Jan Boxill wins Village Pride Award from WCHL radio
An audio clip of the announcement (preceded by an advertisement) is available HERE.
Sad News: Warren Nord died on June 19, 2010
Warren Nord was the founding Director of the Program in the Humanities and Human Values and served in that role for 25 years. His research interests were primarily in the philosophy of religion and the philosophy of education. He passed away on … Continued
De Brigard Wins University Dissertation Fellowship
Felipe De Brigard has won a University-wide competition for a Dissertation Completion Fellowship to support his work ont he nature and function of memory.
Frost Wins Teaching Award
David Frost has won a Teaching Award from Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Award. The process leading to this award is run and funded by undergraduates, who voted, in 1989, to increase fees in order to support the awards.
Hill wins teaching award
Thomas Hill has won the University’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction in honor of his extraordinary work with graduate students.
Wolf elected President of Eastern APA for 2010-2011
On completing a one year term as Vice President, which began this Fall, Professor Wolf becomes the President of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association for 2010-2011.
Chapel Hill Philosophy at the Eastern APA
Twelve graduate students and faculty are on the program. The program of the Eastern Division Meetings of the American Philosophical Association this December features twelve graduate students and faculty: Robert Adams, Jamin Asay, Seth Bordner, Bernard Boxill, Katherine Dimitriou, Dana Goswick (who … Continued
Phi Beta Kappa
Four philosophy majors joined Phi Beta Kappa this Fall. Elizabeth Ross, Emily Schwebke, Sarah Taylor, and Nicholas Williams have initiated in to Phi Beta Kappa, the distinguished academic honor society
Bar-On wins NSF Research Grant
Professors Dorit Bar-On and Mitch Green (Philosophy, University of Virginia) have won a National Science Foundation Research Grant to support their work on “Expression, Communication and the Origins of Meaning.”