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Nov 12 2021 | Diana Aguilera
Before Alexander Berger arrived at Stanford, his father gave him one piece of advice: take classes with professors known as great teachers, whether or not the classes themselves are of great interest. Unbeknownst to him, following this advice shaped the course of his undergraduate experience.
Oct 15 2021 | Shobha Dasari
Dozens of students gathered at Meyer Green on Thursday to debate the possibilities and pitfalls of technological solutions to social problems as a part of the first event of the Socrates at Sunset series. The event, which was co-hosted by the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society and Veritas at...
Sep 30 2021 | Hannah Kunzman
On the eve of her 30th birthday, Allison had a realization. “One day, I was just sitting there, and I was thinking to myself that right now, I was living my biggest fear — if I stayed where I was, my life was going to go downhill.” She described how what had begun as social drinking to build...
Sep 13 2021 | Diana Aguilera
General Ethics Postdoctoral Fellows Since our first cohort in 2007, our General Ethics Postdoctoral Fellows participate in the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society’s intellectual life, teach one class per year, interact with undergraduates in the Ethics in Society Program, and contribute to an...
Jul 20 2021 | Chong-Ming Lim
Chong-Ming Lim is an outgoing postdoc at the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society. In this article, Lim explains a non-traditional grading structure he tested in Spring Quarter 2021. This Fall, Lim will join Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy....

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