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G. K. Wuori (B.A., 1967), former Illinois Arts Council Fellow, has just published his fourth work of fiction, HoneyLee's Girl, with Black Rose Writing.

Timothy Buchanan has been awarded the 2016 C. Mason and Madeline Myers Graduate Philosophy Award for outstanding achievement in graduate study in philosophy. More >

Tanya Kostochka (M.A., 2013) has become a cartoonist for the philosophy blog Daily Nous. In her day job, Tanya is a doctoral student in philosophy at University of Southern California.

Emma Duncan (M.A., 2015) just published "Trolleys and Transplants: Derailing the Distinction Between Doing and Allowing" in De Ethica. Emma is currently enrolled in the Ph.D. program in philosophy at University of California at San Diego.

Renee Jorgensen Bolinger (M.A., 2012), who created the above picture of the Philosophy Department faculty and the Philosopher Portraits series, just had her paper "The Pragmatics of Slurs" published in Noûs. Renee is currently enrolled in the Ph.D. program in philosophy at University of Southern California.

Andrew Chapman (M.A., 2009) has become Project Editor of 1000-Word Philosophy, "an ever-growing set of original 1000-word essays on philosophical topics."

Andy Carson (M.A., 2012) has received coverage in The Chronicle of Higher Education for his study of job placement by doctoral programs in philosophy. He has now published a follow-up study reporting on the placement records of M.A. programs in philosophy.

Upcoming Events


Robert StreifferUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
and David Killoren, Northwestern University 
"Some Conceptual and Ethical Considerations Regarding Animal Confinement"
Friday, February 26th, 2016
3:00pm, Altgeld 315

Corinne Bloch-Mullins, Marquette University
Friday, April 8th, 2016
3:00pm, Altgeld 315

Rachel Zuckert, Northwestern University
Friday, September 9th, 2016
3:00pm, Altgeld 315

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