Eric Boos, assistant professor of philosophy at UW-Fond du Lac, was appointed an advisory counsel position with the African Union's international law division. The appointment recognizes Boos' decade-long work in Tanzania starting as a Fulbright Scholar in 2003 and including work on land tenure laws, the rights of women and pastorlists, and human rights issues concerning albinos.
James Powell, senior lecturer of philosophy and religious studies at UW-Marathon County, recently appeared on Wausau television news station WSAW-TV to promote UW-Marathon's continuing Relgion and Politics Series. During the interview, Powell highlights guest lecturer Philip Jenkins' discussion topic. Watch the interview here.
Glenn Kuehn, assistant professor of philosophy at UW-Marshfield/Wood County, recently published a column in the Marshfield News Herald about the everyday relevance of philosophy. Referencing his training as a chef, Kuehn writes that philosophical implications attach to actions as basic as eating and cooking.