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Illinois Classics Statement on Racism

  The Department of the Classics once again condemns the virulent anti-black racism that continues to plague our country and our world. We endorse the messages published by the Society for Classical Studies,...

Professor Brian Walters featured on Illinois News for the Campus Award for Excellence in Instruction

Professor Brian Walters was featured on Illinois News for the Campus Award for Excellence in Instruction. You can find the full story here.

Classics Awards Virtual Celebration 2020

We celebrated our students' and faculty's achievements on Zoom on Friday, May 15! Here is a pdf of the presentations.

Virtual Classics Advising for Summer and Fall 2020

A message to Classics majors and minors from Prof. Brian Walters, Director of Undergraduate Studies:   First of all, I hope that you and all your loved ones are well. As we continue to get used to this new lifestyle of keeping our distance and meeting remotely, I wanted to let you know that...

Gift of $750,000 by Prof. Barbara Wallach helps students and faculty in the Department of the Classics

The Department of Classics has received an estate gift of $750,000 from alumna Barbara Wallach (MA, ’70; PhD, ’74, classics) an emerita associate professor of classical studies at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. Wallach catalyzed the gift, the Barbara and Luitpold...

LAS Dean's and Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for Professor Brian Walters

Congratulations to Professor Brian Walters who will receive both the distinguished and highly competitive 2019-20 LAS Dean's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and the Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching! The full story can be found...
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