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Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

May 2014 Newsletter   

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Cancer and Genetic Diagnoses

TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014, NOON TO 1 P.M.
A panel of SCU scholars explores the ethics and biology of medical decision-making in the aftermath of genetic diagnoses. Actress Angelina Jolie brought national attention to this issue when she underwent a mastectomy after genetic testing.
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Conscience and Catholic Health Care

TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014, 7 P.M. TO 8 P.M.
Ron Hamel, senior ethicist, Catholic Health Association, explores complex issues of conscience, some involving difficult clinical questions over reproductive health.
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Silicon Valley Gives

Save the Date for Silicon Valley Gives, Tuesday, May 6, a fundraising day for nonprofits. We are excited about our first-time participation, and with your donations we can expand our programs and enhance our status as a leading ethics center.
Schedule your gift, or mark your calendar for May 6


Ethics App and New DEMO

Have you tried our new ethics app?  Nearly 1,500 people have downloaded it since it launched.  Check out the new app demo, which highlights the app’s main features.
View the demo here


New Blog: Business Ethics in the News

A fresh perspective on the week's top business ethics stories by Center Executive Director Kirk O. Hanson and Fellow in Applied Ethics Patrick Coutermarsh.


Podcast: Evgeny Morozov

Evgeny Morozov, author of To Save Everything, Click Here, spoke on April 15 about the ethical implications of algorithmic regulation, the amplification of social problems, and future data sharing trends.
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Business Ethics MOOCS Update

Nearly 3,000 have registered for our free online courses on business ethics. Enjoy self-paced learning from the convenience of your own computer. “Business Ethics for the Real World,” and “Creating an Ethical Business Culture,” the first two courses, conclude June 30.
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