The Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Nathaniel Jones won a 2021 First Book Award from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) for his book Painting, Ethics, and Aesthetics in Rome. This award is given in recognition of distinguished first scholarly books in the field of classical studies. Dr. Jones received the award at the CAMWS annual (virtual) meeting on April 10, 2021. At the same event, Dr. Tim Moore, John and Penelope Biggs Distinguished Professor of Classics, was honored with a Latin ovatio in a speech by the current CAMWS orator, David White of Baylor University. The speech narrated Dr. Moore’s education, teaching career, scholarly pursuits, and service to the profession.