Goodkin, Joe

What motivated you to study Classics in college? I had a couple of chance encounters with interesting rogue Ancient Greek words over the course of high school.  When I got to Madison as an intending …

Henschel, Jennifer

What motivated you to study Classics in college? I knew from the start that I wanted to major in Zoology at UW-Madison.  Animals have always been my passion, and biology was my favorite high school …

Kasdin, Phoebe

I am a George Kaiser Family Foundation Women’s Justice Fellow at Still She Rises, Tulsa. Still She Rises is the first public defender office in the country dedicated exclusively to the representation of mothers in …

Kolpin, Nate

What motivated you to study Classics in college? I studied Latin in high school and a legendary teacher helped make it the only class in high school that I can say I looked forward to …

Lease, Abby

View this video to learn more about Abby and the impact her liberal arts education has had on her choice of teaching as a career. What motivated you to study Classics in college? As a …

Marx, Will

What motivated you to study Classics in college? Originally, I intended to study something very different: biochemistry. This idea lost its luster when a biochemistry professor displayed a detailed diagram of photosynthesis and said that …

Ramer, Esther

What motivated you to study Classics in college? I was interested in literature and poetry, and I wanted to challenge myself to learn some ancient languages. Classics was a logical pick for me. How did …

Rous, Sarah

What motivated you to study Classics in college? I came to Classics slowly and rather circuitously… I first became interested in learning Latin while in high school, because of my reading on the American founding …