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by Rob Peeler Mar 13, 2015

Should we mandate vaccination for your doctor, you and your children?

When: Nov 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Where: 102 Paterno Library, University Park, PA 16802

Emerging Moral Minds: The Development of Moral Judgments In Early Childhood

When: Nov 06, 2014 at 3:30 PM
Where: Garden Room, The Center for Spiritual and Ethical Development

In this talk, Dr. Smetana will discuss psychological research from constructivist perspective that examines young children’s developing understanding of morality as distinct from other types of social rules. Emerging Moral Minds: The Development of Moral Judgments In Early Childhood - Read More…

GMO Panel: What broader ethical issues relate to and conflict with issues of Food Safety and Security?

When: Oct 13, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Where: 102 Paterno Library, University Park, PA 16802

Ethics of Genetically Modified Organisms (G.M.O.’s): Food Security vs. Environmental Impact GMO Panel: What broader ethical issues relate to and conflict with issues of Food Safety and Security? - Read More…

The Guatemala STD Experiments: What they are, how they happened, and why they matter to you

When: Apr 07, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library,

Morality, Understanding of Intentionality, and Intergroup Attitudes

When: Apr 04, 2014 at 3:30 PM
Where: 112 Chambers Building

International Research Ethics: Experiences of researchers and participants in the field, and moving forward with ethics training

When: Feb 26, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Where: 102 Paterno Library, University Park, PA 16802

Presented by Nancy Kass, Phoebe R. Berman Professor of Bioethics and Public Health, in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Deputy Director for Public Health in the Berman Institute of Bioethics International Research Ethics: Experiences of researchers and participants in the field, and moving forward with ethics training - Read More…

When We Dance…Mapping the Systemic Ethical Implications of the Research University’s Relationships with Industry

When: Nov 18, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Jonathan H. Marks is currently a non-residential fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. He leads a collaborative research project that is jointly funded by the Rock Ethics Institute and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics (through its Lab on Institutional Corruption), exploring the ethical and policy implications of industry sponsorship of health-related food research, nutrition education, and practice. Marks has co-organized—with Donald B When We Dance…Mapping the Systemic Ethical Implications of the Research University’s Relationships with Industry - Read More…

Suspecting Child Abuse: Challenges and Guidance

When: Nov 15, 2013 at 3:30 PM
Where: 101 Ag Sciences Building, University Park, PA 16802

This presentation will (i) describe the problem of child abuse, particularly as it relates to reporting suspected abuse; (ii) share research findings from the Center for the Protection of Children; and (iii) discuss some of the ethical and practical challenges that arise in our efforts to protect children from abuse. Suspecting Child Abuse: Challenges and Guidance - Read More…