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Fall 2023 PHIL 490 Seminar: Identity and Existence

March 7, 2023

Announcing the topic and course description for this fall's Seminar in Philosophy

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Passing of former professor

Feb. 24, 2023

The Department of Philosophy announces the passing of Brian Deane.

Aaron Kemmerer is a third-year Ph.D. student in the School of Social Work who also has received bachelor's and master's degrees from VCU. (Contributed photo)

Doctoral student wins award to help fund research into gender equity and housing instability

Feb. 20, 2023

Aaron Kemmerer, a Ph.D. student in the School of Social Work, earned one of 13 national awards for his proposal, “Transgender and Gender Expansive Southerners’ Experiences with Housing Instability.”

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Sofia Syed ('22) selected for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program

June 23, 2022

Congratulations to Sofia Syed ('22) for receiving a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship.

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VCU philosophy professor receives national award for article exploring morality and rationality of beliefs

Dec. 16, 2021

“It’s a tremendous honor to have my work selected by the American Philosophical Association for the Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize,” said James Fritz.

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Professor and Chair Anthony Ellis retires

June 30, 2020

Anthony Ellis retired on June 30, 2020. Professor Ellis joined the VCU Philosophy Department in 1990 and has served as department chair since 1999. Best wishes to Professor Ellis in his retirement!