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Murder of George Floyd

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Rasmussen Awarded Third NSF Grant

   June 26, 2020

Dr. Lisa Rasmussen recently was awarded her third National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, to fund a project on "Assessing Ethical Challenges in Conducting Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Science During the COVID-19 Pandemic." For this project, the research team will investigate ethical issues in unregulated research performed outside of traditional laboratory settings, with the aim of identifying...

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Gordon Hull Receives NSF Grant

   September 13, 2019

Dr. Gordon Hull is co-PI on a recently awarded NSF grant related to public policy and technology. Much of the public policy U.S. citizens encounter every day regarding their health, welfare, education, jobs, and security are state and local level policies, with little coordination of or sharing of information on their societal impacts. Dr. Hull is providing the ethics component of a $1,...

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Queen City Philosophy Conference

   August 26, 2019

The philosophy department hosted the Queen City Philosophy conference on August 26, 2019. It featured papers from undergraduate, graduate, and post-bac students on topics ranging from ethics, political philosophy, and phenomenology to philosophy of religion, epistemology, and language/signification. Ethan Butt, University of Virginia, won the Best Paper Prize for his paper on "Is Agency...

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