Last week, NBC reported on the increasing use of babies and children by adults panhandling in New York City. The particular group of 9 women investigated appeared to be working in tandem, and are reportedly not homeless and have repeatedly refused shelter and services.
Residents of New York and other cities where this is occurring are faced with the daily decision of whether or not to give money to those who ask for it. What are the ethical implications of making contributions?
Posted in Contemporary Ethical Issues, In the News
Tagged Begging, Celia B. Fisher, Center for Ethics Education, Children, Elizabeth Yuko, Forced begging, Fordham University, Homelessness, Human trafficking, NBC, New York City, Panhandling
On Saturday, October 18, Fordham Center for Ethics Education Director Dr. Celia B. Fisher appeared as a guest on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss mounting discrimination towards West African immigrants in the wake of the first death from the Ebola virus in the United States.
Posted in Bioethics, Contemporary Ethical Issues, In the News
Tagged Aletha Maybank, Celia B. Fisher, Center for Ethics Education, disease, Ebola, epidemic, Fordham University, germs, Health disparities, Joy Reid, Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC, Public Health, The Reid Report, Thomas Eric Duncan, virus
FCRH Deans Lenis and Parmach and Fordham students in attendance at the April 28th conference. Photo by Bruce Gilbert.
At a recent interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education, a distinguished panel comprised of university presidents, academics, and the Under Secretary of Education discussed the value of liberal arts education. Each speaker made compelling arguments highlighting the importance and value of liberal arts education, including information about cost, salary, lifetime learning, the residential college campus experience, and even the history of the debate on the worth of liberal arts education.
Posted in Fordham University Conferences and Events, Fordham University Student Voices
Tagged Celia B. Fisher, Center for Ethics Education, Ethics, FCLC Honors Program, Fordham University, James Van Wyck, liberal arts education, moral formation, student concerns, student debt, student perspectives, students
Dr. Adam L. Fried with the other members of the Careers in Ethics Panel. Click on photo to watch a video of the panel discussion.
Because of the interdisciplinary nature of ethics, it is relevant and necessary in everything from medicine, business and journalism, to psychology, law, and environmental studies. Ethics is interesting to study, but what are the career options in the field?
Posted in Bioethics, Fordham University Conferences and Events, Fordham University Student Voices
Tagged Adam Fried, Angelique Rivard, Careers in Ethics, Careers in Ethics Panel, Center for Ethics Education, Elizabeth Yuko, Fordham University, IRB, Jobs in Ethics, Naomi Dreisinger, Patricia Voorhees, Stefanie Juell, Video
The Fordham HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute is delighted to announce that the following individuals have been selected as the 2014 fellows:
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Tagged Abby Rudolph, Aranansu Talukdar, Celia B. Fisher, Center for Ethics Education, Drug use, Erin Bonar, Faith Fletcher, Fordham University, Fordham University HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute, HIV Prevention, Julia Lechuga, Medical College Kolkata, NIDA, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Substance use, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Texas - El Paso
The panel addresses the value of liberal arts education. Photo by Bruce Gilbert
What is the value of a liberal arts education, and what place does it have in America’s future? An interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education on April 28 addressed these issues, and featured presentations from several leading liberal arts scholars, including Acting Under Secretary of Education, Jamienne Studley.
Posted in Contemporary Ethical Issues, Fordham University Conferences and Events
Tagged Andrew Delbanco, Celia B. Fisher, Center for College Affordability and Accountability, Center for Ethics Education, Colorado College, Columbia University, Eva Badowska, Fordham University, Jamienne Studley, Jill Tiefenthaler, liberal arts education, Liberal education, Rebecca Chopp, Richard Vedder, Swarthmore College, U.S. Department of Education, Value