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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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   Upcoming Events             2018 Business Ethics Conference  

Business Ethics and China Conference 
"Ethics and US-China Economic Relations" 

Thursday, February 15th
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
UVU Student Center, Room 206 (SC 206)

The conference will explore ways that fundamental differences in the two economic and political systems create different expectations in the ways the two countries ought to be conducting business with one another and the ethical problems which arise within the gaps in these systems.

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  In the News                      Trump and Ethics Panel    

Utah rabbis discuss how anti-semitism impacts their congregations
Daily Herald

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Daily Herald

Ethics Awareness Week
Lt. Governor Spencer Cox Addresses White Supremacy

In a special session of Ethics Awareness Week, Lt. Governor Spencer Cox addressed the role of public officials in response to white supremacy and other forms of extremist activism.

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Salt Lake Tribune 
Deseret News (AP)
Daily Herald


"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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