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SCU's Markkula Center for Applied Ethics presents annual ethics outlook
Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005
The 2005-06 National Ethics Agenda calls for attention to these issues:
The panel presenting the 2005-06 National Ethics Agenda includes:
Kirk O. Hanson, executive director of the
The panel will brief media in a pre-event discussion of the agenda on Nov. 9 at Reporters interested in joining the conference call, please call Miriam Schulman at 408-554-5116.
The Outlook is developed by the Center’s Emerging Issues Group, a collection of staff, scholars, and Advisory Board members who meet weekly to consider seriously the role that ethics plays in current events. In past years, the Outlook has focused attention on “Security and Terrorism,” “Exploring the Limits on Scientific Freedom,” and “Addressing Disparities in Income and Wealth. Previous agendas are accessible on line at http://www.scu.edu/ethics/publications/ethicsoutlook/.
Seating is limited and RSVPs are required. Reserve a place at or 408-554-5319.
The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics is a nationally recognized resource for the study and application of ethical approaches to the crucial issues facing our world. The Center supports research, assists faculty in integrating ethics into their courses, and helps businesses, schools, hospitals, public agencies, and global organizations put ethics to work. More information is online at www.scu.edu/ethics. Ethics center programs include: biotechnology and health care ethics; business ethics; K-12 character education; global leadership in ethics, public policy and government ethics, and emerging issues in ethics. Established in 1986, the center has grown into one of the most active university-based applied ethics centers in the U.S. Seed funding and initial endowment were provided by Linda and A.C. “Mike” Markkula, Jr.
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