Philosophy Department


UCF Student Uses Math, Philosophy Skills to Score Summer Project at Harvard

April 2018

photoA UCF math major is headed to Harvard University this summer to study forest ecology through an interdisciplinary research project that combines philosophy, math algorithms and principles of ecology.

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Philosophy students win Mid-Atlantic Ethics Bowl, head to Nationals in Chicago

December 2017

photoThe UCF student team from the Department of Philosophy won the Mid-Atlantic Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Competition held at the University of North Georgia’s BB&T Center for Ethical Leadership on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Sixteen teams from fourteen universities competed on moral and ethical cases produced by the Association of Practical and Professional Ethics. UCF defeated Wake Forest University in the final round to win the regional championship after presenting positions on censoring fake news, euthanasia for alcoholism, teen suicide awareness, and competitive fairness for intersexed athletes, among several other topics.

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UCF Researcher Builds Bridge to Silk Road’s Cultural Heritage

June 2017

Dr. Lanlan Kuang's research  on the Dunhuang Mogao Caves has been featured in UCF Today. Her research has centered around the digital preservation of cultural works within the cave systems. The article can be viewed here:

Dr. Luis H. Favela is awarded Faculty Mentor of the Year

May 2017

The UCF Student Undergraduate Research Council has named Dr. Luis H. Favela Faculty Mentor of the Year.

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