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Are Machines Taking Over? How to Build Moral Artificial Intelligence

Are Machines Taking Over? How to Build Moral Artificial Intelligence

When: Oct 05, 2017 at 3:30 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library
Co-Sponsorship - Public Conversation: Artists and Water

Co-Sponsorship - Public Conversation: Artists and Water

When: Sep 26, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Where: Penn State Downtown Theatre Center
Co-Sponsorship: Into the Abode of Death Crossing the Empty Quarter

Co-Sponsorship: Into the Abode of Death Crossing the Empty Quarter

When: Sep 19, 2017 at 4:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium

Introduction by Kathleen Ridolfo, Sultan Qaboos Cultural Centre, Washington D.C. Evans will describe his 49-day, 1300km journey, accompanied by two fellow Omani explorers, last winter on foot and by camel across the world’s biggest sand desert, tracing Bertram Thomas’ first and only previous crossing in 1930. Evans also will talk about his experiences of starting the first Outward Bound School in the Middle East and building three residential outdoor centers Co-Sponsorship: Into the Abode of Death Crossing the Empty Quarter - Read More…

Co-Sponsorship: Guest Speaker MARK EVANS, MBE

Co-Sponsorship: Guest Speaker MARK EVANS, MBE

When: Sep 18, 2017 at 4:00 PM
Where: 233 AB, HUB

Mark Evans, MBE is the Executive Director of Outward Bound Oman, the first Outward Bound school in the Arab world. He is Patron of the Andrew Croft Memorial Fund, a fellow of The Explorers Club, and the founder of Connecting Cultures, an educational initiative endorsed by UNESCO that uses the desert wilderness to bring future leaders together on journeys of intercultural dialogue. Connecting Cultures was cited by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations as one of the world’s leading civil society initiatives Co-Sponsorship: Guest Speaker MARK EVANS, MBE - Read More…

Co-Sponsorship - Human Rights Around the Globe: Flourishing or Failing?

Co-Sponsorship - Human Rights Around the Globe: Flourishing or Failing?

When: Sep 13, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Where: Sutliff Auditorium, 118 Lewis Katz Building

Rock Ethics Institute Colloquia Series: Student Fellows Presentations

When: Sep 13, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Where: 133 Sparks

Join us this year's undergraduate and graduate student fellows give short presentations outlining their ongoing research projects. Rock Ethics Institute Colloquia Series: Student Fellows Presentations - Read More…

Rock Ethics Colloquia Series - Eleanor Brown, The Blacks Who Got Their 40 Acres

Rock Ethics Colloquia Series - Eleanor Brown, The Blacks Who Got Their 40 Acres

When: Aug 30, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Where: 133 Sparks Building

The Richard B. Lippin Lecture Series: Moral Development in the Context of Group Games

When: Apr 20, 2017 at 3:30 PM
Where: 111 Pasquerilla Spiritual Center, University Park, PA 16802

Group games are a vital aspect of constructivist early education, providing opportunities for academic learning (e.g., number, logical reasoning, spatial reasoning, literacy) as well as social and moral development. Dr. Hildebrandt will discuss the comparative benefits of cooperative and competitive games, and the importance of allowing children to create and regulate their own games within democratic, constructivist classrooms. The Richard B. Lippin Lecture Series: Moral Development in the Context of Group Games - Read More…