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Best Majors for GRE Scores in 2013: Philosophy Dominates

The peak of summer has passed, and many students are slowly turning their minds to the upcoming school year. As back to school specials start hitting stores, many prospective students are hitting the books for graduate school entrance exams or poring over their scores from spring tests.

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Upcoming Events in Fall 2014

Rebecca GordonDr. Rebecca Gordon,  Department of Philosophy and Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good, University of San Francisco (Founder of Californians for Justice and author of Mainstreaming Torture, Oxford University Press, 2014) will speak on "Why Torture (Still) Matters" on Thursday, October 2nd, in the Spencer Honors House.

Dalai Lama 2The Dalai Lama visits Birmingham and UAB on October 24-26th and will talk about secular ethics, tranquility, and world peace. The UAB Philosophy Department looks forward to his visit.

UAB Philosophy Department is not an official sponsor of his visit and knows no further details of the visit, including when he will speak at UAB and to whom. During his visit to Birmingham, the Dalai Lama will not appear in any public events on the UAB campus. Also, the Dalai Lama receives no fees for speaking, but the costs of tickets are to rent the venues where he speaks and to pay for security.

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