Category Archives: In The News
Written on May 4, 2012 at 5:31 pm, by bpt2
Congratulations to Elizabeth A. Davis (GRS ’06), who has been nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical. Read more.
Written on March 2, 2012 at 3:10 pm, by sns57
Peter Shulman, assistant professor of history, was awarded the Ellis Hawley Prize for his article, “The Making of a Tax Break: The Oil Depletion Allowance, Scientific Taxation, and Natural Resource Policy in the Early Twentieth Century,” published in the Journal of Policy History. Read more.
Written on March 1, 2012 at 3:32 pm, by sns57
Melinda Ashe, a sophomore majoring in psychology, cognitive science and economics, was initiated as the 400,000th member of Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity last semester. Read more.
Written on February 27, 2012 at 3:44 pm, by sns57
Karen Beckwith, the Flora Stone Mather Professor in the Department of Political Science, won the 2011 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics. Read more.
Written on February 21, 2012 at 7:55 pm, by sns57
Ancient artifacts tell about women’s lives, mostly from the perspective of elite society members who had the means to commission the art, says Jennifer Neils, the Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of Art History and author of Women in the Ancient World. Read more.
Art history’s Jenifer Neils elected committee chair at American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Written on February 15, 2012 at 7:53 pm, by sns57
Jenifer Neils, the Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of Art History and Classics at Case Western Reserve University, has been elected to a four-year term as chair of the Managing Committee of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA), beginning June 2012. Read more.
Written on February 15, 2012 at 2:35 pm, by sms247
National History Day was awarded a National Humanities Medal for its ability to “inspire in American students a passion for history”. Dr. Cathy Gorn (GRS ’84, ’92), executive director of NHD, accepted the award from President Obama. Read more.
Written on February 14, 2012 at 7:34 pm, by sns57
This summer, three to five classics students will spend a month in Rome, where they will create a virtual 3-D reconstruction of an ancient Roman archaeological site in honor of the American Academy in Rome’s 50th anniversary celebration of the Cosa Excavation Project. Read more.
Written on February 14, 2012 at 7:30 pm, by sns57
Alexander P. Lamis, associate professor of political science, died Feb. 10 after a seven-month battle to overcome a reaction to medications. Read more.