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Balter Undergraduate Fellowship Applications Now Open!

September 27, 2023

The UNC Department of Philosophy is now accepting applications to the Balter Undergraduate Diversity Fellowships in Philosophy. The goal of the Fellowships is to foster a more inclusive environment in the Philosophy Department’s undergraduate programs, and to create space for a … Read more

Alex Worsnip named winner of the 2023 Hettleman Prize

September 22, 2023

Alex Worsnip has won the 2023 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement at UNC. Hettleman Prize winners will have an opportunity to present their work on campus; this year, that presentation will be a component of … Read more

In Memoriam: Douglas Long

July 17, 2023

Our friend and emeritus faculty member, Doug Long, passed away on June 27, 2023 at the age of 91. Doug was a member of our faculty for 38 years and was widely loved and admired by his colleagues and students. … Read more

UNC Philosophy Ranked Joint #1 in the World by APDA

July 11, 2023

We are delighted to share that UNC Philosophy has been ranked joint #1 in the world (by “Overall Program Rating”) in the recent Academic Philosophy Data & Analysis (APDA) rankings of philosophy PhD programs, with a score of 4.7/5. The … Read more

Austin Foushee Profiled By UNC Arts & Sciences

May 10, 2023

NHSEB’s 2022-2023 Undergraduate Assistant, and namesake of the National High School Ethics Bowl’s recently-announced Alumni Scholarship, Austin Foushee, is profiled here by the University of North Carolina’s College of Arts and Sciences:   Senior Austin Foushee’s commitment to the National … Read more

Vazquez Wins Engaged Scholarship Award

April 12, 2023

Parr Center Director of Outreach Michael Vazquez has been honored with a university-wide Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Award. A Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Michael was recognized for his commitment to forging lasting, democratic and … Read more

Parr Center Team Members Co-Author EdNC Article

March 23, 2023

“How can college students and communities come together around an ancient text? A team from Chapel Hill shares their experience and insights.” Read the full article here.

Thull Wins APPLES Teaching Excellence Award

March 14, 2023

Parr Center Graduate Assistant Delaney Thull is a 2022-2023 recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award from Carolina Center for Public Service’s APPLES Service-Learning Initiative for her work on the Philosophy Department’s innovative PHIL 292 course, Democratic Deliberation Across the Rural-Urban Divide. This course … Read more