Aliosha Barranco Lopez will be participating in this year’s 8th Faculty Showcase on Teaching, hosted by the Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE). The Faculty Showcase on Teaching provides a platform for UNC instructors to share best teaching practices and to network across disciplines. On April 22nd, Aliosha will be speaking at a session about instructional technology, entitled “Instructional Tech Toolkit at Work”.
Thank you, Aliosha, for representing philosophy and participating in such a pedagogically valuable event!
Our very own PPE Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor, Fabian Wendt, and Professor Doug MacKay (of the Public Policy Department) have been featured in The Well. Read their article about UBI (universal basic income) here!
Our creative, innovative outreach programs serve the public, bringing philosophy to prisons, retirement homes, and high schools! Read more here.
We are very pleased to announce that two of our graduate students, DeeAnn Spicer and Pavel Nitchovski, have won Tanner Teaching Awards! These are UNC’s highest awards for graduate-student teachers. Only five winners from across the entire university are selected each year. We have had so many wonderful teachers among our graduate students, and Philosophy graduate students have accordingly done very well indeed in winning these awards, but I cannot recall a year where two won. Here is UNC’s official announcement. Congratulations to DeeAnn and Pavel!!!
More information about our Tanner Teaching Award winners is here.
Rebecca Walker has been highlighted in the 2020 edition of the Carolina Alumni Review! Please see here to read the article in which she is featured, “Ethics at the Forefront”.
We are pleased to announce that Jen Morton’s book, “Moving Up Without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Cost of Upward Mobility” (Princeton University Press), has just won the 2021 Frederic W. Ness Book Award for the year’s book that best contributes to the understanding and improvement of liberal education.
It is our pleasure to announce that Karl Adam, Michael Prinzing, Ben Schwartz, and DeeAnn Spicer have been selected as 2020-2021 Maynard Adams Fellows for the Public Humanities!
Congratulations to our newest philosophy major Phi Beta Kappa inductees, Raj Dutta, Annie Evans, and Greer Underwood! Please see here for more details. Each semester, Alpha of North Carolina Chapter of The Phi Beta Kappa Society initiates exceptional undergraduates. We warmly commend our philosophy students for this outstanding achievement!
Luc Bovens published a blog “‘From each according to ability; to each according to need’ – tracing the biblical roots of socialism’s enduring slogan” in The Conversation. Check it out here!