Classical Studies explores all aspects of the languages and cultures of ancient Greece and Rome, the context of their interaction with the rest of the Mediterranean world, and their subsequent influence on our own day.


Learn Your Truth

Baccalaureate 3“Pay attention to how your soul is responding in your interviews and your work. Learn your truth and celebrate your good fortune in your calling,” former portfolio manager at American…
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Schrader '21 Wins Holland Prize

Gave his lecture on Archimedes' Principle: What else will float your boat?Andrew Schrader '21 was recently named the winner of the Physics Department's 2019 Albert Holland Physics Lecture Competition, after the delivery of his presentation, “Archimedes' Principle: What Else Will Float…
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HWS Celebrates Six 2019 Fulbright Award Winners

Fulbright campus2This year, six Hobart and William Smith students have been selected to receive awards from the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program. Alexandra “Sasha” Carey '18, MAT '19, Loretta…
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HWS Welcomes Newest Phi Beta Kappa Members

Phi Beta Kappa LogoPhi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honors society, has elected 30 new members from Hobart and William Smith Colleges into its Zeta Chapter this year. Faculty…
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Himmelhoch Presents on Agamemnon's Retreat in Iliad

09-546, Himmelhoch_Leah in classroom, Leah Himmelhoch, faculty, assistant professor of classics, classroom, studentsAssociate Professor of Classics Leah Himmelhoch recently presented a paper at the annual conference of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States, held in New York City in early October.…
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