The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics is happy to announce The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University as its new host institution. DePauw University is a nationally recognized liberal arts University in Greencastle, Indiana and prides itself on “more than 175 years of creating an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares their students for lifelong learning.” 122
Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl
The Intercollegiate Ethics BowlSM (IEB) gives students a chance to enter an academic competition that combines excitement and fun with an educationally valuable experience in the areas of practical and professional ethics.Hundreds of students and teams across the United States and Canada compete in 11 Regional Ethics Bowl competitions each fall. The teams argue and defend their moral assessment of some of the most troubling and complex ethical issues facing society today. Questions address a wide array of topics in business and professional ethics, in personal relationships, and in social and political affairs. The competition focuses on selected cases developed by APPE ethics faculty, researchers, and professionals; covering a wide range of disciplines, including but not limited to, business, engineering, journalism, law, medicine, and social work. In the competitions students demonstrate their ability to (1) understand the facts of the case, (2) articulate the ethical principles involved in the case, (3) present an effective argument on how the case should be resolved, and (4) respond effectively to challenges put forth by the opposing team as well as the panel of expert judges. Former Ethics Bowl students consider this one of their most important college activities and one that they carry forward into their professional and personal lives. The Intercollegiate Ethics BowlSM is open to all and we invite any who wish to participate—students, faculty, coaches, moderators, judges and supporters—to join in this powerful and unique educational experience. For competitors who wish to also attend the Association’s Annual Meeting, the
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