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UGA Classics in Rome 50th Anniversary Reunion


UGA in Rome Celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a reunion on

October 4-5, 2019 UGA in Rome 50th Anniversary Celebration group photo

Georgia Museum of Art

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019—Preview Day


Jackson St. Building, School of Environment and DesignRoman coin

The Rostral Column of Gaius Duilius from Republican Rome to Washington, D.C.

Lecture by Dr. Thomas Biggs

Saturday, October 5, 2019

10:30am - 4:30pm

Georgia Museum of Art

Athens, GA 30602


Schedule of events UGA in Rome 50th Anniversary Celebration Poss

10:30-11:00 – Registration, mingling, and coffee in the GMOA Education Room

11:00-12:30 — 50 years of UGA in Rome (and Greece): celebration and storytelling in the GMOA Auditorium

1:00-2:00  -- Lunch

3:00-4:00   Wine and cheese tasting. Fund raising event for the new Edward and Jenny Best scholarship in support of study abroad in Rome. Wine by Frank Sinkwich of Northeast Sales Distributing, Inc; Cheese by Half-Shepherd Market and Cheese Shop; Bread by Big City Bread; cheese presentation by Filippo Trapella of

Guided tours to two special exhibits in the GMOA: Storytelling in Italian Renaissance Maiolica and Drama and Devotion in Baroque Rome

We are now collecting stories, journal entries, and pictures from our 50 years of the program. Please send your stories and photos to: or

UGA in Rome 50th Anniversary Celebration Harris photo

UGA in Rome 50th Anniversary Celebration Jurado Joy

UGA in Rome 50th Anniversary Celebration Sinkwich photo

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UGA Classics explores Greek and Roman culture (material; intellectual; religious) from Troy to Augustine; Classical languages and literatures (Greek, Latin, and in English translation); and the reception of Classical Antiquity with A.B. and M.A. Classics degrees with multiple areas of emphasis. Double Dawgs degrees focus on careers in Historic Preservation and World Language Education. Minor degrees in Classical Culture and Classics and Comparative Cultures complement degree programs across campus. New to Classics? Take a course with us on campus or in Europe and acquire future-ready skills.

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