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Nagy's "Ancient Greek Hero" Second Most Popular Course for Undergrads

September 21, 2018

In the fall semester of 2018, Professor Gregory Nagy's course "Culture and Belief 22. The Ancient Greek Hero: Mythology and Facing Death" is the second most popular undergraduate course, registering 633 students. This is more than double the enrollment in the previous year, which was 310 students.

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MD-PhD student Katherine D. van Schaik featured in Crimson

April 9, 2018

Katherine D. van Schaik (G7) is featured in a Crimson article discussing MD-PhD students at Harvard. van Schaik, scheduled to receive her MD from the Medical School and PhD in Classics this spring, is a rare example of a student pairing a medical course of study with a humanities field. Read more about van Schaik's experience in the Crimson: In Both Spheres: M.D.-Ph.D. Students at Harvard...

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Emma Dench named permanent Dean of GSAS!

March 8, 2018

Congratulations to Emma Dench, McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History and of the Classics, who will take on the role of Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences as of July 1, following a year as Interim Dean. Warmest congratulations to Dean Dench from our entire community! We will miss her in the Classics Department, but look forward with great anticipation to her continuing leadership of GSAS in 2018-19 and beyond. Read the full announcement on the...

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