Student and Alumni News
Student & Alumni News
Philosophy major Danica Palacio '14 and Architecture major Kiera Berkemeyer '14 were awarded a Strohl Undergraduate Research Grant in November 2013, to conduct research in Paris, France on "the agreement and connected of people using art/archicture as a form of communication." Congratulations, Danica and Kiera!
Two of our majors, Candice Travis ‘14 and Keegan Nichols ’14, presented papers at philosophy conferences in Spring 2013. Candice presented a paper entitled, "The Anxious Leap Frog," at the Moravian College Undergraduate Philosophy Conference. Keegan presented a paper entitled, “A Bridge Between Two Worlds: The Tao of Immanuel Kant,” at the undergraduate philosophy conference at SUNY Oneonta.
Keegan Nichols ’14 received the Ninash Foundation East-West Award for comparative philosophy in Spring 2013.
May 2012: Xavier Banegas, Mari Freedberg (departmental honors in philosophy), Cameron Lao-Gosney, Roman Lao-Gosney, Shannon Maloney, Peter Mangano, Daniel Maryanovich
May 2011: Darius Callier; Zachary Gould; Sebastian Malavenda; Donasia Tillery (departmental honors in philosophy)
May 2013: Madeline Beck, Michael Fouchet, Monique Golden, James Hart, Michael Kelly, Jeremiah Kurpat, Taylor McManus, Muhammed Ozgur, Andrew Sgarlato, Katherine Vojir, Angeliki Yannaris
May 2012: Luke Porter, Adam Schwartz, Lindey Smith
May 2011: Casey Eldemire, Anne Field, Kylie Ford, Sean Killeen, Sheng-Hsiu Lin, James Podrazky, Neal Sankhla, Elizabeth Upton
Previous Senior Theses
Mari Freedberg. "Personal Identity and the Persistence of Self," Honors awarded. Advisor: Professor Aladdin Yaqub.
Roman Lao-Gosney. "Dreams and Morality." Advisor: Professor Greg Reihman.
Shannon Maloney. "The Validity of the Philosophy of Technology: Are We Asking Unique Questions?" Advisor: Professor Aladdin Yaqub.
Peter Mangano. "Sartre and Deleuze on Grace." Advisor: Professor Greg Reihman.
Darius Callier. “Discerning Duties: Investigating the Moral Responsibilities to Resist State-Sponsored Oppression.” Advisor: Professor Robin Dillon.
Sebastian Malavenda. “Kant’s Theory of Punishment.” Advisor: Professor Aladdin Yaqub.
Donasia Tillery. “Actualizing the Female Gaze: (Self) Representations of the Female Body in Feminist Art.” Honors awarded. Advisor: Professor Robin Dillon.