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UK Latin Seminar, Internationally Recognized and Celebrated

This past summer marked the 16th anniversary of one of the world's most unique events held on UK's campus.

UK Graduate Awarded Prestigious Fellowship in Germany

UK graduate Casey Carmichael, who earned his master's degree from the Department of Classics in 2010, was recently awarded a six-month doctoral fellowship from the Leibniz Institute for European History in Mainz, Germany.

Classics Alum Casey Carmichael Receives Prestigious Doctoral Fellowship in Germany

 

By Guy Spriggs

casey genevaCasey Carmichael, who earned his masters degree in Classics at the University in Kentucky in 2010, has been awarded six-month doctoral fellowship from the Leibniz Institute for European History in Mainz, Germany.

Leighanne Root

A professor can impact a student during and after their college career in a plethora of ways. Leighanne Root has been able to learn, utilize and grow with her professors throughout her time at the University of Kentucky.

CLA 261: Masterpieces of Greek and Roman Literature with Ted Higgs

A survey of major Greek and Roman literary works. Attention will be focused on the various genres of Classical literature, and the course will include comparative analysis of Greek and Latin literary pieces.

Classics Graduate Student Awarded Fellowship to Study in Athens, Greece

Congratulations are in order for graduate student Jonathan Meyer who has been awarded a fellowship to attend The American School of Classical Studies at Athens next year. Meyer, a Master’s student in the UK Classics Department, will spend the 2012-2013 school year in Greece studying the history and culture of ancient Greece and the Hellenic world.

Classics Students Awarded Otis Singletary Fellowship

The fellowship is a one-time scholarship awarded to graduating seniors who are continuing their post-baccalaureate education at UK. Paralleling the growth of the classics program, awards such as these contribute to the continued success in attracting some of the best students from around the world, and especially in keeping the ones who already call the classics program home.

Latin Is Not Dead: Latin as a Living Language with Jonathan Meyer

Latin is not dead, at least not at the University of Kentucky. "Latin is spoken as a living language here" says Jonathan Meyer, a graduate student in the Latin Studies program. Jonathan was recently nominated in the Masters Category for the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools Excellence in Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants. In this podcast, Guy Spriggs interviews Jonathan about his nomination as well as the unique aspects of the Latin Studies program.

This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.

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Department of Classics Offers Unique Programming, Awarded Fellowship

Classics Masters' program has seen immense growth, attracting renowned scholars.

UK's Institute for Latin Studies: Milena Minkova

The University of Kentucky has one of the most distinguished Classics programs in the world, and the UK Institute for Latin Studies (Graduate Certificate Curriculum) is now celebrating its tenth year. In this podcast, Milena Minkova, Director of Graduate Studies in the Division of Classics, describes the Institute for Latin Studies, the unique methods used to teach Latin to students in the program, and the value of the Latin language in today's world. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman

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