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PHIL 292 Students Win APPLES Grants

November 15, 2022

Undergraduates taking Parr Center Graduate Assistant Delaney Thull’s Fall 2022 course have been awarded Transportation Grants from the Carolina Center for Public Service’s APPLES Service-Learning program. This funding facilitates their ability to travel to their experiential-learning service placement sites in … Continued

Rebecca L. Walker on The Value of a Life | TED-Ed

November 10, 2022

We are delighted to share the latest installment of the Parr Center’s Ethical Dilemma series with TED-Ed, this time on the value of a life with bioethicist, Dr. Rebecca L. Walker. Check out the video’s supplemental educational resources, which include National High … Continued

Katie Leonard Earns Kimball King Undergraduate Research Award

November 9, 2022

Congratulations to graduating senior Katie Leonard! She has been awarded a Kimball King Undergraduate Research Award to support her senior honors thesis research project, “Longing for Hope”, supervised by Prof. Michael Vazquez.

Saying Goodbye to Geoff Brennan

August 3, 2022

It is with profound soundness that the Department announces the death of our colleague and friend, Prof. Geoff Brennan.  Since January 2006, Geoff was a Research Professor at both UNC and Duke, where he served as a Core Faculty member … Continued

Sarah Stroud on the Ethics of Lying (Parr & TED-Ed)

June 6, 2022

We are delighted to share the latest installment of the Parr Center’s Ethical Dilemma series with TED-Ed, this time on the ethics of lying with Center Director and UNC philosopher Sarah Stroud, found here. Check out the video’s supplemental educational … Continued