The Academy of Social Sciences has conferred the award of Fellow on 84 leading social scientists The new Fellows are drawn from across the spectrum of academia, practitioners and policymakers. They have been recognized after an extensive process of peer review for the excellence and impact of their work through the use of social science for public benefit. This includes substantial contributions and leadership in higher education, government, public health and social policy, funding councils, charitable foundations and think tanks.
2016 Intuitions Call for Papers ll UCSD Undergraduates are invited to submit their original work. Editors will be selecting papers on the merit of how well a paper argues for its thesis and how significant of a contribution it makes to the understanding of a philosophical topic. Papers on all aspects of philosophy, including its history, will be considered. All submissions will be considered under blind review.
GSA GPSES ranks Philosophy Grad Program Best in Arts & Humanities
Graduate Student Association (GSA) announces Graduate & Professional Student Experience and Satisfaction (GPSES) results recognizing overall satisfaction, quality of academic delivery, and department climate: Philosophy named Best in Arts & Humanities/Social Sciences.
Joyce named Morgan Fellow Kathryn Joyce, Philosophy PhD student, has been selected as the 2015-16 recipient of the Judith and Neil Morgan Fellowship, which comes with a prize of $5,000. Kathryn was selected based on her plans to use humanistic methods to illuminate the culture and context of pressing societal problems.
Pat Churchland appears on the Charlie Rose Show: Brain Series
Michael Tiboris wins postdoctoral fellowship from Spencer Foundation
INTUITIONS Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: May 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Philosophy Seminar Room, HSS 7077
Craig Callender will discuss "A Matter of Time" with NPR's Ira Flatow at the Kaye Playhouse in Manhattan at this year's World Science Festival, June 1st, and take part in a public Salon, "Refining Einstein," with physicist Paul Davies on June 2
Game Theory Conference at USC
An event to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of UCSD, and to launch a new Center on Global Justice in the Division of Social Sciences. Sponsored by: UCSD Division of Social Sciences; Institute for International, Comparative and Area Studies (IICAS); and UCSD Extended Studies and Public Programs.
Congratulations to the following awardees of 2011-12 DAH Arts & Humanities Initiative Awards: faculty - William Bechtel, Dana Nelkin, Donald Rutherford; graduate students - Marta Halina, Joyce Havstad, Per Milam
Congratulations to Craig Callender, awardee of FQXi Time and Physics grant
Congratulations to Nancy E. Guerrero, a recipient of a 2010 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Award, for her outstanding efforts in furthering diversity and equal opportunity at UCSD and in the San Diego community at large. Nancy will be presented with her award on February 8 at 2:00pm in the Price Center West Ballrooms. Thank you, Nancy, for being a true 'Diversity Champion'!
Congratulations to Professor Eric Watkins, Distinguished Teaching Awardfor Senate Members and James Messina, Barbara J. and Paul D. Saltman Distinguished Teaching Award, Excellent Teaching Award – Graduate Students.
Congratulations to our new Department Chair, Donald Rutherford, effective July 1, 2010. Professor Rutherford replaces Professor David O. Brink who we thank for his 3 years of dedicated service as Department Chair.
Congratulations to Patricia & Paul Churchland on their retirements! Though retired, they will still both be active in the department as Emeriti faculty. Read "A Retrospective of 26 Years at UCSD" by Paul Churchland.