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Portrait of Claudia Hochstein.

What is a Latin Degree?

CNES alumna and recent Jeopardy! contestant Claudia Hochstein discusses the of the value of her Latin degree—how it’s prepared her for the future, from game shows to scientific research—and how greater diversity awareness should be brought to the Latin field.

Honoring Jim Ruebel

CNES has learned with sorrow of the death of Jim Ruebel, who taught in our department in the 1970s and had a long and distinguished career as a Roman historian, Latinist, and dean. A memorial fund to help students attend CAMWS meetings (Classical Association of the Middle West and South, which Jim headed in 2001-2) has been established.