Department News

Congratulations to Maria Altepeter (M.A., 2014) for receiving the American Philosophical Association's 2020 Sanders Graduate Student Award for one of the three best papers submitted to the APA Eastern Division Meeting by a graduate student. Ms. Altepeter is currently a doctoral student at Washington University in St. Louis.

Congratulations to Devin Lane (M.A., expected 2020) for being selected recipient of the 2019 Myers Award for outstanding graduate student.

Congratulations to Brian Wagner (B.A., 2007; M.A., 2009), who recently received the Rock Valley College Faculty of the Year Award.

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Upcoming Events

Baron Reed, Northwestern University


March 20, 2020
3:00 p.m., Holmes Student Center, University Suite

Richard Kim, Loyola University of Chicago

The Role of Negative Emotions in the Good Life: Reflections from Confucianism and Daoism

April 17, 2020
3:00 p.m., Stevens Building, Room 170A

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Department of Philosophy
Northern Illinois University
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Prof. Steve Daskal
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Prof. Lenny Clapp
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David J. Buller
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