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UG Award Winners 2017Spring 2017 Undergraduate Award Winners: Justin Stamets, Jean Derdula Mick Scholarship for best honors thesis, Victoria Consolvo, Academic Excellence, Victoria Consolvo, Michael Patterson, Justin Stamets (jointly), Biddle Service Award, Michael Peng, Ewing Essay Prize, Richard Solomon, David Gould, Honorable Mention Academic Excellence.

Grad Award Winners 2017Spring 2017 Graduate Award Winners: Uri Eran, Academic Excellence, Shannon Abelson, 1st and 2nd Year Clark Essay, Emmalon Davis, Clark Essay Prize, Suzanne Kawamleh, Outstanding AI, Levi Tenen, Ewing Essay Prize, Daniel Lindquist, Nelson Fellowship, Levi Tenen, Nelson Fellowship, Uri Eran, Shirley and Irving Brand Fellowship, Suzanne Kawmleh, John H. Edwards Graduate School Fellowship.

2016 Graduate ClassFall 2016 Entering Graduate Class (left to right): Flor Aviles, Dan Dake, Savannah Pearlman, Alexander Buchinski, JP Gamboa

UG Award Winners 2016Spring 2016 Undergraduate Award Winners: Jackson Gandour, Biddle Memorial Scholarship and Academic Excellence, Madeline Klein, Ewing Essay Prize, Hussain Ather, Vicki Consolvo, Justin Stamets, Honorable Mention, Academic Excellence.

Grad Award Winners 2016Spring 2016 Graduate Award Winners: Shannon Abelson, Academic Excellence, Sean Murphy, 1st and 2nd Year Clark Essay, Dylan Black, Clark Essay Prize, Levi Tenen, Outstanding AI, Krista Rodkey, Ewing Essay Prize, Hao Hong, Nelson Fellowship, Wade Munroe, Nelson Fellowship, Monica Morrison, Myles and Peg Brand Fellowship, Sarah Adams, Presidential Diversity Fellowship, Emmalon Davis and Tim Perrine, COAS Dissertation Fellowships, Andrew Smith, Shirley and Irving Brand Fellowship.

Jackson GandourCongratulations to Jackson Gandour for the Kate Hevner Mueller Outstanding Award for IU seniors. Only 18 individuals were selected for this year. The award is based on commitment to academic and co-curricular involvement, student leadership and service to Indiana University Bloomington. This award recognizes “students who have left the campus better than they found it.”

Rosa CaoThe Philosophy Department is very pleased to announce that Dr. Rosa Cao joins the department this fall as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Cao has a Ph.D. in philosophy from New York University and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from MIT. She will be teaching in both the cognitive science and philosophy programs.

Janelle De WittThe Philosophy Department is pleased to announce that Janelle DeWitt will be the Ruth Normal Halls Postdoctoral Fellow for 2015-2017. DeWitt received her PhD from UCLA and specializes in Kant's ethics, moral psychology, and the philosophy of emotions.

Cody VaughnThe philosophy department is pleased to announce that philosophy major Cody Vaughn has been selected for the Dorotha Lee Williams Karsell College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship, the David Matthew Ver Hagen Memorial Scholarship, and the Stephen F. Cohen and Katrina Vanden Heuvel Scholarship from the College of Arts and Sciences for the 2015-16 academic year. Congratulations Cody!

Anne TinderThe philosophy department is pleased to announce that philosophy major Anne Tinder has been selected for the William G. Bray Memorial Scholarship from the College of Arts and Sciences for the 2015-16 academic year. Congratulations Anne!

Emmalon DavisCongratulations to Emmalon Davis who has been selected by the Graduate School for a President's Diversity Dissertation Fellowship for the 2015-16 Academic year. Congratulations Emmalon!

Blakely PhillipsCongratulations to Blakely Phillips who has selected by the Graduate School for a President's Diversity Dissertation Fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year. Congratulations Blakely!

Krista RodkeyCongratulations to Krista Rodkey who has been awarded a Dissertation Fellowship from the Center for Eighteenth Century Studies. Congratulations Krista!

Curtis SommerlatteCongratulations to Curtis Sommerlatte who has been awarded a College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year. Congratulations Curtis!

Jackson GandourCongratulations to Philosophy Major Jackson Gandour for winning the College of Arts and Science 2015 Palmer-Brandon Prize in the Humanities! The Palmer-Brandon prize includes a scholarship of $20,000. This award represents the largest award that the College of Arts and Sciences grants to students in the Humanities in recognition of outstanding academic achievement.

The philosophy department is very pleased to announce that the recipient of the Myles and Peg Brand Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic year is Sharon Mason. Full Story »