Monthly Archives: October 2011

Orientation meeting for Spring 2012 PHRE Senior Seminar

October 26, 2011

The orientation meeting for next semester’s Philosophy and Religion Senior Seminar course will take place on Thursday, November 3 at 6:00 p.m. in McClain 209. Any individuals anticipating being part of the Spring 2012 senior seminar should plan to attend.  Others are welcome, too, especially those interested in hearing a little more about how Senior […]

Call for Submissions – Reed Journal of Existentialism

From the editors of The Reed: The Reed, run through St. Olaf’s Howard Hong Kierkegaard Library, functions as a forum for Existential themes at the undergraduate level throughout the United States and abroad. The undergraduate editors of this journal are committed to considering submissions by Existentialist thinkers struggling with the angst and alienation that comes […]

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 […]