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  • Lindsey Schwartz, Biersmith Award winner 2013
    Lindsey Schwartz, Biersmith Award winner 2013, with Nan Biersmith
  • Hank and Dana
    Professors Dana Tulodziecki and Hank Frankel
  • Emma and Susanna
    Emma Winkler (R), 2013 Philosophy Scholarship Winner, with Prof. Susanna Rinard (L)
  • George and Hank
    Professors George Gale (L) and Hank Frankel (R) at their retirement party
  • Kayla Sosa and Nan Biersmith
    Kayla Sosa, winner of the Biersmith Award, with Nan Biersmith
  • Cockefair Hall
    Cockefair Hall, home of UMKC's Philosophy Department
  • Dean Wayne Vaught, former chair of the Philosophy Department, at Commencement Fall 2012
    Dean Wayne Vaught at Commencement Fall 2012
  • Andrew Gainey and Carrie Kalscheuer, '09 Biersmith Award winners
    Andrew Gainey and Carrie Kalscheuer, '09 Biersmith Award winners



Contact the Philosophy office at 816-235-1331 or updikeh@umkc.edu by Wednesday, October 23rd to schedule your Philosophy assessment exam if you plan to graduate this semester (FS13). After scheduling your exam further instructions will be provided.

The exam will be given on Wednesday, November 6th, at 9:30am.

At the time of the exam, the Philosophy Department requires you to bring the following items to the Philosophy department office
1) Writing sample of your work from the beginning of your coursework
2) Writing sample of your most recent work

Bring these items with you to the Philosophy Office, 222 Cockefair Hall at the time of the Assessment Exam.

Congrats and Best Wishes to each of you who are graduating, Fall Semester 2013—GO UMKC ROOS!

Congratulations to Ariel Green--BA UMKC Philosophy 2011, Stanford Law--now Summer Associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP

Professor Henry Frankel Wins The Geological Society Sue Tyler Friedman Award
     -Sue Tyler Friedman Medal 2013 -- History of Geology Group
     -Sue Tyler Freidman Medal Citation and Reply