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Everyday Ethics

Learn how ethics is part of our everyday lives by reading articles and stories that show ethical dilemmas are everywhere.

Nominees sought for Rock Ethics Institute’s 2019 Stand Up Awards

by Betsy VanNoy Nov 14, 2018
Nomination materials due January 25, 2019. The Stand Up Award was created in 2008 to honor undergraduate students who demonstrate the courage to stand behind a cause, idea, or belief as they exhibit ethical leadership on campus and in the community.

Take Note: The Ethics of Policing in the United States

by Betsy VanNoy Nov 14, 2018
Take Note: The Ethics of Policing in the United States Take Note interviewed the keynote speakers from the Ethics of Policing Conference, hosted by the Rock Ethics Institute.

Daryl Cameron and colleagues interviewed on moral outrage and social action

by Betsy VanNoy Oct 31, 2018
Daryl Cameron and colleagues on empathy and moral agency for this article on moral outrage and social action

Series of public lectures, community discussions to examine ethics of policing

by Rebecca Bennitt Sep 12, 2018
Policing Conference will take place Sept. 20-22

Rock Ethics Institute Accepting Applications for 2019–2020 Faculty Fellowships

by Rebecca Bennitt Sep 12, 2018
Deadline: November 1, 2018. If you have questions about the Fellowship or application process, please contact Ben Jones.

Engineering, Technology & Ethics Undergraduate Fellowship accepting applications

by Rebecca Bennitt Sep 12, 2018
Engineering, Technology & Ethics Undergraduate Fellowship accepting applications The Fellowship is available to all Penn State undergraduates. The deadline for applications is Aug. 26th.

Engels publishes on International Yoga Day – June, 21, 2018

by Web Manager Jul 06, 2018
Jeremy Engels, associate professor of communications arts and sciences and Sherwin Early Career Professor of the Rock Ethics Institute, reflects on International Yoga Day 2018.

Staub talks housing ideals on Wisconsin Public Radio

by Web Manager Jul 06, 2018
Is bigger really better? How has the housing market influenced our buying behavior? Alexandra Staub, associate professor of architecture and affiliate faculty member of the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State, takes listener calls and talks about the American housing ideals.

López Frías examines fandom as we watch the 2018 World Cup

by Web Manager Jul 06, 2018
How do you choose what World Cup team to support when the US isn't contending? Francisco Javier López Frías, Rock Ethics Institute research associate and associate professor of kinesiology at Penn State, examines our love of sports and allegiances to our favorite teams.