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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

AZORIA BEST SITE: AIA

August 28, 2013

Donald Haggis garnered the Archaeological Institute of America’s Best Practices in Site Preservation Award for the Azoria Project in Crete, Greece. Co-director Margaret Mook and Prof. Haggis work with local specialists to preserve the site as they excavate, creating a … Continued

NEH PRIZES HAGGIS’S AZORIA PROJECT

August 9, 2013

Donald Haggis was recently awarded a three-year Collaborative Research Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, entitled “The Azoria Project Excavations: A Study of Urbanization on Crete, 700-500 B.C.” The award of $250,000 constitutes a significant contribution to on-going … Continued

S. JAMES’S NEH SUMMER INSTITUTE: ROMAN COMEDY NOW ONLINE

August 9, 2013

Clever slaves, braggart soldiers and cooks, enticing courtesans, and shouting fathers from ancient times are now on YouTube. The product of Sharon James’s National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute: Roman Comedy in Performance, these experimental videos will serve as teaching … Continued

CHOICE CHOOSES S. JAMES’S COMPANION

August 9, 2013

The library journal Choice has selected Sharon L. James and Sheila Dillon‘s A Companion to Women in the Ancient World as an one of its Outstanding Academic Titles of 2012 in Ancient History. “Choice grants this award to fewer than … Continued

S. JAMES AWARDED FRIDAY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

August 9, 2013

In the spring of 2013 Sharon L. James garnered the University’s William C. Friday and Class of 1986 Award for Excellence in Teaching. The University gives only one Friday award annually to a faculty member who exemplifies excellence in teaching. It … Continued