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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

From classroom to conference

January 23, 2015

In fall 2013, Robert Babcock presented his Latin paleography graduate students with a challenge. He asked three of his students to determine the origins of a collection of over fifty eleventh-century manuscripts from the Belgian Royal Library. This neglected area 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

Weiberg wins fellowship from American School

March 19, 2014

Graduate student Erika Weiberg has been awarded the Bert Hodge Hill Fellowship from the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. She will attend the Regular Program of the school as a Regular Student Member next year. “Study at the … Continued

UNC-Duke graduate students host workshop on pedagogy

March 5, 2014

This year the graduate students in Classics at Duke University and UNC are collaborating to organize the Inaugural Duke-UNC Graduate Workshop in Classics Pedagogy, which will take place the weekend of March 28-30, 2014. The workshop addresses an expressed interest … Continued

Azoria Project accepting volunteer applications

February 3, 2014

Donald Haggis’s Azoria Project is now accepting volunteer applications for its summer 2014 field school. Applications are due April 1, and may be accessed through the Azoria website. The Azoria Project has received international acclaim for its innovative Archaeological practices, … 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

HERINGTON PRIZES AWARDED

August 9, 2013

We congratulate the winners of our annual Herington Prize in Latin and Greek poetry performance for the fall 2012. Undergraduates Heather Swanson and Caitlin Hines respectively impressed the departmental judges with their Latin and Greek readings, and Zack Rider bested … Continued