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Attendees of the 2017 Ethics Conference on Social Responsibility 

2017 Conference on Ethics and Social Responsibility

We had a wonderful conference this year -- Thank you for attending!

3rd Biennial Cedar Valley Conference on Ethics

Ethics and Social Responsibility

University of Northern Iowa, Maucker Union, Friday, September 22, 2017, with special pre-conference sessions held Thursday, September 21st

The Cedar Valley Conference on Ethics provided a forum for the exchange of ideas, research, and best practices in facilitating and supporting integrity in a variety of settings.  Each year the conference adopts a theme, and this year the theme was Ethics and Social Responsibility.  We invited submissions for oral, poster, and panel presentations from faculty, staff, students, and community members with research or practice topics from any discipline related to the theme (broadly construed).  This year, we encouraged presentations on topics specifically pertaining to ethics and social responsibility.

Visit UNI ScholarWorks for presentation materials, keynote video, and other information on the 2017 ethics conference.

Visit UNI ScholarWorks for full information about the 2015 Conference on Ethics in Higher Education, copies of presenter notes and powerpoints, and links to related materials.

Student Research Grant

All UNI students are invited to apply for a research grant from the Center for Academic Ethics (CAE) to conduct research on a topic related to academic or research ethics. The purpose of the competition is to encourage students to take a scholarly interest in applied ethics that fits within the mission of the CAE. Click here for more information.   Deadlines are October 1st and February 1st annually.

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