowship

June 13, 2014

We are happy to share that Norman Sandridge, PhD ’05, will return to the Triangle Area as a visiting faculty fellow for Duke University’s The Humanities Writ Large initiative. For the 2014-2015 academic year Sandridge will continue to develop his own … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued