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Jul 7 2021 | Hannah Kunzman
Sara Cody never expected to be a household name. Yet, in March of 2020, she skyrocketed to national headlines after being among the first public health officers in the nation to enact stay-at-home orders to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cody is the public health officer and director of...
Jun 14 2021 | Diana Aguilera
In January 2021, President Joe Biden introduced his proposal to raise the federal hourly minimum wage to $15 an hour. The announcement sparked vibrant discussions, while economists described it as “the mother of all economic debates.” Eager to explore the philosophy behind the debate, Jonathan...
Jun 14 2021 | Diana Aguilera
Alexander Lam is on a mission to reformulate inheritance taxation. Inspired by his own family’s quest for the American dream, he examines the inequality of inherited wealth in his Ethics in Society Honors thesis.
Jun 14 2021 | Diana Aguilera
Marilyn Zhang strongly believes in living a life of compassion toward others. Following this belief, she combined her passion for philosophy and computer science to grapple with a pressing problem: algorithmic fairness. In her Ethics in Society Honors thesis, she explores fairness in pretrial risk...
Jun 14 2021 | Diana Aguilera
Gülin Ustabas does not shy away from a challenge. As a junior, she took on international criminal law in her Ethics in Society Honors thesis and proposed a new, more ideal framework of global criminal justice. While at the Farm, she served as the co-director of international student advocacy for...

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