Nominees sought for the Rock Ethics Institute’s 2016 Stand Up awards

The Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State announces a call for nominations for its ninth annual Stand Up Awards in recognition of undergraduate students at the University’s campuses who have demonstrated ethical leadership in taking a stand for a person, cause or belief. The goal of the award is to recognize courageous individuals and to inform the entire Penn State community about how often the extraordinary act is possible in ordinary circumstances.

Ask the Ethicist: What is ‘ethics education’?

A new column in Penn State Today

Each of us faces ethical dilemmas every day. Sometimes we’re unsure how to handle a specific situation or wonder why someone handled a crisis in a certain way.

In partnership with the Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State Today’s new feature column, Ask the Ethicist, aims to shed light on these ethical quandaries. Each article in this column will feature a different ethical question answered by a Penn State ethicist.