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Philosophy Department Essay Contest

The Department of Philosophy and Religion is pleased to announce our annual essay award competition. Awards will be given in two categories: Philosophy and Religion. The deadline for papers is April 4th at 11:59 pm. For the full details of the contest click through…
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Published On: March 13, 2017 |
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Prof. Basl Featured in Neuromarketing Article

Prof. Basl discusses how advances in smartphones and wearable technology allow neuromarketers to gather and act on data they previously had no access to, and how the ethics behind these actions affect the consumer. Link: http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/2228090-neuromarketing-in-the-age-of-iphones/

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Contentious Immigration and Health Care Issues at Heart of Timely New Book

Professor Patricia Illingworth and Professor Wendy Parmet, director of NUSL’s Center for Health Policy and Law, are the co-authors of a new book, The Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity. Parmet and Illingworth demonstrate how shortsighted it is to craft health policy on the basis of ethnocentrism and xenophobia.

Published On: February 14, 2017 |
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Professor Bucar Quoted in an Article about Saudi Male Guardianship in the Christian Science Monitor

Professor Elizabeth Bucar was quoted by Gretel Kauffman in a recently published article about Saudi male guardianship in the Christian Science Monitor. Follow the link below to read the article: “Saudi women petition to end male guardianship laws”

Published On: October 6, 2016 |
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Professor Sheila Winborne to Participate in a Wabash Center Peer Mentoring Cluster, A Project Made Possible By A Grant Funded by Lilly Endowment Inc.

Professor Sheila Winborne along with Professor Mitzi Smith of Ashland Theological Seminary (grant director) and Professor Janice McLean-Farrell of City Seminary of New York will participate in a 2016 Peer Mentoring Cluster titled “African American Women Negotiating Academia with Self-Care”. The project is made possible by a grant from the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and…
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Published On: July 26, 2016 |
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Professor Delmas is Named NYU’s 2016 Dworkin-Balzan Fellow

Great news! Professor Candice Delmas has been named the Dworkin-Balzan Fellow at the Center for Law and Philosophy at New York University School of Law. Please join us in congratulating Professor Delmas on this prestigious fellowship for philosophers of law!

Published On: March 19, 2016 |
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Professor Parekh Starts Writing for the Huffington Post

Professor Parekh has started to write blog posts for the Huffington Post. With an emphasis on Social and Political Philosophy, Professor Parekh takes a look at current geopolitical issues and discusses what should be done. You can read her first article here where she talks about our moral obligations to do more then just house…
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Published On: February 26, 2016 |
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Professor Illingworth Starts Writing for the Huffington Post

Professor Illingworth has begun to write blog posts for the Huffington Post. With an emphasis on applied ethics, Professor Illingworth dives into some of the problems that are currently happening in America and weighs in on them. You can read her first article here where she brings up some of the issues associated with the…
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New Faculty Arrival: Candice Delmas

Professor Candice Delmas is an assistant professor in both the Philosophy and Political Science departments at Northeastern. She is also the Associate Director of the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Program. Before joining Northeastern, Professor Delmas was an assistant professor at Clemson University. Professor Candice received her M.A. in Philosophy from Georgia State University and then went on…
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Published On: February 5, 2016 |
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& The Faculty Member of the Year Award Goes To…

 Winner – Basl ’15 Nomination Letter The Department of Residential Life values the faculty who have committed to working with our staff and students in the residence halls. So often our faculty are under-appreciated and unrecognized for the additional work they put into educating students outside of the classroom. This commitment of time from the faculty…
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Published On: March 25, 2015 |
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