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Spring 2021 Phi Beta Kappa Inductees

March 5, 2021

Congratulations to our newest philosophy major Phi Beta Kappa inductees, Tyler Kay and Maxwell Levinson! A press release with more details is posted here. Each semester, Alpha of North Carolina Chapter of The Phi Beta Kappa Society initiates exceptional undergraduates. We warmly … Read more

Fabian Wendt and Doug MacKay in The Well

February 24, 2021

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!

Philosophy as public service

January 12, 2021

Our creative, innovative outreach programs serve the public, bringing philosophy to prisons, retirement homes, and high schools! Read more here.

Spicer and Nitchovski win Tanner Teaching Awards

December 11, 2020

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 … Read more

Walker featured in Carolina Alumni Review

December 3, 2020

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”.

Morton wins 2021 Frederic W. Ness Book Award

November 2, 2020

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 … Read more

Fall 2020 Phi Beta Kappa Inductees

October 2, 2020

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 … Read more

Bovens blog published in The Conversation

September 14, 2020

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!

Morton paper selected for Philosophers Annual

September 14, 2020

Jen Morton, whose paper, “Grit” (Ethics), co-written with Sarah Paul, was honored by The Philosopher’s Annual as one of the ten best for 2019. Congratulations, Jen!