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State’s chief privacy officer to speak on “Privacy in the Digital Age”

By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Alex Alden chief of WA Office of Privacy 2018
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EVERETT, Wash. – Washington state’s Chief Privacy Officer Alex Alben will discuss how the government is protecting people’s privacy in the data breach age 12 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at WSU Murrow College’s Everett campus. » More …

Oct. 3: Murrow College at WSU Everett hosts ‘Ethics in 3D Spaces’ panel

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EVERETT, Wash. – Technology and media industry leaders will explore the ethical issues unfolding within emerging social virtual reality platforms at a breakfast and panel discussion titled “Ethics in 3D Spaces,” 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Tiered Lecture Hall,  room 102, at WSU Everett, 915 N. Broadway. » More …

Feb. 9: WSU philosopher speaks on the ethics of punishment

Matt-StichterPULLMAN, Wash. – Criminal justice reform, punishment and ethics will be considered by Matt Stichter, Washington State University associate professor of philosophy, at a free, public common reading lecture at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in CUE 203. » More …

Oct. 7: Business lecture considers ethics, shareholder value

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Symetra-CEO-Tom-Marra-webPULLMAN, Wash. – “Business Ethics: Doing the Right Thing to Optimize Long-Term Shareholder Value” will be presented at 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Carson College of Business, Todd 116, Washington State University. The 23rd annual Walton Lecture, free to the public, will be presented by Thomas Marra, president and chief executive officer of Symetra Financial. » More …

Dec. 2: Environmental ethics, waste on the Palouse discussed

By Bev Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

Garbology-100PULLMAN, Wash. – The impacts and ethics of waste disposal on the Palouse will be discussed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Todd 116 as part of the Washington State University Common Reading Tuesdays lecture series. » More …

Nov. 4: International expert considers sports ethics

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Jens-Sejer-Andersen-80PULLMAN, Wash. – An international expert on transparency and good governance in sport will present the College of Education’s free, public Gordon-Enberg Speaker Series at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Cleveland 30W at Washington State University. » More …

Sept. 24: Law, ethics of environmental poisons debated

pollution-160PULLMAN, Wash. – Ethics, law and policy regulation of environmental toxicants will be discussed by a panel at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in 305 Bryan Hall, sponsored by the Foley Institute for Public Policy & Public Service at Washington State University. » More …

March 13: Panel discusses ethics of animal experimentation

mouse-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The ethics of using animals in scientific experimentation will be discussed by a panel at 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in 305 Bryan Hall at Washington State University. It is part of the WSU Foley Institute’s Science, Ethics and Public Policy Series and is co-sponsored by the School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs. » More …

Symposium: Are there new rules for the new economy?

PULLMAN – Graduate students, law students, lawyers, judges, academics and senior business people in the Pacific Northwest are invited to a free day-long symposium to explore critical legal and ethical problems in the new economic environment and discuss potential solutions in an interactive setting.

 

A welcoming reception will be 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the LaQuinta Inn, Moscow, Idaho. The symposium will begin at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, in the Lewis Alumni Centre at WSU Pullman.

 

Financial reform, tax ethics, business student ethics and professional conduct are among the topics that will be addressed.

 

In addition to WSU faculty … » More …