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Jun 7 2019 | Mike Peña
Writing an Ethics in Society honors thesis requires a level of rigor and resilience that Stanford undergraduates may never have to exercise during their time at the university. Just ask Ian Miller, who wrote his thesis on the decriminalization of same-sex relations between adults in India and the...
May 22 2019 | Mike Peña
For a junior scholar, having the freedom to explore and go deep on intellectual curiosity is a precious commodity. Fay Niker found this environment at the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, where she is concluding a two-year postdoctoral fellowship.
Apr 9 2019
General Ethics Postdoctoral Fellow Since our first cohort in 2007, our General Ethics Postdoctoral Fellows have been involved in research, teaching, mentoring Ethics in Society Honors students, and helping to develop an interdisciplinary ethics community across campus. These Fellows, all trained in...
Apr 1 2019 | Mike Peña
The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society might be best known on campus for its student programs and public talks that invite people of all ages and backgrounds to think critically about the ethical dimension of today's most pressing social problems.
Mar 12 2019 | Collin Anthony
“The government sucks at technology,” Chris Lynch said repeatedly to a group of Stanford undergraduates eager to put their computer-science skills to good use. “When the government launched, only six people could create an account, which cost $1 billion,” he told the students while...