The Department of Philosophy will host the latest of their Big Idea series and The Great Debate in November.
Six years ago, UAB philosophy alumna Amanda Keller started volunteering daily with Birmingham AIDS Outreach (BAO). Today, she is the Director of LGBTQ Programs at BAO and is working to better educate and care for the community.
Philosophy professor Kevin McCain’s book, Evidentialism and Epistemic Justification, has been given a positive review in the journal Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.
Department of Philosophy Assistant Professor Joshua May: "We need laws that guarantee a living minimum wage, some paid parental leave, and significant vacation time that employees are allowed to take."
A growing number of researchers, from computer scientists to philosophers, are taking an interest in the "artificial artificial intelligence" offered by Amazon's microwork platform.
Elora Robbani, a senior philosophy major in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship to study at American University in Dubai this fall.
When machines and brains mix, who's in charge? This is the type of problem pondered by neuroethicists such as UAB's Josh May, Ph.D., who examine questions at the crossroads of neuroscience and ethics.
The computer brains inside autonomous vehicles will be fast enough to make life-or-death decisions. But should they? A member of UAB’s national championship-winning Bioethics Bowl team — and the team’s coach, a renowned bioethicist — weigh in on a thorny problem of the dawning robot age.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl team defeated six teams to win the 2015 Bioethics Bowl on Saturday, April 11, in Tallahassee, Florida.
University of Alabama at Birmingham honors student Sadhvi Batra is one of only 40 winners nationwide for the Humanity in Action Fellowship, which supports original research concerning intolerance and democratic values.
April 13, 2015

Class Notes

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April 13, 2015

One for the Books

The College celebrates the 19 faculty members who published a book in 2014.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Ethics Bowl team traveled to California to compete in the 19th Intercollegiate College Ethics Bowl in February.
In Southeast Regional competition in Tampa, FL, UAB's Ethics Bowl Team won one of four coveted spots to advance to the National Championship Round of 32 teams from 10 national regions in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl, Feb.22nd in Costa Mesa, CA.
While the world watches news headlines on the conflict in eastern Ukraine, UAB alumna Rachel Hicks is getting a much closer view — as a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) on assignment at the United States Embassy in the capital of Kyiv.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Philosophy will present four public discussions that bring to light philosophical questions people face in everyday life. Each installment of the 2014-15 “What’s the Big Idea?” series will be kicked off by a faculty member’s presentation and followed by an open discussion.
Five college faculty members have been chosen as Edge of Chaos Scholars along with 21 other UAB faculty and staff members. In their new role, they will be making presentations throughout the coming academic year on the problems our society has struggled to solve.
UAB bioethicist and Department of Philosophy chair Gregory Pence talks to the New York Times about Dolly the sheep, the first clone of an adult mammal.
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