POPCO Outreach Featured in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

April 9, 2021

The Center for Values and Social Policy outreach program POPCO and graduate student Dawn Jacob are featured in an article in the current Colorado Arts and Sciences e-magazine, issued by the College of Arts and Sciences. Read the article here .

Call for Papers: 2021 Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress

March 30, 2021

The fourteenth annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress (RoME), to be held August 12-15 at the University of Colorado Boulder, has released their call for papers. See the infomation on the RoME 21 web site, here .

Heather Demarest Awarded ASSETT Fellowship

March 3, 2021

Heather Demarest has been awarded an ASSETT Faculty Fellowship for three semesters, beginning this spring of 2021. Her goal is to develop standards for teaching excellence that are fair, transparent, and based in empirical research. She will consult with faculty in philosophy as well as in other departments as she...

CU Boulder’s Ethics Bowl Team wins "Spirit of the Ethics Bowl” Award

March 1, 2021

This past weekend, CU Boulder’s Collegiate Ethics Bowl Team was awarded the Bob Ladenson "Spirit of the Ethics Bowl” Award while competing at the 25 th Silver Anniversary APPE Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl National Competition. Named after the founder of the Ethics Bowl, the “Spirit of the Ethics Bowl” award is...

Professor Raul Saucedo Wins Boulder Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

Feb. 10, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Prof. Raul Saucedo has won the 2021 Boulder Faculty Teaching Excellence Award. Raul Saucedo is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado Boulder. He teaches a wide variety of courses in philosophy, including logic at the introductory, intermediate and advanced levels...

Grad Student Dawn Jacob Starts POPCO Philosophy Discussion Group

Feb. 9, 2021

PhD student Dawn Jacob is starting a virtual public philosophy discussion group through POPCO , in conjunction with the Longmont Public Library, beginning on March 22 on Zoom. Each month the group will tackle a different short reading from various time periods and geographic/cultural areas. Details are on the Longmont...

Carol Cleland Co-Authored Paper Featured in PNAS

Jan. 3, 2021

Professor Carol Cleland has had a co-authored article on a proposed new classification structure for minerals published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read the CU press release here: https://www.colorado.edu/asmagazine/2020/12/21/philosopher-scientists-propose-new-way-categorize-minerals

Ethics Bowl Team Places Second in Regional Competition, Headed for Nationals

Nov. 18, 2020

CU Boulder's Ethics Bowl Team placed second out of sixteen teams in the Rocky Mountain-Wasatch Regional Competition on Saturday, Nov 14th and earned a spot at the National Competition in February 2021. Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl is a competitive event run by the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics that encourages...

Philosophy Department Mourns the Death of Senior Instructor Dan Sturgis

Oct. 2, 2020

With great sadness, the Philosophy Department reports that our friend and colleague, Dan Sturgis, passed away earlier this week. Dr. Sturgis earned his BA in Philosophy and Political Science in 1992 from Northwestern University and his PhD from our department in 2002, writing a dissertation ‘Prairies and Paintings: The Aesthetic...

CVSP Lunchtime Talks Begin August 28

Aug. 25, 2020

The first Center for Values and Social Policy lunchtime talk will be held online Friday, August 28 at 12:30 PM. Contact Graham Oddie at oddie@colorado.edu for the Zoom information. Featured speaker: Dr Tim Burkhardt Snider Scholar in Residence Bruce D. Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization University of...