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December 7, 2015
Sugandh and Surabhi Gupta, '16
A change in major opens a world of possibilities
Seniors choose a major in classics to pursue their love of languages
November 10, 2015
Hannah Maddy, '16
Senior spends a summer looking for poetry in the ruins of ancient Pompeii
Words like blood and pain may not sound like much of a love poem, but as Hannah Maddy found, they often hold the keys to understanding an ancient civilization.
January 29, 2015
Herculaneum Graffiti Project
Latin majors participate in summer field school to learn Roman epigraphy
Gia Nyhuis, ’17, and Kathryn Clikeman, ’17, spent this past summer at the Roman archaeological site of Herculaneum with classics professor Erika Zimmermann Damer.
December 1, 2014
Kara Jonas, '15
Senior learns how speaking Latin can help one absorb the language
Kara Jonas, ’15, researched oral Latin and how speaking the dead language can impact an individual’s understanding.
September 3, 2014
Alex Duncan, '16 and Ben Strawsburg, '16
Student research aims to understand inter-male communication
Juniors devise a summer research project to understand inter-male communication and suggest ways to improve it.
February 21, 2014
Nils Niemeier, '13
Classics major follows his interests to opportunity
Recent graduate and classics major discusses life at Richmond as preparation for graduate school.
January 8, 2014
Samantha Frandsen, '13
Recent graduate's interdisciplinary education and fascination with antiquity inspired her to create a 2-D model of ancient Rome.
From subterranean Rome to the top of the Carole Weinstein International Center, Samantha Frandsen, ’13, shaped an interdisciplinary education.
June 10, 2013
Ancient Greek and Roman Banquet
Students experience a celebration similar to those held in ancient Greece and Rome
Elizabeth Baughan’s classics students present an end-of-semester banquet honoring ancient Greek and Roman traditions.
October 3, 2012
Classical studies professor combines theory and practice with students in Turkey
This summer will be Elizabeth Baughan’s fourth time taking students on a seven-week trip to Turkey to work on an excavation project in partnership with Bilkent University.
February 24, 2012