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Driggers Wins Student Undergraduate Teaching Award

March 26, 2015

I am delighted to tell you that Kyle Driggers has won a Student Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Awards Committee. These are the only undergraduate teaching awards funded entirely by student fees and are awarded … Read more

Philosophy Majors Present Papers at William and Mary Conference

March 23, 2015

UNC Philosophy majors Olivia Branscum, Charles Perkins, and Chris Register presented papers at this year’s Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Branscum’s ‘Truth in Fiction: The Artistic Epistemology of Virginia Woolf’ was one … Read more

Current Ethics Issue Features 3 Philosophy Alumni

February 4, 2015

The current Ethics (vol 125, #2, January 2015) has an article by one UNC grad (Benjamin Bagley, “Loving Someone In Particular”), a retrospective essay by another (Nathaniel Sharadin, “On Durant Drake’s ‘May Belief Outstrip Evidence?’”), and a review of a …

Bernard Boxill Wins UNC Teaching Award

January 28, 2015

Bernard Boxill has won the University’s “Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction” for 2015 in honor of his extraordinary work with graduate students. Congratulations, Bernie!

Brainard Wins Tanner Teaching Award

January 28, 2015

Graduate Student Lindsay Brainard has won UNC’s “Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants” for 2015.  Congratulations, Lindsay, for this well-deserved honor!

Rohde’s Paper Named Best by NCPS

January 21, 2015

At its annual meeting, the NC Philosophical Society awards essay prizes. This year, UNC-CH undergraduate philosophy major, Jake Rohde, received the 2015 Undergraduate Essay Prize for his paper, “Plato and the Tripartite Analysis of Knowledge”. Jake wrote this paper for … Read more

Kling’s Paper Named Best by APPE

December 22, 2014

The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) has named Jennifer Kling‘s “Justifying the State Right of Self-Defense” paper Best Formal Paper by a Graduate Student. As a result, Jen has been invited to present at the APPE’s annual conference (Feb … Read more

Sayre-McCord Speaks About NC HSEB on WCHL

December 17, 2014

The Parr Center for Ethics’ Interim Director, Geoff Sayre-McCord, spoke with WCHL reporter, Aaron Keck, on December 16 about the North Carolina High School Ethics Bowl (NC HSEB) and current Parr Center initiatives. The NC HSEB will take place on … Read more