Many congratulations to talented philosophy major Ellie Riggsbee for having been admitted to the highly selective 2023 Colorado Summer Seminar in Philosophy! This seminar, taught by philosophy faculty at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is intended for outstanding advanced undergraduates who … Read more
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 … Read more
Rebecca Walker was recently interviewed for an article in the New York Times, “What Do We Owe Lab Animals.” Read the article here.
Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz will present the 2022 Thomas Jefferson Award to Philosophy Professor Geoff Sayre-McCord at the January Faculty Council meeting. Sayre-McCord is the Director of UNC’s Philosophy, Politics, & Economics Program. He is also the Founding Director of the Philosophy, … Read more
Congratulations to Carla Merino-Rajme who has been named as one of this year’s recipients for the Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Please read the full story here.
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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.
Read the article about the Parr Center and the National High School Ethics Bowl here.
Read the interview here. And you can purchase his new book featured in this interview here.