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by staff Nov 05, 2019
Comparative Literature Luncheon to feature lecture by Rosemary Jolly on April 16
Rock Ethics Institute Affiliate Faculty Member Rosemary Jolly, Weiss Chair of Humanities at Penn State, will present “Effluence, 'waste' and African Humanism: extra-anthropocentric being and human rightness,” at 12:15 p.m. April 16, in Room 102 of the Kern Building.
Gary John Adler, Jr. publishes in The Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion
Penn State Rock Ethics Institute Faculty Fellow Gary John Adler, Jr., assistant professor of sociology, co-authored an article about the analysis of participants in short-term mission based relationships and how they manage inequality while pursuing an ideal of partnership across distance.
Rock Ethics Institute Stand Up Award recipient & student fellow honored for academic excellence
Brian Davis, Rock Ethics Institute Stand Up Award winner, and Brenna Fisher, 2017/2018 Honors Thesis Fellow, will receive awards for their academic excellence on Sunday, April 15, 2018.
Ben Jones publishes "The Republican Party, Conservatives, and the Future of Capital Punishment"
Ben Jones, assistant director of the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State, publishes article in The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.
Rock Research Associate Javi Lopez cited in article about allowing performance-enhancing drugs in sports
Should doping be allowed in sports? Rock research associate Francisco Javier Lopez Frias was interviewed by news site, OZY.com.
Caitlin Grady delivers presentation on ethical implications of university engagement in global development
Caitlin Grady, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, gives a presentation about the ethical challenges in university-community international development and discusses how we can shift perceptions among university stakeholders from thinking of university international development as philanthropic to one of mutual respect and reciprocity.
Implicit Robotics Conference Highlights
Daryl Cameron and Penn State's Empathy & Moral Psychology Research Lab awarded multiple grants
C. Daryl Cameron, assistant professor of psychology and research associate in the Rock Ethics Institute, was recently awarded a Level 2 grant ($14,250) from Penn State’s Social Science Research Institute for a project, “Empathy for Disparity: A Social-Cognitive Neuroscience Approach.” Penn State's Empathy & Moral Psychology Research Lab, directed by Cameron, also received a research grant from the UCLA Animal Law program.
Robert Chiles publishes in Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics
Robert M. Chiles, assistant professor of rural sociology and research associate in the Rock Ethics Institute, recently published an article on the technical and policy issues surrounding greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.
Center for the Study of Sports in Society awards faculty grants
Rock Research Associate Javi Lopez awarded grant from Penn State's Center for the Study of Sports in Society.