News & Announcements

Old Main UA Named a 'Best Value' by the Princeton Review

The University of Arizona is one of 200 universities chosen by the Princeton Reviews as a 'Best Value'. Based on the return of investment the UofA was chosen for the fourth time in five years to... read more

PPEL 2019 Applications

Applications for advanced standing in PPEL starting in September 2019 will be accepted this March. The PPEL program anticpates an increased intake for September 2019, while maintaing small class... read more

U of A logo U of A ranks #1 in Political Philosophy

We are delighted to be closely associated with the truly outstadning Arizona Department of Philosophy. The annual Philosophical Gourmet Report released their rankings of Graduate Programs in... read more

Picture of Prof. Vernon Smith Vernon Smith joins Political Economy and Moral Science as a Research Professor

We are honored to announce that Nobel Laureate Vernon L. Smith is joining our Department as a Research Professor.  Professor Smith was a mentor of Dave Schmidtz's in the 1980s when Dave was... read more

UofA PPEL meeting in Peru PPEL to be offered in Peru at the Universidad Peruana De Ciencias Aplicadas

Universidad Peruana De Ciencias Aplicadas and University of Arizona signed a contract to offer a B.A. in PPEL + M.S. in Entrepreneurship on the campus of UPC.


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Picture of Robert Lusch Lusch Lecture Series - First Lecture Feb. 12

We are pleased to share the first lecture in the Robert Lusch Lecture Series... read more

New Department of Political Economy & Moral Science Approved

New department approved by ABOR

The Arizona Board of Regents has approved a new Department of Political Economy & Moral Science within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.... read more

Picture of Robert Lusch Remembering Bob Lusch

Robert Lusch (1949-2017)

March 3, 2017: My name is Dave Schmidtz. When Virginia asked me to offer the eulogy, there was one right answer: Yes, of course.  The... read more

Social Philosophy and Policy Conference on Progress

The upcoming Social Philosophy and Policy conference, entitled Progress, will take place on May 12-15 in Hermosa Beach, CA. 

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Social Philosophy and Policy

The circulation numbers for 2014 for the journal Social Philosophy and Policy have just come out. Subscriptions now total 7986, an increase of 372 over 2013.  This is on top of even... read more