Department of ClassicsUniversity of Cincinnati
Department of Classics
swinfordtoumbaGraduate student Katie Swinford is featured in the September issue of McMicken Monthly for her Onassis Public Benefit Foundation scholarship. This scholarship will help her with her dissertation, titled “Seeking the Polis: Evaluating the Archaeological Evidence for Archaic Settlements in Macedonia." See the full article here.

There is a new exhibit in the Carl Blegen Library on our own Blegen himself. Janice Schulz, University Records Manager and Archives Specialist in the Archives & Rare Books Library, has curated an exhibit called Discovering Carl Blegen. This includes images from Blegen’s major campaigns in Troy and Pylos as well as his work and life at UC and abroad.

There is more information at the new UC Library blog, Liblog.


Professor Steven Ellis' work at Pompeii is featured in the 2009 Annual Report edition of UC Research magazine link_pdf. The story starts on page 18.


Katie Swinford and Natalie Abell have won the university-wide “Best Arts and Humanities Poster Award” for their excellent poster on Toumba (Thessaloniki).
Graduate student Yuki Furuya has won the 2009-2010 Jacob Hirsch Fellowship at the American School in Athens!
Graduate student Emily Egan has received the  Emily Townsend Vermeule Fellowship for study at the American School in Athens.
Graduate student Jed Thorn has won the Graduate School the Distinguished Dissertation Completion Award fellowship.
Graduate student Katie Swinford has won an Onassis post-graduate research fellowship for support of her work in Thessaloniki next year.