Peter Singer

Philosopher’s challenge aims to help students and the world’s poorest

April 28, 2020

If CU Boulder Professor David Boonin raises $10,000 for COVID-19 education and prevention, noted philosopher Peter Singer will Zoom into Boonin’s summer class.

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As if mending socks, I repair my mind

April 27, 2020

Maintaining sanity amidst a pandemic

Aspen Heidekrueger

Philosophy student blogs about having, surviving and just coping with cancer

April 6, 2020

Leukemia survivor’s blog lets people with cancer know they are not alone

Blain Howard

Philosophy guides alum to career filled with kindness, games

Feb. 19, 2020

Blain Howard figured he’d join the FBI, but he ultimately landed a ‘wild hodgepodge of awesome’ with Microsoft’s Xbox.

Noel Clark of physics, Stephen Graham Jones of English, Robert Pasnau of philosophy, and Kenneth P. Wright Jr. of integrative physiology. 

Newly minted professors of distinction to be celebrated

Jan. 24, 2020

In Feb. 3 event, professors of physics, English, philosophy and integrative physiology to be officially recognized


New CU Boulder philosophy course tackles sports

Nov. 26, 2018

Alex Wolf-Root, a former collegiate track athlete pursuing a PhD in philosophy at CU Boulder, first got the idea to create a course melding philosophy and sports following a conversation about “Deflategate.”


Scholarship recipients thank donors, in person, for their help

May 22, 2018

Peter Rock is among scores of students whose tuition costs have been reduced thanks to donors and among the scholarship recipients and scholarship donors who recently shared lunch and conversation.


Car crash helps grad make moral case for religious inclusion

May 8, 2018

Toby Bollig, the spring 2018 outstanding graduate in the College of Arts and Sciences, took up accessibility in religious institutions after a serious car crash left him with a brain injury that made attending church "miserable."

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The examined life is well worth living, philosophy alums say

Feb. 7, 2018

An educator, a lawyer, a medical student and entrepreneur ruminate on how philosophy prepared them for their careers.


Outstanding graduate conducted novel research on learning

Dec. 22, 2017

Do you learn more if you study for hours without breaks or if you take short study breaks every so often? That question not only occurred to Robert Mason Eastwood but also formed the basis of his honors thesis.