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Hebrew Café

students gather around two tables to speak Hebrew
Once a month on Thursday evenings, the Hebrew Café brings together Hebrew speakers and learners to converse in the language. The café was founded by Professor Orian Zakai, who directs the Hebrew program.


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Class Notes 2020

Class Notes for 2020

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Elizabeth Fisher Honored With Latin Ovatio

Elizabeth Fisher, professor emerita of classical studies, was honored at the October 2019 meeting of...

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Advanced Imaging Sheds Light on Ancient Inscriptions

CNELC’s Chris Rollston says 2,000-year-old pottery fragments could provide insight on a pivotal point in history. He is using...


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