CSU freshman Ezekial Arias had an impactful first year on campus: “This year has been astonishing, and I’ve grown as an individual tremendously. I will take the tools and experiences gained through this class service experience and apply them in my daily understanding of life.” Arias was one of eighteen students in Professor Ashby Butnor’s […]
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 […]
The newly established Bodaken Philosophy Symposium was created thanks to the transformational gift of Bruce Bodaken (’73), Department of Philosophy alumnus. Inaugural speaker, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, renowned bioethicist and health policy expert tackled the often controversial topic of end of life choices.
Professor Beth Tropman was featured in the April 6th special weekly series, Faculty Friday. The College of Liberal Arts is featuring a faculty member weekly from one of the 13 departments. They answer questions about why they are passionate about the subjects they study and teach, and how they found their path to CSU.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kenneth Shockley inaugurated to the Holmes Rolston Endowed Chair in Environmental Ethics and Philosophy at Colorado State University on October 14, 2016. Watch the opening remarks to the inaugural lecture. Read more about the Rolston Chair and Ken Shockley in Source.