Beyond the Classroom
The student-run Philosophy Club sponsors weekly meetings, talks and papers, and faculty-student ‘Symposia’ are held twice each semester. For updates about current and upcoming events follow the club on Facebook and Twitter.
Philosophy Outreach Program (POP): Senior undergraduates have been involved in bringing philsophy to local high-school students for the last several years.
Scholarships, Honors and Special Awards
Outstanding graduating seniors in each major and in the Philosophy and Law Program of Study are honored with book awards. The Martin Andic Prize is awarded each year to the oustanding graduating Philosophy major.
Seminars and Talks
The Department sponsors and often co-sponsors seminars and talks on many topics and various venues, including the current Applied Philosophy Series.
Vendela Carson and the Philosophy Office
The social and information center of the department is the Philosophy Office (Wheatley, 5th floor, room W-5-0017) and the Student Lounge (W--5-0047). Both are run by our exceptional department administrator, Vendela Carlson. She can answer all your questions about the mechanics of the department, and our degrees.
Get Inspired: Find Art at the Harbor Gallery
The student-run Harbor Gallery is located on the first floor of McCormack Hall, across from the café. Read More
UMass Boston Film Series: It’s Free!
The six movies being shown this spring represent a mix of independent film gems. Each film will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. Read More