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Deadline nears for 2009-10 Family Campaign

Faculty, staff and retirees have until June 30 to make a gift to the 2009-10 BGSU Family Campaign. Gifts made to the Family Campaign – of any size and to any area – contribute to the quality of a BGSU education, help ensure the vitality of the University and strengthen our community.

The Family Campaign has raised nearly $10 million to benefit students, programs and initiatives.

To make a gift, visit http://givetobgsu.com/family.
  

Philosophy colloquia to feature visiting scholars

The Social Philosophy and Policy Center will host a series of lectures by its visiting scholars this summer. The talks and colloquia will be held on Wednesday afternoons through July 14. Seating is limited. To reserve a space, email center Program Manager Ben Dyer at bdyer@bgsu.edu.

This week’s talk will be on “Progressive Challenges to the Rule of Law,” by Dr. Bradley Watson, a political science professor who holds the Philip M. McKenna Chair in American and Western Political Thought at Saint Vincent College. Watson is also a Fellow in politics and culture at the Center for Political and Economic Thought. During his stay in Bowling Green, he is working on a book project tentatively titled A New Republic? Progressivism and Its Critics.

Also holding colloquia this summer will be Dr. Christopher Coyne, an economics faculty member at West Virginia University and North American editor of The Review of Austrian Economics; Dr. Edward Lopez, associate professor of law and economics at San Jose State University and editor of the forthcoming The Pursuit of Justice: Law and Economics of Legal Systems; and Dr. Guido Pincione, a professor of law and philosophy at the Universidad Torcuato di Tella in Buenos Aires and a professor of philosophy at the University of Arizona.

Watch the Monitor calendar for listings of each week’s speaker.


 
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