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With its wide array of programs, the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics generates new events, features, tools, and research every day.

Center staff and scholars also regularly appear in the media, which is captured in the Media Mentions section of our website. For reporters looking for sources, we offer Ethics Experts, which details the expertise of our staff and faculty scholars.

Recent Center News

  • The Ethics of Driverless Cars

    Patrick Lin speaks at Tech Museum on May 13

    Lin, director of the Ethics + Emerging Sciences Group at Cal Poly, speaks on radical challenges to responsibility from autonomous vehicles.

  • Easter in Spanish

    Holiday lesson plans now available in two languages

    Resources combine gospels and great children's literature.

  • Center Elects 18 Faculty Scholars

    New Group Joins 53 Active Faculty Scholars

    71 active faculty largest number formally affiliated with any university-based ethics center in the world.

  • Fundraising Highlights

    Day of Giving Breaks Records as Sprinksgiving Thanks Approaches

    The Center received a record $300,064 on SCU's Day of Giving, looks forward to thanking donors at this year's "Sprinksgiving" on April 26.

  • Ethics App 3 Year Anniversary

    "Making an Ethical Decision" Has Over One Million Views

    The unique app allows users to weigh decisions using five ethical perspectives.

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