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Project Theophrastus holds conference in Waterloo Canada

Project Theophrastus held a conference on the Peripatetic philosopher Critolaus of Phaselis, second century BCE, at the Institute for Hellenistic Studies in Waterloo Canada on September 28-30, 2018. Eight papers were presented:David Hahm, “Overview of the Testimonia”; Tiziano Dorandi, “Further Testimonia”; Robert Mayhew, “Critolaus on God and Providence”; Oliver Hellmann,” The Political and Diplomatic Embassy to Rome”; Jan Szaif, “Peripatetic Theories of Oikeiosis”; Stefan Schorn, “History and Politics in Critolaus;” Maria Cristina Fimiani and Gianluca Del Maestro, “The Papyri on Critolaus”; Yossie Liebersohn, “Critolaus and Rhetoric”. The proceedings will be published in Rutgers University Studies in Classical Humanities (RUSCH) vol. 22.

Molly Kuchler Receives Full Ride for PhD

Molly Kuchler is graduating with Honors in Classics and has received a full ride for her PhD at Bryn Mawr College’s PhD/Graduate program in Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies. Congratulations Molly!

Jonas Tai Awarded Fellowship

Jonas Tai was awarded a Lloyd C. Gardner Fellowship in Leadership & Social Policy for AY 2018-2019. The fellowship is aimed at expanding students' horizons, providing them with new experiences and opportunities, and preparing them for future roles in leadership positions (no matter their careers). It is run through the Political Science department which takes about 15 students each year. Congratulations, Jonas!

Max Duboff Awarded Broadhead Prize

Max Duboff was awarded the Broadhead Prize for his translation of Virgil. This fund was given by Reverend Jacob Broadhead, D.D., and his son J. Romyn Broadhead, LL.D. The prize is awarded to a junior or senior who displays all around-excellence in Classics. Congratulations Max!

: Tiara Youngblood Receives Cornelison Award

Tiara Youngblood received the Cornelison Award from Douglass College. A prize from a fund given by Mrs. Alice L. Cornelison to the Associated Alumnae of Douglass College in 1964, the Cornelison Award is granted annually to a student of Douglass College who displays all-around excellence in Classics. Congratulations, Tiara!

Three Classics Students Receive Translation Prizes

Three Rutgers classics students received prizes from the New York city-wide New York Classical Club's Greek and Latin translation competition. Max Duboff placed third in the NYCC Latin exam. Michael Antosiewicz placed third in the NYCC Greek exam. Jonas Tai placed second in the NYCC Greek exam. Congratulations, Max, Michael, and Jonas!!

Aaron Beck-Schachter Attends ASCSA Reception

max duboff broadhead prizeRutgers Fulbright Fellow Aaron Beck-Schachter, Fulbright Board Member Rosemary Donnelly, President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos and American School Director Jenifer Neils celebrating 70 years of Fulbright in Greece at the reception for ASCSA (The American School of Classical Studies at Athens)

Jonathan Finnerty awarded fellowship

Jonathan Finnerty (’17), double major in Classics and Philosophy, has been awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship, which funds four years of graduate study. Jonathan is currently applying to graduate school in philosophy with a specialty in Greek philosophy. Congratulations, Jonathan!