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2019-2020 Parr Center Undergraduate Fellows

January 15, 2020

With a pool of many accomplished applicants, this year’s selection process was tough. After much deliberation and careful thought, we are proud to induct these 40 students as this year’s Parr Center Undergraduate Fellows! Ehab Alhosaini Will Applewhite Liam Bendezu … Read more

Reading Groups, Spring 2020

January 14, 2020

What is a reading group? This Parr Center is thrilled to announce our inaugural suite of Reading Groups in Ethics! Reading groups meet, with a leader, over dinner to discuss a book relevant to ethics. The books will be provided … Read more

Director, Sarah Stroud, on Chapelboro Radio Station!

December 16, 2019

Parr Center Director, Prof. Sarah Stroud, is a featured professor in the Focus Carolina series (which profiles UNC academics who are making a difference). Beginning the week of December 16, 2019, tune in to Focus Carolina during morning, noon and … Read more

Apply to be a Graduate Fellow!

September 4, 2019

Parr Center Graduate Fellows manage a dedicated pool of money reserved for collective activities of their choosing they might choose, e.g., simply to dine together and discuss work several times per year; to conduct one or more reading groups for … Read more

Apply to be an Undergrad Fellow!

September 4, 2019

What is an Undergraduate Fellow? Parr Center Undergraduate Fellows are a key component of the Center’s team. The fellows work to help develop, design, and promote events and programs for their peers and community members. Fellows also provide assistance with … Read more

Undergrad Fellow Recruitment 2019

September 4, 2019

During the first few weeks of class the Parr Center tabled at Fall Fest and held three events to gain undergrad interest for our Fellowship. This was our largest recruitment yet!   Parr Center at Fall Fest 8/19, 8PM-10PM This … Read more

Welcome to the Team!

September 4, 2019

The Parr Center for Ethics is very excited to announce and welcome our two new new staff members: Event Coordinator, Jordan Lifer and NHSEB Director, Alex Richardson! Jordan received a BA in Economics and Political Science with a minor in … Read more

Fellow Celebration and Poster Show

May 3, 2019

Want a tiny snippet of our first annual Parr Center Undergraduate Fellow End of the Year Celebration? We thoroughly enjoyed sending off our graduating seniors and exchange students with a touching evening of laughter, smiles, and misty eyes. As was … Read more

Kenan Moral Purpose Award Essay Contest Winners!

May 3, 2019

What role does a liberal arts education play in creating a full life? Duke senior Kimberly Perez and UNC-Chapel Hill senior Adesh Ranganna provide answers in their Kenan Moral Purpose Award-winning essays, given to the best student papers on the … Read more

Ethics Around the Table: Karolyn Tyson

May 3, 2019

On March 7th, we held our first Ethics Around the Table (EAT) of the year featuring Karolyn Tyson, UNC Professor of Sociology. She discussed her work “Trust in Time of Crisis and Change: Black Parents and Trust in Schools in … Read more