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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.

Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, REI Research Associate

by Betsy VanNoy Nov 29, 2018
This is a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor position with a 65% research and 35% teaching appointment.

Call for Applications: Spring 2019 Undergraduate Fellowships with Rock Ethics Institute

by Betsy VanNoy 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.

Alexandra Staub publishes article in the Conversation on the social cost of gentrification

by Betsy VanNoy Nov 26, 2018
Alexandra Staub publishes article in the Conversation on the social cost of gentrification "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

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.