2017 Ethics Awareness Week

About and Schedule

About Ethics Awareness Week

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.

 

September 26 - 29, 2017

Tentative Schedule of Events
For more information, contact Courtney Burns at Courtney.Burns@uvu.edu

Tuesday, September 26th


Ethics Forums

8:45 - 9:45 a.m.

Center for the Study of Ethics

Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox

Responding to White Supremacy: The Role of Public Officials in Facing Extremism

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

Center for the Study of Ethics

Keynote Address

"Cultivating Positive Dialogue in Public Discourse"

Mayor John Curtis

City of Provo

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

11:30 -12:45 p.m.

School of Education

Panel Discussion: "Maker Education: A Bridge to STEM (and its Ethical Implications)"

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

School of the Arts

Panel Discussion: "Business, Branding & Blockbusters: The Ethics of Arts Marketing"

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Woodbury School of Business and the Melissa Nellesen Center for Autism

Panel Discussion: "Ethical Considerations of Autism in the Workplace"

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Wednesday, September 27th 


Ethics Forums 

10:00 - 10:50 a.m.

College of Health & Public Service

Presentation: "Natural Disasters Ethics: Aceh, Katrina, Harvey and Beyond"

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

11:30 - 12:50 p.m.

Center for the Study of Ethics

Excellence in Ethics Award Luncheon (by invitation)

Karen Hale

Deputy Mayor of Community & External Affairs

Salt Lake County

Oquirrh Mountain North (CB 510)

 

1:00 - 1:50 p.m.

Interfaith Student Council

Student Discussion: "Catholics, Mormons & Muslims in America

A Story of Religious Marginalization"

Moderated by Brian D. Birch

Director, UVU Religious Studies Program

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

2:00 - 2:50 p.m.

University College

Panel Discussion: "Charlottesville: Racism Reawakened"

Hosted by the Black Student Union

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

3:00 - 3:50 p.m.

Honors Program

Panel Discussion: "Bridging Difference: Honors Student Perspectives"

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Thursday, September 28th 


Ethics Forums

10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

College of Health & Public Service

Panel Discussion: “The Ethical Dilemmas of Countering Radicalization and Extremism”

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

11:30 - 12:45 p.m.

College of Technology and Computing

Panel Discussion: “From Hacking and Sexting to International Cybercrime: Ethics and Cyber-Corruption”

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Center for the Study of Ethics & Center for Constitutional Studies

Panel Discussion: "The Moral & Legal Foundations of the Refugee Crisis"

Evan J. Criddle, Professor of Law, College of William & Mary

Michael Minch, Professor of Philosophy, Utah Valley University 

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Panel Discussion: “Teaching Ethics: Buying What We're Selling”

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

Friday, September 29th 


Ethics Forums

 

9:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Peace and Justice Studies and UVU Fulton Library

Film Screening: Merchants of Doubt

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

Sponsored by the UVU Fulton Library

 

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

Peace and Justice Studies

Film Panel Discussion

Oquirrh Mountain South (CB 511)

 

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Center for the Study of Ethics

Luncheon: Teaching Professional Ethics (by invitation)

CHSS Conference Room (CB 409a)

3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Center for the Study of Ethics

Ethics & Values Adjunct Faculty Workshop (by invitation)

CHSS Conference Room (CB 409a)