Summer 2021 Newsletter
A Message from the Chair
Dear Alumni and Friends,
In addition to the pandemic, this year our community has suffered a devastating loss. Last March our dear colleague, Steve White, passed away as a consequence of complications from heart surgery. He has been and will continue to be deeply missed by all of us. As you will read in this newsletter, we have organized several initiatives to properly honor and celebrate Steve’s life and work. In spite of the adverse circumstances, all the members of our community have given their best to keep our community together. As a consequence, our students and faculty have continued to thrive...
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In Memory of Stephen J. White
This year we lost a dear friend, colleague, and teacher, Stephen J. White. Though tragically short, his career was rich with accomplishments and honors.
2020-21 Department Activities
The 2020-21 academic year witnessed a host of engaging activities in NU's department of Philosophy, from our Colloquia Series to our various student-led Philosophical societies.
Philosophy Faculty Updates and News
All the latest news on NU Philosophy faculty activities this year, including recent honors, awards, and publications.
Brady Program in Ethics and Civic Life
The Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life was joined this year by Professor Laura Martin, who was awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship by Northwestern.
12th Annual PhilFEST
The department's annual PhilFEST, in which honors students present their research, is the highlight of our undergraduate community’s academic year.
New Resources for Diversity
Our commitment to anti-oppressive practices prompted Philosophy faculty members to revamp and expand the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion section of our web site.
All the information on this year's student recipients of departmental awards.
Bright futures lie ahead for our senior undergraduates.
Undergraduate Summer Plans
Our undergrads tell us all about what they'll be up to this summer!