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Vazquez Wins Engaged Scholarship Award

April 12, 2023

Parr Center Director of Outreach Michael Vazquez has been honored with a university-wide Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Award. A Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Michael was recognized for his commitment to forging lasting, democratic and … Read more

Parr Center Team Members Co-Author EdNC Article

March 23, 2023

“How can college students and communities come together around an ancient text? A team from Chapel Hill shares their experience and insights.” Read the full article here.

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more