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Philosophy Alumn Galen Donoviel on graduation day

New Alum Spotlight: Galen Donoviel

When Galen Donoviel graduated in May 2018, she was already prepared to make a difference in the world on her own terms: “The most important takeaway from my years studying philosophy is to live ethically, and according to my own values, not the values that others tell me to have.” Donoviel’s training in ethics, as […]

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Graduates Headed to Law School, Graduate Studies

  Graduating Seniors headed to graduate school, law school Twenty philosophy majors have just graduated, and post-graduation plans vary from graduate school to law school to domestic and international travel. Some graduates have their plans nailed down. Emily Ward will be a Helen DeVitt Jones Fellow in the MA Program in Philosophy at Texas Tech […]

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McShane’s SoGES Team Tackles Apparel Industry Waste

Interdisciplinary project tackles the environmental impact of the textile industry “Few people actually know that the apparel industry is the second-most polluting industry in the world, behind oil and gas,” shares Katie McShane, Associate Professor of Philosophy, who focuses her research on ethical theory and environmental ethics. McShane is a member of a Global Challenges […]

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Students reading together in the Ethics Center

Exciting Updates to the Undergraduate Curriculum

  Exciting changes to curriculum encourage exploration Philosophy students, like most liberal arts majors, are curious. They enjoy exploring different disciplines and applying lessons learned in a philosophy classroom throughout their Colorado State University experience and far beyond. The Department of Philosophy has recognized this admirable curiosity and the intellectual and emotional rewards of satisfying […]

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Philosophy’s Outstanding Graduate: Michael Cooley

  Michael Cooley – Philosophy’s Outstanding Graduate Like many high school graduates, Michael Cooley had no idea of what he wanted to do or which field he wanted to pursue in college. The Fossil Ridge High School graduate made the economical choice to attend Front Range Community College for his general education courses while working […]

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Dr. Bernie Rollin on cover of Bovine Veterinarian magazine

Faculty News and Recognition

Rollin Receives Lifetime Achievement Award Bernie Rollin, Colorado State University Distinguished University Professor, was honored in 2016 with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research Ethics from Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research, the oldest medical and research ethics nonprofit organization. Rollin is the first award recipient specializing in animal care and use and was […]

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