Daily Nous, a philosophy blog by Justin Weinberg, an associate professor of philosophy at the University of South Carolina, recently interviewed Sukaina Hirji and Daniel Wodak with the Prison Teaching Initiative as part of a look at teaching philosophy in prisons.
Three groups of Princeton University students each have been awarded $10,000 to travel to Jordan, the Philippines and India this summer to implement their ideas for promoting peace. The proposals, which involve five students, were among 127 judged the “most promising and feasible” by the Davis Projects for Peace initiative.
Know a Princeton University senior or graduate student who's made a difference through community service and civic engagement? The Pace Center for Civic Engagement is seeking nominations for the 2014 Priscilla Glickman '92 Memorial Prize, 2014 A. James Fisher, Jr. Prize and new Graduate Student Service Recognition Award.
Princeton's own TEDtalks conference continues on April 19 at 3 p.m. in Room 302 of the Frist Campus Center with four sets of speakers, including the Pace Center for Civic Engagement's own Dallas Nan '16 and Douglas Bastidas '16 who will present "Sustainable Solar Service: Reflections on an International Service Trip to Peru."
Other speakers include: Nusrat Ahmed '17 - A Hijabi Monologue; Alexander Singleton '17 - The Fourth Dimension and Beyond; and Cara Eckholm '17 - Monument Wars: Forging National Identity in Post-Communist Europe.