The classics professor’s Ancient Graffiti Project digital resource was also mentioned in the article that focuses on ancient graffiti works.
Benefiel’s talk “Uncovering the mysteries of Pompeii” will be held on Nov. 10.
This year, 14 W&L students won honors in the Classical Association of the Middle West and South Latin translation exam.
Melissa Yorio '21 has received support from many corners during her college career, so when the pandemic broke out, she found a way to give back within her hometown community.
Smithsonian flew Benefiel to Pompeii in May 2019 to interview on-site.
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The associate professor of classics won a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the digitization of Pompeian epigraphy, along with Sara Sprenkle, associate professor of computer science.