Ethics News

Debate: Should the President Be Able to Kill US Citizens Abroad?

Hina Shamsi, director of the ACLU's National Security Project, participated in an Oxford University style debate on whether or not the The president has...

Are Gender Specific Books Wrong?

The Independent just announced that they are going to stop reviewing books that target specific genders, so-called "boy books" or "girl books". Read the...
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Former President of Costa Rica delivers DePauw Ubben Lecture

This one is from the archives. We're going through our recent history and curating as many of the interesting videos that discuss ethical issues. In...

Fake Government Websites?

Some are calling for a formal investigation of Greg Walden, NRCC Chairman and Congressional Representative from Oregon, alleging that his team set up fraudulent...

Moral Concerns about Ethical Caredroids

They're being billed as the future of healthcare. Wouldn't it be great if people had their own personal healthcare droid? What about a droid...

Alumni Venture to Benefit Veterans

It's exciting and uplifting to see so many of our alumni set out to make positive changes in our society once they graduate. This...

Deconstructing Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

What do people talk about when they talk about Nelson Mandela? Carolyn Holmes, ’06, asked this question at last week’s symposium on the life and...

The Media and Tragedies: Coverage of Flight 370 and the Sewol...

Turn on CNN. The anchor is most likely dissecting what may have happened to missing Malaysian flight 370 or the ferry that sunk off the...

Cost of a Resume: Competing to Get the Job

If education is competitive, getting a job is even more competitive. Most college students are pressured to join clubs, to play on teams and to...

Competitive College: Does competition help or hinder our academic performance?

“What obligations do we have to our adversaries? Do virtue and integrity enhance or impede our quest for victory? Is competition an obstacle to...