On Monday, Owen King won the Department's annual Fink award which recognizes an outstanding essay written by a graduate student in philosophy. Owen presented the winning paper, entitled "Well-Being and Life Improvement, Ceteris Paribus", and fielded questions from an audience of faculty and graduate students. Scott Brown was awarded Honorable Mention for his paper "Problems for Instantiation as Identity." Scott Brown was also honored with the Department's annual Graduate Teaching Associate Award, which recognizes exceptional teaching by a graduate teaching associate in philosophy. Both Owen and Scott received cash prizes. Congratulations to both Owen and Scott!