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
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.
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.