Ethics Center co-hosts a discussion on ‘Vice, Vainglory and Humility’

Flyer for Ethics lecture

The Fresno State Ethics Center is collaborating with Fresno Pacific University to present a two-day discussion of vices and virtues such as vainglory and humility from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 22 and 23 at Fresno Pacific University in North Hall 123 (the Seminary Chapel). The event will provide a conversation at the intersection of […]

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Two Ethics Center events next week

Flyer for Ethics Lecture "Entrepreneurs on the Dark Side"

Two events next week are sponsored by the Lyles Center and the Ethics Center at Fresno State. Dr. Melissa Baucus, from Texas State University, will discuss “Entrepreneurs on the Dark Side: Ethical Challenges and Ponzi Schemes” from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in the Alice Peters Auditorium (University Business Center). Entrepreneurs often tell a […]

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Fake news in journalism talk kicks off Ethics Lecture Series

Ethics lecture series

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com The Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series begins its spring semester line-up at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, with a panel discussion on “Journalism, Fake News and The First Amendment” in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Peters Business building). The panel will feature Jim Boren, executive editor and senior vice president of […]

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Lecture: Journalism, Fake News and the First Amendment

Legitimate news organizations are under assault because of the rise in prevalence of “fake news.” A panel discussion on “Journalism, Fake News and the First Amendment” will be presented from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, to discuss the state of journalism in 2017. Panelists will include: Faith Sidlow, professor of Media, Communications and Journalism Jes […]

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Human Rights Day to address refugee crisis Dec. 10

~ By Dr. Andrew Fiala and Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor Human Rights Day will be observed at Fresno State with guest speaker Dr. Robert P. Sellers, board chair of the Parliament of The World’s Religions, and a panel on the Refugee Crisis and Human Rights: Global and Local Perspectives, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. […]

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Stewardship for Fresno and the Future

The Ethics Center is a sponsor of “Stewardship for Fresno and the Future,” presented from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, by the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. This interactive workshop will offer insights learned through the California Stewardship Network regarding the Triple Bottom Line, recognizing the importance of financial, social, and environmental outcomes. Presenters […]

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Ethics Center presents event focusing on anti-Muslim, anti-Arab discrimination Thursday

The Ethics Center presents “Anti-Muslim, Anti-Arab Discrimination and Civil Rights” from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, as part of the Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series. This panel discussion will focus on civil rights and discrimination aimed at Arab-Americans and Muslim-Americans. The free, public event will be in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Peters Business Building, […]

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Oak Creek documentary kicks off fall 16 Ethics Lecture Series

~ Reposted from FresnoStateNews.com: The Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series begins its fall semester line-up at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in North Gym 118 with a screening of the film “Waking in Oak Creek.” The documentary follows the community of Oak Creek as residents unite with law enforcement officials to bring an end […]

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ANDREW FIALA: ‘In an arms race, there are no winners’

From his perspective at a recent international conference on global dialogue and peace in Warsaw, Poland, Philosophy Department Chairman Andrew Fiala, wrote about the arms race in his most recent column for The Fresno Bee: Violent solutions to violence escalate violence. This increases anxiety and fuels a further arms race. A different approach needs to […]

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Search for common ground this Fourth of July

The Fresno Bee published a timely piece on partisan divide written by Andrew Fiala, chair of the Philosophy Department in the College of Arts and Humanities: Among committed partisans, “70 percent of Democrats and 62 percent of Republicans say they are afraid of the other party.” This crisis of trust threatens the fabric of civil society. […]

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