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Nominees sought for Rock Ethics Institute's 2018 Stand Up awards
by Whitney Chirdon published Nov 15, 2017
The Rock Ethics Institute is accepting nominations for its 2018 Stand Up Awards, which recognize undergraduate students who demonstrate ethical leadership in taking a stand for a person, cause or belief.
Located in Everyday Ethics
Race in the Americas Conference 2017
by Whitney Chirdon published Nov 02, 2017
Space/Place/Race: Geography and Power in the Americas with keynote speaker Micol Seigel, Ph.D.
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by Whitney Chirdon last modified Oct 30, 2017 01:02 PM
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by Whitney Chirdon last modified Oct 30, 2017 01:02 PM
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Is it ethical to transmit powerful radio signals?
by Whitney Chirdon published Oct 30, 2017 last modified Oct 30, 2017 02:33 PM — filed under: , ,
Some researchers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) seek to invite a response from alien civilizations by transmitting powerful signals into space. Others have suggested this is a foolish, or even dangerous endeavor. What are the ethical implications of such messaging? Jason T. Wright, associate professor of astronomy and astrophysics, provides an ethical response to this issue.
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by Whitney Chirdon last modified Oct 26, 2017 01:25 PM
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Rock Ethics Institute StandUp honoree Julian Haas appears on ABC 7 in Washington, D.C.
by Whitney Chirdon published Oct 17, 2017 last modified Oct 17, 2017 01:55 PM
2012 Rock Ethics Institute StandUp honoree Julian Haas joined "Good Morning Washington" (ABC7) yesterday morning as a guest for their 'Motivational Monday' segment.
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"Locking Up Our Own: Crime & Punishment in Black America" public lecture success
by Whitney Chirdon published Oct 17, 2017 last modified Oct 17, 2017 01:38 PM
A book talk with author James Forman was held last Thursday, October 12 at 12:45 p.m. in the Lewis Katz Building. The event was co-sponsored by Penn State Law and the Rock Ethics Institute.
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"Are Machines Taking Over? How to Build Moral Artificial Intelligence" public lecture success
by Whitney Chirdon published Oct 10, 2017 last modified Oct 10, 2017 09:58 AM
Chauncey Stillman Professor of Practical Ethics at Duke University, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong gave a keynote lecture as part of the Moral Agency Research Group Conference on Thursday, October 5 in Foster Auditorium in Paterno Library.
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Gender and Sex Equity Initiative project featured in Daily Collegian series
by Whitney Chirdon published Oct 09, 2017
The body mapping project, which helps survivors tell the stories of their sexual assault and abuse, will be featured in an on-going series in Penn State's Daily Collegian.
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