Ethics in the STEM Classroom

Thu, Feb 22, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

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Panelists will share where and how ethical concerns arise in STEM courses; how they enter the syllabus or conversation; what kinds of approaches to ethics, if any, they have found most helpful in framing these concerns; and how these concerns could potentially be more fully explored and addressed in further curriculum development or support.  

Jay Benziger, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Claire Gmachl, Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering and Acting Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering; Director, Program in Materials Science and Engineering

Lori Gruen, Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching and William Griffin Professor of Philosophy at Wesleyan University

Andrew Houck, Professor of Electrical Engineering

Chaired by Melissa Lane, Director, University Center for Human Values and Class of 1943 Professor of Politics

Cosponsored by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the Council on Science and Technology