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Hackworth Fellowships Project Showcase 2021

Hackworth Fellowships Project Showcase
This special edition of our Ethics Spotlight highlights ethics projects prepared by the 2020-21 Hackworth Fellows. Browse the projects below.

2020-21 Hackworth Fellowship Projects

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Data Privacy

Ariana Cepulis ’22, summarizes her research on data privacy regulations and students’ experiences with data privacy violations.


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Misinformation and Social Media

Courtney Davis ’21 delves into not only how misinformation spreads on social media sites but also how to hold those companies responsible.

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Ethics and AI

Julian Dreiman ’21 surveyed students about their feelings on data privacy and researched the use of robots to care for the elderly.


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Ethics of Hope

Abby Fafinski ’22 talks about the power and meaning behind hope after such a difficult year.


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Telling Your Story

Fernanda Gaete ’22 emphasizes the importance of introspection and storytelling through her four-part mentorship guide.


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Compassionate Release

Alexandra George ’21 discusses the human dignity violation associated with dying in prison and encourages amending prison policy to allow for compassionate release.


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New Normal?

Zachary Heffron ’22 summarizes why college students reacted differently socially to COVID-19 than other age demographics, continuing to see friends because they were not concerned about getting infected given their good health and youthful resilience.


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Difficult Dialogues

Julia Jenak ’21 took steps to increase ethics-related conversations on campus and evaluate the meaning behind having these difficult dialogues.


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Smart Cities

Vas Kumar ’21 describes smart cities and the potential concerns, such as power dynamics, data privacy, and predictive policing.


 

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