Codey Young is Watson Fellow for Creative Year Abroad

Codey Young

An Ursinus senior is one of only 43 students in the country to be selected as a 2014-2015 Thomas J. Watson Fellow. Codey Young of Pottstown will travel for a year to the African Diasporic countries of the Dominican Republic, Brazil, Germany and France. Read More»

Romano Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Peking U

Carlin Romano

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano, currrently on leave of absence as the College’s first Guggenheim Fellow, has been named “Distinguished Visiting Scholar” at the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University, China’s top-ranked academic institution. Read More»

Romano Lectures at American Academy in Rome; U of Macau

Romano, American Academy

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano served as the Andrew and Marian Heiskell Visiting Critic at the American Academy in Rome during December, speaking about his book, American the Philosophical, and participating in an international conference on ancient libraries and the formation of knowledge. Read More»

Symposium on Romano Book at Philadelphia Library

GPPC Free Library event

The Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, which comprises all the philosophy departments in the Philadelphia area, will devote its annual “Public Affairs” session to a symposium on America the Philosophical, the 672-page book by Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano. Read More»

The Moral Injuries of War

Doug Hickey 2014

The moral injuries sustained by veterans unable to cope with life after battle is a topic that deserves to be examined more closely, says Douglas Hickey 2014. As his Summer Fellows project he is studying the moral consequences of killing in war as well as the origins of military ethics and the deliberation of ethical decision making in the military. Read More»