Philosophy emphasis on engaged philosophy offers alternatives to the ways we currently understand ourselves and our relation to nature in our technologically complex global economy. With four unique certificate programs, students can also tailor their education to fit their needs.
The Spring Creek Project focuses on the links between environmental philosophy, literature, and culture.
The Hundere Endowed Chair of Religon and Culture initiates and sponsors numerous programs that provide alternative understandings of historical and contemporary religious and spiritual policymakers and leaders in resource management, on the impact of economic growth, and traditons of social progress on the environment.
Philosophy's annual IDEAS MATTER Public Lecture Series, provides an ongoing forum for the discussion of citizenship in the new century.