Visiting professor Doug Finn, Ph.D. joined the CSU community and the Department of Philosophy in August 2021 as a result of a gift from Fr. Don Willette to establish an endowed faculty position for Catholic studies. We checked in with Finn on his first semester of teaching at CSU.
“I came to CSU so unsure of myself and my direction, but the encouragement and mentorship of my professors has helped me grow more than I thought possible, both intellectually and personally.”
Please join us for a lecture by the Willette Visiting Professor of Catholic Studies, Dr. Doug Finn, on Wednesday (12/8) at 4:30 pm in the Lory Student Center (rms 226-228). “Tragedy and Healing in the Midst of Time: The Therapeutic Memory of Grief in Augustine’s Confessions” In this talk, I will seek to address […]
Associate Professor Moti Gorin launches Center for Ethics and Human Rights with the Founder and Executive Director Lumina Albert and a faculty leadership team from across campus. Read more about the mission of the Center in CSU Source: New Center for Ethics and Human Rights to tackle world’s most pressing issues.
It is with great sadness that we share that our colleague, mentor, and friend, Bernie Rollin, passed away on Friday, November 19th. He will be dearly missed. Plans will be made for a celebration of his life and work this coming spring.
Read more about Bernie’s life, career, and lasting impact as the father of veterinary medical ethics in this CSU Source tribute.
Tough but compassionate. Someone who made you think.
Over the years, those are a couple of ways people have described Bernie Rollin, a University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University widely known as the father of veterinary medical ethics.
Guest speaker Stephen Gardiner, professor of philosophy and human dimensions of the environment at the University of Washington, will present his take on the world’s state of climate crisis and what we can do about it.
The first faculty member to fill the endowed Willette position is Douglas Finn, Ph.D., a one-year visiting professor of Catholic studies.
Two students discuss tradition, philosophy, and Native American identity at CSU Two philosophy majors had an unlikely connection. Weston Jones, named CLA Outstanding Grad, is Oglala Lakota and a first-generation student from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Maeve Marley, an Irish American student from Denver and Philosophy Outstanding Grad, led an alternative break […]
The Ethics Bowl Team competed in the national championship this year, bolstered by their intellectual curiosity, diverse majors, and deep friendships. “Sometimes I come here just for the sake of listening because I know I’ll hear interesting things that I’ve never thought about. It’s like a TED talk, but you actually get to participate. It’s […]