Cicek Beeby named winner of UNC Teaching Award

February 10, 2016

Cicek Beeby has been named a recipient of the 2016 Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.  Cicek is currently a fifth year Ph.D. candidate in Classical Archaeology and her research focuses on the burial customs of early Greece.  She … Continued

Alumnus Henderson passes

April 30, 2015

We sadly share the news that Charles Henderson, Jr., PhD ’55, passed away on April 19, 2015, in York Harbor, ME. To honor Henderson’s life and contributions to the field of Classics and the department, the department hosted a small memorial … Continued

Three graduate students to ASCSA, 2015-2016

April 8, 2015

Emma Buckingham, Alexandra Daly and Catharine Judson have been awarded competitive fellowships to attend the Regular Program of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) for the 2015-2016 academic year: Daly, the Thomas Day Seymour Fellowship in history and literature; … Continued

Worsham wins SPARC award

February 23, 2015

Rebecca Worsham has been awarded the Fieldwork Award from the Spatial Archaeometry Research Collaborations (SPARC) at the University of Arkansas’s Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST) and Archaeo-Imaging Lab (AIL). In collaboration with Donald Haggis and Michael Lindbloom, Uppsla University, … Continued

Cabaniss blogs about research

February 5, 2015

Catch up with Senior Drew Cabaniss’s research on the process of urbanization and city structure at The Blog of the Office of Undergraduate Research. There, Cabaniss shares how his intellectual curiosity in cities took him from Santa Fe, NM, to the island of Crete in … 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

Linderski celebrates birthday with advisees, faculty

September 15, 2014

In August, former students and colleagues gathered at the Sienna Hotel to celebrate the 80th birthday of Jerzy Linderski, Paddison Professor of Latin Emeritus. The event was organized by three of Prof. Linderki’s dissertation advisees, Tim Moore, PhD ’86; Hans … Continued

Alumna Robinson publishes edited volume

July 31, 2014

Elizabeth Robinson, Ph.D. ’13, has recently published her edited volume with the Journal of Roman Archaeology. The volume is the collaborative effort of scholars who gathered for the 2009 Roman Archaeology Conference at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and six additional … Continued

Alumna Felton wins teaching award

July 28, 2014

The Classical Association of the Middle West and South has awarded Debbie Felton, Ph.D. ’95, the 2013-2014 Excellence in College Teaching Award. Currently an associate professor of Classics at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Felton was distinguished for her use of technological teaching … Continued

Haggis, students featured in News & Observer

July 28, 2014

Donald Haggis and students from the department were recently featured in The News & Observer for their work on the Azoria Project. Highlighting the strong ties between the Greek site and the greater North Carolina Triangle area, the local newspaper interviewed … Continued