Is philosophy the most practical major?

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  • Is philosophy the most practical major?

    October 19, 2011

    An interesting blog post from The Atlantic

  • PHRE alum presenting at Oct. 20 Global Issues Colloquium

    Stephanie Malin will be speaking at the October 20, 2011 Global Issues Colloquium on “Uranium Communities and Nuclear Renaissance: Energy and Environmental Justice on the Colorado Plateau.” Dr. Malin is a 2004 graduate of Truman State University with a double major in Sociology/Anthropology and English, and a minor in Philosophy/Religion. She recently completed her Ph.D. […]

  • NIU Undergrad Philosophy Conference call for papers

    October 5, 2011

    1st Annual Northern Undergraduate Philosophy Conference March 23rd and 24th, 2012 Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL Keynote Speaker David O’Connor, University of Notre Dame Friday, March 23rd, 3:00 P.M., Holmes Student Center, University Suite SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 9th, 2012 Submissions from any and all undergraduates on any philosophical topic are welcome. Papers should be approximately […]

  • Funding for travel to National Conference on Undergraduate Research

    October 4, 2011

    Truman State University has a long-standing tradition of sending a group of undergraduate students to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research every spring to present their research, scholarship, and creative activities to their peers from around the country.  We will continue that tradition again this year by supporting student attendance at the 26th Annual NCUR […]

  • Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics essay contest

    The Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2012 (link) is now open for submissions. This year, the contest is accepting online submissions ONLY. Visit APPLY.ETHICSPRIZE.ORG to submit an essay. This year’s suggested topic: Articulate with clarity an ethical issue that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself. Before you […]

  • Call for papers and keynote speaker announcement for fall Undergraduate PHRE Conference

    September 26, 2011

    I am happy to announce… The 22nd Annual Undergraduate Philosophy & Religion Conference Saturday, November 12, 2011 Alumni Room, Student Union Building  Hosted by the Truman State University Department of Philosophy and Religion Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert Jewett University of Heidelberg, Germany Author of the commentary on Romans in the Hermeneia series Call for Papers […]

  • President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

    September 14, 2011

    Go to to learn about an interesting year-long project in interfaith dialogue and service taking place at Truman this year.

  • Opportunity for Truman students to present at SIU Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

    September 7, 2011

    The Department of Philosophy and Phi Sigma Tau (Illinois Pi Chapter) of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville are pleased to announce that they will be hosting the 6th Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, November 4th-5th, 2011. All undergraduate students are encouraged to submit papers on any topic of philosophical interest. Submission Deadline: September 30th, 2011 Submission Guidelines: […]

  • Mohler named winner of Mobile for Global Good competition

    Dr. Chad Mohler, Professor of Philosophy and Religion and developer of the iPhone app TruTouch, was recently named winner of the “Mobile for Global Good” programming competition sponsored by Big Nerd Ranch.  Big Nerd Ranch ( is one of the premiere companies in the world for offering training programs in Mac and iOS (iPhone / […]

  • Congrats to new Theta Alpha Kappa members!

    May 9, 2011

    Go here to find out about the induction ceremony for Truman’s new national honor society for religious studies and theology.  Congratulations to all the inductees.

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