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Reading Groups

August 16, 2013

PPE Undergraduate Reading Groups Spend a semester reading and talking about an important PPE book with a group of smart students and a discussion leader. The groups are open to…

A New Student Podcast: Pit Perspectives

September 20, 2022

…relevant social issues facing college students at UNC and across the country. Pit Perspectives started with an observation- at a school as large as UNC, students tend to form small…

Fall 2020 – Reading Group Selections Announced!

July 23, 2020

…week of classes. Keep an eye out for the email! Anger and Forgiveness, Martha Nussbaum Leader: Delaney Thull Meets Mondays Martha Nussbaum’s Anger and Forgiveness argues that political anger often…

Five New PPE Faculty in 2021!

September 16, 2021

…from Queen’s University in Canada. Erik’s primary research interests are in normative ethics and practical normativity, including the ethics of interpersonal trade-offs, the ethics of risk-impositions, promissory obligations, the nature…

Congratulations, Professor Jen Morton!

November 1, 2020

…the 2021 Frederic W. Ness Book Award for the year’s book that best contributes to the understanding and improvement of liberal education. More information here: https://www.aacu.org/press/press-releases/aacu-announces-winner-2021-frederic-w-ness-book-award Book here: https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691179230/moving-up-without-losing-your-way Book…

Congratulations, Phi Beta Kappa Inductees!

April 14, 2022

…chapters and alumni associations across the country raise and distribute more than $1 million in awards, scholarships and prizes benefiting high schools and college students. More information here: https://www.unc.edu/posts/2022/04/12/unc-chapel-hill-inducts-236-into-elite-honorary-society/  …

Congratulations, Phi Beta Kappa Inductees!

October 29, 2021

…chapters and alumni associations across the country raise and distribute more than $1 million in awards, scholarships and prizes benefiting high schools and college students. More information here: https://www.unc.edu/posts/2021/10/29/unc-chapel-hill-inducts-223-students-into-phi-beta-kappa/  …

Dr. Ben Chavis and Gov. Pat McCrory Bios

January 24, 2023

Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). A native of Oxford, North Carolina, Dr. Chavis received the Bachelor of Arts, BA, in Chemistry from University of…

Congratulations, Fall 2023 Phi Beta Kappa Inductees!

November 1, 2023

…North Carolina: Jose Martin Santiago, a senior with a political science major and a philosophy, politics, and economics minor, of Creedmoor. Andrew James Hoffman, a senior with a mathematics major…