• Ethics, Media and the Public Good


   About the Center for the Study of Ethics         UVU CB  


The mission of the Center for the Study of Ethics (CSE) is to promote and facilitate the interdisciplinary exploration of ethical theory and practice. The center administers a variety of programs designed to advance ethics education at Utah Valley University, within our region and in national and international contexts. The CSE is a non-advocacy organization committed to the inclusion of diverse perspectives and practices.


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   Ethics Center in the News                                Trump and Ethics Panel   

"UVU panel tackles Trump and Ethics"

The panel discussed conflict of interest laws, regulations, and practices as they relate to the age of President Donald J. Trump. Topics include disclosure of tax returns, differences between blind trusts and revocable trusts, the “Emoluments Clause” of the Constitution, the lawsuit filed by First Lady Melania Trump, and others.
The panel consist of notable scholars in the area of conflict of interest: Charles A. Cannon, Derek Monson, and Loren Washburn. It was moderated by Associate Director for the Center for the Study of Ethics, Courtney R. Davis.

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   Upcoming Events                                            Ethics Week  

2017 Ethics Awareness Week

"Ethics in Public Life"

September 25-29, 2017            

Ethics Awareness Week, held each September at
UVU, explores the ethical dimensions of variety of
issues through panel discussions, film screenings,
workshops, lectures, and other events.                                                                                  

2017 Faculty Summer Seminar

"Ethics, Media, and the Public Good"

May 9-12, 2017

Guest Scholar: Dr. Deni Elliott
Eleanor Poynter Jamison Chair in Media Ethics and Press Policy University of South Florida