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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 … Continued

Ditmore and Rohde win CAMWS awards

March 4, 2015

For the first time in department history, two of our undergraduate students simultaneously have won  Manson A. Stewart Undergraduate Awards for 2015. The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) awarded two of its six awards to Allison … Continued

Congratulations to scholarship winners!

March 4, 2015

The department is pleased to announce recipients of the Eunice and Luther Nims Scholarship, the Herington Scholarship, and the Preston H. and Miriam L. Epps Prize in Greek Studies. We congratulate these students for their terrific academic achievements! Nims Scholarship … Continued

Haggis headed to ASCSA, 2015-2016

January 23, 2015

Donald Haggis was appointed Elizabeth A. Whitehead Visiting Professor at the American School of Classical Studies  in Athens (ASCSA), for the academic year 2015-2016, by vote of the Managing Committee of the School in January at the Annual Meetings of … Continued

Winners of poetry competition announced

November 6, 2014

We are happy to announce the winners of this year’s Herington Prizes. Among undergraduate readers, Philip Wilson took home the prize for Latin and Emily Fleming for Greek. Each won a $250 prize. Winning a rare book donated by Sara Mack, Brian … 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

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

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