News Archive: 2016

  • Prof. Francois Raffoul's co-translation of Heidegger in France by Dominique Janicaud (Indiana University Press, 2015) has been selected as a finalist in non-fiction for the 2016 French-American Foundation Translation Prize, a prize "for the best translation from French to English in fiction and nonfiction."
  • The philosophy department's 2015–2016 Edward Shirley Scholarship, a prize for best submitted paper, has been awarded to Miriam Johnson (graduate) and to Blake Allen and David Judd (tied for undergraduate).
  • Philosophy M.A. alumnus Jaideep Shah has been accepted to continue his graduate studies, with scholarship, in the four-year PhD program in Philosophy at the University of Warwick.
  • Philosophy M.A. student Casey Spinks has been accepted to the Young Scholars Program for the study of Kierkegaard at St. Olaf College in Minnesota.
  • Undergraduate philosophy major Casey Paulin has been accepted to the UC San Diego Summer Program for Women in Philosophy.
  • Undergraduate philosophy major Eli Minor has been accepted to the Philosophy in an Inclusive Key (PIKSI) Summer Institute.
  • Prof. Charles Pence was recently awarded the 2015-2016 Tiger Athletic Foundation Teaching Award.
  • Philosophy M.A. alumnus Ross Romero (M.A. 1997), now Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Creighton University, has recently published a book, Without the Least Tremor: The Sacrifice of Socrates in Plato's Phaedo. Visit the publisher's website to learn more!
  • Philosophy M.A. student Daniel Swaim has been accepted to continue his graduate studies in the PhD program at the University of Pennsylvania Department of Philosophy.
  • Prof. Charles Pence was recently invited to contribute to a workshop and guest-lecture at the Naval Postgraduate School, on the topic of the ethics of cyberwarfare and scientific research and development, funded by the National Science Foundation.
  • Andy McLean, a major in Philosophy, was recently interviewed on the website for the Honors College. Check it out!



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