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February

  • Thumbnail for PHIL 381: Philosophy in Literature - Image of "Alpine Architecture" by Bruno Taut

    Philosophy in Literature course focuses on utopia

    February 15, 2016

    In the spring term, PHIL 381-001: Philosophy in Literature focuses on utopia. It is cross-listed with ENGL 395-001.

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  • Alisa Melekhina, BA Philosophy, '11

    25 Faces, 25 Years: Alisa Melekhina, BA Philosophy '11

    February 10, 2016

    Most first graders are only just beginning to master the skills of reading, writing and arithmetic — but not Alisa Melekhina. By the age of 7, Melekhina had not only competed in the World Open for chess — a game that requires astute calculation and strategy well beyond the years of most first graders — she had also authored an English translation of a popular Russian fairytale (at the age of 6!). As if that’s not impressive enough, the now 24-year-old attorney went on to receive a full ride to Drexel and graduate in just two years. The astounding timeline of this accomplished alumna is enough to make even the most industrious of us feel like an underachiever.

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