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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

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

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

Summer School course offerings

March 3, 2014

If Egyptians didn’t use combs on their hair what were combs used for? Why would a guy castrate himself for love? And what does “salvete omnes” even mean? You can learn all of this and more by joining us for … Continued

Sign up for Suskin and Alexander Prizes

February 3, 2014

The department encourages undergraduate majors to sign up for the Albert Suskin Prize in Latin and the Eben Alexander, Sr. Prize in Greek. Students may do so in Murphey 212 or by emailing Kim Miles at kmilesATemailDOTuncDOTedu. The Suskin Prize … Continued

Mike Taylor, 1947-2013

October 1, 2013

We regret to announce that Michael W. Taylor, an alumnus and friend of the department, passed away the morning of Sept. 29, 2013. During his long association with the department, he was known for his great contributions to the field … Continued


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

News and Notes

January 16, 2013

ELIZABETH ROBINSON’S ACHIEVEMENTS NOTED 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 … Continued