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by staff Nov 05, 2019
Public lecture, panel discussion to examine ethical implications of robotics use
The Rock Ethics Institute will host the Developing Implicitly Ethical and Norm Competent Robots Workshop taking place March 15-17 at Penn State. The workshop will feature two public events with experts in robot ethics.
TEDxPSU Talk with Yael Warshel: Do media have the power to impact peace?
Are peace media interventions a waste of money; or alternatively, effective? If so, when, how, and for whom, can their outcomes be ethically improved? Rock Research Associate Yael Warshel presents highlights from her upcoming book as part of the TEDxPSU series.
Marks cited in article on corporate influence in The Chronicle of Higher Education
Speaker Elaine Ecklund to explore relationship between science and religion
Applications are now open for 6th Annual Summer School on Sustainable Climate Risk Management
Rock Research Associates Robert Chiles and Caitlin Grady awarded seed grants from IEE
Rock Ethics Research Associates Robert Chiles and Caitlin Grady were among 16 groups of interdisciplinary researchers awarded seed grant funding from Penn State's Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE).
Locking Up Our Own: A Discussion on Criminal Justice at PSU
James Forman, professor of law at Yale Law School, discusses his book "Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, with Penn State students and faculty.
Former Stand Up Award Winner Joshua Branch continues advocacy with juvenile law fellowship
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Five years after graduating from Penn State, Joshua Branch is continuing the advocacy that made him stand out — and stand up — as a student. Branch, a 2013 political science graduate, recently received the Sol and Helen Zubrow Fellowship at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia. He will begin the two-year fellowship this fall after graduating from Georgetown University Law Center.
Award-winning journalist Jessica Luther to discuss intersection between sexual violence, sports
Award-winning freelance journalist Jessica Luther will deliver a lecture titled “Unsportsmanlike Conduct: The Intersections of Sports and Sexual Violence,” in 101 Chambers Building at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Rock Events Calendar - February 2018