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High School Essay Contest Winners

The Prindle Institute is excited to announce the winners of the first annual High School Ethics Essay Contest! Over 100 high school students responded...

Politicizing a Tragedy, 30 Years after Bhopal

One would certainly hope that, as far as environmental regulation goes, we are better off than we were fifty years ago. We would hope...
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Autonomy and Non-Domination in International Clinical Research

In February, Dr. Danielle Wenner presented her talk "Autonomy and Non-Domination in International Clinical Research" as a part of the Young Philosophers Lecture Series hosted...

Is Envy Always Malicious? (Part Two)

When I was 8, I started ballet. I was a disciplined kid who took everything seriously, and dance quickly became a great passion of  mine....

Piper Kerman to Visit Campus for Ubben Lecture

The Prindle Institute is excited to welcome Piper Kerman, author of Orange Is the New Black, to campus in February as part of the...

The Present Status of Genetic Engineering

The term "designer babies" is becoming more and more common around the world today as genetic engineering continues to revolutionize how we think about...
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Dr. Sharon Crary on the Ebola Outbreak

Dr. Sharon Crary, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at DePauw, has studied Ebola virus extensively and was part of the Center for Disease Control's...

The Ethics of an Epidemic

As the outbreak of Ebola enters its seventh month, the ethical dilemmas facing the world continue to increase. While the issue of experimental treatments...

ZMapp: The Solution to Ebola?

The outbreak of Ebola in Western Africa has captivated the international community since it began in February 2014. Although Ebola has broken out before,...

Genetic Testing: A Right Not to Know

The other day I picked up an article from The Wall Street Journal that caught my attention for many reasons. I have always personally...