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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.
Aug 10 2020 | Diana Aguilera
When Stanford Education Professor Emeritus Eamonn Callan arrived on campus in 1999, he admits his ego was rather more robust than it had been. At the same time, one thought often occupied his mind. Five years later, he shared this thought with incoming students at the Graduate School of Education.
Jun 12 2020 | Diana Aguilera
Sabina Beleuz Neagu graduates from Stanford having tackled one of Silicon Valley’s most pressing problems — corporate secrecy. As part of the Ethics Center's Undergraduate Honors Program, Beleuz wrote her thesis on the legal implementation of corporate secrecy and its ethical impact on the moral...