Eric Boos
October 18, 2013

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.


October 10, 2013

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.

October 10, 2013

Environmental ethicist Dale Murray, associate professor of philosophy at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County and UW-Richland, is on the lecture circuit across Wisconsin discussing frac sand mining. Murray, a 2012-13 Fellow of the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service, is studying the possible effects and ethical implications of frac sand mining on Wisconsin's environment and human communities...