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Dr. Gene Fendt presents in Copeland Hall at the first philosophy club meeting.

Students need to know what a good education looks like

February 17, 2022

By JOHNATHAN DROZDAGuest Columnist While at UNK, I have been searching for a purpose.  I was a pre-physician assistant with a comprehensive biology major, wishing to help the world through medicine....

The philosophy discontinuation debate inspired students to start the Philosophy Club.

Regents end philosophy major in 4-3 vote

MITCHELL LIERMAN February 17, 2022

liermanm2@lopers.unk.edu The University of Nebraska Board of Regents voted last week to end the philosophy major at UNK. The vote followed years of lagging degree conferrals that caused the effectiveness...

Dr. Gene Fendt presents in Copeland Hall at the first philosophy club meeting.

Removing philosophy does not perpetuate the liberal arts

February 10, 2022

Jonathan DrozdaGuest Columnist After coming to college and taking a philosophy class, I discovered that I love learning from some of the greatest thinkers in history. Just as a teacher grades their...

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Philosophy should be valued, even after discontinuation

November 11, 2021

Political science, the medical field, criminal justice, journalism. Many career fields operate by different codes of ethics, but they stem from an underlying field of study. Philosophy. The importance...

Dr. Gene Fendt presents in Copeland Hall at the first philosophy club meeting.

UNK debates discontinuing philosophy program

November 4, 2021

In 2019, the Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education notified the UNK philosophy program that the number of philosophy students and graduates did not meet the required standards. Three...

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