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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 … Continued

Richardson Appointed to APA Committee on Pre-College Instruction

February 24, 2023

Our own Director of the National High School Ethics Bowl, Dr. Alex Richardson, has been appointed to a three-year term on the American Philosophical Association’s Committee on Pre-College Instruction in Philosophy. Alex’s term will begin July 1 of this year and run … Continued

Rebecca Walker in the New York Times

January 24, 2023

Rebecca Walker was recently interviewed for an article in the New York Times, “What Do We Owe Lab Animals.” Read the article here.

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.