Beyond the Classroom
- UMB Philosophy club featured on APA blog - thanks to Prof Lande and ex-pres Sarah Lancaster!
- Note that the club is still an active and a space of wild discussion. Meetings are same time, some times different place: Fridays at 3pm -either in W5-041 or upstairs in W6-094 please email the club president Sam Bartlett to get on the email list where you will received weekly meeting info: email@example.com
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 philosophy to local high-school students for the last several years. The program is part of the Harbor Point Outreach Partnership and run biweekly by UMass Boston Philosophy students. See updates and photos from meetings as well as the yearly "Teen philosophers" event at the Boston Common on Facebook and read the recent write-up about the program in the New Haven Independent.
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 outstanding 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 Carlson 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.