Henry Immerwahr, 1916-2013

September 27, 2013

We are saddened to share that Henry Rudolph Immerwahr, emeritus professor, passed away on Sept. 15, 2013. Prof. Immerwahr’s colleagues and former students remember the international scholar for his innovative intellect and sociable and patient personality. Memorial services will be … Continued

Babcock Launches ‘The Well-Laden Ship’

September 18, 2013

Robert Babcock‘s recent publication, The Well-Laden Ship, charts new territory as the first translation of the early eleventh-century Latin poem that taught young students not to “look a gift horse in the mouth.” Originally compiled by Egbert of Liège, the poem … Continued

GERHARD KOEPPEL

September 6, 2013

Oct. 30, 1936 to Dec. 20, 2012 We are deeply saddened by the passing of Gerhard Koeppel, professor emeritus. During his decades in the department, Dr. Koeppel’s kindness left an indelible mark on Classical archaeology and his students and colleagues. … Continued

BARAGWANATH PRIZED FOR SCHOLARLY ACHIEVEMENT

August 29, 2013

We congratulate Emily Baragwanath for winning the 2013 Philip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement. “What a tremendous surprise and delight it was to be awarded this prize,” Baragwanath exclaimed by email. The University awards just four … Continued

ELIZABETH ROBINSON RECOGNIZED FOR ACHIEVEMENTS

August 28, 2013

The Graduate School recently recognized Elizabeth Robinson, PhD ’13, for her many academic achievements and research experience in Italy. Robinson, a member of The Graduate School’s Royster Society of Fellows, spent the last four years researching her dissertation on the … Continued

O’HARA RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING

August 28, 2013

We are pleased to announce that the Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Awards Committee recognized James J. O’Hara for  providing outstanding undergraduate instruction. Since 1989, the committee has recognized select faculty and teaching assistants who “on the basis of demonstrated … Continued

BARAGAWANATH WINS VON HUMBOLDT FELLOWSHIP

August 28, 2013

Emily Baragwanath has captured an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship that will enable her to research at Germany’s University of Heidelberg for over a year. “I am very excited and honored to have received a Humboldt Fellowship,” Prof. Baragwanath said. “It … Continued

OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATES

August 28, 2013

Murphey Hall continues to be home for a number of accomplished undergraduates. Rachel Mazzara has published a translation of Catullus poem 51 in the Denison University undergraduate Classics journal, Ephemeris. Rachel’s project was born as writing assignment in Ted Gellar-Goad’s … Continued