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Ann Gallagher

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Author: Tom Hite

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Ann Gallagher is a senior classics and PLS double major who has had some amazing experiences abroad.

Glynn Scholar Awarded Fulbright for Summer Archaeology Program

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Author: Tessa Bangs

Olivia May

Notre Dame junior Olivia May has been interested in classical cultures for a long time. During the summer of 2015, she was able to experience one in a new way—by physically sifting through its remains. The Wisconsin native received an award from the U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission to study in Northern Britain, including two weeks digging at the site of an ancient Roman fort, helping to uncover evidence of the Roman Empire’s influence in England.

Sami Burr

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Author: Tom Hite

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Sami Burr '16, a double major in classics and theology, is interested in the intricacies Greek and Latin theologians found to describe the mysteries of theology.

Brian Credo

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Author: Todd Boruff

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“Everything comes from classics. It offers a lot of different paths and a lot of interesting things to pursue,” said Brian Credo ’15, a classics major in the College of Arts and Letters. The interdisciplinary study of the ancient Mediterranean world, classics first intrigued Credo, a scholar in the Glynn Family Honors program, while studying Greek and Latin in high school.

Video: Uncovering the Ancient City of Butrint

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Author: Todd Boruff

Butrint, Albania

“We’re here to look for treasure,” said David Hernandez, director of the Butrint Archaeological Research Project. “And I think of this as an intellectual treasure, really, and a cultural treasure. It’s a very special city.” Hernandez, who has directed field projects at Butrint since 2004, is an assistant professor of classics and concurrent assistant professor of anthropology at Notre Dame.