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Betty Liu


Singer and George discuss "Ethics in the Real World"

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, Peter Singer, the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the Center for Human Values, and Robert George, the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and professor of Politics, engaged in a discussion focused mostly on Singer’s new book, “Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter.” The discussion took place in the bottom level of Labyrinth Books.Singer’s book consists mostly of op-ed pieces that he has written for various newspapers over the past 15 years.“What I’ve done for this book is to select some of those columns that seem to me to still have continuing relevance, some of them needed a bit of updating, and I have a paragraph or two at the bottom to update,” said Singer.

10/24/1973

New class officers elected, two referenda failed

Election results for the Undergraduate Student Government Spring 2016 Elections and Referenda were releasedFridayafternoon in an email sent by USG President Aleksandra Czulak ’17 to the student body. Pritika Mehra ’18, Jacqueline Pan ’19, Pooja Patel ’18, Lucas Ramos ’19, Miranda Rosen ’18, Ellie Shannon ’17 and Wendy Zhao ’19 were elected as U-Councilors. The applications for the remaining three positions will be released at the end of April. The newly-elected class presidents are Andrew Sun ’17, Brandon McGhee ’18 and Chris Umanzor ’19.

04/18/1974

USG election results announced

Election results for the Undergraduate Student Government Spring 2016 Elections and Referenda were released this afternoon in an email sent by USG President Aleksandra Czulak '17 to the student body. Pritika Mehra '18, JacquelinePan '19, Pooja Patel '18, Lucas Ramos '19, Miranda Rosen '18, Ellie Shannon '17 and Wendy Zhao '19 were elected as U-Councilors. The applications for the remaining three positions will be released at the end of April. The newly-elected class presidents are Andrew Sun '17, Brandon McGhee '18 and Chris Umanzor '19.

04/21/1974

Seven U. professors elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science

Seven University professors have been named as Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the most prestigious honor societies in the nation.Those professors are Brandice Canes-Wrone, professor in public and international affairs, politics and public affairs and vice dean of the Wilson School; Jill Dolan, dean of the college and professor of English and theater; Denis Feeney, professor of Latin and classics and chair of the Council of the Humanities; Joanne Gowa, professor of politics; John Ikenberry, professor of politics and international affairs; János Kollár, professor of science and mathematics; and Kim Lane Scheppele, professor of sociology and international affairs.The professors were chosen from a variety of disciplines “in recognition of their contributions to their respective fields.” According to the Academy’s website, 213 members were elected this year.

04/22/1974

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