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New Co-Authored Op-Ed in EducationNC

March 23, 2023

Check out this Education NC perspective on the future of (public) humanities in higher education, co-authored by several of our Parr team members: Delaney Thull, Michael Vazquez, and Aurora Yu! “How can college students and communities come together around an ancient text? A … Read more

Thull Wins APPLES Teaching Excellence Award

March 13, 2023

Parr Center Graduate Assistant Delaney Thull is a 2022-2023 recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award from Carolina Center for Public Service’s APPLES Service-Learning Initiative for her work on the Philosophy Department’s innovative PHIL 292 course, Democratic Deliberation Across the Rural-Urban … Read more

Stoic Tragedy and the Sources of Human Ethics

February 23, 2023

    This Spring, the Parr Center for Ethics, the Department of Philosophy the Department of Classics invite you to read, perform, discuss, and retell the ancient story of Medea, one of history’s most well known tragic figures. Join us … Read more

PHIL 292 Students Win APPLES Grants

November 15, 2022

Undergraduates taking Parr Center Graduate Assistant Delaney Thull’s Fall 2022 course have been awarded Transportation Grants from the Carolina Center for Public Service’s APPLES Service-Learning program. This funding facilitates their ability to travel to their experiential-learning service placement sites in … Read more

Ethics Bowl Featured in EducationNC Op-Ed

November 8, 2022

    Check out this recent op-ed by NHSEB Director Alex Richardson and Parr Center Outreach Director Michael Vazquez. They worry, apropos of a scorched-earth election season, that Americans have forgotten how to talk to each other. To learn and … Read more

Miss a Parr Center Event? Catch the Recap.

October 24, 2022

    Video recaps of Parr Center events with Keshav Singh and Michael Schur are now available on the Parr Center’s YouTube channel. Check them out today!     

Join the Center for an Evening with Michael Schur

September 28, 2022

  Join the Parr Center in the Carolina Union for An Evening with Michael Schur, creator of the hit series The Good Place, in conversation with consulting philosopher Todd May (Warren Wilson College). Discussion will focus on Schur’s new book, … Read more