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NHSEB Launches 2022-2023 Season

September 14, 2022

  The Parr Center’s award-winning National High School Ethics Bowl program has launched its 2022-2023 season, and will be celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. The season begins with a brand new Regional Case set for the thousands of students … Read more

Parr Heel Wrap Up (2021 – 2022)

July 7, 2022

This year, 85+ intellectually curious, highly motivated students served as Parr Heels, conducting original research and creating opportunities for others to join their exploration in ethics. Students finished the year with a celebration at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. We … Read more

Vazquez partners with Carolina Public Humanities to talk Stoicism

June 6, 2022

The philosophical and ethical themes of ancient Stoic thinkers have attracted renewed attention in recent decades as people struggle to cope with public events that are far beyond anyone’s personal control. Global economic systems, vast governmental structures, polarizing political conflicts, … Read more

NHSEB 10: A New Look for the Program

June 3, 2022

  It’s been ten years since the National High School Ethics Bowl’s founding in 2012. In that time, the program has grown by leaps and bounds. As we approach our tenth anniversary season in 2022-2023, NHSEB is bigger, better, and … Read more

New Book on Deliberative Pedagogy and Ethics Bowl

May 31, 2022

NHSEB Director Alex Richardson and Outreach Director Michael Vazquez are both featured in a new volume from Rowman and Littlefield, designed to introduce the Ethics Bowl activity and the dialogical pedagogy methods that underlie it to the broader public. The Ethics Bowl … Read more

Carolina Engagement Week Webinar

May 6, 2022

Learn about the ways the Philosophy Department and other departments at UNC are working with the Friday Center and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety to bring humanistic inquiry and educational opportunities to adult prisons and juvenile justice facilities. … Read more

Richardson Elected to APPE Board of Directors

April 19, 2022

  Our own Director of the National High School Ethics Bowl, Dr. Alex Richardson, has been elected to a four-year term on the Board of Directors of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE). Alex’s term will begin July … Read more