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Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

July 2013 Newsletter                                                            Share on Facebook Tweet link

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Welcome New Staff

Ryan Holmes joins the Ethics Center as the new assistant director of health care ethics. Carrie Jaffe-Picket is the new assistant director of communications.


Markkula Prize Awarded

Graduating senior Aven Satre-Meloy won the 2013 Markkula Prize for the student who has advanced the mission of the Ethics Center most effectively during the previous year.


Restorative Justice in Schools

Attendees at the recent Catholic School Principals’ Institute were introduced to an approach to bullying and other school problems that focuses on developing empathy and reintegrating misbehaving students into the community.


Ethics and Space: Our Responsibility to the Truly Other Other

As humans contemplate colonizing new planets, Center Director of Bioethics Margaret R. McLean offers an ethical framework for thinking about space exploration.


The Triple Bottom Line (video)

Former chairman and CEO of SupportSoft Radha Basu explains how companies can measure their success in terms of their financial, social, and environmental impact.


The Sun and the City

A 2012-13 Environmental Ethics Fellow at the Center, graduating senior Melissa Giorgi reflects on efforts to make solar power more accessible to low income communities.


Surreptitious Surveillance on the Internet (case)

A cyber-security expert is asked to set up a surveillance program at the behest of regulators in Saudi Arabia in this case study on how far countries should go to protect the security of their citizens.


The Sun and the City by Chris Goldberg, available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license on Flickr.