ETHICS AWARENESS WEEK


Thirty-First annual 

Ethics Awareness Week

September 25-29, 2017 
more information coming soon


Ethics Awareness Week
September 26 - 30, 2016
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. The week also includes the Excellence in Ethics Award and a keynote address. All events are free and open to the public and we encourage participation on the part of students, faculty, and members of our community.

presenter bios

 

Schedule of Events (draft)   Print a Copy (PDF) 
For more information, contact Courtney Burns at Courtney.Burns@uvu.edu

 

September 26 (Monday: Ethics & Values Jubilee)

Session One
Center for the Study of Ethics
Annual Excellence in Ethics Award and Address
United States Senator Orrin G. Hatch
9:00 - 9:40 a.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Two
Center for the Study of Ethics
Title: “Ethical Awareness in the Professions”
Kirk O. Hansen, Executive Director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics & John Courtney Murray S.J.
University Professor of Social Ethics, Santa Clara University 10:00 -10:40 a.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Three
Center for the Study of Ethics
Round Table Discussion: The Guardians of Ethics & Values
Pierre Lamarche, Brian Birch, Shannon Mussett, Scott Abbott, and Michael Minch
11:00 - 11:50 a.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Four
Center for the Study of Ethics
Address: “Ethically Educating Our Future Leaders”
Brian S. King, Utah House of Representatives Minority Leader (D-UT)
1:00 - 1:50 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Five
Center for the Study of Ethics
Panel Discussion: “The Origins and Future of Ethics and Values”
Faculty and student panel discussion lead by Elaine Englehardt, Distinguished Professor of Ethics,
Utah Valley University
2:00 - 2:50 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Six
Center for the Study of Ethics
Title: “Business Needs Ethical Employees—Come Trained!”
Nicole Mouskondis, CEO of Nicholas and Company
3:00 - 3:50 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

September 27 (Tuesday: Ethics Forums)

Session Eight
School of Education
Panel Discussion: “The Ethics of Intercultural Education”
10:00 - 11:15 a.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Nine
The Center for Constitutional Studies
Judicial Conduct Commission Panel
11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Ten
School of the Arts
Panel Discussion: “Self-Censorship and Sanitizing the Arts”
1:00 - 2:15 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Eleven
Woodbury School of Business
Panel Discussion: “Employee Responsibilities and Moral Rights in the Workplace?”
2:30 - 3:45 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

September 28 (Wednesday: Ethics Forums)

Session Twelve
UVU Library
Panel Discussion: “Sci-Hub and the Ethics of Academic Publishing”
10:00 - 10:50 a.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Thirteen
Academic Service Learning and the VSLC
Panel Discussion: “SL for the Public Good”
11:00 - 11:50 a.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Fourteen
College of Humanities and Social Science
Panel Discussion: “Fairness in the Multi-Cultural Classroom”
1:00 - 1:50 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Fifteen
University College
Panel Discussion: “No Priesthood for the Black Man”
2:00 - 2:50 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Sixteen
Honors Program
Honors Student Perspective on Applying Ethics Outside the Classroom
3:00 - 3:50 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

September 29 (Thursday: Ethics Forums)

Session Seventeen
College of Aviation and Public Services
Panel Discussion: “Ethics in Public Safety Service”
10:00 - 11:15 a.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Eighteen
College of Technology and Computing
Panel Discussion: “Ethics in the World of Robotics” and “The Ethics of Autonomous Machines”
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Nineteen
UVU Library
Panel Discussion: “We Are OER (And So Can You)”
1:00 - 2:15 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Twenty
College of Humanities and Social Science
Panel Discussion: “Teaching Ethics: Buying What We’re Selling”
2:30 - 3:45 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

September 30 (Friday: Ethics Forums)

Session Twenty-One
College of Science and Health
Panel Discussion: “The Ethics of Water Use”
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Session Twenty-Two
Peace and Justice Studies and UVU Library
Film Screening: Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story
12:30 - 1:45 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511) Sponsored by the UVU Library

 

Session Twenty-Three
Peace and Justice Studies and UVU Library
Video Panel Discussion
1:45 - 2:30 p.m., Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)