Philosophy Department Newsletter, Spring 2016
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Graduate Recruitment: March 21-22, 2016
Graduate Recruitment Of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP) is a two-day, expense-paid workshop to be held at UNC Charlotte on March 21-22, 2016, for up to ten promising prospective M.A. students in philosophy from traditionally underrepresented groups. GROUP is designed to increase the diversity of the academic pipeline in the discipline by recruiting a diverse group of undergraduates to UNC Charlotte's philosophy department’s M.A. program in Ethics and Applied Philosophy. For more information including application instructions, click here.
How Much Money Do Philosophy Majors Make?
APA Blog Editorial Team: Cherie Braden (B.A. Philosophy, 2010)
Congratulations Dr. James
Dr. James was awarded Integration of Undergraduate Teaching and Research Award. She received the award as a recognition for her research and innovative teaching.
UNC Charlotte Ethics Team Wins Third Place
The UNC Charlotte Ethics team placed third in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Competition, held in Costa Mesa, California. They competed with 32 other regional finalist teams. The team consisted of six philosophy majors, double majors, and was coached by Professor Beth Mason. This is the highest the UNC Charlotte team has ever placed.
Read what philosophy major, Brandon Nixon, has to say about his time at Google.
Department MA Alum Wins Outstanding Thesis Award
Bradley Gray, a 2013 MA graduate, has won the UNC Charlotte's 2014 Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award in Arts and Humanities. His thesis was on “School Bullying and Ideal Theory: The Role Discourses of Violence and Nonviolence Play in the Preservation of Hegemony,” and was directed by Dr. Robin James. Congratulations Bradley!
Community of Philosophical Thinkers Club
Join the The Community of Philosophical Thinkers at their weekly meeting, Thursdays at 4:30pm in Winningham Lounge.