Undergraduate

Spring 2017

Winter 2017

Spring 2016

Winger 2016

  • NU Philosophy alum Mark Silberg noted in Forbes magazine's "30 under 30" to watch for, in the category of Energy.

Fall 2015

  • Congratulations to NU philosophy undergraduate Jake Romm, whose thesis "Kafka and the Incomprehensible: A Paradox of Interpretation and its Resolution" was accepted to the 2015-16 "Best Senior Theses" issue of the Northwestern Undergraduate Research Journal.

Spring 2015

  • Congratulations to philosophy majors Steven Bennett, Betty Wang, and Kenni Zellner for being selected as affiliates at the Kaplan Humanities Institute.

Spring 2014

  • Congratulations to Jun Kyung You who won the Best Paper Award at the Untergang Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at the University of Oregon!
  • Congratulations to our 2014 Philosophy honors students, Leigh Brissenden, Daniel Liss, Daniel Olson, and Mark Silberg.
  • Congratulations to our 2014 Philosophy Award Winners, Luaren Abruzzo (Herder Prize), Sam Wylde (Brentano Prize), Daniel Liss (Hull Prize, Honors with Distinction), Daniel Olson (Honors with Distinction, Toulmin Prize), Mark Silberg (Toulmin Prize), Isabella Copeland
  • Congratulations to Zach Joachim who has just accepted a place in the PhD program in Philosophy at Boston University.
  • Congratulations to Rafael Vizcaino who has just accepted a place in the PhD program in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University.

Spring 2013

  • Congratulations to Jun You who won the Best Paper Award at the Untergang Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at the University of Oregon!
  • Congratulations to Rafael Vizcaino who has just accepted a place in the PhD program in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University.
  • Congrats to Zach Joachim who has just accepted a place in the PhD program in Philosophy at Boston University.
  • Congratulations to the following undergraduates on their award-winning achievements:
  • Naomi Yang for winning the David Hull Prize for Best Senior Thesis in Philosophy for her essay "Why We Can and Should use Moral Testimonial Knowledge".
  • Madeleine Shannon for winning the J.G. Herder Prize for best paper in an introductory level Philosophy course for her essay "Russell's Truth and Falsehood".
  • Mauricio Masi for winning the Brentano Prize for Best Essay, "Labor, Use-and-Exchange-Value".
  • Mark Silberg for winning the Bretano Prize for Best Essay, "A Theory of Animal Justice".
  • Naomi Yang for winning the Stephen Toulmin Prize for the best GPA in Philosophy.
  • Dana Grabelsky for winning the Ruth Barcan Marcus Tutor in Logic.
  • Dana Grabelsky for Honors in Philosophy for her essay "Aesthetics and the Ethical Evaluation of Art".
  • Rachel Schwartz for Honors in Philosophy for her essay "Agreeing to Disagree: A Defense".
  • Rafael Vizcaino for Honors in Philosophy for his essay "Grounding Prazis: A Critique of Habermas".
  • Mauricio Masi for Honors with Distinction for his essay "World White Web".
  • Naomi Yang for Honors with Distinction for her essay "Why We Can and Should use Moral Testimonial Knowledge".