2020-21 Events

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Past Events


Apr

09

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Partisanship & the Public Good

Date: April 09

Time: 10am

Location: Online Livestream

Description:

This session is designed to facilitate productive dialogue across lines of political difference.

Participants

  • Gary Herbert, former Governor, State of Utah
  • Ben McAdams, former Congressman, 4th Congressional District, State of Utah
  • Astrid Tuminez, President, Utah Valley University (moderator)

    Video Link and Additional Resources

Mar

03

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"The Divided States of America?" Reasons for Hope in a Fractured Nation

Date: March 03

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Location: Online Livestream

Description:

This lecture explores the dynamics in American histroy that have led to this era of remarkable fragmentation. Based on her book, The Upswing (with Robert Putnam), Shaylyn Romney Garret will draw lessons from American history that engage timely questions regarding how we can move toward a more cooperative, unified, and generous society.

Dec

07

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Appomattox Brownbag Discussion | Lies, Incivility, and the 2020 Election: The Politics of Rage and Misinformation

Date: December 07

Time: 1pm

Location: YouTube Livestream

Description:
How did misinformation spread during the 2020 election? Who is responsible? What are the consequences? This online panel will engage issues related to political communication and the implications for American democratic culture. 

Video and Additional Resources

Sep

30

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2020 Ethics Awareness Week | The Importance of Community Policing

Date: September 30

Time: 1pm - 1:50 pm

Location: YouTube Livestream

Description:
Sgt. Jeremy Jamison
Mental Health Response Team
Orem City Police
  

Given the COVID-19 situation, all events will be hosted online this year. 

Session Video

Sep

30

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2020 Ethics Awareness Week | Living In the Wake of George Floyd

Date: September 30

Time: 11am - 12:30 pm

Location: YouTube Livestream

Description:
Israel Herring
Melanie Griffin
Destiny Perkins
Arvin Mitchell
Breanna Lambert
Mohamed Eftin
Moderator: David Ssejinja, Advisor, Black Student Union

Given the COVID-19 situation, all events will be hosted online this year. 

Session Video

Sep

30

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2020 Ethics Awareness Week | Civil Disobedience in the Age of Trump

Date: September 30

Time: 11am - 12:30 pm

Location: YouTube Livestream

Description:
David Ragland, Co-Founder, The Truth Telling Project of Ferguson
Michael Minch, Professor of Philosophy and Peace & Justice Studies, UVU
Moderator: Brian Birch, Director, Center for the Study of Ethics, UVU

Given the COVID-19 situation, all events will be hosted online this year. 

Session Video