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January 23, 2017

Now Accepting Applications: Fordham/Santander Universities International Student Scholarship in Ethics Education

The application period for scholarships to attend Fordham University’s intensive three-day interdisciplinary ethics graduate course is now open! The course, or workshop, will be held May 23 – 25, 2017 at Fordham University, New York City, USA! The Fordham/Santander Universities International Student Scholarship in Ethics Education provides direct financial support for international students who wish to pursue graduate-level study in Fordham University’s … More Now Accepting Applications: Fordham/Santander Universities International Student Scholarship in Ethics Education
December 19, 2016

Process or End Goal: When to Begin Genocide Prevention

STUDENT VOICES By: Megan Gray This essay is in response to the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs video clip “When to Begin Genocide Prevention.”   In the Carnegie Council video, “When to Begin Genocide Prevention,” led by Tibi Galis from the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, Galis discusses the process and end goals of … More Process or End Goal: When to Begin Genocide Prevention
November 28, 2016

Fordham RETI Fellow Discusses Addiction with U.S. Surgeon General on NPR

Earlier this month, the United States Surgeon General issued a report declaring substance use disorders, like addiction, the “most pressing public health crises of our time.” The report called the country to action to both help those struggling with the chronic illness of addiction and change how addiction in the U.S. is perceived as a “criminal justice problem” rather than … More Fordham RETI Fellow Discusses Addiction with U.S. Surgeon General on NPR
November 22, 2016

Seeing Red, Feeling Blue: Fordham Historians Discuss the 2016 Election

Following the 2016 election this month, a panel of historians at Fordham University discussed the results and President-Elect Trump through the lenses of different historical perspectives on November 22, 2016. The panelists discussed several issues including, but not limited to, Latino/hispanic votes, immigration, fascism and the “alt-right,” mistrust of the United States government, misogyny, white … More Seeing Red, Feeling Blue: Fordham Historians Discuss the 2016 Election
November 17, 2016

Now Accepting Applications: Fordham University’s Master’s Degree in Ethics and Society and the HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute

Master’s Degree in Ethics and Society: Spring 2017 The Master of Arts in Ethics and Society provides students with a solid grounding in moral theory and ethical practice in fields such as philosophy, theology, bioethics, research ethics, business and law. Preparation … Continue reading
October 31, 2016

Finding the Questions: The Ethics of Voluntourism

STUDENT VOICES | CHYNN PRIZE THIRD-PLACE WINNER By Margaret Desmond It is almost two in the morning and I am standing on the side of street in Guatemala while the driver rings the bell for what must be the sixth … Continue reading
October 24, 2016

Suppression of Necessary Gun Violence Research

STUDENT VOICES | CHYNN PRIZE SECOND-PLACE WINNER By Colette Berg Late in July 2015, my mother asked a surgeon friend of hers his opinion on gun control. He shook his head sadly and said, “I’ve operated on good guys shot … Continue reading
October 12, 2016

Weighty Choices: Ethical Challenges of Addressing Eating Disorders

STUDENT VOICES | CHYNN PRIZE FIRST-PLACE WINNER  By: Geena Roth In certain situations, the moral or ethical decision is obvious, but more often than not, there are a number of complicating factors.  Almost all decisions we make will affect more than … Continue reading
September 28, 2016

First Baby Born Via ‘3-Parent IVF’ Raises Ethical Questions

On Tuesday it was reported that the first live birth resulting from mitochondrial donation was born in New York to a Jordanian couple. According to The New York Times, the fertility procedure – also referred to as “3-parent IVF” – … Continue reading
September 21, 2016

Welcome Fall 2016 Master’s Students!

The Ethics and Society blog is delighted to welcome the following candidates to Fordham University’s Master of Arts in Ethics and Society: Kelly Collins graduated in 2011 with a BS in Philosophy and Political Science from Florida State University.  After moving to New York … Continue reading

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