L. Syd M Johnson (HU) is a featured philosopher at the blog Philosopher, and published “Paternalism, Protection, and Athlete Autonomy.”
Nominations are now open for the 2016 Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award.
This year, nominations are being accepted from dissertations in the fields of:
- Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering
- Social Sciences (note: history is classed within humanities and is not a field of competition in 2016)
Michigan Tech may nominate one student in each field. PhD students who have completed all of their degree requirements between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2016 are eligible. The fields of competition for 2017 will be humanities/fine arts and biological and life sciences.
The deadline to submit nominations is 4 p.m. Monday, June 20 following the online instructions. Nominations must be delivered to Debra Charlesworth in the Graduate School. Emailed nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org are preferred. Contact Debra Charlesworth if you have any questions about the competition.
(This article originally appeared in Tech Today.)