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Feb 8, 2022

Ann Rives Retires

Ann Rives, business services coordinator in the NC State Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies retired on February 1, 2022 after almost 42 years in the department. 

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Jan 31, 2022

2021-22 University Faculty Scholars Named

Philosophy and STS professor Veljko Dubljević is being recognized for his outstanding academic achievements and contributions to NC State through his teaching, scholarship and service. 

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Jan 6, 2022

Philosophy Student Helps Develop Critical Thinking Course

Meet Sophie Korenek, a junior majoring in philosophy and biochemistry. She’s also a Jefferson Scholar, a dual-degree program of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.  

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Sep 27, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Do I Have a Moral Obligation to Wear a Mask or Get Vaccinated?

What are our moral obligations in the face of COVID-19? Karey Harwood, a bioethicist and associate professor of religious studies at NC State, weighs in. 

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Sep 7, 2021

Software Engineer Jason Suttles Applies His Philosophy Background to Healthcare, Technology

NC State alumnus Jason Suttles discusses earning degrees in philosophy and computer science, solving puzzles, working at the intersection of healthcare and technology, and more. 

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Sep 2, 2021

Postdoctoral Teaching Scholars Appointed in Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies appointed two Postdoctoral Teaching Scholars in Fall 2021 to help it cover its teaching needs in the philosophy of law and related fields and in logic and related fields. 

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May 27, 2021

In Brief: More News from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Some further news from the Department is presented briefly here. 

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May 27, 2021

Looking Back: Department News from the Past

The present and the future are rooted in the past. This column features some department news from the past fifty years. 

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May 27, 2021

Barbara Levenbook Retires

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies held a virtual event on the afternoon of April 30 to honor Barbara Levenbook on the occasion of her retirement and to celebrate her 41-year academic career at NC State. 

headshot of Veljko Dubljevic

May 27, 2021

Dubljevic Garners Honors

Veljko Dubljevic, an assistant professor of philosophy and STS at NC State who specializes in the ethics of emerging science and technology, racked up three major achievements during Spring 2021.