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Hutton Honors College

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Talking About Ethics
Ethics for Breakfast/Ethics For Tea


Talking About Ethics is a discussion series for undergraduates co-sponsored by the Hutton Honors College, the Wells Scholars Program, and the Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions. Our undergraduate community is invited to the Ethics for Breakfast events at the Hutton Honors College on select Fridays and to Ethics for Tea at the Poynter Center on select Tuesdays. These gatherings will provide opportunities to sit down over refreshments and ask the tough questions about hot topics and current events: What values are at stake? Who is affected? Who should have a say? How should competing interests be negotiated? What would you do?

Topics will be drawn from local events, national and international news, research by IU scholars, and ethics debate competitions. Cases for each discussion will be announced one week in advance, and at each session a facilitator will provide a 60-second summary of the key issues to kick off discussion.

The Ethics for Breakfast series takes place 8:15-9:00 a.m. on select Fridays (October 4, November 8, and December 6) at the Hutton Honors College. Coffee and continental breakfast will be provided. Sign-up required. Cases will be provided by e-mail. Walk-ins will be accepted if there is space.

Date

Topic

Facilitator

Sign-up by e-mailing aduquain@indiana.edu

Friday, Oct. 4, 8:15-9:00 a.m.

Letters of Recommendation

Valerie C. Aquila, Poynter Center and Charlene Brown, Hutton Honors College

by October 1

Friday, Nov. 8,

8:15-9:00 a.m.

End-of-life Medical Care

Professor Emeritus David Smith, Department of Religious Studies

by November 5

Friday, Dec. 6,

8:15-9:00 a.m.

Ethics and Sports

Professor Jack Raglin, School of Public Health Bloomington

by December 3

Ethics for Breakfast cases will be distributed by e-mail starting one week in advance.

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The Ethics over Tea series takes place 2:30-3:30 on select Tuesdays at the Poynter Center. Light refreshments will be served.

Date

Topic

Facilitator

RSVP to eayoung@indiana.edu

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

LGTBQ Counseling

Emma Young, Poynter Center

by October 13

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Predicting the Genetic Make-up of Infants

Ken Pimple, Director of Teaching Research Ethics at the Poynter Center

by November 10

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Piracy in the Digital Age

Anjanette Raymond, Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics

by December 8

Ethics for Tea topics published one week in advance on this webpage and www.facebook.com/ThePoynterCenter.


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