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Nov 5 2020 | Diana Aguilera
From murals to monuments and statues to flags, Confederate commemorations of all types are being removed across the United States. As controversial symbols of America’s past are toppled, the Center’s new postdoctoral fellow Chong-Ming Lim offers a surprising defense of vandalizing memorials in...
Oct 22 2020 | Diana Aguilera
Classes, internships, extracurricular activities. It’s no surprise that a typical Stanford student’s schedule begins in the early morning and ends late at night. Simply put, finding time and energy is always a challenge — especially now considering the added stress of a global pandemic. With the US...
Oct 8 2020 | Sarah Lewis
Drawing on her own experiences and the stories of many others, 2017 TIME Person of the Year Susan Fowler urged Silicon Valley to systematically reform what she described as its toxic workplace culture in her virtual talk on Thursday. Fowler, who is an engineer, best-selling author and editor at the...
Sep 7 2020 | Diana Aguilera
Associate Professor of Political Science Alison McQueen has been named the new faculty director of the Center’s Undergraduate Honors Program. The rigorous program offers students the opportunity to write a senior honors thesis on topics in applied ethics. McQueen’s three-year appointment began...
Sep 2 2020 | Sara Button
It didn’t take the current COVID-19 pandemic to inspire this Ethics in Society Honors Program alumna to pursue infectious disease. Growing up with two parents who work as public health scientists meant Ariadne Nichol, ’18, had some interesting dinner table conversations.

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