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Exam week

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Author: Sherry Reichold

Final Exam week, Dec. 10-14, 2018.…

Video: Why top employers hire Notre Dame liberal arts majors

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Author: Todd Boruff

College of Arts and Letters graduates find success in the business world in a variety of roles and industries. Major companies are seeking college graduates proficient in communication, analysis, empathy, and creative thinking — skills that all Arts and Letters develop through a broad liberal arts education. “There’s lots of different opportunities for liberal arts majors,” said Lindsey Jacob, university recruiting lead for Booz Allen Hamilton, a professional services firm. “Management consulting, process improvement, strategic communications, public policy work. You really are able to chart your own career.”

 

Aequora Program Wins Grant From Center for Social Concerns

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Author: Brigid O'Keefe

The Notre Dame Aequora Program, headed by Prof. L. Grillo and Prof. T. Mazurek, has been awarded a grant from the Center for Social Concerns that will help support our students as they bring the study of Latin to the students of Clay International Academy. Specifically, this grant will be used to cover the cost of materials from the Paideia Institute, transportation costs, and help sponsor an event for our elementary school students on Notre Dame's campus.…

Aequora Program

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Author: Brigid O'Keefe

Aequora Meeting

On Wednesday, November 15, the Classics Department hosted an informational meeting about our new Aequora Program for potential volunteers. The Aequora Program invites Classics students to volunteer and teach Latin to elementary school students at Clay International Academy. Students were given the opportunity to learn about the curriculum they would be teaching and to meet the principal and director of the International Baccalaureate program from Clay International Academy.…

Classics faculty and students attend Dr. Emily Wilson reading at Franklin College

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Author: Sherry Reichold

Franklin College

Drs. Amy Pistone and Aldo Tagliabue and graduate students, Maria Ma, Allie Roos and Melody Wauke, from the Department of Classics MA program attended a talk by Dr. Emily Wilson at Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana.  Dr. Wilson teaches in the Department of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and is Chair of the Program in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory. She is the first woman to translate Homer’s Odyssey

Nikolas Churik

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Author: Arts and Letters

Nikolas Churik recently completed a master’s degree in Early Christian Studies (ECS), a two-year interdisciplinary program offered jointly by the Departments of Classics and Theology. 

ECS Alumnus Josh Noble Receives Shaheen Award in the Humanities

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Author: Department of Classics

Congratulations to Josh Noble, alumnus of the MA in Early Christian Studies program and current Ph.D. student in the Department of Theology, for successfully defending his dissertation and receiving the Shaheen Award in the Humanities this week.

Classics Club Hosts High School Certamen

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Author: Olivia May

This March, the Notre Dame Classics Club hosted its annual spring Certamen, a competition in which students answer questions about the Latin language and Greek and Roman antiquity.

Perform at the Sound of Classics!

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Author: Department of Classics

On Thursday April 12, 7-9 pm, the Department of Classics and Notre Dame Classics Club are hosting our somewhat annual Sound of Classics, a variety show featuring Classics-themed skits, musical and theatrical performances, Greek and Latin recitations, rap, and more!

Congratulations to Senior Thesis Writers

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Author: Department of Classics

Congratulations to our senior thesis writers, who presented their work to the department last Friday.

Upcoming Visit by Dr. Franz Fischer

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Author: Department of Classics

Dr. Franz Fischer, associate director of the Cologne Center for eHumanities, will be visiting the University from February 5 through 15 as part of the ongoing project in the Digital Schoolbook.

Saturnalia Celebration

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Author: Department of Classics

This December, the Department of Classics and Classics Club celebrated the end of the fall semester with their annual Saturnalia party.

Arts and Letters students awarded funding for summer internships in medicine, law, finance, and art education

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Author: Teagan Dillon

With skills forged in the classroom, Arts and Letters students are well prepared to tackle new opportunities and gain valuable real-world experience through summer internships. Through the Arts and Letters Summer Internship Program, Classics major Caitlyn Riley had the opportunity to work as an art and education intern at the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago.