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Thomas Wartenberg
The College of Education’s Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations invites the campus community Thursday, Oct. 3, to the 2013 James and Helen Merritt Distinguished Service Award Lecture. Thomas E. Wartenberg will present “Does Teaching Children Philosophy Educate Them?: Anti-Platonic Reflections on Doing Philosophy with Young People” at 4 p.m. A reception featuring complimentary...
Barbara Thayer-Bacon
Barbara Thayer-Bacon, professor of philosophy of education at the University of Tennessee, will deliver the annual James and Helen Merritt Distinguished Service Award to Philosophy of Education Lecture at NIU. She will speak Thursday, Oct. 11, on “Maria Montessori: Educator for Peace.” The event includes a reception for the speaker from 3:30 to 4 p.m....
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Wait, outgoing faculty members! Don’t throw out those academic articles, faculty publications and class syllabi from years past! They might be junk to you, but they could be treasures to NIU. Archivists at the university-based Regional History Center are encouraging the hundreds of professors and staff members who are retiring within the next few months...
Harry Brighouse, professor of philosophy and educational policy studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will deliver the annual James and Helen Merritt Distinguished Service Award to Philosophy of Education Lecture at NIU. Brighouse will speak on “How Should We Judge School Reforms?: The Place of Values in Evaluation” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct....