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Guest Lecturer Discusses The Ethics of Address Jan. 26

Posted Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:52:00 -0800

The Department of Politics and Philosophy will host guest speaker Sandy Goldberg, who will speak on capturing attention and the ethics of addressing others. The lecture, "Your Attention Please! (On the Ethics of Address) is 4-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, in TLC 28.

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CLASS Awards FY19 Key Grants Supporting Undergraduate Collaborative Research

Posted Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:25:00 -0800

The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences has named the awardees of its FY19 CLASS Undergraduate Collaborative Research Key Grants. These grants are designed to encourage collaboration between CLASS faculty and undergraduate students on scholarly or creative projects. Read more

19 CLASS Students Receive Alumni Excellence Awards

Posted Wed, 06 Dec 2017 09:21:00 -0800

On Friday, Dec. 8, 19 students from the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences will be honored with an Alumni Award for Excellence. This is award is given by the University of Idaho Alumni Association to undergraduate seniors, graduate students and law students who have achieved outstanding academic success and have demonstrated career and professional preparation; campus and community leadership and involvement, or are leaders in the classroom, laboratory, campus and community. CLASS students made up 38 percent of the total award recipients. Read more

Guest Speaker to Discuss Reclaim Idaho Campaign Oct. 10

Posted Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:35:00 -0700

Luke Mayville — Idahoan, activist, author, and postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University — will speak about Reclaim Idaho, a statewide campaign to restore economic security and opportunity for all from 3:30-5 pm. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in the Commons Clearwater Room. Mayville will discuss how we can mobilize a statewide movement to fight inequality and rebuild the middle class. This event is brought to you by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology with support from the Center for Volunteerism and Social Action and the Department of Politics and Philosophy.

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New Leadership in Three CLASS Units

Posted Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:08:00 -0700

Effective Aug. 14, two departments and one school in the University of Idaho's College of Letters, Arts and Social Studies have new leaders at the helm. Read more
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Department of Politics and Philosophy

Physical Address:
205 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
Department of Politics and Philosophy
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3165
Moscow, ID 83844-3165

Phone: 208-885-6328

Fax: 208-885-5102