Undergrad Projects

Students minoring in tracks within the classics program have unique opportunities for historical research. These projects are varied and the subject matter is wide open. Past research projects have taken many different forms and included interdisciplinary collaboration with other USU colleges, student-professor mentorship, and even physical training. Below is a list of past projects students have undertaken with details on their execution.

Recent Project Highlights

Re-enacting the Marathon Charge

At the culmination of his year-long research project, Daniel Porter, a student majoring in history and minoring in classics, ran 1.3 miles wearing 73 pounds of extra weight distributed across his body to replicate a set of ancient Greek armor and spear.