Student Ethics Symposium

Monday, April 18th
Clarke Building, Room 510

Conspiracy Theories
and Their Social Implications

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The symposium features the work of students in the Conspiracy Thinking Fellowship program sponsored by the Center
for the Study of Ethics. The program is led by visiting scholar Dr. Robert Goldberg, author of Enemies Within: The Culture of Conspiracy in Modern America  (Yale University Press, 2001) and Professor Emeritus of History, University of Utah.

Schedule of Events

Monday, April 18th
Clarke Building, Room 510

10:00 to
10:50 a.m.

"Secret Combinations:
Conspiracy Thinking in Mormon Thought"

Sydney Creer

"Interviewing the 3% Movement"
Tyson Gunther

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11:00 to
11:50 a.m.

"Alex Jones and the Sandy Hook Shooting"
Caleb Olmore

"The Anti-Vaxx World in the Age
of COVID-19"

Alaina Sapp

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12:00 to
12:50 p.m.

"UVU Ethics Bowl Class Presentations"

pizza will be served


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1:00 to
1:50 p.m.

"How Do We Choose Experts?
Satanic Conspiracies and Public Panic"
Katie Lowe

"QAnon in Context"
Kiona Wilson

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2:00 to
2:50 p.m.

"The Wuhan Lab Leak Theory and Scientific Distrust"
Elise Bennett

"Butterfly-Gate: How Conspiracy Theorists Shut Down a Butterfly Center"
Amadeus Pendrey 

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