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  • Sydney Harvey and Prof. Switzer, APA Innovation Award Winner
    Sydney Harvey and Prof. Switzer, American Philosophical Association Excellence and Innovation Award
  • Sydney Harvey, Biersmith Award winner, 2016
    Sydney Harvey, Biersmith Award winner, 2016
  • Dean Vaught and Christopher Blair
    Commencement 2016: Dean Vaught and Christopher Blair
  • UMKC Royal Roo BBQ winners
    S. Harvey & J. Bihlmeyer, 1st Place in hamburger at the Inaugural Royal Roo BBQ Contest, October 2, 2015
  • Phi Sigma Tau honorary meeting at Cockefair
    Phi Sigma Tau honorary meeting at Cockefair
  • Lindsey Schwartz, Biersmith Award winner 2013
    Lindsey Schwartz, Biersmith Award winner 2013, with Nan Biersmith
  • George and Hank
    Professors George Gale (L) and Hank Frankel (R) at their retirement party
  • Kayla Sosa and Nan Biersmith
    Kayla Sosa, winner of the Biersmith Award, with Nan Biersmith
  • Dean Wayne Vaught, former chair of the Philosophy Department, at Commencement Fall 2012
    Dean Wayne Vaught at Commencement Fall 2012
  • Andrew Gainey and Carrie Kalscheuer, '09 Biersmith Award winners
    Andrew Gainey and Carrie Kalscheuer, '09 Biersmith Award winners

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PHILOSOPHY MAJORS WHO ARE PLANNING TO GRADUATE THIS SEMESTER:

Contact the Philosophy office at 816-235-1331 or falkp@umkc.edu by Wednesday, March 23rd to schedule your Philosophy assessment exam if you plan to graduate this semester (SP16).

The exam will be given on Monday, April 18th, at 9:30am.

At the time of the exam, the Philosophy Department requires you to bring the following items to the Philosophy department office:
1) Writing sample of your work from the beginning of your coursework
2) Writing sample of your most recent work

Bring these items with you to the Philosophy Office, 222 Cockefair Hall at the time of the Assessment Exam.

*Keep in mind, you must bring these items and take the exam to fulfill the department’s requirements to graduate. Call or e-mail by Wednesday, March 23rd to schedule your exam and further instructions will be provided.