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EKU Philosophy Alum Presents "How to Find Your Purpose in School"

Jabril Goodner
Author and EKU alum Jabril Goodner revisits the school that fueled his passions. Join Jabril for a very special lecture that is sure to inspire you in the next direction of your career. Finally learn how to manifest success and fulfill your great purpose in life.

Rebecca Goldstein to give Ron Messerich Distinguished Lectue in Philosophy & Religion

Rebecca Goldstein Chautauqua Lecture

Rebecca Goldstein will deliver the annual Ron Messerich Distinguished Lecture in Philosophy & Religion on Wednesday, October 11, at 7:30 p.m. in O'Donnell Hall in the Whitlock Building. This event is co-sponsored by the Chautauqua Lecture Series.

Kentucky-Princeton Undergraduate Summer Institute on Inequality - Call for Applications

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Undergraduate students are invited to apply for the first annual

Kentucky-Princeton Summer Institute on Political Values and Ideas
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
May 26- June 2, 2018

Topic: Inequality

EKU to Host Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Philosophical Association

On Saturday, April 1, 2017, the EKU Department of Philosophy & Religion will host the annual meeting of the Kentucky Philosophical Association. The keynote speaker will be Danielle Poe of the University of Dayton.

Tom Morris to Deliver Inaugural Ron Messerich Lecture in Philosophy and Religion

In a talk entitled, "True Success: The Art of Achievement in Times of Change," Tom Morris will present wisdom from the great philosophers on life and work success. Morris has authored numerous books and is widely recognized as an engaging speaker on the value of philosophy in everday life and work.

Dr. Matthew Pianalto Publishes Book On Patience

On Patience by Matthew Pianalto

Dr. Matthew Pianalto, Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy & Religion, has published his first book, On Patience: Reclaiming a Foundational Virtue, with Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group).

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A.J. Jeck Wins Dr. James Robert Miller Annual Best Philosophy Thesis Award for 2016

Anthony (A.J.) Jeck

Anthony (A.J.) Jeck, a philosophy B.A. graduate in May 2016, was this year’s winner of the Dr. James Robert Miller Annual Best Philosophy Thesis Award. The award is given to the student who writes the best senior philosophy thesis based on the determination of a committee of at least five members of the EKU Philosophy and Religion Department faculty.

Dr. Velez Wins Arts & Sciences Award for Excellence in Research

Dr. Velez with Dean Wade and Associate Dean Otieno

Dr. Abraham Velez, Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy & Religion, is the 2014-15 recipient of the EKU College of Arts and Sciences' Excellence in Research and Creative Activities Award, in the area of Arts & Humanities. Annual awards are also given to faculty in the areas of social & behavioral sciences and natural & mathematical sciences.

Eric Noe Wins Dr. James Robert Miller Annual Best Philosophy Thesis Award for 2015

Eric Noe, a graduating senior majoring in philosophy, is this year’s winner of the Dr. James Robert Miller Annual Best Philosophy Thesis Award for 2015. The award is given to the student who writes the best senior philosophy thesis based on the determination of a committee of at least five members of the EKU Philosophy and Religion Department faculty.

Cody Whittington: CAS Student of the Week

Congrats to philosophy major Cody Whittington for being recognized as the Student of the Week by the EKU College of Arts and Sciences. Details here.

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