Katie Jacobson's article, "'No Such Thing as a Buddhist Woman': Male Perception of Women Seers in Buddhism," has been published in the Fall 2011 volume of the Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa (Vol. 35, No. 2, 24-41). The Journal is the official publication of TAK, the National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology, and was chosen by the editors as an exemplary work submitted by undergraduate students. Working under the direction of Jeff Dippmann for this project, Katie graduated magna cum laude in 2009, with a BA in Religious Studies.
Tyler Soldat, Dr. Heidi M. Szpek, Katy Wickersham, 2008
Wes Morrow presented his paper entitled, "Me, Myself and My Avatar" at the Puget Sound Undergraduate Conference at the University of Puget Sound, March 30-31, 2012.
The following Philosophy & Religious Studies Majors have had their research papers accepted for presentation at the 14th annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, April 16-19, 2010, Forest Grove, Oregon. They are Taylor Baker, "A Patchwork of Humanity; 'The Creature' and 'The Woman' as Social Constructs"; Phillip Downes, "The Discrimination of Hair-Based Drug Testing"; Randall Ward, "Mill and Moral Sentiment: Social Development and the March of Civilization"; Ashley Goo, "Capitalism's Contribution ot Criminality"; Also participating as Commentators are: Jennifer Arledge, Casey Dunleavy, James Moore, Phillip Downes, Randall Ward, and Allison Radabaugh.
The following Philosophy & Religious Studies Majors have had their research papers accepted for presentation at the 12th annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, April 18-19, 2008, Forest Grove, Oregon. They are:Phillip Downes, "Refuting Moral Luck" Casie Dunleavy, "What the World Needs Is a Moral Marx" Travis Petersen, "Influences of Phenomenology and Logical Positivism on the Natural Sciences" Ashley Goo, "Anarchy, State, and Utopia or a Life 'After Virtue': MacIntyre's Stand against Nozick's Position and Lack of Moral Desert" Christian Mecham, "Cast Off Body and Mind: The Teachings of Buddhism as Applied to a Phenomenological Model" They will present their papers at the conference.
The Philosophy and Religious Studies Department is hosting a Student-Faculty Mixer on Thursday, OctoIntercollegiate Ethics Bowl Meeting Schedule
The Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Team will meet each Tuesday and Thursday at 8 PM in SURC 140 -Philosophy And Religious Studies Club Fall Quarter Meetings
The Philosophy and Religious Studies Club will meet each Tuesday, 4-6 PM in L&L 106A.