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Alumnus T. J. Howell Recipient of the SCS Precollegiate Teaching Award

Thursday, November 15, 2018

The UMass Amherst Department of Classics is very pleased to announce that TJ Howell has received the 2018 Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Precollegiate Level from the Society for Classical...

For the fairest

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Congratulations to Chloe Kolbet, Steven Mondloch, Joe Stern, and Forrester Hammer, all UMass Amherst MAT students, who won the Bolchazy Carducci Halloween costume contest for their wonderful...

Archaeological Field School in Greece

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 summer field school on the Greek island of Kea. The field school is a 6-week program that includes a 1-week study tour in mainland Greece and 5...

Vincent Cleary, retired Professor of Classics, 1932–2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

With sadness the Department of Classics has learned of the passing of our former colleague Vincent J. Cleary. He taught at UMass from 1971 to 1997, and in retirement remained an active member of...

Classics Undergrad Wins SCS Scholarship

Friday, August 31, 2018

Zaidi Barreto (B.A. 2020) is one of this year’s recipients of the Minority Scholarship in Classics and Classical Archaeology, an award sponsored by the the Committee on Diversity in the Profession...

Rex Wallace Retires

Friday, June 1, 2018

Prof. Rex Wallace retired in May of 2018 after 33 years at UMass. Rex joined the Classics department in 1985 after receiving his Ph.D. in Linguistics from The Ohio State University and after...