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Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Mina Cikara, "Their Pain, Our Pleasure"
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 13, 2018 last modified Jan 15, 2019 04:36 PM
Mina Cikara, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University is the first speaker in the Expanding Empathy Speaker Series. In her lecture, she discusses factors contributing to Schadenfreude, a phenomenon that occurs when people strongly identified with their social group experiencing pleasure when they observe threatening out-group members' misfortunes.
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Bryan Stevenson, March 20, 2019, Eisenhower Auditorium
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 07, 2018 last modified Mar 04, 2019 06:08 PM
Equal Justice Initiative, Just Mercy, civil rights, National Memorial for Peace and Justice, racial violence and oppression
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Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, REI Research Associate
by Betsy VanNoy published Nov 29, 2018 last modified Jan 04, 2019 03:34 PM
This is a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor position with a 65% research and 35% teaching appointment.
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Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, REI Research Associate
by Betsy VanNoy published Nov 29, 2018
This is a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor position with a 65% research and 35% teaching appointment.
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Call for Applications: Spring 2019 Undergraduate Fellowships with Rock Ethics Institute
by Betsy VanNoy published Nov 29, 2018
Students in the Paterno Fellows Program are invited to apply for a fellowship with the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State for the spring 2019 semester.
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Fellowship Program for Paterno Fellows
by Betsy VanNoy published Nov 29, 2018 last modified Nov 29, 2018 11:13 AM
Students in the Paterno Fellows Program are invited to apply for a fellowship with the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State for the spring 2019 semester. These fellowships involve working closely with and assisting Rock faculty on interdisciplinary ethics projects.
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Alexandra Staub publishes article in the Conversation on the social cost of gentrification
by Betsy VanNoy published Nov 26, 2018 last modified Nov 26, 2018 11:25 AM
"To make ethical decisions, we must consider the people who suffer the consequences of rapidly rising costs in the area they call home as part of the ethical equation." -Alexandra Staub
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Nominees sought for Rock Ethics Institute’s 2019 Stand Up Awards
by Betsy VanNoy published 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.
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Take Note: The Ethics of Policing in the United States
by Betsy VanNoy published Nov 14, 2018
Take Note interviewed the keynote speakers from the Ethics of Policing Conference, hosted by the Rock Ethics Institute.
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The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Aren Aizura, "Hell Holes or Saviors: Transnational Visions of Southeast Asian Trans Surgery"
by Betsy VanNoy published Nov 02, 2018 last modified Jan 15, 2019 04:36 PM
Aren Aizura, Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies at the University of Minnesota, investigates the spectrum of perspectives on the quality of care in Southeast Asian clinics providing transgender surgeries, paying particular attention to the marginalization of low-income trans people.
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