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Best Philosophy Thesis Award at EKU Honors Memory of Robert Miller, Former Chair of Department

Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Philosophy and Religion will award the first Dr. James Robert Miller Annual Best Philosophy Thesis Award this semester to a senior philosophy major, thanks to the generosity of family and friends of the late professor.

Welcome Back!

Welcome back for the Spring 2015 Semester from the Department of Philosophy & Religion! We hope that everyone had a happy new year and a refreshing winter break! Below are some pictures of students, faculty, and staff at the department's annual holiday gathering in December 2014:

College of Arts & Sciences Launches Humanities@Work Program

The College of Arts & Sciences is proud to announce an exciting Co-op/Internship Program Opportunity that is uniquely tailored for EKU Humanities Majors!

This program is for students with any of the following majors:

  • Philosophy
  • Comparative Humanities

Doug Geivett to speak on "God and the Problem of Evil"

God and the Problem of Evil

7:00 pm  October 28, 2014  Adams Auditorium, Wallace Building room 149

Now Open: Philosophy & Religion Tutoring Center and Study Lounge!

Free space for students to think and converse, and free tutoring for those looking for help thinking!

The Philosophy and Religion Tutoring Center and Study Lounge is located in Case Annex 279 and is open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

In Memoriam: Dr. James Robert Miller (1931-2014)

Dr. James Robert Miller, Jr., died on June 4, 2014 at the Compassionate Care Center, Richmond, Kentucky, surrounded by his family. He was 83.

EKU Student One of 50 Worldwide Selected to Attend Buddhist Retreat in Taiwan

Reagan Coburn & Abraham Velez

An Eastern Kentucky University student is among only approximately 50 worldwide selected to participate in the 2014 Fo Guang Buddhist Monastic Retreat in Taiwan this summer.

Happy New Year!

We wish a Happy New Year to all and look forward to a great Spring Semester! Below: Students, Faculty, and Staff at the Department's Annual Holiday Gathering in December 2013 (Click picture to enlarge):

EKU Philosophy Students to Work with Model Lab First-Graders

Students in a Beginning Ethics class at Eastern Kentucky University will work with first-graders at Model Laboratory School next semester, helping them to see and resolve moral issues.

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